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Family DIY fun crafts and projects

August 2014

Back-to-School Lunch Notes Craft Project

08/28/14

Back-to-School Lunch Notes Craft Project

Add an extra dash of love to your child's midday meal away from home with a customized little letter, complete with a top-class loose-leaf paper spin.

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Craft Roundup: Fabric Based Projects for Back-to-School Fun

08/26/14

Craft Roundup: Fabric Based Projects for Back-to-School Fun

Make some locker pencil cup holders, a seat belt cover, V-neck sweater vest and drawstring sleeping bag case to get kids excited about September.

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AHA Arts Clear-Cling Stamps Are Fun for Paper Crafts

08/21/14

AHA Arts Clear-Cling Stamps Are Fun for Paper Crafts

For a creative, offbeat alternative to woodblock stamping, try these cool tools that add a great look to your DIY projects. Buy them here in southeast Michigan.

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Craft Roundup: Small Projects to Make with Washi Tape, Confetti, More

08/19/14

Craft Roundup: Small Projects to Make with Washi Tape, Confetti, More

Tiny stuff is terrific! This roundup of DIY fun from various blogs shows you how to make matchbook notebooks, gift bags, stickers and bitty butterflies.

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Vintage Summer Pins Made from Old Belt Buckles

08/14/14

Vintage Summer Pins Made from Old Belt Buckles

A perfect summer craft, this DIY project is centered around used plastic accessories, which are cheap finds at garage sales and thrift stores.

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Craft Roundup: Back-to-School Fun Craft Ideas for Kids

08/12/14

Craft Roundup: Back-to-School Fun Craft Ideas for Kids

It's only a month away. But there's no need to fret! Get in a good mood about school with these four fun crafty DIY projects from various blogs.

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Shake Your Paper Plate Maracas

08/07/14

Shake Your Paper Plate Maracas

Making a kid-friendly play instrument just takes some simple cardboard, dry beans and imagination! Try this festive craft, fitting for Family Fun Month.

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Craft Roundup: DIY Ideas Inspired by Summer Fun

08/05/14

Craft Roundup: DIY Ideas Inspired by Summer Fun

Whether your family loves festivals, the ocean, pool or a bit of nature, these projects are good pairs, from lemonade party favors to a water ring sling.

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Play Food Lollipops Craft for Kids

07/28/14

Play Food Lollipops Craft for Kids

Everyone wants a sweet treat after dinner, even if it's for an imaginary meal! Get the tutorial on how to make these old-school treats reimagined as toys.

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