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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.

Gold Polka Dot Sharpie Plate

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I don’t know what it is, but I’m a teensy bit obsessed with gold right now. (Remember my Gold-Dipped Bamboo Serving Set from last month?) I am seeing gold all over the place lately, and as I was messing around online the other day, I stumbled onto this amazing gold …

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15 Minute Winter Snowflake Foiled Placemat

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Looking for a simple yet elegant placemat for winter fun? One that the kids can help out with? This simple 15 minute snowflake placemat does all of that… and will last into the New Year as well!



Making these placemats is so easy!

Supplies for a Snowflake Winter Placemat

  • Iron

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Paper Christmas Trees

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Am I the only one who hasn’t finished decorating for Christmas? Things have been so bananas here, I can’t even think straight. In the last two weeks, I’ve celebrated Thanksgiving, celebrated my husband’s 40th birthday, gone to Key West on vacation, and gotten a new puppy. Seriously. We’re insane, I…

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DIY Christmas Card Holder

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I love getting holiday cards!  My friends and family send the cutest Christmas cards…, and it always brings a smile to my face when they come in the mail.  I wanted a way to display them that wasn’t messy looking.  I thought it would be fun to have them

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DIY Holiday Teacher Gifts – Nail Polish Mug

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When kids enter preschool and elementary school, it’s time for teacher gifts.  And if you have more than one kid…that could add up to lots of gifts!  I wanted to think of something a little unique, yet still functional.  And something that wouldn’t break the bank.  Then I thought, wouldn’t…

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Gold-Dipped Bamboo Serving Set – Homemade Gift DIY

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If you read my blog with any regularity, you know that I love Anthropologie, but not their prices. So I am constantly inspired by their products, and I love trying to figure out how I can make something similar on my own, like with my Knock-off Anthropologie Heart Pillow…

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15 Minute Christmas Wreath

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Making a Christmas wreath for your door doesn’t have to take a lot of time! You can whip up this 15 Minute Christmas Wreath in less time than you spend in the school carpool line.



Supplies for an Easy Christmas Wreath

  • Basic wreath ($6.99 at the craft store)
  • Wire-edged ribbon

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Christmas Wish List Ornament DIY

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Our children aren’t going to stay small forever, we we have to do all we can to capture their cuteness while we still can. Memorialize your childrens’ Christmas Lists this year with this simple Christmas List Ornament.



Supplies for a Christmas Wish List Ornament

  • Small Jar (find it in the

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Easy Geometric Christmas Tree Wall Art

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I am often a little late to the party when it comes to trends. I feel like I was way behind on the whole chalkboard thing, and I still think chevron is really cool {Is it? Am I totally behind the times?} But I feel like I may still be…

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Simple Ways to Dress up a Plain Package

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The Holidays are coming, and they’re coming fast. Which means shopping, cooking, baking, decorating…… and on December 24th, a late night of wrapping. And wrapping. And wrapping. But wrapping gifts doesn’t have to be stressful! Here are a few easy gift wrap ideas that you can

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