Marie LeBaron

Marie LeBaron. Make and Takes

Marie LeBaron is the founder and managing editor of Make and Takes. She’s a mother of 3 living in the Pacific Northwest. Always having a love of crafts, she enjoys getting messy with glue and glitter. There’s always some sort of project going on, her kitchen table is often cluttered with crafts. When she’s not crafting and creating with her kids, she loves to run, read, and blog!


Marie’s Book… Make and Takes for Kids: 50 crafts throughout the year. Marie’s first craft book published with Wiley 2011! Enjoy 50 crafts for kids to celebrate the months and seasons of the year. She’s listed as one of Nielsen’s Power Mom 50, Babble 50 for Best Design Blog, Babble 50 for Best Mom Craft Blogs, is a hostess of the BlogHer pre-party: SocialLuxe Lounge, and organized the women’s blogging relay team, Eat Blog Run. Marie has also a contributed for Martha Stewart, Craftzine, Baby Center, PBS Parents, Babble and Snackpicks.


Marie graduated with an Early Childhood and Elementary teaching degree and taught kindergarten for 4 years. She now shares many of her tips and tricks she’s learned over the years on her blog. 

Marie LeBaron

Here at Family Crafts, we hope to provide you with inspiration for all kinds of family fun. With kids crafts, games, activities, and tasty treats, the whole family is bound to get involved, learning and growing along the way!

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