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Toy Bag

Any colered bag with handleFabric paint and/or fabric glueand stencils your choice (optional) Take your bag and decorate it then let sit for 7 hours or less depends on how much paint. Then you could wear it out and put your toys in it. From Asiya, age 11, New Brunswick,NJ

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Cool Canopy

1 sheet sized piece of cloth1 wire hanger1 nailHot glue gunStaplerRibbon,yarn or stringPaperclipTape First, bend wire hanger into a hoop. then take the cloth,shortway across, and fold the top three inches over the hoop. hotglue and staple the cloth over the hoop like so. Cut five 12 in. pieces of string. Tie one on a […]

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Bandanna Purse

For this craft you need two bandanas, scissors or shears, You should cut off a one-inch border, in one piece, around the edges of both bandanas, and set them aside. Now put the bandanas together with the wrong sides together. You can take some scissors and cut slits every ¾ inch of the bandana on […]

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Stamped Bandanna

This is a fun craft. One of the things you can do is get plain bandanas, white or a different light color. You are going to find a stamp of some kind that you like, and get fabric ink. Then, stamp and design your bandana however you would like. You can decorate it to say […]

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Bandanna Hand Bag

A great craft you can make with bandanas that requires no sewing is a bandana purse or hand bag. To make this you need two bandanas and some scissors. Start by cutting a one inch strip around both bandanas. Then, cut this strip into two equal pieces per bandana, giving you a total of four […]

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Pom Pon Bear

Pompoms may just be the crafter’s best friend. Those fuzzy little balls can be turned into some many different things both affordably and easily. Best of all pompoms can be picked up at your local craft store in a variety of colors. Here is an assortment of pompom crafts that will allow you to show […]

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Spaghetti and Meatball Hat

This whimsical hat is easy to put together using just a few crafting supplies. You will need: 2 Paper Plates Yarn – (Preferably White or Cream Colored) 1″ or 1 1/2″ Pom-poms – (Preferably Red or Brown) Craft Glue Scissors Hole Punch Instructions for the project: Start out by punching two holes on your paper […]

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Angel Tree Topper

Top your tree with this pretty angel and her homemade charm and lacy elegance will make her a family favorite. This could be a lovely gift as well. What you will need: 2 doilies, 8 inches each Scissors Waxed paper White craft glue Toothpicks 6-inch foam cone 11/2-inch porcelain doll parts Paring knife Straight pins […]

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Holiday Spirit Christmas Stocking

If you are looking for a fun way to showcase your crafting abilities you may want to consider making your own holiday decorations. Making and displaying your very own self-made holiday decorations can really personalize the holidays. And best of all there are holiday decorating craft projects for every age and crafting skill level. In […]

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Handprint Shirt

A fun way to carry your loved one’s handprints with you is to make a handprint t-shirt. Simply choose out your plain cotton t-shirt (make sure that you wash the shirt first) and the fabric paint colors that you want. You can have your child put their handprint on the shirt without any particular pattern […]

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Friendship Bracelets for Sports Teams

Many people enjoy participating in sports for more than just the exercise or competition. Sports push us to overcome obstacles and to defeat the other team, but they also help us to form strong bonds with our teammates. There are few other contexts besides sports that push us to form strong feelings of camaraderie. When […]

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Friendship Bracelets for the Family

The only thing that most people would say is more important than friendship is family. Our families provide material and emotional support throughout our lives. Life would be impossible without family to protect us and to guide us. There is little that our family does not teach us; most children learn everything they know about […]

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Great Friendship Bracelet Ideas

Friendship is something to celebrate and to announce to the world. Friendship is one of the best things in life; without friends we would find existence dreary if not impossible. When you find a good new friend you should cherish them and show them that you care. There are lots of ways to show affection […]

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Making A Unique Friendship Bracelet

One activity that has been particularly popular lately is making friendship bracelets. The bracelets are something that you make with only one other person so they are unique. They express something about your friendship and provide a common object that reminds both people of their relationship. Unlike wedding bands, the nice thing about friendship bracelets […]

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Holiday Napkins

These napkins can be made for winter in general or for any of the holidays that fall around this time of year. These are a great craft that kids can help with as well. Supplies• Felt or fleece• Scissors• Fabric glue• Set of machine washable napkins in the color of your choice Instructions1. Cut decorative […]

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Seasonal Friendship Bracelet Ideas

Friendship is a sacred and wonderful thing that helps to sustain life. Without friends our lives would be perhaps impossibly difficult. Our friends offer support and counsel in hard times. They are the ones we spend our joyful times with and they know us better than we know ourselves. Friends are one of the great […]

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