1d mer_mag
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mer_mag Floral crowns + linens and breezy cottons + fairy whispers = summer magic. More on @pinholepress today. 1d

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2d mer_mag
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mer_mag When I was a girl I was all about summer magic - making picnics with Forrest sprites and going on woodsy explorations. Channeling all that into my latest girls summer style post for @pinholepress today on their blog. 2d

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5d mer_mag
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mer_mag "Her walks began to take her to new places. Pieces and parts of land where she had never been. She felt almost ready to discover them, so long as she had bunny by her side. She was not ready leave him behind...no, not just yet." Another #littlebitsbymer custom portrait order that I thought I'd share with you today. If you're interested in a custom portrait of your little one(s) (with a little story line) email me at merrileeliddiard [at] hotmail dot com. 5d

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mer_mag Of all my kids she came with the least amount of hair. And the tiniest unique toes. I love seeing each child bit by bit reveal who they truly are. This girl is shaping up to be a performer - and somewhat of a ham. She'll doing anything to get a laugh. I wish I could bottle up her laugh (which is really sort of a cackle) and put it in this box too. (Photo by @trishazemp for a @minted blog post on making a memory box) 5d

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5d mer_mag
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mer_mag Thought it best to crack down and make a baby memory box for my daughter before, you know, she's a teenager. (It's hard to admit she's in full scale toddler mode now!). See more on the blog and @minted Julep for printable tags to use in your own memory keeping. (Photography by the lovely @trishazemp) 5d

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6d mer_mag
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mer_mag IN THE FLESH. My book is here! And it's even more exquisite in person!! Both babies shown here began over two years ago. She's been on this book making journey with me all along. And it's been worth the wait. We're smitten. @melaniefalick @nicolegerulat @brooke_hellewell @onemoremushroom @houselarsbuilt. Watch for in on bookshelves this Sept. And it's still on amazon for an amazing preorder deal (link in profile). 6d

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6d mer_mag
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mer_mag "He was admittedly awfully drooly and dribbly and often cried too too much. But she would still pull him and raccoon along with her anywhere and everywhere in the little red wagon." It's been a while since I've done a #littlebitsbymer so I thought I'd share this custom portrait order with you. And don't worry, I haven't forgotten about #tinytravelertilda! You're sure to be seeing the rest if her tale so very soon! 6d

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1w mer_mag
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mer_mag Just under 2 hrs left to purchase my @kidscraftcamp online @atlygrams for 50% off using code newclass50. Thanks for all who have signed up. So excited to virtually meet your little campers and see their creations. And thank you all for your support. It means so much!!! . 1w

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mer_mag 4 hours left to purchase my online @kidscraftcamp at 50% off. This is the steepest discount I will be offering. Also check out the new @atlygrams classes by @melanieburk @ttachambers & @kristenkranson who are also offering a discount today. Good stuff! 1w

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1w mer_mag
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mer_mag The first craft in @kidscraftcamp is a simple and fun paper Popsicle stick tent. I've loved seeing them pop up all over in your feeds! I love the idea of kids seeing fellow campers work. Today is the last day to get 50% off with code NEWCLASS50. Go to @kidscraftcamp link in profile or on the @atlygrams website to sign up. 1w

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mer_mag There are some bonus printable toys in the @kidscraftcamp class! such as little Foxy, wallpaper and home decor items, to go along with your duct tape shoebox house. Remember there's only today and tomorrow for the 50% off code when you enter NEWCLASS50 at @atlygrams. I've loved seeing what all your little campers are doing so far! 1w

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mer_mag Here at @mer_mag and in @kidscraftcamp we believe in limitations when encouraging kids to be creative. Sounds crazy right? But we've all heard "necessity is the mother of invention" and I believe this works with kids too. We want our kids to be problem solvers and in a fun way. Limit their supplies and suddenly a sandwich bag box becomes a monster and popsicle sticks become tent poles. This is little except from our @atlygrams @kidscraftcamp video created by the talented @jennerbrown_. Each craft in the camp is accompanied by an inspiring video of kids crafting and creating. 2w

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2w mer_mag
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mer_mag Our power went out for a few hours tonight and we seriously considered holing up here like a pack of sardines for the night. 2w

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2w mer_mag
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mer_mag I've been told by parents that the videos from our online @kidscraftcamp have really inspired their kids to want to create. They loved seeing kids like them doing it themselves! I did too! Thanks @jennerbrown_ for such magical videos for @kidscraftcamp. And remember that this week you get a killer intro deal of %50 off with code NEWCLASS50. #kidscraftcamp 2w
  •   ruthylou How I wish I could do this 2w
  •   almaloveland I agree!! The videos are AMAZING!! This class is so so beautiful. to you and to @jennerbrown_!! I am excited to get started. 2w
  •   cloudydaygray I agree!!! 2w
  •   mer_mag It's online and easy for you and kids to follow along with, so if it's not being local that's holding you back I'm happy to share that anyone anywhere can take this class from the ease if their own home. (And my kids feel cool being able to navigate through the computer and do these themselves) 2w
  •   mer_mag @ruthylou your kids would love it! 2w
  •   melanieburk So true!! Maggie was not pleased we only did one craft today! 2w
  •   melanieburk The videos really helped make her excited and see the craft. 2w

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2w mer_mag
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mer_mag Night night.. 2w

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mer_mag One of my favorite little readers. If you want to start making a book nook of your own head to @potterybarnkids building blocks blog and enter to win a $100 gift card to get stated! 2w

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2w mer_mag
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mer_mag Each kid thinks this @potterybarnkids mini adirondack chair is theirs alone. As long as they don't claw each other for it I'm good with it (but will probably have to invest in two more anyway as they are so cute!). 2w
  •   bestbug adorable 2w
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  •   dlyndlyndlyn So cute in that chair is even on sale right now 2w
  •   tatyahna This is so cute! But how can you ward off racoons from taking their turn at children's literature once the kids go to bed! 2w
  •   mer_mag We take the books (and anything else we might be worried about) inside each night @tatyahna. and then cover the whole thing with a tarp before we go bed. 2w

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mer_mag That @potterybarnkids squares jute rug and lantern were the jumping off points for the design of this outdoor book nook. @jonliddiard made the house from my designs (thanks honey!!) and persevered when I insisted on a circular window to hang the lantern (that's true love). The kids and I loved filling it up with decor items (galvanized book shelves? Yes please!) lots if books and lots of play. 2w

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mer_mag I've been dying to share how we've teamed up with @potterybarnkids to create this outdoor book nook to encourage summer reading! The kids and I pretty much spend hours in this little oasis each day. Check out details on the blog and on @potterbarnkids building blocks blog. And how about that incredible @m_a_k_e_l_i_k_e wallpaper?! We're swooning. 2w

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mer_mag I'm not sure which project from our online @kidscraftcamp is my favorite but I know that little O won't put down this wooden bead marionette puppet friend. Join us in making this, a cardboard box theater to go with him!, and several other fun projects over on @atlygrams. Use promo code NEWCLASS50 for a steep 50% off discount for a limited time. And be armed and ready for the next time your kids sau "moooom, there's nothing to doooo"! 2w

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