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Elegant white wedding bouquet
There is a misconception that learning how to make a DIY wedding bouquet is hard, which it’s absolutely not. It's easy and affordable! Put a very personal touch on your wedding day by creating your own bouquet. With this step-by-step tutorial by Tara Dennis it will be a piece of cake! While there are tons of colors to focus on in your wedding bouquet, most of the brides opt to carry white for their weddings. The choice may be anchored in tradition ,but that's not the only reason of it's popularity. White bouquets complement any wedding dress, and never draw attention away from the bride herself. Even better, they go with nearly any color scheme and will fit in with your celebration's style no matter the formality of the day.
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Crepe paper calla lily with chocholate
Today Ash And Crafts sharing with us a gorgeous crepe paper calla lily bouquet tutorial which incorporates our favorite food: chocolate! This beautiful crepe paper calla lily bouquet makes a great gift for the mothers in your life because its handmade, the flowers last forever, and the center is edible! If you are looking for a fun and thoughtful homemade gift idea consider creating a crepe paper calla lily bouquet which is perfect for many different occasions! Your chocolate flower bouquet can have as many "calla lilies" in it as you want: small and giant bouquets will look lovely equally.
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Easy DIY pistachio flower (pista shell flower) - frugal home decor
This step-by-step video tutorial by Gifts and Crafts Ideas shows how to make gorgeous flower shaped tea candle holders out of recycled pistachio shells. These pistachio shell flower tea candle holders are simply gorgeous, super easy to make and it costs practically nothing. What a great way to upcycle something that you usually throw out! The finished pistachio shell flower candle holders are the perfect addition to any shabby chic or rustic decor. Glue them on a cute spring or fall sign as a flower or just use them as a tea candle holder to make a great last minute gift for Mother's Day.
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How to dry rose  petals and roses
When you receive a bouquet of fresh roses, preserve their beauty and fragrance by drying the rose petals. Dried rose petals are perfect for making potpourri, but they can also be used as dramatic embellishments in card making, as an organic element when pouring your own candles and soap, or even as confetti for weddings and bridal showers. There are several ways to dry rose petals, from microwaving them to pressing them between the pages of a book. Whatever method you choose, you may be surprised how easy it is to do, and how lovely the results.
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Tissue paper flowers (with 4 different petal pattern)
Are you looking for a quick, cheap but still gorgeous spring /wedding decor, or a last minute flower bouquet? If yes, this tissue paper flower making technique is a perfect choice for you! All you need is some colored tissue paper and a bunch of green pipe cleaners (or sticks). If you are out of time and you can't buy special multi colored tissue papers just try to make the flowers from  ordinary paper napkins! In this website you will find 4 different petal pattern: dahlia,rose,peony,daisy,poppy
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Snowdrop tissue paper flowers - with plastic straws
With the help of this nice spring flower kids craft tutorial by Kids Craft Room, you can create with the kids this gorgeous snowdrop flower arrangement , and you’ll be able to enjoy these delicate flowers all year round. We love the simplicity of this flower - straw craft and think they look just like bigger versions of real snowdrops! They found it really easy to make tissue paper flowers using a drinking straw for the stem and I’m sure you’ll experiment with this method to make other varieties of tissue paper flowers in the future too!  Do you have a favorite flower you’d like to try to make?
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Magical blooming flowers - trick
Make a "magical" self opening paper flower that opens when you add water. Fun craft idea to do with kids. You could leave a Valentines message inside the flowers and surprise a loved one. Be amazed as you watch it open by itself! This magical gift is perfect for any ocassion, and very easy to make!
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DIY swirly paper spring flowers -  hyacinth
These gorgeous colorful spring ( hyacinth ) flowers were made of a few sheets of simple craft papers with a very easy paper strip rolling technique ( same used in quilling ). It`s a very easy , and quick spring kids papercraft project and the flowers will look so beautiful. It's not just a perfect and low budget spring decor , you can use them to create beautifull gifts or bouquets for mothers day , or Valentine's day. You can use any type of colorful paper to create these beautiful paper hyacinth spring flowers , even leftower christmas wrapping papers will work well!
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Fabric spring flowers - daffodils ( in 3 different ways )
These beautiful fabric daffodils by Crafty Staci are perfect for decorate your home at spring / Easter or simply for bring the nature indoor without cutting off real flowers. These gorgeous fabric spring flowers are not just only looks  good but it's a very easy spring sewing project (you can hand sew it easily even if you are a beginner in sewing. ) In Crafty Staci's great spring craft tutorial you will find 3  fun and different ways to make them!
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Apple roses - apple shaped baked dessert
Impress your guests with this beautiful rose-shaped dessert made with lots of soft and delicious apple slices, wrapped in sweet and crispy puff pastry. For all the cinnamon lovers out there, don't forget to sprinkle your apples with as much ( or as little ) cinnamon as you wish! You will be surprised by how easy is to make this simply beautiful apple flower dessert. Ready to try it out? Whatch this nice detailed video apple rose tutorial ! Apple roses are perfect gifts for any ocassion, or simply bake them to amaze your family!
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Paper easter cupcake baskets - wrappers  ( with free printable )
Spring is peaking through and it’s time to think about Easter. These adorable free Easter Basket Printables are yours today to download and enjoy! You can fill these cute paper  baskets with delicious (easter) cupcakes and gift them for your loved ones. Of course you can use these printable baskets to wrap cupcakes for any other ocassions ( mother's day, kids parties, birthdays ,weddings ..) as well! And you can also use the base basket template to create cupcake wrappers in other colors / styles for other holidays (halloween,christmas..), or fill it with a nice big chocholate egg instead of a cupcake!
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DIY pantyhose (nylon stocking) roses - nylon flowers
Look at this gorgeous rose ! Im sure you wont believe me but you just need an old ( colorful ) nylon pantyhose /stocking , a little wire and some ( nylon ) thread to make it. And it's also a very easy project, no special equipments or experience needed! It's true magic! With this nice step-by step video tutorial you can create it easily. It's a very nice spring craft / upcycling project and you can create various gifts for any ocassions with this technique ( you can gift the nylon flowers in bouquets as well ). Pantyhose roses are perfect wedding / mother's day / Valentine's day / or birthday presents / decorations or you can simply add them to your spring home decor.
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Easy flower origami box ( basket ) - paper folding
With this nice video paper folding ( origami ) tutorial you can create this five-pointed origami paper star ( or flower ) box. This adorable and gorgeous paper treat box is a perfect gift for any ocassion ( mother's day, valentine's day, a wedding ) or you can use it as a nice addition to you spring home decor. We love origami ( paper folding ) because you don't need special craft items to it, just some leftower colorful ( wrapping ) paper and a little freetime.
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Paper tulip bouguet gift box from a tin can
With the help of this nice, detailed spring craft video tutorial you can create this "magical" paper tulip bouquet easily! Why is it "magical"? Because it's not just only a simple paper flower bouquet it also has a gift box/jar inside! You can "hide" any kind of gift inside the bouquet it or simply fill it with delicious sweets/cookies. This crepe paper tulip bouquet treat box can be a perfect gift for any ocassion ( mother's day, birthdays, weddings ) or you can simply use it as a nice addition to your spring decor.
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DIY hugging birds mother's day card
Every Mom and Dad appreciates handmade cards, so create one of these adorable hugging /cuddling bird cards for them for mother's day or father's day! (Or you can simply gift it to thank their hard work and unlimited love. ) These cute paper cuddling bird cards are super easy to make: you just need some colorful (scrapbooking or wrapping) paper to create it which is nice because you don't need to buy lots of craft supplies.  (You will be able to download 2 different free card templates from this nice craft website! )
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DIY paper accordion flowers - paper folding
These gorgeous accordion folded paper flowers are perfect gifts for any ocassion ( mother's day, father's day, birthdays.. ) or you can use them as fancy party decors ( at weddings, dress up parties, birthday parties etc ). With this nice video papercraft tutorial you can create the paper flower rosettes easily from a little colorful ( scrapbook ) paper. You can spice up the paper rosette flowers with other embelishments ( buttons, ribbonts.. ) or simply attach delicious sweets to the flowers centers to create a perfect and fun gift !
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Long stemmed fabric roses - fabric flower spring decor
This gorgeous textile rose centerpiece is made from some scrap fabrics and twigs. If you love sewing this easy fabric rose bouquet is a perfect quick spring project for you! It can be a lovely ( shabby chic /vintage style ) spring home decor or you gan gift them as a bouquet in any ocassion ( mother's day, weddings, birthdays... ) You can use this technique with any types of fabrics ( imagine a nice denim or a burlap version! ) This sewing project is a perfect scrapbuster or you can upcycle some old clothes as well!
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DIY bubble paint flower hydrangeas
This may just be one of the easiest and most fun “painting” to make, because you don’t even have to “paint”! Love blowing bubbles? This bubble painting craft project is a perfect choice for you (and for the kids)! This gorgeous hydrangea flower picture is a perfect spring decor for your home or you can give them as lovely cards on mother's day. You can paint other motifs (animals,flowers,landscapes) with this fun painting technique as well!
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Watercolor spring flowers ( step-by-step painting tutorial )
Have you always wanted to paint watercolor flowers? I am pretty sure 9 out of 10 would say YES! These gorgeous watercorlor spring flowers are really easy to paint! Once you go through a few simple steps and watercolor painting tips, you will be able to improvise on your own, and paint all kinds of flowers in no time! You can decorate your home with this beautiful spring flower painting or give them as a nice (mother's day) card!
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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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DIY mini notebooks - notebook keychains
Thus cute miniature paper notebook is a surprisingly easy craft project and it can be a perfect gift for any ocassion! Watch this nice video craft tutorial and create one for yourself or for your friends! You can create the miniature notebooks in any color and size! It can be very handy if you have LOTs of phone numbers, adresses or other important informations or you can gift them with personal messages/quotes/images. Of course you can use printed images/messages to create the mini books instead of plain white sheets, the possibilities are endless! ( Imagine a miniature coloring book , or your favourite novel in miniature ! )
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DIY easy paper daisies - paper spring flowers
With this nice video ( quilling ) craft tutorial you can learn how to make these cute paper spring flowers / daisies ! These colorful paper flowers are perfect spring decors for your home, and believe or not it's a very easy craft project ! You just need a little piece of colorful paper , scissors and some glue! You can use the quilled paper daisies to create a beautiful mother's day paper flower bouquet, a spring flower garland or you can simply use them as cute additions in a gift card !
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Fabric and felt needle books
Download Wild-Notions' free sewing pattern and instructions and sew your own fabric and felt needle books! This is an easy sewing project that is great for using up fabric scraps! (You can sew it easily even if your are a beginner in machine sewing). You can use this beautiful and handy needle book to store your (sewing or embroideryneedles or you can gift it to your family members/friends!  You can add more pages to the book,sew in a small pouch, or make it bigger - this little beauty will look lovely in any form!
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DIY Packaging tape transfer - easy gifts in minutes
With this super video craft tutorial you can learn how to use Packaging ( packing ) Tape to Transfer images ! ( With this transfer tecnique you will get a non-reversed image ). You can use these homemade , super simple and low budget personalised stickers to decorate almost anything from ceramic/glass ( spice ) containers to cars, the possibilities are endless! And this image transferring method is really a super easy one: you will need a scotch tape, a LASER JET print , some water and thet's it! We love this quick and easy technique for a non reversed image transfer that yields super detailed results!
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DIY Suprise exploding box from paper
In this nice papercraft video tutorial she will show you how to make this super fun exploding suprise box in no time! It may look like a box from the outside, but once you open it up, everything inside just jumps open. Whoever you give this fun paper exploding box will be very surprised! This suprise box is a perfect gift for any ocassion ( birthdays, christmas, graduation parties or mother's day ) ! You can put small candies or money inside the box or glue in nice messages/quotes/pictures to make it more personal! You won't believe it how easy is to make it!
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Picture frame luminaries - sweet memories as decors
We are really excited to share these picture frame luminaries with you today! These gorgeous family photo luminaries are perfect for your dining table or mantel. They work wonderfully for events like showers, receptions and holidays! Really…any time of the year! You can use black frames to remember your loves ones who passed away or fun colors to decorate your home with your kid's happy photos! The trick is super easy: glue together 4 picture frames and put the image outside of the frame (on top of the glass).
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How to make square pillow gift boxes easily with a CD
A personalized gift for a dear one should also be wrapped properly. So in order to make the packaging truly personal, you should make yourself. This will make the whole gift -giving idea more fun and special and you will also be saving some extra dollars, by wrapping the present yourself. This video tutorial , will teach you how to make a small square-shaped gift box in which you can store a little surprise. You will only need: an old CD , triangle, a pair of scissors, paper or cardboard, pencils and a piece of fabric. Just add a cute ribbon to finish the pillow box and you can place your gift inside right away.
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Pampering gifts in cozy slippers - creative gift package
Are you looking for a perfect gift for your husband / wife, family members or friends ? This brilliant ( Christmas ) gift idea by Pretty Providence is perfect for almost every occasion , every gender and age! Because who doesn't love pampering gifts ? Buy a nice pair of cozy slippers and stuff it with goodies! This example slippers gift is made for a girl whose interested in beauty products ,but you can make a guy slippers for your husband. Visit Pretty Providence and create one :
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Milk carton shaped treat boxes ( with free template )
She used a scalloped rectangle die to create a window in the front of this beautiful milk carton shaped container, then stamped a simple design on each! These cookie or treat boxes are an easily mass produced craft project and a great way to present a homemade treat. And if baking isn’t your thing, handmade milk carton shaped treat containers are perfect for packaging something storebought, too. Show off your crafty, creative skills, even if the contents aren’t homemade!
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How to wrap a present - 8 easy DIY present wrapping idea
Gift wrapping is not the easiest thing in the universe if you have difficult shapes to wrap for, but if you watch this nice video gift wrapping tutorial you will be a gift wrapper wizard in minutes! In this nice video tutorial you can find 8 different gift wrapping style to use. Absolutelly worth watching it! You can use almost every types of paper to wrap your presents , even maps, old book pages, posters, wallpapers can be great gift wrappers. These DIY present wrapping techniques can be used to wrap birthday presents and Christmas presents or in other occasions!
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DIY Bonbon tree - creative gift with Ferrero Rocher chocholate balls
Are you lookig for a gorgeous, unique, delicious but still easy gift that fits into almost every occasion and holiday ? Try this deliciouis Ferrero Rocher chocholate bonbon tree ! Of course you can use any other chocholate ball bonbons or other flavour desserts ( even gum balls ) to make one of these decorative and delicious gifts , it will be gorgeous in any form and color! This bonbon tree can be a nice christmas, birthday or wedding gift or you can make some for your upcoming party as a nice edible party decor.
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Easy DIY heart clasp wire wrapped bangle bracelet
Are you looking for a super easy but still stylish and lovely homemade gift? Try this gorgeous heart clasp wire wrapped bangle bracelet! This simple but still beautiful wire bracelet requires basic wire wrapping and shaping skills, but the great news is, wire jewelry is really inexpensive to make!  So with one coil of wire, you can make up several bangles (hello, handmade stocking stuffers)!  In this nice jewelry making / craft blog you can learn how to make one heart shaped wire blacelet in minutes, even if you are a beginner in wire jewelry making!
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