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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!
Adorable walnut mice - easy fall kids craft
Gently open the walnut shells and save the whole ones for crafting! We adore Walnut DIYs and today she will show you a very easy Walnut Mice, that you can actually race! Make these adorable mice from a half wallnut shell with some  craft felt,and create a fun race table for them from and onld cardboard box! The kids will love this super inexpensive and fun race game! The mouse race can be a perfect kid's party game or a boredom buster in rainy autumn afternoons.
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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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Painted pressed leaves - relaxing craft for fall
Have you tried painting leaves ? It’s a very simple autumn art project! Nature offers very interesting textures. As with the dull grainy surface of rocks that we love, leaves also have fascinating form and texture, and Sonja & Jane from Sustain My Craft Habit thought that the leaves might also make interesting canvases. ( Free canvases! ) What a brilliant art idea , isn't it? Follow this great fall leaf painting tutorial and paint your first leaf with acrylic paint :
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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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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 Cute walnut reindeer Christmas ornament
We love crafting with walnuts and RedTedArt is always coming up with fun new Walnut DIYs like this super cute Rudolph reindeer Christmas tree ornament ! Your kids will be quite excited about hanging these Reindeer ornaments on your tree this year! This walnut reindeer ornament is super easy and quick to make, which makes is a perfect afternoon craft project for kids of all ages ! This cute walnut reindeer ornament can be a lovely addition to your Christmas gifts as well! So grab a few walnuts and create this fun Rudolph ornament with following this nice detailed tutorial at RedTedArt:
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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 Fall wreath with homemade wire ribbon - fall decor
Making your own wired ribbon is definitely more complicated than buying some at the craft store BUT it opens up a world of possibility! Especially if you don’t have craft stores to choose from , simply can’t find the perfect design. Follow along Sadie Seasongood's step-by-step craft tutorial and learn how to make your own wire ribbon, and a gorgeous fall wreath ! This quick DIY fall wreath is simple, but absolutely stunning.
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DIY Wood slice photo frame - rustic home decor for fall
Give your home a natural boost with this wood slice craft! This time SustainMyCraftHabit and Lemon Thistle share a step by step tutorial on how to make the perfect home decor for fall: a beautiful, rustic wood slice photo frame! This fall craft is super simple to make, and the outcome is just simply gorgeous! ( Nature crafts are always the best! ) Isn't it fun that simple wood slices add so much charm to almost anything?! There is just something so unique and versatile about these cute little pieces of nature , whether real or faux that are perfect for any home decor project. Wood slices add such warmth and rustic charm to any decor!
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DIY Reversible fall / Christmas wood slice decor (snowman-pumpkin)
Make a reversible wood slice porch decoration with pumpkins on one side and a snowman on the other. This cute holiday craft can be used for both the fall and winter seasons! Decorations that are reversible for more than one season are our favorites. It's just so fun that you get a two-for-one. This wood slice porch decoration features pretty fall pumpkins on one side and a cheerful snowman on the other side, which means you can leave it on your porch from September until January!
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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 Tree stump pumpkin - log pumpkin
The sad thing about pumpkins is that they need to be tossed out at the end of the season. But not this one! With these DIY log pumpkins by Her Tool Belt, you don’t have to worry about them standing the test of time and weather! They can be used year after year! This DIY stump pumpkin or log pumpkin makes a cheap and cute fall or Halloween decor. Stump pumpkins are pretty simple and require minimal supplies, but for the shaped ones you will need a chain saw.
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Easy DIY fall wreath centerpiece with mushrooms
A DIY fall centerpiece can look way more better than a store-bought one when you explore your creative side! 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. With this gorgeous ( and super easy to make ) DIY fall wreath centerpiece make your our home cozy and bursting with everything fall. Follow along Deko Kitchen's step-by-step video tutorial and learn how to make one:
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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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DIY Spring pumpkin seed flower card - kid craft idea
Sometimes the simplest household items can be the greatest craft materials! This time create gorgeous crocuses with pumpkin seeds! The kids will love creating this fun spring picture, which at the end can be inserted into a frame and you can decorate your home with it at springtime. (Or you can make sweet spring gift cards with them! ) You will need to make one pumpkin seed flower artwork: pumpkin seeds, food coloring, glue and green craft foam. This spring craft project is a great way to create something nice out of simple items with the kids. (And we simply love the bulk coloring idea with food coloring! This way you can prepare the seeds easily especially if you working with smaller kids)
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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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Outdoor winter decoration easily - pine cone topiary
If you like natural materials, or love rustic /vintage style this pine cone topiary is a perfect winter decoration for you! It's easy to make! Ok, maybe a little bit time consuming , but absolutelly worth it!
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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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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 Pinecone hedgehog - easy & fun fall craft for kids
Do your kids love collecting pinecones ? Kids Craft Room will show you how to turn them into adorable pinecone hedgehogs ! You will adore this cheeky little pinecone hedgehog DIY ! This pinecone hedgehog is a delightful fall craft. It's great fun to make and easy for kids of all ages. Plus you can go on a scavenger hunt to find pinecones in a park and then made a fun craft with your findings. In this tutorial Kids Craft Room will show you how to use craft paper to make the most adorable little pinecone hedgehogs you've ever seen:
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DIY Pumpkin fairy house  - fall fairy garden
An adorable pumpkin fairy house ! This time Esther Straub will show you how to repurpose those boring plastic pumpkins into a magical little fairy garden. Isn't it beautiful? Use a ( plastic ) pumpkin , natural elements such as twigs and moss to create this beautiful fall themed fairy garden with a giant pumpkin fairy house. You can attach led fairy lights to your pumpkin fairy house to add a little bit extra magical ambient to it. This pumpkin fairy house can be a darling fall decor in your garden or you can make it as a lovely fall themed doll house for your kids and all of their toys to play with.
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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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Gold glided pinecone christmas tree ornaments
This gorgeous and simple gold gilded pine cone ornament is very easy to make and can quickly be replicated to fill an entire tree. If you like natural ornaments its a perfect choice for you!
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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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Autumn hairstyles - fun fall leaf craft for kids
Fall is here and with it comes the changing of the leaves. Fall colors are so beautiful, it makes you want to hang on to the season as long as you can! This time Krokotak shows you how to hang on to those colors with a fun fall craft: the autumn hairstyles ! Krokotak will give you the free printable face template , which will be a great help to create these whimsical little elf faces with their gorgeous fall leaf hairstyles. It's time to make some silly faces and give them some wacky and fun hair. So let's turn those fun shaped leaves into creative crafts and activities for your kids to enjoy:
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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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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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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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8 DIY Santa inspired crafts (Santa crafts)
This video by Nikol & Alexandra is full of Santa crafts for kids that will keep you happily creating in the build up to Christmas. Whether you are looking for Santa crafts for toddlers, Santa crafts preschool or even Santa crafts for adults there is bound to be something to grab your fancy here. Ho, ho, ho!
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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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