Celeb Maternity Style: Busy Philipps

Busy Philipps is one of my favorite actresses. She’s funny, sassy, stylish, and expecting her second child! Can you believe it?

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The actress was recently pictured attending the SAG Awards, Behind the Scenes media day in LA looking sophisticated in an Isabella Oliver Everyday Blazer (starting at $133) in Pillarbox Red paired with a striped dress and black heels.

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Celeb Maternity Style: Kristen Bell

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Expectant House of Lies star, Kristen Bell, was spotted at the premiere of The Lifeguard during the 2013 Sundance Film Festival this Saturday. The soon-to-be mom looked young and stylish, pairing a leather jacket from Isabella Oliver with a violet tunic and statement necklace.

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DIY Maternity Clothes: Summer Essentials

With a growing bump, your maternity clothes may fit today and be too small tomorrow. So how do you keep your seasonal wardrobe current without spending too much money? Do it yourself! From a maternity swimsuit tutorial to a no-sew maternity tunic DIY, we’ve got your bump covered—literally—for the summer season.

Look fashionable and stay cool with a cute ruffle top and jean skirt. Joy of How Joyful will walk you through making your very own maternity ruffle top and demin skirt (from men’s shorts) for a stylish summer outfit.

Finding the perfect maternity bathing suit—at the perfect price—can be exhausting (especially this late in the season). But not to worry, DIY Maternity has you covered! Check out their DIY Maternity Swimsuit Tutorial, featuring how-to instructions for three bathing suit styles.

Look stylish and keep fresh during the summer with a DIY maternity tunic. This no-sew maternity DIY from the clever girls of A Beautiful Mess only takes about ten minutes to make! Now that’s my kind of DIY.

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Photo Ideas For Documenting a Second Pregnancy {With a Little Helper}

I’m still a mom of one but when the stork comes a-knockin’ the second time around, I’ll definitely have to recreate some of these creative maternity photos—with a little help from my firstborn.

Are any of you lovely readers expecting baby #2? Check out these seven gorgeous photography ideas for documenting a second pregnancy with a little help from the soon-to-be big brother or sister.Read More...

Show Your Bump! 7 Creative Pictures to Take While Pregnant

Nine months sounds like a long time — but it goes by in a flash! Sure, lots of things can happen in nine months, like growing a baby, but it’s because so many things happen during that span of time that it’s important to capture those fleeting moments by snapping a few pictures of your growing belly — before it’s replaced by an adorable infant.

So grab your camera and check out some of our favorite maternity photo shoot ideas!Read More...

Design Inspiration: Pinterest Monday (02/20/12)

Self contained bunks, a heartwarming pregnancy photo idea, a fun Easter egg DIY, a retro play kitchen and a modern black nursery from The Netherlands!

Scroll down to check out our weekly Pinterest inspiration post featuring all things pertaining to life with baby — and be sure to follow us on Pinterest for more inspirations! If you don’t have a Pinterest account yet and would like an invite, just leave a comment asking for one and we’ll be sure to send it to you.

This bedroom from Slifer Designs {found on Apartment Therapy} features self contained bunks — a great solution for lofts in need of a little privacy for kids. We especially love the natural wood look.

I’m starting to think I’m catching a bit of baby fever! Last week we featured a fun second pregnancy documentation idea — with a little help from your first — and this week I just couldn’t resist sharing this lovely baby bump picture with the soon-to-be big sister feeling mommy’s belly. {original source unknown, via morphinebliss.tumblr.com}

Feels like Valentine’s Day was yesterday, and the Easter pins are already taking over Pinterest! This clever Easter Egg DIY from A bit of Pilli Pilli is so darn cute. After all, who can resist an egg with a mustache?

A few weeks back we featured 5 DIY Play Kitchens — and this week I found this darling retro play kitchen with LED stove light, gas top, and real oven rack to add to the group. Check out all the details at Rambling Renovators.

This modern black toddler room comes from a Dutch website — it seems to be a small online shop. Chalkboard wall, check. Giant black and white paper lantern, check. Kid-friendly wall mural, check. There are so many great decor ideas! I’m totally smitten with this room.

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Just For Mommy: Jennifer Garner’s Maternity Fashion

It’s no secret that I’m a big fan of Isabella Oliver’s maternity line. The UK based clothing collection hugs your body in all the right places, it’s comfortable and tres chic! And you know who else thinks their clothes rock? Jennifer Garner. The pregnant celeb was spotted about town sporting the Isabella Oliver ruched cami ($49) in white and the denim skirt ($109) in indigo.

How are you dressing your baby bump?

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