DIY

Handmade Gifts for Boys: lego lunchboxes [for on-the-go building!]

It probably won’t surprise you when I say that my boys love LEGOs. And I’m a big fan of anything that keeps them occupied for hours! With holiday road trips on the horizon, I came up with a…

Luke Skywalker Costume Tutorial
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Luke Skywalker Costume Tutorial

This weekend I wore jeans and a sweater, which can only mean one thing… it’s fall! And that means that we need to start thinking of costumes! For the third year in a row, I’m participating in the…

Convert your cloth diapers from velcro to snaps [a tutorial]
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Convert your cloth diapers from velcro to snaps [a tutorial]

If you are a cloth diapering family like we are, you may be familiar with the problem with velcro [aplix] diapers. After awhile, the velcro breaks down and just stops working. Especially if your diapers are on their…

Summer Brights [part of the Knock it Off series!]

Today I’m super excited to be part of the Knock it Off series at Elegance and Elephants. I’ll admit, I have a hard time shopping for regular priced clothes for my kids. Not only do kids outgrow their…

Boys Will be Boys: a Roundup of More Handmade Gift Tutorials

As Boys Will be Boys, so Handmake Their Toys comes to a close, I wanted to share with you some other fun handmade boy gift tutorials I’ve found. Superhero Cape Tutorial at Skirt as Top Skateboard Sling at…

Boys Will Be Boys: Fabric Dominoes Matching Game and a Pattern Giveaway! [this giveaway is now closed]

Welcome back to Boys Will Be Boys, so Handmake Their Toys! Today I have a tutorial for a  game that even the youngest boys can play. Bonus, it’s a game that doesn’t make any noise. [not that I…