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PETER RABBIT FIRST BIRTHDAY PARTY

May 7, 2019
Peter Rabbit first birthday party blueberry pie smash

I can't believe we just threw another first birthday party! It feels like just yesterday we were throwing Teddy's first birthday party and now Scottie is one and Teddy is almost three! With Teddy's party we picked the PARTY ANIMAL FIRST BIRTHDAY theme because his nursery was a zoo theme and I wanted to reuse a lot of his decor. It worked out so well and saved us a ton of money so we did the same for Scottie. Scottie's…

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Creative Monthly Chalkboard Baby Photographs

May 23, 2017

I wanted to do something creative for Teddy’s monthly baby pictures. I have a background in art, and I wanted pictures that combined drawing and photography. I’ve seen sidewalk chalk drawings with kids done before, but I wanted to put a new spin on it! I love thinking of new and funny ideas every month, and until about 10 months Teddy loved posing for them. Taking these monthly chalkboard photographs are easier than you might think, and won’t cost you much…

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FELT BALL NURSERY MOBILE

May 10, 2017

For Teddy's nursery we wanted something light and airy, but with pops of bright colors. I found mobiles similar to this one, and I thought this style would be great for pulling in all of the random bright colors I chose. I couldn't justify spending $70+ on something I figured I could make pretty easily. If you are super crafty you could even make your own felt balls, but I bought mine. Side note: I was a tiny bit nervous…

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WOODEN ARROW DECOR

May 9, 2017

We were looking for something not-rectangular to add to Teddy’s little gallery wall in his nursery. We also wanted something to tie in our nursery colors since I had picked like 7 different colors in my color palette like a crazy person….I saw some similar arrows and decided to stay true to my personal cheapskate motto: “Don’t buy it if you can make it yourself” Editors note: I am sticking to this motto less and less since the baby never naps…

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DIY CHALKBOARD PAINT

January 24, 2017

I love chalkboards. I use chalkboards for my son’s MONTHLY CHALKBOARD BABY PHOTOS, home decor, the seating chart at OUR FALL WEDDING and signs for parties. Chalkboards can be used again and again and are really inexpensive to make, but sometimes you don’t want the typical black and white look… Did you know that you can make your own custom colored chalk paint? It is easy and I think it works even better than chalkboard spray paint!   This post contains Amazon…

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