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Joselyn

About Joselyn

I'm Joselyn, the Marketing Manager for CreateForLess. Though knitting is my true crafty love, I've been experimenting with all kinds of products and techniques for as long as I can remember. I also love my dog Kirby, baking, going to the beach, and creating all kinds of ice cream flavors. I'm a Portland native who loves the rainy Northwest weather that gives me an excuse to stay inside with my coffee, a bunch of movies, and my knitting.

Kids’ Crafts: Bookmarks

With back to school season in full swing, it’s time to break out those books! Get kids excited to read with homemade bookmarks they’ll love to show off!

Wand Bookmark and Pointer

Wand Bookmark and Pointer

If you have a kid who loves reading about magic, they will certainly love this wand bookmark. Use different colors and jewels for a custom wand that fits your kid’s personality.

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Toadstools

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So, mushrooms may be the food that I hate the most. Being a vegetarian, it can be a little difficult to hate mushrooms as much as I do, but I just can’t develop a taste for them. Mushrooms that you don’t eat, on the other hand? I love them, I think they’re adorable. That’s why I love a good toadstool project like these.

Pebble Fairy Mushrooms

Pebble Fairy Mushrooms

Both kids and adults can have fun making these toadstools to decorate the garden. Make them in classic toadstool colors or have fun coming up with your own color combinations.

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Color Block Mirror Magnets

DIY Mirror Magnets in no time!

Sometimes you just need an easy craft that can be finished in minutes. For me, I almost always turn to making magnets when I need something to do with my hands while just passing time. I decided to grab some of my favorite paint colors and make these colorful and fun magnets to brighten up my fridge!

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Make Your Own Softies

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It seems like every child has that one stuffed animal or blanket that they take with them everywhere. I have this strange dream to make that animal for a friend or family member’s child. It’s a little weird, but I think I’ve got some good starting points!

Design Your Own Monster Stuffie

Kids can draw their own monsters and you bring them to life! Who wouldn’t love to show off their own monster creation?

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DIY Wind Chimes

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To me, wind chimes just sound like summer. They make me think of sitting in my backyard with a cold drink, a good book, and a cool breeze. I’d love to replicate that at my current home, so I think I’m going to have to give one of these homemade ones a shot. But which to choose?

DIY Wind Chimes

If your home decor style leans more toward boho, you’ll love these chimes made from scrap fabric. Mix and match patterns for a laid back vibe.

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Accessorize for Back to School

It’s so hard to admit it, but back to school season is nearly upon us. One of the best parts of the back to school season is shopping for new clothes! I loved to think about my own personal style and how best to show it off every year. Here are some fun DIY ways to show off your style and crafty abilities for the first day!

Knotted Hair Bow

Knotted Hair Bow

This simple bow can make a big statement with the right fabric. It’s the perfect one-of-a-kind way to take a back to school outfit to the next level.

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Collapsible Felt Bag

Make a little felt bag to carry with you that collapses into a flat surface for easy access!

When it comes to my personal stuff, I’m definitely not the most organized person. Decluttering is not my strong suit. I’m all for anything that makes it easier for me to clean up after myself, so that’s why I’m all about this handy collapsible storage bag.

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