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Enchanting halloween lanterns
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.
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Dye easter eggs with natural ingredients
Look at these gorgeous naturally dyed easter eggs ! You wont believe it, but the orange/red-ish dye was an onion peel , and the blue egg dye was some purple cabbage ! It's true magic! It's also a perfect easter decoration or spring home decor because it's sooo beautiful. With this nice easter egg dying video tutorial you can make them easily!
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Dotted flowers - spring nail art
Look at this gorgeous nail art design ! If you believe or not this dotted wild flower manicure is very easy to make, you can create it in seconds! We love this purple-ish nail polish shade but you can use any color which fits with your outfit or ocassion. This flowery nail art design is perfect for a normal spring /summer day or you can use it as a party / wedding manicure. If you havent got dotter tool that's not a problem: simply use the nail polish brush or a toothpick to create the dots.
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Crocheted ( amigurumi ) owl - Mr.Murasaki
"Today, Mei Li is sharing with us her another crocheted creation, Mr. Murasaki – a sleepy purple amigurumi owl! ( Murasaki means purple in Japanese). Mr. Murasaki the owl amigurumi has a unique character and we just love his sleepy look!" This cute crocheted owl can pe a perfect gift for owl enthusiasts or it also can be a perfect toy for babies (just put a bell in his belly and leave out the glued decorations). This cute crochet project doesn't require too much yarn, therefore it's a perfect yarn scrap buster!
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Gorgeous ball Christmas ornaments from silk ribbons (kanzashi)
Kanzashi techniue is not just our favourite because the outcome is absolutely gorgeous, but also because it's super easy ( despite the look ) , quick and also inexpensive ! And the finished product looks like an expensive classy store bought Christmas decor ! Isn't it beautiful? All you need to make one is 2 different colour silk ribbon , a few pins and a styrofoam ball ! No-sewing involved! You can use these gorgeous folded silk ribbon / textile ( kanzashi ) Christmas ornament balls to decorate your Christmas tree or you can also gift them to your loves ones!
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Handmade soutache jewelry - purple string earring with beads
In this nice step-by-step jewelry making tutorial you can learn how to make a gorgeous soutache (braid an bead string) earring! Beautiful, isn't it? You can make one for yourself (in any nice color which fits into your outfit) or you can give them as nice gifts for any special occasion, either way it will be a big hit! Despite the look, soutache jewelries are easy to make: you will need only a little piece of felt, nice beads, strings, thread and needle to make them (because it's purely hand sewing with beads!) With this nice craft (jewelry making) technique you can create gorgeous and still inexpensive accessories so we highly recommend it to learn about!
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DIY Easy homemade crystal soap - soap making
Are you looking for a fun and useful gift for your crystal/gemstone lover friends ( or for yourself ) ? Try this gorgeous, super easy to make and fun crystal soap with clear glycerin soap base ! Nifty will shows you how to make a cute crystal shape glicerin soap that is great as a Christmas or birthday gift for your beauty loving friends and family members and for any other soap making project ! This craft project is not as difficult as it seems, with this nice step-by step video soap making tutorial making a few gorgeous crystal soap will be a piece of cake! You can use different essential oils or even oil combinations to create your own unique fun gemstone soaps !
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Miniature kawaii crochet octopus - free amigurumi pattern
This simple amigurumi octopus is quite quick to crochet. Make yours with a plain face, or add a little takochu mouth. They’re stackable too, so you can make a whole tower of octopi! These super cute (kawaii) amigurumi octopuses can be crocheted as a funny gift for a best friend. With this brilliant free amigurumi pattern you can crochet a few funny miniature octopuses for your friends and family members for a special occasion! (Or you can use them as a fun summer decor!)   This free octopus pattern is a beginner one so if you aren't familiar with the amigurumi technique you can still easily crochet one! You can use any color and style yarn to crochet these kawaii octop
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Happy hippo - free crochet ( amigurumi ) pattern
Is a hippopotamus really a hippopotamus or just a very cool opotamus? Crochet your very own cool, cuddly pal complete with bobble fingers and toes! This hippo amigurumi toy is over 16 inches tall. If you'd like to make him even bigger for an absolutely giant hippo use a thicker, heavier weight yarn and a 4mm hook. This super adorable amigurumi hippo is such a cute friend for toddlers as well as a beautiful handmade gift for grownups. This crocheted hippopotamus is so easy to make : this amigurumi project is absolutely suitable for beginner amigurumi crocheters!
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Purple donkey - step-by-step polimer clay tutorial
Today's step-by-step video tutorial is a super cute polimer clay donkey ! In this video tutorial you can learn how to make this super cute donkey ( or horse ) out of polimer clay! Of course you can use other materials to create the donkey figurines : in can be an adorable cake topper / cake decoration from fondant , you can create cute home decors with them from air drying clay, or even you can use simple play-doh / plasticine / salt-dough to create some cute donkey with the kids just for fun !
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Cuddly koala family ( step-by-step polymer clay tutorial )
Use this step-by-step tutorial to make cute koala bear figures using basic sculpting techniques and polymer clay, play-doh or air dry clay. This cute koala bear can be made from all kinds of clay which makes it useful as handmade jewelry , seasonal / holiday decoration or as delicious cake decoration / cake topper ! This polimer clay koala bear is a relatively easy / medium polimer clay project so you can create one easily for yourself or for your friends, even is you are a beginner in polimer clay or fondant sculpting ! Let's sculpture a cute koala bear !
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Easy DIY planet costume for kids with hula hoops
Today Amy shares with us her kiddo’s DIY planet Halloween costumes ! Fun idea, isn't it? We love creative Halloween costumes that the kids can dress up in for the rest of the year. With this nice step by step tutorial you will be able to make this fun costume in no time! And the best: if you have hula hoops at home this easy DIY planet costume is a super quick, frugal and easy costume to make! This DIY planet costume can be great costume choice for both boys and girls.
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DIY Ribbon basket with newspaper weaving - upcycling craft
Do you love recycling crafts , or you just looking for a gorgeous organizing idea which almost costs nothing? Try these beautiful paper woven baskets ! You will be surprised how easy is to make one! Even the kids can create some to organize their toys / stationary. You can can paint the finished woven paper baskets with acrylic paints/varnish for extra durability. Of course you can make the newspaper baskets in any size and shape that fits into your home decor ! Paper weaving is not just perfect because it's usefulness and gorgeousness but it also helps the environment with upcycling some paper trash !
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Big purple crochet bunny (amigurumi bunny) - free crochet pattern
Do you love crocheting? Create a beautiful and adorable handmade toy: an amigurumi bunny ! Layla the big purple crochet bunny is made up of 8 crocheted components that are worked in a spiral fashion ( not joined after each round ) . The pattern recommends using the magic ring to begin each component. If you are unfamiliar with this technique, check out BHookedCrochet's free magic ring tutorial as well! This cuddly crochet bunny is a great amigurumi pattern to work on, because it's so easy to crochet and the outcome is so wonderful!
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DIY Styrofoam cup Easter bunny - easy craft for kids
We simply love Amanda's foam cup animals! They are so cute! Maybe you already saw her foam cup chick and foam cup sheep, so here’s the cute little bunnies you can make too! If you want to make this a little easier for the little ones, you can skip the pipe cleaners on the ears. We love easy,fun &frugal Easter crafts ! And if it is an adorable bunny craft for Easter, then even better! Today, Amanda will teach you how to make these adorable DIY Styrofoam cup Easter bunnies. This Easter bunny decor is so easy to make and look absolutely darling! If you love Easter and are looking for more Easter crafts , Amanda has a whole collection for you!
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Little crochet blue bird - free amigurumi patterb
Do you love crocheting and adorable soft toys ? Crochet this lovely little amigurumi blue bird which can be a wonderful handmade gift for your kids ( or grandkids ) . In this nice crochet /amigurumi blog you will find the amigurumi blue bird pattern for free ! This amigurumi blue bird is an absolutely easy crochet toy project: you can create the blue bird easily even if you are a beginner in amigurumi . This crocheted blue bird doesn't require too much yarn , and it will look great in any color!
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Easy & quick amigurumi bunny - free crochet pattern
Easter has been on The Left-Handed Crocheter's mind, so she made herself a harem of bunnies. They’re cute and cuddly and they work up pretty quickly. This free bunny pattern could also be used to make other animals simply by changing the ears and nose on it. For example, some cute, round ears and a safety nose would turn these into a cute teddy bear. We think these amigurumi bunnies looking lovely in many different colors - so make a colorful whole bunny family!
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Little crochet lovebirds - free amigurumi pattern
Giving a handmade present to your loved ones on this occasion is more apt and cherished than buying gifts from outside. So why not make these little birdies by Anitha (Paint It Colorful Blog) to express your love. Anitha created a wonderful free pattern  and a quick how-to for you! This amigurumi love bird is an absolutely easy crochet toy project: you can create the valentine birds easily even if you are a beginner in amigurumi . This crochet bird doesn't require too much yarn ,and it will look great in any color!
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Pipe cleaner bunny and carrot - easy Easter craft for kids
We love making pipe cleaner animals with our kids and we bet that you will love it too with your kiddos! This time Lines Across will teach you how to make these super adorable little pipe cleaner bunnies and carrots. If your kids are too young to do them by themselves, you can help attach the eyes. These pipe cleaner bunnies and carrots just makes perfect crafts for Easter and the kids will love to play with them!
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Baby beaver - free crochet applique pattern
Beaver ’s teeth never stop growing so constantly chewing on wood helps to keep them from getting too long. These large buck teeth and their flat tails are the beaver’ s signature traits along with their busy and hardworking nature. Appliques are a great way to jazz up clothing, embellish a kids backpack, frame for decor or stitch to a throw pillow. Combine cute beavers and fun appliques together with this super cute and free crochet beaver applique pattern Designed by SustainMyCraftHabit.com
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DIY Ombre paper chain wall art - home decor from paper
We love simple craft projects that make a big impact! Paper chains are fun, festive and easy to make, and they are so versatile! Just look at this beautiful ombre wall decor ! How gorgeous is it? Create intricate paper chain decorations easily with Design Improvised's simple & fun tutorial . This DIY Ombre paper chain wall art ( and of course the paper chain itself ) is a great home or holiday party decor and it's so simple to make! ( Even the smallest kids can help you to make this gorgeous wall art or simple long paper chains for brightening up your party or holiday decor )
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Little purple amigurumi bear (free crochet pattern and video tutorial)
Are you looking for a lovely handmade gift for your best friends or kids? Do you love to crochet ? Don't look any further! This lovely amigurumi bear by Anastasia Makeeva and Amigurumi Space is just perfect for every special occasion! Amigurumi is an easy to learn crochet technique from Japan, that allows you to create lovely toys and gifts. So don't hesitate: quickly grab this wonderful free pattern and learn the how-tos. Amigurumi toys are great gifts for any special occasion, such as: baby showers , Christmas or birthdays.
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Easy little amigurumi bear (free crochet pattern and tutorial)
Are you looking for quick, free beginner amigurumi patterns ? Do you love bears ? Crochet this cute little amigurumi bear by Victoria ( Y-ammi Art ) ! Besides of it's super adorable, this amigurumi pattern is completely free ! One of the nice things about amigurumi is that the exact size is rarely important, so you don’t need to worry about matching the designer’s gauge. Provided your stitches are compact enough that they won’t gape open to leave large holes between them when you add the stuffing, you have the freedom to experiment with different yarns and hooks to give you a different-sized result. So grab your hooks and create this adorable amigurumi bear now!
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Purple amigurumi bunny (free crochet pattern and video tutorial)
Are you looking for a lovely handmade gift for your best friends or kids? Do you love to crochet ? Don't look any further! This lovely amigurumi bunny by Olik Ask ( Olga Askarova ) is just perfect for every special occasion! Amigurumi is an easy to learn crochet technique from Japan, that allows you to create lovely toys and gifts. So don't hesitate: quickly grab this wonderful free pattern and learn the how-tos. Amigurumi toys are great gifts for any special occasion, such as: baby showers , Christmas or birthdays.
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Little quick amigurumi bear (free crochet pattern and video tutorial)
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 bear for your little ones to enjoy! Simply follow Ekaterina Nikolaeva's great, easy-to-follow free amigurumi tutorial and create this lovely amigurumi bear in no time! If you need a baby shower gift or want to make your favorite munchkin a handmade toy this amigurumi bear makes a sweet little gift.
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Easy little amigurumi bunny (free crochet pattern and video tutoial)
Crochet your very own adorable cuddly amigurumi rabbit with Diana Patskun's ( @dianapatskun ) and Anna Skorohodova's ( @mirrabio ) lovely free crochet pattern in no time! This rabbit amigurumi toy is absolutely perfect for kids of all ages , and of course for adults as well! If you'd like to make this adorable crochet / amigurumi rabbit bigger, simply use a thicker, heavier weight yarn and a larger hook. This super adorable amigurumi rabbit is such a cute friend for toddlers as well as a beautiful handmade gift for grownups. This crocheted rabbit is so easy to make : this amigurumi project is absolutely suitable for beginner amigurumi crocheters!
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Little purple amigurumi owl - free crochet pattern
Are you looking for lovely ( free ) amigurumi patterns ? Do you love owls ? Crochet this cute little amigurumi owl by Elena Klimova ! Besides of it's super adorable, this amigurumi pattern is completely free ! One of the nicest things about amigurumi is that the exact size is rarely important, so you don’t need to worry about matching the designer’s gauge. Provided your stitches are compact enough that they won’t gape open to leave large holes between them when you add the stuffing, you have the freedom to experiment with different yarns and hooks to give you a different-sized result. So grab your hooks and create this adorable amigurumi owl now:
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Cuddly purple amigurumi bear (free crochet pattern)
Crochet your very own cuddly and adorable amigurumi bear with Maria Ustiushkina's lovely free crochet toy pattern in no time! This bear amigurumi toy is absolutely perfect for kids of all ages , and of course for adults as well! If you'd like to make this adorable crochet / amigurumi bear bigger, simply use a thicker, heavier weight yarn and a larger hook. This super adorable amigurumi bear is such a cute friend for toddlers as well as a beautiful handmade gift for grownups. This crocheted bear is so easy to make : this amigurumi project is absolutely suitable for beginner amigurumi crocheters! Head to Amiguroom and create your own cuddly bear:
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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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Latta the amigurumi bunny in purple dress (free crochet pattern)
Are you looking for free amigurumi patterns ? Do you love rabbits ? Crochet this cute little amigurumi rabbit ! Alyona Gaberling designed this lovely amigurumi rabbit and AmiguroomToys translated it for you. Besides it's super adorable, this amigurumi pattern is completely free ! One of the nice things about amigurumi is that the exact size is rarely important, so you don’t need to worry about matching the designer’s gauge. Provided your stitches are compact enough that they won’t gape open to leaving large holes between them when you add the stuffing, you have the freedom to experiment with different yarns and hooks to give you a different-sized result. So grab your hooks and create this adorable amigurumi rabbit now!
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Soft purple amigurumi bear (free crochet pattern)
Playing with super cute huggable plushies are so comforting and fun! The perfect reason to play with lovely plush animals ( regardless of your age ) is to crochet one for yourself! ( Or to crochet it as a lovely handmade gift for your friends or family members. ) This time create this lovely amigurumi bear from a skein of yarn by following SlingoByseni4ka's free crochet pattern. You can make this lovely huggable amigurumi bear from any color and size yarn , the end result will be wonderful and it will surely bring great joy to the one who gets it.
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