Add a little whimsy to your child's space and create a handmade mobile. Birds, butterflies and geometric shapes are currently the most common mobile designs on the market. Make your mobile from a simple quilt hoop, fishing wire and fabric, or cut the shape you desire from simple cardstock. Photo courtesy of ProjectNursery.com
Don't fear hanging pictures and art on the walls of your rental. Holes can easily be patched over or opt for temporary picture hanging strips. "The gallery wall is still having a moment, when done in a unique way" says Emily Henderson. "Display your favorite photos, prints and unique items like personal mementos to give them the eye-catching showcase they deserve."
The girls’ room is an excellent example of how to design a kid’s room with a sense of style. When designing a room for kids there’s a lot to be said for keeping the overall aesthetic aligned with the rest of the home. Instead of decorating with bright pastel colors and more traditional "kid's colors" that don’t reflect their personal style, Julio and Kenza have blended their grownup black and white color palette with fun elements like the heart polka dots on the sheets, typographic art and pops of orange in this kid-friendly space.
Kneeling to propose is a time-honored tradition that shows respect and love for your partner. Even in 2016, this custom is still relevant. We both got the chance to experience this ritual. But it's not for everyone. You don't have to kneel. Make another grand gesture or don't. You don't have to be bound to traditions. Create your own!
Making some pieces of your bridal party gifts not only saves you money, but adds an extra personal touch to a meaningful gift. Whether adding monograms, putting together a collection of items or creating something from scratch, your bridal party is sure to appreciate the effort and sentiment behind a thoughtfully made gift.
Set up two tables for this party: a crafting station and another table for bites and sips. With the focus of this party on crafting, dedicate a large surface for guests to make their ornaments. Transform your dining table into a visually-appealing craft station and arrange chairs around it so guests are comfortable while working on their handmade ornaments. Dress with a simple white tablecloth, then layer with a fabric runner in coordinating colors for visual punch.