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DIY Halloween Costume: Potted Flower

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Last year Michelle, a New York Bumpie, dressed her daughter as a flowering potted plant and, as you can see, it was adorable! Learn how to turn your girl into a flower (worthy of a photo shoot with Anne Geddes!). What You Need: Brown tights Brown tutu Green shirt or sweater Headband Faux flowers Hot glue... read more

DIY Halloween Costume: Baby Don Draper

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Last year Lori, head of Creative Services here at The Bump, dressed her son as Mad Men's Don Draper. This pop-culture costume isn't only cute, but it's easy to make too! Learn how to turn your son into a mini advertising exec. You know, without the drinking and womanizing. What You Need: Kid's size... read more

How to Make DIY Bookshelves for Baby’s Nursery

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Are you in the process of decorating baby's nursery? Transform a regular spice rack into a sweet bookshelf using only an Ikea wooden spice rack, sand paper, paint and washi tape. The project costs around $5 and is an great way to display baby's colorful books. Plus, more from The Bump:... read more

DIY Halloween Costumes for Babies, Toddlers and Kids

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Halloween is just two weeks away, and you haven't figured out your kid's Halloween costume yet, don't stress! We've got some simple, costume ideas that you can make (quickly!) yourself -- yes, even if you don’t have a crafty bone in your body. Plus, more from The Bump: Cute Baby Halloween Costumes Most... read more

Kids’ Painting Project Without the Mess

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Give a kid a brush and a jar of paint, and there's a chance they'll create something amazing -- and a sure thing that they'll create a huge mess. But, we found a cool paint project that keeps kids entertained and the walls (and floor, and table, and everthing else) clean -- even if you've... read more

C is for Craft: Memory Boxes

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A baby's first year is very special and you want to capture every moment, both big and small. This week, Lori shows you how to make a memory box to keep track of baby's milestones  This quick and easy project also doubles as a nice decorative element to your child's nursery. How do you hold?... read more

C is for Craft: Sticky Sculptures

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When baby goes through the grabbing phase (and trust us, he will go through it), you'll want to give him cool things to touch and explore. This week's craft will offers something safe for him to grasp and and activity to keep him entertained. Bonus: in the process, you'll be teaching him senses and colors.... read more

7 Hilarious Nursery Prints

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Not only are these nursery prints funny (and adorable), but most of the sites have different customization options so you can personalize them to match baby’s room. And for those crafty mamas out there, we love that many of these ideas can be easily DIY-ed at home. Check out these helpful instructions on read more

Pinterest Made Me Do It

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I have a love/hate relationship with Pinterest. On the one hand, I love looking at the pinboards people have created to showcase delectable recipes, funny quotes, and gorgeously designed rooms. However, if you’re not careful, Pinterest can send you into a delusional, DIY tizzy. Before you know it you’re thinking, “I could totally do that.... read more

C is for Craft: Framed Book Art (VIDEO)

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When it comes to decorating baby's room, don't break the bank! Watch as Lori creates her own wall decor using baby books and a few frames. How did you decorate your nursery? Plus more from The Bump: Gorgeous Electric Nurseries 5 Tricks to Declutter Your Nursery Nursery Safety Tips read more