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Apr 17, 2012
02:04 PM

Craft Roundup: Projects to Get You Inspired

Have you and the kids seen Caine's Arcade? This 9-year-old LA boy's creation is paying for his future college education – and getting us in a DIY mood!

Just about all of my friends have been buzzing about this week's Internet sensation, Caine's Arcade. This 9-year-old kid from Los Angeles created an elaborate cardboard arcade in his dad's used auto parts store – and is using it to raises funds for his college education. After you watch the video, found in this week's roundup, let his DIY inspiration wash over you with these fun family projects.

 

Caine's Arcade

If you haven't seen this video yet, take 10 minutes for yourself and watch it right now. Definitely THE viral video to watch this week!

 

 

Make a DIY Backpack/Jacket Board

CraftOManiac's Jen shows us how to make this easy organizer for your home on Tatertots and Jello.

 

 

Easy DIY No-Sew Felt Flower Bracelets

Let budding fashionistas create their own jewelry with a free pattern and tutorial from Merriment Design.

 

 

Sock Monkey (And Friend) DIY

There are lots of ways to make sock monkeys, but have you ever seen instructions on how to make a friend for your sock monkey?!Get the directions from A Beautiful Mess Blog.

 

 

8 DIY Fun Mom Tricks

The team at 24/7 Moms has a roundup of fun tricks to impress your kids, including this bath time idea for shaving cream paint.

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