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Do-nut miss this Donut Party, starting with a DIY Donut Wreath

I have a little fun planned this week, as I’m thinking ahead to National Donut Day on June 2. (Yes, June! It’s almost here, can you believe it?) I’m hoping that this week’s donut crafts will inspire you to host … Continue reading

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A Chinese New Year’s craft for the Year of the Rooster

The Chinese New Year on January 28 ushers in the Year of the Rooster. According to Chinese astrology, it’s a year in which loyalty, hard work, family, and looking good will matter. Today I have a Rooster craft the kids … Continue reading

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Favorite Candy Corn Crafts for Halloween – and a sweet little giveaway

I just might need a candy corn intervention! After I posted the Candy Corn Eggs & Minis earlier this week, I thought about all of the colorful, candy corn crafts I’ve shared through the years. And there have been a … Continue reading

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Candy Corn Craft idea: DIY Glittered Candy Corn Eggs

I’ve hatched a new, candy corn craft today – DIY Glittered Candy Corn Eggs! And where there are Glittered, Candy Corn Eggs, there have to be a few itty bitty, Glittered Candy Corns, right? Today’s candy corn craft is pretty … Continue reading

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Kid’s craft idea: Make a Read & Grow Bookworm

I remember reading for hours & hours during the summer when I was a kid (that is, when I wasn’t making something). My daughter spent her summer hours the same way, and visits to the library were a highlight of … Continue reading

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A sweet, sparkling summertime watermelon craft

I bet you thought I’d have a patriotic craft today, right? Nope, I do not. Today is all about a summertime favorite – watermelon! Watermelon tastes like summer, don’t you think? I have an easy watermelon craft today that will … Continue reading

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A Shark Week craft for kids: DIY a Shark Pencil Holder

Shark Week, that annual celebration and exploration of everything shark, starts June 26th on the Discovery Channel. If you know a Shark Week fan, then do not miss this Shark Pencil Holder. I wouldn’t want to meet a shark in … Continue reading

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An Angry Birds craft: How to DIY those colorful, Angry Birds

Do you have Angry Birds fans at home? If so, I bet they’re excited about The Angry Birds movie that debuts today. To commemorate the movie opening, designer Linda Valentino is sharing an Angry Bird craft today. The supplies needed … Continue reading

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How to make everlasting Peek-a-Boo Eggs with woodland scenes

Patty Schaffer had the right idea when she made these Peek-a-Boo Easter Eggs. Years ago, I remember painstakingly trimming little peek-a-boo holes in real egg shells, and creating miniature critters from bread dough for the scenes inside. When I unpacked … Continue reading

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How to make Glittered Gumdrop Ornaments (and the winners!)

Who else pulls out the Christmas craft supplies when the family gathers for Thanksgiving? I’m in charge of our “Thanksgiving Craftermath” and it’s a lot of fun. If you’d like to plan a little Thanksgiving craft hour with your family, … Continue reading

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