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Jul 30, 2013
06:00 AM

Craft Roundup: Mobile, Embroidery Painting, DIY Shelf and Sunglasses

Why not make a project that really lets your kids' personality shine? These cool finds from four creative blogs inspire some fun family ideas that are easy to do.

A little bit of creativity goes a long way when it comes to you and your child's crafts! Sometimes, a project doesn't need to take days to complete; adding some decorations or a coat of paint can make all the difference. This week's roundup features projects that are easy to make your own this weeknight or weekend. Get inspired with these clever ideas for everything from a small-fry toddler shelf to a fun watercolor-splashed embroidery project. Which do you like best?


DIY Embroidery Hoop Mobile

Handmade Charlotte is featuring an adorable mobile project from contributor Estefi Machado. With some scrapbooking paper and a design in mind, you can create a one-of-a-kind project, too.


Painting a Piggy

If you or your child enjoys embroidery, why not give it an extra creative touch by adding some watercolor paints to it? Wild Olive shows you how she paints her projects in her blog.


DIY Toddler Shelf

Looking for a pint-sized shelf option for your little one? Make it yourself! Hellobee gives you the dimensions and directions to make a smaller shelving unit good for keeping toys and books at your baby's level.


Retro Glam Crystal Sunglasses

An inexpensive pair of sunglasses can look like $100 when you make them your own. I Love to Create shows you how to add some simple crystals to a pair of plain shades to give them a super retro look.

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