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DIY Paper cut star - easy Christmas decor (free printable)
We love the ambiance that paper lanterns can create! Especially paper star lanterns ! These gorgeous DIY Paper cut stars by Papelisimo can instantly transform a ho-hum space into something truly magical. These DIY paper star lanterns make pretty decorations even without lights inside. You could make a golden star to put on your Christmas tree! At papelisimo.es you will find the free printable paper star template and a nice step-by-step video tutorial on how to make this gorgeous paper-cut star in no time! ( To make the video work, please choose the ORIGINAL LANGUAGE button below! )
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Adorable DIY beehive kids room decor from toilet paper rolls
With this brilliant recycling craft idea / kids' room decor project you can upcycle some plastic and paper junk ( toilet paper rolls and Kinder Surprise plastic eggs ) , and decorate the kids room in a fun way at spring ! This adorable plastic egg and toilet paper roll beehive craft can be also a perfect toy to learn numbers! In this nice craft blog you will find a nice step-by-step tutorial on how to make a fun beehive kids' room decor from almost nothing! This tp roll beehive and plastic kinder suprise egg bee craft is so easy, even the smallest crafty hands can create one!
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DIY baby nest ( free sewing pattern )
This handmade baby nest was designed to make life easier for new parents and their babies ! Sew a baby nest and use anywhere your baby is resting. Having their own nest will help your baby settle easier especially in new environments as they will quickly recognize the smell and feel of their nest. You can use your baby nest virtually anywhere around the house, or bring it with you wherever you go! This soft and cozy DIY baby nest is perfect for traveling as your little one can sleep anywhere stress-free! If you intend to use for co-sleeping the baby nest provides a safe barrier between you and your baby. In this site, you will find a free baby nest sewing pattern as well as a nice step-by-step tutorial on how to sew it!
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DIY Dancing ballerina tutu canvas wall art (kids room decor)
We are in love with this dancing ballerina tutu wall art and you will be too. This is so elegant and will look gorgeous in a special space. Any little budding ballerina will love this dancing ballerina canvas wall art ! You can create it by painting the background and ballerina with acrylic paint , adding a ( tulle or lace ) tutu and silk ribbons. It will make a lovely kids room decoration or a gorgeous baby shower gift. Watch this nice step-by-step video tutorial on how to make your own 3D dancing ballerina canvas wall art with tulle tutu !
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DIY Tractor wooden crate toy box - fun kids room decor
Do you have a few old wooden (fruit or milkcrate? Or you just need a practical, fun and relatively low budget toy storage solution in the kids' room? Try out this brilliant woodworking idea: the crate tractor! If you don't need a toy box you can create  a small wooden play tractor or garden decor with this brilliant idea as well! Paint the wooden crate tractor to a fun vibrant tractor-ish color (red,green,blue) or simply stain the crates with rustic wood stains for a vintage style wooden toy look! But be aware: use (water base) paints only that suitable for painting kids' furniture and toys!
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Easy Lego Duplo knobs - fun kids furniture decor
Who hasn't looked at a big Lego Duplo brick and thought: wouldn't that make a great door pull? What? You've never done that? Well, to be honest, we really hadn't . But what a fun way to update the kids' playroom! Took some leftover Duplo bricks, add a bit of DIY magic and voilá' you've got a fun and colorful Lego door pull! For  kids with an obsession with Lego - there really is no other appropriate door handle. Here are the ultra-simple DIY steps:
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Lego Ninjago - easy DIY ninja lanterns
We love lego movies so much! Tatertots And Jello created this fun lego craft project to celebrate the newest lego movie : the Lego Ninjago Movie! Jen created these painted party Lego Ninjago head lanterns which make really cool decorations for a Lego Ninjago Movie party . This is also a really fun craft that you can make with kids any time of the year! Besides of it's a perfect party snack bowl you can use this craft idea to create Lego Ninjago pencil holders as a nice addition to the boys' rooms.
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DIY Easy swallow bird paper mobile
This 3D paper swallow bird paper mobile is pretty and a great project to incorporate some handmade charm into your kids' room decor or their upcoming birthday party ! Hang between rows of seats, behind a dessert table, or just simply hang the from the ceiling. Sometimes the most gorgeous and stylish kids' room decor ideas are also the simplest ones! This dimensional paper swallow bird and cloud mobile is super easy to make , and it doesn't require special crafting materials or skills, just a few sheets of colorful paper.
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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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DIY Troll mason jar planter - Trolls craft
The Trolls movie has been a huge hit with kids . We have seen so many fun trolls crafts including this amazing troll mason jar planter! If you’re planning a Trolls party or simply just have a Trolls fan in your house, then these princess poppy Trolls mason jars will surely be a hit! We also love the version of Princess Poppy mason jar planter which has paint on the outside and smaller googly eyes. And as a bonus: any pink plant will look great with this super cute mason jar planter! ( Of course you can create trolls with other colors as well! )
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DIY Mason jar mermaid lantern (free printable)
We love mason jars ! You will be startled to know about the variety of creative crafts that can be made using mason jars! Rather than disposing them off, you can showcase your creativity by making magnificent mermaid lanterns out of them, to brighten up your home. This time Red Ted Art and Adventure In a Box will show you how to make these gorgeous mermaid lanterns out of simple mason jars ! These DIY mason jar mermaid lanterns are surprisingly easy to make ( you can make it under minutes if you have Cricut Machine or a Silhouette Cameo! )
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DIY Pom pom ice cream cones - fun summer decor
Don't let summer go by without making a yarn garland for decoration! And what says summer better than ice cream cones ?This delightful summer party decorating idea is perfect for your ice cream celebration! These pom pom ice cream cones are easy to make and everyone can choose their favorite colors! This time Growing Up Gabel turns pom poms into ice creams ,and then ice creams into a a fun summer garland ! Festive, don’t you think? These cute pom pom ice creams can be perfect decorations at a summer party or the kids can use them as fun pretend to play toys at any time of the year!
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DIY Turtle lamp from newspaper - paper mache lamp
In this video tutorial Creative Mom shows you how to made a thrifty but still gorgeous and unique turtle shaped lamp using a balloon as a base, some cardboard for the paper clay and acrylic colors. This is a creative way to teach children about recycling and also stimulate their imagination. The little turtle is inspired by a cute "Light a Way" character called Turtie. Light a Way is a fairytale-inspired mobile game about a girl who ends the eternal darkness with the light in her heart. Such a sweet story for a super sweet turtle ! So watch this tutorial and create your very own turtle lamp :
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DIY Button owl art - adorable kids room decor
We love buttons and if you do too, this super adorable owl art by Repeat Crafter Me will no doubt inspire you to get creating! There are so many things you can make with buttons and this lovely owl design can be easily recreated. You can easily inject your personality with different sizes and styles: paint different backgrounds, use colorful fabric, wallpaper or some burlap. You can also make your owl button art to suit holiday themes! Get the step-by-step tutorial at repeatcrafterme.com and create your own button owl :
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DIY Mason jar unicorn pencil holder
We are obsessed with unicorn and mason jar crafts! So, why not combine the two? Create these beautiful and super cute mason jar unicorn pencil holders by following along Lines Across' step-by-step tutorial. You can make these adorable mason jar unicorns to keep them on your desk as pencil holders, or they would also be perfect for other things too ( imagine a lovely unicorn planter ) !
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Baby elephant with a bird (free crochet pattern)
The sweetest snuggle is the elephant snuggle! Crochet this absolutely adorable baby elephant with Spin A Yarn Crochet's brilliant ragdoll crochet technique ! This free elephant pattern will help you to create a darling, cuddly elephant plushie for your little ones. We think this lovely baby elephant would make an absolutely darling nursery decor item, either as a wall hanging or even as a sweet cushion in a rocking chair.
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DIY Fabric mason jar bunny - Easter gift idea
With just a few supplies turn an ordinary mason jar into a super cute bunny ! You can fill your mason jar bunnies with delicious Easter treats which makes this Easter craft a perfect little gift for your loved ones! These adorable fabric bunny mason jars may seem difficult to make, but that's not true! This little fabric bunny craft is surprisingly easy to make. Watch the video tutorial, sew one and add a little cuteness to your Easter decor !
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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 Deck post cap faux cactus - summer decor (upcycling craft)
Did you know that even wooden deck post caps ( and furniture legs ) can be fun, boho summer decors ? This time Sadie Seasongoods will teach you how to upcycle those old wood pieces into a wonderful summer decor: a faux cactus ! We know that these faux wooden cacti don’t truly replace real living plants , but they’re awfully cute and a cinch to maintain. If real cactus plants are a no-go in your house, ( because of the kids or overly curious animals ) fake cactus is just perfect!
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DIY Mermaid plush doll (free sewing pattern & tutorial)
Make a super adorable mermaid doll by following along this wonderful tutorial by A Beautiful Mess! As usual, at A Beautiful Mess, you will find the free sewing pattern and an easy-to-follow step-by-step tutorial. Begin by printing the mermaid pattern and choosing your favorite mermaid colors. Beginner seamstresses and sewers need not fear! All you’ll need for whipping up this lovely little mermaid doll is simple basic stitches. This DIY mermaid plushie could even be a great project to learn the fundamentals of sewing. So grab your fabric stash and your favorite kiddo and start planning an afternoon of summer crafting !
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Easy DIY mermaid garden with succulents - summer decor
If you have followed the fairy garden trend, you will love this fresh spin with mermaids ! This lovely DIY mermaid garden by Creative Green Living is super easy to make and the outcome is so gorgeous! Creative Green Living used succulents , which are hard to kill as long as you have a spot with plenty of light. Succulents are perfect for mermaid gardens because you can find succulents with a resemblance to seaweed, coral, anemones and other ocean plants. Get the step-by-step tutorial at creativegreenliving.com and create your own beautiful mermaid garden now:
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Mr. & Mrs. Whale - crochet whales (free crochet patterns)
Here's an adorable and huggable whale crochet pattern that would make a perfect gift for any fan of the deep blue sea ! This free crochet pattern by Spin A Yarn Crochet will help you to create a couple of lovely whales ! If you're a beginner crocheter who is looking for a little bit of a challenge, this is a great pattern for you. These crocheted whales would make a super sweet addition to any nursery as a wall hanging or on a mobile ( Or simply to play with, cuddle or gift to your whale-loving friend. )
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DIY Balerina silhouette - watercolor painting for kids
There are so many fun ways you can craft with ballerina silhouettes! Express elegance and beauty through brush strokes with this lovely watercolor balerina painting by The Best Ideas For Kids! The Best Ideas For Kids used coffee filters to decorate the ballerina’s tutus but you can use cupcake liners, craft tulle or even tissue paper! You can frame the finished dancing balerina artwork and use it as a lovely nursery or kids room decor or just have fun making these gorgeous watercolor ballerinas ! Get the free printable ballerina silhouettes and the step-by-step painting tutorial at thebestideasforkids.com and let's get painting :
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Gorgeous DIY dimensional paper butterfly wall art - kids' room decor
We love art projects , so we look at every empty wall as a great opportunity! Almost in every home walls are always empty, and there is always space for experiment with decoration. So why not create an incredibly easy to make and beautiful butterfly wall art to spice up those boring white walls? You can use The Best Ideas For Kids ' free printable butterfly templates to make a gorgeous butterfly wall art , a paper butterfly pop-up card , or just for a fun and quick butterfly craft. They have 3 different sizes of a butterfly cut out you can choose from:
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DIY Fruit storage baskets  - summer home decor
Summer time means fun fruit-inspired DIY projects ! This time, it’s one for the home ! Studio DIY will teach you how to make these fruit-inspired storage baskets out of ordinary woven ( or fabric ) storage baskets. With these super adorable fruit baskets you can decorate and organize your home at the same time! No more mess around the house! These fruit-inspired storage baskets are super easy to create and super fun to use! These storage baskets are just perfect for organizing the toys or you can use them as laundry baskets! So don't hesitate: get the step-by-step tutorial at studiodiy.com and make your life more organized:
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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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DIY Watercolor ocean animal coffee filter suncatcher - summer craft
It's time to create fun ocean themed kids crafts ! This DIY Watercolor ocean animal coffee filter suncatcher by A Little Pinch Of Perfect is a simple and beautiful summer craft that will remind you of looking at the ocean. A Little Pinch Of Perfect used coffee filters and cut out animal silhouettes like a dolphin, shark, whale, and fish to make these beautiful , colorful suncatchers. ( Katie has a free pattern included in her post so you can easily make one too! )
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Amigurumi princess dolphin (free amigurumi pattern)
Projects like this make us love the art of crochet so much! Just look at this cute princess dolphin ! Who can resist her? By following along Amour Fou's free amigurumi pattern, you will be able to create this super cute crochet dolphin 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 dolphin for your little princesses!
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