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DIY Scented fabric Christmas tree ornament - free sewing pattern
Each season is typically associated with a certain smell: spring with fresh blooms, summer with the ocean, autumn with pumpkin spice, and Christmastime with cinnamon, pine and gingerbread . These scents can evoke memories and even influence your mood. Not only will these aromatic fabric Christmas tree ornaments look beautiful on your Christmas tree, but they'll fill the room with that familiar scent of the holidays and, hopefully, bring back beautiful memories of Christmases past.
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How to make a clay pot lighthouse - garden decoration
Lighthouses are a popular decorating motif not only because of their nautical roots, but because they symbolize safe harbor and protection. This lighthouse made from terra cotta clay pots is surprisingly easy to assemble, and it even features a lantern on top to cast a warm glow. You can place it in the garden as a decoration, or use it as a centerpiece for a beach gathering. In this nice step-by-step written summer craft tutorial Jonathan Fong will show you how to make your own miniature garden lighthouse from clay pots in minutes!
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How to make boho summer barefoot sandals
Do you want to make boho-inspired barefoot sandals for summer? This jewelry making project takes under an hour to complete, and you can get all the materials at your local craft store.She used the Bead Landing brand, but any beading will work. Add a fun twist to your boho summer barefoot sandals if you'd like: use a piece of hemp, braided rope, leather strips, seashells, glass beads, charms or any other jewelry element you have on hand. This barefoot sandals can be a perfect addition to your summer holiday outfit (beachwear)!
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How to make a homemade butterfly feeder ( 2 different ways)
Besides bringing a magical beauty to any garden, butterflies help promote growth by pollinating flowers. You can attract more butterflies to your yard with these super easy to make and frugal DIY butterfly feeders – one made with a ceramic plate and one made with a mason jar – that also serve as attractive garden ornaments. Mother Nature would definitely approve. Dont forget to hot glue some colorful silk flowers on your butterfly feeders to help attract butterflies.  Fill the feeders with the sugar water butterfly food, and watch your beautiful garden butterflies as they enjoying it!
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DIY Wooden beer caddy - free woodworking plan
Ditch the cardboard six-pack and customize your own wood beer caddy to tow your brews in style. This six-pack carrier is complete with a wall-mounted bottle opener so you can enjoy a cold beer as soon as you reach your destination. Pick up some beer from your local bottle shop and enjoy your DIY wood beer caddy! If you've mastered the art of making DIY wooden beer caddies, make one for a friend. This easy woodworking project can be a perfect choice for beginners. Surprise you beloved husband / boyfriend or yourself on a hot summer day with this rustic wood beer caddy filled up with ice cold beer (or you can  fill it up with other drinks)
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Easy spring paper flower garland (free template)
Paper flower garlands add whimsy and color to an empty wall , and you can custom design the colors for birthday parties, bridal showers, weddings or any other special occasions that call for festive decor. Hang them horizontally as bunting, or hang several garlands vertically side-by-side, and you have an instant photo booth backdrop. Of course you can use this super quick and inexpensive paper flower garland to decorate your home ast spring / Easter as well! In this nice site you will find a step-by-step assembling tutorial and a free printable template to create your own paper flower spring garland !
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DIY Wool blanket coat
You can make this super easy blanket coat with a simple wool blanket and a belt you might already have around the house! Do you have some beautiful and warm wool blankets? Make one personalized stylish poncho out of them!  This brilliant craft idea will work well also with fleece and other non-fraying fabrics. This quick winter/autumn sewing fashion project is a perfect choice for beginners because it's really easy to sew! You can use any cozy winter/autumn blankets (even fun colorful IKEA fleece blankets) to create one unique jacket for yourself or for the kids! These quick blanket coats also perfect for camping or going outside to the garden because
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How to put Christmas lights in empty glass (wine) bottles
An LED light string ( Christmas light ) can transform that fancy bottle of wine from a special occasion into a lasting ( and useful! ) memento. Use these bottle lights to brighten up any dark corner, as a night light or as festive decor around the holidays. The trick to recycling a glass bottle into a glowing light is by drilling a hole near the base of the bottle large enough to thread a small string of lights through. With a few specific tools , this can be a simple undertaking.
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DIY sewn knot pillows - stylish home decor
Make your space your own and instantly freshen up your couch or bed with this fun, do-it-yourself knot pillow! This gorgeous Celtic knot pillow is soo comfortable and also very easy to sew! No advanced sewing skills required! All you need is to be able to sew a straight line, and you, too, can make this unique pillow in minutes! Of course you can use another celtic knot pattern if you don't like this one, because this DIY cozy knot pillow will look good in any form! Use the finished knot pillows to decorate your home at any time of the year or give them as nice homemade gifts for a special occasion!
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Cheesecloth ghosts - classic Halloween decor
Cheesecloth has been a Halloween crafting staple for decades, and for good reason. It’s a very user-friendly material for both kids and adults and it’s appearance naturally lends itself to ghost and mummy projects galore. Today we’re giving you the quick and easy steps to make some spooky spirits that you can hang from the ceiling or rest on a bookshelf. Either way, these cheesecloth ghosts are sure to add to the Halloween spirit around your house.
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Kid fall craft - leaf suncatchers
These gorgeous fall suncatchers are not just super easy to make (even for the smallest crafty hands) but they will bring warmth and love to your home instantly! The end of summer doesn’t mean we have to give up on the sun altogether. These bold and colorful fall leaf suncatchers are just the thing to use the sunlight to welcome autumn with the kiddos. You can use these beautiful leaf shape suncatchers to decorate your home at fall or it can be a perfect fall craft project for the kids in the school /kindergarten as well!
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Toy kitchen from and old Tv cabinet
You love your old TV cabinet, but it's been sadly obsolete since you bought a flat-screen TV? Luckily, a whole new life awaits it as an adorable play kitchen for kids! This darling furniture transformation gives you a second chance to use a beloved item, because sometimes once just isn't enough. This furniture upcycling project is not a super way to save money but its also a brilliant way to create a unique long lasting toy for your kids. You can add to this toy kitchen any decorations and utensils that you want , and you can also create other play sets with this brilliant idea (imagine a play garden shed, a work station with tools, or a car repair station  )
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DIY Heart shaped painted tree branch art
"Whether beach-combing, hiking in the forest or walking along a riverbank, dried branches can be easily found in many places. With a little imagination, you can transform those branches into beautiful and low budget wall art /home decor using a few simple supplies. The heart shaped painted branch wall art adds a textural and colorful feature to your walls that can be used seasonally (on Valentine's day for ex.) or year-round. With different paint colors (or no paint at all), this natural tree branch art piece can work in a variety of rooms and design aesthetics."
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How to dry rose  petals and roses
When you receive a bouquet of fresh roses, preserve their beauty and fragrance by drying the rose petals. Dried rose petals are perfect for making potpourri, but they can also be used as dramatic embellishments in card making, as an organic element when pouring your own candles and soap, or even as confetti for weddings and bridal showers. There are several ways to dry rose petals, from microwaving them to pressing them between the pages of a book. Whatever method you choose, you may be surprised how easy it is to do, and how lovely the results.
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DIY Wee brown bunny treat bags - sewn easter gift bags
Jelly beans and chocolate coins?  Truffles or candy eggs?  What would you tuck into these embroidered treat bags for Easter?  A gift card, a matchbox car, or a marshmallow bunny? Whatever you choose, it’ll make a fun treat, and these adorable bags, tied with twine and a hand-written tag, make perfect decorations for the holiday table! I think what I love best about these treat bags is that they’re so simple and easy, you can make them in multiples, so everyone gets one!
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Homemade birdseed Christmas ornaments - bird feeding
This adorable birdseed ornament by By Mavis Butterfield at eHow is an inexpensive activity the whole family can enjoy making on a lazy weekend afternoon. The kids will have a blast making them, and the birds will enjoy eating them. The first version offered on EHow produces cookie-shaped ornaments kids especially love, but they really only work in cold climates where the birdseed ornaments remain frozen. In warmer climates, you can use the second version involves adorable pinecones ! Get the tutorial at ehow.com and let the fun begin:
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