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Willowday shows how easy it is to make these chocolate kiss rings with a bit of sparkly chenille stem. Add a sentiment and you have a unique Valentine's Day card!
02/12/2015 in 12+ years old, 3 - 5 years old, 6 - 12 years old, Family, Group, Party Ideas, Valentine's Day Crafts | Permalink
The alphabet beads on these Valentine pencil toppers are all the sentiments you'll need for your homemade Valentine cards. Find the tutorial at Pink Stripey Socks.
02/10/2015 in 12+ years old, 6 - 12 years old, Crafts, Family, Group, Party Ideas, Valentine's Day Crafts | Permalink
If you're looking for some ideas for Valentine's Day decorations check out this cheerful Xs and Os garland tutorial at Make It Your Own.
02/05/2015 in 12+ years old, 6 - 12 years old, Crafts, Family, Felt and Felting, Mobiles, Garland, Bunting & Wreaths, Party Ideas, Valentine's Day Crafts | Permalink
Besides being super cute, these Valentine treat bags are made from notebook paper - how great is that! Get the directions at White Gunpowder.
01/27/2015 in 12+ years old, 6 - 12 years old, Family, Paper Crafts, Party Ideas, Valentine's Day Crafts | Permalink
This watercolor dot garland is such a great way to re-interpret your children's artwork and would look amazing for a children's party. Details are at Paper & Pin.
01/07/2015 in 12+ years old, 3 - 5 years old, 6 - 12 years old, Art, Family, Group, Mobiles, Garland, Bunting & Wreaths, Paint, Party Ideas | Permalink
New Year's Eve noise maker craft via Classic Play Happy 2015 everyone! I hope this year brings all the best to you and yours! candy ring New Year's Eve party favor treat via Bloom Designs An annual favorite - New Year's resolutions free printable! via Thirty Handmade Days wrapping paper pompoms to top off party hats via Willowday free party hat template and DIY via Oh Happy Day New Year's resolution craft for kids via Mess for Less sparkly New Year's wreath DIY via Creative Sparks "remembering the year" homemade memory game for kids via No Time For Flashcards sparkly homemade New Year's Eve playdough for kids via Homegrown Friends easy confetti party crown DIY via Best Friends for Frosting New Year's Eve party confetti garland idea via Cake sprinkled chocolate spoons New Year's Eve party treats via Sweetapolita confetti sticks made from drinking straws craft for New Year's Eve via Best Friends for Frosting easy DIY confetti throwers with free printable via Confetti Sunshine fun New Year's Eve noisemaker craft for kids via Domestic Charm fireworks scratch art New Year's Eve idea for kids via Plastiquem Click for more New Year's Eve craft and party ideas!
12/30/2014 in 12+ years old, 18 mos to 2 years old, 3 - 5 years old, 6 - 12 years old, Crafts, Edibles, Family, New Year's Eve Crafts, Party Ideas, Printables & Downloads | Permalink
Lait Fraise shares these cute paper gingerbread treat holders that are easy to make using their free templates and kraft paper.
12/15/2014 in 12+ years old, 6 - 12 years old, Christmas Crafts, Family, Group, Paper Crafts, Party Ideas | Permalink
This marshmallow snowman straw would be such a cute surprise for an after-school treat or featured at a Christmas party. Find out how it's done at Dandee.
12/10/2014 in 12+ years old, 3 - 5 years old, 6 - 12 years old, Christmas Crafts, Edibles, Party Ideas | Permalink
Jacks and Kate has a tutorial on how to make miniature Pilgrim hat piñatas that would be so cute to give to everyone at Thanksgiving dinner.
11/11/2014 in 12+ years old, 6 - 12 years old, Crafts, Family, Paper Crafts, Party Ideas, Thanksgiving Crafts | Permalink
Although this tutorial isn't written for kids, I believe it would be a great way for kids to contribute their artistic skills to your Thanksgiving table settings. Aunt Peaches shows you how to easily paint chargers and since they are used under glass you don't have to worry about eating off of them.
11/10/2014 in 12+ years old, 3 - 5 years old, 6 - 12 years old, Art, Family, Paint, Party Ideas, Thanksgiving Crafts | Permalink
Pysselbolaget shows you how to make this cheerful paper strip pumpkin garland that puts the "happy" in Halloween!
10/30/2014 in 12+ years old, 6 - 12 years old, Crafts, Family, Halloween Crafts, Mobiles, Garland, Bunting & Wreaths, Paper Crafts, Party Ideas | Permalink
If you're looking for some candy free treats to hand out then take a look at these stuffed crepe paper pumpkins at One Busy WAHM. They're easy enough for kids to make too!
10/30/2014 in 12+ years old, 6 - 12 years old, Crafts, Halloween Crafts, Party Ideas | Permalink
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