Friday, November 16, 2012

3 Crafts To Make With Old Puzzle Pieces

The other day  we went to the thrift store to hang out for a little while and I came away with a puzzle for all of the children. I thought just maybe we could get one finished. We did! We got one finished and then, the twins started to think that they should be able to play with those cute little funny pieces and have a good time. Besides, it was their puzzle anyway. Then they got a little carried away and we lost some pieces in the whole mix. the kids were a bit upset that their puzzles were a loss but I was happy that at least one puzzle got put together.



  1. I figured all along that we could come up with some very cool craft ideas. I had seen one idea before with puzzle pieces on a frame. I took it a little farther and made the frame itself out of puzzle pieces. Then I used card board from a noodle box and made the back of the frame leaving an opening at the top to insert the picture. We are saving the frame to give away for Christmas.


     2.  Then we took some bow clips and made some puzzle clips                 
           out of them by just adding the puzzle        
              pieces with hot glue until it looked right to me.

      3.  I had to make a seven for heaven sign. You could also make     
           initials for your family members or friends.         
          
       4. Last, I made the treasure box for one of my boys who likes 
           to keep small things, like missing teeth. I
           thought I would save this little box for a stocking gift. Did 
           you see how I made a puzzle piece fit into
           another puzzle piece to snap it closed. I really liked this 
           feature.


Below are a few we still need to try.



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Do you have any more ideas for me? If you have, please let me know in the comments.





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2 comments:

TC Harris said...

Such creative ideas for puzzle pieces!

Carrie said...

So cute! I love the little heart frame.
Thanks for linking this up to Think Tank Thursday. We hope to see you again tomorrow night.

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