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Glue Yarn Ball Tutorial

This simple project might bring back memories of Elementary school, but it turns out to be not only a fun craft to do with the kids, but a darling Spring time decoration. Decorative balls like this can cost at least… Continue Reading →

Little Apple Yarn Favors

These cute little apples just fell from our tree, or so we like to think! They’re super easy to craft and make a fun decoration for my Fall kitchen. Supplies for Yarn Apples: craft yarn – red, green, or yellow… Continue Reading →

15 Amigurumi Patterns You Must Crochet

We’re having so much fun bookmarking all these amazing amigurumi patterns! The only problem, which one to crochet first! Check out our list of 15 adorable amigurumi stuffed toys you must make. 15 Simple Amigurumi Patterns to Crochet From mermaids and… Continue Reading →

15 Apple Crafts for Kids

Fall is here, which means it’s apple season! We’re getting excited about all the possibilities for apple crafts! Check out each of these 15 ideas to get inspired this fall season. 15 Apple Crafts for Kids 1. Pinecone Apple Craft: This craft… Continue Reading →

Paper Acorn Garland

I’m sure I’ve mentioned this before, but I love decorating for the seasons using lots of my kids’ artwork. Our first fall craft project this year is a paper acorn garland, made from lunch bags and colorful patterned paper. This… Continue Reading →

DIY Stick Slingshot Kids Craft

Hi, it’s Tonya from Create-Celebrate-Explore. Thank you to Make and Takes for letting me be a part of the Get Out And Play Summer Series! I’ve loved being a part of this series for the past couple of years. I… Continue Reading →

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 →

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 →

Make Pencil Toppers with Crochet Hearts

Crochet up a few of these darling hearts to add to your Valentine’s day pencils! Actually, they’d be fun to add to your pencils any day of the year. Because I love yarn and crochet so so much, so much,… Continue Reading →

15 Valentine’s Day Cards for Kids

Are you ready for Valentine’s Day? Thinking of Valentines to pass out to your children’s friends and classmates can be daunting. They have to be creative and cute and one of a kind. Well, don’t stress one more second because… Continue Reading →

Cardboard Tube Snowman Craft

I adore snowmen! I love snowmen crafts, activities, hand towels, pictures, nick knacks… you get the picture, lol. So with winter upon us the love of all things snowmen are in full force over at my house. This Cardboard Tube Snowman Craft… Continue Reading →

Year in Review: Make and Takes 2015

I can’t believe we’re already approaching a new year! 2015 has been an amazing year and we’ve created so many fun crafts. Here are just a few of the projects we’ve made during this past year. Make and Takes 2015 Year… Continue Reading →

Holiday Peppermint Muddy Buddies

With the holidays upon us, we’re gearing up for the season of gift giving! Not only do we love to gift our family, friends and neighbors, we also want to celebrate and thank our school teachers. I’m sharing a yummy recipe for… Continue Reading →

Circle Crochet Holiday Garland

The season of crochet is upon us! There’s something about colder weather that brings out the yarn and hook and I start to crochet up a storm. I’m also starting to think about holiday decor, especially for the December season…. Continue Reading →

Upcycled Glow Stick Bracelets

Guest post by Ana of Babble Dabble Do Every Halloween my kids bring home handfuls of glow stick bracelets from class parties and trick or treating, and every year I face the same dilemma, what do I do with them… Continue Reading →

25 Ways to Get Out and Play!

We’re wrapping up our summer series to Get Out and Play! Thanks to all the amazing contributors and guest writers for their fabulously fun ideas. We’ve been playing games, making crafts, and having adventures in the summer sun! 25 ideas to Get… Continue Reading →

Make Sleeping Bag Pillows for Camping

We’re a big camping family, we try to go a few times every summer. After sleeping in our sleeping bags in our tent with either no pillow at all or a regular sized pillow that’s way too big, I decided to… Continue Reading →

Crochet a Fresh Produce Market Bag

This crochet tote bag is just what I need to hit the farmer’s market all summer long. It’s an easy project to crochet in a weekend. You just need to know a few basic stitches and you’re set! I haven’t crocheted for very… Continue Reading →

Big Hero 6 Baymax Crafts

As we gather all sorts of fun crafts and decorations for a Big Hero 6 birthday, since we love the movie so much, we’re coming up with a few fun Baymax inspired ideas. We’re making Big Hero 6 Baymax Frisbee… Continue Reading →

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