Filtering
Pages
Help
Search by keyword / Author
Search by keyword :
?
Looking for a specific craft tutorial or tutorials? It's the right place! Search bars on this site (at the top bar or here) allows you to search for what you want to find. For example: an "unicorn costume".
Pro tipsBroaden your search by using fewer or more general keywords (and don't forget to check your keyword for spelling mistakes).
Search by author :
?
Looking for craft tutorials from a specific author / publisher ? It's the right place! Start typing a name, and our system will provide a few suggestions with the given name. If you have found who you were looking for, please choose him/her from the suggestion list.
Filter options / order
Order :
?
Here you can determine the crafts' listing order.

- If you are just casually browsing trough: choose "randomized"
- If you are looking for what's new: choose "fresh first
- And if you feel nostalgic: choose "oldest first"
Tutorial type:
?
Here you can choose from different craft tutorial formats. Written craft tutorials usually come with automatic translations, easy to browse, and print friendly. Video tutorials are more visual, which makes them much easier to understand.
Pro tip: If it's your first time with a specific craft technique, choose a video tutorial for the best results.
Difficulty:
?
Here you can choose from different difficulties. Difficulty indicates how easy (or difficult) the craft tutorial/craft is. Choose one which suits you the best.
Pro tip: If you are looking for crafts & DIYs for a specific group (for example preschoolers or master knitters), difficulties can be a great help to find different crafts that suit their skill levels.
Category :
?
Categories:  Craft categories will help you discover new crafts to fit your needs. Categories are usually large groups with one main topic, but not as exact and useful as sub-categories if you are looking for something specific.
Pro tip: If you are looking for a specific craft type (for example: Christmas decorations,or Kids'crafts ) choose a sub-category as well!
Sub-category :
?
Sub-Categories:  Sub-categories will help you discover new crafts to fit your needs in specific topics. Sub-categories are just perfect if your are searching for specific crafts & DIY tutorials. 
Pro tip: Choose a sub-category to narrow down your search results in specific craft topics.
About us
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.
How to use this website
Join us to learn crafts, share the joy of creating new things, and learn more each day! Here's a little help on how to use our features:
How do I get more information about the craft?
Click on the craft's photo! This will lead you to the inside view/details view. There you will find a blurb / short review, useful information about the selected craft and a link to the tutorial,pattern or printable
How can I save my favorites?
After registering, you will be able to save your favorite crafts by clicking on the heart icons on them.
How can I share my favorites with my friends?
It's simple: create organizers/folders! After logging in, go to the "favorites/collections" page and create a PUBLIC folder. Place your most cherished favorites into this public folder, and simply share the folder's link with others!
How can I submit craft tutorials?
It's also super simple! Just click on the big pink "Submit tutorial" button at the top of the page, fill up the submission form, and click on "submit"!
The translation is gibberish, what can I do?
Mindy collects crafts and DIY tutorials from all around the world, so presumably, you will find tutorials that are not English. For non-English tutorials, we provide an automatic translation. This automatic translation is generated by Google Translator (an artificial intelligence), which often causes gibberish. We apologize for that! Unfortunately, we cannot fix this, but this is the reason why we collect only photo-rich, detailed tutorials. Feel free to contact us if you need help with a craft.
How can I report a bug?
At Mindy, we take great pride in the quality of our collection and services. If you ever come across something that you think needs to be improved, please reach out by using our contact form.
I need more help!  Terms,Conditions & Policies Contact
Have a nice, creative day!
Mindy
Oops! We built this site using the latest techniques and technologies, which makes this site faster and easier to use. Unfortunately, your browser doesn't support these technologies. For better user experience and for your safety please upgrade your browser (or install a new one):
 Chrome  Firefox  Safari  Internet Explorer  Edge 
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 Straw snowflake - rustic Christmas tree ornament
Use this easy DIY Christmas ornament idea in your holiday arts and crafts time! With it's natural color, this DIY Straw snowflake ornament by Соломоградcan be a great DIY Christmas decoration that you can reuse year after year.To create these gorgeous straw snowflake ornaments you won't need special craft equipment just a simple comb. This nature craft is easy to make, cheap and the outcome still gorgeous! This straw snowflake will add a little bit of rustic touch to your Christmas decoration. Read this step-by-step tutorial and create a set of straw ornaments !
. . .
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.
. . .
Wooden handmade hedgehog pencil holder
This adorable wooden hedgehog pencil holder is a great handmade gift that you can make yourself, or it's a cute addition to your kids room decor. This cute little hedgehog also teaches the kids to organizing!
. . .
Color harmonies - the wonder of nature ( color picker )
Design Seeds celebrate colors found in nature and the aesthetic of purposeful living. These gorgeous color palettes inspired by flowers,animals,landscapes,towns,and seasons are perfect for any furniture painting or home renovating projects, or you can simply get inspired for your next craft project by the beautifullness and perfection of nature.
. . .
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."
. . .
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:
. . .
DIY tangram rubber stamp from rubber eraser
A Tangram is a Chinese dissection puzzle consisting of 7 flat shapes . They all fit perfectly in one square. You can make all sorts of things with the pieces…animals, people,and things! Since geometric anything is all the rage, she though it would be fun to make Rubber Stamp Tangrams art and cards with the kids ! This would be so fun to make for a teacher appreciation gift –A little stack of cards and some envelopes wrapped in twine!
. . .
Autumn fashion dolls with leaves (  free printables )
Look at these gorgeous fall inspired fashion artworks! This fall leaf fashion kids craft is not just a brilliant way to practice fine-motor skills, developing creativity and learn art / fashion but  the collecting of the leaves will be also a very fun fall activity! In this nice craft website you can find lots of different free printable fashion templates included faces and  fashion model dolls as well! Of course you can make your own fall fashion doll designs if you don't like the pre drawed ones (for example: you can cut out model girls from magazines, or ask the little ones to draw their own models)
. . .
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!
. . .
Christmas tree ball sort game for kids from cardboard
This year make this Christmas tree ball sorting toy for your toddler from a little cardboard and keep him/her busy at Christmas! If you have a toddler who loves to get into the big Christmas tree, try making this to keep him/her occupied and his/her hands away from the real tree. Not only is it super fun, it great for fine motor control (fitting those balls inside the small openings) and color recognition! (And also it's super inexpensive!) You can make a fun tossing game similar to this Christmas tree for older kids (or adults) just cut out larger holes from the cardboard christmas tree!
. . .
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 !
. . .
Shape and color sorting caterpillar - kids craft
This shape and color sorting caterpillar is a great way for preschoolers to practice color recognition and shape identification. It’s a fun spring activity for kids ! This is very easy to make because all you need are large colored circles and foam shapes. This caterpillar craft foam matching game is not just a perfect learning toy for boring spring afternoons but you can modify this craft idea and make other learning toys with this super cute caterpillar for the kids ! ( Imagine a math game, a picture-letter matching game or other matching games! )
. . .
DIY Word building activity travel kit - learning toy for kids
If your family loves long summer road trips let’s face it… the kids often get bored! Create a quick and fun learning activity to keep them entertained and busy for the upcoming long drive. This word building activity travel kit is perfect for toddlers and preschoolers for those long car rides and you can customize it with sight words, color words, word families, or whatever your child is currently learning. This word building travel kit is super quick learning activity craft, you can whip up one literally in minutes, and the kids will love it (not to mention its not just fun to play but also perfect for learning words and colors which is always a very nice addition)
. . .
DIY Rainbow amigurumi unicorn or horse (free amigurumi pattern)
Today we're sharing a super adorable free amigurumi pattern with you: a crochet unicorn toy ! Adorable, isn't it? We love handmade amigurumi unicorns and horses so much, because they have lots of personality and the kids will love them more than any expensive store bought toy! This adorable amigurumi unicorn toy should be easy peasy to crochet since it uses only basic crochet loops. Create a set of super cute rainbow unicorn amigurumis for your kids or grandkids they will love it! You can crochet the unicorns and horses in any size and color they will be lovely in any form!
. . .
DIY Neon mason jar mummies - fun Halloween decor
Halloween isn’t Halloween without a mummy or two! These neon mason jar mummies by Kids Craft Room are perfect for adding a splash of color and spooky fun to your Halloween decorations. We just love that these mummy mason jars look good both day and night. During the day their vibrant neon colors are a real crowd pleaser and they’re perfect for using as a simple table decoration or for filling with Halloween candy. At night time you can pop a battery tea light inside for a spooky neon glowing mummy mason jar lantern! What fun!
. . .
Kawaii amigurumi pencils (free crochet pattern)
Do you love crocheting and adorable soft toys ? Crochet this crocheted / amigurumi pencil which can be a wonderful handmade gift for your kids ( or grandkids ) or it can be a great teacher appreciation gift as well! In this nice crochet /amigurumi blog you will find the free amigurumi pencil pattern and a nice detailed written crochet tutorial ! This amigurumi pencil is an absolutely easy crochet toy project: you can create the pencil easily even if you are a beginner in amigurumi. This crocheted pencil doesn't require too much yarn , and it will look great in any color!
. . .
Ad
DIY crochet color block placemat ( free crochet pattern )
Thanks for Rebecca from Little Monke'y Crochet for this  lovely free & easy  crochet placemat pattern! This free placemat crochet pattern  is absolutely an easy one so if you are beginner in crochet this project is a perfect choice for you as well! Spice up your table settings with fun colors or simply create a gorgeous pastel vintage style placemat for your country/vintage style home! You can even create crochet placemats with special holiday related colors! (Imagine a nice black-orange halloween placemat or an easter egg-pastel placemat. How fun it will be?)
. . .
Miniature amigurumi unicorn key chain(free crochet pattern)
Today Anitha (Paint It Colorful Blog) is sharing a super adorable free amigurumi pattern with us: a miniature crochet unicorn key chain ! Adorable, isn't it? We love handmade amigurumi unicorns and horses so much, because they have lots of personality and the kids will love them more than any expensive store bought toy ! This adorable amigurumi unicorn toy should be easy peasy to crochet since it uses only basic crochet loops. Create a set of super cute rainbow unicorn amigurumi s for your kids or grandkids they will love it! You can crochet the unicorns and horses in any size and color they will be lovely in any form! This super cute miniature unicorn can be used as key chain or bag charms .
. . .
DIY paper puzzle game - free printable tangram & challenge cards
DIY games are a simple but fun handmade gift idea ,whether you’re planning for Christmas or a birthday. Download these printable tangrams and the challenge cards for a fun kids activity to enjoy year-round. Tangrams are a simple 7-piece puzzle that can be put together in a square or an infinite number of combinations to make other shapes. They make a good activity for kids who need to be busy or just enjoy a good brain challenge. There are plenty of difficult puzzles for older kids to make with these, but even preschoolers will enjoy the simplest ones.
. . .
DIY Craft stick covered tin can flowerpots - recycling craft for kids
A colorful spring project to make with the kids ,these craft stick flower pots are a no-mess craft and make an adorable homemade gift ! Craft sticks are fairly inexpensive and they are great to use with the kids for projects! And as a bonus: this craft stick craft requires NO glue! Shake your glittery wands in the air and give a little cheer because this craft stick project by Kelly is probably one of the least messiest projects you can make with your kiddos !
. . .
DIY Stained glass butterfly - spring window decor
This stained glass butterfly is simple to make and adds some color to your windows! your windows! We love how easy this craft is to customize to different seasons or holidays. At spring a butterfly would be the perfect shape to use when making this stained glass project .In order to celebrate spring Trish teaches us how to make this gorgeous butterfly sun-catcher ! They look gorgeous when the sun streaming through them. You can find tons of butterfly templates >> here <<
. . .
DIY Crochet Amish puzzle ball - free crochet pattern
Let us introduce you Dedri ( from Look At What I Made blog ) and her super fun free crochet Amish puzzle ball pattern! We can hype it up and tell you that your kids will have endless hours of fun playing with this puzzle ball ,but the truth is that maybe you will have a lot more fun with this puzzle ball than your kids do ( although they love it ) . Besides of a fun crochet adventure this puzzle ball is also entertaining when you watch people as they try to assemble it. Of course it only takes them a little while to figure it out, because it IS pretty simple . But doesn’t it look cute?
. . .
Crochet flower Amish puzzle ball baby toy - free crochet pattern
This crochet flower ball by Dedri is based on the traditional Amish puzzle ball and as such comes apart into three segments that have to be assembled to form the ball. We are obsessed with crochet puzzle balls and their possibilities! Amish puzzler balls are such great baby toys! Besides of a fun crochet adventure this puzzle ball is also entertaining when you watch people as they try to assemble it. Of course it only takes them a little while to figure it out, because it IS pretty simple . But doesn’t it look cute?
. . .
Jazzy the amigurumi unicorn (free crochet pattern)
Let us present you Jess Huff's super adorable amigurumi unicorn : Jazzy! Adorable, isn't it? We love handmade amigurumi unicorns and horses so much, because they have lots of personality and the kids will love them more than any expensive store bought toy ! This adorable amigurumi unicorn toy should be easy-peasy to crochet since it uses only basic crochet loops. Create a set of super cute rainbow unicorn amigurumi s for your kids or grandkids they will love it! You can crochet the unicorns and horses in any size and color they will be lovely in any form! Get the free pattern at Jess' blog:
. . .
Adorable little amigurumi unicorn ( free crochet pattern )
Look at this pretty little miniature crochet unicorn ! Isn't it adorable? We love handmade amigurumi toys so much, because they have lots of personality and of course because they are all made with love! This adorable amigurumi unicorn toy by Amiguroom and Petit Cutie should be easy-peasy to crochet and it can be a perfect little gift for both kids and grownups! This super cute miniature crochet unicorn can be used as a lovely keychain or bag charm. Pattern designer: Petit Cutie
. . .
Amigurumi macaron unicorn (free crochet pattern)
In this free crochet tutorial , you can learn how to crochet this adorable macaron unicorn in amigurumi ! This sweet amigurumi macaron unicorn is sure to bring a smile to any face! This amigurumi cutie can be a wonderful kids room decoration, gift or soft toy for kids. At Paint It Colorful's lovely crochet blog you will find the free amigurumi pattern of this super cute macaron unicorn, accompanied with a nice detailed assembling tutorial. This amigurumi pattern is a beginner one, so if you are a beginner in amigurumis this macaron unicorn is an absolutely perfect project to begin with!
. . .
Baby Owl Coloring Page ( free printable coloring page )
Make your world more colorful with Red Ted Art and Hattifant's lovely free printable coloring pages ! This free baby owl coloring page is perfect for grown-ups or older children who are looking for a challenge. Free printable coloring pages for adults are a great way to relax, unwind, and de-stress. So grab your pencils and enjoy this fun baby owl coloring page printable !
. . .
DIY Washi tape heart suncatchers - Valentine's day craft for kids
These gorgeous washi tape heart sun catchers by Kids Craft Room are vibrantly colorful accents for decorating your windows ! Plus your kids will love that you're displaying something they made themselves! This heart suncatcher craft is easy to do, so it works really well with kids across the age ranges. These colorful heart sun catchers are also super fun to make , and you will need only a few simple craft materials to create a few. You can use Kids Craft Room's free printable heart template to create your very own beautiful tissue paper ( or washi tape ) heart suncatchers:
. . .
DIY Coffee filter dancer - washable marker craft for kids
Look at these coffee filter dancers by One Little Project! Aren't they super pretty? We really love how bright and colorful they are! And the best part is that they’re actually really simple to make ! Coffee filter crafts are easy, fun, and less messy than most. Best part? Kids of all ages will love watching the colors swirl together as they paint! These beautiful coffee filter dancers make a fun art activity for little ones to play designer ( The kids will love designing their fashionable dancers ! ) or show them off by stringing them up in a pretty, dangling garland.
. . .
DIY Mix'n match articulated snake educational toy - popsickle stick craft for kids
We are super excited to share Kids Craft Room's snake craft with you! This mix ‘N match articulated snake craft is such fun for you to make and kids will love to play with it! ( And as a bonus: your kids can use the snakes to learn math and colors , or even shapes! ) Your kids will enjoy mixing and matching the brightly colored segments to make a unique snake every time they play. You can add different shape/color or math logic to the body parts ( imagine it as a fun domino ) ! With each snake section being cleverly interchangeable kids can have lots of fun swapping the colors to make new snake designs and they’ll be developing their fine motor skills and hand eye co-ordination too.
. . .
Paper plate snails - fun and simple paper plate craft for kids
Looking for a fun and easy fall craft for kids to try this year? Look no further! Grab all those extra scraps of paper , make small squares, and use them to create the most adorable snail craft with them! This lovely little paper plate snail is a super quick and easy fall craft that can be made in under 30 minutes, using items you probably already have around the house! So grab a bunch of paper plates and a few sheets of colorful craft papers in your favorite hues, then encourage your children to create!
. . .
DIY Crochet puzzle baby ball - free crochet pattern
Let us introduce you Eva ( from Eva's doll shop ) and her super fun free crochet puzzle baby ball pattern! We can hype it up and tell you that your kids will have endless hours of fun playing with this puzzle ball , but the truth is that maybe you will have a lot more fun with this puzzle ball than your kids do ( although they love it ) . Besides of a fun crochet adventure this puzzle ball is also entertaining when you watch people as they try to assemble it. Of course it only takes them a little while to figure it out, because it IS pretty simple. But doesn’t it look cute? get the free pattern and let's get crocheting!
. . .
Ad
- - - No more crafts to show - - -
Support our work!
Welcome to Mindy! Support from amazing people like YOU means we can continue our work. If you enjoy this site, please consider supporting what we do. 

Your donation will help us maintain and expand our free service so everyone can enjoy and share the joy of crafting.

Thank you!
X Close