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 Hanging Planter

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I will confess that I don’t have much a green thumb. Ok, it’s kind of blackish. I tend to kill the living green things. But despite that, I love the way flowers and pretty plants look, especially around the front of the house. I have been loving seeing the return of retro hanging planters, and I thought that a DIY hanging planter would be such a great way to dress up the front porch of our new house! I made up {Read More}

Girls’ Summer Garden Party

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I am always looking for an excuse to invite my nieces and their mamas over to spend some time in the garden, and a garden party seemed like fun to plan and enjoy.  We had dainty little finger foods and enjoyed some fun crafts and a dip in the pool.  Join me today as I share a few of my garden party craft ideas with you! Summer garden party craft supplies: (1-3 * in order of difficulty) Flower Jars * {Read More}

Summery DIY Bandana Bunting

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I just love making up easy and cute banners for parties or even just for everyday! They are so fast to sew up and add such fun colors and style to any display, mantel or even to your backyard fence. Bandanas are so summery to me, so I thought it would be fun to make up a summery DIY bandana bunting – in these cheery, bright colors and all decorated with a little pom pom trim. Because everything is cuter with pom poms. {Read 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}