Rocket Nursery with Shutterfly

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Have you visited lately? They have added pillows, blankets and a whole bunch of other useful items, that you can personalize to create the perfect decor for your home. We’ve been meaning to find some time to try out a few of the new Shutterfly products, so when they asked us to design a nursery we were glad to finally have an excuse to jump in. We decided to give Rockwell’s Star-Gazer Nursery a little update.

Rocket or Space Nursery Ideas with #freeprintables via @PagingSupermom

Many of you know Rockwell’s nickname is “Rocket,” and naturally I’ve become obsessed with anything rocket related. I wanted to incorporate more rocket and space items into his nursery, but there was very little out there I liked. It seems like whenever I am decorating a room, I get an idea that is so perfect in my head, but after hours and hours of shopping I can’t find anywhere to buy the pieces I envisioned. I’m so excited that with the help of Shutterfly I can skip all that hassle.

Rocket or Space Nursery Ideas with #freeprintables via @PagingSupermom

I really love these Acrylic Photo Blocks that we’ve placed on his dresser. Also Auntie Aimée drew Rockwell some adorable space graphics, which we turned into a set of Photo Cube blocks that I know Rockwell is going to love to play with.

Rocket or Space Nursery Ideas with #freeprintables via @PagingSupermom

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Books Alive – Julius, Baby of the World

Baby Doll Blanket Tutorial

Today we have the talented Melissa from the Polka Dot Chair visiting with a little basic sewing tutorial for her Books Alive project.

Hello! I’ve had so much fun following along with the Books Alive series here at Paging Supermom this summer. Even though my kids are older now, I still love a good children’s book. When my kids were little we tried to read to them as much as possible. Some nights it went well, other nights not so much.

After we had our first daughter, we struggled with fertility problems for a few years. My oldest daughter was almost six when her twin siblings were born and was quite used to being the only kid around for a while. Overall she had a great transition to sibling”hood” but there were a few bumps along the way.

Which brings us to one of my absolute favorite books, Julius, the Baby of the World by Kevin Henkes. Lilly (of Lilly’s Purple Plastic Purse, another AWESOME book) has a baby brother and does not adjust well to his presence. She says mean words to him while he’s sleeping and warns pregnant mothers that they will regret their baby bumps. She also spends more time than usual in her “uncooperative” chair. In the end she comes around to the idea of a baby brother, but the way that she deals with him early in the book is absolutely hilarious!

Easy Doll Blanket Tutorial via @PagingSupermom #sewing

Reading this book again reminded me how it can be sometimes hard for older siblings when new babies come home. There is so much love and attention focused on the baby, and I can see why they sometimes feel left out.

I always love giving handmade baby gifts, so I thought that maybe it would be fun to give a handmade gift to a sibling instead. So, for my Books Alive project, today I’m sharing with you how to make this very simple self binding receiving blanket that’s the perfect size for a baby doll! This is a VERY simple sewing project, so simple in fact that older kids could sew one themselves with just a little bit of help.

Easy Doll Blanket Tutorial via @PagingSupermom #sewing

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14 Fabulous Baby Shower Themes

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UPDATE: Sadly this bundle is no longer available, but you can still get my Rock-a-Bye Rock Star Baby Shower pack here.

We have something pretty amazing to share today — we’ve teamed up with a bunch of bloggers to create the Ultimate Baby Shower Bundle. It includes 14 different Baby Shower themes, all ready to go, PLUS a bonus Gender Reveal party and Pregnancy Announcement Pack. Take a peek:

Download the Ultimate Baby Shower Printables Bundle with FOURTEEN different themed packs for the most popular baby shower themes via @PagingSupermom #babyshower #printables

I don’t know about you, but, between the two of us, Aimée and I probably host a baby shower every other month. Having this bundle of baby showers all planned out would be a huge time saver! No more hunting all over for the right theme or printable, we’ve picked the most popular themes for both boys and girls and even baby shower decor that is gender neutral.

We’ve pretty much thought of everything:

:: 14 Different and COMPLETE printable baby shower themes
:: 1 Pregnancy Announcement & Month-By-Month Sign Pack
:: 1 Gender Reveal Party Pack

Every theme includes matching invitations that you can personalize as well as banners, decor, cupcake toppers, table tents, and party favor ideas. We’ve also planned a non-cheesy baby shower game to go with every theme. There is so much more… check out all the cute photos below.

All together, it’s a collection of over 440 PAGES that are not available ANYWHERE else… only in this exclusive Baby Shower Printable Bundle!

PLEASE NOTE: These are digital printables, and the download link will be emailed to the Paypal email address you use to pay. Due to the nature of digital prints, all purchases of this bundle are final. Please read the list below to see exactly what is included.

Rock Star Baby Shower via @PagingSupermom

We designed the Rockabye Baby Shower, and could not be more excited about how it turned out. The banner strung on a metal chain is our favorite rock-star detail along with the easy, DIY records — made from paper plates and our printable record labels. (Click the image below so you can read the labels — they’re super funny!)

Check out these DIY Paper Plate Records using this cute printable from @PagingSupermom

Check out the rest of the Rock Star Baby Shower in detail over in this post, and remember this rock & roll theme is just one of the sixteen themes in the bundle.

The cutest Rockabye Baby Shower from @PagingSupermom #rockstar #rockandroll

Here is a closer look at the rest of the bundle:

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Baby Boy Star Gazer Nursery Reveal

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I am so over the moon about Rockwell’s Star-Gazer Nursery — it was so fun to plan and create. We love to throw parties, and designing a room is so similar to designing a party, only you get to enjoy your creation for a lot longer. Since we already had a complete nursery setup from baby Modette, the objective here was to transform the space into something fitting of a boy with as little hassle and expense as possible. I fell in love with a bunch of awesome things from The Land of Nod and everything came together just as I envisioned. I have been dying to show the room to you; so let’s get this tour started…

Star Gazing Themed Baby Boy Nursery at

When you walk into Rockwell’s room, the first thing that catches your eye is this incredible Star Sign night light.

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How to Make a Mobile

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I am so excited to finally share Baby Rockwell’s nursery makeover with you. We’ve had a few delays, but I just put the finishing touches on things, and I’m happy to report that Mr. R loves his room (Thank you Land of Nod!) Today I get to share his favorite detail of the moment — the Galaxy Star Mobile we created to hang above the crib.

DIY Mobile Tutorial at

Rockwell seems to have no choice but to stare into the Star Mobile with wonder and awe, while I scurry around after Modette who is shamelessly tearing the room apart faster than I can put it together. No wonder it has been so hard to get the place photographed! (Hopefully this week!)

DIY Mobile Tutorial at

Using leftover American Crafts Cardstock and Glitter Paper from our Glitter Academy project, and my Cricut Expression 2, I cut out 140+ of stars in about an hour (WAAAAY better than by hand!). To make a mobile you will also need a few No. 12 Screw Eyes, fishing line, and two 3/8-inch, square, wood dowels cut down to 22-inches. (If you ask, the hardware store will usually cut them down for free.)

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Instagram-Friendly Project Life Kit

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We’ve become a little obsessed with Project Life, and I know we’ve shared quite a few posts lately (in fact we have a Project Life giveaway ending soon so hurry and go enter), but we didn’t want any of you to miss out on the new, Instagram-friendly Project Life kits that are coming to HSN next week.

New Square Project Life Layouts on HSN via #ProjectLife

We love Instagram, and have been craving Project Life Plastic Pages to accommodate square photos. The new “Just Add Color” Project Life kit features 2×2 and 4×4-sized photo pocket pages and cards. This kit will be exclusive to HSN and a great deal — it will be released September 17th and is expected to sell out very quickly.

We had a sneak peak and are excited to share a few layouts I created with the kit and photos from Rockwell’s baby blessing. We did the blessing in July at my husband’s hometown of beautiful Star Valley, Wyoming, so the bold, star graphic, 2×2 card in the kit was perfect for my page.

New Square Project Life Layouts on HSN via #ProjectLife

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Baby’s First Mother’s Day Gift Idea

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I recently had this idea to stamp baby’s footprint onto tea towels as a mother’s day gift, and now I am really wishing I’d made one of these with all of my newborns. Wouldn’t that be such a fun little collection to have?

Mother's Day Gift Idea - Baby's Footprint Hand Towels withe free printable gift band from #mothersday

Since my baby boy isn’t here yet, my good friend Sarah was kind enough to lend me her darling daughter’s foot. We used my favorite thirsty, flour-sack towels. Brush the sole of baby’s foot with acrylic craft paint in the color of your choice. Carefully stamp onto a corner of the towel. We ended up stamping the two opposite corners on each towel just for extra fun.

By the way, I have done quite a few painted-fabric crafts (including these similar monogram tea towels) with just the regular, inexpensive, acrylic craft paint. I never pay extra for the stuff intended for fabric, and my projects have held up just fine.

Baby's First Mother's Day Towels - a fun tradition. Free printable gift bands from #mothersday

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Good As New


Since April is just around the corner, I’ve been feeling the itch to get our new baby’s layette ready. I …

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