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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 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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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 Tin man costume for kids (The wizard of Oz)
Remember the lovely tin man from The wizard of Oz? Try this creative costume idea, and make a tin man costume for your kids! This fun and creative DIY costume can be perfect for the next Halloween or dress up party because surely it will be a great (or not the greatest) hit! You’ve probably figured it out by now, but the shoulder, elbow, and knee joints are covered with dryer vent flexible tubing.  And the fabric? It’s vinyl. So it’s stiff and mimics a “metal” look, while still being really comfortable and not one bit heavy, like real pieces of metal would be.
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DIY Scarecrow ornament - fun fall craft for kids
Fall means scarecrows , and that means a fun fall craft for the kids ! There’s not a project more fun than making an adorable scarecrow ! We are excited to share Craft Klatch's scarecrow ornament with you as it’s a wonderful project to make as well as a lovely homemade fall decor. This little scarecrow ornament will make the most wonderful fall decoration in the classroom or your home.There are many ways you can go about decorating your scarecrow ornament , the possibilities are endless! This lovely scarecrow ornament will brighten up the room it will be placed in, and lift the mood on the gloomiest of days.
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DIY Wire basket (or lampshade wire) side table
Making a side table without power tools sounds kinda crazy, right? This DIY project by The Shabby Creek Cottage takes zero power tools, less than 30 minutes of hands on work and is super simple. And bonus: it’s a piece that you can use every single day. Want to make your own side table? It only take a few supplies (and I bet you already have some of them on hand!) Read the full tutorial at theshabbycreekcottage.com:
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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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DIY Wine cork bath mat - upcycling craft
We just found this fun & frugal craft idea: a DIY bath mat using wine corks ! If you’re no stranger to using wine corks in your projects and want to create something that is earthy and rustic : this wine cork bath math is the perfect craft project for you! We came across this wine cork bathmat tutorial at sustainmycrafthabit.com and decided to share it with you as a perfect project for a frugal bathroom makeover . Check out her DIY for plenty of great information and helpful tips:
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DIY Wood slice photo frame - rustic home decor for fall
Give your home a natural boost with this wood slice craft! This time SustainMyCraftHabit and Lemon Thistle share a step by step tutorial on how to make the perfect home decor for fall: a beautiful, rustic wood slice photo frame! This fall craft is super simple to make, and the outcome is just simply gorgeous! ( Nature crafts are always the best! ) Isn't it fun that simple wood slices add so much charm to almost anything?! There is just something so unique and versatile about these cute little pieces of nature , whether real or faux that are perfect for any home decor project. Wood slices add such warmth and rustic charm to any decor!
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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 Rocking paper plate crab  - summer craft for kids
These adorable paper plate crabs by Kids Craft Room can be gently rocked backwards and forwards and they also have pincers that actually open and close too. Hours of fun nip, nip, nipping the whole household! Paper plates make a great base for a lots of easy summer kids' crafts especially this adorable crab craft! We hope you will have lots fun with making this paper plate crab craft with your kids or class! These super cute rocking paper plate crabs provide lots of fun to play with and so easy to make you could craft your own cast of crabs in no time! This paper plate crab can  be  a great addition to your ocean/summer theme classroom decor!
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Fingerprint art glass magnets - Mother's day gift idea
Are you looking for a lovely keepsake gift ( for Mother's day ) ? Create fun little fridge magnets with fingerprints ! This fingerprint magnet by Rhythms Of Play is an easy craft idea that kids and adults can make in no time, and it's super fun to paint too! Invite your children to use their tiny fingerprints to make various lovely fingerprint art magnets. The finished fingerprint magnets can be a great homemade gift for Mother's day , Father's day , birthdays or even Christmas! Get the tutorial at rhythmsofplay.com and let's paint:
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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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DIY Popsicle stick coasters and napkin holder - frugal kitchen decor
We love popsicle sticks for their crafting versatility. While the popsicle stick crafts are certainly one of the most popular craft tools for children, do not think that they are just for kids! These DIY popsicle stick coasters and napkin holders are fast and easy to make using simple craft stick ( or used popsicle sticks ) , and make the perfect DIY gift or kitchen decor! This time DIY Gifts and Crafts Ideas will teach you how to make them alongside a gorgeous pumpkin seed flower. Let's get crafting!
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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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DIY Wine cork kitchen utensil holder - wine cork craft
Wine corks are hot and with good reason: you will love how versatile they are! You can do so much with them, like making this unique & handy kitchen utensil holder ! Crafts with wine corks are fun to make and an excellent way to upcycle. We’ve seen many variations of DIY utensil holders but this one by A Magical Mess is outstanding! If you love wine ( just as much as we do ) , this craft is a must! Read this step-by-step upcycling tutorial and make your very own vintage utensil holder from a few empty tin cans and a handful of wine corks:
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DIY snowman winter decor with decoupage from an old suitcase
If you love decoupage and renovating old unused things you will love this brilliant craft idea! This stylish winter snowman toy storage suitcase combines the helping aspect of recycling and gorgeous appearance of decoupage technique. If you have an old suitcase (or a briefcase) this is the perfect chance to make something beautiful from them for winter / Christmas ! This lovely snowman suitcase with it's winter-ish  paint and decoupage design will be a wonderful accent piece for your Christmas decoration.
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DIY Concrete tea light holder with porcelain saucer
Concrete is a brilliant long lasting material that can be used for a wide variety of gorgeous and stylish DIY projects! We also love concrete because the finished products can be used outdoor which is also very nice thing! Today in this nice step-by-step tutorial ElsaRblog will teach you how to make your own gorgeous winter / Christmas candle holder from concrete & a porcelain saucer. Of course this beautiful and stylish concrete tea light holder can be great home decors at any time of the year, or you can use them as fun garden party additions!
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DIY hexagon (honeycomb) shelves from popsicle sticks
"Our favorite craft projects are those that take something mundane, utilitarian or used up and transform it into something beautiful. Well, it doesn’t get much more ordinary than popsicle sticks! I’m guessing most of us haven’t given them much thought since about third grade. But that is going to change today with these DIY popsicle stick (hexagon) honeycomb shelves! It’s super affordable–like less than $10 for the entire set of honeycomb shelves. It’s very doable, and most of all, it just looks freaking awesome and oh so mid-century-modern-Mad-Men-ish up on the wall."
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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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DIY holiday crayons - new life of broken small crayons
What a great craft project! If you have a few broken unusable crayons you can give them a new life in any shape and create the perfect chunky, multi-colored crayon for little hands! You can package them in little cellophane bags to drop into stockings and with these fun multi colored crayons you can teach the kids some of the basic drawing techniques. You can use ANY shape of silicon molds that fits into the holiday/season to make special multi colored and fun shaped crayons.
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Clothespin bat - Halloween craft for kids
Halloween is in the air, and that means doing fun, seasonal crafts with your kids ! This time The Kindergarten Connection will show you how to make cute little bats out of a few simple craft materials. This clothespin craft is super easy, inexpensive and fun, the kids will love it! This little clothespin bat can be a great addition of you Halloween cards , Halloween treat bags , or you could turn them into magnets for the fridge... either way kids will love transforming flat clothespins into friendly Halloween bats !
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DIY Heart shaped painted tree branch art
"Whether beach-combing, hiking in the forest or walking along a riverbank, dried branches can be easily found in many places. With a little imagination, you can transform those branches into beautiful and low budget wall art /home decor using a few simple supplies. The heart shaped painted branch wall art adds a textural and colorful feature to your walls that can be used seasonally (on Valentine's day for ex.) or year-round. With different paint colors (or no paint at all), this natural tree branch art piece can work in a variety of rooms and design aesthetics."
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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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DYI Autumn fairy garden - fall garden decor
Just because a giant plastic pumpkin is broken or faded that doesn't mean that you have to throw it out! Jen from Tatertots & Jello will show you how to repurpose those boring plastic pumpkins into magical little gardens , making for a fantastic DIY project. Commonly known as fairy gardens , these arrangements fashion any kinds of containers and pots into beautiful and unique garden decor pieces. This DIY project idea invites you to use your imagination and create something unique. The process involves collecting all kinds of ( seasonal ) containers, filling them with soil, and then positioning the fragments accordingly. Remember, there's no wrong way to create a fairy garden! Check out the fun variations at tatertotsandjello.com:
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DIY Juggling balls from balloons
This is a tutorial by Tara Dennis on how to make your own squishy juggling balls ! The juggling balls can be made to suit the size of little or big hands, take no time at all and are guaranteed for hours of fun. DIY Juggling balls are so very easy for children to make and juggling is a great skill to learn as it develops physical co-ordination, concentration and eye tracking . These juggling balls are cheap and simple to make, which makes them also great to sell at preschool fundraising events or give as birthday gifts .
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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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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 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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DIY Farmhouse style serving tray from a cutting board - upcycling craft
Want to create something decorative but also functional for entertaining guests ? Make your own stylish and unique farmhouse style tray from a tired old cutting board by following along Sadie Seasongoods' step-by-step tutorial. Trays are an elegant addition to any living situation. For example: this DIY farmhouse style tray is just the perfect tray to set out on a coffee table for coasters, drinks and snack bowls. And bonus points: it’ll keep your guests from leaving drink glasses on your furniture!
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