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snack duty for the holidays...

Snack Duty for the Holidays / via Oh Joy!

'Tis the season of gift giving and bounty! With the holidays just around the corner, we wanted to show you a fun and festive way to take snack duty up a notch with little gifts that your kid's whole class will love. So, today, we've partnered with Wonderful Halos to help you make snack time a memorable occasion! Here's how...

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a festive stocking diy...

A Festive Stocking DIY... / via Oh Joy!

We're decking the halls because December is just TWO days away! To bring you an extra fun holiday DIY this year, we've partnered with Kid Made Modern to show you how to decorate your very own stocking using their colorful and kid-friendly craft supplies. It's perfect for you to make for (or with) your kids! Here's how...

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Oh Joy Gift Guide: Gifts for Kids!

2018_Oh-Joy_Kids-Gift-Guide_112018There are so many amazing gifts for kids out there these days, this one was really hard to narrow down. But here's a selection of some of my favorite from fun to crafty to useful!

1. Whistle & Flute graphic tees (from $24) are also a favorite to throw on for an easy and cute outfit, 2. My kids have been obsessed with this Petit Collage Ice Cream Social Game and love playing it together ($16 - Get 15% off with code: OHJOY), 3. Q&A a Day for Kids which is my 7 year old's new favorite thing to fill out every morning while I'm making breakfast ($11), 4. Kid Made Modern's Arts and Crafts Library ($39) provides a little bit of everything for stocking your kids' craft table and creating endless projects, 5. For parents who want to instill Feminism in their kids, My First Book of Feminism for Boys ($8) makes for an easy and empowering read, 6. Made for Me ($13) focuses on the love of a Father and child also makes a great gift for a Dad from his kids, 7. Of Unusual Kind makes a diverse range of paper dolls (from $16), 8. I Love Plum's Tutu ($55) are colorful and whimsical for the little dancers in your family, 9. Coloring Without Borders ($24) offers a bi-lingual coloring book in which 100% of the profits Families Belong Together, 10. Read Your Story (from $30) allows you to customize books with your kid's faces on them and makes a super fun and personal gift, 11. Small Birds ($55) for a high-quality and super cozy sneaker for your little one (esp. nice for those who don't like to wear socks!).

diy turkey place settings for the kids...

  A DIY Turkey Place Setting For Kids... / via Oh Joy!

Thanksgiving is just a week away! So, today, we've partnered with Wonderful Halos to show you how to create festive decor for the kids’ table with...DIY turkey place settings! Grown and hand-picked fresh from the orchards—“tree-to-table,” Halos can be SUCH a fun and colorful addition to any part of the day, including crafts with the kids, and we love using them for more than just snack time. Here's how to make these friendly turkeys...

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fringe star diy...

A Fringe Star DIY... / via Oh Joy!


A lot of you asked about these fringe stars from our star-studded party, so today, we're showing you how to make them! They're really easy and make such a fun statement! We love them for party decor, especially with the holidays coming up, or even as a fun wall decal for a kid's room. Here's how to make them...

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a colorful bedroom for a tween girl...

A Colorful Bedroom for a Tween Girl... / via Oh Joy!

Today we have something super fun for you...how to style a room for a tween! For those of you with older kids and need some room inspiration, we used lots of bright colors and unexpected details while keeping the space functional and practical. Here's how... 

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a cool and collected boy's room...

A Cool and Collected Boy's Room... / via Oh Joy!

How is it November already?!? To kick off the month, we're sharing a room we have NEVER done before...a boy's room! You might say..."Joy, boys want super heroes and monsters and sports-themed bedding!" And maybe they do. But if you're a mom like me who wants to design a room that will grow with them over time which they can add to as they please, we've got a super calm, cool, and collected boy's room for you today! When styling, here are three things to kept in mind...

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a shared master and baby bedroom...

How to style a shared master and baby combo bedroom... / via Oh Joy!

Today, we're showing you how to create one cozy shared bedroom for you and your babe! It's great for when you want to keep your baby close during the newborn stage, or if you live in a small space and want to maximize every inch of your home or apartment. When sharing a bedroom with a baby, here are three tips to keep it cohesive and calm while still feeling like you have a room of your own...

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a gender neutral shared kids' room...

a gender neutral shared kids' room / oh joy!

It can be hard to style a room for siblings, especially when its boy and girl each with their own personalities. So today, we're showing you how to create a gender neutral bedroom that's bright, colorful, and fun. Here's are some tips you can apply to your own space...

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oh joy! pumpkins...

Artist Pumpkins... / via Oh Joy!

We're halfway through October, which means Halloween is right around the corner! Over the last few years, we've shown you different Oh Joy! versions of painted pumpkins. It's a great way to get creative, add some color to the traditional black and orange holiday decor, and requires a lot less clean-up than making jack-o-lanterns. Here's a look back and some inspiration for this year's pumpkin decorating for you...  

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