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Category: Easy Crafts

How to Paint with Roses & Make Custom Art

How to Paint with Roses & Make Custom Art

Do you have a corner of your home that could use some colorful art? Painting with roses is a customizable technique which creates art that will turn out differently each time.

Artsy Potato Stamp Painting for Kids

Artsy Potato Stamp Painting for Kids

We’ve been going through a lot of paint around here. This crafty potato stamp painting activity is fun and creative. All you need is a paper bag or paint paper, several potatoes and craft paint!

Re-purposed Coupon Box Organizing Idea

Re-purposed Coupon Box Organizing Idea

I love the idea of using coupons to save money on things I buy. I also find it time consuming to cut out coupons, store them in an intentional spot, AND remember to use them at the store. I made this little DIY coupon box for storing my coupons. I keep it out of the way but still in sight so I’ll actually use my coupons, not lose them. You could also use this small box to store notes, receipts and other small paper items.

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Leaf Painting Fall Activity for Kids

Leaf Painting Fall Activity for Kids

When leaves start falling outside, it’s fun to turn them into art! This kids leaf painting activity is a fun craft to celebrate fall!

Best DIY Pencil Cup Ideas

Best DIY Pencil Cup Ideas

These super creative DIY pencil cups take desk accessories to an entirely new level, made from soup cans, mason jars, crayons, license plates and felt!

DIY Rapunzel Princess Tower Kids Craft

DIY Rapunzel Princess Tower Kids Craft

The story of Rapunzel is adventurous and imaginative. My girls love the story of this creative princess with long flowing hair, who musters up the courage to leave her tower with Flynn Rider’s help. Just like Rapunzel, my girls love doing crafts, making things, and painting. We especially enjoyed making this DIY Rapunzel princess tower using recycled food containers. You can easily make this budget friendly doll castle yourself!

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DIY Kids Photo Valentines + Printables

DIY Kids Photo Valentines + Printables

Make darling photo Valentines using your kids’ photos with our easy templates! Your friends and family will love them and you can keep a few to cherish for years to come.

Hot Air Balloon Valentines With Fruit Snacks

Hot Air Balloon Valentines With Fruit Snacks

These hot air balloon Valentines are a cute way to give a pack of fruit snacks to your friends! To make them, all you need is colored cardstock, scissors, ribbon and a glue stick.

9 Awesome Fall-Inspired Kids Turkey Crafts

9 Awesome Fall-Inspired Kids Turkey Crafts

Seasonal decorations are a fun way to celebrate the holidays! My kids love making holiday-inspired paper crafts. Homemade kids turkey crafts add a personal touch to holiday decor and allow kids to show off their creativity and contribute to the festivities!

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Fabulously Colorful Paint Chip Projects

Fabulously Colorful Paint Chip Projects

Combine art and color with these creative paint chip inspired projects. Spice up a nursery, kid’s room, or living space with these custom decor ideas, or liven up a party with paint chip accents and favor boxes. The options are endless!

Creative Uses for Nail Polish

Creative Uses for Nail Polish

Try out these fun ideas and creative projects you can make with your stash of nail polish. The more colors and types of polish you have the better!

DIY Back To School Ideas for Moms

DIY Back To School Ideas for Moms

Can you believe the summer is almost over? We are already gearing up for back to school with some awesome ideas for moms to use in your office or kitchen work space! Spruce up your work space with a fun and creative pencil holder, custom fabric covered notebook, or washi tape keyboard that you can design to match your own style. Whether you are a teacher, homeschool mom, or just revitalizing your office, many of these projects will make starting a new fall schedule a little more fun. After all, fun “school supplies” aren’t just for kids!

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