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Starry Precious Baby Blessing Quote - Pastel Twinkle Star

Starry Precious Baby Blessing Quote

A starry precious baby blessing quote, shared on our pastel twinkle star invitation design that we use for baby showers & birthday parties… “Precious one, so small, so sweet Dancing in on angel’s feet Straight from heaven’s brightest star… What a miracle you truly are.” Follow us on Instagram for more quotes, design inspiration and fun @lilduckduck!

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Rustic Sleeping Baby Quote Design

“With a Butterfly Kiss and a Ladybug Hug, Sleep tight, little one, like a bug in a rug!” Cute and colorful butterflies flutter around this rustic sleeping baby quote design, which we usually create as country chic baby shower invitations, for an adorable frame for a sweet ladybug hug! Flower blossoms and lacy graphics wrap the child with love and blessings. Follow us on Instagram for more quotes, design inspiration and fun @lilduckduck!

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Irish Blessings for Babies

These Irish blessings for babies are beautiful no matter how you use them!  You can speak these aloud at your baby’s events or display them on your Irish birth announcements, a plaque on the nursery wall, or on your baby’s Christening invitation.  For newborns: 1.  May all the blessing of our Lord touch your life today. May He send His little angels to protect you on your way. Such a wee little fit, sent from above. Someone so precious to […]

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Fun ideas for making your own tutus!

Here are some easy & fun ideas for making your own tutus! Use old nylon slips, lacy dresses, nightgowns or other washable clothing items by cutting diamond shaped pieces. Attach them to an elastic band & enjoy! Colorful scarves or colorful old wide ties can also be lots of fun. Just cut the ties to the length you wish for the skirt, then attach them to an elastic band (you can use the tie-on bands but they tend to come […]

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How to Make a Homemade Reindeer Sweatshirt

How to Make a Homemade Reindeer Sweatshirt: This is a great craft idea for Christmas presents! Be sure to use fabric paint. It washes off hands and feet quite easily when wet…and peels off very easily from skin when dry, and it will make a permanent design on your sheet. Try squirting a spiral of the paint onto a paper plate and have the kids smear their hands around in it. There are a couple of ways to do the […]

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Make Your Own Kite

Make Your Own Kite! This party activity & favor can be used with many different party themes to suit your own event. Take a trip outside and let your guests feel the exhilaration of flying! If you do not have a kite of your own, you can make a simple one from sturdy, lightweight fabric, 2 wire coat hangers (or thin wood sticks), and a spool of strong twine. Cut the fabric in a diamond shape. Straighten both coat hangers […]

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Recycling for the bird feeders!

Recycling for the bird feeders! We all know how much fun the little ones have when they get to make pine cone/peanut butter bird feeders, but this is a fun, easy activity that can help teach preschoolers & younger school age children how to recycle at the same time.  It was passed along to me by a fellow mama – enjoy! What you need… Mesh Bags (like the ones onions, apples, or oranges come in) Dryer Lint Bits of Thread […]

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Toy of the Week – Little Einstein’s “Pat Pat Rocket”

Why do children latch into certain toys, waking up and asking about that one or two toys immediately? Lil’ Duck asks about his Pat Pat Rocket every morning and it is never far from him throughout his day. As an adult it doesn’t look all that appealing to me, but putting the characters in their correct seats (of course they had to enter the rocket by stepping three times on the steps), closing the cover and having it make sounds […]

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