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DIY Candy cane sugar scrub - Christmas gift idea
This DIY Candy cane sugar scrub by The Idea Room makes a sweet gift for the holidays, and they’re super easy to make at home! Sugar scrubs are a great way to add some moisture and soften up winter-dry skin. And who doesn’t need that this time of year? This DIY Candy cane sugar scrub is also a great way to relax during the Christmas season.Read this step-by-step tutorial by The Idea Room and create your very own DIY Candy cane sugar scrub today:
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Santa and his friends - christmas treat jars
We all love things that sparkle-especially glitter. Glitter at Christmas is extra magical. Put it on some cute jars and it makes a perfect little party favor or neighbor gift or project for the kids! Make these darling Christmas Treat Jars in any size you want and then fill them on up!
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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 S'more pot - mini grill (fire pit) from a terracotta pot
Sometimes the weather isn't on board, and you found yourselves snuggled up for most of the weekend listening to the thunder and watching the lightning through the windows. But when you’re set on having s’mores, nothing will quite satisfy that need for a roasted marshmallow. So, between storms make these incredibly easy s’more pots! Grab a terracotta pot, fill with charcoal to create this super fun mini (garden) grill or DIY marshmallow roaster. These terracotta pots are less than a dollar and you can use it again and again ! totally worth it! This DIY s'more pot can be a great addition to you garden party, birthday party or a fun way to set up a mini fire pit at a campsite.
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22  Sidewalk chalk idea - funny photo backgrounds
This list is fantastic if you need a little bit of inspiration to take your sidewalk chalk from a boring game of X’s and O’s or hopscotch to a fun “Wow, that’s so amazing!” adventure! There are tons of great ideas! And even better, you can take a photograph from a second floor window and keep the memory as a keepsake! These sidewalk chalk photo background ideas are simple and super fun to draw (and use), we absolutely love them! From princess crowns to under sea adventures, there are tons of fun ideas to help you make a whole new world in your driveway with a simple set of colorful chalk!
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DIY Shopping cart quarter keeper ( Free crochet pattern)
If you’re an avid shopper just like us, you know the struggle of finding (and keeping) a quarter with you at all times to unlock one of the rental cars. So what do we need? A crocheted quarter keeper keychain!  And what Ashlea will give us? A free crochet pattern! To crochet this quarter keeper keychain  you’ll only use one stitch: the single crochet. Show off your fancy quarter keeper keychain, and make one for everyone for presents!
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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 Jewelry out of hot glue - jewelry making tutorial
In this video tutorial IdunnGoddess show how to make pendants and earrings with hot glue gun , sprinkles and acrylic paint. This nice, detailed craft tutorial video shows you how to make a fun pendant and earring using hot glue. It`s very, very easy, you won't believe it! You just need some baking paper, a shape, a few piece of rhinestone or cake sprinklers and a hot glue gun. It's a perfect ( and quick ) gift, or just use this technique to make unique and gorgeous jewelries. ( You can create pendants, earrings and other accessories with hot glue as well )
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Easy DIY paper Christmas star gift box (free printable template)
Watch this nice step-by-step video tutoria l and learn how to make this gorgeous paper star gift box easily with simple household materials and colorful construction papers ! This beautiful star treat box can be a perfect way to wrap small presents/sweets for Christmas ( or other occasions ) in a stylish and gorgeous way! This paper gift box is a surprisingly easy paper folding project : you just need a piece of s crapbook or construction paper ,a ruler, the free template and that's it! With this step-by-step video tutorial creating your own beautiful DIY paper gift box will be a piece of cake! ( To make the video and template download button work please choose the ORIGINAL LANGUAGE button below! )
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DIY gingerbread man garland - edible Christmas decor & gift
Do you love the heavenly scent of fresh gingerbread cookies ? Here’s a wonderful holiday project for your DIY pleasure using a basic gingerbread man recipe : a lovely and fun gingerbread men garland by Celebrate Creativity! If you’re not up for the challenge of building houses out of gingerbread ,this recipe is for you. All you need is a gingerbread man cookie cutter to make the shapes and use a straw to create the holes. String some bright ribbon and you’ve got a festive garland just waiting to be strung on your Christmas tree .
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DIY 6 pocket treat holder - scrapbook
Everyone’s looking for a sweet treat that’s easy to make. Or thinking about wedding favors ? Also a great idea! This 6 pocket treat holder is a perfect fit. Just grab some 6″x 6″ squares of Designer Series paper ( you pick the theme ) and get ready to start folding. This project is simple and fun , and the pockets are perfect for chocolate squares, tea bags or other little treats.
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30 Easy DIY best friend Halloween costrume
This week on Cloe’s YouTube Channel she featured 30 adorable Halloween BFF Costume Ideas. We thought you might like to see her 30 DIY ( last minute ) best friend costume ideas. This video was so much fun! Which is your favorite? Each of these DIY costumes looks perfect as last minute DIY Halloween costumes for girls. These fun best friend costumes will make perfect DIY Halloween costumes for kids, for teens, and even adults. ( Costumes starts from 1:08 )
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DIY Spinning Pusheen toy with a fidget spinners
Lots of people have requested more clay tutorials so here's a fun room decor or Christmas gift idea ! This funny DIY Spinning Pusheen toy re-uses a fidget spinner, which most people probably have at home already. Fidget spinners are on sale everywhere now so even you don't have one, you can definitely buy one pretty cheaply. Maqaroon has simply made a clay Pusheen to sit on top which turned out to be surprisingly fun to play with . We think this makes a lovely, touching gift for parents since they can keep this on on their desk at work.
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DIY Mother and child heart necklace - Mother's day gift
Today we want to share with you MumInTheMadHouse's super fun video tutorial on how to make a matching mother and child heart necklace with polymer clay! A mother and child necklace is the perfect gift as it remind children that they are always in your heart and you love them no matter what. They had a piece of your heart and that is what the necklace represents. This heart necklace can be a great gift for Mother's day, Valentine's day or at any time of the year! Give it to your kids , to your mom/dad , to your best friends or for your loved ones, either way it will be a big hit!
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DIY Gift card bouquet - fun and quick gift idea
If you are in need of a last minute ( teacher appreciation ) gift create this fun gift card bouquet by Cutesy Crafts. You can group up with other parents and create a whole gift card flower bouquet, or simply create one flower. Cutesy Crafts has made a free printable template to cut with scissors and a cut file for your electronic die cutting machine. This DIY Gift card bouquet is also a really great group gift idea for a coworker or friend . A much more creative way to give gift cards ( and money ) than just handing them over in an envelope.
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DIY Pressed flower necklace without resin - jewelry making
If you're as flower obsessed as we are, then you'll understand our excitement about wearing a pendant of pressed flowers.You'll be even more excited to know that it's a totally doable DIY. Watch this video tutorial by Creepy The Cat and create your very own pressed flower necklace ( or keychain ) literally in minutes without any kind of resin ! You will be surprised how easy and thrifty this idea is! This beautiful pressed flower pendant can be worn as a necklace, keychain or it can also be styled as a brooch or an earring... the possibilities are endless! ( Try it with a four leaf clover for some extra luck! )
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Little amigurumi panda keychain (free crochet pattern)
Are you looking for a lovely handmade gift for your best friends or kids? Do you love to crochet ? Don't look any further! This lovely amigurumi panda by Tatyana Matyushkova and Amiguroom is just perfect for every special occasion! Amigurumi is an easy to learn crochet technique from Japan, that allows you to create lovely toys and gifts. So don't hesitate: quickly grab this wonderful free pattern and learn the how-tos. This lovely little amigurumi panda keychain is such great gift for any special occasion, such as: Christmas or birthdays.
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Forest friends - adorable amigurumi animal dolls ( free crochet patterns )
The best things in life are free - like these lovely amigurumi animal doll patterns by The Friendly Red Fox ! Like most of the people you are likely to ask what exactly amigurumi is, until you see the beautiful patterns and you instantly fall in love with it. Amigurumi is a Japanese crocheting technique of creating fun and beautiful stuffed animals and dolls using yarns , just like these lovely little animal dolls. So grab a few skein of yarn , make these lovely amigurumi animal dolls today, and create darling new toys for your loved ones!
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Little amigurumi lucky cat ( Maneki Neko ) - free crochet pattern
Are you looking for a lovely handmade gift for your best friends? Do you love to crochet ? Don't look any further! This lovely amigurumi lucky cat by Eva's Doll Shop is just perfect for every special occasion! Amigurumi is an easy to learn crochet technique from Japan, that allows you to create lovely toys and gifts. So don't hesitate: quickly grab this wonderful free pattern and learn the how-tos. This lovely little amigurumi lucky cat is such great gift for any special occasions, such as: Christmas or birthdays.
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DIY Pink hot chocolate mason jar gift - Valentine's day gift
This mason jar hot chocolate by Homemade Ginger makes the perfect edible DIY ( Valentine's day ) gift ! Easy to make, adorable, absolutely delicious and PINK! ! Follow along Homemade Ginger's recipe and make this edible gift that your friends and family will love! This pink hot chocolate recipe is beautifully rich and creamy, and so cozy to share together!
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DIY Valentine's candy wreath - Valentine's day gift idea
This cute Valentine’s wreath by Crazy Little Projects is a big twist on the classics: it’s made of candy ! Nothing says “Happy Valentine’s Day ” more than chocolate and candy , and this wreath is a fun and creative Valentine’s Day gift ide a that is great for kids or your partner! So, get the step-by-step tutorial at crazylittleprojects.com and surprise your loved ones with a sweet homemade gift.
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DIY Chocolate bouquet - Valentine's day gift idea
Chocolate means complete and utter happiness. So why not make a bouquet full heavenly delicious chocolate for your loved ones? This time Fun Squared teaches you how to make this gorgeous chocolate bouque t literally in minutes! Isn't it brilliant? You can put anything you want on this lovely chocolate bouquet to make it perfect for the one you love. You just need a LOT of chocolate to make this Valentine's bouquet which is an instant win, because who doesn't love chocolate? Only one thing is better than chocolate : more chocolate !
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DIY Hug in a mug - fun Valentine's gift idea
Are you looking for a fun and quick Valentine’s gift? Fun Squared has this hug in a mug Valentines gift idea for kids that is super simple and sweet. This mug is one of the easiest DIY gifts you can make plus: you can personalize as much as you want! This hug in a mug gift idea is a fun and simple present to put together, and is the perfect way to wish your loved ones a Happy Valentine’s Day ! Get the tutorial at fun-squared.com and create this sweet, budget-friendly gift ( and don't forget to print the free printable gift tags which makes this lovely mug gift very special! )
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DIY Heart bath bombs - easy & quick Valentine's gift
Today The Best Ideas For Kids will show you how to make your own heart shaped bath bombs ! These homemade heart bath bombs are actually really easy to make, they make such lovely Valentine's gifts and as a bonus: you will save a fortune with them. These DIY bath bombs are shaped into little hearts ( with a heart shape mold ) , but you could use any shape you want or have at hand! ( Imagine a festive Christmas tree variation, or fun cake shaped bath bombs , artistic discs or cubes, or you can use a simple plastic bauble to create round " classic" ones ) !
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DIY Valenslime - easy Valentine slime recipe
Get creative with slime ! This Valenslime or Valentine slime by The Best Ides For Kids can be a great non-candy gift idea for Valentine’s Day. Making slime has become such a sensation with a wide variety of customizable elements. Kids can have fun helping you to make the slime and printing off these cute slime gift tags. This Valentine slime by The Best Ideas For Kids will make a great gift this Valentine’s day ! Get the recipe and let's get crafting:
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DIY Unicorn planter - unicorn craft for kids
Looking for a fun spring craft for kids ? It's easy to decorate flower pots, and then you can use the finished product to plant beautiful spring flowers! Red Ted Art's gorgeous and easy DIY unicorn planter is a fantastic spring or summer art activity for kids , and makes an excellent gift as well! This fun unicorn planter ( filled with flowers, succulents or sweets ) can be great as a Mother’s day gift , BFF gift or gift for a teacher. Decorating flower pots is always a fun activity that you can do with the kids. These DIY unicorn flower pots are so much fun to create and wow, don't they look so super beautiful?!
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DIY Chocolate bonbon and liquor cake (bonbon bouquet)
Tired of creating ordinary cakes ? Try this gorgeous and delicious chocolate bonbon and liquor "cake" ! This fun "cake" ( bonbon bouquet ) is way more unique and enticing than ordinary cakes and flowers. Fine chocolates are gathered together to create a delicious bouquet , perfect for celebrating birthdays, anniversaries or any special occasion. Artfully arranged with paper flowers , these chocolate bouquets are just perfect for every special occasion. You will be surprised how easy is to create one! Watch Kateryna Bay 's video tutorial and learn the how-tos:
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Easy DIY Fabric flower keychain (bag charm) - upcycling craft
Looking for a fabulous fabric flower to add to your fashion accessories ? Create this beautiful little fabric flower keychain ( or bag charm ) from an old flannel shirt ( or any other unused clothes or fabric scraps ) in minutes! Fabric flowers are fun to make and can be used in many different ways. This lovely puffy fabric flower keychain is budget friendly and only takes 5-10 minutes to make. Leave the sewing machine behind, DIY Gifts and Crafts Ideas will show you how to hand sew this gorgeous flower , so it's a perfect beginner sewing project for anyone – even if you’ve never tried sewing before!
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Painted summer fruit planters - easy DIY summer decor
Create an vibrant summer mood by using a watermelon, dragonfruit or pineapple pot for your greenery. Regular terracotta pots are great and all, but these watermelon, dragonfruit & pineapple planters by The Crafted Sparrow are definite statement-makers. This craft tutorial offers step-by-step instructions and visual guidance on how to make these fun fruit planters. Fun, vibrant colors like red and pink provide that sharp contrast for an exciting piece. Want to get creative with flower pots ? This creative painting technique and the fruit pots will be your next favorite craft project!
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DIY Styrofoam egg cactus - fun & quick summer decor
When Easter is over it’s time to start freshening up your summer decor ! If you'd like to add a bit of fun cactus decor to your home, but don't have a greenhouse near you, how about making some adorable DIY Styrofoam egg cacti by The Crafted Sparrow? Those leftover foam eggs from your last Easter decoration are just perfect for this fun cactus decor ! Isn't it super cool? This adorable little DIY Styrofoam egg cactus is just perfect for decorating your home at summer on budget, and it's also an be a fun gift ! You could attach a little faux or paper flower to the top for an adorable blooming cactus !
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Lovely little amigurumi bear & panda keychain (free amigurumi patterns)
Are you looking for a lovely handmade gift for your best friends or kids? Do you love to crochet ? Don't look any further! This lovely amigurumi bear and panda by Anastasiia Traino is just perfect for every special occasion! Amigurumi is an easy to learn crochet technique from Japan that allows you to create lovely toys and gifts , so quickly grab this wonderful free pattern and learn the how-tos. Amigurumi toys are great gifts for any special occasion such as baby shower parties , Christmas or birthdays.
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Round amigurumi panda (free amigurumi pattern)
Are you looking for free amigurumi patterns ? Do you love pandas ? Crochet this cute'n cuddly amigurumi panda ! Viktoria Rusak designed this lovely amigurumi panda. Besides it's super adorable, this amigurumi pattern is completely free ! One of the nice things about amigurumi is that the exact size is rarely important, so you don’t need to worry about matching the designer’s gauge. Provided your stitches are compact enough that they won’t gape open to leaving large holes between them when you add the stuffing, you have the freedom to experiment with different yarns and hooks to give you a different-sized result. So grab your hooks and create this adorable amigurumi panda now!
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