Category Archives: Other Crafts

Clothing hack for 18″ dolls

Have a young daughter? Does she have an American Girl doll? Have you looked through their catalog at the clothing prices and choked? Yeah, me too. I don’t spend that much on clothing for me, let alone a doll that’s only 18″ tall and uses a fraction of the fabric. That means Lexi is limited […]

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Making it theirs, Part 4: Operation Decoration

Read Part 1 here, Part 2 here, and Part 3 here. While making all the items to go into the kids rooms stretched over a couple months, decorating their rooms was done in a day. They knew we were doing something with their rooms, but we wanted the final version to be a surprise. Jeffrey […]

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Making it theirs, Part 2: Adventures in polymer clay

Read Part 1 here, Part 3 here, and Part 4 here. One of the items in Lexie’s new room that I needed to girlify was her dresser. As I mentioned earlier, painting it wasn’t an option. It’s a very nice dresser with simple lines and a pretty maple color, but it’s not at all girly. […]

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Making it theirs, Part 1

Read Part 2 here, Part 3 here, and Part 4 here. Haven’t been doing much knitting recently. It’s not that I haven’t wanted to, but I’ve been spending most of my days recently playing with paint. The kids are at the age where they really have definite interests (that don’t change on a daily basis) […]

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