Organization 101

Last year brought us a New Year New Home. We focused on each room, fun products and features, and created some awesome DIY projects along the way.

So, what's in store for this year??

Organization, people. Organization.

Each month will feature a new printable that you can click and save, print at home and use for your own home organization. Everything from emergency contact lists to gift checklists to camp planners for the summer! Get ready to get organized!

This month, it's all about getting the little ones to help out around the house. A chore chart, my friends!

Gentle ways for toddlers to help, express themselves and earn stamps for rewards or certain items that they might really really want.

Download here for free!

Tip: Give stamps sparingly! Offer other treats and rewards so that it takes a little longer for them to work toward the big items!

Coming next month is an emergency contact number printable - something that should be on every fridge for every babysitter!


FREE St. Patrick's Day Printables

In just a few days, we will all don our greenest of greens, drink green coloured beer out of steins, and wish everyone a happy St. Patrick's Day.

If you're planning a party to celebrate all things Irish, check out these free printables! Just pop them in a frame, and set them on your food or dessert buffet! Voila!

Enjoy! and, Erin Go Braugh!


New Years Eve party printable

I saw a sign on Pinterest a little while about about drinking champagne and dancing on seemed fitting for New Years Eve, so I thought I would make one and share it with you all as a free printable that you can use on your bars at your NYE parties!

Just pop into a silver or gold frame, and place beside the champagne!

Download here for free!

Happy New Years!

Oy Joy...Merry Chrismukkah!

A free downlodable printable today, inspired by the Transatlantic Blonde!

Merging two traditions together, Chrismukkah has become a pop culture phenomena, brought to the forefront by the ever geekishly charming Seth Cohen of The OC.

Get the downloadable art here, and celebrate the merging of two traditions within your own interfaith family!

Merry Chrismukkah!

Thanksgiving Printable

It's that time of year again! least it is here, and what better way to celebrate than by dressing up your dinner buffet with a free printable!!

Burlap gives a great texture this time of year, as do a few whimsical fall leaves that have fallen. Add in a shabby chic stitched border and there you have it!

Download it here for free!

From my Canadian home to wherever you are, Happy Thanksgiving!

Owen's Room Reveal...and classic baseball printables!

When we started looking for a new house last fall, I got really excited to design what would become Owen's big boy room. Of course, I trotted off to Pinterest for some inspiration but at the heart of it all, I wanted to bring his nursery theme {black& white photography and baseball} into more of a toddler room...and add in a little inspiration from my Dad.

I absolutely loved the use of the old crate, baseball glove and the bat. Hanging something from the ceiling was also pretty appealing to me as

Now you can get the free printables here to create the perfect typography art for your own baseball themed room!

FREE Laundry Room Printable

A few months ago, probably back in March when we had first moved into our new house and I was looking for typography projects to personalize the different rooms and give them a little bit more character, I stumbled across a quote on Pinterest.

It really touched me, and the place that we are at in our lives at the parents of a toddler.

I put the print (just a regular piece of 8.5"x11" white cardstock) in a 11"x14" white frame and hung beside the door that leads to our garage, which just happens to be in our laundry room.

Get the FREE printable here!

SWH4T$: Playroom Printables

So you all know that I've been in the process of re-doing our basement to make it into a playroom.  One of my big projects is a gallery wall with kid-friendly yet modern & adult art.  Pinterest was a huge source of inspiration for me, from finding free prints, to getting options for gallery wall arrangements.  When its all said and done (aka after I pick out the frames and buy them), I'll have spent less than $150 on a complete gallery wall!

I've finished the first step in the process, and that's getting the art.

Most of the prints are FREE, that I found on Pinterest.  I could have been extra cheap and printed them myself, but I'm a stickler for detail and didn't want them to look like they had been printed on my crappy desktop printer.  So, I  uploaded the images to Snapfish and had them printed and sent to my house :)  These 6 prints in 8x10 size cost me $20:

Plus, these 2 typography pieces that I made myself, a'la PicMonkey :)
I got the inspiration for the Playroom Rules HERE, and the dates are all important dates in our lives :)

The most expensive singular element in the wall is going to be this print, which I paid $36 for an 11x14 so that it can be the focus of the wall:

Isn't that just the cutest thing?  Totally reminds me of Jack and makes me tear up every time I look at it :)

The 3 remaining pieces are things I already had in my house:
My dad made this for me when I was in high school, its a play on "Life's Little Instructions" with little tidbits of advice and Daddy wisdom that are unique to our family

Giraffe canvas print, thank you Target $1 Spot :)

Painting by my sister Kellie

And you know what?  Just for making it this far in this ridiculously long post, you get a PRIZE!!

How about a FREEBIE DOWNLOAD of my Playroom Rules Subway Art?  Just click that link and its yours! (the image is sized for 8x10, let me know if you need a different size and I can do it for you all special-like)