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Textile beads from fabric scraps
Are you looking for a (fabric) scrapbuster craft idea? Dou you like unique and gorgeous jewelries? Try the textile beads! You can upcycle any old clothes/leftower fabrics to create these beads and for a more unique look you can combine them with real beads and other decorative elements! This textile bead necklace can be a perfect gift for any ocassion or you can spice up your outfit with this accessory in an inexpensive way (even if you have metal allergy). Of course you can create other accessories with this fun  and easy technique!
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Never tie your shoes again - ribbon fasteners
Really useful and cheap way of DIY Shoe Fasteners ( or DIY Shoe Ties ) that will let you never lace your shoes and never tie them again! It is very popular now to exchange ordinary shoelace for modern designed shoe fasteners. So she tried to make her own design with colorful hair ties ( or scrunchies ) ! You will need to tie them once, and then just slip on your shoes. Because of hair ties are elastic and flexible - it is very comfortable to walk and run in your shoes. And what we like most of all - there are sooo many colors and designs of scrunchies , that you can make your shoes really unique!
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Washer necklaces with colorful papers or fabrics
We love love fun necklaces. Especially handmade necklaces! This washer necklace is a super easy craft project even if you aren't the craftiest person in the world! You just need some washers,colorful leftover fabrics or (scrapbook) paper pieces and a little glue. You can decorate the washer necklaces with beads or other materials, or if you would like to create a nice accessory for your boyfriend just use a plain washer or a hexnut on a leather or paracord string! This washer necklace is a perfect (low budget) gift for any ocassion, and it can be done in minutes!
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Beaded bracelets from old zippers
With this brilliant jewelry making idea you can recycle some old zippers and create a very unique and elegant jewelry at the same time! It's a super easy craft project, you can create these bracelets in minutes, even if you are a beginner in jewelry making! Create beautiful accessories for your friends or family members, or for yourself! This beaded zipper bracelet can be a perfect gift for any ocassion!
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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 magic wands easilly with glue gun and beads
Ever wondered how you can make your own magic wizard wand that is easy to make and is super cheap as well? In this nice video tutorial she will show you to make your DIY magic wizard wand ! This gorgeous and super inexpensive wand can be a perfect addition to your Halloween or Dress up party costume ! You can make magic wands in different stlyes: it can be a fairy wand , an Elsa ice wand or a Harry potter themed wand , it will be perfect in any form!
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Fingerless fox gloves - free crochet pattern
Today she's sharing with us her new fox fingerless gloves crochet pattern made with front post single crochet stitches. No matter what crochet hooks you use, you can make these fun and cozy fox fingerless gloves  for yourself in a rainy fall / snowy winter afternoon. You can use this super adorable fox crochet pattern to make fingerless gloves (or  handrwarmers ) for your family as a nice Christmas gift or just to show your love. It's not really an easy / beginner crochet project but absolutely worth to try!
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Spider necklace with dimensional fabric paint and tulle
We love DIY Halloween costumes because they are always turn out way more gorgeous and fun than the store bought ones, and no one else’s costume will ever be the same as yours. We love this DIY spider web necklace because it is so beautiful and customizable! We bet that you'll be the hottest witch at the Halloween party with this gorgeous spiderweb necklace! Read iLoveToCreate's step-by-step tutorial and create your very own one gorgeous spiderweb necklace in no time:
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Cozy crochet headband with button (free crochet pattern)
So you have a baby shower, birthday party or gift-exchange in an hour? No problem. You still have time to make this cozy crochet headband before then so you can waltz into the party like your life is just one big, thoughtful DIY-fest. Seriously, this free crochet headband (aka ear warmer) pattern is a quickie. It’s got last-minute DIY gift written all over it. She provide us instructions for newborn and adult sizes, in case you too want to match your baby.
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Felt poinsettia flowers - flower pins
Are you looking for a super easy but still gorgeous Christmas decor? Try these adorable felt poinsettia flowers /  pins ! They are very easy to make and don’t take much time. She made pins to wear on a sweater, but these gorgeous felt flowers  would also be cute pinned on to a stocking or pillow, used as a gift topper, fridge magnet, or even a christmas tree ornament. You can make the felt poinsettia flowers in any size using felt yardage, or simply using the felt sheets you can get at the craft stores. There’s no need to be very specific in the measurements: you can make the felt Crhsitmas decor flowers in any size you wish! (And of course you can make spring flowers with this technique as well!)
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Beaded winter snowflake earrings ( jewelry making with beads )
These gorgeous beaded snowflake earrings can be perfect Christmas gifts or you can bead one for yourself as a beautiful accessory! And the best is: it's a very simple beadcraft project , so you can easily make one even if you are a beginner in beading! Especially because in this nice beadcraft site you can find a free step-by-step beading tutorial on how to create one! This gorgeous snowflake earring will look good in any pastel / winter color but you can experiment with your favourite color as well! You can use this nice beading pattern to make other jewelries as well (medals-necklaces,brooches,hairpins, keychains...)
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DIY Ribbon flower with beads - grosgrain flower - kanzashi
In this nice kanzashi video tutorial you will learn how to make twisted flower with sewn in beads ! Gorgeous, isn't it? You can use these beautiful kanzashi ( folded ribbon ) flowers to decorate your christmas tree , you can use them as nice acessories / jewelries , or it can be a perfect gift for any occasion! Despite the look this delicate beaded ribbon flower is very easy to make ( just a little bit time consuming but it absolutely worth the time and effort! ) You can use any colour and patern ribbons to make this gorgeous kanzashi flower , it will look gorgeous in cream/white, pastels and in vibrant colours too!
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DIY coffee pod angels with Nespresso capsules - recycling
This video craft tutorial shows you how to make a ( christmas ) angel out of Nespresso coffee capsules. We hope you like this tutorial and are able to use it for your own creations! This coffee capsule angel can be a perfect accessory/jewelry a nice Chirtmas ornament or a perfect gift for any occasion! Recycling is not just a good thing because empty coffee capsules costs nothing but because it's also helps the Earth to be much cleaner and liveable which is a very nice thing! Make some gorgeous angel ornaments / jewelries out of coffee pods and suprise everyone with your creativity !
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Easy DIY heart clasp wire wrapped bangle bracelet
Are you looking for a super easy but still stylish and lovely homemade gift? Try this gorgeous heart clasp wire wrapped bangle bracelet! This simple but still beautiful wire bracelet requires basic wire wrapping and shaping skills, but the great news is, wire jewelry is really inexpensive to make!  So with one coil of wire, you can make up several bangles (hello, handmade stocking stuffers)!  In this nice jewelry making / craft blog you can learn how to make one heart shaped wire blacelet in minutes, even if you are a beginner in wire jewelry making!
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DIY hot glue gun mobile phone case
This brilliant video craft tutorial will teach you how to make a customised unique silicone mobile case with a simple glue gun ( and a little baking paper ) . You can make phone cases with this nice craft technique for any types of mobile phones , and you can easily customise it with different drawing patterns, colors or you can even add some blings to it! Before you draw the whole glue gun pattern it may be useful to try the hot glue in just a small spot of your phone ( WITH baking paper ) to test its suitability. The hot glue gun phone cases are not just fun and unique acessories but also helps protect your phone !
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Gorgeous silk ribbon snowflakes with kanzashi technique
We love kanzashi ( ribbon folding ) technique becuse with it we can create gorgeous ( Christmas ) decors ( just like these beautiful snowflakes ) in no time, with just a few yard of silk ribbon ! You won't need special craft materials or skills to make these gorgeous winter/Christmas decor snowflakes only a little silk ribbon and a lighter/tea candle and this nice step-by-step video tutorial ! These gorgeous silk ribbon snowflakes can be perfectd decors but you can use them as nice brooches or hairpins as well! The silk ribbon kanzashi snowflakes will look gorgeous in any color, and you can add more small decor elements to them ( beads, some bling or glitter! )
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Jewelry orgainzer box from cardboard - upcycling and organizing
You wont believe me if I say this gorgeous and useful jewelry organizer box was made entirelly from paper junks! ( Cardboard and a little wrapping paper ! ) Unbelievable , isn't it? Watch this nice step-by-step video tutorial on how to make this beautiful jewelry box for yourself or as a nice present for your friends/family! You can use differen t wrapping papers to personalise the jewelry boxes , it will be beautiful in any form! This useful little jewelry organizer box is perfect to store all of your jewelries ( necklaces, rings, earrings, watches etc ) because all of them has a special space in it!
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DIY personalised keychains from plastic food cotainers
We love simple upcycling/recycling ideas especially when it comes to plastic ! Watch this nice video step-by-step tutorial and learn how to make cute personalised keychains from siple ( clear ) plastic takeaway boxes ! The only important thing is: ONLY plastic boxes with mark 6 will work with this oven shrinking method ! ) Instead of clear resin you can use simple clear nail polish to finish your work ( or a glittery one for a more unique look ). You can use any cartoon characters to create these cute keychains / charms and give them as nice gifts/accesories for any occasion!
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Beautiful DIY secret wood rings with epoxy resin
Even the smallest broken wood leftovers can be gorgeous jewelries with a little work! Watch this nice video tutorial on how to make your own secret wood ring , with a little epoxy resin and a few clever woodworking tricks ! Maybe this is not the world's easiest and quickest jewelry making project but the outcome absolutelly worth the time and effort because it's soo gorgeous and unique! If you would like to see more color and shape inspirations on this broken wood ring search for " secret wood ring " in Google's picture search!
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Gorgeous ribbon rose bouquet with kanzashi technique
In this nice step-by-step video tutorial you can learn how to make this gorgeous colorful round bouquet of satin roses ! We love kanzashi ( ribbon folding ) technique because it's super easy and the outcome is always soo beautiful and unique! You can use this round ribbon rose bouquet at your wedding , or you can make one as a beautiful gift for any special occassions! This kanzashi ribbon flower bouquet will look gorgeous in any color, you can even use it as a nice spring/easter decor ! You can use th is clever and easy ribbon rose folding technique to create other accesories/jewelrie s as well!
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Cozy crochet bunny hat with button eyes (free pattern)
This free crochet bunny hat pattern is easier than it looks and makes a darling Easter accessory for your favorite baby or toddler. Of course you can crochet this super adorable accessory as a cozy winter hat as well! If you’re looking for a sweet, handmade, non-candy Easter gift or you just know a baby that would look adorable as a little bunny rabbit, this free bunny hat pattern is perfect for you. It’s quite quick to whip up and the only stitches used on the main body of the hat and ears are a half double crochet, half double crochet decrease and a chain. The scalloped edging uses a slip stitch , single crochet, double crochet and a triple crochet.
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Gorgeous shabby chic loop flowers (brooches) from fabric scraps
These gorgeous vintage / shabby chic flowers are completely made from leftover fabric strips , so this quick fabric flower craft can be a great fabric scrap buster project! You can use these beautiful shabby chic fabric loop flowers as home decors, gifts, jewelries and it also can be a great addition to your upcoming wedding party or you can create unique romantic accessories with them! You can make the flowers from almost every type of fabrics it will be gorgeous and unique in any form and style! At Alittleshabbychic's Youtube channel you will find lots of other gorgeous shabby chic style flower tutorials , so don't forget to check it!
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Adorable love cat necklace from clay
With a simple heart shape cookie cutter you can make these super adorable heart shape cat necklaces in minutes! Creative idea, isn't it? You can gift them on Valentine's day or Mother's day, or you can simply gift them to your friends/family members just to show your love with a simple but fun handmade jewelry! (These cute heart shape clay cat necklaces can be great accessories as well! ) With this nice step-by-step video and picture tutorial making one of these cute heart shape love cats will be a piece of cake! You can use any type air drying clay and also you can paint them to any fun color that fits into your taste!
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How to make a wire wrapped tree of life pendant
In this nice step-by-step video tutorial you can learn how to make a wire wrapped tree of life pendant featuring lovely gemstone chips. You will learn how to make the outer hoop frame as well as how to make the twisted roots, trunk, and branches. Finally you will add gemstone 'leaves.' This gorgeous beaded wire jewelry can be a perfect gift for any occasion, because it will be beautiful in any color and size! Wire jewelry and Life trees is one of our favorites from the palette of jewelry making crafts because it's so unique and also it's easy to make ! ( Or at least it won't require special expensive jewelry making materials to make! )
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DIY baby nest ( free sewing pattern )
This handmade baby nest was designed to make life easier for new parents and their babies ! Sew a baby nest and use anywhere your baby is resting. Having their own nest will help your baby settle easier especially in new environments as they will quickly recognize the smell and feel of their nest. You can use your baby nest virtually anywhere around the house, or bring it with you wherever you go! This soft and cozy DIY baby nest is perfect for traveling as your little one can sleep anywhere stress-free! If you intend to use for co-sleeping the baby nest provides a safe barrier between you and your baby. In this site, you will find a free baby nest sewing pattern as well as a nice step-by-step tutorial on how to sew it!
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Handmade soutache jewelry - purple string earring with beads
In this nice step-by-step jewelry making tutorial you can learn how to make a gorgeous soutache (braid an bead string) earring! Beautiful, isn't it? You can make one for yourself (in any nice color which fits into your outfit) or you can give them as nice gifts for any special occasion, either way it will be a big hit! Despite the look, soutache jewelries are easy to make: you will need only a little piece of felt, nice beads, strings, thread and needle to make them (because it's purely hand sewing with beads!) With this nice craft (jewelry making) technique you can create gorgeous and still inexpensive accessories so we highly recommend it to learn about!
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DIY Cross style chain bracelet - jewelry making tutorial
A gorgeous stylish DIY bracelet using chain and suede? Yes please!  This DIY bracelet by Yes Missy binds to pieces of chain together by doing a variation of the simple shoe lace cross. If you love simple but stylish jewelries this nice step-by-step tutorial will be your favorite! You can make this chain and suede cross style bracelet in any color that fits into your outfit, or you can make some as nice gifts for special occasions! You can use the cross style chain bracelets  as a single row bracelet or use 2 or 3 rows for a bold look! You can also add little charms to your DIY bracelet if you wish.
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Crocheted baby boots (free crochet pattern)
Oh those cute baby feet! They deserve an adorable cozy little boots, right? Try this crochet project and make one cozy baby boots for your kids or grandkids! In the outer craft site you will find a free crochet (picture) pattern and a nice assembling tutorial on how to make crocheted baby boots. This adorable little baby boots will look gorgeous in any color and size! And if you don't use wool yarn it will be washable which can be really handy! This crocheted baby boots can be a great indoor boots at all around the year not just at winter!
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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 white crocheted flower boots (free crochet pattern)
Do you love crocheting and stylish cozy boots? Try this! Wearing these gorgeous cozy crocheted boots/slippers is like a yarn dream come true! You can create the crocheted boots with sturdy insoles or simply use an old flip-flop as sole!  They will look like expensive crochet UGG boots you can buy in a store, but you still don't need to rob a bank to crochet it! In fact this is a very easy crochet project with simple granny hexagons. (Free pattern can be found in the linked site.) Whether you wear them outside as spring/winter/autumn boots or inside as slippers, you’re going to have some incredibly warm, stylish and happy toes.
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Urban gipsy boho bag ( free crochet pattern)
This boho-ethno bag free crochet pattern is fun to put together and loaded with bohemian charm. Every woman who is both a certifiable hippy AND prolific crocheter needs this super unique stylish, crocheted summer festival bag! Authentic granny squares,legit embroidery & fringe for days! A leather belt can make a great bag strap when affixed with some D-rings. (The white crocheted boho bag in the photos uses a thrifted leather belt attached with D-ring.) Crochet one and take your inner free spirit out on the town with your new Urban Gypsy bag!
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Pompom bird keychain or fun spring decor from yarn
It’s birdie time! Meet Molly Moo Crafts's exotic summer flock with spectacular plumages – pom pom and bead birdies to add a pop of color to bedroom doors or playrooms. The twittering gals are so simple to make with cardboard circles or store bought pom pom makers. Aren’t they darling? To make these super adorable & colorful  pom pom birds  all you need is some colorful yarn , white and black yarn for the eyes, beads and buttons. For the beaks she just cut little pieces of felt and glued into the core of the pom poms, between the threads, with felt glue.
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