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Wizard of Oz House Costume

wizard of oz house costume
Why be Dorothy or the Tin Man when you can be the house that fell on the Wicked Witch of the East? I made this with some foam board, Krazy glue and a bunch of stuff that was laying around the house. Altogether, it cost less than $20!Wizard of Oz House Costume Eight 20x30" Elmer's Foam Boards Large piece of thin cardboard...

Breast Milk Storage Made Simple

playtex bottle
I’ve had a number of people ask me how Some Boy gets fed when I’m out on date night with Nate or when Oma and Opa take him for the day. I simply pump extra breast milk ahead of time and store it for him to have when I’m not around. The Playtex Drop-Ins system makes this an absolute...

DIY Popcorn Boxes

diy popcorn box
Nate and I recently had a carnival-themed party for our friends and family where I made lots of fun fair decorations, including these DIY popcorn boxes. They're really easy to make with just a sheet of 11 x 17" cardstock, glue, scissors and a red pen. DIY Popcorn Boxes 11 x 17" white cardstock Craft glue or a glue stick Red marker Ruler Scissors Decorative scissors...

Paper Rosette Tutorial

Paper Rosettes tutorial
Paper rosettes are a fun and easy craft to make for any holiday. This 4th of July, we're decorating around the house with a bunch of quick paper crafts that are easy to make. These paper rosettes take just a few minutes and can be made using everyday household items and craft supplies that you're bound to have around...

DIY Business Card Holder

DIY business card holder
Still looking for a great Father's Day gift? There's still time to make something that's thoughtful, crafty and functional. Check out this business card holder I made for using just a few supplies, including an Elmer's tri-fold display board and school glue.DIY Business Card HolderSupplies: Elmer's tri-fold board Elmer's X-TREME school glue stick Decorative paper Ruler X-acto knifeCut the display board into four pieces:...

DIY Baby Mobile Cover

After I showed off our crib bumper, I had a few people ask me about Some Boy's baby mobile and homemade baby mobile cover. The baby mobile we bought came bare, with uncovered plastic pieces holding the mobile decorations.While the little animals were really cute, it seemed like something was missing on this baby mobile. I saw some covers...

How to Make a Crib Bumper

How to Make a Crib Bumper
I've gone back and forth about putting a crib bumper in our baby's crib. I know a lot of parents who swear by them and claim that they keep their baby from bumping its head on the hard wood of the crib or sticking arms and legs between the slats. Experts say that if the crib bumper is too...

Hollow Easter Eggs Craft

Hollow Easter Egg centerpiece
I love decorating for the holidays, but decorating for Easter can be tricky. You can't make Easter eggs very early or display Easter eggs too long because, well, the smell of rotten egg kind of ruins the effect. My family has been doing this hollow Easter egg craft since I was a kid. It's a great way to get...

Painting Baby Furniture

painting changing table
We're still working on squeezing a nursery in across from the office desks in our second room, the soon-to-be combination office/baby room. It's a long process but I promise a full reveal soon! We've managed to get a lot of the nursery stuff second-hand and have kept things very inexpensive with crafts and do-it-yourself projects.My sister-in-law gave me a...