DIY Twine Ornament
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DIY Twine Ornament

Making ornaments isn’t something that I have done a lot of. My kids seem to do them in school every year and bring them home which I lovingly hang on the tree. This year we had a box of ornaments that were either scratched or broken or just in general bad shape. I also had a lot of scraps and leftover things from other projects. We created these really cute DIY twine ornaments in just …

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DIY Turkey T Shirt

Kids will love looking like a turkey when you craft this DIY turkey t-shirt. This turkey t-shirt can be made using just $2 in supplies and under 30 minutes. The best part is, you don’t even have to sew! Take a look below at how we crafted our own turkey t-shirt, perfect for Thanksgiving parties or just to get into the season of Thanksgiving in general! DIY TURKEY T-SHIRT SUPPLIES Here is what you will …

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Native American Headdress Craft for Kids

Teaching children about the real meaning of Thanksgiving is so important. This is a wonderful chance to talk about the Native Americans and the role they played in the first Thanksgiving. Enrich this lesson by creating a Native American Headdress as the one you see here. This head dress is perfect for little hands to craft and can be completed for just pennies. Take a look at how to get started. NATIVE AMERICAN HEADDRESS CRAFT …

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It’s National Recycling Week ~ Upcycled Ice Crystal Mason Jar Candle Holder #Annedroids #AmazonPrime

Did you know that this week is National Recycling Week? We always try to recycle in our house and we also try to upcycle. Instead of putting things out in our recycle bin, we first try to figure out if there is something else that we can do with it first. This week we made a fun craft to celebrate National Recycling Week  and for one of my kids new favorite shows, Annedroids. If you …

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15 Fabulous Fall Crafts

Fall is here and that means lots of parties and events coming up. We love to make our own decor for parties. Here are some really cute ideas to get your started for your fall parties. Fall Scented Pumpkins  //  Practically Functional Pumpkin Tulle Wreath  //  A Night Owl Blog Candy Corn Centerpiece //  Glued To My Crafts Fall DIY Dry Erase Board  //  Recreate & Decorate Glitter Glass Candles  //  A Pinch Of Glitter …

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Decorative Halloween Mason Jars

Halloween is coming and my mason jar collection is getting out of control. While looking for ideas of what to do with said collection of jars, I came across some great Halloween mason jar decoration ideas! I hope you enjoy them as much as I do. This Spider Mason Jar Lantern by A Pumpkin and a Princess looks amazing and it is so simple to make! Your kids will have a blast making this simple …

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Halloween Doily Spider Web Banner

HALLOWEEN DOILY SPIDER WEB BANNER SUPPLIES NEEDED: Assorted white doilies (Find these at thrift stores or the dollar section at Michael’s Craft store) Black or orange ribbon, thin Assorted fake spiders Craft glue Scissors DIRECTIONS: Begin by cutting a length of ribbon that is as long as you wish for the banner to be. Fold each doilie in half over the ribbon. Be sure to line them up evenly. Use some craft glue to secure …

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Burlap Halloween Wreath

BURLAP HALLOWEEN WREATH SUPPLIES NEEDED: Foam wreath form 1 yard of burlap fabric Hot glue, glue gun Scissors Twine Black ribbon Halloween scrapbook paper Mini Owl (Dollar Tree, $1) DIRECTIONS Begin by cutting your burlap fabric into 1-2 inch thick strips. Add a generous dab of hot glue to the end of the fabric strip. Press it to the inside of the wreath form. You can now start wrapping your fabric. Wrap it tightly around …

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Upcycled T-Shirt Strip Headband {STEP-BY-STEP TUTORIAL}

This headband is about the cutest thing ever. What is even better is that it is made with old tshirts. If your kids outgrow something, you can upcycle for another purpose and that is exactly what we did here. UPCYCLED T-SHIRT STRIP HEADBAND SUPPLIES 3 pieces of white t-shirt cut to approximate 2” wide & 24” long 3 pieces of hot pink t-shirt cut to approximately 2” wide & 24” long Additional t-shirt scraps in …

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UPCYCLED & REPURPOSED CRAFT: Mason Jar Lid Jewelry Dish ~ Easy & Cute!

This feels weird to say because I fight my hoarder tendencies everyday (thanks Mom!) but lately we have some fun recycling and repurposing some things around our house. Normally we try to get everything out in the recycling bin ASAP so the kids don’t snag it for some makeshift playdough holder. However lately I have saved several very sturdy plastic containers to try a few things out with (coming soon on the blog). This Mason …

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