Make a modern, mid-century minimal, wooden kids’ play table (that doubles as a stylish side table) with this step by step tutorial. Read on how to create a pretty cute play and study table that is so easy to replicate, it makes a pretty good gift idea (for your grandkids or your friend’s kids)!
The story starts when I decided our daughter had outgrown her baby play table and we needed to replace it with something sturdy yet pretty and – ideally – made of natural materials. Of course, we turned to DIY and managed to make something practical yet pretty and at a very low cost.
This a post about saving our most cherished memories, flash drives and even…fireproof safes.
Imagine a natural destruction hitting your home – knock on wood (maybe I should have said “hello” first lol – bare with me though). As you run away, what item will you chose to save when you only have seconds to get out of the door? I assume we all, will try to save our beloved humans and pets but, besides living souls, what is the most important item/possession, you will try to save if you can?
Is it money? Books? Your phone or/and laptop? If you were to think about it now, what would you say is the ONE possession you cherish above all?
I have put some thought to this and I will tell you what my most important, cherished and must-have-forever possession is:
Read on the simple way to organize and store away safely, your memories. And how to make sure you will know exactly what is saved and where!
I have a recent addiction: the compound miter saw. Seriously. It was love at first useand ever since, I found all sorts of excuses to use it more. Excuse no 1: DIY wooden toy blocks for our daughter. Cubes, rectangles, pyramids and cylinders. (No bridges; this is an one-tool-DIY and bridges require two tools.)
I made a battlement, though.
Check out how to make your own wooden building blocks for crafts and toys. Plus, three four tips for making your cubesand pyramids perfectly smooth without crazy amounts of sanding.
Make an adorable, cut & dress-up, unisex doll, that stands on its own (and is sturdy enough to hold actual jewelry), using a pizza box.
Do you remember those dress up dolls we were cutting off of paper and had all sorts of cute outfits? They were pretty and elaborately designed but were not very sturdy and consequently, they didn’t last long. I made a much sturdier and larger version for The Cute – and didn’t cost a thing!
Read on for the tutorial, plus 6 ideas for learning activities using this cute dress up doll.
Our baby daughter (The Cute) turned 3 years old last week and I report that the party was a success and everything went smoothly. And I didn’t starve the guests – though a few of them brought extra food; just in case.
It is kind of a tradition for us to make a post on The Cute’s birthday but this time, I will share how I “used” my child to get through the Greek public sector.
Repeatedly if I may add – and I would do it again in a heartbeat. (Post includes EPIC Spanish video.)
We have this nice double surface board from Melissa & Doug but the primary colors didn’t really do it for me. And I do not know why but, lately I have this urge to personalize everything generic and make it “ours”. So, I grabbed the board and turned it into a kitchen menu board for The Cute’s play kitchen.
Since I have a ton of paint from my super sample haul in December, I picked a pink (front side), a hot pink (side…sides) and a soft green can (for the back side) and went to work.