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This craft category is a huge collection of DIY Gifts ( handmade gifts )! DIY gifts for men /  handmade gifts for boys ( drinkable gifts, food gifts, money gifts, gift cards for men, homemade cosmetics for men, car crafts, football crafts ), DIY gifts for women / handmade gifts for girls ( chocolate flower bouquets, gift cards for women, flower crafts, homemade cosmetics & makeup, DIY beauty and fashion gifts, cute gifts ),  DIY gifts for grandparents ( keepsake crafts & keepsake gifts, family photo gifts ), funny gifts, handmade anniversary presents / romantic breakfast ideas, printable cards / gift boxes for every occasion and holiday .. and many other DIY gift ideas!If you are looking for gifts for a specific Holiday ( for example: Mother's day) please choose the HOLIDAY CRAFTS  menu instead! ( purple gift icon )
How to paint landscapes,birds and seasons with Peter Sheeler
Would you like to learn how to paint beautiful watercolor landscape/nature/seasonal pictures ? Peter Sheeler 's art class video channel will teach you how to paint these gorgeous pictures with nice easy to follow step-by-step video tutorials ! His watercolor painting and drawing videos are very easy to follow even if your are a beginner in ( watercolor ) painting , and the outcome is so beautiful you can gift them to your family members or hang on your wall! ( Dont forget to use watercolor paper ! )
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DIY Craft foam rose - video flower making tutorial
Look at this gorgeous rose ! Unbelievable, but this gorgeous rose was made from a simple sheet of craft foam ( eva foam ) ! And it's also a very easy craft foam flower project, no special equipment or experience needed! It's true magic! With this nice step-by step video tutorial you can create it easily. This craft foam rose is a very fun spring craft project and you can create various gifts out of it for any special occasions ( you can gift the craft foam flowers in bouquets as well ) . Craft foam roses are perfect wedding / mother's day / Valentine's day / or birthday presents & decorations or you can simply add them to your spring home decor .
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10 DIY super cute (kawaii) recycling ideas
Are you looking for a super fun, super cute ( kawaii ) DIY craft project ? Try one of these! With upcycling a few simple household material ( such as mason jars, toilet paper tubes, shoe boxes etc ) you can create an ultra kawaii and useful ( kids ) room decor in minutes! In this nice step-by-step video tutorial you can learn how to make an adorable ultra kawaii trash can from a shoe box , a puppy/dog pencil holder from a mason jar, a stationary organizer from toilet paper tubes , and unicorn decor from a simple tin can , and a kawaii chocolate bonbon box from cardboard pieces! This DIY kawaii craft video is absolutely worth the time if your are a kawaii fanatics just like us!
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DIY Polimer clay girl keychain in knitted sweater
Today's step-by-step polimer clay tutorial is a lovely polimer clay girl in knitted sweater ! In this pictorial tutorial you can learn how to make this super cute little girl keychain out of polimer clay! This adorable girl figurine can be a great Christmas decor ( Christmas ornament ) ,or you can create some as a lovely Christmas gift for your friends and family members! If you attach little angel wings to it's back it can be a super adorable angel ornament as well!
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Christmas village advent calendar ( free paper house cutting files )
Here comes a lovely & festive printable paper craf t: a wonderful set of enchanting little DIY paper houses perfect for your Christmas village ! These little paper houses by Delia Creates are simple in design which makes them great for personalizing however you want. Dress them up with snowy glitter on the roofs, paint on fine details, or choose a gradient of papers. There are lots of possibilities! If you don't need an advent calendar you can use these little paper houses as adorable Christmas ornaments or even as cute party treat boxes for your upcoming Christmas party !
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DIY Rock photo holders
These DIY rock photo holders are super easy and relatively inexpensive to make. You can find a bag of smooth river rocks at the craft store and some copper wire at the hardware store, or pretty much anywhere! Paint the rocks solid colors or mix it up with patterns. You could even just keep them unpainted for a more rustic feel. These little photo holders would be such a cute gift for dad or Grandpa for Father’s day. Wouldn’t they look adorable sitting on an office desk? The DIY rock photo holders can be customized for any decor. We think they would also look really classy if you just painted them white or gray!
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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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Gorgeous and easy crepe paper peonies - spring decor
Are you looking for a quick, easy, frugal but still gorgeous spring/Easter or wedding decor ? Try this beautiful crepe paper peony ! These gorgeous paper flowers can be great decors in your home at spring/ Easter or you can give them as nice gifts for special occasions ( such as: mother's day, birthdays, graduation or wedding parties etc ). Watch this nice step-by-step video tutorial and learn how to make a gorgeous crepe paper or tissue paper peony in minutes! You can make the paper peonies in any color and size, they will be gorgeous in any form! This spring craft project is so easy, even the kids can create a few flowers for their mommies!
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6 Creative gift wrapping ideas (Christmas gift wrapping)
Watch this video tutorial by DIY Nikol & Alexandra and learn h ow to wrap gifts ! These fun gift wrapping ideas will make your presents stand out under the tree. No matter what presents you decide to gift your loved ones, a well-wrapped package always makes it more meaningful. These wrapping ideas may even result in a new Christmas tradition or signature style of packaging you become known for. And, because they're lovely to look at, friends and family may even take extra time opening their Christmas presents, rather than tearing right into it.
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Fuzzy love monster ragdoll - free crochet pattern
Are you looking for a lovely handmade Valentine's gift for your loved ones? Do you love to crochet? Don't look any further! This lovely, fuzzy ragdoll love monster by Spin A Yarn Crochet is just perfect for the love of your life! And since Valentine’s day is just around the corner, this cuddly love monster is also a fun way to show some love to a little one, a friend, or family member! This fuzzy monster has just the right amount of quirkiness, fuzziness, and cuddliness!
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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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Crochet brainy smurf glasses holder (free amigurumi pattern)
One of the latest crochet trends are muppet eye glass holders. If you have glasses or know someone who has crochet a Brainy smurf gasses holder for him/her! This adorable Brainy smurf  crochet glasses holder will hopefully keep the glasses from running away! Brainy smurf was a perfect fit for this project because his character already wears glasses!  This crochet smurf glasses holder can be a perfect gift for any occasion for teachers, kids or even for your friends who has to wear glasses (especially if they are a little "Brainy" )!
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Amigurumi cactus hedgehog (free amigurumi pattern)
Are you looking for super adorable free amigurumi patterns ? Do you love hedgehogs & cacti ? Crochet this cute little amigurumi potted cactus hedgehog ! Aleksandra Egorova designed this lovely amigurumi hedgehog. 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 hedgehog now!
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Soft big amigurumi bear (free crochet pattern)
Do you love crocheting and adorable soft toys ? Crochet this crocheted / amigurumi bear which can be a wonderful handmade gift for your kids ( or grandkids ) . At AmiguroomToys you will find the free amigurumi bear pattern which will be your guide through the creation of this lovely little amigurumi bear. Crochet a little bear as a toy or as a cute little display on the shelf. If you're a beginner crocheter who is looking for a little bit of a challenge, this amigurumi bear by Marina Grigorevskaya is a great pattern for you. Grab some yarn and start stitching!
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DIY Plastic bottle Santa gift box with craft foam - Christmas gift
What an amazing idea to recycle plastic bottle into this festive Santa gift box ! It is always a great feeling when we are making the preparation for Christmas , especially if you can recycle something from trash into treasure to make something unique for the whole family. Start with an empty plastic bottle to create this fantastic homemade Christmas craft. A plastic bottle Santa gift box is an inexpensive way to decorate your home for the holidays or create fun gifts for the whole family ! This adorable gift box has been made with craft foam, it's fun to make and eco-friendly.
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Little amigurumi bear keychain (free crochet pattern)
Projects like these make us love the art of crochet so much! Just look at this cute bear keychain ! Who can resist this cute little bear face? By following along Nelly Handmade's free amigurumi pattern you can create this super cute crochet bear keychain 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 bear keychain for your friends or family members, they will love it!
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DI)Y 3D paper heart (free printable template)
How to make a paper heart / 3D paper heart? ( Or pepakura heart ? ) . Whatever it calls, this 3D heart is perfect for your Valentine’s Day ,your proposal day, or your wedding day ! This 3D paper heart ( despite it's look ) is a really simple craft comes with an easy to follow free ( pepakura / 3D folding ) template . It’s so easy to make your own paper heart, from very simple materials. All you need is some paper, scissors, and glue.
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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 Cactus coasters ( coaster cactus ) - fun wooden kitchen decor
It’s a cactus , MADE OF COASTERS ! ! How funny is it? We bet that YOU wanna learn how to make this coaster cactus too, right? Reality Daydream will teach you how to make your very own coaster cactus out of wood. You must make one of these for the cactus-lover in your life! Or for yourself if you too love cacti. Get the tutorial and let's get started:
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DIY Outdoor tic-tac-toe game from pebbles - garden game
Tatertots And Jello created this simple b ut fantastic DIY tic-tac toe game just using scrap wood and rocks from the backyard. This rock Tic-tac-toe game is inexpensive and provides great entertainment for all ages.Get your home ready for summer entertaining and create this fun o utdoor tic-tac-toe game ! Making this DIY tic-tac-toe game takes only seconds and you can customize it in many ways. Paint the stones your favorite color or draw hearts on the stones for Valentine’s Day. There are many variations you can make!
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DIY Handprint lilies - Mother's day craft for kids
These handprint lilies by One Little Project are so gorgeous and surprisingly easy to make! These beautiful handprint lilies make such a thoughtful handmade gift idea for Mother’s Day if you make a small bouquet and tie them together with a ribbon. Or you could make a bouquet of handprint Easter lilies if you use white paper. ? Either way, they’re adorable for spring and they’re a wonderful low mess craft to make with the kids !
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DIY Wooden beer caddy - free woodworking plan
Ditch the cardboard six-pack and customize your own wood beer caddy to tow your brews in style. This six-pack carrier is complete with a wall-mounted bottle opener so you can enjoy a cold beer as soon as you reach your destination. Pick up some beer from your local bottle shop and enjoy your DIY wood beer caddy! If you've mastered the art of making DIY wooden beer caddies, make one for a friend. This easy woodworking project can be a perfect choice for beginners. Surprise you beloved husband / boyfriend or yourself on a hot summer day with this rustic wood beer caddy filled up with ice cold beer (or you can  fill it up with other drinks)
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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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Chocholate ladybug Valentine's day treat
Are you looking for a super easy, qick and cute Valentine's day gift for your loved ones? Try these adorable  black cardboard ladybugs with chocholate heart wings! Creative idea, isn't it? This Valentine's day treat can be a perfect choice for smaller kids as well because it's really super easy to make! Of course you can use any other sweets (with red wrappings) than chocholate hearts the ladybugs will look nice in any form! You can paint dots to the wings with a black marker, and if you haven't got googly eyes at hand you can simply draw them with a white pancil or corrector pen! You can experiment with other vibrant fun colors as well!
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DIY Cupcake Pouch - How To Make A Cupcake Bag
In this nice step-by-step video tutorial she will show you how to make a cupcake bag ! You can use this cute bag as a cupcake pencil case , a cupcake makeup bag , a cupcake jewelry bag or use this cute DIY pouch as you like. This adorable cupcake bag is absolutelly easy to sew, even if you haven't got a sewing machine. With this nice tutorial you can make one cupcake pouch easily which can be a perfect gift for almost every ocassion for your daughter and friends ! This easy sewing idea uses felt and cotton fabrics with a few hand stitches.
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DIY Crepe paper lily of the valley ( how to make crepe paper flowers )
Lily of the valley, Lillium convallium, Convallaria majalis, May lily, May bells, Our Lady's tears, or Mary's tears are all the names of this beautiful flower. With this tutorial video, TA Diy ideas will show you how to make this lovely lily of the valley with crepe paper in a simple and easy way. If you love flowers and paper crafts, you will surely love this beautiful flower. You will adore this flower even more, when you understand the language of flowers. Do you know that Lily of the valley has the meaning of "the return of happiness, humility, purity" and it's also the symbol for the return of Christ? Crepe paper flowers make a gorgeous decor with a big impact - think weddings, baby showers, bridal showers, and more! Watch the video tutorial and let's create beautiful flowers:
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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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DIY round vintage gift box from tape tube - recycling craft
Create a gorgeous round gift or jewelry box from an empty tape ( cardboard ) roll ! Before you throw away those paper-towel or tape rolls , check out this super step-by-step video tutorial on how to make a beautiful vintage style gift box with recycled cardboard and scrapbook papers ! We admit it, we are hoarders when it comes to cardboard tubes. And we bet you also have a huge stash in your storage room! Toilet paper rolls, paper towel rolls, wrapping paper tubes, food-wrap rolls, poster tubes, mailing tubes all of them can be transformed into gorgeous gift, cookie or jewelry boxes for any occasion !
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DIY Painted spring daisy mason jar vase - recycling craft
We love upcycling especially when it comes to mason jars! I bet that you have a few glass jars already at home, and maybe you have created  many gorgeous crafts with them, but as you will see, there’s still something new under the sun in the mason jar world! This gorgeous daisy painted mason jar is not just only a perfect stylish (spring/Easter) decor for your home, but it's also very easy to paint! With this great step-by step painting tutorial making these gorgeous daisy mason jar vases will be a piece of cake, even if you are a beginner in hand painting!
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DIY Eternal terrarium from a light bulb - recycling craft
This DIY eternal terrarium is an absolutely amazing upcycling project which costs almost nothing! Grab and old light bulb, fill it with small rocks, dirt and moss and bring a little bit of nature inside your home! You can recycle old light bulbs ( or other glass containers ) to create your own miniature ecosystem. This miniature eternal terrarium will spice up your room and the best: you don't need to take care of it at all! Add a little water, close it down and voilá' you have an eternal miniature garden in your room! Crafts with nature are always the bests, but with this green upcycling hom decor project you can recycle some glass trash as well, which is also a very nice thing!
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DIY mason jar snowman - Christmas gift wrapping idea
This lovely little mason jar snowmen by Red Ted Art is a super cute, quick and easy way to decorate a jar for Christmas , Christmas gifts , school jar decorating competitions or Christmas fairs. This upcycled mason jar snowmen ( filled with various small treats, toys, delicious cookie or hot cocoa ingredients ) makes a great last minute Christmas gift for best friends, teachers or for your family. It also can be a great Christmas / winter decoration because it's so cute! Watch this step-by-step video tutorial by Red Ted Art and learn how to make these fun little mason jar snowmen:
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