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Decorative Clay Pots

February 12th, 2013 posted by Family Circle Weekend Crafts

Click picture to see a larger view Decorative flowerpots cost a fortune, but you can make them yourself with surprising ease, using terra-cotta pots and an assortment of acrylic paints. […]

Sunflower Crafts

February 12th, 2013 posted by Family Circle Weekend Crafts

Cheerful yellow sunflowers, accented with lemon leaves and pale yarrow, are the basis of these charming decorating accents. The whimsical hat, hung on a door or wall, adds the perfect […]

English Rose And Ivy Wreath

February 12th, 2013 posted by Family Circle Weekend Crafts

David Austin’s English Roses   Glorious New Roses For American Gardens Revised & Updated 100 Old Roses For The American Garden Wedding Gift Ideas * Knife Block Set * Leaf […]

Easter Bunny Wind Sock

February 12th, 2013 posted by Family Circle Weekend Crafts

The brightly colored streamers on this adorable Easter windsock flap gently in the breeze, bringing a welcome touch of spring to your yard. Three smiling bunnies romp about a cylinder […]

Yuletide Centerpiece

February 12th, 2013 posted by Family Circle Weekend Crafts

This beautiful and rustic centerpiece will make a wonderful addition to your holiday table this year. If you have country decor, this one is for you! You will need: Large […]

Hair Flair

February 12th, 2013 posted by Family Circle Weekend Crafts

Begin with plain barrettes, headbands and ponytail holders. With some imagination and glue you can turn these items from boring to adorable for any little girl in your life! Perfect […]

Pumpkin in Bloom Centerpiece

February 12th, 2013 posted by Family Circle Weekend Crafts

Celebrate the splendor of autumn with colorful fresh flowers displayed in a plump pumpkin vase. In about an hour you can create a dazzling centerpiece rich with tones and hues […]

Scented Apple Wreath

February 12th, 2013 posted by Family Circle Weekend Crafts

Apples and spice dried slice by slice, that’s what this wreath is made of. And the wreath is wonderfully easy to assemble, even for kids. You simply fold pliable apple […]

Evergreen Centerpiece

February 12th, 2013 posted by Family Circle Weekend Crafts

With this pretty evergreen centerpiece on your table this year, guests will think you bought it from a florist! Make a couple to display, one for dinner and one for […]

Pumpkin in Bloom

February 12th, 2013 posted by Family Circle Weekend Crafts

Celebrate the splendor of autumn with colorful fresh flowers displayed in a plump pumpkin vase. In about an hour you can create a dazzling centerpiece rich with tones and hues […]

Our Friendly Ghost

February 12th, 2013 posted by Family Circle Weekend Crafts

This lovable little ghost can’t wait to greet trick-or-treaters. A whimsical addition to your Halloween decor, she’s wearing her best bow and perching patiently in her rustic wooden basket. Her […]

4th of July Wreath

February 12th, 2013 posted by Family Circle Weekend Crafts

Click picture for alarger view Make this insanely simple wreath and look like a star this 4th of July. Hang it on your front door to welcome your friends and […]

Dyed Eggs & Easter Egg Tree

February 12th, 2013 posted by Family Circle Weekend Crafts

Click picture to see a larger view When leaves sprout on trees, you know it’s spring. And when colorful eggs grow on miniature trees, you know it’s Easter! This delicate […]

Hair Flair – Just in Time For Back to School

February 12th, 2013 posted by Family Circle Weekend Crafts

Begin with plain barrettes, headbands and ponytail holders. With some imagination and glue you can turn these items from boring to adorable for any little girl in your life! Perfect […]

Bunny Wind Sock

February 12th, 2013 posted by Family Circle Weekend Crafts

The brightly colored streamers on this adorable Easter windsock flap gently in the breeze, bringing a welcome touch of spring to your yard. Three smiling bunnies romp about a cylinder […]

Ukrainian Eggs

February 12th, 2013 posted by Family Circle Weekend Crafts

click picture to see alarger view Ukrainian dyed eggs (pysanky, as they are called in the Ukraine) are admired the world over for their detailed designs and delicate beauty. Now […]

Easter Egg Artistry

February 12th, 2013 posted by Family Circle Weekend Crafts

Look what we’ve hatched up – a variety of keepsake eggs for putting in baskets or using as decorations throughout the house. Some are adorned with bits of lace; others […]

Victorian Door Posy

February 12th, 2013 posted by Family Circle Weekend Crafts

Click here for a larger view Here’s a charming door bouquet that appears to be lighter than air and is made in a weekend, with time to spare. The lacy […]

Framed Angel Pictures

February 12th, 2013 posted by Family Circle Weekend Crafts

Frame beautiful Angel prints to accent your home. These prints can be found in art books and on calendars, posters, greeting cards and postcards. If you use an angel that’s […]

Bread Basket Centerpiece

February 12th, 2013 posted by Family Circle Weekend Crafts

  Friends & family will be completely fooled by this basket full of bakery favorites. Preserve your favorite bagels, breadsticks and rolls and use as a warm and inviting centerpiece. […]

A New Twist in Vegetables

February 12th, 2013 posted by Family Circle Weekend Crafts

Crisp carrots; crunchy radishes; fresh, full heads of cabbage and cauliflower; plump red tomatoes – these tasty-looking veggies are made of Styrofoam covered with twisted paper ribbon. You can “harvest” […]

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 […]

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. […]

Party Time Pinata

February 12th, 2013 posted by Family Circle Weekend Crafts

click picture tosee a larger view Invite a papier mache clown to your next kiddie or adult party and get ready for a swinging good time. Start with newspapers, balloons […]

Yuletide Garland

February 12th, 2013 posted by Family Circle Weekend Crafts

This lovely yuletide garland is the perfect holder for a sparkling bowl of holiday punch. Place in the center of your holiday table this year. You will need: 12″ diameter […]

Flower & Spice Table Toppers

February 12th, 2013 posted by Family Circle Weekend Crafts

Use minimal supplies to make these pretty and festive holiday centerpieces for your Thanksgiving or Christmas dinner table. Make several and give a few as gifts. You will need: Approximately […]

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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 […]