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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.
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.
Learn how to tie-dye! Here are basic tie-dye techniques, supply lists, and easy projects you can do.
Follow these instructions and learn how to make a variety of paper mache pastes and pulps and also how to paper mache.
You can learn how to decoupage. Here are basic decoupage techniques, supply lists, and easy projects you can do.
You will be surprised to learn how easy it is to make a pinata using items you probably already have around your house.
Follow these simple steps and create wonderful paper mache masterpieces!
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.
Print out and color or decorate this paper doll body cutout. A personalized paper doll is sure to make any kid happy.
Print out and color or decorate this cowboy hat for your paper doll. Page 2.
Browse through this collection of free birthday party invitations that you can download and print out.
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.
Learn how to save your colorful flowers by drying or pressing them. Great for crafts, decorations, and gifts!
Check out these simple yet fun Halloween party game ideas. These are perfect for kids' Halloween parties.
Instructions for making a pinata using paper mache' techniques.
You can download, print out, and color all of these paper dolls and then have some fun coloring them in and cutting them out.
Find out how to make a nice, no-sew blanket using two pieces of fleece.
If you are looking for ideas for crafts to make to sell at fundraisers and bazaars, check out all of these easy projects.
Follow these instructions and find out how to make a flower pot man for your garden.
Follow these step-by-step directions and learn how to make your own garden stepping stones.
This craft tutorial teaches you how to make a paper mache mask using your own face as a mold.
You can use many items you have laying around your house for paper mache. Check out this list and start creating!
If you are looking for some craft projects girls will enjoy, check out this list.
Kids will love to create these magical wands in all shapes, colors, and sizes. Using only 2 supplies, you'll have a super simple craft completed in minutes, ready for play time.
Learn how you can make your own paint for your next painting project.
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.
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.
Follow the instructions shared here and you can make a fun gift for someone you know who is getting ready to start college.
Some teens may claim they don't like crafting, but I bet some of these projects will motive them to get creative.
Follow these instructions to learn how to make bean bags. This is a great, simple sewing project!
A simple how to on making your own bubble mixture.
If you are looking for a fast and easy craft for kids, browse through this collection of projects.
This is the perfect place to start looking for craft projects that are especially appealing to boys.
Follow these instructions and you can create your own personalized wreath using ribbon.
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!
Learn how to sew all the purse pieces together.
Follow this recipe and you can make your own colorful bath salts.
Here are some creative, last-minute costumes you can throw together quickly to wear for Halloween trick-or-treating or to a party.
Use this holiday calendar to find creative ideas to help you celebrate many usual and unusual holidays for every month of the year.
These cookie mixes in mason jars complete with recipes were big hits with everyone on our gift giving list!
Print out and color or decorate this baseball cap for your paper doll. Page 3.
Check out this long list of worksheets and coloring pages you can print out and enjoy.
Learn how to make colorful hall passes you can give as a gift to your favorite teacher.
Follow these directions and make this fun and unique gift to give to a teacher.
Learn how to make garden stepping stones. Here is a list of supplies you will need to make your stepping stones.
Browse through this collection of craft projects selected especially for school-aged children.
Use this recipe to make a pulp mixture to make fine details on paper mache projects.
Learn how you can use a box and a variety of gross feeling items to make this fun Halloween or classroom party game.
Instructions for making clay using flour, salt, and water.
Follow these instructions and use these printable templates to create fun coupon books you can give to everyone you know.
These free directions will show you how to make a pinata using a paper bag.
These costume ideas for couples should help spark your creativity whether the costumes is for a romantic couple, a parent and child, or siblings.
Find out how you can make fun and unique gifts for everyone on your list this year.
Definition of the crafting term 'Paper Mache Paste' - a liquid adhesive usually made using flour and water...
If you are planning on making your own stepping stones, read through these tips before you go buy concrete.
Explore a variety of crafts you can make using colorful duct tape. Find free project sheets to make bracelets, a wallet, and even more fun crafts.
Print out this free template and design your own personalized greeting cards.
Follow this recipe and learn how to make your own chalkboard paint.
Print out and make personalized party hats for your next birthday party or other special event! They are easy to print and make, and they are free.
Find out how you can create your own erupting volcano using paper mache techniques.
This paper lantern is easy to make and can be embellished to match any decor or to suit any occassion.
Learn how to make a paper mache recipe using to stove top.
Here is a box for you to print and assemble! Makes a great gift box or even a block for kids.
Find many free craft tutorials that will help you make crafts out of trash.
To make a diaper cake, you need to roll several diapers! Page 4.
If you are planning a birthday party, make this idea page your first stop.
Follow these instructions and learn how to make a rose bud using two candy Kisses and a few other supplies.
Print out and color or decorate this sun bonnet or straw hat for your paper doll. Page 4.
Find out where you can get the best; free coloring book pages; and, also, tips for printing and making your own coloring books.
Follow these instructions and you can easily transform an old mirror, or even an old picture frame, into a functional chalkboard.
Instructions to make a special, boxed gift for someone using a mirror and a shoe box.
Check out all of these great costume ideas for couples to dress up as their favorite movie characters. These will work for a romantic couple, a parent and child, or siblings.
Download and print out this free envelope template.
Download and print out bingo game cards that feature a variety of different themes and designs.
We're making fun flying frisbees with our left over paper plates and a little decorative ribbon. These will make a great craft for the kids to make after the summer potluck dinner party is over and there are a few left over plates laying around.
Browse through this collection of photos featuring home-made garden stepping stones made by me and also visitors like you!
Learn how easy it is to make a collage and explore several inspirational collage projects you can create yourself.
Find out how to create a tie-dye t-shirt featuring a fun spiral design.
A visitor nicknamed Pathfinder gives instructions for making a fun gift, complete with a printable poem.
Learn more about Xyron Creative Station which can be used for laminating, making stickers, and making magnets.
These gift ideas are perfect way to say thank you to a favorite teacher at the end of a school year or to butter up a teacher at the beginning of the year.
If you are looking for craft projects that work well for toddlers and preschoolers, check out all of these tutorials.
Find out how to create this fun apple craft using a paper bag and a few other supplies. The finished craft can be used as an ornament, a magnet, or a brooch.
Print out and color or decorate this rain hat for your paper doll. Page 5.
Find many crafts you can make and then use to help develop gross motor skills in children.
Have you ever heard of Cornhole? It is actually a really fun outdoor game played somewhat like horseshoes, except you throw bean bags at a 2' x 4' board,
If you are looking for inspiration and instructions for making a paper mache project, check out all of these ideas complete with instructions.
If you are looking for a craft project to do with a 4 to 6 year old, browse through this list and choose a few to try.
Follow these instructions and learn how to make a fun and easy pirate hat.
You and your kids can use the craft recipes provided here to whip up some homemade clay, colorful paint, bath and beauty products, and even creative snacks.
Check out this list of molds you can use to make stepping stones.
Learn how to decorate and design your own picture frames.
Learn how you can save money on your craft supplies without limiting your creativity.
Here is a list of cements and/or concretes you can use to make garden stepping stones.
Find some fun baby shower games. Some are related to Dr. Seuss and some aren't!
Check out these creative ideas. Get free directions for many of the haunted house props we have made over the years.
Tigger shares this recipe for making your own finger paint.
Check out all of these pictures of amazing paper mache crafts and submit your own photos.
PD - Winter Stocking CapPrint out and color or decorate this winter stocking cap for your paper doll. Page 6.
Learn several different ways for making tombstones to help you decorate for Halloween.
The ideas you find here will inspire you to make your own costumes for Halloween or any occasion you have to dress up. Browse through all of the pictures and then you can submit your own.
Find out how to create a tie-dye t-shirt that sports a marbled design.
Find out how you can make your own haunted house for Halloween. Find free directions for easy props and haunting tricks the whole family can help with!
Print out and play this Christmas word scramble game.
Learn how to make clay on your stove top using flour, oil, and a few other items.
Download one or all of these free iris folding templates.
Find out how you can use many creative techniques and supplies to decorate your pens and pencils for school or the office.
Definition of the crafting term 'Sculpture' - A three-dimensional work of art...
Follow these simple directions and you can make your own duct tape wallet.
Browse through a collection of craft projects that may appeal to kids that are between 11 and 14 years old.
Learn how you can make a pinwheel toy using a pencil, a tack, and a piece of paper.
Print out this simple mask and color or decorate it for any occassion.
Find out how to create a tie-dye t-shirt featuring a bunch of tiny circles.
Check out all of these great famous character costume ideas for couples. Check out all of these creative ideas for dressing up as your favorite movie stars, T.V. actors, cartoon characters, and more.
Print out and color or decorate this headband for your paper doll. Page 7.
If you want to get some practice using decoupage techniques, try out some of these projects.
Peruse this collection of photos featuring amazing decoupage projects, many of which you can make yourself.
Discover how easy it is to make an eye patch using some craft foam and yarn.
Find out how you can celebrate National Duckling Month in May. Find ideas for crafts, games, and other activities.
Browse through this collection of coloring pages that offer a variety of beautiful flowers.
Check out this recipe and you can learn how to make your own sidewalk paint using cornstarch, food coloring, and water.
Browse through these pictures of tie-dye projects and then have fun making your own.
Find many ways you can celebrate American Independence Day with crafts.
Download a printable calendar page for September that features a list of fun and silly holidays that happen in that month.
Print out and color or decorate these sandals for your paper doll. Page 8.
Browse through this collection of craft projects that will help your kids get excited for school.
Find out how you can create pet rocks with lots of character!
Find out how to create a tie-dye t-shirt featuring nesting circles.
Read through these tips before you start making your own stepping stones.
With Back to School just around the corner, it's time to start thinking about what you're going to do to celebrate! Teachers love to be appreciated and what better way to show them you're excited for the new school year than by a handmade gift!
If you are making your own Tombstones, you will surely want to include a funny epitaph.
Definition of the crafting term 'Decoupage Medium' - is an all-in-one sealer, glue, and finish used for creating decoupaged works of art....
Make your own invitations, favors bags, place cards, party hats, and much more your next party! They are easy to print and make and they are free. All of these printable party supplies are blank so you can create your own designs.
Find a variety of Disney characters you can dress up as with a partner.
Make your own scarecrows and dummy to use as Halloween Decorations and Haunted House Props.
See a photograph of a great Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle pinata, made by Sasa from Serbia. Page 7.
See a photo of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle Halloween costumes made by Vicky. Page 13.
Print out and color or decorate these winter boots for your paper doll. Page 9.
If you are looking for crafts made using pine cones, check out this collection of online tutorials.
Find out how you can submit a photo of a craft project and see if featured on the Family Crafts Web site.
Find many fun Christmas decorations craft ideas, games, gift ideas, recipes, and other activities to help you celebrate the holiday season.
Print out and color or decorate these shoes for your paper doll. Page 12.
Print out and color or decorate thhis pair of girl's dress shoes for your paper doll. Page 10.
If you want to design or make your own backpack or tote bag, check out all of these kits.
Try this simple Halloween game. Fun and simple party or class game!
Here are some black and white coupons you can print out to give as gifts.
Find out how to create this colorful beach towel design using Simply Spray fabric dye.
Browse through this collection of costume ideas for couples that are all related to cartoons.
Find out how you can use a variety of objects to paint with and discover recipes to make your own paint.
Follow the instructions on this page and learn how you can easily make a redneck wine glass out of a mason jar and candle holder.