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Mindy is an enormous, hand-picked, quality checked, and categorized craft / DIY tutorial collection. Our mission is to help you discover the world's best free craft tutorials, patterns, and printables! We have fantastic crafts, helpful tips, and step-by-step tutorials from talented and passionate craft bloggers all around the world. Our library consists of thousands of in-depth craft tutorials and covers an immense variety of crafts and hobbies. Whether you want to see specific crafts or just collect a few fun ideas, our team will be here for you every step of the way! Browse through our craft tutorial collection and transform the everyday things around you into fun and useful things! Whether you’re looking to master a new-to-you hobby, improve your skills, or simply get inspired, Mindy is here to help.
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Have you found what you are looking for? If not, please try again with a more common word or form. (For example: instead "how to make gingerbread house" try "gingerbread" or instead "marigold bouquet" try "flower bouquet"). If you still can't find the desired craft & DIY tutorial in our site, visit our categorized craft idea collections by the upper menu, or come back later - because  we will expand our collection with fresh and exciting new craft &DIY ideas (&tutorials) every day!
DIY Christmas tree ornament elf
DIY Christmas ornaments are one of those classic Christmas craft projects that will always be a great craft. Here is Creative Mamy's spin on this timeless DIY ! Felt Christmas bauble gnomes are something that you can do together with the kids to get in the Christmas mood! You can display these cute felt gnomes as a part of your winter / Christmas decor. The best part is that these felt gnomes are so easy to customize ( you can make spring or even autumn versions by changing the color scheme ). Follow Creative Mamy's step-by-step tutorial and create your own adorable felt Christmas gnome ornaments now!
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DIY plastic bottle Santa (Christmas decor)
Let us present you Creative Mamy's super easy and fun winter craft for kids : the adorable, felt plastic bottle Santa ! There are lots of ways to recycle plastic yogurt bottles , and turning them into adorable S antas is one of them. These plastic bottle Santas are SO CUTE and are really easy to make! A perfect Christmas craft for kids that uses simple materials you probably have at home. Plus: this adorable little plastic bottle Santa doubles up as a lovely gift bag which makes it even more perfect!
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DIY Plastic bottle bells (Christmas decor from plastic bottles)
Are you looking for an easy Christmas / winter kids craft idea which involves recycling ? Try this brilliant craft idea by Creative Mamy: the plastic bottle Christmas bells ! These cute little winter/Christmas decors are so easy to make even the smallest crafty hands can make some! And which can be better than creating beautiful winter/Christmas decors and recycling some plastic junk at the same time? This plastic bottle Christmas decor can also be a wonderful, low-budget group craft project !
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DIY felt Christmas gnomes (step-by-step tutorial)
Easy and fun DIY Christmas elf dolls by Creative Mamy for your holiday home decor ! So cute and simple to create! These adorable DIY Christmas elf dolls are one of our all time favorite Christmas crafts. These fun Christmas dolls make adorable winter home decors, or in smaller sizes: Christmas ornaments or gift toppers. Watch this step-by-step video tutorial and learn how to make little Christmas elfs now:
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DIY Christmas gift idea - golden glitter reindeer wall art.
A cute DIY project around holidays for creating original handmade Christmas gifts for your loved ones. A black and gold palette gives it a boost of elegance , but you can be creative and choose a palette to represent you. I think it's a beautiful craft for Christmas ! Watch Thoughts for Happy Minds' step-by-step video tutorial and create a gorgeous glitter reindeer wall art now:
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DIY Christmas tree ornaments from scrap fabric with a glue gun ( No sewing )
These cute and light orbs will look great in your Christmas tree. They're easy and fun to make, and the best thing about them is that you can make them from almost any stiff scrap fabric or paper you have around. They even look good with leftover jeans fabric, or newspaper. No sewing involved, you just need a glue gun. Watch Thoughts for Happy Minds' video tutorial and learn how to make them:
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Homemade elegant Christmas tree ornaments with yarn, glitter & lace
Transform your old Christmas tree ornaments with this wrapping style that you can play with. You can use yarn , glitter and lace and make your own homemade Christmas decorations. Play Thoughts for Happy Minds' video tutorial to get inspired on how to make your own:
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DIY Twine Christmas globes to hang in your Christmas tree
Repurpose old Christmas Tree ornaments and at the same time give them a bit of personality. Watch Thoughts for Happy Minds' step-by-step video tutorial and learn how to make these wrapped twine globes. Happy Holidays!
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DIY Christmas star from cinnamon sticks and twine
In this step-by-step video tutorial Thoughts for Happy Minds will show you an interesting way to make an original Christmas star from cinnamon sticks and twine. Watch the video tutorial to see how to make it at home:
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DIY Large glowing yarn orbs - holiday decoration
Want to give your home a trendy look but don’t know how? Create these simple, yet gorgeous DIY twine orbs and place them on the floor during holidays. To create these yarn orbs , you will need twine, clear liquid glue, water, and a big balloon. Watch the video tutorial to see how to make these sisal rope orbs.
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Easy DIY Christmas gnome ornaments ( Christmas tree ornaments )
Making your adorable DIY Christmas gnome ornaments is easy-peasy: no master skills or expensive craft materials are required. ( This Christmas ornament is also a super quick craft, which makes this little gnome decor perfect for kids of all ages! ) This Christmas gnome ornament by Happy Hooligans is such a fun Christmas craft for kids to make in the classroom or at home ( especially on a snowy day ). Come, read Happy Hooligans ' step-by-step gnome ornament making tutorial and learn the how-tos:
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DIY Macrame Angel ( step-by-step macrame tutorial )
In this video tutorial Rox Shana will show you how to make a gorgeous macrame angel in 10 min from cotton yarn. This yarn angel pattern is a super easy one, you will master it in no time! This macrame Christmas angel is just a perfect home decor for the upcoming holidays. Play the video and learn the how tos:
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Rollie the reindeer - free amigurumi pattern
There's nothing like crocheting toys for your kids that they'll love forever! Watch them play with your handmade creations all throughout their childhood. Stitch this lovely crocheted reindeer for your little ones to enjoy! Simply follow Olga Shkarlatyuk's great, easy-to-follow free amigurumi pattern and create this lovely amigurumi reindeer as a lovely Christmas present for your "deer" friends! This amigurumi reindeer makes such a sweet little gift!
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Christmas amigurumi reindeer (free amigurumi pattern)
Nothing's cuter than a stuffed animal, and this little crochet amigurumi reindeer is no exception. This lovely reindeer pattern by @jaz_spring at Amiguroom Toys works up really quickly and doesn’t take much yarn to make. So grab your yarn basket and crochet a lovely reindeer for all of the reindeer -lovers in your life. ( Kids really love handmade toys , especially when they are cuddly and colorful, which makes this amigurumi reindeer a great gift for Christmas ! )
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Snowbird - free amigurumi bird pattern
The best things in life are free - like this lovely amigurumi bird pattern by Elisa's Crochet ! Like most of the people, you are likely to ask what exactly amigurumi is until you see the beautiful patterns and you instantly fall in love with it. ( Amigurumi is a Japanese crocheting technique of creating fun and beautiful stuffed animals using yarns , just like this lovely little snowbird. ) So grab a few skeins of yarn , make this lovely amigurumi bird today and create a darling new stuffed animal for your loved ones.
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Little amigurumi angel Christmas tree ornament (free crochet pattern)
Projects like these make us love the art of crochet and amigurumi so much! Just look at this cute angel ! Who can resist this cute angel face? By following along Aleksandra Egorova's free amigurumi pattern at Amiguroom Toys you can create this super cute crochet angel in no time! But before you start learning the basics of amigurumi we must warn you: amigurumi is a very addictive hobby ( once you start creating lovely amigurumi toys , you won't be able to stop making them! ) So, don't hesitate: create a lovely festive amigurumi angel for your Christmas tree now!
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DIY Pompom bear ( yarn bear)
These pom-pom bears by NataliDoma DIY are one of the cutest yarn crafts we've ever seen! They are so adorable and really easy to make! You don’t need any special tools: just yarn, beads, and a ribbon. This lovely little teddy bear is a great winter/ Christmas kids' craft project for using up any spare balls of yarn in your knitting kit. Try making a whole bunch of these little pom-pom bears in assorted sizes. They'd make perfect Christmas ornaments as well, as you can use them again and again! You could also tie them to a winter wreath , or you could hang your pom-pom bears off a length of yarn , and make an adorable winter garland. They're also great as cute little gifts!
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