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Family DIY fun crafts and projects

May 2014

Quick Drawstring Backpack Kids Craft for Summer Fun

05/29/14

Quick Drawstring Backpack Kids Craft for Summer Fun

This on-the-go essential is simple and super handy. And it's way easy to make! Get DIY with a simple sewing project that'll serve your children all vacation.

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Craft Roundup: Creative Gift Ideas to Make at Home

05/27/14

Craft Roundup: Creative Gift Ideas to Make at Home

Whether it's dads and grads or even teachers and kids, these DIY gift toppers, garden markers, step stools and necktie key ring projects make great presents.

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Styrofoam Critter Pals with Smooth Finish by FloraCraft

05/22/14

Styrofoam Critter Pals with Smooth Finish by FloraCraft

It can be tricky to paint on this porous white material. But a new product helps seal stuff off and creates a great DIY surface! Here's a turtle project to try.

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Craft Roundup: Photo Booth Fun Prop and Background Ideas

05/20/14

Craft Roundup: Photo Booth Fun Prop and Background Ideas

It's simple, hilarious and kids love it (parents too!). Create goofy backdrops, pipe-cleaner crowns and other great stuff for your next party or gathering.

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Coming Soon: Play-Doh's DohVinci Craft Toy for Kids

05/15/14

Coming Soon: Play-Doh's DohVinci Craft Toy for Kids

This fall, Hasbro is launching a line of cool '3-D printers' that lets children draw with Play-Doh on any surface. It hardens into awesome art overnight!

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Craft Roundup: Fun Outdoor Projects for the Family

05/13/14

Craft Roundup: Fun Outdoor Projects for the Family

Kids enjoying the spring weather? Mix in DIY fun with a water bottle holder, light-up faux fireflies, seat belt pillows for road trips and flower sunglasses.

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SNAP! Creativity Conference: Craft Fun for Families

05/08/14

SNAP! Creativity Conference: Craft Fun for Families

This creative blogger convention, held in April 2014, offered up cool DIY supplies and projects for both parents and kids who want to make awesome stuff.

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Craft Roundup: Small Changes for Big DIY Differences

05/06/14

Craft Roundup: Small Changes for Big DIY Differences

Make a little homemade, heartfelt gift, whether it's a craft supply storage box, a simple yet pretty plant holder, some agate wall art or nifty fabric twine.

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#AwesomeMom Hashtag Mother's Day Card for Mom

05/01/14

#AwesomeMom Hashtag Mother's Day Card for Mom

Mix up social media and smartphones with some handmade creativity to make this awesome paper note that lets a special lady know how much you love her May 11.

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Umbrella Stencil Project Gives Your Rain Shield New Life

04/28/14

Umbrella Stencil Project Gives Your Rain Shield New Life

Are your kids' umbrellas looking under the weather? Don't just throw them away. Stencils and some paint can give it fresh pizzazz, perfect for spring showers.

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