Craft Roundup: Spring Things in Bloom

Spring is in the air! We’ve enjoyed some unusually warm days the past week, and it’s safe to say spring fever has officially sprung here in southeast Michigan. So why not start thinking spring with your family crafts, too? These kid friendly project ideas pulled from the blogosphere are sure to do the trick, we think.  If you see a crafty project you think southeast Michigan families would enjoy, send it our way!


Hungry Caterpillar Project Roundup

The folks from Chronicle Books are celebrating the first days of spring with this fun roundup of projects inspired by The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle. Seeing all these fun ideas makes me want to read the book right now!


Girls’ Swimsuit Tutorial

Our neighbors down the street pulled out the kiddy pool last week, and I don’t blame them. With the warm weather we had, I was looking for the nearest pool, too! Zaaberry must be thinking the same way. Her girls’ swimsuit tutorial is a must for the sewers out there.


Little Lumberjacks Party

If you’re looking for a new idea for a birthday party theme, Jennifer of Naughty Secretary Club has you covered. Not only does she serve up several decorating ideas for the big day and how to make them, she even shows you how to create your own log cabin for the guests to enjoy.


Wax Resist Paintings

I love the colors and texture that wax resist creations can make. Elise of Creativity Abounds shows us how to take the paintings and turn them into beautiful shadow boxes for hours of play.


Washi Tape Easter Crafts

Washi tape is fun to decorate with – and even more fun when it’s time to craft. Kami of No Biggie offers several downloadable templates for spring-themed projects, including Easter egg headbands and “Celebrate Everything” banners for treat buckets.


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