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Don’t Miss Style Me Pretty Living on the Today Show! + a bonus DIY

Santa came early this year—Abby Larson is back on the TODAY Show with DIY projects to do with kiddos today. (Hint: presents for Grandma and Grandpa!) Tune in during the 9 o’clock hour (though varies for some markets, so make sure to check your listing!) for Abby’s fun and festive DIY art projects for kids of all ages. And in the meantime, we're sharing the...

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DIY Photo Bookmarks

Gone are the days of folded pages marking your spot in your bedside reading. Once you gift these photo bookmarks, you and your loved ones will never touch a page corner again. They're the perfect gifts for Dads, Grandmas, Grandpas and moms too. So grab a camera, stick your little cuties in front of a white wall and get to crafting. Photo of your little one Photo paper...

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DIY Handmade Dominoes

These aren't your grandma's dominoes. No siree. They're a sweet little last minute gift jazzed up with artwork from the littlest people in your clan and that makes them a million times better than any regular old store bought versions. Grab the simple instructions below and gift someone special Dominoes handmade by your kiddos. *This is just our design, feel free to let your school aged kid have fun with some fun tape, paint, and their own creative ideas!

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DIY Fingerpaint Wreath

What better way to commemorate Baby's first Christmas than with a sweet fingerprint wreath as seen on the TODAY Show? Whether you give this DIY print to Grandma and Grandpa or keep for yourself, this is one...

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DIY Fingerpaint Art Print

The best presents under the Christmas tree aren't the ones that cost the most money, or the ones that were impossible to get. The best kind of present to open Christmas morning? One that shows the recipient just how much you care about them. And this DIY Fingerpaint Art Print from the...

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DIY Illustrated Candles

I love candles; like really love candles. And I also love every last little doodle and piece of crafty goodness from my kids so a total no brainer is to take those two worlds and give 'em a good mash-up. These DIY Illustrated candles are the result and they're perfect for last minute gifts for your family or a just because gift to yourself. I may just be staring at one of these cuties deskside while I type this very post.

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DIY Fingerpaint Modern Tile Coasters

One of my favorite presents to give on Christmas is an everyday luxury—something that the recipient will use every day but wouldn't necessarily buy for themselves. These DIY Fingerpaint Modern Tile Coasters from the TODAY Show fall under that category. Pretty yet...

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DIY Halloween Costume: Flamingo

Pink feathers are a no fail approach to costuming; believe that. Especially when those feathers are attached to an " I can't believe that is DIY" Flamingo outfit. Whip this costume up for your favorite kiddo and prepare to hear the ohhss and ahhhs. And you might even snag a best costume award in the process. Feathers and trophies – it's a win win. For more Halloween inspiration...

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DIY Halloween Costume: Circus Wagon

Our last stop on this incredible, fabulous Circus extravaganza is the DIY Circus Wagon. Wagons are great for little ones who can’t walk the whole time and it proves a great landing spot for gobs of candy. The Circus Trio can be mixed and matched - just the lion and the cage, just the...

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DIY Halloween Costume: Circus Ringmaster

In terms of Halloween costumes, this circus trio is bringing its A-game. First we had the fierce (read, adorable) circus lion and now the gold epaulettes adorned ringmaster. It's a super simple DIY made...

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DIY Halloween Costume: Circus Lion

This cute little lion is perfect all on its own but when you add in a circus wagon and a fire loop wielding ringmaster (coming up next!), it takes this getup to a whole new level of awesome. Starting with a furry snowsuit, faux fur and a feather boa, this fierce little lion was born. It's a show-stopper, costume contest winner kind of costume, which is totally the best kind. For more DIY halloween ideas...

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DIY Halloween Costume: Rain Cloud

No sew is my DIY love language. So is easy to put together and this Rain Cloud costume is all of that. Plus you can alter it for warmer or colder climates and there's the whole "Holy cow that is the most adorable costume I've ever seen" factor. And bonus, if your kid has a major melt down it just adds to the...

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DIY Plaster Baby Footprint

This sweet little baby print is straight from our resident DIYer, Jess's gorgeous home. We recently toured little Grey's star filled nursery and feel head over heels for all the personalized details. From a ceiling that doubles as a masterpiece to...

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DIY Eat More Cake Apron

If there is one takeaway from Audrey's 7th Birthday Bash we featured yesterday, it's that Abby knows how to throw one heck of a party. Or maybe that I wish my 30 something friends had cake decorating fiestas complete with apron favors. If you fell in love with those gems too, you're in luck! We have the complete breakdown for making your very own below. P.S. if you missed the celebration...

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DIY No-Sew A-frame Tent

My little guy has been delighted with tents since he was a few months old, so when his first birthday came around, I knew a special play tent would be the perfect gift. I love that this simple a-frame tent folds flat to tuck away (holla if your playroom is already jam-packed!). Plus, with no sewing or major power tools required, this DIY project is a breeze for even a beginning crafter! (3)...

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DIY Flamingo Croquet

Croquet is a game that everyone loves, young and old and we're just bringing a sense of whimsy to the game but dressing up plain mallets with a pink flamingo...the kind of plastic flamingo lawn ornaments that you find gracing front yards this time of year! We think it's a chic way to bring a smile to your guests faces. While you do need a drill to make the hole on the flamingo, it's a one shot deal and totally easy even for the novice. Drill Spade drill bit (same size as the diameter...

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DIY Fort Kit

I have three children and the art of building a fort that can withstand their squeals and wiggles reigns queen in our house. These fort kits make the process SO much easier, with ready to hang bed sheets that we fitted with grommets that can either be tied with rope to trees or even chairs. We used really inexpensive, easy to find ingredients for this project making fort building totally doable inside or out then included a few fun add-ons like a pretty lantern and some glow sticks. We give them...

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DIY Frisbee Golf

Sometimes, all it takes is a little party branding to turn a basic game into something fabulous. We used bright laundry baskets to set the tone for our frisbee golf then spray painted frisbees our frisbees to match our color scheme and voila...entertainment and decor all wrapped in one! 3 frisbees Gold spraypaint Laundry baskets Wood dowels Paper Scissors Large number stickers Mini pencils Printable scorecard templates Cardstock Fabric flags Hot glue gun & glue sticks...

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Starry Nursery Tour

This nursery makes me happy for so many reasons. It's designed to perfection by our very own Jess, packed to the brim with adorable DIYs (see here, here and here) and filled with so much love you can feel it through the screen. Oh, and the...

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DIY Starry Ceiling

The minute Jess told us all she was pregnant, I couldn't wait to see her nursery. Why? Because I knew it would be soo good. And of course she did not dissapoint. Between the ombré pillows, her incredible style and this starry ceiling - I couldn't love this nursery more if I tried. Don't go anywhere, the nursery in its ridiculously cute entirety is coming up next! Blue ceiling paint (I...

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