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Apr
09

Easter bunny and chick fingerprint craft

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Now THIS is cute. Check out these adorable Easter bunnies and chicks that you can make using your fingerprint! It’s a fun little craft for you and your kids to do, and you can make some seriously precious Easter cards or decorations using your art. To make your bunnies and chicks, you just need a stamp ink pad or two in your choice of colors, and a thin point Sharpie ...
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Easter bunnies and chicks fingerprint crafts - SO CUTE!!
Feb
20

How to assemble a printable banner

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I’m often asked how to assemble a printable banner, so I thought a little tutorial might be just the thing! And I do mean little tutorial, because as you’ll see, it is SO easy to make a banner. They look impressive once they’re all done and hung up, but they’re an absolute cinch to make. Now, the printable birthday banners that I sell in my shop are much larger and ...
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How to assemble a printable banner
Dec
30

Kid-friendly New Year’s Eve party ideas

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Whether your kids are old enough to stay up until midnight or so little that you celebrate early in the evening, here’s a round-up of fantastic kid-friendly New Year’s Eve party ideas that everyone will enjoy! FOOD & DRINKS Set up a hot cocoa bar, cupcake decorating bar, or ice cream sundae station. Make buffet-friendly dishes that everyone can enjoy. Make cupcake fondue (it’s a no-heat fondue, so it’s safe for all ages). Toast with ...
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Kid-friendly New Year's Eve party ideas - food, decor, games, DIY noisemakers, and crafts!
Dec
23

Creative Christmas place setting ideas

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Wow your Christmas guests, young and old, with these creative place setting ideas from Hen House Linens! I seriously love these. They’re unique, fun, memorable, and best of all… as easy as pie. (Much easier than pie, actually.) ; ) First, here’s Frosty the Snowman, made from a dinner plate, salad plate, utensils napkins, raisins, and a carrot: A tiny herb wreath looks chic when it’s “hung” from a beautiful ...
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Snowman place setting by www.henhouselinens.com
Dec
22

{one pretty pin} Gingerbread garland

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I’ve never made a gingerberad cookie Christmas garland, but I’d like to think that I will someday. And I’d like to think that it will turn out just like this one. : ) Featured pin • Original source: Technomouse (in Russian) • Pinned to: Christmas

Gingerbread Christmas Garland
Dec
20

Links I’m Loving: Twas (almost!) the night before Christmas

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It’s very nearly Christmas, and I’m really in the Christmas spirit this year (thanks to snow, surprise cupcakes, loads of Christmas orders, and gifts sent in the nick of time, just to name a few holly jolly things!). So of course this week’s links must have a Christmas theme! There are so many great ideas out there that it’s hard to choose, but here are a few of my very favorite posts ...
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Links I'm Loving: Christmas gift ideas, recipes and crafts
Dec
16

DIY Christmas ornaments made from candy

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These (literally) sweet little ornaments are a snap to make, using wintery peppermints, Christmassy gumdrops, and my favorite… sprinkles! 1. Peppermints and Red Hots wreath by Martha Stewart with instructions available at Fancy House Road 2. Sprinkles ornament via Little Gray Fox 3. Gum drop ornament via Mom Spark 4. A little mouse made from Hershey Kisses via Portland Examiner 5. Snowman peppermint ornament via Better Homes & Gardens 6. ...
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DIY Christmas ornaments made with candy!
Dec
12

Cinnamon applesauce Christmas ornaments

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I make Christmas ornaments to give as gifts every year, and this year – spoiler alert, friends and family! – I’ll be making these cinnamon applesauce hearts. I love their sweet, rustic style; I love the smell of cinnamon and cloves;  and I really love how easy these are to make. Although I’m quite grown-up, this is definitely a kid-friendly project if you’d like to tackle it with your little ones. : ...
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Cinnamon applesauce Christmas ornaments
Dec
10

DIY paper straw snowflakes

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Paper straws aren’t just for parties! You can use them for crafting, too, to make things like these sweet little paper straw snowflakes. Isn’t this an adorable idea?! It would be a perfect gift topper as shown, or you could add a loop of ribbon to turn it into an ornament. You could even create several (in lots of different colors and patterns, of course!) and group them together on ...
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Easy DIY paper straw snowflakes. Perfect for a gift topper, as an ornament, or grouped together on a wall!
Dec
09

10 pretty DIY Christmas garlands

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Making a Christmas garland is a fun and kid-friendly project – I have such good memories of making simple popcorn strings with my grandmother when I was little! These garlands are a lot more sophisticated than a popcorn string, and they vary in difficulty a bit; but surely your kids could jump in on the fun for at least some of the steps of the project, if not the entire ...
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10 pretty DIY Christmas garlands
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