We love being able to share our passion for engineering with our kids and in the process getting our hand dirty! There is no better way then with concrete! Concrete Luminaries are one of our favorites! Supply List: Quickcrete Sand topping mix - cement mix Water Gloves Bucket Stick or small hand shovel for mixing … Continue reading DIY Concrete Luminary
There is nothing more I like to do then MAKE STUFF and Halloween costumes are some of the most fun items to make! This year Owen wanted to be a Star Wars character, since he is to little to have seen the movie the only one he really knows is R2-D2 and BB-8. Because they … Continue reading DIY – Two Star Wars Costumes for Under $100
Hi everyone! We’re super excited to get out this first post in this series about things we love to make. These are products that we sell on our Etsy shops, and of course you’re welcome to purchase them from there ;). However, if you’re reading this blog you’re probably a maker like us, and we want … Continue reading An Overview of All the Things We Love to Make! Musical Toys!
We spend a lot of time outside. Our back yard is our sanctuary and our chaos. We live in a very hot climate and its easy to want to stay inside. But we've been able to make a creative space that despite the heat, calls us to come out and play. One of those things … Continue reading Kid’s Potting Table
There is nothing I like more than getting to play in the dirt with my son! We started when he was 2 with "poking holes" and doing seedlings. On a rainy day I brought in a bucket of dirt, he got to pick the seeds and then poked holes to make sure we got one … Continue reading Gardening with a Toddler
Creating a baby room is exciting. What a joy to welcome a little one. Since our oldest son's room was rocket themed lil' brother's had to be air planes. I started with making the changing table feel more industrial with a peg board background. These easy steps to make this : 1. Supplies : spray … Continue reading Airplane Nursery for Baby Boy
OK as a busy mom I have a few hours to knock out the meals for the week. (Yes I work, yes I blog, yes we try to do as much as possible homemade and yes we are trying to run an Etsy business, so busy sometimes seems like an understatement). I make everything on … Continue reading Homemade Baby Food in 2 Hours
Three great gift ideas, all made from scrap wood. So in my household Mother's day is now behind us. So what does that mean? Time for me to brain storm an awesome DIY Fathers day gift to do with the boys. Thinking about gifts from the past I thought I would share a few of my favorites so far. All of these items were made mostly of scrap wood, and took less then a few hours to make.
Here we installed two large dry erase boards for less then $50 and in under 2 hours! We have talked about getting giant dry erase boards to cover the walls of our office. We never seem to have enough space on our little board to write down all of the to do list as well as our ideas and sketches. So after having talked about for a good 6 months we finally just did it!