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Adorable teddy bear gift from a small towel (washcloth)
Are you looking for a cheap but still fun and useful homemade gift ? Try this super cute teddy bear washcloth ! This craft project is soo easy , you can make one in minutes even if you aren't the craftiest person in the world! The only things you will need is a small towel ( or washcloth ) and a few rubber bands ! This special teddy bear shaped towel gift is perfect for any ocassion and any age! It can be a perfect fathers day gift, a baby shower gift or a chirstmas present! Of course you can use any color to make the teddy bears that fits! ( Imagine a cute baby pink or blue teddy or a vivid color "gummy" bear ! )
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Washer necklaces with colorful papers or fabrics
We love love fun necklaces. Especially handmade necklaces! This washer necklace is a super easy craft project even if you aren't the craftiest person in the world! You just need some washers,colorful leftover fabrics or (scrapbook) paper pieces and a little glue. You can decorate the washer necklaces with beads or other materials, or if you would like to create a nice accessory for your boyfriend just use a plain washer or a hexnut on a leather or paracord string! This washer necklace is a perfect (low budget) gift for any ocassion, and it can be done in minutes!
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Pampering gifts in cozy slippers - creative gift package
Are you looking for a perfect gift for your husband / wife, family members or friends ? This brilliant ( Christmas ) gift idea by Pretty Providence is perfect for almost every occasion , every gender and age! Because who doesn't love pampering gifts ? Buy a nice pair of cozy slippers and stuff it with goodies! This example slippers gift is made for a girl whose interested in beauty products ,but you can make a guy slippers for your husband. Visit Pretty Providence and create one :
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Fleece knight helmet - winter hat (or knight costume )
Are you looking for a fun and warm winter hat / halloween knight costume accesory? Try this cute and cozy winter fleece knight helmet! In this nice craft blog you will find the free sewing pattern to make this fun fleece knight helmet and a link to a step-by-step fleece hat sewing tutorial! Fleece is a perfect sewing material for beginners as well because it doesn't fray! So even if your are a beginner in costume making/sewing you can make this fun and cozy hat in minutes for the next Halloween party or just for winter ! You little (or big) boys will love it!
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DIY Optimus Prime costume from cardboard (Transformers)
Are you looking for  the most AWESOME Halloween (or dress up party) kids' costume that ever created? Try this Optimus Prime costume!  Probably you won't believe me but it's completely made from cardboard! It's truly amazing, isn't it?  Of course you can create a simplier version, just use this nice step-by step tutorial on how to make an amazing Optimus prime (Transformers) costume from cardboard with a few clever trick! Cardboard is perfect for sharp geometrical shapes like Optimus's body and head (and also for other Transformers or car characters). I bet this gorgeous Optimus Prime costume is every (little and big) boy's dream costume!
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How to make a cobra paracord bracelet - video tutorial
In this nice step-by-step video tutorial you can learn how to make a basic 4 strand bracelet with square knots, also known as the cobra pattern , using nylon parachute cord ( paracord ) and plastic buckles. This paracord bracelet design is fairly easy to make but the outcome is so gorgeous and unique! This DIY cobra style paracord bracalet can be a great gift for your riends/family members , but of course you can create one for yourself as well. This parachute cord cobra bracelet will look gorgeous in any color and size, even you can make stylish and unique paracord belts with this fun cording technique&style !
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Easy DIY origami money shirt tutorial (paper folding)
This step-by-step origami video tutorial will teach you how to make an origami shirt from money or rectangular paper ! This origami money shirt is super easy to make and it can be a great gift for dads or boyfriends ! So learn how to make the simplest of money origami - the dollar bill shirt ! This easy origami shirt is also awesome for decorating greetings cards ! Whether this is for your d ad, husband, boyfriend or colleague , they will appreciate the extra time and effort spent on a handmade greetings card. For this easy to make origami dollar bill shirt , you'll need - a dollar bill ! ( If you'd like to use origami paper instead, the dimensions don't matter, just make sure it's a long rectangle. )
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DIY Mad Max style sanctified paracord bracelet
This time CbyS Paracord And More will teach you how to make this stylish Mad Max style paracord bracelet without buckle ! With this nice step-by-step paracord bracelet video tutorial you can make one gorgeous and stylish paracord bracelet for yourself ( or for your friends ) easily with parachute rope or any kind of strings ! The base material doesn't need to be a special paracord rope : you can use electrical cords , thick yarn or even leather stripes to create one! This paracord bracelet may seems difficult but it's an easy paracord project ( suitable for beginners ) ! Instead of a plastic buckle CbyS will show you how to use a kobra knot as a closure.
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DIY Chocolate graduation lei ( party necklace )
Chocolate made into a lei for graduation . How brilliant is it? A lei is a neck garland given as a gift in the Hawaiian and Polynesian cultures to show affection or mark important occasions. This DIY Chocolate graduation lei by Fun Squared is stuffed full with a variety of chocolate to please anyone's taste buds. DIY Chocolate ( or candy ) leis would make great necklaces for birthdays, graduations, or celebrating any other holiday or accomplishment . Chocolate ( or candy ) leis are so easy to make ( and also super delicious ) !
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Impossible nail-through-wood trick - funny DIY gift
In this nice step-by-step video tutorial you can learn how to make this super fun impossible nail-through-wood trick which can be a perfect gift for any occasion ! This fun DIY wooden gift can be a perfect choice for any special occasion whether it be a b irthdays, Christmas or you can gift them just for fun! You will be surprised how easy is to create this magical and fun impossible nail-through-wood trick ! You won't need special w oodworking tools: just a saw, a nail and some boiling water! Amazing isn't it? Make this impossible nail-through-wood trick as a nice home decor piece which can be the greatest hit at your next house party!
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DIY Zigzag trilobite paracord survival bracelet
This time CbyS Paracord & More presents you a design based on a Trilobite knot : the king crown zigzag trilobite paracord bracelet. In this nice step-by-step video tutorial you can learn how to make this beautiful zigzag paracord bracelet with t rilobite knots using nylon parachute cord ( paracord ) without plastic buckles. This paracord bracelet design is fairly easy to make but the outcome is so gorgeous and unique! This DIY trilobite paracord bracelet can be a great gift for your friends/family members , but of course you can create one for yourself as well. This parachute cord cobra bracelet will look gorgeous in any color and size, even you can make stylish and unique paracord belts with this knotting technique!
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DIY Wooden beer caddy - free woodworking plan
Ditch the cardboard six-pack and customize your own wood beer caddy to tow your brews in style. This six-pack carrier is complete with a wall-mounted bottle opener so you can enjoy a cold beer as soon as you reach your destination. Pick up some beer from your local bottle shop and enjoy your DIY wood beer caddy! If you've mastered the art of making DIY wooden beer caddies, make one for a friend. This easy woodworking project can be a perfect choice for beginners. Surprise you beloved husband / boyfriend or yourself on a hot summer day with this rustic wood beer caddy filled up with ice cold beer (or you can  fill it up with other drinks)
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DIY Diet Coke cake (or beer cake) -  birthday gift idea
We would gladly trade in a baked cake for this awesome Diet Coke cake by Fun Squared any day of the week. Don’t get us wrong, we love birthday cakes, but we think this Diet Coke Cake is such a fun twist on a classic birthday cake. If you are celebratingbirthday week this Diet Coke cake is the perfect addition to the party! (Or of course you can use this brilliant and fun fizzy drink cake as a gift for other occasions as well! Or better: imagine a beer cake for your dad on Father's day!)  So, if you know someone celebrating a birthday soon, find out their favorite drink and start making them a “cake.”
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Little gray cosmetic bag with tassel (free sewing pattern)
Do you love traveling? This year prepare for the summer holiday period with this easy to sew an useful little gray (cosmetic) bag! For anyone who loves to sew and travel, this sewing workshop is an excellent choice!. In this free sewing tutorial you can learn how to make a great, spacious, comfortable and beautiful makeup-nessesser (cosmetic bag)! The size of the finished bag is approx. 18 cm x 18 cm x 7 cm. Of course you can create larger or smaller bags with this free cosmetic bag sewing pattern just adjust the size as much as you want! This cosmetic bag is a fairly easy sewing project, so it's absolutely suitable for beginners in sewing as well!
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DIY Herringbone denim pillows - patchwork and recycling
Ashbee Design sharing a new denim pillow tutorial  with us today that combines chevron stripes, ombre color gradation and old jeans all into one! Talk about mixing trends! Photography just doesn't do justice to how rich a fabric these old denim pants became. It is soft yet strong. We just love this herringbone denim pillow! It really adds lots of style to any boring old sofa!  Although the denim pillow looks like it's difficult to piece together, it's really quite easy! Marji will walk you through the steps of crafting your own chevron fabric from scraps so you to can use it for projects! If you are a beginner in patchwork that's absolutely not a problem, read this nice step-by-step herringbone denim pillow tutorial and be a master patcher!
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DIY Woven denim jeans seam coasters - recycling craft
Denim is totally having a moment right now, both in fashion and in home decor. Here’s what you need to turn your family’s old jeans into a stylish new woven denim coaster! Something old and unused turned into something totally new, useful and gorgeous! We love finding simple and inexpensive ways to do little things that can make a big impact for the environment. What about you? Grab a pair of jeans and recycle them into a set of stylish woven denim coasters. These unique fabric coasters can be great gifts for anyone, because who doesn't loves useful and stylish home decor pieces?
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DIY Giant wooden garden Jenga game - fun party game
If you’re looking for an  amazing game for the backyard or lawn, this super fun (and easy to make) giant garden Jenga is a perfect craft project for you! You don't need special woodworking skills or tools to create this fun giant yard Jenga game just a (hand) saw and sandpaper. Not only is this brilliant giant garden party game an affordable foray into the world of power tools, but it's the same simple cut over and over. Beginner woodworkers, you'll love it. You may end up making more than one set of giant garden Jenga game because you will got so many requests from friends who want their own. Giant Jenga for everyone! If you're feeling artistic, you can paint the ends of your pieces or apply some stain.
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DIY wooden robot - wooden toy for kids (woodworking)
If you want to make a simple wooden toy with a minimum of tools or are looking for the first woodworking experience for older kids, try this robot! While this little robot lacks realism or fantastic articulation, he definitely possesses all the charm of a toy made with love. Why else would he be wearing his heart where everyone can see it? The final result isn’t an elaborate toy, but it’s made of natural materials and safe for babies and toddlers to handle and teeth on (of course, under reasonable parental supervision). What I really like about this DIY wooden robot is that it can be a good first project to try with older kids, introducing the joy of woodworking to them.
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DIY Simple sliding knot bracelet
Ready for something quick and easy? In this nice detailed craft tutorial, we will make a simple sliding knot bracelet with an antique african coin. (But of course you can use other coin shaped materials with holes: such as washers and buttons!) This super easy DIY macrame bracelet is totally adjustable and can fit just about every wrist, depending on how much cord or string you use. If you finished your very own sliding knot macrame bracelet it's time to give it to someone you have a crush on cause it's totally gender neutral and anyone who is anyone would want to wear something you made !
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DIY Game of thrones iron throne mobile holder
Whether you’re an honourable Northerner, an impish bookworm, a scheming bordello owner, or an inbred monster that everyone hates, chances are you’ve at least thought about what it would be like to have the Iron Throne all to yourself. Or at the very least, maybe you’ve always wanted one for your smart phone! So here it is! A DIY Game of thrones iron throne mobile holder!  Cool isn't it? The best in this DIY  Game of thrones iron throne mobile holder is: it's super frugal! You will be able to find almost all the materials you will need at your local Dollar Store! As a big GOT fan we guarantee that you will love it! Or you can create an iron throne mobile holder for your GOT fanatic friends/family members for a special occasion!
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DIY Williams Sonoma inspired outdoor bench (free plan)
Every porch needs a DIY outdoor bench, at least that’s what Steve and Amy decided the other day. Actually Steve has had the concept for this bench in his head for awhile: he wanted to make something without screws and hardware - completely with adhesive! This DIY Williams Sonoma inspired wooden outdoor bench is modern, inexpensive and look so great! In this nice step-by-step furniture making tutorial you can learn how to make this awesome stylish bench (or table) from pine 2x4s! This woodworking project is fairly easy and you can even use up all your scrap wood laying around which is also a very nice thing!
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Pampering massage back scrubber & washcloth (free crochet pattern)
Do you love crocheting and making creative pampering gifts? This free pampering massage back scrubber pattern is the perfect crochet project for you! And as an extra Tamara designed a matching washcloth for you and its also free!  Make all of them, tuck them in a basket with some gorgeous soaps, and you’ll have the perfect spa gift set! So what do you think? Will you make one or all three? They’re great unisex patterns, great for gift giving or for treating yourself. The back scrubber will feel fantastic on sore shoulders, and the washcloth gives a great face massage.
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Amigurumi batman - father's day gift (free pattern)
This year for Father's Day ( or just for fun ) crochet a cuddly Batman to y! Who doesn’t love Batman ? Make your very own cuddly crochet batman toy with PinkMouseBoutique's free crochet pattern ! Now you don’t need to look for a Batman toy in a store or order online, because you can crochet a Batman by yourself! This Batman amigurumi pattern is an medium one but it absolutely worth the time and effort because the outcome is so funny and unique! This Batman toy can be a great gift for him!
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Women's Sunday slippers (free crochet pattern)
Thi s free crochet slippers pattern will satisfy the modern minimalist in you while also making you feel like a gift giving hero. They make the perfect gift for teachers , new moms, a friend who is sick and anyone else you want to wrap up in a little bit of love. This free crochet slippers pattern combines just enough cool factor and genuine functionality that you can give a pair to almost anyone and know that your gift will be enjoyed. The minimalist style can be appreciated by feet young and old and the chunky yarn and leather soles make these house shoes look pretty fancy schmancy.
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Simple crochet winter beanie hat (free crochet pattern)
Fall is the perfect time to cuddle up with your yarn and crochet hooks and make something cozy. Today Alexis has a simple and free slouch crochet hat (beanie hat) pattern for you all! This crochet hat pattern is great for beginners, and simple enough that a more experienced crocheter could whip up a hat in just a couple of hours. You can crochet this easy beanie hat in any color and size which mean you can customize and personalize this crochet hat pattern pretty easily – perfect for the  holiday gift giving!
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DIY Truck tire style paracord survival bracelet (video tutorial)
In this nice step-by-step knotting video tutorial BoredParacord will teach you how to make this stylish truck tire style paracord bracelet ! Watch this nice step-by-step paracord bracelet tutorial and make one gorgeous and stylish paracord bracelet for yourself ( or for your friends ) in no time with parachute cord ( paracord ) ! The base material doesn't need to be parachute cord : you can use any kinds of strings, cords , thick yarn or even leather stripes! This truck tire style paracord bracelet may seems difficult but it's an easy paracord project ( suitable for beginners ) !
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DIY Zigzag paracord bracelet with Mad Max closure
This time Bored Paracord presents you a gorgeous paracord design : the zigzag paracord bracelet. In this nice step-by-step video tutorial you can learn how to make this beautiful zigzag paracord bracelet with simple knots using nylon parachute cord ( paracord ) without plastic buckles. This paracord bracelet design is super easy to make but the outcome is so gorgeous and unique! This DIY zigzag paracord bracelet can be a great gift for your friends/family members , but of course you can create one for yourself as well. This parachute cord zigzag bracelet will look gorgeous in any color and size!
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DIY Chain bar paracord survival bracelet
Are you looking for a perfect gift for him ? Or you are just on a hunt for a stylish and easy to make accessory for men ? Try paracord ! This paracord Chain bar survival bracelet is a super easy jewelry making project with a gorgeous outcome! Watch this great step-by-step paracord bracelet video tutorial and make a stylish bracelet easily out of simple ( parachute ) cord ! If you haven't got parachute rope at hand that's not a problem , you can create this paracord bracelet easily with any kind of ropes/cords ( leather stripes, electrical cords, yarn etc. ).
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DIY Mandala sliding knot paracord bracelet
In this nice step-by-step video tutorial you can learn how to make a stylish mandala paracord bracelet with simple knots, using a fun craft material: nylon parachute cord ( paracord ) ! This paracord bracelet design is super easy to make but the outcome is so gorgeous and unique! This DIY mandala paracord bracelet can be a great gift for your friends and family members, but of course you can create one for yourself as well. This parachute cord mandala bracelet will look gorgeous in any color and size!
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DIY Dragon claw paracord survival bracelet
Are you looking for a perfect gift for him ? Or you are just on a hunt for a stylish and easy to make accessory for men ? Try paracord ! This paracord dragon claw survival bracelet is a fun jewelry making project with a gorgeous outcome! Watch this great step-by-step paracord bracelet video tutorial and make a stylish dragon claw style bracelet easily out of simple ( parachute ) cord ! If you haven't got parachute rope at hand that's not a problem , you can create this paracord bracelet easily with any kind of ropes/cords.
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DIY Mated wall knot paracord survival bracelet
This time BoredParacord presents you a gorgeous paracord design : the mated wall knot paracord bracelet. In this nice step-by-step video tutorial you can learn how to make this beautiful mated wall knot paracord bracelet with simple knots using nylon parachute cord ( paracord ) & plastic buckles. This paracord bracelet design is fairly easy to make but the outcome is so gorgeous and unique! This DIY mated wall knot paracord bracelet can be a great gift for your friends/family members , but of course you can create one for yourself as well. This parachute cord mated wall knot bracelet will look gorgeous in any color and size, even you can make stylish and unique paracord belts with this knotting technique!
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