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Design Your Own Converse - Yes, Please

Inspiration Board : Design Your Own Converse - Yes, Please

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For my niece’s 8th birthday we decided to customize a pair of Converse sneakers for her. Converse has a great website that allows you to choose almost every detail of the shoes, right down to the color of the stitching and embroidering your name. For Molly, it was all about neon and as much color …

Plus Baby = (Doll) Family

Make It : Plus Baby = (Doll) Family

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Remember when I said I couldn’t wait to make a baby doll for my cousin!? Well, Ronja was just born, and I’m so happy for her sweet parents (and now I have a reason to make another doll). I made a baby doll with a bunting body rather than with legs. It is pretty much the …

A Simple, Recycled Textbook Cover!

Make It : A Simple, Recycled Textbook Cover!

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It’s back-to-school time and in celebration of this yearly event, I thought I would share a simple and eco-conscious way to cover all those textbooks. When I was a high-schooler, it was always one of my least favorite things to do (I actually got detention once for failing to cover my geometry textbook by the …

Baby Cards

Make It : Baby Cards

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It seems like everyone I know is having a baby this summer! I have three gifts to send off to happy new parents this week, so I thought it would be efficient to do some assembly-line-style card-making. You will need a circle cutter, circle punches in 2-1/2″,  3/4″, and 1/4″ diameters, scissors, double-sided tape, chalk, …

Kids' Summer Crafts

Make It : Kids' Summer Crafts

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Looking for a way to entertain the little ones this summer? We’ve got nature craft ideas, including projects to make with beach finds, and outdoor activities. Cool summer accessories. And for those road trips, clip-art car bingo!…

Fireworks!

Inspiration Board : Fireworks!

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Happy 4th Of July! Although there are many things to love about the 4th, my favorite part of the day is the end, when the fireworks explode in all their glory. The lights, the colors, the sound, and all the ohhhs and ahhhs always thrills me. So when my friend Daniele-Boglivi Fiori shared these images …

Make It : Rocket Candy Crackers

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The July 4 weekend is almost here! Did you see this July “Good Thing”? With our clip art, these rocket candy crackers are as easy as pie! Watch the our special iPad animation below to see them in action…

Bike Parade

Behind the Scenes : Bike Parade

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It’s been almost a year since we were out in Telluride for the Fourth of July bike parade—how time flies! For July’s Living, we wanted to do a story on the American tradition of the bike parade, and after some research, we found one in Telluride, Colorado, that sounded pretty special. Just so happens the …