Crafts For Kids Who Love Little Critters

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Spring is here, and all kinds of little creatures are coming to life. Our yard is full of ladybugs and little caterpillars that will soon be making their transition to butterflies—they never cease to delight my kids. And another thing that always seems to entertain little ones is a cardboard toilet paper tube! For whatever reason, kids always want to keep and play with them. So I’ve created a fun (and super simple!) recycled spring kids craft in which kids can use their cardboard tubes to create butterflies and ladybugs to their hearts’ content. (more…)

WHO Loves a Great Dr. Seuss Activity? We Do!

Dr. Seuss Activity

Super mom Emily Klaparda recently celebrated Dr. Seuss’ birthday with her kids with a fun-filled week of Dr. Seuss activities! Of course, these activities can be used any time of the year, whether it be for a birthday party activity or just a fun project for the kids to work on. I know my kids love it when I break out the craft supplies; pair a craft with a beloved book and they are in heaven. (more…)

Window Shopping Target’s Pillowfort Collection

Pillowfort Collection

The new Pillowfort collection at Target may win by cutest name alone, and we are loving what this collection is offering—quirky, fun children’s decor at great prices. Every time I stop in Target, I browse through the collection again. And let me tell you, some of the products are getting a little spotty on availability, so if you’ve been eyeing any of these goodies, it’s time to scoop them up! (more…)

Introducing the Monique Lhuillier Collection at PBK

Monique Lhuillier Collection

Fashion designer Monique Lhuillier is showing off her chops in children’s decor design with her beautiful new collection for Pottery Barn Kids. It’s classic, romantic  and has just the right touch of whimsy added in to keep the collection fun. Ready to do some window shopping with us? (more…)

How to Transition a Nursery into a Big Boy Room

Boy's Room with Wood Accent Wall

Over on our sister site Project Nursery, we suggest keeping the big kid room in mind when designing a nursery. For one, you’re creating a design you love, why not keep it for more than a couple years? Plus, let’s be honest, it’s a whole lot easier on the budget. With the right forethought, you can make a seamless transition from nursery to big kid room by just changing out a few details here and there. (more…)

The Sweetest Winter Wonderland Birthday Party

Snowflake Sugar Cookies by Jenny Cookies

If you’ve been following along, you know we are big fans of Jenny Keller and the parties that she throws (not to mention her gorgeous Jenny Cookies!). While I am still tapping my toes waiting for some significant snow flakes, I will have to make do with the flour and sugar variety found in this gorgeous winter wonderland birthday party. (more…)

We’re on Instagram! #betterlatethannever

Project Junior Instagram

So Project Junior has been hanging with our sister site Project Nursery on Instagram, but we decided that with all the amazing big kid design we’ve been sharing, it’s time for Project Junior to have an account all of its own. So follow us on Instagram to see what we’ve been up to and for lots of children’s design eye candy! (more…)

Make It a Valentine’s Day to Remember

Kid's Valentine's Day Party

While Valentine’s Day may lean towards the romantic, there is plenty of opportunity to spread a little extra love on your kids as well. Here are a few fun kid-friendly Valentine’s Day ideas to make the holiday extra special. (more…)

Some Bunny Loves You Birthday Party

Some Bunny Loves You Party Desserts

Okay, so this bunny party was already posted to our gallery, but we couldn’t help but pull it into a post for a closer look because it is just THAT cute. Emily Klaparda (a PN contributor) has so much darn talent—the parties she pulls together for her kids are nothing less than extraordinary. This Some Bunny Loves You birthday party is jam-packed with adorable and clever details. (more…)