So many websites share family crafts. Seems like most of them are for really young children. Here on The Crafty Tipster, I hope to share family craft ideas that are good for most families. Just keep in mind, some fun craft ideas may not be appropriate for younger children or that they may require a bit more help to complete the project.

I’ve also shared at least one family craft project that did not go as we had planned. Sure, there are many folks getting great results with it, but, clearly painting with yarn and glue is not for everyone. Or at least, it wasn’t for our family. lol

You’ll find craft projects and tutorials that we have tried and enjoyed. And, I’ll also help you find some other great family crafting ideas to try.

As always, please drop me a line to let me know how it went.

Glass Block Project – Color!

A sample DecoBloc Glass Block for Crafting & a Pinterest find lead to a great and colorful glass block project that only requires Mod Podge and food coloring. It came out so cool that I might not add anything else to my glass block and just use it like a piece of art glass.

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Coloring Glass with Mod Podge Experiment

Join me as I experiment with Mod Podge and food coloring to color glass in bold and vibrant colors and discover a fun way to use the leftover glaze. No pale pastels here and it even works on etched or grooved glass too.

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Wrapping Paper Storage Solution

Tubes of wrapping paper are bulky, fragile and take up a lot of space but not if you use this cheap wrapping paper storage idea from For our family it was one of those Eureka moments and one that you will hopefully find as useful as we do.

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Crystal Bead Embellishment Basics

Learn about using crystal beads and flat back crystal embellishments to adorn your favorite clothes, gadgets and even shoes from our friends at Beads and Crystals.

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Woven Basket Tutorial

This project is very easy to make but does require patience and quite a bit of time. Attention to detail will make a prettier basket but this project could be made by children you would trust with a needle and thread.

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Recycled Note Board Tutorial

Inspired by our latest appliance purchase, the recycled, decorative message board will add a splash of color to your wall and provide a great place to display photos, artwork, notes and reminders.

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No Bake Clay Recipe

There are so very many free clay recipes floating around on the web. It seems like most kids craft websites are simply posting the clay dough recipes without trying the clay first. Hopefully, we'll be adding more clay recipes in the future but, for now, this is the only one that we have tried for ourselves.

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Kid’s Creative Drawing Challenge

What better way to spend a few hours together than by creating a new species! Kids of all ages can put their drawing and creative skills to the test in creating a new flower. This project would make a great companion to learning about flower names and species.

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