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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).
DIY Jewelry organizer box from paper junks
With this super detailed video craft tutorial you can create this gorgeous and practical j ewelry organzer easily in an afternoon! If you love upcycling and organizing this is a perfect craft project for you! This paper tube and cardboard box jewelry organziner is not just only a super cheap jewelry ornaginzing alternative, but it's also a perfect decor for the girls room! You can create the organizers with any craft paper ( or leftower wrapping papers ) , or simply cover it with paint ( and decorate later with decoupage, stickers, blings etc.. )
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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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Easy paper (ribbon) gift bags
This is a very nice DIY craft video tutorial : an easy Paper ( ribbon ) gift bag by Innova Crafts. With this video you can learn how to make these original paper bags for small gifts. Perfect for chritmas gifts or birthday gifts, but you can use them to wrap baby shower gifts too!
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DIY Paper Christmas village advent calendar (free printable template)
For us, the countdown to Christmas day is as exciting as the event itself. We just love all the excitement! With this beautiful handmade a dvent calendar by Confettidea, the excitement starts now! What better way to start the countdown to Christmas than with a gorgeous handmade advent calendar. Homemade advent calendars are always the best, as you get to choose what you put inside them. Confettidea provides us a free printable template , so creating this gorgeous advent calendar village will be a piece of cake! You can use plain craft paper, upcycled Christmas wrapping paper, old book pages and even maps to make yours. So many possibilities!
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Little amigurumi dog keychain (free crochet pattern)
Are you looking for a lovely handmade gift for your best friends or kids? Do you love to crochet ? Don't look any further! This lovely amigurumi dog keychain ( translated by Amiguroom and designed by Amylie Freeman ) is just perfect for every special occasion! Amigurumi is an easy to learn crochet technique from Japan, that allows you to create lovely toys and gifts. So don't hesitate: quickly grab this wonderful free pattern and learn the how-tos. Create a lovely little amigurumi dog keychain for your friends or family members, they will love it!
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Lunch money zippered apple pouch with free sewing pattern
Do you love sewing? Are you looking for a fun fabric scrap buster project? Try this super fun and quick zippered apple pouch! This little adorable pouch is perfect for storing small things (money,earphones,mints,mini sewing kits) and can be done in minutes! This pouch is small enough to be a key chain, but you can make bigger versions as well. You can adapt this idea and create other fruit/veggie pouches as well, the possibilities are endless! This little zippered pouch is a perfect gift for any ocassion, or you can sew one for yourself.
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DIY Inexpensive golden clay furniture knobs
Today we are really excited to be sharing another a DIY for the room , how to make inexpensive but still gorgeous and stylish clay knobs ! These unique and gorgeous golden gem-like door knobs are so easy to make but look super great! We bet you will get a lots of “wow i can’t believe you made those yourself” remarks. And if one of your DIY clay furniture knobs is crumble somehow ( from heavy use or moving ) you can easily replace if with an another one!
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DIY Spring pumpkin seed flower card - kid craft idea
Sometimes the simplest household items can be the greatest craft materials! This time create gorgeous crocuses with pumpkin seeds! The kids will love creating this fun spring picture, which at the end can be inserted into a frame and you can decorate your home with it at springtime. (Or you can make sweet spring gift cards with them! ) You will need to make one pumpkin seed flower artwork: pumpkin seeds, food coloring, glue and green craft foam. This spring craft project is a great way to create something nice out of simple items with the kids. (And we simply love the bulk coloring idea with food coloring! This way you can prepare the seeds easily especially if you working with smaller kids)
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DIY Bow scrunchies - sewing for beginners
Everyone’s favorite hair accessory from the ’80s is making a major comeback! But you don’t have to spend a lot to indulge in the craze. Follow A Beautiful Mess' tutorial to start your own collection, or to make sweet gifts for your girlfriends. Scrunchies do double duty: you can either wear it in your hair or wear it on your arm as a bracelet, just waiting for that big moment when you might actually need it for your hair! These stylish bow scrunchies by A Beautiful Mess can be made with just about any fabric, from silk to velvet. In just a few steps ( and with some scrap fabric ) you can make an armful of these beautiful hair accessories.
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Easy flower origami box ( basket ) - paper folding
With this nice video paper folding ( origami ) tutorial you can create this five-pointed origami paper star ( or flower ) box. This adorable and gorgeous paper treat box is a perfect gift for any ocassion ( mother's day, valentine's day, a wedding ) or you can use it as a nice addition to you spring home decor. We love origami ( paper folding ) because you don't need special craft items to it, just some leftower colorful ( wrapping ) paper and a little freetime.
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DIY chocholate & bonbon heart cake - romantic gift
Valentine's Day - is the best day to show your endless love. But what do you do if your loved one loves ( and wants only ) ordinary store bought chocolate bonbons ? Dont be upset, still there is an easy & quick handmade Valentine's day gift option! Try this brilliant craft idea, and turn the store bought chocolates into a unique and fun chocolate bonbon "cake" ! This way you can use the boring chocolate bonbons/ bars and create something fun and special from your heart which can be a great hit whether it be a Valentine's day or an anniversary ! With this nice step-by-step video tutorial making a chocolate bonbon bouquet will be a piece of cake !
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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 Valentine's day strawberry lovebugs
These adorable and funny strawberry love (lady)bugs are a perfect Valentine's day gifts. These are really easy to make, especially if you leave out the antennae. Just slice a few strawberries in half, and dip the tips of both halves into some melted chocolate chips to create the heads. For the face, use a simple powdered sugar icing, and drop some melted chocolate drops on the little bug’s body. I cut a tiny hole in the corner of a small ziploc back to squeeze out the chocolate drops. The signs are little pieces of paper hot-glued to toothpick halves. That’s it.
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Chocolate covered hedgehog cookies - fun fall snack
Unlike the real woodland creatures , these chocolate-coated hedgehogs by Cuplovecake dwell on snack plates and cookie trays. The little guys are fun to make and eat. These adorable hedgehog cookies are covered in dark chocolate and topped with chocolate sprinkler spines. The finished adorable and delicious hedgehog cookies will be sure to delight kids and adults alike and will brighten up your fall. This hedgehog cookie is super easy to make, and equally adorable, they're just perfect for your family. Get the hedgehog cookie recipe at cuplovecake.de and let's bake a bunch:
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DIY happy acorn necklaces
Look at these acorn necklaces by WhiMSy Love! Aren't they super adorable? These fun acorn faces are not just only perfect fall/winter crafts for kids but it's also a perfect reason to go to outside, and take a nice walk! Nature's gifts are always the best ( and the cheapest ) craft materials! The kids will love these cute acorn face necklaces ,but it's not just only a nice kids jewelry you can use them to decorate your home at fall ! ( Imagine a fun acorn tree from an acorn family hanged in a nice dried branch in a a vase! )
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Amigurumi rainbow keychain (free amigurumi pattern)
Do you love quick & fun crochet patterns? Create a beautiful and adorable handmade gift: an amigurumi rainbow keychain ! This crochet rainbow keychain is a great amigurumi pattern to work on because it's so easy to crochet and the outcome is so wonderful! This super adorable amigurumi rainbow keychain can be an excellent gift for your kids or grandkids. This free rainbow keychain crochet pattern by Paint It Colorful will guide you through the crocheting process of your own wonderful soft amigurumi rainbow keychain. The difficulty of this free rainbow keychain amigurumi pattern is easy so if you're a beginner crocheter this is a great pattern for you.
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Little amigurumi koala (free amigurumi pattern)
Know a koala lover? Crochet the perfect gift for them: an amigurumi koala ! Whether you're gifting this lovely amigurumi koala as a toy or as home decor, this free amigurumi pattern will thrill koala fanatics. This cute crochet ( amigurumi ) koala can be a perfect handmade gift or handmade toy for your kids and grandkids because this super adorable amigurumi koala is just a perfect soft toy for both boys and girls! At Amigurumi Space you will find this wonderful free amigurumi koala pattern by Olga Lukoshkina which will help you to create this adorable crocheted toy with lots of interesting details, personality, and cuteness! You can use any color and style yarn to crochet your own adorable amigurumi koala , they will look fun and cuddly in any form! With a little modification in the yarn size, you can create a whole super adorable amigurumi koala family
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DIY Easy crochet baby sneakers (free crochet pattern)
Do you love simple (beginner) crochet projects and super adorable baby clothes? Crochet cute simple baby shoes suitable for boys and girls! Nothing fancy, no flowers, no bows or colorful buttons. Even if you are a beginner in crocheting you will love this step-by-step crochet video tutorial, the free crochet baby boots pattern and the finished baby sneakers! These adorable little cozy shoes can be great gifts for a baby shower party, or you can crochet some as an extra winter protection for your little one.
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Easter egg (chick and bunny) pocket cards
This fun easter card is not just a super cute (and quick) easter gift but it's also very unique, because you can use the bunny , the chick and the easter eggg separatelly thanks to the clever pocket design. It's not just a fun way to greet someone but its also a nice easter home decor! And of course, you can find the free printable easter card template  in this nice craft blog. Happy crafting!
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DIY no fuss amigurumi aquarium - free crochet fish pattern
This no fuss amigurumi aquarium by Eden Reborn is so unique,fun adorable and also super  quick to crochet!  This no fuss amigurumi aquarium with this super adorable crochet goldfish and seaweed can be a great gift for kids and adults both! It can be  also a great kids room decor, or you can gift his cute miniature amigurumi goldfish for a friend as a pet! Who can resist a super cute (kawaii) and fun gift? Especially if its crocheted? Alongside the free written crochet pattern you will find and extra pictorial tutorial on how to assemble your very own adorable amigurumi aquarium (goldfish and seaweed). This super cute crochet fish is easy-to-create and perfect to start with:
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How to modify a cutting board for more counter space
Remember when you wished for more counter space in your kitchen ? This time Jillee shows you how to create the extra counter space you have been dreaming about! Dealing with limited counter space can be frustrating, especially if you’re preparing two or three things at once. Jillee will show you how some simple modifications to a cutting board can create a safe, functional, and movable work surface that rests right on your stove top! Both you and your landlord will love this project because it doesn’t involve any permanent modifications to the kitchen itself. How brilliant is it? Get the tutorial, and let's get crafting:
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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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Simple DIY Gift box advent calendar (matchbox advent calendar)
With all of the hustle and bustle of the holidays , it's not hard to lose track of time. Before you know it, it's Christmas ! Countdown to Christmas with this super adorable and super easy to make DIY matchbox advent calendar by Craft And Creativity. Whether you want a grown-up or kiddie version, this tiny paper box advent calendar is just begging to be made. Not only is this a wonderful holiday decor , because of the anticipation it builds, but it's also a great kids' craft too. Not to mention that this Christmas calendar makes great, frugal Christmas decor. This paper box advent calendar will brighten up your day every time you see it
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Gorgeous silk ribbon snowflakes with kanzashi technique
We love kanzashi ( ribbon folding ) technique becuse with it we can create gorgeous ( Christmas ) decors ( just like these beautiful snowflakes ) in no time, with just a few yard of silk ribbon ! You won't need special craft materials or skills to make these gorgeous winter/Christmas decor snowflakes only a little silk ribbon and a lighter/tea candle and this nice step-by-step video tutorial ! These gorgeous silk ribbon snowflakes can be perfectd decors but you can use them as nice brooches or hairpins as well! The silk ribbon kanzashi snowflakes will look gorgeous in any color, and you can add more small decor elements to them ( beads, some bling or glitter! )
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2 different magical folding photo cube - fun handmade gift
In this nice step-by-step video tutorial you can learn how to make these unique, fun & magical photo gifts! This fun DIY photo gift can be a perfect choice for any special occasion whether it be a Valentine's day, birthday, Mother's day or you can gift them just for fun! These magical photo cubes are really unique, fun to make and use! You won't need special crafting materials or crafting skills to make them, just some colorful construction paper and a little glue ! Thanks to the free patterns and this nice video tutorial making a fun magical photo gift for your friends or family will be a piece of cake!
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Adorable DIY polymer clay owl necklaces
Today we would like to share with you Projects With Kids' fun & easy to follow tutorial on how to make a super adorable owl necklace with polymer clay! This cute heart pattern owl necklace is just the perfect gift for any special occasion as it reminds our loved ones that they are always in our hearts, and we love them no matter what. This polymer clay owl necklace can be a brilliant 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 - either way, it will be a big hit!
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Hand made candy cane sleigh Christmas gift
How to make a christmas candy sleigh ? In this video tutorial , she’ll be showing you how to make a really cute christmas gift DIY for your friends and family; it is simple, quick and easy and will be an adorable little showstopper! If you are looking for a little last minute affordable gift f or someone this Christmas , this tutorial is perfect as you can get all of the items ( chocholates, cosmetics, toys ) for it in local shops for low prices and you may even have a few of these things laying around your house! These candy cane Christmas sleight s will be great hits in your upcoming Christmas party because who doesnt love sweets and pampering gifts presented in a stylish and fun way?
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DIY Hug in a mug - fun Valentine's gift idea
Are you looking for a fun and quick Valentine’s gift? Fun Squared has this hug in a mug Valentines gift idea for kids that is super simple and sweet. This mug is one of the easiest DIY gifts you can make plus: you can personalize as much as you want! This hug in a mug gift idea is a fun and simple present to put together, and is the perfect way to wish your loved ones a Happy Valentine’s Day ! Get the tutorial at fun-squared.com and create this sweet, budget-friendly gift ( and don't forget to print the free printable gift tags which makes this lovely mug gift very special! )
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Gary the snail polimer clay figurine ( Spongebob )
Today's step-by-step video tutorial is a fun polimer clay Gary ! ( You know, the adorable snail cat from Spongebob Squarepants ! ) In this video tutorial you can learn how to make Gary out of polimer clay! Of course you can use other materials to create the Gary figurines : it can be an adorable cake topper / cake decoration from fondant , you can create cute kids' room decors with it from air drying clay, or even you can use simple play-doh / plasticine / salt-dough to create Gary the snail with the kids just for fun !
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DIY Felt reindeer Christmas gift bag from a tin can
Let us present you Creative Mamy's super easy and fun winter craft for kids : the adorable tin can reindeer ! There are lots of ways to recycle tin cans , and turning them into adorable reindeer is one of them. These tin can reindeer penguins are SO CUTE and are really easy to make! A perfect Christmas 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 tin can Rudolph doubles up as a lovely gift bag which makes it even more perfect!
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Christmas tree gift boxes (with printable template)
What’s better than teeny tiny thoughtful gifts for those you love this holiday? Well, wrapping them in teeny tiny adorable gift boxes you made out of scrapbook paper, of course! And this creative gift wrap idea works for everyone because today, she have a FREE cut file for the Silhouette users as well as a FREE printable for the scissorhands in the bunch!
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