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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!
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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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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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Valentine printable coloring page bookmarks (free printable)
Fun free Valentine printable coloring page bookmarks are a great gift for classmates to help kids be creative & encourage reading too! Personalized & cute! Are you gearing up for Valentine’s Day?  Here are some beautiful free Valentine's bookmarks for your little artists! With Valentine's day upon us what better way to start the season off than to encourage kids to develop a love and thirst for reading that will last a lifetime? This cute and colorful Valentine's cay coloring page bookmark is the perfect way to bring fun and excitement to your children’s reading activities whatever their age.
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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 Accordion family photo box - creative gift idea
We just love family photo crafts, and this accordion photo box is no exception. This fun accordion family photo box is a perfect gift – think Father’s Day, or Grandparent’s day, or mom’s birthday – and it can also be a perfect memento to make after a fun summer trip. Or maybe fill it with pictures of baby’s first year. Really the reasons for making an accordion photo box are endless! By reading Sugar Bee Crafts's tutorial you not only will learn how to make the paper accordion photo box, but you’ll also learn a fun feature of Sugar Bee Crafts's favorite photo editing software:
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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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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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DIY Yarn bunny Easter card - fun Easter craft for kids
Do you have a crafty kid ? Nurture his creative spirit with this fun Easter craft by Kids Craft Room. This yarn art bunny card 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, grab some yarn and craft on!
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3D Spring flowers in a box pop-up card  ( Mother's day gift )
We love simple papercrafts especially when it comes to flowers and greeting cards ! This beautiful 3D flower card can be a great gift for any special occasion or you can use them as frugal wedding / spring party invitations ! Watch this nice step-by-step video tutorial where SweetBioDesign will teach you how to make this beautiful 3D flower pop-up card in no time! All you need is to make one 3D flower pop-up card are: some colorful papers, scissors, and a little glue! This spring craft project is suitable for kids of all ages, because it's super easy ! ( especially if you help them in cutting out the flowers ) >>Download the template here <<
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DIY Easter bunny card - simple & fun easter craft for kids
If you’re looking for a fun and quick Easter craft for kids to make this spring , this Easter bunny card by The Best Ideas For Kids can’t be topped. Best Ideas For Kids' easy to follow tutorial makes this lovely bunny card a super easy and fun ( kids ) craft to make. This bunny craft is perfect for kids of all ages, and it's a creative and adorable way to send out best wishes to all your loved ones! Get the step-by-step tutorial and create a bunch of super cute Easter bunny cards for your loved ones!
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DIY Heart flower Mother's day card - Mother's day craft for kids
This heart flower card by Easy Peasy And Fun is the cutest handmade card your kids can make, either for Valentine’s day or Mother’s day. This time Andreja will show you how to make this beautiful heart flower 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 paper flower in a heart card is colorful, sweet and unbelievably easy to create. Get the free template and the step-by-step tutorial at easypeasyandfun.com and create yours today:
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DIY Shooting star party pinata -  fun party decor
With New Year's eve comes parties! And what says party more than a piñata ? This DIY shooting star piñata is great for new year's eve ,summer or really for any time of year. It’s a shooting star ,so it can easily be adapted for celebrating summer nights, graduations, birthdays, or make it in patriotic colors for Fourth of July. It’s a pull piñata ,so it’s great for indoors as well as out. Kids take turns choosing a curling ribbon to pull. So, you still get the element of anticipation to see who is going to be the lucky one to crack it open and you save dad from having to whack the thing to death to finally get it to open.Plus! You can keep the piñata and use it as decor later, or reuse it for another party. Just reattach more ribbon to the bottom and you’re gold.
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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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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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DIY 3D Hyacinth flower mothers day card - paper craft for kids
Are you looking for a simple and gorgeous Mother’s Day card idea to make this year for Mom or Grandma ? This hyacinth flower bard by iheartcraftythings.com which is super simple to make with the help of their free flower template. The best part: these paper flowers won’t wither after a few days so Mom and Grandma can keep this beautiful Mother’s Day card as a keepsake for years to come.
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DIY cactus Valentine card with felt hearts - Valentine's day craft for kids
Making homemade Valentine cards is a perfect arts and crafts activity for kids to celebrate Valentine’s Day. This DIY cactus valentine card by I Heart Crafty Things is such a great example of how kids can use their creativity to make a darling Valentine card for their loved ones. Using a few simple craft materials and I Heart Crafty Things' cactus Valentine card template , kids can create this DIY Cactus Valentine Card in no time at all:
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Paper handprint and footprint flowers - fun gift or keepsake idea
Which mom doesn’t love receiving a bouquet of flowers made by their children?  That’s why this handprint and footprint flower craft that’s complete with a vase is perfect for anyone planning on making mom smile, maybe even cry a little on Mother’s Day.  If you aren’t used to crafting with the kids don’t worry because you totally got this! She even share craft tips along the way so making this craft is super easy!  Don’t forget to make one for grand-MOTHER too!
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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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Cute Christmas gift tags ( free printable Christmas gift tags)
Look at these gift tags ! Aren't the super adorable? These designs by Clementine Creative are North Pole inspired and feature characters and elements like a polar bear, penguin, mittens, Christmas stockings , and a cup of hot chocolate. All of these cute gift tags were hand-drawn by Carmia and designed with love. ( The gift tag template is free to download and print! ) These adorable gift tags will give your gift the finishing touch that shows you care.
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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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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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DIY heart shaped gift boxes - free printable template
This video shows how to create these heart shaped gift boxes out of paper ! These DIY heart shaped gift boxes are perfect to fill with candy, jewelry or other small gifts for Valentine's day, birthdays, party favors or any other occasion! The finished heart shape gift box is just under 4 inches in height and width. This paper craft project works best with construction paper or card stock - paper that is a little thicker/heavier than regular paper. You can find the free pattern >> here at essyjae.com <<
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Easy DIY 3D heart card ( Valentine\'s day card )
This Valentine's day, don't forget to give your loved ones a big hug ! When it comes to giving the perfect gift for Valentine's day, it's the thought that counts, which makes this lovely dimensional heart card craft by I Heart Crafty Things a perfect Valentine's day gift! Everyone loves a gift comes from the heart! This easy, DIY 3D heart card is a simple craft , and ( if you add personal notes to them ) it will make you smile every time. This easy DIY 3D heart card is just the perfect gift to tell your loved ones just how special are they!
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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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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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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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Easy DIY photo snow globe craft for kids - creative Christmas card
Kids love snow globes, a nd we love looking at pictures of our kids ! Today’s winter craft project combines both of those into an easy winter craft little kids will love to make. This little 3D family photo snow globe card by It's Always Autumn is a perfect classroom winter or Christmas craft for kids to make. Her template ( as usual ) makes this winter craft easy-peasy and you can be sure the parents will love receiving one of these super adorable Christmas cards. Not only does this winter snow globe card hold a special message inside, with a child’s photo at the center of the snow globe, this one takes “personal” to a whole new level.
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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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