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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 Thoughts for Happy Minds' 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 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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Christmas decoration snowman from yarn
With the help of this chirstmas craft tutorial you can make this big snomwan christmas decoration easily. It can be an indoor or an outdoor decoration, and its so fun! You just need a little yarn, balloons, and a little craft or school glue (mod podge).
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Marshmallow shooters DIY kids craft
This marshmallow shooter DIY is a childhood must do! It’s a simple kids activity that doubles as a science project and is so much fun you will end up playing with it even after the kids are asleep. This version of the marshmallow shooter is made with a cake pop container so the next time you have one at a party make sure to save it–you can turn it into hours of fun for your kiddos!
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DIY heart wreath with balloons
This Valentine's day or spring decoration wreath is inspired by those beautiful string wedding balloon displays. Its easy to make and also very cheap. It's a perfect Valentine's day or wedding decoration or you can decorate your home with it at spring/easter.
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Easter egg wreath from yarn
With the help of this nice easter craft tutorial you can create easily this beautiful easter egg wreath from a ballon and some yarn. You can use any type of yarn , and any type of water soluble glue to make it. (You can find a nice and super cheap >>> homemade glue recipe here <<<)
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Paper mache easter bowls (bunny and chicken) - easter kids craft
Are you looking for a cheap but fun easter kids craft idea? Try this one! These adorable chicken and bunny easter paper bowls are made with the brilliant paper mache technique! paper mache is a very easy , kid friendly technique based on a non toxic homemade water and flour paper mache glue. To make this gorgeous easter bowls you just need some newspaper, a little water and flour, and a nice balloon! You can create any other paper animal /creature bowls with this technique if you need one for your kids next party. (This paper bowl is perfect for candies, small treats, gifts or snacks)
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Toilet roll easter bunny pompom popper ( pompom shooter )
Here is a fun, easy kids craft for easter:  an easter bunny pompom shooter / popper from toilet paper rolls! This is a super fun toy for kids (and not just for easter)! Pop a pom pom inside, pull the balloon knot down, let go and see how far it goes! Seriously, this one will keep the kiddos entertained for a while. You can use this shooter toy for other parties/ocassions as well: just use confetti/small candies or rice instead of pompoms! You can create a colorful bullseye from cardboard as a nice addition to your toilet paper tube bunny  shooter and create a fun easter family scoring game!
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Creative science - DIY CD hovercraft
Do you think science is boring? Try this fun and easy science craft project ! Using a CD , a balloon , and a few other household items you can create a working hovercraft ! Cool, isn't it? This upcycling hovercraft project is not just only a fun way to learn physics and recycle some junk , but it's also a very fun toy ! You can decorate the CD and balloon hovercraft as much as you want, and start a fun race game with them! The kids will love it!
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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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Fun candy filled Halloween pumpkin balloons
For this year's Halloween give out these adorable candy filled balloon pumpkins as favors to all the guests! They’re such an simple and adorable party favor idea for any kind of Halloween party! And they’re so easy to make! You can draw  fun happy pumpkin faces on the balloons or if you want to make them spooky, just draw creepier faces. And you could even throw in some white balloons with ghost faces!
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Spring (yarn) Easter egg tutorial - fun Easter decor
In this video tutorial Donna Wolfe from Naztazia shows you how to make a fun, decorative egg out of string and simple school ( PVA ) glue for Easter , Spring , or any time of the year! You can use regular string, twine, crochet thread, yarn, or embroidery floss to make these colorful Easter eggs. This is a fun project for kids of all ages! Instead of thin crochet thread, she used embroidery floss to make these fun yarn Easter eggs. Embroidery floss comes in such beautiful and vibrant solid colors as well as multi-colors these days. This is a wonderful Easter craft project for adults ( big kids ) , as well as the children in your life.
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DIY Beautiful easy to make spring balloon flower from crepe paper
Are you looking for a quick, easy, frugal but still gorgeous spring/Easter or wedding decor ? Try this beautiful crepe paper balloon flower ! These gorgeous paper balloon flowers can be great decors in your home at spring/ Easter or you can make them as nice gifts for special occasions ( such as: mother's day, birthdays, graduation or wedding parties etc ). Watch this nice step-by-step video tutorial and learn how to make a beautiful balloon flower in minutes! You can make the paper flowers in any color and size, they will be gorgeous in any form! This spring craft project is so easy, even the smallest kids can create some!
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Homemade fun edible sugar bowls - party decor (dessert)
Make edible sugar bowls for ice cream and more with this easy to make edible sugar party bowl recipe ! Watch this nice step-by-step video tutorial and learn how to create a gorgeous edible sugar bowl for your upcoming party or just for fun! You can use these edible sugar bowls with any delicious sweet desserts such as ice creams, fruit salads, creamy-crispy chocolate cake or you can use them as a "simple" candy bowl or decoration. You can experiment with heat resistant glass bowls, globes or even bottles to create other gorgeous and unique party food containers ( instead of a toxically questionable rubber ) ! Imagine a nice cup of ice cream with a sugar cup formed with a wine bottle!
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Balloon reindeer,polar bear & penguin - Christmas party decor
We just love balloons ! There is no faster, cheaper, fun and more unique party decoration than balloons . But simple balloons and Christmas doesn't really fit together, right? At least we always thought that. But with these super cute balloon animals we show you that's absolutely not impossible to decorate your Christmas party with cheap & simple balloons ! This balloon penguin, balloon reindeer and balloon polar bear by Minidrops will spice up your Christmas party without spending a fortune on decors ,or you can decorate the nursery room with them, either way: the kids will love them! For a working download link please choose the original ( untranslated ) link:
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DIY Giant Easter egg from dried pasta
Watch this step-by-step video tutorial and learn how to make a decorative Easter egg from dried pasta ! In this video tutorial Natali from NataliDomaDIY shows you how to make a fun, decorative egg out of dried pasta and simple school ( PVA ) glue for Easter! You can use any type of dried pasta to make these colorful Easter eggs . This is a fun project for kids of all ages! This is a wonderful Easter craft project for adults ( big kids ) , as well as the children in your life.
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How to make DIY Slime stress balls (video tutorial)
Feeling a little stressed out lately? Not to worry: we've got you covered. Meet your new best friend, mr. squishy stress ball! Make Oobleck Slime from simple cornflour or cornstarch , and use marble balloons to make really cool stress balls. Perfect if you're stressed at work or school! Stress balls are easy to make from easily available materials. All you need is a few balloons and the right material to put in them. watch this easy-peasy demonstration video and create your own slime filled stress balls!
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DIY Giant concrete garden orbs - garden decor
Orbs are everywhere and for a very good reason: they are gorgeous! These are Barb's DIY concrete garden orbs inspired by the famous draping methods but in her own original exclusive design.These DIY Giant concrete garden orbs are not solid, don’t require fancy molds and they are so easy to make! Concrete is a brilliant long lasting material that can be used for a wide variety of gorgeous and stylish DIY projects.  Follow Barb's step-by-step orb making tutorial and create one to spice up your garden:
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DIY Light bulb hot air balloon - recycling craft
Create something really special out of simple light bulbs ! These hot air balloons are perfect examples of creating something beautiful and delicate out of simple trash just as old light bulbs . Creative isn't it? Making the light bulb hot air balloons is very simple, and you can recycle a few light bulbs with it, which is also a very nice thing! Of course, with this painting technique hot air balloon light bulbs can be made in any other color, if black is not your color. The light bulb hot-air balloon can be a great frugal decoration in the classroom ( in the spirit of recycling ) as well! But because it's glass, this craft project is not suitable with small children.
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DIY Yarn ball pumpkins - fall yarn craft
Have you seen those gorgeous multi colored yarn balls ? We love them! So why not make some in the beautiful colors of autumn ? Or even better: turn those little yarn balls into pumpkins by following along One Little Project's step-by-step yarn ball making tutorial! These yarn pumpkins are such a gorgeous little fall craft project – great for a table centerpiece or even a fall mantle. They’re beautiful on their own, or in a group! So grab a skein of yarn and make festive yarn ball pumpkins with One Little Project's simple instructions to add some flash to parties or your home decor.
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DIY Bubble bath family costume (costume making tutorial)
Turn your baby into a super adorable and super funny giant loofah ! This DIY bubble bath costume by Studio DIY is a great mommy and me or full family costume if you can convince your significant other to rock a bathrobe! Whether you need a costume to wear to school during Book Week or to go trick-or-treating on Halloween, these bubble bath costumes are just perfect. You can utilize the whole family to be a part of it or you can combine the different parts to create one unique and complex but still super easy-to-make costume for yourself. Head to studiodiy.com and create this bubble bath family costume in no time:
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DIY Coffee filter mermaid costume
Turn boring everyday items and some junk into a gorgeous mermaid costume and swim gracefully through a Halloween party! ( Mermaids make a fun costume for Halloween, parties and dress up. ) Gather filter papers, paper medicine and souffle cups, cottons swabs and a bunch of plastic straws and turn them into a gorgeous masterpiece with The House That Lars Built's step-by-step costume making tutorial:
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DIY Balloon garland - quick party decor
Do you love those gorgeous and fun balloon garland party decorations ? This time Pretty Providence will teach you how to make this fun party balloon garland with mixed size balloons. This quick party garland is just perfect for baby showers , birthday parties or wedding parties ! And the best: this balloon garland is so much easier to make than it looks! Head to prettyprovidence.com, follow the step-by-step instructions and make yours today!
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How to make a balloon tower - DIY party decoration
We love balloon towers ! But sometimes you simply can't afford to pay $200 for something that will last 1 day. This is where Sandi Masori's balloon tower making tutorial comes in handy! Making your own balloon towers are not as hard as it seems. You will be surprised how easy is to make one! And the best part? You can make every party look like you’ve spent a fortune when actually these balloon towers can be made under $20. Balloon towers are perfect for birthday parties, baby showers , and wedding parties.
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DIY Marie Antoinette costume ( dress -up costume for girls )
Today The House That Lars Built is sharing a gorgeous ( last minute ) Marie Antoinette costume that you can make from your craft closets, which is good for all of you who don’t want to put that much time or money into your costumes. Get the step-by-step tutorial at thehousethatlarsbuilt.com and create this beautiful DIY Marie Antoinette costume from easy-peasy materials such as drinking straws, batting, balloons, and house paint.
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Quick and easy bubblegum costume (costume making tutorial)
Everything is more fun with balloons , especially Halloween costumes ! What can you do with a bunch of pink balloons and a dress? Make yourself a super fun bubblegum costume for Halloween this year! This costume by Studio DIY hits hard on the nostalgia factor ( because who didn’t love bubblegum as a kid? ) , plus it’s super easy to put together and oh-so-fun to wear! We love how this DIY balloon costume takes only minutes to make and it guarantees your little one will be the brightest and most festive kid on the block! Get the tutorial at studiodiy.com and create your bubblegum costume today:
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DIY Heart shape hot air balloon Valentine card - Valentine's day craft for kids
Pour your heart out with this gorgeous heart shape hot air balloon Valentine card! This time I Heart Crafty Things will show you how to make this beautiful Valentine card from a few sheets of simple craft paper in no time! Homemade cards are not only a joy to create but they are also super special for the recipient to open up. This 3D hot air balloon card is colorful, sweet and unbelievably easy to create. Get the free template and the step-by-step tutorial at iheartcraftythings.com and create yours today:
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DIY yarn pumpkins - easy fall decor
Looking for super simple and gorgeous fall decors ? Here's a quick, simple and budget-friendly yarn craft you can try out for this fall. Although it takes a day to dry, these colorful yarn ball pumpkins can be great autumn decorations. With varying their size, these fun yarn pumpkins can be great for a table centerpiece or even a fall mantle, because they’re beautiful on their own, or in a group! Grab your yarn stash and whip up a cute string of festive fall decor or mantelpiece with this yarn pumpkin tutorial that Handmade Treasures created for you:
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DIY Balloon animal costume - funny no-sew costume
If you love unique and funny ( Halloween or party ) costumes , you will LOVE this balloon animal costume by StudioDIY! How FUN would it be to create this balloon animal costume for your kiddo ( s ) ? If you felt really ambitious you could do a whole zoo’s worth of balloon animals too! But of course, you could make the classic balloon dog as Studio DIY did. This costume is not just super funny, but also super easy to make and cost-effective! This no-sew costume is just perfect for kids and adults as well, even in the last-minutes! You could use this google search as an inspiration for various balloon animals and be super creative!
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Amigurumi hot air balloon baby mobile (free amigurumi pattern)
Create a beautiful and adorable handmade baby toy: an amigurumi hot air balloon baby mobile ! This crochet hot air balloon baby mobile 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 hot air balloon baby mobile can be an excellent gift for your newborn kids or grandkids. This free hot air balloon baby mobile crochet pattern by AmourFou will guide you through the crocheting process of your own wonderful amigurumi hot air balloon baby mobile.
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