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This craft category is a huge collection of DIY party crafts and holiday crafts! Holiday crafts for kids and adults (Christmas crafts and handmade gift ideas, Easter crafts & decors, Halloween party favors and crafts), crafts about occasions (Mother's day crafts, Valentine's day crafts, Wedding decors and handmade wedding presents), party decors and handmade gifts (birthday party decors and gifts, baby shower gifts and decors, graduation party decors)... If you are looking for a specific holiday or occasion (Christmas, Halloween, Thanksgiving, Easter..) please choose a sub-category from the "holiday crafts" main menu ( at the top of the page).
DIY skandinavian felt cone gnomes
These playful and easy Nordic/Skandinavian felt cone gnomes would make a great addition to almost any winter/Christmas decor and the colors can be changed to match your own holiday palette. For this quick and cute winter craft project you will need cardboard cone shapes , felt, embroidery floss, cotton balls, wood beads and a hot glue gun. We think it would be fun to make skandinavian felt cone gnomes of varying sizes for each member of your family. If you don’t have cardboard cones on hand, you might want to try making some from leftover cardboard or alternatively you could use a styrofoam cone to make the felt Christmas gnomes.
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DIY Needle felt pig in tulle skirt (step-by-step needle felting tutorial)
If you've ever wanted to try your hand at needle felting , this lovely little piggy with tulle skirt by Binc Bonc is the easiest and cutest starting point! Create your own snuffling friend with Binc Bonc's step-by-step needle felting tutorial. Use the felting needles to stab the wool to life. With these detailed step-by-step instructions , even total beginners will be addicted to this unique and fun craft in no time! This lovely little needle felted pig is the perfect gift for your loved ones:
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Plastic spoon bat - fun Halloween craft for kids
Halloween is around the corner, so its time for some fun bat crafts ! Spooky is fine, but who said bats can't also be cute? By following along The Joy Of Sharing's step-by-step tutorial, kids can learn how to make an adorable plastic spoon bat at school or home. Kids of all ages will love this easy and fun bat craft! You can use the finished plastic spoon bats to decorate your home or the classroom at Halloween. Get the step-by-step tutorial at thejoysharing.com and let's get crafting:
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Easy paper pumpkin lanterns with paper mache
Do you have Halloween pumpkin lanterns in your front yard yet? If you haven't got artistic pumpkin carving talent, or you just need a simple inexpensive jack'o lantern alternative try this brillant craft idea: the paper mache pumpkins!  These lanterns are created with paper mache, a simple but genious craft tecnique, out of tissue paper that’s thin enough for the flame to shine through! Paper mache is absolutelly inexpensive, all you need is a little paper (orange tissue paper or newspaper) and a little homemade paper mache glue (from flour and water! If you need a nice homemade paper mache glue recipe search for "glue" in our site!)
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DIY easy chocholate butterfly cake decoration
Chocolate butterflies sound kind of dreamy and magical. Paper thin chocolate wings fluttering by, landing on your cupcake to adorn it to perfection. Or hiding in the garden to surprise and delight your kids. Butterflies are dainty, so the chocolate equivalent needs to be delicate, elegant and delicious. To achieve this you can use tempered chocolate so that they are crisp at room temperature. These gorgeous chocholate butterflies are perfect decorations to cakes and cupcakes baked for any cocassion, or you can simply gift them in a cute box as they are. Yummy!
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DIY Baking paper Christmas tree ornaments
In this video tutorial Thoughts for Happy Minds will teach you how to make these fluffy paper snowflakes / Christmas tree ornaments using baking paper sheets. These paper pom-poms are super easy and fun to make, and they make a great DIY Christmas craft to try out with your children. These baking paper ornaments are also surprisingly quick to put together. ( If you haven't got baking paper / parchment paper at home, you could try it with tissue paper or paper napkins as well! ) Watch the video tutorial and learn how to make it. Happy holidays!
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Plush amigurumi snowman - free crochet pattern
By following along Ekaterina Kononova's free amigurumi pattern at AmiguroomToys.com, you will be able to crochet this adorable snowman in no time! This sweet amigurumi snowman is sure to bring a smile to any face! This amigurumi cutie is a wonderful seasonal decoration or a soft toy for kids. This amigurumi snowman also can be a lovely little cuddle buddy for a newborn baby ( just swap the plastic eyes with hand embroidery ). So, if you need a lovely Christmas gift or want to make your favorite munchkin a handmade toy, this amigurumi snowman is a perfect choice!
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DIY Mason jar unicorn pencil holder
We are obsessed with unicorn and mason jar crafts! So, why not combine the two? Create these beautiful and super cute mason jar unicorn pencil holders by following along Lines Across' step-by-step tutorial. You can make these adorable mason jar unicorns to keep them on your desk as pencil holders, or they would also be perfect for other things too ( imagine a lovely unicorn planter ) !
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Sewn dress up butterfly wings for kids (with template)
These dress up butterfly wings are one of the sweetest things for little girls! These butterfly wings are great for all those little girls that love spending their day dressing up and imagining. They would also be a great costume idea for school plays or even halloween. With just a few simple supplies and some minor sewing skills you can have a set of these butterfly (or fairy) wings done in no time! Just copy the pattern and adjust the size. Of course you can create other character / animal wings with this nice and easy sewing tutorial as well!
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Felt angel christmas ornament with tiny pocket
So there’s a step-by-step instructions to hand sew this lovely little angel with a tiny front pocket for treats. When complete, the angel ornament measures 3″ across and 4.5″ high (without the loop). This tutorial is perfect for beginners.
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Elegant crochet regency reticule - handbag  (free crochet pattern)
If you are a big Pride and Prejudice or Jane Austen fan AND you love to crochet ,we have got the perfect project for you! The lady’s handbag of that time period characterized by a drawstring and tassels . Many of you showed interest in the design and thankfully Stephanie took step-by-step photos so we can share the process and pattern with you!
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DIY stackable easter egg gift box from toilet paper rolls
This brilliant and funny stackable easter egg / chick gift box is a perfect way to gift small sweets / jewelries for easter. And all you need is to create them some toilet paper tubes , a little bit of paint and glue! This stackable toilet paper roll easter ( matrjoska style ) gift box is a super fun and easy easter ( kids ) craft idea , and it doesn't require special craft materials! With this funny and detailed step-by-step craft video tutorial you can make them easily and it will bring smile to anyone face who will get it!
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Amigurumi birds - crochet spring birds (free amigurumi pattern)
Crochet your very own adorable amigurumi bird toy by following along Yulia Zublenko's nice free amigurumi pattern ! This super adorable amigurumi bird is such a cute friend for toddlers as well as a beautiful handmade gift for grownups. If you'd like to make this adorable crochet / amigurumi spring bird bigger ( as a mommy bird ) simply use a thicker, heavier weight yarn. You can also make this lovely huggable amigurumi bird from any color and size yarn , the end result will be wonderful and it will surely bring great joy to the one who gets it.
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DIY Beautiful easy to make spring balloon flower from crepe paper
Are you looking for a quick, easy, frugal but still gorgeous spring/Easter or wedding decor ? Try this beautiful crepe paper balloon flower ! These gorgeous paper balloon flowers can be great decors in your home at spring/ Easter or you can make them as nice gifts for special occasions ( such as: mother's day, birthdays, graduation or wedding parties etc ). Watch this nice step-by-step video tutorial and learn how to make a beautiful balloon flower in minutes! You can make the paper flowers in any color and size, they will be gorgeous in any form! This spring craft project is so easy, even the smallest kids can create some!
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Confetti champagne glasses - New year's eve celebration
Here’s a pretty way to dress up your glasses for the big New Year’s Eve celebration. They sparkle and shine as the lights bounces off the glitter drips. Your guests will love them! A fun way to usher in the new year with friends.
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Cute miniature DIY School supplies (backpack, notebooks and pen)
Ready for school ? Having the coolest school supplies is one of the best ways to start the school year right Today Nim C will teach you how to make these super cute ( kawaii ) mini school supplies: a slime notebook, a unicorn backpack, an emoji pencil case & an ice cream cone pen! Watch this video tutorial , get creative and personalize your school gear so it's one-of-a-kind, just like you!
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DIY Origami Easter egg cups (paper folding)
Is it too early to start making Easter crafts ? We hope not because we've already found million craft ideas and we can't wait to start sharing them with you! For this time we brought to you a beautiful paper folded ( origami ) Easter egg holder ! Decorate your breakfast table this Easter with these adorable origami egg cups or use them to spice up your painted and ready to be gifted Easter eggs. Super simple, super cute and only take a minute to make. In this nice step-by-step video origami tutorial Emma will show you how to make your paper Easter egg cups with simple paper folding. What do you think? Easy peasy, right?
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DIY Christmas tree ornament elf
DIY Christmas ornaments are one of those classic Christmas craft projects that will always be a great craft. Here is Creative Mamy's spin on this timeless DIY ! Felt Christmas bauble gnomes are something that you can do together with the kids to get in the Christmas mood! You can display these cute felt gnomes as a part of your winter / Christmas decor. The best part is that these felt gnomes are so easy to customize ( you can make spring or even autumn versions by changing the color scheme ). Follow Creative Mamy's step-by-step tutorial and create your own adorable felt Christmas gnome ornaments now!
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Popup snowman card - easy winter craft for kids
How about making the cutest little snowman pop up card? This pop-up card might look like it’s tricky to make but it is in fact really simple and quick project for kids! The process of making your very own Christmas card and giving or sending it to your loved ones is precious for a kid, and a memory they will cherish for years to come. We love making Christmas crafts and cards! This 3D snowman card is pretty simple to make, once you understand how to fold and cut the different parts, and we are  sure, once your kids master this, they will come up with all kinds of different characters that can be made in a similar way.
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Spooky Hallowen pinata mummies with tp tube
One of our favorite things about Halloween is using recycled materials for decorations and gifts! This time she will show you how to take something you throw away almost every day and turn it into a super fun DIY Halloween mummy pinata! This quick and adorable mummy pinata is not just only a super inexpensive and great way to recycle some junk but it's also a super fun Halloween party favor! If you make some of these toilet paper roll mummy pinatas the fun will be granted in your Halloween party for kids and adults as well!
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Short Christmas gnome in winter hat (video tutorial)
Easy and fun DIY Christmas gnomes by Sarah Nenni-Daher for your holiday home decor ! So cute and simple to create! These adorable DIY Christmas gnomes are one of our all time favorite Christmas crafts. These fun Christmas gnomes ( or tomtes ) make adorable winter home decors, or in smaller sizes: Christmas ornaments or gift toppers. Watch this step-by-step video tutorial and learn how to make Swedish Christmas gnome ( tomte, nisse, or Scandinavian gnome ) in no time at all!
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Cute pom pom bunnies
With this creative kids /easter craft idea you can make these adorable pom pom bunnies easily. Thick yarn is best for pompoms because they fill the forms quickly, which is especially important when you are mass-producing dozens of them.
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DIY Ribbon flower with beads - grosgrain flower - kanzashi
In this nice kanzashi video tutorial you will learn how to make twisted flower with sewn in beads ! Gorgeous, isn't it? You can use these beautiful kanzashi ( folded ribbon ) flowers to decorate your christmas tree , you can use them as nice acessories / jewelries , or it can be a perfect gift for any occasion! Despite the look this delicate beaded ribbon flower is very easy to make ( just a little bit time consuming but it absolutely worth the time and effort! ) You can use any colour and patern ribbons to make this gorgeous kanzashi flower , it will look gorgeous in cream/white, pastels and in vibrant colours too!
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DIY Cardboard fireplace
With this nice craft video tutorial you can make this cardboard fireplace easily. If you need a quick and cheap christmas decoration, this is the perfect idea for you!
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Handmade cupcake EOS lip balm
In this nice video tutorial Gillian Bower will show you how to make a DIY EOS Cupcake Lip Balm! Today's video is a super fun and easy DIY, don't mention it it's all natural and good for your skin as well! ! If you're going back to school everyone will be super jealous of your new EOS lip balm ! If you love cupcakes then you definitely have to try making this. This homemade lip balm is perfect for sensitive skin as well ( just leave out the vanilla flavor ).The homemade cupcake eos lip balm can be a great gift for ( teen ) girls !
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DIY Lion tamer circus costume (free sewing tutorial)
Do you love pretty,fun and easy to sew costumes ? We love them! At first glance this DIY lion tamer costume may looks crazily difficult, but it’s actually a pretty simple costume making project .To make this beautiful DIY Lion tamer circus costume you will need red cotton fabric ( or red felt ) ,10-15 yards of tulle ,elastic, gold cording, crepe paper, a pair of black gloves, a DIY or store bought hat, and a hoola hoop.
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Adorable DIY Styrofoam bird - Christmas decor
Look at this cute winter bird! Isn't it super adorable? You can whip up a Christmas bird with the kids in no time with just a few simple craft materials such as odd socks , felt , and Styrofoam balls ! You can use the finished Christmas birds as ornaments or cute little decorations to decorate your home ( or Christmas tree ) in winter, or you can give them as Christmas gifts for your loved ones! Watch Creative Mamy's tutorial and create your now:
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DIY Chick & hen corner bookmarks - easy Easter craft for kids
Today, RedTedArt have some lovely DIY Chick & hen corner bookmarks for you today ( perfect for your collection of chick crafts! ) . This adorable little paper chick corner bookmark is perfect for Easter, don’t you think? We do think RedTedArt's short and fun video tutorial will be a great help in create some! So here is a super helpful bookmark how-to video!
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Simple DIY Gift box advent calendar (matchbox advent calendar)
With all of the hustle and bustle of the holidays , it's not hard to lose track of time. Before you know it, it's Christmas ! Countdown to Christmas with this super adorable and super easy to make DIY matchbox advent calendar by Craft And Creativity. Whether you want a grown-up or kiddie version, this tiny paper box advent calendar is just begging to be made. Not only is this a wonderful holiday decor , because of the anticipation it builds, but it's also a great kids' craft too. Not to mention that this Christmas calendar makes great, frugal Christmas decor. This paper box advent calendar will brighten up your day every time you see it
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Little crochet lovebirds - free amigurumi pattern
Giving a handmade present to your loved ones on this occasion is more apt and cherished than buying gifts from outside. So why not make these little birdies by Anitha (Paint It Colorful Blog) to express your love. Anitha created a wonderful free pattern  and a quick how-to for you! This amigurumi love bird is an absolutely easy crochet toy project: you can create the valentine birds easily even if you are a beginner in amigurumi . This crochet bird doesn't require too much yarn ,and it will look great in any color!
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