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This craft category is a huge collection of DIY seasonal decorations & seasonal crafts! Autumn crafts ( fall crafts ): DIY fall home decors,simple autumn crafts for kids, autumn related craft ideas ( woodland crafts, crafts with leaves, mushroom crafts ), winter crafts: DIY winter home decors, simple winter crafts for kids, winter related crafts ( snow crafts, free sewing / knitting and crochet patterns of warm winter clothes, crafts with pine cones ), spring crafts: DIY spring home decor, simple spring crafts for kids, spring related crafts ( flower crafts, gardening ideas ), summer crafts: DIY summer home decors, simple summer crafts for kids, summer related craft ideas ( water toys,beach crafts ) .. any many more seasonal crafts and seasonal decor ideas! If you are looking for a specific season ( for example: spring ) please choose a sub-category from the "Seasonal decorations & crafts" main menu ( at the top of the page).Because HOLIDAY DECORS have their own category, you can't find them here. ( "Present" menu icon )
DIY Seashell terracotta pot - seashell planter with faux stone spray paint
With the summer rolling add a few beach-themed elements to your spaces! After you’ve had a relaxing day at the beach and your bikini is drying, we suggest you buckle down and dive into this wonderful DIY by Confessions Of A Serial Do-It-Yourselfer. This beautiful, simple and beach-worthy seashell planter will help you bring the beach back home. Seashell planters are a creative and unique way to show off your indoor or outdoor plants.Get the tutorial and let's get started:
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DIY cardboard fireplace - gorgeous winter or Christmas decor
This video is a step by step tutorial on how to make a fireplace with recycled cardboard. This cardboard box fireplace is a good idea to decorate your home at Christmas , but you can have it all year, because it's so gorgeous and useful to display small decors . This cardboard box fireplace was made as if it were a cardboard furniture , so it is very strong, just like wood. Whith is super video craft tutorial making one gorgeous cardboard box fireplace will be a piece of cake, and everyone will be jelaous to your new Christmas /winter decor creativity!
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DIY Mother's day flower pot tulip card - Mother's day gift idea
If you’re looking for a gorgeous Mother’s day gift for kids to make this year, this Mother’s day flower pot card by I Heart Crafty Things can’t be topped. Her template makes this gorgeous flower pot card an easy kids craft to make and mom or grandma will adore the special message hidden inside the pot when she opens it up on her special day! Get the free pattern and tutorial at iheartcraftythings.com and let's get crafting:
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Handprint and paper plate bitten apple - fun fall craft for kids
We love paper plate crafts for kids ! Nothing beats crafting with a frugal material, and we can all agree paper plate craft fits the description! Paper plates are such easy and thrifty craft supplies, and handprints make such gorgeous keepsakes ! The two come together brilliantly in this fun bitten apple craft by Kids Craft Room. Who could resist taking a bite out of a big red juicy apple like that? This handprint and paper plate bitten apple craft is so fun to do with the kids , so don't hesitate! Get the tutorial and let the fun begin:
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DIY wooden maple leaf silhouette wall art
Here's an another great fall sign project made of reclaimed lumber! This project could be made from old barn wood, or pallet wood or any old lumber, or some fence boards! This fall woodworking  project is pretty easy to make, since the only tool you need is a  jig saw.  (You could do this on the scroll saw too, but you don’t really need that much precision). This gorgeous wooden fall leaf wall art only took a few hours to make! Unbelievable isn't it? This detailed woodworking tutorial will teach you how to make your own beautiful DIY fall wall art from reclaimed wood!
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DIY Construction paper ladybug on a leaf - spring craft for kids
It's spring so it’s time for bugs ! We love ladybugs and this construction paper ladybug on a leaf is our new favorite ladybug craft! Bugs are a great spring crafting project for kids to make ( in preschool and kindergarten as well. ) This ladybug craft is also a fun one for teachers to make as a decoration for their classroom ( imagine a super cute ladybug spring bulletin board! )
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DIY heart shaped book page wreath
With this great video craft tutorial make a pretty, heart shaped wreath with recycled cardboard , and old book and a glue gun. It's a perfect cheap Valentine's day home decor , but you can make it in any other shape. If you love rustic/vintage style this c raft idea is a perfect choice for you!
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DIY S'more pot - mini grill (fire pit) from a terracotta pot
Sometimes the weather isn't on board, and you found yourselves snuggled up for most of the weekend listening to the thunder and watching the lightning through the windows. But when you’re set on having s’mores, nothing will quite satisfy that need for a roasted marshmallow. So, between storms make these incredibly easy s’more pots! Grab a terracotta pot, fill with charcoal to create this super fun mini (garden) grill or DIY marshmallow roaster. These terracotta pots are less than a dollar and you can use it again and again ! totally worth it! This DIY s'more pot can be a great addition to you garden party, birthday party or a fun way to set up a mini fire pit at a campsite.
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DIY Adorable little felt fox ( free pattern )
Look at this super adorable little felt fox! It's not just only a super cute nursery room decor or sweet handmade gift for your fox lover friends, but it also can be  a great decor in your home at autumn! This little felt fox is super easy to make and are perfect to whip up as a gift for someone or to keep for yourself.  Because felt is a very easy sewing material, you can make one even if you are a beginner in (hand) sewing! In this nice blog you will find a free felt fox sewing pattern and a super detailed written sewing tutorial as well!!
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DIY Flower fairy dress up doll (with cnageable outfits)
This fun flower spring (or autumn) fairy craft is not just only a fun and creative activity for kids, but it's also perfect way to spend some time outdoors (to collect flowers and leaves). You can create a whole fairy outfit collection for the different seasons because this cute fairy will look good with flowers and leaves as well! You can glue the flower petals / leaves directly into the free printable flower fairy drawing or you can use transparent films to create a fun dress up doll.
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Crochet Christmas fingerless gloves (snowman and gingerbread man) - free pattern
Learn how to crochet a cozy pair of super adorable fingerless crochet snowman and gingerbread man gloves with this free crochet pattern and tutorial from Repeat Crafter Me! Crochet fingerless gloves provide warmth, simplicity and the convenience of being able to use your fingers when you need to like searching through your pockets or purse. They also add a little bit of festiveness to your wardrobe, and let’s not forget that crochet fingerless gloves also make great Christmas gifts! ( Not only are they useful, but they’re also an easy crochet project when you’re looking to come up with a gift quickly! ) Get the free pattern at repeatcrafterme.com and let's get crocheting :
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Soft amigurumi fox (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 fox from a skein of yarn by following Olga Askarova 's free crochet pattern at Amigurumi Space. You can make this lovely huggable amigurumi fox from any 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 Paper plate pirates - fun summer craft for kids
This awesome paper bowl pirate craft makes a fabulous addition to any pirate learning theme! Kids will have a blast designing their own one of a kind pirate with yarn hair, a silly beard, grumpy pirate facial features and even a groovy earring if they’d like. Using a paper bowl for the face gives the craft a cool 3D effect too. I heart crafty things have made a template for the pirate hat and patch to make the prep work for this awesome pirate craft a breeze. Don't forget to look for more fun pirate theme activities at the bottom of I heart crafty thing's page!
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DIY Rustic wood coasters - gift idea
We've got a fun little DIY (Christmas) gift idea for your today! These DIY wood coasters are the perfect, easy DIY gift and today Marie is going to show you how to make them! Sometimes simple DIY projects turns out to be the best! This woodworking project is absolutely suitable for beginners, because it doesn't require fancy woodworking tools or special skills. Only a simple saw, sandpaper and a little stain. Visit this great DIY blog and learn from Marie how to make your very own set of DIY wooden coasters!
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Tulips in a watering can - free printable paint by number
Get ready to call up your inner Picasso because today’s free printable paint by number will make you an artist in no time! We don’t know how you roll, but when it comes to painting – a blank canvas can be intimidating, right? Problem solved. This free printable paint by number design has two versions – black outline and beige outline. Print both! The black is easier to see and it’s nice to have an unpainted version on hand for quick reference. Along with the design, you’ll also print out a paint mixing guide, that tells you all the paint colors and ratios you need to create each shade along the way! Don’t be afraid of color mixing! It’s fun – and this particular paint by number design is VERY forgiving.
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Simple DIY Christmas gnome ornaments (video tutorial)
This lovely little DIY Christmas gnome ornament by Sarah Nenni-Daher is soooo cute, and so easy to make: you could whip out a bunch of them as lovely gift toppers, or as cute Christmas decors under an afternoon. Kids love to craft with fabric and felt, so this would be a fun one to do with them too. ( This craft is just perfect to upcycle those old unused clothes or socks! ) You could make a little Christmas gnome ornament out of almost every type of fabric, just a little glue, and a few clever tricks. Follow along with Sarah Nenni-Daher' step-by-step gnome ornament making tutorial, and create your very own little Scandinavian style Christmas gnome ornaments :
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Primitive snowman doll - sewing tutorial
Do you love sewing? Are you looking for a super cute, unique soft toy or Christmas decor? Try this huggable snowman softie! This adorable snowman plush toy is a perfect Christmas gift or you can use him to decorate your mantel at Christmas! At Livemaster.ru you will find the free sewing pattern and a nice step-by-step assembling and sewing tutorial of this adorable primitive snowman! You can add extra elements to your snowman plushies, or sew / crochet a few accessories for them! Who can resist this sweet smiling snowman face?
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Adorable wooden spoon snowmen - easy winter decor
These super cute snowmen are made from simple woden spoons with a little acrylic paint and a small piece of fabric (or ribbon)! Aren't they adorable? With this birlliant and super simple  Christmas craft idea you can upcycle old (broken) wooden spoons and create gorgeous (primitive) winter/ Christmas decors at the same time. You can decorate the wooden spoon snowmen as much as you wish, and make a whole wooden spoon snowman family with the kids!
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Amigurumi bear in sweater (free amigurumi pattern)
Besides being totally adorable, this crochet bear pattern by Elena Alexandrova at Amiguroom Toys is completely free so you can experiment with it without blowing your crochet budget. This adorable amigurumi bear is ready for cuddles from your favorite kiddo. If you're stitching the bear as a toy for a young child, swap the safety eyes for crocheted or embroidered eyes instead. You can easily customize this amigurumi bear design to be any color you'd like. Crochet a little bear 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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DIY Fabric grocery bag with reindeer pattern - fun potato stamp craft
Did you enjoyed stamping with potatoes when you were a child? This time use potato stamps to make lovely fabric bags for your Christmas goodies! Crafting with stamps is a fun way to create simple patterns, and this bag is just perfect for the Christmas season . You can make your own stamps using a staple that can be found in just about every kitchen: potatoes! A potato and a little fabric paint are really all you need to make your own beautiful Christmas grocery bag. In this nice tutorial Sarah will show you how to make one:
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Beaded snowflake pendant or cell phone straps
With this beautifully produced beading animation video you can learn how to make this beautiful beaded snowflake cell phone straps. ( It will also work as earrings / pendant or as a christmas tree ornament ).
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Easy DIY Marbled pumpkin - unique fall decor
With Halloween around the corner, there are all sorts of ways to decorate your home , but nothing beats unique and colorful pumpkins. When it came time to start decorating pumpkins this year, give them the indigo treatment! This step-by-step pumpkin painting tutorial by Alice & Lois will guide thorough the process.These gorgeous indigo painted pumpkins make the messy business of pumpkin carving a thing of the past! Head to aliceandlois.com and create your own little indigo pumpkins ! ( Photo:Sara Albers )
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DIY Watermelon painted rocks - rock painting for kids
These watermelon painted rocks by Projects With Kids are just adorable! These cute watermelon rocks are easy enough for kids to do on their own and make a great summer craft project for at home, for summer camp or even a summer party. You could put the finished watermelon rocks in your garden to enjoy, or simply find a spot to display them inside. Plus: rock hunting is a fun way to get outside into nature , spend time with family, spread kindness, and unite communities. So get those rocks and let's paint watermelons :
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Lucky the amigurumi hedgehog in striped dress (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 hedgehog from a skein of yarn by following Irina Belousova's free crochet pattern at Amiguroom Toys. You can make this lovely huggable amigurumi hedgehog 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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How to make a memory pillow out of a shirt (sewing tutorial)
A simple shirt makes a great pillow to hold onto your precious memories! Memory shirt pillows remind you of your loved ones when they are far away from you. Even if they are no more in the living world, you can cuddle up to them just by hugging the pillows. It is a brilliant way to recycle old shirts too. You can also give them as gifts in loving memory of a person related to the recipient. This step by step tutorial by SewVeryEasy guides you through the making of memory shirt pillows:
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Cute crocheted (amigurumi) hedgehog
It's an another stunning (crochetamigurumi pattern in Craft Passion, please welcome Mimi-chan, the cute little hedgehog amigurumi. I really love the roll-up posture of Mimi-chan, the little hedgehog amigurumi, not to mention it’s fuzzy quills and it just got it’s own character. Crochet it with the help of this nice detailed amigurumi tutorial, great as a gift to anyone!
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Amigurumi ragdoll hedgehog plushie - free crochet pattern
Projects like this make us love the art of crochet and amigurumi so much! Just look at this cute little hedgehog face ! Who can resist him? By following along Spin A Yarn Crochet's free crochet pattern and tutorial, you will be able to create this super cute crochet hedgehog in no time! So grab a few skeins of yarn, make this lovely amigurumi hedgehog today, and create a darling new stuffed toy for a hedgie fan in your life!
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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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Tissue paper flowers (with 4 different petal pattern)
Are you looking for a quick, cheap but still gorgeous spring /wedding decor, or a last minute flower bouquet? If yes, this tissue paper flower making technique is a perfect choice for you! All you need is some colored tissue paper and a bunch of green pipe cleaners (or sticks). If you are out of time and you can't buy special multi colored tissue papers just try to make the flowers from  ordinary paper napkins! In this website you will find 4 different petal pattern: dahlia,rose,peony,daisy,poppy
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Plush amigurumi snowman - free crochet pattern
By following along Ekaterina Kononova's free amigurumi pattern at AmiguroomToys.com, you will be able to crochet this adorable snowman in no time! This sweet amigurumi snowman is sure to bring a smile to any face! This amigurumi cutie is a wonderful seasonal decoration or a soft toy for kids. This amigurumi snowman also can be a lovely little cuddle buddy for a newborn baby ( just swap the plastic eyes with hand embroidery ). So, if you need a lovely Christmas gift or want to make your favorite munchkin a handmade toy, this amigurumi snowman is a perfect choice!
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Little soft amigurumi fox (free crochet pattern & video tutorial)
Are you looking for free amigurumi patterns ? Do you love foxes ? Crochet this cute little amigurumi fox ! Anna Skorohodova designed this lovely amigurumi fox. 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 fox now!
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DIY Coca Cola style grill (BBQ) from a keg
Don’t have a barbecue in your backyard but want one? Of course, you can always buy one but if you’re looking for a conversation starter then DIY-ing is the way to go: turn an old barrel or keg into the perfect grill with this super easy DIY project! This is one DIY BBQ beer project worth finishing the keg for! Watch The Q's step-by-step grill making tutorial and create your keg grill today! ( WARNING: do not use barrels which were used to store chemicals, and please double-check the pressure inside your barrel or keg before cutting! )
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