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Family DIY fun crafts and projects

September 2012

Favorite Crafting Tool: Xyron Sticker Maker

09/27/12

Favorite Crafting Tool: Xyron Sticker Maker

Kids can whip up their own designs and stick 'em up anywhere they please with this cool go-to project maker that's a staple for family fun.

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Craft Roundup: DIY Costume Accessories

09/25/12

Craft Roundup: DIY Costume Accessories

With Halloween around the bend – and the dress-up trunk always in need of fresh gear – why not make something? From ties to hats to gloves, try these projects.

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Artkive App Makes Digitally Storing Kids Artwork Easy

09/20/12

Artkive App Makes Digitally Storing Kids Artwork Easy

Are your children's creations taking over your attic and basement? Free your house – but save the memories! – with this new smartphone app designed by a savvy dad.

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Craft Roundup: Fun Fall Time Crafts for the Family

09/18/12

Craft Roundup: Fun Fall Time Crafts for the Family

Set aside a little spare family bonding time for a few DIY projects with the kids this autumn. From coasters to pin displays, try these options on for size.

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Washi Tape Flowerpot Craft Project

09/13/12

Washi Tape Flowerpot Craft Project

Give the old-school 'paper insert mug' craft a spiffy, waterproof makeover with this DIY creation that features cool washi tape – and your kids' creativity.

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Craft Roundup: Projects to Channel Your Passion

09/11/12

Craft Roundup: Projects to Channel Your Passion

Looking for a bit of inspiration for you and the kids? Check out five cool DIY doables that feature Instagram, make-it-yourself musical instruments and more.

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Tooth Pick-Up Slip Project with Free Printable

09/06/12

Tooth Pick-Up Slip Project with Free Printable

Kid lose a pearly white? Give the famous fairy a little help with this adorable DIY craft that doubles as a scrapbooking keepsake.

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Craft Roundup: Fun DIY Badges

09/04/12

Craft Roundup: Fun DIY Badges

Kids can create a scouting classic with simple household items – whether you opt for some embroidery action or make your project with basic office nametags.

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Milk Jug Poetry DIY Twist on Magnetic Poetry

08/27/12

Milk Jug Poetry DIY Twist on Magnetic Poetry

School is around the corner. Why not boost your kids' word power with this cool craft for the fridge? They're perfect for small hands, and you'll be upcycling to boot!

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