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How to make a DIY Gold and White Painted Wooden Card Box @merrimentdesign

Make a quick and easy DIY gift idea with a hint of glamour: a gold and white painted wooden storage box.

And there’s a surprise inside: this cute little wooden box actually fits two decks of playing cards. Hooray, this is perfect for my bridge-playing mom!

How to make a DIY Gold and White Painted Wooden Card Box @merrimentdesign

Are you making DIY gifts this season? Keep reading to see how to enter to win one of five $100 Jo-Ann gift cards and get featured on the Jo-Ann Make Gifts Merrier Holiday Hub with the hashtag #MakeitGiveit. Jo-Ann sponsored this wooden card box DIY project and all opinions are mine.

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How to make DIY Personalized Crowns for a Princess Birthday Party @merrimentdesign

I made these personalized 3D paper crowns for Elise’s princess birthday party and each one took only about 10 minutes to make. Really.

How to make DIY Personalized Crowns for a Princess Birthday Party @merrimentdesign

Elise requested “all the princesses” birthday party so I thought it would be fun to make paper king and queen paper crowns for both boys and girls.

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The Best 30 Kid-Friendly Halloween Songs: G-Rated Halloween Playlist by @merrimentdesign

Here’s your Halloween treat, friends: The Best 30+ Halloween Songs for Kids playlist (that parents will like too) – and you can tune in now!

While I usually post crafts, I thought you might like to listen to some Halloween music while carving your pumpkins and making Halloween costumes, yes? Plus creating this “G-Rated Halloween Songs for Kids Playlist” has definitely been a creative, uh, undertaking.
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