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[29 Jan 2016 | No Comment | 364 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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[22 Jan 2016 | Comments Off on Make Two Ingredient Edible Play Dough | 433 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!

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

[15 Jan 2016 | One Comment | 477 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]
Project …

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[27 Dec 2015 | One Comment | 501 views]
Recycled Wrapping Paper Photo Ornament

Make a keepsake ornament using your favorite photo, and some recycled gift wrap! This adorable idea can be customized with any gift wrap you want, and any embellishments, such as lace, ribbon, rhinestones, or buttons. Find the instructions at Live.Craft.Love. [recycled gift wrap photo ornament]

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[7 Dec 2015 | One Comment | 1,233 views]
Make Stuffed Balloon Animals

Balloon animals are a fun novelty, but they typically have a short lifespan. But that isn’t the case with these balloon-animal-inspired plushes! With a little bit of cleverly-sew fabric, Angie at Little Inspiration whipped up these adorable little guys that are completely deflate proof. And much more cuddly than the actual balloon variety!

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[18 Nov 2015 | Comments Off on Make a Recycled Reindeer Hobby Horse | 906 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 | 1,197 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 | 666 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 | 609 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 | 987 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.