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Easy-to-Make Family Keepsakes: Bright Idea: Photo Candle Holder (via FamilyFun magazine)

Easy-to-Make Family Keepsakes: Bright Idea: Photo Candle Holder (via FamilyFun Magazine)

Family travels signpost: jumbo size craft sticks, painted with acrylic paint.  Base: air dry clay, insert 1/2" dowel. Etch letters, paint base, let dry.  Locations:  use google maps to determine distance to your points of interest, write on sticks with sharpie.  Attach signs to dowel with glue dots and attach animal to top with glue dot or tacky glue.

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Show the way to loved ones and favorite vacation spots with a tabletop signpost. This fun also helps kids with geography, and comes from our friends at FamilyFun magazine!

Print out your photo onto vellum paper. Modpodge onto straight glass candle holders. Add light coats of glitter glue on strategic places to enhance the photo. When dry, put in battery operated tea light.

Vases found at Dollar Tree. Print photos on vellum & mod podge them to the vase. Then light your votive - a beautiful holiday decoration or gift for friends and family! --- Or wedding decoration using all your fabulous engagement pictures!

This add-on photo book lets you display your child's Halloween disguises through the years. You will need: Craft knife Mat board Patterned paper Double-sided tape 19- by 25-inch sheet of art paper (ours was $2.69 at Hobby Lobby) Ruler Bamboo skewer 4- by 6-inch photos Rubber stamps and ink pad Adhesive-backed photo corners Ribbon 1. For a cover, use a craft knife (adults only) to cut out a 5- by 7 1/2-inch piece of mat board. Cover the board with patterned p...

Easy-to-Make Family Keepsakes

Easy-to-Make Family Keepsakes: Costumes on Parade (via FamilyFun magazine)! This add-on photo book lets you display your child's Halloween disguises through the years.

Great Gift Idea: Cozy Card Holders (via Parents.com) - can design some business cards or contact information cards and make these little wallets to hold them. Personalize for each person and what kind of card it holds (DD needs BTA cards!)

Great Gift Idea: Cozy Card Holders

Gifts kids can make. These easy-to-sew wallets are sized just right for business cards, but you can also use them to present a gift card, jewelry, or even a heartfelt note. Originally published in the December/January 2013 issue of FamilyFun magazine

Like the different twist on the traditional family beach photograph with white and khaki AND the relections captured in the water.

Like the different twist on the traditional family beach photograph with white and khaki AND the relections captured in the water.

I can't bear to give away the special shirts my daughters have outgrown, so we decided to turn the most precious ones into keepsake pillows. We cut a shirt into a fun shape -- a cat face from a kitty-patterned pajama top, a coffee mug from a diner shirt -- then we sew the front and back together and stuff it with fiberfill. The girls can display the pillows or snuggle with them at bedtime (remembering good times makes for sweet dreams).                 -- Ceil Than Port Jefferson, NY…

Simple and Cute Sewing Crafts for Kids

I can't bear to give away the special shirts my daughters have outgrown, so we decided to turn the most precious ones into keepsake pillows. We cut a shirt into a fun shape -- a cat face from a kitty-patterned pajama top, a coffee mug from a diner shirt -- then we sew the front and back together and stuff it with fiberfill. The girls can display the pillows or snuggle with them at bedtime (remembering good times makes for sweet dreams). -- Ceil Than Port Jefferson, NY…

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