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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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DIY hugging birds mother's day card
Every Mom and Dad appreciates handmade cards, so create one of these adorable hugging /cuddling bird cards for them for mother's day or father's day! (Or you can simply gift it to thank their hard work and unlimited love. ) These cute paper cuddling bird cards are super easy to make: you just need some colorful (scrapbooking or wrapping) paper to create it which is nice because you don't need to buy lots of craft supplies.  (You will be able to download 2 different free card templates from this nice craft website! )
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DIY silly bird marionette -  fun kids toy
Make this  super fun and simple silly bird marionette toy out of some pompoms ,thread and popsicle sticks! This is fun toy will grant hours of fun to the kids! It walks and pecks with simple controls, small enough for little hands, and also very great for dexterity practice! If you haven't got fancy craft materials at hand you can create the marionette toy from household items:just create pompoms from scrap yarns (of fabric stripes) and use plastic bottle caps as feets! (If you make a horse marionette instead of a bird it's more fun with cap legs because it gives the perfect galloping sound!)
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Crocheted ( amigurumi ) owl - Mr.Murasaki
"Today, Mei Li is sharing with us her another crocheted creation, Mr. Murasaki – a sleepy purple amigurumi owl! ( Murasaki means purple in Japanese). Mr. Murasaki the owl amigurumi has a unique character and we just love his sleepy look!" This cute crocheted owl can pe a perfect gift for owl enthusiasts or it also can be a perfect toy for babies (just put a bell in his belly and leave out the glued decorations). This cute crochet project doesn't require too much yarn, therefore it's a perfect yarn scrap buster!
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DIY macrame owl necklace ( pendant )
This super cute ( sleepy ) macrame owl pendant is a must for every owl lover! With this nice step-by-step video macrame tutorial this macrame yarn owl is not just an easy jewelry making craft project to make from some leftover yarns but it also has soo many possibilities! ( Imagine it as a nice pendant , a keychain , earrings but you can create large wall decors with this tecnique as well! ) You can use any color and type of yarns / cords as well as the branch: it can be a real tree branch or you can use a nice wooden bead !
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DIY paper clip love birds
These paper clip love birdies are super cute and also really easy to make! ( and you probably already have all the supplies you need to make them! ) You can use these paper birds as cute spring home decors, or seat cards at a fun party, or you can adapt this technique and create decors for other holidays (imagine a whimsical black crow for halloween or a christmas themed paper bird with wrapping papers and holly leaves/berries !) Of course instead of paper clips you can use any bendable wires, and you can create the paper birds in any size that you want.
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How to paint landscapes,birds and seasons with Peter Sheeler
Would you like to learn how to paint beautiful watercolor landscape/nature/seasonal pictures ? Peter Sheeler 's art class video channel will teach you how to paint these gorgeous pictures with nice easy to follow step-by-step video tutorials ! His watercolor painting and drawing videos are very easy to follow even if your are a beginner in ( watercolor ) painting , and the outcome is so beautiful you can gift them to your family members or hang on your wall! ( Dont forget to use watercolor paper ! )
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Adorable toilet paper tube owls
These adorable toilet paper roll owsl are not just super cute (and low budget) decorations to your home at fall , but this easy kids paper craft can be a perfect gift as well! (Because if you fold the tp rolls into pillow boxes, you can put in them small candies and treats!) This fall kids craft is so easy, even the smallest crafty hands can create some! You can use autumn colors to decorate the toilet paper tube owls  or you can use any vibrant colors! (Or you can make themed owls fore other holidays/seasons as well!)
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Fall alphabet turkey match game for kids with free printable
We love low budget, upcycling craft ideas! And this super cute turkey matching game is not just a nice way to repuprose some plastic bottle caps but it's a perfect and fun way to learn letters! This turkey alfabet matching game is not just a perfect learning toy for boring fall afternoons but you can  upgrade this Thanksgiving craft idea and make some other learning toys with this printable and plastic bottle caps for the kids! (Imagine a math game, a picture-letter matching game or other matching games!)
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Adorable fabric owls with button eyes ( free sewing pattern )
Do you love sewing? Are you looking for an easy , quick but still adorable fall decor / gift for your owl enthusiast friend? Try this scrap buster sewing project - the super cute button eyed fabric owl! These cute owls are soo simple to make, you can sew them in minutes! (Even if you are a beginner in sewing!) In this nice craft blog you will find a free sewing pattern to make them. Use these adorable fabric owls to decorate your home at fall or gift them to your loved ones . Alternatively instead of poliester filling you can use lavender to create a cute owl shape lavender sachet!
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Colorful tin can owls with plastic cup eyes
This tin can owl craft is colorful and cute and is perfect for the fall season. Seeing them up on your craft shelf will bring an enormous smile to your face every day! This tin can craft is not just super cute,inexpensive and easy fall decor, but it's also a perfect way to upcycle some plastic and aluminium junk! You can make your owls in any vibrant or pastell colors that fits into your house - they will look nice in any combination! You can add extra details to your tin can owls too if you wish (imagine a nice feather tail, or cute felt legs)
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Adorable kitchen grater owls - upcycling fall craft
We love upcycling crafts because it's inexpensive, helps the environment and also good for us! This super adorable fall decor owl was made with a few metal trash! Isn't it super cute? And it's (despite the look) also super easy to make! You just need and old grater, some jar lids, a spring and that's all! This cute grater owl can be the greatest hit in your fall decor, everyone will love it! You can use the owls indoor or outdoor, a little rust won't hurt them!
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Winter wine bottle bird feeders (with free plan)
Today,she's sharing a How To Build A Wine Bottle Bird Feeder tutorial with us! And the best part is that it isn’t ridiculously hard to make if you have a few DIY tools on hand! With this nice free woodworking plan you can get one self-dosing bird feeder that can help your little feathered friends to survive at winter, or this glass bottle bird feeder  can be a perfect gift for anyone in your family who loves to observe birds (and squirrels)! And as an extra you can upcycle some glass bottles with this wooden bird feeder wich is also nice!
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No-sew sock penguin - easy winter craft idea for kids
If you loved the no-sew sock snowmen you’re going to love her no-sew sock penguin craft too! This little sock penguin will fit nicely with it’s snow made friend so grab that odd sock we know you have and let’s get crafty! This cute little sock penguin is a perfect winter / christmas craft for the kids because it doesn't involves sewing or other special craft skills/techniques. Just 2 odd socks and a little glue! In this nice craft website you can find other sock softie ideas such as the snowman and Santa!
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DIY winter apple feeder for birds (woodworking)
Make an easy, stylish and useful DIY apple feeder for your garden's little feathered friends! This woodworking project is super easy, easily customisable,  using recycled materials and a fairly basic selection of tools, so you can make one in minutes even if you're  a beginner in woodworking! You can use apple, other fruits and bird suet as well with this simple but brilliant bird feeder! You can cut out any shape from the wood that fits into your style, not just only circles but other fun shapes such as: heart,rectangle,star,bird silhouette will work well with this type of birdfeeders if they have a fairly large empty space at the center.
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Adorable and easy DIY fabric birds (with sewing pattern)
Do you love sewing? Are you looking for an easy scrap buster spring decor project? Try these super cute, gorgeous fabric birds! In this nice craft website you will find the free step-by-step photo sewing tutorial and of course the free fabric bird pattern! (Scroll down to the comment sections in the russian site to find the full size pattern!) These adorable fabric birds can be great decors at Easter/spring or you can use them as cute plushies (or pincushions)! These sewn birdies will look gorgeous in any pattern and color!
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Feathered clothespin birds - fun spring craft for kids
Wooden clothespins has countless craft opportunities! This time we would like to show you  a quick,inexpensive but still super fun and cute spring kids craft idea with simple craft materials such as wooden clothespins, paint and feathers:  the wooden clothespin birds! These clothespin and feather spring birds are fun to  make and also very fun to use ,because thanks to the wooden clothespin base you can clip them almost everywhere! Add them to your Easter egg ( or spring ) tree, or you can attach them to small gift/treat boxes as well!
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Spring decor with fresh flowers, branch tree and nest
Branches can be used to create beautiful ( skandinavian/vintage style ) spring decorations with a touch of nature ! In a combination with living hyacinths, bell-flowers and a small fake bird's nest, a few painted & dried tree branches will become a pretty and long lasting stylish Easter decoration. With small colorful fake birds / butterflies or ceramic bunnies you can make it excellent Easter /spring decoration but this flower and branch arrangement can be a fabulous centerpiece at you upcoming wedding party as well! Watch this nice step-by-step video tutorial and learn how to make this gorgeous spring decor in no time!
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DIY Adorable Easter chick cupcakes
For this little Easter chick cupcake project, you can really use any flavor of cupcake you want and you can flavor the frosting with whatever extract you’d like! These super cute Easter chick cupcakes by The Simple Sweet Life are not just fun to gift but they are also super fun to make! Especially with the help of The Simple Sweet Life's easy-to-follow step-by-step Easter chick cupcake tutorial ! These delicious sweet Easter chick cupcakes can be great hits at your upcoming Easter party or you can give them as delicious Easter treats to your friends!
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DIY Chick Easter eggs - fun egg painting idea
Are you looking for a not-so-traditional Easter egg painting idea? Spice up this year's Easter with this super funny (last-minute) chick Easter egg craft! This is definitely something you can whip together on the Saturday before Easter. It's not just a super fun Easter party or home decor but also can be a perfect Easter gift for you friends / family members. Well, it's not really a traditional Easter egg painting technique but it's very funny, so absolutely worth a try! You can use any type of acrylic paint to paint the chick egg's and instead of construction paper you can simply use markers to create the beak and eyes. Attach a little feather to the chick Easter egg's  top for a more funnier look!
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Handprint chick - easy Easter craft for kids
One of the cutest parts of spring is all the baby animals that start appearing like cute little fluffy chicks–so adorable! So she decided to make egg shaped chicks that are perfect for spring, Easter, or while enjoying farm themed activities. If you looking for a cute keepsake or card idea for Easter this Easter egg chick footprint and handprint card is a perfect craft choice for you! This chick footprint and handprint art is super easy to make and also super fun for the kids and for their parents as well! In this post A little pinch of perfect will give you instructions on how to make this handprint chick card. Are you ready to make this adorable Easter chick card keepsake? Let’s do it!
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Easy paper spring bird craft – chick Easter decoration
We love easy,fun &frugal Easter paper crafts! And if it is an adorable and easy paper chick craft for Easter, then even better! Today, Maggy will tech you how to make these adorable paper bauble chicks! These super cute dimensional paper spring chicks will look gorgeous on your Easter tree and the kids will adore them too. This paper spring / Easter chick decor is so easy to make and look absolutely darling! If you love Easter and are looking for more Easter Chick Crafts, Red Ted Art have a whole collection for you, as well as plenty of Bunny Crafts and Sheep Crafts!
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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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Crocheted plastic Easter egg covers (free amigurumi pattern)
Today we are sharing another fun Easter crochet project with you! Since Easter is just around the corner we wanted to share something that can be a great Easter gift for your kids or grandkids, so here's an easy Easter Crochet pattern! These adorable little crochet Easter egg covers ( bunny,chick and lamb ) are a really quick and easy amigurumi project and a fun addition to any Easter basket! The plastic Easter egg covers fit over a regular sized plastic egg, the kind you can buy a whole bunch of for a dollar or two. She thought it would be a fun way to make cheap plastic eggs a little cuter, and what a wonderful idea! (You can adjust the free plastic egg cover animals' amigurumi pattern if needed)
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