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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!
Fishnet wrappet wason jar lanterns
Decorate your home or your summer party with this stylish and low budget fishnet wrapped mason jar craft! You can use the fishnet wrapped mason jars as stylish party lanterns on a summer party , a beach style  vase, or as a nice and practical desk organizer... there are so  many possibilities! You can use any empty glass jars/bottles to create this nice fishnet wrapped macrame lantern, even the most boring ones (just spice them up with different colorful yarns or ribbons! )
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Curious bunny flower pot easter decoration

These curious bunny flower pots are the perfect quick, fun and easy  (and also inexpensive) Easter decorations! Not only are they super cute, but they’re simple to make, and if you add a little name tag they make great place cards!

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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 Easy Popom Easter bunny garland (free printable)
Looking for an easy and quick Easter craft for the kids? Or a super cute spring/Easter decoration? This adorable paper bunny garland by Minidrops will look sweet adorning your mantel throughout the spring! These cute paper bunnies with pompom tails are really easy to make: you just need a little colorful yarn and this super free printable Easter bunny template!  Even the smallest crafty hands can create some for the upcoming Easter party! Of course you can use these adorable little bunnies with yarn tails to create other gorgeous Spring decors /artworks as well! For a working download link please choose the original ( untranslated ) link below
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DIY Modern photo wall hanging - creative home decor
Amy came up with this really simple modern wall hanging DIY in partnership with SnapBox to put her Instagram pictures on the wall in a cool and modern way, perfect for hanging up inspiration in a work space or just a casual way to display house memories. We love stylish modern  wall hangings especially if they serves a function while still being decorative. You can make this gorgeous photo wall hanging in any color and size that fits into your home and style, and if you haven't got air drying clay at hand you can substitute it with cardboard or wood pieces  instead.
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DIY geometrical easter bunny yarn art ( with printable )
If you are looking for a unique, gorgeous but still cheap and easy easter / spring craft project , we recommend you this nice geometric easter bunny wall yarn art. In this nice papercraft website you will find the free printable geometric bunny pattern and a nice detailed video assembling tutorial. You just need a little piece of cardboard, paint and some leftover yarn to create this unique rabit yarn painting. You can create the bunny yarn wall art in any style and color , it will be a nice addition to your spring home decor or spring party. ( Of course, you can create the painting with other animals as well! )
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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 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  toilet paper tube knitting loom for kids
Today, crafting expert Sophie Maletsky goes back to working with her most favorite of all recycled crafting materials - the TP Tube. In this nice c raft video tutorial she demonstrates how to use a simple cardboard ( toilet paper ) tube and some popsicle sticks ( spatulas ) to make a loom for finger knitting. You can guarantee hours of fun for the kids with this super low budget knitting loom ( because the will love to create these colorful yarn "noodles" ) , and as an extra : you can get a few quiet hour, which is always nice! : )
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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 Pom pom Santa Christmas ornament - yarn ornament
This DIY Pom pom Santa Christmas ornament is so cute and so easy to make: you could whip out a bunch of them as lovely gift toppers or as cute Christmas ornaments under an afternoon. Kids love to make pom poms , so this would be a fun one to do with them too. You can use a dinner fork or a homemade cardboard pom pom maker to create the pom poms ( if you haven't got a pom pom maker at hand. ) With this fun technique you can make little Christmas gnomes similar to Santa , just use colorful felt pieces instead of red.
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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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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 Beach in a glass ( coastal ornament ) - summer decor
If you're looking for a fun and unique piece to add to your summer decor, look no further! What better way to make sure you change your mindset to summer than to add some summery touches to your home decor. But if you, like us, are looking to refresh your home for less, this simple but genius DIY summer decor idea by My Pinterventures will have you feeling summer vibes, minus the buyers' remorse. Get the plastic Christmas baubles ,fill them with small summery decor elements and boom - you have a beautiful and reusable summer decor !
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DIY Cactus summer hat
It's hard to find the perfect hat for the summer , so take the matter into your own hands and make your own! This DIY Painted cactus sun hat by Studio DIY is just perfect for those hot summer days! It’s super simple, and we can assure you you’ll get plenty of compliments. And this DIY Cactus summer hat doesn’t involve any paint: just yarn, and yarn poms! You can whip this DIY Cactus summer hat right up and be on your way out the door in under an hour! Get the tutorial and create your very own DIY Cactus summer hat :
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DIY Bourbon bottle pumpkins - fall upcycling craft
Bourbon bottle pumpkins / gourds! Don’t they look terrific? It really pays to hand-paint them to get those gorgeous pumpkin like colors, but of course you can spray paint them if you want to.Read this brilliant written craft tutorial by Sarah and add a bit of pumpkin fun to your jars and glass bottles!Glass bottles are not only cheap, but they’re super easy to personalize and slip into decor. So grab your glass bottles,acrylic paints and create a few gorgeous lass pumpkins as a part of your autumn / fall decor! Pumpkin crafts are always fun to make , so grab a few bourbon bottles and start creating yours!
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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 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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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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How to decorate a glass bottle - frugal home decor idea
Look at these gorgeous and unique home decors! And it's just a few glass bottle, paint , yarn and household junks!  Brilliant, isn't it? This upcycling craft project is a perfect way to repurpose empty glass jars and bottles, and a lot of (broken,unused) things around your craft table! You can use:masking tape, buttons,figurines,twines,feathers,craft foam leftovers.. Almost anything! If your arrangement is done just simply paint it with a nice color of acrylic paint, and add a dab of gold paste and voilá' you have and unique, frugal and gorgeous home decor piece!  You can use the champagne bottles as a vase or decorate a mason jar for a cool pencil holder!
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5 Easy DIY Valentine's day gifts and room decor ideas
Love is all we need! This video tutoria l will help you to prove or show your love with easy DIY Valentine's day gifts and decorations. You'll find out how to make a paper heart garland, 3D Valentine's Card, fluffy pom-pom hearts , easy but awesome ring dish of polymer clay , cute sleep mask of felt, and true handmade wall art for those who are in love. These adorable, quick, inexpensive and easy Valwntine's day decor and gift ideas can be real life savers because they can be great last-minute projects as well! Of course you can use these great romantic gift and decor ideas to spice up your wedding as well, because they will look gorgeous in any size and color!
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Pompon Night fury & Light fury - How to train your dragon 3 craft
One Little Project put together a fun little craft tutorial on how to make these lovely pom pom dragons , inspired by Toothless , the main dragon character in the How to Train Your Dragon movies. She also made a pom pom dragon of the new female dragon, Light Fury. They’re super cute together, super simple to make at home and the kids will love playing with them! Get the tutorial and the free printable pattern at onelittleproject.com and let's get crafting:
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Winter popsicle stick pals - winter yarn craft idea for kids
Here's a wonderful craft stick yarn dolls for kids to make by Happy Hooligans! This is the quickest and cutest little popsicle doll craft ! Kids can make these easy craft stick yarn dolls with just 3 simple supplies. These little popsicle stick dolls are simply adorable – perfect for a doll house or for pretend play, and the process of making them is very fun and addictive. The process for making these popsicle stick dolls is really quick and easy, and great for helping kids develop fine-motor skills as well as wrapping and winding skills. ( And this project is also perfect for use up your scrap yarn stash )
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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 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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DIY Christmas gnome advent calendar (free printable)
For us, the countdown to Christmas day is as exciting as the event itself. We just love all the excitement! With this beautiful handmade advent calendar by Pysselbolaget , the excitement starts now! What better way to start the countdown to Christmas than with a super adorable and handmade advent calendar. Homemade advent calendars are always the best, as you get to choose what you put inside them. Pysselbolaget provides us a free printable template , so creating this fun Christmas gnome advent calendar 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! ( To download the free printable please choose the UNTRANSLATED link below, then click on the blue "ladda ner, printa och klippa ut tomtarnas ansikten" link above the assembling photo. )
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Easy DIY yarn wrapped tree - fall craft for kids
This yarn wrapped fall tree craft by I Heart CraftyThings is not only gorgeous, but it is also awesome for toddlers and preschoolers for working on strengthening fine motor muscles. You could also prep the activity beforehand and have it ready as an afternoon busy bag activity. These little yarn wrapped trees are simple to craft and even more fun to decorate with! Imagine them hanged on dried branches accompanied with other simple DIY fall decorations ( such as walnut owls or pompom pumpkins! )
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DIY Dreamcatcher  - boho room decor
If you love the delicate, boho style of a dreamcatcher ,here is a fun DIY dreamcatcher tutorial for you by FollowFashion to make your own! Making a dreamcatcher is a fun project you can do by yourself or with friends. In Native American cultures, a dreamcatcher is a handmade willow hoop with woven net. Traditionally they are hung over cradles as protection against nightmares, but of course you can use these beautiful dreamcatchers simply to decorate your room. Add a pinch of personal touch to your dreamcatcher by decorating it with your favorite accessories.
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Valentine's day vintage yarn wrapped heart banner
Make this simple and sweet Valentine's Day heart decor by Love Our Real Life with yarn ! This time April will teach you how to make these adorable little yarn wrapped hearts in no time! You can use the finished yarn wrapped hearts to decorate various craft projects, create fabulous garlands, or you can gift them to your loved ones! This yarn wrapped heart Valentine's day craft is perfect for kids of all ages because it's so simple to make! Get the step-by-step tutorial and create yours today:
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