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How to make your DIY sand timer

Sand Timer – Even though most children these days have cell phones and iPads and are more tech literate than a lot of adults, they can still enjoy getting their hands dirty with a new craft every now and then.  One particularly fun project that you can work on with your kids is to put together 30 minute hourglass sand timers using a few very simple materials. So if you can convince them to put those video games down for just half an hour, you can have them help you gather the following materials and get started: Two empty plastic

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How to make Euro pillow covers

Euro pillow covers | With their large, square design, European or “Euro” pillows are perfect for adding some extra flair to any bedroom. Their square shape provides contrast from your other pillows and easily allows you to add a simple accent to your bed spread. Typically these pillows measure 26 inches squared, so make sure you have enough fabric to make these euro pillow covers. Materials You’ll Need –          26”x 26” pillow –          3/4 yards of desired fabric –          Scissors –          Sewing machine –          Matching thread –          Pins Instructions Cut one piece of 27”x 27” fabric and two 27”x 16½”

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Thanksgiving craft idea: Throw a puppet show

  Thanksgiving craft idea – A really fun way to get kids thinking about Thanksgiving and what they’re thankful for is by having them make their own Thanksgiving puppets. The great thing about this project is that the kids will have fun making their puppets and then enjoy playing with them after as well. You can use this opportunity to teach them about Thanksgiving or simply just ask them what they’re thankful for! Here’s what you need: – Multi-colored pack of felt – Precut felt flowers – Pom-poms – Googley eyes – Needle – One spool of thread – Scissors

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DIY Magazine Storage Holder

  Magazine storage boxes – If you’re anything like me, you always end up having stacks of magazines! I’ll admit I’m a sucker for the latest gossip magazines while waiting in line at the grocery store and I’m often signed up for various monthly subscriptions. If you have a multiple-member household then this problem is only multiplied! Furthermore, I hate throwing away magazines because a couple times a year I love going through them and pulling out pictures and articles to make collages. Instead of shoving them in drawers and accumulating piles, I decided this is a great opportunity to

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How to make your own bead necklaces

Necklace ideas – A hand-made necklace can be a much more memorable gift than a ready-made one. You can make your own beaded necklace instead of spending money on those pricey neck pieces available in the market. Here are some items you will need to make a stunning necklace at home: Assorted wooden and plastic beads Flexible beading wires Scissors Measuring tape Crimp beads Clasps Once you have collected this stuff from an online store, you can start making some nice necklaces. Here are some steps which will help you do that. Pick suitable beads Pick beads that are elegant and

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