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Crepe paper water lily
With following along Ash And Crafts' wonderful craft tutorial you can learn how to make these beautiful crepe paper water lilies in no time!  You can decorate your wedding table with them, or it can be a lovely Easter / spring decoration. Crepe-paper flowers capture the essence of flowers without all the botanical details. Their whimsy makes them not only a pleasure to behold, but also an but also an enjoyable project to undertake. They also offer several practical advantages over their natural cousins : they are far more durable and won't wilt or droop.
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DIY vintage suitcase from cardboard - cardboard box storage
If you love suitcases and vintage/shabby chic style and if you have some unused cardboard ( boxes ) you will love this brilliant and stylish craft idea, the cardboard box vintage/shabby chic suitcases ! This suitcase is a nice way to repurpose cardboard boxes and create a gorgeous and useful decorations at the same time! With this nice video step-by-step tutorial the making of vintage cardboard suitcases will be a piece of cake! Of course you can decorate the cardboartd suitcases to any other style than shabby/vintage and you can use it to create gorgeous gifts for any ocassion! ( Just stuff them with sweets, toys or create a portable dollhouse with them! )
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DIY hot glue gun mobile phone case
This brilliant video craft tutorial will teach you how to make a customised unique silicone mobile case with a simple glue gun ( and a little baking paper ) . You can make phone cases with this nice craft technique for any types of mobile phones , and you can easily customise it with different drawing patterns, colors or you can even add some blings to it! Before you draw the whole glue gun pattern it may be useful to try the hot glue in just a small spot of your phone ( WITH baking paper ) to test its suitability. The hot glue gun phone cases are not just fun and unique acessories but also helps protect your phone !
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DIY easy rainbow unicorn costume for kids with tulle
Sometimes little girls just want to be fluffy rainbow unicorns. And when this time comes this nice easy and quick  DIY rainbow unicorn costume tutorial will be very handy! This fun costume can be a perfect choice for halloween or just for dress up parties! Because who can resist cute rainbow unicorns? Of course you can use this creative tulle and felt costume  idea to make other horse or unicorn characters (jut like Rainbow Dash from My little pony - Equestria )
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Tissue paper Valentine's day heart wreath with paper roses
You can make this gorgeous heart shaped paper rose Valentine's day wreath with leftover red Christmas wrap tissue paper and some cardboard ! Creative idea , isn't it? You can use this super easy and beautiful heart wreath to decorate your home at Valentine's day on a budget or you can use it as nice wedding decor at your upcoming wedding party as well! In this nice craft blog you will find a nice photo documented step-by-step tutorial on how to make this gorgeous heart shaped paper rosette wreath in minutes! This beautiful and inexpensive home decor will look good in any color!
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Adorable DIY clay pot pig
This little piggie went to the market.....because he was all dressed up and needed somewhere to go! With a simple small clay pot and a styrofoam ball you can make one little piggy in no time! Kids can create barnyard companions such as cows, horses, sheep, chickens, roosters and goats to accompany him. The same basic craft technique gets used, and only the colors of the bodies and the ears and noses need to be changed, if necessary. You can use this adorable clay pot pig as a cute spring decor or you can gift them to your friends/ family members as a sweet Valentine's day gift!
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DIY boho flower wall hanging from egg cartons
If you’re looking for a cheap and easy DIY home decor, this recycling (spring/Easter) craft project is for you!! Seriously this DIY boho flower wall hanging  she created using egg cartons is one to take the cake! It's soo gorgeous but still super easy (and fun) to make and also inexpensive!  You can use this gorgeous hanging flower wall decoration to decorate your home at spring/easter and this brilliant craft project is also a great way to repurpose some egg cartons which is also a very nice thing! You can make this fun egg carton spring flower wall decor with the kids at spring, they will love it!
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Sweetheart bunny - free amigurumi pattern
Make this adorable amigurumi sweetheart bunny for your friends and family to show them your love at Easter or Valentine’s Day! (Or make one for yourself!) This little sweet crocheted bunny with her dainty heart and pretty bow will warm your heart! Alternatively, you can crochet a bow for your amigurumi bunny. Read this detailed step-by-step amigurumi bunny tutorial (and the free amigurumi bunny template) and learn how to crochet one super adorable sweetheart bunny toy! Hope this bunny adds some sweetness to your day!
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DIY Adorable piggy pillow (free sewing pattern)
Sew a super adorable soft piggy pillow for your loved ones! Besides as a pillow, you can use this sewing pattern to make into other things, for example, pin cushion, smaller softy as gift, or a piggy back pack for little children. Just change the size by reducing or enlarging and modify it to fit into your design. You can even put a magnet on the nose to make the piggy pillows kissing each other! This piggy pillow is suitable for kids of all ages because it doesn't contains small plastic parts! (This makes it perfect toy for your newborn baby or even for your dog or cat! )
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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 Flower Mother's Day greeting card with quilling
Watch this nice step-by-step video tutorial and learn how to make this gorgeous quilled flower greeting card ! We love in this tutorial that she doesn't use expensive quilling tools to create the flowers , only simple household items such as a toothpick ! You can use this gorgeous quilled spring flower card as a nice spring decor / artwork or you can give the cards as sweet gifts on mother 's day, or you could even make wedding invitation cards with them! Well it's not the quickest spring craft project, but absolutely worth the time and effort because the finished product is so gorgeous! Paper crafts are always frugal! To create this flower gift card you will need only a few sheets of paper, glue and a toothpick!
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DIY Gorgeous easy paper hexagonal gift box
Watch this nice step-by-step video tutoria l and learn how to make this gorgeous origami style paper gift box easily with simple household materials and colorful construction papers ! This beautiful hexagonal floral treat box can be a perfect way to wrap small presents/sweets for mothers's day ( or other occasions ) in a stylish and gorgeous way! This paper gift box is a surprisingly easy paper folding project : you just need a piece of s crapbook or construction paper , a ruler, a can lid and that's it! With this step-by-step video tutorial creating your own beautiful DIY paper gift box will be a piece of cake! ( Even the kids can fold some to surprise their friends - or f
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Gorgeous silk ribbon rose flower - elegant brooch
This gorgeous silk ribbon flower ( peony or rose ) is made from simple silk ribbon ribbon pieces! This gorgeous silk ribbon flower is absolutely not as difficult as it seems: you just need to melt the petals with a lighter ( or a lit tea candle ) to shape them and then simply glue them together. With this nice step-by-step video craft tutorial you can make this gorgeous silk ribbon rose ( or peony flower ) easily to decorate your home at springtime, or as a beautiful gift for your mother on Mother's day ! Of course this ribbon rose can be a perfect gift or decor for other special occasions as well, such as your wedding party ! )
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Crocheted baby dog blankey (free amigurumi pattern and video)
As long as they’re soft and safe , handcrafted baby gifts are a perfect way to welcome new ones to the world! Making this crochet amigurumi dog baby blankey is a fun little crocheting project. This is a quick and easy amigurumi baby toy project which is suitable for beginners with some experience in making amigurumi. Isn't this little baby dog blankey is so adorable? And she is so easy to make too! When crafting for babies , please be sure to avoid the use of buttons or small parts that could cause choking if the baby puts it in her mouth! ( For the written amigumi dog baby blanket tutorial click
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How to crochet a simple flower coaster - crochet for beginners
In this nice video tutorial you can learn how to crochet this gorgeous flower coaster in minutes! This crochet project is a perfect choice for absolute beginners because it's so easy and quick! ( And the outcome is soo gorgeous! ) You can use a bunch of floral coasters to create pillows or blankets as well! Crochet some gorgeous flower coasters as a nice gift for your family members or friends they will love it! Or create some crochet flower coasters in fun colors and decorate the kids' room with them! If you crochet the coasters in beige or white it can be a great addition to your shabby/vintage style home decor !
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Little pink amigurumi elephant - free crochet pattern
Know an elephant lover? We've got the perfect gift idea for them: a crochet baby elephant! Whether you're gifting it as a toy or as home decor, this free amigurumi pattern will thrill elephant fanatics. This cute crochet ( amigurumi ) elephant can be a perfect handmade gift or handmade toy for your kids / grandkids because, this super adorable amigurumi elephant is a perfect soft toy for both boys and girls! In this great amigurumi blog you will find a wonderful free  amigurumi baby elephant pattern which will help you to create this adorable crocheted toy with lots of interesting details, personality and cuteness!
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Crochet chibi cat doll (free amigurumi pattern)
This beautiful crocheted chibi doll can be an excellent gift for a girl! This free little chibi cat amigurumi doll pattern contains written instructions on how to make your very own gorgeous cuddly amigurumi chibi cat dol l. Easy loops! You can gift this amigurumi doll as a cute gift for any occasion or you can make some for your kids just for fun! This adorable amigurumi cat doll toy should be easy peasy to crochet since it uses only basic crochet loops.
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Miniature angel plushie (or Christmas ornament) - free sewing pattern
Today Iryna shares with us this super adorable free miniature fabric angel plushie pattern! In this nice craft site you will find a pictorial & written sewing tutorial on how to sew this super cute Miniature angel plushie. With this adorable and easy sewing project you can use up your fabric scraps and lace trims easily and create gorgeous Christmas ornaments at the same time! Of course you can create large angel dolls for the kids with enlarging the original sewing pattern as well! Read this tutorial and sew a lovely Miniature angel ornament! (To use the pattern download link  please choose the "original language" button below! The pattern download link will be under the pictorial tutorial in blue. )
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Love note crochet heart pillow with pocket (free crochet pattern)
Crochet something sweet and supportive for your supportive sweetheart! Celebrate the season of love with some free Valentine crochet patterns. This crocheted love note heart pillow will look adorable laid out on the couch for all to see. This crochet love note heart pillow with it's little pocket is a wonderful gift for Valentine's Day! (Or it can be a lovely handmade wedding present!)
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Bear pom pom winter beanie - free crochet bear hat pattern
If you love incredibly adorable winter baby hats you absolutely have to make this one! Rather than placing the usual single pom pom on top of a beanie , this super cute bear beanie hat have TWO pom poms on top to make it look like little fluffy bear ears ! This free bear pom pom beanie pattern is easily adaptable for all different sizes as you will soon see! This beanie is very warm and will be able to fit your kid for a while since it stretches quite a bit and the cuff can be adjusted. We think the light pink pom poms against the cream yarn look sooo sweet. You could make a cream/white base for the hat and change up the colors of the pom poms for all different looks!
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Miniature amigurumi Hello Kitty keychain (free crochet pattern)
We are a big fans of kawaii characters in general and Hello Kitty comes on top as one of our favorites. With Anitha's free crochet pattern the making of this super cute miniature amigurumi hello kitty will be easy-peasy! This cute miniature amigurumi Hello Kitty keychain can be great  little gift for family and friends! This is a very easy and quick crochet project that can be done in an afternoon. Anitha's  free Hello Kitty pattern will be your guide thorough the process:
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DIY Mermaid costume with seashell top - sewing tutorial
Are you looking for a lovely and quick to sew mermaid costume for your little mermaid ? Cassidy has the perfect method and very clear instructions, that we bet any one of you could create,and they look so polished and perfect for imaginative play! We love that she shares her shop secrets! Are you ready to give these a shot? We would recommend at least basic sewing skills already. It should take you about an hour or so for the tail, maybe 30-40 minutes for the seashells. Read through all the instructions first: it’ll go much faster for you if you have an idea where you’re going!
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Easy DIY flower basket costume - costume making tutorial
Create a super cute flower basket costume ! All it takes is a clearanced-out basket ( or one you’re not using at home ),some flower stems ,a bit of ribbon for the shoulder straps….and you have a cheery little costume that no one else will be wearing! Of course you can use cardboard and paper weaving for a super cheap and eco -friendly basket alternative ,and also you can create pretty flowers from tissue paper! ( You can find lovely DIY paper flower tutorials in our site! )
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DIY Flamingo costume - free sewing tutorial
Simple Halloween costume ideas are the best! This lovely flamingo costume could be made in an hour or two. Nice and simple! This costume making tutorial hopefully will be helpful to some of you who would like to make your own costumes! Sewing costumes ,you can really let your imagination go crazy and create something over the top, sometimes the crazier the better! Make this quick and easy flamingo costume that would be great for Halloween ,but are also fun for any day dress up play . The best in it: it can be any type of birds! You can make an owl,a chicken, an eagle or anything that you want just alternate the colors and the beak.
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Easy crochet butterfly keychain - free crochet pattern
Who doesn't love gorgeous colorful butterflies ? If you are on a hunt for a beautiful gift for your friends ( which is also super easy and quick to crochet ) , you will love this butterfly pattern ! This crocheted butterfly keychain is a very fun way to accessorize your bags or you can gift it to your friends for a special occasion - either way: everyone will love it! With this nice step-by-step spring butterfly crochet tutorial , making one ( or two ) gorgeous buttefrly keychain from scrap yarns will be a piece of cake!
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Easy DIY one piece ribbon rose - video kanzashi tutorial
In this nice step-by-step video tutorial you can learn how to make this gorgeous ( and super easy to make ) satin rose ! We love kanzashi ( ribbon folding ) technique because it's super easy and the outcome is always soo beautiful and unique! You can use this beautiful, delicate satin rose at your wedding , or you can make one as a beautiful gift for a special occasion! This kanzashi ( ribbon ) flower will look gorgeous in any color! Of course you can use this ribbon rose it as a nice spring / Easter decor but it will look gorgeous as a handmade accessory / jewelry as well!
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