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May 8, 2012
10:15 AM

Craft Roundup: Let's Picnic

Time to gather up the kids, a blanket, some snacks and head to a southeast Michigan outdoor park for lunch! Here's some DIY gear to bring along.

Craft Roundup: Let's Picnic

The outdoor feasting season is almost here. Is your picnic basket ready? There are so many great outdoor places in southeast Michigan for families to explore with food in tow, from nature centers with connected parks to outdoor hiking trails; even a cool local playground or two. But you gotta gear up, first! Here are some fun ideas to get you ready to grab your lunch and sit outside.

 

Wave Ware Picnic Plates

If your picnic takes place on the beach, have your family get the goods ready by creating these cheery plates by Martha Stewart.

 

Painter's Tape Countdown

Count down the days to your big outing with Mer Mag blog's smart idea of using painter's tape to practice numbers and letters.

 

DIY Stiffened Felt Boxes

Surprise your guests with a small treasure in these fun-to-make felt boxes from How About Orange.

 

Fruit Balloons DIY

Having a picnic after picking your favorite berries? Show off your favorites – made out of balloons! Get the tutorial from Oh Happy Day.

 

Bottle of Sunshine

Bring a little DIY spirit to the picnic by having your young sippers mix their own drinks with these sweet packages by Garnish.

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