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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).
Little soft amigurumi polar bear (free crochet pattern)
In this free crochet tutorial by Elena Timakova at AmiguroomToys, you can learn how to crochet this adorable polar bear in amigurumi ! This sweet amigurumi polar bear is sure to bring a smile to any face! This amigurumi polar bear is a wonderful seasonal decoration or a soft toy for kids. This amigurumi polar bear is also perfect as a gift for a newborn if you crochet yours from cotton yarn and create its eyes with embroidery. At AmiguroomToys you will find the free amigurumi pattern of this super cute polar bear . This amigurumi pattern is a fairly easy one, so if you are a beginner in amigurumis this lovely little polar bear is absolutely perfect to begin with!
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Adorable felt sleeping donkey (free sewing pattern)
We are huge fans of stuffed animals,and felt! We adore  felt as a craft material because it does't fray so it's very easy to work with, and it's so versatile! This cute felt donkey can be made under an afternoon with simple hand sewing. Cute, isn't it? In this nice craft blog you will find the felt donkey's sewing pattern for free! With the free pattern creating one super cute felt donkey ( as an adorable baby mobile piece, soft toy or cat toy) will be a piece of cake!  This felt donkey may be your favorite felt craft you have made in a while!
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Quilted angel pattern and tutorial
Make this beautiful (and easy to sew) quilted angel from a little scrap fabric. It's so adorable! In this website you can find the sewing pattern and a nice photo illustrated tutorial.
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Molang bunny - amigurumi bunny ornament (free crochet pattern)
Do you love crochet and super adorable handmade decorations ? Crochet this lovely amigurumi Molang rabbit by Paint It Colorful! This adorable amigurumi rabbit ornament can be a wonderful handmade gift for your kids ( or grandkids ) or a festive little Christmas tree ornament. At Paint It Colorful you will find the pattern of this little Molang bunny ornament for free! Isn't it wonderful? This amigurumi rabbit is an absolutely easy crochet toy project: you can create it easily even if you are a beginner in amigurumi. This crocheted rabbit doesn't require too much yarn, and it will look great in any color!
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DIY Swan costume with tulle skirt (Bjork swan dress)
Do you remember that time Bjork showed up to the Oscars in that swan dress and everyone on tv and fashion magazines flipped out? We do. And we loved it! At first glance this costume making tutorial may looks crazy, but it’s actually a pretty simple step-by-step .To make this beautiful swan dress you will need white cotton fabric ( or an unused white stocking / yoga pants ),10-15 yards of tulle ,elastic, wire & cutters, stuffing, black and orange fabric scraps ( felt ),tape measure and scissors.
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DIY Lace ballerina flats - shoe makeover idea
Your comfy balerina flats are a little bit worn out? Fix it up with this easy and brilliant shoe makeover idea by Mom Spark! Or of course you can sacrifice a par of brand new ballerinas on the altar of crafts to create gorgeous unique shoes to wear on you wedding day or any other special occasion! This shoe makeover idea is very quick, easy and also budget friendly. You can use this brilliant lace-decoupage technique on other shoes as well (imagine chic lace slip-ons or  gorgeous lace heels) . Visit Mom Spark and create your very own lovely lace ballerina:
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Boo! the amigurumi ghost (free amigurumi pattern)
Crochet your very own adorable cuddly amigurumi Boo toy by following along Tarturumies's nice free amigurumi pattern ! This super adorable amigurumi ghost 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 Boo bigger ( for an absolutely giant ghost ) simply use a thicker, heavier weight yarn , the end result will be wonderful and it will surely bring great joy to the one who gets it.
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Cute cloud baby toy (free sewing pattern)
Kids will love snuggling with these super adorable cloud plushies! Can you stand the cuteness? Simple stitching and minimal stuffing pulls this sewing project together in a flash. Sew up a sweet cloud softie (or several!) for someone you love! In this nice sewing blog you will find the free sewing pattern to make one of this lovely cloud soft toy for your baby! You can use them to decorate the kids' room or just use the clouds as a cute adorable baby toys.
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Little amigurumi bunny (free crochet pattern)
Are you looking for free amigurumi patterns ? Do you love bunnies ? Crochet this cute little amigurumi bunny ! @wasilenatoys designed this lovely amigurumi bunny. Besides it's super adorable, this amigurumi pattern is completely free ! One of the nice things about amigurumi is that the exact size is rarely important, so you don’t need to worry about matching the designer’s gauge. Provided your stitches are compact enough that they won’t gape open to leaving large holes between them when you add the stuffing, you have the freedom to experiment with different yarns and hooks to give you a different-sized result. So grab your hooks and create this adorable amigurumi bunny now!
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Snowman & snow girl dolls (free sewing pattern)
Do you love sewing ? Are you looking for a super cute soft plush toy for your kids ? Try this snowman softie ! This adorable snowman plush toy is a perfect Christmas gift or you can give them for any special occasion! At Masterclass.ru you will find the free sewing pattern and a nice step-by-step assembling and sewing tutorial ! You can add extra elements to your snowman plushies ,or sew / crochet a few accessories for them! Who can resist this sweet snowman face ?
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3D flower coloring pages ( free printable )
We are really excited to share these paper craft flowers 3D coloring pages with you as they give coloring a whole new dimension. These gorgeous colorable paper flowers bring two of our passions together, the intricate coloring and the detailed paper crafting. If you’re more a fan of paper crafts than coloring pages for adults though there’s a pre-colored version included in the free printable too! You can use the finished artworks to decorate your home (at springtime), or it can be a perfect present for your coloring enthusiast friends ( along with a nice set of pencils/pens)!
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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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Cute miniature amigurumi easter / spring bunnies
If you are looking for a cute and soft crocheted toy / easter gift or spring decoration make this adorable Spring Bunny band ! This amigurumi pattern is very easy to follow, even if you are a beginner in crocheting / amigurumi. You can make a whole rabbit family with changing their base body color, or just use a "fluffy" yarn for an extra look!
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Easy DIY confetti painted heart mug - Valentine's day gift
If you love easy to make and quick gift ideas you will adore these DIY confetti painted heart mugs  by Today's Creative Life. These DIY confetti painted heart mugs are perfect for Valentines day or maybe to show your love of coffee. This craft would make a cute and quick Valentines day gift ,or just use them to show your love of coffee or hot chocolate. You can get creative with different patterns and colors. - the possibilities are endless! Get the full tutorial at todayscreativelife.com and create your very own easy DIY Valentine's heart mugs:
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Lovely amigurumi bunny in a dress (free amigurumi pattern)
Projects like these make us love the art of crochet and amigurumi so much! Just look at this cute bunny girl! Who can resist this cute little bunny face? By following along Nasty Schastlivaya 's free amigurumi pattern you can create this super cute crochet bunny in no time! But before you start learning the basics of amigurumi we must warn you: amigurumi is a very addictive hobby ( once you start creating lovely amigurumi toys , you won't be able to stop making them! ) So, don't hesitate: create a lovely little amigurumi bunny for your friends or family members now!
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Little amigurumi bunny in skirt (free crochet pattern and video tutorial)
Playing with super cute huggable plushies are so comforting and fun! The perfect excuse to play with lovely plush toys ( regardless of your age ) is to crochet one! For example: crochet this lovely little bunny as a handmade gift for your friends and family members! This lovely amigurumi bunny will sure to bring a smile to any face! So follow along Victoria's ( Y-ammi Art ) free crochet pattern and create one! You can make this lovely huggable amigurumi bunny 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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Simple paper strip sphere bunnies - Easter kids' craft
If you are on a hunt for a quick to do Easter craft idea, these cute little bunnies are certainly your thing. We love all the diversity simple paper strips offer when it comes to crafting (and these unnies prove that).  If you are in a need of a fun Easter craft idea for a classroom these are your thing as you can easily “thread” them on a string and make a fantastic Easter garland. You wouldn’t even need to limit yourself (well the kids) to sticking to ray or brown color for this paper craft project. Use pastels and have a nice variety of Easter bunnies. Naturally this is also a wonderful project to do with your kids at home.
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DIY felt Christmas gnomes (step-by-step tutorial)
Easy and fun DIY Christmas elf dolls by Creative Mamy for your holiday home decor ! So cute and simple to create! These adorable DIY Christmas elf dolls are one of our all time favorite Christmas crafts. These fun Christmas dolls 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 little Christmas elfs now:
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Easy flower origami box ( basket ) - paper folding
With this nice video paper folding ( origami ) tutorial you can create this five-pointed origami paper star ( or flower ) box. This adorable and gorgeous paper treat box is a perfect gift for any ocassion ( mother's day, valentine's day, a wedding ) or you can use it as a nice addition to you spring home decor. We love origami ( paper folding ) because you don't need special craft items to it, just some leftower colorful ( wrapping ) paper and a little freetime.
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Amigurumi snowman in hat and scarf (free amigurumi pattern)
Are you looking for free amigurumi patterns ? Do you love snowmen ? Crochet this cute little amigurumi snowman by Darya Neustroeva! Besides it's super adorable, this amigurumi pattern is completely free ! One of the nice things about amigurumi is that the exact size is rarely important, so you don’t need to worry about matching the designer’s gauge. Provided your stitches are compact enough that they won’t gape open to leaving large holes between them when you add the stuffing, you have the freedom to experiment with different yarns and hooks to give you a different-sized result. So grab your hooks and create this adorable amigurumi snowman now!
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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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Yarn wrapped cardboard hearts - Valentine's day craft
Love is in the air! Today we are going to show you how to make yarn wrapped hearts. This craft idea is great both for kids and grown ups, making it the one of the coolest Valentine’s day crafts ever! You can make the yarn wrapped hearts in any color and size that fits into your home and style, so it can be a nice inexpensive home decor as well! (Imagine them in pastell/white vintage style!) For this Valentine's day craft you will need: a little piece of cardboard, a heart template, and a little yarn in the color of your choice. The kids will love this easy, fun , inexpensive and quick valentine's day craft!
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DIY easy magic gift card - self coloring magic card
Self coloring gift cards ? True magic ! Watch this nice step-by-step video tutorial and learn how to make one magic gift card in minutes! This self-coloring magic slider card / magic card can be a perfect gift for almost any occasion and holiday ! Just adjust the magic slider card's frame color and motif to fit the occasion, and create a magical and super quick gift for your friends and family! You won't beleieve how easy is to make one self colouring magic card, and how fun is to use it!
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Easy frugal DIY spring decor  - paper butterfly garland
In this nice step-by-step craft tutorial you can learn how to make this gorgeous 3D paper butterfly garland! This is one of the easiest garlands we've ever seen! To make this gorgeous frugal spring decor you will need: colored paper or other paper materials (such as magazines, leftover wrapping papers...), a string and  some glue. This spring butterfly garland craft is suitable for kids of all ages because it's super easy to make! Of course this craft tutorial comes with a free butterfly template! With this making one beautiful frugal paper spring butterfly garland will be a piece of cake!
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Adorable ice cream costume with fabric pains
Some Halloween costumes are just too complicated, especially when you need a costume last-minute and don’t want to do anything over-the-top when you’re just going to work for the day. With the right paint products, you can simplify this cute Halloween costume using just a painted shirt and a headband and create a DIY simple ice cream t-shirt to pair with a honeycomb cherry headband! Wear your t-shirt with pants, jeans or a skirt of your choice and still feel as festive as everyone else for Halloween !
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Easy DIY plastic pumpkin lamp - fall home decor
The lighting in your home doesn't have to be boring, even if you haven't got tons of money to invest in fall decor. For example, you could beautify your home with this easy DIY Plastic pumpkin lamp by Dream A Little Bigger! The light of this gorgeous pumpkin lamp probably isn’t enough to read by, but it is definitely an awesome little lamp that is stronger than a typical nightlight. ( Plus it's a fabulous mood lighting ! ) This plastic pumpkin lamp is sleek and simple enough to add a modern touch to your fall decor, and easy enough for even beginner DIY-ers.
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DIY Floating teacup - gorgeous spring decor
This floating teacup by Beckys craftsandgoodies is a gorgeous ( spring ) decoration for your home or garden that actually looks like a teacup that is floating above a saucer. This DIY floating teacup actually looks like the cup is pouring out beautiful spring flowers , and it’s simply gorgeous when you get it finished. Creating a floating teacup is an excellent opportunity for you to put those cracked teacups to good use. To make this gorgeous indoor or outdoor garden decoration , you need a teacup , a saucer , some artificial flowers and greenery, heavy wire or a fork , and a strong glue. Watch the step-by-step video tutorial and learn the how-tos:
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Easy DIY teenage mutant ninja turtle costume for kids (no-sew)
We love easy and fun DIY dress up / Halloween costumes ! For this year's Halloween ( or the next dress up party ) create this fun and easy DIY teenage mutant ninja turtle costume ! This nice step-by-step video tutorial will show you how to make this SUPER easy Ninja Turtle costume. This handmade costume is great for a group of friends, plus you can totally change it up however you want! The teenage mutant ninja turle costume is perfect for boys and girls , and for kids and adults both! If you haven't got aluminium turkey pan at hand you can use cardboard instead
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DIY Stained glass nativity (with printable silhouette)
To get on board with the festivities here's a beautiful and super easy to make stained glass nativity scene! Today Meaningful Mama will show you how to make a faux stained glass nativity scene using our favorite craft material: paperStained glass crafts are so interesting! When there is no light shining through, it’s beautiful and still , but when the light shines through, the colors come to life! Beautiful, bright stained glass is something children are drawn to. The rainbow of broken colors and shapes are like puzzles of light.
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Mummy cookies for Halloween - easy desserts
This super adorable Halloween mummy cookie by Diane (from Created By Diane ) is the proof the gingerbread cookie cutter isn’t just for Christmas time! Make some yummy mummies with your favorite gingerbread or chocolate chip cookie recipe, they will be delicious in any form! If you haven't got gingerbread man cookie cutters at hand, you can bend one from an empty (and clean) aluminium drink can! This delicious and super funny mummy cookie will be a great hit at your Halloween party, and it doesn't need special baking or cake decorating skills!
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Adorable amigurumi sheep in a hoodie - free crochet pattern
Are you looking for a cute, adorable animal doll amigurumi to crochet ? Here you are: a free sheep amigurumi pattern and tutorial to share with you. CraftPassion has got the idea to design and crochet this Sheep Amigurumi, Sunnia, out of her very popular sock sheep free pattern . They are cousins from different material, Sunnia was crochet from fuzzy yarn while the sock sheep was sewed from socks. Besides the usual written pattern and step by step picture tutorial, this time she has developed a video to show the summary process to make Sunnia.
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