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[11 Aug 2013 | 3 Comments | 3,579 views]
Make Your Own Lick-and-Stick Stickers

While I may not see them on store shelves anymore, I do have some fond memories of lick-and-stick stickers from childhood – especially the flavored ones! I didn’t know it was possible to make your own until I saw this great tutorial from our own Heather over on Home Made Simple. Using this technique, you can transform any paper – from old maps to scrapbook paper …

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[11 Aug 2013 | No Comment | 1,300 views]
Make a Recycled Sweater Device Sleeve

A couple of weeks ago the ladies at Crafty Hangouts hosted a Thrift Shop Challenge and I was lucky enough to have a chance to participate!  I snagged a few wool sweaters from Goodwill and got to work on felting them and turning them into custom device sleeves – these would be great for laptops, iPads, Kindles, phones, or anything that you can think of …

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[10 Aug 2013 | 3 Comments | 4,764 views]
Tutorial: Shark Fin Shirt

My son loves dressing up. Whether it’s as a superhero, a tiger or a pirate he loves to make believe he’s a new person or creature. This shark shirt is easy to make and will provide hours of dress up fun. It also make a great Halloween costume or conversation piece when out and about!
Project estimate:

2 grey t-shirts, $2 and up
Double-sided extra firm iron-on interfacing, …

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[9 Aug 2013 | No Comment | 2,377 views]
Make a Shark Hoodie

Have you ever wanted a sweet shark hoodie? So did Amelia of Amelia’s List. Discontent with what she was finding online, Amelia set out to make the coolest shark hoodie ever. I think she just may have succeeded! Grab your old grey hoodie and bust out the sewing machine to make your own fabulous Shark Week lounge wear.

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[9 Aug 2013 | One Comment | 1,273 views]
Tutorial: Shark Memory Game

We’re not the only crafters out there who are excited about shark week – and not surprisingly, one of those  other crafters is Jeanette from Paper Plate Shark Jaws and Off the Cuff Cooking.  She is joining us today to share a shark matching game that is fun for the whole family, along with several sets of rules so that you can adjust the game …

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[8 Aug 2013 | No Comment | 917 views]
Make Shark Mittens

I love when kids have clothes that look like animals. They’re fun for kids and make everyone around them smile. These shark mittens that Kimberly from A Night Owl made are no exception. These work as a puppet for shark week and are totally wearable come winter.

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[8 Aug 2013 | No Comment | 1,412 views]
Tutorial: Hula Hoop Shark Game

Who can resist hula hoops from the Dollar Store? I love them! Another thing I love is making up fun games for my kids at an inexpensive price. With four hula hoops I was able to make a fun shark ball game which entertained the entire neighborhood, including kids of all ages.  This would make a great activity at a shark-themed birthday party, or just …

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[7 Aug 2013 | No Comment | 1,546 views]
Make a Shark Costume for Your Cat

Is your cat as into Shark Week as you are? Make Kitty their very own dorsal fin by following Instructables manager, Jessyratfink’s tutorial. Make sure your save the costume to pull out again for Halloween!

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[7 Aug 2013 | 6 Comments | 1,889 views]
Tutorial: Oven Mitt Shark Puppet

Happy Shark Week, crafters!! Let’s get the kids in on the sharky fun with a silly puppet I made from a dollar store oven mitt and pot holder! I had this goofy idea in my head and wasn’t totally sure it would work out as I had pictured (story of my crafty life…) but the proof of my success was when a bunch of sweet …

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[6 Aug 2013 | One Comment | 4,345 views]
Make a Toilet Paper Tube Shark Puppet

If your kids are anything like mine, they love making crafts that look like animals. Using leftover cardboard tubes as the base makes this a green project as well! Jaimee on Craft Interrupted shares how she made these great puppets with her kids. You could even take the idea a step further and mount them on dowels to make the puppets hands free for plenty …

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[6 Aug 2013 | 13 Comments | 9,823 views]
Tutorial: DIY Shark Themed Jewelry

Since it’s shark week, I have to start by sharing my shark story with you. My family was on vacation in Myrtle Beach three years ago, and my two oldest sons and I were having fun jumping in the waves together. I had one son in my arms and was holding the other’s hand as we jumped in waist deep water. At one point, I …