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January 2013

Favorite Valentine's Day Supplies in Southeast Michigan

01/31/13

Favorite Valentine's Day Supplies in Southeast Michigan

We dug around Paper Source in Birmingham and our favorite Jo-Ann Fabrics and Craft store for some family crafting material we really loved. See what we found!

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Craft Roundup: Valentine Projects and a Pinewood Derby Twist

01/29/13

Craft Roundup: Valentine Projects and a Pinewood Derby Twist

'Tis the season, right? Wear your heart on your sleeve – and show your Boy Scout pride – with these fun crafts, from valentine bags to mini derby trophies.

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Snowman Portrait Craft Project

01/24/13

Snowman Portrait Craft Project

No snow? Never fear. With the help of a couple cotton balls, this fun little DIY project will get the kids and entire family in a winter mood – without the icy cold!

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Craft Roundup: Class Valentine Projects are DIY Treats

01/22/13

Craft Roundup: Class Valentine Projects are DIY Treats

Have the kids whip up something more creative to pass out to friends: An owl candy box, message in a bottle, cupcake liner award or super hero stick puppet.

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Kiwi Crate: Kids Crafting Monthly Subscription Projects

01/17/13

Kiwi Crate: Kids Crafting Monthly Subscription Projects

Imagine instant family creativity mailed right to your door – and tailored just for your children. Check out the Make It review of the Valentine Kiwi Crate!

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Craft Roundup: Quick and Easy Valentine Projects

01/15/13

Craft Roundup: Quick and Easy Valentine Projects

Catch the love bug and get the kids geared up for Valentine's Day with heart-filled wreathes, easy printable school valentines and a cereal box valentine holder.

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Craft-A-Day: 365 Simple Handmade Projects, Book Review

01/10/13

Craft-A-Day: 365 Simple Handmade Projects, Book Review

Ready to get the family up and crafting again in 2013? This new how-to by Sarah Goldschadt is a simple guide packed with easy DIY projects kids can tackle.

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Craft Roundup: Projects to Help You Get Organized

01/08/13

Craft Roundup: Projects to Help You Get Organized

Ready to get the family in shape for 2013? Get on track with a DIY reward wheel, jumbo chalk board and heck, even resolution hats.

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Greeting Envelopes for 2013

01/03/13

Greeting Envelopes for 2013

Welcome the New Year by sending out a few holiday thank-you cards – or simply a little 2013 hello – with this DIY no-sew project you can create with the kids.

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Craft Roundup: New Year's Day Family Projects

01/01/13

Craft Roundup: New Year's Day Family Projects

Settle into 2013 with this crop of DIY fun ideas, including decor, a countdown (relive the New Year's Eve fun!), time capsule and sign to ring in a fresh year.

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Paper Confetti Picture Frame DIY Craft

12/27/12

Paper Confetti Picture Frame DIY Craft

Get ready to ring in the New Year with this pretty family project, ready to capture your favorite moment of 2012. It's a bright way to kick off 2013 with the kids.

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Mitten Clips Holder and Related Winter Craft Ideas

12/27/12

Mitten Clips Holder and Related Winter Craft Ideas

Constantly losing the kids' gloves and mittens and more? They'll be right by the door with this handy contraption. Get the tutorial – and ideas for other projects.

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