About Create. Play. Travel.

About Create. Play. Travel.

Based in beautiful Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, Create. Play. Travel. is a family lifestyle website featuring all things kids and family. We write about mom life, kid’s activities, DIY ideas, beauty & fashion and family adventures.

We believe every mom needs a creative outlet, especially in the midst of parenting young children. We feature crafty ideas that are achievable for moms with kids and we aim to inspire with easy organization tips and creative kid’s projects.

email us: hello(at)createplaytravel.com

Meet the Editor

Mommy Scene meet the editor Katie Wallace

Katie Wallace is a mom to 3 kiddos, wife and DIY enthusiast. She started Create. Play. Travel. as a creative outlet within busy family life. Katie has collaborated with hundreds of mainstream brands to produce inspiring and practical lifestyle features. She loves Jesus, photography and coffee and feels blessed to be a stay-at-home mom living in the Pacific Northwest.

Guest Contributors

Karen O. is mom to a rambunctious little boy and a sweet little girl. She loves spending quality time with friends and family, serving in her church, learning about history, traveling, going to the beach and being surrounded by nature. Her favorite thing about working with Create. Play. Travel. is discovering new brands started by moms and dads who had an idea and worked hard to make it happen.
Amy W. founded her own cloth diaper company and lives with her husband and 3 young children in Idaho. She enjoys spending time with her family, going on adventures, hiking, biking and splashing in puddles.

Past Collabs

We’ve had the chance to work with many amazing brands!

Fred Meyer logoKroger logoDisney brand logoNinja Kitchen logoVerizon Wireless logoGreat Wolf Lodge logoMinted logoToms of Maine logoPiggy Paint logoNellies all natural logoBella B Natural Bodycare logoButtons Cloth Diapers logoCharlie Banana logoCovered Goods logoDiapers logo Kindred Bravely logoOrb toys logoPacific Baby logoPaigelauren kids clothingRock the Locks logoSafe Sleep logoTomy logoSimply Beverages logoKamik Kids boots logoWicked Cool Toys logoSun Tail Mermaid logoTuft and Needle logoNellie's All Natural logoFinn and Emma logoPRI International logoHasbro logoOsh Kosh bgosh logoFeltman Brothers logoTop Tier Style logoPurple Trail logoThe Curious Creamery logo


Multi-Brand Features

Cozy Baby Basics badge - Create Play Travel2018 Holiday Gift Guide - Top Gift PicksFamily Travel Essentials badge - Create Play Travel 2018 Baby Shower Essentials badge - Mommy Scene 2016 Summer Baby Shower Essentials and Gift Ideas Mommy Scene 2017 Top Gift Picks2016 Baby Shower Faves & Gift Ideas - Mommy SceneMommy Scene 2016 Summer Kids Faves 2015 Baby & Kids Holiday Gift Guide

“I want to thank you again for all the wonderful products I received from your Baby Shower
Essentials Giveaway
. We had our baby few weeks back and these products have made my life much easier!”
-Vidya

Brand Feedback

Bun Maternity - Mommy SceneCreate. Play. Travel. offers thoughtful, honest and clear descriptions of some of the best mommy must-haves. The professionalism is upstanding. Katie’s images and descriptive writing is crisp, clear and exactly what brands and audiences are looking for. Create. Play. Travel. is truly on top of the wave, highlighting top family products and providing a wonderful resource for parents. – Jackie, bunmaternity.com

Creative Baby Inc. - Mommy SceneWe finally had the opportunity to work with Create. Play. Travel. and it was well worth the wait. We can’t wait to participate in another giveaway or feature our products in another review! – Benjamin, creativebabyinc.com

Guava FamilyWe can’t say enough good things about our experiences working with Create. Play. Travel. Whether for a review or giveaway, we have always been pleased with the professional manner in which they work. – Jessica, guavafamily.com

ToofezeIt’s a joy to work with Katie! We’re a small company seeking viral exposure and Create. Play. Travel. has been a great catalyst in that area. Each time Toofeze has been included in one of their giveaways, we see a significant increase in activity on our social media sites. Thanks Katie for expanding our reach in the marketplace! – Suellen, toofeze.com

Peek-a-boo MaternityWorking with Create. Play. Travel. was such a great experience in so many ways. We have received massive brand awareness, starting from a huge increase in our FB likes (by far the most we have received from any other outlet), as well as helping us establish a nice Pinterest follower base and driving clients to our site. After winning a Green Scene Mom Award, we were exposed to their partnering bloggers which also generated wonderful reviews and more exposure. We will definitely work with Create. Play. Travel. again! – Noa, studio-peekaboo.com

piggy paint green scene mom feedbackPiggy Paint was so excited to be included in a Create. Play. Travel. holiday gift guide! We appreciate their professionalism and informative posts and look forward to working with them again! – Katherine, piggypaint.com

buti bag green scene mom feedbackThank you for the awesome review! You did a great job explaining our products and the pictures are fabulous too! I really, really appreciate it! – Nicole, butibag.com

Pello Luxe Floor Pillow brand feedbackWe LOVED working with Create. Play. Travel. and were thrilled to be a Green Scene Mom Award winner! I was especially impressed with their review of our products. It was well written and very thorough, with adorable photos of children using our Pello Luxe Floor Pillow. – Cindy Perry, mypello.com


Media Mentions

Green Scene Mom Winter Award Winners 2016 Summer Best in Baby Biz Magazine Green Scene Mom 2015 Fall Award Winners Best in Baby Biz Magazine Green Scene Mom Winter Award Winners Best in Baby Biz Magazine Handsocks Newborn Gift Guide - Mommy Scene