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Holidays

Holiday Paper Tube Napkin Holders

Give your holiday table a little handmade love with these paper tube napkin holders! Kids can have fun decorating these before dinner and adding them to the table napkins before the party. These cute paper tube holders will work well… Continue Reading →

Vintage Coasters Turned Glitter Ornaments

I found these Christmas coasters at IKEA to simply use as what they were intended for. But after opening them up and seeing the cool vintage images, I had to glam them up with glitter! Now they are this year’s ornaments for our… Continue Reading →

3 Ways to Gift Your Neighbors for the Holidays

Tis’ the season for holiday gift giving! We love to make yummy treats and share them with our family and friends. I’ve got some peppermint bark going into containers to gift to my neighbors. But to help jazz them up… Continue Reading →

Q-Tip Painted Holiday Trees

We love to craft for the holidays, making festive cards for family and friends. We’re using Q-tips to paint our holiday trees. The kids loved creating these dotted shapes! You can make these Q-tip trees in so many different ways. We made one as… Continue Reading →

Thanksgiving Turkey Headbands

Cute and colorful turkey headbands are perfect for the Thanksgiving holiday. These are fun to make in a classroom setting, as I made these with my daughter’s school class. Or they are just the activity for the kids to make and… Continue Reading →

Chalk Pastel Stenciled Turkeys

I thought my girls might be too old this year to make a silly Thanksgiving turkey craft, but they were totally still into it. Yay! We had great fun breaking out our chalk pastels and stenciling some colorful turkey feathers…. Continue Reading →

Happy Holidays to You and Yours!

Wishing you and yours Happy Holidays from the Make and Takes team!

Tis’ the Season for Savasana

The hustle and bustle of the season is in full effect! At this time of year, it seems especially odd to think of raising kids in a time when parents worried about children “getting enough stimulation.” With a two year old… Continue Reading →

Yarn Egg Wreath is Pretty Perfect for Easter

Easter is around the corner, and spring too hopefully! Get in the spirit by making this pretty adorable yarn egg wreath from the Sweet Survival I found over at the Make and Takes Spotlight.   More great Easter links below:… Continue Reading →

Holiday ABC Series: W is for Winter

We’re showcasing all things winter for the letter W and our Holiday ABC series. These are crafts to get you excited about the winter season over the next few months. Coffee Filter Snowflakes: We love to use coffee filters to make… Continue Reading →

Join the Holiday Bake, Craft, and Sew Along

With the holidays near, I’m sure you’re looking for all kinds of things to bake, craft and sew! Well, my good friends Kelly of According to Kelly, Rachel of Southern Fairytale, and Cindy of Skip to My Lou are at… 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 →

Earth Friendly Christmas Cheer

With the countdown to Christmas approaching single digits tomorrow, chances are that at this point you’re not obsessing about how to make things more eco-friendly (that’s not a judgment, just an educated guess). Life has a sneaky way of trumping… Continue Reading →

Countdown to Christmas with this Printable Advent Calendar

I’ve got the fabulously talented Juliann Law of PB J&J here, with a Free Printable for the holiday season. It’s time to count down the holidays and we’re sharing a fun Christmas Countdown, a puzzle for the kids to create…. Continue Reading →

Bringing in Holiday Cheer with Decorating and Traditions

It’s that time of year… the holidays are here! The turkey has been cooked, eaten, and made into leftovers for sandwiches. It’s now time to start spreading the holiday cheer. And what better way to do it than decorating the… Continue Reading →

Saturday Spotlight: Talking Turkey

It’s time to talk a little turkey. I’ve chosen 6 darling turkey crafts from over at the M&T Spotlight that would be a perfect activity to celebrate the upcoming thankful holiday. Gobble Gobble! **Next Week: I’ll be featuring your Advent… Continue Reading →

Holiday Craft Along – Handmade Felt Envelopes

A few weeks back I participated in a fun round up of handmade craft projects for the holidays. The lovely hosts Kelly of According to Kelly, Cindy of Skip to My Lou, and Rachel of A Southern Fairytale put together… Continue Reading →

Bubble Wrap Firecracker Craft

If your kids can’t wait until Friday to light up a few fireworks, then this Firecracker Craft is the perfect way to celebrate early. Bubble wrap is placed inside, making a great popping noise maker. This is a fun and… Continue Reading →

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