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Spring crafts ideas and DIY projects that look handmade, not homemade. See how to make my 30+ easy Easter craft ideas, spring craft ideas for kids, DIY graduation gift ideas, and DIY garden ideas. And get inspired with my spring color palettes.

Cute paper baskets Easter place cards DIY – editable printable template

Make my cute DIY paper basket Easter place cards for Easter brunch. My free printable Easter place cards template is editable to add names for family and friends. Choose your own colors for pastel or bright Easter table decor. It’s easy to print and fold!

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Lucky DIY rainbow headphones – fun St. Patrick’s Day craft for kids

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day by decorating lucky headphones with cheery paper rainbows, bright green shamrocks, and pot of gold! This St. Patrick’s Day craft idea for kids features a curved rainbow, leprechaun’s treasure, and clover printable templates to sham-rock their next video call.

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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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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 2021! Keep reading to download my 2021 graduation gift card holder template. This 2021 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 …

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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: 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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10 Simple & Useful Mother’s Day Gifts to DIY or Buy

Ask a mom what she wants for Mother’s Day and she’ll probably say a good night’s sleep. And next, I bet she’ll say she’d like a handmade gift! Here are ten of my favorite simple and useful DIYs that your mom will love. Fingerprint Table Runner Let the kids loose on this hand-painted fingerprint table …

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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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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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Stencil a DIY Infinity Scarf Using Recycled T-Shirts

I made this DIY infinity scarf from a recycled t-shirt in exactly one nap time. Cute, yes? It looks like I bought it at a Chicago boutique or Etsy or Renegade Craft Fair but all it took was a scallop stencil by Ed Roth from Stencil1, FolkArt Multi-Surface paint, and my husband’s old gray t-shirt. …

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Geometric Painted Pots Easy DIY Idea

Here’s an easy DIY geometric painted pots idea to get you in the mood for spring. This geometric painted planter is actually super easy to make yourself by hand. It may look complicated but it’s actually really simple for beginners. Keep reading to see how to make your own DIY painted pots in your favorite …

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