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Kids’ Crafts: Sensory Table for Spring

Here in Portland Spring is in full swing – the constant rain brings us early spring flowers. This year the change in seasons seemed to happen overnight and all of a sudden everything is in bloom. Whether spring has begun in your area or if you are still snowed or …

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Kids’ Crafts: Welcome Back Birds!

Spring is here and its time to welcome back the birds and other wild creatures that migrated south or have been hibernating. The first week of spring is a great time to teach about wildlife habitats (including your own backyard!) and the different ways that animals cope with winter and …

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DIY Organizing

Check out our Craft Trends board on Pinterest! Now that we’re in the full swing of spring, it’s time to start airing out our houses and cleaning out all of the dust and dirt that comes with staying inside all winter long. It’s spring cleaning season, and in addition to getting down and …

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Recycled Crafts for Earth Day

Check out our Craft Trends board on Pinterest! Earth Day is less than a week away, and it’s our time to shine as crafters. If you’re like me, you’ve hoarded many things that other people would consider garbage. Here are some ideas for those of us who have piles of egg cartons, toilet …

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Shabby-Style Decoupage Sign

Create a one-of-a-kind sign to decorate your home, porch, or patio, using this decoupage technique to create a pretty background.   Here’s what you’ll need to make your own: A blank wooden sign, plaque, pallet, or old board (I used a discarded piece of fence board). Acrylic Craft Paint. DecoArt …

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Kids’ Crafts: Celebrate Earth Day

Teaching kids how to be more sustainable by Reducing, Reusing and Recycling is part of our daily routine. By now my little ones correct me if they see me being careless about water usage or throwing something away that could be useful. Earth Day crafts are a great way to celebrate …

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Flowering Watering Can Front Door Decor

By General Crafts Contributor Victoria from the blog Dazzle While Frazzled.   Convert an old watering can into a unique flowering front door décor that is perfect for the springtime gardener.   Do you have an old watering can that is passed its seasonal usefulness? Instead of tossing it, turn …

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How to Make a Wine Cork Bath Mat

  A few weeks ago, my mom called me with a wedding present idea for a wine loving cousin that is getting married this fall…a Wine Cork Bath Mat. She asked for help making it, and as any good daughter would do, I took over and decided to make it …

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Owl Crafts are a Hoot!

My mom absolutely adores owls, and I can definitely see why. They are the perfect craft project for anyone at any age – and any season! Here are some of my favorites.   Bottle Cap Owl This is a great recycled craft for kids and adults. Kids can try to …

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How to Make Mason Jar Lid Coasters

Create these fun custom coasters to use in your own home, or as a neat gift for a friend.   Here’s what you’ll need to make your own: Wide Mouth Mason Jar Lids Darice Cork Disk Round 4 in. x 3 mm 4 pc. ColorBox Archival Dye Ink Pad Full …

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