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Family DIY fun crafts and projects

April 2013

Craft Roundup DIY Ideas for Mom

04/30/13

Craft Roundup DIY Ideas for Mom

Mother's Day is Sunday, May 12, 2013. Make something special for your mom, grandma, aunt or any special lady in your life with these cool do-it-yourself projects.

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Fun Fold-Over Elastic Crafts for Kids: Headband and Notebook Strap

04/25/13

Fun Fold-Over Elastic Crafts for Kids: Headband and Notebook Strap

Dritz brand elastics, available in a variety of cool colors and patterns, are perfect material to make plenty of simple family DIY projects. Make It shows you a couple!

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Craft Roundup: Make It Your Own

04/23/13

Craft Roundup: Make It Your Own

From tricked-out sunglasses to an animal CD case, these DIY projects let kids put their personal touch on everyday accessories and items.

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Kids Make Art with Food in Two Creative New Books

04/18/13

Kids Make Art with Food in Two Creative New Books

Chronicle Books serves up a pair of food-inspired titles that help kids exercise their crafty talents at the table – place mats by MoMA, and a cool food-drawing journal

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Craft Roundup: Think Spring with These Family Projects

04/16/13

Craft Roundup: Think Spring with These Family Projects

These up-and-down Michigan temps are nothing new. So don't you and the kids bring spring into your own home with these DIY delights?

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Bottle Cap Rosettes DIY Craft Project

04/11/13

Bottle Cap Rosettes DIY Craft Project

Don't toss those bottle caps just yet. You can use them – and some felt – to create this project from Amber Sarker, a metro Detroit felt crafter.

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Craft Roundup: Simple Little Projects for Families

04/09/13

Craft Roundup: Simple Little Projects for Families

Want a bit of DIY fun without a huge time investment? From hair elastics and number cards to pinatas and baby bibs, these easy crafts are fun for kids.

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No-Sew DIY Cotton Laminate Bibs for Babies

04/04/13

No-Sew DIY Cotton Laminate Bibs for Babies

Busy moms can tote along a supply of simple bibs to keep their wee ones stain-free during mealtime – thanks to this craft, inspired by MYdrap napkins.

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Craft Roundup: Eco-Friendly Family Crafts

04/02/13

Craft Roundup: Eco-Friendly Family Crafts

Be kind to the environment and craft 'green' with your kids all month long in honor of Earth Day on Monday, April 22 and Arbor Day on April 26, 2013.

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DIY Color Blocks and Drawstring Storage Bag Crafts

03/25/13

DIY Color Blocks and Drawstring Storage Bag Crafts

Young kids will love exploring new hues with these simple, classic toys you can make. Create a block baggie to stash them away when playtime is done!

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