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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.
Fleece Tied Blanket
Find out how to make a nice, no-sew blanket using two pieces of fleece.
Christmas Baby Mistletoe and Holly Craft
Angeliina Lawson created this Christmas decoration or tree ornament for her 10-month-old son David's 1st Christmas present for his relatives; and, she was nice enough to share the directions so you can make one too.
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.
Make This Easy Paper Pilgrim Bonnet for Girls
H. Marie explains how to make a girl's pilgrim bonnet using a piece of paper and a few other supplies.
Christmas Craft Ideas and Activities
Find many fun Christmas decorations craft ideas, games, gift ideas, recipes, and other activities to help you celebrate the holiday season.
Try These Fun Thanksgiving Craft and Project...
Find many fun Thanksgiving crafts, games, recipes, and other activities to help you celebrate your Thanksgiving feast.
Make a Unique Ribbon Wreath with This...
Gather together all of the supplies you need to make this wreath. Page 2.
Free Christmas Crafts, Recipes and Project Ideas
Celebrate the 12 days of Christmas using these fun ideas.
Recycled Christmas Tree Ornaments
Find directions that will help you make ornaments out of light bulbs, toilet paper rolls, CDs, and other items.
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!
Learn How to Decoupage
You can learn how to decoupage. Here are basic decoupage techniques, supply lists, and easy projects you can do.
Ice Cream From Snow
Learn how you can make your own ice cream out of snow.
Step-by-Step Paper Mache Directions
Follow these simple steps and create wonderful paper mache masterpieces!
Fleece Hat Pattern
This easy fleece hat can be made by kids or they make great gifts for your favorite kids.
Christmas Crafts for Preschoolers and Toddlers
Here is a collection of craft projects the youngest kids in the family can enjoy.
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.
Try This Fun, Printable Christmas Word Scramble...
Print out and play this Christmas word scramble game.
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.
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.
Fun and Easy Gift Ideas: How to Make Your Own...
Follow this recipe and you can make your own colorful bath salts.
Cowboy Hat
Print out and color or decorate this cowboy hat for your paper doll. Page 2.
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.
12 Days of Christmas Gag Gift
Download and print out 12 different gift tags. Each one has a silly verse about one of the 12 days of Christmas.
Harvest Blessing Snack Mix
Barbara E. shares this snack mix and the reason behind each ingredient.Includes printable bag tag!
DIY FALL CRAFT: Recycled Twig Centerpiece
Recycle your old magazine pages and twigs into a fun fall craft. This DIY centerpiece is easy on time and budget.
Creative Homemade Gift Ideas for Everyone...
Find out how you can make fun and unique gifts for everyone on your list this year.
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.
Use This (Free) Printable Star Pattern for...
Download and print out this star pattern you can use as a coloring page or a template.
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.
Christmas Bingo Cards
Learn how you can make your own Christmas bingo game using these printable game cards.
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.
Make This Easy Bakeable Clay Recipe
Instructions for making clay using flour, salt, and water.
50 Cute Craft Ideas Girls will Love
If you are looking for some craft projects girls will enjoy, check out this list.
What Are the Meanings of Christmas Symbols?
Read all about eight popular Christmas symbols and find out more about their meanings.
Footprint Crafts
Check out all of these fun crafts you can make using your footprints.
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!
Homemade Thanksgiving Table Decorations
Make your Thanksgiving gathering fancy with these fun decorating and craft ideas.
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.
2nd Day of Christmas Free Printable Tag
Print out this free tag featuring the gag gift verse for the 2nd Day of Christmas. Page 2.
Make Your Own Coloring Book with These Free,...
Find out where you can get the best; free coloring book pages; and, also, tips for printing and making your own coloring books.
Turkey Coloring Page
Print and color this turkey and decorate it for Thanksgiving or anytime.
How to Make a Paper Mache Pinata
Instructions for making a pinata using paper mache' techniques.
Printable Birthday Party Invitations
Browse through this collection of free birthday party invitations that you can download and print out.
30+ Crafts Your Teen is Gonna Love!
Some teens may claim they don't like crafting, but I bet some of these projects will motive them to get creative.
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.
Thanksgiving Coloring Pages
Print out these free coloring pages and create your own Thanksgiving coloring book!
Check Out These Fun Christmas Party Game Ideas
If you are trying to find some games for your Christmas party, classroom, or any gathering, check out all of these great ideas.
Make Your Own Bean Bag with This Easy Guide
Follow these instructions to learn how to make bean bags. This is a great, simple sewing project!
How to Make a Paper Mache Volcano
Find out how you can create your own erupting volcano using paper mache techniques.
1st Day of Christmas Tag
Print out this free tag featuring the verse for the 1st Day of Christmas.
This Fun Shoe Box Craft Is the Perfect Gift for...
Instructions to make a special, boxed gift for someone using a mirror and a shoe box.
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.
Chocolate Chip Cookies in a Jar Recipe
Follow these instructions to make chocolate chip cookies in a jar and don't forget to print the recipe card.
Try This Cute Candy Flower Project
Follow these instructions and learn how to make a rose bud using two candy Kisses and a few other supplies.
50 Fun Craft Ideas Boys Will Love
This is the perfect place to start looking for craft projects that are especially appealing to boys.
Meaning of Christmas Ornaments
Learn how to make eight different Christmas tree ornaments out of felt.
3rd Day of Christmas Free Printable Tag
Print out this free tag featuring the gag gift verse for the 3rd Day of Christmas. Page 3.
Pine Cone Crafts
If you are looking for crafts made using pine cones, check out this collection of online tutorials.
Make This Fun and Easy Cookies in a Jar Recipe
This project sheet will teach you how to make a fun gift for someone that includes M and M candies.
Printable Box Template
Here is a box for you to print and assemble! Makes a great gift box or even a block for kids.
Puzzle Piece Ornaments
Browse through this collection of 8 different Christmas tree ornaments made out of puzzle pieces.
Snowman Candle Holder Craft
Learn how to make a cute snowman candle holder out of a baby food jar, submitted by Loni.
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.
How to Make Your Own Paint For Crafts
Learn how you can make your own paint for your next painting project.
50 Fun and Easy Winter Crafts Kids Will Love
Check out all of these fast and easy crafts and activities all related to winter.
Make This Easy Hugs Box Craft for Any Special...
A visitor nicknamed Pathfinder gives instructions for making a fun gift, complete with a printable poem.
Recycled Christmas Crafts for Kids
Browse through a variety of recycled Christmas crafts for kids and adults to make.
4th Day of Christmas Free Printable Tag
Print out this free tag featuring the gag gift verse for the 4th Day of Christmas. Page 4.
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!
Cute Paper Shape Animals
Help your little one have fun with shapes by creating a paper animal made from shapes. See the step-by-step tutorial for creating paper shape animals!
Print Your Own Envelope with This Free Template
Download and print out this free envelope template.
Download and Print Dr. Seuss Activities
Check out this long list of worksheets and coloring pages you can print out and enjoy.
Baseball Cap
Print out and color or decorate this baseball cap for your paper doll. Page 3.
What Exactly Is Paper Mache Paste, and What Is...
Definition of the crafting term 'Paper Mache Paste' - a liquid adhesive usually made using flour and water...
Advent Hand Print Wreath Craft
A fun way to count down the days until Christmas. Make this advent wreath using hand prints.
Harvest Blessing Snack Printable Bag Gift Tag
Print out this free bag tag to use to give a Harvest Blessing Mix as gifts.
Button Snowman Craft
Make this little snowman to use as a brooch or a magnet.
Try This Easy Paper Mache Pulp Recipe
Use this recipe to make a pulp mixture to make fine details on paper mache projects.
Tons of Free Crafts for Elementary School-Aged...
Browse through this collection of craft projects selected especially for school-aged children.
5th Day of Christmas Free Printable Tag
Print out this free tag featuring the gag gift verse for the 5th Day of Christmas. Page 5.
Homemade Gift Ideas for Teachers
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.
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.
Make Your Own Paper Lantern with This Easy...
This paper lantern is easy to make and can be embellished to match any decor or to suit any occassion.
Printable Bell Ornament Pattern
Use this pattern to make Christmas tree ornaments using felt, craft foam, cardboard, and anything else you can think of.
Maxi-Pad Slippers Craft
This is a fun gag gift you can make! Follow these free instructions, submitted by Twinrme1, and you can make slippers using maxi-pads.
Check Out These Fun Recycled Crafts
Find many free craft tutorials that will help you make crafts out of trash.
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.
6th Day of Christmas Free Printable Tag
Print out this free tag featuring the gag gift verse for the 6th Day of Christmas. Page 6.
Chocolate Chip Cookies In a Jar Cookie Design...
Print out this free recipe tag, trim, punch a hole in the corner, and attach it to the Chocolate Chip Cookies in a jar gift using ribbon! Page 2.
Recycled Thanksgiving Crafts for Kids
Check out this long list of Thanksgiving crafts that you can make by recycling items you might normally throw away.
7th Day of Christmas Free Printable Tag
Print out this free tag featuring the gag gift verse for the 7th Day of Christmas. Page 7.
Find Tons of Homemade Gag Gift Ideas
Browse through this collection of fun and unique gifts you can make and give for almost any occasion.
Turkey Crafts
Learn how to make several different craft all related to turkeys.
Fun Crafts Toddlers and Preschoolers Will Love
If you are looking for craft projects that work well for toddlers and preschoolers, check out all of these tutorials.
12th Day of Christmas Free Printable Tag
Print out this free tag featuring the gag gift verse for the 12th Day of Christmas. Page 12.
Pilgrim Hat for Boys
Make your very own pilgrim hat using a paper plate.
11th Day of Christmas Free Printable Tag
Print out this free tag featuring the gag gift verse for the 11th Day of Christmas. Page 11.
Make Any Collage in 4 Easy Steps
Learn how easy it is to make a collage and explore several inspirational collage projects you can create yourself.
9th Day of Christmas Free Printable Tag
Print out this free tag featuring the gag gift verse for the 9th Day of Christmas. Page 9.
Chocolate Chip Cookies In a Jar Holly Design...
Print out this free recipe tag, trim, punch a hole in the corner, and attach it to the Chocolate Chip Cookies in a jar gift using ribbon!
8th Day of Christmas Free Printable Tag
Print out this free tag featuring the gag gift verse for the 8th Day of Christmas. Page 8.
Make Your Own Greeting Cards with This Free...
Print out this free template and design your own personalized greeting cards.
Fleece Snuggle Blanket With Sleeves
If you have seen fleece Snuggies in the stores or on TV and thought it would be nice to own one, follow these directions to make your own.
Homemade Gifts Kids Will Love
If you know a special kid or two, why not make them a special gift or two? Find a nice selection of tutorials here to help you do just that.
Mirror Chalkboard Craft
Follow these instructions and you can easily transform an old mirror, or even an old picture frame, into a functional chalkboard.
10th Day of Christmas Free Printable Tag
Print out this free tag featuring the gag gift verse for the 10th Day of Christmas. . Page 10.
Halloween Party Games for Kids
Check out these simple yet fun Halloween party game ideas. These are perfect for kids' Halloween parties.
Fun, Homemade Gift Ideas for Men
Browse through this collection of tutorials and find a project to make to give as a gift to a special guy.
9 Steps to Making a Baby Shower Diaper Cake
To make a diaper cake, you need to roll several diapers! Page 4.
Chocolate Chip Cookies In a Jar Printable Tags
Choose one or more of these recipe tags to print out and include with a home-made cookies in a jar craft.
Christmas Snowman Poop Poem and Bag Tag #1
Print out this gift tag and poem to include with the Christmas snowman poop gift.
Christmas Spider Legend
Make yourself a beaded Christmas spider ornament and read this legend behind the story.
Thanksgiving Trivia and Treats
See how much you know about Thanksgiving and try these fun Thanksgiving crafts and activities.
How to Make an Advent Calendar
Discover how you can create your own advent calendar to count down the days until Christmas. There are several free patterns to choose from.
Thanksgiving Place Cards Templates
Print out and make personalized place cards for your next Thanksgiving dinner or other Thanksgiving event! They are easy to print and make, and they are free.
14 Steps to Creating Iris Fold Paper Crafts
Download one or all of these free iris folding templates.
M & M Cookies In a Jar Holly Design Printable Tag
Print out this free recipe tag, trim, punch a hole in the corner, and attach it to the M & M cookies in a jar gift using ribbon! Page 2.
Check Out These Fun and Free Snowman Crafts
Browse through this listing of craft tutorial that will help you make several different snowmen.
Make Your Own Pinata with This Step-by-Step...
These free directions will show you how to make a pinata using a paper bag.
Snowman Poop Craft
Give someone a bag of Christmas snowman poop along with this poem.
Candy Wreath Craft
Make a wreath using hard, wrapped candies, ribbon, and a hanger! A fun decoration that you can eat.
Sun Bonnet/Straw Hat
Print out and color or decorate this sun bonnet or straw hat for your paper doll. Page 4.
M & M Cookies In a Jar Photo Design Printable Tag
Print out this free recipe tag, trim, punch a hole in the corner, and attach it to the M & M cookies in a jar gift using ribbon! Page 3.
Printables for Christmas
Find many free printable crafts you can make for Christmas. Print out cards, games, party supplies, coloring pages, and much more.
Christmas Spider Ornament Craft
Instructions to make a Christmas Spider tree ornament and read the story behind it.
Blank Gift/Scrapbook Tag Template - Free,...
Print out this free template and make your own personalized tags.
Try This Fun and Easy Sock Snowman Craft
Find out how to make a snowman out of a sock, submitted by H. Marie. An easy project with fantastic results!
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.
Hand Print Poem Gift Craft
Follow these instructions to make a gift for someone using a hand print and this poem.
Ivy Bowl Snowman Craft
Check out these fun ivy bowl snowmen Norma made with her grandchildren.
Make Your Own Crocheted Greeting Card Bowl
Edith shares how she turned a handful of greeting cards into a beautiful bowl or basket.
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!
Christmas Place Cards Templates
Print out and make personalized place cards for your next Christmas dinner or other Christmas event! They are easy to print and make, and they are free.
Try This Cooked Paper Mache Paste Recipe for...
Learn how to make a paper mache recipe using to stove top.
Printable Fir Tree Ornament Pattern
Use this pattern to make Christmas tree ornaments using felt, craft foam, cardboard, and anything else you can think of.
Thanksgiving Hand Print Card
This is a great Thanksgiving card for kids to make for their loved ones, shared by Lady Scarlett.
Tweens Will Love These Fun Craft Projects
Browse through a collection of craft projects that may appeal to kids that are between 11 and 14 years old.
Everything You Need to Know to Make Your Own...
Learn how to make garden stepping stones. Here is a list of supplies you will need to make your stepping stones.
Make Greeting Card Boxes with This Step-by-Step...
Find out how you can easily create small boxes using old greeting cards. This is a great way to use up Christmas cards, birthday cards, and more.
Making Art with Recycled Circles
For today’s artistic adventure we decided to take circular objects and one box lid from the drawer and use them to stamp paint circles and squares on the painted canvas board.
Blank Place Card Template - Free, Printable...
Print out this free template and make your own personalized place cards for your table.
Winter Hat Coloring Page
Print out and color or decorate this winter hat coloring book page.
Make Your Own Chalkboard Paint with This Easy...
Follow this recipe and learn how to make your own chalkboard paint.
Santa Hat Coloring Page and Template
Enjoy this free Santa hat coloring page. Great for Christmas fun and decorating.
Picture Frame Craft Instructions
Learn how to decorate and design your own picture frames.
Puzzle Piece Candy Cane Ornament
Follow the directions I provide here and you can create a Christmas tree ornament that looks like a candy cane using old puzzle pieces.
7 Ways to Display Children's Art
I've rounded up 7 ways to display children's art from great blogs around the internet! Your kiddos can admire their art and be proud of their hard work!
Advent Candy Tree and Poem
TOBPA shares this advent craft along with a poem that goes with it.
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