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Summer Hats

Make It : Summer Hats

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With the sun at full force these days, it’s best to stay in the shade—with a little help from these summer hats, a project in this month’s issue of Living. Not only are they reversible, they are also simple to make. I love rooting through the fabric closets at the office. It’s like shopping the “ends” …

Kids' Summer Crafts

Make It : Kids' Summer Crafts

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Looking for a way to entertain the little ones this summer? We’ve got nature craft ideas, including projects to make with beach finds, and outdoor activities. Cool summer accessories. And for those road trips, clip-art car bingo!…

Make It : "Drawers" for Bookshelves

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The name of the game in my son’s nursery is “storage solutions.” Our biggest organization problem right now is his sweet little baby wardrobe. We have little room for a dresser, and the space under the changing table is taken up with diapers, burp cloths, and linens. What we DO have is a very large …

Woven Friendship Bracelet Tutorial

Make It : Woven Friendship Bracelet Tutorial

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Today’s guest post was written by our crafty friend and freelance art director Sarah Goldschadt: “Then: Growing up my sister and I spent all our childhood summers visiting my dad and family in Denmark. We spent a lot of time at the summerhouse and made sure to always bring a few staples to the beach: the …

Fourth of July Clip-Art Projects

Make It : Fourth of July Clip-Art Projects

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You wouldn’t believe how much clip art we have online, especially for the holidays. It’s perfect for last-minute decorations or party favors. And the easiest way to add that hand-crafted touch to make your gathering feel extra special. And don’t forget, just because our clip-art crafts are quick, it doesn’t mean you can’t take creative …

Patriotic Dog Bow-Tie

Make It : Patriotic Dog Bow-Tie

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Don’t leave your furry friends out when getting dressed for this year’s Fourth of July celebration! Our Patriotic Dog Bow-Tie may be just the festive accessory that Fido has been looking for. And for other pet ideas for July 4, check out these stars from last year’s Patriotic Pet contest. Find the details on …

Make It : Rocket Candy Crackers

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The July 4 weekend is almost here! Did you see this July “Good Thing”? With our clip art, these rocket candy crackers are as easy as pie! Watch the our special iPad animation below to see them in action…

Make It : Crochet Sea Creatures

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I had admired  Wunderkammer before, but when my son told me about his teacher’s love for sea horses, I finally decided it was time to attempt one of Jessica Polka’s amazing crochet patterns. I learned how to crochet from my grandma, but I’m much more confident with knitting and have never followed a crochet pattern. …