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This craft category is a huge collection of DIY yarn decorations & easy yarn crafts! Easy yarn crafts for kids, easy-quick and frugal yarn decorations ( yarn paintings / yarn images / yarn art, yarn wrapped home decors, Christmas ornaments from yarn ), gift cards with yarn, pompom crafts (easy pompom making methods, pompom animals, pompom decorations), easy craft ideas with strings / ribbons and other string like materials.. and many more fun crafts with yarn!
DIY Cute baby turtles using God's Eye weaving pattern
Looking for some fun and unique summer crafts to do with the kiddos?Today we are sharing this fun twist on a God's Eye weaving craft. (Remember collecting sticks and making those in summer camp?) But, instead of making the traditional 2 stick version, she recently made a fun 3 stick version, that also happens to look like a tiny baby turtle!  Aren't they cute?  It's such a fun and easy summer craft that's sure to please kids of all ages.  And if you liked this super cute God's eye weaved baby popsicle stick turtle activity, you can find more weaving crafts and more popsicle stick crafts on PinkStripeySocks's craft blog!
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DIY Seashell wall art - summer decor
After a trip to the shore, why not turn seaside treasures into keepsakes and accents for your home? Seashells are just too pretty and unique to throw away! This DIY Seashell wall art by Craftideas is an idea of how you can display seashells and have a new decoration for your walls at the same time.This elegant decoration an be a great decor at a beach wedding, beach party or you can decorate beach or ocean themed party favors with this fun technique! ( Or use this beautiful piece of art simply to bring the coastal / beach house feel into your home. )
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DIY Giant yarn wrapped heart - wedding decoration
Want to learn how to make a designer decoration for your ceremony or reception ? Brooke from Weddlinkwill teaches you how to make this gorgeous, giant, yarn wrapped heart decor ! Beautiful isn't it? And the best is: this gorgeous decor costs way less than a store-bought one, and it's super easy to make! You can even re-use the heart-shaped balloon base to create a bunch of yarn wrapped hearts ! This gorgeous, giant yarn wrapped heart is just perfect as Valentine's day or wedding decor !
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DIY Pompom bunny ( step-by-step pompom animal making tutorial )
Pompoms seem so perfect for bunnies ! Aren’t they simply fluffy pompoms hopping around in the Spring ? This time Pom Maker will teach how to make cute pompom bunnies with your pom maker. ( This tutorial video does not mention exact wrap counts, as a variety of wrap counts all work equally well and are more fun to try. ) If you prefer written instructions visit Pom Maker and learn how to make this lovely fluffy little pompom bunny .
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DIY String art star - Christmas yarn craft
It’s DIY string art time! There’s something so therapeutic about string art, we just love them! And when you get a great piece of Christmas decor as an end result, that’s a major bonus. Tatertots And Jello created this step-by-step tutorial to teach you how to make this gorgeous Christmas yarn art in no time. This beautiful string art star can be a great Christmas decor in your home or you can use this fun craft technique to create other motifs as well!
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DIY Sock puppet making kit - fun Christmas gift idea for kids
We LOVE making sock puppets and we bet that many children feel the same, so you can’t go wrong with a build a sock puppet kit as a fun Christmas gift idea ! This DIY sock puppet making kit by The Country Chic Cottage will grant hours of fun! This gift in a jar is perfect for the kids on your gift giving list. The kids will love opening this gift then getting creative and building their own sock puppets. You can find hundreds of sock puppet / sock softie ideas around the internet ( even you can find some of them here! ) so choose one, collect the ingredients, stuff them in a big mason jar and voilá' you have the perfect gift for those little creative hands!
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DIY Nautical rope orb (monkey fist knot) - home decor
Today Sonja and Jane will show you how to make a monkey fist with rope. These decorative nautical knots look great assembled in groupings as part of a coastal styled centerpiece or just on their own. They’d even look beautiful as a summer, coastal or beach-themed wedding idea! Add a trendy nautical touch to your home decor with these decorative rope orbs or monkeys fis t. Grab some 1/4" sisal rope and and learn how to make a monkey fist for your DIY coastal wedding or home decor !
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DIY macrame owl necklace ( pendant )
This super cute ( sleepy ) macrame owl pendant is a must for every owl lover! With this nice step-by-step video macrame tutorial this macrame yarn owl is not just an easy jewelry making craft project to make from some leftover yarns but it also has soo many possibilities! ( Imagine it as a nice pendant , a keychain , earrings but you can create large wall decors with this tecnique as well! ) You can use any color and type of yarns / cords as well as the branch: it can be a real tree branch or you can use a nice wooden bead !
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DIY Yarn pumpkins - easy & quick DIY fall decor
Bring a little bit of the fall season into your home with these adorable yarn pumpkins by Repeat Crafter Me! This yarn pumpkin is such a fun little fall craft project which is great for a table centerpiece or even a fall mantle! All you need is a couple of simple craft materials to make them: transform an ordinary styrofoam ball into a colorful DIY fall decoration with yarn and glue! This one-of-a-kind yarn pumpkin craft is easy to whip up ( even the kids can create some with a little help ) , and the outcome is absolutely adorable. Get the step-by-step yarn pumpkin making tutorial at repeatcrafterme.com and let's get crafting:
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Pompom bird keychain or fun spring decor from yarn
It’s birdie time! Meet Molly Moo Crafts's exotic summer flock with spectacular plumages – pom pom and bead birdies to add a pop of color to bedroom doors or playrooms. The twittering gals are so simple to make with cardboard circles or store bought pom pom makers. Aren’t they darling? To make these super adorable & colorful  pom pom birds  all you need is some colorful yarn , white and black yarn for the eyes, beads and buttons. For the beaks she just cut little pieces of felt and glued into the core of the pom poms, between the threads, with felt glue.
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DIY Scrap wood picture frame - Mother's day gift idea
Are you ready to learn how to make a picture frame from scrap wood ? Follow along with The Country Chic Cottage's step-by-step tutorial and create one! Making picture frames has never been easier and you can add them to just about every room of your home. You can actually make your own picture frame or even make up a big batch of these to give as lovely, personalized gifts. So don't hesitate, grab your craft supplies and start turning that pile of scrap wood into something amazing:
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DIY Twine Christmas globes to hang in your Christmas tree
Repurpose old Christmas Tree ornaments and at the same time give them a bit of personality. Watch Thoughts for Happy Minds' step-by-step video tutorial and learn how to make these wrapped twine globes. Happy Holidays!
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DIY Neon mason jar mummies - fun Halloween decor
Halloween isn’t Halloween without a mummy or two! These neon mason jar mummies by Kids Craft Room are perfect for adding a splash of color and spooky fun to your Halloween decorations. We just love that these mummy mason jars look good both day and night. During the day their vibrant neon colors are a real crowd pleaser and they’re perfect for using as a simple table decoration or for filling with Halloween candy. At night time you can pop a battery tea light inside for a spooky neon glowing mummy mason jar lantern! What fun!
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DIY Quick and easy pompom girland - yarn party decor
Yarn isn't just for knitting! Why not use it for getting into the festive spirit? Knitter or not, you can easily customize your house, office and party with this lovely little pom-pom garland created by Tara Dennis. We love this idea for making pom poms . Instead of the usual circles of cardboard this method uses an ordinary kitchen fork resulting in mini fluffy pompoms. ( But of course you can use toilet paper rolls, or chair legs or even a cardboard cutout to make pompoms! The possibilities are endless! )
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Yarn ball christmas wreath
This is a gorgeous christmas wreath made from newspaper and a little yarn. Brilliant christmas craft idea and oh so easy to make! (And also cheap, because you don't need to use full yarn balls!)
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Easy paper plate snowflake yarn art for kids
The end result of this paper plate snowflake yarn art is so gorgeous on the back of the paper plate. We loved how both the multi-colored snowflake turned out and the blue ones. You can make several and thread them together to make a fun winter themed banner to hang in your home. Or decorate your snowflakes even further with sequins, glitter glue and craft gems. Not only is this a perfect activity for the winter months but it’s great for beginning sewing and fine motor skills.
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DIY Pom-pom Christmas cat ornament - fun Christmas craft for kids
Who loves cats ? We do! Cats are already super adorable and fluffy, which makes them perfect models for various cute crafts ! In this video tutorial Creative Mamy will show you how to make this super adorable little pompom cat ornament in no time. This cat craft ( with a little help ) is suitable for kids of all ages , and the outcome is so unbelievably cute! The kids will enjoy creating this super fluffy, easy and fun pompom cat ornament craft , and the finished cats are just perfect decorations for Christmas. ( You could use them as a mantelpiece or just hang them on a string and create the world's cutest Christmas garland with them )
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Easy DIY yarn ball ornament - how to make yarn balls
Looking for a super simple and gorgeous winter/ Christmas decoration? Here's a quick, simple and budget-friendly yarn decor you can try out for this Christmas season! Make festive yarn balls with Thoughts for Happy Minds' simple instructions to add some flash to parties or your home decor. Although this yarn ball ornament takes a day to dry, these colorful yarn balls can be great last-minute Christmas decorations. Or, in vibrant or elegant colors, it can be also a great party decor for any special occasion! ( Yarn balls are colorful, versatile and suitable for so many holidays and occasions. ) Watch the video and learn how to make them:
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DIY Wooden spoon scarecrow puppet - fun fall craft for kids
Do you love simple and super fun fall crafts ? Then you and your little ones will have great fun with this easy no-sew Dingle Dangle Scarecrow Puppet by Kids Craft Room! This lovely wooden spoon scarecrow puppet is double-sided so sleeps and wakes for lots of interactive fun! Kids Craft Room will show you how to make this super adorable wooden spoon puppet from simple craft materials. All you need is a wooden spoon , some crafty bits and pieces and the ability to draw a face and you'll be making a puppet in no time. Try to make several so that you can hold your own puppet show with friends!
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DIY Giant macramé rope lights - stylish home decor idea
This brilliant and stylish macrame hanging light tutorial could not be more simple.  We telling you that, these giant macrame rope lights will change your life! These macrame rope lights are not just beautiful and stylish but also very easy to make! Not to mention it's huge! I mean HUUGE. Not just the rope, the light bulbs too! The macrame knot for this project is as easy as can be. (This is a beginner macrame knot, so even if you aren't familiar with macrame you can make this light easily!) This hanging rope macrame light is a great way to be productive AND watch Netflix because once your hands get the memory down you can sort of go on autopilot.
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DIY mermaid doll (faux flower mermaid doll) - summer craft for kids
It's mermaid time! Watch Emilie Lefler's step-by-step doll making tutorial and learn how to make a gorgeous mermaid dolls out of simple craft materials. This lovely little yarn and faux flower mermaid doll is a fun decoration for summer, and such a fun toy to play with! Once you have mastered making a basic wire doll body, there are a lot of fun options and variations, so let's get crafting!
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DIY pompom flower fairies
These super cute pompom (yarn) dolls are not just super cute (spring) kids room decorations or toys but they are very easy to make,even for the smallest crafty hands! (And also very inexpensive, because you just need a little yarn and a few nice beads). You can create the flower pompom fairies in any color and style! If you haven't got enough yarn you can use fabric scraps or faux flowers to create the fairies' clothes and acessories.
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DIY Mermaid plush doll (free sewing pattern & tutorial)
Make a super adorable mermaid doll by following along this wonderful tutorial by A Beautiful Mess! As usual, at A Beautiful Mess, you will find the free sewing pattern and an easy-to-follow step-by-step tutorial. Begin by printing the mermaid pattern and choosing your favorite mermaid colors. Beginner seamstresses and sewers need not fear! All you’ll need for whipping up this lovely little mermaid doll is simple basic stitches. This DIY mermaid plushie could even be a great project to learn the fundamentals of sewing. So grab your fabric stash and your favorite kiddo and start planning an afternoon of summer crafting !
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DIY Yarn dog keychain ( yarn puppy )
Who loves adorable little yarn creations ? We do! In this video tutorial, NataliDoma DIY will show you how to make this super adorable little yarn dog in no time. This dog craft ( with a little help ) is suitable for kids of all ages , and the outcome is so unbelievably cute! The kids will enjoy creating this super fluffy, easy and fun yarn dog craft , and the finished puppies are just perfect as keychains. ( You could use them as cute decorations or dollhouse accessories as well ).
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Pom pom ice cream garland
We love pom pom crafts! It’s easy and everyone can choose their favorite colors! With pieces of an egg carton she will turn the pom poms into to ice creams, and the ice creams into a garland ! Festive, don’t you think? It's a super easy and cheap  kids summer craft idea (and also perfect for repurposing some paper junk). You just need a little leftover yarn, scissors, egg cartons, acrylic paint and a brush. These cute pom pom ice creams are perfect decorations in any summer (kids') party or the kids can use them as fun toys in the boring summer days.
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How to make a homemade butterfly feeder ( 2 different ways)
Besides bringing a magical beauty to any garden, butterflies help promote growth by pollinating flowers. You can attract more butterflies to your yard with these super easy to make and frugal DIY butterfly feeders – one made with a ceramic plate and one made with a mason jar – that also serve as attractive garden ornaments. Mother Nature would definitely approve. Dont forget to hot glue some colorful silk flowers on your butterfly feeders to help attract butterflies.  Fill the feeders with the sugar water butterfly food, and watch your beautiful garden butterflies as they enjoying it!
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DIY Paper cup angel - fun Christmas craft for kids
Angel crafts are seriously one of our most favorite things in Christmas ! These paper cup angels by Kids Craft Room are adorable, simple and fun to create. There are also so many Christmas stories that are a great complement to this craft! This lovely Christmas angel craft is perfect to hang from the tree, use as a Christmas tree topper or place on a shelf or mantle. Wherever you put them, this easy angel craft is sure to delight young and old alike.
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Easy DIY pompom Halloween garland ( yarn ghost, spider & pumpkin)
Dress up your mantle, or any part of your home, with this easy Halloween garland by Growing Up Gabel.  This no sew project is made with yarn and a few other craft supplies for an inexpensive craft project easy enough for kids. We are in love with this Halloween garland! Not only is it super easy to make, looking lovely and fun, but it's also crazy inexpensive. This Halloween yarn craft is also easy enough for preschoolers.
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Fall pumpkin yarn sewing craft for kids from plastic lids
Start saving up those plastic lids from containers like sour cream, yogurt or cottage cheese and turn them into a beautiful yarn craft for the fall season. This plastic lid pumpkin sewing craft is a perfect way for kids to practice beginning sewing skills this fall and it makes a festive decoration to display all season long. This fall pumpkin yarn sewing craft  is crazy simple to throw together for an afternoon craft.  Whip up a few fun fall pumpkin yarn art piece to spice up your autumn home decor or the classroom's decor with the kids, they will surely enjoy creating these fun little pumpkins!
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