Velvet Material Pumpkins :: DIY Thanksgiving Crafting Tutorial

We’ve been making velvet pumpkins to get us into the Thanksgiving spirit. We add a few drops of On Guard essential oil to the rice inside and now our home smells so so so yummy!

They are really very quick and easy to make, just a few simple steps…

 

 

You can also follow the full diy picture tutorial here.

Happy fall crafting,

Blessings and magic,

Donni

 

Velvet Pumpkins :: DIY Tutorial

I’ve admired velvet pumpkins for years. There is something so awesomely luxurious about them. I love velvet. It makes me remember my grandmother… or rather, her formal sitting room… the one children were forbidden (unless on vary rare special occasions) to enter. It had plush velvet couches that a child could draw on simply by running a little finger along the fabric… like magic! No wonder velvet holds such fascination to me… still to this day!

So, I was super when a friend suggested we make our own velvet pumpkins. Being a novice at sewing, I was relieved to discover that not much sewing is needed. Velvet pumpkins are, in fact, quite easy to make!

Give them a try… you’ll love it.

Velvet Pumpkin

Velvet Pumpkin DIY Tutorial

 

Materials :

  • velvet material
  • rice
  • wool fiber filler
  • 1/2 cup of rice
  • On Guard essential oil
  • needle and thread
  • brown wire
  • green felt leaf
  • scissors
  • marker
  • pot lid

** optional ** I added a few drops of On Guard essential oil and now my pumpkins fill the room with such a wonderfully spicy aroma. It’s autumn in our house for sure!

 

Velvet Pumpkin DIY Tutorial

 

Method :

Put the velvet (velvet side down) on a flat surface like a tabletop or the floor.

Cut out a circle with scissors. The circle size will determine the size of your pumpkin. Make things easy by finding something in your home that is the right circular size to use as a stencil. I used the lid from my largest pot. Mark around the outside of the stencil with a marker. As your fabric is velvet side down, you will not be able to see the marker on your finished pumpkin.

Make your pumpkin any size you wish. Small pumpkins are adorable but larger ones are cool too. Making many pumpkins in various colors and sizes looks wonderful.

 

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With needle and thread, sew a simple straight catch stitch around the outside of your fabric, leaving a length thread on either side.

 

Velvet Pumpkin DIY Tutorial

 

When you gently pull the thread tails at the same time, your fabric will gather and close. Pull these threads until a small pouch has formed.

 

Velvet Pumpkin DIY Tutorial

 

Fill your pumpkin with rice and a essential oil or a little cinnamon if you wish to add the scent of fall to your creation.

 

Velvet Pumpkin DIY Tutorial

Velvet Pumpkin DIY Tutorial

 

 

Fill the rest of the pumpkin with wool or other fiber filling.

 

Velvet Pumpkin DIY Tutorial

 

When the pumpkin is nice and plump, close it firmly by pulling on the thread tails until the mouth of the pumpkin closes. If you think the pumpkin could be a little plumper, add more wool to it by loosening the mouth, adding more fiber and puling it closed again.

Tie the two thread tails together in a simple double knot. Trim the thread.

 

Velvet Pumpkin DIY Tutorial

 

To give your pumpkin an indent, cinch the middle by passing the thread through the middle of the pumpkin, looping it and threading it back through the middle again. Tie the thread tight, cinching the pumpkin in the middle for that lovely ‘pumpkin’ shape.

 

Velvet Pumpkin DIY Tutorial

 

Velvet Pumpkin DIY Tutorial

 

Cut the stick stalk into about an inch and insert it into the mouth of the pumpkin.

 

Velvet Pumpkin DIY Tutorial

 

Make the curled spirals of pumpkin vine by winding brown wire around a stick. Pull off the twirly brown wire carefully so that the curls remain in the wire. To elongate the twirls a little, pull gently on each end of the wire. Insert the twirls of vine into the mouth of the pumpkin.

 

Velvet Pumpkin DIY Tutorial

 

Velvet Pumpkin DIY Tutorial

 

Stick a green felt leaf (or paper if you don’t have felt) onto the stalk of the pumpkin.

 

Velvet Pumpkin DIY Tutorial

Velvet Pumpkin DIY Tutorial

 

Each pumpkin should take you about 10 minutes to make so there’s plenty of time for you to make a whole barrow full!

 

Velvet Pumpkin DIY Tutorial

Here’s a quick cheat-sheet if you want to Pin this project for later or share it with your friends.

 

Velvet Pumpkin DIY Tutorial

Happy Fall crafting,

Blessings and magic,

Donni

 

 

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Snowy Pine Cone Garland for Christmas : DIY Tutorial

We love using the things we find in nature to decorate our home for the holidays.

There is a pine tree in our neighborhood that drops the sweetest mini pine cones. We took our basket on a walk yesterday and collected a few to make a snowy pine cone garland for our mantle.

 

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Isn’t it wonderful?!

I’ve put together and easy, step-by-step DIY tutorial so that you can make one too.

You’ll want to pin this graphic to Pinterest so that you can find it when you are looking for it later.

 

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Here is the tutorial with lovely big photos to help guide you through every step.

 

Materials :

 

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  1. mini pine cones (picked up from nature or purchased here).
  2. white paint
  3. floral wire
  4. hemp string
  5. paint brush

 

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Step 1

Give each mini pine cone a dusting of white paint.

 

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Step 2

When the paint is dry, wrap thin floral wire inside the tynes of each pine cone. Twist the ends of the floral wire together to form a loop and trim with scissors.

 

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Step 3

Thread hemp string through the loop you have just made with the floral wire. String each pine cone onto your garand.

 

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Step 4

Make simple loop-knots in the end of your garland and hang it in your home. If you are lucky, your garland will fill the room with the wonderful scent of natural pine.

 

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It looks so perfect in the Sunny House.

I have put together a  kit, available in The Magic Onions Shop, that will come with EVERYTHING you need to complete this project.

If you LOVE this garland but are not the crafting type, you can purchase it in The Magic Onions Shop… in the Garland section.

Looking for more crafting ideas? You can find awesome needle felting directions on my Needle Felting Tutorials page, including this gorgeous felted acorn garland.

Here are some of my other fall and Christmas crafts.

And here are all of my crafting tutorials.

Happy crafting,

Blessings and magic,

Donni

 

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Nature Napkin Ring :: DIY Tutorial

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The kids and I have made napkin rings for our Thanksgiving table.

 

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Our Thanksgiving table will be nature-inspired and these twig and oak napkin rings will look wonderful.

 

Home Is Where The Heart Is

Home is where the heart is
So let this heart beat strong
May everyone who enters here
Rest in knowing they belong
May the sound of joyful laughter
Echo sweetly through each room
From the moment sunrise floods the Earth
To the rising of the moon
Then into the quite moments
Of each evening may you hear
The whispers of the angels
Singing softly in your ear

 

DIY Nature Napkin Ring Tutorial : www.theMagicOnions.com

 

We used twigs we found outside, felt leaves (make them or purchase them here), wooden napkin rings from the craft store, felt acorns (make them or purchase them here), hemp string from the craft store and glue.

 

Tutorial :

Measure the twigs against the napkin ring and cut the twigs about double the length of the rings. You’ll need quite a lot and, luckily, kids love to help.

 

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Glue the twigs all around the outside of the wood napkin ring. I find glue from a hot glue gun works best as I’m not so great at waiting for school glue to dry.

 

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Glue the end of the hemp string in the middle of the twigs and wrap the hemp string around the napkin ring. Glue the end in place.

 

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Glue a felt leaf onto the hemp string.

 

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Glue the felted acorn to the felt leaf.

 

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We love our nature-inspired napkin rings. Our Thanksgiving table will be orange and yellow with felt leaves, acorns and straw flowers strewn across the tablecloth.

 

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We have introduced a new tradition this year. I’ve asked everyone, kids included, to prepare a poem or reading about being grateful or something that inspires gratefulness.

Kitty has a lovely poem prepared, I haven’t found mine yet and Teddy is going to recite the blessing he says before lunch at school every day :

Blessing

For the golden corn
For the apples in the trees
For the golden butter
For the honey from the bees
For fruits and nuts and berries that grow along the way
Dear Father Sun and Mother Earth
We give our thanks this day.
Blessings on our food and Peace be on the earth.

 

DIY Nature Napkin Ring Tutorial : www.theMagicOnions.com

We are so excited to have our dear friends with us for this special day.

Here are some of our other Fall inspired crafts.

Blessings and magic,

Donni

 

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Felt Leaf Garland :: DIY Tutorial

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We are having Thanksgiving at The Sunny House this year. Of course, this is a GREAT excuse to get crafting.  We have the whole week off from school and have LOTS of projects on our list.

We can tick off a felt leaf garland that we made today. Isn’t it awesome?!

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Of course, I know you are utterly sidetracked by the adorable clay fox Kitty made for her friend yesterday. This child! She’s amazing… I see her with a ball of clay and half an hour later she’s painting this fox. ‘Please can I have him, Kitty?’ I plead… ‘I LOVE him so much, I really HAVE to have him… I’ll pay you for him. Please!’ ‘No, Mom.’ She answers, ‘I made him for someone special and his soul is especially for her. You just have to be generous. You can’t keep ALL of my things.’

Seeing my genuinely crestfallen face (I have to have this fox, even if it means I’m the opposite of ‘generous’!) she added… ‘I’ll make you one. He’ll be especially for you and will have a different soul that is meant only for you.’ Gosh… okay, I think… I’d rather have a fox made with a soul that’s especially for me then.

Anyway, back to the felt leaf garland. Here it is again…

 

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I’m loving my felted leaves. I have a Sizzix cutter and am thinking up all kinds of wonderful felt leaf projects. You can see how I cut the leaves here (and also some lovely felt  leaf ornaments too.)

I’ve had some requests to sell felt leaves and so have listed a few in the shop for those of you who need them.

 

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To make a felt leaf garland, all you need are felt leaves (make them or find them here), hemp string, scissors and a needle with a big eye.

 

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Begin by folding the leaves in half and cutting two small incisions into the felt. Make the incisions in the middle of the width of the leaves and close together.

 

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Thread the needle with the hemp string and thread the leaves onto the hemp though the small cuts in each leaf.

 

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Tie loop knots in the ends of your garland and hang it in pride of place. I love how wonderfully colorful the leaves are… they are a beautiful reflection of the colors I’m seeing outside the window.

 

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And here he is again for those of you who need to see him again. Do you really think mine will quite so wonderful?

 

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Sigh!

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Have you seen the other wonderful garlands in The Magic Onions Shop?

Looking for more crafting ideas? You can find awesome needle felting directions on my Needle Felting Tutorials page.

Remember, you can buy these felt leaves here.

Here are some of my other fall and Christmas crafts.

And here are all of my crafting tutorials.

Happy crafting,

Blessings and magic,

Donni

 

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Felt Leaf Ornaments : Crafts for Thanksgiving

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Are you looking for a fun and easy crafting tutorial to make your Thanksgiving table look even more gorgeous this year?

These felt leaf ornaments will do it!

Here is a list of materials you’ll need :

 

DIY Felt Leaf Ornaments for Thanksgiving Tutorial : www.theMagicOnions.com

I used my good old Sizzix to cut the leaves from autumn-colored wool felt.

 

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If you don’t have a felt cutter, you can use freehand to cut leaf shapes with sharp scissors.

Thread the needle with the hemp string and push it through the felt ball (you can find felt balls here).

You might need pliers to help get the needle through if you felt ball is tightly felted.

 

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Tie a simple loop knot in the top of the hemp string.

 

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Put a little glue onto the end of the hemp string and stick it onto the felt leaf.

 

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We have strung them along the fireplace and they look wonderful!

 

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Have you seen the other wonderful garlands in The Magic Onions Shop?

Looking for more crafting ideas? You can find awesome needle felting directions on my Needle Felting Tutorials page.

I think you’ll also LOVE my felted acorn garland.

Here are some of my other fall and Christmas crafts.

And here are all of my crafting tutorials.

Happy crafting,

Blessings and magic,

Donni

 

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Felted Acorn Garland DIY Tutorail

NEEDLE FELTED ACORN GARLAND

Today you are so LUCKY!

I am finally sharing how to make gorgeous felted acorn garlands. They are the cutest things ever, don’t you think? It’s no wonder so many of you have asked me for the tutorial. Drum roll… here it is!

 

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Jazz up your home for autumn. Or make a colorful garland for your Thanksgiving table or  your Christmas tree. Or make one to keep your home wonderfully woodsy all year round. I promise, once you have your ADORABLE felted acorn garland up in your home, you’ll never want to take it down.

Pin this graphic tutorial on Pinterest so that you can save the instructions forever. You’ll be happy you did later when you are looking for it!

 

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Here’s the full tutorial with nice big photos to guide you.

 

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Here are the materials you’ll need to make your very own felted acorn garland :

 

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  1. felt balls in your favorite colors (find them here. You’ll need about 40).
  2. real acorn caps (you’ll need about 40).
  3. 5 feet of hemp string (the thinnest you can find).
  4. a needle with a big eye
  5. glue (hot glue is best but if you are working with children, school glue works just as well… you just have to be more patient waiting for the glue to dry.)
  6. scissors
  7. pliers (optional).

 

Step 1

First pair up all of acorn caps with your felt balls, making sure the balls fit snugly in the cap. Leave the balls in the acorn caps until you are ready to glue them together.

 

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Step 2

Put a little glue into the base of the acorn caps and insert the felted balls. If you are using a hot glue gun, the balls will bond immediately to the acorn caps. If you are using school glue, you’ll need to leave the felted acorns for a few hours for the glue to dry.

 

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Look how cute your felted acorns look. I adore all these pretty bright colors together.

 

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I love finding doubles, which is what I call it when there are two acorn caps on one stem. When you come across a double, choose complimentary colored balls to fill the caps. These make your garland even more fun.

 

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Step 3

You can string your garland when the felted balls are completely bonded to the acorn caps.

Thread the needle with the hemp string.

Thread the needle through the center of the felted ball of each acorn. Depending on how firm your felted balls is, you might need to grasp the sharp end of the needle with a pair of pliers and pull hard to get the hemp string through the felted ball. You might even need to jiggle it a little as you pull… don’t be shy to use force if you need it.

 

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String all of the felted acorns onto the hemp string.

 

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Step 4

When all the felted acorns are on the string, begin at one end to space them the same distance from each other. I like leaving at least the space of an acorn between them… sometimes more space looks more delightful.

 

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End your felted acorn garland with a simple loop knot and hang it up.

 

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I have put together a wonderful kit, available in The Magic Onions Shop, that will come with EVERYTHING you need to complete this project.

If you LOVE this garland but are not the crafting type, you can purchase it in The Magic Onions Shop… in the Garland section. If you don’t see the color combo you are after, send me a message and I’ll make it for you in the colors you choose.

Looking for more crafting ideas? You can find awesome needle felting directions on my Needle Felting Tutorials page.

Here are some of my other fall and Christmas crafts.

And here are all of my crafting tutorials.

Happy crafting,

Blessings and magic,

Donni

 

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Make a Leaf Mobile

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It’s so exciting! Autumn is here… the days are cooling down, the acorns are falling from the oak trees and all of the leaves are starting to change into their brilliant yellow, orange and red gowns.

The colors of Autumn are so rich and warm, it’s hard to believe that they lead us into the starkness that is winter.

So, we collect these colors. And we store them for when the colors of nature become pale and bleak.

We grab our buckets and baskets and set out into the neighborhood to forage.

We collect nature supplies that we know will not be available in winter.

We collect pretty flowers and colorful leaves and press them in our flower press, knowing that we will be using them for many fun activities in the months to come.

To usher in the Fall, we decided to use our first batch of ‘pressings’ to make a fun leaf mobile.

 

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Method :

 

  1. With school glue, stick googly eyes onto the pressed leaves.
  2. Use the hole punch to punch a hole in the top of each leaf.
  3. Cut thread into lengths.
  4. Thread through the holes in the leaves and knot to secure.
  5. Tie the other end of each thread to a stick, making sure the cute leaf animals hang at random lengths.
  6. Hang your leaf mobile in a special place where you can smile at it whenever you see it.

 

Your sweet leaf mobile will be sure to garner smiles ALL-THE-TIME!

Here are some other ways we’ve crafted with pressed leaves and flowers :

Make a pressed leaf and flower lantern.

Decorate Easter eggs with pressed flowers and leaves.

Make a beeswax and pressed leaf sun catcher.

 

What other fun things have you done using pressed leaves and flowers?

Blessings and magic,

Donni

 

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Pine Cone Halloween Crafts

Are you getting ready for Halloween?

At the Sunny House, our rose bushes are draped in spider web, there is a carved pumpkin on the front steps and few mini-skeletons hanging from the mailbox (Teddy is our Halloween decorator!)

And, of course, we dug out our Pine Cone Spider and our Pine Cone Fairy to hang in the tree.

You’d think we are ready for the big night but no, neither children have decided what they’ll be yet. It is our tradition to play Halloween like this… we change our minds a million times and it’s always a mad rush on-the-day to find appropriate things to wear for our only-just-decided-upon costumes. That’s how we roll!

Here are our tutorials on how to make these fun Halloween decorations :

 

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Eeeek… pine cone spider.

 

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Make a pine cone fairy from Autumn leaves.

 

Happy almost-Halloween.

Blessings and magic,

Donni

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Autumn Magic Craft Box – 2015

Are you ready for some fun fall crafting?

The first of the autumn Magic Craft Boxes are on their way to excited children around the world.

The fairies get so excited when it’s time to let you know that the Magic Craft Boxes are on their way! They dart around in quite a state as we package up the craft kits, sprinkle fairy dust into each box and it on its way.

 

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Autumn’s Magic Craft Box is fulled to the brim with fall enchantment. Your kids will spend hours of fun working with nature inspired materials to make gorgeous autumn crafts that you’ll be proud to display in your home.

1. The cutest acorn acorn toadstool potted plant

2. A pretty lace and feather dream catcher

3. A gorgeous fall-inspired fairy lantern for lantern walk

4. Two of the sweetest nature gnomes

 

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Click on the orange link below to purchase your Autumn Magic Craft Box.

 

 

All crafts in the Autumn Magic Craft Box are…

  • magical and fun
  • inspired by nature
  • eco-friendly
  • appeal to all genders and ages

 

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Crafts require various amounts of parental involvement. If you have a young child, they will work with you as you create magic together. An older child might need you to help them with a few aspects of each craft.

 

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The Magic Craft Box is a such a lovely gift for little loved ones who live far away from you. If you are a Grandparent, what better gift for your grandchildren than a Magic Craft Box to arrive each season, filled with delightful, nature-inspired, crafts for them to enjoy with your own children. What a lovely talking point for you to have with them as they tell you what magical treasures they have made from your gift that keeps on giving.

 

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As you know from reading The Magic Onion, I am inspired by Mother Nature and all of the beautiful treasures she bestows upon us. I use nature and natural materials as much as I can in my craft kits. There is something magical that happens when we work with natural elements. It’s as if our spirits connect with the energy of the Earth to open up our creative beings and set our imaginations free… you will see this in the sparkling eyes of  your children and the innocent enchantment on their faces as they work with feathers, wool or silk. It is this experience that is the magic that is hidden in each Magic Craft Box.

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How about signing up for a One-Year subscription … you’ll get a new package, filled with wonderful seasonal crafts on your doorstep at the beginning of each season.

Life is busy.

If you are like me, you often don’t have the time to find the goodies we need to make cute things with our children.

Why not rely on The Magic Craft Box ?

Everything you’ll need to make these beautiful handmade treasures with your children will be mailed straight to your doorstep, ready and waiting for when you have a little free time to make magic with your children.

Delight your children and spark their imaginations and creative spirits.

  • There is a new Magic Craft Box for each new season.
  • Sign up for a One Year Subscription to receive a Magic Craft Box, automatically, at the beginning of each season.
  • Or purchase a new Magic Craft Boxes each season.

4 Seasons :

 

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Feedback from Happy Customers:

 

“The Magic Craft Box was beautifully done, both in quality and the enclosed instructions. Both of my children have each completed all of the crafts and enjoyed the process so much. I would recommend these craft boxes to anyone! There are so many possibilities within the crafts. The shipping was wonderful and there was SO much attention to detail. Thanks so much!” – Vanessa

“The Magic Craft Box is pure delight! Straight from the fairies! My daughter is loving them and the magic packed in. I love them too, having everything ready in one easy package. Thank you so much!” – Lindsey

“My goodness, this is such a brilliant concept. I can’t tell which craft my children enjoyed the most! Opening their Magic Craft Boxes was such an experience for them… it made even my 11 year old start to believe in fairies again! My 3 year old loved being part of making the crafts too. All around, this was a wonderful experience for my whole family. I have already purchased our One Year Subscription – keep the magic coming!” – Denise

This is how magically each craft kit is packaged

 

If you have any questions or problems, please don’t hesitate to get in touch.

Enjoy making MAGIC!

Blessings and magic,

Donni