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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).
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Crochet pumpkin ( free Hungarian crochet pattern )
It’s that time of year again already! Time to fill the house with cozy candles and pretty autumn decorations. And if we talk about fall decorations , let us present to you our favorite: crochet pumpkins! Every fall we like to decorate with pumpkins and of course, we love crocheting so why not combine these two passions together? Eva would like to share this wonderful free crochet pumpkin pattern with you, so you can decorate and welcome in autumn. You can replicate Eva's pattern with a larger hook and bigger yarn to make a display of various sized pumpkins just in time for Halloween.
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Crochet pumpkins ( free Hungarian patterns )
If you love quick crochet patterns and lovely fall decorations you will love these adorable pumpkins by Eva Doll Shop! These crochet pumpkins look like they are knitted but they are not! They are actually crocheted pumpkins. Fun, isn't it? These crochet pumpkin s are small but they are easily customizable and you can make a bunch in no time to decorate your Halloween table or spread them around the house in autumn. Get the free crochet pumpkin pattern and let's get crafting:
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DIY Star garland advent calendar (star box 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 gorgeous and super easy to make DIY star box advent calendar by A Beautifull Mess. Whether you want a grown-up or kiddie version, this tiny paper star 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 surely brighten up your day every time you see it!
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Easy mini crochet Easter baskets - free crochet pattern
Aren’t these mini crochet Easter baskets cute ? Here’s a super fun, quick and easy crochet project for this Easter to make for the little ones. This mini Easter basket can fit about 6 mini chocolate eggs or 1 plastic egg ( fill it with jelly beans or more chocolates! ) . One basket is a breeze to make – it takes about 15-20 minutes to make, more or less depending on your speed and skill level. You could whip up a few baskets and they will make great gifts to surprise the little ones if you’re having a gathering of family and friends this Easter.
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33 different Christmas themed nail art - manicure tutorial
In this nice step-by-step video tutorial you can find not just only 1 but 33 ! different Christmas style nail art design from cute Christmas/winter figures and motifs ( reindeer, snowman, santa, snowflake, candy cane etc ) to elegant nonfigurative or Christmas themed motifs. If you haven't got special nail art equipment you can draw the patterns ( at leat the most of them ) with your nail polishes bursh or with a toothpick! These Christmas manicure ideas are easy to make and can be a nice addition to your holiday party outfit !
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DIY Double Valentine wreath - quick Valentine's day decor
It's time to make some Valentine's Day decorations to put up! What better way to decorate for Valentine's day than to sprinkle your doors with a beautiful Valentine inspired double wreath. This sweet front door decoration by Craftaholics Anonymous will help your family - and anyone who walks into your house - feel the love. So don't hesitate: get the step-by-step tutorial at craftaholicsanonymous.net and create a gorgeous double Valentine wreath today :
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4 Easy DIY Valentine's day decor
Kimberly has a fun Valentine’s Day Mantel to share with you today, created and updated with Martha Stewart craft supplies! Click on the link below to watch what Kimberly used to create these easy DIY Valentine's day decors and how you can incorporate these lovely last-minute Valentine's decors into your home! What do you think? We think it’s simple, but oh so fun!
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DIY Halloween cupcake costume for kids
If you love sweets and fun Halloween costumes try this super cute cupcake costume by Melissa ( from Make It Yours )! This cupcake Halloween or dress up party costume is sized for a child but to construct one for an adult would be the same process with slightly different measurements and extra supplies.Who says candy has to be the only sweet treat on Halloween? This ambitious cupcake costume is surprisingly doable! follow along Melissa's step-by-step costume making tutorial and create one:
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Spring flowers - beginner watercolor painting tutorials by Jay Lee
Today Jay Lee will to teach you how to paint gorgeous sophisticated watercolor spring flowers ! You can use this painting technique to make your own note cards, birthday cards, place settings, wedding paper goods, or art to hang in your home ! Jay Lee is a very talented, creative person who can knit up a storm and wield a watercolor-saturated brush like nobody’s business. In accordance with her watercolor know-how , she has created a whole bunch of watercolor painting tutorials for us to learn how to create gorgeous watercolor flowers. Watercolor is our favorite painting medium to work with because it’s so fluid and organic!
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4 different Halloween and fall garlands
Garlands are not just only beautiful decors to your home but these are also very inexpensive and easy to create! Even the smallest kids can help you in the making process! She whipped up 4 garlands that are perfect for draping across mantels, over door frames, or just taping onto a wall at fall or Halloween, but you also can use these simple ideas to create garlands for other holidays/seasons as well! (Imagine a nice paper flower garland, or a happy birthday bunting!) They add such a festive flair for the season!
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Magical watercolor Easter egg - fun Easter craft for kids
Invite your children to paint watercolor surprise Easter egg art to see what magically appears! This time Rhythms Of Play will teach you how to make these beautiful and oh-so- fun to paint Easter eggs. Creating watercolor surprise Easter egg art using a watercolor resist medium is an easy Easter art project for kids ( and adults! ). Of course, this fun and easy painting technique is perfect for other holidays as well! Imagine a beautifully decorated watercolor painted christmas tree, or a bunch of giant baubles with gorgeous patterns!
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DIY Greek goddess costume (Demeter costume)
Are you looking for a gorgeous but still simple to make Halloween or dress up party costume? Try this one! Today, Make It & Love It is going to show you how to make this simple and elegant handmade Greek goddess costume. In ancient Greek religion and mythology , Demeter is the goddess of the grain , agriculture, harvest, growth, and nourishment, who presided over grains and the fertility of the earth. This gorgeous goddess costume can be a great choice for both kids and adults!
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Booper the cat and her guinea pig(free sewing pattern & tutorial)
Who can resist this super cute cat cuddling with her guinea pig pal? Stuffed animals are more than just cute and cuddly creatures, they can also become your child’s best friend. So, why not make them extra special? With these fun ( and free! ) sewing patterns by Fluffmonger you can do just that. Consider making them out of a favorite outfit or add some hand embroidery to personalize it. Visit fluffmonger.com to get the free cat and guinea pig sewing pattern and a step-by-step sewing / soft toy making tutorial :
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Easy paper rosette wedding bouquet or topiary (spring decor)
Are you looking for an inexpensive but still gorgeous wedding bouquet, spring decor or mother's day gift ? Try this paper rosette ball bouquet ( or spring topiary ) ! This beautiful paper rose bouquet won't wither so you can preserve a precious memory of a special occasion forever! This paper rosette / rose bouquet ( despite the look ) is a super easy craft project , with this step-by-step paper rose topiary / bouquet video tutorial making one will be a piece of cake! So watch this nice video tutorial and learn how to make one gorgeous paper rose bouquet or spring decor for yourself or as a precious gift!
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Adorable love cat necklace from clay
With a simple heart shape cookie cutter you can make these super adorable heart shape cat necklaces in minutes! Creative idea, isn't it? You can gift them on Valentine's day or Mother's day, or you can simply gift them to your friends/family members just to show your love with a simple but fun handmade jewelry! (These cute heart shape clay cat necklaces can be great accessories as well! ) With this nice step-by-step video and picture tutorial making one of these cute heart shape love cats will be a piece of cake! You can use any type air drying clay and also you can paint them to any fun color that fits into your taste!
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DIY Optimus Prime costume from cardboard (Transformers)
Are you looking for  the most AWESOME Halloween (or dress up party) kids' costume that ever created? Try this Optimus Prime costume!  Probably you won't believe me but it's completely made from cardboard! It's truly amazing, isn't it?  Of course you can create a simplier version, just use this nice step-by step tutorial on how to make an amazing Optimus prime (Transformers) costume from cardboard with a few clever trick! Cardboard is perfect for sharp geometrical shapes like Optimus's body and head (and also for other Transformers or car characters). I bet this gorgeous Optimus Prime costume is every (little and big) boy's dream costume!
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How to make square pillow gift boxes easily with a CD
A personalized gift for a dear one should also be wrapped properly. So in order to make the packaging truly personal, you should make yourself. This will make the whole gift -giving idea more fun and special and you will also be saving some extra dollars, by wrapping the present yourself. This video tutorial , will teach you how to make a small square-shaped gift box in which you can store a little surprise. You will only need: an old CD , triangle, a pair of scissors, paper or cardboard, pencils and a piece of fabric. Just add a cute ribbon to finish the pillow box and you can place your gift inside right away.
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DIY Rustic ribbon star wall art - Christmas decoration
Are you on a hunt for a super easy, budget-friendly but still gorgeous ( farmhouse style ) Christmas decor ? Try this DIY Rustic ribbon star wall art by Beyond The Picket Fence! This DIY Rustic ribbon star wall art is such a fun, easy, and a great way to add Christmas cheer. This ribbon star is simple yet rich! What a great idea and really great in its simplicity of design and execution. Anyone can create this gorgeous Christmas decor and have something to be proud of when they are finished!
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DIY Circus clown and bear piggyback costume (sewing tutorial)
Oh. My. Word. We haven’t laughed so much at a costume,maybe EVER! Want to give this DIY Circus clown and bear piggyback costume a whirl?  Almost everything you need can come from stuff you have around the house.  And if you don’t have some of the items needed…..head to the thrift store! Put your DIY Circus clown and bear piggyback costume on with a white button up shirt and cinch up your suspenders to help hold the pants up.  Add some face paint, a red nose, and hat….and you’re ready to go!
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Amigurumi witch cat pattern (free crochet pattern)
Crochet your very own gorgeous, lovely amigurumi witch cat with  this nice free crochet toy pattern! This witch cat amigurumi toy is absolutely perfect for kids as a Halloween toy or you can use them decorate at Halloween! If you'd like to make this adorable crochet / amigurumi witch cat bigger for an absolutely giant cat use a thicker, heavier weight yarn and a 4 mm hook. This beautiful adorable amigurumi witch cat is such a unique way to decorate at Halloween!
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DIY No-sew T-shirt tote bag
We are sharing an awesome upcycling craft with you today: Jessi's upcycled T-shirt tote bag ! Gorgeous isn't it? If you have a bunch of old t-shirts from college that you just don’t wear anymore, but they still have sentimental value turn them into tote bags ! It’s so easy to turn a t-shirt into a tote bag , and the best part is, there’s no sewing required! All you need is scissors and an old t-shirt , you can make a super awesome tote bag !
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DIY Christmas yarn star ornament - easy Christmas yarn craft
Have you ever crafted yarn ornaments ? They are simple and so beautiful! This gorgeous, decorative, and frugal Christmas star ornament by Decora Recicla Imagina is so easy to make, you won't believe your eyes! Using yarn, glue, sewing pins and styrofoam trays, you can make unique and beautiful homemade Christmas ornaments in minutes! Of course, you can use any other shapes than stars : imagine a gorgeous yarn Christmas tree, a snowflake, or a snowman... the possibilities are endless!
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DIY sock pig - sock animal sewing tutorial
Do you know that 2019 is the pig year in the Chinese zodiac? To celebrate this, Craft Passion shows you how to sew this super adorable sock pig ! This lovely little sock pig is just the perfect sewing project for recycling some old ( half-pair ) socks ! Plus, you can whip up this sock pig in less than an hour. This little piggy can be a wonderful stuffed toy , theme decoration, keychain, ornaments or a great handmade gift to make for any occasion. Kids might be able to make it with a little help from an adult too.
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Quick & easy DIY fabric flowers ( video tutorial )
Even if you think you can't sew , these fabric flowers are super-duper easy! You just have to try one! In this step-by-step video tutorial Treasurie will teach you how to make one in no time. If you don't have any fabric lying around you could use an old sheet, clothes that the kids have outgrown, little baby things that you love ( imagine giving grandma a flower brooch made from pieces of fabric from all her grandkids favorite clothes! ) , dishcloths that have outlived their usefulness and anything else made from fabric.
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Toilet paper roll angels
This angel is super-simple and you get to upcycle an empty toilet roll in the process (or a paper towel roll cut in half), so that makes it even better! Toilet roll angels are a classic Christmas craft, you may well have made one before with your kids or when you were a kid yourself. Her version uses paper doilies for the wings, but if you don’t have those you can just cut them out of paper or card stock – anything goes really and there are no rules.
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Easy DIY snowflake mason jars - Christmas upcycling craft
Capture the magic of winter / Christmas in with this brilliant winter craft idea: the snowflake jar! This Christmas decor project packs a big impact but it takes little effort! If you have kids or grandkids they will also love this easy mason jar upcycling project! You can use any size mason jars to make this gorgeous snowy winter  / mason jar decor, and add extra decorations as you wish. You can use this frugal folk art winter decor to decorate your home at Christmas or gift them to your loved ones, either way it will bring happiness and joy !
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DIY hugging birds mother's day card
Every Mom and Dad appreciates handmade cards, so create one of these adorable hugging /cuddling bird cards for them for mother's day or father's day! (Or you can simply gift it to thank their hard work and unlimited love. ) These cute paper cuddling bird cards are super easy to make: you just need some colorful (scrapbooking or wrapping) paper to create it which is nice because you don't need to buy lots of craft supplies.  (You will be able to download 2 different free card templates from this nice craft website! )
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DIY Heart shape hot air balloon Valentine card - Valentine's day craft for kids
Pour your heart out with this gorgeous heart shape hot air balloon Valentine card! This time I Heart Crafty Things will show you how to make this beautiful Valentine card from a few sheets of simple craft paper in no time! Homemade cards are not only a joy to create but they are also super special for the recipient to open up. This 3D hot air balloon card is colorful, sweet and unbelievably easy to create. Get the free template and the step-by-step tutorial at iheartcraftythings.com and create yours today:
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Little purple amigurumi bunny (free crochet pattern)
The best things in life are free - like this lovely amigurumi bunny pattern by Iriss at AmiguroomToys! Like most of the people, you are likely to ask what exactly amigurumi is until you see the beautiful patterns and you instantly fall in love with it. Amigurumi is a Japanese crocheting technique of creating fun and beautiful stuffed animals using yarns, just like this lovely little bunny. So grab a few skeins of yarn, make this lovely amigurumi bunny today and create a darling new stuffed animal for your loved one.
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Easy & quick crochet bunny applique - free crochet pattern
Need a simple & quick bunny crochet pattern ? Try this one! Today we are sharing an easy crochet pattern that will have you whipping up little crocheted bunnies in just minutes! We hope you like this pattern and have fun creating your very own crochet bunnies! You could attach your bunny to a pin to create a label pin, or maybe you’ll want to use your bunnies to make a garland to celebrate Easter this year. Bunnies aren’t just for Easter ,though. A bunny garland would look great in a nursery, too!
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