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A Big Thank You to Our Sponsors

Here at Prudent Baby we are extremely (and I mean, extremely) thankful for all of our amazingly talented sponsors. Have you checked them out? Blue Room Gems makes some of the prettiest jewelry, while DIY Fluffies has plush toy PDFs galore. Vista Print and Storkie take care of all your card, invites and paper needs,… Read more »

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Mommy Tags

Do you remember those lovely ear warmers we posted way back when? Those were created by the very talented Delia from Delia Creates. Guess what? She’s back with her new project, Mommy Tags. These are a perfect way to remind your kids that you love them without totally smothering them in front of their friends… Read more »

Baby + Kid, By Craft, In One Evening, Sewing & Serging, Under an Hour

Link Love-Ribbon Week II Style

It’s the end of another beautiful Ribbon Week thanks to our sponsors, Fabricworm and Harts Fabric. Harts Fabric offers free shipping on domestic US orders over $75. I wonder how much Anna Maria Horner ribbon that would get me? hmn… At Fabricworm, save 5% on all orders of $25 or more with coupon code “5off25”…. Read more »

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A Big Thank You to Our Sponsors

Here at Prudent Baby we are extremely (and I mean, extremely) thankful for all of our amazingly talented sponsors. Have you checked them out? Blue Room Gems makes some of the prettiest jewelry, while DIY Fluffies has plush toy PDFs galore. Vista Print and Storkie take care of all your card, invites and paper needs, and Ribbon Retreat…I could gawk over those ribbons for days. Keep reading to check out all our fabulous sponsors and our favorite picks from each.

And if you are ready to take your blog or shop to the next level, take a peek at our advertising opportunities. If you have questions about advertising, just shoot us an email or contact our ad manager, Amber at admanagers[at]frecklednest[dot]com.

Blue Room Gems

Blue Room Gems has a wide assortment of jewelry for every occasion. I think I could manage to wear this Aqua Gemstone Necklace every day.

Zipit

This 7 Inch Ykk Zippers PASTEL Sampler Pack from Zipit would be perfect to use for spring and summer clothes.

Clean Mama Printables

Clean Mama Printables will get you in the mood for spring cleaning with their Cleaning Kit.

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Mommy Tags


Do you remember those lovely ear warmers we posted way back when? Those were created by the very talented Delia from Delia Creates. Guess what? She’s back with her new project, Mommy Tags. These are a perfect way to remind your kids that you love them without totally smothering them in front of their friends (but then again, that is also too much fun not to do). Delia created these Mommy Tags as part of her Nesting Series while she was expecting her newest and cutest little addition, Natalie. Along with these Mommy Tags she also combined fruits and beanies to create Freshly Picked Baby Hats and made the prettiest Basket Weave Crochet Baby Blanket.

Now, I’ll cut the chatter and let Delia take over from here…
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Let’s Go to Mexico…

I want to take you on a little vacation with me in this video. If you haven’t visited the Riviera Maya yet, push it the top of your list. Between Chichen Itza, the beaches of Tulum, the first Unesco World Heritage cuisine, and the year round warm weather, this area of Mexico down on the Yucatan Peninsula will steal your heart. A few recommendations – hire an anthropologist to guide you as you visit Maya ruins (Catherwood Travels can’t be beat, and I can now read Maya hieroglyphics – well at least I can read the calendar). I very much enjoyed the Blue Diamond in Playa Del Carmen, and cannot recommend Ana y Jose in Tulum highly enough. Definitely spend an afternoon on Cozumel taking an off-the-beaten path food tour with Cozumel Chef. Oh, and relax… (more…)

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Link Love-Ribbon Week II Style

It’s the end of another beautiful Ribbon Week thanks to our sponsors, Fabricworm and Harts Fabric.

Harts Fabric offers free shipping on domestic US orders over $75. I wonder how much Anna Maria Horner ribbon that would get me? hmn…

At Fabricworm, save 5% on all orders of $25 or more with coupon code “5off25”. Coupon expires on 3/29/12 at 11:59pm PST. These just got TONS of gorgeous new home dec prints.

But how about these gorgeous ribbon projects?

A glasses case from those craft geniuses at bhg.

This pretty ribbon Pansy is perfect as a Spring pin or clip.

Oooooh, I know a few ladies who might like to find one of these ribbon bangles in their Easter basket.

It’s ribbon! But it’s bunnies! Make adorable bunny bows for your daughter before she’s old enough to roll her eyes at you.

Try these pretty Ribbon photo corners

A sweet and easy baby hair clip

The pacifier clip is a baby basic

Dec out a hair clip board with room coordinating ribbon

Shameless plug: My fabric design Texas Modern Crop Squares is a finalist in this week’s Spoonflower contest! You could go vote for me if you’re into that kind of thing.

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Sale Tip: $10 Sassy Flats

An Upholstery Cheat Sheet

DIY: 10 Stunning Paper Mache Projects

Over on Facebook, Jaime is taunting us with lots tasty baking photos and questions and Jacinda is making fun of your mom.

What are you up to this weekend? Is it warm and sunny where you are?

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One More Trick for Storing Ribbon

Last Ribbon Week, we shared with you a clever way of using tic tacs to store ribbons and trims. Here’s another fun ribbon organization trick that I use here at home.

Just snag a straw dispenser at your local restaurant supply shop, remove the lid, and slide your ribbon spools on. Now you can just lift it up and cut yourself a length of ribbon any time you need it.

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Sew A Twirly Ribbon Skirt

Last ribbon week we showed you how to make a twirly fun Ribbon Dress. That was such a hit here at home, I decided to make another version. So here we have a twirly ribbon skirt with a stretchy waistband in bright spring colors, sponsored by Fabricworm. Sylvie, daughter of my friend (blogger Macki), seems to love it!

Let me show you how to whip up a ribbon skirt…

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