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DIY Black glue butterfly suncatcher (free printable template)
Want to make a cheery butterfly suncatcher with kids ? It’s surprisingly easy with nothing but black glue , sharpie markers and some recyclables. This time Adventure In a Box will show you how to make this gorgeous butterfly suncatcher in various beautiful designs. These butterfly suncatchers look brilliant with the sun streaming through them. You will find a free downloadable butterfly template at adventure-in-a-box.com which makes this spring craft project perfect for kids of all ages !
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DIY homemade chalkboard paint
Chalkboard Paint has thousand of usage ( from pretty herb pots to whole fridge or furniture paint projects ) but can be pretty expensive. This homemade chalkboard paint recipe is super easy and only requires two ingredients : paint ( of any color or type - she use acrylic paints ) and some Non-Sanded Tile Grout! Absolutelly brilliant! make some and you will be able to create vintage / shabby chic message boards or creative drawing tables for your kids in any size!
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DIY halloween black cat plushie from socks
Do you love cats ? Are you looking for an adorable gift /toy or a cute addition to your halloween cotume/decoration ? If yes, this black plushie sock cat is a perfect sewing project for you! ( Even if you never tried hand sewing before, because this sock plushie tutorial video is so detailed! ) The final sock black cat plushie looks extremely professional and adorable because it uses the natural shape of the sock to create 3D volume. You can use any type of socks ( imagine a furry-fluffy type as a nice "long hair" cat ! ) , and any size! ( baby socks =baby cats ! )
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Lollypop spiders - easy and fun halloween treats for kids
These super cute lollipop spiders are not just only fun present fro Halloween but also very easy to make! You just need some pipe cleaners, googly eyes and a yummy lollipop! If you don't want to use sugar filled lollipops you can use homemade caramelised apple balls or coconut balls sticked into a wooden stick and wrapped in seren wrap as a mutch healthier alternative! Make adorable lollipop spiders as cute halloween treats or make some to spice up the ordinary days.
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DIY Country style Halloween bandana pumkins
Aren’t these bandana pumkins adorable and unique? We think the bandana fabric is just divine, and you can get at least 2 pumpkins out of each bandana, which makes this a really affordable DIY fall craft project, as well. You can fill a bowl or small vintage crate with these bandana pumpkins and they’ll look wonderful for autumn and Halloween. Of course you can use other leftover fabrics / unused clothes to create more unique fall/Halloween decorations with this brilliant pumpkin sewing technique.
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Easy black sock cat - Halloween decor
We love upcycling craft ideas and adorable plushies! For this year Halloween try to make some cute black sock cats by following Frog Prince Paperie's step-by-step tutorial!  You can make these kitties out of all different sizes and patterns of socks, and they will look marvelous in a group as a neat Halloween decoration! Your kids will love them and will enjoy the making process! If you create the sock kitties with small kids you can use glue instead of sewing! Of course you can create different sock kitties with colorful socks as well! (Imagine a super cute fluffy, or a colorful striped cat!)
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DIY scarry Halloween candle holders with a glue gun
Today she will show you how to make a scary Halloween candle lantern to decorate any room in your home ! It's also very easy Halloween craft to make, it will only take a few minutes! This spooky tea candle holder will be the greatest hit in your Halloween party, because it's so scary and gorgeous at the same time! And all you need to create one is a glue gun , a glass and some paint ! Isn't it unbelievable? You can also use mason jars and glass bowls to make other Halloween party accessories like a treat bowl or a drinking straw holder.
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Spider necklace with dimensional fabric paint and tulle
We love DIY Halloween costumes because they are always turn out way more gorgeous and fun than the store bought ones, and no one else’s costume will ever be the same as yours. We love this DIY spider web necklace because it is so beautiful and customizable! We bet that you'll be the hottest witch at the Halloween party with this gorgeous spiderweb necklace! Read iLoveToCreate's step-by-step tutorial and create your very own one gorgeous spiderweb necklace in no time:
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Free Halloween printable masks
Cute and simple printable Halloween paper masks for young kids! Black cat, skull, spider, strange green monster with blood-shot eyes, Jack-O-Lantern and moth make for quick disguises for Halloween day fun. Aren’t they cute and scary? Well, bigger kids who want more gross versions may not be impressed, but these would be perfect for the cute little ones. Mr Printables always gives you tons of high quality free printables, absolutely worth to search the site for other (Halloween) printables as well!
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DIY Christmas street lamps (lamp posts) fom paper (free template)
This beautiful winter/Christmas paper lamp ( lamp post ) is not just a super easy and inexpensive recycling craft but it can be a gorgeous addition to your Christmas decor ! With this nice step-by-step video craft tutorial you can create one paper Christmas lamp post in no time! For this Christmas craft project you will need: paper tubes, black construction paper, glue and a little faux snow. Of course you can make the paper lanterns / lamp posts in any other color than black they will look gorgeous! ( Imagine a nice gold or silver , or a romantic/vintage antique white! ) You can find the free template >>>here<<<
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DIY Black cat Halloween costume for kids
Do you need a simple – but super cute – kids costume for Halloween or the next dress up party ? With items you probably already have in your home, you can make this easy DIY kids’ black cat costume in less than an hour. You can make an adorable black cat costume from a black jacket, black jeggings, and a furry scarf in minutes! Along with some pink felt, a headband, a glue gun, and a plastic duo-tang you can create a super sweet kitten headband of your own as well. And the best is in this super easy diy halloween costume is: you don’t have to worry about sneezing!
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Chocholate ladybug Valentine's day treat
Are you looking for a super easy, qick and cute Valentine's day gift for your loved ones? Try these adorable  black cardboard ladybugs with chocholate heart wings! Creative idea, isn't it? This Valentine's day treat can be a perfect choice for smaller kids as well because it's really super easy to make! Of course you can use any other sweets (with red wrappings) than chocholate hearts the ladybugs will look nice in any form! You can paint dots to the wings with a black marker, and if you haven't got googly eyes at hand you can simply draw them with a white pancil or corrector pen! You can experiment with other vibrant fun colors as well!
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DIY Modern tassel wall hanging - stylish frugal home decor
We love how this monochrome design looks so chic and modernize a simple idea. The texture of the tassels still bring a summer vibe despite the lack of color, and though this DIY project could easily be done with more colors! This gorgeous but still frugal home decor can be made in literally minutes and add so much modern style to and empty wall!  You can make this DIY modern tassel wall hanging in any size and color that fits into your room and personality. (Even the kids can create one to spice up their room!) Sometimes the most stylish home decor ideas are the simplest ones! Just a small skein of yarn, a few wooden beads, a wooden rod and voilá' you have a gorgeous modern stylish decoration!
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DIY Fun magic notebook - easy back to school craft
Watch this nice step-by-step video tutorial and learn how to make a magic notebook ! This DIY back to school project is super fun and also very easy to make! ( You will be surprised how easy is to create one, with simply household items and a little acrylic paint ! ) Spice up your boring notebooks with this easy magical craft idea , and create gorgeous unique artworks in minutes! This magic notebook can be a great gift for your friends/family members for any special occasion! And of course it can be a great boredom buster at school !
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DIY Shadow theater from a cardboard box - recycling kids craft
Today's tutorial is a wonderful recycling craft , one of those fun craft ideas for kids! This brilliant handmade shadow theater is easy to do and inexpensive, a perfect gift for your kids! Sometimes handmade toys and presents are brings much more fun and happiness than the store bought versions especially shadow theaters, because you can make it with every fairy tale characters that your kids loves most!  You can create an ice castle tale with the characters of Frozen, a woodland theme with different animals.. The possibilities are endless!  With this nice step-by-step cardboard box shadow theater  tutorial you can make one easily for your kids and thew will love it!
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DIY Flower wall art with aluminum cans - recycling craft
We are obsessed with spring flowers and inexpensive but still gorgeous home decor ideas ! Why not combine them together? We love how easy is this gorgeous tin can flower artwork and how gorgeous is the outcome! Watch this nice step-by-step video tutorial and you will see this tin can flower wall art is so easy to make and if you wish you can color them with spray paint ( which takes about 1 min ). These tin flowers, created from your empty soda cans, are the perfect way to dress up your living room or your garden at this spring. This instructional craft video shows you how to turn your empty cans into cool, beautiful artworks! Recycle cans and make a fun flower design for your home!
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How to make a pompom panda - yarn animals
Let’s make a cute panda pompom ! If you’re not so familiar with making pompoms in a design, we recommend that you check out Pom Maker's eye pompom tutoria l first so you can learn the basic principals with an easier design. In this step-by-step video tutorial she’ll be making the panda with the Pom Maker, so check out her basic pompom post if you’re using your pompom maker for the first time. ( Of course you can make these super adorable panda pompoms without a store bought pompom maker : just create one pompom maker fro yourself from a simple sheet of sturdy cardboard! )
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How to make a clay pot lighthouse - garden decoration
Lighthouses are a popular decorating motif not only because of their nautical roots, but because they symbolize safe harbor and protection. This lighthouse made from terra cotta clay pots is surprisingly easy to assemble, and it even features a lantern on top to cast a warm glow. You can place it in the garden as a decoration, or use it as a centerpiece for a beach gathering. In this nice step-by-step written summer craft tutorial Jonathan Fong will show you how to make your own miniature garden lighthouse from clay pots in minutes!
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DIY Game of thrones iron throne mobile holder
Whether you’re an honourable Northerner, an impish bookworm, a scheming bordello owner, or an inbred monster that everyone hates, chances are you’ve at least thought about what it would be like to have the Iron Throne all to yourself. Or at the very least, maybe you’ve always wanted one for your smart phone! So here it is! A DIY Game of thrones iron throne mobile holder!  Cool isn't it? The best in this DIY  Game of thrones iron throne mobile holder is: it's super frugal! You will be able to find almost all the materials you will need at your local Dollar Store! As a big GOT fan we guarantee that you will love it! Or you can create an iron throne mobile holder for your GOT fanatic friends/family members for a special occasion!
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Amigurumi batman - father's day gift (free pattern)
This year for Father's Day ( or just for fun ) crochet a cuddly Batman to y! Who doesn’t love Batman ? Make your very own cuddly crochet batman toy with PinkMouseBoutique's free crochet pattern ! Now you don’t need to look for a Batman toy in a store or order online, because you can crochet a Batman by yourself! This Batman amigurumi pattern is an medium one but it absolutely worth the time and effort because the outcome is so funny and unique! This Batman toy can be a great gift for him!
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DIY Gilded insect faux taxidermy
Decorate your home with bugs / insects! Today’s DIY project is a fun wall decor idea: DIY gilded insect faux taxidermy plaques!   Giant plastic insects + liquid gold leaf + wooden plaques = the coolest, glammest, modern insect art you've ever seen! The gilded insects are pretty sweet decorative objects on their own. You could always just call it a day right here and scatter them throughout your home! This  DIY gilded insect faux taxidermy plaque can be a great Halloween decor as well!
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DIY Jimmy Choo inspired sneaker with lace
We simply admire designer shoes, especially Jimmy Choo shoes! But unfortunately not everyone can pay hundreds for a designer pair. But that's not mean you can't have them! Create your own designer (Jimmy Choo) shoes with iLoveToCreate's shoe makeover tutorial! With this fun shoe makeover tutorial you can create this gorgeous art piece from a pair of simple (but comfy) sneakers. Let's get crafting:
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Adorable sitting raven - step by step polimer clay tutorial
Use this step-by-step tutorial to make miniature figures in several scales using basic sculpting techniques and polymer clay, play-doh or air dry clay. This cute raven can be made from all kinds of clay which makes it useful as handmade jewelry , seasonal / holiday decoration or as delicious cake decoration / cake topper ! This polimer clay raven is a beginner polimer clay project so you can create one easily for yourself or for your friends, even is you are a beginner in polimer clay or fondant sculpting ! Let's sculpture a cute sitting raven !
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DIY skeleton rock puzzle - halloween craft for kids
Do you have a huge collection of rocks?  Let the kids make a fun Halloween skeleton with them for this simple mix 'n match stone skeleton activity! You can create different games if you don' t like skeletons:  you can easily create  a train, or a caterpillar mix 'n mach game! Activities that involve using nature’s finds for creating are brilliant for keeping kids busy. Not only do spend time crafting but they also spend time outdoors finding items.With a few rocks /pebbles you can make this cute rock skeleton in no time! This rock skeleton is a fun Halloween craft for the kids.
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Origami witch hat - easy Halloween paper craft for kids
Today Paper Kawaii sharing a super fun & easy paper folding tutorial with us on how to fold a fun origami witch hat ! These directions surely will be clear enough for you to make your own fun origami witch hats s with the kids ! This Halloween kids craft projec t is absolutely suitable for kids of all ages ( with a little help ). This easy origami project can be a perfect addition to your Halloween party decor. Glue the mini paper witch hats to a string and create a fun frugal Halloween garland with them! It will be perfect for the classroom as well!
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DIY Dragon claw paracord survival bracelet
Are you looking for a perfect gift for him ? Or you are just on a hunt for a stylish and easy to make accessory for men ? Try paracord ! This paracord dragon claw survival bracelet is a fun jewelry making project with a gorgeous outcome! Watch this great step-by-step paracord bracelet video tutorial and make a stylish dragon claw style bracelet easily out of simple ( parachute ) cord ! If you haven't got parachute rope at hand that's not a problem , you can create this paracord bracelet easily with any kind of ropes/cords.
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Amigurumi witch cat pattern (free crochet pattern)
Crochet your very own gorgeous, lovely amigurumi witch cat with  this nice free crochet toy pattern! This witch cat amigurumi toy is absolutely perfect for kids as a Halloween toy or you can use them decorate at Halloween! If you'd like to make this adorable crochet / amigurumi witch cat bigger for an absolutely giant cat use a thicker, heavier weight yarn and a 4 mm hook. This beautiful adorable amigurumi witch cat is such a unique way to decorate at Halloween!
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Crochet black cat slouch hat (free crochet pattern)
This black cat slouch hat has chunky ribbing and cute cat ears. This simple and free crochet cat hat pattern works up quickly and makes a great gift! If you want to crochet your own cat hat, Alexis has written up the pattern for you! Winter is the perfect time to cuddle up with your yarn and crochet hooks and make something cozy. This crochet cat hat pattern is great for beginners, and simple enough that a more experienced crocheter could whip up a hat in just a couple of hours. You can crochet this easy cat hat in any color and size which mean you can customize and personalize this crochet hat pattern pretty easily – perfect for the  holiday gift giving!
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Amigurumi (crocheted) BB-8  Star Wars robot toy - free crochet pattern
Melissa is sharing a super cute and easy to crochet amigurumi BB-8 pattern with us for free!  You can crochet  this amigurumi BB-8 robot as a cute addition to your kids room decor, or  as a handmade birthday gift for Him! Or you can whip up this little robot toy as a lovely gift for a friend who really loves Star Wars.The difficult part of this pattern is BB-8's little circular circuit patterns, but in this nice amigurumi blog you will find a free crochet tutorial of BB-8's details as well!
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