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We love a good DIY and we love it even more when we can share it with you! Don’t just do it yourself, grab a friend, gather the kids and your partner! It’s time to create some homemade crafts, how to’s and fixer upper projects. Keep an eye out for updates on this page for all kinds of weekend activities or holiday specials!

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An introduction to The Cricut Maker and a Simple Project

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Cricut. The opinions and text are all mine. I have owned a Cricut Explore Air for some time now, and truth is you wouldn’t know it because like distant relatives it only comes out for a short visit over the holidays. I have made cutesy pajamas for the kiddos, and gifts for the graduating class at school etc. I always had difficulty with the Cricut Smart Dial. So despite…

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DIY Classic Christmas Ornaments

Downtime for our family usually involves crafting especially during Christmas time. Last night with a little less than an hour to spare and an explosion of Christmas decor encompassing our living space we decided lets create ornaments! I mean why not? Listed below are the items needed to create these DIY Classic Christmas Ornaments. What is needed to make our DIY Classic Christmas Ornaments: Start with choosing a Christmasy themed word. (Hidden mom win, getting my daughter to play with…

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Thanksgiving Activities and Printables to encourage Grateful hearts

Everyone seems to be ready to rock around the Christmas tree (myself included), while we’re still waiting for the gobble and wobble of Thanksgiving. There’s nothing like this holiday, no anticipation for presents, just the presence of family! Crafted with the intent to turn thankfulness into an activity, bond and play, these DIY printables are a great way to keep the theme of Thanksgiving alive. Whichever you choose to dig into, color wise or to personalize, we think it will…

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DIY Graduation Gifting

They say “the tassel was worth the hassle” and it is almost impossible to express the hassle that comes with a milestone like graduating. We created a few DIY Graduation Gifts to show how proud we truly are of the graduates in our lives. How can we truly praise and celebrate those who have grown so much in knowledge and education? It is much more than an envelope or some flashy gift. For us it is more personal. For us…

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How to Make a Money Cake

Every middle schooler is seeking money, for fortnite skins, airpods or something in between for their graduation gifts. (At least the ones I know are). In my mind, I enjoy living through imaginary circumstances and choose to believe they will be saving their money for college. So we created a DIY graduation gift to help them get started. We created a money cake, because an envelope with cash just doesn’t make a special presentation. Of course no child will complain…

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DIY Mason Jar Graduation Gift

Mason Jars are the craze for some time now, and I am right there with the rest of the world. Mason Jar obsessed! I am also a fan of gifting that serves an additional purpose, so we created a Mason Jar Graduation Gift. We all know that grads love a money gift, so we put together a mason jar filled with money! We got creative with our graduation gift giving this year and made this easy graduation cap mason jar filled with…

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