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Lumberjack with beard and axe - halloween costume
For this year halloween or dress up party make this super funny and very easy to make bearded lumberjack costume for your boys.  Even teenage boys and yep, adult boys……they’ll all get a kick out of this! :)
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Table soccer / football game from a shoe box
With this nice upcycling/recycling video craft tutorial you can learn how to make a table top soccer or football foosball game by recycling a cardboard box ( shoe box ). Trash to toy ! Up-cycle an old Christmas box and some wrapping paper scraps, use some wooden sticks and cloth pegs , and make your own soccer toy. Brilliant idea, and it's also cost nothing! You kids will surely enjoj it!
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DIY action figure lamp - upcycling plastic toys
This action figure lamp is a fairly quick and cheap craft project, and we love that the results are so dramatic with so little effort! Plus, it will be nice to have some geeky things around presented in a nicer fashion.  You can use any cheap (and damaged) plastic toys to create this cool and decorative lamp, and you can make it in different themes: just as  cars, plastic animals, dinosaurs, wooden blocks... This superhero action figure lamp is not just only a nice plastic upcycling project but it's a perfect kids room or mancave decor. It's also low budget and easy to make!
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DIY Zigzag trilobite paracord survival bracelet
This time CbyS Paracord & More presents you a design based on a Trilobite knot : the king crown zigzag trilobite paracord bracelet. In this nice step-by-step video tutorial you can learn how to make this beautiful zigzag paracord bracelet with t rilobite knots using nylon parachute cord ( paracord ) without plastic buckles. This paracord bracelet design is fairly easy to make but the outcome is so gorgeous and unique! This DIY trilobite paracord bracelet can be a great gift for your friends/family members , but of course you can create one for yourself as well. This parachute cord cobra bracelet will look gorgeous in any color and size, even you can make stylish and unique paracord belts with this knotting technique!
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DIY Herringbone denim pillows - patchwork and recycling
Ashbee Design sharing a new denim pillow tutorial  with us today that combines chevron stripes, ombre color gradation and old jeans all into one! Talk about mixing trends! Photography just doesn't do justice to how rich a fabric these old denim pants became. It is soft yet strong. We just love this herringbone denim pillow! It really adds lots of style to any boring old sofa!  Although the denim pillow looks like it's difficult to piece together, it's really quite easy! Marji will walk you through the steps of crafting your own chevron fabric from scraps so you to can use it for projects! If you are a beginner in patchwork that's absolutely not a problem, read this nice step-by-step herringbone denim pillow tutorial and be a master patcher!
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DIY Woven denim jeans seam coasters - recycling craft
Denim is totally having a moment right now, both in fashion and in home decor. Here’s what you need to turn your family’s old jeans into a stylish new woven denim coaster! Something old and unused turned into something totally new, useful and gorgeous! We love finding simple and inexpensive ways to do little things that can make a big impact for the environment. What about you? Grab a pair of jeans and recycle them into a set of stylish woven denim coasters. These unique fabric coasters can be great gifts for anyone, because who doesn't loves useful and stylish home decor pieces?
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DIY Road trip lego box - summer toy idea for kids
Road trips with kids can be exhausting, but these little Lego boxes by Housewife Eclectic are easy to whip up and provide hours of entertainment, without worrying about losing the pieces. When the kids are done playing, all of the Lego pieces can be stored safely inside the box. You could add a printed miniature brochure of different building instructions to keep them busy. Get the tutorial at housewifeeclectic.com and create a fun traveling lego kit for your kids:
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DIY Simple sliding knot bracelet
Ready for something quick and easy? In this nice detailed craft tutorial, we will make a simple sliding knot bracelet with an antique african coin. (But of course you can use other coin shaped materials with holes: such as washers and buttons!) This super easy DIY macrame bracelet is totally adjustable and can fit just about every wrist, depending on how much cord or string you use. If you finished your very own sliding knot macrame bracelet it's time to give it to someone you have a crush on cause it's totally gender neutral and anyone who is anyone would want to wear something you made !
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DIY Easy crochet baby sneakers (free crochet pattern)
Do you love simple (beginner) crochet projects and super adorable baby clothes? Crochet cute simple baby shoes suitable for boys and girls! Nothing fancy, no flowers, no bows or colorful buttons. Even if you are a beginner in crocheting you will love this step-by-step crochet video tutorial, the free crochet baby boots pattern and the finished baby sneakers! These adorable little cozy shoes can be great gifts for a baby shower party, or you can crochet some as an extra winter protection for your little one.
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DIY Tractor wooden crate toy box - fun kids room decor
Do you have a few old wooden (fruit or milkcrate? Or you just need a practical, fun and relatively low budget toy storage solution in the kids' room? Try out this brilliant woodworking idea: the crate tractor! If you don't need a toy box you can create  a small wooden play tractor or garden decor with this brilliant idea as well! Paint the wooden crate tractor to a fun vibrant tractor-ish color (red,green,blue) or simply stain the crates with rustic wood stains for a vintage style wooden toy look! But be aware: use (water base) paints only that suitable for painting kids' furniture and toys!
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Cute little amigurumi elephant in dress - free amigurumi pattern
In this free crochet tutorial, you can learn how to crochet this adorable miniature amigurumi elephant girl in a super cute crochet dress! (And also you can find here a super cute boy elephant version!) This sweet amigurumi elephant is sure to bring a smile to any face! This amigurumi cutie is a wonderful soft toy for kids.  At this nice crochet blog you will find the free amigurumi pattern of this super cute miniature crochet elephant and her dress accompanied with a nice detailed assembling tutorial. This amigurumi pattern is a beginner one, so if you are a beginner in amigurumis this elephant  is absolutely perfect to begin with!
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Easy Lego Duplo knobs - fun kids furniture decor
Who hasn't looked at a big Lego Duplo brick and thought: wouldn't that make a great door pull? What? You've never done that? Well, to be honest, we really hadn't . But what a fun way to update the kids' playroom! Took some leftover Duplo bricks, add a bit of DIY magic and voilá' you've got a fun and colorful Lego door pull! For  kids with an obsession with Lego - there really is no other appropriate door handle. Here are the ultra-simple DIY steps:
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Acorn beanie for kids ( free crochet pattern )
Keep your kids head cozy this winter with this adorable crocheted snowman hat by Lakeview Cottage Kids! At lakeviewcottagekids.com you will find this lovely crochet acorn hat pattern for free ! ( And many more gorgeous crochet patterns ! ) This free crochet acorn hat pattern is easier than it looks and makes a darling fall hat for your favorite baby or toddler. Of course you can crochet this super adorable autumn-ish accessory as a cozy winter hat as well! This crochet acorn hat is quite quick to whip up and everyone will love it!
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Lego Ninjago - easy DIY ninja lanterns
We love lego movies so much! Tatertots And Jello created this fun lego craft project to celebrate the newest lego movie : the Lego Ninjago Movie! Jen created these painted party Lego Ninjago head lanterns which make really cool decorations for a Lego Ninjago Movie party . This is also a really fun craft that you can make with kids any time of the year! Besides of it's a perfect party snack bowl you can use this craft idea to create Lego Ninjago pencil holders as a nice addition to the boys' rooms.
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Crocodile - easy polymer clay tutorial
Use this step-by-step tutorial to make a cute crocodile figure and learn basic sculpting techniques aof polymer clay, play-doh or air dry clay. This cute crocodile can be made from all kinds of clay which makes it useful as handmade jewelry , kid's room decoration or as delicious cake decoration / cake topper ! This polimer clay crocodile 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 crocodile !
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School monsters - alien pencil toppers from polimer clay
Today's step-by-step video tutorial is a super cute polimer clay alien / moster pencil topper ! In this video tutorial you can learn how to make this super cute alien & monster pencil topper out of polimer clay! Of course you can use these cute alien/monster figurines to create other fun gifts, such as birthday cakes ( from fondant or marzipan ) , earrings, or keychains ! This polimer craft project i s absolutely suitable for kids and adults as well. ( It could be a great teacher appreciation gift or back to school craft ! )
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DIY Truck tire style paracord survival bracelet (video tutorial)
In this nice step-by-step knotting video tutorial BoredParacord will teach you how to make this stylish truck tire style paracord bracelet ! Watch this nice step-by-step paracord bracelet tutorial and make one gorgeous and stylish paracord bracelet for yourself ( or for your friends ) in no time with parachute cord ( paracord ) ! The base material doesn't need to be parachute cord : you can use any kinds of strings, cords , thick yarn or even leather stripes! This truck tire style paracord bracelet may seems difficult but it's an easy paracord project ( suitable for beginners ) !
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DIY Zigzag paracord bracelet with Mad Max closure
This time Bored Paracord presents you a gorgeous paracord design : the zigzag paracord bracelet. In this nice step-by-step video tutorial you can learn how to make this beautiful zigzag paracord bracelet with simple knots using nylon parachute cord ( paracord ) without plastic buckles. This paracord bracelet design is super easy to make but the outcome is so gorgeous and unique! This DIY zigzag paracord bracelet can be a great gift for your friends/family members , but of course you can create one for yourself as well. This parachute cord zigzag bracelet will look gorgeous in any color and size!
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DIY Chain bar 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 Chain bar survival bracelet is a super easy jewelry making project with a gorgeous outcome! Watch this great step-by-step paracord bracelet video tutorial and make a stylish 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 ( leather stripes, electrical cords, yarn etc. ).
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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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DIY Mated wall knot paracord survival bracelet
This time BoredParacord presents you a gorgeous paracord design : the mated wall knot paracord bracelet. In this nice step-by-step video tutorial you can learn how to make this beautiful mated wall knot paracord bracelet with simple knots using nylon parachute cord ( paracord ) & plastic buckles. This paracord bracelet design is fairly easy to make but the outcome is so gorgeous and unique! This DIY mated wall knot paracord bracelet can be a great gift for your friends/family members , but of course you can create one for yourself as well. This parachute cord mated wall knot bracelet will look gorgeous in any color and size, even you can make stylish and unique paracord belts with this knotting technique!
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DIY Snake knot paracord bracelet (without buckle)
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 snake survival bracelet is a super easy jewelry making project with a gorgeous outcome! Watch this great step-by-step paracord bracelet video tutorial and make a stylish 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 ( leather stripes, electrical cords, yarn etc. ).
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DIY Slim trilobite paracord bracelet
This time BoredParacord presents you a design based on a t rilobite knot : the slim trilobite paracord bracelet! In this nice step-by-step video tutorial you can learn how to make this beautiful paracord bracelet with t rilobite knots using nylon parachute cord ( paracord ) without plastic buckles. This paracord bracelet design is fairly easy to make but the outcome is so gorgeous and unique! This DIY trilobite paracord bracelet can be a great gift for your friends/family members , but of course you can create one for yourself as well. This parachute cord cobra bracelet will look gorgeous in any color and size, even you can make stylish and unique paracord belts with this knotting technique!
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Make the Cetus Trilobite Paracord Survival Bracelet DIYg - BoredParacord.com
In this nice step-by-step video knotting tutorial BoredParacord will teach you how to make this stylish cetus trilobite paracord bracelet ! Watch this nice step-by-step paracord tutorial and make one gorgeous and stylish paracord bracelet for yourself ( or for your friends ) in no time with parachute rope ( or any kind of strings ) ! The base material doesn't need to be a special paracord rope : you can use cords , thick yarn or even leather stripes to create one!
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DIY Conquistador paracord bracelet
This time Bored Paracord presents you a gorgeous paracord design : the conquistador paracord bracelet. In this nice step-by-step video tutorial you can learn how to make this beautiful conquistador paracord bracelet with simple knots using nylon parachute cord ( paracord ) with plastic buckles. This paracord bracelet design is fairly easy to make but the outcome is so gorgeous and unique! This DIY conquistador paracord bracelet can be a great gift for your friends/family members , but of course you can create one for yourself as well. This parachute cord conquistador bracelet will look gorgeous in any color and size, even you can make stylish and unique paracord belts with this knotting technique!
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Crochet (amigurumi) angel doll - free crochet pattern
Crochet your very own gorgeous,super cute  amigurumi angel doll (in boy or girl version) with  this nice free crochet toy pattern by Double Treble Trinkets! This little angel amigurumi toy is absolutely perfect for kids as a Christmas toy or you can use them decorate at Christmas! At Double Treble Trinkets' blog you will find the free pattern of this super cute amigurumi angel doll from top to bottom. This beautiful adorable amigurumi angel is such a unique way to decorate for Christmas!
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Crochet (amigurumi) Captain America doll - free crochet pattern
Capture the fun of the Marvel comics with this Captain America amigurumi doll ! This crocheted ( amigurumi ) Captain America doll a great amigurumi pattern to work on if you need a funny gift for your kids or for him ! thus his super adorable amigurumi Captain America doll is an excellent gift for boys. This free crochet pattern includes the instructions for his armor and shield as well! Follow this free amigurumi chibi Captain America pattern and create your very own miniature Marvel hero !
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Crochet gingerbread boy and girl (free crochet pattern)
This time Maria shares with us a super cute free rag doll amigurumi pattern - again! This time she's even includes a video crochet tutorial with the free written pattern to help you along! These gingerbread boy and girl are cuddly-soft and perfect just in time for the holidays!  With a little modification in the yarn size you can create a whole super adorable amigurumi gingerbread family!
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Snowman & snow girl dolls (free sewing pattern)
Do you love sewing ? Are you looking for a super cute soft plush toy for your kids ? Try this snowman softie ! This adorable snowman plush toy is a perfect Christmas gift or you can give them for any special occasion! At Masterclass.ru you will find the free sewing pattern and a nice step-by-step assembling and sewing tutorial ! You can add extra elements to your snowman plushies ,or sew / crochet a few accessories for them! Who can resist this sweet snowman face ?
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Cardboard box viking helmet (free template & video tutorial)
With this fun free downloadable wing template that ZygoteBrown Designs developed, you can make this winged viking helmet as well as the horned version! All which are great additions to any dress-up box or for that next costume for Halloween. Once you have made the base cardboard viking hat you can decorate it however you like, either using wings or even horns. Watch the video at the end of the tutorial to learn how to decorate it with fun wings! If you want to add horns you can find them in Zygote's site with many other fun cardboard costume ideas!
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Funny DIY Clark Kent (Superman) costume
For Halloween (or the upcoming dress-up party) dress up your (little) boy as a superhero! This DIY Clark Kent costume is SUPER quick to assemble, and doesn't requires special craft skills. We love that boys can wear this DIY Clark Kent (Superman) costume all the time, not just on Halloween, so that’s a huge bonus! The glasses were an old Happy Meal toy, but you can also find some online. (Or create one from a cardboard box). Such a simple and affordable costume, that is absolutely adorable.
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