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Autumn Leaf Candle Holder 

autumn leaf candle holder

Create a rustic-looking Autumn Leaf Candle Holder!  Perfect for providing a spooky glow for Halloween, or as a mellow tabletop centerpiece for Thanksgiving! All you need is a few simple supplies that you can purchase at any craft store: Mason Jar Fabric leaves in autumn colors Mod-Podge Brush or sponge brush Twine A flameless candle… read more >>

How to Make Animal Magnets

animal magnets

Sign up and come to the Springfield Library on July 22nd to learn how to make your very own glass photo magnets featuring a cheetah, lion, sea turtle, harp seal, bear, and/or a fox! Can’t make it in? Craft Kits will be available for pick-up at the Springfield Library after the program. Come get them… read more >>

Upcycled Magazine Bird Mobile

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Bird Mobiles are available as this month’s Adult Take & Make kit.  (While supplies last.) Supplies Magazine page birds (5) Cardstock birds (5) Fishing line (4 pieces) Dowel rod (1) Glue (not included) Instructions 1. Start by matching up the 5 pairs of magazine page and cardstock birds. Keep the design you want to see… read more >>

DIY Fold-A-Long Fox

fox card glue on face

Fox Fold-a-long cards are available as this month’s Adult Take & Make kit. (While supplies last.) Supplies Needed: Cardstock Pattern Glue Stick Envelope Scissors (not included) Directions Step 1. Cut out pattern. Step 2. Glue white fox silhouette to the middle fox. Step 3. Fold the first and third fox to the middle fox.  … read more >>