If there’s one thing I’ve learned as a parent, it’s that if you call something a scavenger hunt, kids will go crazy for it. No joke. Cleaning up toys, finding groceries in the store, even picking up garbage! We’ve come up with a fun way for little kids to clean up their neighbourhood AND help other kids learn about the environment.
I am upcycling some of the kids’ artwork into these super simple, yet super charming, greeting cards.
An excess of back-to-school shoeboxes, some paints, paper and marbles = marble art!
It’s a classic case of second child syndrome. Miss M had a darling nursery and, when we moved house when she was almost two, I spent ages designing the perfect little girl room for her to grow up in. Mr M got a sweet frog pond themed nursery for himself, but around age one IContinue reading “Dresser Upcycling, Take Two”
Last summer I came across a scuffed up wooden table at a secondhand shop for just a few dollars so I grabbed it, not really having a plan but hoping something would come to me.
I decided to make a table and chair set for Miss M’s room for her tea parties, using a Dollar Store chair I’d bought the previous summer. We had recently got a cheerful striped rug for her room and I used that for my inspiration.
I’ve always been a sucker for makeovers. I love the before and after and the potential for a huge change with just a bit of work! This is probably what keeps me trying out new DIY projects – always looking for that big reveal. Unfortunately my arts and crafts skills peaked around age five. ThisContinue reading “How to Update a Dresser from 1975 to 2015”