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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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Candy Corn Crafts Week: Easy, Glittered Candy Corn Cones

Today’s Halloween Candy Corn Craft is the easiest one yet. When I sat down to make these Glittered, Candy Corn Cones, I asked “how is it that I’ve never made these before?” I thought last year’s Glittered Candy Corn were … Continue reading

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How to make Custom Candle Pedestals

The crafters I know love to learn new techniques, which is why today’s post is so much fun. Designer Koren Russell has mad skills, and she’ll lead you through cutting and shaping STYROFOAM™ Brand Foam, and working with air-dry modeling clay … Continue reading

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Candy Corn Crafts Week: DIY a sweet Candy Corn Wreath

Some days, I feel like I’m living in the book If You Give a Mouse a Cookie. After I made the Glittered Candy Corn, I had extra candy corn leftover and decided to DIY a Glittered Candy Corn Garland. After … Continue reading

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Candy Corn Crafts Week: DIY Glittered Candy Corn (and a giveaway!)

It’s Candy Corn Crafts Week! This week is all about making Halloween crafts with a candy corn theme. I love candy corn crafts almost as much as candy corn itself, and I’ve made candy corn with duct tape, fabric, and … Continue reading

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