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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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Safety pin ice skates
If you need a last minute christmas ornament idea or if you just want a cute winter magnet, pin or decoration, these safety pin ice skates are easy to make! With the simple and clever addition of a safety pin for the blade, all you need is a little felt (or card stock paper) to put these together
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Adorable penguins from plastic bottles
Let us present you Vila do Artesão's super easy and fun winter craft for kids : the adorable, felt plastic bottle penguin ! There are lots of ways to recycle plastic soda bottles , and turning them into adorable penguins is one of them. These water bottle penguins are SO CUTE and are really easy to make! A perfect winter craft for kids that uses simple materials you probably have at home. This project is definitely a winner for your little ones on a cold and dreary day! Plus: this adorable little plastic bottle penguin doubles up as a lovely gift bag which makes it even more perfect!
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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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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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Felt owl christmas tree ornaments
It’s a nice, simple christmas craft tutorial for you! These adorable felt owls are very easy and fun to make. It's a perfect last minute christmas tree ornament, but you can decorate your home with them at fall too.
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Felt angel christmas ornament with tiny pocket
So there’s a step-by-step instructions to hand sew this lovely little angel with a tiny front pocket for treats. When complete, the angel ornament measures 3″ across and 4.5″ high (without the loop). This tutorial is perfect for beginners.
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Foam cup snowmen - winter kids craft idea
How adorable are these snowmen made from foam (or plastic) cups? These foam cup snowmen are a great example and they are a fun christmas activity for the kids on a snowy afternoon when it’s too cold to play outside
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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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DIY Felt owl mask tutorial
Felt is by far our favorite material for sewing! It is perfect for fun creative projects, especially for beginners. There is no need to worry about frayed edges or seam allowances! She created this gorgeous Owl Mask with extraordinary looking– but easy to re-create– details. It’s a project that looks like a masterpiece but it’s easy to create in an afternoon. It's a perfect halloween costume addition!
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DIY mini felt witch hat headband
Are you looking for a fast, easy, last-minute Halloween project? This DIY Witch Headband is perfect! You can whip up one (or three!) in less than an hour, especially if you opt for the quick version. This website also included a free downloadable pattern for you. It's a perfect addition to a halloween witch costume or wear it just for fun :)
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DIY  easy sewn parrot (bird) costume
Sewing costumes, you can really let your imagination go crazy and create something over the top, sometimes the crazier the better! Make this quick and easy parrot costume that would be great for Halloween, but are also fun for any day dress up play. The best in it:  it can be any type of bird! You can make an owl,a chicken, an eagle or anything that you want just alternate the colors and the beak.
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DIY no sew heart pillow
Have a look at this easy way to make a gorgeous no sew, heart shape Valentine's day pillow from felt fabric or polar fleece (the cloth must threadless). You need felt fabric (polar fleece) in two different colors, scissors, and wadding (cotton) to stuff the pillow with, when it is ready.
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Simple halloween shark costume with fin
If you looking for a simple (last minute) halloween or dress up party costume make this adorable shark costume from a sweatshirt and a sweatpants. Its easy to make (can be done with hand sewing) and also cool looking. You can make the fin with cardboard if you haven't got a second sweatpants at hand.
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DIY Cardboard easter bunny bean bag toss
She made a really simple Cardboard Easter Bunny Bean Bag Toss game with a large piece of cardboard and added some carrot bean bags to toss in. This is so adorable and clever! It's a very good and fun easter or spring indoor activity for kids.
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Embroidered felt bunny brooch ( with embroidery pattern )
This gorgeous embroidered bunny brooch is made of a little piece of felt fabric. Isn't it adorable? In this nice craft website you will find the template of the rabbit brooch and the embroidery pattern as well. It's a perfect spring or easter gift / decor , or you can use it as a cute addition to your spring outfit. You can make other accessories with this cute embroidered bunny ( keychains, necklace.. ) or make a few felt bunny ornaments to your easter ( egg ) tree. It's very easy to make ( even if you are not an expert in sewing ) and sooooo adorable!
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DIY felt easter bunny wreath with yarn
There is so much you can do with a felt sheet, this Easter wreath uses the felt to make pretty flowers using a variety of different techniques, and a trusty glue gun! If you wanted to include even more flower designs a simple search online will through up lots of tutorials for you to choose from, you could cover the whole wreath in flowers if you prefer. Plus you can make the wreath base with any style and color yarn : imagine a fluffy wreath with a fun colorful yarn ! This kind of wreath is not just only a perfect spring / easter decoration you can create alternative versions for other ocassions as well! ( halloween, wedding, christmas or a fun decoration to your kids room )
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DIY felt toy garden with felt fruits and vegetables
This fun felt toy garden is a great way for little ones to learn about gardening. (Without dirt and mess!) You can use any old pantihose to form the soil (instead of brown felt) and use any type of felt fruits / vegetables to plant in , even plastic fruits and vegetables works well with this fun felt garden! You can upgrade this felt garden into a fun learning toy: just create little paper tables with the names /numbers / pictures of the fruits and vegetables! This way the kids can learn and play at a same time ( or learn foreign languages in an easy way ).
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Felt easter chick with ribbon (with template)
Are you looking for an adorable easter gift / soft toy or a fun easter decor? Dou you like felt and sewing? If your answers are yes, this adorable felt easter chick is a perfect easter craft project for you! In this super craft website you can find a complete picture assembling tutorial and (of course) a free template! This adorable felt chick (or duck) is a perfect easter gift or a super cute soft toy for the kids. You can even decorate the nursery room with them, just replace the bead eyes with embroidered ones.
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DIY felt easter bunny ornament with a little pocket
This cute felt easter bunny/rabbit ornament holds a little pocket on its back, where you can put some of those delicious mini chocolate Easter eggs. It makes this a very sweet Easter decoration and a lovely little easter gift , especially for children... and for the not quite grownups, too : ) This sewing project is very easy : if you haven't got sewing machine that's not a problem: you can handsew these cute felt bunnies easily! ( Felt is a brilliant material for practicing hand sewing, because it's not fraying at the cutlines )
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Fabric and felt needle books
Download Wild-Notions' free sewing pattern and instructions and sew your own fabric and felt needle books! This is an easy sewing project that is great for using up fabric scraps! (You can sew it easily even if your are a beginner in machine sewing). You can use this beautiful and handy needle book to store your (sewing or embroideryneedles or you can gift it to your family members/friends!  You can add more pages to the book,sew in a small pouch, or make it bigger - this little beauty will look lovely in any form!
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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:
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Diy Angry birds pompom toys from yarn
Watch this super video kids craft tutorial , and make some super cute ( and low budget ) toys out of pompoms – a legendary Angry Birds character set! These pompom figures are quick to make and look sooo adorable! You can use them as toys , air fresheners, charms – it's up to you! If you would like to create a whole Angy Birds playset : build a tower from wooden blocks and paper boxes, put the pigs on it, create a nice "slingshot" froma chair and rubber band, and let the game begin! You can use any scrap yarn to create the pompom Angry birds characters , and add extra facial features with a little piece of felt.
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Felt cactus shape pincushions - needle holders
Look at these cactus shape pincushions! Isn't it super adorable? And because it's made with felt this is a super easy craft or gift project, even if your are not a professional in sewing! You can use these felt cactuses to store your needles and pins or simply decorate your home (or the kids' room) with them at any time of  the year! You can also add small felt flowers to them for a more complex look! (For flower making ideas simply search for "flowers" in our searchbar at the top of this page.)
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DIY Minion Bob sock plushie (with free pattern)
This Minion sock plushie making project is a nice way to upcycle old socks and it's also a great activity to do during your summer holiday! To create this adorable Bob ( Minion ) sock soft toy you will need : 2 socks ( yellow and gray ) , 2 pingpong ball, and some felt. Making Bob isn't as hard as it seems, if you are a beginner in hand sewing that's absolutely not a problem! In this nice video craft tutorial you can watch a step-by-step explanation of how can you make one for yourself or for the kids.
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DIY Disney Tsum-tsum sock plushies (Pluto,Donald,Mickey,Goofy)
Look at these super cute tsum-tsum style Disney plushies ! ( Pluto, Donald, Mickey and Goofy ) They are made from socks ! This soft toy making project is a perfect way to repurpose pairless socks , with a help of a little piece of felt, and hand sewing ! Sock knit is a very easy beginner sewing material because it doesn't fray at the edges and it's soo stretchy which make these Disney plushies reallyyyy squishy. ( And socks are also inexpensive and easy to get! ) Create some tsum-tsum soft toys for your kids with this nice step-by-step video hand sewing and plushie making tutorial !
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Adorable needle felt kitties
Needle felting : a technique to create the world cutest decorations and gifts from cheap materials in minutes! With this nice needle felting video tutorial you can learn how to make adorable kitties in no time! Meow! They look so small and delicate. With needle felting no sewing is required. It's fun and easy, you can teach it for your kids as well! Make a bunch of needle felt kitties for yourself or make them as cute gifts!
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Mandarin Halloween pumpkins
We are big fans of simple, quick, healthy , and fun Halloween desserts / appetizers , and these little jack'o lantern mandarines tick all four boxes! And not to mention, it’s naturally gluten-free , dairy-free and finally sugar free. A good tip to create these fun and adorable mandarin Halloween pumpkins : draw the outline of the pumpkin face shape you want with thin Sharpie, then fill it in with a thicker Sharpie. You’ll save so much time!
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Adorable hazelnut mice in walnut cradles
This adorable hazelnut mouse diy is one of our favorite fall crafts of all time! It's a very easy autumn craft project and the result is sooo adorable! You can sell these cute mice in a craft fair or you can use them as cute Christmas/fall decors in your home. The collecting of walnuts and hazelnuts could be a perfect fun fall activity for kids as well! Nature always gives us perfect materials to craft something special and beautiful, and not to mention these natural materials are also very inexpensive!
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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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