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This craft category is a huge collection of creative repurposing / upcycling / recycling crafts which doesn't fit in our other repurposing / upcycling DIY categories. Repurposing used tyres ( toys from tyres ), upcycled broken and unused household items, upcycling crafts with broken china, chipped teacups and teapots, creative crafts for kids with popsicle sticks (crafts with craft sticks),crafts with wine corks, furniture remodeling and a lot more!
Gorgeous Christmas tree ornaments from CDs with decoupage
If you love decoupage and recycling Christmas crafts you will love this brilliant craft idea! The decoupage CD Christmas tree ornamens combines the helping aspect of recycling and gorgeous appearance of decoupage technique. If you have some old CDs this is the perfect chance to make something beautiful from them for Christmas! You can add any other dimensional elements to your CD Christmas tree ornaments sutch as Santa hats, faux snow, beads.. etc,this upcycled ornament will look beautiful in any form and pattern!
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DIY Wine cork pumpkin - easy fall decor
Wondering what to do with all those spare corks you have hanging around? Make this lovely little DIY wine cork pumpkin by Love Our Real Life to celebrate fall! You'll only need about 30 minutes, a few supplies and the result is an adorable table decoration you can enjoy year after year. This fall craft is super easy to make, and you can re-purpose a bunch of old wine corks with it, which is also very nice! You can paint the wine cork pumpkins orange or leave them in their natural wine-ish color, this autumn decor will look good in size and shade!
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How to make a clay pot lighthouse - garden decoration
Lighthouses are a popular decorating motif not only because of their nautical roots, but because they symbolize safe harbor and protection. This lighthouse made from terra cotta clay pots is surprisingly easy to assemble, and it even features a lantern on top to cast a warm glow. You can place it in the garden as a decoration, or use it as a centerpiece for a beach gathering. In this nice step-by-step written summer craft tutorial Jonathan Fong will show you how to make your own miniature garden lighthouse from clay pots in minutes!
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17 Brilliant sewing hacks  you need in your life
We think you really need these simple sewing hacks in your life! Find out how to hide unexpected holes in your favorite jeans, make basic embroidery stitches and a lot more! 5 Minute Crafts has collected some of the most ingenious sewing hacks you’ve ever seen! We really wish that we had found these sooner! There are so many tricks and tips in this collection that will make sewing a breeze . You’ll save time and money, too!
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DIY pumpkin fairy (flower fairy) doll - fun fall craft for kids
It's pumpkin season! Watch Emilie Lefler's step-by-step doll making tutorial and learn how to make a gorgeous pumpkin fairy doll out of simple craft materials. This lovely little yarn and faux flower pumpkin fairy doll is a fun decoration for all of autumn , Halloween, and Thanksgiving. Once you have mastered making a basic flower doll, there are a lot of fun options and variations, so let's get crafting! ( You can find the basic doll body tutorial here )
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DIY Boho crochet sandals from flip flops (free crochet pattern)
Learn how to turn cheap foam flip-flops into fabulous boho crochet sandals! Follow Whistle And Ivy's free crochet pattern and make yourself a cute new crochet flip flops in just a few minutes. We bet that this beautiful, boho, breathable cotton crochet sandals will be your favorite summer crochet pattern ! Upgrade your summer style with these boho crochet sandals using simple, cheap flip flops ! So grab some yarn, follow Whistle And Ivy's free crochet pattern and make a brand new pair of boho-inspired crochet sandals. Perfect for the beach , this lovely and comfy crochet sandals might become your favorite summer accessory!
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DIY Glowing watering can made with fairy lights - garden decor
Today we have a beautiful garden DIY project to share with you. This glowing watering can with fairy lights is so beautiful and SO easy to make ! Pick a special spot in your garden or yard ( maybe even your fairy garden ) where you’d like to hang these glowing lights pouring from a watering can. It’s gorgeous and unique! To make a glowing watering can with lights that look like they are pouring water, you will need the following supplies: w atering can, ( outdoor ) fairy lights, s hepard’s hook and a screwdriver. This magical DIY light pouring watering can may look difficult to make but it's a very easy and quick garden decor project with gorgeous outcome!
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30 Easy DIY best friend Halloween costrume
This week on Cloe’s YouTube Channel she featured 30 adorable Halloween BFF Costume Ideas. We thought you might like to see her 30 DIY ( last minute ) best friend costume ideas. This video was so much fun! Which is your favorite? Each of these DIY costumes looks perfect as last minute DIY Halloween costumes for girls. These fun best friend costumes will make perfect DIY Halloween costumes for kids, for teens, and even adults. ( Costumes starts from 1:08 )
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Clothespin snowmen - fun winter kids craft idea
If you think your clothespins look boring, why not give them a quirky makeover? This clothespin snwoman craft is super cute and these little fellows will look great pretty much everywhere, holding your favourite notes, holding gift tags or as cute Chirtmas tree decors! This clothespin snowman craft is so easy even the smallest kids can create some! Gift the finished whimsical clothespin snowmen to your loved ones they will surely love them! You can use any leftover fabrics/yarns/wrappig papers to decorate thesse little wooden clothespin snowmen they will look fun in any form!
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DIY Scarecrow pizza pan and clothespin wreath (fall wreath making tutorial)
Did you know that pizza pans can be great wreaths ? There are so many fun pizza pan wreaths around the internet, but this one by The Keeper Of The Cheerios is one of our favorites! This super easy, pizza pan and clothespin scarecrow looks adorable with or without the clothespins, but the clothespins add more detail, size, and color to this lovely scarecrow wreath. Of course, you can use other round materials to create this adorable fall craft: such as mason jar lids, pans, and plates, round boxes or paper plates - the possibilities are endless! Don't forget to check out The Keeper Of The Cheerios' other fun pan wreaths !
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Rainbow craft stick explosion - fun experiment for kids
Do you think science is boring? Try this fun and easy science craft project ! Use a few craft sticks ( or popsicle sticks ) to create the funniest and cheapest game ever: the exploding sticks! Cool, isn't it? This upcycling project is not just only a fun way to learn physics and recycle some popsicle sticks , but it's also a very fun toy for kids and adults as well! Build you own exploding craft stick line, and watch it exploding to the sky! You can create it over and over again! Your kids will love this simple exploding craft stick game and it doesn't cost much which is also great!
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Duct tape flowers
There is nothing sweeter than a rose, except when it's a rose made by hand. This duct tape rose by Tara Dennis is an entertaining craft project that surely will amuse or impress its recipient. Join the duct tape experience and make yourself a beautiful duct tape flower. Make several to use as a bouquet for custom decorations or make one duct tape flower just to give to a special someone.
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Turn a broken watch into  a locket bracelet
Before you toss that beloved watch, consider repurposing it into a fashionable bracelet that dons a photo of that favorite person or pet in your life. While wearing a locket with a beloved’s photo around your neck is considered to be traditional, turn tradition on its head with this trendy watch/locket
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DIY Nautical rope anchor wall art - summer decor
You can easily make your own nautical DIY anchor art with Darice's step-by-step tutorial. Angie created an anchor but you can actually do any nautical or ocean themed shape that you love. The rope gives this wall art a beachy feel that will look great in a bathroom or even at a beach house. Take 30 minutes or so and make your own version for your home today!
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32 Simple & fun DIY paper toys for kids ( paper crafts for kids)
Looking for cool paper toys to keep your kids busy and creatively engaged? Then we have the perfect collection of paper crafts for kids that will be an absolute hit at home! Try these super simple paper toys created by 5 Minute Crafts and explore the versatility of paper! These paper toys are just perfect for kids of all ages. This time 5 Minute Crafts collected 32 easy to make paper toys for you and your kids: from simple no-prep crafts that take minutes to make ( and are perfect for the classroom ) , to engaging paper crafts that both you and your kids or students will fall in love with. Let the fun begin!
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DIY Giant Easter egg from dried pasta
Watch this step-by-step video tutorial and learn how to make a decorative Easter egg from dried pasta ! In this video tutorial Natali from NataliDomaDIY shows you how to make a fun, decorative egg out of dried pasta and simple school ( PVA ) glue for Easter! You can use any type of dried pasta to make these colorful Easter eggs . This is a fun project for kids of all ages! This is a wonderful Easter craft project for adults ( big kids ) , as well as the children in your life.
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Fun popsicle stick Christmas crafts for kids (Santa, snowman & Christmas tree)
If you’re looking for easy & fun Christmas crafts for kids then you’ll love these popsicle stick Christmas crafts by The Best Ideas For Kids ! We bet that you have tons of popsicle sticks in your craft box, so It's time to make something out of them for Christmas! This time The Best Ideas For Kids will show you how to make these super adorable little craft stick ornaments in no time. And the best part is: you can hang them on the Christmas tree when you are done. ( Or you can give them as a Christmas gift or add them on top of presents as decoration. )
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DIY Kids play suitcase
Recycle an old suitcase into a marvelous playhouse ! Create a compact, portable bag of fun for your kids with Tara Dennis' cool craft idea: the kids play suitcase Start with one scene or make a few and get the kids involved too, it's great for their imagination! We love upcycling projects for kids and this suitcase play set is one of the bests! What could be more unique and fun than building a suitcase play set? Also they are easy to store if they need to be put away like ordinary luggage. These unique houses will be a great talking point and provide hours of entertainment with the right amount of imagination.
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Easy DIY bunny nose masks - Easter craft for kids
We just love Easter crafts! They’re bursting with gorgeous pastel colors and overflowing with fluffy bunny cuteness. These easy and cute bunny nose masks by Kids Craft Room are no exception and this popsicle stick craft is a fantastic choice if you need a rabbit craft that is quick and simple. You and the kids can make these rabbit masks in minutes and they’re super fun for popping into Easter baskets and sharing with friends. So hop to it and let’s make some rabbit masks with Kids Craft Room:
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DIY easy geometric paper vase sleeve - modern home decor
Do you have an ugly old chipped vase ? Turn it into a gorgeous, modern, stylish home decor piece with a few folds and a single sheet of copy paper ! Brilliant recycling craft idea, isn't it? This geometric paper vase sleeve is super easy to make and its also very addictive! Once you understand the folds , you can't stop making them. You can use regular white copy/printer paper or construction paper to create your own gorgeous modern home decor pieces ! Of course you can recycle other materials to create the vase : such as plastic bottles, glass bottles, mason jars, or tin cans! Cover some mason jars with this paper origami vase cover and voilá' you have a chick and inexpensive office stationary holder !
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Amigurumi toadstool house and cork gnomes (free crochet patterns)
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 toadstool gnome house and this super adorable, tiny cork gnome family by Annaboo's House for your little ones to enjoy! Simply follow Sarah's great, easy-to-follow free amigurumi patterns and create this lovely amigurumi gnome family toy set in no time! If you want to make your favorite munchkin a super fun handmade toy this amigurumi toadstool gnome house and the little cork gnomes makes a sweet little gift.
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DIY kids room tyre seating
If you love upcycling or just need a fun and cheap way to spice up your (car enthusiast) kids room this super upcycled tyre seat / kids room decor is a perfect craft project for you! This tyre seat is relatively easy to make, and it can be used as a nice hidden storage space for cars or small toys. You can paint the tyre seats to any color that you want, so it can be a perfect gir room decor as well! (Imagine a pink tyre with a flower shaped pillow!)
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DIY Colorful pumpkin seed tree - fall craft for kids
Dzieciakiwdomu grabbed some paper and glue, along with a bowl full of dyed pumpkin seeds and created this gorgeous and oh-so-simple fall pumpkin seed tree ! It’s a perfect time to celebrate autumn with a pretty and fun fall craft ! This all pumpkin seed tree is vibrant and gorgeous just like real trees . This fall pumpkin seed craft is crazy simple to throw together for an afternoon craft. Visit this step-by-step picture on how to make these pretty fall pumpkin seed trees in no time! Spice up your autumn home decor or the classroom 's decor with the kids , they will surely enjoy creating these colorful pumpkin seed trees !
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DIY Sparkly clothespin dragonfly - summer craft idea for kids
Do you and your kids love to sit and observe insects outside during the summer? One of our favorites to observe is dragonflies. They are absolutely gorgeous don’t you think? If you are big fans of them like me you are going to love this sparkly clothespin dragonfly craft. It makes a fabulous insect craft for kids and summer kids craft. You can turn this darling clothespin dragonfly craft into fridge magnets by gluing magnets onto the back of the clothespins. Now you can display kids’ artwork, your to-do list, or important papers in style on your fridge.
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Rudolph reindeer - christmas ornament with puzzle pieces
Are you looking for a super easy to make and fun Christmas craft idea? Upcycle old  puzzle pieces into adorable Rudolph reindeer Christmas tree ornaments with Cindy deRosier's step-by-step craft tutorial ! You can also make snowflakes or Christmas trees out of the puzzle pieces (  depends on the painting ),  the possibilities are really endless! Visit Cindy's wonderful inspiring site and learn how to make this super adorable puzzle reindeer ornament with the kids:
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DIY Breathable cotton summer sandals with flip-flop soles (free crochet pattern)
This beautiful, lacy, breathable cotton crochet sandals with little scallop edging by Sewrella is one of our favorite summer crochet pattern ! Upgrade your summer style with these boho crochet sandals with flip flop soles ! Cheap flip flops and one ball of yarn is all you need for this free pattern. So grab some yarn, follow Sewrella's free crochet pattern and make a brand new pair of boho-inspired crochet sandals. Perfect for the beach , this lovely and comfy crochet sandals might become your favorite summer accessory!
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New bar of soap from leftover soap scraps - Rebatching odd ends of soap
If you have a couple soaps at home, you have probably encountered soap scraps. End pieces of soaps tend to build up over time. If you’re like us, you can’t stand to see even the tiniest bit of soap go to waste. Luckily, there are plenty of things you can do with leftover soap ! This DIY soap rebatching project is such a great way to learn the basics of soap making and experiment with additions, such as essential oils. You can delve into the world of soap making ( without be afraid to work with lye ) and salvage those pesky odd ends of soap . Win-win!
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Winter popsicle stick pals - winter yarn craft idea for kids
Here's a wonderful craft stick yarn dolls for kids to make by Happy Hooligans! This is the quickest and cutest little popsicle doll craft ! Kids can make these easy craft stick yarn dolls with just 3 simple supplies. These little popsicle stick dolls are simply adorable – perfect for a doll house or for pretend play, and the process of making them is very fun and addictive. The process for making these popsicle stick dolls is really quick and easy, and great for helping kids develop fine-motor skills as well as wrapping and winding skills. ( And this project is also perfect for use up your scrap yarn stash )
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Plastic spoon snowmen - cute christmas decoration
She decided to use plastic spoons as her snowman base, and put them into wintery clay pots that are fun as a christmas decoration or place holder.
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