Wednesday, March 3, 2010


Who knew that yesterday was Tuesday? I surely didn't....or else this post would've been on time...and actually posted on TIPS FOR TOTS TUESDAY. Sigh....Mommy brain got the best of me..
Anywho I say better late than it is.

So what can you do with a placemat, besides rest a plate and cutlery on it.....the answer is LOTS. Click on the wonderful links provided to see their tutorials.

1. Make a Quiet Activity Book

2. Make a Kids Tool Belt

3. Make a car cozy

4. Make a child's apron

In case you didn't see it last week, here is my tutorial to this quick and easy apron I made

5. Make an advent calendar

6. Make a Chore Chart

7. Make a Diaper Clutch

And something for the mommies...

8. Make a Purse

So the next time your at the dollar store don't forget to pick up some placemats.


  1. Hi there, I just became follower 199. how cool is that! anyway your blog it too cute, I love the tips for tots, since I have 4 kids and own and operate a pre-school plus I can't stop crafting. I have a craft blog here
    Would you like to do a blog swap sometime? I have never done one before but I am going to next month. let me know if you would be interested to do one sometime later in March

  2. How fun to go perusing some of my favorite blogs and see my little project on yours! (I'm Meg from A Little Knick Knack). Thanks for the feature and all the wonderful ideas! Isn't My Little Gems so creative?? Especially with place mats! Who knew they could be so versatile?!? :)

  3. Hi,
    Your blog is one of my favorite so am passing on the Beautiful Blogger Award! ;)
    Just visit my blog over at to collect the award and instructions for passing it on to your favorite bloggers.
    Congrats! ;)


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