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11 Ways to Repurpose Glass Jars

I love reusing glass jars as often as possible. I love decorating with jars and even decorating them to give out as or with gifts. They are available in countless sizes, colors and almost all are reasonably price. Check out our Upcycled Ice Crystal Mason Jar candle holder. Cranberry Honey butter not only makes a great hostess gift, it is also packaged in 4 ounce Ball jars which can be used again. These mason jar …

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Lime Essential Oil Moon Dough

LIME ESSENTIAL MOON DOUGH SUPPLIES: 4 cups of white flour ½ cup of baby oil 5-7 drops of lime essential oil Mixing Bowl Spoon Green food coloring, optional DIRECTIONS: In your mixing bowl add the 4 cups of flour and ½ cup of baby oil. Mix well. Add 3-4 drops of the green food coloring. Then, add the 5-7 drops of lime oil. Knead the dough so the color disperses. Take the mixture into your …

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DIY Easter Candy Gift Packages for Kids
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Easter Craft: Bunny and Chick Candy Packages

Easter is just around the corner and these fun little Easter bunnies and chicks are the perfect gift for school friends and neighbors, for the Easter bunny to hide, and to pop into Easter baskets. SUPPLIES NEEDED: Download and print our free printable bunnies and chicks Easter candy – preferably candy that is flat on at least one side Sewing machine Scissors TIP: You can purchase multi-packs of candy at Walmart for between $1-$2. If …

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Kids Crafts: Make a pretty bouquet of Spring flowers using pipe cleaners and foam balls.
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Crafts for Kids: Spring Flowers

Spring is just around the corner. I know it doesn’t feel like it for some of you though with the seemingly never-ending snow. You can still get into the Spring spirit with the kids though with this fun indoor flower craft. I came home late from an appointment with my son one afternoon last week and my daughter had gotten a little crafty while I was gone and handed me a small bouquet of flowers …

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Homemade Paint Recipe
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Crafts for Kids: Homemade Paint Recipe {Non Toxic}

We love crafting with our children and we are constantly looking for fun, new ways to do some of old favorites. Making our own paint is such a fun thing to do. You can create all kinds of colors that appeal to everyone and then paint whatever your heart desires. HOMEMADE PAINT RECIPE SUPPLIES: 1 cup salt 1 cup flour 1 1/2 cups water Food coloring DIRECTIONS: Begin by mixing together your salt flour and …

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St. Patrick’s Day Craft: DIY Leprechaun Beard

  If you are looking for a simple craft this St. Patrick’s Day that will keep the kids busy, and create a lot of fun afterward, then try this fun leprechaun beard. My daughter and I made this one together, but it seems that after it was made, everyone got in on the action sporting it and being goofy. SUPPLIES NEEDED: card stock dowel rod crepe paper streamer scissors glue pencil TIP: We were able …

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DIY Valentine Owls

DIY VALENTINE OWLS INGREDIENTS Used Toilet Paper Rolls Construction Paper Googly Eyes if you have them (you can also make eyes from paper and markers) Scissors Glue, I used Modge Podge Ribbon if you would like to hang DIRECTIONS Cut Paper to the width of your toilet paper roll. Wrap paper around toilet paper roll and adhere. Fold sides in to enclose top of toilet paper roll. Add Googly Eyes with Adhesive. Cut beak shape …

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No Sew Valentine’s Day Puffy Felt Heart 7
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No Sew Valentine’s Day Puffy Felt Heart #valentines #craft

Craft your own heart shaped puffy pillow without the need to sew a stitch when you give this No Sew Valentine’s Day Puffy Felt Heart a try! Using less than $2 in materials, you can craft your own in just seconds. Perfect for gift giving or for using yourself, this no sew puffy heart is the perfect way to ring in the Valentine’s Day season. It makes a great class Valentine, a teacher gift or just …

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75 Valentine's Day Crafts
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75 Valentine’s Day Crafts

Valentine’s Day will be here in almost a month and it is time to get your craft on with some of these fabulous ideas. Our comprehensive list has everything from jewelry to gifts plus there are crafts for every level. Kids crafts and adults crafts for everyone. Enjoy! A Airplane Valentine Card for Boys from Miss Information Altoid Tin Candy Box from About a Mom B Bird Feeder Hearts DIY Craft from Thrifty Jinxy Burlap …

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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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