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A God’s Eye is made from sticks and raffia and my mala-inspired ornament is made from raffia and wood craft beads. To make the God’s Eye you will need two small sticks of equal length and long strands of raffia (sold by the bag at Michaels). Tie the two sticks together at their centers. Wrap […]



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A package of temporary tattoos can help you make your own themed decor in a flash and can easily be removed when the party is over. For this project you will need: a package of temporary tattoos (I got mine at Party City, $2.50 for a 24 pack), a glass votive or vase, a towel […]


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Well I was thinking of Valentine’s day and although this idea is not ground breaking, I think its a great, easy DIY for anyone. Have the kiddo lay down on a piece of paper and trace their hands and arms (join the two sections where the torso falls) and then cut out. Decorate as you […]


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Okay, we know, it’s a little late to be posting about shell necklaces, but we are just getting through our Momfilter emails, and spotted this one from reader Linda Dare. “Shell necklaces are not a new idea, but the addition of neon landyards makes them pop. Great gift for lifeguards!”


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I have found that so many truly inspiring craft/diy sites for kids tend to be more girl-centric, which is why I was so excited when my friend Carolyn Veith Krienke turned us on to the site All For the Boys. An aggregator and originator of inspiring projects, the site is neither overly precious nor intimidating. With […]





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Here’s one more easy Valentine for you – definitely something different for the 14th… Tin foil is shaped into a heart, wrapped in yarn and given a tattered message of love. Grab a sheet of aluminum foil and shape into a heart; the bigger the sheet, the bigger the heart. Using a glue gun, tack […]


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Spell out your feelings with this easy-to-make sign of love.To make this you will need: wire reinforced clothesline (available at home improvement & hardware stores), yarn & wire clippers. Clip off a length of clothesline (it took about a yard to make this) and shape into the word, “LOVE”. Tie or hot glue end of […]


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Our new favorite craft blogger, Camilla Fabbri, just sent us in some crafts that are so cute we can’t wait to do them this weekend! Check out this fantastic faux turquoise cork necklace. It looks so great, but it’s actually super easy–she took corks, cut them up, painted them with craft paint, and strung them […]


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