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  • Welcome to our Crafts section. Enjoy the many tips and tutorials for kids crafts and activities and holiday and decor DIY projects. This list shares some of our most popular how-to posts, or scroll down for the latest projects.

DIY Headbands for Simple Girls Fashion

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After selling a kidney to pay for back-to-school clothes for your kids, you need to take a break. Making these simple and fun headbands is a great way to rest after a full day of shopping, and the bonus is matching headbands to coordinate with back-to-school outfits. Both the headband…

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DIY Crease-less Hair Ties for Simple Kids Fashion

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Hair. Specifically, brushing my daughter’s hair. Is not for the faint at heart. It usually involves screaming, whining, begging. And that’s just on my end.
Truthfully, the daily hair-doing experience is rough around here. So I went on a mission to make the hair-doing experience involve more fun and less…

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TV Tray Makeover

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TV trays: pretty much everyone has them or if you don’t, you can easily find them in thrift stores or resale shops. Plain wood, utilitarian, but not very pretty. When I see something that’s useful but not pretty, I go into makeover mode.
So when I really looked at the…

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Back to School Apple Button Bag

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Most people are gearing up for Back to School with their school age children right now and trying to come up with cute ideas for teachers, as the school year starts. We thought we’d share a cute and easy Back to School Apple Button Bag project that is so easy…

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DIY No-Sew Curtains for Easy Room Makeovers

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This how-to will help you remake your living room, bedroom, or other room with easy-to-make window treatments…. These no-sew curtains are super simple, frugal, and gorgeous. Now you know why I am seriously about to jump out of my skin I’m so excited about today’s tutorial.
How often can

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Decorating Brown Bags – Custom Lunch Looks any Mom Can Make!

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Even if you only have a few extra minutes in the morning, you can create fun lunches for your child by decorating their brown paper bags with custom designs. You don’t need a pantry filled with miniature cookie cutters or gourmet bento boxes…. With a sharpie, glue stick, and

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DIY Princess Crown

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Every Princess needs a crown, right? Since we made our DIY tutu and princess wand…, we knew we needed a DIY princess crown next, to complete the costume.
Make Your Own Princess Costume Crown
How many crowns have I purchased from the Dollar Spot at Target or various other

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“Braided Rug” T-Shirt Yarn Coasters

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Did your grandma have braided rag rugs when you were little? Mine did, and I loved them. I loved driving cars on them, and playing with dolls on them {I was a multi-faceted child} and just looking at all of the colors. I was fascinated by them then, and I…

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DIY Best Friends Necklace – for Multiple Besties

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The bond between two girlfriends, or a group of girlfriends, is something special. Every girl should celebrate her band of besties… – and what better way than with a best friends necklace she can make herself – and split into as many pieces are needed. If you wanted to make

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Making a Creative Play Area for Kids

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Kids need the ability to play creatively so as parents, we want to be sure we’re providing them with space to explore and use imaginative play. When my older two kids were young, I lived close to my college roommates, Kelly and Maja. We had weekly play dates that helped…

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