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DIY cardboard box Barbie doll house - recycling craft
Today's tutorial is a beautiful recycling craft , one of those good ideas for gifts at Christmas. This brilliant handmade dollhouse is easy to do and inexpensive , a perfect gift for your kids ! Sometimes handmade toys and presents are brings much more fun and happiness than the store bought versions especially dollhouses, because you can personalize it to your little girls taste as much as you want! You can create an ice castle for Elsa, a pink Barbie house or a cute little forest house or fairy house , the possibilities are endless! With this nice step-by-step cardboard box Barbie doll house video tutorial you can make one easily for your daughter ( or a superhero version for your son ) !
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Grace the adorable amigurumi doll (free crochet pattern)
This free crochet doll pattern is an absolute joy to make! Perfect for the little one that dreams of being a ballerina. If you follow FrendlyRedFox's free crochet doll tutorials you will be able to personalize this pattern to fit your own little ballerina. This little amigurumi doll is about 15 inches tall and 3 inches wide. A great size for cuddling! You can make the amigurumi doll with the dress attached or separate. (The blue dress is not attached and the pink is the attached version.)
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Cute amigurumi doll - Greta ( free crochet patterns )
This free crochet doll pattern ( translated by Papillon en Papier and designed by Petus Ochoa ) is an absolute joy to make! Perfect for the little ones. If you follow Papillon en Papier's free crochet doll patterns ( and Petus Ochoa's video tutorials ) you will be able to create and personalize Greta the amigurumi doll in no time. This link guides you to the free pattern of Greta's dress and boots but at the bottom of Papillon en Papier's pattern you will find the links of all the body parts as well. ( Body, arms, legs, and assembling ) . Maybe this amigurumi pattern is not suitable for beginners, but absolutely worth a try! Get the free patterns at papillonenpapier.blogspot.com:
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DIY Cardboard box castle - upcycling craft
Today's craft by A Beautiful Mess is a wonderful and oh-so-fun recycling craft! This fun and thrifty handmade cardboard box castle is easy to make, and it's a perfect gift for your kids ! Handmade toys bring much more fun and happiness than the store-bought versions ( especially dollhouses ) because you can personalize it to your little girls or boys' taste as much as you want! You can create an ice castle for Elsa, or a sturdy cobblestone castle for your brave knights, or a pink sparkly castle for your precious little princess - the possibilities are endless! With this nice step-by-step cardboard box castle tutorial, you can make one cardboard box castle in no time:
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Easy Primrose amigurumi doll ( free crochet pattern)
This beautiful Primrose crochet doll by All About Ami is an excellent gift for a girl! This little beauty has a lovely face with just 2 safety eyes and cute braids that are decorated with flowers. She wears a dress and shoes in the colors of the fresh Spring ! Have you ever seen a most beautiful amigurumi doll? And it's also super easy and quick to crochet ! You can customize this lovely little amigurumi doll to match your kids hair and eye color. Get the free pattern and step-by-step crochet tutorial at allaboutami.com:
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DIY Cardboard box pirate ship - fun summer craft for kids
Today's craft tutorial by MollyMoo is a wonderful and oh-so-fun recycling craft! This fun and thrifty handmade cardboard box pirate ship is easy to make and it's a perfect gift for your kids ! Handmade toys brings much more fun and happiness than the store bought versions especially ships, because you can personalize it to your little girls or boys taste as much as you want! You can create a pink wonder cruiser for Barbie and the girls, or a sturdy old navy ship for your little sailors! So grab an empty cardboard box ,get the pattern at MollyMoo.com and create you own cardboard box ship:
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Amigurumi frog doll in skirt (free crochet pattern)
With this free crochet pattern by Amiguroom and Nadezhda Irbetkina, you can learn how to crochet this lovely frog in amigurumi ! This sweet amigurumi frog doll is sure to bring a smile to any face! This amigurumi cutie is a wonderful seasonal decoration or soft toy for kids. This amigurumi frog is also perfect as a gift for a newborn if you crochet yours from cotton yarn and create it's eyes with embroidery. At Amiguroom.com you will find the free amigurumi pattern of this super cute frog. This amigurumi frog doll pattern is a beginner one, so if you are a beginner in amigurumis this wonderful doll is a perfect project to begin with!
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Rose the amigurumi doll - free crochet pattern
The best things in life are free - like this lovely amigurumi doll pattern by Maria Kostyuchenko and Amiguroom ! Like most of the people you are likely to ask what exactly amigurumi is, until you see the beautiful patterns and you instantly fall in love with it. Amigurumi is a Japanese crocheting technique of creating fun and beautiful personalized toys using yarns , just like this lovely little doll. So grab a few skein of yarn , make this lovely amigurumi doll today, and create a darling new toy for your loved one.
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Matilda the amigurumi doll (free crochet pattern)
There's nothing like crocheting toys for your kids that they'll love forever! Watch them play with your handmade creations all throughout their childhood. Stitch this lovely crocheted doll by Marina Brichka for your little ones to enjoy! Simply follow Marina Brichka s great, easy-to-follow free amigurumi pattern and create this lovely amigurumi doll in no time! If you need a baby shower gift or want to make your favorite munchkin a handmade toy this amigurumi doll makes a sweet little gift. Head to Amiguroom.com and get the free doll pattern :
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Amigurumi pig doll in purple dress (free crochet pattern)
In this free crochet tutorial , you can learn how to crochet this adorable pig doll in amigurumi ! This sweet amigurumi pig is sure to bring a smile to any face! This amigurumi cutie is a wonderful soft toy for kids. This amigurumi pig doll is also perfect as a gift for a newborn if you crochet it from cotton yarn and hand embroider it's eyes. At Amiguroom you will find the free amigurumi pattern of this super cute pig doll, accompanied with a nice detailed assembling tutorial. This amigurumi pattern is a beginner / intermediate one, so if you are a beginner in amigurumis this pig doll is an absolutely perfect toy to begin with! Pattern designer: Anastasia Vorontsova
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Amigurumi Cinderella doll (Disney princess) - free crochet pattern
There's nothing like crocheting toys for your kids that they'll love forever! Watch them play with your handmade creations all throughout their childhood. Stitch this lovely crocheted Cinderella by Emily Freeman for your little ones to enjoy! Simply follow Emily's great, easy-to-follow free amigurumi pattern at Amiguroom and create this lovely amigurumi Cinderella in no time! If you need a baby shower gift or want to make your favorite munchkin a handmade toy this amigurumi Cinderella makes a sweet little gift.
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DIY Cardboard box which house - recycling craft
A cardboard house ( doll size or bigger one ) is a wonderful place for creative play. Building one is a great DIY project that everyone will enjoy participating in. Follow along Kreatív Anya's step-by-step tutorial and create one! Whether you're helping a child or younger sibling with a school project or just trying to keep yourself amused on a rainy day, a cardboard house is a fun and easy craft project. You can make a simple model house, a dollhouse, or even a large cardboard playhouse. These houses can be made from materials you likely already have around your house, although you might need to visit an art supply store if you want to decorate it.
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DIY Cardboard mushroom fairy house
A cardboard house ( doll size or bigger one ) is a wonderful place for creative play. Building one is a great DIY project that everyone will enjoy participating in. Follow along Kreatív Anya's step-by-step tutorial and create one! Whether you're helping a child or younger sibling with a school project or just trying to keep yourself amused on a rainy day, a cardboard house is a fun craft project. You can make a simple model house, a dollhouse, or even a large cardboard playhouse. These houses can be made from materials you likely already have around your house, although you might need to visit an art supply store if you want to decorate it.
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Swimming amigurumi frog  (free amigurumi pattern)
There's nothing like crocheting toys for your kids that they'll love forever! Watch them play with your handmade creations all throughout their childhood. Stitch this lovely crocheted frog for your little ones to enjoy! Simply follow @bumbee_crochet 's great, easy-to-follow free amigurumi pattern and create this lovely amigurumi frog in no time! If you need a heartwarming gift for a special occasion or want to make your favorite munchkin a handmade toy, this amigurumi frog makes a sweet little gift.
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How to Make a Castle from Cardboard
Today's craft by Adventure In A Box is a wonderful and oh-so-fun recycling craft! This fun and thrifty handmade cardboard box castle is easy to make, and it's a perfect gift for your kids ! Handmade toys bring much more fun and happiness than the store-bought versions ( especially dollhouses ) because you can personalize it to your little girls or boys' taste as much as you want! You can create an ice castle for Elsa, or a sturdy cobblestone castle for your brave knights, or a pink sparkly castle for your precious little princess - the possibilities are endless! With this nice step-by-step c ardboard box castle tutorial, you can make one cardboard box castle in no time:
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