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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!
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DIY Sock Pumpkins - fall decor
If you love frugal DIY home decor ideas, you’ll love these sock pumpkins ! This time Ellen from Bellewood Cottage will teach you how to make fun fabric pumpkins to decorate your home at fall or for your upcoming Halloween party. ( She have a full video tutorial for you, plus step-by-step instructions, photos and printable instructions! ) All you need to make this cute fall craft is a sock , a needle & thread, doll needle, stuffing, and yarn. Get the tutorial, and let's create some adorable little pumpkins:
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Painted acorn garland  - fun & simple DIY fall decor
This time Jane & Sonja will show you how to make a beautiful garland out of acorns! Isn't it a perfect time of the year to get outside and start foraging those acorns to create your beautiful, nature-made acorn garland for fall? Create a garland and add it to your seasonal decor, fireplace mantel or centerpiece to enjoy. Let's get those acorns!
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DIY heart lanterns with glass jars and fall leaves
These DIY heart leaf lanterns make beautiful gifts that even kids can make. These sweet little luminaries can be filled with treats and a candle or two and given as gifts. They are perfect for Christmas, Valentine’s Day or any other special occasion. (Or you can use them as fall decors!) You can experiment with other motifs as well, this mason jar lantern will be gorgeous in any form! (Imagine a nice butterfly or flower pattern for spring, or a christmas snowflake jar!)
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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 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 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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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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Easy DIY fall leaf wreath - fall decor
Today’s fall craft is a 10 minute autumn leaf wreath ! This gorgeous faux fall leaf wreath is a no-fail, easy-peasy DIY that adds a pretty punch of autumn color to your decor! This faux fall leaf wreath is so fast and easy and we love that you can use the garland for a centerpiece or other decoration and then use it for this gorgeous wreath as well! Sometimes there is nothing better than a fall craft project that is easy and simple and that you love in the end. That is the case with this beautiful all leaf wreath!
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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 Walnut bear ornament - nature craft for kids
We simply adore walnut DIYs ! We have a huge stash of walnuts from our garden and it's time to create something adorable from them! This cute little winter bear is a perfect easy & quick little Christmas craft project to clear that stash, because who can resist a super cute bear ? This walnut bear can be a great Christmas tree ornament or you can attach them to your Christmas presents - either way they will be a great hit! The kids will love to make these adorable little walnut bear ornaments ,and at RedTedArt you will find many more lovely walnut Christmas tree ornament animals to make! Let's get crafty!
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DIY Natural branch coasters - nature craft
Wood slices can be turned into many things, but our all-time favorite is these branch coasters by Stephanie Rose from Garden Therapy ! Instead of burning that old tree in the backyard, reuse it and make it into something awesome! Making a set of branch coasters from a fallen tree will allow the beauty of that wood to live on and tell the story in its rings. These simple but beautiful DIY wood coasters are fast and easy to make using wood slices , and they make the perfect DIY gift for any occasion! ( This homemade coaster set is a great housewarming or hostess gift! )
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Long stemmed fabric roses - fabric flower spring decor
This gorgeous textile rose centerpiece is made from some scrap fabrics and twigs. If you love sewing this easy fabric rose bouquet is a perfect quick spring project for you! It can be a lovely ( shabby chic /vintage style ) spring home decor or you gan gift them as a bouquet in any ocassion ( mother's day, weddings, birthdays... ) You can use this technique with any types of fabrics ( imagine a nice denim or a burlap version! ) This sewing project is a perfect scrapbuster or you can upcycle some old clothes as well!
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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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DIY Fall leaf print - beautiful autumn decor
Are you looking for an inexpensive but beautiful craft to do with your kids this fall? This fall leaf print by Meaningful Mama is a super easy and fun fall craft for kids. There are so many gorgeous fall colors to represent in such a graphic, fun presentation. You can decorate your home, the classroom or the kindergarten with these gorgeous leaf artworks! Even the collection of  leaves will be a super fun autumn activity! Bring a little nature inside your home with the leaf prints, or  create an inexpensive and unique wrapping paper with this brilliant stamping technique!
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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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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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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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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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Easy DIY pinecone wreath in one hour
Can you believe it is already fall, and holidays are just around the corner? Today we are going to create a lovely wreath perfect for fall and holidays ! The best part? This pinecone wreath takes only one hour to make, and you can make it for almost free ! Are you ready to collect some pretty pinecones ? Make an absolutely beautiful ( and almost free ) Christmas wreath from pinecones with Cassity!
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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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Fall leaf luminaries from plastic bottles
We are so in love with these leaf luminaries by Kids Craft Room, they’re so pretty and so easy! These lanterns make use of all the gorgeous colors and shapes of leaves around us, so are just perfect for f all / autumn. They’re made using upcycled plastic milk jugs so they really are a fantastic way to get kids interacting with nature and caring for the environment too. An added bonus to this luminary craft is that it is glue-free which means pretty much mess-free too! How great is that! So whether you have tiny tots or big kids this fabulous no-glue, no-mess family fall craft is a must.
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DIY fall leaf flower - easy fall craft for kids
When if comes to fall crafting, nothing beats fall leaf crafts ! It's one of the most fun and frugal natures crafting materials! This time bring the beauty of the changing seasons into your home with Krokotak's fun fall leaf flower craft ! Fall leaves are one of those glorious gifts of nature. Trying to find the one that is the most red, the most variegated, the biggest, or the most pristine and unblemished is a fun activity for kids in itself, but the forms and colors of fall leaves can also spur creativity and young imaginations. So head to Krokotak.com and create a bouquet of fall leaf flowers :
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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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DIY rustic seashell mobile (or wind chime)
If you have ever been to the beach, we are sure you have looked around for seashells. Maybe you have even collected a bucket full of them with the intention of making some craft with them. Maybe that bucket is still full of those same shells! Looking for shells is one of our favorite things to do at the beach and we are excited to share with you an easy way to decorate with the seashells and have a little piece of the beach with you in your home this summer! So create this gorgeous DIY seashell wall decor piece (which can be a great outdoor wind chime as well!)
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DIY twig coasters
Use nature's beautiful gifts and create this gorgeous and useful twig coaster with following along Follow Fashion's step-by-step tutorial! You can make the twig coasters in small size (for mugs and glasses) or create some larger ones for the plates. This frugal twig coaster is not just a perfect and easy decor for fall/winter but you can also give them as homemade eco-friendly gifts! If you don't use the coasters anymore you can easily toss them out to the compost pile instead of the trash can!
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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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