Mandy Beyeler

Mandy Beyeler

Mandy Beyeler is a craft and DIY blogger who loves to blog and enjoys all things crafty, sewing, and DIY - she feels that if she can do something, you can too, and provides tutorials to help you along the way.  She loves being a mom to four awesome kiddos and blogs from the rural Kansas City Area, where they are self-building their own home.  She has been blogging for six years and has been on featured blogger teams with various organizations and brands. 

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    Kids Craft: Gnome Ornaments

    By Mandy Beyeler on November 18, 2022

    YOU WILL NEED: thin cardboard (such as a cereal box) holiday paper cotton balls twine small wooden bead glue, scissors, hot glue   STEPS: 1. Have an adult help you cut out a gnome beard...

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    Kids Craft: Apple Yarn Craft

    By Mandy Beyeler on August 11, 2022

    YOU WILL NEED: Cardboard (upcycled cereal boxes are perfect) Red and green yarn Red and green paint Green construction paper Twigs STEPS: 1. Cut apple shapes from the cardboard (slight...

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  • DIY Recycled Plastic Flowers Kids Craft

    Kids Craft: DIY Recycled Plastic Flowers Craft

    By Mandy Beyeler on May 13, 2022

    YOU WILL NEED: Plastic cups (hard plastic, "recycle #6" type) Permanent markers Scissors Dowels or straws Hot glue Baking sheet, oven Aluminum foil STEPS: 1. Using markers, color fun...

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  • Kids Craft: Paper Plate Lamb

    By Mandy Beyeler on February 3, 2022

    YOU WILL NEED: Paper plate Cotton balls Glue Paper — black, pink, white Scissors White paint (optional) STEPS: 1. Dip cotton balls into a puddle of glue and attach them one-by-one to the...

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  • Kids Craft: Popsicle Stick Snowflake

    By Mandy Beyeler on November 18, 2021

    YOU WILL NEED: Popsicle sticks of varying sizes Ribbon or ticky tack Hot glue (adult supervision required) STEPS: 1. Have fun laying out different designs with popsicle sticks. You can mix and...

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  • Kids Craft: Spiderweb String Art

    By Mandy Beyeler on August 13, 2021

    YOU WILL NEED: Wood board (optional, frame around board) String Nails with a flat head Hammer Printout of a spiderweb that fits your wood board Toy spider STEPS: 1. Place your printout of a...

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  • Bumble Bee Buddy Kids Craft

    Kids Craft: Bumble Bee Buddy

    By Mandy Beyeler on May 5, 2021

    YOU WILL NEED: Craft foam in yellow, white and black Glue, scissors, pencil Round lids/bowls to trace STEPS: 1. Trace and cut 2 large circles for the body. 2. Trace and cut smaller circles for...

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  • Kids Craft: Paper Plate Rooster

    By Mandy Beyeler on February 4, 2021

    YOU WILL NEED: Paper plate Red and yellow scrap paper Black craft paint or marker Yellow yarn Scissors, glue, tape STEPS: 1. With the help of an adult, cut the paper plate in half. Cut the 2nd...

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    Kids Craft: Wood Slice Snowman

    By Mandy Beyeler on November 12, 2020

    YOU WILL NEED: wood slices (we used branches from outside cut into slices) scrap felt buttons twine hot glue scissors pen STEPS: 1. Attach wood slices together with hot glue. Try to line up...

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    Kids Craft: Acorn Cookies

    By Mandy Beyeler on August 14, 2020

    YOU WILL NEED: peanut butter cookies pretzel sticks, break off ends chocolate sprinkles chocolate almond bark wax paper STEPS: 1. Cut each cookie in half. 2. Melt the almond bark as...

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