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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!
DIY hanging potpourri autumn wall decor (dried orange and cinnamon)
Do you love natural potpourris and seasonal scents? Try this super quick, super easy , but still beautiful hangin wall fall decor with it's amazing smell! This rustic autumn leaf, dried orange slice and cinnamon stick potpourri backdrop is simple to make and only requires a few supplies. Go for a walk and collect a few gorgeous fall leaves with the kids or simply use silk leaves, and create your gorgeous rustic autumn hanging wall decor which will also smell heavenly thorough the fall season! Of course you can use any other (natural) craft materials and potpourris to create this gorgeous hanging wall decor and decorate your home , it will look gorgeous in any form!
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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 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 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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Easy DIY Fall bouquet - fall decor & gift idea
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. A DIY fall bouquet can look way better than a store-bought one when you explore your creative side! With this gorgeous ( and super easy to make ) DIY fall bouquet by Golden Hands, you can make your home cozy and bursting with everything fall, plus it can be a wonderful gift ( you can put small gifts in its tin can "vase" ). Follow along with Golden Hands' step-by-step video tutorial and learn how to make one:
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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 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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How to make beached pinecones
Pinecone is such a versatile seasonal decor. Maybe you've already tried painting them but this time try giving them a softer, weathered look by bleaching them! Bleaching pinecones requires very few supplies and is a super easy craft project.  Stephanie from Garden Therapy will teach you how to successfully bleach pinecones to use in your holiday decor:
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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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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 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 rustic sailboat from a tree branch
This rustic style branch and textile sailboat is not just only a perfect house ( or kids room ) decor , but you can bring in some nature , which is always good! With this branch sailboat you can also add a little nostalgic feel to your ( or the kids ) room. This craft project is very easy, quick and low budget - simple but beautiful! You just need a sturdy brach piece ( or driftwood ) and some leftover fabrics. You can use your hot glue gun ( or any strong glue ) to fix the twig , and simply pin the fabric piece with nails ( if you haven't got eyelet screws at hand )
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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 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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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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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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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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DIY Fall leaf tree - simple fall decor
There are so many reasons to love fall and vibrant foliage, crisp afternoon air, and pumpkin pie are just a few of them. Festive autumn decorations bring the best of the season to both the inside and outside of your home. This time make a beautiful fall leaf tree for your fall decor using real fall leaves and poster board! As usual Made In A Day will show you how to make this gorgeous fall leaf tree out of simple materials. This fall decor is not just only gorgeous, but also budget- and eco-friendly! Get the tutorial and create your fall leaf tree today:
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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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Gorgeous artworks with fall leaves and glass paint
These gorgeous fall artwork is not just only beautiful but it's also a very easy fall craft project (despite the look). You just need some pressed fall leaves, a picture frame with glass pane, a glass paint (contour) pen and perler pens for the extra "beads". The trick is very easy: put the fall leaves inside the picture frame and paint on top of the glass.  You can find lots of nice curvy zentangle motifs with Google search. If you havent got glass paint/contour pens at hand you can use gold /silver markers to draw on the glass!
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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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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 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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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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Easy Christmas wood slice snowman ornament
The shape of a wood slice is just asking for it to be made into a snowman , and it’s one of the easiest things you can make! This fun Christmas craft by Easy Peasy And Fun would be perfect for large groups or other get-togethers to make together. The making of these cute wood slice snowman face Christmas tree ornaments doesn’t take many craft supplies and it’s pretty hard to mess up. You can create some with the kids as well! If you would like to make a whole snowman family use Google's search for " snowman face " you will find lots of different designs!
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Winter luminaries - snowy pinecone candle jars
Make pretty winter luminaries that appear to be covered with freshly fallen snow using snow texture paint! Oh so gorgeous and perfect for the holidays, they are very easy to make. They will look great all lit up on your holiday table, on the mantle or even lining the walk to your door.
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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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