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Seasonal Crafts Articles
Classic holiday craft ideas for children and adults!
How to Carve a Pumpkin
When it comes to pumpkin carving, the idea is to have fun. We’ve got tips on carving the best...
Painting Pots: The Sponge Technique
Beautifully painting a flower pot might seem like a daunting task, but the easy sponge technique...
How to Make Rose Potpourri
See how to make a simple, classic potpourri recipe using rose petals and other flowers. It’s a...
How to Make Old-Fashioned Ice Cream
Learn how to make homemade old-fashioned ice cream by making it yourself in a hand-crank freezer,...
How to Make Berry Jam
Learn how to make berry jam in no time! Here’s a quick and easy berry jam recipe with just two...
How to Make Pomander Balls
Here’s how to make pomander balls, which are simply oranges pierced by cloves. As they dry, they ...
Gifts from the Kitchen: Infused Vinegar Recipes
Bottles of infused vinegar make excellent gifts from the kitchen! Below is a colorful recipe for...
How to Make Cinnamon Ornaments
These homemade cinnamon ornaments are super-easy, with only three ingredients! They’re a lovely...
Natural Decorating for Christmas
Have you decked the halls? Consider your backyard and garden for a ready source of interesting...
Homemade Christmas Food Gift Ideas
Put your hands and handiwork into your gifts. Make holiday food gifts from the kitchen—from buttery...
Gift Jar Ideas for Christmas
Try making your own gift jars this year, because one of the nicest presents you can give is a gift...
How to Make Paper Snowflakes
Here are simple instructions on how to make paper snowflakes to decorate your wintery wonderland...
Seasonal Crafts: How to Make a Nut Wreath
Decorate for the holidays this season with this festive homemade nut wreath! A wide variety of nuts...
Halloween Makeup and Fake Blood
Make our own Halloween makeup out of pantry potions. Here are recipes to paint your face, make fake...
Enjoy these fun, traditional Halloween crafts! They’re great for the young and the young at heart!...
How to Make Luminarias
Brighten the night! Here’s how to make luminarias—twinkling paper lanterns—to line a driveway or...
How to Make a Pumpkin Seed Necklace
This year, when you hollow out that Halloween pumpkin, save the seeds to make a cool and colorful...
Pumpkin Carving Tips and Tricks
Whether this is your first attempt at carving a pumpkin or your hundredth, there are many...
Pumpkin Spice Mix Recipe
This homemade pumpkin spice recipe takes 5 minutes to mix up—with 5 ingredients that you may...
How to Make Lavender Sachets
Create a sweet-smelling lavender sachet with herbs. Give the sachet as a gift, or tuck it into a...
How to Make a Christmas Wreath
A beautiful Christmas wreath sets the tone for the festive season. Making your own is a very...
Seasonal Crafts: Homemade Note Cards
Here’s how to make DIY note cards using that humble spud! Potato printing is easy and fun. You can...
Seasonal Crafts: Make Your Own Fire Starters
Make your own decorative fire starters with these simple instructions. All you need are some dry...
Seasonal Crafts: Make a Holiday Candle Decoration
Transform a soda can into a holiday candle decoration. Here’s how: Very carefully cut off the top...
How to Make a Cranberry Wreath
Decorate your front door with a cranberry wreath this holiday season. Here’s how to make your ...
Easy To Make Catnip, Cat Toys
Reward your cat with a special treat! At a small cost, you can grow your own catnip, with enough to...
Classic Crafts for Kids: Sand Jar
Ever made your own sand jars? Now that school is out for most, you may be looking for a way to keep...
Garden Party Ideas
Let’s have a garden party! Set tables and chairs near the flowers or on the lawn and gather some...
Seasonal Crafts: Make a Glove Turkey (Thanksgiving Table Decoration)
Make a glove turkey, a cute decoration for a Thanksgiving table centerpiece. Here’s how. Use three...
How to Make a Hollyhock Flower Doll
Learn how to make old-fashioned hollyhock doll out of flowers, a delightful children’s craft for...
How to Preserve Herbs, Vegetables and Fruit in Vinegars
Preserving crops in vinegars is a great way to capture the aromas of herbs and other home-grown...
Perk up salads, marinades, sauces, and other dishes. Flavored vinegars are easy to make and can be...
Pressed flowers make lovely cards, pictures, pretty boxes, and much more. Here's instructions on...
Seasonal Crafts: Make a Chili Strand
Create a colorful strand of red and green chili peppers for a unique holiday decoration. Here's ...
Seasonal Crafts: Apple Heads
The Native American art of making apple heads is both easy and fun. Follow these instructions for a...
How to Make a Bird Seed Wreath
Learn how to make a bird seed wreath with these simple instructions, and create something very...
Make a Window Box
Have you ever wanted a window box blooming with color in front of your kitchen window? Boxes can be...
Seasonal Crafts: Cornhusk Doll
Native Americans used cornhusks to make spiritual messenger dolls. Early settlers in the Colonies...
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