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Fall alphabet turkey match game for kids with free printable
We love low budget, upcycling craft ideas! And this super cute turkey matching game is not just a nice way to repuprose some plastic bottle caps but it's a perfect and fun way to learn letters! This turkey alfabet matching game is not just a perfect learning toy for boring fall afternoons but you can  upgrade this Thanksgiving craft idea and make some other learning toys with this printable and plastic bottle caps for the kids! (Imagine a math game, a picture-letter matching game or other matching games!)
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Beautiful baked pear puff pastry dessert easily
Simplest food "craft" ideas are alwas the best! This is a baked pear in simple puff pastry and look how beautiful is it! You can bake these  pear desserts for fall or for chirstmas, but these gorgeous desserts also perfect gifts for any occasion! Ripe sweat pears and roll on a puff pastry sprinkled with a pinch of sugar! You can experiment with other baked fruits as well! (Imagine with a yummy apple!) This pear dessert is not just super easy to make and bake but it's also healthy and soooo delicious!
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Amigurumi lemur (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 lemur for your little ones to enjoy! Simply follow Nina Kuznetsova's great, easy-to-follow free amigurumi pattern and create this lovely amigurumi lemur 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 lemur makes a sweet little gift.
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DIY Floor tiles inspired applique quilt ( free sewing tutorial + pattern )
This gorgeous applique quilt by Sew, Jahit is another project that converts hard tiles into soft quilts. This blanket is a raw-edge-applique quilt, using the quilt-as-you-go method. If you love beautiful blankets and fun sewing projects, don't hesitate! Click on the link below, get the free applique piece patterns ( free vector & printable cut files ! ) and let's start sewing:
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Amigurumi cactus hedgehog (free amigurumi pattern)
Are you looking for super adorable free amigurumi patterns ? Do you love hedgehogs & cacti ? Crochet this cute little amigurumi potted cactus hedgehog ! Aleksandra Egorova designed this lovely amigurumi hedgehog. Besides it's super adorable, this amigurumi pattern is completely free ! One of the nice things about amigurumi is that the exact size is rarely important, so you don’t need to worry about matching the designer’s gauge. Provided your stitches are compact enough that they won’t gape open to leaving large holes between them when you add the stuffing, you have the freedom to experiment with different yarns and hooks to give you a different-sized result. So grab your hooks and create this adorable amigurumi hedgehog now!
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DIY Felt owl hand warmers (free sewing pattern)
Keep your hands and your hearts warm this fall/winter with these super adorable, felt owl hand warmers by Repeat Crafter Me! These felt owl hand warmers would make a great last-minute holiday gift! These awesome homemade reusable hand warmers will save you money and help your hands from freezing when out in the cold weather. Store-bought hand warmers often involve unknown ingredients and chemicals, but these have only a few materials: felt, thread, and rice ! DIY rice hand warmers are simple to heat and use. Include your color of choice, and you have a must-have accessory for yourself and your family! Get the free sewing pattern at repeatcrafterme.com and keep your hands warm!
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Amigurumi birds - crochet spring birds (free amigurumi pattern)
Crochet your very own adorable amigurumi bird toy by following along Yulia Zublenko's nice free amigurumi pattern ! This super adorable amigurumi bird is such a cute friend for toddlers as well as a beautiful handmade gift for grownups. If you'd like to make this adorable crochet / amigurumi spring bird bigger ( as a mommy bird ) simply use a thicker, heavier weight yarn. You can also make this lovely huggable amigurumi bird 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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DIY Aluminum foil and acorn cap owl (step-by-step tutorial)
Autumn isn’t just about skulls and ghosts! If you are in the mood for a more sweet, less spooky fall craft, here you go! These owls by artstudio.club are super easy to make with recycled supplies and SO cute! Construct a cute little owl in brown or white using aluminum foil, acorn caps, and store-bought structure paste or DIY paper mache paste. ( Paper mache is a crafting method that involves three inexpensive common ingredients to produce a long-lasting, rock-hard structure: newspaper, water, and PVA glue or "flour glue". ) Make an owl to add to your fall or Christmas decor. If you have an owl-loving friend, fashion an owl to give as a gift , complete with a personalized name tag collar.
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Lovely amigurumi bunny in a dress (free amigurumi pattern)
Projects like these make us love the art of crochet and amigurumi so much! Just look at this cute bunny girl! Who can resist this cute little bunny face? By following along Nasty Schastlivaya 's free amigurumi pattern you can create this super cute crochet bunny in no time! But before you start learning the basics of amigurumi we must warn you: amigurumi is a very addictive hobby ( once you start creating lovely amigurumi toys , you won't be able to stop making them! ) So, don't hesitate: create a lovely little amigurumi bunny for your friends or family members now!
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DIY Autumn paper owl decorations
This cute "pinata style" frizzle little paper owl decor is so easy and simple to make! Go to A Beautiful Mess's website for clear step-by-step instructions with images to guide you through the tutorial. We love the color combination of paper, wooden beads & twigs used to make these little owls. This paper owl i s just a wonderful fall decor , plus it can be a fun party pinata ( with small modifications ) ! If you are organizing a fall party for kids, then this will be a great project! They'll love to help you make this, too! You could use different types of paper ( such as newspapers, old book pages, crepe paper, brown paper grocery bags.. ) the possibilities are truly endless.
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DIY snowman winter decor with decoupage from an old suitcase
If you love decoupage and renovating old unused things you will love this brilliant craft idea! This stylish winter snowman toy storage suitcase combines the helping aspect of recycling and gorgeous appearance of decoupage technique. If you have an old suitcase (or a briefcase) this is the perfect chance to make something beautiful from them for winter / Christmas ! This lovely snowman suitcase with it's winter-ish  paint and decoupage design will be a wonderful accent piece for your Christmas decoration.
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DIY Easy garden bird bath with clay pots
Are you looking for a frugal, fun and functional garden decoration? If the answer is yes, this cute terracotta (clay) pot bird bath and the milk carton bird feeder by The Chirping Moms are the perfect garden craft projects for you! The clay pot birdbath is super easy to make , and your feathered little garden friends will absolutely love it! (The birds will enjoy the DIY birdbath not just in summer but all year around!) And the little milk carton bird feeder is also an absolute superb craft to try with the kids, because it's super easy to make, and provides a great supply of food for the birds at winter:
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DIY Rolled paper roses - easy Mother's day card
You can easily make the most beautiful card for Valentine's day or Mother’s day ! Follow Andreja's step by step tutorial that will show you how to make a DIY rolled paper roses Valentines Day Card! We love simple ideas that look like they took hours to make! You won’t believe how easy this rolled paper roses Valentine's Day cards are to make!
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DIY Origami Santa hat - easy paper craft for kids
Make your own origami Santa hat with Basteln mit Papier's easy to follow origami tutorial! This fun Santa craft sure to thrill children and adults alike! This cute origami Santa hat is perfect for creating an adorable Christmas gift card , OR fold some just for fun! This easy origami Santa hat is just a great DIY project for kids over the winter holidays. You only need one sheet of square paper for this origami Santa hat ( p referably it will have a red and a white side ). If you don't have any of this kind of origami paper , simply just use plain white printer paper and color in the red sections after it's folded.
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DIY Stained glass butterfly - spring window decor
This stained glass butterfly is simple to make and adds some color to your windows! your windows! We love how easy this craft is to customize to different seasons or holidays. At spring a butterfly would be the perfect shape to use when making this stained glass project .In order to celebrate spring Trish teaches us how to make this gorgeous butterfly sun-catcher ! They look gorgeous when the sun streaming through them. You can find tons of butterfly templates >> here <<
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Soft purple amigurumi cat (free crochet pattern)
Know a cat lover? Crochet the perfect gift for them: an adorable, soft amigurumi cat ! Whether you're gifting this lovely amigurumi cat as a toy or as home decor, this free amigurumi pattern by Evgeniya Pokhilko will thrill cat fanatics. This cute crochet ( amigurumi ) cat can be a perfect handmade gift or handmade toy for your kids and grandkids because this super adorable amigurumi cat is just a perfect soft toy for both boys and girls! At AmiguroomToys you will find this wonderful free amigurumi cat pattern which will help you to create this adorable crocheted toy with lots of interesting details, personality, and cuteness! You can use any color and style yarn to crochet your own adorable amigurumi cat , they will look fun and cuddly in any form!
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Easy DIY Easter bunny card - fun Easter craft for kids
These little bunny cards by Kids Craft Room are super cute, very easy to make, and it's just perfect for keeping little ones entertained for hours. This bunny card is a great fun craft for kids that lets them practice their fine motor skills too. The finished bunny cards make adorable wall decorations or you can share them with friends and family members! Plus, because this bunny card is such a simple and easy craft, it’s great for kids of all ages !
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DIY Yarn bunny Easter card - fun Easter craft for kids
Do you have a crafty kid ? Nurture his creative spirit with this fun Easter craft by Kids Craft Room. This yarn art bunny card is super easy to make, plus you don't need special tools or skills to make one, which makes this fun craft perfect for kids of all ages ! With just a few inexpensive crafts supplies , you'll be giving your child the tools he needs to spark imagination and creative play. Get the step-by-step tutorial, grab some yarn and craft on!
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DIY lion costume for kids with a Circus crib (sewing tutorial)
An another super cute Halloween costume by Ashley is ready to share, and it’s totally adorable! Make this cute fluffy circus lion costume for your little lion . But what is a lion ,without his traveling circus cage! Ha! The DIY circus lion cage makes it easier to carry your little lion baby , and he can sit and hang out while you are at a Halloween party or out for Trick-or Treating !
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Make the Cetus Trilobite Paracord Survival Bracelet DIYg - BoredParacord.com
In this nice step-by-step video knotting tutorial BoredParacord will teach you how to make this stylish cetus trilobite paracord bracelet ! Watch this nice step-by-step paracord tutorial and make one gorgeous and stylish paracord bracelet for yourself ( or for your friends ) in no time with parachute rope ( or any kind of strings ) ! The base material doesn't need to be a special paracord rope : you can use cords , thick yarn or even leather stripes to create one!
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DIY Thumbprint butterfly mugs
We love Mother’s Day crafts that are keepsakes Mom or Grandma will treasure and be able to enjoy on a daily basis. These thumbprint butterfly mugs by thebestideasforkids.com are the perfect gift for your little one to create! They are such a sweet keepsake and thumbprints easily make the cutest little butterflies you’ve ever seen! You won’t believe how easy this mug painting tutorial is and it makes a great DIY gift.
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DIY cardboard bunny Easter treat box & chick gift card
This lovely Easter bunny shaped box is perfect for filling with chocolate eggs and sweets. People of all ages will love it! This cardboard bunny shaped Easter favor box is super easy to make, even the kids can create some to gift their teachers and grandparents at Easter ! Simply pack this charming bunny box with cookies or candy for a one-of-a-kind Easter gift, you kids and friends will love it! Follow this easy step-by-step video guide and create a bunch for this Easter ! ( The tutorial starts at 1:29 ) In the video tutorial you will find a super adorable Easter bunny card as well! ( You can find the f ree bunny shape box and bunny Easter card template <a title="bunny box and chick c
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Origami paper Valentine's hearts - paper folding
Are you looking for an easy last minute Valentine's day gift ? Make some of these fun and easy origami ( folded paper ) hearts ! You can hide small messages / gifts inside these fun hears or just use them to spice up you romantic Valentine's day or wedding decoration! With this nice step-by-step video origami tutorial you can learn how to make these fun paper hearts in minutes. Of course you can make the Valentine's hearts in any color and size that fits into the occasion or your home decor ! Paper folding is one of our favorite craft techniques because its inexpensive, fun and versatile!
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Adorable lying Winnie the Pooh bear amigurumi (free pattern)
Here is a super cute free lying  Winnie the Pooh amigurumi pattern for those who grow up with pooh bear and new generation who loves it. This small lying amigurumi Winnie is a brilliant crochet project for you even if you are a beginner in crocheting / amigurumi.  Pooh is naive and slow-witted, but he is also friendly, thoughtful, and steadfast.  This adorable little lying amigurumi Winnie the pooh toy should be easy peasy to crochet since it uses only basic crochet loops.Create a  super cute kawaii  Winnie the Pooh amigurumi for your Disney fan kids , they will love it!
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Flying amigurumi whale with balloons (free amigurumi pattern)
The best things in life are free - like this lovely amigurumi whale pattern by @natura_crochet at Amigurumi Space ! Like most of the people, you are likely to ask what exactly amigurumi is until you see the 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 flying whale. ) So grab a few skeins of yarn and create your very own, super adorable flying whale:
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DIY knitted pumpkins - fall decor
Do you love knitting? Are you looking for an easy but cozy fall decor project ? Try these super cute knitted fall pumkins! In this nice knitting website you will find a detailed knitting tutorial on how to make these adorable knit pumpkins ( and lots of yarn color ideas as an extra). You can use these cute pumpkins to decorate your home at autumn / Halloween, or you can even make some for your kids as  softs toys or a huge cozy floor pillow!
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DIY Tsum-tsum Olaf plushie - sock plush toy sewing tutorial
Look at this super cute tsum-tsum style Olaf plushie! In this video tutorial BudgetHobby will show you how to make an Olaf tsum tsum plush from a sock! This soft toy making project is a perfect way to re-purpose pairless socks , with a help of a little piece of felt , and hand sewing! Sock knit is a very easy beginner sewing material because it doesn't fray at the edges and it's so stretchy which make these Disney plushies really squishy. ( And socks are also inexpensive and easy to get! ) Create some tsum-tsum soft toys for your kids with this nice step-by-step video hand sewing and plushie making tutorial!
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DIY cardboard box Barbie doll house - recycling craft
Today's tutorial is a beautiful recycling craft , one of those good ideas for gifts at Christmas. This brilliant handmade dollhouse is easy to do and inexpensive , a perfect gift for your kids ! Sometimes handmade toys and presents are brings much more fun and happiness than the store bought versions especially dollhouses, because you can personalize it to your little girls taste as much as you want! You can create an ice castle for Elsa, a pink Barbie house or a cute little forest house or fairy house , the possibilities are endless! With this nice step-by-step cardboard box Barbie doll house video tutorial you can make one easily for your daughter ( or a superhero version for your son ) !
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Amigurumi Valentine bear ( free crochet pattern)
Projects like these make us love the art of crochet so much! Just look at this cute bear ! Who can resist this cute little bear face? By following along Hello Yellow Yarn's free amigurumi pattern you can 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 ( once you start you won't be able to stop making these lovely amigurumi toys ! ) Create a lovely little amigurumi bear for your friends or family members, they will love it! This little bear is just perfect for every special occasion such as Valentine's day, anniversaries, weddings or birthdays!
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Easy DIY colorful paper fish craft - summer craft for kids
This colorful paper fish by Krokotak is such an easy and fun craft to do! This paper fish is a project that both kids and adults will have a fun time making! If you are a teacher, this paper fish is one project that you will want to add to your bag of handy and fun classroom projects ! We love ocean wildlife and this construction paper fish is our new favorite fish craft! Fish are a great summer crafting project for kids to make ( in preschool and kindergarten as well. )
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Adorable amigurumi bear with bow tie (free amigurumi pattern)
Know a bear lover? Crochet the perfect gift for them: an amigurumi bear ! Whether you're gifting this lovely amigurumi bear as a toy or as home decor, this free amigurumi pattern by Dasha Korotkova will thrill bear fanatics. This cute crochet ( amigurumi ) bear can be a perfect handmade gift or handmade toy for your kids and grandkids because this super adorable amigurumi bear is just a perfect soft toy for both boys and girls! At AmiguroomToys you will find this wonderful free amigurumi bear pattern which will help you to create this adorable crocheted toy with lots of interesting details, personality, and cuteness! You can use any color and style yarn to crochet your own adorable amigurumi bear , they will look fun and cuddly in any form! With a little modification in the yarn size, you can create a whole super adorable amigurumi bear family
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Adorable amigurumi bear in dress (free crochet pattern & video tutorial)
Do you know crochet and want to expand your knowledge a little bit? Try this super fun crochet technique : the amigurumi ! With amigurumi , you will be able to crochet lovely, huggable crochet toys such as this super cute amigurumi bear by Katerina Arkhipova ! But be aware: amigurumi is a very addictive hobby ( once you start making these lovely toys you won't be able to stop ) ! This cuddly amigurumi bear can be a great amigurumi project to begin with, because the outcome is so lovely. So get the free amigurumi pattern at Amigurumi Space and let's get crocheting :
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