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…)

Clever Tips for Painting with Kids

Painting with Toddlers

Hayley, of Grey House Harbor, recently shared seven clever tips for painting with kids on Project Nursery. As much as I love creative endeavors, sometimes the idea of pulling out the paints, the tablecloth, the smocks, etc. is more than I want to deal with in an already busy day. (more…)

A Schedule for New Year’s Eve Activities with Kids

Junior New Year's Eve

Your kids have decided to try to stay up till midnight this year—or you finally caved and are letting them. So what to do with those kids all night? Ringing in the New Year with little ones is a whole lot different from your pre-kid days and even different from the baby and toddler years when you tucked them into bed like any other night of the year. In case you were wondering what to do with your kids on New Year’s Eve, we’ve planned out a night of fun for your whole family. Follow our New Year’s Eve countdown schedule or add your own fun activities and traditions. (more…)

Making Memories with Play-Doh

Play-Doh Town

One of my own favorite childhood memories is sitting around the table, playing with Play-Doh. I want to recreate that special feeling with my kids and use it as an opportunity to play with them, see their imaginations soar and get them to open up a bit more—something more than our “How was school today?” “Ummm, okay” routine. (more…)

A Colorful Space for Playing

Colorful Playroom

Our very own Kristin revealed her kids’ amazing new colorful playroom space, and we are still oohing and ahhing over it. I mean, just look at that fabulous chalkboard accent wall. Let’s hear what Kristin has to say about the space. (more…)