Crafts/Projects

DIY Pallet Mantle + Farmhouse Home Tour

Contains affiliate links   We’ve officially had our first snow in the Bronx and Christmas is in two weeks. Despite everything happening in both the world and our little bubble, with two kids I try to make the holidays as magical as possible. Seeing the joy on their faces really keeps me going. I love finding things to do all throughout the month to keep the kids excited for Christmas

Enjoy Honey Weekend at Wave Hill

  This weekend, head to Wave Hill for a sweetly buzzy time! While we feature each weekend’s Family Art Project at Wave Hill on our event calendar, we wanted to share the full breakdown of this weekend’s events! SAT, August 19    Family Art Project: Be a Bee Join us for this classic Family Art Project. Outfit yourself with wings, antennae, a pollen cup and a kazoo to hum with. Buzz

DIY Wall Shelving For A Small Playroom

I live in a 2 1/2 bedroom railroad apartment here in the Bronx. The half room is attached to my bedroom, and when we first moved in, I imagined it to be my dream walk in closet. A long narrow room with a small coat closet and built in bookcase in the back- I was so excited to create my own wo-man cave. But reality sunk in, and as the

Craft and Recipe Ideas Using Wonderful Halos Mandarins

Consideration brought to you by Momtrends Photos: Momtrends Even though we may be bracing ourselves for a winter storm tonight, I think most of us have our fingers crossed that Spring truly is going to make it’s appearance next week as planned. And even if Mother Nature decides to play with our emotions a little longer, we’ve got some fun craft and snack ideas from Wonderful Halos that might warm

This Beauty and the Beast Enchanted Rose Crown Kit is Perfection

  If you’re already counting down the days until your mommy-daughter date to see Beauty and the Beast, then we have the cutest crafting kit to pregame with. Our friends over at Seedling sent us these adorable Design Your Own Enchanted Rose Crown and Create Your Own Flower Press Book, and we couldn’t wait to get started.   The Rose Crown kit is recommended for ages 6 and up, but

Style Corner: DIY Bedroom Update

I don’t know about you, but this unusually warm weather in the middle of winter unleashed my spring cleaning early this year. I’ve found myself purging, deep cleaning, and doing some updates throughout the apartment. One place I’ve been wanting to focus on is my bedroom. We’ve had the same black iron headboard for years, and have usually just changed up the comforter each season. But when I decided we needed a

Winter Break Fun in the Bronx

Culinary Kids Weekend at NYBG   Bring the kids to the New York Botanical between February 18th and 20th for a weekend celebrating the relationship between plants and your favorite foods. Kids will have a chance to see  cooking demonstrations, learn recipes, experience hands-on activities, and plenty of tastings. New York Botanical Garden, 2900 Southern Blvd www.nybg.org Bonus giveaway! Comment to win a family 4pack of tickets! See rules below.  

The Bronx Finally Has a Paint Your Own Plastercrafts Place

Photo: Artisticsocial Facebook   Finally, a place to drop in and paint some fun plastercrafts in the Bronx. Artisticsocial, located in the Pelham Bay section of the Bronx, offers open paint times where visitors can drop in and paint to their heart’s content. Photo: Artisticsocial Facebook   The studio opened late last year, and offers a variety of painting and crafting experiences for all ages. In addition to their plastercraft

Host a Valentine's Day Soiree with Goodies from Oriental Trading

Looking for some cute ideas to host a Valentine Soiree or even just a craft meet up with the kids? We picked some of our favorite things from Oriental Trading to get you started…     First, choose what style decor you want to go with. Oriental Trading has a fun selection of heart garland ideas that can be hung on a mantle, across windows, or on the wall.    

Host a Vision Board Party

My tradition of creating an annual vision board started around 3 years ago. My friend Alexis and I somehow got into the idea and each year she would come over for brunch and vision board creating. We’d sip mimosas while we cut out inspiring words, phrases, and pictures- and then glue everything down on our large poster boards. And no, vision boards aren’t just adult collages with champagne involved- they

Winter Recess Fun: Create-Your-Own Events for Kids in the Bronx

  Create Your Own Soap and Bodysplash Creation with Confetti Kids Rosemarie of La Bella Essentials LLC joins Confetti Kids for a fun afternoon of creating. The instructors will guide your child in making Melt and Pour Soap with fun colors & glitters, and a Body Splash Spray from a fragrance they chose from. Each child will take home a decorative soap and a 2 oz Body Splash Spray. $25

Thanksgiving Craft & Activity Ideas to Keep Kids Entertained While You Cook

Happy Thanksgiving Thanksgiving is here! For those who are too young to help out in the kitchen, we’ve picked some of the easiest Thanksgiving craft ideas from Pinterest to keep the little ones entertained while you cook. Have some more fun ideas? Leave a comment below with your go-to Thanksgiving crafts. Digg this post Recommend on Facebook share via Reddit Tumblr it Tweet about it Print for later Tell a friend