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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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Party Favor Gift Bags3 DIY Personalized Party Favor Gift Bags
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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Party Favor Gift Bags6 DIY Personalized Party Favor Gift Bags

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 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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Initial Card and Envelope Set3 DIY Personalized Initial Card and Envelope Set
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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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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How to Make a Ribbon Rose Hairclip

Ribbon Rose Hairclip How to Make a Ribbon Rose Hairclip
In seconds you can create gorgeous flower hair clips! Choose any flower in any color and create a customized hair accessory. These make adorable accents to a flower girl outfit. Choose a flower that matches your wedding color scheme and have fun getting creative!

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

Things you’ll need:
Metal hair clip
5 ribbon roses
Hot glue gun and glue sticks

Things to do:
1. Apply a small drop of hot glue to the back of the ribbon rose and attach it to the edge of the metal hair clip.
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2. Repeat step one until entire surface of the clip is covered.
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DIY Faux Gold Decorative Initial Letter

Faux Gold Decorative Letter  DIY Faux Gold Decorative Initial Letter
Get the glamor of a decorative metal letter at an affordable price! This DIY metallic letter looks lovely displayed in your home and is a lot of fun to make. Try your hand at home decor with this great craft.

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

Things you’ll need:
Paper mache letter A or other letters
Metallic Gold Spray Paint
Metal clip
Nail

Things to do:
1. The first step is painting the letter. Spread out several sheets of newspaper and spray the surface with metallic gold spray paint. Try to get an even coat, covering all of the edges equally. Apply two coats if necessary.
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2. Push a nail into the bottom corner of the letter.
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3. Hang the metal clip on the nail.

How-to Make a Coffee Filter Wreath

Coffee Filter Wreath How to Make a Coffee Filter Wreath
Add a fun accent piece to your home without breaking the bank! This gorgeous wreath is made out of coffee filters, creating a rustic wreath that makes the perfect indoor decor.

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

Things you’ll need:
Styrofoam wreath form
Coffee Filters
Pencil
Hot glue gun and hot glue sticks
Twine
Scissors

Things to do:
1. The first step is attaching the coffee filters to the surface of the wreath form. Place the coffee filter on top of the eraser of your pencil and twist the filter.
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2. Apply hot glue around the twisted part of the coffee filer.
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3. Push the coffee filter onto the surface of the wreath form.
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4. Repeat steps 1-3 until the entire surface is covered with coffee filters.
5. Once you’ve covered the surface of the wreath form, go back and fill in any gaps.
6. Cut 3-foot piece of jute and slip it through the center of the wreath. Tie a bow, creating a hanger for the wreath.

DIY Mason Jar Terrarium

DIY Mason Jar Terrarium DIY Mason Jar Terrarium
This DIY project combines rustic home decor and classic glamor. Fake succulents bring the luxury of luscious greens to your home all year long, without the work of watering. Try your hand at terrarium building with this fun tutorial!

Difficulty level: Beginner
Time to complete: 20 Minutes
Age range: 8 and Up

Things you’ll need:
Mason jar
Natural rocks
Sheet moss
Fake succulents
Jute
Scissors

Things to do:
1. The first thing you want to do is fill the base of the jar with rocks. Fill the jar about 2 ½ inches full.
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2. Once you’ve added the base of rocks, create a layer of sheet moss.
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3. Pick your favorite succulents and stick them in the moss.
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4. Screw the lid back in place and add a piece of jute, tied in a bow, for a sweet detail.
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‘Sweet Dreams’ Felt Cloud Garland

Sweet Dreams Garland Sweet Dreams Felt Cloud Garland
This felt garland brings the night sky to your home. Choose dark blue and purple felt sheets and create a magical garland to decorate your living space.

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

Things you’ll need:
Felt sheets
Scissors
Sharpie
Twine
Hot glue gun and glue sticks

Things to do:
1. Draw a cloud shape onto a piece of felt.
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2. Cut out the shape.
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3. Run a line of hot glue down the center of the shape.
4. Secure the cloud to the string.
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5. Repeat steps 1-4 until the length of string is covered.
6. Cut out star or moon shapes to decorate the clouds, creating a dreamy night sky.
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