The Wishing Elephant Blog

Magical Things 'A Brewing

Posted by Carolyn Caffelle on

I've been thinking pretty hard about this little business.  Where is it, where I want it to go and how to get there.  I am completely sure that I can only be successful when I am true to who I am.  What I make is so intertwined with who I am, that I feel lack luster when things begin to stray from my own general philosophies.  It's a crazy world out here folks and so easy to be unconscious in your day to day.  I took a long hard look at my line and really reconsidered what I'm making. This spring,...

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Kids Flower Crown Tutorial

Posted by Carolyn Caffelle on

My daughter is forever pointing out purple things and flowers. It's a crazy jackpot when we see purple flowers.Needless to say, when we walked into the craft store and right into a wall of purple flowers, we NEEDED TO BUY THEM.While she was picking out ALL the flowers, I was racking my brain for a project. That's when it popped in my head - flower crown.  This project was so simple and quick. It really only took about 30 minutes. You'll need:Fake flowersWrapped floral wireFloral tapeWire clippersFlower picking: keep it simple. The smaller the better (seriously they look smaller in...

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Dude, your kid looks awesome! Little Lady Edition

Posted by Carolyn Caffelle on

Want people to say, "Dude, your kid looks awesome!"?  Well, here you go.  Get this dress   Any of these bows   And a pair of these   Boom, you are all set.   I had the pleasure of getting these Freshly Picked Moccs for my little lady.  We adore them.  They are buttery soft and they are ridiculously comfortable.  Without a doubt the most fabulous part of these moccs are the soles.  Every step your baby/toddler takes is recoded in the leather.  Your baby's tiny footprint will forever be etched into the sole of these moccs which makes an...

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3 Things I Love

Posted by Carolyn Caffelle on

Today, I love these three things.   1. These tiny spatulas. These little guys let my kids spread the PB on their own sandwiches. I can also get every last little blob of PB out of the jar (even when you think it's EMPTY). There are probably 3 sandwiches worth in there kids, go get it! Also, they are cute.    2. This pair of sweatpants.    I know, I know. Sweatpants are a no-no. And listen, I get it...I just don't want to get it. So while I'm over here COZY in the best sweatpants EVER, I will be...

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