A Peek Into Mariah Carey’s Pink & Green Nursery


Mariah Carey and her hubby Nick Canon’s baby nursery is sweet and beautiful. Mariah’s due date is coming soon, she is expecting a boy and a girl! The interior designer created an inviting and cozy yet luxurious baby nursery with muted tones. It’s difficult to design a shared room for a boy and a girl …continue reading

Yellow for Tween and Teen Boys Rooms


Today was 85 degrees and humid and for the first time this year, I wore open toe shoes and actually felt hot.  Unfortunately, tomorrow is supposed to be 60 and raining.  These fleeting spring days make me want to embrace bright, happy, warm colors as if to persuade spring to come and stay a while.  …continue reading

Make A Silhouette Of Your Kids!


I remember going to Disneyland and seeing the silhouette artist cutting out these fine, detailed profiles with small sharp scissors. I wish I would have had my kids silhouettes done when they were little. Silhouettes were very popular in the 1800’s and were an inexpensive way to have a loved ones portrait done. The invention …continue reading

Make Your Own Plastic Egg Teacups


What to do with all the extra plastic eggs after Easter? Sunghee of Creativity in Progress came up with this very cute idea – plastic egg teacups.   Buttons stabilize the plastic egg. How about a plastic egg birdbath? Soooo cute!   Making a teacup egg is a creative and fun project to do with …continue reading

Make Your Own Edible Easter Bunny!


Many years ago, I owned a candy store in a mall. It was a bulk type candy store 200+ bins of candy. It was pure fun. We sold balloons, beanie babies, hand made fudge, sugar-free chocolates and darling gifts. My kids were young at the time – but they still talk about the candy store. …continue reading

Featuring Maddysons Lane Party Products

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Jamie Wilkerson from Maddysons Lane is quite the talent! Her blog Maddysons Lane is all about design inspiration for kids and holidays.  Check out this vintage circus party she is in the process of creating (too cute). Visit her etsy site for the availability of the vintage pink circus line. Jamie shows how to make …continue reading

Make Your Own Rainbow Bath Paint


Kids bath paints are sure to make bath time extra fun! Shaving cream and food coloring combined make for beautiful paints. How-to is found here.     Found via oneprettything.com                              Crayola Color Bath Dropz               Crayola Bathtub …continue reading

Rockin’ Retro Nursery


Lyndsay Hyatt-Almeida created an incredibly fun, whimsical, colorful, rockin’ retro room for her little guy’s nursery. Don’t you love this room? Lyndsay describes the room and decor, “This room is fun and BRIGHT with a bit of a retro vibe. The wreath was so easy to make. I just wrapped yellow felt and orange tulle …continue reading

Winner of the Stella and Dot Giveaway


A BIG thank you to Amber Silva – Stella and Dot stylist for the awesome giveaway!! Stella and Dot is the go to site for amazing boutique jewelry at affordable prices! Amber chose Laura Clover Stoutenburg  as the winner of the giveaway. Laura please contact me within 3 days to be eligible to receive your …continue reading

Puppy Party Ideas


A puppy party theme is a perfect party for a combined boy/girl party. Depending on the ages of your child depends a lot on if they want to invite the opposite sex to their birthday party. What I found is in their early years they want all their friends invited. Late elementary school years they …continue reading