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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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How to make ric rac flowers ( easy DIY fabric ribbon roses )
These little ric rac flowers ( roses ) are so cute, and super easy to make! And they’re the perfect accessory: you can add them to hair clips, headbands, shoe clips, purses, backpacks, etc. Or set them in a small bowl on a table to add a pop of color to your decor: they’re so versatile! With following this nice step-by-step tutorial by PracticallyFunctional.com you will be able to make this gorgeous little ric-rac rose in no time!
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Heart shaped fried egg with sausage - romantic breakfast
Suprise you loved ones with this delicious and super easy romantic breakfast : a heart shaped sausage filled with fried egg ! This romantic breakfast recipe is very easy so even if you are an absolute beginner in cooking this recipe is a perfect choice for you! You can make some heart shaped sausages filled with fried eggs for Valentine's day or for your upcoming anniversary or just to show your love in any boring ordinary morning. This step-by-step video tutorial will teach you how to make this delicious sausage and egg romantic breakfast in minutes!
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3D flower coloring pages ( free printable )
We are really excited to share these paper craft flowers 3D coloring pages with you as they give coloring a whole new dimension. These gorgeous colorable paper flowers bring two of our passions together, the intricate coloring and the detailed paper crafting. If you’re more a fan of paper crafts than coloring pages for adults though there’s a pre-colored version included in the free printable too! You can use the finished artworks to decorate your home (at springtime), or it can be a perfect present for your coloring enthusiast friends ( along with a nice set of pencils/pens)!
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Little amigurumi bear with scarf (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 Nadezhda Pavlova'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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DIY Origami spring flower (tulip) greeting card - paper folding
Are you looking for a f rugal but still beautiful and easy to make spring home decor or mother's day gif t? Try these gorgeous origami ( paper folded ) tulip greeting cards ! They can be perfect flowery gifts for Mother's day or other special occasions! You can make the origami tulip flower cards with any type of colorful paper ( you don't need special origami paper , even simple ( Christmas ) wrapping paper works well ). Thi s spring tulip flower gift card is also a easy and fun spring kids craft project. You can use the paper origami tulips ( and their parts ) to make other spring decorations just as wreaths, bouquets or a flower garlands!
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Crocheted bunny baby hat and diaper cover (with pattern)
This is such a cute and wonderful (easter) corchet project! Get ready for Easter with this cute bunny hat and matching diaper cover! This is an awesome crochet pattern, it's very easy to follow: the tips she included made it very easy to crochet these up in an afternoon. The crocheted bunny hat would be cute on all ages, anytime of the yea, plus you can use your own color combinations!
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Cute sitting angel with dog - step by step polimer clay tutorial
Today's step-by-step video tutorial is a lovely sitting polimer clay angel with her dog friend ! In this video tutorial you can learn how to make this super cute angel with dog out of polimer clay! This adorable sitting angel figurine can be a great Christmas decor , or you can make one to remember your old beloved dog who is in dog heaven now. Of course you can make the polimer clay dog and angel separately and create gorgeous decorations with them! If you leave out the little angel' s wings it can be an adorable cake topper for a little girl who is in love with puppies / dogs !
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DIY Moana's flower headband - costume for kids
If you love the Moana movie, and pretty DIY costumes this gorgeous and oh-so-easy to make flower headband will be a great craft  project for you! Just a few sheets of green fleece , a bouquet of faux flowers and you will be able to create baby Moana's beautiful flower headband in no time!  At Ollie's craft blog you will find a nice step-by-step video tutorial on how to make this beautiful  flower crown! Of course this fun lower headband can be used as a part of other DIY costumes as well so it's a perfect addition for quick Halloween or dress up party costumes.
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DIY flower (jewelry) organizer box from toilet paper tubes
Do you love upcycling ? Would you like to create a gorgeous, unique and super cheap organizer for you buttons/jewelries /beads or other small things? If you ranswers are yes, this super video craft tutorial and the DIY toilet paper tube jewelry / organizer box is a perfect craft project for you! You can personalise these toilet paper roll boxes vary easily: just use any kind of adhesive craft foil or simple leftower wrapping papers to wrap it. Of course, you can simply cover it with paint and decorate with other elements ( decoupage, pressed flowers, mozaics etc )
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Easy DIY yarn ball ornament - how to make yarn balls
Looking for a super simple and gorgeous winter/ Christmas decoration? Here's a quick, simple and budget-friendly yarn decor you can try out for this Christmas season! Make festive yarn balls with Thoughts for Happy Minds' simple instructions to add some flash to parties or your home decor. Although this yarn ball ornament takes a day to dry, these colorful yarn balls can be great last-minute Christmas decorations. Or, in vibrant or elegant colors, it can be also a great party decor for any special occasion! ( Yarn balls are colorful, versatile and suitable for so many holidays and occasions. ) Watch the video and learn how to make them:
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DIY Valentine's day strawberry lovebugs
These adorable and funny strawberry love (lady)bugs are a perfect Valentine's day gifts. These are really easy to make, especially if you leave out the antennae. Just slice a few strawberries in half, and dip the tips of both halves into some melted chocolate chips to create the heads. For the face, use a simple powdered sugar icing, and drop some melted chocolate drops on the little bug’s body. I cut a tiny hole in the corner of a small ziploc back to squeeze out the chocolate drops. The signs are little pieces of paper hot-glued to toothpick halves. That’s it.
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Bunny art project with chalk pastels - fun Easter craft for kids
This bunny chalk pastel art for kids by Projects With Kids is just gorgeous! The chalk pastels on black paper look like they are glowing and using this simple technique makes this art project perfect for kids of all ages. This beautiful chalk pastel art is such a great lesson on positive and negative space which lets kids explore drawing and smudging with chalk pastels and it also produces wow-worthy art kids will be proud to display! Pastels are so fun for kids to explore! So don't hesitate: get those pastels and let's get crafting :
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Orange amigurumi cat in sweater (free crochet pattern)
Crochet your very own adorable cuddly amigurumi cat toy with following along Anna Skvortsova's nice free amigurumi pattern at Amiguroom Toys! This super adorable amigurumi cat 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 cat bigger ( for an absolutely giant cat ) simply use a thicker, heavier weight yarn. You can also make this lovely huggable amigurumi cat 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 Accordion family photo box - creative gift idea
We just love family photo crafts, and this accordion photo box is no exception. This fun accordion family photo box is a perfect gift – think Father’s Day, or Grandparent’s day, or mom’s birthday – and it can also be a perfect memento to make after a fun summer trip. Or maybe fill it with pictures of baby’s first year. Really the reasons for making an accordion photo box are endless! By reading Sugar Bee Crafts's tutorial you not only will learn how to make the paper accordion photo box, but you’ll also learn a fun feature of Sugar Bee Crafts's favorite photo editing software:
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How to make giant soap bubbles
How cool are these giant soap bubbles!? This recipe for homemade big bubbles is so much fun! It uses simple ingredients, you can use it right away and it reliably makes medium to large bubbles. You probably already have the ingredients in your cupboard, and if you don’t, it’s nothing you can’t find at the grocery store. Try this the next time you are up for a fun, and super cheap kid's activity! For the bubble maker you can use simple drinking straws and some yarn/wire plus you can add a a nice stick to it as a practical handle.
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DIY Toilet paper roll unicorn - fun recycling craft for kids
Who can resist unicorns? Today’s TP roll craft by Kids Craft Room embrace everything that is fun about recycled crafts,while celebrating unicorns ! Who needs more? So grab your paper tubes and create lovely unicorns with following along Kids Craft Room's step-by-step craft tutorial. This super easy unicorn paper roll craft is a perfect ( summer ) craft project for the kids in the classroom or at home ! These paper roll unicorns are super simple to make and their fingerprint rosy cheeks add a lovely personal touch:
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DIY Fabric Christmas ornament pillows (free sewing pattern)
DIY Ornament pillows! Can you tell how excited we are? These pillows can be made with basic sewing skills, and you can use a variety of materials to show you that you could really use anything! These DIY Fabric Christmas ornament pillows  are great “keep it forever” kinda DIY that you can pull out each holiday season. And that makes our heart super happy!
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DI)Y 3D paper heart (free printable template)
How to make a paper heart / 3D paper heart? ( Or pepakura heart ? ) . Whatever it calls, this 3D heart is perfect for your Valentine’s Day ,your proposal day, or your wedding day ! This 3D paper heart ( despite it's look ) is a really simple craft comes with an easy to follow free ( pepakura / 3D folding ) template . It’s so easy to make your own paper heart, from very simple materials. All you need is some paper, scissors, and glue.
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Paper owl with handprint wings - fun fall craft for kids
We just love owl crafts here on Mindy and are super excited to show you this darling and easy paper owl craft by Easy Peasy And Fun! These colorful paper owls are so quick to make and so cute! This super easy owl craft is great for young kids, even the smallest can do this with help! You can the finished paper owls as ornaments or stick them onto homemade greeting cards. Get the step-by-step tutorial at easypeasyandfun.com and make this adorable paper owl with your kids today.
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Winter hat art project for kids with DIY pom poms
This winter hat art project by One Little Project is so much fun! We love experimenting with all sorts of "magic" and this fun little craft project is no exception. Your kids will have lots of fun hiding secret patterns on the paper and having them magically appear when you paint over them with watercolor. This winter hat art project for kids is such a fun winter craft idea! Use One Little Project's free printable winter hat template to have a fun day of crafting at home or in the classroom!
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Easy DIY paper sunflowers - fall craft for kids
These folded paper sunflowers by One Little Project are so easy to make! It’s crazy what you can make with just a few folds of paper ! These paper sunflowers are the perfect craft for late summer or fall. They are bright, beautiful and lots of fun to make! This sweet paper sunflower can be a perfect decor in your home at summer / fall , you can decorate your wedding party with them ( in pastel colors ) , or you can gift them for any special occasion ( such as mother's day ! ) Of course you can make these easy and quick paper flowers in any other color than sunflower yellow / orange, which makes them great party decorations as well!
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School monsters - alien pencil toppers from polimer clay
Today's step-by-step video tutorial is a super cute polimer clay alien / moster pencil topper ! In this video tutorial you can learn how to make this super cute alien & monster pencil topper out of polimer clay! Of course you can use these cute alien/monster figurines to create other fun gifts, such as birthday cakes ( from fondant or marzipan ) , earrings, or keychains ! This polimer craft project i s absolutely suitable for kids and adults as well. ( It could be a great teacher appreciation gift or back to school craft ! )
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DIY Pompom caterpillar - fun spring kids craft idea
Spring is the best time of the year to do some bug crafts, if it’s to rainy to go outside. This caterpillar pom pom craft is a fun and wiggly project the kids will love to make. We’re really into bug crafts lately, even more so into caterpillar crafts and we think this one turned out pretty cool too. This pompom caterpillar craft can be used as a part of the project to demonstrate the life cycle of the butterfly! You can also make a butterfly out of paper and pom poms and another leaf with a bunch of pom poms for eggs. Chrysalis will need a bit of imagination though – but pom poms wrapped in tissue paper could work out nicely. This would make a fun assignment to make in the classroom or at home.
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DIY wooden robot - wooden toy for kids (woodworking)
If you want to make a simple wooden toy with a minimum of tools or are looking for the first woodworking experience for older kids, try this robot! While this little robot lacks realism or fantastic articulation, he definitely possesses all the charm of a toy made with love. Why else would he be wearing his heart where everyone can see it? The final result isn’t an elaborate toy, but it’s made of natural materials and safe for babies and toddlers to handle and teeth on (of course, under reasonable parental supervision). What I really like about this DIY wooden robot is that it can be a good first project to try with older kids, introducing the joy of woodworking to them.
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Adorable puppy baby binkie / blankey (free sewing pattern)
Learn to sew a super cute baby blanket that looks like a puppy with Oh The Things We'll Make's free pattern and instructions! Half softie , half blankey , kids will love snuggling with these dog lovies ! Can you stand the cuteness? Simple stitching and minimal stuffing pulls this sewing project together in a flash! This lovely puppy blanket can be a sweetest huggable toy for your baby ! Use a soft, black fabric for the nose, and form the eyes and mouth by hand by stitching them on with black thread. This way your puppy blanket will be safe as toy and blanket for newborns as well!
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Baby beaver - free crochet applique pattern
Beaver ’s teeth never stop growing so constantly chewing on wood helps to keep them from getting too long. These large buck teeth and their flat tails are the beaver’ s signature traits along with their busy and hardworking nature. Appliques are a great way to jazz up clothing, embellish a kids backpack, frame for decor or stitch to a throw pillow. Combine cute beavers and fun appliques together with this super cute and free crochet beaver applique pattern Designed by SustainMyCraftHabit.com
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Amigurumi dalmatian dog (free crochet pattern)
Crochet your very own adorable cuddly amigurumi dalmatian dog with Liudmila Pershina and Amiguroom's lovely free crochet pattern in no time! This dalmatian dog amigurumi toy is absolutely perfect for kids of all ages , and of course for adults as well! If you'd like to make this adorable crochet / amigurumi dalmatian dog bigger, simply use a thicker, heavier weight yarn and a larger hook. This super adorable amigurumi dalmatian dog is such a cute friend for toddlers as well as a beautiful handmade gift for grownups. This crocheted dalmatian dog is so easy to make : this amigurumi project is absolutely suitable for beginner amigurumi crocheters!
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Rainbow flower fairies (amigurumi dolls) - free crochet pattern
Today Duchess Gala is sharing a free amigurumi pattern with us for : a lovely crochet rainbow flower doll toy ! Adorable, isn't it? We love handmade amigurumi dolls so much, because they have lots of personality and the kids will love them more than any expensive store bought toy ! This adorable amigurumi flower doll toy should be easy peasy to crochet since it uses only basic crochet loops. Create a set of super cute flower doll amigurumi s for your kids or grandkids they will love it! You can crochet the flower doll in any size and color they will be lovely in any form!
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Long-legged amigurumi bunny ( free amigurumi pattern )
Nothing's cuter than a handmade stuffed animal, and this little crochet amigurumi bunny is no exception. This lovely bunny pattern by Tatiana Suvorova at Amiguroom Toys works up really quickly and doesn’t take much yarn to make. So grab your yarn basket and crochet a lovely bunny for all of the bunny -lovers in your life. ( Kids really love handmade toys , especially when they are cuddly and colorful, which makes this amigurumi bunny a great gift for any special occasion! )
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DIY mermaid doll (faux flower mermaid doll) - summer craft for kids
It's mermaid time! Watch Emilie Lefler's step-by-step doll making tutorial and learn how to make a gorgeous mermaid dolls out of simple craft materials. This lovely little yarn and faux flower mermaid doll is a fun decoration for summer, and such a fun toy to play with! Once you have mastered making a basic wire doll body, there are a lot of fun options and variations, so let's get crafting!
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Egg carton helicopter - fun egg carton craft for kids
When it comes to crafting with kids, there's one magical material that always comes through: paper. Repurpose your recyclable paper egg cartons into a wonderful craft that will have your kids cracking up: create this lovely little egg carton helicopter ! Craft Train will teach you how to make this lovely little helicopter in no time, out of a simple e gg carton . Isn't it wonderful? You may need to help the kids with the small fiddly bits, but the boys ( or girls ) can help out plenty, and the kids will love playing with these fun DIY toys once you’re done! Get the step-by-step tutorial at thecrafttrain.com and let's get crafting :
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Soft sleeping amigurumi bunny (free crochet pattern)
Are you looking for adorable free amigurumi patterns ? Do you love bunnies ? Crochet this cute little amigurumi bunny by Anastasiia Traino at Amigurumi Space ! Besides of 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 leave 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 bunny now!
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DIY Peppermint bath salt - last minute Christmas gift idea
This peppermint bath salt by Crafts by Amanda is super easy to make and it makes a cute gift for anyone on your holiday gift-giving list. Follow Amanda's step-by-step tutorial and create your own peppermint bath salt in just a few minutes! Everyone will love the sweet peppermint scen t when they use these fragrant bath salts. The bath salts themselves have just four ingredients and you may even have the supplies you need on hand. Mixing them together and adding them to the jar takes no more than 10 minutes.
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