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This craft category is a huge collection of handmade cards, DIY gift wrapping ideas & free printables! Handmade cards & free printable cards for all holidays and occasions ( free printable Christmas cards, handmade birthday cards, mother's day cards, father's day cards, valentine's day cards ), gift wrapping on a budget, creative gift wrapping ideas, free printable gift boxes, handmade invitation cards ( wedding invitations, Halloween invitations, birthday party invitations ), easy cards for kids, free printable gift tags .. and many other paper craft ideas about cards, gifts & gift wrapping!
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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Easy DIY 3D cat pop-up card - halloween card
Watch this super easy paper craft video tutorial and learn how to make a fun paper cat pop-up card ! These directions surely will be clear enough for you to make your own paper cat card with the kids ! This easy and frugal paper craft projec t is absolutely suitable for kids of all ages ( with a little help ). This easy paper craft project can be a purrfect Halloween card or Halloween decor ! Download the template >>> from RedTedArt.com <<<
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DIY Spring pumpkin seed flower card - kid craft idea
Sometimes the simplest household items can be the greatest craft materials! This time create gorgeous crocuses with pumpkin seeds! The kids will love creating this fun spring picture, which at the end can be inserted into a frame and you can decorate your home with it at springtime. (Or you can make sweet spring gift cards with them! ) You will need to make one pumpkin seed flower artwork: pumpkin seeds, food coloring, glue and green craft foam. This spring craft project is a great way to create something nice out of simple items with the kids. (And we simply love the bulk coloring idea with food coloring! This way you can prepare the seeds easily especially if you working with smaller kids)
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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 Owl baby painting - fun fall craft for kids
Fluffy baby owls are so cute! These wise birds are incredibly popular right now, so why not make this super cute baby owl-painting with your children and watch the delight on their faces? These sponge painted baby owls are easy to make and an absolute joy as well, so why not get underway and make these delightful birds that will add color and creativity to your household? Follow along I Heart Crafty Things' step-by-step owl painting tutorial and create your very own super cute baby owl painting :
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DIY Mother's day flower pot tulip card - Mother's day gift idea
If you’re looking for a gorgeous Mother’s day gift for kids to make this year, this Mother’s day flower pot card by I Heart Crafty Things can’t be topped. Her template makes this gorgeous flower pot card an easy kids craft to make and mom or grandma will adore the special message hidden inside the pot when she opens it up on her special day! Get the free pattern and tutorial at iheartcraftythings.com and let's get crafting:
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Love emoji cards with chocolate hearts - Valentine's day gift
We are always on the look out for cute and easy-to-make Valentines. Landee created these super cute free printable love emoji cards ( emoji Valentines)  which can be a great last minute Valentine's gift for your loved ones & classmates! The adorable heart eyes emoji and a little “text speak” makes the perfect combination for these tween-inspired Valentines. See Landee's tutorial on how to make some yourself:
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Simple & adorable chicken Easter card - paper craft for kids
These fun chicken Easter cards by Paper Magic are super cute, very easy to make, and it's just perfect for keeping little ones entertained. This chicken Easter card is a great fun craft for kids that lets them practice their fine motor skills too. The finished chicken Easter cards make adorable wall decorations or you can share them with friends and family members! Plus, because this chicken Easter card is such a simple and easy craft, it’s great for kids of all ages ! Let's get crafting!
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Simple DIY Snowman Christmas gift card wrapper (Christmas card)
Read Pysselbolaget's step-by-step tutorial and learn how to make this lovely little snowman Christmas ( gift ) card wrapper easily out of simple household materials! This lovely little snowman box can be a perfect way to wrap small presents for Christmas ( such as gift cards, money, or Christmas cards ) in an adorable way! This paper gift box is a surprisingly easy paper folding project: you just need one sheet of white construction paper, a ruler, the free template , and that's it! Get the free snowman gift card wrapper template and create your own lovely DIY snowman gift box now: ( To download the free printable template please chose the "UNTRANSLATED" version below, and then click on the blue "Den kan ni ladda ner här." link under the materials )
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DIY Paper circle hen and chick - quick and fun Easter card
We love Easy Peasy And Fun's crafts because they are so wonderful and easy to make! And this lovely Easter card is no exception! This paper circle hen and chick craft is the simplest Easter card or craft you can make with your kids. If making this craft in larger groups we really recommend you get two circle punches, one big and one small to make the process faster ( and more fun as kids love punching circles ). Get the step-by-step tutorial at easypeasyandfun.com and let's get crafting:
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DIY Triangle box advent calendar
All you need to make this easy advent calendar is this free triangle box template, cardstock, glue and a marker.  We recommend a fine felt tip pen since you can create much more detailed work, but a regular Sharpie works fine too.  This DIY Triangle box advent calendar project is really fun because it's quick and ends up looking really good and you can let loose with your  doodling creativity  Lastly, we think the kids will enjoy the treats I’ll be hiding in these boxes! 
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Easy paper (ribbon) gift bags
This is a very nice DIY craft video tutorial : an easy Paper ( ribbon ) gift bag by Innova Crafts. With this video you can learn how to make these original paper bags for small gifts. Perfect for chritmas gifts or birthday gifts, but you can use them to wrap baby shower gifts too!
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DIY Button flower Mother's day card
Create a pretty handmade card with a bunch of colorful buttons ! Button crafts are perfect for kids and adults as well! In this step-by-step tutorial, The Best Ideas For Kids will show you how to use buttons to create this beautiful and simple button flower card. If you're looking for an adorable handmade card for Mother's day , this button art flower card is just perfect. Kids of all ages will love making these button flower cards!
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Easy DIY paper hyacinth flower - spring craft for kids
Do you have a crafty kid ? Nurture his creative spirit with this fun spring craft by Kids Craft Room. This paper hyacinth flower is super easy to make, plus you don't need special tools or skills to make one, which makes this fun craft perfect for kids of all ages ! With just a few inexpensive crafts supplies , you'll be giving your child the tools he needs to spark imagination and creative play. Get the step-by-step tutorial and the free printable hyacinth flower template at Kids Craft Room and craft on!
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DIY peeking paper Easter bunny card with ribbon bow
Look at this adorable peeking bunny card ! This bunny card is a very easy Easter kids craft project: all you need is to create some is a few sheets of colorful paper! This cute peeking Easter bunny card is a super quick, easy and low budget Easter craft project for the kids!  This adorable Easter card will look gorgeous in any color and style: you can use colorful construction paper, scrapbook paper or even Christmas leftover wrapping paper to create some! You can use these adorable, quick & easy paper craft cards as nice Easter gifts or it can be a perfect  frugal classroom/home decor!
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4 Easy & cute way to wrap Christmas gifts
Along with some instant gift wrap you can print and use, Mr Printables also has a few DIY gift wrap ideas without even having to print! This one is super simple and kids will love it. He thought those triangle flaps you end up with on each end of wrapped gifts just looked liked animal noses waiting to be smudged on with a little black paint, bringing it all to life. That’s all there is for this DIY animal gift wrap. It hardly needs a tutorial. Browse the images for reference and make your own versions!
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DIY stackable easter egg gift box from toilet paper rolls
This brilliant and funny stackable easter egg / chick gift box is a perfect way to gift small sweets / jewelries for easter. And all you need is to create them some toilet paper tubes , a little bit of paint and glue! This stackable toilet paper roll easter ( matrjoska style ) gift box is a super fun and easy easter ( kids ) craft idea , and it doesn't require special craft materials! With this funny and detailed step-by-step craft video tutorial you can make them easily and it will bring smile to anyone face who will get it!
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DIY Superhero mum - Mother’s day gift
Moms are the ultimate superheroes! Their strength in the midst of difficulties and their pure, infinite love is the real superpower ! Celebrate your superhero Mom this year with this DIY superhero Mother’s day gift by I Heart Crafty Things! Kids will love customizing their superhero to look just like their mom and will win over their mom ’s heart not only because it’s darling but the delicious chocolate !
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Easy Christmas crafts (styrofoam ball and lightbulb snowman)
In this nice Christmas craft video you can find 6! different, easy , inexpensive but still fun and gorgeous Christmas crafts / decors such as the adorable lightbulb and table tennis ball snowman , a melted snowman greeting card , a wool Christmas tree decor , a toilet paper tube wreath , and more! You can make these fun and low budget Christmas crafts with the kids because all of them are super easy! Our favourites are the styrofoam / table tennis ball snowman Christmas ornament and the lightbulb snowman. Which is your favourite?
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Paper plate Santa - easy Christmas craft for kids
Simplest craft ideas which involves recycling are alwas the best! These cute paper plate Santas are not just only a very easy and fun kids craft but it also can be a nice Christmas decor in your home/classroom/nursery! In this nice craft site you will find a step-by-step assembling tutorial in pictures and also in video format!  All you need is to create one of these fun smiling Santas is a few paper plates (with "ruffled" borders) and construction paper. The kids will love this easy winter craft project  and they can gift the Santas for the family members if they wish, because this is also a great present/card if you write in a nice message!
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Sweet spring lollipop flowers - easy and fun party favor
A quick, easy and fun spring craft idea: a bouquet of lollipop flowers to give to all that special people in our lives! A sweet treat with a fun twist! This fun spring craft project is just in time for Mother's day or Easter  but it’s a DIY gift that will be appreciated all year round! You can make the lollipop flowers in any color, they will look gorgeous in any form! This handmade gift project is suitable for kids of all ages because it's really super simple! If you need a whole bunch of quick gifts/party favors this craft idea is a perfect choice!
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Free printable Christmas tree bauble (Christmas tree ornament ) gift tags
Look at these festive Christmas tree bauble gift tags ! Aren't they super adorable? These free, printable Christmas gift tags by Craft And Creativity can be printed straight from your home computer, cut out, and then attached to your Christmas gifts! Not only will you save money by using these free printable Christmas bauble gift tags, but you'll also save the time from having to buy them at the store, and they'll add a personal handmade touch to your Christmas gifts. After all, saving money, time, and showing someone you care should be what Christmas is all about. Get the free printable and let's decorate those gifts :
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DIY Pop up tulip flower card - Mother's day card
If you’re looking for a gorgeous Mother’s day gift for kids to make this year, this Mother’s day pop up tulip flower card by I Heart Crafty Things can’t be topped. Her template makes this gorgeous pop up flower card an easy kids craft to make and mom or grandma will adore the special message hidden inside the pot when she opens it up on her special day! Once you learn the simple technique of how to make a pop up card , you are sure to be addicted. Get the free pattern and tutorial at iheartcraftythings.com and let's get crafting:
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DIY Dancing Christmas elf - newspaper craft for kids
It’s that time of year when our minds turn to Christmas crafts - isn’t it? We just adore the opportunities the festive holidays brings for all sorts of colorful and jolly arts and crafts for kids . This year kick off the season with an adorable dancing newspaper elf craft by Kids Craft Room! You can of course make this cheeky elf from ordinary paper or card but we love the recycled element! Not only does this newspaper dancing elf craft look super cute but you can play with it too and make it dance ! It has long legs that are folded in a way that allows them to move freely as if the elf was dancing a jolly Christmas jig!
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DIY Rolled paper roses - easy Mother's day card
You can easily make the most beautiful card for Valentine's day or Mother’s day ! Follow Andreja's step by step tutorial that will show you how to make a DIY rolled paper roses Valentines Day Card! We love simple ideas that look like they took hours to make! You won’t believe how easy this rolled paper roses Valentine's Day cards are to make!
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Christmas tree gift boxes (with free printable)
These gorgeous Christmas tree shaped treat boxes can be perfect to wrap small presents/sweets for Christmas in a stylish and gorgeous way! This paper gift box is  a suprisingly easy Christmas craft project: you just need a piece of cardstock , a little fun Christmas wrapping paper, and of course this free christmas shaped gift box template! In this nice craft site you will find a nice step-by-step photo tutorial on how to make one Christmas tree gift box in minutes as well!
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Christmas cookie containers from empty Pringles cans
There’s not much better than Christmas cookies right?! ( Big cookie fans here. ) You can make them even better by packaging them up cute and taking them to a friend and this is a super fun way to do it. Make a cookie container from a Pringles can. It’s easy, it’s creative , it looks amazing and it’s a perfect fit for cookies ! Your friends and neighbors will love this gift ! How perfect and pretty does that Pringles cookie container look? And won’t your firends be surprised when they open it up and there’s cookies inside! ? And you can make this useful container in any style you want! You can use any other cardboard tubes to make a cookie container if you haven't got Pringles cans at hand.
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Watercolor spring flowers ( step-by-step painting tutorial )
Have you always wanted to paint watercolor flowers? I am pretty sure 9 out of 10 would say YES! These gorgeous watercorlor spring flowers are really easy to paint! Once you go through a few simple steps and watercolor painting tips, you will be able to improvise on your own, and paint all kinds of flowers in no time! You can decorate your home with this beautiful spring flower painting or give them as a nice (mother's day) card!
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DIY Carrot nibbling Easter bunny card - adorable Easter card idea
Look at these super adorable carrot nibbling bunny cards ! Can a handmade Easter card be more cuter? These carrot nibbling Easter bunny cards by Kids Craft Room are super adorable, super quick, and easy to make ! ( Kids Craft Room will give you the printable template of this lovely little Easter card for free! ) These are our favorite Easter cards of the season so far! So adorable! Get the free bunny card template at kidscraftroom.com and let's get crafting:
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DIY Personalized Valentine's puzzle - fun Valentine's day gift
There's nothing more thoughtful than a DIY Valentine gift ! Making your own puzzle is even more fun, and adds a whole new dimension to the activity! This time Little House Of Four shows you how to make one! H omemade puzzles make heartfelt gifts that you can customize and personalize for the unique people in your life. Depending on the materials you have at your disposal, you can make a new puzzle from an old unused one, or you can make a simpler puzzle with cardboard. Either way, friends and family will love putting together your handcrafted puzzles !
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