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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 )
Frosty christmas star from toilet paper rolls
With the help of this nice christmas craft video tutorial , you can make this gorgeous frosty christmas star ornament. It's not just only a beautiful winter decoration but you can also upcycle some toilet paper rolls with it.
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Little amigurumi round teddy - free crochet pattern
Crochet your very own adorable cuddly amigurumi bear with Julia Musatova's lovely free crochet toy pattern in no time! This bear 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 bear bigger, simply use a thicker, heavier weight yarn and a larger hook. This super adorable amigurumi bear is such a cute friend for toddlers as well as a beautiful handmade gift for grownups. This crocheted bear is so easy to make : this amigurumi project is absolutely suitable for beginner amigurumi crocheters! ( Patterns for the knitted hat and pants are not included )
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Adorable sock penguin ( no-sew fabric craft for kids )
Make your own cute no sew penguin. They make great Christmas decorations or just cute decorations in general. They also make excellent presents for all those penguin lovers out there. If you loved the no-sew sock snowmen you’re going to love her no-sew sock penguin craft too! This little sock penguin will fit nicely with it’s snow made friend so grab that odd sock we know you have and let’s get crafty! This cute little sock penguin is a perfect winter / Christmas craft for the kids because it doesn't involves sewing or other special craft skills/techniques. Just 2 odd socks and a little glue!
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DIY Scandinavian nisse gnomes  - tomte (video tutorial)
This brilliant Christmas craft project has two of our favorite components to it: 1. A Norwegian / Skandinavian theme, 2. It's super easy to make ! This cute little gnome can be made literally in seconds, without any special craft or machine sewing skills ! The Christmas gnomes can be perfect decors in your skandinavian / vintage style home or you can give them as gifts, because who doesn't love gnomes ? If you haven't got felt at hand you can upcycle sweaters, t-shirts , socks and almost any unused old clothes to create the gnomes , with this step-by-step video tutorial it will be a piece of cake!
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Felt snowman Christmas tree ornaments - craft idea for kids
Are you  looking for a fun and easy Christmas / winter kids craft / decor idea? You will love this cute felt snowman Christmas tree ornament! These little melted felt snowmen can be perfect decorations in your home at winter or  you can adapt this cute kids craft idea and make large paper decors for your classroom / nursery room Christmas decor with the kids! This little felt snowmen is  so easy and fun  to make the kids will surely love it!
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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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Bottle cap snowman - easy winter craft for kids
Do you love recycling ? Are you looking for a simple, inexpensive and fun Christmas / winter craft which can be easily made by the kids ? Try this fun snowman bottle cap decor ! Isn't it super cute? This bottle cap reindeer Christmas ornament is a very nice recycling craft project and someone needs to drink the beers to produce lots of bottle caps which can be also a very nice thing! And working with recyclable materials is an important contribution to environmental protection. This bottle cap craft can be a great winter craft project in the classroom as well!
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Easy paper toy -  flexagon kaleidocycle with winter motifs
If you looking for a very special "magical" winter toy or Christmas kids Craft this easy paper toy is perfect for you! Make your own Flexagon - a never ending paper toy ! You can download the printables >>>> here <<<<.
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Corrugated cardboard snowmen - easy Christmas ornaments
These cute smiling snowmen are made from simple corrugated cardboard sheets with a little acrylic paint. Aren't they adorable? Corrugated cardboard snowmen can be a perfect quick and inexpensive winter/chirtsmas decor in your home or a fun craft project for the kids in boring winter afternons. This happy cardboard snowman also can be a perfect group craft project in the school (or kindergarten) because it's super easy to make! You can use any other paper leftovers and decos to create a few snowmen, they will look gorgeous in any form!
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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 gingerbread house gift or cake boxes from cardboard
Which can be better to wrap your presents than a gorgeous gift/cake box that costs almost nothing? Thats why we love upcycling! This cute gingerbread house gift box has made from a simple cardboard box with a corrector pen! Brilliant idea, isn't it? You can use these adorable and magical gingerbread boxes to wrap your handmade presents/cakes or you can simply use them as gorgeous winter/christmas decors in your home. The cardboard box gingerbread houses will look good in any size, so you can create a whole winter wonderland village! (You could bake a few gingerbread man as villagers as well!)
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Crochet newborn deer bonnet (free crochet pattern)
Look at this super sweet little DIY deer bonnet ! This cute crocheted hat by Spin A Yarn Crochet can be a great addition to a baby photo shoot or your can use it as a cozy autumn / winter baby hat . This pattern is free and the assembly is also super simple! Feel free to add some flowers or leaves ( crocheted or otherwise! ) to make your newborn bonnet even more darling! Get this lovely free newborn deer bonnet crochet pattern at spinayarncrochet.com:
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Christmas decoration snowman from yarn
With the help of this chirstmas craft tutorial you can make this big snomwan christmas decoration easily. It can be an indoor or an outdoor decoration, and its so fun! You just need a little yarn, balloons, and a little craft or school glue (mod podge).
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Fleece knight helmet - winter hat (or knight costume )
Are you looking for a fun and warm winter hat / halloween knight costume accesory? Try this cute and cozy winter fleece knight helmet! In this nice craft blog you will find the free sewing pattern to make this fun fleece knight helmet and a link to a step-by-step fleece hat sewing tutorial! Fleece is a perfect sewing material for beginners as well because it doesn't fray! So even if your are a beginner in costume making/sewing you can make this fun and cozy hat in minutes for the next Halloween party or just for winter ! You little (or big) boys will love it!
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Crochet sloth scarft - free crochet pattern
Today we're sharing a free amigurumi pattern with you for a super cute crochet sloth scarf ! Adorable, isn't it? We love handmade scarfs so much, because they are super cozy and the kids will love them more than any expensive store bought clothes! This adorable amigurumi sloth scarf should be easy peasy to crochet since it uses only basic crochet loops. You can crochet the sloth scarf in any size and color it will be super adorable in any form!
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Adorable wood block penguin - winter craft for kids
We L-O-V-E penguins! This time Easy Peasy And Fun will show you how to transform a simple wood block into adorable wood block penguins! Make those boring old wood blocks fun again! This wood block penguin craft is super easy to make and will look lovely on your porch ( or balcony ) , no matter if it’s made by you or by your kids. This adorable wood block penguin craft is great for winter decoration or you can give it as a homemade gift. Don't forget to check out Andreja's other lovely wood block creations at easypeasyandfun.com!
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DIY Cardboard fireplace
With this nice craft video tutorial you can make this cardboard fireplace easily. If you need a quick and cheap christmas decoration, this is the perfect idea for you!
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DIY Toilet paper tube snowman bowling - fun winter game for kids
A few fun winter activities stashed in your back pocket for a snowy day can end up being a lifesaver. This fun toilet paper tube bowling game by From ABCs To ACTs is just the perfect winter craft for the kids! It's super easy to make, almost costs nothing and also super fun to play with! Head to fromabcstoacts.com learn how to make this fun toilet paper tube snowman winter game and voilá': you’ve got yourself a fun winter game for kids that will make you forget all about the fact that you’re stuck indoors!
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Step-by-step painting tutorials by Cinnamon Cooney
Would you like to learn how to paint beautiful unique acrylic paintings in vibrant fun colors? C innamon Cooney 's art class video channel will teach you how to paint these gorgeous pictures in nice, easy to follow step-by-step video tutorials ! Her acrylic painting videos are very easy to follow even if your are a beginner in painting with acrylics , and the outcome is so beautiful you can gift them to your family members or hang on your wall! ( Not to mention she's has a very unique, fun vibrant style and personality! In her Youtube art channel you can find more than 40! different step-by-step painting tutorial with various magical and landscape themes, seasonal paintings etc.
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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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DIY holiday crayons - new life of broken small crayons
What a great craft project! If you have a few broken unusable crayons you can give them a new life in any shape and create the perfect chunky, multi-colored crayon for little hands! You can package them in little cellophane bags to drop into stockings and with these fun multi colored crayons you can teach the kids some of the basic drawing techniques. You can use ANY shape of silicon molds that fits into the holiday/season to make special multi colored and fun shaped crayons.
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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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DIY Giant dimensional paper stars and snowflakes (with template)
This goreous 3 dimensional paper snowflake and star is not just a gorgeous way to decorate your home or the school at Christmas but it's also a very easy craft project and inexpensive as wel! You just need a little paper and >>>this free template<<<, and a little glue to make one. The dimensional paper snowflakes and stars will look gorgeous in any size and pattern, from small Chistmas tree ornaments to large Christmas party
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DIY sweater snowmen - (no-sew) easy winter decor
We are being completely honest,we think these little DIY snowmen made from sweaters might even be cuter than sock snowman! You can decide for yourself by swinging by to see our other upcycling Christmas craft projects but these cheeky little snowmen are absolutely our favorites! Each one has its own personality, and they are simply charming in a trio!  Let us show you how easy it is to make them: (Bonus: no sewing is involved! )
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Cozy crochet bunny hat with button eyes (free pattern)
This free crochet bunny hat pattern is easier than it looks and makes a darling Easter accessory for your favorite baby or toddler. Of course you can crochet this super adorable accessory as a cozy winter hat as well! If you’re looking for a sweet, handmade, non-candy Easter gift or you just know a baby that would look adorable as a little bunny rabbit, this free bunny hat pattern is perfect for you. It’s quite quick to whip up and the only stitches used on the main body of the hat and ears are a half double crochet, half double crochet decrease and a chain. The scalloped edging uses a slip stitch , single crochet, double crochet and a triple crochet.
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Crochet stocking advent calendar
What can be more fun that finding little surpises every day till Chritmas? With this gorgeous vintage/rustis style crocheted advent calendar you can decorate your home at winter and suprise your kids with little gifts at the same time! If you are a beginner in crocheting that's not a problem because in this nice crochet blog you can find a complete, step-by step , picture documented free crochet tutorial&pattern for every! little crocheted stocking, plus as an extra you can also find here the base board's assembling tutorial.
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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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Adorable and simple pom pom bears - yarn craft
She's back again with another fun pom pom craft: this time she's making an adorable pom pom bear! This little yarn creature is really easy to make and can be used as a key chain, a toy, a decoration for fall or winter or in many other cool ways. This super cute pom pom bear is a perfect quick winter/autumn decor or a simple kids craft for boring rainy /snowy afternoons. In this super craft blog you can find many more pompom animals to make! (You will find them in the bottom of the page.)
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