Tag Archive: decor

PBTeen Opens in South Coast & My Kids Demand New Rooms.

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Late last month PBTeen opened a store in South Coast Plaza and all of my kids promptly demanded a bedroom makeover. Even the 5 year old. He was way more impressed with the fuzzy chairs at PBTeen than any of the insanely cute little kid stuff I tried to fob off on him from Land of Nod,…

{Review} LockerLookz personalizes back to school style

My girls are generally less than enthused about shopping for #2 pencils and wide ruled notebooks and 2 inch binders each year. Who cares about all that? Is it pink? What they really care about, at the end of each summer before school has started, is shopping for their new “look”. What will their personal…

{Tutorial} Candy Leis for Graduation

Leis are a popular gift for graduates here in So. Cal. My older daughter was gifted with a beautiful orchid lei at her recent 8th grade graduation.  But I’d never seen a candy lei until my sitter started making one for a gift today. Tomorrow my 5th grader is also graduating. She’s moving up to…

2 Ikea Kura Bed Hacks

3 years ago we got a great deal on a couple of Ikea Kura beds and a crib. I bought the Kura beds for my then 4yo son and 8yo daughter and the crib for my baby boy. It was my hope that both Kura beds would end up in the boys room eventually. But…

Star Wars Party: Disney Star Tours Style

Looking for some Disney Star Wars Party inspiration? I recently attended the opening of the new Star Tours attraction at Disneyland (this is a whole other post!) and the party to celebrate at the Disneyland Hotel. Wow. When Disney does a party, they do it well. You might not be able to spring for the…

Thanksgiving Decor on the Chic & Cheap

I am so in love with this simple holiday craft from Allison Czarnecki of Petit Elefant. Click through to her pumpkin painting tutorial post to follow the shockingly simple steps she followed to achieve this gorgeousness. If I may rant for a moment, it’s so refreshing to see these. Nothing against orange and maroon, but…

The Best Halloween Decor

My Favorite Everything (who seems to have so many of the same favorites as me!) has a spectacular Halloween round up, full of inspirations treats and decor. Shanna Coady is a clever curator and links to several other sites for inspiration, including Amy Atlas, who is the source for this picture.

80′s Birthday Party Ideas & Presents

If you are going to have an awesome 80′s birthday party, I suggest you have some awesome crafty blogger friends like my pals Carrie from This Mama Makes Stuff and Kelly from Just Spotted OC and According to Kelly. You may not recognize them here in their “Girls Just Wanna Have Fun/Papa Don’t Preach” get…

Drunk in the Garden

Been wondering what to do with all your empties? Wine bottles never looked better than in this collection of clever wine bottle projects put together by Planet Green. If you’re already growing your own vegetable patch, or just enjoying a little al fresco, here is a way to recycle and decorate at the same time….

Rolemommy Cops to her Clutter

Do you have clutter problems in your home office? Does it make you feel better when you discover that you are not the only one? It sure helps me! I love this peek at Rolemommy Beth Feldman’s home office. We’re currently working on the second edition of See Mom Run together. And now I can…