Earth Day Crafts

Recycle crafts, nature crafts and garden crafts too! Celebrate Earth Day with these fu projects.

Decoupage Country Can

July 12th, 2013 posted by Amanda Formaro

This charming country accent will look perfect on your shelf or near the entryway. The design possibilities for this project are limited only by your imagination! Materials: Soup can White […]

Homemade Organizer Shelf & Cubbies

February 12th, 2013 posted by Amanda Formaro

Designed by Amanda Formaro Tired of the clutter laying around? Too many junk drawers? You don’t have to spend $50.00 on an organizer shelf with pretty baskets, you can make […]

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! […]

Recycled Sea Creatures

February 12th, 2013 posted by Terri Bose

  Who knew that cardboard tubes could be transformed into cute little creatures from the deep! Minimal supplies are needed for these adorable ocean dwellers, make some for your room […]

Ladybug Wall Hanging

February 12th, 2013 posted by Amanda Formaro

Click here to see a larger view You’d never guess this charming little ladybug was once a boring brown paper grocery bag! Make one yourself to give to a friend […]

Garden Gate

February 12th, 2013 posted by Amanda Formaro

click here for a larger view Usher in the gardening season with this darling little craft. This mini garden gate makes a great wall hanging, can be framed, or simply […]

Recycling Old CD’s for Craft Projects

February 12th, 2013 posted by Terri Bose

Seems like everyone is saving CDs and using them for crafts. We had 100’s of responses — many for suncatcher, mobiles and ornaments. Our favorite suggestion for this disco ball […]

Laundry Loot Jar

February 12th, 2013 posted by Amanda Formaro

Designed by Amanda Formaro To see a larger view, click here The washer and dryer quite often hold spare change, and sometimes dollar bills. Well, you need a place to […]

Neck Roll Pillow

February 12th, 2013 posted by Becky Breaux

It’s really easy to make one of those neck roll pillows out of an old pair of jeans or pants! You don’t even need to know how to sew! What […]

Rock Garden Bugs

February 12th, 2013 posted by Amanda Formaro

Click here to see a larger view These adorable little rocks are perfect for placing around your garden, inside potted plants, or just on your child’s dresser! Fun and easy […]

Paper Plate Ladybugs

February 12th, 2013 posted by Amanda Formaro

  click here for a larger view Spring has sprung and with it comes new life in many forms. What a fun and colorful way to celebrate the season by […]

Pressed Flower Coaster

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

Click here for a larger view Preserve the vibrant colors of spring and adorn your coffee table with these lovely floral coasters. These can also be used for paperweights, or […]

Plastic Cup Flowers

February 12th, 2013 posted by Amanda Formaro

Crafted by Amanda Formaro Click here for a larger view April showers bring May flowers, but why wait until May? Create your own beautiful bouquet with goodies from around the […]

Bubble Frame

February 12th, 2013 posted by Amanda Formaro

Photo Copyright 2000, FamilyCorner.com Magazine, Inc. Here’s a fun and creative way to frame one ofthose classic bubble bath shots! Grab some old puzzle pieces, paint and some craft gems […]

Pom Pom Bumble Bee

February 12th, 2013 posted by Amanda Formaro

click here for a larger view Summer is here and so are the bees! No need to shy away from this adorable bumble bee. It’s fluffy and soft and you’ll […]

Bug Hut

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

Summer is almost here and that means kids will be home and playing in the yard. Children are fascinated with bugs, so why not help them make a “bug hut”. […]

Bandana Covered Notebook

February 12th, 2013 posted by Terri Bose

  Here’s a creative way to use old bandanas and dress up those boring school composition notebooks at the same time! A fun craft for girls or guys, just change […]

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 […]

Bug Village

February 12th, 2013 posted by Amanda Formaro

  Here’s a great craft for almost NO money! All you need are a few sticks, some acorn tops, rocks, and imagination! These darling little critters have a home of […]

Feeding Station For Birds

February 12th, 2013 posted by Ann DeLong

Make this Feeding Station for Birds out of recycled plastic pop bottles. And don’t miss the simple pine cone feeder for the little ones to make. You will need: One […]

Rustic Birdhouse

February 12th, 2013 posted by Amanda Formaro

Click here to see a larger view This charming rustic birdhouse is a great addition to any country decor. A perfect spring project, just don’t put it outside, the birds […]

Coffee Filter Sunflowers

February 12th, 2013 posted by Melissa Yamello

  Some of my favorite crafts are ones created with items that are often found around the house. This big, beautiful sunflower is a great example. All you need are […]

Flower Power Pencil Holder

February 12th, 2013 posted by Amanda Formaro

To see a larger view, click here Make this cute and cheerful can for that special little girl in your life. This darling little can is perfect for pens, markers, […]

Spring Painted Pot

February 12th, 2013 posted by Amanda Formaro

by Amanda Formaro Click here for a larger view Usher in spring with this pretty painted pot. The soothing color of sage makes for a great addition to any room, […]

Decoupage Coin Banks

February 12th, 2013 posted by Amanda Formaro

Encourage your kids to save their hard earned money by making these fun coin banks. Using recycled containers and old magazines, you can transform garbage into functional items, all while […]

Camouflaging Coffee Cans

February 12th, 2013 posted by Amanda Formaro

  Pretty up a boring coffee can, make a decorative change bank, or make something fun for the kids to store small cars, toys, and tiny board books in. It’s […]

Sugar & Spice

February 12th, 2013 posted by Amanda Formaro

Click here to see a larger view Sugar and Spice and everything nice, that’s what little girls are made of. These cute little girls are a joy to hang on […]

Earth Day Visor

February 12th, 2013 posted by Terri Bose

  Before heading out to clean up the yard or neighborhood in honor of Earth Day , have your kids make one of these fun sun visors! They are a […]

Cardboard Tube Campfire & Marshmallows

February 12th, 2013 posted by Amanda Formaro

  Children love to pretend, so nurture that creative side by making this easy campfire and roasting marshmallows from toilet paper rolls and cotton balls. Your child will love pretending […]

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! […]

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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 […]