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Adorable Christmas bell elf girl (Christmas tree ornament)
Are you on a hunt for an easy, fun, and super adorable fabric scrap buster Christmas craft project ? Create a lovely Christmas bell elf! So cute and simple to create ! These gorgeous little Christmas elves by Creative Mamy are one of our favorite Christmas crafts. You could make the bell elves as lovely festive home decor , Christmas ornaments or gift toppers. These felt bell elves are incredibly easy to make. Creative Mamy ( az usual ) included a pattern in her step-by-step video tutorial, so even if you are a beginner in doll making, this little bell elf will be a piece of cake! ( If you look at the pattern, you can see how it is cut and adapt it to any size. )
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Adorable DIY Santa elf ornament (video tutorial)
We need to admit that: we LOVE Creative Mamy's lovely little felt ornaments! So much cuteness and personality! This gorgeous little Santa elf ornament is no exception! So cute and simple to create, which make this beautiful little Christmas ornament elf one of our favorite Christmas crafts ! You could make the Christmas bauble elves as lovely festive home decor, Christmas ornaments or gift toppers. These felt Christmas tree ornament elves are incredibly easy to make ( despite the look ). Creative Mamy ( az usual ) included a pattern in her step-by-step video tutorial, so even if you are a beginner in doll making, this little ornament elf will be a piece of cake! ( If you look at the pattern, you can see how it is cut and adapt it to any size. )
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Adorable DIY Christmas elf girl ornament (video tutorial)
We need to admit that: we LOVE Creative Mamy's lovely little felt ornaments ! So much cuteness and personality! This gorgeous little elf girl ornament is no exception! So cute and simple to create, which make this beautiful little Christmas ornament elf one of our favorite Christmas crafts! You could make the Christmas elves as lovely festive home decor, Christmas ornaments or gift toppers. These felt Christmas tree ornament elves are incredibly easy to make ( despite the look ). Creative Mamy ( az usual ) included a pattern in her step-by-step video tutorial, so even if you are a beginner in doll making, this little ornament elf will be a piece of cake! ( If you look at the pattern, you can see how it is cut and adapt it to any size. )
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Adorable felt snowman plushie (Christmas decor) - video tutorial
Do you love sewing ? Are you looking for a super cute , festive soft toy or Christmas decor ? Try this huggable snowman softie ! This festive felt snowman softie by Creative Mamy can be hand sewn from felt or fleece scraps. This adorable snowman plush toy can be a perfect Christmas gift for your kids / grandkids or you can use him to decorate your mantel at Christmas ! Watch this step-by-step video tutorial and learn how to make your very own adorable snowman plushie. You can add extra elements to your snowman plushies , or sew/crochet a few accessories for them! Who can resist this sweet little snowman face?
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DIY Pom-pom Christmas cat ornament - fun Christmas craft for kids
Who loves cats ? We do! Cats are already super adorable and fluffy, which makes them perfect models for various cute crafts ! In this video tutorial Creative Mamy will show you how to make this super adorable little pompom cat ornament in no time. This cat craft ( with a little help ) is suitable for kids of all ages , and the outcome is so unbelievably cute! The kids will enjoy creating this super fluffy, easy and fun pompom cat ornament craft , and the finished cats are just perfect decorations for Christmas. ( You could use them as a mantelpiece or just hang them on a string and create the world's cutest Christmas garland with them )
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DIY Star garland advent calendar (star box advent calendar)
With all of the hustle and bustle of the holidays , it's not hard to lose track of time. Before you know it, it's Christmas ! Countdown to Christmas with this gorgeous and super easy to make DIY star box advent calendar by A Beautifull Mess. Whether you want a grown-up or kiddie version, this tiny paper star box advent calendar is just begging to be made. Not only is this a wonderful holiday decor , because of the anticipation it builds, but it's also a great kids' craft too. Not to mention that this Christmas calendar makes great, frugal Christmas decor. This paper box advent calendar will surely brighten up your day every time you see it!
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DIY  Modern matchbox advent calendar
With all of the hustle and bustle of the holidays , it's not hard to lose track of time. Before you know it, it's Christmas ! Countdown to Christmas with this super adorable and super easy to make DIY matchbox advent calendar by The Merrythought. This lovely little Christmas countdown advent calendar can brighten up a loved one’s day each day of the month with some good, old fashioned snail mail! Whether you want a grown-up or kiddie version, this tiny paper box advent calendar is just begging to be made. Not only is this a wonderful holiday decor , because of the anticipation it builds, but it's also a great kids' craft too. Not to mention that this Christmas calendar makes great, frugal Christmas decor.
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DIY Coffee filter Christmas tree - beautiful & frugal Christmas decoration
Take a look at Tutti Guardano Le Nuvole's tutorial and turn coffee filters into gorgeous DIY coffee filter Christmas trees that will last for years to come! What’s great is that even the kids can indulge in this coffee filter Christmas decor project , giving much more productivity to the holidays. Each of these DIY Coffee filter Christmas trees come up with breathtakingly pretty results that are not just engaging to craft , but also are wonderful choices to present to your friends and family. Get the step-by-step tutorial at tuttiguardanolenuvole.blogspot.com and create your own beautiful, coffee filter Christmas trees:
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Free printable Christmas tree bauble (Christmas tree ornament ) gift tags
Look at these festive Christmas tree bauble gift tags ! Aren't they super adorable? These free, printable Christmas gift tags by Craft And Creativity can be printed straight from your home computer, cut out, and then attached to your Christmas gifts! Not only will you save money by using these free printable Christmas bauble gift tags, but you'll also save the time from having to buy them at the store, and they'll add a personal handmade touch to your Christmas gifts. After all, saving money, time, and showing someone you care should be what Christmas is all about. Get the free printable and let's decorate those gifts :
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DIY Doughnut advent calendar from a tin baking mold (upcycling craft)
Creating your DIY advent wreath at home is a lovely way to pause, reflect and create meaning during this busy Christmas season! Surprise your friends and family this year and create a fun, whimsical Christmas decoration with the traditional warmth, by making a craft of a doughnut advent wreath with candles, which will beautify your home at Christmas. This simple tutorial by Pyyselbolaget will show you how to make an adorable and fun donut advent wreath to celebrate the Christmas season. Don't forget to customize the colors to fit your style!
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DIY Wooden bead Christmas carolers - fun Christmas craft for kids
If you're looking for a quick and easy Christmas craft, look no further! It's always fun to craft from trash! It’s a great way to encourage kids to care for the environment and it makes the crafting session thrifty too. This time turn egg cartons into adorable Christmas carolers by following along Pysselbolaget's step-by-step tutorial. This adorable egg carton angel ( or Christmas caroler ) is not only a great way to recycle some leftover egg cartons , but it’s a really fun project and it’s fast and simple to put together! Read the tutorial and learn how to make them:
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DIY Christmas gnome advent calendar (free printable)
For us, the countdown to Christmas day is as exciting as the event itself. We just love all the excitement! With this beautiful handmade advent calendar by Pysselbolaget , the excitement starts now! What better way to start the countdown to Christmas than with a super adorable and handmade advent calendar. Homemade advent calendars are always the best, as you get to choose what you put inside them. Pysselbolaget provides us a free printable template , so creating this fun Christmas gnome advent calendar will be a piece of cake! You can use plain craft paper, upcycled Christmas wrapping paper, old book pages and even maps to make yours. So many possibilities! ( To download the free printable please choose the UNTRANSLATED link below, then click on the blue "ladda ner, printa och klippa ut tomtarnas ansikten" link above the assembling photo. )
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DIY Christmas scenes from clear plastic baubles - Christmas tree ornaments
Are you looking for a super simple and gorgeous winter/ Christmas decoration? Here's a quick, simple and budget-friendly decor you can try out for this Christmas season! Make festive ornaments with Craft And Creativity's simple instructions to add some flash to parties or your home decor. Although this Christmas scene ornament takes few minutes to make, these festive baubles can be great last-minute Christmas decorations. Or, in vibrant or elegant colors and different themes, it can be also a great party decor for any special occasion! ( Clear plastic christmas ornaments are colorful, versatile and suitable for so many holidays and occasions. ) Read the tutorial and learn how to make them:
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DIY Paper winter village (free printable template)
Here comes a lovely & festive printable paper craft: a wonderful set of enchanting little DIY paper houses perfect for your Christmas village ! These little paper houses by Craft And Creativity are simple in design which makes them great for personalizing however you want. Dress them up with snowy glitter on the roofs, paint on fine details, or choose a gradient of papers. There are lots of possibilities! If you don't need an advent calendar you can use these little paper houses as adorable Christmas ornaments or even as cute party treat boxes for your upcoming Christmas party !
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DIY Popcorn garland - fun & edible Christmas decor
A favorite childhood memory of many is stringing popcorn to create a garland for a Christmas tree, even though it meant withstanding pricks and pokes from the needle. The perk was getting to secretly munch on the popcorn stash as you worked. From this, a tradition of stringing popcorn into a garland that wrapped around the Christmas tree was born. So, don't hesitate: get a bag of popcorn and add some nostalgic homemade charm to your Christmas tree this year with a DIY old-fashioned popcorn garland ! ( If you won't succeed, at least you will have popcorn to eat! )
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Rocking paper plate reindeer - fun Christmas craft for kids
It's time to create fun reindeer-themed kids crafts! We just love simple paper crafts here on Mindy and are super excited to show you this fun and easy paper plate Rudolph craft by Easy Peasy And Fun. Aren’t they super adorable? These colorful paper reindeer are so quick to make and so cute! You can hang your finished paper plate Rudolph as an adorable Christmas ornament , stick them onto homemade greeting cards, or you can play with them because it rocks! Get the step-by-step tutorial at www.easypeasyandfun.com and let's get crafting :
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Paper plate Rudolph reindeer craft - fun Christmas craft for kids
We love reindeer and what time is better for reindeer crafts than Christmas ? With Christmas slowly approaching it's time to create fun reindeer-themed kids crafts ! We just love simple paper crafts here on Mindy and are super excited to show you this fun and easy paper plate Rudolph craft by Easy Peasy And Fun. Aren’t they super adorable? These colorful paper reindeer are so quick to make and so cute! You can hang your finished paper plate Rudolph as an adorable Christmas ornament or stick them onto homemade greeting cards! Get the step-by-step tutorial at www.easypeasyandfun.com and let's get crafting :
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Nyasha the tiny amigurumi deer (free amigurumi pattern)
The best things in life are free - like this lovely amigurumi reindeer pattern by Ekaterina Shokhina at Amiguroom Toys ! 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 reindeer. So grab a skein of brown yarn , make this lovely amigurumi reindeer today and create a darling ( Christmas ) gift for your loved ones.
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Adorable tiny reindeer (free amigurumi pattern)
Crochet your very own adorable cuddly amigurumi reindeer toy with following along @inna_chi_hm's nice free amigurumi pattern at Amiguroom Toys ! This super adorable amigurumi reindeer is such a cute friend for toddlers as well as a beautiful handmade Christmas gift for grownups. If you'd like to make this adorable crochet / amigurumi reindeer bigger ( for an absolutely giant reindeer ) simply use a thicker, heavier weight yarn. You can also make this lovely huggable amigurumi reindeer from any color and size yarn , the end result will be wonderful and it will surely bring great joy to the one who gets it.
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DIY Fabric snowflake fairy (or snowflake angel) ornament
We need to admit that: we LOVE Luisa Antonioli's lovely little fabric ornaments ! So much cuteness and personality! This gorgeous little snowman fairy ( or snowman angel ) ornament is no exception! So cute and simple to create, which make this beautiful little Christmas ornament one of our favorite Christmas crafts! You could make the Christmas fairies as lovely festive home decor, Christmas ornaments or gift toppers. These snowflake fairies are incredibly easy to make , so gather the materials and let's get crafting:
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Little felt wooden bead elf - DIY Christmas tree ornament
Are you on a hunt for an easy, fun, and super adorable fabric scrap buster Christmas craft project ? Create a lovely elf! So cute and simple to create ! These gorgeous little Christmas elves by Luisa Antonioli are one of our favorite Christmas crafts. You could make the elves as lovely festive home decor , Christmas ornaments or gift toppers. These felt elves are incredibly easy to make.
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Simple DIY ribbon angels - Christmas tree ornament
These adorable little ribbon angel ornaments by Fairy Crafts are easy to make and can be a wonderful festive addition to your tree. Are you ready to make some ribbon angel ornaments for your Christmas tree ? Let's create a bunch of adorable, little DIY angel ornaments for this years Christmas tree with a few simple craft supplies and Fairy Crafts's easy to follow tutorial:
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3D paper christmas tree - easy paper craft for kids (video tutorial)
Learn how to make a gorgeous 3D Paper Christmas tree with Hattifant's step-by-step video tutorial, and free printable Christmas tree template! If you love paper snowflakes and fancy the next challenge, these beautiful dimensional paper Christmas trees are super easy to make and look great both with and without an electric tea light! What a fantastic paper craft for Christmas ! You can get the free printable template here
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Simple DIY Christmas gnome yarn ornaments with felt
This DIY Scandinavian tomte style Christmas gnome ornament is so cute and so easy to make: you could whip out a bunch of them as lovely gift toppers or as cute Christmas ornaments under an afternoon. Kids love to craft with yarn and felt, so this would be a fun one to do with them too. With this fun technique you can make little Christmas gnomes similar to Santa , just use colorful felt pieces instead of red. Follow along Manualidades Para Todos's step-by-step tutorial and create your very own little Scandinavian style gnome Christmas tree ornaments :
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Sleeping fluffy amigurumi deer (free amigurumi pattern)
Projects like these make us love the art of crochet and amigurumi so much! Just look at this cute reindeer ! Who can resist this cute little reindeer face? By following along Evgenia Korobinskaya's free amigurumi pattern at Amiguroom Toys you can create this super cute crochet reindeer 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 fluffy amigurumi reindeer for your friends or family members now!
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Fausto the amigurumi Christmas monkey (free amigurumi pattern)
Besides being totally adorable, this crochet Christmas monkey pattern by AmourFou is completely free so you can experiment with it without blowing your crochet budget. This adorable amigurumi Christmas monkey is ready for cuddles from your favorite kiddo. If you're stitching the Christmas monkey as a toy for a young child, swap the safety eyes for crocheted or embroidered eyes instead. Crochet a little Christmas monkey as a toy or as a cute little display on the shelf. If you're a beginner crocheter who is looking for a little bit of a challenge, this is a great pattern for you. Grab some yarn and start stitching!
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Amigurumi Christmas ornaments (Santa,reindeer&snowman) - free patterns
Do you know how to crochet and want to expand your knowledge a little bit? Learn the Japanese art of crocheting lovely stuffed animals and decorations: amigurumi ! With amigurumi , you will be able to crochet lovely, huggable crochet decorations such as these super cute amigurumi Christmas ornaments by AmourFou ! These lovely amigurumi Christmas ornaments is such a great amigurumi project, perfect as a lovely homemade decor piece or as a heartwarming gift for Christmas. So get the free amigurumi pattern at AmourFou now, and start crocheting :
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How To Make A Beautiful Mason Jar Water Candle
Have you ever come through the feeling when you see something beautiful in a magazine ( or online ) , and you just NEED to make it yourself? That’s exactly what happened with Jillee ! These mason jar water candles are gorgeous and oh-so-simple to make! Plus, the decorating possibilities are practically endless ( you can use fresh citrus, pine, or even flowers ). Quickly get the tutorial at onegoodthingbyjillee.com and create your mason jar water candle today:
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DIY Simple adorable fel Christmas elf doll
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 Tin can Christmas gnome
With just a few supplies turn an ordinary tin can into a super cute Christmas gnome ! You can fill your tin can gnomes with delicious Christmas treats which makes this Christmas craft a perfect little DIY gift for your loved ones! These adorable gnome cans may seem difficult to make, but that's not true! This little tin can gnome craft i s surprisingly easy to make. Watch Creative Mamy's video tutorial, create one, and add a little pinch of whimsy to your winter decor!
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Adorable DIY Styrofoam bird - Christmas decor
Look at this cute winter bird! Isn't it super adorable? You can whip up a Christmas bird with the kids in no time with just a few simple craft materials such as odd socks , felt , and Styrofoam balls ! You can use the finished Christmas birds as ornaments or cute little decorations to decorate your home ( or Christmas tree ) in winter, or you can give them as Christmas gifts for your loved ones! Watch Creative Mamy's tutorial and create your now:
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DIY Christmas gnome jar ( mason jar gift box )
Turn mason jars into festive Christmas gift boxes ! It's always a great feeling when we're making preparations for Christmas , especially if we can recycle something from trash into treasure to make something unique for the whole family. Start with an empty mason jar and create this fantastic homemade Christmas gnome gift box with Creative Mamy's easy to follow video tutorial. A mason jar gnome gift box is an inexpensive way to decorate your home for the holidays or create fun gifts for the whole family!
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