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This craft category is a huge collection of DIY Vintage and shabby chic ( rustic ) crafts and rustic home decorating ideas! DIY vintage home decor, DIY shabby chic home decor, DIY rustic home decor, DIY vintage furniture ( free furniture plans ), furniture painting tips &tricks (chalk paint, distressed furniture), upcycled furniture, vintage garden decors, industrial home decors, country style home decors, Tilda sewing patterns, vintage gifts, decorating on a budget .. and many more about rustic,vintage and shabby chic!
Jewelry orgainzer box from cardboard - upcycling and organizing
You wont believe me if I say this gorgeous and useful jewelry organizer box was made entirelly from paper junks! ( Cardboard and a little wrapping paper ! ) Unbelievable , isn't it? Watch this nice step-by-step video tutorial on how to make this beautiful jewelry box for yourself or as a nice present for your friends/family! You can use differen t wrapping papers to personalise the jewelry boxes , it will be beautiful in any form! This useful little jewelry organizer box is perfect to store all of your jewelries ( necklaces, rings, earrings, watches etc ) because all of them has a special space in it!
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Tilda style Santa toy (free sewing pattern & tutorial)
Look at this gorgeous & super adorable skandinavian / Tilda style Santa doll ! Hes soo adorable and unique! This Tilda style Santa doll can be a perfect Christmas gift / soft toy for kids, or you can use it to decorate your home at Christmas / winter. In this nice craft website you will find the free Santa toy sewing pattern accompanied with a detailed sewing tutorial - which will help you to create this cute T ilda style Santa and his clothes from scrap fabrics ! This pattern is not really suitable for beginners in sewing ( because of the small details ) .
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DIY Puff stich pineapple doily (free crochet pattern)
This beautiful pineapple doily by CraftPassion is a slight variation from what’s commonly done by others. We simply adore the heirloom look that the pineapple doily gave, it simply brightens up the table gracefully and tastefully. We think it could be a great idea to crochet this pineapple doily into giant doily rug by using clothesline rope, or you can use this delicate pattern decorate your throw pillows in a stylish vintage/shabby way! Visit CraftPassion and get the free puff stich pineapple doily  pattern now:
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Harvest wheat bundle - simple DIY fall decor
Need a way to decorate your Thanksgiving table this season? This beautiful wheat bundle by Made In A Day is an easy way to add a harvest feel to your decor for the holidays. This gorgeous wheat bundle is super simple to put together and you can use it for years to come. You can make the wheat bouquets large or small depending on the size of the foam cone and the length of your wheat stems. Get the step-by-step tutorial at madeinaday.com and let’s make a bundle:
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DIY seashell covered letters with rhinestones
With this fun DIY craft video, you can learn how to make a seashell covered letter using seashells, starfish and vintage jewelr y! This elegant decoration is a great idea for a beach wedding, beach party or party favor, or bring the coastal, beach house feel into your home. You can use any type of sea- or snailshells , old broken jewelry parts, buttons , beads or rhinestones to decorate the 3D letters. You can paint the seashells/letters before applying the rhinestones ( and other acessories ) to any vibrant color, or you can leave them in their natural beauty.
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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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How to make realistic and easy paper roses - spring decor
Look at this beautiful realistic colorful paper rose ! Isn't it absolutely amazing? Unbelievable, but this gorgeous life-like paper rose is a super easy spring craft project suitable for kids of all ages ! Create gorgeous wedding bouquets , wedding decors , valentine's or mother's day bouquets with these beautiful and super easy to make realistic paper roses! You can decorate the kids' room or your home at spring with these colorful paper roses. This flower craft projec t is absolutely inexpensive , and you can make it in any size, and color which fits into your home or the occasion!
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DIY Light bulb hot air balloon - recycling craft
Create something really special out of simple light bulbs ! These hot air balloons are perfect examples of creating something beautiful and delicate out of simple trash just as old light bulbs . Creative isn't it? Making the light bulb hot air balloons is very simple, and you can recycle a few light bulbs with it, which is also a very nice thing! Of course, with this painting technique hot air balloon light bulbs can be made in any other color, if black is not your color. The light bulb hot-air balloon can be a great frugal decoration in the classroom ( in the spirit of recycling ) as well! But because it's glass, this craft project is not suitable with small children.
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DIY Adorable jeans mouse (sewing tutorial)
We love small, quick, easy, and super adorable sewing projects , and this jeans mice craft by Creative Mamy no doubt is one of our all-time favorites! In this step-by-step video tutorial, you can learn how to sew ( or hand sew ) these super adorable jeans mice. They are quick and really easy to sew ( you can easily make some with hand sewing ) and the outcome is so adorable! They are the perfect size to make cute toys for your cats or the kids ( you can make a whole felt mouse family ) !
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DIY Craft foam rose - video flower making tutorial
Look at this gorgeous rose ! Unbelievable, but this gorgeous rose was made from a simple sheet of craft foam ( eva foam ) ! And it's also a very easy craft foam flower project, no special equipment or experience needed! It's true magic! With this nice step-by step video tutorial you can create it easily. This craft foam rose is a very fun spring craft project and you can create various gifts out of it for any special occasions ( you can gift the craft foam flowers in bouquets as well ) . Craft foam roses are perfect wedding / mother's day / Valentine's day / or birthday presents & decorations or you can simply add them to your spring home decor .
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DIY Metallic copper mason jars with blue patina
Read this brilliant written craft tutorial by Suburble and add a bit of antique glam to your mason jarsMason jars are one of our favorite craft materials! They are super cheap and so versatile! So grab your mason jars, and  create a few gorgeous metallic (copper) mason jars for yourself or as a beautiful gift! If you haven't got patinaageing paint you could use dry-brush technique instead to paint your mason jars! And of course this ageing painting technique will work well with other colors as well: imagine an antique gold-brown, or a pearl-white pastel combo!
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Easy DIY Christmas decor ( candle holder) from mason jar & salt
One of or favorite holiday decorating projects is this super easy to make and budget friendly DIY snowy mason jar luminary. These are perfect for decorating your Winter / Christmas mantle, dining table or front porch.Crystal decorated her snowy jars with a piece of faux greenery with tiny berries and a twine bow. Then added a battery-operated tea light inside. We love the way they glow! Besides of this winter luminary is super gorgeous it's also super inexpensive and easy to make! This winter craft project is suitable for kids of all ages.
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DIY Ragdoll spring bunny - free amigurumi Pattern
Do you love crocheting? Create a beautiful and adorable handmade toy: an amigurumi ragdoll spring bunny ! This cuddly crochet bunny by Spin A Yarn Crochet is a great amigurumi pattern to work on, because it's so easy to crochet and the outcome is so wonderful! This super adorable amigurumi bunny can be an excellent gift for your kids or grandkids. This free spring bunny crochet pattern will guide you to make your own wonderful soft amigurumi toy . The difficulty of this free rabbit amigurumi pattern is easy, so you can crochet one easily even if you are a beginner in amigurumi !
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Adorable wooden spoon snowmen - easy winter decor
These super cute snowmen are made from simple woden spoons with a little acrylic paint and a small piece of fabric (or ribbon)! Aren't they adorable? With this birlliant and super simple  Christmas craft idea you can upcycle old (broken) wooden spoons and create gorgeous (primitive) winter/ Christmas decors at the same time. You can decorate the wooden spoon snowmen as much as you wish, and make a whole wooden spoon snowman family with the kids!
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DIY Chunky knit tin can planter - winter decor
A tin can. Such a simple material and so many fun possibilities! With a pack of clay , you can transform an ordinary tin can into a gorgeous winter wonderland home decor piece! ( But of course, you can add a chunky knit to any surface that's oven safe. No knitting experience required! ) As usual, Lily Ardor will show you how to make this knitted tin can planter from scratch. Watch the video tutorial, and let's get crafting!
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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 kitchen utensil holder from tin cans
With the help of this detailed craft tutorial you can make this nice diy desktop organizer or kitchen utensil holder. Brilliant idea, easy to make, and you can upcycle some tin cans which is good for Earth too!
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Crochet mason jar cozy (free crochet pattern)
Repurpose / upcycle empty mason jars and tin cans for flowers, pencil cups, cutlery holders, craft supplies, combs / cosmetics or wherever you want some pretty organization ! This free crochet pattern is very easy ( made with only beginner crochet stitches ). This crocheted jar/can cozy is a very nice ( and low-budget ) way to decorate your home ! These mason jar/tin can cozies are changeable ( and washable ) so you can easily dress up your jars/cans/bottles differently in any season/holidays if you wish! You can use any size and color yarn , the final products will be gorgeous!
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DIY 3D cardboard bear statue (free printable)
Are you looking for a simple but stylish decor idea which doesn't require fancy craft materials and high crafting skills? Do you love cuddly bears & rustic / vintage decors? Try this simple but gorgeous 3D paper bear statue! This dimensional paper bear can be perfect addition to your home decor or you can make some with the kids just for fun! In this nice craft site you will find the free paper bear statue pattern and a few ideas about how to decorate with them! This easy 3D paper craft is super simple,super quick and also super fun so even the smallest crafty hands can create some in no time!
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Crocheted snowflake garland - free crochet pattern
Christmas is just around the corner and we would like to share with you something special for your Christmas tree: a free gorgeous crochet snowflake garland! What's fits better to your home at Christmas / winter than beautiful delicate snowflakes ! With this detailed crochet tutorial you can crochet this beautiful crochet snowflake garland easily, even if you are a beginner in crocheting!
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Embroidered felt bunny brooch ( with embroidery pattern )
This gorgeous embroidered bunny brooch is made of a little piece of felt fabric. Isn't it adorable? In this nice craft website you will find the template of the rabbit brooch and the embroidery pattern as well. It's a perfect spring or easter gift / decor , or you can use it as a cute addition to your spring outfit. You can make other accessories with this cute embroidered bunny ( keychains, necklace.. ) or make a few felt bunny ornaments to your easter ( egg ) tree. It's very easy to make ( even if you are not an expert in sewing ) and sooooo adorable!
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DIY concrete vase with plastic yogurt bottle - modern home decor idea
We love stylish and modern home decor ideas especially when they involves playing with instant c oncrete ! This beautiful chalk painted concrete vase by Hallo-Piepmatz ( despite it's look ) is a super easy home decor DIY project , which can be made literally in minutes! ( Plus a few days of drying time. ) To make one stylish beton vase you will need instant concrete mix , water and a little patience. You can make other modern home decor elements with concrete and various plastic containers as well, for example: imagine a nice tea candle holder with small round plastic containers or with some fun plastic cake forms!
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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 Snow covered felt Christmas trees - Christmas decor from felt
Make a wonderful snow covered DIY Felt Christmas tree ! As usual, Craft And Creativity will show you how to make this lovely little Christmas decor from felt scraps, in no time! Begin by cutting felt circles and choosing your favorite felt colors. Too adorable! This cute little felt pine tree ( or Christmas tree ) is just a perfect easy & quick little Christmas craft project to clear that felt scrap stash. This simple felt christmas tree ( in smaller sizes ) also can be a great Christmas tree ornament or you can attach them to your Christmas presents - either way they will be a great hit! The kids will love to make these adorable little felt Christmas trees , and at Craft And Creativity you will find many more lovely felt Christmas crafts to make! Let's get crafty!
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DIY upcycled aluminium roses
If you like upcycling , and roses this craft idea is perfect for you! If your cat's catfood comes in t iny aluminium bows, ( or you love produducts that comes in aluminium bowls ) you can make these gorgeous aluminium flowers out of them with this great craft tutorial video !
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DIY Barn wood herringbone wall treatment
What do you get when you combine 2 sisters, 4 hours and some beautiful reclaimed barn wood ? A gorgeous DIY Barn wood herringbone accent wall ! Today Shanty2Chic will showing you how she transformed a boring blank wall into this awesome reclaimed wood herringbone accent wall. Gorgeous isn't it? This beautiful, rustic reclaimed barn wood accent wall was 4 hours work! Unbelievable isn't it? Watch this nice step-by-step video tutorial and learn how to create your own beautiful , stylish vintage wall decor with barn wood! ( Of course you can use this clever herringbone pattern to decorate other things as well : imagine a framed wooden herringbone pattern or a table with herringbone top! )
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DIY Thumbtacks - bulletin board decoration (office decor)
We love DIY Thumbtacks ! This easy, quick and beautiful craft by Sadie Seasongoods brings more personality to your bulletin board ! Transform your office the easy way! This office decor project couldn’t be easier : it probably took 5 minutes to complete. Wouldn’t these lovely DIY thumbtacks make great gifts ? Because, who doesn’t love a little bling and charm? You can use any small decorations and craft bits to create fun DIY thumbtacks, such as : acrylic decorations, old buttons, wooden scrapbook decorations, plastic rhinestones, pebbles / stones, small seashells.... the possibilities are endless!
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DIY Ribbon basket with newspaper weaving - upcycling craft
Do you love recycling crafts , or you just looking for a gorgeous organizing idea which almost costs nothing? Try these beautiful paper woven baskets ! You will be surprised how easy is to make one! Even the kids can create some to organize their toys / stationary. You can can paint the finished woven paper baskets with acrylic paints/varnish for extra durability. Of course you can make the newspaper baskets in any size and shape that fits into your home decor ! Paper weaving is not just perfect because it's usefulness and gorgeousness but it also helps the environment with upcycling some paper trash !
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Snowman Christmas gift tags from denim jeans - repurpose
Do you love repurposing ? Are you looking for a super fun, easy and inexpensive winter / Christmas craft which can be a great addition to your ( handmade ) Christmas gifts ? Try this adorable snowman denim jeans gift tag ! Cute, isn't it? All you need is to make some is an old unusable denim and a little acyrilic paint ! This upcycling craft project is super quick, easy and can be a nice creative activity at winter for the smallest kids as well! If you make these cute denim jeans snowmen gift tags in larger sizes you can use them as winter wall arts ( just put them into a nice frame that fits into your home! )
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Easy DIY Dried hydrangea wreath - wreath making tutorial
Oh, those pretty hydrangea flowers ! They may be pink, purple, blue, or white on the shrub, but as they dry, they take on the muted romantic hues that will grace your front door. This time Stephanie Rose from Garden Therapy will show you how to make this easy hydrangea wreath with just 2 simple materials ( and a couple of tricks to make it last ). This DIY dried hydrangea flower wreath is super easy to make and it will bring beautiful color to your front door in less than 30 minutes. Get the tutorial at gardentherapy.com and create your very own hydrangea wreath :
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DIY Easy wine cork spring - summer wreath
We simply love this wine cork wreath by Make It Yours! If you are a wino from way back and have tons of wine corks this super adorable wine cork summer-spring wreath is a perfect craft project for you! Melissa's instructions on this wreath are excellent and this cute home decor looks relatively easy ( and inexpensive ) to do. The best part? This can be a brilliant recycling ( FREE ) home decor project for you if you have all of the supplies lying around in your stash! So lets's drink wine and create a gorgeous summer-spring wine cork flower wreath - it's a win-win situation, isn't it?
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