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DIY Wood triangle Santa mobile - Christmas decoration
This little wooden Santa , alone makes a cute decoration for your Christmas tree . Or you can add a star to the top and bottom and make a lovely Christmas window decoration or mobile with it. Other than a bit of drying time, he is quickly made. Make a few adorable wooden Santa mobile and then you have a little something to take along as a gift if you are invited somewhere during the holidays. The pattern is simple. It is just one piece to cut out and paint. Embellish your Santa according to your taste or to what you may have. You can add beads, buttons and small decorating elements to his hat or to the front of him.
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DIY Scandinavian Santa gnome Christmas tree ornament
This DIY Scandinavian style Santa Christmas 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 Factory Direct Craft' step-by-step tutorial and create your very own little Scandinavian style Santa gnome Christmas tree ornaments :
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Santa's Elves Yard Display
The elves are wooden skeletons with newspaper pressed and taped all around to form the shapes. Two coats of paper mache, bits of clay added, gesso, paint, and waterproofing and they are ready for display!
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DIY Cardboard roll Christmas gnomes - fun winter craft for kids
We LOVE gnomes ! And only one thing is better than gnomes : gnome crafts ! Here's in one fun gnome craft from Crafts By Amanda: a toilet paper roll gnome ! Isn't it super adorable? This toilet paper roll gnome is a quick little Christmas craft you can do with your kids. Use the finished toilet paper roll gnomes for imaginative play or tie a string to the hat and make them into an adorable gnome ornament ( or garland ) ! ( These toilet paper roll gnomes are also perfect as fall or spring decors! ). So don't hesitate, grab those toilet paper rolls ( or paper towel rolls ) and let's get crafting:
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Holiday gnomes - cute winter decoration
These cuties are becoming pretty popular this season.She is going to show you a simple and trendy way to spruce up your holiday decor this year! This project is rated easy, so even if your a beginner, you can do it!
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Snowman/Reindeer/Elf Christmas Hats made from old sweaters
Upcycle some old sweaters and turn them into these adorable christmas themed hats! With the help of this nice website you can create the elf hat, the snowman hat and the Rudolph reindeer hat.
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Holiday finger puppets
The pattern for the whole christmas themed finger puppet gang is available in her website as a free download. They're really quick and easy to make, and kids will love them!
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Printable christmas decorations: Santa and his friends
Six Christmas paper dolls you can make easily from just 2 sheets of paper! They are so simple you can print and make them in a few minutes.They are really versatile – from delightful Christmas tree decorations, accessories to Christmas table settings, children’s holidays toys, hanging pendants to stocking fillers… + all of your ideas we haven’t thought of yet!
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DIY Wine cork elf - Christmas craft for kids
With the help of Project Kid's Christmas ( kids ) craft tutorial you can create this funny, lovely and whimsical wine cork elf in no time. This wine cork elf i s a super fun Christmas craft which doubles up as a lovely Christmas decoration. ( If you make more than one you can create a whole Santa's factory with them! ) This Christmas craft only requires simple craft materials , it's also super easy to make, and the outcome is sooo lovely - just look at his cheerful posture! Seriously, who can restist it?
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Christmas elf boot napkin - napkin folding tutorial ( origami )
Christmas elves left their boots on your table! At least that's what it will look like when you make these elf boot napkins. Follow along this fun Christmas elf boots napkin folding tutorial by Basteln mit Papier and add a whimsical touch to your Christmas table ! This step-by-step folding tutorial will improve both of your napkin folding and dining etiquette skills! Let's get folding festive Elf boots !
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Whimsical Santa ornaments and decorations easily - winter gnomes
If you are in need of an easy and fun Christmas craft to do with the kids - or just want to make a fun decor for your home at Christmas try these super adorable christmas Gnomes / Santas ! They are not just super cute and fun decors but it's also a very easy craft project thats perfect for decorating and also for disguising gifts and gift bags ! With this nice creative idea you can make a set of christmas tree ornaments or simply decorate your home in a fun stylish scandinavian style ! All you need is a styrofoam ball , some yarn , a little piece of ( felt ) fabric and a big wooden bead.
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Cute Christmas elves with craft foam
Look at this cute Christmas elf face ! Isn't it adorable? You can make one with the kids in minutes with a little craft foam and a styrofoam ball ( or any standard christmas ornament ). These little cuties will look fun in any vibrant color and you can draw personal face expressions to each of them. You can use the Christmas elf craft foam ornaments to decorate your home ( or christmas tree ) at winter or you can give some as nice Christmas gifts for your loved ones!
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Coffee pod elf girls - adorable recycling Christmas craft for kids
These super cute winter girls / elves are made from simple empty coffee pods ! Creative, isn't it? With this brilliant craft idea you can upcycle some metalic junks and create adorable Christmas tree ornaments / winter decors at the same time! The coffee pod girls / elves are perfect winter crafts for the smalest crafty hands and also perfect little gifts for the family members! You can decorate the empty coffee pod elve s with any decor elements that you already have at hand or use other upcycled materials to make them more unique and cute! ( Old clothes, yarn and fabric scraps, buttons, pipe cleaners etc )
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DIY skandinavian felt cone gnomes
These playful and easy Nordic/Skandinavian felt cone gnomes would make a great addition to almost any winter/Christmas decor and the colors can be changed to match your own holiday palette. For this quick and cute winter craft project you will need cardboard cone shapes , felt, embroidery floss, cotton balls, wood beads and a hot glue gun. We think it would be fun to make skandinavian felt cone gnomes of varying sizes for each member of your family. If you don’t have cardboard cones on hand, you might want to try making some from leftover cardboard or alternatively you could use a styrofoam cone to make the felt Christmas gnomes.
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DIY Fairy house with attic using two mason jars - recycle
In this nice step-by-step video tutorial Creative Mother shows you how she made a medium size fairy house with attic using two mason jars ( one on top of the other ) , tin foil, hot glue, white air-dry clay and acrylic paint. This super adorable fairy house is very fun to make and you can use it as candy jar for a candy bar, birthday party, thank you gift for a baby shower, kids' room decor , piggy bank, jewelry box, cookie jar or even as a fairy garden decor ! You can turn it into a lamp also adding some battery operated LED candle lights. The finished woodland fairy house containers couldn’t be more adorable!
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DIY Angel wing ear cuff - How to make wire jewelry
This unique and beautiful wire jewelry will bring a little piece of magic to your outfit! This angel wing ear cuff was made of wire in a copper color with beautiful, shimmering beads. It's light and adjustable to make the fit more comfortable. You can wear it without the need of having pierced ear ! This gorgeous beaded wire jewelry can be a perfect gift for any occasion, because it's elegant and it will look gorgeous in any color ! Wire jewelries and w ire ear cuffs are one of our favorites from the palette of jewelry making crafts because it's so unique and also easy to make ! ( Or at least it won't require special expensive jewelry making materials! )
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DIY Troll painted rocks - fun craft for kids
Ah the Trolls! The singing, the dancing, the bright colors and ALL THE HAPPY! If you're also in love with Trolls you will love this fun, easy  and quick kids' craft idea! In this nice craft blog you will find a nice step-by-step tutorial on how to make these super adorable and fun rock trolls with a few simple and inexpensive craft materials! All you need is to create your own adorable rock trolls with the kids: a few nice pebbles, feathers (or leftover yarn pieces),felt and a little acrylic paint. That's it! These super adorable rock trolls can be great decors in your garden or in the kids' rooms.
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Crochet Christmas gnomes - free amigurumi pattern
We are so in love with these little crocheted gnomes by Miss Neriss! You can crochet a regular gnome , a slightly taller one, and even a lady gnome in minutes! This free pattern is really simple, and it’s definitely possible to whip out one or two of these in an evening. They make great Christmas ornaments , or you could even attach a loop to the top of the hat and hang it in your Christmas tree. So, what will you need? A couple of shades of red, a grey, a brown, white and this free amigurumi pattern by Miss Neriss:
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Amigurumi Christmas gnomes ( free crochet pattern )
In this free crochet tutorial , you can learn how to crochet this adorable amigurumi gnome in amigurumi ! This sweet amigurumi gnome is sure to bring a smile to any face! This amigurumi cutie is a wonderful seasonal decoration or soft toy for kids. This amigurumi gnome is also perfect as a gift for a newborn if you crochet yours from cotton yarn and create it's eyes with embroidery. At this nice crochet blog you will find the free amigurumi pattern of this super cute amigurumi gnome. This amigurumi pattern is a beginner one, so if you are a beginner in amigurumis this amigurumi gnome is absolutely perfect to begin with!
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Winter felt cork gnomes - wine cork craft for kids
DIY wine cork figures are one of those classic craft projects that will always be a great kids craft. Here is Whimsy Love's winter spin on this timeless DIY ! Wine cork gnomes are something that you can do together with the kids to really get in the C hristmas mood! You can display these cute felt wine cork gnomes as a part of your winter / Christmas decor. The best part is that these felt wine cork gnomes are so easy customize and make your own! Follow Nikki's step-by-step photo tutorial to help you assemble your own adorable felt wine cork gnomes:
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DIY Sock Christmas gnomes - easy winter decor
his brilliant Christmas craft project has three of our favorite components to it: 1. A Norwegian / Skandinavian theme, 2. It's super easy to make , 3. It's an upcycling project , the main material comes from an old sock ! This cute little gnome can be made literally in seconds, without any special craft or machine sewing skills ! The sweater or sock Christmas gnomes can be perfect decors in your skandinavian/vintage style home or you can give them as gifts, because who doesn't love gnomes ? You can upcycle sweaters, t-shirts , socks and almost any unused old clothes to create the gnomes , with this step-by-step video tutorial it will be a piece of cake!
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DIY Elf on a Shelf - Christmas sock doll  (no-sew)
Oh, look how sweet is this sitting Christmas elf gir l ! With this nice step-by-step sock doll making video tutorial you can create this adorable sock Christmas elf girl easily with a little scrap yarn and a pair of socks. Make some C hristmas elves today with your kids , they will enjoy the making process and also the finished sock doll ! This Christmas sock doll is a no-sew one so you can make one even if you haven't got sewing machine or any skill in hand sewing.
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Crochet bobbin Christmas gnome (free video tutorial)
In this free crochet video tutorial , you can learn how to crochet this adorable wooden bobbin amigurumi gnome! This sweet amigurumi gnome is sure to bring a smile to any face! This cr ocheted cutie is a wonderful Christmas decoration or toy for kids. This wooden bobbin amigurumi gnome is also perfect as a lovely Christmas gift. Follow this nice step-by-step video tutorial and learn how to crochet your own cute amigurumi gnome ornament. This amigurumi pattern is a beginner one, so if you are a beginner in amigurumis this crochet gnome is absolutely perfect to begin with!
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Scandinavian crochet Santa gnome (free crochet pattern)
It’s almost December so it's time to start your holiday crocheting! This Scandinavian crochet Santa gnome is soo adorable and Chi Wei will share a free crochet pattern of him with us - so you won't need to rob a bank to crochet this year's Christmas decoration! This free amigurumi Santa ( or amigurumi Christmas gnome ) pattern is fairly simple, and it’s definitely possible to whip out one in an evening. They make great Christmas decorations , or this year make a little Santa amigurumi as a lovely gift for the kids ! We really love this cute little fella, the pattern is easy to follow and you will have a bunch of adorable amigurumi Santa ready in no time!
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Little crocheted Christmas elf (free amigurumi pattern)
We know December is the busiest time for all crafters , so we brought to you this cute little crochet ( amigurumi ) elf doll that is small and simple - perfect as a last minute Christmas present or if you need to work up a whole bunch! These super cute amigurumi elves are not complicated to crochet , but do include some small details, which can be a bit fiddly to make. But if you have some patience and enjoy working on small details, it's right up your alley. Happy crocheting !
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Tilda style Santa toy (free sewing pattern & tutorial)
Look at this gorgeous & super adorable skandinavian / Tilda style Santa doll ! Hes soo adorable and unique! This Tilda style Santa doll can be a perfect Christmas gift / soft toy for kids, or you can use it to decorate your home at Christmas / winter. In this nice craft website you will find the free Santa toy sewing pattern accompanied with a detailed sewing tutorial - which will help you to create this cute T ilda style Santa and his clothes from scrap fabrics ! This pattern is not really suitable for beginners in sewing ( because of the small details ) .
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DIY Scandinavian nisse gnomes  - tomte (video tutorial)
This brilliant Christmas craft project has two of our favorite components to it: 1. A Norwegian / Skandinavian theme, 2. It's super easy to make ! This cute little gnome can be made literally in seconds, without any special craft or machine sewing skills ! The Christmas gnomes can be perfect decors in your skandinavian / vintage style home or you can give them as gifts, because who doesn't love gnomes ? If you haven't got felt at hand you can upcycle sweaters, t-shirts , socks and almost any unused old clothes to create the gnomes , with this step-by-step video tutorial it will be a piece of cake!
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Pompom Christmas gnome with crochet hat (free crochet pattern)
If you love easy & quick crochet projects and super cute Scandinavian gnomes you will love these adorable pompom - amigurumi Christmas gnomes by Alex! The pompom - amigurumi Christmas gnomes are perfect to use up yarn scraps , and they can be used as ornaments on your Christmas tree ( or they can be used as cute little winter decorations ). At Alex's crochet blog you will find the pompom-amigurumi Christmas gnome ornament pattern for free accompanied with a nice, detailed assembling tutorial. Happy crocheting!
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Little crochet elf - free amigurumi pattern
We love simple amigurumi projects and also we are aware that December is the busiest time for all crafters , so we brought to you this cute little crochet ( amigurumi ) elf doll by Dendennis that is small and simple - perfect as a last minute Christmas present or if you need to work up a whole bunch! These super cute amigurumi elves are not complicated to crochet , but do include some small details, which can be a bit fiddly to make. But if you have some patience and enjoy working on small details, it's right up your alley. Happy crocheting !
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