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This craft category is a huge collection of winter crafts & DIY winter decors! Easy winter crafts for kids ( snowflake crafts, snow crafts, snowman crafts, polar bear crafts, penguin crafts ), DIY winter home decors ( pine cone crafts, pine tree crafts, decorating with snow and snowflakes, winter window decors ), winter classroom decors, winter nursery room decors, snowman building tips & tricks, winter related crafts ( cozy warm winter clothes & winter accessories with free patterns: sewing / crochet & knitting), DIY garden winter decors ( DIY winter lights, snowmen, bird feeders, winter wreaths, winter porch decors) ... any many more creative winter craft and DIY winter decor ideas!WINTER HOLIDAYS ( Christmas, New year's eve ) have their OWN category! Please choose, the "Holiday crafts" menu instead! ( purple gift icon )
DIY Polimer clay girl keychain in knitted sweater
Today's step-by-step polimer clay tutorial is a lovely polimer clay girl in knitted sweater ! In this pictorial tutorial you can learn how to make this super cute little girl keychain out of polimer clay! This adorable girl figurine can be a great Christmas decor ( Christmas ornament ) ,or you can create some as a lovely Christmas gift for your friends and family members! If you attach little angel wings to it's back it can be a super adorable angel ornament as well!
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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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Reversible wooden scarecrow-snowman sign
You can make your own DIY reversible scarecrow snowman sign, and it’s actually much easier than it looks! Grab your supplies and get professional results with Amanda's tips and tricks. She even has the templates for you so that all you have to do is trace! This reversible pallet scarecrow snowman is one of many adorable fall crafts on her blog for the upcoming fall and winter seasons. Another favorite project are the reversible scrap wood pumpkins, you’ll have the cutest house decor on the block whether you choose to make either one of these fall crafts!
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Miniature moose plushie (free sewing pattern & tutorial)
We love miniature DIY plushies! They are soo unbelievably cute! And of course they are not just fun to sew but also they can be a lovely (Christmas) gift for everyone! Click on the link below and watch the step-by-step sewing tutorial  on how to create your very own miniature moose plushie  with a tiny jacket and scarf. These miniature moose softies can be lovely Christmas or winter decors or you can gift them as keychains, either way: it will be a great hit!  Of course the sewing tutorial contains a free sewing pattern as well, so let's sewing!
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Patchwork stars -  Christmas tree ornaments
If you have tons of leftower fabric pieces at hand because of your larger sewing project, this scrap buster Christmas craft can be a perfect choice to repurpose them and create something gorgeous! These patchwork stars are easy to make and make a huge inpact in any fabric pattern and color . It can be a denim star, a vintage/Tilda style star or even a funky and fun neon color will work well with this quick and easy sewing project! You can decorate your home  or your Christmas tree with these sewn star patchwork Christmas tree ornaments  or you can givce them as nice handmade gifts!
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Free adorable crochet cow hat pattern
This free crochet cow hat pattern is easier than it looks and makes a darling autumn/winter accessory for your favorite baby or toddler.  If you’re looking for a sweet, handmade, non-candy Christmas gift or you just know a baby that would look adorable as a little cow, this free crochet cow hat pattern is perfect crochet project choice for you.This Crochet cow hat is quite quick to whip up and the outcome is soo fun!
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Amigurumi snowman Christmas ornaments (free crochet patterns)
Between the hustle and bustle take time to enjoy a cup of coffee ( or hot cocoa ) and do a little crocheting : let's crochet cute snowman ornaments to pair with your Christmas decoration ! This crochet project is super easy and quick , it can be a perfect choice if you haven't got too much time or skill in crochet ! These cute snowman ornaments ( or keychains ) can be great ( Christmas ) gifts for your friends or kids. So head to amigurum.com and create this lovely little crochet ornament ( designed by the talented crocheter Ekaterina Ustinova )
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DIY wood slice snowman ornament - Christmas craft
Do you wanna build a snowman ? No? Ok. What about a snowman ornament for your Christmas tree ? This lovely little wood slice snowman ornament by The Inspiration Edit is a very easy Christmas craft that would be perfect for large groups or other get-togethers to make together. This festive little wood slice snowman Christmas ornament don't take many craft supplies and it’s pretty hard to mess up. You can create some with the kids as well! Head to theinspirationedit.com and create your own adorable wood slice snowman ornaments :
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Willy the amigurumi bull (free amigurumi pattern)
Are you looking for free amigurumi patterns for Christmas ? Do you love cows ? Crochet Willy the cute amigurumi cow ! Victoria Mitrofanova designed this lovely amigurumi cow. 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 cow now!
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Tilda style Santa toy (free sewing pattern & tutorial)
Look at this gorgeous & super adorable skandinavian / Tilda style Santa doll ! Hes soo adorable and unique! This Tilda style Santa doll can be a perfect Christmas gift / soft toy for kids, or you can use it to decorate your home at Christmas / winter. In this nice craft website you will find the free Santa toy sewing pattern accompanied with a detailed sewing tutorial - which will help you to create this cute T ilda style Santa and his clothes from scrap fabrics ! This pattern is not really suitable for beginners in sewing ( because of the small details ) .
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Easy DIY vintage paper leaf wreath - frugal fall decor
Are you looking for simple frugal fall or Christmas wreath ideas ? This DIY paper leaf wreath by Craft And Tell is a modern take on the herb leaf wreaths you often see around the holidays.This paper leaf wreath is so easy to make and look how gorgeous it is! We love using paper leaves in all sorts of art and craft projects ( and for homemade decor too! ). Since all you need is a bunch of paper leaves, you can adjust the size and color of the wreath to make it fit in with your fall or Christmas decor perfectly!
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Giant DIY craft stick snowflakes - popsicle stick craft
We can't wait to show you this brilliant popsicle stick craft! These snowflakes are fun, easy, and so inexpensive to make. The smallest snowflake is 12 inches across; the largest is 24 inches. You can glue some rhinestones at the tips of each white craft stick snowflake if you wish, to make it more gorgeous (if it's possible). You could also coat them in glitter or fake snow. And why stop with snowflakes? You could make stars, wreaths, or Christmas trees decked with lightweight ornaments. Hang them in your window, over a door instead of a wreath, or from the ceiling.
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DIY white crocheted flower boots (free crochet pattern)
Do you love crocheting and stylish cozy boots? Try this! Wearing these gorgeous cozy crocheted boots/slippers is like a yarn dream come true! You can create the crocheted boots with sturdy insoles or simply use an old flip-flop as sole!  They will look like expensive crochet UGG boots you can buy in a store, but you still don't need to rob a bank to crochet it! In fact this is a very easy crochet project with simple granny hexagons. (Free pattern can be found in the linked site.) Whether you wear them outside as spring/winter/autumn boots or inside as slippers, you’re going to have some incredibly warm, stylish and happy toes.
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Little crochet snowman (free amigurumi pattern)
Let us present you this super adorable little amigurumi snowman a lovely creation of Dendennis! This free amigurumi snowman pattern is fairly simple, and it’s definitely possible to whip out one or two of these in an evening. They make great Christmas decorations , or you could even attach a loop to the top of the hat and hang it in your Christmas tree. OR this year make a little snowman amigurumi as a lovely gift for the kids ! We really love this cute little fella, the pattern is easy to follow and you will have a bunch of adorable amigurumi snowmen ready in no time!
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Adorable baby amigurumi mouse in scarf (free amigurumi pattern)
Do you love crocheting and adorable soft toys ? Crochet this lovely little baby amigurumi mouse which can be a wonderful handmade ( Christmas ) gift for your kids or grandkids. As usual, at Amiguroom Toys you will find Svetlana Bolotova's free amigurumi mouse pattern which will be your guide through the creation of this lovely little amigurumi mouse. Crochet a little mouse as a toy or as a cute little winter decoration. If you're a beginner crocheter who is looking for a little bit of a challenge, this amigurumi mouse by Svetlana Bolotova is a great pattern for you. Grab some yarn and start stitching!
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DIY Bottle bird feeder - automatic bird feeder
To encourage more birds to visit your yard put together a new automatic bird feeder ! This glass bottle bird feeder by HGTV is super simple to make, takes just a few items and costs almost nothing. This brilliant winter craft idea is not just a very nice helpful gift for our feathered garden friends in harsh winters but you can also gift these homemade bird feeders to your family members and this way you can give them the joy of observing and helping birds ! Let's get crafting:
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DIY Plastic bottle penguins - winter craft for kids
Let us present you One Little Project's super easy and fun winter craft for kids : the adorable, felt plastic bottle penguin ! There are lots of ways to recycle plastic soda bottles , and turning them into adorable penguins is one of them. These water bottle penguins are SO CUTE and are really easy to make! A perfect winter craft for kids that uses simple materials you probably have at home. This project is definitely a winner for your little ones on a cold and dreary day! Plus: this adorable little plastic bottle penguin doubles up as a lovely gift bag ( if you switch the cotton balls with small candy or gifts ) which makes it even more perfect!
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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 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 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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Snowman Christmas gift tags from denim jeans - repurpose
Do you love repurposing ? Are you looking for a super fun, easy and inexpensive winter / Christmas craft which can be a great addition to your ( handmade ) Christmas gifts ? Try this adorable snowman denim jeans gift tag ! Cute, isn't it? All you need is to make some is an old unusable denim and a little acyrilic paint ! This upcycling craft project is super quick, easy and can be a nice creative activity at winter for the smallest kids as well! If you make these cute denim jeans snowmen gift tags in larger sizes you can use them as winter wall arts ( just put them into a nice frame that fits into your home! )
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Amigurumi snowman (free crochet pattern)
Tis the season for snowmen! Well, let's be honest: any time is a good time for snowman themed projects. They are so cute and irresistible! Crochet your very own adorable cuddly amigurumi snowman with Loopingly Made's lovely free crochet toy pattern in no time! This snowman 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 snowman bigger, simply use a thicker, heavier weight yarn and a larger hook. Your winter and holiday decorating won't be complete without this crochet snowman amigurumi!
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3D Paper snowflake ornament - easy DIY winter decor
This easy to make 3-Dimensional paper snowflake looks gorgeous hanging on a Christmas tree or in a window, and this beautiful paper ornament is also super fun to make! ( For kids or adults as well! ) This 3D paper snowflake can be a winter-time decor, or if you make it in fun vibrant colors it can be a great flower like spring decor as well! Karin used double-sided paper ( white/silver ) to make it and we think it was a good choice - these two colors make it look even more three-dimensional . If you make this easy paper ornament in small sizes it can be a great addition to your Christmas tree !
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Easy DIY Rustic (vintage) Christmas wreath
This stylish & super easy to make winter wreath by North Story can bring a little piece rustic charm right inside your home! We have to admit, we LOVE this unique Christmas / winter wreath because it's super easy to make and looks so gorgeous! Vintage and natural - who needs more? This rustic wreath is pretty simple but absolutely amazing! This rustic winter wreath can easily spice up your home. Your neighbors will be so jealous! Get more beautiful inspirational photos and the tutorial at northstory.ca:
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Easy crochet snowflake Christmas ornament (free pattern)
What's the best in crocheted snowflakes besides of their gorgeous delicate look? Crochet snowflakes are not cold! They're also perfect to decorate your Christmas tree or to give away to friends. You can also crochet a few snowflakes to put in Christmas cards! We simply love looking at snowflakes and we would like to share with you something that would be quick to make, so here it is: a great free snowflake pattern!  These snowflake patterns are simple and easy to make! You can make them with a wide range of hooks and yarn combinations.
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Grinch tree - whimsical Whoville Grinchmas ( Christmas ) tree
May I present you everyone's recent favorite christmas craft the : Grinch tree ( aka Grinchmas tree ) ! This whimsical christmas tree came directly from Whoville to bring smile on our faces! Isn't it soo fun and gorgeous? You will be surprised how easy is to make one! You can use pine tree branches or real living trees in your garden , it will look gorgeous in any form! You can use this Grinchmas tree ( Grinch tree ) to decorate your home at Christmas , or give miniature versions as cute whimsical Christmas gifts to your loved ones! You can decorate these alternative Christmas trees with any color ornaments that fits into your home!
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DIY Cute sock doll - sock upcycling craft
As a follow on to Tina's No sew Sock Penguin she has this cute sock doll. Adorable, sin't it? This sock doll does require some hand sewing , but it's an absolutely easy sock craft! You can whip up an adorable sock doll with the kids in no time! You can use the finished sock dolls to decorate your home at winter or you can give them as nice Christmas gifts for your loved ones! This adorable little sock dolls is so lovely and so fun to make. Watch this nice step-by-step video tutorial and learn how to make this adorable sock doll in no time!
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DIY Easy fall felt leaf wreath (winter-autumn decor)
If you are not an experienced fancy DIY wreath maker and feel like less is more – you will love this simple but still gorgeous felt leaf wreath by The Shabby Creek Cottage! Felt is one of our favorite craft material, because it’s so easy to work with, cheap as can be and you can make almost anything from it. This wreath is seriously simple and super cheap – like about $2 to make. Want to make your own felt leaf wreath ? Gina will show you how:
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