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DIY Valentine\'s gnomes - lovely Valentine\'s day gift
This brilliant Valentine's craft project by Isa has three of our favorite components to it: 1. A Norwegian / Scandinavian theme, 2. It's super easy to make , 3. It's an upcycling project ( the main material comes from a fuzzy sock ) ! This cute little gnome can be made literally in seconds, without any special craft or machine sewing skills! The sweater or sock Valentine's gnomes can be perfect little decors in your Scandinavian/vintage style home or you can give them as Valentine's gifts, because who doesn't love gnomes ? You can upcycle sweaters, t-shirts, socks or almost any unused old clothes to create gnomes, which ( with this step-by-step video tutorial ) will be a piece of cake! Click here for the free downloadable pattern
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Easy & adorable DIY animal Valentines ( Valentine\'s day cards )
Follow along I Heart Crafty Things' step-by-step card making tutorial and give your parents, friends or love a super adorable handmade animal Valentine card for Valentine's day or Mother's day / Father’s day ! ( Or you can make this lovely animal card any time of the year! ) These animals are adorable, and kids will love making them. Get some craft paper and let's get crafting:
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DIY Pop-up love birds card ( Valentine\'s day card )
If you’re looking for a fun and quick Valentine's craft for kids to make this winter , this lovebirds card by I Heart Crafty Things can’t be topped. I Heart Crafty Things' easy to follow tutorial makes this lovely lovebird Valentine's card a super easy and fun ( kids ) craft to make. This lovebird craft is perfect for kids of all ages, and it's a creative and adorable way to send out best wishes to all your loved ones! This adorable little lovebird card also doubles as a keepsake, which makes it a perfect gift for every special occasion.
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Easy DIY 3D heart card ( Valentine\'s day card )
This Valentine's day, don't forget to give your loved ones a big hug ! When it comes to giving the perfect gift for Valentine's day, it's the thought that counts, which makes this lovely dimensional heart card craft by I Heart Crafty Things a perfect Valentine's day gift! Everyone loves a gift comes from the heart! This easy, DIY 3D heart card is a simple craft , and ( if you add personal notes to them ) it will make you smile every time. This easy DIY 3D heart card is just the perfect gift to tell your loved ones just how special are they!
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DIY miniature fairy garden in a flower pot ( garden decor )
Do you have a few empty flower pots ? Nikol & Alexandra will show you how to repurpose those boring plastic planters into magical little gardens , making for a fantastic DIY project. Commonly known as fairy gardens , these arrangements fashion any kind of containers and pots into beautiful and unique garden decor pieces. This DIY project idea invites you to use your imagination and create something unique. The process involves collecting all kinds of ( seasonal ) containers, filling them with soil, and then positioning the fragments accordingly. Remember, there's no wrong way to create a fairy garden!
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DIY Easter bunny card - simple & fun easter craft for kids
If you’re looking for a fun and quick Easter craft for kids to make this spring , this Easter bunny card by The Best Ideas For Kids can’t be topped. Best Ideas For Kids' easy to follow tutorial makes this lovely bunny card a super easy and fun ( kids ) craft to make. This bunny craft is perfect for kids of all ages, and it's a creative and adorable way to send out best wishes to all your loved ones! Get the step-by-step tutorial and create a bunch of super cute Easter bunny cards for your loved ones!
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DIY Toilet paper roll butterfly - simple & fun spring craft for kids
We love toilet paper roll crafts because they are so easy to do and it’s a great way to recycle materials that you already have on hand! These gorgeous ( toilet ) paper roll butterflies by The Best Ides For Kids are just the cutest and they are so easy to make. This lovely butterfly craft is a great way to celebrate spring , even if you are doing this craft to pass the time on a rainy day! Get the step-by-step tutorial at thebestideasforkids.com and let's get crafting :
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DIY Giant bow necklace - polimer clay jewelry making for beginners
If you want something fun and festiv e to wear for your special day, this lovely giant bow necklace by The Crafted Sparrow will be your next favorite craft project! Because what can better than a giant girly bow? These DIY polymer clay blow necklaces are simply stunning. Polymer is a type of modeling clay that is inexpensive, easy to work with, and widely available. With a vivid selection of colors to choose from, it’s an ideal substance for making jewelry and other everyday crafting projects. With just a few basic materials and a set of easy-to-follow steps, the results will leave you feeling both stylish and stress free! Get the tutorial and create your lovely bow necklaces now:
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Egg carton train - fun egg carton craft for kids
When it comes to crafting with kids, there's one magical material that always comes through: paper. Repurpose your recyclable paper egg cartons into a wonderful craft that will have your kids cracking up: create this lovely little egg carton train! Craft Train will teach you how to make this lovely little train in no time, out of a simple egg carton . Isn't it wonderful? You may need to help the kids with the small fiddly bits, but the boys ( or girls ) can help out plenty, and the kids will love playing with these fun DIY toys once you’re done! Get the step-by-step tutorial at thecrafttrain.com and let's get crafting :
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DIY Paper snail craft for kids (easy & fun spring craft for kids )
Watch this detailed step-by-step video tutorial by Paper Magic and learn how to make a super adorable dimensional paper snail ! When it comes to crafting with kids, there's one magical material that always comes through: craft paper. Paper Magic will teach you how to make this lovely little paper snail in no time, out of a simple colorful craft paper . Isn't it wonderful? You may need to help the kids with the small fiddly bits, but the boys ( or girls ) can help out plenty, and the kids will love playing with these fun DIY toys once you’re done! Watch the video and let's get crafting :
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Adorable paper turtle - simple & fun paper craft for kids
Looking for a great indoor activity to keep your children busy? Keep the kids entertained during the school holidays or rainy days with this fun kids craft by Paper Magic! This paper turtle is super easy to make and the outcome is so adorable! We’re sure you and the kids will love them too! This turtle is such great activity for kids of all ages, plus it can be made in under 30 minutes using items that you probably already have around the house! ( No special tools or skills are required! )
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DIY Paper bird feeder - fun spring craft for kids
These craft paper bird feeders by Paper Magic can be made in just minutes and are a fun way to pass the time. Thi s paper bird feeder is such a fun and inexpensive craft , and the best : you can use the paper bird feeder as a fun puppet theater ! ( Just glue the birds on craft sticks instead of the bird feeder and voilá' you have bird puppets ! ) If you need a fun kids craft to do with a whole class of children without breaking the bank, this craft is the perfect choice for you! In this step-by-step tutorial Paper Magic will teach you how to make this fun bird feeder in no time:
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DIY Swinging paper monkey - fun paper craft for kids
Do you have a crafty kid ? Nurture his creative spirit with this fun paper toy by Paper Magic. This swinging monkey is super easy to make, plus you don't need special tools or skills to make one, which makes this fun craft perfect for kids of all ages ! With just a few inexpensive crafts supplies , you'll be giving your child the tools he needs to spark imagination and creative play. Watch Paper Magic's tutorial and craft on!
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Simple & adorable chicken Easter card - paper craft for kids
These fun chicken Easter cards by Paper Magic are super cute, very easy to make, and it's just perfect for keeping little ones entertained. This chicken Easter card is a great fun craft for kids that lets them practice their fine motor skills too. The finished chicken Easter cards make adorable wall decorations or you can share them with friends and family members! Plus, because this chicken Easter card is such a simple and easy craft, it’s great for kids of all ages ! Let's get crafting!
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DIY Funny movable paper worm - fun paper craft for kids
Rain or shine, you'll love this absolutely adorable & fun kids craft by Paper Magic! This paper ( earth ) worm is such a great craft to use as an instant activity if kids are bored, as a temporary distraction, or as a craft project for kids with short attention spans. It's great to have such fun kids crafts in the stash for slow moments after school, on weekends, or on holidays! We’re sure you and the kids will love them too.
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Origami bird - paper folding tutorial
Learn how to make beautiful origami birds with MP Easy Origami's easy to follow instructions! Origami birds with wings are usually more complex than this, but this bird is very easy to fold. It only takes a few simple steps and the result is almost as awesome as the more complex origami models. This origami bird can also pass for a pigeon or dove. Watch the video and let's get folding!
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Adorable turtle handprint Father's day card  - Father's day craft for kids
Want to raise creative and happy kids ? Time for some crafting ! We just love doing crafts with kids which is why we love this turtle craft by Red Ted Art & The Joy Sharing so much! This adorable little turtle handprint Father's day card is super easy to make, and it's just perfect for keeping the little ones entertained for hours and create something heartwarming. ( This craft is just perfect for Father's day or any time you want to make a memory or two with your little ones. ) Get the tutorial at Red Ted Art and let's get crafting :
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DIY Match house - How to make a matchstick house without glue
In this step-by-step video tutorial The Q will show you how to make a house from matches. This lovely little matchstick house is fairly simple to make and requires no tools. It can be made without using any glue or tape. This match house is a fun project when you are bored and can be used as a gift or just for fun. ( although this matchstick house will require a lot of matches and time ). WARNING: do not play with fire! If you would like to lit it up, be careful and prepare the area appropriately. ( Be sure that plenty of water is always available if anything goes wrong )
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DIY Clay pot gnome  - adorable garden decor ( gnome craft for kids )
Get the kids interested in gardening by making this adorable DIY clay pot gnome by Ruffles & Rain Boots! When it comes to adding a touch of charm, character, and genuine good humor to your garden , nothing ticks all the right boxes quite like flower pot gnomes ! Bring your outdoor living spaces to life and be the envy of your neighbors in just a few simple steps and with a few basic tools – you won’t’ believe how simple it is!
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DIY Bee box - how to make a bug hotel (insect hotel)
Everyone knows that bees are in trouble. Habitat loss is largely to blame. So why not give our little pollinator friends a leg up with this simple bee box project by Cottage Life ? Your garden is home to hundreds of species of bees , including solitary mason bees , which pollinate up to threetimes more than their honey-producing relatives. They love to nest in dark, narrow tunnels, such as the bamboo tubes used in this design. Paint your bee boxes in bright, floral colors, and you’ve got a cozy home base for the local pollinators to nest in when they’re not sampling nearby flowers.
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Father\'s day shirt card - simple DIY father\'s day card
These fun Father's day shirt cards by The Best Ideas For Kids are super cute, super easy to make, and it's just perfect for creating heartfelt Father's day messages. This shirt card is also a great fun craft for kids that lets them practice their fine motor skills. The finished shirt cards make adorable wall /party decorations or you can share them with friends and family members! Plus, because this shirt is such a simple and easy craft, it’s great for kids of all ages !
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Father\'s day handprint craft - fun Father\'s day gift idea
These father's day handprint cards by The Best Ideas For Kids can be made in just minutes and are a fun way to make the best dad in the whole wide world smile. Thi s card is such a fun and inexpensive craft! If you need a Father's day craft to do with a whole class of children without breaking the bank, this craft is the perfect choice for you! In this step-by-step tutorial The Best Ideas For Kids will teach you how to make this fun card in no time:
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DIY Working popsicle stick (craft stick) windmill
Want to raise creative and happy kids ? Time for some crafting ! We just love doing simple, frugal crafts which is why we love this windmill craft by NumaVIG so much! This fun windmill is very easy to make, and it's just perfect for keeping the little ones ( and yourself ) entertained for hours. ( This craft is perfect for a rainy day or any time you want to make a cool garden decor with the little ones ). Let them eat the popsicles while you create a cool windmill from the sticks! ( or simply use craft sticks : ) ) Watch the tutorial and let's get crafting :
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DIY paper robot Father\'s day card
This Father's day robot card by I Heart Crafty Things is super easy to make, and the outcome is so adorable! This heartfelt robot card is such great activity for kids of all ages, plus it can be made in under 30 minutes using items that you probably already have around the house! ( No special tools or skills are required! )
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Soft amigurumi monster (free amigurumi pattern)
Nothing's cuter than a stuffed animal, and this little crochet amigurumi monster is no exception. This lovely monster pattern by @bumbee_crochet at Amiguroom Toys works up really quickly and doesn’t take much yarn to make. So grab your yarn basket and crochet a lovely monster for your little munchkins ( Kids really love handmade toys , especially when they are cuddly and colorful, which makes this amigurumi monster a great gift for any special occasion! )
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Adorable paper plate sloth - fun & easy paper plate craft for kids
Are your kids sloth fans? Then they’ll LOVE this super adorable paper plate sloth craft ! This paper plate sloth by I Heart Crafty Things is so easy to make using the free printable template and such a fun craft to play with! Get the tutorial and the free template , and let the fun begin:
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Dinosaur handprint card - fun handprint craft for kids
Do you have a crafty kid ? Nurture his creative spirit with this fun dinosaur card by The Joy Of Sharing. This handprint dinosaur card is super easy to make, plus you don't need special tools or skills to make one, which makes this fun craft perfect for kids of all ages ! With just a few inexpensive crafts supplies , you'll be giving your child the tools he needs to spark imagination and creative play. Read The Joy Of Sharing's tutorial, get the supplies and craft on!
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Ocean in a bottle - fun & quick summer craft for kids
Make an ocean in a bottle with 3 easy ingredients! This fun kids craft by Happy Hooligans is one of the fastest and easiest science activities for preschoolers! We L-O-V-E homemade toys and this fun ocean in a bottle toy is no exception. Discovery bottles are always fun, and the best: you can customize them as much as you want! They look so beautiful, and no matter what you fill them with. This ocean in a bottle is beautiful and SO easy to make. Get the tutorial and create one now:
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DIY Pineapple Box  - fun summer party gift wrapping idea
Read Persia Lou's step-by-step tutorial and learn how to make this lovely little pineapple gift box ( party treat box ) ! This adorable little pineapple box can be a perfect way to wrap small presents for your upcoming summer party ( such as gift cards, money, or sweets ) ! This gift box is a surprisingly easy project: you just need 2 sheets of craft paper, a ruler, the free pineapple box template , and that's it! Get the free template at persialou.com and create your own lovely DIY gift boxes now!
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Easy watercolor resist art  with rubber cement
This simple water-resist painting technique is a fun way to make easy and yet gorgeous watercolor art. Create beautiful art pieces with just a few supplies! It’s simple, fun, and gives great results! Persia Lou will teach you how to make gorgeous artworks with simple art supplies: watercolor and rubber cement. ( You can use any water-resistant art supplies instead of rubber cement such as white crayons, wax or oil-based pencils and crayons or even a white candle ). This watercolor art is such a fun craft for both kids and adults! You can decorate your home with the finished artworks or you could create a few lovely watercolor gift cards for your friends! Painting is always fun & relaxing, so let's get started:
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DIY Unicorn paper lantern - fun & quick kids party decoration
Children need no excuse to have fun, and with Persia Lou's children's birthday party decor ideas you can make their parties even more special! It does not matter how old you are, everyone loves a themed birthday party ! But a fun celebration doesn't need to cost a pretty penny. For example, you could create pretty unicorns ( or other adorable animals ) out of simple rice paper lanterns ! Isn't it super fun? Only your imagination can be the limit of variations. You can create various lovely decors from those round rice lanterns such as adorable pets, magical creatures, sea critters or even planets! So many possibilities! get the tutorial and learn how to make a unicorn :
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DIY Chevron perler bead necklaces
We are in love with these boho style chevron perler bead necklaces by Crafted Sparrow! This jewelry making project is so simple & fun ( it's just perfect for both adults and kids ! ) All you have to do is follow Crafted Sparrow's tutorial using perler beads and a square pegboard. When you are finished, cover with parchment paper and iron. Of course you can make other jewelry pieces with this boho style chevron pattern : just grab a headband or earring hooks, hot glue your design right where you want it and boom: you have a one of a kind hair accessory or earring !
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