Make It: Play & Display Art In The Kids Room

By: Lexy.b.ward Apr 22, 2015

play & display art
photo: Tidbits

Because I'm a parent, I'm always searching the web for ways to decorate in a family-friendly, but still aesthetically pleasing way. And it's tough out there! This idea is one that I can get on board with and is a great way to please the designer in us all!      

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Reveal: Our Baby Boy's Nursery Makeover is Finished!

By: Meghan and al Mar 11, 2015

When we found out we were having a baby boy, my vision of a neutral nursery of ivories and golds came to a crashing halt as I suddenly wanted the room to feel very boy like- with strong greens and dark blues and unmistakably boyish features. So I changed the natural taupe wallpaper to the hunter green safari, and charged on.Continue Reading

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Nursery Reveal: Small Office Turned Bright Geometric Nursery

By: Lexy.b.ward Nov 15, 2014
Geometric Nursery Reveal
Photo: Sally Mae Photography

There's just an indescribable feeling when projects you've been working on are finally finished. That's exactly how I feel with our nursery. It's absolutely my favorite room I've ever been in. It turned out just like I wanted and I can't wait for you to see! Ya just gotta look. 

But first, you'll remember the before...

geometric nursery reveal
Photo: Lexy Ward

And the inspiration...

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Makeover: A Dark and Gloomy Office To Become A Bright Geometric Nursery

By: Lexy.b.ward Nov 13, 2014

About 6 months before our daughter was born, we moved into a new town home. The walls were covered with dark brown, red, and beige paint, but it had serious potential to become a bright and cozy space. It only had windows on the ends, so we wanted to paint every room a bright grey or white to help give off as much natural light as possible. 

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Make It: DIY Geometric Animal Wall Art

By: Lexy.b.ward Nov 06, 2014

DIY Geometric Animal Wall ArtI can't stand to look at a home with bare walls. While I don't like a lot of clutter, I do like a room to feel "finished". The walls just need art. They do. And if you can't afford to buy, you can always DIY.      

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9 Tips for Smart Kid-Friendly Design

By: Alicia Jul 01, 2014


Creating a home that's both stylish and family-friendly can be a hard balance to strike. But, with some creativity and clever space planning, making your home a place that can be safely enjoyed by the entire family is achievable. We've rounded up a list of nine tips that blend style and function. 

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Make It: Do-It-Yourself Seed Bombs

By: Lexy.b.ward Apr 04, 2014

DIY seed bombsHow do you get the kids (and adults!) excited about gardening? By spending an afternoon making seed bombs! I smell a weekend project coming on...      

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Make It: Etched Wood Spoons Decorated With Kid Art

By: Lexy.b.ward Feb 19, 2014

ETCHED WOOD SPOONS

It's so refreshing to see a new use for an old skill. Wood etching and burning has been a popular craft for years, but I love seeing how others create something so unique with it! These wooden spoons will be my new go-to gift!      

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Before and After: A Cute and Cozy Nursery Makeover

By: Capreek Jan 27, 2014

After getting the keys to their new place in November, Holly and her husband got to work preparing the 110-year-old home for a very special new addition: a baby boy!      Continue Reading

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Holiday Gift Guide: 12 Sweet Handmade Gifts for Kids

By: Lexy.b.ward Nov 21, 2013

Forget the early-morning-Black-Friday-shopping this year and give your child something unique and handmade! We've rounded up 12 great gifts for your littles that support handmade Etsy shop owners and a few other online shops as well!      

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Before and After: A Playful, Pattern-filled Kids' Room Makeover

By: Capreek Jul 01, 2013

With a little bit of re-arranging and a playful new accent wall, this kids' bedroom now puts the "fun" in functional!     Continue Reading

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Eye Candy: 10 Inspiring Kids Playrooms

By: Faith-towers Jun 27, 2013

For anyone with a young family, the playroom is probably one of the most popular rooms in the house. Does yours need a little help? Or maybe a complete makeover? Grab some inspiration from these ten ultra creative spaces.    

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10 Kid-Friendly 4th of July Projects

By: Lexy.b.ward Jun 27, 2013

The Fourth of July is one of those holidays that the kids are begging to be involved with. From decorating for the party to making the food to creating a game, kids can definitely help you prep for this year's Independence Day. Here are 10 projects you can enlist their help with!      

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Roundup: 10 DIY Kids Craft Projects Using Recycled Materials

By: Faith-towers Jun 24, 2013

School's out, and the dog days of summer are here... don't let the kids even have the chance to get bored. Try out these fun craft projects using recycled materials that you probably have laying around the house. And you'll be doing our earth a favor while you're at it!    

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