Tartan Day No Sew Tutu DIY

Tartan Day No Sew Tutu DIY


New Brunswick’s tartan (which I used for this Tartan Day No Sew Tutu) was created in Gagetown in 1959, commissioned by Lord Beaverbrook. The red used symbolizes the loyalty of both the New Brunswick Regiment and the province’s early Loyalist settlers. The ‘beaver brown’ is a nod to Beaverbrook. The forest green represents our lumber history, while the meadow green stands for agriculture. The blue symoblizes our coastal and inland water, while the threads of gold represent our potential wealth.

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Cupcake Liner Flower Craft


We LOVE cupcake liner crafts – and these flowers are the perfect easy craft to bring a little spring into your home! The supplies are simple: fun cupcake liners, funky buttons, and green pipe cleaners….

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Green Pasta Necklaces for St. Patrick’s Day


We made these lovely green pasta necklaces for St. Patrick’s Day, but you can use the same method for any occasion! In my opinion, this is best done as a two-day process. Dye the pasta,…

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Groundhog Day Puppet


Create your own little weather-predicting rodent with this easy Groundhog Day Puppet craft!

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Groundhog Day in New Brunswick


Groundhog Day is a fun way to talk about seasons, nature, animals, and traditions with our families. RELATED: Winter Fun in Greater Moncton Here’s a little groundhog, furry and brown, He’s popping up to look…

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Valentines for Veterans


It’s a universal truth: homemade cards from little kids are magical. And what better time to spread a little magic than in the depths of winter, for Valentine’s Day! This year, consider sending your little…

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Paper Plate Christmas Tree Craft


Paper plates are one of my all-time go-to craft supplies. So cheap, so versatile, so easy! Check out this little Christmas Tree we made. The goal here was to let little hands create, not to…

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Dreaming of a Mess Free Life


My house is pretty much always a mess. There are various stages of mess. Some days, the mess is small enough that I’d still invite strangers in. Other days, only the best of friends (with…

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Three Quick Halloween Crafts


Halloween is a great time for crafting with the kiddos! Here are a few tried and true favourites from our house! Coffee Filter Spiderwebs Coffee filter crafts are the best; we always have the materials…

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Family of Five Halloween Costumes


One of my favourite things about Halloween is creating homemade costumes – especially now that we can have fun family themes! Here are a few of our past creations. They’re not perfect, but they might…

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