Kid’s Project: Egg Carton Color Nature Walk

After being stuck inside while it rained, we saw the sun was out today and the rain was coming again this weekend, we thought……..”better get out and get moving, asap!”

I ran across this idea a few months ago and I really wish that I could remember the blogger so I could give her credit, but I cannot. So….needless to say, this was not my idea, but I think it is great and we had a fantastic time creating it.

EGG CARTON COLOR NATURE WALK:

First you will need an egg carton.  I cut the top off so it would be easier to carry, but that’s up to you.

Next, I had my daughter use her crayons and color each of the “egg holes” a different color.

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After that, we headed outside for our nature walk and filled the egg carton with all of the different colors of nature……Blue was the hardest to find by the way!!!

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We were lucky to find some really good finds, but I did have to get on her about  grabbing out of people’s flower pots.

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At the end of the day, it was a fun project and a great way to talk about flowers, nature and colors while getting a little exercise and mommy time.

 

 

Happy Coloring!

 

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The Psychology of Color

Color psychology is the study of color as a determinant of human behavior.        – Wikipedia

Color is such an important part of our lives.  If you believe in the Psychology of Color then you know that  there are colors that affect our well-being and our mood.

Psychology of color
courtesy of weheartit.com

Color fits into every part of our lives from our home decor to our fashion to our moods and attitudes towards others.  Because I am a children’s room designer and boutique owner, I want to focus on nursery decor and color.  

Here are some of the latest trends for 2013 nursery design courtesy of Project Nursery:

#1 Black and White with Color Pop

#2 Invest in the Crib, Not the Décor

#3 Wall Decals

#4 Metallic Accents

#5 Distressed Gray

#6 Traditional Made Modern

#7 Blues for Girls

Love these ideas and here are few more:

Courtesy Project Nursery
Courtesy Project Nursery

 

Courtesy Project Nursery
Courtesy Project Nursery

Seriously, I think this is truly adorable….and so are the kids.

welcome to my room
Courtesy of MineStyleBlog.Blogspot.com

 

A few more….

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Courtesy Project Nursery
http://www.decoist.com
http://www.decoist.com

…..and the last thing I want to share are my favorite picks for boys and girls nurseries.  My style is very vintage and shabby chic, which you should be able to deduct from these pics.

http://www.decoist.com
http://www.decoist.com
http://www.decoist.com
http://www.decoist.com

 

The biggest thing to remember when planning your nursery is to do what makes you happy.  If you like something that may not be on “trend”….do it. You are going to be spending a lot of time in this room once that sweet little bundle arrives and you want to make sure that you like it as well.  My other advice is to make it changeable and adaptable easily so you can make subtle changes as baby gets older without redoing the whole room.

~Happy Decorating~

 

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Infinity Scarves

JUST ARRIVED:

Gray Chevron Scarf
photo courtesy of Rosenbrooke Village

The new kids infinitely scarves have arrived and these are super cute! Perfect for the cool weather and great colors for Spring.  $15 for Kids, $21 for 13 & Up!

Can be ordered:

Size 1 – 4 years

Size 5 – 12 years

Size 13 & Up

Color Choices:

– GRAY & WHITE
– PINK & WHITE
– TIFFANY BLUE & WHITE
– MUSTARD & WHITE
– BLACK & WHITE

Black and WhiteCoral and WhiteTiffany Blue

mustard-whitegray and white

Other color choices coming soon.

Lime Greencarmine and white

Click here to purchase.  Orders have a two-week lead time.  Shipping is $3.00.

Happy Shopping!

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