Tabletop Puppet Theatre from Scrap Wood

When challenged by Ana White to use scrap wood to create a project, Jaime of All Trades decided she would make a gift for her niece’s upcoming fourth birthday. She knew Land of Nod’s Tabletop Puppet Theatre would be the perfect size for her little niece and was able to slightly modify the measurements to […Read More]

Tabletop Chalkboard Easel

Jaime from That’s My Letter has wowed me many a times with her handiwork, and this project is no exception. Jaime followed plans from Ana White to build this easel that boasts quite the impressive resume – collapsible, portable, inexpensive and just stinkin’ adorable! Jaime says this is hands-down her favorite build to date, which […Read More]

How to Sew a Play Teepee

Candace of Candace Creations immediately fell in love with Restoration Hardware’s play teepees and didn’t waste any time buying fabric to make one for her kids. She had started laying out the fabric and had even cut down trees from the woods to serve as poles when the project got waylaid. It sat around until […Read More]

No-Sew Children’s Play Tent

Gretchen of Boxy Colonial has been working on a National Parks-themed room for her toddler son and knew she wanted to incorporate a tent that he could use for playing and reading. She found a burlap tent at Rosenberry Rooms that had the right look and appeared to be a simple DIY project. Gretchen’s husband […Read More]

5 DIY Gift Ideas for Kids

Happy Sunday to you! Have you been in full-on Christmas shopping mode this weekend? This year we opted to do just a couple of bigger gifts for our kiddos. At the ages of nine and six, they basically have every toy known to man. I mean how many Barbies and Legos can you have? Do […Read More]

Felt Halloween Countdown Calendar

You are probably no stranger to the adorable Halloween countdown calendars that Pottery Barn Kids sells each year. My kids simply adore countdowns, especially when there’s trick-or-treating at the end! Crafting Chick Jamie created her own felt calendar after seeing one of PBK’s lovelies years ago and went all out designing and decorating it with […Read More]

Sew Your Own Numbers Pouf

Hanna from Stripes & Polka Dots says she has a love-hate relationship with poufs. She loves the look and function, but why must they be so crazy expensive? Hanna had been thinking (and thinking some more) about making her own until she finally took the plunge, creating this numbered wonder inspired by Land of Nod. […Read More]

Kids Play Canopy Even the Beginner Can Sew!

Forts made out of sheets… zippered play tents…large cardboard boxes… Kids love having their own “secret” hideaways. Christina from 2 Little Hooligans shares at The Girl Creative how she created a special retreat for her little ones using a hula hoop and twin sheets. Christina says this is a beginner project that takes just a couple of hours, and you sure can’t beat the price when store-bought play tents like this cost well over $100. It’s so stinkin’ cute that I want to crawl inside!

diy kids play canopy

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