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Easy origami paper star Christmas tree ornament (paper folding tutorial)
We love making handmade Christmas decorations ! These 5 pointed origami stars by Dreams Factory are easy to fold and make beautiful Christmas decorations. You can make them from magazines, scrapbook papers or sheet music , whatever you happen to have lying around. You can use these gorgeous and easy to fold origami stars to decorate your Christmas tree or they will look beautiful as a Christmas mantelpiece. Dreams Factory used vintage patterns but you could use bright Christmas colors as well! This vintage paper star ornament is a super easy paper craft project so you can whip up some easily even if you are a beginner in origami !
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Easy DIY dimensional paper star - Christmas craft for kids
Looking for an easy DIY Christmas decoration ? These pretty 3D paper stars are super easy to make and look stunning! These lovely little dimensional paper stars can be great Christmas tree ornaments , you can place them randomly on bookshelves or hang a bunch of them with clear string over a table top for a fancy holiday dinner OR make a bunch of tiny paper stars and fill a glass jar with them! Watch this video tutorial by Lina's Craft Club and create your very own cute paper stars with the kids !
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DIY Hot glue gun snowflake - hot glue gun Christmas craft
Did you know that you can use a hot glue gun and a few ( glittery ) glue sticks to make gorgeous snowflakes? Glue gun snowflakes are super pretty, and super fun to make! This is a fun winter decorating process that requires absolutely no clean up! Reuse the glue gun glue snowflakes year after year if you like! You can even dress up your Christmas tree or gift wrapping with them! You HAVE to try it out for yourself! It’s amazingly fun! Click >>here << for tons of gorgeous snowflake templates
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Homemade birdseed Christmas ornaments - bird feeding
This adorable birdseed ornament by By Mavis Butterfield at eHow is an inexpensive activity the whole family can enjoy making on a lazy weekend afternoon. The kids will have a blast making them, and the birds will enjoy eating them. The first version offered on EHow produces cookie-shaped ornaments kids especially love, but they really only work in cold climates where the birdseed ornaments remain frozen. In warmer climates, you can use the second version involves adorable pinecones ! Get the tutorial at ehow.com and let the fun begin:
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DIY Scandinavian Santa gnome Christmas tree ornament
This DIY Scandinavian style Santa Christmas ornament is so cute and so easy to make: you could whip out a bunch of them as lovely gift toppers or as cute Christmas ornaments under an afternoon. Kids love to craft with yarn and felt, so this would be a fun one to do with them too. With this fun technique you can make little Christmas gnomes similar to Santa , just use colorful felt pieces instead of red. Follow along Factory Direct Craft' step-by-step tutorial and create your very own little Scandinavian style Santa gnome Christmas tree ornaments :
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Simple crochet mini basket pattern
Today she is sharing with you a crochet pattern to create mini crochet baskets which are totally functional and super cute! You use them as drawer organizers or just make  a few in some neutral colors to hold soap in the bathroom or hold jewelry on your nightstand.The nice thing about this project is you can adjust the height of the basket with how much yarn you have.
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DIY holder for charging cell phone - from a lotion bottle
Do you hate the "mess" comes with charging cellphones? All the cords and mobile phones laying in the ground or in your perfectly organized table? With this quick, easy and cheap upcycling craft idea you can create  the perfect little holder for your cell phone while it’s being charged with a single (empty) plastic body lotion bottle! Simple, but brilliant! You can decorate your cell phone holder as much as you want: with fabrics , colorful papers / contact papers or paint! This cellphone charging station is not just only practical (because you can hang it on the plug) but its also keeps your cell phone cables organized in a decorative eco-friendly way!
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Crochet stocking advent calendar
What can be more fun that finding little surpises every day till Chritmas? With this gorgeous vintage/rustis style crocheted advent calendar you can decorate your home at winter and suprise your kids with little gifts at the same time! If you are a beginner in crocheting that's not a problem because in this nice crochet blog you can find a complete, step-by step , picture documented free crochet tutorial&pattern for every! little crocheted stocking, plus as an extra you can also find here the base board's assembling tutorial.
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Easy Christmas wood slice snowman ornament
The shape of a wood slice is just asking for it to be made into a snowman , and it’s one of the easiest things you can make! This fun Christmas craft by Easy Peasy And Fun would be perfect for large groups or other get-togethers to make together. The making of these cute wood slice snowman face Christmas tree ornaments doesn’t take many craft supplies and it’s pretty hard to mess up. You can create some with the kids as well! If you would like to make a whole snowman family use Google's search for " snowman face " you will find lots of different designs!
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Adorable hanging cardboard tube opossum - kids craft idea
We love simple but fun kids craft ideas ! This hanging opossum craft by Cindy deRosier is not just only super easy to make, inexpensive but also super fun to use, because you can hang the finished artworks anywhere in your home! The kids will love this fun opossum craft and the best is: you don't need special crafting materials to create some! With a few simple household materials you can make this adorable opossum in no time! Toilet paper tube is an awesome craft material, perfect for make easy kids crafts just like this cute hanging opossum:
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DIY boho flower wall hanging from egg cartons
If you’re looking for a cheap and easy DIY home decor, this recycling (spring/Easter) craft project is for you!! Seriously this DIY boho flower wall hanging  she created using egg cartons is one to take the cake! It's soo gorgeous but still super easy (and fun) to make and also inexpensive!  You can use this gorgeous hanging flower wall decoration to decorate your home at spring/easter and this brilliant craft project is also a great way to repurpose some egg cartons which is also a very nice thing! You can make this fun egg carton spring flower wall decor with the kids at spring, they will love it!
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Easy hanging paper flower - party or spring window decoration
This nice step-by-step video craft tutorial will show you how to make this beautiful paper flower. This spring flower craft is not just super easy ( suitable for kids of all ages ) , very quick but it's also versatile! It can be a great fun party decor at Easter/spring, birthdays , or a hanging clover decor at St Patrick's day ! To make some gorgeous hanging paper strip spring flowers you will need: colorful construction paper ( or magazines, wrapping papers etc ) , scissors, glue and that's it! You can hang them almost everywhere, they will look gorgeous in your classroom or home windows, or you can make a colorful paper spring garland with them!
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DIY Modern tassel wall hanging - stylish frugal home decor
We love how this monochrome design looks so chic and modernize a simple idea. The texture of the tassels still bring a summer vibe despite the lack of color, and though this DIY project could easily be done with more colors! This gorgeous but still frugal home decor can be made in literally minutes and add so much modern style to and empty wall!  You can make this DIY modern tassel wall hanging in any size and color that fits into your room and personality. (Even the kids can create one to spice up their room!) Sometimes the most stylish home decor ideas are the simplest ones! Just a small skein of yarn, a few wooden beads, a wooden rod and voilá' you have a gorgeous modern stylish decoration!
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DIY Modern photo wall hanging - creative home decor
Amy came up with this really simple modern wall hanging DIY in partnership with SnapBox to put her Instagram pictures on the wall in a cool and modern way, perfect for hanging up inspiration in a work space or just a casual way to display house memories. We love stylish modern  wall hangings especially if they serves a function while still being decorative. You can make this gorgeous photo wall hanging in any color and size that fits into your home and style, and if you haven't got air drying clay at hand you can substitute it with cardboard or wood pieces  instead.
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DIY Succulent frame - wooden centerpiece with plants (free plan)
We love succulents and mason jars , so we gladly present this super cute $10 DIY succulent frame ! This woodworking project is super easy , frugal, and it will add lot of style to your home! ( and It also makes a great gift ! ) How fun is that? Once the paint is dry, you can sand the edges a bit to give it a distressed finish and add the succulents and mason jars. ( Of course you can use other flowers/plants as well! Imagine a large garden version of this super hanging succulent planter centerpiece ! This step-by-step video tutorial will teach you how to make your own stylish distressed wooden hanging succulent planter centerpiece !
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DIY Giant macramé rope lights - stylish home decor idea
This brilliant and stylish macrame hanging light tutorial could not be more simple.  We telling you that, these giant macrame rope lights will change your life! These macrame rope lights are not just beautiful and stylish but also very easy to make! Not to mention it's huge! I mean HUUGE. Not just the rope, the light bulbs too! The macrame knot for this project is as easy as can be. (This is a beginner macrame knot, so even if you aren't familiar with macrame you can make this light easily!) This hanging rope macrame light is a great way to be productive AND watch Netflix because once your hands get the memory down you can sort of go on autopilot.
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Twirling cardboard parrots - easy paper craft for kids
We are adding to our bird craft collection today with this fun twirling parrot craft. Create some super easy and fun twirling colorful paper parrots with the kids and hang them down from a chandelier. Such a bright and fun addition to a jungle themed home or classroom decor! Your kids will love these easy and adorable paper parrots especially  having them hanging around your house! Simply hang them up from the ceiling or on a hook and watch as they hang down and twirl. The paper parrots tend to twirl naturally a bit because of their weight but you could also give them a little spin. This paper parrot craft is suitable for kids of all ages!
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DIY hanging potpourri autumn wall decor (dried orange and cinnamon)
Do you love natural potpourris and seasonal scents? Try this super quick, super easy , but still beautiful hangin wall fall decor with it's amazing smell! This rustic autumn leaf, dried orange slice and cinnamon stick potpourri backdrop is simple to make and only requires a few supplies. Go for a walk and collect a few gorgeous fall leaves with the kids or simply use silk leaves, and create your gorgeous rustic autumn hanging wall decor which will also smell heavenly thorough the fall season! Of course you can use any other (natural) craft materials and potpourris to create this gorgeous hanging wall decor and decorate your home , it will look gorgeous in any form!
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DIY Easy hanging storage baskets ( free sewing pattern )
Looking for a quick to sew fabric storage basket pattern ? Here is a superb free sewing pattern from Sew Can She! Looking at these neat little storage baskets feels like there’s a dimension where life could really be completely clean and and organized all the time. A place where you can always find everything and your kids neatly put away one toy before playing with another. So get the free sewing pattern and tutorial from Sew Can She and make your life more organized:
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Bedside pockets organizer - free sewing tutorial
Make a bedside pockets organizer with Sew Can She's step-by-step sewing tutorial and organize your bedroom space! This bedside pockets organizer is super easy to sew and it can be a great gift for everyone who is short on room in the dorm. Everyone has a few things that they need near their bedside ! This bedside pockets organizer is useful for students who live in a hostel and those who do not have a bedside table in their bedroom and it’s difficult for them to keep their bedtime essentials organised. This is also a helpful organizer for new moms who can keep baby essentials like diapers, wipes and few clothes in this.
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DIY Unicorn ornament - easy paper craft for kids
If you are on a hunt for a quick, easy and frugal paper craft , these cute little paper unicorn ornament are certainly your thing. We love all the diversity simple colorful paper offer when it comes to crafting ( and these unicorn ornaments prove that ). If you are in a need of a fun paper craft idea for a classroom these are your thing because these paper unicorn ornaments make a fantastic afternoon craft. You wouldn’t even need to limit yourself ( well the kids ) to sticking to the colors of this paper craft project. Naturally this is also a wonderful project to do with your kids at home. Download the template >> at RedTedArt <<<
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DIY Snowman spoon Christmas tree ornaments
Lovely Christmas tree ornaments from simple spoons? Restyled Junk will show you how to make these adorable little snowman ornaments out of simple spoons ! This super cute snowman Christmas tree ornament is a great way to re-purpose some old unused metal or plastic spoons . This DIY Snowman spoon Christmas tree ornament can be a wonderful handmade Christmas gift as well, because who doesn't want a lovely snowman Christmas ornament set ?
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Kawaii crochet Christmas cat in stocking (free amigurumi pattern)
Meet Chester, the curious Christmas cat who loves hiding in stockings! His arms and tail have wire in them so they are bendable! Chester can pivot backwards, so this stocking is functional as you can stuff special goodies in it!  This free amigurumi (crochet) Christmas cat  pattern is not really a beginner one, but it's absolutely not that difficult as it seems!  This crochet (amigurumi) Christmas cat makes a great Christmas decoration, or you can crochet this amigurumi cat as a lovely handmade Christmas gift for the kids!
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Crochet (amigurumi) angel doll - free crochet pattern
Crochet your very own gorgeous,super cute  amigurumi angel doll (in boy or girl version) with  this nice free crochet toy pattern by Double Treble Trinkets! This little angel amigurumi toy is absolutely perfect for kids as a Christmas toy or you can use them decorate at Christmas! At Double Treble Trinkets' blog you will find the free pattern of this super cute amigurumi angel doll from top to bottom. This beautiful adorable amigurumi angel is such a unique way to decorate for Christmas!
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Little crochet angel toy (free amigurumi pattern)
Crochet your very own gorgeous,super cute  amigurumi angel doll with  this nice free crochet toy pattern! This little angel amigurumi toy is absolutely perfect for kids as a Christmas toy or you can use them decorate at Christmas! In this nice site you will find the free pattern of this super cute amigurumi angel doll from top to bottom. This beautiful adorable amigurumi angel by Dendennis is such a unique way to decorate at Christmas!
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Wine cork penguin Christmas tree ornament - kids craft
Today we have a super quick but oh so cute DIY Christmas ornament for you – more specifically DIY Christmas cork ornaments! It may be early for some of you to start thinking  about Christmas, but these little wine cork penguin Christmas tree ornaments  make great fund raisers at school fairs and similar. If you have a production line set up, you can make them quickly, easily and cheaply! And you do need to start collecting those corks now! So, today RedTedArt shows you how to make an adorable  cork penguin ornament!
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Wine cork Santa bowling - Christmas craft for kids
Today we have a quirky little craft that can go two ways: either you make our cute little Santa craft and hang it up on your Christmas tree as an ornament. We love  DIY wine cork Christmas ornaments! Or you make at least 6 of these and create your very own little Santa Craft bowling game. Which will it be? RedTedArt will teach you how to make these super adorable Santa wine cork ornaments (or the Santa bowling game) in no time! This little easy Christmas craft can be a great project for kids of all ages!
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Knitted star and tassel Christmas tree ornament ( free knitting patterns )
Knitting these cute stars & tassels for Christmas are so much fun. They are a free downloadable pattern from Let's Knit. You can knit these in all kinds of colors, they will be lovely in any form. The lovely knitted tassel decoration adds a modern touch to your Christmas decor whilst the star is a more traditional motif. Both make a lovely stocking filler . Wouldn’t these be cute in pinks and reds for Valentine’s Day? We could even see knitting a bunch of them and throwing them in a big bowl on a coffee table. So many possibilities!
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Easy DIY egg carton angel - Christmas craft for kids
What's a Christmas tree without an angel ? Tree topper or ornament, these lovely egg carton angels make the sweetest of decorations and are one of our favorite craft of this Christmas season. Combine the egg carton angels with a piece of lace and you have yourself a joyful & beautiful reminder of our reason for celebrating. And as an extra: this Christmas & upcycling craft is so easy even the smallest kids can create some! So, roll up your sleeves and join us in making these vintage style egg carton angel ornaments:
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Easy DIY wine cork bunnies - Easter craft for kids
Today we have a super quick but oh so cute DIY Easter ornament for you – more specifically DIY Easter cork bunnies! It may be early for some of you to start thinking about Easter ,but these little wine cork bunny ornaments make great fund raisers at school fairs and similar. If you have a production line set up, you can make them quickly, easily and cheaply! And you do need to start collecting those champagne corks now! So, today Pysselbolaget shows you how to make an adorable cork bunny ornament! Let's get crafting!
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