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DIY ornament ladies for your tree

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It never used to occur to me that we could add amazing decorations to our Christmas tree by making them. That sounds so funny now doesn’t it? With things like Pinterest and Martha Stewart around, I should have been itching to make fresh ornaments every year! Well, this year I’m making up for my slack, […]

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worth 1000 words: watercolor feathers diy

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I have a serious soft spot for feathers, so now I must find some white feathers and some time with Birdie to make these gorgeous creations. And they’re so simple too. See two different tutorials at Babble Dabble Do.

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make: DIY family portrait ornaments

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I used to hate any mention of Christmas before Thanksgiving, I was like a Charlie Brown disciple: it’s not Christmas until December! But Christmas flies by so insanely fast, that I’ve started to sneak it in earlier this year. We were playing Christmas music last week, and for the first time we actually have our Christmas tree […]

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animal jam paper toy printables – Sarapiea Forest

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Animal Jam, in association with National Geographic, and Small for Big are continuing a great new partnership! I’ll be creating printable animal toys for you to download, print, and assemble your own animals and environments: with a different land and its animals featured each month. Today is the fifth land in our series. Animal Jam , in association […]

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my new favorite holiday DIYs

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I love the Holidays so much. They’re coming up fast, and this year I wanted to make sure I have lots of fun printables for everyone to celebrate the Holidays even if it’s at the last second, the day before, or the hour of. So let’s take a stroll through some of the new printables at […]

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a smallful halloween

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Have a Happy Merry Frightful Spooky Fabulous Halloween everyone! If you’re in full-on panic mode, don’t worry, just stop by Smallful and grab your last minute printable Masks, Skellie Skeleton, and haunted houses. There, crisis averted.

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make: DIY twig pennant garland for Fall

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I love Fall, but sometimes fall decorations leave me a little irritated. I’m not a big fan of fake leaves and cartoonish turkeys. But I think I’ve come up with a solution this year! I wanted to add some nature around the house – because a big part of Fall’s appeal is all of the […]

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animal jam paper toy printables – coral canyon

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Animal Jam, in association with National Geographic, and Small for Big are starting a great new partnership! I’ll be creating printable animal toys for you to download, print, and assemble your own animals and environments: with a different land and its animals featured each month. Today is the fourth land in our series. Animal Jam , in association […]

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worth 1000 words: leaf garland

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Chances are you have some extra leaves lying around your yard right about now. I know what I want to do with mine. See the tutorial over at Alisa Burke.

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it’s ALIVE! join me in welcoming Smallful!

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Wow. Here we are. This is a project I’ve wanted to start for a long time, but to be honest, I was afraid. Finally, thanks to the push of great friends and the help of Equilateral Design Studio (thank you Helen!), I’ve done it!!! Smallful is alive and kicking! I‘m taking lots of deep breaths over […]

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this can help those school separation anxieties

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Do your kids have a hard time going to school about this time in the year? The excitement begins to wear off and the honeymoon phase is over. Birdie is normally a very confident little girl. But when she doubts herself, and when new situations begin to overwhelm her, separation anxiety rears its ugly head. […]

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make it: glittering birthday crowns

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It’s that time again – time for the Cricut Design Space™ Star Competition! My team is creating projects for a Roaring 20’s birthday party. And for this project, even if you don’t own a Cricut, you can download and print out your very own crown too. I want to make all of my readers happy! I became so […]

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animal jam paper toys printables – lost temple of zios

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Animal Jam, in association with National Geographic, and Small for Big are starting a great new partnership! I’ll be creating printable animal toys for you to download, print, and assemble your own animals and environments: with a different land and its animals featured each month. Today is the second land in our series. Animal Jam, in association with […]

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make it: weaving with kids

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It’s taking all my willpower to not run over to Birdie’s school and bring her home to make one of these right this second. LIke. Right. Now. Leave it to Bar to come up with the perfect way to take the quickly rising weaving trend, make it approachable for kids, and beautiful too. You’ll have […]

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make it: geo necklaces DIY

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There’s a new Design Star challenge in town, and I intend to … well, to be a part of it! I’m not sure I’ll win, but I’m having a blast playing around as part of the Cricut Design Space™ Star Competition. Contestants have been grouped into teams, and we design new concepts every month to […]

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