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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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DIY no fuss amigurumi aquarium - free crochet fish pattern
This no fuss amigurumi aquarium by Eden Reborn is so unique,fun adorable and also super  quick to crochet!  This no fuss amigurumi aquarium with this super adorable crochet goldfish and seaweed can be a great gift for kids and adults both! It can be  also a great kids room decor, or you can gift his cute miniature amigurumi goldfish for a friend as a pet! Who can resist a super cute (kawaii) and fun gift? Especially if its crocheted? Alongside the free written crochet pattern you will find and extra pictorial tutorial on how to assemble your very own adorable amigurumi aquarium (goldfish and seaweed). This super cute crochet fish is easy-to-create and perfect to start with:
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Crochet brainy smurf glasses holder (free amigurumi pattern)
One of the latest crochet trends are muppet eye glass holders. If you have glasses or know someone who has crochet a Brainy smurf gasses holder for him/her! This adorable Brainy smurf  crochet glasses holder will hopefully keep the glasses from running away! Brainy smurf was a perfect fit for this project because his character already wears glasses!  This crochet smurf glasses holder can be a perfect gift for any occasion for teachers, kids or even for your friends who has to wear glasses (especially if they are a little "Brainy" )!
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Amigurumi (crochet) Lego pillow - free crochet pattern
Today Duchess Gala is sharing a free amigurumi pattern with us: a super cute crochet Lego pillow ( or Lego softie ) ! Adorable, isn't it? This fun amigurumi Lego pillow should be easy peasy to crochet since it uses only basic crochet loops. Create a set of super cute Lego pillow amigurumi s for your kids or grandkids they will love it! You can crochet the Lego pillow in any size and color they will be lovely in any form!
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Amigurumi (crochet) german pickle Christmas ornament
Know a german pickle lover? We've got the perfect gift idea for him/her: a funny crochet german pickle Christmas ornament! Whether you're gifting it as a toy or as Christmas tree ornament, this free amigurumi pattern will thrill german pickle fanatics. This cute crochet ( amigurumi ) german pickle Christmas ornament can be a perfect handmade gift or handmade toy for your kids / grandkids. In this great amigurumi blog you will find a wonderful free  amigurumi german pickle Christmas ornament pattern which will help you to create this adorable crocheted toy with lots of interesting details, personality and cuteness!
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Little kawaii crochet eggnog - free amigurumi pattern
Know an eggnog lover? We've got the perfect gift idea for him/her: a super cute amigurumi  eggnog! Whether you're gifting it as a toy or as home decor, this free amigurumi pattern will thrill eggnog fanatics. This cute crochet ( amigurumi ) eggnog  can be a perfect handmade gift or handmade toy for your kids / grandkids because, this super adorable amigurumi eggnog is a perfect soft toy for both boys and girls! In this great amigurumi blog you will find a wonderful free  amigurumi eggnog pattern which will help you to create this adorable crocheted toy with lots of interesting details, personality and cuteness!
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DIY Christmas cracker - new year's edition
We love crackers ! These super fun New Year's crackers are based on simple, traditional Christmas crackers . If you're not familiar with Christmas crackers , they're basically a paper-based bon-bon that two people pull apart, making a bang and revealing small gifts , jokes and paper crowns. Crackers are a lot of fun to make, and you can personalize them with handmade gifts for your friends. In this step-by-step video tutorial , you'll learn how to create your own New Year's crackers from scratch.
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DIY Shooting star party pinata -  fun party decor
With New Year's eve comes parties! And what says party more than a piñata ? This DIY shooting star piñata is great for new year's eve ,summer or really for any time of year. It’s a shooting star ,so it can easily be adapted for celebrating summer nights, graduations, birthdays, or make it in patriotic colors for Fourth of July. It’s a pull piñata ,so it’s great for indoors as well as out. Kids take turns choosing a curling ribbon to pull. So, you still get the element of anticipation to see who is going to be the lucky one to crack it open and you save dad from having to whack the thing to death to finally get it to open.Plus! You can keep the piñata and use it as decor later, or reuse it for another party. Just reattach more ribbon to the bottom and you’re gold.
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Christmas cake amigurumi keychain (free crochet pattern)
Tiny Christmas puddings:little gifts for family and friends! We've always found that hand-crafted crochet ornaments have such a beautiful charm about them. There are so many possibilities: from delicate crocheted angels and snowflakes, colorful crocheted baubles, rustic trees and stars, to cute and fun little Christmas cake / Christmas pudding ! For this Christmas, crochet this super adorable and quick little Christmas cake ornament by Double Treble Trinkets. This is a very easy and quick crochet project that can be done in an afternoon. This free pattern will be your guide thorough the process:
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Adorable crochet marshmallow keychain (free pattern)
Winter is the most wonderful time of the year and coffee shops are making it even sweeter with their assortment of holiday beverages ! Between the hustle and bustle take time to enjoy a cup of coffee ( or hot cocoa ) and do a little crocheting: lets crochet some cute marshmallow keychains to pair with your delicious beverage! This crochet project is super easy and quick ,it can be a perfect choice if you haven't got too much time or skill in crochet ! This cute marshmallow keychain can be a great ( Christmas ) gift for your coffee or hot cocoa lover friends ( paired with a bag of coffee or hot cocoa ) .
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Miniature amigurumi Hello Kitty keychain (free crochet pattern)
We are a big fans of kawaii characters in general and Hello Kitty comes on top as one of our favorites. With Anitha's free crochet pattern the making of this super cute miniature amigurumi hello kitty will be easy-peasy! This cute miniature amigurumi Hello Kitty keychain can be great  little gift for family and friends! This is a very easy and quick crochet project that can be done in an afternoon. Anitha's  free Hello Kitty pattern will be your guide thorough the process:
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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 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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Miniature crochet (amigurumi) cactus - free pattern & video tutorial
In this week's crochet tutorial Happy berry Crochet shows you how to crochet a teeny tiny cactus and its little terracotta pot. Easily adaptable for different plants and different sized cacti. We hope you enjoy and feel inspired! This free crochet cactus pattern will allow you to make a very cute crochet cactus as a keychain or as a super cute tiny room decor. You will find it easy to make and really fun, because you can use any colors that you want to customize it to your likes.
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Bookworm bookmark - free crochet bookmark pattern
What is more precious than an adorable little bookworm ? This bookworm bookmark by Heart Hook Home! He’s green, he’s nerdy and he loves to hold your place for you until you’re ready to pick up that book again! Isn't it super fun? Bookmarks also make great gifts for friends and thoughtful gifts for teachers. Crocheting a little bookmark bookworm will make a book token feel a little more personal or just be a cute gift on its own. Get the free pattern and crochet tutorial at hearthookhome.com:
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Easy DIY paper carrot easter baskets (free printable template)
These super cute paper carrot Easter baskets by Kids Craft Room only take a few minutes to make and the finished baskets filled with yummy Easter sweets or toys can be a wonderful ( last minute ) Easter gifts or Easter party treats! ( As usual ) Kids Craft Room will give you a free printable carrot basket template to make it really easy. So don't hesitate: get the free printable Easter basket template , follow the step-by-step tutorial and create a bunch of these lovely little paper carrot easter baskets now:
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Quick and easy DIY pompom Christmas trees - (Christmas tree on a car)
We love quick and fun Christmas craft projects , and this adorable pompom Christmas tree by Craft And Creativity is just the perfect one that you can make for Christmas home decoration , gifts , or as a fun activity with your kids. This little pompom Christmas tree also works wonderfully as a fun Christmas gift topper , because who can resist a fluffy little Christmas tree on a car ? Get the step-by-step craft tutorial at craftandcreativity.com, and let's get crafting !
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DIY Pom-pom Christmas cat ornament - fun Christmas craft for kids
Who loves cats ? We do! Cats are already super adorable and fluffy, which makes them perfect models for various cute crafts ! In this video tutorial Creative Mamy will show you how to make this super adorable little pompom cat ornament in no time. This cat craft ( with a little help ) is suitable for kids of all ages , and the outcome is so unbelievably cute! The kids will enjoy creating this super fluffy, easy and fun pompom cat ornament craft , and the finished cats are just perfect decorations for Christmas. ( You could use them as a mantelpiece or just hang them on a string and create the world's cutest Christmas garland with them )
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Father\'s day handprint craft - fun Father\'s day gift idea
These father's day handprint cards by The Best Ideas For Kids can be made in just minutes and are a fun way to make the best dad in the whole wide world smile. Thi s card is such a fun and inexpensive craft! If you need a Father's day craft to do with a whole class of children without breaking the bank, this craft is the perfect choice for you! In this step-by-step tutorial The Best Ideas For Kids will teach you how to make this fun card in no time:
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