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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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DIY Origami bunny (paper bunny) - paper folding for kids
By following along Hello Origami's step-by-step video tutorial, kids can learn how to fold this super adorable paper bunny at school ( or home ). You can use the finished origami bunnies to decorate your home ( or the classroom ) at Easter , or just fold a bunch for fun. Grab some colorful origami paper, and let's get folding !
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Origami koala mother&father bookmark - paper folding  for kids
Watch this super easy video tutorial by Hello Origami and learn how to make a super adorable paper koala mother ( or father ) bookmark ! This easy and frugal paper craft projec t is suitable for kids of all ages ( with a little help ) , and the outcome is so adorable! ( This lovely little koala bookmark can be a great heartfelt gift for Mother's Day or Father's Day ! ).
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Adorable snowmen plushies ( free sewing pattern )
Do you love sewing? Are you looking for a super cute soft plush toy for your kids? Try this huggable snowman softie! This adorable snowman plush toy is a perfect Christmas gift or you can give them for any special occasion! In this nice sewing/craft site you will find the free sewing pattern and a nice step-by-step assembilng ad sewing tutorial! You can add extra elements to your snowman plushies, or sew / crochet a few accesories for them! Who can resist this sweet smiling snowman face?
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Easy DIY Paper  pig ornament - fun paper craft for kids
If you are on a hunt for a quick to do paper craft idea these cute little piggies are certainly your thing. We love all the diversity simple paper strips offer when it comes to crafting ( and these pigs prove that ). If you are in a need of fun the year of the pig ( 2019 ) ideas these little paper stripe pigs are your thing as you can easily “thread” them on a string and make fantastic decorations. You wouldn’t even need to limit yourself ( well the kids ) to sticking to pink color for this paper craft project. Use pastels and have a nice variety of piggies. Naturally, this is also a wonderful project to do with your kids at home.
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DIY Packing tape ghost emoji lamp - fun & easy Halloween decor
Look at this super cute DIY Ghost emoji lamp made by Idunn Goddess. Isn't it super adorable? In this step-by-step video tutorial Idunn Goddess will show you how to make a huge light-up emoji ghost out of simple clear packaging tape. This packaging tape ghost lamp is budget friendly, super easy to make and oh so fun to decorate with! This DIY packaging tape ghost is just perfect as a Halloween decoration both indoors and outdoors! This little tape ghost is 45 cm high, but you can make it of any size, depends on glass/vase height and ball/balloon size you will use. ( Or even you can use your body to form real, life-like, scary ghosts! )
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How to make a balloon tower - DIY party decoration
We love balloon towers ! But sometimes you simply can't afford to pay $200 for something that will last 1 day. This is where Sandi Masori's balloon tower making tutorial comes in handy! Making your own balloon towers are not as hard as it seems. You will be surprised how easy is to make one! And the best part? You can make every party look like you’ve spent a fortune when actually these balloon towers can be made under $20. Balloon towers are perfect for birthday parties, baby showers , and wedding parties.
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Little crochet pumpkins (free crochet pattern)
We simply LOVE cute and quick crochet patterns! Just look at this lovely little crochet pumpkin ! Isn't it super adorable? Get your hook and yarn out and let’s hook up these adorable pumpkins ! Autumn is our favorite time of the year. 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. Get the pattern at horgolom.blogspot.com and create your very own adorable little crochet pumpkins !
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Rainbow paper dahlia flowers
If you’re looking to COLORIZE your Easter, then she has the perfect Easter paper craft for you! Paper Dahlia Flowers are easy to make, look fantastic on any wall, and they are an easy craft to get the kids involved in making!
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Easy crochet Christmas tree ornament wreath (free pattern)
Do you love to crochet? Would you like to make an adorable crochet Christmas tree ornament that you can give as a lovely gift to your loved ones at Christmas? Crochet these  easy  crochet wreath Christmas tree ornaments with ribbon embellishments! Cute, isn't it? This crochet Christmas ornament  pattern is not only completely free, but also very simple, so you can crochet it easily even as a beginner crocheter! This easy crochet Christmas tree ornament wreath will look gorgeous in any color and size! (you can use different materials as the loop base: wire, curtain rings, plastic bottle cap rings or even thick yarn)
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Tilda style Santa toy (free sewing pattern & tutorial)
Look at this gorgeous & super adorable skandinavian / Tilda style Santa doll ! Hes soo adorable and unique! This Tilda style Santa doll can be a perfect Christmas gift / soft toy for kids, or you can use it to decorate your home at Christmas / winter. In this nice craft website you will find the free Santa toy sewing pattern accompanied with a detailed sewing tutorial - which will help you to create this cute T ilda style Santa and his clothes from scrap fabrics ! This pattern is not really suitable for beginners in sewing ( because of the small details ) .
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Winter luminaries - snowy pinecone candle jars
Make pretty winter luminaries that appear to be covered with freshly fallen snow using snow texture paint! Oh so gorgeous and perfect for the holidays, they are very easy to make. They will look great all lit up on your holiday table, on the mantle or even lining the walk to your door.
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Easy DIY plastic spoon tulip - spring craft for kids
Plastic spoon crafts are fabulous because they're so inexpensive, and you'll be amazed by what beautiful crafts you can make with disposable utensils! Just look at this gorgeous plastic spoon flower bouquet! Isn't it beautiful? This little plastic spoon crocus / tulips flower craft by DIY Gifts and Crafts Ideas would be a really cute gift for your mom ( on Mother’s Day ) , or it can be a lovely Teacher appreciation gift , or a perfect spring decor ! Watch the video tutorial and learn the how-tos:
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DIY Japanese book binding - how to make a sketchbook
In this video tutorial you can learn how to do a 4-hole Japanese binding. This is the basic traditional method of Japanese bookbinding ( or stab binding ). Stab bindings allow you to make books that are not possible with other bindings. For instance, in a pamphlet-stitch book, each leaf, or page, cannot have a different color. But in a stab-bound book , you can use scraps of different weights, textures and colors as long as they are the same size or can be cut to the same size. This is the perfect project for someone looking to try a scrapbook or family memento book!
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Snowman T-shirt - spice up your old tees
Are you looking  for a simple but adorable Christmas gift idea? With following along Brassy Apple's step-by-step tutorial you can learn how to spice up a plain white t-shirt for the winter season!   She made these lovely snowman tee’s for her kids but you can create one in adult size as well! They are quick, simple and adorable!  If case you don't like snowmen: you can make a Rudolph reindeer t-shirt with a brown tee, two black buttons ( for his eye) and one big red button (for his nose).
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Skillet dip snowman - easy Christmas appetizer
Warm the hearts and fill the bellies of your holiday party guests by serving a super cute ,delicious & festive Christmas appetizer. When you pull this skillet dip snowman out of the oven everyone will “ooh” and “ahh,” before ripping off pieces of salty bread so they can scoop up the creamy chicken dip in the middle. Follow along HungryHappening's recipe and create this fun and delicious skillet dip snowman appetizer:
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Adorable crochet marshmallow keychain (free pattern)
Winter is the most wonderful time of the year and coffee shops are making it even sweeter with their assortment of holiday beverages ! Between the hustle and bustle take time to enjoy a cup of coffee ( or hot cocoa ) and do a little crocheting: lets crochet some cute marshmallow keychains to pair with your delicious beverage! This crochet project is super easy and quick ,it can be a perfect choice if you haven't got too much time or skill in crochet ! This cute marshmallow keychain can be a great ( Christmas ) gift for your coffee or hot cocoa lover friends ( paired with a bag of coffee or hot cocoa ) .
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DIY Craft stick Santa - fun Christmas craft for kids
Time for another jolly craft by Easy Peasy And Fun! Today Andreja will teach you how to make a super fun craft stick Santa craft. This little craft stick Santa can be a wonderful Christmas decoration for your home, or ( if you add some thread to the back ) this can make a wonderful Christmas tree ornament as well! And they're simple enough for toddlers and preschoolers to make!
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Crochet black cat slouch hat (free crochet pattern)
This black cat slouch hat has chunky ribbing and cute cat ears. This simple and free crochet cat hat pattern works up quickly and makes a great gift! If you want to crochet your own cat hat, Alexis has written up the pattern for you! Winter is the perfect time to cuddle up with your yarn and crochet hooks and make something cozy. This crochet cat hat pattern is great for beginners, and simple enough that a more experienced crocheter could whip up a hat in just a couple of hours. You can crochet this easy cat hat in any color and size which mean you can customize and personalize this crochet hat pattern pretty easily – perfect for the  holiday gift giving!
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DIY Santa finger puppet - Christmas craft for kids (free printable)
We simply love jolly Santa crafts ! This fun finger puppet Santa craft by Kids Craft Room it’s super easy to make and oh so fun to play with! This jolly little paper Santa is such a fun interactive Christmas craft for kids and a great way to encourage imaginative play and story telling. You can use this paper finger puppet Santa in two ways: you can print the free Santa finger puppet template and color it in or you can trace around it onto colored card. Both methods make gorgeous Santa finger puppets that are fun to play with! Get the free printable Santa finger puppet template at kidscraftroom.com and let's get crafting:
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DIY Rustic clay pot snowman - Christmas decoration
Everyone loves crafts made from clay pots, they are so simple, inexpensive and can be so much fun to make! Add a little antique flair to your Christmas tree this year with Amanda's vintage - inspired snowman ornaments made from clay pots! These adorable clay pot snowmen are so fun to make! They make a perfect afternoon project and the options are endless! This cute little snowman is super easy and so festive when it's finished – and it's also perfect as a Christmas gift! Head to craftsbyamanda.com and create your own little clay pot snowman :
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DIY citrus scent lemon soaps - lemon slices
Are you looking for a fun and useful gift for your citrus lover friends? Try this gorgeous and fun citrus scented lemon shaped soap ! She I will show you how to make cute lemon/lime and orange slice soap that is great as a Christmas or birthday gift for your beauty loving friends and family members and for any other soap making project ! This craft project is not as difficult as it seems, with this nice step-by step video soap making tutorial it will be a piece of cake! You can use different essential oils or even oil combinations to create your own unique fun energising citrus fresh soaps !
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Cute crochet (amigurumi) reindeer toy - free crochet pattern
Let us present you this super adorable amigurumi reindeer: Rudolph ! This free amigurumi reindeer pattern is not really a beginner one, but it's absolutely not that difficult as it seems! This crochet ( amigurumi ) Rudolph reindeer soft toy makes a great Christmas decoration , or you can crochet this Rudolph amigurumi reindeer as a lovely handmade Christmas gift for the kids ! If you crochet this amigurumi Reindeer as a soft toy for small kids please leave out the buttons and hand embroider the eyes instead! Pattern designer: Diana Patskun
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Crochet bunny ears baby teether with wooden ring - free crochet pattern
Easter is almost here but this bunny teether should be fairly easy to whip up, and totally appropriate for any other time of year! With a baby coming, you may start thinking what would be fun to add to your baby' s stash. Because babies tend to be chewers ( especially while teething ) ,instead of chewing on their hands, socks, or corners of blankets - made these n atural wood & crocheted bunny ear teething rings ! These are so great as a baby shower gift or for your own babies but are just as fun to make in bulk and keep on hand for baby gifts ! Unique handmade baby gifts are always a hit, especially when they only take minutes to make!!!
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Adorable sock reindeer ( Rudolph )
These adorable hooded onesie suited Reindeer dolls are sewed from a single Christmas theme chenille sock and a single plain sock, some felts and button eyes. Perfect gift idea and also easy to make!
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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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DIY mason jar snowman - Christmas gift wrapping idea
This lovely little mason jar snowmen by Red Ted Art is a super cute, quick and easy way to decorate a jar for Christmas , Christmas gifts , school jar decorating competitions or Christmas fairs. This upcycled mason jar snowmen ( filled with various small treats, toys, delicious cookie or hot cocoa ingredients ) makes a great last minute Christmas gift for best friends, teachers or for your family. It also can be a great Christmas / winter decoration because it's so cute! Watch this step-by-step video tutorial by Red Ted Art and learn how to make these fun little mason jar snowmen:
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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 a rolled newspaper rose wreath
Make rolled roses from newsprint , and turn them into a vintage style gorgeous rose wreath ! Not for outside, but great for anywhere indoors ! You could also lightly spray silver, gold, or any color that fits your decor on the finished wreath ( or use colored wrapping /origami papers to make one ) ! You can use this beautiful and inexpensive newspaper rose wreath to decorate at fall or spring , or you can use this simple paper rose rolling technique to make single rolled roses and decorate other crafts with them. Upcycling crafts are always the bests!
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Adorable button and felt snowman ornaments
Fun DIY Christmas ornaments are always the best Christmas craft projects! These super cute felt button snowman ornaments will be a gorgeous addition to your Christmas decor and its also a fun and easy winter craft project, even the kids can make some! (If you don't want to hand sew the button snowman and felt Christmas ornaments you can use a strong glue instead) What do you think?  Do you love the little button snowmen and these felt ornaments as much as we do? This felt Christmas ornament can be a big hit in the next Christmas fair as well! (Or you can give them as cute gifts in a set!)
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DIY Cupcake Pouch - How To Make A Cupcake Bag
In this nice step-by-step video tutorial she will show you how to make a cupcake bag ! You can use this cute bag as a cupcake pencil case , a cupcake makeup bag , a cupcake jewelry bag or use this cute DIY pouch as you like. This adorable cupcake bag is absolutelly easy to sew, even if you haven't got a sewing machine. With this nice tutorial you can make one cupcake pouch easily which can be a perfect gift for almost every ocassion for your daughter and friends ! This easy sewing idea uses felt and cotton fabrics with a few hand stitches.
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DIY Paper Christmas village advent calendar (free printable template)
For us, the countdown to Christmas day is as exciting as the event itself. We just love all the excitement! With this beautiful handmade a dvent calendar by Confettidea, the excitement starts now! What better way to start the countdown to Christmas than with a gorgeous handmade advent calendar. Homemade advent calendars are always the best, as you get to choose what you put inside them. Confettidea provides us a free printable template , so creating this gorgeous advent calendar village will be a piece of cake! You can use plain craft paper, upcycled Christmas wrapping paper, old book pages and even maps to make yours. So many possibilities!
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DIY Galaxy in a jar
Today she is going to show you how to make a Galaxy in a jar ! We really love the final result of this DIY, you can use the Galaxy jars as decor in your room or you can make some to give to your friends. They are very inexpensive to make ( maybe you already have all of the ingredients! )
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