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This craft category is a huge collection of pine cone crafts, leaf crafts & (drift)wood crafts! Seasonal decorations with pine cones ( Christmas pine cone crafts, autumn pine cone crafts ), pine cone crafts for kids, seasonal leaf crafts (autumn leaf pictures, fall leaf crafts for kids, decorating with leaves), decorating with natural wood ( driftwood crafts, decorations with branches, logs & trunks, garden toys from tree trunks), simple nature craft ideas for kids, seasonal and holiday nature crafts (with leaves, pine cones and wood pieces )... and many other creative pine cone craft, leaf craft & (drift)wood craft ideas!
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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Rustic twig leaf - easy fall decor from twigs
This gorgeous rustic twig fall decor is not just super easy to make but it's almost free! Because you just need some nice twigs from your garden or the nearby forest , a little glue and that's all! You can create other shapes than leaves with twigs and branches (imagine a nice angel or bell shape decor for christmas, isn't it brilliant?) This mapple leaf shaped autumn decoration is a perfect way to bring the nature into your home, and decorate at fall in low budget. For a more unique look you can paint the finished twig creation to any color that fits into your home! (It will look good in any metallic or  vintage style color!)
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Pinecone owl ornament - fun fall craft for kids (pinecone craft)
Whoo loves owl crafts as much as we do?! This little pinecone owl by Repeat Crafter Me makes a fun fall craft that you can also use at Christmas time! Create a pinecone owl ornament using craft pinecones or ones that you have collected from your own yard. Use Repeat Crafter Me's template to cut the owl face, feet and wings from either card stock or felt and glue it onto your pinecone. This pinecone owl ornament would make a fun fall project to do with the kids either at home or in the classroom!
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DIY Clay leaf dish - easy fall craft (for kids)
Fall is the perfect time to do crafts with leaves and nature! This leaf clay dish by The Best Ideas For Kids is one kids can make easily. It would make a beautiful gift they can personalize for a birthday or Christmas. This DIY clay leaf dish is a gorgeous piece that can be used as a ring dish or simply to hold items like keys and coins. You can even turn it into a leaf bowl by using different ( larger ) leaves ! So head to thebestideasforkids.com and learn how to make one gorgeous leaf dish :
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Gorgeous DIY pistachio shell necklace (jewelry making tutorial)
Use pistachio shells to make this gorgeous necklace ! Not only is this idea perfect for upcycling empty shells , but it also looks natural and unique ( especially when don’t put any color on the shells ). By adding some paint, pistachio shells turn into such beautiful ornaments for creating jewelry. CraftyFingers decided to go with the ombrè gradient look, but you can get creative and explore different colors! And if you love your pistachio shell necklace , take it a step further and make a matching bracelet, earrings or anklet!
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Adorable paper hedgehog with chestnut nose - fun fall craft for kids
As the temperature drops, and leaves on the trees start changing their colors, it’s time to create fun fall crafts with kids! This little chestnut nosed paper hedgehog by Krokotak is just the perfect autumn activity to make with your kids at home or in the classroom. Isn't it super adorable? All you need is a few sheets of craft paper and a chestnut. This hedgehog craft is perfect for kids of all ages. The chestnut nosed hedgehogs can be great fall decors both in the classroom and at home, or you could use them as lovely greeting cards. Either way, the kids will love this fun little fall craft.
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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 Easy button and felt flower spring wreath tutorial
This super simple colorful spring wreath and felt flower tutorial will add some much needed color to any front door! In this nice step-by-step tutorial you can learn how to make these easy and colorful spring felt flowers! She put them on a twig wreath for spring, but you can use them for all sorts of spring crafts. These are super easy and fun to make! And talk about cheap: only a few pennies to make each felt and button flower – can’t beat that! You can vary the spring flower petal widths and lengths to make different types of flowers. You can also layer them for a fun effect too. Make one gorgeous and frugal felt button flower & twig spring wreath, it will brighten up your front door!
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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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DIY happy acorn necklaces
Look at these acorn necklaces by WhiMSy Love! Aren't they super adorable? These fun acorn faces are not just only perfect fall/winter crafts for kids but it's also a perfect reason to go to outside, and take a nice walk! Nature's gifts are always the best ( and the cheapest ) craft materials! The kids will love these cute acorn face necklaces ,but it's not just only a nice kids jewelry you can use them to decorate your home at fall ! ( Imagine a fun acorn tree from an acorn family hanged in a nice dried branch in a a vase! )
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DIY Twig skate Christmas tree ornament - nature craft
This winter weather brings out the kids in us! It makes things look pretty and shiny. Everything’s a treasure we want to collect and keep. You know. So why not use these nature found treasures and create some lovely twiggy skates ornaments ? Collect a few twigs , read Michele's step-by-step craft tutorial and create some fun twig skates with the kids ! These fun twig skates can be great Christmas tree ornaments, winter nature crafts for the kids or you can use them to decorate your Christmas gifts .
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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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DIY No sew felt flowers with twigs - 3 different felt flower pattern
These beautiful DIY no sew felt flowers by Mommy Moment are the perfect homemade Mother’s Day gift – and the best part is, is that they’ll never wilt or die! This super simple colorful spring felt flower tutorial will add some much needed color to any home! In this nice step-by-step tutorial you can learn how to make these easy and colorful spring felt flowers ! Mommy Moment put them on twig stems , but you can use them for all sorts of spring crafts. These felt flowers are super easy and fun to make! ( And only a few pennies to make )
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DIY twig and cereal box heart decoration
This gorgeous little twig heart spring or Valentines day decoration  was inspired by the beautiful, the wondrous, the plentiful twig hearts that beat in the world. You can make it with christmas tree wigs, or any bendable little twigs you can find. Its cheap and very easy to make but still beautiful! It's a great addition to your spring or autumn home decor or it's perfect as a wedding table centerpiece.
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DIY Autumn leaf crown - easy and fun fall craft for kids
This autumn leaf c rown by Nurture Store is a simple fall craft for kids that will make them feel like the king or queen of the season! Nurture Store teaches you how to make this beautiful fall crown in no time with simple craft materials such as paper and gorgeous fall leaves. You can use colorful fall leaf prints , real fall leaves or even faux leaves to decorate your autumn crown. So let nature become your muse and your supplies as you figure out ways to incorporate beautiful fall leaves into your crown designs.
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DIY wood slice & chalkboard paint Christmas ornaments
If you still have some wood slices from your previous  wood slice project, use them up with making these super simple & super quick wood slice ornaments! Even if you do not know how to draw at all, you can still create these lovely and natural looking ornaments within no time! Just follow Ginger's step-by-step tutorial on how to make these gorgeous DIY wood slice & chalkboard paint Chrristmas ornaments, and it will be a piece of cake! Let's get crafting!
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DIY Flower fairy dress up doll (with cnageable outfits)
This fun flower spring (or autumn) fairy craft is not just only a fun and creative activity for kids, but it's also perfect way to spend some time outdoors (to collect flowers and leaves). You can create a whole fairy outfit collection for the different seasons because this cute fairy will look good with flowers and leaves as well! You can glue the flower petals / leaves directly into the free printable flower fairy drawing or you can use transparent films to create a fun dress up doll.
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DIY Eternal terrarium from a light bulb - recycling craft
This DIY eternal terrarium is an absolutely amazing upcycling project which costs almost nothing! Grab and old light bulb, fill it with small rocks, dirt and moss and bring a little bit of nature inside your home! You can recycle old light bulbs ( or other glass containers ) to create your own miniature ecosystem. This miniature eternal terrarium will spice up your room and the best: you don't need to take care of it at all! Add a little water, close it down and voilá' you have an eternal miniature garden in your room! Crafts with nature are always the bests, but with this green upcycling hom decor project you can recycle some glass trash as well, which is also a very nice thing!
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Leaf clay bowl - easy fall craft
Are you looking for an easy but still gorgeous ( and usefull ) fal craft for yourself or for the kids ? Try these autumn leaf bowls ! The autumn leaf clay bowl can be a perfect gift for a teacher or a simple but still beautiful fall decor ! You can make the leaf bowls with any air drying clay / polimer clay or even with a homemade salt-dough ! Paint them to a nice fall color or use any vibrant/pastel color, it will be good in any form! ( You can alterate the leaf bowl's shape as well if you don't love mapple leaves )
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DIY Sunburst driftwood mirror - summer home decor
We LOVE driftwood ! And we love to use driftwood many different ways! ( Some things are just meant to be used as decorations! ) There are so many wonderful ways in which you can turn driftwood into amazing decorations for your home. Each piece of driftwood is unique, shaped by nature and the elements. This time make a gorgeous sunburst driftwood mirror with Sustain My Craft Habit's step-by-step tutorial! ( Driftwood projects are often used in coastal themed rooms, but that doesn't have to be the case! )
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DIY Pinecone mums - fall flower arrangement
We love crafting with pinecones, because all you have to do is find a good tree and gather a big pile for free! So here's a fun pinecone craft by This West Coast Mommy you can do with that stockpile of pinecones: pine cone mums ! They are super simple to make and the result is a beautiful bouquet of unique and long lasting " flowers"! The pine cone mums look so pretty gathered in a bowl or on a wreath! Visit This West Coast Mommy and learn how to make this beautiful long lasting pine cone flower bouquet :
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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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Rudolph the pinecone reindeer - fun pinecone craft for kids
Use some of the pinecones your children have collected and make these cute and easy pinecone reindeer! These super adorable (and easy to make) pinecone reindeer (by Kids Craft Room) are perfect Christmas tree ornaments or you can give them as an adorable Christmas gift.  You better start getting ready now, because it's just around the corner! Next time you know it, you will be stressing over the last minute gifts and decorations. So, let us make your life a little easier with this fun DIY pine cone Rudolph reindeer tutorial by Kids Craft Room:
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How to paint galaxy leaves - fun fall art idea
Have you tried painting leaves? It’s a very simple autumn art project. The leaves she painted this autumn look as if they blew in on a cosmic wind. Nature offers very interesting textures. As with the dull grainy surface of rocks that we love, leaves also have fascinating form and texture, and she thought that they might also make interesting canvases. (Free canvases!) What a brillinat art idea, isn't it? Follow this great fall leaf painting tutorial  and paint your first galaxy leaf with acrylic paint and and old toothbrush!
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Autumn fashion dolls with leaves (  free printables )
Look at these gorgeous fall inspired fashion artworks! This fall leaf fashion kids craft is not just a brilliant way to practice fine-motor skills, developing creativity and learn art / fashion but  the collecting of the leaves will be also a very fun fall activity! In this nice craft website you can find lots of different free printable fashion templates included faces and  fashion model dolls as well! Of course you can make your own fall fashion doll designs if you don't like the pre drawed ones (for example: you can cut out model girls from magazines, or ask the little ones to draw their own models)
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DIY miniature fairy garden in a flower pot ( garden decor )
Do you have a few empty flower pots ? Nikol & Alexandra will show you how to repurpose those boring plastic planters into magical little gardens , making for a fantastic DIY project. Commonly known as fairy gardens , these arrangements fashion any kind of containers and pots into beautiful and unique garden decor pieces. This DIY project idea invites you to use your imagination and create something unique. The process involves collecting all kinds of ( seasonal ) containers, filling them with soil, and then positioning the fragments accordingly. Remember, there's no wrong way to create a fairy garden!
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DIY Heart shape grapevine wreath with pretty flowers
Look at this DIY Valentine’s day grapevine wreath ( created by A Pumpkin And A Princess ) ! Isn't it gorgeous? This heart wreath is super easy to make with faux flowers and a petty pink ribbon. With much of its twiggy form showing, this grapevine wreath is a pretty chic decoration for your front door at Valentine's day. It's perfect if you want a natural, beautiful wreath with pretty flowers. This wreath is also doubling up as a beautiful spring decor which is just perfect! Get the step-by-step wreath making tutorial at apumpkinandaprincess.com and create yours now:
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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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Bottle cap reindeer Christmas tree ornaments - kids craft
Do you love recycling? Are you looking for a simple, inexpensive and fun Christmas craft  which can be easily made by the kids? Try this fun reindeer Rudolph bottle cap Christmas tree ornament! Isn't it super cute? This bottle cap reindeer Christmas ornament is a very nice recycling craft project and someone needs to drink the beers to produce lots of bottle caps wich can be also a very nice thing!
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