Family Activities Craft Roundup: Repurpose Scraps into Sweet DIY Projects Party favors, banners and cute little bows – these creations tap into your kids' creativity (not to mention the leftover stash). Bonus: Some are no-sew! « Previous Next » Lish Dorset • January 10, 2015 Add Comment Total: 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Are we already through the middle of the summer? I think we are! It’s probably time to take those craft scraps you’ve acquired and put them to newer uses for upcoming projects. From room decorations to party ideas, we’ve got you covered. Upcycled Decorative Cans If you’ve got an overflowing recycling bin, consider turning a few of those items into new office decorations. Let your children decorate these cans, per Crafting a Green World’s how-to. Boy No-Sew Pendant Flag Banner Aimee of It’s Overflowing brings up a great idea – why not take the extra fabric you get when purchasing sheet sets to decorate the room you’re upgrading? Brilliant! Gumball Machine Party Favors I have leftover holiday ornaments in my basement right now, and this adorable party favor by Living Locurto could put them to great use. What kind of candy would you put in yours? No-Sew Wool Bows, Bowties and Shoe Clips If you have some fabric scraps lying around, why not turn them into a cute headband for your small fashionista – or some shoe clips for yourself? Try this tutorial by the American Felt and Craft blog. Camping Quiet Book Ever thought about making your own soft books for your children? Check out Imagine Our Life. This creative book is a great example of what you can do with some fabric and a whimsical notion.