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Christmas Kid's Crafts

Snowman Christmas

Happy Christmas! At my work place we are engaging in Secret Santa. That is when you draw the name of a co-worker and secretly give them presents. At the end of the given period, you reveal your identity. Usually, the group engaging in this festivity agrees to a low dollar allotment. We are doing a […]

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Tooling Around: An Up-Cycled Christmas

We are up–cycling Christmas at The Cutting Cafe blog. What do these items have in common? We are using jars and cans to decorate for the season. Check the blog for more ideas. I went real simple. But I like it because you can do this with your kids. They can make their decoration as […]

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Christmas Kid's Crafts

Happy Little Santa Treat Boxes

We often see art and crafts reflecting the world around us. That is because art often borrows from nature and the world. A gable is the generally triangular portion of a wall between the lines of a sloping roof. This gable architecture design is used in this Gable Box Template from The Cutting Cafe. I […]

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I Love You To Pieces

I have bught a box of clear candy tubes. There are so many fun ideas out there for these tubes. As well, you can think up your own. I am sure that my kids were the last to finish school this year. But just in case you still need a gift for your teacher, here […]

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Pockets Full of Love

Happy Valentine’s Day again from Krista’s Paper Cafe. I came up with this one more idea and want to share it with you. I think these would be fun for your kids to give to classmates. You could assemble the critters and they could design the pockets!! I designed the pocket cut file myself. Easy […]

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Santa’s Little Helpers

Excuse me as I am sending this post a second time as Miss Elf now has a helper–Mr Elf!! This is so fun! This Elf cut file is designed by Cheryl at Creative Kuts. It is actually 3D and is made with candy canes! We eat very little sugar at our house, so I used […]

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Challenge Cut File Featured Kid's Crafts made with love Winter

It’s Beginning to Look a Bit Like Christmas

You may recall that I am a member of the design team: “made with love (and paper).” We are on our Tenth creation as a team. Please stop by and do join us in this month’s challenge!! You are welcome to submit your creation to the challenge. Our made with love (and paper) challenge for […]

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Penguins Wobble, But They Don’t Fall Down

This Post Is Dedicated to My Dear Friend, Karle. One of the latest crazes in paper crafting is Action Wobbles(c). This is small plastic spring attached to adhesive paper on both ends. The idea is to put a little spring in your creations. See this post of a card I made when Wobbles first introuced […]

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Count Down to School

(This post is photo heavy . . . but I want my kids to enjoy the process. They (especially the youngest) love having their pictures on my blog.) “Mom . . . ?” the call goes out. “How many days until school?” (Not that they want to GO to school . . . . By […]

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Essential Summer Wear

We are having some summer fun at Paper Playtime. Our challenge for July is SUMMER. We can make any paper creation with a SUMMER theme. And you can play along too! (Look for Challenge #50.) We are also getting our style on at Getting Cricky with K Andrew and her Simply Sunday “Fashion-ista” Challenge. One […]