Category Archives: Summer

Fabric Dyeing Techniques

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Summer weather is the perfect time to head outside and try out some large scale projects. Lots of fabric dyeing techniques require tons of space and fresh air to help dry your creation. So take advantage of the lovely summer weather and try a new technique!

Glue Batik Technique

Glue Batik Technique

Though you’re painting the fabric rather than dyeing with this technique, the result is still super fun and you can definitely do this project outside. This is a great family project because every age group can enjoy it. It could also be really fun on a pillowcase for a slumber party.

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Beach Ball Invitations for Summer Fun

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Peg Rounds

From Peg’s Crafting Corner

Beach Ball Invitations for Summer Fun

Summertime fun begins with an invitation to a party.  Create this easy to make beach ball invitation to kick off your summer fun.  Whether it’s a party for grown-ups or one for the kids this beach ball invitation is sure to make its rounds.

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Coloring Page Fans

Beat the heat and find a use for your coloring pages with a fun and colorful fan craft!

We all love the new coloring book trend that has been going on in the crafting world, but what do you do with the completed pages? I’ve been trying to come up with creative uses for these pages because I get a great feeling of accomplishment whenever I finish a page and I want to show them off! This is a fun craft for the whole family that can help you keep cool this summer too!

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Kids Crafts: Keep it Cool

We are well into the summer months, and the weather is definitely showing it. If your kids are feeling the heat, then they will love these creative ways to cool off. Craft with the kids and keep cool at the same time!

Ice Cream Play Dough

Ice Cream Play Dough

Store this fun dough in the refrigerator for a fun way to beat the heat. Kids of all ages will love squishing this cool dough with their hands and older kids can scoop their own ice cream cones without the sugar rush!

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Sliced Watermelon Party Invitation

By Card Making & Scrapbooking Contributor

Peg Rounds

From Peg’s Crafting Corner

Sliced Watermelon Party Invitation

It’s summer time and with this time of year comes fun parties and a favorite of many….watermelon!  What better way to combine your favorites than these sliced watermelon invitations for your guests?  They are quick and easy to make so you can invite a lot of people to come join the fun.

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