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Family DIY fun crafts and projects

March 2012

Simple and Quick Book Strap Craft

03/29/12

Simple and Quick Book Strap Craft

In honor of National Library Week in April, dust off the sewing machine for this cute project that's a classic way for your kids to tote their tomes!

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Craft Roundup: Spring Things in Bloom

03/27/12

Craft Roundup: Spring Things in Bloom

Hungry Caterpillars, swimsuits, Easter projects – even a lumberjack party for kids. Scope out cool warm weather DIY project picks in this Make It blog roundup.

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Freezer Paper Stencils Shirts and Self-Portraits

03/26/12

Freezer Paper Stencils Shirts and Self-Portraits

This easy DIY technique lets your kids create cool tuxedo or necklace flair on an everyday T-shirt – or make their own self portrait on a smaller piece of fabric.

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Creating a Craft Box

03/22/12

Creating a Craft Box

It's the ultimate source of open-ended play and crafty fun for kids. Update your family stash with these cool storage tricks – and tips on what to include!

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Craft Roundup: Glam, Glitter and Garland

03/20/12

Craft Roundup: Glam, Glitter and Garland

It's the first batch of cool DIY projects gathered up by the Make It blog! Get inspired with glitzy eggs, a rainbow dress, cupcake liner dolls and more.

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Learning How to Sew with a Fabric Yo-Yo

03/15/12

Learning How to Sew with a Fabric Yo-Yo

Kids can create their first stitches with these handy helpers. Make a flower looking doodad; then attach it to a headband, barrette, shirt or whatever you like!

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Whimseybox Craft Fun Surprises for Families

03/08/12

Whimseybox Craft Fun Surprises for Families

This subscription based craft supply monthly mailing is winning over DIY kids and parents alike. Metro Parent does a Q&A with founder Alicia DiRago!

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Papier Mache Pot of Gold Craft Project

03/01/12

Papier Mache Pot of Gold Craft Project

It's a lucky day for families with DIY fun! This how-to combines newspaper, paste and a small balloon for a classic craft kids and parents will love.

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Duct Tape Lunch Bag and Name Tag Crafts

02/27/12

Duct Tape Lunch Bag and Name Tag Crafts

Give your kids' school gear a DIY boost with these cute and colorful projects that'll make 'em queen or king of the cafeteria.

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