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This craft category is a huge collection of various hobby craft tutorials! Jewelry making tutorials (wire jewelry making, macrame jewelry, leather jewelry, easy accessories from paper, paracord bracelets, easy jewelry making ideas for kids),crafts with fondant, polimer clay and play-doh ( fondant figures / DIY cake toppers , play doh crafts / play doh ideas for kids, play doh-recipes, polimer clay figure tutorials ), beading (beaded jewelries,beaded accessories, bead animals, crafts with bead, bead weaving),pet crafts (DIY dog beds, DIY cat beds, DIY cat furniture, DIY cat toys, DIY dog toys, free sewing patterns of pet clothes and accessories), life hacks (tips &tricks around the house) ... and a lot more! If you are looking for specific craft category ( for example: beadcraft ) please choose a sub-category from the "paper crafts" main menu ( at the top of the page).
Dot painting easily with a simple pencil eraser
In this nice step-by-step DIY dot painting video tutorial Natalie will show how to decorate a plain notebook cover with a beautiful dot pattern without using brushes or any other special art / craft equipment, with using a simple pencil eraser ! The colorization process brings a lot of fun and this easy painting technique is also a perfect way to relax and create gorgeous artworks ( or gifts ) at the same time! Of course you can decorate other things than a notebook with this brilliant dotting technique as well ( such as: rocks, tote bags, phone cases and canvases to making gorgeous mandala wall arts ! )
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DIY Pop Out Surprise Box Toy
Watch this nice step-by-step tutorial by DrawSoCute to learn how to make this DIY pop out surprise box toy easily. This cute, fun craft project was inspired by Jack in the box toys . As a bonus: this v ideo tutorial comes with a free! printable template . ( Which can be found >>here<< ) We hope that this emoji and Pokemon Pikachu pokeball box designs inspire you to come up with your own fun toy boxes.
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DIY candy dot earrings with glue gun - jewelry making
If you love stud jewelries and simple craft ideas we're sure you will love these DIY candy dot earrings!  With a few easy steps, you’ll be able to whip up a pair of gorgeous candy dot stud earring ! No clay, no fancy craft equipment, only  glue gun, nail polish and a metallic stud earring base. This funky candy stud earring can be great accessory at your wedding ,or at any other elegant occasions OR you can create a few glue gun stud earrings as  gifts for your friends and family members!  It's such a fun and easy way to make colored stud earrings for the spring and summer seasons. You could make a pair of glue gun dot earrings  for each color of nail polish you own!
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DIY Peppermint bath salt - last minute Christmas gift idea
This peppermint bath salt by Crafts by Amanda is super easy to make and it makes a cute gift for anyone on your holiday gift-giving list. Follow Amanda's step-by-step tutorial and create your own peppermint bath salt in just a few minutes! Everyone will love the sweet peppermint scen t when they use these fragrant bath salts. The bath salts themselves have just four ingredients and you may even have the supplies you need on hand. Mixing them together and adding them to the jar takes no more than 10 minutes.
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Amigurumi cherry keychain (free crochet pattern)
Besides being totally adorable, this crochet cherry keychain pattern by Double Treble Trinkets is completely free ,so you can experiment with it without blowing your crochet budget. Grab some scrap yarn and start stitching! Crochet a little c herry as a pretend to play toy or as a cute little keychain . This free miniature amigurumi cherry is designed to fit perfectly on your ears ( Such sweet childhood memories! ) If you're a beginner crocheter who is looking for a little bit of a challenge, this is a great summer pattern for you.
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Easter bunny threat box - polimer clay bunny tutorial
Use this step-by-step 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 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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Little kawaii amigurumi cat (free crochet pattern & video tutorial)
Do you love crocheting and adorable soft toys ? Crochet this crocheted / amigurumi cat which can be a wonderful handmade gift for your kids ( or cats! ) . At Amigurumi Space you will find the free amigurumi cat pattern which will be your guide through the creation of this lovely little amigurumi cat. Crochet a little cat 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 amigurumi cat by Mirrabio at Amigurumi Space is a great pattern for you. Grab some yarn and start stitching!
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Christmas cake amigurumi keychain (free crochet pattern)
Tiny Christmas puddings:little gifts for family and friends! We've always found that hand-crafted crochet ornaments have such a beautiful charm about them. There are so many possibilities: from delicate crocheted angels and snowflakes, colorful crocheted baubles, rustic trees and stars, to cute and fun little Christmas cake / Christmas pudding ! For this Christmas, crochet this super adorable and quick little Christmas cake ornament by Double Treble Trinkets. This is a very easy and quick crochet project that can be done in an afternoon. This free pattern will be your guide thorough the process:
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DIY Appliqué heart notebook cover (  free sewing pattern & tutorial )
This lovely DIY Appliqué heart notebook cover by Miss Daisy Patterns would make a great Valentine’s gift. This fabric book cover is all hand sewn, practical, functional and very cute! Do you carry your book around wherever you go? To keep them from getting damaged in your bag you could use this lovely handmade book cover. No dog-ears, no more! Make this book cover with any durable fabric you like. Choose one that shows your or your loved one's personality, or that matches your school supplies. Get the free patterns at missdaisypatterns.com and let's get crafting:
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Rose bouquet from fresh autumn leaves
The changes of color in the trees are the first clue that autumn is coming. You can capture the beauty of those moments by using fresh fallen leaves to make a beautiful fall decoration for your home. Combine several leaves and make a gorgeous rose bouquet! Use some twine or wire to keep the bouquet together. You can display them using a large leaf as a background. This fall leaf rose bouquet is perfect and low budget way to create something beautiful and decorate your home at a same time, or you can gift this special "flowerbouquet to your loved ones!
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DIY bunny Valentine's day gift bags (with printable)
This is Mr Printables's favorite Bunny favor bag for the Valentine’s day. Children can make these printable party favors for others, or receive them from you! Fill it with chocolates, candies and lots of love. You can also use it as an easter gift bag.
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DIY shelf-cleaning and sharpening garden tool holder
What if rather than having to do a major cleaning of your gardening tools a couple of times a year, you could keep them clean and maintained every day, without even trying? All it takes is a quick and easy DIY project: a DIY shelf-cleaning and sharpening garden tool holder by One Good Thing by Jillee. Fantastic, isn't it? This quick and easy storage idea will keep your garden tools in top shape thorough the year! Get the tutorial at onegoodthingbyjillee.com and create one for yourself:
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Tiny amigurumi mouse (amigurumi keychain) - free pattern
Are you looking for free amigurumi patterns ? Do you love tiny mouse ? Crochet this cute little amigurumi tiny mouse ! Alisa Ovchinnikova designed this lovely amigurumi tiny mouse. 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 tiny mouse now!
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DIY Troll mason jar planter - Trolls craft
The Trolls movie has been a huge hit with kids . We have seen so many fun trolls crafts including this amazing troll mason jar planter! If you’re planning a Trolls party or simply just have a Trolls fan in your house, then these princess poppy Trolls mason jars will surely be a hit! We also love the version of Princess Poppy mason jar planter which has paint on the outside and smaller googly eyes. And as a bonus: any pink plant will look great with this super cute mason jar planter! ( Of course you can create trolls with other colors as well! )
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DIY Mad Max style sanctified paracord bracelet
This time CbyS Paracord And More will teach you how to make this stylish Mad Max style paracord bracelet without buckle ! With this nice step-by-step paracord bracelet video tutorial you can make one gorgeous and stylish paracord bracelet for yourself ( or for your friends ) easily with parachute rope or any kind of strings ! The base material doesn't need to be a special paracord rope : you can use electrical cords , thick yarn or even leather stripes to create one! This paracord bracelet may seems difficult but it's an easy paracord project ( suitable for beginners ) ! Instead of a plastic buckle CbyS will show you how to use a kobra knot as a closure.
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Easy DIY wooden hanger frame - quick picture frame alternative
Emma ( from A Beautiful Mess ) decided to try something different with the frames : she used wooden clothes hangers instead of a more traditional picture frame .We absolutely love this idea idea because it's super stylish, super unique and also a super frugal way to display your favorite pictures or family photos ! And as a bonus: you can change the pictures in the DIY wooden hanger frames quickly and easily if the season ( or your mood ) changes! ( This idea is also perfect for displaying your kid's drawings! ) Visit abeautifulmess.com and learn how to make unique picture frames out of simple wooden hangers :
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Bunny and chick - easter treat boxes ( printable )
This super free easter treat box printable from MollyMoo is a perfect and fun way to wrap small easter  treats / and gifts. In this nice craft website you will find 2 different easter treat box designs: a cute bunny and an adorable chick. The assembling of the bunny and chick easter  paper treat boxes are very easy  just cut them out along the thick lines and fold along the thin ones, glue it , fill with small sweets / gifts and it's ready !
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Mushroom fairy house from an old jar - creative upcycling
Air drying clay + mason jar = an adorable fairy house ! Watch this step-by-step video tutorial and you’ll see the amazing process as an ordinary glass majon jar is magically transformed into a mushroom fairy house ! This is a fun, easy spring craft project you can customize to your heart’s content. The finished fairy house containers couldn’t be more adorable! You can use the mushroom fairy houses as cute kids room decors or it can be a great centerpiece in you miniature fairy garden ! ( If you would like to put it outside don't forget to use some kind of varnish! ) You can slow down the video's speed: just click on the cog icon and choose "speed" option. )
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DIY Valentine's salt dough heart ornament
These salt dough heart ornaments by The Best Ides For Kids is just a perfect Valentine’s day or Mother’s day gift. You can even save them to give as lovely Christmas gifts. If you don't want to make hearts for Valentine's day you can turn them into pretty fridge magnets or just create a few darling paperweights. The kids will love painting and decorating their own salt dough hearts. This salt dough craft is suitable for kids of all ages and the finished photo ornaments make such darling keepsake gifts for every special occasion!
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DIY Easy Celtic knot headband from an old T-shirt
Celtic knots represent infinity and eternity because they don't contain beginnings or ends. In ancient times, if a gift was adorned with a Celtic knot, it was thought to give the recipient longevity or good luck in new adventures. This no-sew headband is made with a Shannon knot, which symbolizes balanced creativity, a fitting emblem because it makes creative use of old T-shirts.
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DIY Mother and child heart necklace - Mother's day gift
Today we want to share with you MumInTheMadHouse's super fun video tutorial on how to make a matching mother and child heart necklace with polymer clay! A mother and child necklace is the perfect gift as it remind children that they are always in your heart and you love them no matter what. They had a piece of your heart and that is what the necklace represents. This heart necklace can be a great gift for Mother's day, Valentine's day or at any time of the year! Give it to your kids , to your mom/dad , to your best friends or for your loved ones, either way it will be a big hit!
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How to paint tiles - tile painting tutorial (bathroom makeover)
Do you ever have a project that ended up being so much easier than you expected that you’re kicking yourself for procrastinating so long to do it? Painting ceramic tiles is one of those projects ! Many people believe that the only way to color a tile is to glaze it in a kiln, but you can actually paint tile yourself at home! If you do the right prep work, it’s a quick, easy task that will let you re-color your flooring or bathroom , or even add a decorative element to your floors, counters, or mantel. Learning how to choose the right supplies, prepare your tile for painting, and paint and seal your tile correctly will help you re-do your home quickly and inexpensively.
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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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Adorable crochet marshmallow keychain (free pattern)
Winter is the most wonderful time of the year and coffee shops are making it even sweeter with their assortment of holiday beverages ! Between the hustle and bustle take time to enjoy a cup of coffee ( or hot cocoa ) and do a little crocheting: lets crochet some cute marshmallow keychains to pair with your delicious beverage! 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 ! This cute marshmallow keychain can be a great ( Christmas ) gift for your coffee or hot cocoa lover friends ( paired with a bag of coffee or hot cocoa ) .
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Beautiful and easy DIY yarn flower - yarn flower making tutorial
Freshly cut flowers are always nice, but yarn flowers can be cherished for years to come! With a small piece of cardboard, one skein of yarn and this simple craft trick, you can create a gorgeous eternal bouquet. This beautiful yarn flower by Tallermanualperu is the perfect craft for spring , Mother’s day or a birthday party because these e asy-to-make yarn flowers will look adorable in your room, on a pillow, or even on a jean jacket! Watch this step-by-step yarn flower making tutorial, and let's get crafting:
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Purple donkey - step-by-step polimer clay tutorial
Today's step-by-step video tutorial is a super cute polimer clay donkey ! In this video tutorial you can learn how to make this super cute donkey ( or horse ) out of polimer clay! Of course you can use other materials to create the donkey figurines : in can be an adorable cake topper / cake decoration from fondant , you can create cute home decors with them from air drying clay, or even you can use simple play-doh / plasticine / salt-dough to create some cute donkey with the kids just for fun !
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Inexpensive wreath base with toilet paper rolls - recycling
With this brilliant lifehacking craft idea you can create a sturdy wreath base from nothing! You just need some toilet paper rolls and a little tape to make this inexpensive wreath base. Unbelievably creative, yet simple and easy! This tp roll werath base can be a perfect addition to your christmas or easter decoration just decorate it with different decor elements such as: ribbons, pine branches, toys, faux grass or a fluffy scarf! This super cheap wreath base is a great way to repurpose some paper junk and made a gorgeous handmade decor at the same time!
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DIY Galaxy in a jar
Today she is going to show you how to make a Galaxy in a jar ! We really love the final result of this DIY, you can use the Galaxy jars as decor in your room or you can make some to give to your friends. They are very inexpensive to make ( maybe you already have all of the ingredients! )
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Easy DIY beaded clothespin butterfly - fun spring craft for kids
These beaded pipe cleaner butterflies by One Little Project are so pretty and so sparkly, and best of all, they’re really easy to make! ! You can make the beaded pipe cleaner butterflies in whatever colors you have on hand. There are lots of options! This pretty beaded pipe cleaner butterfly is super easy to make, and it’s likely you have all the materials required sitting in your craft cupboard already. This lovely beaded butterfly is just a perfect spring or Easter decoration or you can decorate your kid's room with these pretty butterflies.
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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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Cute miniature DIY School supplies (backpack, notebooks and pen)
Ready for school ? Having the coolest school supplies is one of the best ways to start the school year right Today Nim C will teach you how to make these super cute ( kawaii ) mini school supplies: a slime notebook, a unicorn backpack, an emoji pencil case & an ice cream cone pen! Watch this video tutorial , get creative and personalize your school gear so it's one-of-a-kind, just like you!
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