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Paper Plate Porthole

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I love this craft for kids! It would be so cute for a classroom! Imagine all the ‘schools’ of fish!!

For each porthole, you’ll need:

  • 2 paper plates
  • several goldfish crackers
  • 8 cheerios
  • craft/school glue
  • markers for the grass (or silk grasses)
  • grey paint
  • blue cellophane
  1. Cut a circle out of one plate.
  2. Glue cheerios around the hole. Let dry.
  3. Draw grasses, then glue fish onto other plate. Let dry.
  4. Paint the cheerio plate grey, let dry.
  5. Tape cellophane into underside of cheerio plate. Glue the plates together.

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Juice Box Boats

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Hold a neighborhood rain-gutter regatta OR just play in the tub with these cute, easy and cheap disposable toys.

CLick HERE for the info

 

Leaf Garland Headband

Get ready for fall – with this lovely headband.. you can adjust the size for all ages.

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CLick HERE for the how to 

 

Hip Leather Decorative Harness

..to dress up an outfit – cute!

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You’ll need:

  • Leather cord in two or three different colors
  • Small leather scraps
  • Leather glue
  • Gold rings

Click HERE for the how to

 
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Posted by on July 18, 2014 in Crafts, Recycle it, Wear it

 

Faux Gem Necklace

Uses Balsa wood and nail polish – genius!

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Click HERE for the step-by-step pics and instructions

 

Drawstring Travel Laundry Bag

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Materials:

  • About 1/2 yard main fabric (fabric A, in my bag it’s the tan)
  • About 1/4 yard accent fabric (fabric B, in my bag it’s the patterned fabric)
  • 2″ x 2″ scrap of fusible interfacing
  • Matching Thread
  • Freezer paper
  • Fabric Paint

Click HERE for the how to

Also: think about adjusting the size for your son’s or daughter’s dorm room

 
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Posted by on July 16, 2014 in Crafts, Gift it, Recycle it, Sell it, Sewing, Travel

 

PJ’s Made From Sheets

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Click HERE for the instructions for the 3 seam PJ bottoms!

 
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Posted by on July 15, 2014 in Gift it, Recycle it, Sewing, Wear it

 
 
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