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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 Unicorn pumpkin - fun Halloween decor
The mess of pumpkin carving can be overwhelming, so make a fun unicorn decorated pumpkin this Halloween instead! This adorable DIY unicorn pumpkin by Confettidea is the perfect solution for those who want all the Jack-o-lanterns but none of the clean-up of a real pumpkin. Complete with felt ears, a sparkly horn, and rainbow mane, these glam pumpkins are perfect for the unicorn- lover in your life. Get ready to have the most magical Halloween ever!
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Heart teddy toy - free amigurumi pattern & video tutorial
This super adorable crocheted little bear with small heart patches is absolutely in the right size to be a perfect huggable doll for kids. This free written & step-by-step video amigurumi bear pattern and the assembling tutorial will teach you how to crochet your own cute little amigurumi teddy bear! This super cute (and easy to crochet) amigurumi teddy bear can be great gift for your friends and family members at Valentine's day or Christmas (or you can crochet it just for fun)! This pattern is rated an intermediate level not because it uses complex stitches but because we will be crocheting small pieces in a spiral fashion which can sometimes be difficult for beginners.
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DIY Christmas cracker - new year's edition
We love crackers ! These super fun New Year's crackers are based on simple, traditional Christmas crackers . If you're not familiar with Christmas crackers , they're basically a paper-based bon-bon that two people pull apart, making a bang and revealing small gifts , jokes and paper crowns. Crackers are a lot of fun to make, and you can personalize them with handmade gifts for your friends. In this step-by-step video tutorial , you'll learn how to create your own New Year's crackers from scratch.
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DIY portable doll house suitcase (with 2 different patterns)
Create a compact, portable doll house in a bag with following along Tara Dennis' step-by-step tutorial ! This little doll house has everything that your kid will need and when you finish playing; you can close it and travel with it wherever you want. Start with one scene or make a few and get the kids involved too.This portable doll house is great for their imagination! You can create a bedroom and a flower shop with following this wonderful tutorial, but you could make a lounge room, play room, craft room, bathroom, any scene you like!
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Little kawaii crochet pumpkin keychain - free crochet pattern
Since this little kawaii crochet pumpkin keychain by Spin A Yarn Crochet is so quick and easy to make, you could easily make a few as Halloween party favors for a Halloween or dinner party, or add them to a Halloween treat bag for any special kiddos in your life. Adorable , isn't it? This crochet pattern is absolutely suitable for beginners because it's super easy and quick to make (which makes it also a great scrap yarn buster project ). Get the free kawaii crochet pumpkin keychain pattern at spinayarncrochet.com:
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Silicone bracelets with hot glue gun
Did you know that you can use your hot glue gun to make unique jewelries/accessories ? Watch this video jewelry making tutorial and make some for yourself or gift it to your friends/ family members for a special ocassion! You can decorate the silcicone like glue bracelets as much as you want, the possibilities are unlimited! ( Imagine a nice bracelet with blings, beads, glitter in different colors! ) Plus: this hot glue gun bracelet and its faux "beads" are very flexible, so you can use them to other craft projects as well! ( Make some keychains, bookmarks, or decorate a box with them! )
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How to make a rolled newspaper rose wreath
Make rolled roses from newsprint , and turn them into a vintage style gorgeous rose wreath ! Not for outside, but great for anywhere indoors ! You could also lightly spray silver, gold, or any color that fits your decor on the finished wreath ( or use colored wrapping /origami papers to make one ) ! You can use this beautiful and inexpensive newspaper rose wreath to decorate at fall or spring , or you can use this simple paper rose rolling technique to make single rolled roses and decorate other crafts with them. Upcycling crafts are always the bests!
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DIY gingerbread man garland - edible Christmas decor & gift
Do you love the heavenly scent of fresh gingerbread cookies ? Here’s a wonderful holiday project for your DIY pleasure using a basic gingerbread man recipe : a lovely and fun gingerbread men garland by Celebrate Creativity! If you’re not up for the challenge of building houses out of gingerbread ,this recipe is for you. All you need is a gingerbread man cookie cutter to make the shapes and use a straw to create the holes. String some bright ribbon and you’ve got a festive garland just waiting to be strung on your Christmas tree .
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Kid-friendly felt Christmas tree - fun decorating game
The idea for felt Christmas trees has been all over the internet recently, but our favourite is this version, because it's super easy to make,fun to play and it's also decorative so you can use it as the part of your Christmas decoration! We love the simplicity of the triangle for the felt decoratable Christmas tree as well as the addition of felt presents at the bottom of the tree! This kid-friendly Christmas tree is such a fun Christmas craft idea because it works just like those felt boards you had in Sunday school: the felt ornaments stick to the felt tree. Then, when you want to move them, just take it off and place it somewhere else!
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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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DIY Heart shape hot air balloon Valentine card - Valentine's day craft for kids
Pour your heart out with this gorgeous heart shape hot air balloon Valentine card! This time I Heart Crafty Things will show you how to make this beautiful Valentine card from a few sheets of simple craft paper in no time! Homemade cards are not only a joy to create but they are also super special for the recipient to open up. This 3D hot air balloon card is colorful, sweet and unbelievably easy to create. Get the free template and the step-by-step tutorial at iheartcraftythings.com and create yours today:
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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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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 miniature notebooks (4 different design)
We love cute ( kawaii ) miniture crafts that can be made in minutes and creates huge impact! And this adorable miniture notebook is one of them! You can make one miniature book literally in minutes from a little craft foam and a few sheets of plain white paper ! Watch this nice step-by-step video tutorial on how to create your own cute miniture book keychain ! You can make these miniture notebooks as cute gifts for your friends and family as well, they will love them! You can write in cute messages about them or just leave it empty.
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Tiny amigurumi bear and bunny (free amigurumi patterns)
Crochet your very own adorable, tiny amigurumi bear or bunny toy with following along @scandistyle_dolls's nice free amigurumi patterns ! This super adorable amigurumi bear and bunny is such a cute ( dollhouse ) toy for kids as well as a beautiful handmade gift for grownups. If you'd like to make this adorable crochet / amigurumi bear or bunny bigger ( for a normal size bear or bunny ) simply use a thicker, heavier weight yarn. You can also make this tiny amigurumi bear or tiny amigurumi bunny from 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 Adorable Easter chick cupcakes
For this little Easter chick cupcake project, you can really use any flavor of cupcake you want and you can flavor the frosting with whatever extract you’d like! These super cute Easter chick cupcakes by The Simple Sweet Life are not just fun to gift but they are also super fun to make! Especially with the help of The Simple Sweet Life's easy-to-follow step-by-step Easter chick cupcake tutorial ! These delicious sweet Easter chick cupcakes can be great hits at your upcoming Easter party or you can give them as delicious Easter treats to your friends!
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Beautiful DIY origami rose - paper flower (paper folding)
Are you looking for a cheap but still beautiful and easy to make spring home decor or mother's day gif t? Try these cute origami ( paper folded ) rose ! This gorgeous but surprisingly easy origami rose consists of 6 simple modules. These origami roses /flowers can be perfect flowery gifts for any occasions ( imagine them as a mother's day or a wedding bouquet! ) You can fold the origami flowers from any type of paper ( you don't need to buy special origami paper , even a simple sheet of gift wrapping paper works well ). Despite the look this paper folding project is also suitable for kids ! Watch this step-by-step video tutorial on how to fold
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DIY rustic bathtub tray (with free plan)
Do you love woodworking projects? Try this quick Rustic Wood Bathtub Tray so you can lock the bathroom door and soak in a warm bathtub. You can prop a book and a glass of wine on your tray. Or maybe some tea and the iPad so you can binge watch some Netflix. You can make this rusctic/vintage look wooden bathtub  tray in minutes (even if you are a beginner in furniture making ) because it's so easy, and it can be a perfect gift for any occasion as well! (Because who doesn't love relaxing and pampering things?) You can protect your woonden bathtub tray from water with any color waterproof stains and varnishes it will look gorgeous in any form!
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Textile beads from fabric scraps
Are you looking for a (fabric) scrapbuster craft idea? Dou you like unique and gorgeous jewelries? Try the textile beads! You can upcycle any old clothes/leftower fabrics to create these beads and for a more unique look you can combine them with real beads and other decorative elements! This textile bead necklace can be a perfect gift for any ocassion or you can spice up your outfit with this accessory in an inexpensive way (even if you have metal allergy). Of course you can create other accessories with this fun  and easy technique!
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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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Cuddly brown amigurumi bear (free amigurumi pattern)
Are you looking for free amigurumi patterns ? Do you love cuddly teddy bears ? Crochet this cute little amigurumi bear ! Angelina Vostrykh designed this lovely amigurumi bear. 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 bear now!
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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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DIY Clay pot reindeer - cute Christmas gift
Are you looking for a lovely handmade Christmas gift that doesn't cost you a fortune? Create these adorable clay pot reindeer with the kids! This lovely clay pot reindeer craft by Bargain Moose is such a perfect little Christmas craft project! You can fill them with chocolate or other treats and give them as gifts or you can use them as adorable Christmas decors. This DIY Clay pot reindeer is super inexpensive and easy to make. Plus they turn out so adorable that you may end up keeping one for yourself. Read Bargain Moose's step-by-step craft tutorial and get started with making your very own clay pot reindeer:
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Little fluffy blue amigurumi bear (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 bear from a skein of yarn by following Mariya Kostychenko's free crochet pattern at AmiguroomToys. You can make this lovely huggable amigurumi bear from 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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Picture frame luminaries - sweet memories as decors
We are really excited to share these picture frame luminaries with you today! These gorgeous family photo luminaries are perfect for your dining table or mantel. They work wonderfully for events like showers, receptions and holidays! Really…any time of the year! You can use black frames to remember your loves ones who passed away or fun colors to decorate your home with your kid's happy photos! The trick is super easy: glue together 4 picture frames and put the image outside of the frame (on top of the glass).
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Scarecrow halloween treat bags
She grabbed some burlap and made some super fun scarecrow Halloween treat bags.  These are perfect to whip up for school Halloween parties!  She used fabric glue so there is no sewing required on these.  Yes that is a win win y’all!  Get started on this fun craft idea with your kids today.  They will love helping with this super adorable scarecrow craft project and being proud when handing out the Halloween treat bags this year.  This present wrapping idea is perfectly fits to any shape, so you can use the outcome as cute gift bags or fall decors as well!
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Hex nut paracord survival bracelet
Are you looking for a perfect gift for him ? Or you just would like to create a nice and easy to make acessory ? If yes, this paracord hex nut survival bracelet is a perfect craft project for you! With this great step-by-step paracord video tutorial you can make this bracelet easily! If you haven't got special paracord rope you can create the bracelet with any other cord you have at hand ( leather stripes, electrical cords, thin curtain ropes.. ).
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Tiny amigurumi bunny keychain (free amigurumi pattern)
Projects like these make us love the art of crochet so much! Just look at this cute bunny ! Who can resist this cute little bunny face? By following along Dasha Korotkova's free amigurumi pattern at AmiguroomToys you can create this super cute crochet bunny in no time! But before you start learning the basics of amigurumi we must warn you: amigurumi is a very addictive hobby ( once you start you won't be able to stop making these lovely amigurumi toys ! ) Create a lovely little amigurumi bunny for your friends or family members, they will love it!
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DIY Superhero mum - Mother’s day gift
Moms are the ultimate superheroes! Their strength in the midst of difficulties and their pure, infinite love is the real superpower ! Celebrate your superhero Mom this year with this DIY superhero Mother’s day gift by I Heart Crafty Things! Kids will love customizing their superhero to look just like their mom and will win over their mom ’s heart not only because it’s darling but the delicious chocolate !
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Little amigurumi bunny (free amigurumi pattern)
Are you looking for a lovely handmade ( Easter ) gift for your best friends or kids? Do you love to crochet ? Don't look any further! This lovely amigurumi bunny by Maria Bannova at Amiguroom Toys is just perfect for Easter or any special occasion! Amigurumi is an easy to learn crochet technique from Japan that allows you to create lovely toys and gifts , so quickly grab this wonderful free pattern and learn the how-tos:
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Elegant white tatted earring (  step-by-step tatting tutorial )
Tatting is a craft technique that may look very difficult at first glance, but it's unbelievably easy ( after you learn the few basic knots ) ! Once you have mastered the basic knots, the most difficult patterns will be a piece of cake for you! This is a great step-by-step video tatting tutorial that will take you through the steps of creating a beautiful, elegant, white tatted earring . This beautiful , elegant handmade earring can be a great accessory for any special occasion such as weddings OR you can use them to spice up your everyday life because this gorgeous tatted earring will look gorgeous in any color! ( Free picture pattern: >> here << )
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