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DIY Personalized Party Favor Gift Bags

Party Favor Gift Bags DIY Personalized Party Favor Gift Bags
Treat your guests with personalized party favor gift bags! Stencil their initials on the front of the bag and fill it with fun treats and prizes. They’re sure to love your thoughtfulness!

Difficulty level: Beginner
Time to complete: 10 Minutes
Age range: 8 and Up

Things you’ll need:
Brown paper bag
White paper doily
Acrylic paint
Paintbrush
Ribbon
Scissors
Hole punch
Stencil letters
Hot glue gun and hot glue sticks

Things to do:
1. Use hot glue to attach the white paper doily to the front of the bag.
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2. Transfer a letter onto the white doily using paint and a stencil. If the paint is light, you may have to apply several layers.
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3. Punch two holes into the top of the bag and secure the bag closed with ribbon. Tie a pretty bow for a fun, decorative detail.
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Upycled Book Page Treat Bags

Upycled Book Page Treat Bags Upycled Book Page Treat Bags
I’m a die hard book lover, and while taking a book apart isn’t my favorite thing in the world, sometimes books are too broken down to save. And instead of just recycling them, I love to find new uses for them! These treat bags are a snap to make and perfect for gifting special goodies to the book lovers in your life.

Difficulty level: Easy
Time required: 15 minutes

Things you’ll need:
Book pages
Washi tape
Stamps
Bakers twine
Hole punch

Things to do:
1. Decorate your page by adding a stamp or drawing slightly down from the center of the page.
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2. Fold the two sides in to meet, just overlapping on the back side. Seal the seam with a long strip of washi tape. Trim any excess from the ends.
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3. Fold the bottom 1 inch or so up toward the seam side.
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4. Fold the corner in to flatten the fold into a bag bottom.
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5. Fold the edges in to meet each other and seal this new seam with tape.
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6. Open the bottom up so that the bag stands flat. Fill the bag and fold the top few inches down toward the front of the bag.
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7. Punch two holes near the top and tie closed with twine to finish.
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How to Make a Paper Bow in a Snap

How to Make a Paper Bow How to Make a Paper Bow in a Snap
Wrapping a package and out of bows or ribbon? Not a problem! In fact, a bonus! Because here’s a trick for a perfect paper bow to top a gift with quite a flourish! Use contrasting or coordinating paper for a beautiful finish to any gift!

Difficulty level: Easy
Time required: 10 minutes

Things you’ll need:
Paper
Scissors
Glue stick
Template

Things to do:
1. Using your template, trace and cut out all three pieces from your paper.
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2. Pull the ends of the longest piece of toward the center and glue in place.
3. Wrap the shortest piece of paper around the center of the newly formed bow and glue the ends on the backside.
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4. Attach the remaining piece of paper to the backside and pinch at the center point to finish.

DIY Mason Jar Piggy Bank

DIY Mason Jar Piggy Bank DIY Mason Jar Piggy Bank
The little girl in your life is sure to love this adorable DIY! Let her help create the perfect piggy bank, so she can start saving their coins, or give it as a gift and watch her face light up!

Difficult level: Beginner
Time to complete: 15 Minutes
Age range: 10 and Up

Things you’ll need:
Felt pig shapes
Mini crocheted doily
Hot glue gun and glue sticks
Mason Jar
Coin slot mason jar lid
Ribbon
Scissors

Things to do:
1. First, you want to replace the normal mason jar lid with the piggy bank lid.
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2. Next, you’re going to decorate the jar. Use hot glue to attach the doily and felt pig to the front. If your child wants to help, let them choose what shapes you use and where you put them.
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3. Measure the circumference of your jar and cut a piece of ribbon to tie around the mouth of the jar.
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DIY Days-of-the-Week Doll Hangers

Day of the Week Doll Hangers DIY Days of the Week Doll Hangers
This simple project will show you how to create a customized, day of the week hanger set for dolls. The little girl in your life will have hours of fun playing with this adorable addition to her dolls wardrobe.

Difficulty level: Beginner
Time to complete: 1 hour
Age range: 12 and Up

Things you’ll need:
Set of wooden hangers
Pencil
Wood-Burning tool
Ribbon
Scissors

Things to do:
1. Use a pencil to write out a day of the week on each hanger. I’ve found that it works best if you write in all capital letters, because they’re easier to burn onto the wood.
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2. Trace over the letters with a wood-burning tool. The smallest tip works best for this project.
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3. Tie a bow around the metal hanger for a nice, finishing touch.
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DIY Lorax Truffula Pom Pom Tree Centerpiece

Truffula Pom Pom Tree DIY Lorax Truffula Pom Pom Tree Centerpiece
This easy DIY makes the perfect party decoration for a child’s birthday party! Grab your hot glue gun and some pompoms and have your kids help you make festive decor that will cultivate a theme at your next birthday party.

Difficulty level: Beginner
Time to complete: 10 Minutes
Age range: 10 and Up

Things you’ll need:
Branch
Colored Pom poms
Hot glue gun and glue sticks
Scissors
Ribbon

Things to do:
1. Use your hot glue gun to attach pom poms to the branches. Try to spread out the pompoms evenly. Cover the tips, as well as the stems of the branch.
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2. Cut a piece of ribbon and tie it in a bow around the base of the branch.
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3. Display at your party!

DIY Personalized Initial Card and Envelope Set

Initial Card and Envelope Set DIY Personalized Initial Card and Envelope Set
This adorable initial card and envelope set makes the perfect card for any occasion. Write a sweet note to your friend and send it off to bring a smile to their day.

Difficulty level: Beginner
Time to complete: 10 Minute
Age range: 8 and Up

Things you’ll need:
Blank card and envelope
Alphabet stencil
Acrylic paint
Paintbrush
White paper doily
Hot glue gun and hot glue sticks
Pen

Things to do:
1. Fold your card and decide if you want it to be landscape or a portrait.
2. Place the letter stencil in the center of your card and use a paintbrush to transfer the letter onto your card.
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3. Let the paint dry completely.
4. Use hot glue to attach the white doily to the front of the envelope.
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DIY Plantable Spring Seed Gift Tags

Seed Gift Tags DIY Plantable Spring Seed Gift Tags
Spring is filled with many opportunities to give thoughtful gifts- Easter, Memorial Day, and Mother’s Day to name a few. This simple DIY tutorial shows you how to tuck seed packets into your gift tags to make your gifts extra special. Who wouldn’t love a gift that brings lots of flowers and garden treasures?

Difficulty level: Beginner
Time required: 5 minutes
Age range: All ages

Things you’ll need:
2 – Blank Mosaic Paper Tags
1 Seed Packet
Glue Dots
Markers
White Grosgrain Ribbon

Things to do:
1. Fold one side of the seed packet over and tape so that it will fit inside the 2 1/2″ x 5 1/4″ mosaic tag.
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2. Then tape the top and bottom of the seed packet to the backside of a blank mosaic paper tag.
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3. Add glue dots to the top and bottom of the tag. Align the two white tags so that they are even and press the glue dots securely into place. You will now have white tags on the outside with a seed packet in the middle.
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4. Add ribbon through the pre-punched hole of the tag.
5. Decorate the outside of the tags with markers.
6. Add your new spring seed gift tag to any gift!
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How To Make A Felt Bow

How To Make A Felt Bow How To Make A Felt Bow
Felt has many lovely qualities, you can make so many wonderful things out of it, but tying a traditional bow does not work out well with felt, so here is a simple way to make perfect bows from felt every time! Scale these up or down to make larger or smaller bows.

Difficulty level: Easy
Time required: 10 minutes

Things you’ll need:
Felt
Scissors
Hot glue gun and glue sticks
Template

Things to do:
1. Cut out the three pieces of felt according to the template.
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2. Fold the ends of the largest piece in and glue them in place.
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3. Wrap the smallest piece around the join in the last step and glue in place on the backside.
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4. Attach the “ribbon” to the back side with a drop of glue to finish.
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How to Make a Crocheted Doily Bowl

Crochet Doily Bowl How to Make a Crocheted Doily Bowl
This gorgeous doily bowl is so easy to make and looks lovely displayed in your home. Use different sizes of doilies and balloons to create a collection of rustic doily dishes.

Difficulty level: Beginner
Time to complete: 30 Minutes
Age range: 10 and Up

Things you’ll need:
Crochet doily
Water Balloon
Scissors
Mod Podge
Sponge brush

Things to do:
1. Fill a water balloon with air.
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2. Cover the top half of the balloon with a thick coat of Mod Podge.
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3. Place the doily on top of the Mod Podge.
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4. Apply a generous layer of Mod Podge on top of the doily.
5. Let the Mod Podge dry over night.
6. Once the doily has dried, use scissors to pop the balloon. Peel out the remainder of the balloon.
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