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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!
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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Adorable pompom hedgehog - fun fall yarn craft for kids
Who loves hedgehogs ? We do! Hedgehogs aren't exactly huggable, but not this one! In this video tutorial, MesPetitsBonheurs will show you how to make this super adorable little pompom hedgehog in no time. This hedgehog 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 hedgehog craft , and the finished hedgies are just perfect decorations for fall. ( You could use them as a mantelpiece or just hang them on a string and create the world's cutest fall garland with them )
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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 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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Spring (yarn) Easter egg tutorial - fun Easter decor
In this video tutorial Donna Wolfe from Naztazia shows you how to make a fun, decorative egg out of string and simple school ( PVA ) glue for Easter , Spring , or any time of the year! You can use regular string, twine, crochet thread, yarn, or embroidery floss to make these colorful Easter eggs. This is a fun project for kids of all ages! Instead of thin crochet thread, she used embroidery floss to make these fun yarn Easter eggs. Embroidery floss comes in such beautiful and vibrant solid colors as well as multi-colors these days. This is a wonderful Easter craft project for adults ( big kids ) , as well as the children in your life.
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Yarn wrapped paper plate hegehog - fun fall craft for kids
Today Kids Craft Room will show you how to make an adorable paper plate hedgehog in a really simple and enjoyable way. Your kids can have lots of fun yarn wrapping to make their own unique hedgehog , all the while building their motor skills ! This paper plate hedgie craft is a great evergreen craft for any time of the year ( not just for fall ! ). This hedgehog craft can be a great afternoon craft project after spending some time in the nature, or it can be a great classroom craft as well!
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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 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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Giant rope spiderweb - outdoor Halloween decor
This giant spider web is such an ideal decoration for Halloween. There are many different ways to make a spider web but we simply love this one! Especially the super cute fat spider at the middle! Use this fun giant spiderweb tutorial by My Untangled Life and your crafty skills to make this spooky one-of-a-kind Halloween decoration. You'll be the envy of the neighborhood !
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DIY Easy winter paper snowflake window decor
One of our favorite Christmas traditions is cutting out paper snowflakes ! Sit around the dinner table and let's cut gorgeous snowflake designs together! Today It's Always Autumn shares a video tutorial to teach you how to cut your own beautiful snowflakes , as well as 6 templates so you can create the designs you see in the picture. Cutting paper snowflakes is a great indoor activity for kids : it’s quick, inexpensive, and easy enough for kids to do on their own, and the finished snowflakes are beautiful. These are what your snowflakes will look like if you use my printable templates:
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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 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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DIY yarn pumpkins - easy fall decor
Looking for super simple and gorgeous fall decors ? Here's a quick, simple and budget-friendly yarn craft you can try out for this fall. Although it takes a day to dry, these colorful yarn ball pumpkins can be great autumn decorations. With varying their size, these fun yarn pumpkins can be great for a table centerpiece or even a fall mantle, because they’re beautiful on their own, or in a group! Grab your yarn stash and whip up a cute string of festive fall decor or mantelpiece with this yarn pumpkin tutorial that Handmade Treasures created for you:
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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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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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Adorable scarecrow paper plate craft for kids
We couldn’t be more excited about sharing this adorable paper bowl scarecrow craft with you today because we love everything about the fall season ! Apples and pumpkins and Halloween and scarecrowsFall time is the best! If you are looking for a fabulous fall craft to make at home or in the classroom this scarecrow craft is perfect. This cute little paper plate scarecrow would be perfect hung up on a harvest themed bulletin board!
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DIY Modern tassel wall hanging - stylish frugal home decor
We love how this monochrome design looks so chic and modernize a simple idea. The texture of the tassels still bring a summer vibe despite the lack of color, and though this DIY project could easily be done with more colors! This gorgeous but still frugal home decor can be made in literally minutes and add so much modern style to and empty wall!  You can make this DIY modern tassel wall hanging in any size and color that fits into your room and personality. (Even the kids can create one to spice up their room!) Sometimes the most stylish home decor ideas are the simplest ones! Just a small skein of yarn, a few wooden beads, a wooden rod and voilá' you have a gorgeous modern stylish decoration!
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Easter egg wreath from yarn
With the help of this nice easter craft tutorial you can create easily this beautiful easter egg wreath from a ballon and some yarn. You can use any type of yarn , and any type of water soluble glue to make it. (You can find a nice and super cheap >>> homemade glue recipe here <<<)
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DIY Yarn wrapped chick and carrot - fun Easter craft for kids
This time The Inspiration Edit will give you this fantastic Easter chick yarn project which is fun, simple and easy to make with the kids! This yarn wrapped chick and carrot craft is not only super fun, 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 chicks and carrots are simple to craft and even more fun to decorate with! Imagine them hanged on dried branches accompanied with other simple DIY Easter decorations ( such as colorful painted easter eggs! )
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Crocheted amigurumi christmas (pine) trees
Bring holiday spirit with your handmade mini crochet Christmas trees ! These crochet Christmas trees by The Lazy Hobby Hopper will be the most wonderful and creative Christmas crochet projects in your crochet list ! Whether you are creating something as a gift or you want to add some down home country charm to your home this Christmas , crocheting is the perfect solution! With The Lazy Hobby Hopper's crochet tutorial and free pattern , you can make these super adorable little crocheted Christmas / pine trees in no time. These adorable little crochet pine trees are just perfect for celebrating the Christmas season ! Spruce up your desk at the office, cheer up any friend and family or decorate one in every room of the house.
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Easy DIY Christmas gnome ornaments ( Christmas tree ornaments )
Making your adorable DIY Christmas gnome ornaments is easy-peasy: no master skills or expensive craft materials are required. ( This Christmas ornament is also a super quick craft, which makes this little gnome decor perfect for kids of all ages! ) This Christmas gnome ornament by Happy Hooligans is such a fun Christmas craft for kids to make in the classroom or at home ( especially on a snowy day ). Come, read Happy Hooligans ' step-by-step gnome ornament making tutorial and learn the how-tos:
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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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Easy yarn wrapped foxes - fin fall craft for kids
Do you like to decorate for fall with the kids frugally? We enjoy making super easy and fun paper decorations, but what we really love is involving kids in the decorating process. Kid-made fall decor is the best decor! Here is a lovely and super easy paper craft project by Kids Craft Room your kids will enjoy trying: a cute yarn wrapped fox. With completing a few simple steps, you can craft a yarn wrapped fox and create a lovely fall garland with them, or you could use the finished foxes as fall ornaments or cute fox puppets!
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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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Beautiful and easy DIY yarn flower - yarn flower making tutorial
Freshly cut flowers are always nice, but yarn flowers can be cherished for years to come! With a small piece of cardboard, one skein of yarn and this simple craft trick, you can create a gorgeous eternal bouquet. This beautiful yarn flower by Tallermanualperu is the perfect craft for spring , Mother’s day or a birthday party because these e asy-to-make yarn flowers will look adorable in your room, on a pillow, or even on a jean jacket! Watch this step-by-step yarn flower making tutorial, and let's get crafting:
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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 pumpkin fairy (flower fairy) doll - fun fall craft for kids
It's pumpkin season! Watch Emilie Lefler's step-by-step doll making tutorial and learn how to make a gorgeous pumpkin fairy doll out of simple craft materials. This lovely little yarn and faux flower pumpkin fairy doll is a fun decoration for all of autumn , Halloween, and Thanksgiving. Once you have mastered making a basic flower doll, there are a lot of fun options and variations, so let's get crafting! ( You can find the basic doll body tutorial here )
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Cardboard christmas tree ornaments with yarn
With the help of this nicely detailed christmas craft tutorial you can learn how to make these beautiful, colorful christmas ornaments in minutes! You just need a little yarn and cardboard.
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