Building a Bookshelf Gallery Wall: Inspire your little reader with an interactive floating library!

Building a Bookshelf Gallery Wall: Inspire your little reader with an interactive floating library!

by Guest Collaborator

When creating my sons' nursery, I knew that I wanted the room to epitomize three things: curiosity, tranquility, and joy. So, I thought to myself, what is the ONE thing I want to utilize through his childhood that can produce such feelings? The answer: books.

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NEW | Photography Prop Baby Age Blocks

NEW | Photography Prop Baby Age Blocks

by Brittany Ryan Mathiowetz

One of my favorite things as a mother is to look back on how my babies changed their first year of life. For my youngest child, I used Smiling Tree Toy's Photography Prop Age Blocks to take photos each month and I absolutely love them!

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NEW Keepsake Blocks!

NEW Keepsake Blocks!

by Brittany Ryan Mathiowetz

Smiling Tree Toy's Keepsake blocks continue to be among our best sellers, and for good reason. Handcrafted in our family's wood shop on the Minnesota Prairie, and using only the highest quality sustainable products, these blocks will be treasured by your loved ones for decades to come. 

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Birthday Gifts for 1 Year Olds

Birthday Gifts for 1 Year Olds

by Brittany Ryan Mathiowetz

A child's first birthday is such an important milestone. I wanted to mark the occasion with meaningful gifts that my son would treasure for many years to come. Here's my list of the best gifts for one year olds.

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NEW | HeartFELT™ Push Toys

NEW | HeartFELT™ Push Toys

by Brittany Ryan Mathiowetz

New HeartFELT™ Push Toys featuring 100% real wool felt inlays on our wood toys, handmade and personalized by Smiling Tree Toys!

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Family Business Love | A Small Brand Collab

Family Business Love | A Small Brand Collab

by Brittany Ryan Mathiowetz

Being a small family-owned business ourselves, we actively seek out other similarly based businesses whenever we're shopping for something new. I have found the most adorable things for my kids crafted by parents just like us.

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Tips for Capturing Baby's First Year in Photos

Tips for Capturing Baby's First Year in Photos

by Guest Collaborator

Baby's First Year is a blur of rapid growth, new milestones, and for parents, sleep deprivation! It's a magical time full of memorable moments you'll treasure forever.  One of our favorite family photographers, Chelsea Frandsen, shares her tips on capturing these special first photos.

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NEW | Keepsake Block Designs

by Brittany Ryan Mathiowetz

Smiling Tree Toys Keepsake Blocks
Our girl and boy birth blocks and baptism blocks have been so popular we added a few new options to the mix! These keepsake blocks are perfect as a series or can stand alone on their own as well. Each block is beautifully handcrafted and completely personalized to your specifications.

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NEW ITEM | animal alphabet blocks

by Brittany Ryan Mathiowetz

Animal Alphabet Blocks Handcrafted by Smiling Tree Toys

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NEW | Keepsake Birth Blocks

by Kathleen Smith

Smiling Tree Toys | Personalized Birth Block

 Gorgeous heirloom gifts to welcome little girls and boys, we proudly introduce personalized KEEPSAKE BIRTH BLOCKS.  These six-sided, solid hardwood blocks are truly one-of-a-kind! Beautiful handcrafted maple hardwood, original designs for both BOY and GIRL, and our all natural homegrown finish make these exquisite and timeless keepsake gifts they'll always treasure.

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NEW | Keepsake Baptism Blocks

by Justin and Kathleen Smith

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