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Easter egg Craft

Materials Needed:

Large or medium raw egg (off-white or brown if available)
White glue
Scraps of yellow sweatshirt or fleece fabric, orange felt and fiberfill stuffing
14″ of 1/4″-wide ribbon
6 yellow marabou feathers
Low-temp glue gun
1 1/2″ square of 1/4″ plywood or heavy cardboard for base
Acrylic paints: blue, pink, aqua, black and purple
1/2″ flat and #4 round brushes
Two 5 mm movable eyes

Cut and break egg gently in half. Wash and dry. Coat inside with water-thinned white glue; let dry. Snap off shell edges if too uneven or if top half is too large.

Trace chick half-pattern, printed over text. Adding 1/4″ seam allowance, cut 2 chicks from yellow fabric. With right sides together, stitch edges, leaving bottom open. Clip curves. Turn right side out. Stuff. Sew or glue closed. Tie bow around neck.

Cut felt beak. Fold diagonally; clip, press or glue to hold crease; glue to face as per pattern. From underside, poke small hole in center of top half of egg. Glue feather into hole and shell to head. Glue feathers into lower shell showing at edges; add chick. Hot-glue egg to base.

Paint base purple. With tip of small brush, paint black line in center of mouth fold and colored dots on shell. Glue eyes on.

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DIY Sewing or Craft Area

As a crafter will tell you, it can be difficult to keep track of all the little bits from current or past projects. That’s why we love this do-it-yourself craft and sewing station. It creates a space where everything can be stored for easy access later.

This is a begginer’s level DIY Craft Project:

Materials

Wooden crate (about 12 to 14 inches long); metal yardstick; pencil; drill with 3?8-inch bit; sandpaper; 1?4-inch wooden dowel, cut about 2 inches longer than length of box.

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This is the perfect Easter craft to decorate your dining table or coffee table. Come celebrate this Easter with us and make Easter crafts for kids, including easy Easter recipes, egg decorating ideas, Easter bunny crafts, Easter basket crafts and this great Easter Tree.

Materials needed for this Easter Craft:
5″ high x 6″-diam clay terra-cotta pot
Acrylic enamel paints (we used Apple Barrel Gloss Dandelion Yellow, Lanier Blue and Raspberry for pot, plus Spring and Seafoam greens and Deep Purple for eggs)
Foam brush
Household sponge
Small brushes for eggs
1 3/8″ wooden eggs
15″ branch with smaller branches for tree (or a 15″ x 3/8″ dowel or straight branch for trunk and 12 paper-wrapped 18″ wires for branches)
24-gauge wire
Wire snips
Green spray paint (we used Krylon Teal Green)
Green plastic floral foam sheet or chunks
1 1/2 yds of 7/8″-wide pink and blue ribbon
10″ of 1/4″-wide ribbon for each egg
Basket grass or live grass in sod
Tacky glue

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Easter Egg Craft

Our ideas on Easter Egg Craft are sweet calling for loose flocking, which—once applied to eggs using an adhesive—forms a pleasing tactile pattern on the eggs’ surface. Once you’ve become accustomed to the basics on this Easy Holiday Craft, get more creative with patterns and motifs. We love the idea of creating a custom felted design on your Easter eggs Spell out a name with a letter on each egg.

Materials Needed for this holiday craft:
White wooden eggs
Therm O Web double-sided adhesive sheets
Doodlebug Design Crushed Velvet loose flocking
Scissors
Pinking shears

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Easter Egg Craft

Easter Egg Craft

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Easy Easter Crafts

Try our fun craft projects for you and your kids to do in celebration of Easter. Have a little Easter fun with these easy craft projects. There is something here for every level of do-it-yourselfer. From the kid-friendly paper Easter Bonnet to the more advanced hand-painted Easter welcome sign, we’ve got it all. So find a festive way to celebrate the spring holiday .

Here is a fun and easy alternative to Easter baskets. Plain pastel colored gift bags are decorated with polka dot scrapbooking paper, ribbon and Easter ornaments to complete these adorable bags. They are also great for an Easter egg hunt.

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Eco-Friendly Craft Projects

Craft projects that you and your children will enjoy making while recycling products and going green. Check out ways to salvage old sweaters and scarves and make creative crafts.

Room Warmers

Be both crafty and earth-friendly with easy-to-make eco-chic projects that rethink old winter woolens and recycle them for new uses throughout your home. With some simple stitches, last year’s scarves become this year’s throw and a stylish coffee cozy. Unused sweaters make a snuggly dog bed and a chair full of pillows. It’s as easy as cleaning out your closet, so pare down and cozy up with any of these handmade knits.

Blanket Coverage

A simple Scarf Throw will give you an extra reason to cuddle up in a favorite chair. Lay five or more scarves side by side and stitch them together, alternating textures for a subtle pattern. Trim the edges, hem and finish with green tassels attached with decorative beads.

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DIY Throw Pillows

Decorative Throw Pocket pillows are as handy as they are comfy: A clever catchall keeps books and glasses within reading reach.

Skill level: Beginner

Materials: Pillow forms in desired sizes; tape measure; chalk marking pencil; knit or crochet sweaters; scissors; sewing machine ; matching thread; pins; hand sewing needle.

Directions for DIY craft project:
1. Measure pillow form and add 1 inch to each measurement.

2. Measure, mark and cut two pieces of sweater material to these measurements for pillow front and back.

3. Optional: Make a pocket by measuring desired size of pocket; add 1 inch to each measurement. Cut contrasting piece of sweater material to these measurements.

4. Sew zigzag stitches close to cut edges of all pieces.

5. Turn under 1/2 inch on each edge of pocket; straight-stitch close to edges to hem pocket.

6. Pin pocket to pillow front; stitch close to sides and lower edge.

7. Pin pillowcase front to back, with right sides facing and raw edges even; stitch edges in 1/2-inch seams, leaving an 8-inch opening along one edge. Turn right side out.

8. Insert pillow form into cover; slip-stitch opening closed.

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Projects: DIY Table Runner

Show your tabletop a little love with this fun felt craft project.

A candy stripe runner is a treat for your table. Enjoy this decorative craft idea with your family.

A candy stripe runner is a treat for your table.

Skill Level: Beginner fun craft

Materials Needed for Table Runner, Home Decorating Project: Tape measure; chalk marking pencil; felt: 1 yard white, ½ yard each of brown, lime green and turquoise; scissors; paper-backed fusible web; iron and ironing board .

Directions:
1. Measure, mark and cut white felt to desired size of runner (ours is 14 inches wide). You may need to piece white felt sections together to get desired length. If so, cover seams with colored stripes as you fuse them on.

2. Using iron, fuse web onto back of each remaining piece of colored felt. Cut into strips slightly longer than runner width and several inches wide. We cut strips freehand for a slightly irregular look.

3. Peel backing off web and arrange stripes on runner; fuse in place.

4. Trim stripe ends even with edge of runner.

Easy Craft Project

Easy Craft Project

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Craft Project: Decorative Pencil Holders

Posted by Erika on Feb 24, 2010 in Kid's Craft , Paper Craft Project , fun craft

Try this fun craft project and convert a basic tin cans into a great pencil holder.

Skill Level: Beginner

Corral pens, pencils and scissors into cute, yet functional holders by following the directions below. This project is easy enough for the kids , too!

Materials you will need for this paper craft:

Tin can; sandpaper; tape measure; pencil; printed paper, such as gift wrap or an enlargement of a color photograph; scissors; spray adhesive

NOTE: A recycled can is perfect for this project. Sand the upper edge first!

Directions for this kids craft project

1. Rinse and dry an empty tin food can. Sand the upper edge to smooth interior surface.
2. Measure cup circumference; add 1?2 inch. Measure cup height. Measure, mark and cut a piece of printed paper to these measurements.
3. Spray adhesive on wrong side of paper, then smooth onto sides of cup, working from center out to eliminate air bubbles.

For more on this decorative and useful Pencil Holder Craft Project , visit us at Woman’s Day.

Pencil Holder

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Valentine’s Day Gift Wrapping Craft

Wrap your significant other’s gift in a subdued personalized Valentine’s Wrapping Paper using charming rustic scrapbook paper and raffia ribbon. Position the wrapping paper so that your heart decorations and beautiful ribbons can be seen.

Materials you will need are:

Oatmeal colored recycled wrapping paper

Red and burgundy heart patterned craft or scrap booking paper

Burgundy raffia (Raffia is very easy to use. It is very pliable which allows for fun multi-looped bows with little effort.)

1 Small silver heart button.

Valentine's Wrapping Paper

Follow our easy how-to instructions on how to make your Valentine’s Day Craft .

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