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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!
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DIY Twine Christmas globes to hang in your Christmas tree
Repurpose old Christmas Tree ornaments and at the same time give them a bit of personality. Watch Thoughts for Happy Minds' step-by-step video tutorial and learn how to make these wrapped twine globes. Happy Holidays!
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Homemade elegant Christmas tree ornaments with yarn, glitter & lace
Transform your old Christmas tree ornaments with this wrapping style that you can play with. You can use yarn , glitter and lace and make your own homemade Christmas decorations. Play Thoughts for Happy Minds' video tutorial to get inspired on how to make your own:
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DIY Floating teacup fall centerpiece - fall decor
Give any room in your house a magical touch with Tsvoric's beautiful floating teacup design! If you love all things ethereal and natural , we can't imagine a better fall decoration than this gorgeous DIY floating teacup fall centerpiece, that turns an ordinary teacup and saucer into an artistic and winsome fall decoration. Throw it on your mantelpiece alongside fall leaves or other DIY fall decors for a perfect medley of quirky woodland designs and cute teacups ! Watch the step-by-step video tutorial and learn the how-tos! ( Ps: you can use a simple fork instead of the wire as a teacup stand )
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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 Shoe organizer advent calendar
The lead-up to Christmas is half the fun of the holiday. Advent calendars help you count down the days, and sometimes reward you with a sweet treat! Instead of buying the same, store-bought version every year, try out this DIY Shoe organizer advent calendar by Elizabeth Joan Designs. You can reuse DIY Shoe organizer advent calendar over the years, and you'll be surprised at how creative you can get with it. Whether you want something totally Christmassy, or something a little more chic, this shoe organizer advent calendar is just the perfect way to make it.
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DIY Seashell candles
Vith this great video craft tutorial you canlearn how to make these awesome seashell candles - all you need are a few tealights, seashells and an aluminium take-out container! It's a great addition for your wedding or summer party , or it's also a nice cheap vintage /shabby chic decoration for your home.
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DIY Wooden spoon scarecrow puppet - fun fall craft for kids
Do you love simple and super fun fall crafts ? Then you and your little ones will have great fun with this easy no-sew Dingle Dangle Scarecrow Puppet by Kids Craft Room! This lovely wooden spoon scarecrow puppet is double-sided so sleeps and wakes for lots of interactive fun! Kids Craft Room will show you how to make this super adorable wooden spoon puppet from simple craft materials. All you need is a wooden spoon , some crafty bits and pieces and the ability to draw a face and you'll be making a puppet in no time. Try to make several so that you can hold your own puppet show with friends!
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DIY Craft stick bird feeder -  popsickle stick craft for kids
Kids of all ages can make this lovely craft stick bird feeder by tCraft ! With a little preparation on saving some popsicle sticks from all of those delicious summer popsicles , you can make fun bird feeders in no time! With this great fall craft project, you can recycle popsicle sticks and help your garden's little feathered helpers at the same time! Also watching birds and squirrels eat is a very fun activity! With this recycled popsicle stick bird feeder, you can teach your kids how important is to protect and help nature at a very early age!
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Picture frame luminaries - sweet memories as decors
We are really excited to share these picture frame luminaries with you today! These gorgeous family photo luminaries are perfect for your dining table or mantel. They work wonderfully for events like showers, receptions and holidays! Really…any time of the year! You can use black frames to remember your loves ones who passed away or fun colors to decorate your home with your kid's happy photos! The trick is super easy: glue together 4 picture frames and put the image outside of the frame (on top of the glass).
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How to decorate a glass bottle - frugal home decor idea
Look at these gorgeous and unique home decors! And it's just a few glass bottle, paint , yarn and household junks!  Brilliant, isn't it? This upcycling craft project is a perfect way to repurpose empty glass jars and bottles, and a lot of (broken,unused) things around your craft table! You can use:masking tape, buttons,figurines,twines,feathers,craft foam leftovers.. Almost anything! If your arrangement is done just simply paint it with a nice color of acrylic paint, and add a dab of gold paste and voilá' you have and unique, frugal and gorgeous home decor piece!  You can use the champagne bottles as a vase or decorate a mason jar for a cool pencil holder!
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DIY Antique tea cup candle - candle making tutorial
Do you have a few (chipped) antique or beautiful but lonely teacups? Make a gorgeous vintage / shabby chic style home decor from them with Yes Missy's step -by-step tutorial: antique tea cup candles! These beautiful DIY antique tea cup candles are cute additions to you home, and they are also very easy to make! You just need some wax flakes (or old candles), and a wick. If your teacups are very small you can use up tea candles as a small amount of wax and wick, and you can also  make scented teacup candles  with adding a few drops of scented candle oil - if you wish.
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DIY Wine cork snowman - easy Christmas craft for kids
We love Christmas ! And all that Christmas brings. One of our favorite crafty activities at this time of year is making Christmas tree ornaments we also rather adore easy snowman crafts ! We also think that homemade Christmas ornaments make for lovely little gifts to friends and family and look gorgeous as part of your gift wrap. So grab a few wine cork and create this cute little snowmen cork ornament with the kids. Perfect to add some color to the season!
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Popsicle stick star ornaments - easy craft stick craft for kids
We love pom poms ! Homemade or shop bought, big or small, pom poms can add a fantastic splash of color and texture to all sorts of kids crafts . Adorable mini pom poms make these craft stick star ornaments by Kids Craft Room come to life with a beautiful and zingy display of shape and color! These colorful pom pom popsicle stick stars will look amazing hanging on your Christmas tree or as a bright and cheery bedroom or nursery display all year round.
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DIY oreo cookie notebooks
Everyone likes Oreo and other Chocolate Sandwich Cookies ! In this video craft tutorial she will show you how to make small DIY notebooks that look like this amazing dessert ! But of course you can make other food notebooks with this simple but still amazing technique: imagine a macaron, a doughnut, a pizza or other round desserts/foods ! The possibilities are endless! You can use any scrap fabrics to create one for yourself ( or you can gift it ) , plus you can upcycle some paper junks with this nice craft idea which is also very nice!
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DIY Shelf from an old drawer ( drawer shelf ) - vintage home decor
Turning an old, unused item into a pretty, functional piece is our favorite pastime! Creating a designer look on a limited budget can seem like an impossible task, but it doesn't have to be! For example, this beautiful drawer shelf DIY by Confessions Of A Serial Do-It-Yourselfer is the ultimate repurpose that is inexpensive, handy, stylish, and will add a little vintage touch to your home. This DIY drawer shelf is perfectly functional enough to hold necessities, or pretty enough to display your treasures. Get the tutorial at confessionsofaserialdiyer.com and create one drawer shelf today:
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How to make square pillow gift boxes easily with a CD
A personalized gift for a dear one should also be wrapped properly. So in order to make the packaging truly personal, you should make yourself. This will make the whole gift -giving idea more fun and special and you will also be saving some extra dollars, by wrapping the present yourself. This video tutorial , will teach you how to make a small square-shaped gift box in which you can store a little surprise. You will only need: an old CD , triangle, a pair of scissors, paper or cardboard, pencils and a piece of fabric. Just add a cute ribbon to finish the pillow box and you can place your gift inside right away.
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DIY Gnome Easter eggs - fun Easter egg painting idea for kids
If you’re looking for a fun and unusual way to decorate your Easter eggs this year then this gnome Easter egg craft could be just what you’re looking for! Gnome Easter eggs are very easy to make and you can use plastic eggs, wooden eggs or even real blown or hard boiled eggs. This Easter craft project makes us happy because you know we are mad about gnomes ! Plus it’s happy, colorful, fast and inexpensive!
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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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DIY Seashell candles - summer decor
Are you on a hunt for a fun summer seashell craft which can turn your collected seaside treasures into beautiful summer decorations ? Turn seashells into beautiful candles with this easy DIY by HandmadeHome! These homemade seashell candles can add a beach-inspired touch to your home. They are perfect for summer table settings and add a whimsical, romantic element to your home. They’re super easy to make and only take about 15 minutes! Watch the video tutorial and learn the how-tos:
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Easy DIY Button tree shirt - sewing tutorial
Today, we are super exited to share this project with you inspired by our favorite season – fall ! This fall button tree shirt by My Own Road and T atertots & Jello is a really easy sew , perfect for beginners. You just have to have lots of patience to sit and hand sew all the button leaves on. We all have those old boring tee's, bags and other plain white accessories and clothes we just don't use anymore. But with this lovely idea you can create wonderful, unique fashion pieces from them! So grab your button box and create this button tree t-shirt with Jen's step-by-step sewing tutorial :
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DIY Clothespin zombie - fun Halloween craft for kids
Ready for Halloween ?Have clothespins ? Lets make some talking zombies ! This clothespin zombie puppet craft by Easy Peasy And Fun will be ready in no time and it’s insanely fun. You can either print Andreja's version or draw your own zombies , both will be silly and fun! These DIY clothespin zombie puppets are sure to be a huge playtime hit for your creative kids. So get the free printable and tutorial at easypeasyandfun.com and let's get started:
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Marshmallow shooters DIY kids craft
This marshmallow shooter DIY is a childhood must do! It’s a simple kids activity that doubles as a science project and is so much fun you will end up playing with it even after the kids are asleep. This version of the marshmallow shooter is made with a cake pop container so the next time you have one at a party make sure to save it–you can turn it into hours of fun for your kiddos!
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10 different DIY Christmas decoration with recycling
If you love easy Christmas crafts and recycling , you will love this nice step-by-step video tutorial ! In this nice video craft tutorial you will find 10! different easy and fun Christmas/winter decor idea with upcycling : decoration from glass bottle and fleece – Santa Claus and Rudolph , Christmas ornament ball from newspaper , Rudolph flowerpot , light bulb decoration – Snowman, Xmas tree and Rudolph , Santa´s gift box from toilet paper roll , Newspaper christmas tree decoration , advent calendar from toilet paper rolls , Rudolph from wine cork , ping pong ball snowman AND Snowman and snowflake Christmas tree lights from ping pong balls!
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DIY Popsicle stick Halloween puppets - Halloween craft for kids
This fun Halloween craft idea by Mommy Moment is perfect for children of all ages! With only a few supplies needed, you and your child can create these fun Halloween stick puppets for hours of fun playtime. These little pipe cleaner puppets ( the mummy, the Frankenstein monster and the Jack'O lantern ) looks super fun, and what’s even more fun is that once your kids make them, they will be able to play with them. This super easy kids craft idea is a perfect indoor Halloween activity.
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Rustic DIY cactus sign - boho summer decor (free template)
This DIY Cactus Sign by The Crafted Sparrow is such a gorgeous, fun, and easy foam project ! Yes, we said foam ! Looks like real wood right? If you LOVE those rustic wooden signs , but don't want to spend the money, this wonderful tutorial is just perfect for you! This darling faux wood ( foam ) cactus sign is a super easy project, it comes with a free downloadable/printable template , and it will add some boho summer vibe to your living room!
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DIY Styrofoam egg cactus - fun & quick summer decor
When Easter is over it’s time to start freshening up your summer decor ! If you'd like to add a bit of fun cactus decor to your home, but don't have a greenhouse near you, how about making some adorable DIY Styrofoam egg cacti by The Crafted Sparrow? Those leftover foam eggs from your last Easter decoration are just perfect for this fun cactus decor ! Isn't it super cool? This adorable little DIY Styrofoam egg cactus is just perfect for decorating your home at summer on budget, and it's also an be a fun gift ! You could attach a little faux or paper flower to the top for an adorable blooming cactus !
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DIY Beach in a glass ( coastal ornament ) - summer decor
If you're looking for a fun and unique piece to add to your summer decor, look no further! What better way to make sure you change your mindset to summer than to add some summery touches to your home decor. But if you, like us, are looking to refresh your home for less, this simple but genius DIY summer decor idea by My Pinterventures will have you feeling summer vibes, minus the buyers' remorse. Get the plastic Christmas baubles ,fill them with small summery decor elements and boom - you have a beautiful and reusable summer decor !
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