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Family DIY fun crafts and projects
May 22, 2012
11:06 AM

Craft Roundup: DIY Projects for the Whole Family

Looking to get a few fresh projects rolling? From cool coasters made out of Perler beads to a way cute giraffe toy, these picks will get your creative juices going!

Memorial Day Weekend is just a few days away – seriously, where did May go?! If you're not going out of town this weekend to celebrate the holiday, take a look at these fun, all-ages-approved projects to celebrate some time at home with good friends and family.

 

Turn Regular Socks Into Non-Slip Socks

If you've got hardwood floors in your house, these socks, by Learning 2 Coupon, are a must-have! Have fun personalizing a pair for your little ones with this easy tutorial.

 

Craft Project: Toy Giraffe

Put your sewing skills to use this week by creating this playful toy giraffe from Woman's Day. Originally inspired by a collage of vintage papers, pick your child's favorite colors and get to work!

 

How-To: Pixel Coasters

Have you ever tried making a cross-stitch sampler – with Perler beads? My Poppet shows how you can take any cross-stitch pattern and apply it to those well-known bead forms for a unique, finished look.

 

DIY Handprint Mothers and Fathers Day Card

It's not too early to start thinking about a handmade card or gift for dad. Father's Day is still a few weeks away, but get an early start with this "hands-on" idea from Hello Bee.

 

Kids Craft: How to Make Spray Bottle Silhouette Art

A classic silhouette gets a brand-new twist thanks to some craft paint and a spray bottle, compliments of Mom It Forward. Have your kids pick their favorite cartoon character or the first letter of their name and let the paint start flying!

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