Make a colorful patriotic centerpiece out of nothing more than red and white straws, a mason jar, rubber bands and ribbon! Here’s how to do it.
If, in addition to the picnics and parties, you want to do something more this year to remember those who served — and died — for the cause of freedom, try these patriotic family crafts.
This wooden floral letter craft is stunning to look at, easy and inexpensive to make, and makes a special gift for anyone in your life! Just customize it with an initial and you have a perfectly personalized gift.
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These adorable DIY fabric-covered flowerpots are make for some truly thoughtful gift for Mother’s Day or a birthday — or, really, for anyone on any occasion! They’re easy to make, and are an affordable craft, too.
This cupcake paperclip bookmark is one of those things that will make mom smile every time she sees it. It’s a thoughtful gift for the mom who loves to lose herself in a good book.
Looking for a super-easy and super-affordable (free!) way to send a little Mother’s Day love to the number 1 mom in your life? Below, take your pick of four super-sweet printable Mother’s Day cards to color!
Creating something beautiful to give your mom for Mother’s Day doesn’t have to take a lot of money — or a lot of time. Make one of these fancy candles, and give her the thoughtful gift she deserves!
Here’s a quick, super-simple, affordable American flag mason jar craft to add a bit of patriotism to your decor!
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Instead of running to a shop, try your hand at one of these easy, inexpensive Mother’s Day crafts to give as gifts!
Whether it’s purchased or made by your own hands, the warmth of a personalized Mother’s Day gifts will touch her heart forever.
Here, see just how easy it is to turn household items like yarn, felt and glue into the cutest little yarn bunnies for Easter!
Easter time is so much more than just Peeps and fake grass. Just as the outside is made new again with the spring season, try your hand at some of these crafts and give your home something new, too!
This simple and delicious candy vodka recipe uses Jolly Rancher candies, but you can make it with a variety of other sweets, too!
While these Easter egg dyeing ideas might not take you back in time with that pungent vinegar smell, the designs are unlike anything you’ve seen before.
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This fabulous DIY photo collage memory board is very simple to create, and makes an especially excellent gift for grandparents.
>Want a few easy crafts to add some Easter cheer to your home or office? These ideas will get you and the kids playing with fun and cheery colors — an especially good remedy for lingering winter blahs, and a fun way to welcome spring.
This craft takes the rustic look of wood planks and combines it with the bucolic look of rope, making a cute little sign that’ll knock your boots off.
Gold medals? Silver? These Olympic crafts bring home the meaning and significance of such achievements for your kids!
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Need a gift that gets a top score for adorability, affordability, portability and delectability? Check out these reindeer candy bottles!
Why not make a wrapping paper gift bag from the wrap you’re already using? This how-to guide can help you do just that!
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Here’s how you can turn a little electric flicker candle into an adorable snowman tealight ornament with just a few supplies and a bit of hot glue.
Each one of the how-tos for these holiday gift crafts include instructions, photos and a video, so you can see exactly how to make that perfect something special!
What to give that person who already seems to have everything? How about a gift from your kitchen — something sweet and seasonal — like these cinnamon & sugar nuts?
The answer to your dry skin problems could be as simple as making some of this fantastic homemade salt scrub!
Many of the most common Christmas traditions, such as the Christmas tree, are German in origin. The Christmas tree ornament is no exception.
Who hasn’t dreamed of sharing a kiss under the mistletoe? Romantic, but unoriginal. Instead of mistletoe this year, hang a kissing ball!
This pinecone owl captures the whimsy and enchantment of the holiday season!
Holiday gifts are much more special when they’re personally designed for their recipients. Don’t worry: You don’t have to be a craft ninja to make these DIY personalized gifts!
The Christmas wreath is one of our favorite decorations. This ornament wreath would be perfect hanging in an entryway, and adds shine and sparkle to any home.
This jolly mini North Pole in a jar craft project creates a beautiful snowy scene you never have to shovel – and it’s also a great way to display some of your favorite Christmas ornaments!
Even if you’re you’re not particularly outdoorsy, this wood wreath — a creative arrangement of wooden slices, tied with plaid ribbon — will win a space in your heart.
Here’s a way to embellish mason jars with tealights and metallic spray paint for a great go-to gift on that ever-growing Christmas list!
How cute would a grouping of these pinecone Christmas trees be on your mantel, atop a special gift, or as part of a nativity crèche
Prepare to be mesmerized by a simple but different kind of holiday craft project: a glitter jar that entrances with the sparkle of the season.
If you have some lonely socks — the ones that lost their mates and ended up alone — this tube sock snowman craft project is a cool way to repurpose them!
If you have sparkle-lovers in the house, they will be dazzled by these adorable sequined hangers!
If you’re looking for a delightful holiday craft — one that you will enjoy year after year — why not make your own snow globe?
Making your own homemade candles is a budget-friendly way to show your love and appreciation during the holiday season.
You can craft this stylish shelf or table ornament yourself — and it will fit your budget, your holiday decor, and your crafting skills.
Our three-ingredient DIY lip scrub is so simple! The sugar gently scrubs, while the coconut oil (and honey both soothe and moisturize. Here’s how to make it and to give it as a gift.
With these Christmas countdown blocks, you can measure the days until Christmas, and make that wait a little more fun!
These cute little hot cocoa shots are perhaps some of the easiest DIY Christmas gifts you can make. They’re simple — but so adorable.
A pair of two-word phrases that come from the mouths of kids almost always drive parents crazy, with extra emphasis on family holidays such as Thanksgiving.
For the kids’ table for this Thanksgiving, think about complementing the adults’ table and enhancing it with kid-friendly elements, rather than recreating it.
Take a look here at a dozen different ways you can create homemade placecards for your Thanksgiving table!
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These four holiday-themed sugar scrubs are a great way to indulge yourself in an at-home spa treatment — and they also make adorable (not to mention affordable) personalized gifts.
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