Gifts and Accessories

24 Graduation Crafts & Recipes for Grads of All Ages

May 17th, 2013 posted by Amanda Formaro

It’s that time of year again. Time for kids all over to don their graduation gowns and caps and march down the aisle to a new beginning! Graduation is not […]

Gone Swimming Beach Plaque

February 12th, 2013 posted by Amanda Formaro

click here for a larger view Make this pretty beach craft and bring a little of the ocean’s calm into your home. Gather seashells, starfish, and some sand from your […]

Grapevine Ball

February 12th, 2013 posted by Ben Franklin Crafts & Frames

This project makes a beautiful centerpiece for any time of year. Simply change the floral colors to match the seasons! Simple to make and very few supplies are needed. Also […]

Painted Coffee Mug for Mom

February 12th, 2013 posted by Amanda Formaro

  Painting on a coffee cup is just as easy as painting on a piece of paper or wood. Use this simple yet cute design for your Mother’s Day coffee […]

Indian Corn Pin

February 12th, 2013 posted by Ben Franklin Crafts & Frames

designed by Rita Fleehart click here to see a larger view Adults and children alike will enjoy making this festive and adorable pin. Wear to celebrate the season, or give […]

Quilted Keepsake Box

February 12th, 2013 posted by Amanda Formaro

Click here for a larger view Turn an empty check box into this charming little quilted keepsake container. Use this cute little creation to store jewelry, hair accessories, receipts, loose […]

More Than a Monogram

February 12th, 2013 posted by Susie Tilton

  Monograms are hot. Everything has an initial or 3 on it, from toilet paper and tissues to baby bibs and glasses. I even saw a car with a monogram […]

Sunflower Jar

February 12th, 2013 posted by Amanda Formaro

Designed by Amanda Formaro To see a larger view, click here What says summer more than fresh sunflowers? Bring that feeling into your home with this lovely painted design, easy! […]

Ribbon Flower Frame

February 12th, 2013 posted by Amanda Formaro

Tie Dye Wall Letters

February 12th, 2013 posted by Amanda Formaro

by Amanda Formaro Click here for a larger view Has your daughter outgrown her frilly pink bedroom? She will love these bright and colorful wall letters to personalize her space! […]

Rose Album & Gift Bag

February 12th, 2013 posted by Michaels, the Arts & Crafts Store

Designs by Jeanne Jacobowski Create a lovely journal and a coordinating gift bag so the presentation will be as special as the gift. You will need: Eclectic Products E6000® Adhesive […]

Turquoise Potato Beads

February 12th, 2013 posted by Amanda Formaro

Did you know you can make beads for necklaces and bracelets out of potatoes? We were pretty surprised to hear about it, so we decided to try it for ourselves. […]

Seashell Shore Wreath

February 12th, 2013 posted by Jane McCormack

click here for a larger view This charming decoration is made from a twig wreath and seashells collected along the beach with a few added starfish from the store. “Vacationing […]

Watermelon Picnic Caddy

February 12th, 2013 posted by Amanda Formaro

Designed by Amanda Formaro To see a larger view, click here To see a larger view, click here Picnics, summertime, and watermelons, they go together well! Dress up your summertime […]

Spool Baby

February 12th, 2013 posted by Crafter's Community

Isn’t she sweet! This little wooden spool baby makes a great country shelf accent. Great for any room in the house or wrap her up and give her to someone […]

Blooming Flower Pen

February 12th, 2013 posted by Family Circle Weekend Crafts

  This attractive flower pot is actually a pen in disguise. Just pull out the flower, write your message and put it back for a lovely addition to your desk. […]

Starfish Candle

February 12th, 2013 posted by Christina Zoghaib

click here for a larger view This pretty candle is not only a refreshing addition to your decor, it’s so simply you’ll want to make more. Makes a lovely accent […]

Butterfly Candle Holders

February 12th, 2013 posted by Rachel Paxton

Butterfly candle holders are easy to make and a great gift idea. The materials are very inexpensive, and you can use your imagination for a variety of designs. To get […]

Tips on Blending Your Own Potpourri

February 12th, 2013 posted by Family Corner Staff

There are many ways of creating personalized potpourri blends. Potpourri is essentially a combination of dry botanical materials, fixative to hold the scent and scented oils. While fixatives are less […]

Decoupage Clay Flower Pot

February 12th, 2013 posted by Ben Franklin Crafts & Frames

Clay pots have always been a wonderful medium for crafts. This decoupage clay flower pot is no exception. This is an easy craft that can be done by just about […]

Whimsical Clay Buttons

February 12th, 2013 posted by Family Circle Weekend Crafts

These whimsical buttons are easy to make and fun too! Make by yourself or have your little ones help, they’ll love to be included in the process. When finished attach […]

Decoupage Lamp Makeover

February 12th, 2013 posted by Amanda Formaro

Turn this… …into this! To see a larger view of this lamp, click here . Turn a plain table lamp into a wonderful work of art. A perfect accent for […]

Wrap Adorable Baby Shower Gifts

February 12th, 2013 posted by Abigail Beal

by Abigail Beal Are you going to a baby shower? Gifts for babies are always so cute – here are some ideas to create gift wrapping that is just as […]

Fun & Funky Tote Bag

February 12th, 2013 posted by Amanda Formaro

by Amanda Formaro Click here for a larger view of side one and side two Has your daughter outgrown her ribbons and lace and has long since ditched the princess […]

Denim Diary for Girls

February 12th, 2013 posted by Twila Lenoir

Does your daughter need privacy? Then it’s time to make her very own private diary. All you need are some old jeans, a few supplies, and a lot of imagination! […]

Yo-Yo Angels

February 12th, 2013 posted by Eileen Herron

These adorable yo-yo angels are the perfect gift for Mom, Grandma, your best friend, or anyone you feel would appreciate their comfort. A special thanks to Eileen Herron, the artist, […]

Knowledge Garden

February 12th, 2013 posted by Amanda Formaro

Designed by Amanda Formaro Click here to see a larger view In honor of Teacher Appreciation Week, we bring you this fun and creative craft that will light up that […]

Easy Projects With Magnets

February 12th, 2013 posted by Becky Breaux

Here are a few fun ideas of projects to make from magnets. Magnet Mosaic What you will need: flat sheet of self adhesive magnet foam felt or colored paper scissors […]

Class Act Apple

February 12th, 2013 posted by Amanda Formaro

Click here to see a larger view Here’s a fun and easy Teacher Appreciation gift to make with your child. Their teacher will hang this gift in their classroom with […]

Embossed Box

February 12th, 2013 posted by Ben Franklin Crafts & Frames

This box makes a great gift for Dad or Grandpa. A perfect storage box for anything from cigars to money, will look great in their office or den. Click here […]

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Orange Carrot Less-Drip Ice Pops

Parents are always looking for ways to sneak some vegetables into their child’s diet. Well, unless your kids are avid carrot lovers, just call these orange ice pops — they’ll […]