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This craft category is a huge collection of DIY food gifts, table setting ideas & drinking gifts! DIY food gifts & DIY drinking gifts: gift wrapping ideas and free printables ( drink wrapping ideas, free printable cookie boxes, free printable party favor boxes), creative table setting ideas for every occasion and holiday ( DIY Christmas table settings, DIY wedding table settings, DIY Easter table setting), table setting crafts ( DIY napkin rings, place cards / sitting cards, DIY centerpieces, coasters, place mats...), ... and many other creative DIY food gift, DIY drinking gift & table setting ideas!
Gingerbread men cookies - fun Christmas gift idea
With this super easy cookie packaging idea you can turn boring store bought cookies into fun homemade Christmas treats in minutes! Brilliant isn't it? To create these super cute snowman cookies you will need a little cellophane ( or pre-packaged cookies ),a few buttons, and a cute ribbon! You can create the c ookie snowmen with sugar cookies or you can create other Christmas figures with brown ones ( imagine a cute gingerbread man from a chocolate chip cookies or an adorable reindeer from a gingerbread cookie )! This easy dessert packaging idea can be perfect for almost everyone at Christmas from family members, to teachers everyone will love them!
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Snowman wrapped candy gifts
With this adorable christmas / winter gift wrapping idea you can wrap any sort of candy bar, or even a box of twinkies, or a can of pringles, or a container of nuts ... and then turn it into a cutie-pie little snowman!
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DIY Shooting star party pinata -  fun party decor
With New Year's eve comes parties! And what says party more than a piñata ? This DIY shooting star piñata is great for new year's eve ,summer or really for any time of year. It’s a shooting star ,so it can easily be adapted for celebrating summer nights, graduations, birthdays, or make it in patriotic colors for Fourth of July. It’s a pull piñata ,so it’s great for indoors as well as out. Kids take turns choosing a curling ribbon to pull. So, you still get the element of anticipation to see who is going to be the lucky one to crack it open and you save dad from having to whack the thing to death to finally get it to open.Plus! You can keep the piñata and use it as decor later, or reuse it for another party. Just reattach more ribbon to the bottom and you’re gold.
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5 Easy DIY Halloween party decorations from paper
Watch this fun Halloween craft video tutorial and learn how to make 5 DIY Halloween party hacks and crafts from simple household materials such as cardboard boxes, paper cups, paper plates, toilet paper rolls and other cheap materials! These fun halloween party crafts makes horrific decorations and treats for your Halloween Party ! And the kids will love to make them as well! Create a fun pumpkin candy monster, an ice cream brain witch, zombi puppets, bat utensil holders and paper plate UFO's with Box Yourself and Øistein Kristiansen
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DIY Triangle box advent calendar
All you need to make this easy advent calendar is this free triangle box template, cardstock, glue and a marker.  We recommend a fine felt tip pen since you can create much more detailed work, but a regular Sharpie works fine too.  This DIY Triangle box advent calendar project is really fun because it's quick and ends up looking really good and you can let loose with your  doodling creativity  Lastly, we think the kids will enjoy the treats I’ll be hiding in these boxes! 
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DIY Chocolate bonbon and liquor cake (bonbon bouquet)
Tired of creating ordinary cakes ? Try this gorgeous and delicious chocolate bonbon and liquor "cake" ! This fun "cake" ( bonbon bouquet ) is way more unique and enticing than ordinary cakes and flowers. Fine chocolates are gathered together to create a delicious bouquet , perfect for celebrating birthdays, anniversaries or any special occasion. Artfully arranged with paper flowers , these chocolate bouquets are just perfect for every special occasion. You will be surprised how easy is to create one! Watch Kateryna Bay 's video tutorial and learn the how-tos:
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DIY water lily candy bowl from napkins - napkin folding
With this great napking folding video tutorial you can learn how to make this gorgeous water lily candy bowl from simple paper napkins. It's a perfect easter - spring decoration / wedding decor or you can spice up your birthday party with them as well. It can be a simple and elegant table decoration or you can put in them some small candies or treats for your guestst.
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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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DIY Diet Coke cake (or beer cake) -  birthday gift idea
We would gladly trade in a baked cake for this awesome Diet Coke cake by Fun Squared any day of the week. Don’t get us wrong, we love birthday cakes, but we think this Diet Coke Cake is such a fun twist on a classic birthday cake. If you are celebratingbirthday week this Diet Coke cake is the perfect addition to the party! (Or of course you can use this brilliant and fun fizzy drink cake as a gift for other occasions as well! Or better: imagine a beer cake for your dad on Father's day!)  So, if you know someone celebrating a birthday soon, find out their favorite drink and start making them a “cake.”
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Crepe paper calla lily with chocholate
Today Ash And Crafts sharing with us a gorgeous crepe paper calla lily bouquet tutorial which incorporates our favorite food: chocolate! This beautiful crepe paper calla lily bouquet makes a great gift for the mothers in your life because its handmade, the flowers last forever, and the center is edible! If you are looking for a fun and thoughtful homemade gift idea consider creating a crepe paper calla lily bouquet which is perfect for many different occasions! Your chocolate flower bouquet can have as many "calla lilies" in it as you want: small and giant bouquets will look lovely equally.
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DIY paper bunny Easter egg holder (free printable template)
We love to decorate Easter eggs, and every pretty egg deserves a fun display!  These adorable bunny Easter egg holders was made with simple construction paper in various colors, mini pompoms and a black marker. Cute isn't it? This Easter egg holder craft is suitable for kids of all ages because it's so easy, and I bet you've already have all ingredients at hand! (Instead of pompoms you can simply draw a cute pink bunny nose!)  Simply print  out the free Easter bunny egg holder template, cut it out from a colorful sheet of construction paper, draw a cute bunny face with a marker and glue on a mini pompon as a nose.
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Printable lollipop butterflies and flowers
Here is a free printable Valentine if you need a quick and easy Valentine's day gift. Download the Butterfly or the flower Valentine print on colored card-stock, cut out, make slits for sucker, add some decorations (cut out shapes of paper, stickers, glitter, etc.), insert sucker and then add some wiggly eyes to the top of the sucker. Add a piece of tape to the back to keep the sucker securely in place. You can make it from any decorative srcapbook paper or you can upcycle leftower christmas wrapping papers to decorate it.
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DIY Farmhouse style serving tray from a cutting board - upcycling craft
Want to create something decorative but also functional for entertaining guests ? Make your own stylish and unique farmhouse style tray from a tired old cutting board by following along Sadie Seasongoods' step-by-step tutorial. Trays are an elegant addition to any living situation. For example: this DIY farmhouse style tray is just the perfect tray to set out on a coffee table for coasters, drinks and snack bowls. And bonus points: it’ll keep your guests from leaving drink glasses on your furniture!
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Delicious fruit hedgehogs - quick healthy party food and decor
Are you looking for a fun, delicious, healthy and super fast/easy to make party food ? If your answer is yes, this cute fruit hedgehog is a perfect party food ( or decor ) project for you! Choose a nice sweet pear as the base of the hedgehog and attach various fruits with wooden skewers to it. You can spice up any ( kids ' ) party ( birthdays , dress up parties .. ) with this delicious fruit appetizer, or you can upgrade this cute idea with any delicious additions if you wish ( imagine a cheese-fruit appetizer with a glass of fine wine, or a veggie appetizer, combinations are endless! )
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Lollypop spiders - easy and fun halloween treats for kids
These super cute lollipop spiders are not just only fun present fro Halloween but also very easy to make! You just need some pipe cleaners, googly eyes and a yummy lollipop! If you don't want to use sugar filled lollipops you can use homemade caramelised apple balls or coconut balls sticked into a wooden stick and wrapped in seren wrap as a mutch healthier alternative! Make adorable lollipop spiders as cute halloween treats or make some to spice up the ordinary days.
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DIY Christmas gnome jar ( mason jar gift box )
Turn mason jars into festive Christmas gift boxes ! It's always a great feeling when we're making preparations for Christmas , especially if we can recycle something from trash into treasure to make something unique for the whole family. Start with an empty mason jar and create this fantastic homemade Christmas gnome gift box with Creative Mamy's easy to follow video tutorial. A mason jar gnome gift box is an inexpensive way to decorate your home for the holidays or create fun gifts for the whole family!
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Bunny Easter egg gift box with air drying clay (or paper clay)
Use this step-by-step video tutorial to make super adorable bunny figures in several scales using basic sculpting techniques and polymer clay, play-doh or air dry clay. This cute bunny can be made from all kinds of clay which makes it useful as handmade gift , seasonal / holiday decoration or as delicious cake decoration / cake topper ! This polimer clay bunny treat box is a surprisingly easy polimer clay project so you can create one easily for yourself or for your friends, even is you are a beginner in polimer clay or fondant sculpting ! Let's sculpture a cute Easter bunny!
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Easy tissue paper pumpkin halloween party favors
These super cute tissue paper pumpkin party favors are super easy to make, and you can easily spice up your gifts/treats with it (even if you are not the best in wrapping presents)! Wrap up your favourite Halloween treats, and then open up the pumpkins like presents to get to the candy inside. Wouldn’t these make adorable favours at a Halloween party? If you don't need party farvors at moment, you can use this easy but brilliant craft tecnique to create nice autumn decors in minutes! (Imagine these cute pumpkins as a nice garland or bigger versions as an outdoor decor! )
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DIY Shoe organizer advent calendar
The lead-up to Christmas is half the fun of the holiday. Advent calendars help you count down the days, and sometimes reward you with a sweet treat! Instead of buying the same, store-bought version every year, try out this DIY Shoe organizer advent calendar by Elizabeth Joan Designs. You can reuse DIY Shoe organizer advent calendar over the years, and you'll be surprised at how creative you can get with it. Whether you want something totally Christmassy, or something a little more chic, this shoe organizer advent calendar is just the perfect way to make it.
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Christmas tree gift boxes (with free printable)
These gorgeous Christmas tree shaped treat boxes can be perfect to wrap small presents/sweets for Christmas in a stylish and gorgeous way! This paper gift box is  a suprisingly easy Christmas craft project: you just need a piece of cardstock , a little fun Christmas wrapping paper, and of course this free christmas shaped gift box template! In this nice craft site you will find a nice step-by-step photo tutorial on how to make one Christmas tree gift box in minutes as well!
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Pumpkin lollipops - easy Halloween party favors
The kids LOVE the idea of jack-o-lanterns , but they’re too little to cut anything out themselves. Which is why these pumpkin lolly pops are pretty much fantastic for them. They can draw half a dozen little faces on the pumpkins , and when their five minute attention span is up, they’re happy with themselves and what they’ve created! These lolly pop pumpkins are really easy to make ! If your kids are older they can help with the cutting and assembling, but if they’re little, you can let them have the glory of drawing the faces on the pumpkins. These guys make awesome Halloween party favors or treat idea s, and you could even send them to school as a class treat!
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Easter carrot treat bag - free sewing pattern
Easter is right around the corner so now is a great time to hop into some spring sewing! Today we are sharing a tutorial to make a carrot treat bag, a perfect addition to your little one’s Easter basket! These little carrot treat bags hold lots of goodies.  They make a really fun alternative to those little plastic eggs!  And they will last, so you can fill them year after year! These carrot Easter treat bags are small and easy, making them a great sewing project for beginners & to use up some fabric scraps. But they are still big enough to hold plenty of treats! And they sew up quick, too, so you can make a few or make a whole bushel!
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Tin can coffee advent calendar (advent calendar for adults)
One of our favorite traditions around Christmas is the advent calendar ! If you love coffee , you will LOVE this advent calendar idea by Sarah ( from Look What I Made ). Turn your coffee addiction into a festive Christmas decoration : make a coffee advent calendar ! For a coffee enthusiast this tin can coffee advent calendar is simply the most delicious way to pass the days until Christmas. Of course this fun idea absolutely works well with other things: you can use you empty ( tin ) boxes or even empty tin cans to create festive advent calendars filed with various sweets / toys or other fun or delicious treats.
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DIY Paper bonbon chocolate rose bouquet - video tutorial
This gorgeous crepe paper rose bouquet is not just only beautiful but it's also very delicious, because the rosebuds contains chocolate bonbons ( Ferrero Rochers ) ! Creative, isn't it? You can create this nice flower bouquet very easily: you just need a little crepe paper, delicious chocolate bonbons / sweets and a little wire. It can be a perfect gift for mother's day , Valentine's day or a perfect addition to your wedding / graduation party . You can create this crepe paper rose and chocolate bouquet in any color: try it in romantic red or in elegant white / pastels !
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Easy DIY paper Christmas star gift box (free printable template)
Watch this nice step-by-step video tutoria l and learn how to make this gorgeous paper star gift box easily with simple household materials and colorful construction papers ! This beautiful star treat box can be a perfect way to wrap small presents/sweets for Christmas ( or other occasions ) in a stylish and gorgeous way! This paper gift box is a surprisingly easy paper folding project : you just need a piece of s crapbook or construction paper ,a ruler, the free template and that's it! With this step-by-step video tutorial creating your own beautiful DIY paper gift box will be a piece of cake! ( To make the video and template download button work please choose the ORIGINAL LANGUAGE button below! )
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Easter bunny pots with craft foam (free template)
Easter is our favorite holiday because who doesn't love delicious desserts, Easter eggs and cute bunnies? For anyone who planning to gift their children, friends or family on this special day, here's  a fun Easter craft idea: a craft foam bunny pot / basket ! These super cute craft foam bunny pots can be easily personalized and also it will work well with craft papers and scrapbook papers as well ( instead of craft foam). If Easter is over your kids can use these adorable bunny pots as (spring) kids' room decor / flower pot or even they can use it as a pencil holder! Of course in this nice craft site you will find the free craft foam bunny pot template as well as a
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DIY framed lace tray - upcycling picture frames
This gorgeous DIY lace tray is made from an (old) wooden photo frame (with glass plate) and a lace! Brilliant idea! It's a perfect (and practical) way to decorate your vintage /shabby home and it's also an easy / low budget home decor project. You can put anything inside the frame (old photos, pressed flowers, nice scrapbook papers /napkins...) therefore it's also a perfect present to any ocassion! If you would like to use the photo frame as a real serve tray  glue in the glass and the bottom of the frame tray to make it more sturdier.(Or you can use silicone to make the inside waterproof).
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Easter bunny gift bags with free printable tags
Need a last minute Easter craft idea? These adorable Easter bunny gift bags are a breeze and turn out so cute! Linda from Craftaholics Anonimous give us a free printable gift tag to help the Easter gift decorating process. So create some adorable Easter bunny treat bags for kids with your extra grocery bags! This super cute Easter gift wrapping idea will work with any size brown grocery bag you have. Drop a candy bag into your bunny bag, and it is ready to bring a smile to “somebunny’s” face! If you haven't got mini pompoms at hand, you can simply paint it!
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DIY Plastic bottle Santa gift box with craft foam - Christmas gift
What an amazing idea to recycle plastic bottle into this festive Santa gift box ! It is always a great feeling when we are making the preparation for Christmas , especially if you can recycle something from trash into treasure to make something unique for the whole family. Start with an empty plastic bottle to create this fantastic homemade Christmas craft. A plastic bottle Santa gift box is an inexpensive way to decorate your home for the holidays or create fun gifts for the whole family ! This adorable gift box has been made with craft foam, it's fun to make and eco-friendly.
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DIY Halloween snack jar - fun halloween craft for kids
This fun Halloween craft by The Country Chic Cottage can be made in under 30 minutes using items that you probably already have around the house! No special tools or skills are required so ANYONE can make these cute mason jar pumpkin snack jars ! ( Making this mason jar pumpkin snack jar grants great fun for the entire family , not to mention that it's a great Halloween gift ! ) Get the step-by-step tutorial at The Country Chic Cottage and create one ( or a whole bunch ) with the kids :
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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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