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DIY Paper Easter Basket

Here’s an easy DIY paper Easter basket that you can make with just a few cuts and folds. Hop to it!

DIY Paper Easter Basket

I love these paper Easter baskets. I want to make like 85 of them. You can colorize and personalize them in a zillion different ways.

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Printable Superman Birthday Party Banner Plus Printable Iron-On for a Super Hero Birthday Party

Here’s a printable Superman birthday banner for your little super hero. And you can download instantly and print at my etsy store — no waiting!

Printable Superman Birthday Party Banner Plus Printable Iron-On for a Super Hero Birthday Party

I made this printable Superman Birthday Party banner for my daughter Elise’s 4th birthday. She loves super heroes, that girl.

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Free sandwich bag and snack bag sewing pattern and tutorial

This free sandwich bag sewing pattern and tutorial is so easy you’ll be able to replace your old plastic snack bags in no time.

Free sandwich bag and snack bag sewing pattern and tutorial

I like the design of these free sandwich bag and snack bag patterns because of their large flaps. The flaps act like teeny little place mats, which helps avoid germ fests like when your daughter puts her carrots onto a random table at Lincoln Park Zoo (happened with our old snack bags, pretty gross, so I made sure that mine had flaps).

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DIY Mother's Day Card using a Polka Dot Stencil

All moms agree that the best Mother’s Day presents are handmade. Make your mom a special Mother’s Day card that spells M-O-M in polka dots.

DIY Mother's Day Card using a Polka Dot Stencil

I used this new polka dot stencil from Amy Anderson at Mod Podge Rocks. And you can win a stencil for yourself! Keep reading for a giveaway.

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