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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 butterfly mobile from paper
With this detailed craft tutorial you can learn how to make this beautiful butterfly mobile. If you don't like butterflies it can be made with any kind of motifs, just use google image search on "silhouettes" :)
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DIY Fabric pocket embroidery hoop organizer
Look at these fun and useful embroidery hoop wall organizers ( created by Sweet Red Poppy ) ! Brilliant idea, isn't it? And this lovely little pocket organizer is also super easy to make: you just need a little piece of fabric and an embroidery hoop ! ( No sewing, no glue mess, you can make them without any craft skills or supplies ) And the best in this nice upcycling craft project is: you can change the pockets easily so you can change it in every season to different colors /patterns if you would like to! It can be a perfect room decor for teens or for your office , plus you can use them to organize small stationery ( or simply use them as modern wall decors ) .
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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 Crocheted (amigurumi) cactus - care free houseplant
If you’re someone that can’t keep a plant alive , this little amigurumi cactus by Paper And Landscapes is one for you! This free crochet pattern will allow you to make a very cute crochet cactus in a teacup to decorate your home or give as a gift ! Cora and Rose decided to make this little amigurumi cactus to brighten up their plantless room but they ended up giving the cactuses as cute gifts to their mother. ( Who can resist a super cute care free houseplant ? ) 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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DIY Cute (kawaii) paper rainbow - Kkid craft idea
We are sharing another wonderful rainbow kids' craft tutorial with you today :  a cute (kawaii) paper rainbow kid craft (in noway limited just for kids). This is a quick and super easy paper craft to make, so it can be a perfect  project for hands on scissor practice in the classroom as it doubles up as a wonderful decoration. Easy peasy and fun, right?  This cute paper rainbow kid craft can be done in under minutes and the finished artwork can be placed somewhere in the kids' room as a cute,colorful and frugal  decoration!
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DIY Herringbone denim pillows - patchwork and recycling
Ashbee Design sharing a new denim pillow tutorial  with us today that combines chevron stripes, ombre color gradation and old jeans all into one! Talk about mixing trends! Photography just doesn't do justice to how rich a fabric these old denim pants became. It is soft yet strong. We just love this herringbone denim pillow! It really adds lots of style to any boring old sofa!  Although the denim pillow looks like it's difficult to piece together, it's really quite easy! Marji will walk you through the steps of crafting your own chevron fabric from scraps so you to can use it for projects! If you are a beginner in patchwork that's absolutely not a problem, read this nice step-by-step herringbone denim pillow tutorial and be a master patcher!
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DIY Four season button tree canvas wall art
Amanda has a really simple DIY four season button tree art for you today which includes a free tree template and a detailed step-by-step painting tutorial! This pretty framed DIY button four season tree is easy to make and will look so cute as part of your home decor all year round! This DIY Four season button tree canvas wall art is so gorgeous and unbelievably easy to make! We love the soft colors of it and this  four season craft is such a great way to recycle buttons. Whether  you will create the whole four season button canvas art or just 1 piece of it (depends on the actual season), it will look gorgeous in your wall!
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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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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 Watercolor geometrical  wall clock
Today Makkocino in this nice video tutorial will show you how you can revamp your old wall clock into a beautiful watercolor art piece ! This geometric watercolor clock is super easy and fun to make! This gorgeous watercolor clock will look gorgeous in any colors so you can easily adapt this watercolor painting technique to create DIY wall clocks in colors of your choice! You can decorate the finished watercolor clock faces with other decor elements as well: imagine a watercolor base with gold sprinkles and splashes, or accompanied with a nice silhouette of your favorite character. You can even create a galaxy clock with proper colors and a little white acrylic paint!
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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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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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DIY Gilded insect faux taxidermy
Decorate your home with bugs / insects! Today’s DIY project is a fun wall decor idea: DIY gilded insect faux taxidermy plaques!   Giant plastic insects + liquid gold leaf + wooden plaques = the coolest, glammest, modern insect art you've ever seen! The gilded insects are pretty sweet decorative objects on their own. You could always just call it a day right here and scatter them throughout your home! This  DIY gilded insect faux taxidermy plaque can be a great Halloween decor as well!
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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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DIY Inexpensive golden clay furniture knobs
Today we are really excited to be sharing another a DIY for the room , how to make inexpensive but still gorgeous and stylish clay knobs ! These unique and gorgeous golden gem-like door knobs are so easy to make but look super great! We bet you will get a lots of “wow i can’t believe you made those yourself” remarks. And if one of your DIY clay furniture knobs is crumble somehow ( from heavy use or moving ) you can easily replace if with an another one!
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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 Felt owl baby mobile (free sewing pattern)
This DIY Felt owl baby mobile is actually a surprisingly easy little craft project! Felt is very simple to handle , even if you are a beginner in hand sewing ! You could add additional ornaments like birds, moons, but we like the simplicity of this felt baby mobile design. Once it's done, you'll see how beautifully this felt baby mobile moves: the clouds are constantly in motion. You may find yourself just staring at them for minutes on end.
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Cute little felt monkey (free sewing pattern)
Make this adorable DIY monkey felt soft toy ! In this nice craft site you will find the PDF template and a step-by-step tutorial to make this DIY monkey toy. Begin by printing the template and choosing your favorite felt colors. Too adorable! Once you’ve gotten your felt, you will want to pick up some poly-fill and colored embroidery floss at your local craft store. Beginner seamstresses and sewers need not fear! All you’ll need for whipping up this project is a simple running stitch and blanket stitch. This could even be a great project for introducing your little ones to the fundamentals of sewing. So grab your materials and your favorite kiddo and start planning an afternoon of crafting !
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Sleepy fox crochet pillow - free crochet pattern
May us present you a wonderful free crochet rag doll pattern by Spin A Yarn Crochet: a sleepy fox ! This fox pattern is made with separate pieces worked in flat rows and then joined together to give them that unique 2-D look. This sleepy crochet fox pillow can be a great huggable toy for kids or you can use it as a super cute fall decor ! Get the free crochet fox pattern and step-by-step assembling tutorial at Spin A Yarn Crochet:
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DIY Felt winter bear (free sewing pattern)
Make this adorable DIY Felt winter bear soft toy ! In this nice craft site you will find the free template and a step-by-step tutorial to make this super cute felt bear toy . Begin by printing the template and choosing your favorite felt colors. Too adorable! Once you’ve gotten your felt, you will want to pick up some poly-fill and colored embroidery floss at your local craft store. Beginner seamstresses and sewers need not fear! All you’ll need for whipping up this project is a simple running stitch and blanket stitch. This could even be a great project for introducing your little ones to the fundamentals of sewing . So grab your materials and your favorite kiddo and start planning an afternoon of crafting !
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DIY Fabric Christmas ornament pillows (free sewing pattern)
DIY Ornament pillows! Can you tell how excited we are? These pillows can be made with basic sewing skills, and you can use a variety of materials to show you that you could really use anything! These DIY Fabric Christmas ornament pillows  are great “keep it forever” kinda DIY that you can pull out each holiday season. And that makes our heart super happy!
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DIY Vintage (Tilda style) Easter hen decoration - free sewing pattern
Isn’t this vintage hen plush is super pretty? This Tilda style chicken plushie can be a great soft toy for kids or Easter shabby decor and a superb sewing project for beginner plushie makers! The hen toy 's body pars are different soft vintage cotton floral Tilda style fabric pieces, so you can create them with small leftover fabric pieces as well! This little fabric chicken is completely machine stitched ( apart from closing her stuffing gap and attaching wings and eyes ) so is surprisingly fast and easy to make – only took a couple of hours to sew . This makes her a great sewing project for newbie softie stitchers !
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DIY Tilda spring cow plush toy (free sewing pattern)
Do you love sewing ? Are you looking for a super cute soft plush toy for your kids or an adorable spring / Easter decor ? Try this cow softie ! This adorable cow girl plush toy is a perfect Easter gift, Mother's day gift or you can give them for any special occasion! At Masterclass.ru you will find the free sewing pattern and a nice step-by-step assembling and sewing tutorial ! You can add extra elements to your spring cow plushies ,or sew / crochet cute accessories for them! Who can resist this sweet cow face ?
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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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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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