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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 AfterSun sunburn relief gel with aloe
Spending time outside and enjoying summer is a good thing, but forgetting to wear sunscreen can result in a painful sunburn . It's almost as if nature gifted us the aloe-gel is just perfect for soothing our lobster-like skin. The gel inside the aloe plants leaves has cooling properties, plus it's an antiseptic that accelerates healing. You can go ahead and purchase pre-bottled aloe gel, but there's definitely some fun in extracting the gel from the leaf yourself ( if you have an aloe plant at home ) . This natural DIY After sun sunburn relief gel by Busy Creating Memories is affordable, easy, and don’t contain potentially harmful chemicals or other questionable ingredients.
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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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Wooden handmade hedgehog pencil holder
This adorable wooden hedgehog pencil holder is a great handmade gift that you can make yourself, or it's a cute addition to your kids room decor. This cute little hedgehog also teaches the kids to organizing!
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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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DIY gingerbread house gift or cake boxes from cardboard
Which can be better to wrap your presents than a gorgeous gift/cake box that costs almost nothing? Thats why we love upcycling! This cute gingerbread house gift box has made from a simple cardboard box with a corrector pen! Brilliant idea, isn't it? You can use these adorable and magical gingerbread boxes to wrap your handmade presents/cakes or you can simply use them as gorgeous winter/christmas decors in your home. The cardboard box gingerbread houses will look good in any size, so you can create a whole winter wonderland village! (You could bake a few gingerbread man as villagers as well!)
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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 coffee pot terrarium with succulents
It's  an absolutely amazing upcycling project: a DIY coffee pot terrarium! You can plant in them any air plants / succulents and it's easily spice up any boring interior.
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DIY Clay footprint bowl keepsake
Children grow far too quickly, so it is always nice to make a few DIY keepsakes along the way! We totally love today's craft:this lovely clay footprint bowl keepsake by Messy Little Monster ! You can treasure how small your babies or toddlers feet are with this cute keepsake ,which also doubles up as a beautiful kid made gift for family. These DIY clay bowls  would make the perfect homemade gift idea for parents or grandparents.
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60 different easter activity / coloring page and easter craft printable
In this super website you can find 60+ different easter related printables : coloring book pages, fun easter activity pages for kids, easter kids craft printables and lots of different  easter treat box designs! And the best is: it's absolutelly free! Thank you KROKOTAK! Of course these free easter printables are not just perfect kid's activities but you can use them for other easter craft projects as well (they are also perfect for transfer or decoupage ) Nyomtatáshoz kattints a képre majd a "print" (nyomtatás) gombra.
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DIY Polimer clay flower fairy ( step-by-step sculpting tutorial )
In this step-by-step tutorial, Celidonia Studio will teach you how to sculpt a cute flower fairy from polymer clay. This lovely little figurine can be a wonderful spring decor in your home, a lovely addition to your fairy garden or you can use fondant and create it as a lovely cake decoration for your favorite little fairy! Isn't this polymer clay fairy is just pure cuteness? Watch this sculpting tutorial and create yours today!
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DIY personalised keychains from plastic food cotainers
We love simple upcycling/recycling ideas especially when it comes to plastic ! Watch this nice video step-by-step tutorial and learn how to make cute personalised keychains from siple ( clear ) plastic takeaway boxes ! The only important thing is: ONLY plastic boxes with mark 6 will work with this oven shrinking method ! ) Instead of clear resin you can use simple clear nail polish to finish your work ( or a glittery one for a more unique look ). You can use any cartoon characters to create these cute keychains / charms and give them as nice gifts/accesories for any occasion!
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How to make DIY clear galaxy slime - fun kids craft
Watch this nice step-by-step video tutorial and create a super fun DIY clear galaxy slime ! You never know when you're going to need a slime recipe - and this one's a good one- so pin it, bookmark it, copy it, do whatever you have to do to get it in your craft armory. The oozy galaxy gunk will bounce, blow bubbles, drip, and splat with the perfect combination of gross and awesome. The most important part: this DIY galaxy slime recipe uses simple ingredients and will be ready for play in mere minutes. Store in a plastic container with a lid in the refrigerator to extend the life of your homemade galaxy slime.
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Simple spring paper flower craft - kids paper craft idea
This adorable paper flower craft is perfect for welcoming spring in your home. These will make a wonderful (frugal) decoration, you can make a few and have a lovely paper flower bouquet. As this is a quick spring craft to make, it is also perfect for classroom. We think flowers are at their prettiest when they are in the nature so today we are showing you a step by step tutorial on how to make an adorable paper flower craft. This one can be great for kids of all ages, younger kids (preschool and kindergarten) will get a wonderful fine motor practice out of these while older kids will just enjoy the project and have fun.
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DIY easy paper butterflies
In this nice paper folding video tutorial she will show you how to make these cute paper butterflies ! This is a very easy ( beginner ) origami model, even kids can make a few easily! These beautiful paper butterfliy arrangement can be a perfect low budget and quick spring home decor , or you can use them to decorate the kids room ! You can use any kind of paper ( you don't need special origami papers , even leftower christmas wrapping papers will work well! )
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How to make paper clay from newspaper (paper clay recipe)
We fall in love with this super quick and super cheap homemade paper clay! DIY paper clay is different from paper mache in that you create a clay like mass , instead of using paper mache paste and strips of paper. You can make this paper clay using shredded paper or newspapers. watch this nice and easy video paper clay making tutorial by RedTedArt and learn how to make your very own frugal paper clay !
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Simple DIY wall mounted wooden jewelry organizer
We absolute adore easy organizing ideas especially when it comes to jewelries, because we bet that you have tons of them! (Just like us!) This useful wall mounted jewelry (necklace and earring) organizer is a super easy, quick DIY project!  For the earrings, Sugar Bee Crafts used a chain and we LOVE it!  It’s a perfect solution for large earrings!  You can add extra rows as much as you want, or extend it later with other fun jewelry storing/organizing ideas : such as a bracelet or watch holder (from a wooden rod) or a wooden wall mounted box stuffed with sponge hair curlers for the little stud earrings.
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DIY Terra cotta pot gingerbread man - Christmas gift
This super adorable DIY terra cotta pot gingerbread man by The Country Chic Cottage is perfect for your home this holiday season ! This lovely little flower pot gingerbread man also doubles as a candy dish so you might want to give these as gifts to those that love candy! It is super easy to make yourself with a couple of clay pots. Gather your supplies , get the tutorial at thecountrychiccottage.net and get started:
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DIY mini high heel shoe wire pendant with beads - wire jewelry
This unique and beautiful wire jewelry will bring a little piece of magic to your outfit! This delicate ( Cinderella style ) shoe was made of wire in a copper color with beautiful, shimmering beads. This gorgeous beaded wire jewelry can be a perfect gift for any occasion ( especially for shoe lovers ) , because it's elegant and it will look gorgeous in any color ! Wire jewelries and w ire shoes are one of our favorites from the palette of jewelry making crafts because it's so unique ! Despite the look this Cinderella shoe is relatively easy to make, especially with the help of this nice step-by-step wire jewelry making video tutorial !
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Printable lollipop butterflies and flowers
Here is a free printable Valentine if you need a quick and easy Valentine's day gift. Download the Butterfly or the flower Valentine print on colored card-stock, cut out, make slits for sucker, add some decorations (cut out shapes of paper, stickers, glitter, etc.), insert sucker and then add some wiggly eyes to the top of the sucker. Add a piece of tape to the back to keep the sucker securely in place. You can make it from any decorative srcapbook paper or you can upcycle leftower christmas wrapping papers to decorate it.
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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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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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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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DIY Paper towel roses - fun paper craft for kids
Kids can make these gorgeous colorful paper towel roses literally in minutes from simple household materials such as paper towels ! These pretty paper towel roses by Happy Hooligans are super easy to make and they look just like real roses. Tie them together with a ribbon, or display them in a vase. Either way, they’re a fun way for kids to give roses that will last forever for Mother’s Day, Valentine’s Day and birthdays :
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DIY fabric Santa advent calendar
We are super excited to share this lovely DIY fabric Santa advent calendar with you! An advent calendar is a wonderful way to extend the fun of Christmas over the whole month. And what better way to introduce the tradition of counting down the days until Christmas than with a super cute homemade Santa advent calendar ! Sewing your own advent calendar is also the perfect way to create a new family heirloom that will last for years and become a firm favorite part of children's’ festive rituals! This free sewing tutorial , designed by Mike , is one of our favorite festive sewing projects from the The Crafty Gentleman archives. Read on to find out how to sew your own DIY Santa advent calendar :
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Valentine's teddy bear softie painted with coffee (Free pattern)
How wonderful is to receive adorable handmade Valentine's gifts? And of course they are much better if you can give them especially if you create it with your own hands for your friends and relatives. With this brilliant step-by-step russian master class soft toy making tutorial you can learn how to make these super cute kawaiii little Valentine's teddy bears painted/stained with coffee! (Yes, your read it right, with coffee!) To make these cute little Valentine's teddy bear softies you will need: a white fabric, colored fabric of your choice,polyester filling, coffee, cinnamon, vanilla, PVA glue, acrylic paints, brushes, and a pencil. In this nice craft site you will find the free teddy bear sewing pattern as well!
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Little amigurumi seahorse keychain (free amigurumi pattern)
Are you looking for a lovely handmade gift for your best friends? Do you love to crochet ? Don't look any further! This lovely amigurumi seahorse by One Dog Woof 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. This lovely little amigurumi seahorse is such a great gift for any special occasion, or you can use it as a lovely summer decor!
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DIY Seashell bouquet - summer decor
This seashell bouquet is one of the most beautiful DIY summer projects. Summer is just a great moment that you can easily get the natural decorations from the sea and begin your beach theme decor. Everyone of us love the beach , and we all want to have a part of it in our homes! Learn how to make your own pretty and beachy DIY shell bouquet in just minutes! ( You only need a few supplies! ) This time in this step-by-step video tutorial Bargain Bethany will show you how to make this gorgeous seashell bouquet. So pull out your stash of seashells and start creating and decorating your home, beach themed party or wedding !
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DIY Deck post cap faux cactus - summer decor (upcycling craft)
Did you know that even wooden deck post caps ( and furniture legs ) can be fun, boho summer decors ? This time Sadie Seasongoods will teach you how to upcycle those old wood pieces into a wonderful summer decor: a faux cactus ! We know that these faux wooden cacti don’t truly replace real living plants , but they’re awfully cute and a cinch to maintain. If real cactus plants are a no-go in your house, ( because of the kids or overly curious animals ) fake cactus is just perfect!
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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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Cute squirrels - step-by-step polimer clay tutorial
Today's step-by-step video tutorial is a super cute polimer clay squirrel couple ! In this video tutorial Ewa will show you how to make these super cute squirrels out of polimer clay! Of course you can use other materials to create the squirrel figurines : they can be adorable cake toppers from fondant , you can create cute fall decors from them with air drying clay or even you can use simple play-doh plasticine or salt-dough to create some with the kids !
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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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