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small things in matchboxes covered with pretty paper - good to go inside a Christmas Cracker?

matchbox full of small things - perfect for a child who's old enough not to eat small things!

a good way to make little presents and get rid of all those little tiny toys.

a good way to make little presents and get rid of all those little tiny toys.

#6 - I still really like the idea of doing dioramas - and these kids on the swings are very cute. Maybe we could use the face stickers? They would be extremely inexpensive to do.

Swing from an empty shoe box. Paint the shoebox, add the rope and "child", scoot it up so no strain on the swing when adding other things in box. After kids empty box, they find one last treasure.

Matchbox Mini Photo Album - Fun idea for a kid craft!

Kid Craft! BFF Matchbox Mini Album

Altered Matchbox Ornaments with goodies tucked inside

The theme of November's COF swap was a matchbox ornament with some goodies (or a scene) stuffed inside. I had never worked with altering a .

I had small photographs printed onto matte paper. I then cut them to fit my matchboxes. I used modge podge to paste them onto the boxes and then painted a layer of modge podge over the pictures to protect them. Once dry, I stuck a strip of magnetic with glue to the back of each matchbox. All done.

Love and Lollipops: Matchbox Fridge Magnets-easy for Father's Day or Mother's Day.

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Cute shadowbox craft to use up all those little bits and bobs we forever accumulating.

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These wee matchbox birdhouses make perfect canvases for your child's dollhouse…