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Christmas Mantle Display: Crafting With Kids

Growing up, one of my favorite decorative pieces during the Christmas holidays was a set of Santa and Mrs Claus that sat up on our fireplace mantle. It was always one of the final items that we would put up as a family, and truly signified the start of the Christmas season.

I haven’t been home for Christmas in a number of years, but I still think of the worn out figurines each time we decorate the house.

So this year, I pulled out a stash of toilet paper rolls, some felt, a bag of marshmallows and got to work crafting with my youngest.

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A Couple of Ways to Re-Use Those Christmas Cards: Crafting With Kids

Do you have a box of old Christmas Cards stashed somewhere and wondering what to finally do with them?

Here are a couple of ideas to get crafting with the kids. All you need are scissors, glue, ribbons and jars. Also, a little extra glitter never hurts.

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Gift Tags

This is an easy one.

Sort your cards and find out which ones are best suited for gift tags. Continue reading

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