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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 Mason jar lanterns - Halloween decoration
Decorate your house for Halloween with this stunning, and easy to make enchanted Halloween lantern. With this creative Halloween craft idea you can upcycle some old mason jars and bring a little magical feeling into your home. These halloween mason jar lanterns looks so gorgeous and you don't need to rob a bank to create them! We love the mason jar lanterns because you can really customize them however you want ( it can be a great decor for other holidays as well - of course with different silhouettes )
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Easy DIY Halloween wreath with ribbons
This beauty is a Halloween ribbon wreath but that’s just because it's made for Halloween. Using different ribbons would make it a fit for any holiday or decor!  Which is why we love it so much! And easy doesn’t even BEGIN to describe the level of difficulty here. Can you cut ribbon? Can you tie a knot? This wreath is for you! Can’t you see this ribbon wreath as a fun birthday wreath or Christmas or Easter ? But we love orange and black Halloween ribbon combination as well!
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Giant rope spiderweb - outdoor Halloween decor
This giant spider web is such an ideal decoration for Halloween. There are many different ways to make a spider web but we simply love this one! Especially the super cute fat spider at the middle! Use this fun giant spiderweb tutorial by My Untangled Life and your crafty skills to make this spooky one-of-a-kind Halloween decoration. You'll be the envy of the neighborhood !
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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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Easy DIY 3D cat pop-up card - halloween card
Watch this super easy paper craft video tutorial and learn how to make a fun paper cat pop-up card ! These directions surely will be clear enough for you to make your own paper cat card with the kids ! This easy and frugal paper craft projec t is absolutely suitable for kids of all ages ( with a little help ). This easy paper craft project can be a purrfect Halloween card or Halloween decor ! Download the template >>> from RedTedArt.com <<<
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DIY Halloween magic potion bottle decor - upcycling craft
This is one of those halloween upcycling craft projects that is truly fun to make! You simply don’t know how your magic potion bottles will come out, which is part of the fun! Aren’t these DIY Halloween magic potion bottles are divine? And it’s fun to create something for Halloween that is less frightful and more fantastical. It’s like having all my Merlin-Dumbledore-Gandalf dreams come true, right before your eyes!  Sadie Seasongoods will show you in this nice craft tutorial how to make your own magic potion bottles from simple glass bottles or spice rack bottles!
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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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DIY Dahlia flowers with crepe paper - spring decor
Did you know? Dahlia was declared the national flower of Mexico. How to make a gorgeous paper Dahlia flower from twisted paper / crepe paper? Watch this nice step-by-step video tutorial an learn how to make this beautiful paper flower. It's easy and fun! ! This paper flower making project is a little bit time consuming, but the finished flower absolutely worth it! ! you can use this beautiful paper dahlia flower as spring decor or as part of a paper flower bouquet.
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DIY Post-it note flower - paper rose (video tutorial)
Are you looking for a cheap but still beautiful and easy to make spring home decor or mother's day gift? Try this gorgeous post-it note paper rose! This gorgeous but surprisingly easy paper rose can be a great spring craft project for both kids and adults! These note paper roses / flowers can be perfect flowery gifts for any occasions ( imagine them as a mother's day or a wedding bouquet! ) You can fold the origami flowers from any type of paper ( you don't need to buy special post-it notes , even a simple sheet of gift wrapping paper works well - just cut some squares ) . Watch this step-by-step video tutorial and learn how to make this beautiful flower for your loved ones!
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Quick and easy felt tulips - free sewing pattern  & tutorial
Tulips are among our favorite flowers , and we think it will be very nice to have a few wonderful tulip bouquets around the house at spring . However, we don't really like cut flowers because watching them die in a vase makes us really sad.The solution? None other than some super-soft ( and everlasting ) felt tulips , of course! This felt craft is easy, quick and the outcome is soo gorgeous! This sweet felt tulip flower can be a great home decor or classroom decor at spring ! ( You can even use these beautiful tulips as a wedding party decoration /centerpiece ! ) You can make the felt tulip flowers in vibrant fun spring colors or in stylish sophisticated pastel colors, it will look gorgeous in any form!
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DIY Paper rose topiary - creative gift idea
Are you looking for an inexpensive but still gorgeous wedding bouquet, spring decor or mother's day gift ? Try this paper rosette ball bouquet ( or spring topiary ) ! This beautiful paper rose bouquet won't wither so you can preserve a precious memory of a special occasion forever! This paper rosette / rose bouquet ( despite the look ) is a super easy craft project , with this step-by-step paper rose topiary / bouquet video tutorial , making one will be a piece of cake! So watch this nice video tutorial and learn how to make one gorgeous paper rose bouquet or spring decor for yourself or as a precious gift!
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DIY Paper bonbon chocolate rose bouquet - video tutorial
This gorgeous crepe paper rose bouquet is not just only beautiful but it's also very delicious, because the rosebuds contains chocolate bonbons ( Ferrero Rochers ) ! Creative, isn't it? You can create this nice flower bouquet very easily: you just need a little crepe paper, delicious chocolate bonbons / sweets and a little wire. It can be a perfect gift for mother's day , Valentine's day or a perfect addition to your wedding / graduation party . You can create this crepe paper rose and chocolate bouquet in any color: try it in romantic red or in elegant white / pastels !
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Adorable amigurumi bunny and cat wreath (free crochet pattern)
There is so much you can do with a few skein of yarn, such as this super adorable amigurumi ( Easter ) wreath! In Zhaya's site you will find the free pattern of this super cute bunny and cat amigurumi wreath , alongside of many other fun free amigurumi patterns ! This cute crochet wreath can be a great decor in your front door at Easter / Halloween OR your can use the crocheted wreaths to spice up the kids' room. This super cute wreath will be a great hit in any color and size!
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DIY Giant spiderweb - quick and easy Halloween decor
Decorate for Halloween with a fun and spooky oversize spider web from Confettidea.com that you can make in minutes! There are many different ways to make a spider web, but we simply love this one! Especially the super cute fat spider at the middle! Use this fun giant spiderweb tutorial by Val from Confettidea and your crafty skills to make this spooky one-of-a-kind Halloween decoration. With this fun and super easy to make spiderweb decoration you'll be the envy of the neighborhood !
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DIY Packing tape ghost emoji lamp - fun & easy Halloween decor
Look at this super cute DIY Ghost emoji lamp made by Idunn Goddess. Isn't it super adorable? In this step-by-step video tutorial Idunn Goddess will show you how to make a huge light-up emoji ghost out of simple clear packaging tape. This packaging tape ghost lamp is budget friendly, super easy to make and oh so fun to decorate with! This DIY packaging tape ghost is just perfect as a Halloween decoration both indoors and outdoors! This little tape ghost is 45 cm high, but you can make it of any size, depends on glass/vase height and ball/balloon size you will use. ( Or even you can use your body to form real, life-like, scary ghosts! )
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DIY Nightmare before Christmas wreath - Halloween decor
It's almost Halloween ! If you're among the masses that love to craft Halloween decor , you're in for a treat! Add some fun Halloween decor to your front door with a DIY Nightmare before Christmas Halloween wreath! Learn how to make this paper Jack Skellington Halloween wreath by following along Red Ted Art's step-by-step instructions. Of course, this paper wreath ( with different motifs and colors ) can be perfect for other seasonal/ holiday decorations , and it's also super easy to make so it can be a great craft project for the kids. So grab some craft paper and create your own paper wreath:
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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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Gorgeous DIY crepe paper rose - paper flower making tutorial
This step-by-step video tutorial by Tsvoric is one of the best tutorials for making crepe paper roses ! These gorgeous, life-like crepe paper roses are pretty simple to make, and with a little practice, you'll be able to make them super fast. And the finished crepe paper roses will make a great Valentine’s day, birthday, Mother’s day or anniversary gift ! Crepe-paper roses capture the essence and beauty of flowers without all the botanical details. They also offer several practical advantages over their natural cousins: paper roses are far more durable and won't wilt or droop. So, watch the tutorial and let's get crafting!
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Easy DIY Crepe paper rose (paper flower making - video tutorial)
These crepe paper roses by Essy Jae are pretty simple to make and the outcome is soo gorgeous! Watch the step-by-step video tutorial and learn how to make them in no time. The finished crepe paper flowers will make great Valentine’s Day, birthday, Mother’s day or anniversary gift ! Essy Jae used two colors of crepe paper to make these gorgeous roses look realistic, but you can use any color you want ( or which suits the occasion more ). If you like this video tutorial don't forget to visit Essy Jae's website where you can find more fantastic crafts : http://essyjae.com
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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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DIY Clothespin monsters - fun Halloween craft for kids
Who loves Halloween crafts ? Halloween is in the air, and that means doing fun, seasonal crafts with your kids! This time The Craft Train will show you how to make cute little monsters out of a few simple craft materials. This clothespin craft is super easy, inexpensive and fun, so we bet that the kids will love it! This little clothespin monster craft can be a great addition to your Halloween cards, Halloween treat bags, or you could turn them into magnets for the fridge... either way, kids will love transforming flat clothespins into friendly Halloween monsters !
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Flying bat handprint craft - fun Halloween craft for kids
These handprint bats by Kids Craft Room are so super adorable! These paper bats are great fun as a Halloween craft for the kids, plus they make such lovely keepsakes ! Handprint crafts are always nice to do with the kids and make great keepsakes that you can enjoy over the years as we watch their little hands grow. This handprint bat craft is not just for Halloween: it can be enjoyed at any time of the year and would be a great little craft to use when learning about nocturnal animals or working on a dark nights theme.
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DIY Mummy candy bowl from a fish bowl (Halloween decor)
If you love decorating for Halloween , you're going to LOVE this DIY Halloween decoration ! This time Craftaholics Anonymous will teach you how to make this super cute and super easy DIY Halloween mummy candy bowl. This lovely DIY Halloween mummy candy bowl is a great way to decorate your home for the holiday. We love cute, simple, frugal and easy-to-make Halloween decors , and this little mummy bowl definitely fits in that category. Get the tutorial at craftaholicsanonymous.net and let's get crafting :
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Plastic spoon bat - fun Halloween craft for kids
Halloween is around the corner, so its time for some fun bat crafts ! Spooky is fine, but who said bats can't also be cute? By following along The Joy Of Sharing's step-by-step tutorial, kids can learn how to make an adorable plastic spoon bat at school or home. Kids of all ages will love this easy and fun bat craft! You can use the finished plastic spoon bats to decorate your home or the classroom at Halloween. Get the step-by-step tutorial at thejoysharing.com and let's get crafting:
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Toilet paper roll monsters - fun Halloween craft for kids
We love toilet paper roll crafts because they are so easy to do and it’s a great way to recycle materials that you already have on hand! These Halloween toilet paper roll monsters by The Best Ides For Kids are just the cutest and they are so easy to make. This lovely monster craft is a great way to celebrate Halloween , even if you are doing this craft to pass the time on a rainy day! Get the step-by-step tutorial at thebestideasforkids.com and let's get crafting :
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DIY Flower fairy witch doll - Halloween craft for kids
In this step-by-step tutorial Emilie Lefler will teach you how to make a beautiful "flower fairy" witch doll , using floral wire, a wooden bead, embroidery floss, a silk flower, and felt. Isn't it wonderful? The supplies for this beautiful flower fairy witch doll are inexpensive, plus once you have mastered the basic flower fairy doll, there are a lot of fun options and variations. You can use these beautiful flower fairy witches to decorate the kid's room, the classroom or your home at Halloween ! ( Or you can create a whole fairy doll playset for the kids as a gift ! ) ( You can find the basic doll body tutorial here )
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Rainbow toilet paper tube bats - fun halloween craft for kids
These toilet paper roll bats by Easy Peasy and Fun can be made in just minutes and are a fun way to decorate the house or classroom at Halloween when you’re short on time. This toilet paper roll bat is such a fun and inexpensive Halloween craft , so i f you need a fun kids craft to do with a whole class of children without breaking the bank, this craft is the perfect choice for you! In this step-by-step tutorial Hello Wonderful will teach you how to make this fun toilet paper roll bat in no time:
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DIY Paper Jack Skellington lantern - simple & quick halloween decoration
These spooky Jack Skellington lanterns by Pysselbolaget are super cool, very easy to make, and it's just perfect for keeping little ones entertained. This Jack Skellington lantern is a great fun craft for kids that lets them practice their fine motor skills and the finished Jack Skellington lanterns will make wonderful Halloween party decorations ! Plus, because this Jack Skellington lantern is such a simple and easy craft, it’s great for kids of all ages and costs almost nothing!
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DIY Braided baby crib bumper (free sewing pattern + tutorial)
If you want to have a safe barrier that keeps your baby around from the edges of the crib this sewing project is a perfect choice for you! It is very common for the kids, during day or night, to get their hands or feet stuck between crib spindles or bump their heads against the crib walls. A braided bumper protects your baby against these bumps and bruises. Today Елена Babynest will show you how to make a gorgeous, super-soft braided bumper for the baby bed. This braided baby crib bumper is a super cute and useful nursery decor. You can make it monochrome, or use any color you like. Watch the video tutorial and let's get sewing:
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Soft braided baby nest (sewing tutorial + free pattern)
This handmade braided 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. Watch the video tutorial and create yours now! ( For sizes in English please visit the youtube page - and read the description! )
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DIY Enchanted rose ( with free printable ) - fun Disney craft for kids
This simple but gorgeous Beauty and the Beast Enchanted rose craft by A Magical Mess makes a great tabletop decoration and can also put a wonderful touch of Disney to your home. This enchanted rose craft is just perfect for all the Disney fans ! This time Jen shows you how to make this beautiful enchanted paper rose from a few sheets of simple craft paper and a big plastic cup. These beautiful enchanted roses are not only a joy to create, but they are also super special for the recipient who will get them. This enchanted rose is also super gorgeous, sweet and unbelievably easy to create, so don't hesitate: get the free printable paper rose template at amagicalmess.com and let's get crafting:
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