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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 Fabric covered spring vases
Are you looking for a cheap but still gorgeous, practical and reusable spring home decor idea? If yes, this upcycled fabric spring vase is a perfect spring / easter craft project for you ! And the best is: you can make these vases with any ugly old vase or even simple mason jars / wine bottles, and the fabrics is also reusable ! You can change the fabrics on the vases for any ocassion: you can make a christmas / fall / halloween vase or a gorgeous stylish white / lace wedding vase with this brilliant idea very easily!
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Easy DIY paper hyacinth flower - spring craft for kids
Do you have a crafty kid ? Nurture his creative spirit with this fun spring craft by Kids Craft Room. This paper hyacinth flower is super easy to make, plus you don't need special tools or skills to make one, which makes this fun craft perfect for kids of all ages ! With just a few inexpensive crafts supplies , you'll be giving your child the tools he needs to spark imagination and creative play. Get the step-by-step tutorial and the free printable hyacinth flower template at Kids Craft Room and craft on!
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DIY Fabric flower dolls - adorable spring decoration (video tutorial)
To celebrate spring, check out this video tutorial on how to make a gorgeous and super adorable DIY spring flower doll! You will be surprised how easy is to create one! Atelier Coração de Pano will teach you how to make a basic flower doll using some leftover fabric, a styrofoam ball, yarn, some paint, and a silk flower. The supplies for this tutorial are inexpensive but the outcome is so wonderful! Once you have mastered making a basic flower doll there are a lot of fun options and variations.
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Rose - one stroke painting technique - step by step
With this super one stroke painting tutorial video you can learn how to paint these gorgeous roses, step-by-step. If you never painted before that's not a problem, this tecnique is quite easy! ( You just need a little pratcice about the base shapes, but this video also teaches you the one stroke painting basics )
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Amigurumi bear Christmas ornament - free crochet pattern
Get ready to amigurumi-fy your Christmas trees with these adorable round teddies all bundled up in their colorful scarves! Whether you prefer pandas, koalas or brown bears, they’re sure to add a touch of cuteness and craftiness to your Christmas tree this season. And they are quick and relatively easy to crochet.  May these amigurumi bear Christmas ornaments bring some warmth, joy and love into your home this season!  Happy crocheting!
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Funny DIY Clark Kent (Superman) costume
For Halloween (or the upcoming dress-up party) dress up your (little) boy as a superhero! This DIY Clark Kent costume is SUPER quick to assemble, and doesn't requires special craft skills. We love that boys can wear this DIY Clark Kent (Superman) costume all the time, not just on Halloween, so that’s a huge bonus! The glasses were an old Happy Meal toy, but you can also find some online. (Or create one from a cardboard box). Such a simple and affordable costume, that is absolutely adorable.
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Tiny amigurumi cat (amigurumi kitten) - free crochet pattern
Do you know how to crochet and want to expand your knowledge a little bit? Learn the Japanese art of crocheting lovely stuffed animals and creatures: amigurumi ! With amigurumi , you will be able to crochet lovely, huggable crochet toys such as this super cute , tiny amigurumi cat by @scandistyle_dolls at Amiguroom Toys ! But be aware: amigurumi is very addictive ( once you start crocheting these lovely toys you won't be able to stop ) ! This lovely, tiny amigurumi cat is such a great amigurumi project, perfect as a lovely homemade decor piece or as a heartwarming gift for a special occasion. So get the free amigurumi pattern at Amiguroom Toys now, and start crocheting :
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DIY BB8 droid Star Wars costume
BB8 ! Don’t know who he is? He’s the adorable new droid from Star Wars : The Force Awakens. BB-8 is a droid that rolls! If you don't know how to paper mache you could simply use a round paper lantern which is such perfect for a BB-8 Costume . We love this DIY BB8 droid costume ! It’s light weight but durable. And felt is such an easy to handle craft material! To us this DIY BB8 droid Star Wars costume totally screams homemade Halloween costume in a really fun way.
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DIY Striped paper ornament
This little, cute striped paper christmas tree ornament appears to be a spaceship which has crashed into a circus tent. To make your own circus spaceship, you'll need two colors of regular paper, scissors, needle, thread, pencil, ruler, and two beads.
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Heidi the amigurumi horse (free crochet pattern)
Look at this cute amigurumi horse! Isn't it super adorable? We love handmade amigurumi toys so much, because they have lots of personality and the kids will love them more than any expensive store bought toy ! This adorable amigurumi horse by Jess Huff should be easy-peasy to crochet since it uses only basic crochet loops. Create a set of super cute horse amigurumi s for your kids or grandkids they will love it! You can crochet the amigurumi horses in any size and color they will be lovely in any form! ( Crochet it in white, attach a little horn and boom - you have a cute little unicorn! ) Get the free pattern at jesshuf.com:
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Soft spotted amigurui dog (free amigurumi pattern)
Do you know how to crochet and want to expand your knowledge a little bit? Learn the Japanese art of crocheting lovely stuffed animals and creatures: amigurumi ! With amigurumi , you will be able to crochet lovely, huggable crochet toys such as this super cute amigurumi dog by Nasty Schastlivaya at Amiguroom Toys ! But be aware: amigurumi is very addictive ( once you start crocheting these lovely toys you won't be able to stop ) ! This lovely amigurumi dog is such a great amigurumi project, perfect as a lovely homemade decor piece or as a heartwarming gift for a special occasion. So get the free amigurumi pattern at Amiguroom Toys now, and start crocheting :
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Soft little amigurumi mouse (free crochet pattern)
Do you love crocheting and adorable soft toys ? Crochet this super adorable, soft amigurumi mouse which can be a wonderful handmade gift for your kids ( or cats! ) . At Amigurumi Space you will find the free amigurumi mouse pattern which will be your guide through the creation of this lovely little amigurumi mouse. Crochet a little mouse as a toy or as a cute little display on the shelf. If you're a beginner crocheter who is looking for a little bit of a challenge, this amigurumi mouse by Asheperina Toys is a great pattern for you. Grab some yarn and start stitching!
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Spooky Hallowen pinata mummies with tp tube
One of our favorite things about Halloween is using recycled materials for decorations and gifts! This time she will show you how to take something you throw away almost every day and turn it into a super fun DIY Halloween mummy pinata! This quick and adorable mummy pinata is not just only a super inexpensive and great way to recycle some junk but it's also a super fun Halloween party favor! If you make some of these toilet paper roll mummy pinatas the fun will be granted in your Halloween party for kids and adults as well!
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DIY Funny puppy ears card
If you need a last minute birtday card or you just want to suprise your friends with a cute and funny card, with the help of this nice craft tutorial and its dowloadable card template  make this silly, flappity-eared puppy card that has a tongue pull tab! It’s just the thing to make to say Hi to friends you miss, or just give to someone who could use some puppy love.
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Lovely little amigurumi bear & panda keychain (free amigurumi patterns)
Are you looking for a lovely handmade gift for your best friends or kids? Do you love to crochet ? Don't look any further! This lovely amigurumi bear and panda by Anastasiia Traino is just perfect for every special occasion! Amigurumi is an easy to learn crochet technique from Japan that allows you to create lovely toys and gifts , so quickly grab this wonderful free pattern and learn the how-tos. Amigurumi toys are great gifts for any special occasion such as baby shower parties , Christmas or birthdays.
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DIY Chalkboard Christmas tree
Be extremely crafty and minimal: create a chalkboard Christmas tree from your storage closet's door! This craft by Lana Red Studio is very easy and the outcome is so gorgeous and unique! Of course it's not necessary to use an old door , you can also use a big piece of wood. What we love the most in this craft is that it doesn’t take up too much space : this DIY Chalkboard Christmas tree is perfect for tiny apartments! Read this step-by-step DIY tutorial by Lana Red Studio and create your very own gorgeous DIY Chalkboard Christmas tree:
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Paper ice cream toys for kids (with printables)
So why do you need paper ice creams? There are many cool reasons! They make great play food to start with. Open an ice cream parlour for pretend play, decorate your ice cream party with them, or just have a fun filled paper craft afternoon recalling the memory of beautiful summer days. Make one as a present for somebody who loves ice cream (most people you know) when you can’t wrap up the ones that melt.
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Paper plate owl with moving wings - fun fall craft for kids
It's time to create fun owl-themed kids crafts! We just love simple paper crafts here on Mindy and are super excited to show you this fun and easy paper plate owl craft by Kids Craft Room. Aren’t they a total hoot? These colorful paper owls are so quick to make and so cute! You can hang your finished paper plate owls as adorable fall ornaments or stick them onto homemade greeting cards. Get the step-by-step tutorial at.kidscraftroom.com and let's get crafting :
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Adorable soft sleeping amigurumi bunny (free amigurumi pattern)
Do you love crocheting? Create a beautiful and adorable handmade toy: an amigurumi bunny ! This cuddly crochet bunny is a great amigurumi pattern to work on because it's so easy to crochet and the outcome is so wonderful! This super adorable amigurumi bunny can be an excellent gift for your kids or grandkids. This free bunny crochet pattern by @bazhenova_toys at Amiguroom Toys will guide you through the crocheting process of your own wonderful soft amigurumi bunny. The difficulty of this free bunny amigurumi pattern is easy/intermediate so if you're a beginner crocheter who is looking for a little bit of a challenge, this is a great pattern for you.
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Christmas amigurumi owl (free amigurumi pattern)
There's nothing like crocheting toys for your kids that they'll love forever! Watch them play with your handmade creations all throughout their childhood. Stitch this lovely crocheted owl for your little ones to enjoy! Simply follow Yana Lisitsyna's great, easy-to-follow free amigurumi pattern and create this lovely amigurumi owl in no time! If you need a heartwarming gift for Christmas or want to make your favorite munchkin a handmade toy, this amigurumi owl makes a sweet little gift.
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Easy DIY handprint Christmas cards (Santa, reindeer & elf)
If you love handprint crafts we have the perfect ones for Christmas ! These Christmas Handprint Cards by The Best Ideas For Kids are the cutest handmade Christmas cards for kids to make. These handprint cards are really easy to make and everyone is will love them, because who could resist such a fun little Christmas card which doubles up as a lovely keepsake ? The kids will love making their own handprint Santa , handprint reindeer and handprint elf ! Head to thebestideasforkids.com and learn how to make them:
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DIY Popsicle stick bee - fun spring craft for kids
Looking for fun DIY spring crafts your kids can make in under an hour? Create a fun little popsickle stick bumblebee with the kids using materials you already have at home! This time Kids Craft Room will teach you how to make this adorable little popsickle stick bumblebee in no time! ( An hour or less is all you need to get this popsickle stick bumblebee done, so - for your bored little ones - this craft is perfect indeed! ) Get the step-by-step tutorial at Kids Craft Room and let's get started:
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DIY Flower Mother's Day greeting card with quilling
Watch this nice step-by-step video tutorial and learn how to make this gorgeous quilled flower greeting card ! We love in this tutorial that she doesn't use expensive quilling tools to create the flowers , only simple household items such as a toothpick ! You can use this gorgeous quilled spring flower card as a nice spring decor / artwork or you can give the cards as sweet gifts on mother 's day, or you could even make wedding invitation cards with them! Well it's not the quickest spring craft project, but absolutely worth the time and effort because the finished product is so gorgeous! Paper crafts are always frugal! To create this flower gift card you will need only a few sheets of paper, glue and a toothpick!
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Amigurumi princess dolphin (free amigurumi pattern)
Projects like this make us love the art of crochet so much! Just look at this cute princess dolphin ! Who can resist her? By following along Amour Fou's free amigurumi pattern, you will be able to create this super cute crochet dolphin in no time! But before you start learning the basics of amigurumi, we must warn you: amigurumi is a very addictive hobby ( you won't be able to stop making these lovely amigurumi toys ! ) So grab your hooks and create a lovely little amigurumi dolphin for your little princesses!
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DIY Embossed stepping stones - garden decor
Curious how to make stepping stones ? It’s so easy! These gorgeously embossed stepping stones by Dream A Little Bigger are deceptively simple to make and create the prettiest paths ! Homemade stepping stones are a great way to personalize your garden. You can also use them on a walkway or path in your yard. Basically, stepping stones are made by mixing concrete, decorating it, pouring it into a mold, and allowing it to dry. What could be simpler?
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DIY magic carpet cat hammock from a towel
Are you looking for a super cozy & frugal cat bed for your small apartment? Try this cozy magic carpet cat hammock which can be placed  right under your coffee table! In this nice craft blog and their step-by-step tutorial you can learn how to make your own DIY magic carpet cat hammock from a simple towel and  t-shirt yarn (or rope). You cat will love this super cozy cat bed and the best of it: you can wash it easily, and you can make it in any color or style that fits into your home! You can use old towels but this DIY magic carpet style cat hammock will work well with other cozy fabrics: such as minky, faux furs etc. as well!
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Sonia the sleeping amigurumi dog (free crochet pattern)
Projects like this make us love the art of crochet so much! Just look at this cute sleeping dog ! Who can resist him? By following along Amiguroom and Olga Filippova's free amigurumi pattern, you will be able to create this super cute crochet sleeping dog in no time! But before you start learning the basics of amigurumi, we must warn you: amigurumi is a very addictive hobby ( you won't be able to stop making these lovely amigurumi toys ! ) So grab your hooks and create a lovely little amigurumi sleeping dog for your kids, they will love it!
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Halloween wolf costume for kids (with sewing pattern)
We love to sew fun,cute and cozy Halloween / dress up party costumes and this brown fluffy wolf costume is one of our favourites! In this nice craft blog you will find a free sewing pattern and a nice step-by-step sewing tutorial on how to make one big bad wolf costume (from red riding hood) for your kid.This same wolf concept and costume shape could be used for other animals like a bear, dog, cat, lion, tiger, etc. Just the face would just need to be adjusted a bit. So, if you are trying to figure out something similar, hopefully today’s post will help you out a little bit.
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Soft sitting amigurumi Siamese cat (free amigurumi pattern)
The best things in life are free - like this lovely amigurumi Siamese cat pattern by @lovetoys_for_you at Amiguroom Toys ! Like most of the people, you are likely to ask what exactly amigurumi is until you see the beautiful patterns and you instantly fall in love with it. ( Amigurumi is a Japanese crocheting technique of creating fun and beautiful stuffed animals using yarns , just like this lovely little cat. ) So grab a few skeins of soft baby yarn , make this lovely amigurumi cat today and create a darling new stuffed animal for your little ones.
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Soft amigurumi monster (free amigurumi pattern)
Nothing's cuter than a stuffed animal, and this little crochet amigurumi monster is no exception. This lovely monster pattern by @bumbee_crochet at Amiguroom Toys works up really quickly and doesn’t take much yarn to make. So grab your yarn basket and crochet a lovely monster for your little munchkins ( Kids really love handmade toys , especially when they are cuddly and colorful, which makes this amigurumi monster a great gift for any special occasion! )
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How to make a fork bracelet - recycling - jewelry
We've always loved taking everyday items and making them into something interesting. The first time we saw this gorgeous bracelet made from a fork a few weeks ago, we knew we have to share this magic with you! This time in this nice step-by-step video tutorial Stacie will show you how to make a gorgeous fork bracelet out of the cheapest thrift store fork ! Believe it or not, this gorgeous fork bracelet can be made under 3 minutes! Let's collect some old forks and recycle them into gorgeous and unique handmade jewelries !
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DIY Metallic copper mason jars with blue patina
Read this brilliant written craft tutorial by Suburble and add a bit of antique glam to your mason jarsMason jars are one of our favorite craft materials! They are super cheap and so versatile! So grab your mason jars, and  create a few gorgeous metallic (copper) mason jars for yourself or as a beautiful gift! If you haven't got patinaageing paint you could use dry-brush technique instead to paint your mason jars! And of course this ageing painting technique will work well with other colors as well: imagine an antique gold-brown, or a pearl-white pastel combo!
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Chocolate Rudolph reindeer cupcakes with pretzels
Who doesn't love chocolate and adorable cupcakes? This makes these cute cupcake reindeers the perfect Christmas gift for almost everyone! These Rudolph reindeer cupcakes are seriously so cute and very easy for anyone to make! (Even if you aren't a baking goddess.) You can use your own( traditional) chocolate cupcake recipe or any other flavours that fits into your family's taste. To make these adorable reindeer cupcakes you will need: a muffin base, chocolate buttercream,pretzels,white and red m&m's, and round wafers.
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