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Make It

Family DIY fun crafts and projects

January 2012

AIGA Greased Up Pinewood Derby in Detroit

01/26/12

AIGA Greased Up Pinewood Derby in Detroit

Sweet cars swooshed around Atwater Brewery to the delight of kids, parents and other design fans. Here's the post event report – and tips on making your own!

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Royal Oak Kids Learn the Business of Making and Selling Crafts

01/19/12

Royal Oak Kids Learn the Business of Making and Selling Crafts

Fifth grade students at Keller Elementary turn duct tape wallets, tissue paper flowers and other DIY projects into mini businesses – and help a local hospital.

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Grosse Pointe Mom Makes Flock of Angry Bird Ornaments!

01/17/12

Grosse Pointe Mom Makes Flock of Angry Bird Ornaments!

Jen Evans created this entire batch of crafty Angry Birds for her son's first-grade class. Check them out – and try the DIY how-to for yourself!

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Winter Snow Globes Craft

01/12/12

Winter Snow Globes Craft

Welcome winter with this cool little DIY project, inspired by a Martha Stewart classic. It's a great way for kids and the family to beat the cabin fever blues!

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Introducing Metro Parent's Make It Blog and Lish Dorset

01/05/12

Introducing Metro Parent's Make It Blog and Lish Dorset

The DIY gal behind Handmade Detroit and Detroit Urban Craft Fair shares her crafty Michigan state of mind – and gets ready to find tons of fun family projects!

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