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DIY Chocolate bouquet easily with Ferrero Rocher - gift idea
Are you looking for an easy DIY gift idea for a special occasion, which is fully customizable and super easy to make ? This gorgeous chocolate flower bouquet is an easy DIY gift idea that you can give to anyone you want and customize it to any specific occasion! You can use any type of chocolate you want ( Ferrero Rochers matches perfectly with this type of chocolate bouquets ) , and any tissue paper color/colors you want! You can also use other things instead of chocolates, j ust attach it to a stick! Such as nail polish, gift cards, lotto tickets and so much more! Use your imagination or use this technique as a way of "wrapping" up several other gifts your giving to someone!
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50+ Adorable kids snack ideas (for picky eaters)
Do you have crazy picky eaters at home?  This round up of adorable kids snack ideas kind of takes things to a whole new level. I know, you don’t have a lot of time to be whipping up a grape and pear peacock, but maybe, just maybe your little one will actually eat her lunch if you make it. . It might take some extra time, but it’s totally worth it! Even if you don’t have picky eaters, these snack ideas are just plain fun! From strawberry fishes and grape balloons, to bunny pancakes and pineapple bird houses, there are tons of priceless  food ideas to make for your kids. Go ahead. Make them smile today!
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Paper tulip bouguet gift box from a tin can
With the help of this nice, detailed spring craft video tutorial you can create this "magical" paper tulip bouquet easily! Why is it "magical"? Because it's not just only a simple paper flower bouquet it also has a gift box/jar inside! You can "hide" any kind of gift inside the bouquet it or simply fill it with delicious sweets/cookies. This crepe paper tulip bouquet treat box can be a perfect gift for any ocassion ( mother's day, birthdays, weddings ) or you can simply use it as a nice addition to your spring decor.
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DIY pansy teacup spring decor or Mother's day gift
Still haven’t DIY’d your spring table decor? You do have gorgeous spring table decors don’t you? What? You didn’t realize you needed some? Well Pinterest says you do, so create one! Pam have a super quick and easy spring table decor idea for you! It's cheap, easy, and springy! If you were going to give these gorgeous teacup flowers as favors and allow the guests to take them home, you really should tell them that at some point soon they will need to take the flowers out of the teacups in order to keep them alive (the cups are not large enough nor do they have proper drainage) OR you can drill a hole to the teacup's bottom!
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Amigurumi cat mother and her kittens (free amigurumi pattern)
Who can resist a super cute amigurumi cat ? Especially if it comes with little kittens ? If you love cats , crocheting and adorable playsets you will love this brilliant free little cat amigurumi pattern by Eva's doll shop! How cute is it? Alongside the free written crochet pattern you will find and extra pictorial tutorial on how to assemble your very own adorable amigurumi cat family. This super cute crocheted cat and her little kittens are easy-to-create and perfect to start with if you’re a beginner in amigurumi ! This super cute amigurumi cat family can be crocheted as a lovely gift for your kids or grandkids.
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DIY Fabric face mask ( free sewing pattern & sewing tutorial )
If you're already sick, need to go outside ( for quick shopping or to visit a doctor ) , and you haven't got face masks at hand, you can use Craft Passion's free face mask sewing pattern to create a mask quickly. For extra protection against viruses , Craft Passion will show you how to add non-woven filters inside your DIY face mask. Unlike surgical masks , these DIY fabric face masks can be washed and used/reused. Please note that this DIY fabric face mask doesn't prevent virus infection , and it also doesn't mean to replace the proper face masks. This fabric face mask is just a contingency plan for those who have no access to masks in the market.
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DIY Fabric journal cover ( free sewing pattern & tutorial )
This lovely fabric journal cover by Christine from Sew, Jahit is designed to have a clean look, be functional, and absolutely machine washable - which adds on to its practicality. It has plenty of compartments: including card slots and a pocket for the smartphone. It fits journals of up to B5 size. This journal cover is easy to sew enough for an advanced beginners, and the materials are easily available in sewing and craft stores. Get the free sewing pattern & sewing tutorial at sewjahit.com, and let the fun begin:
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DIY Paper leaf autumn wreath - simple frugal fall decor
Are you looking for simple frugal fall wreath ideas ? This DIY paper leaf autumn wreath by Polkadot Chair is so easy to make and look how gorgeous it is! We love using paper leaves in all sorts of art and craft projects ( and for homemade decor too! ). Since all you need is a bunch of paper leaves, you can adjust the size and color of the wreath to make it fit in with your fall decor perfectly! If you like this idea, check out Polka Dot Chair's paper leaf decorated pumpkins.
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Pompom sheep - Shaun the sheep
Shaun the sheep ( or at least his pom pom version ) has arrived to us by CraftPassion! We totally fell in love to this funny looking black face sheep when it was shown in the Disney Channel. Shaun is a curious but resourceful sheep among the flock of its kind, it is funny and adventurous and often a trouble maker. This craft is an advanced level in pompom making but afraid not! At CraftPassion.com you will find numerous pompom making tutorials witch will help you to create this adorable little pompom Shaun sheep .
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DIY peeking paper Easter bunny card with ribbon bow
Look at this adorable peeking bunny card ! This bunny card is a very easy Easter kids craft project: all you need is to create some is a few sheets of colorful paper! This cute peeking Easter bunny card is a super quick, easy and low budget Easter craft project for the kids!  This adorable Easter card will look gorgeous in any color and style: you can use colorful construction paper, scrapbook paper or even Christmas leftover wrapping paper to create some! You can use these adorable, quick & easy paper craft cards as nice Easter gifts or it can be a perfect  frugal classroom/home decor!
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Amigurumi (crochet) german pickle Christmas ornament
Know a german pickle lover? We've got the perfect gift idea for him/her: a funny crochet german pickle Christmas ornament! Whether you're gifting it as a toy or as Christmas tree ornament, this free amigurumi pattern will thrill german pickle fanatics. This cute crochet ( amigurumi ) german pickle Christmas ornament can be a perfect handmade gift or handmade toy for your kids / grandkids. In this great amigurumi blog you will find a wonderful free  amigurumi german pickle Christmas ornament pattern which will help you to create this adorable crocheted toy with lots of interesting details, personality and cuteness!
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DIY mini notebooks - notebook keychains
Thus cute miniature paper notebook is a surprisingly easy craft project and it can be a perfect gift for any ocassion! Watch this nice video craft tutorial and create one for yourself or for your friends! You can create the miniature notebooks in any color and size! It can be very handy if you have LOTs of phone numbers, adresses or other important informations or you can gift them with personal messages/quotes/images. Of course you can use printed images/messages to create the mini books instead of plain white sheets, the possibilities are endless! ( Imagine a miniature coloring book , or your favourite novel in miniature ! )
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Autumn fashion dolls with leaves (  free printables )
Look at these gorgeous fall inspired fashion artworks! This fall leaf fashion kids craft is not just a brilliant way to practice fine-motor skills, developing creativity and learn art / fashion but  the collecting of the leaves will be also a very fun fall activity! In this nice craft website you can find lots of different free printable fashion templates included faces and  fashion model dolls as well! Of course you can make your own fall fashion doll designs if you don't like the pre drawed ones (for example: you can cut out model girls from magazines, or ask the little ones to draw their own models)
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Thomas the amigurumi tiger (free crochet pattern)
The best things in life are free - like this lovely amigurumi tiger pattern by Jess Huff! Like most of the people you are likely to ask what exactly amigurumi is, until you see these beautiful patterns and you instantly fall in love with it. Amigurumi is a Japanese crocheting technique of creating fun and beautiful stuffed animals using yarns , just like this lovely little tiger. So grab a few skein of orange and black yarn , make this lovely amigurumi tiger today, and create a darling new stuffed animal for your loved one:
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Barbie doll hair repair tutorial - easy and quick method
In this nice Barbie doll hair detangling and repair video tutorial Guppy shows you how she transformed this Barbie's hair from AWFUL to AWESOME! You'll never throw away an old Barbie again! Step by step instructions that are so easy to follow, i bet you have all of the materials at hand already! She has a Barbied doll hair curling method for perfectionists and a super easy method for kids as well if you would like to re-design your Barbie dolls repaired hair !
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Crochet cozy for jars and cans
Repurpose/upcycle empty mason jars and tin cans for flowers, pencil cups, cutlery holders, craft supplies, combs/cosmetics or wherever you want some pretty organization! This free crochet pattern is very easy (made with only beginner crochet stitches). This crocheted jar/can cozy is a very nice (and low-budget) way to decorate your home! These mason jar/tin can cozies are changeable (and washable) so you can easily dress up your  jars/cans/bottles differently in any season/holidays if you wish! You can use any size and color yarn, the final products will be gorgeous!
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DIY Minion Bob sock plushie (with free pattern)
This Minion sock plushie making project is a nice way to upcycle old socks and it's also a great activity to do during your summer holiday! To create this adorable Bob ( Minion ) sock soft toy you will need : 2 socks ( yellow and gray ) , 2 pingpong ball, and some felt. Making Bob isn't as hard as it seems, if you are a beginner in hand sewing that's absolutely not a problem! In this nice video craft tutorial you can watch a step-by-step explanation of how can you make one for yourself or for the kids.
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Amigurumi witches - free amigurumi witch pattern (hungarian)
Today Eva shares with us this super adorable, little amigurumi witch who is perfect for the fall, Halloween, or as your little friend from favorite movies and musicals! Whether this little witch helps decorate your house or accompanies your little ones as they trick-or-treat , she is sure to bring a smile to people’s faces! at Eva's Doll Shop you will find the amigurumi witch pattern for free! Cool, isn't it? Be sure to follow along the detailed step-by-step amigurumi witch crochet tutorial and the assembling guide.
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DIY Spotted crochet reindeer hat - free crochet pattern
Winter is the perfect time to cuddle up with your yarn and crochet hooks and make something cozy. Today, Crochet For You gives you this super adorable, simple spotted ( rein ) deer crochet hat pattern for free ! This crochet hat pattern is great for beginners , and simple enough that a more experience d crocheter could whip up a hat in just a couple of hours. You can crochet this cozy spotted deer hat in any color and size which mean you can customize and personalize this crochet hat pattern pretty easily – perfect for the holiday gift giving !
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New bar of soap from leftover soap scraps - Rebatching odd ends of soap
If you have a couple soaps at home, you have probably encountered soap scraps. End pieces of soaps tend to build up over time. If you’re like us, you can’t stand to see even the tiniest bit of soap go to waste. Luckily, there are plenty of things you can do with leftover soap ! This DIY soap rebatching project is such a great way to learn the basics of soap making and experiment with additions, such as essential oils. You can delve into the world of soap making ( without be afraid to work with lye ) and salvage those pesky odd ends of soap . Win-win!
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Adorable crochet (amigurumi) bee - free amigurumi pattern
These amigurumi bees are so incredibly adorable! They are such a quick and fun crochet project, perfect for beginners!  In addition to being pencil toppers, they would also be adorable keychains! We hope you’ll try making some amigurumi bees for yourself - it will be a fun crochet project, particularly for the spring!  If you’ve always wanted to try crocheting amigurumi, this is a fun project!  There are no limbs you need to attach, and the increases and decreases are very basic with no complex shaping! Each amigurumi bee took only 20-30 mins to make. Follow this nice detailed free amigurumi pattern and tutorial and create a few super cute kawaii amigurumi bee!
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DIY Fleece unicorn hat (free sewing pattern)
This cozy little fleece unicorn hat helps a creative young fashionista make a bold fashion statement! This time Fleece Fun teaches you how to make this super adorable fleece unicorn hat ! And, as an extra, she will provide you a free fleece hat pattern to go along with. You can easily sew this cozy little unicorn hat as part of a fun unicorn costume , winter coziness or just for fun! This fleece unicorn hat is fun to make and a great activity to do with a child.
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DIY White macrame angel ornament (video tutorial)
Create a gorgeous macrame angel as a lovely gift! Watch this nice step-by-step video macrame tutorial and learn how to create this gorgeous k notted angel in minutes! This macrame angel is not just an easy jewelry project to make with some leftover yarn, but this pattern also has so many possibilities! ( Because this macrame angel will look stunning in any size and color! ) So grab one skein of ( embroidery ) yarn and create a gorgeous macrame angel for yourself or surprise your friends / family members with one!
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Adorable DIY Christmas elf girl ornament (video tutorial)
We need to admit that: we LOVE Creative Mamy's lovely little felt ornaments ! So much cuteness and personality! This gorgeous little elf girl ornament is no exception! So cute and simple to create, which make this beautiful little Christmas ornament elf one of our favorite Christmas crafts! You could make the Christmas elves as lovely festive home decor, Christmas ornaments or gift toppers. These felt Christmas tree ornament elves are incredibly easy to make ( despite the look ). Creative Mamy ( az usual ) included a pattern in her step-by-step video tutorial, so even if you are a beginner in doll making, this little ornament elf will be a piece of cake! ( If you look at the pattern, you can see how it is cut and adapt it to any size. )
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Adorable crochet dog hat (puppy hat)  - free crochet pattern
Winter will be here in no time, so it’s the perfect time to start tucking into those winter crochet projects, including warm hats.This  cute puppy hat by Spin A Yarn Crochet would look sweet in any color! With this free crochet dog hat pattern you can crochet your own crochet puppy hat in no time! This adorable and cozy crochet hat can be a great winter hat for the kids or (with adjusting the free pattern) you can crochet one dog hat for yourself as well. So, grab a skein of yarn and crochet a cozy and oh so adorable hat with this great free pattern:
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Tiny amigurumi mouse (free amigurumi 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 mouse from a skein of yarn by following Viktoria Rusak's free crochet pattern at Amigurumi Space. You can make this lovely huggable amigurumi mouse 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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Agatha & Argus - cat couple - Valentine’s cats (free amigurumi pattern)
Besides being totally adorable, this Valentine's cats ( or black & white cats ) pattern by Tarturumies is completely free, so you can experiment with it without blowing your crochet budget. This adorable amigurumi cat couple is ready for cuddles from your loved ones. You can easily customize this amigurumi cat design to be any color you'd like. Crochet this little black and white cat couple as a toy or as a cute little display on the shelf. If you're a beginner crocheter who is looking for a little bit of a challenge, this is a great pattern for you. Grab some yarn and start stitching!
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Crochet sitting Rudolph reindeer toy (free amigurumi pattern)
Let us present you this super adorable little amigurumi reindeer: Rudolph! This free amigurumi reindeer pattern is really simple, and it’s definitely possible to whip out one or two of these in an evening. They make great Christmas decorations, or you could even attach a loop to the top of the hat and hang it in your Christmas tree OR this year make a little Rudolph amigurumi reindeer as a lovely gift for the kids! We really love this cute little fella, the pattern is really easy and you will have a bunch of adorable amigurumi Rudolph' ready in no time!
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DIY Aladdin magic carpet costume - free pattern & sewing tutorial
This DIY Aladdin magic carpet costume by Fleece Fun is perhaps the easiest and funniest costume we’ve ever seen! Fun, colorful and instantly recognizable! Deciding on a costume for a party or Halloween is never easy. Buying or renting costumes can also be an expensive investment, especially if you go to a lot of themed parties. This super DIY magic carpet costume is an easy and affordable way to stand out at any party! get the free sewing pattern and the step-by-step tutorial at fleecefun.com and let the magic begin:
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Tissue paper Valentine's day heart wreath with paper roses
You can make this gorgeous heart shaped paper rose Valentine's day wreath with leftover red Christmas wrap tissue paper and some cardboard ! Creative idea , isn't it? You can use this super easy and beautiful heart wreath to decorate your home at Valentine's day on a budget or you can use it as nice wedding decor at your upcoming wedding party as well! In this nice craft blog you will find a nice photo documented step-by-step tutorial on how to make this gorgeous heart shaped paper rosette wreath in minutes! This beautiful and inexpensive home decor will look good in any color!
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DIY Terracotta pot gingerbread house ornament
Transform mini terra cotta pots into absolutely adorable gingerbread house ornaments with Projects With Kids' easy to follow craft tutorial. This lovely little terra cotta pot gingerbread house ornament is just a great Christmas craft for older kids and teens. These little DIY gingerbread house ornaments are so fun to make! The clay pot act as a canvas to create a colorful gingerbread house scene that kids can customize any way they like. ( You can use extra-fine point paint pens, which will help you with drawing the details. ) Head to projectswithkids.com and create your own miniature gingerbread house terra cotta pot ornaments :
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Easy DIY teenage mutant ninja turtle costume for kids (no-sew)
We love easy and fun DIY dress up / Halloween costumes ! For this year's Halloween ( or the next dress up party ) create this fun and easy DIY teenage mutant ninja turtle costume ! This nice step-by-step video tutorial will show you how to make this SUPER easy Ninja Turtle costume. This handmade costume is great for a group of friends, plus you can totally change it up however you want! The teenage mutant ninja turle costume is perfect for boys and girls , and for kids and adults both! If you haven't got aluminium turkey pan at hand you can use cardboard instead
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DIY Folding cardboard box doll house - upcycling craft
Making a cardboard doll house for your kids is a fun craft idea, but it will be much better if it's foldable to be able to save a little storage space . You can easily adapt this great cardboard doll house idea to create a large cardboard box playhouse for your kids and their friends to play with. The problem with basic cardboard box doll or playhouses is that they take up a lot of space and in the end they will end up in the trash for being a nuisance. But if you make them foldable this won't be a problem anymore! (To watch the video tutorial click on the "original language" link, and for written instructions / cardboard box dollhouse pattern go for the translated one!)
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DIY Paper strip Rudolph reindeer Christmas ornament for kids
It's time for a new fun and easy Christmas project : let’s make a super cute paper ball reindeer craft! What’s wonderful about these lovely reindeer paper balls is that you can turn them into the most adorable Christmas garland ever! Construction paper is one of our favorite crafting material (so many possibilities and quite frugal too!), and we do love all kinds of paper ball creatures! With the festive time of the year approaching, it’s time to look into festive characters, making Rudolph the reindeer is certainly a must. Ready to make your little reindeer? Clink on the link below and create one!
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