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These articles are the most popular over the last month.
Try This Recipe to Color Your Easter Eggs
Discover how easy it is to dye your Easter eggs using items you probably already have.
How to Make Decorate Easter Eggs
Find fun activities related to coloring Easter eggs. Ideas for decorating and coloring Easter eggs, crafts, games, and more.
100 Homemade Gift Ideas
Check out these instructions and learn how to make 100 easy gifts for a holiday, birthday, or any occasion. Using these ideas, you can give everyone you know a homemade gift this year.
How to Make Paper Mache Paste
This no-cook paper mache paste recipe is a good one to make with kids because it is easy to make and does not require heat.
How to Make Marbled Easter Eggs
Discover how easy it is to make marbleized Easter eggs using food coloring, vinegar, and oil.
Easter Bingo Game Cards
Make this fun bingo game part of your Easter celebration.
Make Easter Baskets
Learn how you can easily make Easter baskets. Browse through this collection of Easter basket crafts and make an Easter basket or two!
Learn How to Make Paper Mache Paste
Follow these instructions and learn how to make a variety of paper mache pastes and pulps and also how to paper mache.
Learn How To Paper Mache
You can easily learn how to make paper mache with these instructions. You will find some great paste recipes, step-by-step directions, project ideas, and many helpful hints.
Easy Easter Crafts and Activities
Find many fun Easter crafts, games, recipes, and other activities to help you celebrate Easter.
8 Techniques to Dye Your Easter Eggs
If you are looking for a fun and unique way to dye your eggs for Easter, check out all of these ideas.
Learn How to Make Your Own Pinata
You will be surprised to learn how easy it is to make a pinata using items you probably already have around your house.
Easy Easter Crafts for Preschoolers
Browse through this collection of Easter crafts that are great for preschoolers.
Step-by-Step Paper Mache Directions
Follow these simple steps and create wonderful paper mache masterpieces!
Learn How to Decoupage
You can learn how to decoupage. Here are basic decoupage techniques, supply lists, and easy projects you can do.
How to Make a Paper Mache Pinata
Instructions for making a pinata using paper mache' techniques.
How to Make a 'Boo-Boo' Bunny
Use these step-by-step directions to craft a bunny using a wash rag and a few other supplies.
Bunny Easter Basket Craft
Follow these instructions and you can make a a bunny shaped easter basket using a paper plate.
How to Make Stepping Stones For Your Garden
Follow these instructions and learn how to make step stones. Here are basic techniques, a supply list, and even great pictures to help you make your own personalized garden stepping stones.
Printable Easter Cards
Make your own cards to send out to special people for Easter! They are easy to print and make and they are free. You can even make your own envelope and other matching Easter supplies using my printable templates.
9 Step-by-Step Instructions to Basic Tie-Dye
Learn how to tie-dye! Here are basic tie-dye techniques, supply lists, and easy projects you can do.
How to Make Garden Stepping Stones in 9 Simple...
Follow these step-by-step directions and learn how to make your own garden stepping stones.
Printable Paper Dolls
You can download, print out, and color all of these paper dolls and then have some fun coloring them in and cutting them out.
Try Tie-Dying Your Easter Eggs for Something a...
Try this easy method for decorating your hard boiled or blown out eggs to get a tie-dyed effect.
How to Make Paper Mache Base Forms and Molds
You can use many items you have laying around your house for paper mache. Check out this list and start creating!
How to Press and Dry Your Flowers
Learn how to save your colorful flowers by drying or pressing them. Great for crafts, decorations, and gifts!
April Holidays in 2013
Long list of holidays and special days celebrated in April 2013.
Creative Easter Snacks and Treats
If you are looking for a fun and creative Easter treat, take a look at this collection of recipes you can try.
How to Make Crayon Resist Easter Eggs
Use crayons to make pictures, designs, and words on your eggs before you dye them.
How to Create Perfume Using Essential Oils
Learn how to make your own perfume from scratch using essential oils as the main ingredients.
Printable Birthday Party Invitations
Browse through this collection of free birthday party invitations that you can download and print out.
Free Printable Calendars
Use these free, printable calendar templates and you can make your own calendars for this year and many others. You can also find creative ways to decorate those calendars.
Stepping Stones Supplies
Learn how to make garden stepping stones. Here is a list of supplies you will need to make your stepping stones.
Easter Place Cards
Print out and make personalized place cards for your next Easter dinner or other Easter event! They are easy to print and make, and they are free.
30 (Free) Print-Your-Own Easter Coloring Pages
Whether you want to make an Easter coloring book or just print out one page, check out all of these printable pictures.
Fleece Tied Blanket
Find out how to make a nice, no-sew blanket using two pieces of fleece.
How to Make a Paper Mache Mask
This craft tutorial teaches you how to make a paper mache mask using your own face as a mold.
Printable Paper Doll Body
Print out and color or decorate this paper doll body cutout. A personalized paper doll is sure to make any kid happy.
Leaf-Shaped Garden Stepping Stone
See a picture of a home-made garden stepping stone made by Carol Jones. The mold for these leaf-shaped stones were actual Hosta and Rhubarb leaves. Page 86.
What is Paper Mache Paste
Definition of the crafting term 'Paper Mache Paste' - a liquid adhesive usually made using flour and water...
Free Printable Coloring Pages
Find out where you can get the best; free coloring book pages; and, also, tips for printing and making your own coloring books.
Easter Poop Gifts and Printable Bag Tags
Find directions to make four different kind of Easter poop crafts that you can give as gifts.
Easy Fundraiser and Bazaar Crafts
If you are looking for ideas for crafts to make to sell at fundraisers and bazaars, check out all of these easy projects.
21 Awesome Mother's Day Gifts You Can Make...
If you are looking for ideas for homemade gifts to make for a special lady for Mother's Day, check out all of these craft projects.
How to Make Tissue Paper Dyed Easter Eggs
Dee explains how you can color your Easter eggs using pieces of tissue paper and water.
How to Make Paper Mache Pulp
Use this recipe to make a pulp mixture to make fine details on paper mache projects.
How to Make A Flower Pot Person
Follow these instructions and find out how to make a flower pot man for your garden.
Blank Printable Card Template
Print out this free template and design your own personalized greeting cards.
How to Make a Paper Mache Easter Egg Pinata
Follow these instructions and learn how to make an Easter egg using paper mache' techniques.
Easy Paper Lantern
This paper lantern is easy to make and can be embellished to match any decor or to suit any occassion.
Easter Basket Design Printables
Make your own matching Easter cards, favors bags, place cards, napkin rings, and much more for your next holiday party or gathering! They are easy to print and make and they are free. All of these printable Easter party supplies have a matching Easter Basket theme.
How to Make Recycled Crafts
Find many free craft tutorials that will help you make crafts out of trash.
Printable Box Template
Here is a box for you to print and assemble! Makes a great gift box or even a block for kids.
Celebrating May Day With Crafts
Find several fun and creative ways you can celebrate May Day this year.
50 Craft Ideas for Boys
This is the perfect place to start looking for craft projects that are especially appealing to boys.
May Holidays in 2013
Long list of holidays and special days celebrated in May 2013.
Cooked Paper Mache Paste Recipe
Learn how to make a paper mache recipe using to stove top.
Graduation Crafts and Decorations to Make
What better way to celebrate a graduation than making these special crafts for parties, gifts, and decorations.
How to Make Easy Easter Egg Crafts From Coffee...
Find out how you can make a colorful egg decoration out of a coffee filter.
Paper Mache Volcano
Find out how you can create your own erupting volcano using paper mache techniques.
Rabbit Face Beaded Safety Pin Design
Use this free pattern to make beaded safety pin jewelry that looks like a rabbits face.
Peeps Crafts and Recipes
Learn how to make a variety of fun crafts and recipes using Peeps candies.
50 Craft Ideas for Girls
If you are looking for some craft projects girls will enjoy, check out this list.
Printable Coupons Make a Special Gift for Loved...
Follow these instructions and use these printable templates to create fun coupon books you can give to everyone you know.
Free Easter Bunny Craft Ideas
Follow the directions and patterns shared here and you can craft up a variety of Easter bunnies.
Plastic Egg Crafts
Here is a collection of plastic egg crafts for you to make and enjoy.
Printable 4.5" x 6" Envelope
Download and print out this free envelope template.
How to Make a Bean Bag
Follow these instructions to learn how to make bean bags. This is a great, simple sewing project!
Oven Flour Clay Recipe
Instructions for making clay using flour, salt, and water.
Celebrate Special Days with These Calendars
Use this holiday calendar to find creative ideas to help you celebrate many usual and unusual holidays for every month of the year.
Group Costume Ideas
Here are some fun group costume ideas for Halloween or any occasion. Most of these costume ideas can be used by anywhere from 1 to 10+ people.
Tips for Making Concrete Stepping Stones
If you are planning on making your own stepping stones, read through these tips before you go buy concrete.
5 Free Printable Easter Crafts for the Kids
You can download and print out many pages you can use to celebrate and decorate for Easter.
How to Make Your Own Bubble Mixture
A simple how to on making your own bubble mixture.
Download and Print Dr. Seuss Activities
Check out this long list of worksheets and coloring pages you can print out and enjoy.
Printable Bingo Cards
Download and print out bingo game cards that feature a variety of different themes and designs.
Stepping Stone Pictures
Browse through this collection of photos featuring home-made garden stepping stones made by me and also visitors like you!
Earth Coloring Page
Print out this free Earth picture and use it as a pattern or a coloring page.
How to Make Easter Egg Critters
Use these suggestions to decorate your hard boiled or blown out eggs to look like fun people and animals.
Easter Bunny Poop Craft
Use these directions and the printable bag tag I created to make a fun Easter gift.
Car Search Simple Paper Games
Print out this Car Search game. A great game to bring along on long trips or car rides.
Paper Bag Pinata Craft
These free directions will show you how to make a pinata using a paper bag.
Cement or Concrete for Stepping Stones
Here is a list of cements and/or concretes you can use to make garden stepping stones.
How to Make Your Own Paint For Crafts
Learn how you can make your own paint for your next painting project.
Molds for Stepping Stones
Check out this list of molds you can use to make stepping stones.
Cross Coloring Page
Print out and color or decorate this coloring book page featuring cross.
Easter Bunny Design Place Card - Free,...
Print out and make this free Easter place card featuring an Easter Bunny design.
Crafts for Teens
Some teens may claim they don't like crafting, but I bet some of these projects will motive them to get creative.
Fun and Easy Gift Ideas: How to Make Your Own...
Follow this recipe and you can make your own colorful bath salts.
Printable Easter Egg Stands
Print out these free Easter egg stands; choose from black and white to color yourself or a colored version. You can also print out matching coloring book pages!
Milk Jug Crafts
Learn how you can make a variety of crafts out of milk jugs and other plastic containers.
Happy Easter Design Place Card - Free,...
Print out and make this free Easter place card featuring a Happy Easter design.
Easter Treat Bag Templates
Print out and make personalized favor bags for your next Easter party, dinner, or other Easter event! They can also be used for wrapping gifts. They are easy to print and make, and they are free.
Eye Mask Template
Print out this simple mask and color or decorate it for any occassion.
Cowboy Hat
Print out and color or decorate this cowboy hat for your paper doll. Page 2.
Ribbon Wreath Craft
Follow these instructions and you can create your own personalized wreath using ribbon.
Fun Activities for Earth Day
Celebrate Earth Day in April. Find ideas for crafts, games, field trips, and other activities.
May Day Cone Basket Craft
Follow these directions and learn how to make a cone-shaped May Day basket you can hang on a neighbor's door knob.
Happy Easter Card or Party Invitation - Free,...
Print out and make this free Easter card featuring a Happy Easter design. Use this printable card to send a greeting to a special person or as a holiday party or dinner invitation!
Easter Basket Design Box - Free, Printable...
Print out and make this free Easter box featuring an Easter basket design.
Easter Box Templates
Print out and make personalized boxes for your next Easter party or other St. Patrick's Day event! They can even be used for wrapping small gifts. They are easy to print and make, and they are free.
Tips for Making Garden Stepping Stones
Read through these tips before you start making your own stepping stones.
Homemade Costume Ideas for Halloween
Find instructions for making a large selection of costumes. Some of these costume ideas are fast and simple, some are a little more complex, but all of them are unique and inspiring!
Crafts for Elementary School Kids
Browse through this collection of craft projects selected especially for school-aged children.
Easter Party Printables
If you are planning an Easter party or special holiday dinner, you can use some of these free, printable supplies to help with your preparations.
15 Crafts Kids Can Do in 10-Minutes
If you are looking for a fast and easy craft for kids, browse through this collection of projects.
Mirror Chalkboard Craft
Follow these instructions and you can easily transform an old mirror, or even an old picture frame, into a functional chalkboard.
Let Your Kids Get Creative on Their Own Easter...
Print out this Easter egg picture and color it however you like or use at as a patterns for a craft.
Candy Kiss Rose Bud Craft
Follow these instructions and learn how to make a rose bud using two candy Kisses and a few other supplies.
Creative Gift Ideas
Find out how you can make fun and unique gifts for everyone on your list this year.
April 2013 Calendar of Events
Find out what holidays and birthdays are celebrated in the month of April. Plus, find ideas for crafts, games, and other activities to help you celebrate.
How to Make an Egg Decoration Out of String
Follow these instructions and make learn how to make a string egg decorations using glue and a balloon.
How to Print Coloring Pages
Figure out the easiest way to print out coloring book pages. Page 2.
Easter Basket Design Easter Bag - Free,...
Print out and make this free Easter bag featuring an Easter basket design. They can also be used for party favors, wrapping gifts, or to hold treats thrown at Easter parades!
Paper Mache Pictures
Check out all of these pictures of amazing paper mache crafts and submit your own photos.
Creative Birthday Party Ideas
If you are planning a birthday party, make this idea page your first stop.
9 Steps to Making a Baby Shower Diaper Cake
To make a diaper cake, you need to roll several diapers!
Blank Place Card Template - Free, Printable...
Print out this free template and make your own personalized place cards for your table.
Crafts for Preschoolers and Toddlers
If you are looking for craft projects that work well for toddlers and preschoolers, check out all of these tutorials.
Butterfly Template or Coloring Page
Print out this free butterfly template and use it as a pattern or a coloring page.
Top 25 Trash to Treasures Crafts
Here are the most popular trash to treasure crafts on the site. Read through these tutorials and try the crafts you like.
Silk Tie Dyed Easter Eggs
Learn how to dye an Easter egg using a silk tie.
Bunny Droppings Craft
Use these instructions to learn how to make a simple and fun Easter gag gift.
Easter Bunny Card or Party Invitation - Free,...
Print out and make this free Easter card featuring an Easter Bunny design. Use this printable card to send a greeting to a special person or as a holiday party or dinner invitation!
Craft Idea: Turn CDs into Cute Animals
Find out how to make a bunny using a CD and a few other supplies. Page 2.
Paper Plate Crafts
Explore and enjoy directions to make many fun projects made using paper plates and also styrofoam and plastic plates.
Flower Crafts
If you are in the mood to make flowers, check out all of these craft tutorials.
Mother's Day Crafts for Preschoolers
Check out all of these projects your preschooler will enjoy making for Mother's Day.
Egg Knocking Game - Colored Easter Eggs
Sandra explains how to play this egg knocking game with colored, hard-boiled eggs!
Paper Mache Ideas
If you are looking for inspiration and instructions for making a paper mache project, check out all of these ideas complete with instructions.
Easy DIY Gift: Cookie Mix in a Jar
These cookie mixes in mason jars complete with recipes were big hits with everyone on our gift giving list!
How to Make a Globe Out of Paper Mache
Find out how you can make a globe using paper mache techniques.
Blank Gift/Scrapbook Tag Template - Free,...
Print out this free template and make your own personalized tags.
Crafts for Tweens
Browse through a collection of craft projects that may appeal to kids that are between 11 and 14 years old.
How to Make Crafts Using Terra Cotta Pots
Find instructions to make a variety of crafts using terra cotta pots.
Blank Favor Bag Template - Free, Printable Crafts
Print out this free template and make your own personalized party favor bags.
Hugs Box Gift Craft
A visitor nicknamed Pathfinder gives instructions for making a fun gift, complete with a printable poem.
Month Long May Holidays in 2013
Find out what special events are celebrated during the entire month of May.
Nurse Survival Kit
This unique nurse survival kit makes a great gift for someone just finishing up with nursing school or even for someone who has been a nurse for a long time.
Submit a Craft Photo to Be Published
Find out how you can submit a photo of a craft project and see if featured on the Family Crafts Web site.
Colored Egg Shell Mosaic Craft
Learn how easy it is to use unwanted colored egg shells to make a fancy mosaic picture.
Coffee Filter Butterfly Craft
Find out how you can craft colorful butterflies using coffee filters, food coloring, and clothespins. You can hang these in a window or a tree.
Printable Mother's Day Coupons
Here are some fun coupons you can print out to give to mom or any other special lady for Mother's Day! Present your mom with coupons to redeem for everything from a hug to weeding the garden and taking out the trash.
Happy Easter Design Printables
Make your own matching Easter cards, favors bags, place cards, napkin rings, and much more for your next holiday party or gathering! They are easy to print and make and they are free. All of these printable Easter party supplies have a matching Happy Easter theme.
Tabletop May Pole Craft
Follow these instructions for making a May Day pole out of an empty paper towel roll.
Paper Mache Easter Egg Basket
Follow these instructions for making an Easter basket using paper mache' techniques.
Baseball Cap
Print out and color or decorate this baseball cap for your paper doll. Page 3.
College Survival Kit
Follow the instructions shared here and you can make a fun gift for someone you know who is getting ready to start college.
Ice Cream From Snow
Learn how you can make your own ice cream out of snow.
14 Steps to Creating Iris Fold Papercrafts
This step-by-step tutorial will teach you how easy it is to make your own iris folding projects.

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