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DIY Magazine gift bow - gift bow making tutorial
Give your holiday gifting a modern spin by opting for magazine gift bows instead of classic ribbons. These handmade ( Christmas ) gift bows by Origami Twist are so easy to personalize! You can use magazines, wrapping paper, patterned paper, or old book pages in colors that coordinate with your wrapping paper. Christmas is the season to wrap thoughtfully chosen gifts , and shouldn't the outside match the gift within? Make your own cool custom gift toppers with your favorite decorative wrapping paper and this easy-to-follow DIY paper gift bow tutorial!
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Cute Christmas gift tags ( free printable Christmas gift tags)
Look at these gift tags ! Aren't the super adorable? These designs by Clementine Creative are North Pole inspired and feature characters and elements like a polar bear, penguin, mittens, Christmas stockings , and a cup of hot chocolate. All of these cute gift tags were hand-drawn by Carmia and designed with love. ( The gift tag template is free to download and print! ) These adorable gift tags will give your gift the finishing touch that shows you care.
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DIY easy fabric spring flowers
Even if you think you can't sew, these fabric flowers by Pink Paper Peppermints are super-duper easy! You just have to try one! If you don't have any fabric lying around you could use an old sheet, clothes that the kids have outgrown, little baby things that you love ( imagine giving grandma a flower brooch made from pieces of fabric from all her grandkids favorite clothes! ) , dishcloth or anything else made from fabric. This quick fabric flower can be perfect as a beautiful spring flower bouquet , you can gift it for any special occasion, you can wear it as an accessory or simply use this fun technique to create unique jewelry.
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2 different magical folding photo cube - fun handmade gift
In this nice step-by-step video tutorial you can learn how to make these unique, fun & magical photo gifts! This fun DIY photo gift can be a perfect choice for any special occasion whether it be a Valentine's day, birthday, Mother's day or you can gift them just for fun! These magical photo cubes are really unique, fun to make and use! You won't need special crafting materials or crafting skills to make them, just some colorful construction paper and a little glue ! Thanks to the free patterns and this nice video tutorial making a fun magical photo gift for your friends or family will be a piece of cake!
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Easy crochet earrings ( video crochet tutorial )
This gorgeous crocheted earring is not just only a nice addition to your outfit but it also can be a perfect gift to anyone who you love. This crochet project doesn't require too much yarn, and it can be done in minutes easily ( even if you are a beginner in crocheting ). You can crochet these e arrings to spice up some of your old boring outfits or you can make them as nice handmade gifts - they will be a great hit! Crochet jewelries are always great additions to any outfits because they are delicate, stylish and timeless! Watch this step-by-step tutorial on how to crochet your own crochet lace earring in minutes!
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Pampering massage soap saver (free crochet pattern)
Massage soap with the bumps and nubs on one side is lovely stuff. But what happens when you use soap? Within a few showers, those bumps are gone. What to do? Crochet the pampering massage soap caver! This free crochet soap saver pattern features 12 bumps (aka cluster stitches) on one side for perfect pampering that doesn’t wear away. Paired with a gorgeous soap it makes a great spa gift for teachers, neighbors, babysitters – and don’t forget one for yourself!
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DIY Snowman denim pocket Christmas decor - upcycling craft
Do you love repurposing? Are you looking for a super fun, easy and inexpensive winter / Christmas craft which can be a great addition to your (handmade) Christmas gifts? Try this adorable snowman denim pocket gift bag by Restyled Junk! Cute, isn't it? All you need is to make some is an old unusable denim and some paint! This upcycling craft project is super quick, easy and can be a nice creative activity at winter for the smallest kids as well! If you add a lovely ribbon to these cute denim jeans snowmen gift bags you can use them as  Christmas front door decor / winter wall art! Get the tutorial at restyledjunk.com:
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Oversized Christmas tic-tac-toe game (free woodworking plan)
Do you love fun woodworking projects and unique,fun family games?  Try this brilliant , easy and quick woodworking project: the oversized Christmas tic-tac-toe game! This handmade tic-tac-toe game can be a perfect present for any special occasion / holidays,  such as Christmas or Birthdays! You can make the oversized wooden tic tac toe game with any fun (holiday) motifs, if you don't like the traditional O's and X's just like this Christmas version. This fun DIY family game can be a perfect addition to the kids room or you can use them in the garden as well!  Fun family games are always the best craft projects especially when it involves wood!
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Little amigurumi bear keychain (free crochet pattern)
Today Anitha (Paint It Colorful Blog) gives a special free pattern to you : a super cute amigurumi bear ! A very cute miniature little bear which is very easy to crochet from your favorite yarn. In this free crochet tutorial ,you can learn how to crochet this adorable bear. This sweet amigurumi bear is sure to bring a smile to any face! This amigurumi cutie is a wonderful seasonal ( winter ) decoration or soft toy for kids. This amigurumi bear soft toy is also perfect as a gift for your friends and family members. At Anitha's blog you will find the amigurumi pattern of this cute mini crochet bear for free:
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Easy DIY confetti painted heart mug - Valentine's day gift
If you love easy to make and quick gift ideas you will adore these DIY confetti painted heart mugs  by Today's Creative Life. These DIY confetti painted heart mugs are perfect for Valentines day or maybe to show your love of coffee. This craft would make a cute and quick Valentines day gift ,or just use them to show your love of coffee or hot chocolate. You can get creative with different patterns and colors. - the possibilities are endless! Get the full tutorial at todayscreativelife.com and create your very own easy DIY Valentine's heart mugs:
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Easy DIY felt flower bookmarks - felt craft for kids
If you need a pretty DIY Mother’s Day gift or a beautiful ( and easy to make ) bookmark, we've got you covered with this gorgeous felt flower bookmark by Jessica. If you’re constantly loosing regular bookmarks and you still read old school, non-e-reader style books ( just like us ) here's a great, custom way of marking your page which is pretty and won’t fall out or get lost! This felt project is super easy, even the kids can create some. This pretty felt flower bookmark is also a perfect gift for any occasion!
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DIY Upcycled shirt pocket sachet - Father's day gift idea
Dads are maybe a little bit difficult to shop for, but there's no way he won't appreciate a homemade Father's day gift. Make this lovely shirt pocket herbal sachet with Sadie Seasongoods' step-by-step tutorial and create a wonderful gift that Dad will not only like, but also use! Dried flowers and herbs tucked into flannel shirt pockets have a fragrance that will let him travel back in time.Whether it’s tucked in a drawer or a linen closet, or nestled in a car, this sweet shirt pocket herbal sachet just makes stuff smell better!
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Amigurumi cherry keychain (free crochet pattern)
Besides being totally adorable, this crochet cherry keychain pattern by Double Treble Trinkets is completely free ,so you can experiment with it without blowing your crochet budget. Grab some scrap yarn and start stitching! Crochet a little c herry as a pretend to play toy or as a cute little keychain . This free miniature amigurumi cherry is designed to fit perfectly on your ears ( Such sweet childhood memories! ) If you're a beginner crocheter who is looking for a little bit of a challenge, this is a great summer pattern for you.
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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 quick amigurumi bear (free crochet pattern and video tutorial)
There's nothing like crocheting toys for your kids that they'll love forever! Watch them play with your handmade creations all throughout their childhood. Stitch this lovely crocheted bear for your little ones to enjoy! Simply follow Ekaterina Nikolaeva's great, easy-to-follow free amigurumi tutorial and create this lovely amigurumi bear in no time! If you need a baby shower gift or want to make your favorite munchkin a handmade toy this amigurumi bear makes a sweet little gift.
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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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Easy DIY salvaged wood and vintage tweed coasters
This time Sadie Seasongoods shows you how to make these unique, DIY salvaged wood and vintage tweed coasters ! These super easy to make salvaged wood coasters can be perfect fall decors or you can give them as handmade gifts for any special occasions ! It's just the perfect Christmas present for coffee or tea lovers, because this DIY salvaged wood and vintage tweed coaster is just perfect for holding steaming mugs of tea, coffee or hot cider!
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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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Little amigurumi crow keychain (free crochet pattern)
Nothing's cuter than a stuffed animal, and this little crochet amigurumi crow is no exception. This lovely crow pattern by DIY 100 Ideas works up really quickly, and doesn’t take much yarn to make. 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 using yarns , just like this lovely little crow, which can be a wonderful gift as a keychain! So grab your scrap yarn box and make this lovely amigurumi crow today:
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Sweet little crochet pig (free amigurumi pattern)
Projects like this make us love the art of crochet so much! Just look at this super cute pig ! Who can resist him? By following along Amiguroom and Di Di-Thu Bung Muc Len's free amigurumi pattern, you will be able to create this super cute crochet pig in no time! This lovely pig pattern works up really quickly, and doesn’t take much yarn to make. Crochet a couple for all of the pig -lovers in your life. But before you start learning the basics of amigurumi, we must warn you: amigurumi is a very addictive hobby ( Once you start it you won't be able to stop making these lovely amigurumi toys ! )
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Amigurumi pig doll in purple dress (free crochet pattern)
In this free crochet tutorial , you can learn how to crochet this adorable pig doll in amigurumi ! This sweet amigurumi pig is sure to bring a smile to any face! This amigurumi cutie is a wonderful soft toy for kids. This amigurumi pig doll is also perfect as a gift for a newborn if you crochet it from cotton yarn and hand embroider it's eyes. At Amiguroom you will find the free amigurumi pattern of this super cute pig doll, accompanied with a nice detailed assembling tutorial. This amigurumi pattern is a beginner / intermediate one, so if you are a beginner in amigurumis this pig doll is an absolutely perfect toy to begin with! Pattern designer: Anastasia Vorontsova
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Little plush amigurumi bear (free crochet pattern)
Projects like this make us love the art of crochet so much! Just look at this cute little bear ! Who can resist him? By following along Julia Deinega's free amigurumi pattern, you will be able to create this super cute crochet bear in no time! But before you start learning the basics of amigurumi, we must warn you: amigurumi is a very addictive hobby ( you won't be able to stop making these lovely amigurumi toys ! ) So grab your hooks, head to Amiguroom and create a lovely little amigurumi bear for your friends or family members, they will love it!
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Amigurumi Cinderella doll (Disney princess) - free crochet pattern
There's nothing like crocheting toys for your kids that they'll love forever! Watch them play with your handmade creations all throughout their childhood. Stitch this lovely crocheted Cinderella by Emily Freeman for your little ones to enjoy! Simply follow Emily's great, easy-to-follow free amigurumi pattern at Amiguroom and create this lovely amigurumi Cinderella in no time! If you need a baby shower gift or want to make your favorite munchkin a handmade toy this amigurumi Cinderella makes a sweet little gift.
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DIY Plastic bottle Santa gift box with craft foam - Christmas gift
What an amazing idea to recycle plastic bottle into this festive Santa gift box ! It is always a great feeling when we are making the preparation for Christmas , especially if you can recycle something from trash into treasure to make something unique for the whole family. Start with an empty plastic bottle to create this fantastic homemade Christmas craft. A plastic bottle Santa gift box is an inexpensive way to decorate your home for the holidays or create fun gifts for the whole family ! This adorable gift box has been made with craft foam, it's fun to make and eco-friendly.
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DIY Sock puppet making kit - fun Christmas gift idea for kids
We LOVE making sock puppets and we bet that many children feel the same, so you can’t go wrong with a build a sock puppet kit as a fun Christmas gift idea ! This DIY sock puppet making kit by The Country Chic Cottage will grant hours of fun! This gift in a jar is perfect for the kids on your gift giving list. The kids will love opening this gift then getting creative and building their own sock puppets. You can find hundreds of sock puppet / sock softie ideas around the internet ( even you can find some of them here! ) so choose one, collect the ingredients, stuff them in a big mason jar and voilá' you have the perfect gift for those little creative hands!
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DIY mason jar snowman - Christmas gift wrapping idea
This lovely little mason jar snowmen by Red Ted Art is a super cute, quick and easy way to decorate a jar for Christmas , Christmas gifts , school jar decorating competitions or Christmas fairs. This upcycled mason jar snowmen ( filled with various small treats, toys, delicious cookie or hot cocoa ingredients ) makes a great last minute Christmas gift for best friends, teachers or for your family. It also can be a great Christmas / winter decoration because it's so cute! Watch this step-by-step video tutorial by Red Ted Art and learn how to make these fun little mason jar snowmen:
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DIY Peppermint bath salt - last minute Christmas gift idea
This peppermint bath salt by Crafts by Amanda is super easy to make and it makes a cute gift for anyone on your holiday gift-giving list. Follow Amanda's step-by-step tutorial and create your own peppermint bath salt in just a few minutes! Everyone will love the sweet peppermint scen t when they use these fragrant bath salts. The bath salts themselves have just four ingredients and you may even have the supplies you need on hand. Mixing them together and adding them to the jar takes no more than 10 minutes.
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Amigurumi pig in red stripey sweater (free crochet pattern)
There's nothing like crocheting toys for your kids that they'll love forever! Watch them play with your handmade creations all throughout their childhood. Stitch this lovely crocheted pig by Julia Kuzmova and Amiguroom Toys for your little ones to enjoy! Simply follow Julia's great, easy-to-follow free amigurumi pattern and create this lovely amigurumi pig in no time! If you need a lovely Christmas gift or want to make your favorite munchkin a handmade toy this amigurumi pig makes a sweet little gift. You can create various accessories for your little piggy by using up your scrap yarns as well.
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Little amigurumi pig with movable joints (free crochet pattern)
Playing with super cute plushies are so comforting and fun! The perfect excuse to play with lovely plush toys ( regardless of your age ) is to crochet one! For example, crochet this lovely little pig by as a handmade gift for your friends and family members! This lovely amigurumi pig will sure to bring a smile to any face! So follow along Tatyana Kostochenkova's free crochet pattern and create one! You can make this lovely huggable amigurumi pig from any color and size yarn , the end result will be wonderful and it will surely bring great joy to the one who gets it. Get the free pattern at amigurum.com now:
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DIY Needle felt pig in tulle skirt (step-by-step needle felting tutorial)
If you've ever wanted to try your hand at needle felting , this lovely little piggy with tulle skirt by Binc Bonc is the easiest and cutest starting point! Create your own snuffling friend with Binc Bonc's step-by-step needle felting tutorial. Use the felting needles to stab the wool to life. With these detailed step-by-step instructions , even total beginners will be addicted to this unique and fun craft in no time! This lovely little needle felted pig is the perfect gift for your loved ones:
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Amigurumi gentleman pig (free crochet pattern)
Projects like this make us love the art of crochet so much! Just look at this cute gentleman pig! Who can resist him? By following along Natalie Zakharova's free amigurumi pattern at Amiguroom Toys, you will be able to create this super cute crochet gentleman pig in no time! But before you start learning the basics of amigurumi, we must warn you: amigurumi is a very addictive hobby ( you won't be able to stop making these lovely amigurumi toys ! ) So grab your hooks and create a lovely little amigurumi gentleman pig for your friends or family members, they will love it!
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Miss Piggy - amigurumi pig (free crochet pattern)
Projects like this make us love the art of crochet so much! Just look at Miss Piggy! Who can resist her? By following along Papillon En Papier's translation on Yana Dym Sky's free amigurumi pattern, you will be able to create this super cute crochet pig in no time! But before you start learning the basics of amigurumi, we must warn you: amigurumi is a very addictive hobby ( you won't be able to stop making these lovely amigurumi toys ! ) So grab your hooks and create a lovely little amigurumi pig for your kids, they will adore it!
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