Maleficent Baby Aurora Costume Tutorial


Our family always has fun themed Disney costumes for when we attend Mickey’s Halloween Party. This year my six year old daughter decided she was dressing up as Maleficent and I couldn't be more happy because her baby sister made the cutest baby Aurora! Knowing we wouldn't be able to purchase anything similar to the beautiful dress and bonnet worn in the movie, we decided to make our own. I can sew but had no idea how I would create that magical baby costume. A few days later my mom was Read More... {Read More...}

DIY Macaroni Penguin Costume


This Halloween we've already had a few events requiring family costumes. With a busy schedule at home and a month full of travel I quickly put together easy DIY family costumes. We'll be attending the SeaWorld Halloween Spooktacular wearing easy DIY macaroni penguin costumes. My daughter loves the silly orange and feather tassles adorning the top of the hoodies. Easy DIY Macaroni Penguin costume tutorial Supplies: black hoodie or hooded sweatshirt white Read More... {Read More...}

DIY Stuffed Animal Stuffy

My daughter has seen a commercial for a stuffed toy with a secret pocket several times this week.  She really wanted to order one until I suggested we make our own.I told her we could use any stuffed animal she already owned.  She chose her big Easter bunny from last year.  She loves this bunny and I was flattered she trusted  me enough to operate on him! I started by cutting a long slit down the seam in the back of the bunny. My daughter had fun pulling out some of the "bunny guts".  We pulled Read More... {Read More...}

Themed Baby Gifts {pirate blanket, burp cloths, and a lovey}

I love putting together themed baby shower gifts.  A few months ago I found a couple of yards of adorable pirate fabric on clearance.  It was so soft and I although I didn't have a project in mind for it yet, I knew I had to buy it.  I was really excited to be invited to a baby shower this weekend where I got to make a boy gift!  It feels like everyone I know having babies lately are expecting girls.  The pirate fabric was perfect for a themed gift - blanket, burp cloths, and a lovey.I had some Read More... {Read More...}