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Spring Crafts

Spring crafts ideas and DIY projects that look handmade, not homemade. Easy Easter craft ideas, spring craft ideas for kids, DIY graduation gift ideas, and DIY garden ideas.

Free printable Easter scavenger hunt clues for kids and tweens

Download my free printable Easter scavenger hunt for kids with 24 fun riddles. My cute egg-shaped clues are not too easy for tweens and not too difficult for elementary-age kids and take them all around the house. Make this indoor scavenger hunt to add some egg-stra fun to Easter Sunday.

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Pretend Campfire and S’mores Craft: Indoor Camping Play Set

Make an interactive pretend campfire and s’mores play set to bring camping fun indoors, rain or shine! This cute paper craft project features a toasty campfire with wood-grain logs surrounded by a stone ‘safety’ ring for kids to toast pretend marshmallows until they’re golden brown. Keep reading to see how to download the free printable …

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Paper bead jewelry DIY ideas – necklaces, bracelets, and earrings

Today I’m sharing my paper bead jewelry DIY ideas that celebrate spring. I designed four pieces of bright and cheery paper bead jewelry — paper bead necklaces, paper bead bracelets, and paper bead earrings — inspired by my favorite spring flowers: daffodils, hyacinths, violets, tulips, and azaleas. Keep reading to see how to roll paper …

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DIY Mother’s Day Wreath with ASTROBRIGHTS® Papers

Say Happy Mother’s Day with this modern DIY Mother’s Day wreath using ASTROBRIGHTS® Papers! Today’s paper craft project gives you both a great DIY gift idea for Mother’s Day plus a chance to win $500. Keep reading to see how to enter to win. Today I’m sharing an easy paper craft project that you can …

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Graduation Gift Card Holder – Free Printable Template

My Graduation Gift Card Holder free printable is now updated for 2020! Keep reading to download my 2020 graduation gift card holder template. This DIY graduation gift card template holds a gift card for your favorite graduate — high school and college graduates, boys and girls. And my free printable graduation gift card template also …

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Free Printable Last Day of School Sign – Type to Personalize

It’s pretty crazy that the last day of school is already almost here. Time to get your free printable Last Day Of School sign ready for a memorable last day of school photo! You can personalize my free printable Last Day of School Sign with your child’s name, year, and grade, all inside a super …

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Color inspiration: Yellow tulips

Yellow is my favorite color and this month’s color palette inspiration is pretty heavy on the bright and golden. We just got back from our spring break in Louisville, KY where we toured a baseball bat factory, explored neighborhoods, ate the city’s best chocolate chip cookies, and spied these beauties near a white picket fence …

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St. Patrick’s Day Green Chocolate Peanut Butter Cups Recipe

Make these easy green peanut butter cups recipe for St. Patrick’s Day that uses only 5 ingredients: dark green candy melts, dark chocolate, peanut butter, honey, and a little coconut oil. It’s a sweet green dessert idea for St. Patrick’s Day for kids with a hidden layer of peanut butter gold. And I added some …

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Color Inspiration: Unexpected Rainbows

Congratulations, folks, it’s March which means we made it through winter. Whew! It’s almost St. Patrick’s Day and I’m finding unexpected rainbows across Chicago. This little pot of graffiti gold was hiding down a side street that I happened to turn down on my walk home… And last week the kids and I found this …

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Color Inspiration: An Ocean Of Violets In Bloom

Today I’m bringing you the second in our Color Inspiration series to give you color palette ideas for your paper crafting projects. Last month I showed you a cheery spring color palette inspired by a Nashville quilt. This month, purple reigns. Spring is coming slowly to downtown Chicago. Flowers are just starting to peek out …

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Color Inspiration: Spring Color Palette From a Vintage Nashville Quilt

Today I’m introducing a new series called Color Inspiration. Each month I’ll post seasonal color palettes that are inspired by everyday life yet anything but ordinary. Use these color palette inspirations for your paper crafts, scrapbooks, seasonal wreaths, handmade cards, weddings, birthday parties and more. I’m excited about this new series because color combinations can …

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Creamy Cauliflower Soup Recipe with Brussels Sprouts (and no dairy)

This healthy, creamy cauliflower soup recipe is super delicious and takes just 30 minutes to make. It’s full of veggies and dairy-free. Yum This pureed cauliflower soup recipe needs just a handful of ingredients so it’s just my style. It’s made with vegetable stock instead of dairy, then topped with caramelized Brussels sprouts and some …

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Kiss Me (I’m Irish) T-Shirts Spelled With Shamrock Clovers for St. Patrick’s Day

I designed some Kiss Me (I’m Irish) t-shirts for St. Patrick’s Day and added them my Zazzle store. The simple and classy design spells “Kiss Me” using both three-leaf shamrocks and lucky four-leaf clovers. Sláinte! Here’s a close up of the letters because the Zazzle photos are kind of fuzzy. Not to worry – t-Shirt …

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How to etch a monogrammed horseshoe beer glass for the Kentucky Derby, Preakness and Belmont Stakes

Hey mint juleps, step aside. Make this monogrammed horseshoe beer glass to watch the jockeys race for the Triple Crown. All you need is a $3 beer glass and some etching cream to make a lucky glass. You can use a craft knife like I did or if you own a die cutting machine (lucky!) …

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DIY Bath Bombs for Mother’s Day with Free Printable Tags

Who wants flowers? Make DIY Bath Bombs for a Mother’s Day gift that your mom will love! And you can also make a few extras for yourself 🙂 My friend Sonya is a talented beauty blogger at Parlor who writes easy-to-follow, modern hair styling and make-up tutorials. She made this easy DIY bath bomb recipe …

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