I shared some pictures on the previous post of my son's Lego party. It seemed that all the kids had a great time! Here I'd like to share some of the specifics of what we did. I will tell you that my son made many of the party decisions himself, as well as doing a lot of the work! The invitation … [Read more...] about Pinterest Challenge: Lego Party
In preparation for my son's 10th birthday party, we built a Lego car ramp in our living room. I got the idea from this pin. My son (ever the engineer) modified the design making the slope less, adding the music stand for the starting gate, and the chair and pillows on the bottom to keep the cars … [Read more...] about Pinterest Challenge- Lego Car Ramp
I saw this pin on Pinterest last fall, and thought I'd adjust it for a spring shirt. Here's what I came up with. Enjoy our flower t-shirt tutorial! Tutorial: 1. Cut the ribbons all the same length. Mine were about 6 1/2 inches long. (Next time I think … [Read more...] about Pinterest Challenge- Ribbon-Petal Flower T-shirt tutorial
Last month I shared about the decorating I had started in the kids' bathroom. I made a new shower curtain and window valance. My mother-in-law gave me beautiful starfish and sand dollars which I framed with some frames from Joann Fabrics. The project was inspired by several different pins at … [Read more...] about Pinterest Challenge- Framed Starfish
In January I joined a Quiet Page swap group. Rather than having to complete an entire Quiet Book for my kids all by myself, I just created one page--and then copied it 10 times! A Quiet Book is an activity book for a baby/toddler. It was still quite a bit of work. I sewed on 275 snaps at an … [Read more...] about Pinterest Challenge- Quiet Book pages
I had a friend recently ask me this question: What is Pinterest? It's one of the fasting growing websites right now. It's a type of social media, but very different from Facebook, Twitter, or LinkedIn. I use it as a way to organize my website bookmarks. Anytime I see something, like a craft, … [Read more...] about What is Pinterest?