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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).
DIY woodland animal Easter egg - egg painting tutorial
We have a huge soft spot for woodland animal crafts and we wouldn’t typically associate this theme with Easter , however ( and we are sure you will agree ) , this adorable woodland animal Easter egg craft by Kids Craft Room is totally worthy of breaking the rules.So, If you are looking for some special Easter egg decorating ideas then these gorgeous woodland animal Easter eggs could be just the ticket. These Easter egg animal designs look amazing and are surprisingly easy to do. She’s got a stunning egg fox, raccoon and deer. We can’t choose a favorite as they’re all so adorable!
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DIY rustic bathtub tray (with free plan)
Do you love woodworking projects? Try this quick Rustic Wood Bathtub Tray so you can lock the bathroom door and soak in a warm bathtub. You can prop a book and a glass of wine on your tray. Or maybe some tea and the iPad so you can binge watch some Netflix. You can make this rusctic/vintage look wooden bathtub  tray in minutes (even if you are a beginner in furniture making ) because it's so easy, and it can be a perfect gift for any occasion as well! (Because who doesn't love relaxing and pampering things?) You can protect your woonden bathtub tray from water with any color waterproof stains and varnishes it will look gorgeous in any form!
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DIY Pistachio shell tea candle holder - thrifty 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 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 Rustic pumpkin stand - wooden fall decor
Decorate your mantel or porch with this easy DIY rustic pumpkin stand and fill the box with colorful decor or bags of candy for trick-or-treaters! Fall is one of our favorite season, because nature is so gorgeous this time of the year with all of those warm colors! We also love decorating with fall colors! This quick rustic wood pumpkin welcome stand is perfect for decorating for autumn both inside and outside! The best part about this wood pumpkin stand is it's the perfect project to use up scrap wood!
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DIY Troll painted rocks - fun craft for kids
Ah the Trolls! The singing, the dancing, the bright colors and ALL THE HAPPY! If you're also in love with Trolls you will love this fun, easy  and quick kids' craft idea! In this nice craft blog you will find a nice step-by-step tutorial on how to make these super adorable and fun rock trolls with a few simple and inexpensive craft materials! All you need is to create your own adorable rock trolls with the kids: a few nice pebbles, feathers (or leftover yarn pieces),felt and a little acrylic paint. That's it! These super adorable rock trolls can be great decors in your garden or in the kids' rooms.
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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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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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Santa pants flower pots - fun Christmas decor
Santa Claus is coming.. to town! We bet that this song  will stuck in your head every time you see these DIY Christmas planters! A Santa pants basket in Michaels inspired this little cute Santa pants flower pot. Adorable, isn't it? Honestly, this Christmas craft is so easy, and these Santa pants flower pots look so great with two pretty poinsettia plants inside them. We love it! These DIY Santa pants flower pots  look great for outdoor holiday decor, or fabulous inside as a centerpiece OR you can give them as cute Christmas gifts (filled with treats)!
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DIY Clothespin monsters - fun Halloween craft for kids
Who loves Halloween crafts ? Halloween is in the air, and that means doing fun, seasonal crafts with your kids! This time The Craft Train will show you how to make cute little monsters out of a few simple craft materials. This clothespin craft is super easy, inexpensive and fun, so we bet that the kids will love it! This little clothespin monster craft can be a great addition to your Halloween cards, Halloween treat bags, or you could turn them into magnets for the fridge... either way, kids will love transforming flat clothespins into friendly Halloween monsters !
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DIY Modern photo wall hanging - creative home decor
Amy came up with this really simple modern wall hanging DIY in partnership with SnapBox to put her Instagram pictures on the wall in a cool and modern way, perfect for hanging up inspiration in a work space or just a casual way to display house memories. We love stylish modern  wall hangings especially if they serves a function while still being decorative. You can make this gorgeous photo wall hanging in any color and size that fits into your home and style, and if you haven't got air drying clay at hand you can substitute it with cardboard or wood pieces  instead.
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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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DIY Rustic wood reindeer decor (free woodworking plan)
This year why not build a fun DIY Wood Santa Sleigh for your front porch? But what is a sleigh without a reindeer to pull it? So grab your saw and create a gorgeous wood reindeer Christmas decor with or ( without ) Santa's sleigh! We really like the shape of this DIY wood reindeer , it so beautiful even as a standalone Christmas decoration! This DIY Rustic wood reindeer  can be a great indoor or outdoor Christmas decor. In this nice woodworking blog you will find the free printable reindeer template and a nice step-by-step assembling tutorial!
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Easy DIY Seashell necklace - fun summer craft for kids
Not sure what to do with all those shells you collected from vacation ? Pick one of your favorites and turn it into a DIY seashell necklace by following along Moms & Crafters step-by-step tutorial ! Seashell necklace s make beautiful pieces of jewelry, and they can serve as lovely reminders of a great time you spent at the beach. You can also give the finished seashell necklaces away as gifts, or even sell them at a local craft fair. Because there are so many different kinds of shells , each necklace will be unique, and will have a personal touch. Whichever seashell necklace you plan to make, this open-ended craft is perfect for teen summer camp, for a beach party, or any day just for fun!
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Pumpkin handprint and photo keepsake with salt dough
We love keepsakes! What's better than a super inexpensive but still cute salt dough handprint keepsake, to preserve the sweet memories? This month’s handprint and photo keepsake is a pumpkin one by Teach Me Mommy! This super cute pumpkin keepsake is not just only easy to make but almost costs nothing! Because salt-dough is made from simple household items: salt, flour and water! And that's it! The salt-dough is safe for very small children: you can create baby hand and footprint keepsakes as well. Get the recipe and tutorial at teach-me-mommy.com:
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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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Homemade birdseed Christmas ornaments - bird feeding
This adorable birdseed ornament by By Mavis Butterfield at eHow is an inexpensive activity the whole family can enjoy making on a lazy weekend afternoon. The kids will have a blast making them, and the birds will enjoy eating them. The first version offered on EHow produces cookie-shaped ornaments kids especially love, but they really only work in cold climates where the birdseed ornaments remain frozen. In warmer climates, you can use the second version involves adorable pinecones ! Get the tutorial at ehow.com and let the fun begin:
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Zinnia flowers from pinecones
These are pine cones pretending to be zinnias. Pine cone bottoms that is! It's a perfect easter or spring decoration, and very easy to make! All you need is standard acrylic craft paint of your choice, a medium to large brush and you'll be well on your way to a perfect bouquet of zinnias. Great for gifts for any occasion and the things you could make are ever so many: from centerpieces to wreaths and beyond. You can sparkle them up if you want too, the options are endless!
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DIY Garden toad-stools from tyres and tree trunks
Learn how to make these super cute DIY garden stools using tree trunks and tyres! They look just like mushroom toadstools and are perfect for little bums!  This might be one of the best recycling outdoor projects you have seen yet! These fun and magical outdoor (or indoor) toadstool seats  are perfect and fun ways to decorate your garden (or the kids room) on a budget! You just need a tree stump , and old tyre , and a vinyl tablecloth to create the mushroom stools, and the kids will love it!  It can be a perfect element to a "magical forest" themed garden. You can put some other smaller toadstools from flower pots and coasters and other magical creatures next to it to create a whole magical world!
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DIY Reversible scrap wood fall-winter decor (pumpkin and snowman)
Add these reversible scrap wood pumpkins to your fall decor and you can leave them up all the way through winter. You see Amanda added pumpkins on one side but snowmen on the other.We love every simple DIY decor that can last multiple seasons and that is easy to make as well!  Grab a few wooden boards from your scrap wood pile and  create something rustic yet cute for your home for autumn. Then make them reversible, so you will have a cute item for your winter decor / Christmas decor as well.
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DIY Spring dollar store ombre vase - upcycling craft
If you like to paint, we have a really fun project to share today! Here is a fantastic way to make gorgeous vases in ombre colors using old bottles or unused glass vases and some paint. In this DIY tutorial Living Well Spending Less will show you how to take simple clear vases and make them into any color to fit your decor needs. So don't hesitate: get the tutorial at livingwellspendingless.com and freshen up your plain vases with paint in a range of gorgeous tones. The results are positively smashing!
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DIY Wood slice bunny - fun and quick Easter decoration
These DIY Wood slice bunnies by Bitterroot DIY are so quick and easy to make and the outcome is soo adorable, which makes this little wood slice bunny the ultimate springtime craft project ! Wood slices give this lovely little bunny decor a beautiful natural look. This DIY wood slice bunny can be a great indoor or outdoor Easter decor, it will look gorgeous in any size plus it' super easy to make: even kids can create a bunch to decorate for Easter !
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DIY Popsicle stick bee - fun spring craft for kids
Looking for fun DIY spring crafts your kids can make in under an hour? Create a fun little popsickle stick bumblebee with the kids using materials you already have at home! This time Kids Craft Room will teach you how to make this adorable little popsickle stick bumblebee in no time! ( An hour or less is all you need to get this popsickle stick bumblebee done, so - for your bored little ones - this craft is perfect indeed! ) Get the step-by-step tutorial at Kids Craft Room and let's get started:
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DIY Vegetable garden markers - stone painting idea
These rock garden markers are easy to make and look so fun in the garden ! Follow the step-by-step rock painting instructions written by adventure-in-a-box.com to make some, then use your rock garden markers to identify herbs, vegetables and flower s! It’s kind of like planting forever flowers to add a splash of color to an all green herb garden . We know that many people like to leave their markers out so they know where their perennials will come up each spring and these gorgeous and fun rock garden markers are perfect for this! We recommend sealing them for extra protection. To make these garden markers you will need some smooth stones, a black marker, and acrylic paint.
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DIY Easy hedgehog stones - rock painting for kids
This time Andreja from Easy Peasy And Fun shares with us a super cute hedgehog painted rock tutorial ! We love stone painting and we love hedgehogs so these cute fellows are a must. Fall is the perfect season for rock hunting ! In this kids craft tutorial learn how to make sweet little hedgehog rocks , perfect for kids of all ages. Rock hunting groups are popping up faster than movie theater popcorn in cities around the country, and for 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 rock hedgehog from them!
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How to carve a pumpkin like a pro - easy Halloween DIY
If you don't know yet how to carve a pumpkin, watch this super step-by-step pumpkin carving video tutorial by Warren Nash! You can find tons of free pumpkin carving patterns here, or you can simply draw a funny/scary face to the pumpkin by your hand. ( Use erasable markers! ) Don't throw away the pumpkin seeds and pumpkin pulp: make delicious roasted pumpkin seeds or a yummy pumpkin pie with them! These carved pumpkins will be a perfect addition to your Halloween party or you can use them as simple fall decors. Go crazy and carve your pumpkin into something funny or darn right scary! Either way, it’s a great DIY project for this time of year.
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