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    Dyeing Easter Eggs Naturally

    Using natural food dyes can be a healthy way to add color to recipes. Natural dyes create beautiful hues without chemicals like petroleum that are present in most artificial dyes. Dyes from beets or purple cabbage used in cakes or frosting surprisingly does not affect the taste. However, eggs are a wonderful surface to experiment … Read more

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    Host a Bead Bash jewelry making birthday party with our DIY kit

    When thinking about our children’s favorite parties, the most successful involve best friends and an activity that kids can do on their own with little adult interference. The Bead Bash Kit harnesses Dragonfly Design’s 13 years of party hosting experience in an easy-to-use kit that allows kids (and adults!) to express their creativity by making … Read more

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    Make beaded flowers for Easter with Dragonfly Design’s bead kits

    Easter candy and treats are nice, but gifts that spark creativity and hours of fun are even better! Dragonfly Designs has several kits for making necklaces, bracelets, bookmarks, and more, but you can also use beads from our bead kits to make beaded flowers. Our bead kits have harnessed Dragonfly Design’s 13 years of party … Read more

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    Make a birdseed ornament

    During the colder winter months we enjoy seeing birds fluttering about from our kitchen window. Winter is often the time when food is scarce for birds, so hanging a birdseed ornament provides much-needed nourishment for our flying friends. Birdseed ornaments can be customized to where you live by selecting birdseed for birds found in your … Read more

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    Create paper roses

    We love paper roses as a Valentine’s Day gift for mom, aunts and grandmothers, and as home decor. Paper roses are easy to make and turn out much more chic than the simple instructions suggest. They require limited supplies—just some craft paper, a pen, scissors, and glue! This is also a great project for kids … Read more

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    Create a nourishing face mask

    An all-natural face mask is an easy after school or weekend activity for both kids and adults. This mask incorporates just four ingredients but has many skin benefits. Bentonite clay draws toxins out of the skin, witch hazel reduces inflammation and redness, turmeric aids with the harmful effects of sun exposure and gives skin a … Read more

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    Fly Girl Profile – Anh

    Meet our Parties Instructor, Anh! Anh is a lifelong learner and loves to travel so she can experience new people and cultures. She also likes frighteningly scary movies, but surprisingly is very afraid of ghosts. Anh’s favorite part of working for Dragonfly Designs is hosting birthday parties. She enjoys all the projects during these special … Read more