Happy Monday morning and first days of summer! In honour of the kids being home here are our favourite ways to showcase children’s art.
When things are organized it seems easier to tackle whatever the days throw at us just knowing that everything has a rightful spot. There is no better time than spring to go through and organize our belongings to hopefully achieve a sense of calm when the chaos has been controlled!
It's Spring break and at some point you'll likely hear an "I'm bored". When you do, this easy DIY is the perfect go-to to keep the kiddos engaged. It's quick, you likely have what you need already kicking around the house and the kids love playing with it long after it's built. Can I get a yes please?! :)
It's the perfect time to start thinking about the Christmas countdown! We love the fun and tradition of advent calendars in our house. Every morning it’s a mad race to officially mark it one day closer to Christmas. Bring the family together with these simple DIY ideas!
Now that school is out for most, kids from all over are going to run around and grow their collections! It’s great to watch their intent and appreciation, as they gather their cherished items, absolutely needing that one last rock! I never want to stifle their sense of curiosity and passion but it is nice to at least help them organize. Here are four great ways to display your child’s favorite collection.
Our goal has always been to show what custom framing can do for any item or art piece. To give people that ‘wow’ moment when they see their item at its full potential.
Easter is one of my favourite holidays and I love decorating for it! After a long winter putting up the Easter decorations feels so fresh and inspiring. As I started thinking about what new items I’ll add to my collection this year, I thought it would be fun to share a few ideas on ways frames and those popular little plastic eggs can be turned into decorations.
It’s the end of the month and I don’t know about you but I’m happy to say goodbye to January. February means that Spring is almost here and I for one can’t wait! Transforming and refreshing seem to go hand in hand with Spring and today’s top 3 pins are all about transforming pieces into amazing end results!
When it's this cold outside I like to curl up with the kids and get crafty and with the start of the new year why not have them create their very own calendar.
If you’re still searching for those perfect last minute decorations to make your house extra spooky this year, we have our top picks that can be made in less than 5 minutes!
Fall has arrived, bringing smells of pies in the oven and the anticipation of hot chocolates for cold days ahead. There’s just something about that crisp autumn air that brings family and friends closer together. So whether you celebrate Thanksgiving or not, this time of year is perfect for showing gratitude and counting your blessings.
Teachers this one is for you! It’s time to inspire young minds and start off the school year with a bang! As you know, setting up a fun and exciting classroom is a big part of how the year unfolds so here are some great ideas to help give your classroom a makeover.
The start of school is slowly becoming a reality in our home. I know permission slips, artwork and notes to field trips will soon be overwhelming my countertop so to avoid the crazy pileup here are some clever ideas to help get your family organized and ready for a successful school year.
The warm weather is here and kids are anticipating the crazy days of summer. They’ve grown over the year. Our teachers have helped shape each child that arrived in the Fall to the more mature and responsible little person that is now. As a parent we want to thank the teachers for the care they give our children and everyone scrambles for gift ideas.
Nostalgia takes over as the school year winds down. Parents, teachers and graduates big and small are preparing for the closing day. As a parent of a child about to graduate, I want to hold tight to every moment because I know how fast it all goes. Within a blink of an eye you’re holding their little hands to help with first steps and then before you know it you’re grabbing a much bigger hand to wish them well on their graduation day. Whether you’re about to undergo a preschool, kindergarten, elementary, high school or university graduation, time keeps going but thankfully these milestones can be framed so that they are with us forever. For this blog I wanted to show you some great ideas using frames to create graduation keepsakes and as well help with your party plans.
Did you get masterpieces on Mother’s day? I did and like any mom those crayon-drawn flowers are like Monets in my mind! My collection of kiddie originals grows exponentially so I’m constantly looking at ways to organize and display their art. We’ve all seen versions of the display frame in stores and on pinterest so I wanted to show you how easy it can be to make one on your own in a matter of minutes.
Spending time with my kids is all I ever want on Mother’s Day but the little ones take pride in making something special that’s from them to give to me or grannie. So with two weeks to go until Mother’s Day we thought that it would be fun to give you a simple, inexpensive craft idea that allows you to spend time with the kiddos and them to create something amazing!
Some of the best relationships that I’ve formed over the years have been through the mommy connection and each play date that we have brings us closer together. So for this blog post I wanted to honor the mommy group and help foster it by showing you an easy DIY activity to bring mommies and kiddies together. Kids have fun. Mommies can talk. And life is good. I say let’s play!