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Easy Way To Hang Temporary Decorations (Even Curtains!)

Easy Way To Hang Temporary Decorations (Even Curtains!)

This is a tip that makes holiday decorating a lot more fun…don’t nail or tape decorations to your walls, use these temporary hangers instead! I had a baby shower recently for my Sister-In-Law and made TONS of decorations. We transformed the whole downstairs into baby […]

Customize A Tote With Iron On Details

A blank canvas tote makes customizing a special gift for the holidays quick and easy. Maybe you don’t see yourself as a painter – Don’t worry – you don’t have to rely on your artistic talent to get a designer look. With printable iron on transfer paper and even iron on embellishments like crystals and other fun stuff,  the sky is really the limit. Check out this sweet iron on design created for “the Grandmas” on Mother’s Day by Katie’s Nesting Spot. What a cute and clever Mother’s Day “Card” and a practical gift too.

Who can’t use an extra tote? I always seem to find a use for them. 🙂

Read more about how Katie made her adorable tote: Katie’s Nesting Spot: Iron-On Tote Bag Kid’s Craft

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Sleepover Party Crafts For Girls

Back in January, I asked for your help to figure out a few craft ideas for a girls' event. The crafts were for girls ages 13-18; I wanted the crafts to be relatively cheap, easy to explain, and take about 15-30 minutes each. Well …

Carrot Cupcakes in Flower Pots

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Make A Stamped Tin Foil Pendant

What a great and easy craft idea for the kiddos from Make and Takes…use tin foil, stamps (or just a pen to emboss a design) and paint to bring out the dimension. You can also emboss tin foil in the reverse by drawing on the back to create a reverse design. The kids think it is totally magic and it makes for a really fun afternoon of crafting! (Plus they can make and give their creations too!)

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Foil Pendant Craft for Kids | Make and Takes

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Make a Button Clasp Bracelet

Make a Button Clasp Bracelet

Back in the 4th Bead Soup Blog Party, I traded beads with lampwork glass artist Manuela Wutschke. I made a necklace, wasn't 100% satisfied with it, and made it again. I was so glad I was brave enough to tear apart the …

President’s Day Kid Craft Ideas From Living Locurto

Today is Presidents' Day, which was originally known as Washington's Birthday. I'm fascinated with history and love teaching my kids about the.

Make Your Own Party Hats

Make Your Own Party Hats

How To Make Pretty Party Hats
Crafty party hats decorated however you like them - match your theme perfectly and have fun making them! Image Credit: Skrabalica on Flickr

I love themed parties – especially when it is clear the hostess put a lot of time into making handmade party accessories and decorations. Michaels’ resident creative expert, Jo Pearson, shows us this wonderful craft idea just perfect for New years eve parties (or any party really!) Using poster board, decorative paper, craft glue and embellishments, watch as Jo creates adorable party hats that are way better than anything you can buy in the store. Adorable!

She also includes video instructions on how to make a template to make your custom party hat that is significantly more sturdy that the cone party hats you might have made in grade school.

Craft Idea: Make Party Hats