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DIY Folded book Christmas tree - Christmas decoration from an old book
If you're in love with book pages and love making easy do-able homemade gifts and Christmas decor : this paperback book Christmas tree tutorial is for you. Upcycle your unwanted books ( or magazines ) into lovely rustic Christmas trees with DIY by Jane' step-by-step tutorial. You can make a small forest of these DIY folded book trees in different sizes, keep them simple or decorate how you wish. ( Magazines, with their colorful print make for attractive decorations without added baubles, glitter, or paint. )
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Giant christmas tree coloring (22 pages) and more
If you take a closer look their huge Christmas tree is full of busy wintery and festive goings on, with branches becoming roads and decorations as houses, trains and trees.It’s patched together from 21 sheets of paper (or 22 if you’re printing in A4) and all you need to do is print, trim and tile them together with glue (this bit’s a giant jigsaw puzzle to add to the fun). You’ll have a giant Christmas coloring tree that will provide hours (or even days!?) of coloring and decorating fun in the days before Christmas and it’ll look just spectacular on the wall.
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Colorable New year's eve party hats
Ring in the New Year with with the kids in style  with wearing TotSchooling's printable New Year's Eve coloring party hats!  Whether your kids will be staying up until midnight or not, they can still celebrate the New Year with these fun Coloring Party Hats by TotSchooling! Just color, decorate and turn them into party hats. Kids will enjoy personalizing their hats, choosing the parts to color, and finding the fun little details.
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60 different easter activity / coloring page and easter craft printable
In this super website you can find 60+ different easter related printables : coloring book pages, fun easter activity pages for kids, easter kids craft printables and lots of different  easter treat box designs! And the best is: it's absolutelly free! Thank you KROKOTAK! Of course these free easter printables are not just perfect kid's activities but you can use them for other easter craft projects as well (they are also perfect for transfer or decoupage ) Nyomtatáshoz kattints a képre majd a "print" (nyomtatás) gombra.
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2016 colorable mandala calendar (mandala coloring pages)
"Don’t you just love this time of year, a time to slow down, savor life, and indulge in our little hobbies? She would like to share with you 12 beautiful and free mandala coloring pages, plus a set of color-your-own mandalas 2016 calendar to download! Mandalas are considered patterns of the cosmos. If we observe closely, we see them in almost everything from a small flower to the infinite galaxy. The activities of drawing and painting mandalas have been used as a meditation for centuries to clear the mind and to connect with our inner peace and happiness."
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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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Fabric and felt needle books
Download Wild-Notions' free sewing pattern and instructions and sew your own fabric and felt needle books! This is an easy sewing project that is great for using up fabric scraps! (You can sew it easily even if your are a beginner in machine sewing). You can use this beautiful and handy needle book to store your (sewing or embroideryneedles or you can gift it to your family members/friends!  You can add more pages to the book,sew in a small pouch, or make it bigger - this little beauty will look lovely in any form!
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3D flower coloring pages ( free printable )
We are really excited to share these paper craft flowers 3D coloring pages with you as they give coloring a whole new dimension. These gorgeous colorable paper flowers bring two of our passions together, the intricate coloring and the detailed paper crafting. If you’re more a fan of paper crafts than coloring pages for adults though there’s a pre-colored version included in the free printable too! You can use the finished artworks to decorate your home (at springtime), or it can be a perfect present for your coloring enthusiast friends ( along with a nice set of pencils/pens)!
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Believe in yourself adult coluring pages
Coloring (for kids and adults) it is a great way of switching off and doing something creative that you can do anywhere.  Today Mum In The Madhouse shares with us a fantastic selection of free, believe in yourself coloring book pages. Each one is slightly more intricate and challenging.  They are perfect for doing with your kids, so you can share them out between you all! Decorate your home or your office (at springtime) with these gorgeous motivational artworks, it will surely brighten up your cloudy days! get the free templates at muminthemadhouse.com:
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101 free adult coloring book pages
With all of the wonderful artists out there creating their works to share for free with the world, Gina from The Shabby Creek Cottage thought it would be fun to showcase some of the best (and most beautiful) adult coloring book pages around. If you choose to color with old school crayons, some water color pencils or even some super fancy markers, you can take a printable coloring page and turn it into your very own work of art. Coloring isn’t just a trendy thing that the cool kids are doing, though! Studies have shown that it helps to de-stress adults by calming them down. Cheap (or free!) stress release that’s fun? We call that a win/win. So get your art on with one of these beautiful, free adult coloring pages:
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Cardboard art supply orgainzer
This fun and useful cardboard art supply organizer is not just only a low budget and super fun way to store your coloring stuff but it can be also a perfect gift for any ocassion! Watch this nice detailed craft video tutorial and learn how to make one in minutes! To create your own cardboard art supply organizer you will need: sturdy cardboard pieces, some wrapping paper and rubber bands. You can store pencils, sharpies, notebooks, drawing papers, pens and and other art supplies in it!
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DIY Colorable Pokemon evolution caleidocycles
Your kid loves the Pokemon anime (cartoon) or the Pokemon Go game? Are you looking for easy paper crafts for kids? This fantastic never ending Pokemon Evolution DIY kaleidoscope or kaleidocycles is the best kids craft project for you! This simple paper toy is really magical: rotate it, and watch their favourite Pokemon characters, Bulbasaur, Eevee, Charmander and Squirtle, as they evolve ! And this was made with a simple sheet of paper! Absolutelly brilliant! In this nice kids craft website you will find 2 different versions of every pokemon characters: a colorable black and white and an already coloured versions!
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3D printable and colorable Christmas ornaments
Ready to take your coloring hobby to a new level? Make it pop in 3D? They’re sharing these printable Christmas ornaments with us today, so you can really have a unique Christmas tree this year, or you can color these and gift them to your friends and family. Even the smallest crafty hands can color and decorate some, so it's a perfect choice for your next group project in kidenrgarten or school as well. This gorgeous free printable and colorable christmas tree ornament will look good in any style Christmas tree from rustic whites to extreme neon pinks!
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Book angels with magazine hair - recycling origami
What happens to books , when we didn't need them anymore? Some go to the land-fill, some go to the recycle bin... And some become ANGELS ! Join Yoko Komori Olson as she takes you step-by-step through the fun process of transforming books that were destined for the land-fill, or recycle bin, into beautiful decorative Christmas gifts ! These cute book angels are super easy to make and even their hair is repurposed material : magazines! With this nice step-by-step video tutorial making of book angels will be a piece of cake, and you can find >>here << the video instructions on how to make their culry magazine hair
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4 DIY winter - Christmas notebooks
In this video tutorial she will show you how to make winter inspired notebooks ( and a binder ). A cute DIY mitten notebook , snowman 3 in 1 notepad , snowy notebook decoration and a cozy knitted cover for your binder ! These super easy and lovely DIY notebooks can be perfect Christmas presents for your friends and family or you can whip up some for yourself! You can use old scarfs, knitted sweaters ( even socks ) to create the knitted cover , and for the others you can use any paper leftovers that can be found around you or simply buy one notebook base at the store and spice up a little with these fun notebook decorating ideas !
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6 different DIY bookmarks & watercolor techniques for beginners
This video tutorial is all about DIY bookmarks & watercolor DIY techniques for beginners ! These gorgeous and super easy watercolor bookmarks can be perfect gifts for book lovers & for back to school ! She will show you how to make watercolor bookmarks using different watercolor painting techniques & watercolor hacks to keep this watercolor tutorial easy! In this DIY Bookmark video she will show you 6 DIY watercolor bookmark design ideas using different watercolor techniques and watercolor hacks such as rubbing alcohol, salt, plastic wrap, ( white ink ) pens, rice and masking fluid to create beautiful abstract DIY watercolor paintings as bookmarks !
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DIY easy magic gift card - self coloring magic card
Self coloring gift cards ? True magic ! Watch this nice step-by-step video tutorial and learn how to make one magic gift card in minutes! This self-coloring magic slider card / magic card can be a perfect gift for almost any occasion and holiday ! Just adjust the magic slider card's frame color and motif to fit the occasion, and create a magical and super quick gift for your friends and family! You won't beleieve how easy is to make one self colouring magic card, and how fun is to use it!
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DIY miniature notebooks (4 different design)
We love cute ( kawaii ) miniture crafts that can be made in minutes and creates huge impact! And this adorable miniture notebook is one of them! You can make one miniature book literally in minutes from a little craft foam and a few sheets of plain white paper ! Watch this nice step-by-step video tutorial on how to create your own cute miniture book keychain ! You can make these miniture notebooks as cute gifts for your friends and family as well, they will love them! You can write in cute messages about them or just leave it empty.
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Adorable wooden clothespin snowman bookmarks
Sometimes the simplest craft ideas are the best! With a few wooden clothespins , fabric scraps and a little paint you can make an adorable snowman bookmark in no time! This super cute wooden clothespin snowman bookmark is a perfect craft project for snowy winter afternoons especially if you are a bookworm ! Of course you can gift these adorable wooden clothespin snowman bookmarks to your friends or family members as well, they will love them! Use fabrics with different patterns and colors for every snowman andthis way you can have lots of different snowman bookmarks for all of your favorite books !
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Dot painting easily with a simple pencil eraser
In this nice step-by-step DIY dot painting video tutorial Natalie will show how to decorate a plain notebook cover with a beautiful dot pattern without using brushes or any other special art / craft equipment, with using a simple pencil eraser ! The colorization process brings a lot of fun and this easy painting technique is also a perfect way to relax and create gorgeous artworks ( or gifts ) at the same time! Of course you can decorate other things than a notebook with this brilliant dotting technique as well ( such as: rocks, tote bags, phone cases and canvases to making gorgeous mandala wall arts ! )
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DIY Spring crochet butterfly bookmark - free crochet pattern
Do you love butterflies and books? Are you looking for a funny gift for you "bookworm" friends? Try this gorgeous and adorable spring butterfly bookmark! This crocheted butterfly bookmark is  a very fun way to mark the last read page in your book or you can gift it to your friends in a special occasion - they will love it! With this nice step-by-step spring butterfly crochet tutorial, making one gorgeous bookmark with some colorful yarn will be a piece of cake! (Free written crochet pattern and  crochet diagram included.)
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DIY  Vintage book storage box from cardboard ( decoupage )
In today's step-by-step video tutorial Isa will teach you how to make a gorgeous jewelry box/storage box book in shabby chic vintage style! If you love books , vintage/shabby chic style and you have some unused cardboard ( boxes ) you will love this brilliant and stylish craft idea, the cardboard vintage/shabby chic book storage boxes ! This vintage book is a nice way to repurpose cardboard boxes and create a gorgeous and useful decorations at the same time! Of course you can decorate the cardboard books in any other style than shabby/vintage and you can use it to create gorgeous gifts for any occasion!
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DIY Japanese book binding - how to make a sketchbook
In this video tutorial you can learn how to do a 4-hole Japanese binding. This is the basic traditional method of Japanese bookbinding ( or stab binding ). Stab bindings allow you to make books that are not possible with other bindings. For instance, in a pamphlet-stitch book, each leaf, or page, cannot have a different color. But in a stab-bound book , you can use scraps of different weights, textures and colors as long as they are the same size or can be cut to the same size. This is the perfect project for someone looking to try a scrapbook or family memento book!
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DIY Recycled jeans e-book (or tablet) cover
If you want to make sure your e-book reader or tablet is protected this DIY recycled denim e-reader cover is a must! ( Especially if you are a professional dropper of gadgets just like us ! -haha ) What I love about this DIY e-reader cover is that it’s upcycled from old jeans, and it includes a jean pocket, on the front, to store the charger cable. The books we read are such a personal choice, and it makes sense to make an e-reader cover that matches your personality. It makes for a really individualised gift during the holiday season.
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DIY funny face flip book - craft idea for kids
Have you heard the “I’m bored” phrase too much already this summer ? Put together this DIY Funny Face Flip Book with your kids ! This super fun and frugal paper face flip book is simple to put together, but it will keep your kids creatively entertained for an entire afternoon. Believe us when we tell you this funny faces flip book is amazingly fun because we could hardly keep ourself away from it. Ha! It’s a great activity for the whole family to participate in and enjoy. You can use this creative flip book ide a to create other fun flip books as well: imagine a book with girls and boys ( with different head-body-leg parts ) , or monsters ! Fun isn't it? The possibilities are endless!
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Printable butterfly life cycle agamograph template
Want to create more fun agamographs? Andreja Vucajnk’ve got a brand new  free butterfly life cycle agamograph template to share with your kids and students. Get creative by coloring and folding the printable agamograph pages and learn about the life cycle of a butterfly simultaneously.  Making the agamographs surely is a pack of fun for kids and adults. Kids need to color the two different images, that alter through the page in order to create the agamograph effect. This printable butterfly life cycle design will help your kids to learn about the evolution of the beautiful insect and encourage them to make an agamograph of their own. Ready to make your agamograph? Let’s go!
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Washable coloring book for kids (free sewing pattern)
Today we are starting with a fun coloring and activity book for kids: the washable coloring book by Sew Can She! Yes, it's true, this amazing coloring book is washable, so you don't need to worry about you coloring mistakes or picking mis-matched colors. You can simply have fun coloring because later on you can wash the book and start over! How fun is it? This washable coloring book is perfect for kids of all ages! This washable coloring book would be the perfect project for a last-minute birthday gift, in preparation for a long car-ride, or to keep little preschoolers busy coloring somewhere other than the walls.
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