An easy spring craft for kids – just in time for Mother’s Day!

It’s always tricky coming up with a Mother’s Day present that kids can make on their own. This one, which requires only a few inexpensive supplies and some painting, is perfect! I love that every child in the family can make a personalized one and make a sweet set of […] Read More »

Fun and easy Easter crafts for every age {Friday Finds}

Easter is right around the corner! Here are some cute Easter crafts for you and your little ones.

Man… Time flies when you have a baby, and I can’t believe it’s almost Easter! I know I want to make a small Easter basket for my little lady, but I’m not totally sure what to put in it, because she can’t have candy and most toys yet. I figured […] Read More »

Pinterest Mom No More!

Back in December, I shared a little about our family traditions and how I’ve struggled to let go of my wedding-planner, Type A mentality. For the past few years, we’ve let our four-year-old, Lillian, serve as our director of holiday decorating—she’s decorated our tree, picked out ridiculous snacks for Santa […] Read More »

Blowing you a kiss | a no-candy kids valentine

We announced that we were adding two new contributors – today we’re happy to introduce you to our second, Janssen! Hi, I’m Janssen from Everyday Reading, and I live in North Carolina with my husband and our two little girls (with a third daughter due in a few weeks). My favorite […] Read More »

Fun (and easy!) Christmas traditions for kids

To a lot of people, Christmas means traditions—but not all of them have to be a big deal. Some of the best ones are the little ones we start with our kids, that, eventually, they can pass on to kids of their own. Here are some fun Christmas traditions for […] Read More »

4 of our favorite Christmas crafts for kids

Now that I’ve got a little one of my own, I’ve been scouring the internet to find some fun, super-simple Christmas crafts for kids. I definitely want to do something crafty with my little peanut to get her sensory skills developing. I found some great Christmas crafts for kids that […] Read More »

How to make a DIY advent calendar with your Instagram photos

Use your Instagram pics from the year to make a DIY advent calendar for Christmas!

When I was little, my favorite Christmas tradition was making paper chains with my dad. Ripping off a link every night before bed was so very exciting to 5-year-old me. Now that my son is old enough to understand the anticipation of season, I’m excited to start our own tradition […] Read More »

No-carve, low-mess pumpkin painting!

No knife, no mess. Check out this super-easy pumpkin painting project!

Jack-o’-lanterns have certainly earned their place as a seasonal staple, but if your past experiences have been anything like mine, the process typically turns into quite the event. Goo winds up everywhere, rogue seeds are found months later, and most importantly, assistance and serious supervision is required when working with […] Read More »

5 customizable party craft ideas for kids, perfect for their next birthday!

5 customizable party craft ideas for kids, perfect for their next birthday! | Cardstore Blog

When I was a kid, I liked playing games at birthday parties, but I always thought it was way more special when I got to make a craft that I could bring home with me. To help spread some of that birthday party magic, I’ve put together some of my […] Read More »

You can’t mail a hug—but you CAN mail a homemade card from your iPad!

Cute Grandparents Day cards from kids - made from the iPad! #creatacard #grandparentsday #cards

It seems like every week, someone around here is bringing in an adorable card that one of their even more adorable kids made on the Creatacard app. Since our team actually designs the card templates, it’s so much fun for us to see which ones they choose—not to mention how much we love […] Read More »