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This craft category is a huge collection of DIY Mother's day gifts, Father's day gifts and crafts! DIY Mother's day gifts ( gifts for moms, flower crafts, free printable and DIY Mother's day cards, Mother's day crafts for kids / preschoolers ), Father's day gifts ( free printable and DIY Father's day cards, gifts for fathers, father's day crafts for kids ), gifts for grandparents ( keepsakes, family photo gifts, gifts for grand moms and grand dads ) and many more creative craft and DIY gift ideas about Mother's day and Father's day!
Gorgeous 3D paper tulip card - Mother's day craft for kids
Whether you are looking to make a colorful spring kids craft or are on the hunt for a darling flower craft to make for a special Mother’s Day gift ,this darling paper tulip flower craft is perfect. The mixture of the tulips popping of the page in a 3D effect and the bright, vibrant colors makes this paper tulip flower craft a show stopper. The 3D paper tulip flowers pop off the page to make this craft visually interesting and beautiful!
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Easy DIY origami money shirt tutorial (paper folding)
This step-by-step origami video tutorial will teach you how to make an origami shirt from money or rectangular paper ! This origami money shirt is super easy to make and it can be a great gift for dads or boyfriends ! So learn how to make the simplest of money origami - the dollar bill shirt ! This easy origami shirt is also awesome for decorating greetings cards ! Whether this is for your d ad, husband, boyfriend or colleague , they will appreciate the extra time and effort spent on a handmade greetings card. For this easy to make origami dollar bill shirt , you'll need - a dollar bill ! ( If you'd like to use origami paper instead, the dimensions don't matter, just make sure it's a long rectangle. )
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Acrylic painting techniques - step by step video tutorials
Would you like to learn how to paint beautiful unique acrylic paintings in vibrant fun colors? Acrylic Painting Techniques 's art class video channel will teach you how to paint these gorgeous pictures in nice, easy to follow step-by-step video tutorials ! Her acrylic painting videos are very easy to follow even if your are a beginner in painting with acrylics , and the outcome is so beautiful you can gift them to your family members or hang on your wall! In this Youtube art channel you can find more than 40! different step-by-step painting tutorial with various landscape themes, seasonal paintings, flowers etc.
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Magical blooming flowers - trick
Make a "magical" self opening paper flower that opens when you add water. Fun craft idea to do with kids. You could leave a Valentines message inside the flowers and surprise a loved one. Be amazed as you watch it open by itself! This magical gift is perfect for any ocassion, and very easy to make!
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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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Easy DIY paper sunflowers - fall craft for kids
These folded paper sunflowers by One Little Project are so easy to make! It’s crazy what you can make with just a few folds of paper ! These paper sunflowers are the perfect craft for late summer or fall. They are bright, beautiful and lots of fun to make! This sweet paper sunflower can be a perfect decor in your home at summer / fall , you can decorate your wedding party with them ( in pastel colors ) , or you can gift them for any special occasion ( such as mother's day ! ) Of course you can make these easy and quick paper flowers in any other color than sunflower yellow / orange, which makes them great party decorations as well!
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3 Ingredient easy pretzel flower bites - party snack
Get ready for spring with these easy 3 ingredient pretzel flower bites. These fun ( Smarties ) chocolate and pretzel flowers are ready in 15 minutes and super fun to make! Raise your hand if you love whipping up easy and fun party treats ! We do too! Today TipBuzz is sharing with us a fast and fun spring/Easter treat which also can be used as a delicious Mother's day gift or a cupcake topper! These colorful p retzel flowers are made with pretzels, candy melts , and Smarties. Salt mixed with sugar is irresistible and treats that are easy to pop in your mouth are so fun! You will love this quick and easy pretzel flower recipe and this step-by-step video tutorial!
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DIY Heart bath bombs - easy & quick Valentine's gift
Today The Best Ideas For Kids will show you how to make your own heart shaped bath bombs ! These homemade heart bath bombs are actually really easy to make, they make such lovely Valentine's gifts and as a bonus: you will save a fortune with them. These DIY bath bombs are shaped into little hearts ( with a heart shape mold ) , but you could use any shape you want or have at hand! ( Imagine a festive Christmas tree variation, or fun cake shaped bath bombs , artistic discs or cubes, or you can use a simple plastic bauble to create round " classic" ones ) !
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Mom - baby matching slippers ( baby shower gift )
Create with this super, free mom&baby matching slippers crochet pattern a pair of cozy slippers which can make a great creative gift for moms (and dads) for any occasion! Despite the look this cozy crochet slippers is a beginner / intermediate pattern so you can crochet them easily even if you are a beginner in crocheting ! Make cozy mom & baby matching room slippers from soft cotton yarn or super warm wool / acrylic yarn - it will be great in any form! These cozy indoor shoes can be  practical thorough the winter / autumn season or you can use hem in a baby & mom photo session!
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DIY mini notebooks - notebook keychains
Thus cute miniature paper notebook is a surprisingly easy craft project and it can be a perfect gift for any ocassion! Watch this nice video craft tutorial and create one for yourself or for your friends! You can create the miniature notebooks in any color and size! It can be very handy if you have LOTs of phone numbers, adresses or other important informations or you can gift them with personal messages/quotes/images. Of course you can use printed images/messages to create the mini books instead of plain white sheets, the possibilities are endless! ( Imagine a miniature coloring book , or your favourite novel in miniature ! )
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DIY Paper calla lily flower bouquet  -  beautiful spring decor
Meaning for calla lilies is purity, holiness, and faithfulness.Because of their beauty, calla lilies are used for many occasions including weddings, Easter decorations, mother's day bouquets ....So get a few rolls of crepe paper and create this gorgeous crepe paper calla lily to decorate your home frugally at Easter / spring or give it as a meaningful gift for your loved ones! Of course you can create paper calla lilies in other colors as well. Watch this step-by-step video tutorial and create your very own gorgeous paper flowers!
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Hands holding a heart - DIY Mother's day card
This hands holding a heart Mothers day card by Easy Peasy And Fun is one of the simplest and cutest Mother's day craft ideas for kids to make ! For all mothers , seeing their child's artworks created with love by far the most beautiful and rewarding gift they can enjoy. A homemade card can make Mother's Day extra special, and adding your own personal touch is easy.
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DIY Rose filled heart card - Valentine's day card
An another super cute homemade Valentine’s day card you or your kids can make – this time Easy Peasy And Fun is showing you how to make a rose filled heart card! You can easily make the most beautiful card for Valentine's day by following along Andreja' step-by-step DIY spiral paper flower heart tutorial. It’s super crazy how small details add so much to the finished project! This gorgeous Valentine's day art is the best example of fun paper crafts to do at home, with such a gorgeous outcome. An easy-peasy paper craft to create a heart shape floral bloom with a few sheets of simple colorful paper.
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Gorgeous silk ribbon rose flower - elegant brooch
This gorgeous silk ribbon flower ( peony or rose ) is made from simple silk ribbon ribbon pieces! This gorgeous silk ribbon flower is absolutely not as difficult as it seems: you just need to melt the petals with a lighter ( or a lit tea candle ) to shape them and then simply glue them together. With this nice step-by-step video craft tutorial you can make this gorgeous silk ribbon rose ( or peony flower ) easily to decorate your home at springtime, or as a beautiful gift for your mother on Mother's day ! Of course this ribbon rose can be a perfect gift or decor for other special occasions as well, such as your wedding party ! )
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Decoupage tutorial - decorationg candles with napkins easily
This nice step-by-step video tutorial will show you how easily decorate and personalise pillar candles with napkins ! These gorgeous napkin decorated candles can pe perfect gifts and decors for every season, holiday and occasion ! You can use floral motifs for spring/Easter , winter wonderland scenes for Christmas , or simple nonfigurative patterns ( stripes, dots, moroccan flowers, vintage designs ) to spice up your everyday home decor , the personalised pillar candles will look gorgeous in any form! But beware: these candles are just DECORATIONS , because the napkins are flammable, so please keep this in mind and dont light them!
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Gorgeous shabby chic loop flowers (brooches) from fabric scraps
These gorgeous vintage / shabby chic flowers are completely made from leftover fabric strips , so this quick fabric flower craft can be a great fabric scrap buster project! You can use these beautiful shabby chic fabric loop flowers as home decors, gifts, jewelries and it also can be a great addition to your upcoming wedding party or you can create unique romantic accessories with them! You can make the flowers from almost every type of fabrics it will be gorgeous and unique in any form and style! At Alittleshabbychic's Youtube channel you will find lots of other gorgeous shabby chic style flower tutorials , so don't forget to check it!
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Fingerprint pumpkin wall art - fun fall craft for kids
We LOVE easy crafts and activities that toddlers can do, and of course, we love fingerprint crafts ! This time One Little Project will show you how to make this super cute fingerprint pumpkin! Your kids will love dipping their fingers into the paint to help make the fingerprints for these pumpkins. If you make them on a nice thick canvas, as Debbie did, they can be pulled out each year for some cheerful fall decor! Have fun experimenting with different patterns and color combinations! ( We LOVE how the paint creates a marble effect when the colors mix! )
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DIY Clay footprint bowl keepsake
Children grow far too quickly, so it is always nice to make a few DIY keepsakes along the way! We totally love today's craft:this lovely clay footprint bowl keepsake by Messy Little Monster ! You can treasure how small your babies or toddlers feet are with this cute keepsake ,which also doubles up as a beautiful kid made gift for family. These DIY clay bowls  would make the perfect homemade gift idea for parents or grandparents.
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Beautiful roses from craft foam - DIY wedding decor
You wont believe it, but what if I say these gorgeous lifelike roses are made from a simple sheet of craft foam ! Unbelievable, isn't it? Watch this nice step-by-step video tutorial and learn how to make a craft foam rose ! You can use these beautiful craft foam roses to decorate your home at Spring/easter , or your wedding , and they also can be great gifts for almost every occasions ( such as mother's day, birthdays, Valentine's day.. ) These gorgeous craft foam roses will look nice in any color and size, and they will never wither, so it's perfect for preserve precious memories!
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Gorgeous ribbon rose bouquet with kanzashi technique
In this nice step-by-step video tutorial you can learn how to make this gorgeous colorful round bouquet of satin roses ! We love kanzashi ( ribbon folding ) technique because it's super easy and the outcome is always soo beautiful and unique! You can use this round ribbon rose bouquet at your wedding , or you can make one as a beautiful gift for any special occassions! This kanzashi ribbon flower bouquet will look gorgeous in any color, you can even use it as a nice spring/easter decor ! You can use th is clever and easy ribbon rose folding technique to create other accesories/jewelrie s as well!
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DIY Deviled egg daisy - fun spring party snack
Deviled eggs are a favorite at any party, so be festive this Easter and make these Deviled Egg Daisies by HungryHappenings! It’s a simple recipe that will have your guests thinking you spent hours in the kitchen! In hurry you will barely have enough time to get yourself cleaned up and dressed, and the last thing you have time for is filling a bunch of deviled eggs. Solution: create this cute deviled egg daisy and impress your guests! Follow HungryHappenings's tutorial and create your own deviled egg daisy appetizer:
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3D Spring flowers in a box pop-up card  ( Mother's day gift )
We love simple papercrafts especially when it comes to flowers and greeting cards ! This beautiful 3D flower card can be a great gift for any special occasion or you can use them as frugal wedding / spring party invitations ! Watch this nice step-by-step video tutorial where SweetBioDesign will teach you how to make this beautiful 3D flower pop-up card in no time! All you need is to make one 3D flower pop-up card are: some colorful papers, scissors, and a little glue! This spring craft project is suitable for kids of all ages, because it's super easy ! ( especially if you help them in cutting out the flowers ) >>Download the template here <<
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Paper easter cupcake baskets - wrappers  ( with free printable )
Spring is peaking through and it’s time to think about Easter. These adorable free Easter Basket Printables are yours today to download and enjoy! You can fill these cute paper  baskets with delicious (easter) cupcakes and gift them for your loved ones. Of course you can use these printable baskets to wrap cupcakes for any other ocassions ( mother's day, kids parties, birthdays ,weddings ..) as well! And you can also use the base basket template to create cupcake wrappers in other colors / styles for other holidays (halloween,christmas..), or fill it with a nice big chocholate egg instead of a cupcake!
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DIY Accordion family photo box - creative gift idea
We just love family photo crafts, and this accordion photo box is no exception. This fun accordion family photo box is a perfect gift – think Father’s Day, or Grandparent’s day, or mom’s birthday – and it can also be a perfect memento to make after a fun summer trip. Or maybe fill it with pictures of baby’s first year. Really the reasons for making an accordion photo box are endless! By reading Sugar Bee Crafts's tutorial you not only will learn how to make the paper accordion photo box, but you’ll also learn a fun feature of Sugar Bee Crafts's favorite photo editing software:
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DIY heart wreath with balloons
This Valentine's day or spring decoration wreath is inspired by those beautiful string wedding balloon displays. Its easy to make and also very cheap. It's a perfect Valentine's day or wedding decoration or you can decorate your home with it at spring/easter.
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Heart balloon Valentine's card - Valentine's day photo gift
This adorable Valentine's day heart balloon card by The Best Ideas For Kids was made with only a few supplies and a huge bunch of love ! You can modify the balloons by drawing your own, using heart stickers, or make fingerprint hearts.. the possibilities are endless! The only important thing you’ll need is a picture of your child pretending to hold balloons. Super fun, isn't it? Create festive photos and make fun cards for your loved ones ( not just for Valentine's day ) !
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Pampering massage back scrubber & washcloth (free crochet pattern)
Do you love crocheting and making creative pampering gifts? This free pampering massage back scrubber pattern is the perfect crochet project for you! And as an extra Tamara designed a matching washcloth for you and its also free!  Make all of them, tuck them in a basket with some gorgeous soaps, and you’ll have the perfect spa gift set! So what do you think? Will you make one or all three? They’re great unisex patterns, great for gift giving or for treating yourself. The back scrubber will feel fantastic on sore shoulders, and the washcloth gives a great face massage.
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DIY swirly paper spring flowers -  hyacinth
These gorgeous colorful spring ( hyacinth ) flowers were made of a few sheets of simple craft papers with a very easy paper strip rolling technique ( same used in quilling ). It`s a very easy , and quick spring kids papercraft project and the flowers will look so beautiful. It's not just a perfect and low budget spring decor , you can use them to create beautifull gifts or bouquets for mothers day , or Valentine's day. You can use any type of colorful paper to create these beautiful paper hyacinth spring flowers , even leftower christmas wrapping papers will work well!
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DIY Diet Coke cake (or beer cake) -  birthday gift idea
We would gladly trade in a baked cake for this awesome Diet Coke cake by Fun Squared any day of the week. Don’t get us wrong, we love birthday cakes, but we think this Diet Coke Cake is such a fun twist on a classic birthday cake. If you are celebratingbirthday week this Diet Coke cake is the perfect addition to the party! (Or of course you can use this brilliant and fun fizzy drink cake as a gift for other occasions as well! Or better: imagine a beer cake for your dad on Father's day!)  So, if you know someone celebrating a birthday soon, find out their favorite drink and start making them a “cake.”
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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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How to crochet a simple flower coaster - crochet for beginners
In this nice video tutorial you can learn how to crochet this gorgeous flower coaster in minutes! This crochet project is a perfect choice for absolute beginners because it's so easy and quick! ( And the outcome is soo gorgeous! ) You can use a bunch of floral coasters to create pillows or blankets as well! Crochet some gorgeous flower coasters as a nice gift for your family members or friends they will love it! Or create some crochet flower coasters in fun colors and decorate the kids' room with them! If you crochet the coasters in beige or white it can be a great addition to your shabby/vintage style home decor !
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