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DIY Magazine gift bow - gift bow making tutorial
Give your holiday gifting a modern spin by opting for magazine gift bows instead of classic ribbons. These handmade ( Christmas ) gift bows by Origami Twist are so easy to personalize! You can use magazines, wrapping paper, patterned paper, or old book pages in colors that coordinate with your wrapping paper. Christmas is the season to wrap thoughtfully chosen gifts , and shouldn't the outside match the gift within? Make your own cool custom gift toppers with your favorite decorative wrapping paper and this easy-to-follow DIY paper gift bow tutorial!
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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 Quick and easy pompom girland - yarn party decor
Yarn isn't just for knitting! Why not use it for getting into the festive spirit? Knitter or not, you can easily customize your house, office and party with this lovely little pom-pom garland created by Tara Dennis. We love this idea for making pom poms . Instead of the usual circles of cardboard this method uses an ordinary kitchen fork resulting in mini fluffy pompoms. ( But of course you can use toilet paper rolls, or chair legs or even a cardboard cutout to make pompoms! The possibilities are endless! )
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DIY Clay pot cake stand
Add a touch of country charm to any table setting with this rustic, easy to make cake stand by Tara Dennis. Baking and decorating a cake is one thing, but what about after you've finished your cake? You’ll need a place to show off your delicious masterpiece! Cake stands are a beautiful way to display what you’ve hand-crafted with love.One reason cake stands are adored by so many people is that they are made in different shapes and sizes. By making your own, you may, in fact, be able to make as many different shapes and sizes as you wish!
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Tea candle holders from wine bottles
With this brilliant diy craft idea you can make these stunning tea candle holders out of wine bottles. With upcycling you doing good to the Earth and with this tea candle holder  you can spice up any boring partys too. ( You can use them in any birthday, new year's eve or wedding party)
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Confetti champagne glasses - New year's eve celebration
Here’s a pretty way to dress up your glasses for the big New Year’s Eve celebration. They sparkle and shine as the lights bounces off the glitter drips. Your guests will love them! A fun way to usher in the new year with friends.
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How to make honeycomb pom-poms
This honeycomb ( tissue paper ) pom pom is unbelieveably easy to make and it’s magical when you first open them up into a ball! You can use any thin paper you have and get creative with color combinations. Honeycomb pom-poms can be used for party decorations, photo shoot backdrops for special days, mobiles or cheerful wall decoration for kids rooms. They’re sure to lift your mood any day!
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Easy paper (ribbon) gift bags
This is a very nice DIY craft video tutorial : an easy Paper ( ribbon ) gift bag by Innova Crafts. With this video you can learn how to make these original paper bags for small gifts. Perfect for chritmas gifts or birthday gifts, but you can use them to wrap baby shower gifts too!
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Crepe paper calla lily with chocholate
Today Ash And Crafts sharing with us a gorgeous crepe paper calla lily bouquet tutorial which incorporates our favorite food: chocolate! This beautiful crepe paper calla lily bouquet makes a great gift for the mothers in your life because its handmade, the flowers last forever, and the center is edible! If you are looking for a fun and thoughtful homemade gift idea consider creating a crepe paper calla lily bouquet which is perfect for many different occasions! Your chocolate flower bouquet can have as many "calla lilies" in it as you want: small and giant bouquets will look lovely equally.
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DIY tassel garland
We just LOVE these Tassel Garlands by Pizzazzerie! If you are looking for a cute and easy DIY project to add some fun to your parties, shower, wedding, or office, then you must try these cute tassel garlands. You can up-cycle almost any kind of paper ( or fabrics ) to make these fabulous tassels. Visit pizzazzerie.com and learn how to make a tassel garland with step-by-step photo instructions ! String your fancy new garland anywhere you like – on a wall, in a doorway, on the banister, in a tree! You kind of can’t go wrong.
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Confetti paper-mache bowl
For the upcoming New years eve party make this easy DIY project , the confetti bowl with some leftover christmas wrapping paper or confetti. It's really easy to make and I can assure that you're gonna have fun! You'll need: confetti, one balloon, Mod Podge, a sponge and a small vase.
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Chocolate covered strawberry hearts
Chocolate covered strawberry hearts are such a cute idea for a Valentine’s Day treat!  They are easy to make and since they are chocolate covered strawberries they are delicious too! Isn’t it crazy how fast time is flying?  Valentine’s Day is right around the corner!  Surprise your sweetheart this Valentine’s Day with this adorable treat.
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DIY Funny puppy ears card
If you need a last minute birtday card or you just want to suprise your friends with a cute and funny card, with the help of this nice craft tutorial and its dowloadable card template  make this silly, flappity-eared puppy card that has a tongue pull tab! It’s just the thing to make to say Hi to friends you miss, or just give to someone who could use some puppy love.
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DIY water lily candy bowl from napkins - napkin folding
With this great napking folding video tutorial you can learn how to make this gorgeous water lily candy bowl from simple paper napkins. It's a perfect easter - spring decoration / wedding decor or you can spice up your birthday party with them as well. It can be a simple and elegant table decoration or you can put in them some small candies or treats for your guestst.
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Tissue paper flowers (with 4 different petal pattern)
Are you looking for a quick, cheap but still gorgeous spring /wedding decor, or a last minute flower bouquet? If yes, this tissue paper flower making technique is a perfect choice for you! All you need is some colored tissue paper and a bunch of green pipe cleaners (or sticks). If you are out of time and you can't buy special multi colored tissue papers just try to make the flowers from  ordinary paper napkins! In this website you will find 4 different petal pattern: dahlia,rose,peony,daisy,poppy
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Magical blooming flowers - trick
Make a "magical" self opening paper flower that opens when you add water. Fun craft idea to do with kids. You could leave a Valentines message inside the flowers and surprise a loved one. Be amazed as you watch it open by itself! This magical gift is perfect for any ocassion, and very easy to make!
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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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Paper easter cupcake baskets - wrappers  ( with free printable )
Spring is peaking through and it’s time to think about Easter. These adorable free Easter Basket Printables are yours today to download and enjoy! You can fill these cute paper  baskets with delicious (easter) cupcakes and gift them for your loved ones. Of course you can use these printable baskets to wrap cupcakes for any other ocassions ( mother's day, kids parties, birthdays ,weddings ..) as well! And you can also use the base basket template to create cupcake wrappers in other colors / styles for other holidays (halloween,christmas..), or fill it with a nice big chocholate egg instead of a cupcake!
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DIY pantyhose (nylon stocking) roses - nylon flowers
Look at this gorgeous rose ! Im sure you wont believe me but you just need an old ( colorful ) nylon pantyhose /stocking , a little wire and some ( nylon ) thread to make it. And it's also a very easy project, no special equipments or experience needed! It's true magic! With this nice step-by step video tutorial you can create it easily. It's a very nice spring craft / upcycling project and you can create various gifts for any ocassions with this technique ( you can gift the nylon flowers in bouquets as well ). Pantyhose roses are perfect wedding / mother's day / Valentine's day / or birthday presents / decorations or you can simply add them to your spring home decor.
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Easy flower origami box ( basket ) - paper folding
With this nice video paper folding ( origami ) tutorial you can create this five-pointed origami paper star ( or flower ) box. This adorable and gorgeous paper treat box is a perfect gift for any ocassion ( mother's day, valentine's day, a wedding ) or you can use it as a nice addition to you spring home decor. We love origami ( paper folding ) because you don't need special craft items to it, just some leftower colorful ( wrapping ) paper and a little freetime.
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Paper tulip bouguet gift box from a tin can
With the help of this nice, detailed spring craft video tutorial you can create this "magical" paper tulip bouquet easily! Why is it "magical"? Because it's not just only a simple paper flower bouquet it also has a gift box/jar inside! You can "hide" any kind of gift inside the bouquet it or simply fill it with delicious sweets/cookies. This crepe paper tulip bouquet treat box can be a perfect gift for any ocassion ( mother's day, birthdays, weddings ) or you can simply use it as a nice addition to your spring decor.
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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 paper accordion flowers - paper folding
These gorgeous accordion folded paper flowers are perfect gifts for any ocassion ( mother's day, father's day, birthdays.. ) or you can use them as fancy party decors ( at weddings, dress up parties, birthday parties etc ). With this nice video papercraft tutorial you can create the paper flower rosettes easily from a little colorful ( scrapbook ) paper. You can spice up the paper rosette flowers with other embelishments ( buttons, ribbonts.. ) or simply attach delicious sweets to the flowers centers to create a perfect and fun gift !
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Long stemmed fabric roses - fabric flower spring decor
This gorgeous textile rose centerpiece is made from some scrap fabrics and twigs. If you love sewing this easy fabric rose bouquet is a perfect quick spring project for you! It can be a lovely ( shabby chic /vintage style ) spring home decor or you gan gift them as a bouquet in any ocassion ( mother's day, weddings, birthdays... ) You can use this technique with any types of fabrics ( imagine a nice denim or a burlap version! ) This sewing project is a perfect scrapbuster or you can upcycle some old clothes as well!
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DIY mini notebooks - notebook keychains
Thus cute miniature paper notebook is a surprisingly easy craft project and it can be a perfect gift for any ocassion! Watch this nice video craft tutorial and create one for yourself or for your friends! You can create the miniature notebooks in any color and size! It can be very handy if you have LOTs of phone numbers, adresses or other important informations or you can gift them with personal messages/quotes/images. Of course you can use printed images/messages to create the mini books instead of plain white sheets, the possibilities are endless! ( Imagine a miniature coloring book , or your favourite novel in miniature ! )
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Summer party watermelon shark fruit bowl
A watermelon shark is a tasty and healthy dessert that's sure to delight (and possibly terrify) everyone at your next (birthdayparty. Carving your own is easy and fun, and there's no end to how you can customize this flavourful fruity creation. Delicious and refreshing, this fruit salad dessert is a great way to enjoy the long hot days of summer and is sure to make a big splash. You can create the watermelon fruit shark bowl with any fresh fruits of your choice, and if you haven't got jello at hand you can create the "sea" with delicious blue fruits as well!
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DIY Packaging tape transfer - easy gifts in minutes
With this super video craft tutorial you can learn how to use Packaging ( packing ) Tape to Transfer images ! ( With this transfer tecnique you will get a non-reversed image ). You can use these homemade , super simple and low budget personalised stickers to decorate almost anything from ceramic/glass ( spice ) containers to cars, the possibilities are endless! And this image transferring method is really a super easy one: you will need a scotch tape, a LASER JET print , some water and thet's it! We love this quick and easy technique for a non reversed image transfer that yields super detailed results!
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DIY Suprise exploding box from paper
In this nice papercraft video tutorial she will show you how to make this super fun exploding suprise box in no time! It may look like a box from the outside, but once you open it up, everything inside just jumps open. Whoever you give this fun paper exploding box will be very surprised! This suprise box is a perfect gift for any ocassion ( birthdays, christmas, graduation parties or mother's day ) ! You can put small candies or money inside the box or glue in nice messages/quotes/pictures to make it more personal! You won't believe it how easy is to make it!
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Adorable teddy bear gift from a small towel (washcloth)
Are you looking for a cheap but still fun and useful homemade gift ? Try this super cute teddy bear washcloth ! This craft project is soo easy , you can make one in minutes even if you aren't the craftiest person in the world! The only things you will need is a small towel ( or washcloth ) and a few rubber bands ! This special teddy bear shaped towel gift is perfect for any ocassion and any age! It can be a perfect fathers day gift, a baby shower gift or a chirstmas present! Of course you can use any color to make the teddy bears that fits! ( Imagine a cute baby pink or blue teddy or a vivid color "gummy" bear ! )
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Spiral potato chips easily with a stick - life hack
This brilliant food hack video tutorial will teach you how to make a spiral potato tornado snack in minutes with a single skewer ! It's soo easy, you wont' believe it! Using a potato and a simple kebab skewer you can make a spiral slice all the way along a potato. You could deep fry it, but I oven baked it at 160°C for about 25 minutes. This spiral potato tornado is a perfect party snack to any ocassion. You can suprise your friends or family with this homemade snack on movie nights or birthday parties! ( Plus: this potato snack is much healthier than the pre packed ones! )
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Washable reusable crocheted face scrubbies
Do you love crocheting? Do you love eco-friendly craft ideas? Try these (vintage /shabby style) crocheted reusable and washable face scrubbies! This crochet project is not just super easy but it's also very useful in the bathroom! You can use them to clean and gently scrub your face without thwrowing out tons of cotton pads! This crocheted reusable face scrubbie can be a perfect little present for christmas or just for yourself. For this crochet pattern you’ll need to know how to make single crochet (sc), and 3 dc containing bobble stitch (bo), so it's super easy :)
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