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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 )
DIY Melted crayon arts
This time Tara Dennis will teach you how to make gorgeous crayon arts! Crayon art is fun, fast to do and there are so many different patterns you can create. Crayon art is also a super easy, straightforward project that delivers a lot of graphic impact for not very much effort. Limit the shades for a unique effect or splash out and use every color of the rainbow. Creating a crayon art may be a little messy but it's fun and visually appealing. And as a bonus: crayon art is a great way to use broken crayons !
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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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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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Long stemmed fabric roses - fabric flower spring decor
This gorgeous textile rose centerpiece is made from some scrap fabrics and twigs. If you love sewing this easy fabric rose bouquet is a perfect quick spring project for you! It can be a lovely ( shabby chic /vintage style ) spring home decor or you gan gift them as a bouquet in any ocassion ( mother's day, weddings, birthdays... ) You can use this technique with any types of fabrics ( imagine a nice denim or a burlap version! ) This sewing project is a perfect scrapbuster or you can upcycle some old clothes as well!
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Gorgeous shabby chic loop flowers (brooches) from fabric scraps
These gorgeous vintage / shabby chic flowers are completely made from leftover fabric strips , so this quick fabric flower craft can be a great fabric scrap buster project! You can use these beautiful shabby chic fabric loop flowers as home decors, gifts, jewelries and it also can be a great addition to your upcoming wedding party or you can create unique romantic accessories with them! You can make the flowers from almost every type of fabrics it will be gorgeous and unique in any form and style! At Alittleshabbychic's Youtube channel you will find lots of other gorgeous shabby chic style flower tutorials , so don't forget to check it!
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Spooky Hallowen pinata mummies with tp tube
One of our favorite things about Halloween is using recycled materials for decorations and gifts! This time she will show you how to take something you throw away almost every day and turn it into a super fun DIY Halloween mummy pinata! This quick and adorable mummy pinata is not just only a super inexpensive and great way to recycle some junk but it's also a super fun Halloween party favor! If you make some of these toilet paper roll mummy pinatas the fun will be granted in your Halloween party for kids and adults as well!
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DIY Vanilla pumpkin spice sugar scrub - quick spa gift idea
This all-natural DIY vanilla pumpkin spice sugar scrub can actually be made in about FIVE minutes (which means it also makes a fantastic last-minute gift idea!). We simply love, LOVE, LOVE pumpkin spice! If you love great smelling exfoliators you will love this DIY vanilla pumpkin spice sugar scrub! This is seriously one of the best homemade sugar scrubs we've ever used and it makes for an awesome last minute gift for your friends or family at Christmas! The best part about this homemade pumpkin spice body scrub recipe? There’s no need for any crazy essential oils or pesky chemicals everything you need is right in your pantry!
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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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DIY Jewelry organizer box from paper junks
With this super detailed video craft tutorial you can create this gorgeous and practical j ewelry organzer easily in an afternoon! If you love upcycling and organizing this is a perfect craft project for you! This paper tube and cardboard box jewelry organziner is not just only a super cheap jewelry ornaginzing alternative, but it's also a perfect decor for the girls room! You can create the organizers with any craft paper ( or leftower wrapping papers ) , or simply cover it with paint ( and decorate later with decoupage, stickers, blings etc.. )
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Little amigurumi panda (free amigurumi pattern)
There's nothing like crocheting toys for your kids that they'll love forever! Watch them play with your handmade creations all throughout their childhood. Stitch this lovely crocheted panda for your little ones to enjoy! Simply follow Olga Roskoshnaya's great, easy-to-follow free amigurumi pattern and create this lovely amigurumi panda in no time! If you need a lovely gift or want to make your favorite munchkin a handmade toy this amigurumi panda makes a sweet little gift.
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Potato stamp snowman - easy Christmas card idea
What better way to kick off this year’s festive crafting than with some potato printed DIY Christmas card:  a chubby lovesick snowman! This super cute potato stamp snowman craft is suitable for kids of all ages and it can be a great winter decor or a lovely handmade Christmas card! You could even fashion your own stamps from potato - make shapes, numbers, alphabet letters or any other design you like. This versatile vegetable creates interesting prints on paper or fabric. This is a fun project for kids. It’s a great alternative to regular painting or using regular stamps. Kids really enjoy using a potato as a stamp. It's like they are given permission to play with their food!
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Spring flowers - beginner watercolor painting tutorials by Jay Lee
Today Jay Lee will to teach you how to paint gorgeous sophisticated watercolor spring flowers ! You can use this painting technique to make your own note cards, birthday cards, place settings, wedding paper goods, or art to hang in your home ! Jay Lee is a very talented, creative person who can knit up a storm and wield a watercolor-saturated brush like nobody’s business. In accordance with her watercolor know-how , she has created a whole bunch of watercolor painting tutorials for us to learn how to create gorgeous watercolor flowers. Watercolor is our favorite painting medium to work with because it’s so fluid and organic!
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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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How to crochet a shamrock - St. Patrick's day
Crocheted Shamrocks! Aren’t they just cute? These crocheted shamrocks are really easy to make, even if you are a beginner in crocheting you can make one in just a couple of minutes. These crocheted shamrocks are a great size for using them in several craft projects you may have in mind. They would make great pins if you don’t have anything else to wear that is green on St. Patrick’s Day. In this crochet tutorial you will find a nice step-by-step video crocheting tutotial on how to make these adorable yarn shamrocks as well!
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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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DIY Gilded insect faux taxidermy
Decorate your home with bugs / insects! Today’s DIY project is a fun wall decor idea: DIY gilded insect faux taxidermy plaques!   Giant plastic insects + liquid gold leaf + wooden plaques = the coolest, glammest, modern insect art you've ever seen! The gilded insects are pretty sweet decorative objects on their own. You could always just call it a day right here and scatter them throughout your home! This  DIY gilded insect faux taxidermy plaque can be a great Halloween decor as well!
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Amigurumi pineapple drawstring bag (free crochet bag pattern)
We love how versatile crochet is as one day you can be making a sweater, and the next day you can be making a fun pineapple bag ! All About Ami designed and crocheted this lovely little pineapple purse. Isn't it super adorable? And it’s practical too! ( Your little ones will love storing their treasure in such a cute purse , and grown-ups can use them to store essentials like sunglasses, sunscreen, cell phone and some cash at the beach! ) Get the free pineapple drawstring bag ( pineapple purse ) pattern at allaboutami.com and let's get crocheting :
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DIY Thumbprint butterfly mugs
We love Mother’s Day crafts that are keepsakes Mom or Grandma will treasure and be able to enjoy on a daily basis. These thumbprint butterfly mugs by thebestideasforkids.com are the perfect gift for your little one to create! They are such a sweet keepsake and thumbprints easily make the cutest little butterflies you’ve ever seen! You won’t believe how easy this mug painting tutorial is and it makes a great DIY gift.
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Christmas tree gift boxes (with printable template)
What’s better than teeny tiny thoughtful gifts for those you love this holiday? Well, wrapping them in teeny tiny adorable gift boxes you made out of scrapbook paper, of course! And this creative gift wrap idea works for everyone because today, she have a FREE cut file for the Silhouette users as well as a FREE printable for the scissorhands in the bunch!
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Easy DIY spiral paper flower heart - Valentine's day craft
You can easily make the most beautiful decoration for Valentine's day by following along Canary Street Crafts' step-by-step DIY spiral paper flower heart tutorial. It’s super crazy how small details like the yarn accent and the “Love” stencil add so much to the finished project! This gorgeous Valentine's day art is the best example of fun paper crafts to do at home, with such a gorgeous outcome. An easy paper craft to create a heart shape floral bloom with a few sheets of simple colorful paper. Head to canarystreetcrafts.com and learn how to make them now:
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How to wrap a present - 8 easy DIY present wrapping idea
Gift wrapping is not the easiest thing in the universe if you have difficult shapes to wrap for, but if you watch this nice video gift wrapping tutorial you will be a gift wrapper wizard in minutes! In this nice video tutorial you can find 8 different gift wrapping style to use. Absolutelly worth watching it! You can use almost every types of paper to wrap your presents , even maps, old book pages, posters, wallpapers can be great gift wrappers. These DIY present wrapping techniques can be used to wrap birthday presents and Christmas presents or in other occasions!
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DIY Koala arm phone holder – phone case for arm
This brilliant step-by-step video craft tutorial will show you an easy way to make a sports armband phone case that looks like koala ! If you don't have pockets to put your phone in and you don't want to take your bag – this cute Koala arm phone holder will help you for sure! This adorable DIY armband phone cas e is perfect for running, cycling, jogging, riding, skating etc. So let this fluffy DIY koala hug your arm and carry your phone! Important tip about measurements: Measure the circumference of your upper arm ( biceps ) – it will be the length of the elastic ribbon. Add 3 cm to the circumference – and that will be the length of the case for the elastic.
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DIY Giant wooden garden Jenga game - fun party game
If you’re looking for an  amazing game for the backyard or lawn, this super fun (and easy to make) giant garden Jenga is a perfect craft project for you! You don't need special woodworking skills or tools to create this fun giant yard Jenga game just a (hand) saw and sandpaper. Not only is this brilliant giant garden party game an affordable foray into the world of power tools, but it's the same simple cut over and over. Beginner woodworkers, you'll love it. You may end up making more than one set of giant garden Jenga game because you will got so many requests from friends who want their own. Giant Jenga for everyone! If you're feeling artistic, you can paint the ends of your pieces or apply some stain.
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Free ice cream cone keychain amigurumi pattern (crochet)
These amigurumi ice cream cone keychains are so adorable,fun and quick! Perfect pool side project, don't you think? These little crochet ice cream key chains would be so cute on a little back pack or bag, too! Or leave off the chain and you have a cute pretend ice cream cone! This amigurumi ice cream cone keychain is a perfect project for scrap yarn or those half skeins! If you love this crochet ice cream amigurumi pattern, don't forget to check out Kali's other amazing free amigurumi and crochet patterns!
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3 Ingredient easy pretzel flower bites - party snack
Get ready for spring with these easy 3 ingredient pretzel flower bites. These fun ( Smarties ) chocolate and pretzel flowers are ready in 15 minutes and super fun to make! Raise your hand if you love whipping up easy and fun party treats ! We do too! Today TipBuzz is sharing with us a fast and fun spring/Easter treat which also can be used as a delicious Mother's day gift or a cupcake topper! These colorful p retzel flowers are made with pretzels, candy melts , and Smarties. Salt mixed with sugar is irresistible and treats that are easy to pop in your mouth are so fun! You will love this quick and easy pretzel flower recipe and this step-by-step video tutorial!
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DIY Origami spring flower (tulip) greeting card - paper folding
Are you looking for a f rugal but still beautiful and easy to make spring home decor or mother's day gif t? Try these gorgeous origami ( paper folded ) tulip greeting cards ! They can be perfect flowery gifts for Mother's day or other special occasions! You can make the origami tulip flower cards with any type of colorful paper ( you don't need special origami paper , even simple ( Christmas ) wrapping paper works well ). Thi s spring tulip flower gift card is also a easy and fun spring kids craft project. You can use the paper origami tulips ( and their parts ) to make other spring decorations just as wreaths, bouquets or a flower garlands!
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DIY Miyuki ombré double circle earrings - jewelry making
We are big fans of the ombre colors trend. With miyuki delica beads, it is a great way to use many of these amazing colors at once in a great jewelry making project.  These pretty ombré earrings are made using  circular brick stitch using 2 beads at a time. There are many other ways to make a circle by weaving beads but this method is the easiest. This gorgeous ombré beaded earring can be a great accessory of your summer outfit or you can create some as nice gifts for a boho style lover friend! This free beading pattern is super easy to bead so you can create a pair of boho circular ombré earrings easily, even if your are a beginner in beading!
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Amigurumi cheeseburger keychain (free crochet pattern)
The best things in life are free - like this fun amigurumi cheeseburger keychain pattern by Hello Yellow Yarn ! Like most of the people, you are likely to ask what exactly amigurumi is until you see the beautiful patterns and you instantly fall in love with it. Amigurumi is a Japanese crocheting technique of creating fun and beautiful stuffed toys and accessories using yarns , just like this lovely little cheeseburger keychain. So grab a few skeins of yarn , make this fun amigurumi cheeseburger keychain today and create a darling new keychain for your loved one.
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Pastel amigurumi Pusheen (amigurumi cat) - free crochet pattern
There's nothing like crocheting gifts for your best friends that they'll love forever! Stitch this lovely crocheted pusheen for your BFF to enjoy! Simply follow Paint It Colorful's great, easy-to-follow free amigurumi pattern and create this lovely amigurumi pusheen / amigurumi cat in no time! This amigurumi pusheen makes a sweet little gift for every special occasion, or you can stich one for yourself just for fun
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DIY Spring pumpkin seed flower card - kid craft idea
Sometimes the simplest household items can be the greatest craft materials! This time create gorgeous crocuses with pumpkin seeds! The kids will love creating this fun spring picture, which at the end can be inserted into a frame and you can decorate your home with it at springtime. (Or you can make sweet spring gift cards with them! ) You will need to make one pumpkin seed flower artwork: pumpkin seeds, food coloring, glue and green craft foam. This spring craft project is a great way to create something nice out of simple items with the kids. (And we simply love the bulk coloring idea with food coloring! This way you can prepare the seeds easily especially if you working with smaller kids)
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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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