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DIY paper cut-out lanterns and Christmas houses ( free template )
We love inexpensive , easy, but still gorgeous christmas / winter home decors! These paper lanterns and Christmas houses are one of the most beautiful paper decors we seen so far, and it's almost costs nothing! You just need a sheet of construction paper and a hobby knife to create one. Isn't it gorgeous? You can make these paper cutout decors in any size: it can be a perfect Christmas table / mantle decor and also a nice Christmas tree ornament! You can glue in a colored tissue paper or clear plastic piece and fill the houses and lanterns up with Christmas cookies / treats!
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DIY Christmas street lamps (lamp posts) fom paper (free template)
This beautiful winter/Christmas paper lamp ( lamp post ) is not just a super easy and inexpensive recycling craft but it can be a gorgeous addition to your Christmas decor ! With this nice step-by-step video craft tutorial you can create one paper Christmas lamp post in no time! For this Christmas craft project you will need: paper tubes, black construction paper, glue and a little faux snow. Of course you can make the paper lanterns / lamp posts in any other color than black they will look gorgeous! ( Imagine a nice gold or silver , or a romantic/vintage antique white! ) You can find the free template >>>here<<<
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Easy spring paper flower garland (free template)
Paper flower garlands add whimsy and color to an empty wall , and you can custom design the colors for birthday parties, bridal showers, weddings or any other special occasions that call for festive decor. Hang them horizontally as bunting, or hang several garlands vertically side-by-side, and you have an instant photo booth backdrop. Of course you can use this super quick and inexpensive paper flower garland to decorate your home ast spring / Easter as well! In this nice site you will find a step-by-step assembling tutorial and a free printable template to create your own paper flower spring garland !
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Tissue paper butterfly sun catcher - spring craft for kids (free template)
These butterfly tissue paper sun catchers by Mommy Scene are vibrantly colorful accents for decorating your windows this spring ! Plus your kids will love that you're displaying something they made themselves! These colorful butterfly sun catchers are super easy and fun to make , you will need only a few simple craft materials to make them. You can use Mommy Scene's free printable butterfly template to create your very own beautiful tissue paper butterfly sun catcher:
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Easter bunny pots with craft foam (free template)
Easter is our favorite holiday because who doesn't love delicious desserts, Easter eggs and cute bunnies? For anyone who planning to gift their children, friends or family on this special day, here's  a fun Easter craft idea: a craft foam bunny pot / basket ! These super cute craft foam bunny pots can be easily personalized and also it will work well with craft papers and scrapbook papers as well ( instead of craft foam). If Easter is over your kids can use these adorable bunny pots as (spring) kids' room decor / flower pot or even they can use it as a pencil holder! Of course in this nice craft site you will find the free craft foam bunny pot template as well as a
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DIY Zinnia flower from printer paper ( free template )
This a gorgeous, frugal and super easy-to-make paper Zinnia flower is made from a simple sheet of printer paper and chalk. This beautiful paper flower is a perfect summer craft for you! Watch this nice step-by-step video tutorial where Dreamy Posy will teach you how to make your own gorgeous paper zinnia flowers , and as an extra she provides us a free printable zinnia flower template! ( >>here << ) Zinnia is not kind of flower that you will love at the first sight, but if you will definitely love it as you have a close up look, so brilliant. Making beautiful spring/summer decors just from printer paper will definitively be your new hobby!
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Funny faces with magazine cutouts ( free printable )
This magazine face art by Le Dada De L'Enfant Terrible is a perfect fun and frugal craft for kids of all ages! This funny magazine face art is so easy even the smallest crafty hands can create their own! Moreover, it is a great way to learn the parts of the face and the corresponding vocabulary. The biggest ones will have fun to search and cut face part pictures from old magazines . At the end of this nice magazine face art tutorial you will find all of the faces as free printables ! You can use the printed faces as a base for this fun magazine face activity but if you like to draw, nothing prevents you from making fun faces yourself!
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Cardboard box viking helmet (free template & video tutorial)
With this fun free downloadable wing template that ZygoteBrown Designs developed, you can make this winged viking helmet as well as the horned version! All which are great additions to any dress-up box or for that next costume for Halloween. Once you have made the base cardboard viking hat you can decorate it however you like, either using wings or even horns. Watch the video at the end of the tutorial to learn how to decorate it with fun wings! If you want to add horns you can find them in Zygote's site with many other fun cardboard costume ideas!
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DIY Cardboard spaceship (UFO) costume - free template
With this fun free DIY Cardboard spaceship ( UFO ) template that ZygoteBrown Designs developed, you can make this DIY Cardboard spaceship ( UFO ) in no time! which is a great addition to any dress-up box or for that next costume for Halloween . Once you have made the base you can decorate it however you like, either using metallic paints, old circuits,foil, or other fun stuff. Read this tutorial to learn how to make your own spaceship costume ! This spaceship costume can be great for both adults and kids even just for play!
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DIY Pop Out Surprise Box Toy
Watch this nice step-by-step tutorial by DrawSoCute to learn how to make this DIY pop out surprise box toy easily. This cute, fun craft project was inspired by Jack in the box toys . As a bonus: this v ideo tutorial comes with a free! printable template . ( Which can be found >>here<< ) We hope that this emoji and Pokemon Pikachu pokeball box designs inspire you to come up with your own fun toy boxes.
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DIY heart shaped gift boxes - free printable template
This video shows how to create these heart shaped gift boxes out of paper ! These DIY heart shaped gift boxes are perfect to fill with candy, jewelry or other small gifts for Valentine's day, birthdays, party favors or any other occasion! The finished heart shape gift box is just under 4 inches in height and width. This paper craft project works best with construction paper or card stock - paper that is a little thicker/heavier than regular paper. You can find the free pattern >> here at essyjae.com <<
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DI)Y 3D paper heart (free printable template)
How to make a paper heart / 3D paper heart? ( Or pepakura heart ? ) . Whatever it calls, this 3D heart is perfect for your Valentine’s Day ,your proposal day, or your wedding day ! This 3D paper heart ( despite it's look ) is a really simple craft comes with an easy to follow free ( pepakura / 3D folding ) template . It’s so easy to make your own paper heart, from very simple materials. All you need is some paper, scissors, and glue.
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Christmas village advent calendar ( free paper house cutting files )
Here comes a lovely & festive printable paper craf t: a wonderful set of enchanting little DIY paper houses perfect for your Christmas village ! These little paper houses by Delia Creates are simple in design which makes them great for personalizing however you want. Dress them up with snowy glitter on the roofs, paint on fine details, or choose a gradient of papers. There are lots of possibilities! If you don't need an advent calendar you can use these little paper houses as adorable Christmas ornaments or even as cute party treat boxes for your upcoming Christmas party !
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DIY Paper Christmas village advent calendar (free printable template)
For us, the countdown to Christmas day is as exciting as the event itself. We just love all the excitement! With this beautiful handmade a dvent calendar by Confettidea, the excitement starts now! What better way to start the countdown to Christmas than with a gorgeous handmade advent calendar. Homemade advent calendars are always the best, as you get to choose what you put inside them. Confettidea provides us a free printable template , so creating this gorgeous advent calendar village will be a piece of cake! You can use plain craft paper, upcycled Christmas wrapping paper, old book pages and even maps to make yours. So many possibilities!
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Easy DIY Plaid Christmas tree ornaments (free template)
Thinking about creating some homemade holiday ornaments ? DIY ornaments really can be simple and these DIY plaid ornaments are proof. These plaid Christmas tree ornaments by The Country Chic Cottage are super easy to make ( which makes it a perfect Christmas craft for kids ) , but the coolest part about these DIY ornaments is that they are actually Christmas tree scent. Visit thecountrychiccottage.net and learn how to make them:
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Rustic DIY cactus sign - boho summer decor (free template)
This DIY Cactus Sign by The Crafted Sparrow is such a gorgeous, fun, and easy foam project ! Yes, we said foam ! Looks like real wood right? If you LOVE those rustic wooden signs , but don't want to spend the money, this wonderful tutorial is just perfect for you! This darling faux wood ( foam ) cactus sign is a super easy project, it comes with a free downloadable/printable template , and it will add some boho summer vibe to your living room!
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Felt forest friends keychains (fox, mushroom, bird and owl) - free template
Take a look at Repeat Crafter Me's tutorial and turn felt into adorable DIY woodland decors or accessories that will last for years to come! Felt can be blended together with incredible ease to form just about any shape or form you can think of! This super fuzzy craft material works wonders when it comes to bringing some of the cutest crafts to life. What’s great is that even the kids can indulge in felt projects , giving much more productivity to the holidays. Whether it’s those adorable keychains or a lovely fall garland, or simply a lovely toy , each of these DIY felt projects come up with breathtakingly pretty end results that are not just engaging to craft , but also are wonderful choices to present to your friends and family.
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DIY Paper winter village (free printable template)
Here comes a lovely & festive printable paper craft: a wonderful set of enchanting little DIY paper houses perfect for your Christmas village ! These little paper houses by Craft And Creativity are simple in design which makes them great for personalizing however you want. Dress them up with snowy glitter on the roofs, paint on fine details, or choose a gradient of papers. There are lots of possibilities! If you don't need an advent calendar you can use these little paper houses as adorable Christmas ornaments or even as cute party treat boxes for your upcoming Christmas party !
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