Recycled Crafts: Minion Craft Full Tutorial

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SPOILER ALERT! This is an adorable preschool craft in lieu of the new Minions movie, and I wanted to give you a full tutorial of a quick craft for kids. Toilet paper roll crafts are such a big craft because they are always around and there’s so much to do with them. This is a […]

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Bottoms Up! 11 Wine Bottle Craft Ideas

So…there are a “few” empty wine bottles lying around your kitchen counters…and MAYBE even a couple on the end tables in your living room. PERFECT! The better to craft with, my dear. Do you know how many amazing things you can make with empty wine bottles? You can create plant holders, pretty tabletop decor, candlesticks, […]

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Bright Ideas: How to Recycle Light Bulbs in Creative Ways

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DING! Our creative light bulb just went off, and we’ve rounded up 12 lightbulb crafts for some truly green crafting. Looking for some great ways to recycle this season? Well look no further! The following lightbulb crafts from FaveCrafts and AllFreeHolidayCrafts will shock and amaze you. Don’t throw out those “burnt out” bulbs. They have […]

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16 DIY Country Crafts for You and the Young’uns

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The best thing about this time of the year is that everyone has fresh produce, cute animals, county fairs, and gardening on their minds. Wouldn’t it be lovely to live on an apple orchard with free-roaming chickens? Of course, not all of us are lucky enough to have that simple country lifestyle to themselves. However, with […]

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The Glow of Summer: Fun Lantern Crafts

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And at last, we see the light! With these beautiful glowing crafts, you can learn how to make a lantern, tiki torches, votives, and more. Every summer needs an extra special glow. Whether you’re throwing an outdoor party or barbecue, or planning on going camping, be sure to plan for some magical summer lighting. The […]

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Beachside Buddies: Summer Crafts for Kids

Beachside Buddies: Summer Crafts for Kids

Don’t you just love going to the aquarium? When I’m at an aquarium, I often fantasize about climbing into the tanks with those beautiful fish and adorable turtles. Luckily, there’s a less dangerous way to get close to these stunning creatures–I can craft my own! The Pom Pom Sea Creatures pictured at left show how many […]

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10 Thrifty Recycled Crafts for Summer Fun

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Every kid looks forward to summertime because they get to spend some time doing fun creative activities. Kids get to let loose and run around outside in the sun instead of being in a classroom all day. The challenge, though, is keeping your kids occupied with fun summer activities. My kids are all energy and […]

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Seeing Spots: Ladybugs’ Picnic

Seeing Spots: Ladybugs' Picnic

Sesame Street has a history of teaching kids on the sly, and the song “The Ladybugs’ Picnic” is no exception. While children watched those cute bugs play games, tell jokes, and toast marshmallows, they learned how to count to twelve. In honor of Flashback Friday, we’ve put together a collection of our favorite ladybug crafts. […]

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The Ultimate Crafting Material

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Crafters, I don’t know about you, but I just love recycled crafts. To me, there’s nothing more invigorating than making something new and beautiful from things that can be found in my recycling bin. Empty toilet paper rolls? Homemade Christmas ornaments! Old Newspapers and magazines? Fabulous paper flowers! It can be fun coming up with […]

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Have Yourself a Merry Little Earth Day: Bottle and Jar Christmas Crafts

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Listen up, crafters! Earth Week is fast approaching, and that means it’s time to be mindful of waste. A lot of you out there are brilliant at using up your supplies dutifully. However, there are still more ways you can use would-be trash. Some of what you think is junk can be used to create […]

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