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Homemade birdseed Christmas ornaments - bird feeding
This adorable birdseed ornament by By Mavis Butterfield at eHow is an inexpensive activity the whole family can enjoy making on a lazy weekend afternoon. The kids will have a blast making them, and the birds will enjoy eating them. The first version offered on EHow produces cookie-shaped ornaments kids especially love, but they really only work in cold climates where the birdseed ornaments remain frozen. In warmer climates, you can use the second version involves adorable pinecones ! Get the tutorial at ehow.com and let the fun begin:
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Easy DIY yarn ball ornament - how to make yarn balls
Looking for a super simple and gorgeous winter/ Christmas decoration? Here's a quick, simple and budget-friendly yarn decor you can try out for this Christmas season! Make festive yarn balls with Hooked On Sharing's simple instructions to add some flash to parties or your home decor. Although this yarn ball ornament takes a day to dry, these colorful yarn balls can be great last-minute Christmas decorations. Or, in vibrant or elegant colors, it can be also a great party decor for any special occasion! ( Yarn balls are colorful, versatile and suitable for so many holidays and occasions. ) Watch the video and learn how to make them:
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DIY Scandinavian Santa gnome Christmas tree ornament
This DIY Scandinavian style Santa Christmas ornament is so cute and so easy to make: you could whip out a bunch of them as lovely gift toppers or as cute Christmas ornaments under an afternoon. Kids love to craft with yarn and felt, so this would be a fun one to do with them too. With this fun technique you can make little Christmas gnomes similar to Santa , just use colorful felt pieces instead of red. Follow along Factory Direct Craft' step-by-step tutorial and create your very own little Scandinavian style Santa gnome Christmas tree ornaments :
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DIY Juggling balls from balloons
This is a tutorial by Tara Dennis on how to make your own squishy juggling balls ! The juggling balls can be made to suit the size of little or big hands, take no time at all and are guaranteed for hours of fun. DIY Juggling balls are so very easy for children to make and juggling is a great skill to learn as it develops physical co-ordination, concentration and eye tracking . These juggling balls are cheap and simple to make, which makes them also great to sell at preschool fundraising events or give as birthday gifts .
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DIY elegant purses / handbags from cereal boxes
You won't believe me, but this elegant and beautiful small purse / handbag is made from.. cereal boxes ! It's true! Watch this super cool craft video tutorial and create one for yourself or for the girls! This cereal box handbag is not just only a perfect and gorgeous ( super low budget ) accessory for a night date or an elegant party but the best is: you can personalise it as much as you want! Release the inner fashion designer in you! : ) This cute upcycled cereal box purse is also perfect for small girls to play or you can make it in doll size.
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DIY concrete garden globes (with old glass lamp globes)
We all love those garden ornaments, but they can be pretty expensive anywhere you look. The Garden Glove decided to create their own DIY concrete garden globes, and it turned out to be a fun and pretty rewarding project ! You can upcycle glass lamp globes to create the concrete orbs or you can experiment with other shapes as well (imagine a beautiful concrete garden statue made with an old plastic decor figure).You can decorate your garden (or your industrial style home) with them, or even you can grow moss on it! get the tutorial at www.thegardenglove.com
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DIY music instruments from junks - drums and castanet
Feeling musical ? You won't beat todays Art Attack as Lloyd teaches you how to make a funky music set ! And the best is in this fun kids craft idea is: it's almost consists of only household "junks"! With these fun homemade instruments your kids can develop their musical skills and learn rhythm in a playful and fun form! You can use mason jar /glass lids or beer caps to create a castanet with more metallic sound, and make a bigger drum set with more tones ( or by adding larger buckets ).
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DIY antistress ball with balloons and flour
Stress is the most destroying power in our time. So we suggest to relax with squeezing my DIY Anti Stress Ball ! This super easy and cheap handmade toy helps to relieve stress and even exercise the muscles of your hand! If you are not stressed at all - it is really fun to squeeze it and make different shapes and forms ( especially when you drew a face on the balloons ). If you want to draw a face on the baloon and flour anti stress ball - use a permanent marker, and you can spice it up with funny hairstyles with a little yarn !
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Cute Christmas elves with craft foam
Look at this cute Christmas elf face ! Isn't it adorable? You can make one with the kids in minutes with a little craft foam and a styrofoam ball ( or any standard christmas ornament ). These little cuties will look fun in any vibrant color and you can draw personal face expressions to each of them. You can use the Christmas elf craft foam ornaments to decorate your home ( or christmas tree ) at winter or you can give some as nice Christmas gifts for your loved ones!
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Easy Christmas crafts (styrofoam ball and lightbulb snowman)
In this nice Christmas craft video you can find 6! different, easy , inexpensive but still fun and gorgeous Christmas crafts / decors such as the adorable lightbulb and table tennis ball snowman , a melted snowman greeting card , a wool Christmas tree decor , a toilet paper tube wreath , and more! You can make these fun and low budget Christmas crafts with the kids because all of them are super easy! Our favourites are the styrofoam / table tennis ball snowman Christmas ornament and the lightbulb snowman. Which is your favourite?
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Gorgeous ball Christmas ornaments from silk ribbons (kanzashi)
Kanzashi techniue is not just our favourite because the outcome is absolutely gorgeous, but also because it's super easy ( despite the look ) , quick and also inexpensive ! And the finished product looks like an expensive classy store bought Christmas decor ! Isn't it beautiful? All you need to make one is 2 different colour silk ribbon , a few pins and a styrofoam ball ! No-sewing involved! You can use these gorgeous folded silk ribbon / textile ( kanzashi ) Christmas ornament balls to decorate your Christmas tree or you can also gift them to your loves ones!
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DIY Giant plastic ball ornaments with textiles in seconds
These BIG plastic ball ornaments for Christmas are unbelievably cool and incredibly easy ( and inexpensive ) to make. They are so pretty too! Best of all, they are unbreakable and the supplies are fully reusable year after year. You’re going to love this Christmas craft tutorial ! The only things you will need to make one of these gorgeous giant Christmas tree ornament balls are: a plastic ball , and a nice fabric ( even a Christmas themed tablecloth will work well ) ! Brilliant, isn't it? In this nice video tutorial you can learn how to make one in seconds!
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Christmas tree ball sort game for kids from cardboard
This year make this Christmas tree ball sorting toy for your toddler from a little cardboard and keep him/her busy at Christmas! If you have a toddler who loves to get into the big Christmas tree, try making this to keep him/her occupied and his/her hands away from the real tree. Not only is it super fun, it great for fine motor control (fitting those balls inside the small openings) and color recognition! (And also it's super inexpensive!) You can make a fun tossing game similar to this Christmas tree for older kids (or adults) just cut out larger holes from the cardboard christmas tree!
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Snowball blowing fight - fun indoor winter family game
We love super fun, unbelievably easy and inexpensive (winter)craft ideas and this brilliant family game by All For The Boys is one of them! This blowing cotton snowball fight is a super fun game anyone in the family can play using simple objects you probably already have at home. This fun winter family game will grant hours of fun for the entire family! You can create an easy and inexpensive gift with this idea: just put the straws, the cotton snowballs and game instructions in a jar and violá' you get a "game in a jar" gift.
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Coffee pod elf girls - adorable recycling Christmas craft for kids
These super cute winter girls / elves are made from simple empty coffee pods ! Creative, isn't it? With this brilliant craft idea you can upcycle some metalic junks and create adorable Christmas tree ornaments / winter decors at the same time! The coffee pod girls / elves are perfect winter crafts for the smalest crafty hands and also perfect little gifts for the family members! You can decorate the empty coffee pod elve s with any decor elements that you already have at hand or use other upcycled materials to make them more unique and cute! ( Old clothes, yarn and fabric scraps, buttons, pipe cleaners etc )
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DIY Bonbon tree - creative gift with Ferrero Rocher chocholate balls
Are you lookig for a gorgeous, unique, delicious but still easy gift that fits into almost every occasion and holiday ? Try this deliciouis Ferrero Rocher chocholate bonbon tree ! Of course you can use any other chocholate ball bonbons or other flavour desserts ( even gum balls ) to make one of these decorative and delicious gifts , it will be gorgeous in any form and color! This bonbon tree can be a nice christmas, birthday or wedding gift or you can make some for your upcoming party as a nice edible party decor.
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Styrofoam ball Christmas tree ornaments with silk ribbons ( kanzashi )
Kanzashi techniue is not just our favourite because the outcome is absolutely gorgeous, but also because it's super easy ( despite the look ) , quick and also inexpensive ! And the finished product looks like an expensive classy store bought Christmas decor ! Isn't it beautiful? All you need to make one is 2 different colour silk ribbon , a few pins and a styrofoam ball ! No-sewing involved! You can use these gorgeous folded silk ribbon / textile ( kanzashi ) Christmas ornament balls to decorate your Christmas tree or you can also gift them to your loves ones!
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10 different DIY Christmas decoration with recycling
If you love easy Christmas crafts and recycling , you will love this nice step-by-step video tutorial ! In this nice video craft tutorial you will find 10! different easy and fun Christmas/winter decor idea with upcycling : decoration from glass bottle and fleece – Santa Claus and Rudolph , Christmas ornament ball from newspaper , Rudolph flowerpot , light bulb decoration – Snowman, Xmas tree and Rudolph , Santa´s gift box from toilet paper roll , Newspaper christmas tree decoration , advent calendar from toilet paper rolls , Rudolph from wine cork , ping pong ball snowman AND Snowman and snowflake Christmas tree lights from ping pong balls!
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Wine cork angels - Christmas tree ornament with wine cork
If you are missing a few Christmas tree ornaments and need some new ones, make these little wine cork angels! They couldn’t be cuter and are so easy! Or maybe you just need an easy Christmas craft to do for girls’ night. Wouldn’t these wine cork angels be fun to make with friends while enjoying a glass of wine? Whether you save your wine corks or not, you can whip up these little angel ornaments in no time! The craft store sells bags of corks just for projects like these! Add your own details to give these angels a little personality. They would be perfect hanging on the Christmas tree or added to the outside of a present. Who wouldn’t love one of these as a bonus on their Christmas gift?
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Easy paper ball garland - DIY quick party decor
This colorful paper ball garland craft is perfect as a Christmas decoration and it will also look absolutely adorable at any (birthday) party (any time of the year). Simple paper garlands (and paper chains) make the prettiest decorations if you ask me and they are frugal! You can make a pretty colorful paper ball garland like they did or even turn these into Christmas tree ornaments! You can make the paper balls in any size and color, it will be super fun and gorgeous in any form! But beware:  this paper ball garland can be quite addicting!
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DIY Chick cheese balls - easy Easter appetizer
Get festive this Easter and make these adorable Easter appetizers – baby chick cheese balls ! These bite sized balls of fun are so cute and the perfect size to pop right in your mouth! Hungry Happening's baby chick cheese balls are tiny, yellow, and fuzzy, just like real chicks . Won’t they be a cute addition to your Easter dinner table ? To make these tiny cheese balls you can use your favorite cheese ball recipe or the bacon cheddar cheese ball recipe used by HH. Just be sure that the cheese ball mixture is not loaded with large chunks of meat, vegetables, or nuts. Follow along Beth's tutorial and learn how:
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DIY Easter treats - bonbon holder bunnies from craft foam
Are you looking for an easy & super cute Easter favor idea? Try these craft foam bunny Ferrero Rocher favors! With this free printable bunny template you can make delicious and super quick Easter gifts for your whole family and your friends in minutes! Of course this fun Easter craft idea works well with other delicious (homemade) Easter treats and bonbons as well! You can create the Easter favor bunny wraps with any color ans style craft foams or (construction or scrapbook) papers, it will look gorgeous in any form!  This Easter craft is so easy even the kids can create some to gift their teachers or friends at Easter!
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DIY Board game marble labyrinth from cardboard
Board game fans, today The Q will shows you how to make a marble labyrinth game easily from cardboard ! This cardboard box marble labyrinth game is extremely fun to play and also super fun to make! You can change the level in your marble labyrinth board game and play again and again. ( Or you can create your own cardboard box labyrinth designs from super easy to extremely hard difficulties ) This frugal and easy to make board game will be your kids ( and your ) favorite game we guarantee it! Watch this nice step-by-step video tutorial and learn how to make your own marble maze with a few sheets of cardboard !
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How mo make a spring flower fairy doll - doll making tutorial
Watch this step-by-step tutorial and learn how to make gorgeous ( spring ) flower fairy dolls ! This easy DIY doll making tutorial will teach you how to make a fun and easy doll with the kids using a basic flower fairy doll technique. This includes using floral wire, a wooden bead , embroidery floss, and a silk flower. The supplies for this beautiful flower fairy dol l are absolutely inexpensive! Once you have mastered making a basic flower fairy there are a lot fun options and variations. You can use these beautiful fairies to decorate the kid's room , your home at spring or the classroom ! ( Or you can create a whole fairy doll play set for the kids as a gift ! )
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Elegant silk ribbon bow easily with kanzashi technique
In this nice kanzashi video tutorial you will learn how to make gorgeous elegant twisted silk ribbon bows with sewn-in beads ! Gorgeous, isn't it? You can use these beautiful kanzashi ( folded ribbon ) bows to decorate your precious gifts , you can use them as nice accessories / jewelries for any e legant occasion! ( such as wedding, banquets etc ) Despite the look this delicate beaded ribbon bow is very easy to make ( just a little bit time consuming but it absolutely worth the time and effort! ) You can use silk ribbons in any color and pattern to make this gorgeous elegant kanzashi bows , they will look gorgeous in any form!
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DIY Honeycomb balls - easy party decor with tissue paper
Learn how to make honeycomb balls with kite paper from this Crafting Hours video. Hanging decorations look fantastic on every occasion. Moreover it is very easy to make such paper ball decorations at home. Just follow the stepwise procedure shown in this video to make honeycomb paper balls. You can use these balls for ceiling decoration as well as in the form of hanging decorations in parties or special occasions. Also known as honeycomb pom poms, such paper balls give a beautiful look to your home decor. You can even use these balls for Christmas decorations by doing it as Christmas crafts activity with your friends and family members. So, do not wait any longer and start making these honeycomb paper balls now!
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