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Tiny amigurumi cat (amigurumi kitten) - free crochet pattern
Do you know how to crochet and want to expand your knowledge a little bit? Learn the Japanese art of crocheting lovely stuffed animals and creatures: amigurumi ! With amigurumi , you will be able to crochet lovely, huggable crochet toys such as this super cute , tiny amigurumi cat by @scandistyle_dolls at Amiguroom Toys ! But be aware: amigurumi is very addictive ( once you start crocheting these lovely toys you won't be able to stop ) ! This lovely, tiny amigurumi cat is such a great amigurumi project, perfect as a lovely homemade decor piece or as a heartwarming gift for a special occasion. So get the free amigurumi pattern at Amiguroom Toys now, and start crocheting :
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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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Amigurumi spring bunny girl (free amigurumi 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 bunny from scrap yarns by following Tatyana Pershina's free crochet pattern. You can make this lovely huggable amigurumi bunny with 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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DIY Valentine's day button heart card
Are you on the hunt for Valentine's day decor ideas? Create a pretty artwork with a bunch of red buttons ! Button crafts are perfect for kids and adults as well! In this step-by-step tutorial The Best Ideas For Kids will show you how to use buttons and beads to create this beautiful and simple heart button art. You can inject your personality easily to this artwork with different sizes and styles ( for example you can use painted backgrounds, fabric, wallpaper or even burlap as a background instead of paper. You can also make your button art to suit other holiday themes. )
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Paper ice cream toys for kids (with printables)
So why do you need paper ice creams? There are many cool reasons! They make great play food to start with. Open an ice cream parlour for pretend play, decorate your ice cream party with them, or just have a fun filled paper craft afternoon recalling the memory of beautiful summer days. Make one as a present for somebody who loves ice cream (most people you know) when you can’t wrap up the ones that melt.
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Easy DIY Leather cord organizer - upcycling craft
Tired of seeing all those cords in a tangled mess? This wonderful DIY leather cord organizer by Sustain My Craft Habit is just the thing to declutter your home and office. This DIY cord organizer , made with upcycled pieces of leather fabric, makes a wonderful gift for every special occasion! This easy DIY leather cord organizer is just perfect for all of your cables and gadgets to stay untangled at school, work, travel/ or life. This DIY cable organizer is also surprisingly easy to make – just double-check that you have all the right tools.
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DIY Unicorn planter - unicorn craft for kids
Looking for a fun spring craft for kids ? It's easy to decorate flower pots, and then you can use the finished product to plant beautiful spring flowers! Red Ted Art's gorgeous and easy DIY unicorn planter is a fantastic spring or summer art activity for kids , and makes an excellent gift as well! This fun unicorn planter ( filled with flowers, succulents or sweets ) can be great as a Mother’s day gift , BFF gift or gift for a teacher. Decorating flower pots is always a fun activity that you can do with the kids. These DIY unicorn flower pots are so much fun to create and wow, don't they look so super beautiful?!
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DIY Needle felt pig in tulle skirt (step-by-step needle felting tutorial)
If you've ever wanted to try your hand at needle felting , this lovely little piggy with tulle skirt by Binc Bonc is the easiest and cutest starting point! Create your own snuffling friend with Binc Bonc's step-by-step needle felting tutorial. Use the felting needles to stab the wool to life. With these detailed step-by-step instructions , even total beginners will be addicted to this unique and fun craft in no time! This lovely little needle felted pig is the perfect gift for your loved ones:
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Miniature winter zen garden (sand box) with snowman
We need to confess that we love zen gardens and playing with sand ! This winter zen garden is the Christmas version of the traditional japanese zen gardens and it also grants a very fun and reaxing activity. This easy christmas zen garden craft is a must, because what can be more relaxing than drawing in and playing with "snow" ? You can decorate your miniature winter wonderland zen garden with any christmas figurines and trees, and simple use it as nice winter decor if you doesn't need to relax at moment. OR it can be a fun playset for the kids ( at least for a few hours ).
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DIY Fairy house from glass bottles
A fairy house is a wonderful place for creative play. Building one is a great DIY project that everyone will enjoy participating in. Follow along with Kreatív Anya's step-by-step tutorial and create one out of simple glass bottles with a pack of air drying clay! Whether you're helping a child or younger sibling with a school project or just trying to keep yourself amused on a rainy day, a fairy house is a fun craft project.
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DIY Word building activity travel kit - learning toy for kids
If your family loves long summer road trips let’s face it… the kids often get bored! Create a quick and fun learning activity to keep them entertained and busy for the upcoming long drive. This word building activity travel kit is perfect for toddlers and preschoolers for those long car rides and you can customize it with sight words, color words, word families, or whatever your child is currently learning. This word building travel kit is super quick learning activity craft, you can whip up one literally in minutes, and the kids will love it (not to mention its not just fun to play but also perfect for learning words and colors which is always a very nice addition)
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Colorful fall mason jar luminaries
This is something so fun about a mason jar luminary! It’s a pretty simple craft, but every one loves the fun glow! We love mason jars luminaries because they are fun and easy to make, and also very easy to customize. A fall leaf mason jar luminary is a great way to decorate for the holidays or seasons, too. You can use any stickers to create the leaf shapes or you can simply draw the outlines with a marker and freehand paint it. These gorgeous fall leaf mason jar luminaries by Sugar Bee Crafts will be a perfect addition to your autumn/ thanksgiving decor:
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Beautiful snowflake from silk ribbons
With the help of this nice craft tutorial, you can make this gorgeous silk ribbon snowflake (or flower). It looks good on a christmas tree,or in your easter decoration and it's also a great gift idea!
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Free printable christmas Playdough mats for kids
Playdough mats are fun for kids of all ages and encourage creativity, imagination, and help strengthen hand muscles. Kids will love these Christmas themed ones as they get ready for the Holiday season! At totschooling.net you will find a complete set of free printable Christmas playdough mats, which includes 10 fun activities: Making Santa's beard, making Rudolph's antlers, decorating a Christmas tree, a wreath, making a snowman, a gingerbread man, candy canes, decorating ornaments, presents and more!
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DIY sugar cube hearts
This is a really quick, simple craft project for your love. Give to him/her on Valentine's day with a delicious tea or coffe. You can experiment with different sugars, or flavours too.
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DIY painted snowman mugs - easy Christmas gift
These adorable snowman face mugs make the perfect holiday gift for friends and family and are so fun to make! You can get creative with different snowman face styles and mug colors. The possibilities are endless! You can give the snowman face mugs as cute (last minute) Christmas gifts by itself or you can stuff it with declicious hot cocoa variations orchocholate spoons. If you use porcelain pens to draw the message and the snowman face the mug will be machine washable and microwaveable too!
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DIY Fun magic notebook - easy back to school craft
Watch this nice step-by-step video tutorial and learn how to make a magic notebook ! This DIY back to school project is super fun and also very easy to make! ( You will be surprised how easy is to create one, with simply household items and a little acrylic paint ! ) Spice up your boring notebooks with this easy magical craft idea , and create gorgeous unique artworks in minutes! This magic notebook can be a great gift for your friends/family members for any special occasion! And of course it can be a great boredom buster at school !
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Flower shaped tea candle holders from coffee capsules
Do you love recycling crafts or decorating your home in a low budget? Try this brilliant upcycling craft:  the flower shaped tea light holder made with empty coffee capsules. This beautiful flower decoration is very easy to make: you just need some empty coffee capsules and a mason jar lid. You can leave the flower tea candle holders in their natural capsule colors or you can paint them to any vibrant fun color with acrylic paints. If you don't need a candle holder at moment you can use these gorgeous flowers to decorate your home at springtime or your wedding party.
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DIY paw pillow from T-shirts
Watch this easy step-by-step video craft tutorial to learn how to make this super cute ( and comfy ) Paw Pillow ! This paw shape pillow is not only a cute decoration for your ( or the kids' ) room , but it is also a really nice way to repurpose old clothes ! If you want to feel yourself as a tiny fairy sleeping in the paw of giant tender pet – here you go! : ) For this cozy homemade pillow you will need 2 T-shirts ( 1 grey sweatshirt and 1 pink T-shirt ) , pillow stuffing and this nice video tutorial. : ) Everything is very clear and really easy!
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DIY gorgoeous lotus candle holders with air drying clay
Today she will show you how to make a lotus inspired tea candle holder out of oven-bake polymer or air dry clay ! Growing from the mud and blooming towards the sky, a lotus symbolizes purity, spiritual awakening, revival and fortune. This gorgeous vintage/shabby style home decor is not just super easy to make but you can give them as nice gifts for any occasions as well! ( The lotus flower tea candle holder can be a perfect Christmas gift in snow white or a nice Mother's day gift in any pastel color! ) You can use them to decorate your home or your wedding party at any time of the year because these delicate clay flowers are soo beautiful in any color!
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Christmas tree gift boxes (with free printable)
These gorgeous Christmas tree shaped treat boxes can be perfect to wrap small presents/sweets for Christmas in a stylish and gorgeous way! This paper gift box is  a suprisingly easy Christmas craft project: you just need a piece of cardstock , a little fun Christmas wrapping paper, and of course this free christmas shaped gift box template! In this nice craft site you will find a nice step-by-step photo tutorial on how to make one Christmas tree gift box in minutes as well!
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Autumn life tree medal - easy DIY wire jewelry
In this nice step-by-step jewelry making tutorial you can learn how to make a wire wrapped tree of life pendant featuring lovely autumn color beads. You will learn how to make the outer hoop frame as well as how to make the twisted roots, trunk, and branches. Finally you will add bead 'leaves.' This gorgeous beaded wire jewelry can be a perfect gift for any occasion, because it will be beautiful in any color and size! Wire jewelry and Life trees is one of our favorites from the palette of jewelry making crafts because it's so unique and also it's easy to make ! ( Or at least it won't require special expensive jewelry making materials to make! )
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Little sleeping amigurumi pig (free crochet pattern)
We simply love adorable amigurumi toys ! This free, sleeping amigurumi pig pattern by Amiguroom and Katushka Morozova is such a perfect crochet project for everyone who loves cute piggies! Seriously, who can resist this cuteness? Katushka Morozova created this lovely free crochet pattern to teach you how to make this lovely sleeping amigurumi pig. This amigurumi pig pattern is easy to read and quick to crochet. This little piggy can be a lovely toy or you can make them as cute keychains. Pattern designer: Katushka Morozova
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Easy DIY mason jar Easter gift with a chocolate bunny
These mason jar Easter gifts are so cute!  And we love that it’s not overkill for chocolate and candy. You can give them to your own kids, or they’d also make adorable gifts for grandkids, teachers and even coworkers and friends. These mason jar Easter gifts are  so simple to throw together and mason jars seem to make simple things look fancy. And when they’re empty, save the mason jar for the next fun craft project! This mason jar Easter gift  is such a fun idea if you plan to give Easter gifts to your kids! You can make this in jumbo version of you choose bigger jars or imagine a chocolate bunny family in a fish bowl or a glass vase!
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DIY Dahlia flowers with crepe paper - spring decor
Did you know? Dahlia was declared the national flower of Mexico. How to make a gorgeous paper Dahlia flower from twisted paper / crepe paper? Watch this nice step-by-step video tutorial an learn how to make this beautiful paper flower. It's easy and fun! ! This paper flower making project is a little bit time consuming, but the finished flower absolutely worth it! ! you can use this beautiful paper dahlia flower as spring decor or as part of a paper flower bouquet.
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DIY Star garland advent calendar (star box 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 gorgeous and super easy to make DIY star box advent calendar by A Beautifull Mess. Whether you want a grown-up or kiddie version, this tiny paper star 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 surely brighten up your day every time you see it!
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Pig shaped salty or sweet cookies easily
These little pig shaped cookies will work well  with almost all types of dough whether it be a salty or a sweet one! You can make some piggies for your upcoming kids or New Year's Eve party or just for fun to sipce up boring ordinary days, the kids will love them!  This recipe calls for two different kinds of dough, and a filling, and it must be wonderful with cheese, oregano and tomato sauce! What can be more fun than a pig shaped declicious cookie dipped in a delicious sauce! These pig shaped cookies/buns can be nice treats or for the kids.
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Molang bunny - amigurumi bunny ornament (free crochet pattern)
Do you love crochet and super adorable handmade decorations ? Crochet this lovely amigurumi Molang rabbit by Paint It Colorful! This adorable amigurumi rabbit ornament can be a wonderful handmade gift for your kids ( or grandkids ) or a festive little Christmas tree ornament. At Paint It Colorful you will find the pattern of this little Molang bunny ornament for free! Isn't it wonderful? This amigurumi rabbit is an absolutely easy crochet toy project: you can create it easily even if you are a beginner in amigurumi. This crocheted rabbit doesn't require too much yarn, and it will look great in any color!
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DIY Boho perler bead elastic bracelets - jewelry making trick
Nothing is better than getting crafty and finding new ways to use ordinary craft materials a little differently. These DIY boho-inspired Perler bead elastic bracelets by The Crafted Sparrow are the perfect example. Yes, these gorgeous bracelets were made with perler beads , but with a little twist. Follow The Crafted Sparrow's step-by-step tutorial and learn how to transform a favorite kid crafting item into fun jewelry perfect for anyone of any age:
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DIY Purse organizer ( free sewing pattern )
Can't find what you are looking for inside your bag ? You need a purse organizer! In this nice sewing tutorial Sew Can She will teach you how to make a DIY purse organizer with handles ( also called a "moving bag", aka a bag that holds all essentials to make it easy to move them from one bag to another ) . Keep all your essential items from getting lost in your handbag with this easy DIY purse organizer tutorial:
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