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[18 Nov 2015 | No Comment | 549 views]
Make a Recycled Reindeer Hobby Horse

When you get done wrapping up your Christmas presents this year, save the big cardboard tube – you can use it to make this cute reindeer hobby horse! Kate at The Craft Train designed it using a variety of things you probably have around the house. You could also use this basic idea to make unicorns or any other manner of recycled hobby horses. [make a …

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[24 Oct 2015 | Comments Off on Make Painted Key Necklaces with Nail Polish | 1,034 views]
Make Painted Key Necklaces with Nail Polish

Make fun key necklaces with old keys (or key charms), using nail polish that you already have on hand to create an enamel look. Add a chain or a ribbon to hang the keys from, and you have a quick and easy jewelry project. Find out how to make them at Live.Craft.Love: [diy key necklace]
Project Materials:

Old keys or key charms
Nail polish
Ribbon or a necklace chain


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[16 Oct 2015 | One Comment | 566 views]
Make a Pac Man Halloween Costume

Pac Man is one of the most iconic and recognizable video game characters of all time. And with this idea from Kathlene at The Effortless Chic, you can recreate the look as a Halloween costume! You’ll need a large cardboard box for this – if you don’t have one that’s big enough on hand, try calling around to retail stores looking for one. Chances are …

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[13 Oct 2015 | Comments Off on Make a Frankenstein T-shirt | 542 views]
Make a Frankenstein T-shirt

With Halloween right around the corner, it’s the perfect time to make this fun Frankenstein t-shirt! Amanda at Crafts by Amanda created the face by tracing circular objects and using a ruler to draw straight lines. No fancy-schmancy artistic skills needed! And once Halloween is over, it’s adorable for year-round wear too. [how to make a Frankenstein t-shirt]
Project estimate:

Green t-shirt, on hand or $1 and up
Fabric …

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[7 Oct 2015 | 2 Comments | 925 views]
Make Pine Cone Spiders

Fall is a great time for crafting with items from nature – why not work them into your Halloween crafts as well? Maria at Pastels & Macarons painted up some pine cones and turned them into these adorable spiders! This would be a great project to do in a classroom or with a scout troop. 

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[3 Sep 2015 | 4 Comments | 1,076 views]
Tutorial: Duct Tape Reading Light

As the mother of four boys, I am always on the lookout for ways to encourage them to read. Adding a few extra minutes of reading time at bedtime is a great way to encourage budding readers! One way to make reading time even more fun is to give kids a reading light they can use in their dark bedrooms. Here’s a quick and easy …

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[21 Aug 2015 | Comments Off on Make Rock Faces | 706 views]
Make Rock Faces

Collecting rocks is a fun activity for all ages, but what do you do with those rocks after they’ve been gathered and brought home? Use some of your larger rock finds to make these cute doll faces by Agnes at Hello Wonderful! Use them as cute decorations or as paperweights, or work them into larger projects.

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[19 Aug 2015 | One Comment | 1,574 views]
Make Custom Lego Blocks

If you’ve bought Legos lately, you know they can get a bit pricey – especially for sets that include specialty pieces.  But if you have a vinyl cutting machine, you can whip out your own custom blocks for much less than retail!  Carolina at 30 Minute Crafts created a cut file that gives tiny details to plain Lego blocks, turning everyday pieces into custom bits …

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[17 Aug 2015 | One Comment | 1,319 views]
14 Crafts for No. 2 Pencil Day

Today is National No. 2 Pencil Day! In honor of the occasion, we’ve rounded up some of our favorite pencil-related crafts. With back-to-school sales in full swing, now is the perfect time to stock up on a bunch of pencils and tackle some of the projects on this list!

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[7 Aug 2015 | Comments Off on DIY Emoji Stickers | 779 views]
DIY Emoji Stickers

Emojis are those little happy and sad faces that help us communicate when words fail us! Bring emojis to life with these DIY Emoji stickers. They are easy to make with craft foam shapes (which you can find at the dollar store, or craft store). Where would YOU use these emoji stickers in real life? [get the tutorial: how to make DIY Emoji Stickers]
Project Materials:

Foam …