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[3 Feb 2016 | One Comment | 660 views]
Make Map Heart Valentine Treat Bags

We love map crafts! Claire at Pillar Box Blue used some old maps to make these adorable Valentine’s Day treat holders! If you don’t want to cut up actual maps, look around online for printable vintage maps (there are some mentioned in Claire’s post). You can even personalize these by using maps with a city or area that has sentimantal value to the recipient! [how to make …

$1 and Free, cheap crafts, Headline, Holiday Crafts, Kids »

[29 Jan 2016 | No Comment | 404 views]
Make Paper Cup Love Bugs

When Carissa at Creative Green Living found a sleeve of crushed red paper cups, she knew they wouldn’t be much good for holding liquids, but she didn’t just want to throw them away. Instead, she used them for a fun Valentine’s Day kids craft! With an assortment of basic craft supplies, you can make a nearly endless variety of cute little critters. Set out the …

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[27 Jan 2016 | 2 Comments | 960 views]
Make a Heart Wall Hanging

We LOVE the subtle gorgeous look of this heart wall hanging, just in time for Valentine’s Day! Jesica at Classic in Gray used several different colors and textures of yarn and a simple knot-tying technique to create this look. You’ll be amazed at how little effort it takes to makes something with such a big impact! [how to make a heart wall hanging]
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[25 Jan 2016 | Comments Off on Make a Miniature Dollhouse Cutting Board | 376 views]
Make a Miniature Dollhouse Cutting Board

We were asking around to our blogger friends about what the big trends will be this year, and a prediction was made that all things tiny are going to be huge! We’ve longtime fans of DIY dollhouse miniatures, so we were delighted to see this itty-bitty, realistic looking cutting board. Stella at Simplystella’s Sketchbook made it out of just paper and paint! Her instructions even …

$1 and Free, cheap crafts, Food Crafts, Headline, Kids, Recipes »

[22 Jan 2016 | Comments Off on Make Two Ingredient Edible Play Dough | 521 views]
Make Two Ingredient Edible Play Dough

Bored kids? Here’s a fun and delicious project! Use two simple ingredients to make this edible play dough from Justine at The Typical Mom and watch the boredom melt away. Then spend the afternoon creating – and subsequently eating – all kinds of creations!

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[20 Jan 2016 | One Comment | 904 views]
Make a Sandwich Gift Box

Giving gifts is always fun, but it’s even more fun when you get creative with the wrapping! Ashley from Let’s Mingle cleverly dressed up a shoe box with some kraft paper and construction paper, turning it into a sandwich – complete with a pickle skewered into the top. You could also make a round version of this using a circular paper mache box from the craft …

$1 and Free, Food Crafts, Headline, Kids »

[15 Jan 2016 | One Comment | 502 views]
Make an Apple Turtle Snack

We love creative snack ideas. Healthy snacks are so much better when they’re fun, right? While some fancy food designs we’ve seen are complicated and time consuming to assemble, this apple turtle snack from Rebecca at Simple As That is quick and easy! It takes just a few minutes to put together, and is guaranteed to induce smiles at snacktime! [how to make an apple turtle snack]
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[13 Jan 2016 | One Comment | 1,361 views]
Make Composition Book Mason Jars

I’ve always loved composition books, so I was pretty delighted when I saw these composition book jars! Linda from Mason Jar Crafts Love used some easy painting techniques to imitate the classic look of a composition book, complete with front label and spine. They are prefect for use as a desk accessory, or to gift for teacher appreciation! [how to make composition book mason jars]
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[11 Jan 2016 | Comments Off on Make Washi Tape Feathers | 465 views]
Make Washi Tape Feathers

I think washi tape might be one of the most addictive craft supplies ever. Once you buy your first roll, you’re hooked, and the next thing you know you’ve got piles of tape overflowing all over your craft table. If you’re a washi addict, these pretty washi tape feathers from Stampington are a fun way to add a flourish to everything from gift wrap to …

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[8 Jan 2016 | Comments Off on Make a Bead-Wrapped Wire Heart Pendant | 781 views]
Make a Bead-Wrapped Wire Heart Pendant

Want to up your jewelry-making game? This bead-wrapped wire heart pendant from Lisa Yang is a great project for those who have a little experience working with wire and want to learn a fun new technique. Once you master the beading technique, you can use this to give a fancy edge to all kinds of crafty projects!