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Get Outdoors This Spring With Spray Chalk

I’m a big proponent of getting kids outside to play. And messy play is more than okay with me too, just as long as it can be cleaned up which is why we love getting outdoors especially with Spray Chalk…. Continue Reading →

5 Ways to Reduce, Reuse, Craftcycle for Earth Day

Earth day is right around the corner and it’s time to “CRAFTCYCLE”! We want to help our planet by reducing the amount of supplies we use, reuse items we have around the house, to create a fabulous craftcycle project –… Continue Reading →

25 DIY Ideas to Make for Mom

Moms are the greatest. They deserve the world! Mother’s Day is the one day of the year that we get to celebrate and honor our mothers, so here are some DIY ideas for mom. There are so many things you can do… Continue Reading →

5 DIY Halloween Costumes + Netflix “Scream” Guide

We’re down to the wire with Halloween just around the corner and it’s that time to finalize your Halloween costume. Do you have kids who keep changing their minds, like mine do? If so, here are a few simple costumes… Continue Reading →

Make a Halloween Bag of Tricks

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of The Hershey Company. The opinions and text are all mine. We’re gearing up for Halloween and making a fun and crafty “bag of tricks”. In our bag we’ll be adding… Continue Reading →

15 Harry Potter Party Ideas

If you’re planning a Harry Potter party, you’ve come to the right place! From invitations and decor to food and activities, all the ideas you’ll need to have a great time are right here! 15 Harry Potter Party Ideas 1…. Continue Reading →

15 Cleaning Hacks You Must Try

When you see how much easier these cleaning hacks make the cleaning process, you’ll wish you’d have read them years ago! From dust and grime to toilets and toothbrushes, there’s a hack here for every room in your house! 15… Continue Reading →

13 DIY Beauty Recipes That Won’t Break the Bank

There are plenty of reasons to give DIY beauty recipes a try! Not only can they be just as effective as the drugstore versions, they’re easier on your pocketbook too. And perhaps best of all, you’ll never have to wonder… Continue Reading →

15 DIY Lawn Games to Make

Does summer have you feeling torn between your love of the outdoors and your love of board games? No need to worry- these DIY lawn games will let you enjoy both! 15 DIY Lawn Games to Make 1. DIY Yard… Continue Reading →

Colorful DIY Fabric Checkerboard Game

Hello Make and Takes Readers! I’m so excited to be here for this Get Out and Play series. My name is Bev and I blog over at Flamingo Toes. I love the idea of getting out this summer and playing… Continue Reading →

Make a DIY Water Hockey Rink

Get Out and Play Summer Series Guest Post by Stephanie of Somewhat Simple Hi everyone! I’m Stephanie from SomewhatSimple.com and I am excited to be here on Make and Takes today! On or off skates, indoors or outdoors, my kids… Continue Reading →

15 Clever Ways to Use Pool Noodles

Pool noodles aren’t just for swimming anymore! Once you’ve seen all the awesome ways they can be recycled and repurposed, you just might want to run to the store to pick up a couple extras! 15 Clever Ways to Use Pool… Continue Reading →

35+ Zootopia Birthday Party Ideas

We’ve just seen the new Zootopia movie and are in love! It’s such a fun movie and has so many great messages for kids. I love the darling bunny, Judy. She’s smart, hard working, and a great role model for young ones… Continue Reading →

15 DIY Wine Cork Crafts

If you have a few wine corks lying around, these DIY Wine Cork Crafts are for you! There’s just something about wine corks that makes them perfect for crafting. Go ahead, grab that bottle of corks you’ve been saving and get… Continue Reading →

Mother’s Day Treat Bags

Last week I had the opportunity to attend the Mother’s Day Movie red carpet Seattle premiere. I brought my friend Kelly with me to the event and movie showing, it was a total blast. The movie was darling, spot on for moms…. Continue Reading →

Tween DIY: Paris Inspired Bedroom Banner

Paris is in the air with this darling airbrushed bedroom banner! My girls are getting older, so it’s been fun to find a decoration idea they can both agree on, as they share their room. They are both happy with the… Continue Reading →

“Bee Well Soon” Gift Bags

Spring is in the air, and boy, am I feeling it! As much as I love the warmer weather and pretty flowers, we’ve had some dry and irritated throats with the changing season. I’m sure I’m not alone, so I thought… Continue Reading →

Tween DIY Fashion: Airbrushed Tank Tops

My daughters are 11 and 13, and one of the things I love watching as they grow is how their personal style changes and evolves. They both love putting together fun DIY fashion outfits and playing with different colors and… Continue Reading →

13 Clever Ways to Use Nail Polish

Nail polish isn’t just for your fingernails anymore, as these clever nail polish DIY’s prove. I’m ready to pull out the polish bottles and get to crafting. The only problem is deciding which one to try first. Who knew you could… Continue Reading →

13 Lucky St. Patrick’s Day Crochet Projects

Crochet has never looked so good as it does for St. Patrick’s day!! Look how many fun ideas are out there to celebrate this lucky holiday. You can go green with shamrocks or add some color with the rainbow. However… Continue Reading →

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