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DIY Felt pumpkins - fall decor
Felt pumpkins are such an easy craft project that's perfect for fall! From various fabrics to embellishments, they can make the perfect fall addition for any style. By following along FumikaSaku's great step-by-step video tutorial, you can learn how to make these quick and easy stuffed felt pumpkins, perfect for the autumn season. This little fabric craft is suitable for those without a sewing machine. You can use any kind of fabric to match your home, AND they only take 15 minutes! Watch the video and let's get 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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3 Simple DIY fall decor (twig pumpkin, tp roll pumpkin & leaf suncatchers)
Even though it's tempting to spend all your days outside enjoying the crisp autumn weather, make time for these adult and kid-friendly fall crafts! In this step-by-step video tutorial Megan Weller will show you how to make 3 fun crafts you can make to decorate your room for fall : the twig pumpkin ( wood stick pumpkin ) , the toilet paper roll pumpkins and the gorgeous leaf suncatchers ( or fall leaf galand ). These fun fall crafts are really easy room decor projects that you can make using things you probably already have at home! So, don't hesitate: watch the video and learn the how-tos:
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How to carve a pumpkin like a pro - easy Halloween DIY
If you don't know yet how to carve a pumpkin, watch this super step-by-step pumpkin carving video tutorial by Warren Nash! You can find tons of free pumpkin carving patterns here, or you can simply draw a funny/scary face to the pumpkin by your hand. ( Use erasable markers! ) Don't throw away the pumpkin seeds and pumpkin pulp: make delicious roasted pumpkin seeds or a yummy pumpkin pie with them! These carved pumpkins will be a perfect addition to your Halloween party or you can use them as simple fall decors. Go crazy and carve your pumpkin into something funny or darn right scary! Either way, it’s a great DIY project for this time of year.
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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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DIY Yarn pumpkins - easy & quick DIY fall decor
Bring a little bit of the fall season into your home with these adorable yarn pumpkins by Repeat Crafter Me! This yarn pumpkin is such a fun little fall craft project which is great for a table centerpiece or even a fall mantle! All you need is a couple of simple craft materials to make them: transform an ordinary styrofoam ball into a colorful DIY fall decoration with yarn and glue! This one-of-a-kind yarn pumpkin craft is easy to whip up ( even the kids can create some with a little help ) , and the outcome is absolutely adorable. Get the step-by-step yarn pumpkin making tutorial at repeatcrafterme.com 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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Adorable clothespin scarecrow - fall craft for kids (free printable template)
Fall means scarecrows , and that means a fun fall crafts for the kids ! We couldn’t be more excited about sharing this adorable paper plate scarecrow craft of The Best Ideas For Kids with you today, because we love everything about the fall season ! Pumpkins and Halloween and scarecrows ... fall time is the best! If you are looking for a fabulous fall craft to make at home or in the classroom this scarecrow craft is just perfect. This cute little paper scarecrow with its clothespin arms and legs would be perfect hung up on a harvest themed bulletin board:
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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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Paper bag Christmas star lanterns - Christmas decor
Stick paper bags together, and you've got a gorgeous Christmas star ! This simple fold-and-cut trick yields a very intricate and festive homemade Christmas decoration for your home. Make your own gorgeous DIY paper bag star for the Holidays with Craft And Creativity's step-by-step tutorial. You could attach a string of lights inside the finished paper stars, which will brighten up those dark winter evenings.
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Simple DIY Twisted paper Christmas ornament
We simply love frugal handmade ( Christmas ) decorations ! These elegant twisted paper ornaments by How About Orange are easy to fold and make beautiful Christmas decorations. You can make them from magazines, scrapbook papers or even wrapping paper, whatever you happen to have lying around. You can use these gorgeous and easy to make twisted paper ornaments to decorate your Christmas tree frugally or they will look beautiful as a Christmas garland. How About Orange used vivid colors but you could use classic white or more subtle winter colors as well! This elegant , twisted paper ornament is a super easy Christmas paper craft project which makes it a perfect project for kids of all ages.
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Simple origami Christmas tree ornament - paper Christmas tree (video tutorial)
If your kids are eager to make their own DIY Christmas ornaments , these simple paper Christmas trees ( pine trees ) by Handimania are just perfect! This little green pine tree is one of the simplest origami projects , so it’s perfect for beginners as well ( and, it only takes a few minutes to make ) ! This origami pine tree / Christmas tree is also a great Christmas craft project for the classroom. You could use any kind of paper ( no need to stick with green either ). You can decorate the finished origami Christmas trees as you wish - the outcome will be surely wonderful! Watch the tutorial and let's start folding:
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DIY Doughnut advent calendar from a tin baking mold (upcycling craft)
Creating your DIY advent wreath at home is a lovely way to pause, reflect and create meaning during this busy Christmas season! Surprise your friends and family this year and create a fun, whimsical Christmas decoration with the traditional warmth, by making a craft of a doughnut advent wreath with candles, which will beautify your home at Christmas. This simple tutorial by Pyyselbolaget will show you how to make an adorable and fun donut advent wreath to celebrate the Christmas season. Don't forget to customize the colors to fit your style!
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DIY Paper winter village (free printable template)
Here comes a lovely & festive printable paper craft: a wonderful set of enchanting little DIY paper houses perfect for your Christmas village ! These little paper houses by Craft And Creativity are simple in design which makes them great for personalizing however you want. Dress them up with snowy glitter on the roofs, paint on fine details, or choose a gradient of papers. There are lots of possibilities! If you don't need an advent calendar you can use these little paper houses as adorable Christmas ornaments or even as cute party treat boxes for your upcoming Christmas party !
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DIY Popcorn garland - fun & edible Christmas decor
A favorite childhood memory of many is stringing popcorn to create a garland for a Christmas tree, even though it meant withstanding pricks and pokes from the needle. The perk was getting to secretly munch on the popcorn stash as you worked. From this, a tradition of stringing popcorn into a garland that wrapped around the Christmas tree was born. So, don't hesitate: get a bag of popcorn and add some nostalgic homemade charm to your Christmas tree this year with a DIY old-fashioned popcorn garland ! ( If you won't succeed, at least you will have popcorn to eat! )
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Rocking paper plate reindeer - fun Christmas craft for kids
It's time to create fun reindeer-themed kids crafts! We just love simple paper crafts here on Mindy and are super excited to show you this fun and easy paper plate Rudolph craft by Easy Peasy And Fun. Aren’t they super adorable? These colorful paper reindeer are so quick to make and so cute! You can hang your finished paper plate Rudolph as an adorable Christmas ornament , stick them onto homemade greeting cards, or you can play with them because it rocks! Get the step-by-step tutorial at www.easypeasyandfun.com and let's get crafting :
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DIY Dimensional snowman card - simple paper snowman craft for kids
Making snowmen out in the snow is the best, but if there is no snow outside ( or if it’s just too cold ) Easy Peasy And Fun's tutorial will teach you how to make a paper snowman craft that is just as fun. We simply love this dimensional snowman card , it's so brilliant and simple to make. So grab a few sheets of colorful construction paper and create this fun and festive DIY dimensional snowman craft by following along Easy Peasy And Fun's step-by-step craft tutorial:
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Paper plate Rudolph reindeer craft - fun Christmas craft for kids
We love reindeer and what time is better for reindeer crafts than Christmas ? With Christmas slowly approaching it's time to create fun reindeer-themed kids crafts ! We just love simple paper crafts here on Mindy and are super excited to show you this fun and easy paper plate Rudolph craft by Easy Peasy And Fun. Aren’t they super adorable? These colorful paper reindeer are so quick to make and so cute! You can hang your finished paper plate Rudolph as an adorable Christmas ornament or stick them onto homemade greeting cards! Get the step-by-step tutorial at www.easypeasyandfun.com and let's get crafting :
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Simple DIY Christmas gnome yarn ornaments with felt
This DIY Scandinavian tomte style Christmas gnome 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 Manualidades Para Todos's step-by-step tutorial and create your very own little Scandinavian style gnome Christmas tree ornaments :
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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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Amigurumi hot air balloon baby mobile (free amigurumi pattern)
Create a beautiful and adorable handmade baby toy: an amigurumi hot air balloon baby mobile ! This crochet hot air balloon baby mobile is a great amigurumi pattern to work on because it's so easy to crochet and the outcome is so wonderful! This super adorable amigurumi hot air balloon baby mobile can be an excellent gift for your newborn kids or grandkids. This free hot air balloon baby mobile crochet pattern by AmourFou will guide you through the crocheting process of your own wonderful amigurumi hot air balloon baby mobile.
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Amigurumi ball garland (free amigurumi pattern)
Do you love crocheting? Create a beautiful and adorable handmade baby room decoration: an amigurumi ball garland ! This crochet ball garland is a great amigurumi pattern to work on because it's so easy to crochet and the outcome is so wonderful! This super adorable amigurumi ball garland can be an excellent kid's room decor or ( with max 2-3 balls ) a great chewing toy . This free ball garland crochet pattern by AmourFou will guide you through the crocheting process of your own wonderful soft amigurumi ball galand.
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DIY Halloween wall art with 3D paper bats - fun art project for kids
A full moon, spooky Halloween sky and flying bats come together to make this awesomely spooky Halloween art project by Projects With Kids ! We just love how the bats pop off the paper in this gorgeous painting to give it a 3D element. This 3D flying paper bat halloween art is such a fun craft project for kids to create and can be done with just a few simple supplies. Kids can experiment with blending different colors of blue together and adding in white and black to create the full moon and Halloween sky. Get the step-by-step art tutorial and create one now:
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Spooky bat chalk pastel art  for kids - Halloween craft
A spooky Halloween sky and flying bats come together to make this awesomely spooky Halloween art project by Projects With Kids ! This bat chalk pastel art is so fun and easy and great for kids of all ages! The bright chalk pastels on black paper make the whole image look like it’s glowing. Kids will learn a simple chalk pastel technique that gives wow results every time. Plus they can experiment with blending different colors together to create the Halloween sky which is also super fun! Get the step-by-step art tutorial and create one now:
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Easy flying bats Halloween art project (with free printable)
This flying bat art project by Projects With Kids is super easy and fun for kids of all ages ! This beautiful and spooky flying bat art project is a great Halloween craft for kids to work on their fine motor skills and concentration, plus it makes a great addition to your Halloween decor ! Get the step-by-step drawing tutorial and free printable at projectswithkids.com and let the fun begin:
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DIY plastic bottle Santa (Christmas decor)
Let us present you Creative Mamy's super easy and fun winter craft for kids : the adorable, felt plastic bottle Santa ! There are lots of ways to recycle plastic yogurt bottles , and turning them into adorable S antas is one of them. These plastic bottle Santas are SO CUTE and are really easy to make! A perfect Christmas craft for kids that uses simple materials you probably have at home. Plus: this adorable little plastic bottle Santa doubles up as a lovely gift bag which makes it even more perfect!
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