any size can and wrapping paper - perfect to hold the kids supplies...easy enough to find an empty can and some cute paper
Wall decals and a wrapping paper! Perfect for the kids to help with. Dollar store wall decor and some wrapping paper.
Clever: turn empty toilet paper rolls and a shoe box into a storage caddy! Perfect for kids art supplies...
Great idea for a cereal box Valentine holder/carrier -- use some wrapping paper to cover up the brand, make a large enough slit for cards to be inserted, attach a handle with whatever material you can scrounge, and have your kids decorate theirs as they desire!
I like the cute paper underneath. You could find any cute card stock or wrapping paper to go with any theme party to use to bring color to my white platters and to the food too.
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Furoshiki, the Japanese art of wrapping with cloth, is the perfect method of gift wrap for holidays and birthdays. Not only is it gorgeous, but it serves as a gift in itself since it can be reused by the recipient! Here's some different methods of creating this homemade "wrapping paper".
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Most experts agree that our kids are not outdoors enough and getting enough exercise. Here are 6 easy things that any family can do to help your kids develop a natural love for being outside and active.
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Empty bottles become holiday-ready candleholders with some silvery wrapping paper and lush green ribbons
DIY Scratch Art Paper - It's super easy and you can make it in any color and pattern you can think of. KIDS LOVE IT!
Bunny Craft Tube Project - OrientalTrading.com Cute project for kids to make and so easy that most any age can do it with a little help…plus you get to recycle all those toilet paper rolls instead of just tossing them.
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DIY cord storage, you could probably make it look really cute with some wrapping paper or scrapbook paper.
Find an inexpensive bookshelf at your local Goodwill and paint it any color you like and then if you like add a fun background with wrapping paper or scrapbook paper if you want a more fun look. Just add wine and glass hooks to hang your bottles and glasses! It's that easy and it makes for a great entertaining space!
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Small enough that it can be kept in any room without taking up too much space, the Step 'N Store is a perfect gift for kids who like to be brave and do as much on their own as possible. $33.59
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This easy homemade Christmas gift is perfect to have the kids help you make. This cute gift is perfect for teaches, neighbors, grandparents, and friends. You can fill it with whatever you’d like, but we used a bar of soap. Here’s how to make this cute and simple reindeer towel gift: Supplies: Brown wash cloth White pipe cleaners 6 small bells … Continue reading →
34 Amazing Paper Plate Crafts for Kids! - Tip Junkie Paper Plate Frisbees ~ If you’re looking for an easy and inexpensive activity this summer, this paper frisbee kids craft is perfect for you. All you need are some paper plates, shipping tape, colorful markers and a little imagination
Lovin' the black and white wrapping paper and the best thing is you can use any color besides the green.
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Lazy Susan to hold kid crafts supplies. Alternatively you can use this to organize toiletries in the kids bathroom too.
Word search wrapping paper contains tons of different phrases- just circle the one for each present. Perfect for any occasion :-)
DIY ear cuff made from a paperclip, so cute and easy. *YES I don't have to go shopping today! I can do this right now! Just gotta find some paperclips...
Shoe box - So Beautiful Paper Bag | DIY & Crafts- I have to find my empty shoe boxes and any box with a lid!!!!
Here’s a quick and easy tutorial for a reversible headband. This makes a fairly wide headband — finished size of 2 1/2″ for adults and 1 3/4″ for kids, so adjust as you like. I used plain elastic in the back, but if you have short hair you might want to make a fabric sleeve, find some decorative elastic, or sew twill tape on top. This is a great project for fabric scraps. Supplies: Fabric scraps (about 18″ long) Elastic (about 6 inches of
so cute and so easy! Can make any word :)
Made this Wisconsin style and it turned out absolutely perfect. Tips: find long enough nails with decent size heads to hold string, play with string color ( many colors and sizes at craft stores), and paint and antique (or add fabric) the background for the string to pop. I will continue to make these for presents for sure!
DIY Fabric Covered Bins: Dollar store bin into cute fabric basic. Oh, and no sewing! These would be great for a gift basket or to hold party favors. Can cover to match any holiday or theme & can use any size, big or small.