DIY Tassel Garland to spice up your next celebration!

DIY Tassel Garland to spice up your next celebration! Cardstore Blog

I’ve been seeing DIY tassel garland everywhere lately, and with my own baby shower coming up in a few months, I really wanted to learn how to make these myself. Turns out, this garland is super easy to make and doesn’t require a lot of supplies. And the best part is, […] Read More »

The 10 most creative ways to document your baby’s first year

The 10 most creative ways to document baby's first year | Cardstore Blog

Back when Carter was first born, I bought a set of month-by-month onesie stickers from Etsy that I used to document his first year. At the time, I seriously thought I was the MOST creative mom on the block. But boy, oh boy, have some of these other moms outdone […] Read More »

Plan a party like a pro: 6 super helpful party-planning tips

Plan a party like a pro: 6 super helpful party-planning tips | Cardstore Blog

I love a good party. I mean, who doesn’t? But over the years, I’ve learned a few ways to increase your chances of success, and minimize your level of stress, without jeopardizing the wow-factor you’re aiming for. Become a pro on how to plan a party (well, partly, anyway) and […] Read More »

How to make newborn cheesecloth wraps for photo shoots (totally affordable and SO EASY!)

How to make newborn cheesecloth wraps for photo shoots (they're only $4 each & SO EASY!)

Ever since Emily’s gender reveal a few weeks ago, I’ve been in newborn-photo-shoot-prep-mode, anxiously awaiting the day I get to take her sweet little baby’s photos! And that’s pretty much where the theme behind today’s DIY craft comes from: how to make newborn cheesecloth wraps for photo shoots. A swaddle is […] Read More »

A Care Bears gift guide with a little nostalgia and a lot of fun

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Care Bears Stare…at all of these great gift ideas! How can you not love these little bears? Putting this gift guide together really brought me back to some great memories of growing up. And with all the great, new Care Bears stuff that’s around now, it’s so nice to be […] Read More »

Creatacard – the funnest, easiest way to send a thank you card!

I remember, as a child, the dread I felt about having to write thank you cards. It was SO much work, and I had no idea what to say after “Thank you for the doll.” Even the tiniest card seemed like it had infinite blank space to fill. Now, as […] Read More »

Gift ideas for kids – what to get for kids 5 and under

Trying to find a cool birthday gift for a toddler, preschooler, or kindergartener? Well, look no further! I’ve rounded up 14 gift ideas for kids, and whether you’re shopping for a wiggle-worm or a bookworm, I’ve got you covered. They’ll have a blast riding on the bouncy cow, or using their imagination and some colorful magnets to build animals and buildings. I […] Read More »

A back to school keepsake with Creatacard

My oldest daughter started kindergarten last week, which basically blows my mind. Like any 21st century parent, I wanted to document her first day of school and what she’s like as a five year old, in a way that would be easy for me to store and also keep up […] Read More »

Survival guide – a back to school supply list for moms

School supplies – check. Book bag – check. Lunch – check. Mom’s sanity – check! Nice work mom!  The kids are either already off to school or they’re prepped and ready, (possibly) sleeping in their clothes and new book bag, in anticipation for the first day of school. Well now, […] Read More »

Oh, baby! Baby gift ideas for moms-to-be

Goo-goo, ga-ga!  Ever notice how much stuff babies need to be equipped with at any given time? It’s A LOT. Whether you or someone you know is ready to have a baby, being prepared is super helpful. (As “prepared” as you can be, anyway…) That’s why my gift guide offers […] Read More »