Travel Tic-Tac-Toe Tutorial


Take your favorite game on the go! This travel tic-tac-toe takes only a few minutes to make and is a great addition to your next road trip!

Difficulty level: Beginner
Time to complete: 10 minutes
Age range: 8+

Things you’ll need:
Burlap bag
Rocks
Hot glue gun/hot glue sticks
Black acrylic paint
Paint brush

Things to do:
1. Paint a tic-tac-toe grid on the outside of your burlap bag.


2. Paint an “X” on 5 rocks and an “O” on 5 rocks.

3. When the paint dries, through the rocks in the bag and take your game on the go!

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DIY Seashell Monogram Tutorial


Bring a piece of the beach home from your holiday. These seashell monogram letters are a lovely addition to your home decor and are simple to make.

Difficulty level: Beginner
Time to complete: 15 minutes
Age range: 12 and up

Things you’ll need:
Monogram letter
Shells
Hot glue gun/hot glue sticks

Things to do:
1. Apply a thin layer of hot glue on the surface of the cardboard letter. Spread it as thinly as you can.


2. Sprinkle shells over the layer of glue. Continue until the entire surface of the ltter is covered in shells.

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DIY Faux Succulent and Cacti Planter


These lovely little succulents stay green without water! If you’re looking for a quick and easy way to dress up your shelf situation, this is the project for you!

Difficulty level: Beginner
Time to complete: 20 minutes
Age range: 12 and up

Things you’ll need:
Pebbles
Wooden eggs
Hot glue gun/hot glue sticks
Green acrylic paint (Meadow Green and English Ivy Green)
Paint brush
Paper mache flower pot

Things to do:
1. Paint three wooden eggs in two different shades of green. When the paint is dry, add little “x” marks in a different shade all over the egg.



2. Use hot glue to attach two wooden eggs together – One on top of the other.

3. Fill your cardboard pot with pebbles.

4. ‘Plant’ your artificial succulents in the pebbles and display!

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DIY Birthday Cake Gift Box


Gift in style with this birthday cake gift box! This project is fun and makes any birthday present a little more special. Make several and store them for quick and easy gifting!

Difficulty level: Beginner
Time to complete: 20 minutes
Age range: 12 and up

Things you’ll need:
Round box
Acrylic paint
Foam brush
Pom pom ribbon
Mini pom poms
Paper straw
Hot glue gun/glue sticks
Scissors

Things to do:
1. First, paint your round box with acrylic paint and a foam brush. Keep the layer of paint thin, so it dries quickly.


2. When your paint is dry, use hot glue to attach a line of pom pom ribbon along the top and bottom of your box.

3. Cut a paper straw in half and use hot glue to attach it to the top, center of your box. This will be your birthday candle. Finish it off by adding a yellow pom pom to the top of the straw.


4. Sprinkle pom pom sprinkles around the top of your cake.

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DIY Bunny Napkin Rings


Dress up your Easter table with these cute, bunny ear napkin rings! Play with different colors of fabric and create a colorful tablescape that complements your dishes.

Difficulty level: Beginner
Time to complete: 5 minutes
Age range: 8 and up

Things you’ll need:
Burlap ribbon
Scissors
Hot glue gun
Hot glue sticks
Burlap fabric

Things to do:
1. Roll or fold your napkin and wrap a piece of burlap ribbon around the center. Trim it to size.


2. Use hot glue to secure the ends, creating a ring.

3. Cut two ear shapes out of your burlap fabric and use hot glue to attach them to your napkin ring.


4. Slide your napkin ring onto your napkin.

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Wooden Clothespin Airplane Tutorial


Looking for a fun rainy day project with your kids? These wooden airplanes are the perfect pick! Your kids will enjoy gluing, painting, and playing with their new toy.

Difficulty level: Beginner
Time to complete: 20 minutes
Age range: 8 and up

Things you’ll need:
Clothespin
Popsicle sticks (regular and mini)
Wooden bead
Hot glue gun/glue sticks *Younger kids use craft glue.
Acrylic paint
Foam brush

Things to do:
1. Use hot glue to attach two regular-sized popsicle sticks to the top and bottom of your wooden clothespin to make the wings.


2. Add a mini popsicle to the back, top of the clothespin.

3. Use hot glue to attach a mini popsicle stick to the front part of the clothespin, where it opens.

4. Add a wooden bead on top of the mini popsicle stick on the front.


5. Paint your airplane with any color of acrylic paint and let it dry before displaying.

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Easter Bunny Lollipop Tutorial


Hoppy Easter! This sweet treat is the perfect addition to your kids’ Easter basket. Make several with different colored ribbons and enjoy gifting candy this spring!

Difficulty level: Beginner
Time to complete: 10 minutes
Age range: 8 and up *Use craft glue for younger ages

Things you’ll need:
Lollipops
Foam sheet
Scissors
Hot glue gun/glue sticks
Pom poms
Ribbon
Styrofoam balls
Pipe cleaners
Googly eyes

Things to do:
1. Slide your Styrofoam ball on the stick of your lollipop.

2. Add the facial feature to your bunny. Use glue to attached the google eyes and three pom pom balls below to create the nose and cheeks.

3. Use glue to attached two pom poms to either side of the lollipop – These will be your bunny’s little arms.

4. Next, create a stand for your bunny. Cut a heart shape out of foam and glue it to the base of your lollipop.
5. Use a pipe cleaner to create the ears of your bunny and glue them in place.

6. Tie a ribbon around the neck or ears of the bunny.

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Quick and Easy Mason Jar Tissue Holder Tutorial


Fight through flu season in style! This tissue holder blends effortlessly into any home decor, and only takes a few seconds to make.

Difficulty level: Beginner
Time to complete: Under a minute
Age range: 8 and up

Things you’ll need:
Tissues
Mason jar
Mason jar lid

Things to do:
1. Unscrew the lid on your mason jar and fill it with tissue.



2. Replace the lid with a galvanized mason jar lid and pull a tissue out through the top.

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DIY Easter Candy Jar Tutorial


Looking for a cute addition to your child’s Easter basket? This bunny candy jar is super cute and it keeps your candy fresh!

Difficulty level: Beginner
Time to complete: 5 minutes
Age range: 12 and up

Things you’ll need:
Bunny
Mason jar
Hot glue gun
Hot glue sticks

Things to do:
1. Unscrew the lid from your mason jar.

2. Apply a thick layer of hot glue to the bottom of the bunny and place it on the center of your lid.


3. Fill the jar with candy and enjoy!

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How to Make Clothespin Coasters


Protect your surfaces in style with these lovely, wooden clothespin coasters. In a few simple steps, you can transform an ordinary pack of clothespins into lovely coasters that will complement your home decor.

Difficulty level: Beginner
Time to complete: 15 minutes
Age range: 12 and up

Things you’ll need:
Clothespins
Hot glue gun/glue sticks

Things to do:
1. First, twist your clothespins apart, so the metal clasp comes loose.


2. Use hot glue to attach the two flat sides.


3. Arrange the clothespins so the thin sides are touching, stacked in a line down the middle. Glue them in place, until your coaster reaches your desired length.

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