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Family DIY fun crafts and projects

October 2013

Craft Book Review: Paper Play Features Cool Kid Activities

10/31/13

Craft Book Review: Paper Play Features Cool Kid Activities

In Lydia Crook's inventive title, published by Running Press Kids, literally every page turns into a DIY project for children, making it a creative family find.

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Craft Roundup: Halloween Buckets, Boxes, Plaques and Art

10/29/13

Craft Roundup: Halloween Buckets, Boxes, Plaques and Art

Fright night week is finally here! Looking for last-minute creepy cool decor (or ways to stash all those treats)? Start with this batch of blogger DIY projects.

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Martha Stewart Crafts Glow-in-the-Dark Decoupage Container

10/24/13

Martha Stewart Crafts Glow-in-the-Dark Decoupage Container

Paired with some paper cutouts, this project supply is a perfect pick for DIY Halloween fun. Here's an easy how-to tutorial for you and the kids.

Posted at 09:32 AM | Permalink | Comments

Craft Roundup: A DIY Halloween Class Party

10/22/13

Craft Roundup: A DIY Halloween Class Party

Punch up that October shebang for your kids at school or home with festive placements, Oreo pops, cupcake toppers and drink boxes, all with spooky flair.

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Mummified Votive Holder Wraps Craft

10/17/13

Mummified Votive Holder Wraps Craft

Some pre-dyed gauze in the Halloween section of a Target store here in southeast Michigan provides inspiration for a creepy cool tea light candle display.

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Craft Roundup: Halloween Spiderwebs, Confetti, Candy Jars

10/15/13

Craft Roundup: Halloween Spiderwebs, Confetti, Candy Jars

The October season is in gear. Is your house ready? Try these family DIY projects that use yarn, containers, paper and more to dress up decor, inside and out.

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Button Pumpkin Halloween Craft

10/10/13

Button Pumpkin Halloween Craft

This whimsical DIY project pairs up Styrofoam with straight pins and orange buttons for a fun family decoration that'll keep kids' little fingers busy.

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Craft Roundup: Halloween Decor, Necklace, Garland, More

10/08/13

Craft Roundup: Halloween Decor, Necklace, Garland, More

What's your family's style? Try one of these DIY blog how-tos, from witches hats and 'Shrinky Dinks' to gold leaf postcards and glow-in-the-dark garlands.

Posted at 09:18 AM | Permalink | Comments

Halloween Kits and Books: Kiwi Crate and Modeling Clay

10/03/13

Halloween Kits and Books: Kiwi Crate and Modeling Clay

It's the holiday of creepy crafts! Give your kids a jump with cool glowing ghosts, bats, Frankenstein and more, or make eerie and whimsical little sculptures.

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Craft Roundup: Halloween Snap Bracelets, Countdown Board, More

10/01/13

Craft Roundup: Halloween Snap Bracelets, Countdown Board, More

Get the kids in gear for the holiday with fuzzy monsters and free printables – plus a pencil picture frame and fun autumn stitching crafts with seasonal flair.

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Midnight Black Pumpkin Jar Lids Project for Halloween

09/30/13

Midnight Black Pumpkin Jar Lids Project for Halloween

Give your candy containers max creepy effect with this glossy DIY craft. Plus, learn tips to fix common spray paint problems that can arise during the process!

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