Seasonal Craft Ideas

Looking for unique ways to celebrate the holidays? Try using seasonal craft ideas for a fun activity or way to decorate your home for a holiday celebration. Browse all our seasonal crafts below and click on any project image for detailed instructions, tips, supply lists and more.

DIY Gingerbread House & Birdhouse In One

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I love this little DIY gingerbread house project for Christmas in July because it works now as a birdhouse AND it works later as a darling little flickering nightlight for Christmas.  I plan to do a whole little bird city with all the houses Consumer Crafts has available (See them all HERE).  Wouldn’t it be fun to have a birdhouse painting party with a bunch of friends or neighborhood children? It is a wonderful way to get out of the {Read More}

Easy Christmas Lanterns With DIY Vinyl Decals

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You may think it’s nutty to start thinking about Christmas in July. But I think it’s genius. Some of my girlfriends and I were just talking about how if you started getting ready for Christmas in July, the month of December wouldn’t be such a hectic time. And handmade gifts wouldn’t be such a daunting task. Turning these lanterns into Christmas lighting with DIY vinyl decals was ridiculously easy. And these are the kinds of crafts that can be so rewarding. Five minutes, {Read More}

Christmas in July: Homemade Advent Calendar

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Happy Christmas…in July! Actual Christmas will be here before we know it and one thing I’ve always wanted to do was to have an advent calendar for my family.  My children love counting down til Christmas (or any holiday) and I have never been able to bring myself to buy an expensive advent calendar.  So we typically either have a cheap one filled with cheap chocolate or do nothing.  So this year I wanted to get ahead of the game, {Read More}

Summer Kid’s Camp: Cooking With Kids

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It’s natural to worry about your kids losing some of what they learned in school over the summer. But, it’s also hard to justify making them study or practice while they should be outside having fun. Luckily, we’ve got a kid’s summer camp solution that’s the best of both worlds. Cooking with kids! Kid’s cooking is one of the best ways to bond with your children while having fun and secretly building valuable skills. That’s why the final theme in {Read More}

DIY Corn Hole Game For Kids

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We LOVE to be outside as much as possible!  Even in the hot hot summer, I have time scheduled every day to just play outside!  And it is one of my kid’s favorite parts of the day.  We love to ride bikes and play in the sprinklers, we love to take walks and go to the park, we love to roller blade and we love to head to the pool.  We also LOVE to play games!  So I am really {Read More}

Summer Kid’s Camp: Summer Reading for Kids

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It can sometimes seem impossible to get children excited about reading, especially in the summer. But, the importance of books goes beyond what’s on the pages. Reading helps children stimulate their imagination, understand the written word and when done aloud, develop valuable verbal and listening skills. Plus, it’s a great way to get kids to interact and learn while still enjoying the sunshine. That’s why the next theme in our Summer Kid’s Camp series is Summer Reading for Kids. Summer Reading {Read More}

Patriotic Crafts Tutorial: DIY Washi Tape Star Decor

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I love adding a few fun patriotic crafts and decorations to my home during the summer months!  Between Memorial Day and the 4th of July, there are so many wonderful reasons to celebrate our country.  So today I am going to show you a really simple patriotic star DIY using washi tape!  Woot woot! The best part is that these only take a few moments to make!  Here are my star patriotic crafts with washi tape! Supplies needed to make your {Read More}

4th of July Party Ideas: Firecracker Favors

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If you’re planning a big party and need some 4th of July party ideas, you’re definitely going to want to whip up some of these great firecracker favors! They’re inexpensive to make and small enough that you won’t break the bank trying to fill them. I used washi tape to decorate mine in a jiffy, but any medium would work (paint, decoupage, stickers, markers, etc). Depending on their age, you can even let your kids help out with these 4th of July {Read More}

4th of July Decor: DIY Button Flag Tray

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It is that time of year y’all.  You can break out the red, white, and blue for a festive 4th of July party.  This 4th of July decor button flag tray is the perfect addition to the center of your holiday table.  Or make a large version of this 4th of July decor tray to serve up patriotic desserts or drinks.  Either way this 4th of July decor tray looks extremely cool and complicated to make.  The buttons almost look like {Read More}