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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!
Adorable handprint flamingo - summer craft for kids
If you’re looking for a fun and quick summer craft for kids to make this summer , this flamingo handprint card by The Chirping Moms can’t be topped. The Chirping Moms' easy to follow tutorial makes this gorgeous handprint flamingo card a super easy and fun kids craft to make. This flamingo craft is perfect for kids of all ages, and it's a creative and adorable way to send out best wishes to all your friends! This adorable little flamingo card also doubles as a keepsake, which makes it a perfect gift for every special occasion.
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Super simple DIY reindeer Christmas gift tags with pom-pom
You can make this super cute reindeer gift tag with pom-pom nose literally in seconds! If you're looking for a simple but still cute and unique Christmas gift tag  to accompany with your Christmas presents, this quick craft idea is the perfect choice for you! You just need  a little piece of cardstock, a  sharpie and a few colorful mini pom-poms! These pom-pom nose reindeer gift tags also can be perfect Christmas cards for the family members (or teachers) if you make them in bigger. In this nice craft blog you can find an another easy and quick craft idea on how to make personalised wrapping papers with a simple pencil!
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Easy DIY handprint Christmas cards (Santa, reindeer & elf)
If you love handprint crafts we have the perfect ones for Christmas ! These Christmas Handprint Cards by The Best Ideas For Kids are the cutest handmade Christmas cards for kids to make. These handprint cards are really easy to make and everyone is will love them, because who could resist such a fun little Christmas card which doubles up as a lovely keepsake ? The kids will love making their own handprint Santa , handprint reindeer and handprint elf ! Head to thebestideasforkids.com and learn how to make them:
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Easy fall leaf silhouette card - autumn craft for kids
Making fall art can be simple! Since fall is all about the falling leaves , why not incorporate them into your crafts? The Best Ideas For Kids shares how to make fun and thoughtful hand-written fall cards out of colorful construction paper, yarn and other simple craft materials. These DIY fall leaf cards are a quick and easy way to send a personal note this fall. ( These cards could be used to for any fall occasion and they are made using the perfect fall colors! ) Your little artist can easily sit and make a whole collection of these beautiful fall cards in one sitting!
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Easy DIY Easter fingerprint card (bunny and chick) - craft for kids
Check out these adorable Easter bunnies and chicks that you can make using your fingerprint! It’s a fun little craft for you and your kids to do, and you can make some seriously precious Easter cards or decorations using your art. This cute Easter card ( or spring keepsake painting ) by Heather (Chickabug) is perfect for the kids to do at Easter ,even you can whip up a few homemade gift tags for the presents with this nice fingerprinting technique ! This super cute Easter craft is very easy to do and super cheap to make! All you need is a white piece of paper, paint ,and a black sharpie ( and of course little crafty fingers ) !
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Milk carton shaped treat boxes ( with free template )
She used a scalloped rectangle die to create a window in the front of this beautiful milk carton shaped container, then stamped a simple design on each! These cookie or treat boxes are an easily mass produced craft project and a great way to present a homemade treat. And if baking isn’t your thing, handmade milk carton shaped treat containers are perfect for packaging something storebought, too. Show off your crafty, creative skills, even if the contents aren’t homemade!
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DIY Mother's day paper plate puppet craft
This Mother's day, don't forget to give your mother a big hug ! When it comes to giving your mom the perfect gift for Mother's day, it's the thought that counts, which makes this lovely paper plate puppet craft by The Joy Sharing a perfect Mother's day gift! Every mom loves a gift comes from the heart! This paper plate mother-child hug puppet craft is a simple craft , and it will make you smile every time you animate the hug. This paper plate Mother's day puppet craft is just the perfect gift to tell your mom just how special she is!
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Adorable DIY winter scene with snowmen -  art project for kids
Get crafty creating this snowmen at night craft by printing circle sponges and making q-tip snowflakes! If your kids are in love with snowmen just like we , you will love this pretty and fun painting project! This painting technique is so easy even the smallest artistic hands can create these gorgeous snowmen in minutes! This circular sponge stamped snowman craft can be a great craft in the classroom at Christmas! The kids will love painting and decorating these lovely snowmen !
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DIY Magazine gift bow - gift bow making tutorial
Give your holiday gifting a modern spin by opting for magazine gift bows instead of classic ribbons. These handmade ( Christmas ) gift bows by Origami Twist are so easy to personalize! You can use magazines, wrapping paper, patterned paper, or old book pages in colors that coordinate with your wrapping paper. Christmas is the season to wrap thoughtfully chosen gifts , and shouldn't the outside match the gift within? Make your own cool custom gift toppers with your favorite decorative wrapping paper and this easy-to-follow DIY paper gift bow tutorial!
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Paper tulip bouguet gift box from a tin can
With the help of this nice, detailed spring craft video tutorial you can create this "magical" paper tulip bouquet easily! Why is it "magical"? Because it's not just only a simple paper flower bouquet it also has a gift box/jar inside! You can "hide" any kind of gift inside the bouquet it or simply fill it with delicious sweets/cookies. This crepe paper tulip bouquet treat box can be a perfect gift for any ocassion ( mother's day, birthdays, weddings ) or you can simply use it as a nice addition to your spring decor.
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Free printable bunny gift wrapping paper
Do you have ordinary, boring sweets or fruit drinks? Make unique, fun gifts out of them with Early Learning Ideas' super fun Easter bunny gift wrapper printable. This is a super easy Easter/spring craft and it can be very handy when you need to wrap your freshly bought but not-so-pretty Easter gifts. You can use the bunny wrappers to wrap Easter presents or you can create various Easter decors with this cute little free printable wrapper. ( For ex. use them in empty mason jars to create a fun Easter bunny vase ! )
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DIY Stackable box snowman - Christmas gift box & decor
Get some stackable boxes and create a lovely Christmas snowman decor with Cindy deRosier's step-by-step craft tutorial ! This stackable box snowman doubles up as a great Christmas present because you can fill it up with various sweets and gifts! ( And in the meantime it will look lovely in the middle of your Christmas decor ! ) Of course you can use various shapes and materials to create your snowman : this fun craft idea will work well with square boxes, mason jars, glass bowls and many more!
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DIY Paper flower Mother's day card
This little 3D paper flower Mothers day card by Easy Peasy And Fun is a perfect classroom Mother’s day craft for kids to make. Her template ( as usual ) makes it easy-peasy and you can be sure the parents will love receiving one of these cards. Not only does this flower card hold a special message inside, with a child’s photo on the center of the flower this one takes “personal” to a whole new level.
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DIY bunny Valentine's day gift bags (with printable)
This is Mr Printables's favorite Bunny favor bag for the Valentine’s day. Children can make these printable party favors for others, or receive them from you! Fill it with chocolates, candies and lots of love. You can also use it as an easter gift bag.
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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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Scratch off Valentine's day card - fun and easy gift idea
In this nice step-by-step video tutorial you can learn how to make scratch off cards for Valentines Day or for any other occasions. This DIY "scratch off" project is super easy to make and requires only three ingredients: a white crayon ( or white wax candle ) , dish soap and acrylic paint ! Of course you can use this homemade scratch lottery card in other special ocassions as a fun gift it will be a great hit in any form! You can write on sweet romantic short quotes about how much you love him or her or you can use it as a fun lottery coupon ticket ! This Valentine's day craft is also suitable for kids because it's really quick and easy to do!
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DIY Valentine's day handprint lovebirds
We L-O-V-E handprint crafts ! They are adorably cute and make such super keepsakes ! These little Handprint Love Birds by Kids Craft Room are the sweetest little bird craft around and just perfect for Valentine’s day or even Mother’s day ! As usual, Kids Crafts Room will give you a free printable template so making them is super simple and it comes with three different heart messages to add to your love bird craft:
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Paper island - paper toys and boxes for kids (with printables)
These ultra cute paper island boxes are a real treat. They look so fun simply as room decoration, a paper diorama of a little island (or a group of islands – there’re 6!) with its landscape and add-on inhabitants.  You can also store small things & the little add-on creatures or small gifts inside,  they are clever little boxes.
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DIY gingerbread house gift or cake boxes from cardboard
Which can be better to wrap your presents than a gorgeous gift/cake box that costs almost nothing? Thats why we love upcycling! This cute gingerbread house gift box has made from a simple cardboard box with a corrector pen! Brilliant idea, isn't it? You can use these adorable and magical gingerbread boxes to wrap your handmade presents/cakes or you can simply use them as gorgeous winter/christmas decors in your home. The cardboard box gingerbread houses will look good in any size, so you can create a whole winter wonderland village! (You could bake a few gingerbread man as villagers as well!)
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DI)Y 3D paper heart (free printable template)
How to make a paper heart / 3D paper heart? ( Or pepakura heart ? ) . Whatever it calls, this 3D heart is perfect for your Valentine’s Day ,your proposal day, or your wedding day ! This 3D paper heart ( despite it's look ) is a really simple craft comes with an easy to follow free ( pepakura / 3D folding ) template . It’s so easy to make your own paper heart, from very simple materials. All you need is some paper, scissors, and glue.
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DIY Gorgeous easy paper hexagonal gift box
Watch this nice step-by-step video tutoria l and learn how to make this gorgeous origami style paper gift box easily with simple household materials and colorful construction papers ! This beautiful hexagonal floral treat box can be a perfect way to wrap small presents/sweets for mothers's day ( or other occasions ) in a stylish and gorgeous way! This paper gift box is a surprisingly easy paper folding project : you just need a piece of s crapbook or construction paper , a ruler, a can lid and that's it! With this step-by-step video tutorial creating your own beautiful DIY paper gift box will be a piece of cake! ( Even the kids can fold some to surprise their friends - or f
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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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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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Easter egg (chick and bunny) pocket cards
This fun easter card is not just a super cute (and quick) easter gift but it's also very unique, because you can use the bunny , the chick and the easter eggg separatelly thanks to the clever pocket design. It's not just a fun way to greet someone but its also a nice easter home decor! And of course, you can find the free printable easter card template  in this nice craft blog. Happy crafting!
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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 Gift card bouquet - fun and quick gift idea
If you are in need of a last minute ( teacher appreciation ) gift create this fun gift card bouquet by Cutesy Crafts. You can group up with other parents and create a whole gift card flower bouquet, or simply create one flower. Cutesy Crafts has made a free printable template to cut with scissors and a cut file for your electronic die cutting machine. This DIY Gift card bouquet is also a really great group gift idea for a coworker or friend . A much more creative way to give gift cards ( and money ) than just handing them over in an envelope.
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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 Heart shape hot air balloon Valentine card - Valentine's day craft for kids
Pour your heart out with this gorgeous heart shape hot air balloon Valentine card! This time I Heart Crafty Things will show you how to make this beautiful Valentine card from a few sheets of simple craft paper in no time! Homemade cards are not only a joy to create but they are also super special for the recipient to open up. This 3D hot air balloon card is colorful, sweet and unbelievably easy to create. Get the free template and the step-by-step tutorial at iheartcraftythings.com and create yours today:
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