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Pusheenicorn – amigurumi unicorn Pusheen cat (free amigurumi pattern)
Are you looking for quick, fun and free amigurumi patterns ? Do you love Pusheen the cat ? Crochet this cute little amigurumi Pusheenicorn ! Tarturumies designed this lovely amigurumi Pusheenicorn. 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 Pusheenicorn now!
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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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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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DIY Barbie doll cake (princess cake) - step-by-step tutorial
There is nothing like the look of joy on a Barbie-loving little girl’s face when she is presented with her very own Barbie Doll birthday cake. So delight your princess with a magical cake that's fairy easy to make especially with this nice step-by-step barbie cake video tutorial ! Of course you don't need to decorate your cake as much as Candy-Cake & more do, a simple buttercream frosting with a sprinkle of yummy candy flowers will do the trick for the skirt ! But still this cake decorating video absolute worth watching because you can learn lots of useful Barbie cake shaping and decorating tips from a pro!
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Mom - baby matching slippers ( baby shower gift )
Create with this super, free mom&baby matching slippers crochet pattern a pair of cozy slippers which can make a great creative gift for moms (and dads) for any occasion! Despite the look this cozy crochet slippers is a beginner / intermediate pattern so you can crochet them easily even if you are a beginner in crocheting ! Make cozy mom & baby matching room slippers from soft cotton yarn or super warm wool / acrylic yarn - it will be great in any form! These cozy indoor shoes can be  practical thorough the winter / autumn season or you can use hem in a baby & mom photo session!
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Pampering massage soap saver (free crochet pattern)
Massage soap with the bumps and nubs on one side is lovely stuff. But what happens when you use soap? Within a few showers, those bumps are gone. What to do? Crochet the pampering massage soap caver! This free crochet soap saver pattern features 12 bumps (aka cluster stitches) on one side for perfect pampering that doesn’t wear away. Paired with a gorgeous soap it makes a great spa gift for teachers, neighbors, babysitters – and don’t forget one for yourself!
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DIY Family photo snow globe ( how to make a snow globe )
Snow globes can be such nice gifts to give at Christmas, especially those with precocious family photos and memories! If you’ve been wondering how to make a snow globe on your own then this step-by-step tutorial by The Best Ideas For Kids is for you. DIY Photo snow globe is actually a lot easier than you’d think and it doesn’t take too long to put together. Kids love to watch the glitter swirl inside and they will love helping to make their own DIY snow globe. So, head to thebestideasforkids.com and create your very own precious family photo snow globes :
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DIY Upcycled shirt pocket sachet - Father's day gift idea
Dads are maybe a little bit difficult to shop for, but there's no way he won't appreciate a homemade Father's day gift. Make this lovely shirt pocket herbal sachet with Sadie Seasongoods' step-by-step tutorial and create a wonderful gift that Dad will not only like, but also use! Dried flowers and herbs tucked into flannel shirt pockets have a fragrance that will let him travel back in time.Whether it’s tucked in a drawer or a linen closet, or nestled in a car, this sweet shirt pocket herbal sachet just makes stuff smell better!
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Wooden spool spring flower craft - fun spring decor
We love bringing happy spring colors into our home! These whimsical wooden spool flowers is a fun spring craft to create, and an adorable addition to your spring / Easter decor. This spring craft would be also an adorable gift for Mother’s Day. The fun pops of color from these wooden spool blooms will make you smile every time you'll pass them in your home! Alternatively, if you haven't got wooden flover shapes at home, you can make the flower petals from a sturdy cardboard! This adorable easy & quick spring decor  will look gorgeous in any form!
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DIY cardboard box Barbie doll house - recycling craft
Today's tutorial is a beautiful recycling craft , one of those good ideas for gifts at Christmas. This brilliant handmade dollhouse is easy to do and inexpensive , a perfect gift for your kids ! Sometimes handmade toys and presents are brings much more fun and happiness than the store bought versions especially dollhouses, because you can personalize it to your little girls taste as much as you want! You can create an ice castle for Elsa, a pink Barbie house or a cute little forest house or fairy house , the possibilities are endless! With this nice step-by-step cardboard box Barbie doll house video tutorial you can make one easily for your daughter ( or a superhero version for your son ) !
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Pampering gifts in cozy slippers - creative gift package
Are you looking for a perfect gift for your husband / wife, family members or friends ? This brilliant ( Christmas ) gift idea by Pretty Providence is perfect for almost every occasion , every gender and age! Because who doesn't love pampering gifts ? Buy a nice pair of cozy slippers and stuff it with goodies! This example slippers gift is made for a girl whose interested in beauty products ,but you can make a guy slippers for your husband. Visit Pretty Providence and create one :
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Easy DIY flower petal candle holder - spring homer decor
Preserve some of your spring / summer memories in the form of dried flower petals and create a gorgeous flower petal candle holder ! Looking at all those beautiful flowers in the garden make us want to turn them into something pretty and useful. And then we found this fun and easy DIY flower petal candle holder tutorial by Adventure In A Box, Gorgeous, isn't it? This mason jar craft is so simple, even the smallest crafty hands can create some in no time. This DIY mason jar luminary can be great spring or wedding party decor or you can give them as lovely Valentine's day gifts !
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Skandinavian style winter dolls from logs (no-sew)
You will be surprised how easy is to make one of these gorgeous  cute skandinavian / russian winter dolls! Almost no-sewing involved in this quick winter craft project (only a few hand stitches for the hair and the skirt ruffles )!  In this nice craft site you can learn how can you make this adorable traditional winter doll with a simple log and some leftover fabrics.  The pictures of the different finished skandinavian / russian vintage doll designs in the site's comment section is also very interesting  (and inspirational) so don't forget to check it out!
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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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DIY Unicorn Christmas tree ornament
If you’re looking for some simple and fun Christmas ornament ideas this year, we have so many to share with you! This one is perfect to make for the unicorn fan in your family. These easy DIY unicorn ornaments will make the perfect gifts for Christmas. Or simply make them with your unicorn fan in the house to hang on the Christmas tree as a fun afternoon craft! These unicorn Christmas ornaments are so fun to make!
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DIY Puppy key pouch - syberian husky (free sewing pattern)
In conjunction with the Chinese New Year ( Year of the Dog - 2018 ) ,here is a super cute and easy dog themed sewing project : a siberian husky puppy key pouch. Now you can keep your keys in the cozy key pouch and protect your items from being scratched or tangled up by the keys when placing them together in the bag or purse. Siberian husky puppy key pouch is a palm sized cute little cozy key holder ,with a lobster claw clasp attach to a split ring by a cord or chain. Pull the split key ring out from the key pouch to get the keys, pull the clasp to draw the keys back to the pouch.
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Fingerprint art glass magnets - Mother's day gift idea
Are you looking for a lovely keepsake gift ( for Mother's day ) ? Create fun little fridge magnets with fingerprints ! This fingerprint magnet by Rhythms Of Play is an easy craft idea that kids and adults can make in no time, and it's super fun to paint too! Invite your children to use their tiny fingerprints to make various lovely fingerprint art magnets. The finished fingerprint magnets can be a great homemade gift for Mother's day , Father's day , birthdays or even Christmas! Get the tutorial at rhythmsofplay.com and let's paint:
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Crochet Frankenstein monster candy pouch (free crochet pattern)
If you are looking for ways to create fun and lovely Halloween gifts this little Frankenstein monster sack by Repeat Crafter Me is just the perfect project for you! This small Frankenstein monster candy pouch can hold all the goodies and will give each of your kids a sack to open on Halloween ! Repeat Crafter Me pictured this Frankenstein monster pouch with candy but you could fill them with non-candy items as well. Get the free crochet pattern and let's get crafting:
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Miniature crochet (amigurumi) cactus - free pattern & video tutorial
In this week's crochet tutorial Happy berry Crochet shows you how to crochet a teeny tiny cactus and its little terracotta pot. Easily adaptable for different plants and different sized cacti. We hope you enjoy and feel inspired! This free crochet cactus pattern will allow you to make a very cute crochet cactus as a keychain or as a super cute tiny room decor. You will find it easy to make and really fun, because you can use any colors that you want to customize it to your likes.
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4 DIY friendship bracelets - easy stackable arm candy projects
Today, in this nice step-by-step video tutorial DIY Lover will teach you how to make these stylish, fun and easy DIY bracelets ! These gorgeous and super easy bracelets are perfect gifts for friends and family for any occasion! You can create the macrame, braided and beaded bracelets with creamy pastel summer colors or any colors of your choice, they will be beautiful in any form! Making these gorgeous bracelets is not as hard as it seems: if you getting familiar with the base knot or braid you can make them with closed eyes! Even if you are a beginner in jewelry making this video tutorial is a perfect start for you!
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Pumpkin handprint and photo keepsake with salt dough
We love keepsakes! What's better than a super inexpensive but still cute salt dough handprint keepsake, to preserve the sweet memories? This month’s handprint and photo keepsake is a pumpkin one by Teach Me Mommy! This super cute pumpkin keepsake is not just only easy to make but almost costs nothing! Because salt-dough is made from simple household items: salt, flour and water! And that's it! The salt-dough is safe for very small children: you can create baby hand and footprint keepsakes as well. Get the recipe and tutorial at teach-me-mommy.com:
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Mandarin Halloween pumpkins
We are big fans of simple, quick, healthy , and fun Halloween desserts / appetizers , and these little jack'o lantern mandarines tick all four boxes! And not to mention, it’s naturally gluten-free , dairy-free and finally sugar free. A good tip to create these fun and adorable mandarin Halloween pumpkins : draw the outline of the pumpkin face shape you want with thin Sharpie, then fill it in with a thicker Sharpie. You’ll save so much time!
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Hen and chick amigurumi ( free crochet pattern )
Mei Li from AmiguruMEI has made her return to Craft Passion with this free kawaii hen & chicks amigurumi pattern. The hen amigurumi, mama Tori, is made by using 2 strands of yarn and bigger hook so that she comes out in a bigger size. Whilst the chicks amigurumi is done by using a single strand of yarn with the same pattern. The comb is done by surface crochet of red/yellow yarn on the head after stuffing. All the details of the hen & chicks amigurumi features have turned them into such a cuteness overload chicken breed. Get the details on the pattern and tutorial at Craft Passion:
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Lovely mouse couple - polimer clay tutorial
Use this step-by-step tutorial to make a gorgeous Valentine's day or wedding gift using basic sculpting techniques and polymer clay or fondant! This cute mouse couple can be made with all kinds of clay which makes it useful as handmade gift , v alentine's day decoration or as delicious cake decoration / cake topper ! This polimer clay mouse couple sculpture is a little bit difficult to make but it absolutely worth a try! Let's sculpture!
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DIY Personalized mobile phone cases with a plastic case
Are you looking for a super fun, easy and versatile DIY mobil phone case project ? Try these! With a few printed images and a clear plastic mobile case you can whip up these stylish, adorable and unique phone cases literally in minutes! With this easy to follow step-by-step video tutorial you can create these gorgeous mobile case designs even if you aren't the craftiest girl in the planet! And the best is in this craft idea : you can use the clear plastic mobile phone case over and over again to create more gorgeous mobile phone case designs that's fits perfectly your style/mood or the actual holiday!
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