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DIY heart shaped gift boxes - free printable template
This video shows how to create these heart shaped gift boxes out of paper ! These DIY heart shaped gift boxes are perfect to fill with candy, jewelry or other small gifts for Valentine's day, birthdays, party favors or any other occasion! The finished heart shape gift box is just under 4 inches in height and width. This paper craft project works best with construction paper or card stock - paper that is a little thicker/heavier than regular paper. You can find the free pattern >> here at essyjae.com <<
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DIY Valentine’s day fortune cookie coupons (free printable)
Valentine’s Day doesn’t have to be all about candy and chocolates! These super fun Valentine’s Day DIY fortune cookies are great for kids or adults and won’t cause any emergency dental visits! These fun paper creations are filled with Valentine coupons for your loved ones. Print the free Valentine’s Day fortune cookie coupons printable and cut out the cookie template and desired fortune strips. This free printable includes fortunes that are appropriate for kids, more adult-themed ones, and a bunch of blank ones in case you want to write out your own.
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DI)Y 3D paper heart (free printable template)
How to make a paper heart / 3D paper heart? ( Or pepakura heart ? ) . Whatever it calls, this 3D heart is perfect for your Valentine’s Day ,your proposal day, or your wedding day ! This 3D paper heart ( despite it's look ) is a really simple craft comes with an easy to follow free ( pepakura / 3D folding ) template . It’s so easy to make your own paper heart, from very simple materials. All you need is some paper, scissors, and glue.
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Easy DIY confetti painted heart mug - Valentine's day gift
If you love easy to make and quick gift ideas you will adore these DIY confetti painted heart mugs  by Today's Creative Life. These DIY confetti painted heart mugs are perfect for Valentines day or maybe to show your love of coffee. This craft would make a cute and quick Valentines day gift ,or just use them to show your love of coffee or hot chocolate. You can get creative with different patterns and colors. - the possibilities are endless! Get the full tutorial at todayscreativelife.com and create your very own easy DIY Valentine's heart mugs:
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DIY Gift card bouquet - fun and quick gift idea
If you are in need of a last minute ( teacher appreciation ) gift create this fun gift card bouquet by Cutesy Crafts. You can group up with other parents and create a whole gift card flower bouquet, or simply create one flower. Cutesy Crafts has made a free printable template to cut with scissors and a cut file for your electronic die cutting machine. This DIY Gift card bouquet is also a really great group gift idea for a coworker or friend . A much more creative way to give gift cards ( and money ) than just handing them over in an envelope.
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DIY Personalized Valentine's puzzle - fun Valentine's day gift
There's nothing more thoughtful than a DIY Valentine gift ! Making your own puzzle is even more fun, and adds a whole new dimension to the activity! This time Little House Of Four shows you how to make one! H omemade puzzles make heartfelt gifts that you can customize and personalize for the unique people in your life. Depending on the materials you have at your disposal, you can make a new puzzle from an old unused one, or you can make a simpler puzzle with cardboard. Either way, friends and family will love putting together your handcrafted puzzles !
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Easy DIY spiral paper flower heart - Valentine's day craft
You can easily make the most beautiful decoration for Valentine's day by following along Canary Street Crafts' step-by-step DIY spiral paper flower heart tutorial. It’s super crazy how small details like the yarn accent and the “Love” stencil add so much to the finished project! This gorgeous Valentine's day art is the best example of fun paper crafts to do at home, with such a gorgeous outcome. An easy paper craft to create a heart shape floral bloom with a few sheets of simple colorful paper. Head to canarystreetcrafts.com and learn how to make them now:
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DIY Valentine's candy wreath - Valentine's day gift idea
This cute Valentine’s wreath by Crazy Little Projects is a big twist on the classics: it’s made of candy ! Nothing says “Happy Valentine’s Day ” more than chocolate and candy , and this wreath is a fun and creative Valentine’s Day gift ide a that is great for kids or your partner! So, get the step-by-step tutorial at crazylittleprojects.com and surprise your loved ones with a sweet homemade gift.
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DIY Chocolate bouquet - Valentine's day gift idea
Chocolate means complete and utter happiness. So why not make a bouquet full heavenly delicious chocolate for your loved ones? This time Fun Squared teaches you how to make this gorgeous chocolate bouque t literally in minutes! Isn't it brilliant? You can put anything you want on this lovely chocolate bouquet to make it perfect for the one you love. You just need a LOT of chocolate to make this Valentine's bouquet which is an instant win, because who doesn't love chocolate? Only one thing is better than chocolate : more chocolate !
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DIY Hug in a mug - fun Valentine's gift idea
Are you looking for a fun and quick Valentine’s gift? Fun Squared has this hug in a mug Valentines gift idea for kids that is super simple and sweet. This mug is one of the easiest DIY gifts you can make plus: you can personalize as much as you want! This hug in a mug gift idea is a fun and simple present to put together, and is the perfect way to wish your loved ones a Happy Valentine’s Day ! Get the tutorial at fun-squared.com and create this sweet, budget-friendly gift ( and don't forget to print the free printable gift tags which makes this lovely mug gift very special! )
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DIY Rose filled heart card - Valentine's day card
An another super cute homemade Valentine’s day card you or your kids can make – this time Easy Peasy And Fun is showing you how to make a rose filled heart card! You can easily make the most beautiful card for Valentine's day by following along Andreja' step-by-step DIY spiral paper flower heart tutorial. It’s super crazy how small details add so much to the finished project! This gorgeous Valentine's day art is the best example of fun paper crafts to do at home, with such a gorgeous outcome. An easy-peasy paper craft to create a heart shape floral bloom with a few sheets of simple colorful paper.
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DIY Heart bath bombs - easy & quick Valentine's gift
Today The Best Ideas For Kids will show you how to make your own heart shaped bath bombs ! These homemade heart bath bombs are actually really easy to make, they make such lovely Valentine's gifts and as a bonus: you will save a fortune with them. These DIY bath bombs are shaped into little hearts ( with a heart shape mold ) , but you could use any shape you want or have at hand! ( Imagine a festive Christmas tree variation, or fun cake shaped bath bombs , artistic discs or cubes, or you can use a simple plastic bauble to create round " classic" ones ) !
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DIY Valentine's day button heart card
Are you on the hunt for Valentine's day decor ideas? Create a pretty artwork with a bunch of red buttons ! Button crafts are perfect for kids and adults as well! In this step-by-step tutorial The Best Ideas For Kids will show you how to use buttons and beads to create this beautiful and simple heart button art. You can inject your personality easily to this artwork with different sizes and styles ( for example you can use painted backgrounds, fabric, wallpaper or even burlap as a background instead of paper. You can also make your button art to suit other holiday themes. )
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DIY Chocolate bonbon and liquor cake (bonbon bouquet)
Tired of creating ordinary cakes ? Try this gorgeous and delicious chocolate bonbon and liquor "cake" ! This fun "cake" ( bonbon bouquet ) is way more unique and enticing than ordinary cakes and flowers. Fine chocolates are gathered together to create a delicious bouquet , perfect for celebrating birthdays, anniversaries or any special occasion. Artfully arranged with paper flowers , these chocolate bouquets are just perfect for every special occasion. You will be surprised how easy is to create one! Watch Kateryna Bay 's video tutorial and learn the how-tos:
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DIY Craft stick fall bucket list - fun fall family activities
Made a fall bucket list with a bunch of fun indoor and outdoor family activities by following along Our Messy Table's step-by-step tutorial at Craftaholics Anonymous! We love in this idea the most that it's an actual bucket ! With this fall bucket list , you can just pull a random stick out each weekend, and do that activity. This is a super simple fall craft but grants hours of fun family activities and sweet memories for the whole family! We hope you will enjoy making this popsicle stick fall bucket list and enjoy the Fall season.
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DIY Bath tea - all natural skin care (bath tea recipe)
DIY Bath tea will be your evening soak's new best friend because homemade bath tea is the easiest way to transform your evening bath into an all-natural spa situation. More glamorous than your regular bathwater, and even better for your skin & health than your daily dose of tea! Bath tea is pretty much what its name says: a cotton cloth bag filled with various herbs, flowers, salts, powdered milk, and many other skin soothing natural ingredients. Simply fill a bag with your bath tea, tie it, and hook over your hot tap while you run your bath, as usual, letting the water flow through the tea bag to create an indulgent bespoke soak.
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DIY Valentine\'s gnomes - lovely Valentine\'s day gift
This brilliant Valentine's craft project by Isa has three of our favorite components to it: 1. A Norwegian / Scandinavian theme, 2. It's super easy to make , 3. It's an upcycling project ( the main material comes from a fuzzy sock ) ! This cute little gnome can be made literally in seconds, without any special craft or machine sewing skills! The sweater or sock Valentine's gnomes can be perfect little decors in your Scandinavian/vintage style home or you can give them as Valentine's gifts, because who doesn't love gnomes ? You can upcycle sweaters, t-shirts, socks or almost any unused old clothes to create gnomes, which ( with this step-by-step video tutorial ) will be a piece of cake! Click here for the free downloadable pattern
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Little amigurumi elephant (free amigurumi pattern)
Are you looking for super adorable and quick free amigurumi patterns ? Do you love elephants ? Crochet this cute little amigurumi elephant ! Paint It Colorful designed this lovely amigurumi elephant. Besides it's super adorable, this amigurumi pattern is completely free ! One of the nice things about amigurumi is that the exact size is rarely important, so you don’t need to worry about matching the designer’s gauge. Provided your stitches are compact enough that they won’t gape open to leaving large holes between them when you add the stuffing, you have the freedom to experiment with different yarns and hooks to give you a different-sized result. So grab your hooks and create this adorable amigurumi elephant now!
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DIY Enchanted rose ( with free printable ) - fun Disney craft for kids
This simple but gorgeous Beauty and the Beast Enchanted rose craft by A Magical Mess makes a great tabletop decoration and can also put a wonderful touch of Disney to your home. This enchanted rose craft is just perfect for all the Disney fans ! This time Jen shows you how to make this beautiful enchanted paper rose from a few sheets of simple craft paper and a big plastic cup. These beautiful enchanted roses are not only a joy to create, but they are also super special for the recipient who will get them. This enchanted rose is also super gorgeous, sweet and unbelievably easy to create, so don't hesitate: get the free printable paper rose template at amagicalmess.com and let's get crafting:
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Mr. Darcy the amigurumi fox (free amigurumi pattern)
Nothing's cuter than a stuffed animal, and this little crochet amigurumi fox is no exception. This super adorable amigurumi fox is such a cute toy for kids as well as a beautiful handmade gift for grownups . You can also make this adorable amigurumi foy from any color and size yarn , the end result will be wonderful and it will surely bring great joy to the one who gets it. This lovely amigurumi fox 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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