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A Kwanzaa craft for kids: How to DIY an ear of corn from felt & yarn

A few years ago, the magazine Kids Crafts 1-2-3 (no longer published, sadly) asked us to make a craft for Kwanzaa. What is Kwanzaa? It’s a seven-day festival that starts on December 26 and celebrates African and African American culture. … Continue reading

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Halloween crafts for kids: DIY Crepe Paper Mummies

This is a fun Halloween craft for the kiddos, though I had a lot of fun making these goofy, Crepe Paper Mummies. The supplies are pretty basic, and as long as you supervise the kids when they’re using the plastic … Continue reading

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Blast from the past: Six Pretty Valentine’s Day Wreaths to DIY

Back for a repeat performance is a collection of beautiful Valentine’s Day wreaths from last year. The wreaths are made with yarn, paper, buttons, and even old sweaters. I do have a new Valentine’s Day wreath to share this year, … Continue reading

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Three beautiful, Christmas mantels with lots of DIY holiday decorating ideas

I’m sharing three different Christmas mantels today, all decked out with holiday cheer. Whether you’re looking for lux & lavish, or sweet & simple, you’ll like these easy holiday decorating ideas. After all, easy Christmas decorating ideas are always welcome … Continue reading

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A flock of 20+ Thanksgiving Turkey Crafts (and winners announced)

I often hear that Thanksgiving is a forgotten holiday, squeezed in between Halloween candy and costumes and the sparkle of Christmas. So I’ve gathered a collection of Thanksgiving Turkey Crafts that will help you decorate and celebrate on Thanksgiving Day. … Continue reading

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A quick & cozy Christmas craft to make today: Ball of Yarn Ornaments

I know you have a few odds and ends of yarn around the house, right? I know I do. Well, here’s a fun and easy Christmas gift idea to make for moms, grandmas, teachers, or anyone who likes to knit … Continue reading

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Kid’s Craft: Make an adorable Yarn Baby Porcupine

More cuteness today! If this adorable Yarn Baby Porcupine isn’t a cure for summertime boredom, I don’t know what is. (Or, do you think this could be a hedgehog? Or, maybe this should have been a Toothpick Porcupine?) Kathleen George … Continue reading

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Wreath round up: Eight more St. Patrick’s Day Wreaths

Last week, I shared a St. Patrick’s Day Rainbow Yarn Wreath, and I have eight more St. Patrick’s Day Wreaths to share today. With snow still covering the ground, I think I need this infusion of bright green in my … Continue reading

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