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Summer has some very patriotic holidays that all boast amazing flag displays. Whether it’s 4th of July in the U.S.A., Bastille Day in France or Canada Day in Canada, there’s going to be flags a flying! And of course many parties to celebrate. And what a better way to decorate your celebration than with your own flags?
Summer nights are nice, warm and perfect for hanging out outside, on the porch or at the picnic table. There are many ways to light your way on summer nights, but why not take a cue from the expert: the firefly. Firefly jars bring a magic to your picnic, stoop or even your room.
There are lots of sunscreens out there that protect your skin from burns, burns that if you get repeatedly can do some serious damage to your skin. But did you know the ingredients for sunscreen are out there too? It’s easy to make your own homemade sunscreen and customize it to your own tastes and use.
Mother's Day is a day to celebrate your Mother and Grandmother and all they've done for you and if you play your cards right all they will do for you. The best way to play your cards is to make them a homemade gift.
With summer coming on not only are you going to get to spend more time with your friends, but you guys will have lots of time to do fun, creative things. Friendship bracelets are a great way to get creative and show your appreciation for a close friend.
Have you ever had your jewelry in such a tangle you decided to give up untying all the knots and just leave the mess for another time? Maybe it’s been a while since that time has come and your jewelry is still in a tangle.
Usually when we dream we don’t have any control over what pops into our heads, but dream catchers can help keep bad dreams away. It’s an ancient tradition that might help you sleep sounder and focus your good thoughts into good dreams.
With spring on your doorstep you may find that there are a few more green things sprouting out of the ground. Why not join in and sprout a few green things yourself and make eggshell planters?
Easter is just a week away, which means lots of chocolate, crafting and Easter activities - like decorating your very own Easter eggs! Find out how to paint easter eggs!
Bobby pins may be one of the most useful hair accessories you can find, but they're not always the most stylish of hair accessories. Sewing a bright or fun button on your bobby pin brings a whole new dimension to your hairstyle and the best part is, it’s so incredibly easy!
Lots of people are camera shy, but are you shy of using a camera? Taking fantastic photos can be easy with a few simple rules that will make you snap happy in no time! Learn how to take a great photo so you can hit them with your best shot!
Want to make your own mark? Can’t find that mark at the craft store in the rubber stamp aisle? Making your own stamps isn’t hard, in fact you just need some household items and a sense of creativity.
Though at one time candles were the only way to see through the dark, these days we usually have candles just for decoration. Still they are a wonderful way to light up a room and make it a little more cheerful. Have you ever made your own?
Would you like a rain forest in your bedroom? What about a sandy desert? Though you may not want to sleep in the rain or in the extreme weather of the desert, you can make a terrarium to house any type of habitat you may want.
Traditionally seen at Mexican celebrations, piñatas can make any kind of party a smash – and even better, they’re fun to make! If you don’t mind literally getting your hands dirty, a piñata can be a great papier mache project for birthday parties, holidays and school projects. Find out how to make a piñata!
If you ever thought lip balm was only something you could buy at the drugstore you were very mistaken. Lip balm is super easy to make and customize to your own special taste.
It’s always a treat to get a Valentine from a loved one, a buddy or even your little brother. And what makes it’s even nicer is when the Valentine is homemade! Here are some creative ideas for adding a special touch for your special someone, or your little brother.
Once every 500 years or so, a really special artist is born. Someone like Leonardo De Vinci or Michelangelo comes along and changes the way we do art, whether its painting, drawing or sculpting.
The authors at Klutz, like Anne Akers Johnson, are always coming up with cool ideas for craft books. This time, it’s all about making “Fabulous Flowers.” The book comes with all the instructions and materials you need to make beautiful blossoms!
So you want to learn how to write a song and make it big on youtube, or maybe just serenade your secret crush… or what about writing a song you can rap at the school talent show? Singing a song is one thing but writing a song is another. Let’s learn some methods how to do it…