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This craft category is a huge collection of free woodworking plans & woodcraft ideas! Free woodworking plans, DIY furniture ( DIY vintage furniture, furniture making, upcycled furniture, kids' room furniture, pallet furniture), DIY wood decorations for every season and holiday ( wooden Christmas decors, wooden Easter decors, fall decorations from wood ),DIY wooden toys ( toy making plans ), DIY wooden home decor  plans&  garden decor ideas (DIY garden furniture, DIY wooden garden decors), simple wood crafts for kids, woodworking tips & tricks, gifts from wood .. and many other creative craft ideas with wood!
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 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 Clothespin stars - easy wooden Christmas ornaments
When you take clothespins apart and put them back together, they are something more: clothespin snowflakes! These clothespin snowflakes by Robin ( All Things Heart And Home) are so beautiful with those intricate cut-outs!  We love sharing easy and fun craft tutorials on mindy and these beautiful clothespin stars are no exception! These rustic / vintage style stars make a beautiful addition to your Christmas decor and are so fun and easy to make. (Even the smallest crafty hands can create some in no time!) You can make these clothespin stars in any size depending on what size of clothespins you decide to use.
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DIY Shelf from an old drawer ( drawer shelf ) - vintage home decor
Turning an old, unused item into a pretty, functional piece is our favorite pastime! Creating a designer look on a limited budget can seem like an impossible task, but it doesn't have to be! For example, this beautiful drawer shelf DIY by Confessions Of A Serial Do-It-Yourselfer is the ultimate repurpose that is inexpensive, handy, stylish, and will add a little vintage touch to your home. This DIY drawer shelf is perfectly functional enough to hold necessities, or pretty enough to display your treasures. Get the tutorial at confessionsofaserialdiyer.com and create one drawer shelf today:
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DIY wood slice snowman ornament - Christmas craft
Do you wanna build a snowman ? No? Ok. What about a snowman ornament for your Christmas tree ? This lovely little wood slice snowman ornament by The Inspiration Edit is a very easy Christmas craft that would be perfect for large groups or other get-togethers to make together. This festive little wood slice snowman Christmas ornament don't take many craft supplies and it’s pretty hard to mess up. You can create some with the kids as well! Head to theinspirationedit.com and create your own adorable wood slice snowman ornaments :
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DIY wooden clock advent calendar - Christmas decoration
We never got into advent calendars until we had children, but now we just love them! Advent calendars gives the kids a great way to visualize how close Christmas is! For this year create something different and special: make a DIY rustic wooden clock advent calendar!  Look how gorgeous and unique is this wooden calendar! And it's super cheap and simple to make! Visit this great DIY blog , follow along the tutorial and create your own gorgeous vintage style DIY wooden clock advent calendar.
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DIY Succulent frame - wooden centerpiece with plants (free plan)
We love succulents and mason jars , so we gladly present this super cute $10 DIY succulent frame ! This woodworking project is super easy , frugal, and it will add lot of style to your home! ( and It also makes a great gift ! ) How fun is that? Once the paint is dry, you can sand the edges a bit to give it a distressed finish and add the succulents and mason jars. ( Of course you can use other flowers/plants as well! Imagine a large garden version of this super hanging succulent planter centerpiece ! This step-by-step video tutorial will teach you how to make your own stylish distressed wooden hanging succulent planter centerpiece !
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DIY Wooden bead Christmas carolers - fun Christmas craft for kids
If you're looking for a quick and easy Christmas craft, look no further! It's always fun to craft from trash! It’s a great way to encourage kids to care for the environment and it makes the crafting session thrifty too. This time turn egg cartons into adorable Christmas carolers by following along Pysselbolaget's step-by-step tutorial. This adorable egg carton angel ( or Christmas caroler ) is not only a great way to recycle some leftover egg cartons , but it’s a really fun project and it’s fast and simple to put together! Read the tutorial and learn how to make them:
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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 hexagon (honeycomb) shelves from popsicle sticks
"Our favorite craft projects are those that take something mundane, utilitarian or used up and transform it into something beautiful. Well, it doesn’t get much more ordinary than popsicle sticks! I’m guessing most of us haven’t given them much thought since about third grade. But that is going to change today with these DIY popsicle stick (hexagon) honeycomb shelves! It’s super affordable–like less than $10 for the entire set of honeycomb shelves. It’s very doable, and most of all, it just looks freaking awesome and oh so mid-century-modern-Mad-Men-ish up on the wall."
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DIY Popsicle stick coasters and napkin holder - frugal kitchen decor
We love popsicle sticks for their crafting versatility. While the popsicle stick crafts are certainly one of the most popular craft tools for children, do not think that they are just for kids! These DIY popsicle stick coasters and napkin holders are fast and easy to make using simple craft stick ( or used popsicle sticks ) , and make the perfect DIY gift or kitchen decor! This time DIY Gifts and Crafts Ideas will teach you how to make them alongside a gorgeous pumpkin seed flower. Let's get crafting!
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Winter wine bottle bird feeders (with free plan)
Today,she's sharing a How To Build A Wine Bottle Bird Feeder tutorial with us! And the best part is that it isn’t ridiculously hard to make if you have a few DIY tools on hand! With this nice free woodworking plan you can get one self-dosing bird feeder that can help your little feathered friends to survive at winter, or this glass bottle bird feeder  can be a perfect gift for anyone in your family who loves to observe birds (and squirrels)! And as an extra you can upcycle some glass bottles with this wooden bird feeder wich is also nice!
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Wood bead Easter bunnies - Easter decor
Do you love adorable & simple Easter decors ? We do! Grab a few wooden beads & make these super cute wood bead Easter bunnies by The Craft Patch for a fun Easter craft or DIY Easter decoration ! These wood bead bunnies are quick and fun to make and you only need a few supplies, but there are so many fun things you can do with them. You can used the finished wood bead bunnies as napkin rings, candy jar toppers and much more! Jennifer will show you how to make these wooden bead bunnies and clever ways to use them.
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DIY wooden folding sling chair - beach chair
Folding adult sized wood sling chair, also known as wood beach chairs or deck chairs. Folds flat for storage, opens up for easy relaxation! Adjusts to three positions for customized reclining. This DIY folding wooden garden chair is unbelievably comfy!  If you've ever sat in a sling chair, all you have to do is close your eyes and you are at the beach.  The way the sling works, you almost feel weightless. In this nice woodworking website can find a free plan and the step-by-step building instructions!
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DIY Modern tassel wall hanging - stylish frugal home decor
We love how this monochrome design looks so chic and modernize a simple idea. The texture of the tassels still bring a summer vibe despite the lack of color, and though this DIY project could easily be done with more colors! This gorgeous but still frugal home decor can be made in literally minutes and add so much modern style to and empty wall!  You can make this DIY modern tassel wall hanging in any size and color that fits into your room and personality. (Even the kids can create one to spice up their room!) Sometimes the most stylish home decor ideas are the simplest ones! Just a small skein of yarn, a few wooden beads, a wooden rod and voilá' you have a gorgeous modern stylish decoration!
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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 Wire basket (or lampshade wire) side table
Making a side table without power tools sounds kinda crazy, right? This DIY project by The Shabby Creek Cottage takes zero power tools, less than 30 minutes of hands on work and is super simple. And bonus: it’s a piece that you can use every single day. Want to make your own side table? It only take a few supplies (and I bet you already have some of them on hand!) Read the full tutorial at theshabbycreekcottage.com:
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DIY rustic felt Christmas trees - easy Christmas decor
These little rustic/skandinavian style felt pine trees are super easy to make and cost next to nothing, thanks to mother nature. You can use these gorgeous felt pine trees to decorate your home at winter / Christmas, or you can make alternative versions (withous sticks and stands) and create felt Christmas tree ornaments with this brilliant technique! You can make the dimensional felt Christmas trees in any size and color that fits into your Christmas/winter home decor, they will look gorgeous in any form!
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DIY Matchstick fairy house ( step-by-step fairy house making tutorial )
In this step-by-step video tutorial Creative Mom shows you how to build a lovely miniature fairy house entirely out of wooden matchsticks. Isn't it wonderful? If you love unique and beautiful wooden decors you will love this little matchstick house! You can paint or varnish the finished match houses if you like, to add a little pinch of extra personality.
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Reversible wooden scarecrow-snowman sign
You can make your own DIY reversible scarecrow snowman sign, and it’s actually much easier than it looks! Grab your supplies and get professional results with Amanda's tips and tricks. She even has the templates for you so that all you have to do is trace! This reversible pallet scarecrow snowman is one of many adorable fall crafts on her blog for the upcoming fall and winter seasons. Another favorite project are the reversible scrap wood pumpkins, you’ll have the cutest house decor on the block whether you choose to make either one of these fall crafts!
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DIY wooden robot - wooden toy for kids (woodworking)
If you want to make a simple wooden toy with a minimum of tools or are looking for the first woodworking experience for older kids, try this robot! While this little robot lacks realism or fantastic articulation, he definitely possesses all the charm of a toy made with love. Why else would he be wearing his heart where everyone can see it? The final result isn’t an elaborate toy, but it’s made of natural materials and safe for babies and toddlers to handle and teeth on (of course, under reasonable parental supervision). What I really like about this DIY wooden robot is that it can be a good first project to try with older kids, introducing the joy of woodworking to them.
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Crochet stocking advent calendar
What can be more fun that finding little surpises every day till Chritmas? With this gorgeous vintage/rustis style crocheted advent calendar you can decorate your home at winter and suprise your kids with little gifts at the same time! If you are a beginner in crocheting that's not a problem because in this nice crochet blog you can find a complete, step-by step , picture documented free crochet tutorial&pattern for every! little crocheted stocking, plus as an extra you can also find here the base board's assembling tutorial.
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DIY Upholstered wood crate storage seat
Turn a basic wooden crate into an awesome upholstered storage seat ! This time Jennifer will show you how to make an upholstered lid to fit on a pre-made wooden crate , so that it becomes a handy storage seat. These DIY Upholstered wood crate storage seats are easy for kids to move around to whichever room they like, and they'll love being able to store books, toys or blankets inside.
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DIY rustic wooden wheelbarrow garden planter (free plan)
This is a decorative rustic DIY wooden wheelbarrow planter for the garden made out of pallet wood ! It's a super easy woodworking project you can make in a day or so using basic woodworking tools. The advantage to rustic garden planter projects is that you really don’t need to stress out about any of this. If parts are a little off, don’t sweat it: it’s a rustic project! Got any rusty nails lying around? Use them! This DIY rustic wooden wheelbarrow garden planter is an another project that anyone can build with very little woodworking experience and limited tools. He used his miter saw, but you could just as easily use a circular saw or a jig saw. >> free plan can be found here <<
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DIY Bottle bird feeder - automatic bird feeder
To encourage more birds to visit your yard put together a new automatic bird feeder ! This glass bottle bird feeder by HGTV is super simple to make, takes just a few items and costs almost nothing. This brilliant winter craft idea is not just a very nice helpful gift for our feathered garden friends in harsh winters but you can also gift these homemade bird feeders to your family members and this way you can give them the joy of observing and helping birds ! Let's get crafting:
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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 Repurposed wood tray fall pumpkin decor - autumn craft
Monkey pod wood trays as fun fall decors ? Why not? This time Sadie Seasongoods will teach you how to create these lovely little fall pumpkins out of simple wooden trays. How creative is it? Of course you can use any other pumpkin shaped objects to spice up you fall decor: c hopping boards, coasters, bottles... the possibilities are truly endless! A little bit of paint, a green ribbon and boom you have the most creative handmade autumn decor of all time! So get the tutorial at sadieseasongoods.com and let's get crafting :
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DIY Popsicle stick house - winter wonderland village (winter decor)
Make a festive winter village with adorable craft stick houses ! So easy! Finished with a sprinkling of glitter "snow, " this little popsicle stick house is ready to join its neighbors in a shimmering holiday village. NumaVIG will show you how to make the basic popsicle stick house , but later on, you will be able to make your unique creations too. ( The best bit about this DIY is that you can add as much detail, or as little, as you wish! Just have fun! ) This little popsicle stick house is just perfect for brightening up your home, not just at Christmas , but throughout January and February too! You can also add some snow and glitter to these with a little bit of glue.
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DIY Scrap wood picture frame - Mother's day gift idea
Are you ready to learn how to make a picture frame from scrap wood ? Follow along with The Country Chic Cottage's step-by-step tutorial and create one! Making picture frames has never been easier and you can add them to just about every room of your home. You can actually make your own picture frame or even make up a big batch of these to give as lovely, personalized gifts. So don't hesitate, grab your craft supplies and start turning that pile of scrap wood into something amazing:
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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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