October 20, 2017 43 Comments
January 19, 2017 21 Comments
We are just under a month away from Valentine's Day and the kids and I have been hard at work creating some fun and unique Valentine's Day cards for their friends! Today I'm going to share our top 3 favorites with you all and show you just how easy these are to create with your little ones!
1. Love is a Battlefield
Glitter Washi Tape
2. I love You Beary Much
Glitter Washi Tape
3. I'm Wild About You
Wild Animal Figures
Glitter Washi Tape
Use the glitter washi tape to secure your toy figure onto the cardstock. We had some fun and did each card a little different to feel a bit more personalized. Once you figure out where you are going to place your toy figure go to town with your stamps! The stamps are totally optional, as you can easily print your message using a computer and printer, but I found that my 3 year old had a blast helping me stamp them down and I found that I loved the character the uneven letters provided.
These are all great non-candy and fairly inexpensive options to pass out to friends for Valentines Day. If you looking for something more appropriate for children age 3 and under, you can check out my latest post at www.NicoleBanuelos.com for a fun bath inspired DIY Valentine's Day Cards for ages 6 months and up!
August 12, 2016 11 Comments
Hi there! I'm Nicole, the mama behind @bellissimi.bambini. If you follow me on Instagram, you know that my son, Giovanni, is known for his Noxx beanies! You'll rarely find a photo of him without a Noxx beanie, snap back or swaddle blanket, I suppose to can say we are Noxx obsessed!
Gio has been rocking Noxx since he was about 3 weeks old and at 11 months old he has quite the collection. Initially I began storing his beanies into a drawer in combination with his bibs and quickly the drawer became primarily his "beanie drawer". This worked out great until I realized that instead of actually taking the time to sift through the drawer I would just grab something from the top which meant that he was wearing the same ones over and over again. And while thats not a huge problem since we love ALL of our Noxx beanies, whats the point of having so many if he's not utilizing all of them?
I decided this called for a DIY project and quickly jumped on Pinterest to see what I could find. Would you believe I could not find a single thing to do with organizing beanies? How could that even be possible?
After consulting with a few close friends I finally settled on using a curtain rod to display the beanies in Gio's room. Why not show off his colorful collection?
Interested in showcasing your beanies the same way?
Pick the spot on the wall that works best for you. If you don't have a lot of wall space you can consider hanging these on the back of a door or even inside your closet. Have fun with it! In the photo I have one beanie per curtain ring, but this is not even our full stash and in reality I have 2 beanies to 1 curtain ring.
I was torn between hanging our beanies by color or by size and then color. As you can see I went with the size and color. I figured this worked best so that I can pick a color based on the slouch that I am looking for. About half of our beanies are size 3-6 months and the other half are size 6 months to 3 years so the slouch variance is pretty big. The great thing though is that even at 11 months, his 3-6 month beanies still fit!
Do you have a creative way to share the way you organize/display your beanies? I'm always looking for new ideas and would love to hear from you! Follow me on Instagram @bellissimi.bambini and let me know what you think!