The Daily B

Storytelling and Misadventures

September 28, 2023

Upcycled Dollhouse

                              As you might have guessed, I made B a dollhouse for her 3rd birthday. I began with a $2 wooden CD rack from Goodwill and gave it a makeover. I love the Plan Toys modern dollhouses, so I used that as inspiration for the design....

September 28, 2023

DIY: homemade play dough

. The high temperature crept back up to 110 on Monday, so I was desperate to find some fun indoor activities to keep us all busy (and sane). One of my favorite standbys is play dough. It only takes about 15 minutes to make, it...

September 28, 2023

B’s 3rd birthday gift (sneak peek)

. I've been working on another fun upcycling project for B's birthday. Here's a glimpse: I'll be ready to unveil the whole thing next week...

September 28, 2023

DIY Barbie clothes

Had you asked me a few months ago whether I thought I'd ever have the desire to sew Barbie clothes, I would have laughed. Actually, nevermind. A few months ago we didn't even own Barbies, so I would have just given you a dumb look. But...

September 28, 2023

B’s Room: Before & After

. Another room complete, and I'm proud to say this one was our cheapest design yet. Total cost came in at $176. For B, we just wanted to give the room a little switcheroo and make it more fitting of her vibrant personality. We already...

September 28, 2023

Easy Upcycle: Magazine Rack to Doll Crib

.I've been on the lookout for a little bed for B's dolls to sleep in. This week, we took a stroll through a local thrift store, and this caught my eye:The tag said it was a magazine rack, but it looked to me like the...