• Pizza My Heart Valentines Party

    Love You To P I Z Z A S Carli’s Cucina I couldn’t stop thinking about this idea once I dreamed it up! There are so many toy kitchen accessories and toy food for the girls play kitchen that I am always seeing and wanting to buy! I wonder who has more fun with this toy kitchen most of the time – them or me! I was noticing how much we have that would fit this little pretend play set up perfectly! Carli’s Cucina came to me when I was looking up inspiration for traditional, authentic, cute, lovely little Italian pizzerias. The toy tomatos, olive oil, pizza, flour! It was…

  • Ikea Kitchen Hack

    I started seeing these little ikea kitchens in all of the playroom inspo I was searching for on Pinterest years ago. I love the basic clean and simple version of the Ikea Play Kitchen and I love all of the mini reno renditions people have done. I wanted to give it a try and so I added some backsplash, counter top (shelf paper) and painted! I saw many people blog about this and often say that they were worried about chipping when painting pieces like the sink and the handles since they are plastic and that they did many many layers of paint to prevent this. I was already having…

  • Polka Dot Big Girl Room

    Carli was such a trooper while her room became more and more torn apart, as we made it through the home addition construction process! The new construction was being built right off of her room and the sliding door had to be removed and patched up with boards. Her playroom/nursery was always a mess and looked a little scary! Once the addition is was done and we could move into our new bedroom, I was able to redecorate and give Carli a bright and playful big girl room that she deserveCarli was in a bubbly phase where she would say that โ€œRainbowโ€ was her favorite color! I felt that a…