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DIY geo printed bag

Crafting

Hello Mermaid Stop Motion Collage

These pretty ladies are made from magazine scraps! Watch these tiny paper pieces come to life in quick stop motion video.<p>120<p>538

Cardboard Box Laundry Set

Tree Bark Theater Figures

Create mini theater with figures made of tree bark. Once your characters are done, it’s time to put on a show!<p>Get the instructions for ––> Tree Bark …

Recycled Box Castle

Recycling

How-To: UP-Inspired House Mobile

Transform a tea towel and some fluffy poms into a happy piece of home decor with this <i>UP</i>-inspired house mobile tutorial from Kathryn at Craft me Happy!<p>What a fun way to brighten your day!<p>Ready to get started? Click here to see the full how-to.

Needle Felted Baymax

Some characters just seem to be begging to be rendered in wooly fluff, like this charming needle felted version of Baymax from the film Big Hero 6. Deviant Art member Imaplatypus admits that they haven’t seen the film yet, but that didn’t stop them from spotting a great needle felting project and …

How-To: Duct Tape Sleds

The snow has finally arrived here in Southern Ontario. It was quite odd not having any of the white stuff for Christmas this year, but no complaints from me.<p>Now that we’ve got some powder to play around in, it’s time to bust out the winter sports gear. For some this will include a toboggan, sled, …

DIY Junk Food Cat Toys

Go ahead and indulge your little feline friends with this catnip-stuffed junk food toys tutorial by Laura Gummerman over at A Beautiful Mess.<p>Basically, these toys are just made by cutting pieces of felt into food shapes and stitching a little catnip into them using embroidery thread. So you can …

How-To: Cookie Shot Glasses

Milk and cookies in shot glass form, now that’s something I can get behind! This recipe is kid friendly (no alcohol), and perfect for a fancy get together, like a bridal shower. And that’s just what Rachel from The Stay At Home Chef made them for.<p>Be aware that you will need to purchase a special …

Recipe: Apple Pie Bread

Bread is delicious and apple pie is delicious, so I’m willing to bet that this apple pie bread recipe that Shelly from Cookies and Cups shared on the Better Homes and Gardens blog is every bit as delightful as it looks.<p>Maybe we should all just go ahead and add apple pie bread to this weekend’s …

Minecraft Perler Bead Valentines

This Minecraft inspired valentines craft is seriously too cool for school. I love how perfectly the pixel art of Minecraft is translated into Perler Beads. This project was created by Melanie at Bliss Bloom Blog for her son’s class. She even designed a free printable card to attach your finished …

Tiny Amigurumi Rose Pattern

Holidays are a great excuse to make time to work on your crafting skills. So, if you’ve been thinking about honing your knitting technique, then why not give this adorably teensy amigurumi rose pattern by Anna Hrachovec of Mochimochi Land a try for some lucky recipient!<p>Valentine’s Day is coming up, …

How-To: Toy Cardboard Camera

Are your kids budding shutterbugs, but still a bit too small for a real camera? Use common household items to make them an awesome DIY toy camera instead! Check out this fantastic toy cardboard camera tutorial from Michelle at MollyMoo.<p>I think the flip-lid-as-lens-cap idea is a particularly nice …

Homemade Crocheted Olaf Hat

Redditor Spindleshuttleneedle wanted to buy their son a Disney’s Frozen themed hat, but they were afraid that he wouldn’t wear it, so they jut went ahead and crocheted a plain white beanie then embellished it with some amazingly accurate appliquéd details!<p>A few reddit commentors were so excited …

Soak Up The Warmth With This DIY Adult-Sized Mermaid Lapghan

This crochet adult-sized mermaid lapghan is so clever that I was inspired to write a little song about it:<p>The cushions are always softer,<br>on somebody else’s chair.<br>You think about going outside,<br>but that is a judgement error.<br>Just look at this Mermaid Lapghan,<br>crocheted by Shelley Bunyard.<br>Perfect for a …

Crafting

Message in a Balloon Party Invitation

Looking for a fun way to invite guests to your next event? Whether it is a birthday, a wedding save-the-date, baby shower or housewarming, this low-tech interactive invitation is a creative way to get the details out to your friends and family.<p>The materials used are all inexpensive and easy to …

No Bake Pumpkin and Coconut Granola Bars

Looking for some hassle-free homemade snacks that won’t gum up your busy schedule? Why not try these no bake pumpkin and coconut granola bars from Spoon Fork Bacon?<p>These granola bars are also pretty fantastic because you don’t have to bake them, and they taste so good with the pumpkin and coconut …

Breakfast

Bring A Science Lesson Into The Tub With This Fizzing Bath Dough

I have to admit that I can’t remember the last time I actually took a bath, but Vanessa Brady of Tried & True makes a good point about it being one of the only times that we can actually get away from technology and the distractions of our modern lives. This is especially true for developing minds, …

Time I

DIY Emoji Easter Eggs

Express yourself through some handmade emoji eggs this Easter. These are too darn cute, I think they look so great as a collection. You can get the kids involved in drawing their favorite funny faces on the eggs too.<p>There are a variety of ways you can go about creating these, with a lot of choices …

Creating Curls in Yarn for DIY Doll Hair

I am so jealous of this head of hair! Okay I know it’s just yarn, but wow what a do! This super curly doll’s wig is made entirely from a skein of yarn. Doesn’t she reminds you of certain wild red headed Disney character? This awesome yarn manipulation technique will definitely step up your doll …

Fiber Fun: Needle Felted Bunny Rabbit

Sometimes, you just really need to craft up something cute and fluffy. Luckily, this adorable needle felted bunny rabbit project is at the ready whenever the mood strikes!<p>If you’re new to needle felting, a simple bunny is a good place to start—it’s made mostly of rounded spheres, so the basic shape …

Crafting

CRAFT Flickr Pool Weekly Roundup

Here are some cool things we saw in the CRAFT Flickr Pool this week:<p>Tiny Alpaca, by Mochimochi Land<p>Doll Studio, by Keeper of Small Cute Things<p>Doll Studio, by michellepatterns<p>Frohe Ostern 2015, by Kalami<p>wip. hand embroidery, by ShinyFabulousDarling

Kid Craft: Cardboard Guitar

DIY toy instruments are a great way to introduce creative kids to the joys of making music, and a simple cardboard guitar is a great place to start!<p>Even if you have multiple age ranges in your home, this is definitely a bit of crafty play that will keep both big and little kids entertained. Wee …

Spring Beauty: Make Temporary Tattoos with Dried Flowers

Temporary tattoos aren’t just for kids anymore—these days, everyone is getting in on the fun! So, if you’re ready for a decidedly grownup twist on removable body art, you’re going to love using real dried flowers to make your own gorgeous temporary tattoos.<p>When I saw gorgeous photos of dried flower …

Lego Man Pencil Holder

I’ve been collecting baby food jars with the intention of re-purposing them to hold mixtures of craft paint. However, I’ve found that once you get paint on the outside edges of the jar and seal the lid, it makes it very difficult to remove the lid after the paint has dried. So, following this …

Lego

DIY Fruity Pebbles Ice Cream Cone

Add a little breakfast to your dessert (or dessert to your breakfast!) with this spectacular Fruity Pebbles ice cream cone from Dude Foods.<p>This ingenious recipe basically describes how to shape Rice Krispie Treats into a cone from which you can eat ice cream. Of course, you can also use Rice …

Ice Cream

May the Fourth Be with You: Toilet Paper Tube Star Wars Characters

Happy <i>Star Wars</i> Day, fellow geek crafters!<p>Is the Force strong with your kids? They’re definitely going to love these awesome DIY toilet paper tube <i>Star Wars</i> characters!<p>In general, I find cute toilet paper roll toys to be pretty darn delightful, but this R2-D2 is definitely at least 37 different kinds …

Tasty Treats: How to Make Homemade Slushies

Ready to blow your kids’ minds? This weekend, surprise them with the most awesome summertime dessert there is: homemade slushies!<p>We call them slushies here in Chicago and I remember my mom buying them for me at the local mall when I was a kid. They were so much fun and so many flavor options! I did …

Homemade

Fun with Fiber: Crocheted Owl Cell Phone Cozy

Whoooo likes super-cute crocheted crafts?<p>Look smart while protecting your prized gadgets with this quick and charming crocheted owl cell phone cozy!<p>Ready to give it a try? All you’ll need is a 6mm crochet hook (US size J) and some medium weight yarn to get started.<p>Make one today! The easy-to-follow …