The Wishing Elephant Blog

DIY Wrapping Paper

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As the Holiday's swiftly approach, I have been brainstorming ways to get Owen more involved in the meaning of the season. It's so much more than the gifts themselves. It's about taking a little extra time to put others first. To make them feel special and show our love in a multitude of ways.  I wanted Owen to not only help me shop and find the perfect gift for our family and friends, but also take it one step further and help me wrap them with love. That brought me to this, a classic craft I used to do as...

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Hella Hygge

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If you haven't heard, The Wishing Elephant is releasing maybe my favorite design of the season on December 13th; Hella Hygge! The best part? It's not only for your little, but this one is for you too! Owen and I got into the Hygge spirit, cozied up and drank hot cocoa in celebration. Here is a little sneak peak of the final design! What is Hygge you ask, and why am I so excited? Hygge is a traditional Norwegian & Danish act of creating a mood of coziness that employs a feeling of contentment or well-being.  As a person that lives in...

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DIY: Mountain Advent Calendar

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I am going to be honest here, this may be my favorite thing I have ever made. Mostly because it fulfills a few of my needs. The great desire for a fun Advent calendar is something I have wanted for years and one that didn't cost a small fortune to procure, make or buy. I think this year is the year I have hit the nail on the head. You need just a few things you already have at home too, so skip the $70 trip to Michael's and join me in my favorite craft ever! What you will need:...

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The Kids Table: A craft, a Thankful for activity and a coloring page!

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Thanksgiving is upon us, and with the stress of making menus, trying to confirm who is actually showing up, who is bringing what everything in between... I gift you a way to hopefully keep the kids table a little less hectic and a lot more fun this year!  I have always loved the idea of making the kids table a really fun place, one they want to be at instead of one the kiddos feel stuck with. I have created a couple fun & free printables for you to keep those little hands busy while you try to enjoy the...

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The Winter Drop: All the Details!

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