I have three children that love playing make-believe. They love using blankets as capes and dressing up in fun costumes to make their play-time that much more amazing. I’ve come to learn that costumes can be pricey and often the quality isn;t anything to brag about. But I know in making costumes myself I’ll be saving money and preventing tears from items wearing out quickly. Plus creating a one-of-a-kind costumes with matching accessories is oh so much more fun. Continue reading
If you have a craft loving kid, they are sure to be a fan of Stuck on Fun! Play with Patterns, Sticker Tape, and More! by Jannie Ho. This great offering is perfect for children ages five years old and up. When I was a child I spent hours cutting and pasting together paper dolls from books and magazines which proved fun but over time my dolls wore out or didn’t stand up to all the glue. These punch-out characters are a great sturdy option to flimsy paper dolls! Continue reading
I’m knitting a few of these up for my baby girl! Less than five weeks and she should be here to start wearing them. I found the “Spring” Baby Headband by Amy Andersen pattern on Ravelery and love that it can be adjusted to a number of sizes.
I finished the one in these photos this week in pink and yellow and have already cast on for a pink and teal colored headband next. I figure a few general combinations will likely match all her Spring and Summer clothes!