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Pom Pom Hungry Caterpillar How-to

Pom Pom Hungry Caterpillar Pom Pom Hungry Caterpillar How to
This cute creature is super easy to make. Kids will love choosing colorful pompoms and creating this fun, springtime craft.

Difficulty level: Beginner
Time to complete: 15 Minutes
Age range: 6 and Up *Younger ages need assistance

Things you’ll need:
Pom poms

Hot glue gun and glue sticks
Googly Eyes
Pipe cleaners
Scissors

Things to do:
1. The first step is assembling the body of the caterpillar. Let the kids pick out their four favorite colors and help them use the hot glue gun to attach them.
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2. Next, use the hot glue gun to attach two wiggle eyes to the head of the caterpillar.
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3. The last step is adding antennas. Cut a 2-inch piece of pipe cleaner and fold it in half. Use hot glue to attach the bottom of the antenna to the head of the caterpillar. Trim any extra pipe cleaner.
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How to Make No-Sew Burlap Bows

No Sew Burlap Bows How to Make No Sew Burlap Bows
These no-sew bows take only minutes to make and have countless uses. Attach them to hair clips for a fun accessory, or use them to decorate your gifts. I made several and keep them on hand as decoration for future craft projects.

Difficulty level: Beginner
Time to complete: 10 Minutes
Age range: 12 and Up

Things you’ll need:
Burlap fabric
Hot glue gun and glue sticks
Ruler
Sharpie
Scissors
Paper

Things to do:
1. Cut a 2 ½ x 3 inch rectangle. This will be your pattern.
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2. Trace the rectangle onto a piece of burlap fabric and cut it out.
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3. Cut a 4 x ½ inch strip of burlap.
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4. Fold the large rectangle in half and peel the edge back. Use hot glue to secure your folds. Repeat this step on the opposite side of the rectangle.
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5. Once you’ve created a bow shape, apply a drop of hot glue to the middle and wrap your burlap strip around the center of the bow. Hold it in place until the glue dries completely. Trim an excess fabric.
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DIY Nautical Sisal Rope Basket

rope basket DIY Nautical Sisal Rope Basket
This unique storage container looks especially beautiful with beach décor. In just a few simple steps, you can transform your favorite rope into an adorable basket! Make several in different sizes to find a look you love.

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

Things you’ll need:
Sisal rope
Hot glue gun and glue sticks
Scissors
Mason jar

Things to do:
1. The first step is creating the base of the basket. Apply a drop of hot glue to the end of the rope and start wrapping it around. Continue applying hot glue to the outside of the rope and wrapping around until you’ve reached your desired size.
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2. Once the base is complete, start building up the height of the basket. Apply a line of hot glue around the top of the outside rope and start layering up. You can use a mason jar as a guide.
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3. Pull the mason jar out of the rope basket once you’ve reached your desired height.
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4. Cut the end of the rope and use hot glue to secure it to the basket.
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Upcycled: DIY Burlap Bulletin Board

DIY Burlap Bulletin Board Upcycled: DIY Burlap Bulletin Board
Make your own bulletin board using your favorite burlap fabric. This DIY recycles ordinary household materials to create something useful and decorative.

Difficulty level: Beginner
Time to complete: 30 Minutes
Age range: 12 and Up

Things you’ll need:
Shoebox lid
Burlap fabric
Hot glue gun and glue sticks
Sheet of Cork
Scissors
Sharpie

Things to do:
1. The first step is measuring your shoebox lid. Place it on top of a sheet of cork and trace around the edges. Once you’ve traced your lid, cut out the piece of cork.
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2. Next, you’re going to attach the cork to the top of your lid. Use hot glue, starting at the outer corner, to secure the cork sheet.
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3. Once the hot glue has dried completely, it’s time to cover the bulletin board in fabric. Lay your lid face down on a piece of fabric and cut the material 2 ½ inches from the edge of the lid, creating a rectangle that is slightly larger than your lid.
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4. Fold the edges of the fabric around the lid, like you’re wrapping a present. Use hot glue to hold the fabric in place. Make sure the fabric is pulled tight so your folds look clean and neat.
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5. Once you’ve folded all the edges in, use hot glue to secure any loose ends.
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How to Make a Mouse Favor Bags

Mouse Favor Bags How to Make a Mouse Favor Bags
This adorable bag is sure to be a big hit at a birthday party! Make one and use it to wrap your present or gather the supplies and let your child’s guests have fun assembling their own mouse. You can’t go wrong with this simple and fun craft.

Difficulty level: Beginner
Time to complete: 20 Minutes
Age range: 6 and Up

Things you’ll need:
Brown paper bag
White cardstock
Pink acrylic paint
Scissors
Butcher’s twine
Googly eyes
Craft glue

Things to do:
1. First, you’re going to cut out the ears for your mouse. Use the base of your acrylic paint to create the perfect shape. Trace around the bottom twice and cut out the circles.
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2. Once you’ve cut out the ears, paint the inside with pink paint. Allow the ears to dry completely.
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3. Use craft glue to attach the ears to the back of the paper bag. Allow the glue to dry completely.
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4. Cut a small triangle out of white card stock and round the edges, creating a nose shape.
5. Cut three pieces of white string, all the same length.
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6. Now it’s time to assemble the face. Glue the center of the strings to the brown bag.
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7. Glue the white nose on top of the center of the white strings.
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8. Finish the face by gluing googly eyes to right above the nose and whiskers.
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DIY Chalkboard Wedding Table Numbers

DIY Chalkboard Wedding Table Numbers DIY Chalkboard Wedding Table Numbers
DIY wedding projects are all the rage, but let’s be honest–Not everyone has a lot of time to dedicate to crafting before their big day. This project lets you add a homemade touch in a matter of minutes. Grab your hot glue gun and get ready to create cute table numbers!

Difficulty level: Beginner
Time to complete: 5 Minutes
Age range: 12 and Up

Things you’ll need:
Mini chalkboards
Wooden dowels
Chalk ink marker
Jute cord
Hot glue gun and glue sticks

Things to do:
1. Apply a line of hot glue down the back of your chalkboard and attach a wooden dowel to the back. Make sure the dowel is on straight.
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2. Trim the gold ribbon off the top of the chalkboard.
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3. Cut a 12-inch piece of jute and tie a bow. Trim any excess jute.
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4. Apply a drop of hot glue right underneath the mini chalkboard and attach the bow.
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5. The final step is writing the table number! Use a chalk ink pen for a bold line.
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How to Make a Paper Plate Treat Basket

Paper Plate Treat Basket How to Make a Paper Plate Treat Basket
This simple project creates the perfect storage container or gift bag for cookies, pencils, or other small objects. Customize the ribbon color to create a themed gift box or organize your counter space with the chalkboard label. However you choose to use this craft, you’re sure to enjoy it!

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

Things you’ll need:
Paper plate
Scissors
Sharpie
Cutting mat
Ribbon
Chalkboard sticker
Hole punch
Chalk Ink Pen
Hot glue gun and glue sticks

Things to do:
1. Make two small marks, about 2 inches apart, at the bottom and top of the paper plate.
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2. Cut along the marks to the center of the plate.
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3. Use the cuts as guidelines to fold the paper plate. Make sure you create crisp creases.
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4. Fold the paper plate into a box shape, using hot glue to hold it all in place.
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5. Punch two holes in the center of the box, about 1 ½ inches apart.
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6. String jute through the holes and tie a bow.
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7. Attach a chalkboard sticker to the front and use a chalk ink pen to label the contents.
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DIY Mini Rustic Spring-Inspired Wreaths

twig spring wreath DIY Mini Rustic Spring Inspired Wreaths
This project allows you to bring the beauty of Spring indoors. This tutorial will give you step-by-step instructions, so you can create a custom wreath almost entirely out of nature. Try your hand at home decor with this fun DIY.

Difficulty level: Beginner
Time to complete: 30 Minutes
Age range: 12 and Up

Things you’ll need:
Sticks
Fresh greenery
Flowers
Scissors
Ribbon
Hot glue gun and glue sticks
Jute

Things to do:
1. The first step is making the wreath frame. You’ll need to find eight branches of a similar length to start.
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2. Once you’ve sorted out eight branches, arrange them in a square shape. Place two branches on each side of the square.
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3. Use a 4-inch piece of jute to secure the corners of the square wreath frame. Trim any excess.
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4. Once you’ve created a wreath frame, it’s time to adorn it with fresh greenery. Use hot glue to attach the leaves to the frame. Layer the greenery until you reach your desired look.
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5. Create a mini bouquet using hot glue and adorn it with a ribbon bow. Use hot glue to secure this beautiful bloom to your wreath.
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6. The final step is creating a hanger to display your creation. Simple cut a 1 ½ foot piece of jute and tie the ends in a knot. Hot glue the loop onto the back of your wreath and enjoy!
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DIY Rustic Photo Frame and Snack Display

Photo Frame and Snack Display DIY Rustic Photo Frame and Snack Display
Searching for the perfect party decor? Look no further! This adorable vintage frame display is decorative and functional, allowing you to spruce up your space in no time. Hang snacks, like candies and bags of popcorn, or old photos. However you use this display, it’s sure to be a hit!

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

Things you’ll need:
Photo frame
Jute
Hot glue gun and glue sticks
Scissors
Wooden clothespins

Things to do:
1. The first step is removing the glass from your photo frame. Simply remove the glass and apply light pressure to the glass. In most photo frames, the glass will pop right out.
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2. Measure the length of your frame and cut two pieces of jute accordingly.
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3. Apply a drop of hot glue on either side of the frame and stretch the jute from side to side. Make sure the glue dries completely, so the jute is secure. Repeat this step with the other piece of jute.
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4. Attach clothespins and goodies to the frame and enjoy!
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DIY Decorative Spring Bloom Mobile

bloom mobile DIY Decorative Spring Bloom Mobile
Adorn your space with beautiful spring blooms! This fun tutorial is a great group project or party craft. Get the supplies together and gather your friends for a night of crafting.

Difficulty level: Beginner
Time to complete: 30 Minutes
Age range: 13 and Up

Things you’ll need:
Two metal hoops
Jute
Hot glue gun and glue sticks
Scissors
Fishing line
Greenery ribbon
Artificial flowers

Things to do:
1. The first step is decorating your metal ring with greenery. Anchor the end of the greenery ribbon with hot glue and wrap it around the ring until the entire surface is covered. Once you’ve covered the whole ring, trim any excess and secure the end with hot glue.
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2. Next, you’re going to attach the smaller and larger metal rings. Tie fishing line in four different places on the hoop, hanging it evenly from all sides. Trim any excess fishing line.
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3. It’s time to decorate the mobile! Cut three even pieces of jute, roughly 8-inches in length, and braid them together. Use hot glue to add flowers to the braid.
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4. Make several jute decoration pieces and secure them to the metal hoop with hot glue.
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5. The final step is attaching a hanger to the top of the mobile. Cut three even pieces of jute and braid them together. Secure both ends to the small metal hoop and display your art for all to enjoy!
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