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    19 Parents' Amazing DIY Projects That Made Me Go, "How'd They Do That?"

    These kids better appreciate!

    1. This combination of painter's tape and washable markers that looks like something straight out of a cathedral:

    Trying to keep my kids busy! Painters tape + washable markers. Looks like stained glass! from crafts

    2. And this IHOP restaurant for Barbie dolls created for a little girl who, you guessed it, loves Barbies AND IHOP:

    u/ccc2276 / Via reddit.com

    3. This amazing play kitchen made out of cardboard:

    I made cardboard kitchen for my kids from crafts

    4. This idea for wrapping Christmas presents that I KNOW some of you are going to remember later this year:

    I turned my kids presents into snowmen from crafts

    5. This igloo made out of a whole lot of milk jugs:

    I made a gallon jug igloo for my kids! from crafts

    6. This extreme makeover on a $20 garage sale playhouse:

    Found a beat up $20 playhouse at a garage sale and gave it a cozy makeover for my kids. from crafts

    7. These absolutely perfect tie-dyed shirts — including the black one that was reverse tie-dyed:

    I tie dyed these tiny kids shirts from crafts

    Learn how to reverse tie dye here.

    8. These — are you kidding me?! — hot-air balloon mobiles:

    I make paper hot air balloon mobiles for kids and adults! They bring me so much joy! I hope you like them too! from crafts

    9. This Luigi's Mansion window silhouette that made this home the coolest one on the block:

    Nintendo silhouette window I made to match my kids Halloween costume. from crafts

    10. This giraffe-loving kid's colorful new decoration:

    Painted my son’s fave animal with a melted crayon background for his room. from crafts

    11. This super cute Harry Potter dresser for a baby's nursery:

    Dresser Ive been working on for my sons nursery. from crafts

    12. And these Harry Potter house banners for another baby's nursery:

    I made some Hogwarts house banners for my best friends baby shower gift for her nursery. First time sewing in twelve years. Maybe not the neatest, but I’m proud of how they turned out! from crafts

    13. These stylish dresses made out of dad's old shirts:

    My wife had dresses made from my old shirts for my girls to wear on Fathers Day from crafts

    14. This incredible Día de los Muertos rocking horse:

    Día de los muertos rocking horse. Before and after from crafts

    15. And this bunk bed for some very lucky girls:

    This is our girls’ new bunk bed! My husband did the majority of the work, but it was a joint effort. Still need to add flowers to the flower boxes and curtains to the windows. I love it as much as they do! from crafts

    16. This stunning ornament some (older) kids will treasure:

    I made a First Christmas ornament for my daughter and son-in-law. from crafts

    17. This scarily good shark-themed pencil case:

    Pencil shark of scrap leather. Sewn by hand. Made for a 9 yo autistic boy who is into sharks from crafts

    18. This crocheted whale that's really whale done:

    I made a whale for my baby boy. 💙 from crafts

    19. And this crocheted costume that's more dream than nightmare:

    My daughters "Sally Witch" costume I crocheted. from somethingimade

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