Metal Stamped Statement Necklace

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When you make your own jewelry, you can easily add custom pieces that make it extra special. With metal stamping, you can add names or words that are special to you. This statement necklace has metal stamping on two of the rings, which adds both a textural element and special meaning to the necklace. Impress Art sent me some of their wonderful stamps and blanks to use for this project. If you'd like to make your own metal stamped statement necklace, you'll need: Metal stamping blanks … [Continue reading...]

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Mini Lego Tin

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My boys, like most young boys, love all things Lego. Last year, we had the chance to go to Legoland with our family, and they loved it. One of the things my oldest especially loved was trading Minifigures with the Legoland staff. It is one of the fun little "extras" at Legoland... bring some of your own Lego Minifigures, and swap them with staff members who have their own. Last year, we tucked our Minifigs into a mint tin, which was the perfect size. For our upcoming Legoland trip, I thought I'd … [Continue reading...]

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Monster Book of Monsters in just 30 Minutes

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The Harry Potter books (and movies) are full of all kinds of fun magical creatures, like the Monster Book of Monsters. These are the little things that make the story so magical and fun! Making your own Monster Book of Monsters is easy to do, with just a few supplies, and in only a few […]

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Crafty Giveaway

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All last week we celebrated back to school with nearly 100 different back to school craft ideas! To continue the celebration, we’re offering an awesome giveaway, this great Sizzix bundle… great for back to school crafts and so much more!     a Rafflecopter giveaway

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No Sew Minion Finger Puppets

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The new Minions movie came out in theaters today. I had the opportunity to see an early screening with my family earlier this week. We wore our Minion Goggles over our 3D glasses – be sure to get your own Minion Goggles printable here. Minions is a cute film taking you back to the origin […]

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DIY Pencil Toppers

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Making your own Pencil Toppers is a simple back-to-school craft. These pencil toppers are completely customizable, like lunchbox notes that last the whole day… or week! As long as the pencil is being used, your child will have a fun reminder. These pencil toppers make easy and inexpensive gifts for an entire class, or can […]

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Back to School Boxtops Card

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Does your child collect Boxtops for their school? My son does, and we’re lucky to have a Grandma, Oma, as well as Aunties who collect Boxtops for us as well. If you are looking for a fun way to get family to help collect Boxtops, you can print out this fun back-to-school card asking family […]

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Simple Pencil Wrap

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This simple pencil wrap is like a pencil case, but with no buttons or zippers, making it a very easy to sew project. Tweens and teens can sew their own back-to-school pencil wrap using two pieces of fabric and some simple straight-line stitching. They can make extra pencil wraps as gifts for friends, too! This […]

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Homework Door Hanger

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Getting kids to sit down and do their homework can be a struggle. Make homework a no-interruption time with this door hanger that reminds everyone else in the house to give your child the time and space they need to get their homework done. And, it serves as a reminder to your child that their […]

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DIY Reusable Lunch Sack

DIY Reusable Lunch Sack

A plain brown lunch sack is often an easy option for carrying a lunch to school – but this colorful and reusable version is a much more fun way to pack a sack lunch! It takes about 10 minutes to make… almost as fast as packing up the lunch that will go inside it. This […]

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