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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.

Air-Dry Clay Bowls – Kid-Friendly DIY

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Here’s a little tidbit about me: I have a tendency to jump on a DIY trend bandwagon {often a little late} and then get completely obsessed. My current new obsession is air-dry clay; more specifically, using air-dry clay to make bowls. You can make your own homemade clay, sure, but store-bought air-dry modeling clay works great for quick DIY projects like this.





Air-dry clay is pretty much the most awesome stuff ever. It’s easy to find, easy to use, …

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DIY Fabric Magnet Board DIY Fabric Magnet Board

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I wanted to make a board for my craft room to keep notes on, plus important dates, reminders, or inspirational quotes, but I also wanted it to be CUTE! There are boards you can purchase for upwards of $20 or $30, but I really didn’t want to spend that much…

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homemade sidewalk chalk Homemade Sidewalk Chalk

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Every day after nap my three old and I do some type of craft. This week we made homemade sidewalk chalk…. Sidewalk chalk is super easy to make and is not very expensive. Next time your child want to do a craft, reach in your cupboard and get some

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Patriotic Cupcake Liner Decor Crop Craft: How to Make Patriotic Cupcake Liner Decor

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Sometimes, no matter how hard you try, you have to create something last minute. With the Fourth of July… being only two days away, I’ve put together a super quick and easy tutorial so you can create your own big-impact decor with items that you might already have on hand.

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cork ear rings DIY: Stamped Cork Earrings

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There are quite a few DIY wine cork crafts online, and with a jar filled to the brim of various wine corks, it was time to tackle one of these ideas. Enter the Stamped Cork Earring.  Its super easy to do and since the cork weighs literally nothing, the earrings…

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cover Photo Prop: 4th of July Printable Photo Props

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Whether you are getting together for a family barbecue or going to a patriot parade, celebrating the 4th of July… is as American as apple pie. Photograph this festive holiday and make the moment extra special with these adorable 4th of July Printable Photo Props. The printable photo props include

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fabric, riley blake, patio furniture, turquoise, teal, cream, brown, paisley DIY: How to Recover Outdoor Furniture With a Glue Gun

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We do a lot of entertaining and much of it is on our patio.  Because we are in Southern California, we’re able to change up the look of our patio furniture pretty regularly with just a little fabric… and a glue gun. If you can wrap a present, you can

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PerfectPicnicBlanket Summer Craft: How to Make the Perfect Picnic Blanket

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I LOVE summer! Cold days are my nemesis, so the second th3 sun makes an appearance in my neck of the woods, I am out enjoying it! One of our favorite summer activities… is going to the park and taking a picnic lunch or dinner. Or my personal favorite, just

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american heart craft720 American Heart Craft

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I love the summer months…. There are so many fun holidays to celebrate, and so many great craft projects come to my mind. I have wanted to do something with a silhouette of the United States for awhile. I finally came up with the perfect idea, make an American

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Telescope Kids Craft: How to Make a Telescope

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Have you ever wanted to travel to the moon or see the stars up close? Now you can with a homemade telescope. Purchasing a telescope can be costly. Create this fun telescope make out of black craft paper and save money.

How to Make a Telescope

Materials Needed

  • Light weight 

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