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DIY Popcorn garland - fun & edible Christmas decor
A favorite childhood memory of many is stringing popcorn to create a garland for a Christmas tree, even though it meant withstanding pricks and pokes from the needle. The perk was getting to secretly munch on the popcorn stash as you worked. From this, a tradition of stringing popcorn into a garland that wrapped around the Christmas tree was born. So, don't hesitate: get a bag of popcorn and add some nostalgic homemade charm to your Christmas tree this year with a DIY old-fashioned popcorn garland ! ( If you won't succeed, at least you will have popcorn to eat! )
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DIY Rustic pallet wood pumpkin - fall decor
Today Make it & Love It is here with another super easy pallet project. Pallets are a great material to use to achieve that rustic look , and with fall decor , we love a little rustic. Pallets are usually inexpensive ( or free! ) so these DIY Rustic pallet wood pumpkins are a great way to decorate on a budget ! This is a relatively easy and fun DIY Fall Decor that you can use every year! This inexpensive DIY project is a fun way to make your own custom vintage home decor , because these pallet wood ( or reclaimed wood ) pumpkins just look great on a mantle or as part of an outdoor ( front door ) fall decor.
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How to dry rose  petals and roses
When you receive a bouquet of fresh roses, preserve their beauty and fragrance by drying the rose petals. Dried rose petals are perfect for making potpourri, but they can also be used as dramatic embellishments in card making, as an organic element when pouring your own candles and soap, or even as confetti for weddings and bridal showers. There are several ways to dry rose petals, from microwaving them to pressing them between the pages of a book. Whatever method you choose, you may be surprised how easy it is to do, and how lovely the results.
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DIY Drop cloth cross wood sign (no-sew)
Use drop cloth to create a beautiful cross wood sign! This elegant drop cloth cross wood sign by The Daily DIYer is super easy to make and the outcome is so gorgeous and unique! You can use any rectangular shape scrap ( wood ) piece to create a base for your fabric cross ! There are so many beautiful variations to this with using painted wood, patterned fabric, lace, and different embellishments to make this piece of art match your style or home's decor!
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Easy DIY Rustic (vintage) Christmas wreath
This stylish & super easy to make winter wreath by North Story can bring a little piece rustic charm right inside your home! We have to admit, we LOVE this unique Christmas / winter wreath because it's super easy to make and looks so gorgeous! Vintage and natural - who needs more? This rustic wreath is pretty simple but absolutely amazing! This rustic winter wreath can easily spice up your home. Your neighbors will be so jealous! Get more beautiful inspirational photos and the tutorial at northstory.ca:
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DIY Painted rock pumpkin ( rock painting tutorial )
Looking for some fun rock painting ideas ? Turn ordinary stones into adorable little pumpkins by following along Sustain My Craft Habit's step-by-step rock painting tutorial! These watercolor-inspired painted rock pumpkins are a fun and versatile fall decor idea: use them as tablecloth weights, garden decors or simply scatter the around the house! Rock hunting is a fun way to get outside into nature , spend time with family, spread kindness, and unite communities. But this time don't hide the collected rocks & pebbles in your mother’s kitchen cabinet: create cute painted rock pumpkins from them!
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DIY Wood block pumpkins - fall decor
Do you love fall decors ? Try these super cute wood block pumpkins by Ribbons And Glue! You are going to love how easy the wood block pumpkins are to make! These would be really fun to make in a group , as a gift , or for your own house at autumn or Halloween ! You can ask your local wood supply market assistants to slice the wood beams up, this way you don't need expensive machines to make one! You can create a spooky Halloween or a Christmas themed version on the pumpkins back side, and boom you have a multipurpose home decor for different holidays !
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DIY Tie dyed eggs - magical easter eggs with paper towels
This gorgeous tie dyed easter egg is absolutely easy to make and really unique! You just need food colorings, a paper towel and a little water+vinegar mixture. We  just love the pattern the paper towel leaves behind! It's a very fun way to decorate the easter eggs with the kids and the best is : you don't need to blow out the eggs! You can create easter eggs with this super egg painting technique in any vibrant / bright colors and the kids will surely enjoy the (not so mess free) process!
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DIY Pallet wood pumpkin - outdoor fall decor
This rustic pallet pumpkin fall craft is a fun and versatile way to add pumpkins to your holiday decor. This time Her Tool Belt will show you how to create this lovely pallet wood fall pumpkin in no time! ( Free cutting patterns are included! as usual! ) All you need are a few wooden pallets to add the perfect DIY touch to your home this fall.The best part of these rustic pumpkins ? You can put them out in September, but won't have to worry about them rotting before Halloween! Pallets are a great material to use to achieve that rustic look, and with fall decor. Pallets are usually inexpensive ( or free! ) so these pumpkins are a great way to decorate on a budget!
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DIY Peppermint bath salt - last minute Christmas gift idea
This peppermint bath salt by Crafts by Amanda is super easy to make and it makes a cute gift for anyone on your holiday gift-giving list. Follow Amanda's step-by-step tutorial and create your own peppermint bath salt in just a few minutes! Everyone will love the sweet peppermint scen t when they use these fragrant bath salts. The bath salts themselves have just four ingredients and you may even have the supplies you need on hand. Mixing them together and adding them to the jar takes no more than 10 minutes.
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DIY Easy fall leaf window decor
Bring the warmth of the fall season to your home with this beautifu l fall leaf window decor by Artful Parent. This window decoration is a perfect way to feature the most beautiful leaves of autumn. Giving your home that warm fall charm will be super easy with this fun autumn window decor. Plus you can save money decorating with nature's free ( but most beautiful ) gifts! With this easy fall leaf window decor you can give your home a touch of woodland wonder and the kids will love it ( both making and collecting the leaves ) ! After you finishing this fall leaf art piece you can jump into a pile of leaves to celebrate!
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Adorable wooden clothespin snowman bookmarks
Sometimes the simplest craft ideas are the best! With a few wooden clothespins , fabric scraps and a little paint you can make an adorable snowman bookmark in no time! This super cute wooden clothespin snowman bookmark is a perfect craft project for snowy winter afternoons especially if you are a bookworm ! Of course you can gift these adorable wooden clothespin snowman bookmarks to your friends or family members as well, they will love them! Use fabrics with different patterns and colors for every snowman andthis way you can have lots of different snowman bookmarks for all of your favorite books !
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DIY Wooden egg ocean craft - summer craft for kids
This wooden egg ocean craft by The Inspiration Edit is such a great summer art activity for the kids ! Wooden eggs are great materials for different fun craft projects ( even after Easter ) , but if you haven't got eggs you could use rocks instead! Kids will love to paint and pick out their eggs ( or rocks ) for this easy summer craft project ! How much cuter can these ocean critters can be? And they are so easy to make too! This is a craft your kids will LOVE! This egg ( or rock ) painting project is perfect for kids of all ages, and you can use the finished artworks to decorate the kids' room or your garden. Alternate the sizes and create a whole gorgeous ocean scene!
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DIY Easy wooden birdhouse (free plan)
This is a free woodworking plan of a super easy DIY birdhouse from Ana-White!  Prepare for the winter / spring season with this super easy to make wooden birdhouse.Today Ana-White is going to share with you a collection of free birdhouse plans that you can make from cedar fence pickets.  Costing less than $2 each and naturally weather resistant, cedar fence pickets are the perfect building material for little birdhouses. This birdhouse is so easy, your little ones can make it.  We suggest kiddos putting it together with glue (try a glue that works on oily wood like Gorilla Glue or a super glue for fast dry times) and then Mom or Dad adding some nails or screws after the glue dries to make sure the birdhouse is plenty sturdy.
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DIY painted watermelon 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! Sometimes it can be impossible to find a sun hat in the color or style you want. At times like these, painting is a great solution! This DIY Painted watermelon sun hat by Studio DIY is just perfect for those hot summer days! It’s a classic floppy, wide-brim hat but turn it over aand... it's a watermelon ! Surprise! It’s super simple, and we can assure you you’ll get plenty of compliments. Get the tutorial and create your very own watermelon summer hat :
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3 Simple DIY fall decor (twig pumpkin, tp roll pumpkin & leaf suncatchers)
Even though it's tempting to spend all your days outside enjoying the crisp autumn weather, make time for these adult and kid-friendly fall crafts! In this step-by-step video tutorial Megan Weller will show you how to make 3 fun crafts you can make to decorate your room for fall : the twig pumpkin ( wood stick pumpkin ) , the toilet paper roll pumpkins and the gorgeous leaf suncatchers ( or fall leaf galand ). These fun fall crafts are really easy room decor projects that you can make using things you probably already have at home! So, don't hesitate: watch the video and learn the how-tos:
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Easy DIY Marbled pumpkin - unique fall decor
With Halloween around the corner, there are all sorts of ways to decorate your home , but nothing beats unique and colorful pumpkins. When it came time to start decorating pumpkins this year, give them the indigo treatment! This step-by-step pumpkin painting tutorial by Alice & Lois will guide thorough the process.These gorgeous indigo painted pumpkins make the messy business of pumpkin carving a thing of the past! Head to aliceandlois.com and create your own little indigo pumpkins ! ( Photo:Sara Albers )
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DIY Heart shaped painted tree branch art
"Whether beach-combing, hiking in the forest or walking along a riverbank, dried branches can be easily found in many places. With a little imagination, you can transform those branches into beautiful and low budget wall art /home decor using a few simple supplies. The heart shaped painted branch wall art adds a textural and colorful feature to your walls that can be used seasonally (on Valentine's day for ex.) or year-round. With different paint colors (or no paint at all), this natural tree branch art piece can work in a variety of rooms and design aesthetics."
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How to make DIY Slime stress balls (video tutorial)
Feeling a little stressed out lately? Not to worry: we've got you covered. Meet your new best friend, mr. squishy stress ball! Make Oobleck Slime from simple cornflour or cornstarch , and use marble balloons to make really cool stress balls. Perfect if you're stressed at work or school! Stress balls are easy to make from easily available materials. All you need is a few balloons and the right material to put in them. watch this easy-peasy demonstration video and create your own slime filled stress balls!
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DIY Sparkly clothespin dragonfly - summer craft idea for kids
Do you and your kids love to sit and observe insects outside during the summer? One of our favorites to observe is dragonflies. They are absolutely gorgeous don’t you think? If you are big fans of them like me you are going to love this sparkly clothespin dragonfly craft. It makes a fabulous insect craft for kids and summer kids craft. You can turn this darling clothespin dragonfly craft into fridge magnets by gluing magnets onto the back of the clothespins. Now you can display kids’ artwork, your to-do list, or important papers in style on your fridge.
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DIY Pinecone rose - fun & easy spring decoration
We would love to keep fresh cut flowers in our home every day if we could, who wouldn’t? But since fresh cut flowers are not all that possible, we think we may have found an alternative with these colorful pine cone roses by Sonja & Jane! We’ve simply love paint! It makes everything so classy and awesome, even the simplest craft materials such as pinecones ! This DIY Pine cone rose is a lovely and chic way to decorate your table for spring! While largely intended to jazz up your spring decor ,this pinecone rose would be lovely to use throughout the year.
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DIY Mason jar fairy garden (terrarium) - woodland home decor
Do you love fairy gardens ? What about mason jars ? Why not combine both of those into a gorgeous fairy garden mason jar terrarium ? This miniature fairy garden by Crafts By Amanda combines fairy gardens with mason jars and the outcome is so adorable! You will need a few simple supplies to make your version of this lovely mason jar fairy garden, and the possibilities are truly endless. You can use different types of moss, plants, rocks, fairy garden accessories, plastic animals, and any natural decorations which fit into your little mason jar fairy garden.
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DIY Rustic clay pot snowman - Christmas decoration
Everyone loves crafts made from clay pots, they are so simple, inexpensive and can be so much fun to make! Add a little antique flair to your Christmas tree this year with Amanda's vintage - inspired snowman ornaments made from clay pots! These adorable clay pot snowmen are so fun to make! They make a perfect afternoon project and the options are endless! This cute little snowman is super easy and so festive when it's finished – and it's also perfect as a Christmas gift! Head to craftsbyamanda.com and create your own little clay pot snowman :
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DIY Terracotta pot gingerbread house ornament
Transform mini terra cotta pots into absolutely adorable gingerbread house ornaments with Projects With Kids' easy to follow craft tutorial. This lovely little terra cotta pot gingerbread house ornament is just a great Christmas craft for older kids and teens. These little DIY gingerbread house ornaments are so fun to make! The clay pot act as a canvas to create a colorful gingerbread house scene that kids can customize any way they like. ( You can use extra-fine point paint pens, which will help you with drawing the details. ) Head to projectswithkids.com and create your own miniature gingerbread house terra cotta pot ornaments :
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4 different Halloween and fall garlands
Garlands are not just only beautiful decors to your home but these are also very inexpensive and easy to create! Even the smallest kids can help you in the making process! She whipped up 4 garlands that are perfect for draping across mantels, over door frames, or just taping onto a wall at fall or Halloween, but you also can use these simple ideas to create garlands for other holidays/seasons as well! (Imagine a nice paper flower garland, or a happy birthday bunting!) They add such a festive flair for the season!
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DIY cactus Easter eggs - fun Easter egg painting idea
Are you looking for a not-so-traditional Easter egg painting idea? Spice up this year's Easter with this super funny cactus Easter egg craft! It's not just a super fun Easter party or home decor but also can be a perfect Easter gift for you friends / family members. Well, it's not really a traditional Easter egg painting technique but it very funny, so absolutely worth a try! You can use any type of acrylic paint to paint the cactus egg's green color an and instead of black paint you can simply use a black marker to create it's spikes. Attach a fun paper flower to the cactus Easter egg's  top for a funnier real-life look!
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16 Fun no-carve pumpkin decorating ideas ( fall & Halloween decor ideas )
Decorating for fall wouldn't be complete without pumpkins. Carving pumpkins , however, can be messy and dangerous. So why not skip out on the pumpkin clean-up this year and try some no-carve pumpkin decorating ideas ? If you plan to make a no-carve ( Halloween ) pumpkin this year, you’ll love these unique pumpkin painting ideas by Easy Peasy And Fun! From a roaring dinosaur pumpkin to a simple emoji pumpkin you will find lots of cute and scary ideas to make this fall! Browse through Easy Peasy And Fun's pumpkin decorating ideas and pick your favorites! No-carve pumpkin ideas are great for completing with the kids to make decorating for Halloween a fun-filled family activity.
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Easy DIY pistachio flower (pista shell flower) - frugal home decor
This step-by-step video tutorial by Gifts and Crafts Ideas shows how to make gorgeous flower shaped tea candle holders out of recycled pistachio shells. These pistachio shell flower tea candle holders are simply gorgeous, super easy to make and it costs practically nothing. What a great way to upcycle something that you usually throw out! The finished pistachio shell flower candle holders are the perfect addition to any shabby chic or rustic decor. Glue them on a cute spring or fall sign as a flower or just use them as a tea candle holder to make a great last minute gift for Mother's Day.
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DIY Troll mason jar planter - Trolls craft
The Trolls movie has been a huge hit with kids . We have seen so many fun trolls crafts including this amazing troll mason jar planter! If you’re planning a Trolls party or simply just have a Trolls fan in your house, then these princess poppy Trolls mason jars will surely be a hit! We also love the version of Princess Poppy mason jar planter which has paint on the outside and smaller googly eyes. And as a bonus: any pink plant will look great with this super cute mason jar planter! ( Of course you can create trolls with other colors as well! )
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DIY easy fire pit - how to build a simple garden barbecue
Int this nice step-by-step video tutorial CrypticCRICKET will demonstrate how to create an easy and very quick firepit made from materials and items he bought at a Lowe's home improvement center. You can cook on your brand new garden barbecue or just sit around it and tell stories. This super easy to made garden fire pit is a perfect way to make delicious s ummer party foods , roast marshmallows and add some summer camp feeling to your garden. This homemade fire pit ( or barbecue ) will be the greatest hit at your upcoming summer party !
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DIY Owl Easter eggs ( step-by-step egg painting tutorial)
If you like decorating eggs for Easter ,this craft tutorial will show you how to paint eggs as a couple of cute owls! Owls simply possess a talent of looking so good in any form and shape! An Easter egg ,for instance – in its round curvy form, it just asks for an owl to be painted on it. Wouldn’t you say so? Adventure-in-a-box has successfully combined cute with sass, to create a gorgeous Easter egg craft that will be a joy to make and since they’re made out of wood, they can be enjoyed year after year!
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