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Block Puzzle

Steps:3
Other Ideas:
Kids, Stenciling
To solve the mystery posed by a puzzle made of blocks, kids must investigate relationships between shapes and colors. Puzzle blocks help children build thinking skills and are easy for parents to make with paint and stencils. It also makes an easy favor for a baby shower.
Materials
  • 1 sheet of adhesive drawer liner
  • 4 or more plain wooden blocks
  • Cookie cutters
  • Washable nontoxic tempera paint.
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Felt Tree Bottle Covers

Steps:4
Next time you give a bottle of wine as a gift, dress it up with these lovely felt tree bottle covers.
Materials
  • Tree template one
  • Tree template two
  • 1/2 yard (or 2 packs) felt
  • Pins
  • Sewing machine and thread
  • Pencil
  • Pinking shears or straightedge shears
  • Decorative embellishments (bells, rhinestones, garland)
  • Fabri-tac glue
  • Wine bottle
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Confetti Eggs

Steps:3
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Boot Rack

Steps:6
Other Ideas:
Fall, Foyer, Mudroom, Organizing, Winter, Wood
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Towel Poncho

Steps:3
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Bandanna Clothing Crafts: Beachcomber Apron and Necktie

Steps:3
Other Ideas:
Clothes, Fabric, Kids, Rope, Sewing, Summer
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Iron-On Kids' Tote Bag

Steps:5
A cloth bag makes a natural canvas for young artists. This iron-on design spurs their self-expression, with its coloring book-style outlines and the start of a sweet sentiment: "Mom, I love you because..."
Materials
  • Flower Clip Art
  • Transfer paper (Epson Iron-On Cool Peel Transfer Paper for basic transfer, amazon.com; or Dark T-Shirt Transfers for white-on-dark transfers, avery.com)
  • Scissors or craft knife
  • Ironed pillowcase
  • Natural-fiber (such as cotton) tote bags
  • Iron
  • Sharpie markers in assorted colors
  • Butcher paper
  • Scrap paper
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Bandanna Tablecloth

Steps:3
Other Ideas:
Decorating, Outdoor spaces
Colorful, casual, and altogether charming, this vintage-style tablecloth is ideal for outdoor entertaining. It's also easy and inexpensive to make, requiring only bandannas and a few basic sewing supplies.
Materials
  • Tape measure
  • Prewashed bandannas
  • Pins
  • Thread
  • Sewing pencil
  • Scissors
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