Author Archives: PBK Editors

Outstanding Sugar Cookies

By PBK Editors

Did you know today is National Sugar Cookie Day? We’re giving three cheers to one of our favorite sweet treats with these outstanding ideas to try with your little ones!

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Your kids will love creating their very own works of art with this Sugar Cookie Painting Technique from Bon Appetit.

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Turn one of their favorite foods into a new favorite dessert with this colorful Sugar Cookie Pizza from The Nerd’s Wife.

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Uncover creepy crawlies and spiny species with this fun Sugar Cookie Fossil Idea from Martha Stewart.

Don’t forget to check out Design Studio for more fun sugar cookie recipes, like our Coconut Glazed Seahorse Cookies or Elephant Sugar Cookies!

Get Outside with Summertime Crafts

By PBK Editors

Have you seen the amazing Vegetable Garden Coloring Sheet from our friend Made by Joel? We can’t get enough of his fantastic crafts, so we’re sharing three of his outdoor ideas to try this summer.

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These Flamenco Flower Dolls are bright, fresh and fun to twirl around. Try layering on a few different flowers to create an extra-colorful outfit!

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Turn natural keepsakes like driftwood and smooth rocks into a collection of familiar friends with this Driftwood Fish Idea.

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Does your little one love collecting pieces from the outdoors? String up a few favorites and create a beautiful Nature Mobile to showcase mementos from your adventures outside.

Looking for more great summer craft ideas? Visit Design Studio and Made by Joel’s blog to get inspired.

Quick Ideas for 4th of July

By PBK Editors

Looking for a few easy ways to add more flair to your 4th of July celebration? Here are three ideas that you can quickly put together tomorrow.

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Add the littlest stars and stripes with a DIY Handprint Flag from Sweet Little Peanut for a quick patriotic touch.

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Make sure your little ones stay entertained with a fun activity, like these 4th of July Printables from 30 Days.

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Don’t forget a cool treat while you’re out in the sun – our Homemade Snow Cone recipe is sure to hit the spot!

Enjoy your 4th of July, and visit potterybarnkids.com to shop our 4th of July sale!

Seeing Stars: Festive Crafts and Activities for 4th of July!

By PBK Editors

Before the sparklers and fireworks display, bring an element of star-filled creativity with a few kid-friendly crafts and activities. Here are three of our favorite ideas to try!

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This Fruit Dyed Star Garland from A Subtle Revelry is the perfect summer craft to do outdoors. Your little ones will love experimenting with each fruit to see the natural dyes they can create!

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Add some extra flair to your little ones 4th of July outfit with a Stars & Straws Necklace from Babycenter. This craft is simple, mess-free and perfect for little ones of all ages.

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Create your very own outdoor game with this Lawn Star Idea from Sunset Magazine. Whether you try a ring toss or a build a hopscotch, your kids will love frolicking about on this fun floor design.

Ready for a day of stars and stripes? Visit potterybarnkids.com and check out our other 4th of July Ideas.

Celebrating Super Heroes!

By PBK Editors

Did you know that today is Superman’s™ birthday? In honor of this classic crime-fighter, we’re sharing a few of our favorite Super Hero items, now on sale!

Gear up with the Man of Steel. Pack up for camp or summer school with a rugged backpack or rolling luggage that’s made for adventure.

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Keep the Caped Crusader close by. Whether your little one is falling asleep with the scenes of Gotham City or heading off to school with the Dark Knight, these Batman™ favorites are action-packed.

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Spin a web of style. Spidey-senses will be tingling when they see the action-packed scenes of our room decor, backpacks, bedding and tabletop pieces.

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Fill their lives with wonder. Brand new this season, our Wonder Woman™ collection celebrates the strength and inspiration of female Super Heroes.

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Team up with the First Avenger™. With an indestructible shield and knack for fighting crime, Captain America™ keeps your little one company at home and during summer trips.

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Ready for adventure? Shop all of our Heroes & Villains Collection at potterybarnkids.com – and don’t forget to enter our #PBKHero Instagram Giveaway for a chance to win a $100 Pottery Barn Kids gift card!

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Decorating for the 4th of July!

By PBK Editors

Are you ready for next week’s patriotic festivities? Here are a few of our favorite picks that will take your home to new heights this 4th of July!

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Make a statement with outdoor decor. Our Flag Swag or a DIY Bunting from The Sweetest Occasion are a great way to add festive color to the neighborhood.

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Go bold indoors. From festive star sheeting and quilted bedding to illuminated and galvanized pieces, graphic icons like stars make for a grand statement during the 4th of July holiday.

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Incorporate stars and stripes. Whether you’re setting the table with our classic Cambria Tabletop or adding a fun activity with our US Map Placemat, try including an element with stars and stripes like our Personalized Star Plate or Star Tablecloth for a festive touch.

Looking for more great ways to decorate for the 4th? Visit potterybarnkids.com and shop our 4th of July Sale to save up to 60%!

3 Fun Soccer Facts

By PBK Editors

Are you and your little ones rooting for Team USA? Here are a few of our favorite fun facts about soccer, perfect for your little athlete.

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Photo Credit: SugaShoc Photography

  • Players run up to 6 miles during one soccer game.
  • The origins of soccer date back thousands of years with Egyptians, Greeks and Chinese all taking part in some form of this game.
  • On a standard soccer ball, there are 12 pentagons (five-sided shapes) and 20 hexagons (six-sided shapes).

Got a little soccer fan in your family? Stay tuned to potterybarnkids.com — we’re launching the perfect backpack for camp or summer school later this week!