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15 Watermelon DIY Projects to Make

Watermelon just screams summer to me! It’s the perfect summer fruit. Not only does it hit the spot on a hot day, but it’s one of the prettiest fruits out there! There have been a lot of cute watermelon crafts… Continue Reading →

15 DIY Water Toys to Make for Summer

It’s hot hot hot out there! It seems the only way to be outside these days is to do some sort of water activity! What is more fun than playing with water toys in the summer? I’ve rounded up 15… Continue Reading →

PBS Crafts for Kids Video Series with Salsa Pie

We love our MT contributor Caroline of Salsa Pie, don’t we?! She’s always coming up with fabulously creative ideas for home and family here at Make and Takes. And over at her darling blog… check her out! Caroline has just… Continue Reading →

Add Some Glitter to Your Plain Mat Frames

Hi there! This is Celeste from Few Blocks East filling in for Melissa Esplin while she gets ready for Alt Summit. I wanted to share one of my favorite ways to customize framing. Framing as a process is so expensive, and… Continue Reading →

Wrapping Up Our Holiday ABC Series

We made it through the entire alphabet for the holidays, yippee! All the way from A to Z. So much crafting and baking for this special season. Phew! Here is all of our letter activities in one handy place. Happy… Continue Reading →

Glitter Plastic Spider Rings

You know those cheap plastic spider rings kids love to wear during Halloween? Give them some sparkle by dipping the tops in glitter. I first found this Glitter Spider idea from the local morning show, New Day Northwest, with entertainer Heather Cristo. When… Continue Reading →

DIY Chalkboard Wreath Plaque

I have a really hard time decorating for holidays. We’ve moved just about 9 times in the last six years so it’s a feat if I even get regular decorations on the walls. And I just haven’t felt the motivation… Continue Reading →

DIY No-Sew Door Muff

Hello there! It’s Melissa from I Still Love You. I’m thrilled to be contributing on Make & Takes for the home! We just purchased our first home this summer, and we couldn’t be more thrilled to make it our own…. Continue Reading →

Engage in Crafts with BabbaBox Kits + Giveaway

This giveaway is now closed. Thanks to all who entered. Congrats to #99 Ellen. We’ll contact you for details! I’m so happy to introduce you to BabbaBox, an M&T sponsor, which is a monthly subscription box that comes directly to… Continue Reading →

My Guest Craft for Kiwi Crate is Here

Something has come in the mail… Yippee! I’ve shared with you a while back that I was going to be working with the fabulous kids craft company, Kiwi Crate. Well, I finally get to tell you all about it. I’m… Continue Reading →

Kiwi Crate Crafts and the Kiwi Bird

Do you know much about the Kiwi bird? I didn’t either. But, my son could tell you almost everything since it was his 3rd grade report! It’s a native of New Zealand, is as big as a chicken, has a… Continue Reading →

I’ve Got Some Fun News and I’m So Excited to Share it!

I am beyond thrilled to share that I’m coming out with a book! A book!! I cannot tell you how excited I am to finally share the news with all of you, it’s for sale in just a few weeks…. Continue Reading →

Apple Crafts, Flower Arranging, and Phone Apps for Crafters

Here’s what I’ve been up to over at Babble’s New Home Ec. Look at dem’ apples: 15 Inspired Apple Crafts Get pretty looking flower arrangements: Quick and Easy Flower Vase Hack Stitching up some cards: 15 Free Stitched Card Patterns Get… Continue Reading →

Saturday Spotlight: Back to School

Here are some back to school crafts and recipes that caught my eye from over at the M&T Spotlight. Have your kids started school yet? Seems like almost everyone starts right about now. **Next week I’ll be featuring your projects… Continue Reading →

How to Make Chic and Sassy Gumball Necklaces

Hey friends! I’m Jamielyn from I {Heart} Nap Time and I’m so excited to be guest posting on ‘Make and Takes’ today. On my blog you can find all sorts of crafts, trash to treasure pieces, yummy recipes, and a… Continue Reading →

9 MORE Kid Craft Websites You’ve Got to Know

After posting last week about 9 Kid Craft Websites You’ve Got to Know, I couldn’t just leave the list to 9. So today I’m adding another 9 fabulous kid crafty sites, all worthy of exploring, discovering, playing, and creating! Check… Continue Reading →

9 Kids Craft Websites You’ve Got to Know

I HAVE to share some of my favorite kids craft website with you all today. Each are full of amazing, entertaining, and educational crafts for kids. I’m in awe of the wonderful things they all post, very inspiring. You must… Continue Reading →

Making Memories, Baby Showers, and Smashing Art

Here’s a few places I’ve been posting this week. Memory making, cute cookies for a baby shower, and smashing up our arts and crafts. I’m happy to share that I’m a leader of the new Blog Frog community, Memories in… Continue Reading →

Crafty Inspiration from CHA

A couple of weeks back, I attended Craft and Hobby Association Trade Show. It’s a convention where all the craft companies gather to market their newest and most fabulous wares. I’ve probably said this enough on facebook, but I was… Continue Reading →

Altered Window Message Board

It’s January, so of course I have organization on the brain! My fridge gets so cluttered that I decided to make a message board to hold wedding invitations, baby announcements, party invitations, etc. using an old wooden window frame saved… Continue Reading →

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