Craft Projects

Craft Projects

Weaving

Check out our Craft Trends board on Pinterest! I’ve been seeing a lot of gorgeous woven crafts out there. People are getting so creative with their creations, they look like art pieces that should be in a museum. I have yet to pick up weaving myself, but these woven projects might make be break …

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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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Egg Place Holders

If you’re planning an Easter dinner in a couple of weeks, don’t forget to celebrate the season with cute table decor to go with your delicious meal! These little clay eggs are a perfect way to add some spring color to your table and make a great keepsake for your guests to bring …

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Kids Crafts: Fun in the Garden

My nieces love helping out in the garden. They’re great little gardeners, careful not to step in the flower beds, eager to water the seed sprouts and enthusiastic about creating fun garden decor. Here are some ideas that can inspire projects for your garden helpers! My mom is the master …

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Embellishments!

Who doesn’t love embellishments? Whenever I finish a big project like creating a scrapbook album gift for Mother’s Day or one of my niece’s first year albums I like to take a break from involved projects and just make embellishments for fun and of course to have ready for future …

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Sandy Seashore Painting

By General Crafts Contributor Michelle What’s more summery than a vacation to the seashore?  Use the sand and shells you collect this summer from your own trip to the beach to make this painting as a neat keepsake of your fun memories, or just use purchased shells and some sand …

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Kids’ Crafts: Dinosaurs!

My niece’s and nephew are very interested in dinosaurs these days. We’ve been reading Encyclopedias of Dinosaurs and learning so much! The little ones have so many questions – many of which can actually be answered now a days. (Paleontology is definitely one of those topics you will want to …

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