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Let's Get Crafty - Part 12

Chances are you have been cleaning a lot while at home. You probably have come across some items you didn't even know you had. Put those basic household items to good use by crafting! In PART 12 of the Let's Get Crafty series, we will be showing you how to craft with cardboard, stencils, and Mod Podge. 

If you haven't read blogs 1-11 of this series make sure to go back and read those posts for more at-home crafting ideas.

Make sure you are following Plaid on social media and are signed up for our Plaid Crafts newsletter (click the "Email Signup" button on the side of your screen) for MORE project ideas to beat your boredom blues. Show us your crafts and creations using #PlaidCrafts. You could be featured on our social media channels.

Before we jump into the ideas below...

We are calling on all of YOU to take the #GetCraftyChallenge!

1. Create something crafty.
2. Share it on social media using #GetCraftyChallenge and #PlaidCrafts.
3. Tag 5 friends to get crafty too! 

Your crafts could end up in our Fan Friday segment. Let's see how creative we can all be together!

MORE Mod Podge How-To Videos

If you're a puzzle lover then check out how you can save the beauty of your creation with Mod Podge Puzzle Saver.
Reach toward the back of your pantry for that rock salt you use with your homemade ice cream machine and use it to make homemade crystals. 
This project is so much fun for kids! Let your kids rip paper into shreds then put them together on a canvas for a unique art piece. 

Have you ever heard of Faux Batik? Check out this video to discover a new way to use Mod Podge.

Cardboard Crafts

Click on the tag in the bottom left-hand corner of each photo to check out our supply list and instructions.

Turn cardboard boxes into stylish planters that are affordable and fun to make. 

Add some color to your floral decor with this cactus cardboard craft.
Create your own kingdom with cereal boxes, shipping boxes and more for hours of fun!

Missing the beach? Make your own ocean oasis with this cute under the sea diorama.


Celebrating a birthday or just need a fun picnic outside? Make this three-tiered stand to hold your sweet treats and more!

Organize your desk by creating this stylish magazine holder.


Stencil Crafts

 Learn the best way to stencil with this educational video from Rachel Faucett, author of Handmade Charlotte.
Stencil your favorite quote on your throw pillows for a personalized touch.

Give your morning coffee mug an upgrade with a variety of quotes and phrases.

Add some inspiration to your home by stenciling this saying to keep up the positivity.


Create an elegant nameplate for your little one with this round wooden wreath.


Add some color to your bathroom decor by stenciling everything from the bathmat to the shower curtain.

Show your state pride by crafting a hometown statement piece to display on your wall.

Personalize your space and be more expressive with this wood-burning stencil design idea.

Dreaming of the beach? Stencil your favorite sea creatures on to an old tray to add life and color to your home decor. 
What have you made out of cardboard? What have you stenciled since being stuck at home? Will you try some of these crafts? 

Happy Crafting! 
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