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January 19, 2018

Put your own spin on the prints and graphics from our January collection. Download the free coloring book here, print it, and get creative.

Downtime Doodles make a great addition any classroom or play date. And don’t forget to share your creations with us on Instagram by tagging your post with #DowntimeDoodles.


#DowntimeDoodles 001

December 13, 2017

To help you keep the kids busy this winter break, we turned our favorite graphics and patterns from the December collection into a free downloadable coloring book. Here’s how to get it:

  1. Click here
  2. Download the PDF
  3. Print it
  4. Get creative!
  5. Share your creations with us on Instagram. Use the hashtag #DowntimeDoodles



DIY Christmas Ornaments!

December 11, 2015

Homemade gifts are always the best kind around the holidays! Whenever it comes time for us to put up the Christmas tree, it’s like we take a step back in time with all of the ornaments from our past- from the handmade ones we made as children to the handprint ornaments of our own! Continue Reading…

Crafts/DIY, Holidays

Pumpkin Decorating with Tattly!

October 26, 2015

Halloween is this weekend and we have a great last-minute DIY for all of you Fab parents! Pumpkin decorating with Tattly! How cool is this — No carving, no mess and it is a great way to make your house Trick or Treat ready in under 10 minutes!


It is as easy as 1, 2, 3 – Here’s What You Will Need!

  • Tattly Temporary Tattoos (comes with sponge)
  • Pumpkin
  • Water
  • A Clean Work Space


Here’s What To Do!

  1. Have a clean work space set up with your pumpkins, cup of water and tattoos
  2. Pick a tattoo
  3. Peel the clear part from the tattoo
  4. Place the tattoo on the pumpkin
  5. With a wet sponge, hold the tattoo on the pumpkin for about 10-15 seconds
  6. Peel up the paper
  7. Voila! You are all set!


Have Fun + Happy Halloween 🙂

Crafts/DIY, Holidays

Halloween Fascinators

October 12, 2015

One of my favorite things about October is the variety of Halloween-themed clothing accessories that you can wear anytime without looking too costume-y. My favorite motif to accessorize in is the spider (even though I cringe at the site of a real one), and this year I was inspired to make hair accessories—specifically fascinators— for the girls. My girls and I make one every year for New Year’s Eve, so I thought why not one with spiders! Continue Reading…


Baby Shower DIY: Crafting a Creative Art Canvas

August 26, 2015

If you’re ever in charge of planning a shower of any kind – baby or bridal – one thing that is usually on the list is an activity to keep people busy. It’s always good to have a few options, especially since one of the new, growing trends is for people to bring gifts unwrapped (as indicated by the phrase “Please be a dear, and wrap in clear.”) rather than watch the honoree open everything.

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Activities, Crafts/DIY

End of the Year Gift Your Childs Teacher Really Wants

May 14, 2015

The school year is finally coming to an end in a couple of weeks so I’ve begun brainstorming gift ideas for each of my children’s teachers. If you stop and really think about it, we entrust teachers with spending a lot of time with our kids. In my opinion, they’re worth far more than a mug or t-shirt. I’ve compiled a list of gifts your child’s teacher is sure to love.

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Adorable DIY Fairy Princess Headband

April 2, 2015

My girls love playing dress up in anything that twirls—whether it’s their FabKids dresses or hand-me-down dance recital costumes. Lately, their preferred choice of costumes are more like long gowns, and they pretend to be princesses on their coronation or wedding day. Continue Reading…