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Cool Danish DIY Kids Room

This is obviously a super-designed room, but it also has a lot of budget and DIY details. All the books are stored on IKEA gallery shelves and the cheerful rainbow dresser is also IKEA – the drawers were just painted in different colors. For all the details, visit Design Sponge here.

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DIY Heart Potato Stamp for Valentines Day

This is an easy one that you can use for a ton of different things like making valentines or decorating gifts bags, wrapping paper or gift tags. We used our heart potato stamp to embellish envelopes for the Valentines pendants Alec made for his friends this year.

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Easy DIY Salt Dough Valentines Necklaces

Alec and I decided to make some special valentines gifts for his friends. Since he loves to work with dough (especially play dough), we made pendants and beads out of colored salt dough and then threaded them onto ribbon to make necklaces.

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DIY Edible Finger Paint for Valentine’s Day

This is Alec’s third Valentines Day and we have been working on a project that I’ll share tomorrow. On Monday I shared Alec’s and my very first Valentines Day project – DIY Baby Cupid Photos! And today I want to show you last year’s project. We got our hands dirty and tried finger painting for [...]

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DIY Baby Cupid Valentines Photo

Two years ago, when Alec was just 2 and a half months old, Sumit was away in Barcelona for Valentine’s Day (this huge international congress used to ALWAYS stretch over Valentines – no doubt decided by a lazy man!). It was hard to do anything to really celebrate the day with him so far away, [...]

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DIY Milk Carton Cities

Alec’s nursery school is starting a project this term focusing on “Our City”. I love this idea. I think it’s wonderful to really embrace the urban lifestyle that these kids have and help them to appreciate their city and all that it has to offer. The project will include all sorts of field trips and [...]

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