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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.
Learn how to make your own Minecraft diamond sword for pretend play.
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.
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 save your colorful flowers by drying or pressing them. Great for crafts, decorations, and gifts!
Instructions for making a pinata using paper mache' techniques.
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.
Browse through this collection of free birthday party invitations that you can download and print out.
Follow these step-by-step directions and learn how to make your own garden stepping stones.
Follow these simple steps and create wonderful paper mache masterpieces!
Some teens may claim they don't like crafting, but I bet some of these projects will motive them to get creative.
If you are looking for some craft projects girls will enjoy, check out this list.
You can download, print out, and color all of these paper dolls and then have some fun coloring them in and cutting them out.
Learn how you can make your own paint for your next painting project.
Learn how to sew all the purse pieces together.
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.
If you are looking for a fast and easy craft for kids, browse through this collection of projects.
You can use many items you have laying around your house for paper mache. Check out this list and start creating!
This craft tutorial teaches you how to make a paper mache mask using your own face as a mold.
Follow these instructions to learn how to make bean bags. This is a great, simple sewing project!
This is the perfect place to start looking for craft projects that are especially appealing to boys.
Learn how to make garden stepping stones. Here is a list of supplies you will need to make your stepping stones.
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.
A simple how to on making your own bubble mixture.
Check out these simple yet fun Halloween party game ideas. These are perfect for kids' Halloween parties.
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.
Print out and color or decorate this paper doll body cutout. A personalized paper doll is sure to make any kid happy.
Use this holiday calendar to find creative ideas to help you celebrate many usual and unusual holidays for every month of the year.
If you are planning on making your own stepping stones, read through these tips before you go buy concrete.
Browse through this collection of photos featuring home-made garden stepping stones made by me and also visitors like you!
Follow these instructions and you can create your own personalized wreath using ribbon.
Print out this free template and design your own personalized greeting cards.
Follow this recipe and you can make your own colorful bath salts.
Find out how to create a tie-dye t-shirt featuring a fun spiral design.
Learn how to make a paper mache recipe using to stove top.
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.
Here is a list of cements and/or concretes you can use to make garden stepping stones.
These free directions will show you how to make a pinata using a paper bag.
Use this recipe to make a pulp mixture to make fine details on paper mache projects.
These cookie mixes in mason jars complete with recipes were big hits with everyone on our gift giving list!
Find out how you can create your own erupting volcano using paper mache techniques.
Follow these instructions and use these printable templates to create fun coupon books you can give to everyone you know.
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!
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,
Instructions for making clay using flour, salt, and water.
Here is a box for you to print and assemble! Makes a great gift box or even a block for kids.
Find out where you can get the best; free coloring book pages; and, also, tips for printing and making your own coloring books.
Check out this list of molds you can use to make stepping stones.
Check out this long list of worksheets and coloring pages you can print out and enjoy.
Download and print out this free envelope template.
Check out this recipe and you can learn how to make your own sidewalk paint using cornstarch, food coloring, and water.
Browse through this collection of craft projects selected especially for school-aged children.
Follow these instructions and learn how to make a fun and easy pirate hat.
Follow this recipe and learn how to make your own chalkboard paint.
Follow these instructions and you can easily transform an old mirror, or even an old picture frame, into a functional chalkboard.
Here are some creative, last-minute costumes you can throw together quickly to wear for Halloween trick-or-treating or to a party.
Find many free craft tutorials that will help you make crafts out of trash.
Learn how easy it is to make a collage and explore several inspirational collage projects you can create yourself.
Tigger shares this recipe for making your own finger paint.
Follow the instructions shared here and you can make a fun gift for someone you know who is getting ready to start college.
Follow these instructions and learn how to make a rose bud using two candy Kisses and a few other supplies.
This paper lantern is easy to make and can be embellished to match any decor or to suit any occassion.
Find out how to create a tie-dye t-shirt that sports a marbled design.
Follow these instructions and find out how to make a flower pot man for your garden.
If you are planning a birthday party, make this idea page your first stop.
Download and print out bingo game cards that feature a variety of different themes and designs.
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 to create a tie-dye t-shirt featuring nesting circles.
Browse through these pictures of tie-dye projects and then have fun making your own.
Read through these tips before you start making your own stepping stones.
Print out this Car Search game. A great game to bring along on long trips or car rides.
Find out how you can make fun and unique gifts for everyone on your list this year.
Find out how to create a tie-dye t-shirt featuring a bunch of tiny circles.
A visitor nicknamed Pathfinder gives instructions for making a fun gift, complete with a printable poem.
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.
Find out how you can submit a photo of a craft project and see if featured on the Family Crafts Web site.
Learn how to decorate and design your own picture frames.
Definition of the crafting term 'Paper Mache Paste' - a liquid adhesive usually made using flour and water...
To make a diaper cake, you need to roll several diapers! Page 4.
Browse through a collection of craft projects that may appeal to kids that are between 11 and 14 years old.
Find out how to make a variety of animals, bugs, and even birds using unwanted CDs and some basic craft supplies.
Follow these directions and make this fun and unique gift to give to a teacher.
Print out and color or decorate this cowboy hat for your paper doll. Page 2.
Discover how easy it is to make an eye patch using some craft foam and yarn.
If you are looking for craft projects that work well for toddlers and preschoolers, check out all of these tutorials.
Learn how to make your own puffy paint from scratch instead of having to purchase it at a craft store.
Instructions to make a special, boxed gift for someone using a mirror and a shoe box.
If you want to get some practice using decoupage techniques, try out some of these projects.
Learn how you can use a box and a variety of gross feeling items to make this fun Halloween or classroom party game.
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.
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 planning a family vacation, check out some of these fun activities ideas that you can bring along with you.
Learn how you can make a pinwheel toy using a pencil, a tack, and a piece of paper.
Check out all of these pictures of amazing paper mache crafts and submit your own photos.
Discover how easy it is to dye your Easter eggs using items you probably already have.
Crafts by Age Crafts by Age When you are looking for crafts for your children, start out by browsing
Find out how to create this colorful beach towel design using Simply Spray fabric dye.
Here are a dozen coloring pages related to summer that you can download and print out.
Mix up a batch or two of this paint and you will be able to add a unique 3D effect to all of your projects.
Find directions for making a variety of baby shower supplies and games all with a Dr. Seuss theme.
Find out what special events are celebrated on July 25th in 2013.
Print out this simple mask and color or decorate it for any occassion.
Learn how you can make your own ice cream out of snow.
Long list of holidays and special days celebrated in July 2013.
Find out how you can create pet rocks with lots of character!
Try these free summer craft patterns and projects. Use many creative techniques and supplies to make a variety of summer related crafts including ice cream, sun catchers, sun dials, and much more.
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.
Print out and color or decorate this baseball cap for your paper doll. Page 3.
Use this free Christmas Tree pattern to make beaded safety pin jewelry.
Browse through this collection of coloring pages that offer a variety of beautiful flowers.
Definition of the crafting term 'Decoupage Medium' - is an all-in-one sealer, glue, and finish used for creating decoupaged works of art....
Learn how to make clay on your stove top using flour, oil, and a few other items.
Find out how you can make great jewelry using safety pins and seed beads. Fun items to wear, share, and swap.
Have your child make this easy craft while you are waiting to leave for a camping trip or even on the way to your destination.
Find out how you can use many creative techniques and supplies to decorate your pens and pencils for school or the office.
Use these step-by-step directions to craft a bunny using a wash rag and a few other supplies.
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.
Learn several different ways for making tombstones to help you decorate for Halloween.
No matter how fancy or simple you want your mosaic to be, there are four main supplies you need; Base, Tessarae, Adhesive and Grout.
Find out how to create a tie-dye t-shirt featuring several stripes.
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.
Check out these creative ideas. Get free directions for many of the haunted house props we have made over the years.
Make a message board for your wall or even your locker. This is an easy craft made with fabric, ribbon, styrofoam, and a few other supplies.
Browse through this collection of tips and ideas to help you decorate your homemade stepping stones.
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.
Find out what special events are celebrated on July 24th in 2013.
This step-by-step tutorial will teach you how easy it is to make your own iris folding projects.
Find out what holidays and birthdays are celebrated in the month of July 2013. Plus, find ideas for crafts, games, and other activities to help you celebrate.
Browse through this collection of free patterns you can use to make beaded safety pin brooches.
Find many helpful tips you will want to read through before you start on a paper mache project.
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.
Download a printable calendar page for August that features a list of fun and silly holidays that happen in that month.
You can easily create your own Olympics using these fun game ideas and more.
Find a large selection of crafts you can make using old CDs. You can make everything from an adorable fish to tea light candle holders.
Find out how to create this fun bumble bee visor using craft foam and a few other supplies.
Whether you are planning a camping trip or just wish you were going camping, you are sure to find something here to spark your creativity!
See a picture of garden stepping stones that Betty Yard made using rhubarb leaves. Page 20.
Find instructions to make a variety of crafts using terra cotta pots.
Here are some crafts that work great for sleepovers and slumber parties.
If you are looking for crafts made using pine cones, check out this collection of online tutorials.
This tutorial will teach you how to make a simple cell phone case using duct tape.
Find out what special events are celebrated on July 23rd in 2013.
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.
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.
Download and print out this free Dr. Seuss book trivia game.