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This craft category is a huge collection of nature crafts! Various craft ideas with natural materials: woodworking ( free wood furniture plans - furniture making, wooden decorations & wood crafts), crafts with tree branches / trunks / autumn leaves,  seashells crafts and snail shell crafts, rocks crafts, easy nature crafts for kids ( rock painting, seashell crafts, fall leaf crafts), DIY live flower arrangements / bouquets & flower decorations ( flower crafts ), homemade natural cosmetic recipes, homemade cleaning products .. and many other creative nature craft ideas! If you are looking for specific natural material ( for example: seashells, or wood ) please choose a sub-category from the "paper crafts" main menu ( at the top of the page).
Easy DIY craft stick Easter basket - Easter craft for kids
There’s just something super adorable about mini things. Don’t you agree? Today make this mini Easter basket craft with your kids! It's so stinking cute! The little basket itself is fun to make but IHeartCraftyThings also has a blast making and decorating the little eggs she puts in the baskets . If you’re looking or a f un Easter kids craft ,this mini Easter basket craft is perfect! You can use jumbo craft sticks to create a full size Easter Baskets as well!
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DIY Chestnut & acorn hedgehog - cute fall decor
In this step-by-step tutorial, Tsvoric will show you how to make this gorgeous chestnut and acorn hedgehog ! Isn't it super adorable? Nature always gives us the most beautiful craft materials for free, so let's gather a bunch and create wonderful fall decors from them. If you aren't a wreath or pumpkin person, but you still love natural fall decors : this little hedgie is the perfect choice. This chestnut and acorn hedgehog is beautiful all autumn ( and uses dried materials so you can use it year after year ). You can incorporate any colors to your hedgehog decor with a few large beads / tiny baubles or just use what nature gave to you. If you love collecting natural craft materials this autumn decor project is a must!
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DIY twig reindeer - easy Christmas craft for kids
Make these super adorable twig reindeer by Happy Hooligans to decorate your home (or garden) this Christmas. So simple and so cute! In this nice tutorial  Jackie is going to show you how to make a twig Christmas reindeer with a few branches from a tree.  It’s quick, easy and seriously adorable! This DIY twig reindeer  can be a great indoor or outdoor Christmas decor and everyone will love it!
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How to modify a cutting board for more counter space
Remember when you wished for more counter space in your kitchen ? This time Jillee shows you how to create the extra counter space you have been dreaming about! Dealing with limited counter space can be frustrating, especially if you’re preparing two or three things at once. Jillee will show you how some simple modifications to a cutting board can create a safe, functional, and movable work surface that rests right on your stove top! Both you and your landlord will love this project because it doesn’t involve any permanent modifications to the kitchen itself. How brilliant is it? Get the tutorial, and let's get crafting:
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Pumpkin rocks - easy fall rock painting project for kids
To satisfy my autumn crave, paint a bunch of pumpkin rocks! (After all, plump and round little rocks are very much like miniature pumpkins. ) Autumn is the perfect season for rock hunting! In this rock painting tutorial you can learn how to make sweet little painted rock pumpkins. This rock craft is perfect for kids of all agesRock hunting is a fun way to get outside into nature, spend time with family, spread kindness, and unite communities. Don’t hide the rocks & pebbles in your mother’s kitchen cabinet: create cute painted rock pumpkins from them!
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DIY fall candle holders from tree branches
Would you like to make these DIY fall candles? If you are just a little bit handy and comfortable using power tools this is an easy fall craft project.  You can play with the different wood bark textures because any log with a diameter of 3 inches or more would work just fine. You can also experiment with different wood log sizes (lenght and diameters) and combine them to a more natural and unique arrangement! Decorating with nature's gifts are always best craft projects! But beware: do not drill a hole deeper than your tea candle's size because dried logs are flammable! (You can use led tea lights instead the real ones!)
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Rustic DIY cactus sign - boho summer decor (free template)
This DIY Cactus Sign by The Crafted Sparrow is such a gorgeous, fun, and easy foam project ! Yes, we said foam ! Looks like real wood right? If you LOVE those rustic wooden signs , but don't want to spend the money, this wonderful tutorial is just perfect for you! This darling faux wood ( foam ) cactus sign is a super easy project, it comes with a free downloadable/printable template , and it will add some boho summer vibe to your living room!
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DIY Fabric covered spring vases
Are you looking for a cheap but still gorgeous, practical and reusable spring home decor idea? If yes, this upcycled fabric spring vase is a perfect spring / easter craft project for you ! And the best is: you can make these vases with any ugly old vase or even simple mason jars / wine bottles, and the fabrics is also reusable ! You can change the fabrics on the vases for any ocassion: you can make a christmas / fall / halloween vase or a gorgeous stylish white / lace wedding vase with this brilliant idea very easily!
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DIY strawberry tower from plastic flower pots - vertical garden (planting idea)
We simply can’t wait for all the strawberries to turn red to share this with you : an easy DIY strawberry tower with a built-in reservoir! Bonus: everyone can make this with recycled materials and grow strawberries in small spaces like a patio or balcony! Build your own strawberry tower from simple household items with Ananda's great step-by-step tutorial:
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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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DIY Wood slice flower - easy natural spring decor
Grab five wood slices, glue them together in a radial arrangement with two center disks and make a woodland flower! These gorgeous natural wood slice flowers are super easy  to make and inexpensive! Create some wood slice flowers to decorate your home or your garden at spring/Easter, or use them as parts of other cute spring craft ideas! The will look adorable as single flower ornaments or you can create a whole wood slice flower spring garland with them!  You can paint the wood slice spring flowers with vibrant or pastel colors of acrylics paints or simply leave them in their natural beauty.
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DIY Christmas tree shelf
Handmade is special, it's sustainable, it's local. Handmade rocks!  Spice up you christmas or everyday home decoration with this rusic christmas tree shelf.
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DIY Kitty rice heating pad (free sewing pattern)
We are all into craft projects that make us feel cozy and relaxed!  If you haven’t seen or made one rice heating pad before, it’s basically a pouch filled with uncooked rice (and usually something that smells good too), and you can stick them in the microwave for a moist heating pad that lasts a good while. If you are going to make something, why make it regular when it can be a kitty? Much cuter to have around the house and just makes us  smile to look at too.
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DIY Driftwood clock - rustic home decor
If you've already got a perfectly water-worn, sun-bleached piece of driftwood turn it into a gorgeous, one-of-a-kind, rustic driftwood clock with Sustain My Craft Habit's step-by-step craft tutorial ! Clock kits are readily available and come in a variety of sizes and styles, so you can easily choose the perfect one for your driftwood piece. ( Make sure to consider the size of your driftwood to ensure they’ll fit well together. ) You can mark the numbers with little gold dots on the clock face if you miss them, or be creative! Get the tutorial at sustainmycrafthabit.com and create your very own rustic driftwood clock today:
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Easy DIY wood photo display
Do you want to display your most cherished photos in your room and will be able to swap out the photos easily whenever you feel like it? You will love this craft ! Jennifer came up with this little photo display for her daughters and it's just briliant. Simple, cute and only took a few minutes to make really, if you don’t count paint drying time. Get the tutorial and create your very own wood photo display , or whip up some for the upcoming Holidays.
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Kids Christmas Crafts | Canada DIY | Fynes Designs
Grab some unused wooden spoons and create a super adorable wooden spoon Santa or snowman ! You can help but smile at these little wooden spoon guys , and as an extra: this wooden spoon Christmas craft by Fynes Designs will keep your kids busy for hours! Have your child write their name and year on the back of the wooden spoon , and voilá' : you've got a wonderful keepsake to cherish forever!
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DIY Wood slice turkey - fun fall craft for kids
Today Jennifer from The Craftpatch Blog shares a super cute Thanksgiving craft with you: a wood slice turkey ! She’ll show you how to make these adorable wood slice turkeys in no time, with simple craft materials. This wood slice turkey is an easy enough craft to make that kids could handle it. It would be so cute on your Thanksgiving table or Thanksgiving tree and you can make them any size you want! Head to The Craftpatch Blog and make your own cute Thanksgiving turkey :
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Unique designer knobs in minutes with decoupage
Well, these gorgeous knobs may look like hand painted ceramic knobs, but the secret is- they are the easiest things to make, and there is no painting involved!  She will show you the tricks and share all the knob patterns  she made here. You can download them to make your own set of “hand-painted” designer knobs for your home or you can use regular decoupage napkins to make some. Sometimes the littlest details gives the biggest impact on your environment! Try to spice up your boring furnitures with a fresh new color or new stylish knobs!
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Easy DIY Fall bouquet - fall decor & gift idea
When the leaves begin to change, we know it’s time to start breaking out our favorite fall decor to get us in the spirit and give a warm welcome to the season. A DIY fall bouquet can look way better than a store-bought one when you explore your creative side! With this gorgeous ( and super easy to make ) DIY fall bouquet by Golden Hands, you can make your home cozy and bursting with everything fall, plus it can be a wonderful gift ( you can put small gifts in its tin can "vase" ). Follow along with Golden Hands' step-by-step video tutorial and learn how to make one:
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DIY Easy Halloween pumpkin wicker basket fall decor
I we find a simple upcycling fall craft project that relies on thrift store items, we get an extra charge of satisfaction!  And this Halloween-themed project is no exception! Get a few wicker basket / rattan paper plate holders  and create this super cute and oh-so-easy wicker basket jack-o-lantern Halloween decor! Brilliant, isn't it? Sadie Seasongoods will show you how to make your very own adorable fall /  halloween decor from a simple upcycled wicker basket in no time!
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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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DIY Giant lawn dominoes - fun family game (woodworking)
If you’re looking for an  amazing game for the backyard or lawn, this super fun (and easy to make) giant garden domino is a perfect craft project for you! You don't need special woodworking skills or tools to create this fun giant yard domino game just a (hand) saw and sandpaper. Not only is this brilliant giant garden party game an affordable foray into the world of power tools, but it's the same simple cut over and over. Beginner woodworkers, you'll love it. You may end up making more than one set of giant garden dominoes because you will got so many requests from friends who want their own. Giant dominoes for everyone!
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DIY Easy ice cream stones - rock painting for kids
This time Projects With Kids shares with us a super cute ice cream painted rock tutorial! We love rock painting, and we love ice cream, so why not combine the two? In this kids' craft tutorial, you can learn how to make sweet little ice cream rocks. This rock painting craft is perfect for kids of all ages. Rock hunting groups are popular for a good reason! Rock hunting is a fun way to get outside into nature, spend time with family, spread kindness, and unite communities. Don’t hide the rocks & pebbles in your mother’s kitchen cabinet: create cute painted ice cream rocks from them!
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DIY Easy and natural mosquito repellent candles
Did you know that you can make your own mosquito repellent candles? And it is actually super easy! Just follow the step-by-step instructions on The country chic cottage and use this easy natural mosquito repellent candle recipe all summer long. This mosquito repellent candle is a part of summer in mason jars week where she shares jar ideas all summer long, so don't forget to check out the other brilliant summer mason jar crafts created by Angie! What we love the most in this mosquito repellent candle is :it's natural, frugal and super easy to make. This homemade mosquito repellent candle can be a great addition to your upcoming garden party as well!
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DIY Pebble & faux succulent wreath
Do you love simple and unique DIY decorating ideas? With this great craft tutorial by The Shabby Creek Cottage you can learn how to make this pretty pebble and faux succulent wreath! ! This gorgeous pebble & faux succulent wreath can be a great DIY decor in your vintage / rustic style home all year 'round! Besides of it's a perfect home decor even if you aren't the craftiest person int the Earth, you can make this gorgeous pebble & faux succulent wreath in no time, and the outcome is soo gorgeous! It's absolutely worth a try!
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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 Acorn wreath - easy DIY fall wreath
If the squirrels in your garden seem to be satisfied with the amount of collected acorns , you can collect a bunch as well and create a gorgeous fall wreath from them! This time the fall decorating experts at Craft Ideas share how to capture the beauty of fall with this versatile woodland wreath complete with acorns This DIY fall wreath is super simple, it's practically free and the outcome is so unique and beautiful! ( The whole wreath making project takes about 90 minutes to complete it. ) This DIY acorn wreath is the perfect fall decor for your front door or to display on your fall mantel.
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Simple DIY wall mounted wooden jewelry organizer
We absolute adore easy organizing ideas especially when it comes to jewelries, because we bet that you have tons of them! (Just like us!) This useful wall mounted jewelry (necklace and earring) organizer is a super easy, quick DIY project!  For the earrings, Sugar Bee Crafts used a chain and we LOVE it!  It’s a perfect solution for large earrings!  You can add extra rows as much as you want, or extend it later with other fun jewelry storing/organizing ideas : such as a bracelet or watch holder (from a wooden rod) or a wooden wall mounted box stuffed with sponge hair curlers for the little stud earrings.
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DIY Bunny and chick easter egg - Easter egg painting idea
We simply LOVE these Easter egg bunnies and chicks by Kids Craft Room! By following along this fun egg painting tutorial you can learn how to decorate your own real blown or hard boiled eggs, wooden eggs, paper mache eggs and even plastic eggs. If you are in a need of a fun Easter craft idea for a classroom these are your thing as you can easily showcase them on an Easter egg tree and make a fantastic Easter decoration. You wouldn’t even need to limit yourself ( well the kids ) to sticking to white or brown color for this project. Use pastels and have a nice variety of Easter bunnies and chicks. ( This is also a wonderful project to do with your kids at home! )
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Adorable pom pom sheep - simple & frugal Easter home decor
Whether you're looking to make a cute Easter decoration or just a fun craft to do with your kids , a pom pom sheep fits the bill. Aren’t these pom pom sheep super adorable! ? They’re so easy to make, and they’re such a fun little craft for springtime! You don’t need any special tools or skills to make the DIY pom poms , which is also great! Just a ball of yarn and a little piece of cardboard! In this video tutorial CreativeMamy will show you how to make this adorable pom pom sheep in no time, from simple craft materials. Let's get crafting!
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DIY Blue bird rock fridge magnet - rock painting for kids
Alright it might be true that we may have a slight obsession with rocks. But who doesn't love collecting beautiful rocks and use them for fun craft projects? Just like these blue bird fridge magnets ! For this easy rock painting project the small, lightweight, smooth surfaced and flat rocks are the best. These painted rock magnets would look adorable on the fridge or on a DIY magnetic board. For the full how-to instructions check out Sonja & Jane's post :
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