Foster Creativity With These Adorable Handmade Gift Ideas for Kids To Make

This post is brought to you by Sara Dawkins of NannyPro.com. Integrating arts and crafts into children’s lives will not only help to keep them entertained and exploring their creativity, but also show appreciation for important figures like mom and dad. Help them create thoughtful, handmade gifts that show important people that they are never […]

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4 New Chalk Paint Projects! Cool2Craft TV

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This week, the Cool2Craft design team is sharing new chalkboard ideas! Join EcoHeidi Borchers, Tiffany Windsor, Candace Jedrowicz, and Savannah Starr for this week’s online episode. EcoHeidi is crafting a Polka Dot Chalkboard Frame, Candace is creating a Chalkboard Message Board, Tiffany is making a Personalized Chalkboard Sign and Savannah is sharing Chalk Paint High […]

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Link Love: Galaxy Print DIY Projects

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It’s time to take a trip to a galaxy far, far away. Don’t worry, you don’t have to hop in a space ship or even leave the house. This week, we’re taking a look at a huge trend in crafting – capturing the beauty of the outer reaches of the galaxy! Lately, it seems that […]

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This Week on Cool2Craft TV – Let’s Paint!

Let's Paint - Cool2Craft TV

This week, the Cool2Craft design team is sharing a fun collection of painted projects! Watch your favorite crafters create super cool projects and join in the live on-line chat. Join EcoHeidi Borchers, Tiffany Windsor, Candace Jedrowicz, Linda Peterson, and Savannah Starr for this week’s online episode. EcoHeidi is creating a Black & White Mirror and […]

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Coloring Outside the Lines: 7 Kids Crafts that Unleash Creativity

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Summer is the perfect time for a child’s imagination to roam free and uninhibited, and kids crafts can help them express themselves. Ever since I witnessed a fellow teacher scolding a child for coloring outside the lines of a coloring page, I have been fiercely opposed to any limitations adults impose upon children’s creative expression. […]

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8 Cool Paint Techniques from EcoGreenCrafts + a Giveaway!

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Hi everyone! We’re continuing our Earth Week celebrations with some cool paint technique vidoes from one of our favorite earth-friendly craft companies! Eco Green Crafts has a great selection of earth friendly paints and inks, great for the paper crafter! So, they created a series of videos using their different paints, inks, and adhesives to […]

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Project of the Day: Chalkboard Party Cart

Chalkboard Party Cart

Welcome to the second day of Home Decor week in the National Craft Month celebration on the FaveCrafts Blog. We’ve had three wonderful weeks of projects and giveaways already, and we’ve still got a few more things in our bag of tricks! As a bonus to the fabulous craft tutorials we’ve been featuring, we’ve also […]

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How to Paint: Techniques, Tutorials & More

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  When you think about painting, you might imagine a giant canvas hanging in a big museum. If you’re anything like me, you might think that your skills aren’t quite museum-level. That’s okay! In fact, there are so many quick and easy painting projects to try. Many projects require easy-to-find materials such as acrylic paint […]

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Crochet Yarn Painting Project

Mikey's Bernat Mosaic Yarn Painting

Doesn’t this look stunning? If I were to ever plan something that would have rocked the crochet world as much as I did with this painting, I probably would not have gotten the attention as this new yarn painting has received. Watch this HowTo Instructional Video on creating your own. I consider this project free […]

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