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Mindy is an enormous, hand-picked, quality checked, and categorized craft / DIY tutorial collection. Our mission is to help you discover the world's best free craft tutorials, patterns, and printables! We have fantastic crafts, helpful tips, and step-by-step tutorials from talented and passionate craft bloggers all around the world. Our library consists of thousands of in-depth craft tutorials and covers an immense variety of crafts and hobbies. Whether you want to see specific crafts or just collect a few fun ideas, our team will be here for you every step of the way! Browse through our craft tutorial collection and transform the everyday things around you into fun and useful things! Whether you’re looking to master a new-to-you hobby, improve your skills, or simply get inspired, Mindy is here to help.
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Beautifull paper napkin ballerinas
We are always amazed at people’s creative minds and skillful hands to make something ordinary become extraordinary. This paper napkin ballerina is such a delicate and beautiful piece of craft! You can use different colors of napkin paper to make the ballerinas. They are definitely lovely decorations for girls’ bedrooms. You can use any water soluble glue (PVA,wallpaper glue) or you can make your own paper mache glue with mixing 5dl (hot) water and 3 tsp flour (just put this mixture back into your microwave for another  1-2 minute till it's not fluid anymore )
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Easy paper snowflake ballerinas - winter kids craft idea
These beautiful paper snowflake ballerinas are super easy to make, you can create some literally in minutes, and they can be gorgeous decors in your home at Christmas/winter. This can be a perfect last-minute Christmas decor or craft idea for your little girls because it doesn't require special crafting skills or any special hobby craft materials just plain white printer sheets (and this nice free ballerina and paper snowflake template from Kroktak!)
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DIY Dancing ballerina tutu canvas wall art (kids room decor)
We are in love with this dancing ballerina tutu wall art and you will be too. This is so elegant and will look gorgeous in a special space. Any little budding ballerina will love this dancing ballerina canvas wall art ! You can create it by painting the background and ballerina with acrylic paint , adding a ( tulle or lace ) tutu and silk ribbons. It will make a lovely kids room decoration or a gorgeous baby shower gift. Watch this nice step-by-step video tutorial on how to make your own 3D dancing ballerina canvas wall art with tulle tutu !
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DIY Swan costume with tulle skirt (Bjork swan dress)
Do you remember that time Bjork showed up to the Oscars in that swan dress and everyone on tv and fashion magazines flipped out? We do. And we loved it! At first glance this costume making tutorial may looks crazy, but it’s actually a pretty simple step-by-step .To make this beautiful swan dress you will need white cotton fabric ( or an unused white stocking / yoga pants ),10-15 yards of tulle ,elastic, wire & cutters, stuffing, black and orange fabric scraps ( felt ),tape measure and scissors.
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DIY Lace ballerina flats - shoe makeover idea
Your comfy balerina flats are a little bit worn out? Fix it up with this easy and brilliant shoe makeover idea by Mom Spark! Or of course you can sacrifice a par of brand new ballerinas on the altar of crafts to create gorgeous unique shoes to wear on you wedding day or any other special occasion! This shoe makeover idea is very quick, easy and also budget friendly. You can use this brilliant lace-decoupage technique on other shoes as well (imagine chic lace slip-ons or  gorgeous lace heels) . Visit Mom Spark and create your very own lovely lace ballerina:
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Amigurumi ballerina bear (free crochet pattern)
This lovely little ballerina bear by Amiguroom and Yuliya Chebanovais a perfect cuddly soft plush toy in huggable size. It is crochet from velour yarn to give a soft and warm touch. This cuddly crochet ballerina bear 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 ballerina bear can be an excellent gift for your kids or grandkids. This free balerina bear crochet pattern will guide you to make your own wonderful soft amigurumi toy:
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Large amigurumi cat in dress (free crochet 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 cat for your little ones to enjoy! Simply follow Amigurumi Space' and Mariya Kushnir's great, easy-to-follow free amigurumi pattern and create this lovely amigurumi cat in no time! If you need a baby shower gift or want to make your favorite munchkin a handmade toy this amigurumi cat makes a sweet little gift.
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DIY Balerina silhouette - watercolor painting for kids
There are so many fun ways you can craft with ballerina silhouettes! Express elegance and beauty through brush strokes with this lovely watercolor balerina painting by The Best Ideas For Kids! The Best Ideas For Kids used coffee filters to decorate the ballerina’s tutus but you can use cupcake liners, craft tulle or even tissue paper! You can frame the finished dancing balerina artwork and use it as a lovely nursery or kids room decor or just have fun making these gorgeous watercolor ballerinas ! Get the free printable ballerina silhouettes and the step-by-step painting tutorial at thebestideasforkids.com and let's get painting :
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Anfisa the amigurumi mouse doll  (free amigurumi pattern)
Nothing's cuter than a stuffed animal, and this little crochet amigurumi mouse doll is no exception. This lovely mouse doll pattern by Natalie Zakharova at AmiguroomToys works up really quickly and doesn’t take much yarn to make. So grab your yarn basket and crochet a lovely mouse doll for all of the mouse -lovers in your life. ( Kids really love handmade toys , especially when they are cuddly and colorful, which makes this amigurumi mouse doll a great gift for any special occasion! )
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Lilu the amigurumi unicorn ballerina (free crochet 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 ballerina unicorn for your little ones to enjoy! Simply follow Irina Belousova's great, easy-to-follow free amigurumi pattern and create this lovely amigurumi ballerina unicorn in no time! If you need a heartwarming gift for a special occasion or want to make your favorite munchkin a handmade toy, this amigurumi ballerina unicorn makes a sweet little gift.
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