As summer draws to a close and kids head back to school (get excited!), parents are left with a lot more time to pursue their own hobbies. Many parents enjoy things like giant knitting, which Jessica Jones star Krysten Ritter often does, or baking, like Miranda Kerr did with her son last week. No matter how you like to channel your creative energy, check out these celeb creations below for inspiration, then go make the most of your new 鈥測ou鈥 time 鈥 might we suggest our online seminars for some back-to-school time of your own? You deserve it!

1. Lucy Hale: Lucy Hale just might be the coolest aunt ever, at least if this dollhouse is any indication. 鈥淣ot even gonna鈥 lie鈥 this is on my list of greatest achievements (with added support from my bro-in-law),鈥 she wrote. 鈥淭here isn鈥檛 anything I wouldn鈥檛 do for my feisty red-headed niece!鈥

Love baking with my little man 鉂わ笍

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2. Miranda Kerr: 鈥淟ove baking with my little man,鈥 Miranda wrote of this sweet snap. Those hands!

I'm so into #extremeknitting and so is Mikey. @plumpandco #krystenknitter

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3. Krysten Ritter: 鈥淚鈥檓 so into extreme knitting and so is Mikey,鈥 Krysten shared of this soon-to-be-finished scarf.

4. Tia Mowry: Tia and her son Cree got a jump-start on the new season, making greeting cards for fall in a new video for US Weekly. It鈥檚 cheap, it鈥檚 easy and, as she told the mag, it helps her fam stay close.

5. Halle Berry: Halle admired her daughter鈥檚 DIY skills, saying, 鈥淭his girl鈥he鈥檚 smart, making name tags for her friends that might come over. I am 50 and all鈥 might need to start doing that soon, too.鈥

First day of show preparation X I 鉂わ笍 NY 馃嚭馃嚫 x vb #VBSS17

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6. Victoria Beckham: Posh Spice began the first day of her NYFW prep by taking time to draw some amicable artwork.


7. Vanessa Lachey: Who needs party planners when you have Vanessa Lachey鈥檚 blog? The mother of two showed us how to rock a backyard BBQ party, complete with s鈥檓ores, authentic decor and cornbread. Yum! (Photo via Vanessa Lachey)

What鈥檚 the greatest thing you鈥檝e ever made? Share with us over @BritandCo!

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