Create. Play. Travel. Creative Family Ideas and Pacific Northwest Family Lifestyle

Creative Family Ideas in the Pacific Northwest

About Create. Play. Travel.

About Create. Play. Travel.

Create. Play. Travel. is a Pacific Northwest family lifestyle website featuring creative and inspiring ideas for a joyful family life. Our content topics include kids’ activities, DIY ideas, family essentials, party planning, beauty tips, fashion basics, and some of our family travel adventures.

We created our website as an outlet to share practical ways to be creative, get organized and save money. We highlight crafty activities we do with our own kids, our favorite family products, and tips for traveling on a budget.

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Wallace family Oregon Coast beach photo - Create Play Travel Coeur d'Alene influencer

Hello! We are the Wallace family. We have 3 kids and we live in beautiful Coeur d’Alene, Idaho. We love people and serving the Lord. We feel so blessed to live in place where we can enjoy outdoor adventures all year round.

Katie Wallace enjoys using her creative ideas to make life colorful. She received her BA in Business Administration from The Master’s University in California. She’s worked as a newspaper staff writer in Los Angeles, web & graphic designer in Seattle, food magazine editor and kids’ product designer. After becoming a mom, she launched a lifestyle site Mommy Scene as a creative parenting resource, and re-branded to Create. Play. Travel. in 2018. Katie has collaborated with hundreds of mainstream brands to produce personalized family lifestyle features. She love crafting, photography, creative baking, homeschooling, being a stay-at-home mom and working part-time as a Coeur d’Alene influencer.

Andy Wallace enjoys planning family trips, RV camping, hiking and riding motorcycles and ATVS. He received his BS in Computer Science from The Master’s University and MS in Information Systems Management from Seattle Pacific University. Andy worked in Seattle’s Aerospace Industry for more than 5 years. Shortly after, he and Katie launched their own start-up children’s company and moved to Coeur d’Alene, Idaho. Andy loves raising kids in the Pacific Northwest with close access to many off-road trails, camping areas and outdoor destinations to explore.

Past Collaborations

We’ve had the chance to work with many amazing brands. Here are some highlights!

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 logoOrb toys logoPaigelauren kids clothingRock the Locks logoSafe Sleep logoTomy logoSimply Beverages logoKamik Kids boots logoWicked Cool Toys logoSun Tail Mermaid logoTuft and Needle logoHasbro 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

Media Mentions

Spokesman Review Travel article