Tuesday, April 14, 2009

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SPRING

-branch brooches
-forsythia crowns
-buckets of grass
-no mow lawn
-best darn kite ever
-simple spring basket 
 -baby clothespin bunny 
-leather leaf cuff
-nature bracelets

SUMMER
-aqua scope
-ice necklaces: cool jewels
-summer dreams pillow case dress
-road trip gear for kids
-hula hoops
-newspaper party hats
-simple summer pavilion
-summer pods and bud prints
-picnic bowl cover strap
beat the heat: paddle fan # 1
beat the heat: paddle fan #2
 
FALL
-simplified paper bag toadstools
-fall bunting: with newspaper
-fall leaves
-gratitude reminders 
-simple nature wreath
-diy nature wreaths

 
WINTER
-recycled advent/countdown calendar
-my snowflake tradition
-newspaper snowflake garland
-green wrapping & brown tagging
-simple gifts #1
-simple gifts #2
-simple gifts #3
-simple gifts #4
-elf slippers
-new year's confetti eggs: cascarones

-simple gifts: monogrammed napkin rings in burlap
-simple gifts: milk carton cookie houses
-simple gifts: diy gift card holders
-recycled advent countdown calendar 2009
-"snow covered" pine cones
-easy cranberry ornaments and wreaths
-edible centerpiece






AN IMPROMPTU CIRCUS PARTY
balance beam
hoops and fire rings
juggling rag balls 
frosty nectars 
doily cones
circus resources



VALENTINE'S DAY

-heart flower bouquets
-button accessories: felt hearts
-newspaper heart bunting two ways
-woven hearts: modernizing a classic
-bucket of kisses
-miniature heart garland
-lavender heart on a string

-diy heart stamps for children



CHILD

-an invitation to create
-newspaper party hats
-miniature bouquets
-stabile for your table
-blow paint monsters
-word rings: for beginning readers/writers
-simplified paper bag toadstools
-nature's paint brushes: an exploration
-sorting
-stamping with children part 1
-stamping with children part 2: pattern design

-lavender sparkly fairy dough
-nature collections
-little weaver
-artful organization
-travel pillow
-flower peeps
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embroidering with children
-simple summer pavilion
-nature crowns and cuffs
-button collecting and crafting
-simple shell activities 
-ribbon reminder pouch
-rainbow sticks
-newspaper chains #1
-newspaper chains#2
diy stamps for children
cat party! part one
cat party! part two
The Piñata-the cat

SEW
-summer dreams pillow case dress
-easy baby blanket
-elf slippers
-simple spring basket
-quick head bands
-sleep masks for all ages
-lettuce edging
-envelope purse: first aid kit and more
-child's travel pillow
-turtleneck to ruffle neck

-apron blouse
-reinvention scarf # 1
-embroidering with children
-ribbon reminder pouch
-lavender love notes
lavender heart on a string

DIY
-security envelope napkin rings
-how to cut felt circles
-monogrammed napkin rings in burlap
-no mow lawn

-vintage/industrial coffee table in under an hour
-newspaper bunting
-newspaper party hats
-kids cardboard table and chair set
-industrial toilet paper holder: barn bathroom
-cloth labels
-paper bag mailers
-coffee sack covered cork board
-freezer paper stencil tips
-before and after chair
-ladder shelves
-artful organization
-chalk board eraser
-buckets of grass
-instant recycled paper flowers
-cheesecloth curtains
-edible centerpiece

-lavender love notes
-picnic bowl cover strap



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14 comments:

  1. Good gracious, what a lot of links! I spent a good deal of time on this post, I can't wait to explore :)

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  2. Wow...you've really been busy! What a joy it is to look back on so much inspiration. Thank you!

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  3. Great list!! It's great to see some autumn stuff included as it can be a bit topsy turvy for us Kiwis reading all the spring stuff in the blogosphere atm;-)

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  4. This is great, Maya! And quite impressive, too! Though I have been following your blog for quite a while, these lists have allowed me to find some great "new" stuff from before that time and has brought some other great ideas, I had already forgotten about, back to my mind!! Thanks for putting these up!
    Enjoy your spring break!!

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  5. I'm glad to see that other's lists are as long as mine!!

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  6. I discovered your blog today,it's really nice ..
    Have a good day
    AnnaPaula

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  7. What a wonderful medley of beautiful projects! I can't wait to "catch up" through the parts that I have missed.

    I hope you are enjoying a wonderful break Maya!

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  8. Love this seasonal list and to see how you incorporate so many fun projects into everyday life. Inspiring!

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  9. Oh fantastic - thank you for all the wonderful links. I will have to keep coming back to make sure I check them all out.

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  10. Thank you so much for sharing your creativity and inspiraton!

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  11. Love your blog!
    Thank you for lots of great idea for my baby : )

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  12. I LOVE that you organized it by season!! Sooooo helpful! :) Great website!

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  13. It's nice to meet you through crescendoh.com I followed your links here and am tickled to be here!
    Candylei

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  14. Karla Dodge, Cape Town
    Fabulous to have so many wonderful ideas to keep kids in sync with nature. I like doing life according to the seasons too.
    Thank you for sharing this with the world.
    Hope to share making a piñata with you one day.

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