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Step-by-step instructions. Printable patterns. Updates each week.

Welcome to Aunt Annie's Crafts!

Take a look around. You'll find crafting fun for children, teens and adults. A craft how-to is featured each Monday, with a special craft treat added each Wednesday, and at the end of the week it's Friday Fun with simple crafts for families, groups or classrooms.

Featured this week: Window decorations for Halloween!

  • Halloween Suncatchers - Make Halloween suncatchers shaped like bats, ghosts and jack-o'-lanterns. Hang the suncatchers in your windows and give some as gifts. Suncatchers are easy to make and are a great vehicle for creativity—make them in a variety of colors and add your own special touches.

    Come back on Wednesday for a new craft treat and later in the week for a new Friday Fun craft!

  • This Week's Friday Fun: Candle holders made from empty tin cans!

    Recycled Tin Can Candle Holders - Imagine quiet conversation on a patio or porch in the light of flickering candles. These simple candle holder luminaries are made from recycled cans that are left plain or painted. The candle holders are fun to make as a family or group project.

    For more family, classroom or group crafts see the Friday Fun Crafts collection!

Featured last week: Make a 3D trapeze act for your circus!

  • 3D Paper Circus Trapeze Act - In this project, you will make circus trapeze performers and a trapeze. The craft includes printable patterns for four trapeze artists and instructions for making a lightweight trapeze suitable for hard or carpet surfaces. This is the fourth of four craft projects for the Under the Big Top craft series.

  • Wednesday Treat: New Halloween cutouts pattern!

    Last week's Wednesday Treat was a new Halloween Cutouts pattern for you to download and print. Use the spider, jack-o'-lantern and bat cutouts to decorate windows, bulletin boards, or for a spooky party. See the Halloween Crafts index for more

  • Last Week's Friday Fun: Put your fingers in the paint and have fun!

    Finger Painting - This craft project goes over the basic steps for doing finger painting and gives tips to enhance your finger paint masterpieces. The kids (and grown-ups, too) will have great fun smearing paint on paper and creating fanciful pictures.

    For more family, classroom or group crafts see the Friday Fun Crafts collection!

Previously featured...

Here's a sample of the crafting fun from previous weeks. Visit the Project Index to see it all.

Looking for crafts for family, classroom or group craft time?
Check out the Friday Fun index for quick and easy crafts.

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Greeting card tutorials

Greeting card tutorials are a regular feature on Aunt Annie's Crafts. Each tutorial builds on prior card projects. It's like taking a class on making handmade greeting cards.

This month's featured tutorial is Four Patch Cards, the first tutorial in the Card Class! This is a great place to start if you are new to card making. Do all the tutorials in the Card Class to learn many techniques for making beautiful cards and then go on to Card Class 2 for more card making ideas and techniques.


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