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Recycled Cereal Box Gift Bag

How to Make Gift Bags from Recycled Cereal Boxes

By Noreen Doll. How to Make Gift Bags from Recycled Cereal Boxes is a great project for Earth Day or recycling. Bowdabra is featuring my … [Read More...]

How to Make Easy Faux Wood Crates from Cardboard Boxes by Crafty Journal

Make Easy Faux Wood Crates

By Noreen Doll. We wanted to use some boxes under our coffee table to hold miscellaneous items, but the cardboard boxes didn't look very … [Read More...]

How to Make a Cardboard Box Sturdier by Crafty Journal

How to Make a Cardboard Box Sturdier

by Noreen Doll. When you find a cardboard box that is just the right size for an item you want to store, it's handy to know how to make a cardboard … [Read More...]

Delicious Fry Bread by Crafty Journal

Fry Bread Recipe

By Noreen Doll. I love fry bread! However, it isn't easy to find and usually you need to look for it at a food booth at a street fair, craft … [Read More...]

Fun Easter Egg Games for Toddlers by Crafty Journal

Easter Egg Games for Toddlers

By Noreen Doll. Use these fun Easter egg games and activities to keep your toddler happily occupied. They would even be a great idea for a … [Read More...]

Hatching Chick by Crafty Journal

Hatching Chick

By Noreen Doll. Create a cute Hatching Chick to sit among the eggs on your table. This could be an easy project for kids to make at an … [Read More...]

Easy Paper Plate Pop Up Bunny by Crafty Journal

Paper Plate Pop Up Bunny

By Noreen Doll. Create this fluffy paper plate pop up bunny with your kids. Get a bag of cotton puffs at the Dollar Store and cut them in … [Read More...]

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Pot Handle Hot Pad Grip by Crafty Journal

Pot Handle Hot Pad Grip

By Noreen Doll. A Pot Handle Hot Pad Grip is easy to make with a pot … [Read More...]


Crafting With Clothespins

By Noreen Doll. Crafting with clothespins is a necessity for … [Read More...]

Remove Dried Paint Splotches - Crafty Journal

Remove Dried Paint Splotches Easily and Cheaply

By Noreen Doll. While painting recently, we managed to have dried paint … [Read More...]

Heal Chapped Hands by Crafty Journal

A Fast Way to Heal Chapped Hands

By Noreen Doll. My hands often get very chapped. I wash them … [Read More...]


How to Sharpen a Punch

By Noreen Doll. Do you need to sharpen a punch? Any kind of punch can be … [Read More...]


Cheap Laminating

By Noreen Doll. You can use packaging tape for cheap laminating if you … [Read More...]


Frugal Crafting

© by Noreen Doll. Frugal crafting is a part of how I create.  i don't … [Read More...]

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Aluminum Security Credit Card Holder Tutorial

By Noreen Doll. From what I've read, hackers can now use a hand held … [Read More...]


Graduation Cap Crafts

Use these quick easy graduation cap crafts when preparing for your … [Read More...]

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Kindergarden Graduation Gifts

By Noreen Doll. Many schools now have kindergarden graduation … [Read More...]


Photo Tile Gifts

Photo tile gifts are really easy to make with great results. Any size … [Read More...]


Warm Covers

Wonderful ideas for warm blankets, snuggles, coats, cloaks, and … [Read More...]


Homemade Graduation Gifts

Homemade graduation gifts are a personal way to let a graduate know how … [Read More...]

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