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May 29, 2012
10:39 AM

Craft Roundup: DIY Projects to Gear up for Summer

Looking for a little how-to to do with the kids? This batch of fun tutorials includes sewing tips from a 9-year-old, nature crafts, a park party and more.

Craft Roundup: DIY Projects to Gear up for Summer

Happy post-Memorial Day weekend! Hopefully you had a fun time with family and friends. If you're like me, you had a lot of folks over at your house celebrating, so this week is all about relaxing and catching up on some crafty projects  – and, of course, thinking about the next party we're going to host! Check out this week's roundup for some fun shebang ideas that can be used all summer long.

 

DIY Silhouette Art Place Cards

Teach your children how to make this classic piece of art with Camille Styles' easy tutorial.

 

Crafting with Kids: Memorial Day Craft

While Memorial Day has come and gone, keep this patriotic mobile project by Multiples & More in mind as the Fourth of July approaches.

 

Learn How to Sew – from a 9-Year-Old

I shared this wonderful video on Craft last week, and knew I had to share it with the Make It audience, too! Encourage your wannabe sewers with a quick sewing lesson from Ellen.

 

33 Nature Arts, Crafts and Play Ideas for Kids

Embrace the warm weather and send your crew out into the wild with this thorough roundup of craft nature ideas from the Too Stinkin' Cute blog.

 

Party in the Park

Here's a clever DIY theme for a birthday party from the Jack and Izzy blog – all things park!

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