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FREE Rebel Pilot Paper Helmet :: Star Wars Birthday Party

FREE Rebel Pilot Paper Helmet :: Star Wars Birthday Party

I don't know if you've ever had an idea spark in your head to the point where you were obsessed with it until you made it happen....but that kind of thing happens to me ALL. THE. TIME.  This time around, it was in the form of something wearable for the kiddo...

I Have to Hand It To You | Free Valentine’s Day Card Printable!

I Have to Hand It To You | Free Valentine’s Day Card Printable!

We totally had a plan for Louis’ Valentine’s Day cards but failed to make them happen.  So last night, we went to Michaels and wracked our brains for something quick and easy we could put together for his classmates.  I don’t know why ponybead friendship bracelets are so endearing to me…they just are!  So we decided to write out each of the kiddo’s names and gift them some new fun bracelets to wear.

DIY Harry Potter Spellbook + Printable

DIY Harry Potter Spellbook + Printable

Bennett and I really wanted to give all of our Harry Potter birthday guests their very own spellbook.  But while I was searching online for my "perfect" download from other bloggers...I just couldn't find exactly what I was after.  Guess what I did?  I made my own!...

DIY Harry Potter-Inspired Quidditch Brooms

DIY Harry Potter-Inspired Quidditch Brooms

When you decide to have a Harry Potter birthday party, it's hard to not want brooms to be involved.  So you can have a game of Quidditch (in some form) set up for the kiddos to play.  My issue was coming up with a way to make brooms that they couldn't fall on/injure...

DIY Harry Potter House Ties

DIY Harry Potter House Ties

The making for Louis' party continues!  We always like to have gifts for the attendees that double as fun party-dressup AND they can take home and play with later.  Some Hogwarts House ties are totally part of that fun and were just the ticket! You will need: Tie...

Valentine Puppy Mask + Card | Free Pattern!

Valentine Puppy Mask + Card | Free Pattern!

"Louis, we need to come up with a Valentine's Day card for your classmates." L - I want it to have puppies. "Oh that's fun!  Let me think about a puppy card." L - No, I want a puppy mask.  AND a puppy card.  So we can all wear masks and be puppies! Have I ever...

DIY Lego Minifigure Bracelet :: Tutorial

DIY Lego Minifigure Bracelet :: Tutorial

It's birthday party time in casa de McKinley, which means only one thing: LOTS of super fun crafty party details!  Yay!  I wanted to make something for Louis' party guests that they'd be able to use more than once...and something that they might not have already, but...

Art to Tee :: A Louis-designed tshirt!

Art to Tee :: A Louis-designed tshirt!

For the longest time, we couldn't get Louis to draw/color at home.  I don't know why, it just wasn't his forte.  I guess we could have pushed it more...but I felt like every time we were trying to get him to color, he would somehow find a way to make me do the work...

DIY Cross-Stitched Captain America Hoodie

The thing I really like about certain medias is that they can cross over into something else easily.  While browsing Pinterest a while back, I saw this awesome pattern for a beaded friendship bracelet that made a little Captain America dude.Lightning struck....

Captain America Plush Doll | Free Pattern!

Captain America Plush Doll | Free Pattern!

Meet the Captain.  He’s the heart and soul of the Avengers, Louis’ favorite superhero and now he’s a super cute plush doll that you can make for yourself.  He’s also the first of the Avenger’s plushies patterns that I’m going to be sharing! Want to make one for...

One in a Minion | Free Printable

I was a little last minute on getting Louis’ school Valentine’s Day cards.  So I apologize for getting these out to you now but they are super simple to make (last minute like me!) or maybe keep them in mind for next year?Bennett and I aren’t really into...

Dinosaur Crayons | Tutorial

Hold onto your butts!  (That’s what Samuel L. Jackson says in Jurassic Park, right?  RIGHT?!)  You are about to develop a crush on crayons.  If you don’t think that can happen, just you wait.  Because I’m crushing hard.I wanted something fun...

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