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DIY Popcorn garland - fun & edible Christmas decor
A favorite childhood memory of many is stringing popcorn to create a garland for a Christmas tree, even though it meant withstanding pricks and pokes from the needle. The perk was getting to secretly munch on the popcorn stash as you worked. From this, a tradition of stringing popcorn into a garland that wrapped around the Christmas tree was born. So, don't hesitate: get a bag of popcorn and add some nostalgic homemade charm to your Christmas tree this year with a DIY old-fashioned popcorn garland ! ( If you won't succeed, at least you will have popcorn to eat! )
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Adorable crochet marshmallow keychain (free pattern)
Winter is the most wonderful time of the year and coffee shops are making it even sweeter with their assortment of holiday beverages ! Between the hustle and bustle take time to enjoy a cup of coffee ( or hot cocoa ) and do a little crocheting: lets crochet some cute marshmallow keychains to pair with your delicious beverage! This crochet project is super easy and quick ,it can be a perfect choice if you haven't got too much time or skill in crochet ! This cute marshmallow keychain can be a great ( Christmas ) gift for your coffee or hot cocoa lover friends ( paired with a bag of coffee or hot cocoa ) .
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Soft amigurumi reindeer (free crochet pattern)
Know a reindeer lover? We've got the perfect gift for them: a lovely and super soft crochet reindeer ! Whether you're gifting this amigurumi reindeer as a toy, or as a home decor, this little plushie will thrill reindeer fanatics. This cute crochet ( amigurumi ) reindeer can be a perfect handmade gift or handmade toy for your kids or grandkids, because this super adorable amigurumi reindeer is a perfect soft toy for both boys and girls! At Amiguroom Toys you will find Anastasia Dmitrieva's free amigurumi reindeer pattern which will help you to create this adorable crocheted toy with lots of interesting details, personality and cuteness! You can use any color, type and size yarn to crochet your own adorable amigurumi reindeer , but for the softest result use Himalaya Dolphin Baby!
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Kids Christmas Crafts | Canada DIY | Fynes Designs
Grab some unused wooden spoons and create a super adorable wooden spoon Santa or snowman ! You can help but smile at these little wooden spoon guys , and as an extra: this wooden spoon Christmas craft by Fynes Designs will keep your kids busy for hours! Have your child write their name and year on the back of the wooden spoon , and voilá' : you've got a wonderful keepsake to cherish forever!
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Pinecone gnomes - fun winter pinecone craft
In this tutorial Do Dodson shows you how to turn a pinecone into an adorable winter gnome ! This pinecone gnome is such a fun, creative, crafty project, perfect for your Christmas or winter decor! With a few simple items, you can make the cutest DIY pinecone gnomes in about an hour. Grab a few pinecones and let's get crafting!
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Wrapped yarn Christmas ornaments - fun yarn craft for kids
Do you know what else you can use cookie cutters for? Crafts! Those awesome & cute shapes are just perfect for crafts ! Here's a quick, simple and budget-friendly yarn craft idea you can try out for this Christmas season! Make festive yarn ornaments and add a sprinkle of fun to your Christmas decor. Grab your yarn stash and whip up a cute string masterpiece with this yarn ornament tutorial that One Little Project created for you:
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DIY Shopping cart quarter keeper ( Free crochet pattern)
If you’re an avid shopper just like us, you know the struggle of finding (and keeping) a quarter with you at all times to unlock one of the rental cars. So what do we need? A crocheted quarter keeper keychain!  And what Ashlea will give us? A free crochet pattern! To crochet this quarter keeper keychain  you’ll only use one stitch: the single crochet. Show off your fancy quarter keeper keychain, and make one for everyone for presents!
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How to make T-shirt yarn
Have you ever heard of t-shirt yarn?  It’s the coolest stuff ever! You take a plain old t-shirt, make a few clever folds and cuts, stretch it out, and suddenly you have 30+ yards of yarn that you can use for all sorts of craft projects! This time Jenn from Endlessly Inspired will teach you how to make a big ball of t-shirt yarn from a simple seamless t-shirt:
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DIY Monster puppet gloves - hand puppets for kids
Monster puppet gloves are a fun, wearable craft, sure to keep the kids entertained and their hands toasty! This time HelloGlow will show you how to turn an old glove into a fun monster puppet ! Glove puppets are a great way to use lone gloves left over from winter. So don't pack away those winter gloves ! All it takes is some felt and a little glue to turn ordinary gloves into a world of imaginary play. Your kids will enjoy coming up with creating own monsters as well as using their imagination to create stories to tell!
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DIY Beach art ( seahorse and sea star painting ) - summer decor
Cool off with a super cool summer craft ! These gorgeous, refreshing coastal themed DIY decors by Darice will help you bring the beach home. Visit blog.darice.com and learn how easy it is to turn a rustic pallet art canvas into beautiful DIY beach art for summer. These simple and stylish artworks will help you bring the beach back home with you, so that you can spend the whole season surrounded by waves, and nautical goodness!
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Colorful shell wrist warmers - free crochet pattern
Learn how to crochet a cozy pair of beautiful, bohemian fingerless gloves with this free crochet pattern and tutorial from Lulu Loves! Crochet fingerless gloves provide warmth, simplicity and the convenience of being able to use your fingers when you need to like searching through your pockets or purse. They also add a little bit of color and style to your wardrobe, and let’s not forget that crochet fingerless gloves also make great gifts! ( Not only are they useful, but they’re also an easy crochet project when you’re looking to come up with a gift quickly! ) Get the free pattern at www.lululoves.co.uk and let's get crocheting :
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Simple halloween shark costume with fin
If you looking for a simple (last minute) halloween or dress up party costume make this adorable shark costume from a sweatshirt and a sweatpants. Its easy to make (can be done with hand sewing) and also cool looking. You can make the fin with cardboard if you haven't got a second sweatpants at hand.
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Mini paper angels (with printable template)
If you looking for a nice. colorful and very fast christmas craft idea these little paper angels are the perfect choice!. Print them out, cut them out and fold them together, it’s really that easy (and quick!).
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Valentine printable coloring page bookmarks (free printable)
Fun free Valentine printable coloring page bookmarks are a great gift for classmates to help kids be creative & encourage reading too! Personalized & cute! Are you gearing up for Valentine’s Day?  Here are some beautiful free Valentine's bookmarks for your little artists! With Valentine's day upon us what better way to start the season off than to encourage kids to develop a love and thirst for reading that will last a lifetime? This cute and colorful Valentine's cay coloring page bookmark is the perfect way to bring fun and excitement to your children’s reading activities whatever their age.
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DIY Zinnia flower from printer paper ( free template )
This a gorgeous, frugal and super easy-to-make paper Zinnia flower is made from a simple sheet of printer paper and chalk. This beautiful paper flower is a perfect summer craft for you! Watch this nice step-by-step video tutorial where Dreamy Posy will teach you how to make your own gorgeous paper zinnia flowers , and as an extra she provides us a free printable zinnia flower template! ( >>here << ) Zinnia is not kind of flower that you will love at the first sight, but if you will definitely love it as you have a close up look, so brilliant. Making beautiful spring/summer decors just from printer paper will definitively be your new hobby!
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Soft spotted amigurui dog (free amigurumi pattern)
Do you know how to crochet and want to expand your knowledge a little bit? Learn the Japanese art of crocheting lovely stuffed animals and creatures: amigurumi ! With amigurumi , you will be able to crochet lovely, huggable crochet toys such as this super cute amigurumi dog by Nasty Schastlivaya at Amiguroom Toys ! But be aware: amigurumi is very addictive ( once you start crocheting these lovely toys you won't be able to stop ) ! This lovely amigurumi dog is such a great amigurumi project, perfect as a lovely homemade decor piece or as a heartwarming gift for a special occasion. So get the free amigurumi pattern at Amiguroom Toys now, and start crocheting :
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DIY Modern tassel wall hanging - stylish frugal home decor
We love how this monochrome design looks so chic and modernize a simple idea. The texture of the tassels still bring a summer vibe despite the lack of color, and though this DIY project could easily be done with more colors! This gorgeous but still frugal home decor can be made in literally minutes and add so much modern style to and empty wall!  You can make this DIY modern tassel wall hanging in any size and color that fits into your room and personality. (Even the kids can create one to spice up their room!) Sometimes the most stylish home decor ideas are the simplest ones! Just a small skein of yarn, a few wooden beads, a wooden rod and voilá' you have a gorgeous modern stylish decoration!
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DIY Paper winter village - fun winter paper craft for kids
These beautiful paper winter villages by Krokotak are so much fun to make, and it's just the perfect winter or Christmas craft you can do with your kids ( and its also perfect for sprucing up your mantel or winter decor ) ! You can try to create some adorable winter villages with different colored papers in different patterns and motifs as well. Watch Krokotak's step by step tutorial on how to make these lovely little dimensional paper winter villages for winter and let the crafting fun begin:
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DIY crepe paper tulips - creative spring home decor
Are you looking for a gorgeous frugal spring or shabby home decor ? Do you love flowers ? Try this lovely craft idea : the tissue paper ( or crepe paper ) tulips / flowers ! This craft is easy, quick and the outcome is soo gorgeous! It can be a great home decor or classroom decor at spring ! ( You can even use these beautiful paper tulips as a wedding party decoration /centerpiece ! ) You can make the tissue paper tulip flowers in vibrant fun spring colors or in stylish sophisticated pastel colors, it will look gorgeous in any form! Watch this step-by-step video tutorial on how to make your own gorgeous crepe paper tulip spring decor !
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Soft purple amigurumi bear (free crochet pattern)
Playing with super cute huggable plushies are so comforting and fun! The perfect reason to play with lovely plush animals ( regardless of your age ) is to crochet one for yourself! ( Or to crochet it as a lovely handmade gift for your friends or family members. ) This time create this lovely amigurumi bear from a skein of yarn by following SlingoByseni4ka's free crochet pattern. You can make this lovely huggable amigurumi bear from any color and size yarn , the end result will be wonderful and it will surely bring great joy to the one who gets it.
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Amigurumi schnauzer dog with faux yarn fur (free pattern)
Meet Winchesterton the cutest amigurumi Schnauzer dog  This crocheted doggy wasn’t always this dapper looking, though. He went through an awkward phase while his fur was growing and all the other puppies laughed at him – but more on that later. In this nice amigurumi blog you can learn how to make the amigurumi Schnauzer dog's body from start to finish, without any fur. And of course you will find a free tutorial here as well on how to make and attach your very own handmade doggy fur from simple yarn so keep an eye out for that!
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Lilu the amigurumi unicorn ballerina (free crochet pattern)
There's nothing like crocheting toys for your kids that they'll love forever! Watch them play with your handmade creations all throughout their childhood. Stitch this lovely crocheted ballerina unicorn for your little ones to enjoy! Simply follow Irina Belousova's great, easy-to-follow free amigurumi pattern and create this lovely amigurumi ballerina unicorn in no time! If you need a heartwarming gift for a special occasion or want to make your favorite munchkin a handmade toy, this amigurumi ballerina unicorn makes a sweet little gift.
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Christmas bells from paper (or plastic) cups
Make a Christmas bell out of a paper cup ( or empty plastic pudding cups ) ! Isn't it lovely? As an extra benefit you can upcycle some plastic junk with this brilliant and easy Christmas ( kids ) craft idea which is also nice! Decorate your home for the holidays with this lovely bell or use it as a working musical instrument for performances and class activities. You can adapt this Christmas decor idea and make bells with other materials such as : plastic bottle tops , terracotta ( or plastic ) pots, empty cups and small containers.. The possibilites are endless!
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DIY Packing tape ghost emoji lamp - fun & easy Halloween decor
Look at this super cute DIY Ghost emoji lamp made by Idunn Goddess. Isn't it super adorable? In this step-by-step video tutorial Idunn Goddess will show you how to make a huge light-up emoji ghost out of simple clear packaging tape. This packaging tape ghost lamp is budget friendly, super easy to make and oh so fun to decorate with! This DIY packaging tape ghost is just perfect as a Halloween decoration both indoors and outdoors! This little tape ghost is 45 cm high, but you can make it of any size, depends on glass/vase height and ball/balloon size you will use. ( Or even you can use your body to form real, life-like, scary ghosts! )
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Spotted little goat - step-by-step polimer clay tutorial
Polymer clay is wonderful stuff. It's inexpensive, easy to find, and can be molded into anything you can dream of! In this nice step-by-step video tutorial you can learn the sculpting and finishing techniques with polymer clay thorough the creation of this super cute polimer clay goat. Of course, you can use other materials to create the goat figurines : in can be an adorable cake topper / cake decoration from fondant , you can create cute home decors with them from air drying clay, or even you can use simple play-doh / plasticine / salt-dough to create some cute goats with the kids just for fun !
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3D paper christmas tree - easy paper craft for kids (video tutorial)
Learn how to make a gorgeous 3D Paper Christmas tree with Hattifant's step-by-step video tutorial, and free printable Christmas tree template! If you love paper snowflakes and fancy the next challenge, these beautiful dimensional paper Christmas trees are super easy to make and look great both with and without an electric tea light! What a fantastic paper craft for Christmas ! You can get the free printable template here
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Mia and Tom - amigurumi elephants (free crochet pattern)
With Diana Patskun's great free amigurumi pattern you will be able to crochet these super adorable elephants in no time ! These cuddly crochet elephants are great amigurumi patterns to work on, because they are so easy to crochet and the outcome is so wonderful! These super adorable amigurumi elephants can be excellent gifts for your kids or grandkids. This free elephant crochet pattern by Diana Patskun will guide you to make your own wonderful soft amigurumi toy. Head to Amiguroom and get the free pattern :
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DIY heart shape pendant with hot glue gun
This nice, detailed craft tutorial video shows you how to make a heart shape rhinestone pendant using hot glue. It`s very, very easy, you won't believe it! You just need some colorful paper, a shape, a few piece of rhinestone and a hot glue gun. It's a perfect ( and quick ) Valentine's day gift, or just use this technique to make unique and gorgeous jewelries. ( You can create pendants, earrings and other accessories with hot glue as well )
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DIY Santa drinks - fun Christmas party decor (free printable)
The Christmas decorations are set up, the playlist is on point, and everything is nearly ready for your holiday party - except for the drinks. You may need to serve non-alcoholic drinks at you r Christmas party since you might have guests coming over, who don't imbibe, or kids who want to partake in the fun too. Don't worry: we've got you covered! Visit Pysselbolaget's wonderful blog, and learn how to transform the simplest drinks into the most festive Christmas party drink ever. Whether it be a cocktail in a mason jar or a simple raspberry soda, this free printable bottle decor will convert your beverages into a fun & festive Christmas party drink ! ( To download the free printable , please choose the UNTRANSLATED link below, then click on the blue "vår tomtemall här" link ( next to the assembly photo ). )
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4 DIY friendship bracelets - easy stackable arm candy projects
Today, in this nice step-by-step video tutorial DIY Lover will teach you how to make these stylish, fun and easy DIY bracelets ! These gorgeous and super easy bracelets are perfect gifts for friends and family for any occasion! You can create the macrame, braided and beaded bracelets with creamy pastel summer colors or any colors of your choice, they will be beautiful in any form! Making these gorgeous bracelets is not as hard as it seems: if you getting familiar with the base knot or braid you can make them with closed eyes! Even if you are a beginner in jewelry making this video tutorial is a perfect start for you!
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Little plush amigurumi bear (free crochet pattern)
Projects like this make us love the art of crochet so much! Just look at this cute little bear ! Who can resist him? By following along Julia Deinega's free amigurumi pattern, you will be able to create this super cute crochet bear in no time! But before you start learning the basics of amigurumi, we must warn you: amigurumi is a very addictive hobby ( you won't be able to stop making these lovely amigurumi toys ! ) So grab your hooks, head to Amiguroom and create a lovely little amigurumi bear for your friends or family members, they will love it!
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DIY Mason jar Christmas light - easy vintage outdoor decor
We simply love upcycling crafts , especially if the outcome is something useful and gorgeous. Robin ( from All Things Heart And Home ) has made this beautiful Christmas light out of simple mason jars , and she will teach you now how to make it for yourself! This DIY Mason jar Christmas light is perfect in the early morning and at night ( it’s like you are catching fireflies! ) And ( believe it or not ) this mason jar fairy light is super easy to make!
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Bianca the amigurumi cat (free amigurumi pattern)
There's nothing like crocheting toys for your kids that they'll love forever! Watch them play with your handmade creations all throughout their childhood. Stitch this lovely crocheted cat for your little ones to enjoy! Simply follow Tarturumies's great, easy-to-follow free amigurumi pattern and create this lovely amigurumi cat in no time! If you need an adorable Christmas gift or want to make your favorite munchkin a handmade toy this amigurumi cat makes a sweet little gift.
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DIY Striped paper ornament
This little, cute striped paper christmas tree ornament appears to be a spaceship which has crashed into a circus tent. To make your own circus spaceship, you'll need two colors of regular paper, scissors, needle, thread, pencil, ruler, and two beads.
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