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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.
100 Homemade Holiday 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.
Try This Recipe to Color Your Easter Eggs
Discover how easy it is to dye your Easter eggs using items you probably already have.
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 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.
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.
Step-by-Step Paper Mache Directions
Follow these simple steps and create wonderful paper mache masterpieces!
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.
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.
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.
Cowboy Hat
Print out and color or decorate this cowboy hat for your paper doll. Page 2.
A Cute and Quirky Flower Pot DIY for Your Garden
Follow these instructions and find out how to make a flower pot man for your garden.
Make Coffee Filter Flowers
We're ready for spring with our brightly colored coffee filter flowers! This is a fabulous kids craft to help decorate your home for spring.
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.
How to Make a Paper Mache Pinata
Instructions for making a pinata using paper mache' techniques.
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.
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.
Learn How to Decoupage
You can learn how to decoupage. Here are basic decoupage techniques, supply lists, and easy projects you can do.
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.
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.
50 Cute Craft Ideas Girls will Love
If you are looking for some craft projects girls will enjoy, check out this list.
Earth Coloring Page
Print out this free Earth picture and use it as a pattern or a coloring page.
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.
How to Make a Paper Mache Volcano
Find out how you can create your own erupting volcano using paper mache techniques.
9 Steps to Making a Baby Shower Diaper Cake
To make a diaper cake, you need to roll several diapers! Page 4.
9 Ways to Craft with Washi Tape
I’ve found these 9 ways to craft with washi tape that I think you are going to LOVE!
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.
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!
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.
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.
Fleece Tied Blanket
Find out how to make a nice, no-sew blanket using two pieces of fleece.
How to Plan a Dr. Seuss-Themed Baby Shower
Find directions for making a variety of baby shower supplies and games all with a Dr. Seuss theme.
Tons of Free Crafts for Elementary School-Aged...
Browse through this collection of craft projects selected especially for school-aged children.
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!
50 Fun Craft Ideas Boys Will Love
This is the perfect place to start looking for craft projects that are especially appealing to boys.
Stepping Stone Concrete Tips
If you are planning on making your own stepping stones, read through these tips before you go buy concrete.
Baseball Cap
Print out and color or decorate this baseball cap for your paper doll. Page 3.
Try This Free, Printable Butterfly Coloring Page
Print out this free butterfly template and use it as a pattern or a coloring page.
Print This Free Rainbow Coloring Page
Print out and color this picture of a Rainbow.
Printable Birthday Party Invitations
Browse through this collection of free birthday party invitations that you can download and print out.
Download and Print Dr. Seuss Activities
Check out this long list of worksheets and coloring pages you can print out and enjoy.
How to Make Your Own Paint For Crafts
Learn how you can make your own paint for your next painting project.
Make Your Own Pinata with This Step-by-Step...
These free directions will show you how to make a pinata using a paper bag.
Celebrating May Day With Crafts
Find several fun and creative ways you can celebrate May Day this year.
Stepping Stone Pictures
Browse through this collection of photos featuring home-made garden stepping stones made by me and also visitors like you!
Check Out These Fun Recycled Crafts
Find many free craft tutorials that will help you make crafts out of trash.
Cement or Concrete for Stepping Stones
Here is a list of cements and/or concretes you can use to make garden stepping stones.
Try This Easy Paper Mache Pulp Recipe
Use this recipe to make a pulp mixture to make fine details on paper mache projects.
Flower Pictures to Color
Browse through this collection of coloring pages that offer a variety of beautiful flowers.
Save Money with This Simple Homemade Bubble...
A simple how to on making your own bubble mixture.
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.
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...
Molds for Stepping Stones
Check out this list of molds you can use to make stepping stones.
Super's Handprint Garden Stepping Stone
See a picture of a home-made garden stepping stone submitted by Jennifer Super. It features a handprint design along with glass bead embellishments. Page 106.
Sun Bonnet/Straw Hat
Print out and color or decorate this sun bonnet or straw hat for your paper doll. Page 4.
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.
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.
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.
Fun Activities for Earth Day
Celebrate Earth Day in April. Find ideas for crafts, games, field trips, and other activities.
Make This Easy Bakeable Clay Recipe
Instructions for making clay using flour, salt, and water.
Paper Mache Globe Craft
Find out how you can make a globe using paper mache techniques.
Printable Box Template
Here is a box for you to print and assemble! Makes a great gift box or even a block for kids.
Print Your Own Envelope with This Free Template
Download and print out this free envelope template.
Try This Cooked Paper Mache Paste Recipe for...
Learn how to make a paper mache recipe using to stove top.
15 Ways to Craft with Paper Tubes
With Earth Day coming next month, it's time to start saving up all your paper towel rolls and toilet paper rolls for crafting! There are so many fun ways to craft with these paper tubes! Here are 15 fun and imaginative ways you can craft with paper tubes with kids!
Rain Hat
Print out and color or decorate this rain hat for your paper doll. Page 5.
Make Your Own Greeting Cards with This Free...
Print out this free template and design your own personalized greeting cards.
6 Rainy Day Crafts Kids Can Do Indoors
These crafts will have your kids creating and having fun all rainy day long! Here are 6 Rainy Day Crafts Kids Can Do Indoors!
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.
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.
Flower Pot Coloring Page
Print out and color or decorate this flower pot coloring book page.
How to Make a Photo Collage
If you are looking for some inspiration for your collage craft, why not make a collage using photos.
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.
Stacy's Garden Stepping Stone 1
See a picture of a home-made garden stepping stone submitted by Stacy Johnson. It features stones, beads, and handprints. Page 67.
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.
Fun and Easy Gift Ideas: How to Make Your Own...
Follow this recipe and you can make your own colorful bath salts.
Use This (Free) Printable Star Pattern for...
Download and print out this star pattern you can use as a coloring page or a template.
Make a Unique Ribbon Wreath with This...
Gather together all of the supplies you need to make this wreath. Page 2.
Mirror Chalkboard Craft
Follow these instructions and you can easily transform an old mirror, or even an old picture frame, into a functional chalkboard.
Simple Paper Pinwheel Craft
Use this free, printable template to make your pinwheel.
Making Garden Stepping Stones? Don't Miss These...
Read through these tips before you start making your own stepping stones.
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.
How to Make Crafts Using Terra Cotta Pots
Find instructions to make a variety of crafts using terra cotta pots.
14 Steps to Creating Iris Fold Paper Crafts
Download one or all of these free iris folding templates.
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.
What is Paper Mache Pulp?
Definition of the crafting term 'Paper Mache Pulp' - a thick mixture used for adding details and dimension to paper mache project...
How to Make A Pet Rock
Find out how you can create pet rocks with lots of character!
Winter Stocking Cap
PD - Winter Stocking CapPrint out and color or decorate this winter stocking cap for your paper doll. Page 6.
Creative Homemade Gift Ideas for Everyone...
Find out how you can make fun and unique gifts for everyone on your list this year.
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.
Googly Eye Kids Craft Ideas
Googly eyes are such a fun material to use and create with! Since they come in several different sizes, there are many crafty possibilities using googly eyes!
Save Money with These Free Graduation Craft and...
What better way to celebrate a graduation than making these special crafts for parties, gifts, and decorations.
Easy Crafts for Kindergarteners
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.
Tons of Free Printable Bingo Cards for Any...
Download and print out bingo game cards that feature a variety of different themes and designs.
Large Leaf-Shaped Garden Stepping Stone
See a picture of a home-made garden stepping stone made by Carol Jones. This stone was made using a large rhubarb leaf as the mold. Page 87.
Tabletop May Pole Craft
Follow these instructions for making a May Day pole out of an empty paper towel roll.
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.
Make This Fun Shoe Box Guitar
Show your kids how they can transform an old shoe box and a paper towel roll into a fun guitar.
Paper Tube Paint Stamps
These stamps make a perfect craft for almost any holiday, these paper tubes can be shaped into so many different stamps!
Save Time and Money with These Creative...
If you are planning a birthday party, make this idea page your first stop.
How to Make Your Own 'Soft and Squishy' Puffy...
Kim Rife explains how to create your own 'soft and squishy' paint that is not only fun to paint with but looks cool once it dries.
Try This Free, Fun and Printable Dr. Seuss...
Download and print out this free Dr. Seuss book trivia game.
Try These Unique Crafts for Your Yard or Patio
If you are looking for a fun craft you can use as an outdoor decoration, check out all of these tutorials.
Pirate Hat Craft
Follow these instructions and learn how to make a fun and easy pirate hat.
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.
Print These Cute Animal Bingo Game Cards
Download and print out free bingo game cards that all have an animal theme.
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!
First Aid Kit Necklace Craft
Instructions for making a tiny first aid kit necklace using an empty film container, shared by MARY269.
Craft Idea: Turn CDs into Cute Animals
Find out how to make a variety of animals, bugs, and even birds using unwanted CDs and some basic craft supplies.
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.
Bug Bingo Game Cards
Check out these free bingo game cards that have a bug theme.
Your Kids Will Love These Printable Alphabet...
Print and color alphabet pictures, and use them to make a collage, coloring book, or other creative projects.
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.
Make Your Own Simple Purse with This Easy...
Learn how easy it is to sew up a small purse or even two.
Kids Will Love This Free, Printable Eye Mask...
Print out this simple mask and color or decorate it for any occassion.
Toilet Paper Roll Bird Feeder Craft
Anniem explains how you can use a toilet paper roll to make a bird feeder.
How to Make a Stress Ball
A simple how-to on making a stress ball out of a balloon. This squishable craft makes a fun gift! Difficulty: Average. Time Required: 20 minutes.
Headband
Print out and color or decorate this headband for your paper doll. Page 7.
Free Photo Tag Template
Print out this free tag template and use it to make personalized photo tags which are perfect for gifts and even decorations.
Flower Pot Crafts
Check out all of these project sheets that will help you make crafts using flower pots.
Rhubarb Leaf Stepping Stones
See a picture of garden stepping stones that Betty Yard made using rhubarb leaves. Page 20.
Make Your Own Chalkboard Paint with This Easy...
Follow this recipe and learn how to make your own chalkboard paint.
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.
11 Helpful Tips for Better Paper Mache Projects
Find many helpful tips you will want to read through before you start on a paper mache project.
Paper Mache Dora the Explorer Pinata
See a photograph of a Paper Mache Dora the Explorer Pinata made by the Terandos. Page 52.
Check Out These Free Flower Craft Ideas
If you are in the mood to make flowers, check out all of these craft tutorials.
Sandals
Print out and color or decorate these sandals for your paper doll. Page 8.
Mosaic Beloved Pet Garden Stepping Stone
See a picture of a home-made garden stepping stone made by Garla Johnson. It is a memorial for a special pet. Page 88.
Paper Mache Pictures
Check out all of these pictures of amazing paper mache crafts and submit your own photos.
Winter Boots
Print out and color or decorate these winter boots for your paper doll. Page 9.
Picture Frame Craft Instructions
Learn how to decorate and design your own picture frames.
April Holidays in 2013
Long list of holidays and special days celebrated in April 2013.
Sneakers/Tennis Shoes
Print out and color or decorate these shoes for your paper doll. Page 12.
What is Paper Mache
Definition of the crafting term 'Paper Mache' - A crafting technique which uses pieces of paper...
Mosaic Projects
Gather your supplies, read though my mosaic how-to, and then try your hand at one or more of these mosaic projects.
Girl's Dress Shoes
Print out and color or decorate thhis pair of girl's dress shoes for your paper doll. Page 10.
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.
Decorations and Embellishments for Stepping...
Here is a list of decorations and embellishments you can use to make stepping stones.
How to Make a Clay Volcano
Follow these instructions and you can make an erupting volcano using clay and some simple household items.
A Super-Simple Printable Flower Pattern
Print out this free flower template and use it as a pattern or a coloring page.
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.
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle Pinata
See a photograph of a great Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle pinata, made by Sasa from Serbia. Page 7.
Rain Boots
Print out and color or decorate these rain boots for your paper doll. Page 11.
7 Simple Sewing Projects Kids Can Make
Here are 7 sewing projects you can do with your kids - or they could try all by themselves. If you're ready for your child to start trying out using a sewing machine, here are a few projects to make, bookmarks, fabric bags, and flowers.
How to Make Hat Crafts
Peruse this collection of hat related crafts and find patterns for hats you can make and wear or just fun hats to craft.
How to Make Your Own Stepping Stones
Here are some tips that will help you choose a mold for your homemade stepping stones.
Bean Bag Bear Craft
Learn how to recycle a sock into a cute teddy bear using dried beans and rice.
Create a Strong, Durable Resin Paper Mache...
This paper mache paste dries to a very hard finish to make your finished projects more durable.
Jesus Loves Me Coloring Page
Print out and color or decorate this coloring book page featuring a heart that says "Jesus Loves Me".

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