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Monthly Archives: February 2015

Featured Product: Fairy Halo and Wand Set
February 23rd, 2015

Here’s a closer look at one of our favorite accessories: our beautiful Fairy Halo and Wand Set! At Just $13 this little set includes a flexible, forgiving crown adorned with multi colored iridescent ribbons and sparkly beads. There are no combs to navigate (or break off, or step on). One size fits most. A trail…

Super Hero Photo Booth with DIY Instructions!
February 17th, 2015

We had a WONDERFUL time at the St. Paul Winter Carnival’s Kids’ Day on January 24, what a fun event! Held in the beautiful Landmark Center, each vendor offered their wares in conjunction with a giveaway or activity – so we brought our super hero photo booth! Here’s how we put it together: We started…

Easy Hair Bow Organizer/Hanging Display Board DIY
February 15th, 2015

Here’s another little easy craft share. I love that it’s both organizer and wall art – we pay so much for all those pretty hair trinkets, why not get more out of them by putting the collection on display? This took less than half an hour to make and cost under $20. It’s been hanging…

Gorgeous Jam-Filled Sandwich Cookies – Perfect for Valentine’s Day!
February 13th, 2015

I have made these shortbread sandwich cookies a couple of times now, and while they are pretty time consuming, they are so beautiful it’s worth all the work – especially when you are making them as a Valentine treat, the whole point being to show someone that you care! It’s an impressive presentation for sure….

Halfway Homemade Valentines
February 9th, 2015

There is some TV cooking personality who has made a whole career on halfway homemade, isn’t there? Like how to dress up a store bought cake or throw a few extra ingredients in hamburger helper and create something new? Well I totally get that, for two big reasons. #1 making stuff from scratch usually bites….

First Dress Up Box
February 3rd, 2015

At the Whimsy Factory, we are always on the look out for costumes and accessories that boys will love as much as girls. It’s important they they are durable, comfortable and spark hours of imaginative play. At almost 2, my son isn’t quite at the creative/imaginative play phase yet. However, I wanted to start a small collection of play…