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50+ DIY Mothers Day Gifts

50+ DIY Mothers Day Gifts

50+ Beautiful, Personalised, Easy-to-Make DIY Mothers Day Gifts (updated list of great ideas to 'steal'.) Pretty, personalised, functional & stylish gifts for moms, and other important women in your world. Make a gift yourself, or give mother the craft materials...

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Halloween Treat Melted Witches

Halloween Treat Melted Witches

I’d like to celebrate the first few days of Autumn, with classic favorite Halloween treat melted witches. There are three things I love about Halloween. Ok, Four: 1) Halloween treats; 2) the dazzling array of interesting Halloween costume ideas; 3) Halloween Party...

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Birthday Bunting

Birthday Bunting

:: Featuring Flamingo Pink Birthday Bunting :: Before we get to the birthday bunting feature let me take a minute to introduce this week's linky party. Thank you all for sharing your amazing contributions to date! I have an announcement to make today, besides wishing...

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Clay Craft for Kids: Ceramic Hand Dish

Clay Craft for Kids: Ceramic Hand Dish

:: Clay Craft for Kids: Ceramic Hand Dish :: To make this stylish ceramic hand dish is so easy.  Perfect home decor craft for toddlers and teens. And crafting moms like me! !!I just adore these decorated hand bowls, albeit that I might like a less bright color...

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Best Summer Craft Books for Kids

Best Summer Craft Books for Kids

I am resubmitting this article on the best summer craft books for kids, because it has this wonderful book on the list that would be perfect for .... fathersday! Yeah... It's called 'Dad's Book of Awesome Projects' and it offers a man's perspective on craft. These are...

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DIY Painted Feathers

DIY Painted Feathers

Now, this is a craft project that is so up my alley, it's not funny. Just this morning, I found another feather in my garden, and thought, I should paint this. Yesterday, I walked by a bunch of super bright colored feathers I had bought to make these cute Cupid Arrows...

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Apple Desserts as Rose Cupcakes – recipe video

Apple Desserts as Rose Cupcakes – recipe video

I felt like standing up and going to the kitchen to make these when I noted Manuela’s apple desserts that look like large rose cupcakes. Oh, so awesome. I was even more thrilled when I discovered that these are super easy and fast to make, and given the amount of...

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Easy Egg Warmers Crochet Pattern

Easy Egg Warmers Crochet Pattern

Get ready to make some easy Easter crafts to decorate your Easter brunch table. Today’s project is an easy egg warmers crochet pattern. Egg warmers, also called egg cozy, will offer an enticing element to the table setting. Make these using up some leftover wool,...

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Cupid Arrow Valentine Treats DIY

Cupid Arrow Valentine Treats DIY

I spotted these happy silver and gold cupid arrow sticks and I thought how fun they would look in a mason jar on our coffee table. And how fun they would be to make as a valentine crafts. In my mind, I am substituting my whimsical colorful decorations with ‘no-thing’...

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Easy Sugar Cookies for Kids to Make

Easy Sugar Cookies for Kids to Make

Here’s a recipe for easy sugar cookies for kids they will ADORE ::   Last night we had the neighbors over for a New Year’s drink. They are a fun couple and we get along really well.  They  were bringing their most adorable kids in the world over who, of course, wished...

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DIY Salt dough Christmas Ornaments

DIY Salt dough Christmas Ornaments

Making homemade Christmas ornaments is a favorite Christmas activity to do with the kids. I tend to make these every year. Usually I package them up to give away as an easy, personalized Christmas gift for family, friends, teachers, neighbors, and the like. Those,...

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33 Trendy Pom Pom Crafts

33 Trendy Pom Pom Crafts

I am bringing you trendy pom pom crafts today. My line-up of top notch pom pom crafts is inspiring. So inspiring in fact, that after reviewing all these fun pom pom craft ideas, I created this pom pom necklace to go with my summer polka dot dress. Like it? Pom Pom...

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DIY Cardboard Picture Frames w Embossing

DIY Cardboard Picture Frames w Embossing

These DIY cardboard picture frames with lovely embossed texture were made using the ideas and craft techniques from the first craft book on the list in our post ‘summer craft books for kids’: Complete Book of Art Ideas. We referenced several craft techniques from this...

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Fun Summer Craft Ideas

Fun Summer Craft Ideas

This article features the best summer craft ideas from the prior 2 linky parties. There are DIY & craft ideas here for everyone in the family, not just kids! Let's start with  some delicious and super-fast and easy summer recipes, shall we? We are having a heat...

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Earth Week – Linky Party

Earth Week – Linky Party

Earth Week: April 21-27, 2014.. and I am continuing the party till next Wednesday! Sunday I treated you 50+ Earth Day Activities and Crafts for kids, including the 5 steps to grow vegetables from seed, and a gazilion recycled craft projects, for home, garden and...

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Felt Bows!! Free Pattern + Tutorial

Felt Bows!! Free Pattern + Tutorial

Felt is one of the oldest fabrics known to man. So, for old time sake then, a Felt Crafts Tutorial today: how to make hair bows out of felt. Here is a simple felt bow making tutorial. Once you made your own felt bow, you can use it to embellish just about anything. I...

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