DIY Gifts for Kids

  • Imagination Box!

    August 18, 2014

    I don’t know about you, but our kids always seem to have too much stuff….too many stuffed animals, too many dolls, too many plastic play sets, too many puzzles, etc. When L is going to a birthday party, I hate to buy a toy that her friend will play with for 5 minutes and then ...

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  • Fairy Furniture

    August 13, 2014

    It wouldn’t be fair for me to tell you how to make a “fairy door” without showing you how to make some fairy furniture to add to your garden as well! These tables and chairs are super easy and quick to make and, like most of my favorite crafts, they can be made with things ...

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  • DIY Fairy Door…Gnome Door…

    July 29, 2014

    In our garden the fairies and gnomes live amongst each other. Their village spreads around the yard with lil houses, patios and ponds hidden beneath the flowers. Throughout the year, L and I like to collect and make things to add to our garden…this morning we made a lil fairy door. Materials needed: sticks florist wire a button   First, have ...

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  • DIY Sock Bunny Rabbit

    July 21, 2014

    This project was inspired by a dear friend Libby, who left this world way too early in life. When I was 10 years old I was diagnosed with type I diabetes. As my doctor came to the hospital that evening to diagnose and take care of me, his wife, Libby, got out her sewing kit. ...

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  • DIY Capes…Wizard Capes…Superhero Capes

    July 19, 2014

    Before I move on to any other posts, I thought I ought to share how to make a cape to go with your magical wand! Now this can be a wizard cape, a superhero cape, a cape for a child or an adult.     Materials needed: jersey knit fabric ribbon (about 5 ft, depending on the size of the ...

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  • Wizard Wands…Fairy Wands…Magical Wands

    July 16, 2014

    This is such a simple craft to do and, paired with a wizard cape or hat, it makes for a fun gift too! I first made these for my nephew’s birthday party…and they were a big hit! Depending on your kid’s age, he or she can help with some and maybe even all of the ...

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