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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!
DIY Aluminum foil and acorn cap owl (step-by-step tutorial)
Autumn isn’t just about skulls and ghosts! If you are in the mood for a more sweet, less spooky fall craft, here you go! These owls by artstudio.club are super easy to make with recycled supplies and SO cute! Construct a cute little owl in brown or white using aluminum foil, acorn caps, and store-bought structure paste or DIY paper mache paste. ( Paper mache is a crafting method that involves three inexpensive common ingredients to produce a long-lasting, rock-hard structure: newspaper, water, and PVA glue or "flour glue". ) Make an owl to add to your fall or Christmas decor. If you have an owl-loving friend, fashion an owl to give as a gift , complete with a personalized name tag collar.
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DIY Mix'n match articulated snake educational toy - popsickle stick craft for kids
We are super excited to share Kids Craft Room's snake craft with you! This mix ‘N match articulated snake craft is such fun for you to make and kids will love to play with it! ( And as a bonus: your kids can use the snakes to learn math and colors , or even shapes! ) Your kids will enjoy mixing and matching the brightly colored segments to make a unique snake every time they play. You can add different shape/color or math logic to the body parts ( imagine it as a fun domino ) ! With each snake section being cleverly interchangeable kids can have lots of fun swapping the colors to make new snake designs and they’ll be developing their fine motor skills and hand eye co-ordination too.
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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 Popsicle stick house - winter wonderland village (winter decor)
Make a festive winter village with adorable craft stick houses ! So easy! Finished with a sprinkling of glitter "snow, " this little popsicle stick house is ready to join its neighbors in a shimmering holiday village. NumaVIG will show you how to make the basic popsicle stick house , but later on, you will be able to make your unique creations too. ( The best bit about this DIY is that you can add as much detail, or as little, as you wish! Just have fun! ) This little popsicle stick house is just perfect for brightening up your home, not just at Christmas , but throughout January and February too! You can also add some snow and glitter to these with a little bit of glue.
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Easy DIY pistachio flower (pista shell flower) - frugal home decor
This step-by-step video tutorial by Gifts and Crafts Ideas shows how to make gorgeous flower shaped tea candle holders out of recycled pistachio shells. These pistachio shell flower tea candle holders are simply gorgeous, super easy to make and it costs practically nothing. What a great way to upcycle something that you usually throw out! The finished pistachio shell flower candle holders are the perfect addition to any shabby chic or rustic decor. Glue them on a cute spring or fall sign as a flower or just use them as a tea candle holder to make a great last minute gift for Mother's Day.
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DIY Rustic pallet wood pumpkin - fall decor
Today Make it & Love It is here with another super easy pallet project. Pallets are a great material to use to achieve that rustic look , and with fall decor , we love a little rustic. Pallets are usually inexpensive ( or free! ) so these DIY Rustic pallet wood pumpkins are a great way to decorate on a budget ! This is a relatively easy and fun DIY Fall Decor that you can use every year! This inexpensive DIY project is a fun way to make your own custom vintage home decor , because these pallet wood ( or reclaimed wood ) pumpkins just look great on a mantle or as part of an outdoor ( front door ) fall decor.
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DIY Family weather costume (sun,rainbow and rain costume)
Today, Studio DIY will teach you how to make a super fun, last-minute weather costume for the whole family out of simple clothes and household materials. There are so many options for expanding this DIY family weather costume : just add a lightning bolt, a sky, a cute tornado, a snowflake or even a blizzard! So if you got more kids ( or friends ) , you’ve got options. But to start, Studio DIY will show you how to make these three: the sun costume , the rainbow costume , and the rain costume:
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Santa pants flower pots - fun Christmas decor
Santa Claus is coming.. to town! We bet that this song  will stuck in your head every time you see these DIY Christmas planters! A Santa pants basket in Michaels inspired this little cute Santa pants flower pot. Adorable, isn't it? Honestly, this Christmas craft is so easy, and these Santa pants flower pots look so great with two pretty poinsettia plants inside them. We love it! These DIY Santa pants flower pots  look great for outdoor holiday decor, or fabulous inside as a centerpiece OR you can give them as cute Christmas gifts (filled with treats)!
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DIY Paper Jack Skellington lantern - simple & quick halloween decoration
These spooky Jack Skellington lanterns by Pysselbolaget are super cool, very easy to make, and it's just perfect for keeping little ones entertained. This Jack Skellington lantern is a great fun craft for kids that lets them practice their fine motor skills and the finished Jack Skellington lanterns will make wonderful Halloween party decorations ! Plus, because this Jack Skellington lantern is such a simple and easy craft, it’s great for kids of all ages and costs almost nothing!
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DIY framed lace tray - upcycling picture frames
This gorgeous DIY lace tray is made from an (old) wooden photo frame (with glass plate) and a lace! Brilliant idea! It's a perfect (and practical) way to decorate your vintage /shabby home and it's also an easy / low budget home decor project. You can put anything inside the frame (old photos, pressed flowers, nice scrapbook papers /napkins...) therefore it's also a perfect present to any ocassion! If you would like to use the photo frame as a real serve tray  glue in the glass and the bottom of the frame tray to make it more sturdier.(Or you can use silicone to make the inside waterproof).
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DIY Bubble bath family costume (costume making tutorial)
Turn your baby into a super adorable and super funny giant loofah ! This DIY bubble bath costume by Studio DIY is a great mommy and me or full family costume if you can convince your significant other to rock a bathrobe! Whether you need a costume to wear to school during Book Week or to go trick-or-treating on Halloween, these bubble bath costumes are just perfect. You can utilize the whole family to be a part of it or you can combine the different parts to create one unique and complex but still super easy-to-make costume for yourself. Head to studiodiy.com and create this bubble bath family costume in no time:
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Q-tip sheep - easy Easter craft for kids
Are you looking for a cute craft to celebrate that Easter is almost here? This adorable q-tip lamb craft is such a cute way to bring some festive spring energy into your house! You can use the lamb as a place card holder, set up a few in a spring display on the mantle or just make them as a fun Easter activity with your kids . No matter what you use it for, it’s pretty hard to look at this cute little q-tip lamb without smiling!
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DIY Blue bird rock fridge magnet - rock painting for kids
Alright it might be true that we may have a slight obsession with rocks. But who doesn't love collecting beautiful rocks and use them for fun craft projects? Just like these blue bird fridge magnets ! For this easy rock painting project the small, lightweight, smooth surfaced and flat rocks are the best. These painted rock magnets would look adorable on the fridge or on a DIY magnetic board. For the full how-to instructions check out Sonja & Jane's post :
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DIY toilet paper roll sheep - fun Easter craft for kids
We love toilet paper roll crafts because they are so easy to do and it’s a great way to recycle materials that you already have on hand! These paper roll sheep by One Little Project are just the cutest and they are so easy to make. This lovely sheep craft is a great way to celebrate Easter , even if you are doing this craft to pass the time on a rainy spring day! Get the step-by-step tutorial at onelittleproject.com and let's get crafting:
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DIY Easy and frugal vintage style frame lantern
Are you looking for a vintage style living room decor idea to showcase precious family photos & memories? Today you are lucky because here is a video tutorial by Do It On A Dime that will teach you how to make this beautiful vintage style frame lantern. This vintage style frame lantern looks very classy that no one will think that they came from a dollar store. This gorgeous family photo luminary is absolutely perfect for your dining table or mantel or it can be  a great wedding decor as well!  This beautiful picture frame lantern will work wonderfully for events like showers, receptions and holidays! ( Or at any time of the year )
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How to dry rose  petals and roses
When you receive a bouquet of fresh roses, preserve their beauty and fragrance by drying the rose petals. Dried rose petals are perfect for making potpourri, but they can also be used as dramatic embellishments in card making, as an organic element when pouring your own candles and soap, or even as confetti for weddings and bridal showers. There are several ways to dry rose petals, from microwaving them to pressing them between the pages of a book. Whatever method you choose, you may be surprised how easy it is to do, and how lovely the results.
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DIY Giant plastic ball ornaments with textiles in seconds
These BIG plastic ball ornaments for Christmas are unbelievably cool and incredibly easy ( and inexpensive ) to make. They are so pretty too! Best of all, they are unbreakable and the supplies are fully reusable year after year. You’re going to love this Christmas craft tutorial ! The only things you will need to make one of these gorgeous giant Christmas tree ornament balls are: a plastic ball , and a nice fabric ( even a Christmas themed tablecloth will work well ) ! Brilliant, isn't it? In this nice video tutorial you can learn how to make one in seconds!
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Yarn ball christmas wreath
This is a gorgeous christmas wreath made from newspaper and a little yarn. Brilliant christmas craft idea and oh so easy to make! (And also cheap, because you don't need to use full yarn balls!)
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DIY Matchstick truck - How to make a matchstick truck without glue
This matchstick truck is such a fun DIY to do and we love the result! Crafting things from unconventional materials is always fun. Whether the project you are making is decorative, practical, or even just for fun in its final product, you will have more fun making things if the materials are ones that people wouldn’t necessarily think to transform into something else. Matchstick is such a great material to try because it's cheap and easy to handle. In this video tutorial, The Q will show you how to build a matchstick truck without glue.
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DIY Clay pot cake stand
Add a touch of country charm to any table setting with this rustic, easy to make cake stand by Tara Dennis. Baking and decorating a cake is one thing, but what about after you've finished your cake? You’ll need a place to show off your delicious masterpiece! Cake stands are a beautiful way to display what you’ve hand-crafted with love.One reason cake stands are adored by so many people is that they are made in different shapes and sizes. By making your own, you may, in fact, be able to make as many different shapes and sizes as you wish!
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Easy DIY Concrete pumpkin - fall decor
It's time to start decorating for fall with pumpkins ! Concrete pumpkins are the perfect, long-lasting fall decorations for your home & garden ! This time Fashionblonde will show you a super easy and quick way to make them with very little supplies or expense and without any plastic mold. You will be surprised how easy is to make one with a few simple tricks! This little fall craft project is pretty much the do-it-yourself-ers dream! Cement pumpkins are a fun and easy project to do that will stand the test of time, and assure that your pumpkins don't get kicked over on Halloween. Watch the video tutorial and learn how to make your very own cute concrete fall decorations
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DIY Yarn ball pumpkins - fall yarn craft
Have you seen those gorgeous multi colored yarn balls ? We love them! So why not make some in the beautiful colors of autumn ? Or even better: turn those little yarn balls into pumpkins by following along One Little Project's step-by-step yarn ball making tutorial! These yarn pumpkins are such a gorgeous little fall craft project – great for a table centerpiece or even a fall mantle. They’re beautiful on their own, or in a group! So grab a skein of yarn and make festive yarn ball pumpkins with One Little Project's simple instructions to add some flash to parties or your home decor.
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DIY Craft stick Santa - fun Christmas craft for kids
Time for another jolly craft by Easy Peasy And Fun! Today Andreja will teach you how to make a super fun craft stick Santa craft. This little craft stick Santa can be a wonderful Christmas decoration for your home, or ( if you add some thread to the back ) this can make a wonderful Christmas tree ornament as well! And they're simple enough for toddlers and preschoolers to make!
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DIY Seashell terracotta pot - seashell planter with faux stone spray paint
With the summer rolling add a few beach-themed elements to your spaces! After you’ve had a relaxing day at the beach and your bikini is drying, we suggest you buckle down and dive into this wonderful DIY by Confessions Of A Serial Do-It-Yourselfer. This beautiful, simple and beach-worthy seashell planter will help you bring the beach back home. Seashell planters are a creative and unique way to show off your indoor or outdoor plants.Get the tutorial and let's get started:
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DIY popsicle stick scarecrow - fun fall craft for kids
Looking for a simple craft project to do with your kids this fall ? This scarecrow craft is just perfect! Scarecrows are synonymous with autumn. Making fall crafts with your kids needs to include some of these cuties! Stephanie from Somewhat Simple will show you how to make these super adorable little craft stick scarecrows in no time from super simple and inexpensive craft materials such as craft sticks. We bet that you have tons of popsicle sticks in your craft box, so It's time to make something out of them for fall:
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Little button snowman ( button snowman lapel pin )
Building a snowman is always fun! This time The Joy Of Sharing will show you how to make this lovely little snowman lapel pin with the kids. This little button snowman is just a perfect Christmas gift or you can use them as a lovely holiday gift tag ( or gift card ) embellishments. This little button snowman is also a perfect craft project for using up those one-of-a-kind old buttons creatively. So grab a few white buttons and let's get crafting:
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DIY Garden toad-stools from tyres and tree trunks
Learn how to make these super cute DIY garden stools using tree trunks and tyres! They look just like mushroom toadstools and are perfect for little bums!  This might be one of the best recycling outdoor projects you have seen yet! These fun and magical outdoor (or indoor) toadstool seats  are perfect and fun ways to decorate your garden (or the kids room) on a budget! You just need a tree stump , and old tyre , and a vinyl tablecloth to create the mushroom stools, and the kids will love it!  It can be a perfect element to a "magical forest" themed garden. You can put some other smaller toadstools from flower pots and coasters and other magical creatures next to it to create a whole magical world!
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8 Amazing experiments
Here are some fun science experiments you can do at home! Hands-on experiments and projects are one of our favorite ways to teach science. These activities are all easy enough for anyone to try, and you probably already have all the materials you need on hand. Choose a few of your favorites, and let the science fun begin!
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