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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!
Wire angels - Christmas ornaments with wires
This cute and easy  wire angel Christmas ornament is not just only a perfect decor in your rusctic / vintage style christmas tree but it's also super easy to make! ( Even if your are not the craftiest person in the word!) You can make these wire angel ornaments from any type of wire (copper , aluminium or pipe cleaners ..) even the sturdier threads will work well with this brilliant angel making technique! If you love upcycling you can use old electrical cables as well! (This way you can make colored wire angels!)
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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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Paper baskets from newspapers - paper weaving
Do you love recycling , 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 /stationaries. You can leave the paper baskets in their original newspaper look or you can paint it with acrylic paints/varnish for a more fun look. Of course you can make the paper 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 Earth with upcycling some paper trash !
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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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DIY paper accordion flowers - paper folding
These gorgeous accordion folded paper flowers are perfect gifts for any ocassion ( mother's day, father's day, birthdays.. ) or you can use them as fancy party decors ( at weddings, dress up parties, birthday parties etc ). With this nice video papercraft tutorial you can create the paper flower rosettes easily from a little colorful ( scrapbook ) paper. You can spice up the paper rosette flowers with other embelishments ( buttons, ribbonts.. ) or simply attach delicious sweets to the flowers centers to create a perfect and fun gift !
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Beautiful easy to crochet rose - free crochet pattern
A crochet rose ! It blooms all round the year in every color you want, and you made it all by yourself! Here’s how you are going to do it, in 10 easy steps. You can make the crocheted flowers with or without stem and leaves. These crocheted roses can be gorgeous wedding decorations , fashion accessories, seasonal flower decorations in a vase, or embellishments in your hat, scarf, blanket, purse, dress, skirt, top and more! You can give the crocheted roses as nice gifts for Mother's day or decorate your home with them at spring ! Watch this nice step-by-step beginner crochet tutorial and create your own gorgeous spring flowers !
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Spring decor with fresh flowers, branch tree and nest
Branches can be used to create beautiful ( skandinavian/vintage style ) spring decorations with a touch of nature ! In a combination with living hyacinths, bell-flowers and a small fake bird's nest, a few painted & dried tree branches will become a pretty and long lasting stylish Easter decoration. With small colorful fake birds / butterflies or ceramic bunnies you can make it excellent Easter /spring decoration but this flower and branch arrangement can be a fabulous centerpiece at you upcoming wedding party as well! Watch this nice step-by-step video tutorial and learn how to make this gorgeous spring decor in no time!
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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 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 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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Homemade vinegar / tea stain - How to age wood
This homemade vinegar/tea stain is one of our absolute favorite ways to “stain” wood and it’s great for making newer wood appear aged and weathered. It’s also a non-toxic homemade stain that’s super easy to use and doesn’t cost much to make. In fact, you may already have everything you need on hand!
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DIY Seashell wall art - summer decor
After a trip to the shore, why not turn seaside treasures into keepsakes and accents for your home? Seashells are just too pretty and unique to throw away! This DIY Seashell wall art by Craftideas is an idea of how you can display seashells and have a new decoration for your walls at the same time.This elegant decoration an be a great decor at a beach wedding, beach party or you can decorate beach or ocean themed party favors with this fun technique! ( Or use this beautiful piece of art simply to bring the coastal / beach house feel into your home. )
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DIY cereal box magazine holder - desk organization
Make a cheap but still gorgeous magazine holder / file organizer from an empty cereal box ! It's not just a super cheap home decor / oragizing craft idea but you also can upcycle some paper "junk" with this nice craft project which is good for our Earth. You can decorate this cereal box magazine holder with any type of paper ( you don't need expensive scrapbooking paper , ordinary gift wrapping paper also works well ). This project is perfect for organizing magazines / files or the kids drawings and also for decorate your office / home on budget.
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DIY Vintage wine crate coffee table - woodworking
In this nice step-by-step tutorial Becca shows you how to do build this awesome movable coffee table! You can build this vintage wine crate coffee table for under 100 dollars, but looks like you paid big for it. Only really takes an afternoon, tools, stain, and some screws! Without wines, empty wine crates are completely useless! Okay, maybe not completely, but still, four of these make for one sweet vintage coffee table. You can buy sturdy wooden crates at your local craft store or get some from a grocery nearby.
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DIY Giant dimensional paper stars and snowflakes (with template)
This goreous 3 dimensional paper snowflake and star is not just a gorgeous way to decorate your home or the school at Christmas but it's also a very easy craft project and inexpensive as wel! You just need a little paper and >>>this free template<<<, and a little glue to make one. The dimensional paper snowflakes and stars will look gorgeous in any size and pattern, from small Chistmas tree ornaments to large Christmas party
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Tilda style long eared bunny softie (with free sewing pattern)
Look at this super adorable skandinavian / Tilda style bunny softie! Isn't it gorgeous? It's a perfect soft toy for kids, or you can use this adorable Tilda style bunny to decorate your home at spring / easter. In this nice craft website you can find a free sewing pattern and a nicely photo detailed sewing tutorial which will help you to create this cute rabbit and his/her clothes from scrap fabrics! With following the bunny making tutorial (and alternate the pattern sizes) you can sew a whole bunny family!
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Easy DIY vintage paper leaf wreath - frugal fall decor
Are you looking for simple frugal fall or Christmas wreath ideas ? This DIY paper leaf wreath by Craft And Tell is a modern take on the herb leaf wreaths you often see around the holidays.This paper leaf wreath is so easy to make and look how gorgeous it is! We love using paper leaves in all sorts of art and craft projects ( and for homemade decor too! ). Since all you need is a bunch of paper leaves, you can adjust the size and color of the wreath to make it fit in with your fall or Christmas decor perfectly!
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DIY vintage suitcase from cardboard - cardboard box storage
If you love suitcases and vintage/shabby chic style and if you have some unused cardboard ( boxes ) you will love this brilliant and stylish craft idea, the cardboard box vintage/shabby chic suitcases ! This suitcase is a nice way to repurpose cardboard boxes and create a gorgeous and useful decorations at the same time! With this nice video step-by-step tutorial the making of vintage cardboard suitcases will be a piece of cake! Of course you can decorate the cardboartd suitcases to any other style than shabby/vintage and you can use it to create gorgeous gifts for any ocassion! ( Just stuff them with sweets, toys or create a portable dollhouse with them! )
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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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DIY twig and cereal box heart decoration
This gorgeous little twig heart spring or Valentines day decoration  was inspired by the beautiful, the wondrous, the plentiful twig hearts that beat in the world. You can make it with christmas tree wigs, or any bendable little twigs you can find. Its cheap and very easy to make but still beautiful! It's a great addition to your spring or autumn home decor or it's perfect as a wedding table centerpiece.
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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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DI)Y 3D paper heart (free printable template)
How to make a paper heart / 3D paper heart? ( Or pepakura heart ? ) . Whatever it calls, this 3D heart is perfect for your Valentine’s Day ,your proposal day, or your wedding day ! This 3D paper heart ( despite it's look ) is a really simple craft comes with an easy to follow free ( pepakura / 3D folding ) template . It’s so easy to make your own paper heart, from very simple materials. All you need is some paper, scissors, and glue.
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Easy DIY flower petal candle holder - spring homer decor
Preserve some of your spring / summer memories in the form of dried flower petals and create a gorgeous flower petal candle holder ! Looking at all those beautiful flowers in the garden make us want to turn them into something pretty and useful. And then we found this fun and easy DIY flower petal candle holder tutorial by Adventure In A Box, Gorgeous, isn't it? This mason jar craft is so simple, even the smallest crafty hands can create some in no time. This DIY mason jar luminary can be great spring or wedding party decor or you can give them as lovely Valentine's day gifts !
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DIY Giant yarn wrapped heart - wedding decoration
Want to learn how to make a designer decoration for your ceremony or reception ? Brooke from Weddlinkwill teaches you how to make this gorgeous, giant, yarn wrapped heart decor ! Beautiful isn't it? And the best is: this gorgeous decor costs way less than a store-bought one, and it's super easy to make! You can even re-use the heart-shaped balloon base to create a bunch of yarn wrapped hearts ! This gorgeous, giant yarn wrapped heart is just perfect as Valentine's day or wedding decor !
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DIY crepe paper tulips - creative spring home decor
Are you looking for a gorgeous frugal spring or shabby home decor ? Do you love flowers ? Try this lovely craft idea : the tissue paper ( or crepe paper ) tulips / flowers ! This craft is easy, quick and the outcome is soo gorgeous! It can be a great home decor or classroom decor at spring ! ( You can even use these beautiful paper tulips as a wedding party decoration /centerpiece ! ) You can make the tissue paper tulip flowers in vibrant fun spring colors or in stylish sophisticated pastel colors, it will look gorgeous in any form! Watch this step-by-step video tutorial on how to make your own gorgeous crepe paper tulip spring decor !
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DIY Wood wall paneling makeover in country style
Wood paneling can make a room feel a little dark and reminiscent of the '70s, but it can also be seriously stylish when done right! Whether you want to add wood paneling to your house, or need a few ideas to update your existing walls, this step-by-step wood wall paneling makeover tutorial by BornToDIY Blog will be a huge help! Get inspired by the before and after photos, and learn how this outdated wood-paneled dining room was turned into a cozy country-style interior! This makeover project took a little time and elbow grease, but it made a world of difference.
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DIY Vintage bar cart (free woodworking plan)
Today's free woodworking plan is a vintage style DIY bar cart provided by Angela Marie Made! This DIY bar cart is a little more time consuming to build, but definitely worth it in the end, especially for the amount of savings! It costs less than $50 in building materials to build, whereas other similar bar carts retail around $150+. In Marie's site you will find the steps on how to built this DIY Bar Cart. This gorgeous DIY bar cart will look gorgeous in a  vintage style interior and it's also super handy at parties! This woodworking project is not as difficult as it seems, so if you are a beginner in woodworking with only basic tools that's fine too!
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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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