Indoor / Outdoor Kids Swing DIY

By: Brittni mehlhoff Jun 21, 2013

As you may know, this month is kids (and pets) month here on Curbly. So, today I have a fun project that will make things a little easier for all you parents out there. Make a cool indoor / outdoor baby swing from scratch to entertain little ones hands free.   Continue Reading

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Shopping Guide: Cool Kid's Decor Picks under $75

By: Brittni mehlhoff Jun 20, 2013

Choosing affordable decor items for the kiddos is easy enough, but affordable and cool, well that is another story entirely. So today, I have rounded up some of the coolest online decor picks for kids, all under $75. If you have been looking for non-branded, design-y storage options, wall decals, bedding, etc, be sure to bookmark this shopping guide.   Continue Reading

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Kid-Centric Living Room Makeover

By: Diy maven Jun 19, 2013

This is one of those unbelievable 'before' photos. Could it possibly be the same room as the after?? According to HGTV's Carter Oosterhouse, it is. Dark panelling and furniture straight out of That 70's Show were cast aside forContinue Reading

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Kid Craft: Paper Japanese Flying Carp

By: Lexy.b.ward Jun 19, 2013

Now that the kids are out of school, it's up to us to keep them occupied and entertained, right?! Instead of letting them lounge in front of the television, help them find their creative side by making these adorable paper fish! Continue Reading

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Roundup: 9 Summertime Activities For The Kids

By: Faith-towers Jun 18, 2013

Summer break is always fun at first, but sometimes as the novelty wears off and the days get hotter, the kids need some help finding things to do. Make sure they don't utter the phrase "I'm bored" ever again with these enjoyable games and activities. Continue Reading

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Makeover Tour: A Colorful and Quirky "Big Girl Room" Bedroom Makeover

By: Capreek Jun 17, 2013

I'm super, super excited about our Makeover Tour today! It's kids and pets month here at Curbly, and to celebrate we're getting a behind the scenes look at this colorful, personality-filled bedroom any kid (or grown-up) would love. Check it out!     Continue Reading

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Roundup: 10 Easy Food Crafts To Make With Kids

By: Matt allison Jun 14, 2013

10 Easy Food Crafts To Make With Kids

As father of a toddler and baby I'm always looking for fun and interesting ways to make food and cooking more appealing to them. I've found that involving them in these fun exercises has lead to them expressing more interest in our daily meal planning and preparation.

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Roundup: 10 DIY Fabric Projects For The Kids' Room

By: Faith-towers Jun 13, 2013

I don't know about you, but I have lots of fabric leftover from past sewing projects. So why not put it to good use by creating something for the little ones? Here are ten of my absolute favorite fabric-related DIY ideas for playrooms and bedrooms.   

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10 Absolutely Amazing Nursery Makeovers

By: Lexy.b.ward Jun 12, 2013

In preparation for our baby this fall, I'm searching the web high and low for nursery inspiration. Here are ten nursery makeovers that have got me itching to nest!       

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Eye Candy: 11 Amazing Kids' Bedrooms to Get you Inspired

By: Brittni mehlhoff Jun 11, 2013

When it comes time to decorate a child's bedroom, parents become infinitly more creative and bold with their design decisions. Have you ever noticed that? Maybe it's not true in every case, but I feel like a kid's room is where it feels okay to just let loose, design-wise, and have a little fun. So this roundup is dedicated to all the amazingly inspired kid's bedrooms. Who knows? It may even inspire some of your decorating decisions in other areas of the house.   Continue Reading

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Roundup: 10 Easy DIY Nursery Wall Art Ideas

By: Faith-towers Jun 11, 2013

Nurseries and kids' rooms are great places to put your DIY skills to good use. Surrounding them with color and creativity when they are young will encourage them to grow up to be DIY'ers just like us! Here are ten great projects to get you started.   

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Roundup: 12 Cool DIY Cardboard Playhouses and Toys for Kids

By: Capreek Jun 10, 2013

If you have a cardboard box hoarding problem (who doesn't in the age of online shopping?), consider turning them into one of these kid-friendly playhouses or toys!     Continue Reading

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Planning a DIY Princess Party (Not in a Package)

By: Alicia Jan 15, 2013

A DIY Rapunzel Birthday Party
Our little girl is turning four next week, and we're in full party planning mode. This year's planning is especially interesting since we're living in a house with no kitchen, and in various but consistent states of complete chaos. Nevertheless, it's our four-year-old's birthday, and there will be a rockin' little kids' birthday... in, um, an octogenarian par-tay room.Continue Reading

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How to: Make a DIY Modern and Minimalist Nativity Set

By: Chrisjob Dec 18, 2012

created at: 12/18/2012

I have lots of great holiday memories from when I was a kid: listening to the Merry Christmas from Sesame Street cassette while driving downtown to pick up the ham with my dad, waking my parents up with my sister after totally having scoped the presents, and warming the handheld candles to make funny shapes with my cousins and uncle during Christmas Eve service. But nothing stands out more than this silly little wooden nativity set IContinue Reading

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How To: Make A Craft Stick Snowflake

By: Matt allison Dec 05, 2012

created at: 12/05/2012

I'm a father to two little people. Since my eldest is only 2.5 years old, this limits a lot of the craft projects out there that require power tools (though the man in me can't wait till he comes of age to enjoy them!).  This simple project is something we can tackle together and relatively safe (look, no scissors!) and particularly festive.     


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