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Family DIY fun crafts and projects

June 2013

Patriotic Flag Paper Patchwork Place Mat Craft

06/27/13

Patriotic Flag Paper Patchwork Place Mat Craft

All that outdoor playing on the Fourth of July will definitely work up an appetite. Serve a snack on one of these DIY mats kids will love to make and use.

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Craft Roundup Party DIY Decor and Fun Stuff to Make

06/25/13

Craft Roundup Party DIY Decor and Fun Stuff to Make

With the warmer temps and time off from school, throw a kids celebration 'just because' – and add your own homemade spin with these four projects.

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Paper-Themed Crafts from Chronicle Books for Kids

06/20/13

Paper-Themed Crafts from Chronicle Books for Kids

These three reads by the popular publisher are out in fall 2013. Add a bit of fun to your DIY collection with jewelry and iron-on guides, plus pretty patterns.

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Craft Roundup: Homemade Gifts for the Graduate

06/18/13

Craft Roundup: Homemade Gifts for the Graduate

Whether they're wrapping up middle school or heading to college, kids are celebrating the end of the year. Give them one of these DIY creations as a present!

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Father's Day Trinket Box Craft Project Gift

06/13/13

Father's Day Trinket Box Craft Project Gift

Dad's special day is around the corner – Sunday, June 16 to be exact! Still not sure what to get him? Make one of these boxes so he can store his watch or cufflinks.

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Craft Roundup Handmade Gift Ideas for Dad

06/11/13

Craft Roundup Handmade Gift Ideas for Dad

From DIY iPhone cases to pop-up cards, create a unique craft for the special guy in your life on Father's Day with cool picks from popular blogs.

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Stick Garden Markers Family Craft

06/06/13

Stick Garden Markers Family Craft

Help kids identify the different plants, flowers and herbs you're growing in the yard with these DIY creations that are easy and fun to make.

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Craft Roundup: Little Gifts, Big Surprises

06/04/13

Craft Roundup: Little Gifts, Big Surprises

From a tin-box business card holder to a Mason jar lid magnet, learn how to personalize sweet surprises for special people in your family's life.

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Handmade Graduation Jewels

05/30/13

Handmade Graduation Jewels

Personalize charms, pendants, rings and more accessories to give as a present to a graduate this spring or summer.

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Craft Roundup: It's All in the Bag

05/28/13

Craft Roundup: It's All in the Bag

From the beach to the cabin – you'll need bags to carry around all your summer stuff. So, create your own with these four ideas!

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Beach Scavenger Hunt Souvenir Terrarium DIY Craft

05/28/13

Beach Scavenger Hunt Souvenir Terrarium DIY Craft

Kids geared up to gather up shells, rocks and other stuff from the shore? Here's a clever project that lets them display their treasures in a cool little fish bowl.

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Green Notebooks Made of Upcycled Cardboard Material

05/27/13

Green Notebooks Made of Upcycled Cardboard Material

Kids can put DIY recycling in action by making this handy craft, perfect for writing down or drawing summer memories – that fits just right in a backpack or pocket.

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