Wondering what to do with all the boxes you end up with from shopping online? Use them to create long lasting and decorative storage. The good quality ones last for a good decade! Good thing is, you can custom make these to fit your cabinets (which you all know come in all shapes and sizes) … Continue reading Upcycled Cardboard Storage boxes
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I wrote this post quite a while ago. Somehow didn't get to post it. I was reminded of it while making gingerbread girl shaped dosas for my daughter today, so here it is, the long lost post 🙂 ---------------------- Most of you...naah, All of you will agree that keeping toddlers interested in food is one … Continue reading Alphabet Dosa/Shapes Dosa
If there’s one cause that I’d like to advocate - its reading to your children. It’s never too early to start reading to the little ones. Even babies as young as 3-4 months old observe, laugh and learn. Sometimes, the most difficult thing is finding books that appeal to you. There’s so much out there!! … Continue reading Book Reviews – KIDS
Making pillowcases is one of the easiest sewing projects. This is a great starter project for kids who are beginning to work on the sewing machine. As always, you can make it as basic or as fancy as you like. These are my go-to gifts for the little kids I know :). A little bit … Continue reading Sewing a Pillowcase
Here's a quick Halloween Decor Idea. Make human sized spiders with realistic legs using TRASH bags. I've had these or a couple of years and its been a talk of the neighborhood. Every time someone passes by the yard, they don't walk by without a second look and a smile on the face. I even … Continue reading TRASH BAG SPIDER – WITH BENDABLE KNEES
Halloween is a super exciting event for any crafts lover. Whether or not my children approve of it, I like to dress up too for halloween for their school parades and parties (Gonna do it until they grow old enough to shoo me away from these get togethers). For now, they are excited about mommy … Continue reading DIY Pete the Cat costume (Zerowaste – almost)
I use duct tape for a LOTTTT of my projects. Though duct tape is available in craft stores as sheets as well, I prefer to use up my stash of readily available tapes to make it in any shape I want, based on the need. I've used it for Thor's armor and captain America's shield, … Continue reading DUCT TAPE cutting HACK – using parchment paper!!!
Well! Avenger fever continues and this month it happens to be Thor's turn. The little one has been troubling me to find him a Thor costume. By now, he's figured out that if he nags mom enough, I'll make him something (anything) just to get him out of my hair. My kids are pretty intuitive … Continue reading DIY Thor Armor with Cape, hammer and helmet – The whole Ensemble
We made some character masks this week - Iron man and Captain America to be specific. Yes! The Avengers fever continues! 😅 Make fun masks for your little one's playtime or props for yourself and reuse used cereal boxed for the same. These are super simple to execute. All you'll need are cereal boxes, some … Continue reading DIY Play time masks from Cereal boxes
Tell me what's the first word that comes to mind when I say "LEGO". If you're a parent of 3-8yr olds there's a high chance you're going "OUCHHHHH" 🙂 Most parents share a love-hate relationship with legos. A lego can be a parent's best friend (in keeping your child busy and creative for hours at … Continue reading DIY Portable Lego storage and Play table