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DIY Cone gnome Christmas gift box (free printable)
Read Pysselbolaget's step-by-step tutorial and learn how to make this lovely little Christmas gnome gift box ( or advent calendar ) easily out of simple household materials! This lovely little Christmas gnome box can be a perfect way to wrap small presents for Christmas ( such as gift cards, money, or sweets ) in an adorable way! This paper gift box is a surprisingly easy paper folding project: you just need one sheet of white construction paper, a ruler, the free template , and that's it! Get the free Cone gnome gift box template and create your own lovely DIY gnome gift box now: ( To download the free printable please choose the UNTRANSLATED link below, then click on the blue "ladda ner dem här" link above the assembling photo. )
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DIY Paper advent wreath candy bowl - Christmas craft for kids
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 paper 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 paper advent wreath to celebrate the Christmas season. Don't forget to customize the colors to fit your style!
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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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Paper plate Santa Claus - fun Santa craft for kids
Christmas is such a fun time of the year for crafting! If you're looking for a fun Christmas craft for your preschooler, this lovely little paper plate Santa by I Heart Crafty Things will be the perfect choice. Using a paper plate and some glue made this one so simple and adorable! This paper plate Santa craft is such a fun classroom project to make as one paper plate makes two crafts and you can use scrap materials for everything else. Making paper plate crafts in the classroom is always so much fun! Your c lass or kids will enjoy making these fun paper plate suns with you. Read the tutorial and learn the how to's:
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DIY Santa envelope puppet - Christmas craft for kids
Are you ready for some Christmas fun ? This paper bag Santa puppet by I Heart Crafty Things is such a fun interactive winter craft for kids and a great way to encourage imaginative play and storytelling. ( They are super simple to create and provide hours of fun pretend play at home or at school ) Create Christmas elves and reindeer as well , and have fun putting on a festive puppet show ! ( They would also make a great activity for a Christmas party. )
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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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Bianca the amigurumi cat (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 cat for your little ones to enjoy! Simply follow Tarturumies's great, easy-to-follow free amigurumi pattern and create this lovely amigurumi cat in no time! If you need an adorable Christmas gift or want to make your favorite munchkin a handmade toy this amigurumi cat makes a sweet little gift.
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Pascal the amigurumi Easter bunny (free amigurumi pattern)
The best things in life are free - like this lovely amigurumi Easter bunny pattern by Tarturumies ! 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 stuffed animals using yarns , just like this lovely little Easter bunny. So grab a few skeins of yarn , make this lovely amigurumi Easter bunny today and create a darling new stuffed animal for your loved one.
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Amigurumi bunny baby blanket (free amigurumi pattern)
Crochet the perfect gift for your little ones: an amigurumi bunny blanket ! Whether you're gifting this lovely amigurumi bunny blanket as a toy, a sleeping or teether buddy or as a nursery room decor, the kids will love this adorable little bunny. This cute crochet ( amigurumi ) bunny blanket can be a perfect handmade gift or handmade toy for your kids and grandkids because this super adorable amigurumi bunny blanket is just a perfect soft toy for both boys and girls! At Tarturumies you will find this wonderful free amigurumi bunny blanket pattern which will help you to create this adorable crocheted toy with lots of interesting details, personality, and cuteness! You can use any color and style yarn to crochet your own adorable amigurumi bunny blanket , they will look fun and cuddly in any form!
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Agatha & Argus - cat couple - Valentine’s cats (free amigurumi pattern)
Besides being totally adorable, this Valentine's cats ( or black & white cats ) pattern by Tarturumies is completely free, so you can experiment with it without blowing your crochet budget. This adorable amigurumi cat couple is ready for cuddles from your loved ones. You can easily customize this amigurumi cat design to be any color you'd like. Crochet this little black and white cat couple as a toy or as a cute little display on the shelf. If you're a beginner crocheter who is looking for a little bit of a challenge, this is a great pattern for you. Grab some yarn and start stitching!
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Chloe the amigurumi bunny (free amigurumi 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 bunny from a skein of yarn by following Tarturumies's free crochet pattern. You can make this lovely huggable amigurumi bunny 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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Nyasha the tiny amigurumi deer (free amigurumi pattern)
The best things in life are free - like this lovely amigurumi reindeer pattern by Ekaterina Shokhina at Amiguroom Toys ! 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 stuffed animals using yarns , just like this lovely little reindeer. So grab a skein of brown yarn , make this lovely amigurumi reindeer today and create a darling ( Christmas ) gift for your loved ones.
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Tiny amigurumi mouse (amigurumi keychain) - free pattern
Are you looking for free amigurumi patterns ? Do you love tiny mouse ? Crochet this cute little amigurumi tiny mouse ! Alisa Ovchinnikova designed this lovely amigurumi tiny mouse. 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 tiny mouse now!
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Adorable tiny reindeer (free amigurumi pattern)
Crochet your very own adorable cuddly amigurumi reindeer toy with following along @inna_chi_hm's nice free amigurumi pattern at Amiguroom Toys ! This super adorable amigurumi reindeer is such a cute friend for toddlers as well as a beautiful handmade Christmas gift for grownups. If you'd like to make this adorable crochet / amigurumi reindeer bigger ( for an absolutely giant reindeer ) simply use a thicker, heavier weight yarn. You can also make this lovely huggable amigurumi reindeer 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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DIY Fabric snowflake fairy (or snowflake angel) ornament
We need to admit that: we LOVE Luisa Antonioli's lovely little fabric ornaments ! So much cuteness and personality! This gorgeous little snowman fairy ( or snowman angel ) ornament is no exception! So cute and simple to create, which make this beautiful little Christmas ornament one of our favorite Christmas crafts! You could make the Christmas fairies as lovely festive home decor, Christmas ornaments or gift toppers. These snowflake fairies are incredibly easy to make , so gather the materials and let's get crafting:
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Little felt wooden bead elf - DIY Christmas tree ornament
Are you on a hunt for an easy, fun, and super adorable fabric scrap buster Christmas craft project ? Create a lovely elf! So cute and simple to create ! These gorgeous little Christmas elves by Luisa Antonioli are one of our favorite Christmas crafts. You could make the elves as lovely festive home decor , Christmas ornaments or gift toppers. These felt elves are incredibly easy to make.
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Simple DIY ribbon angels - Christmas tree ornament
These adorable little ribbon angel ornaments by Fairy Crafts are easy to make and can be a wonderful festive addition to your tree. Are you ready to make some ribbon angel ornaments for your Christmas tree ? Let's create a bunch of adorable, little DIY angel ornaments for this years Christmas tree with a few simple craft supplies and Fairy Crafts's easy to follow tutorial:
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3D paper christmas tree - easy paper craft for kids (video tutorial)
Learn how to make a gorgeous 3D Paper Christmas tree with Hattifant's step-by-step video tutorial, and free printable Christmas tree template! If you love paper snowflakes and fancy the next challenge, these beautiful dimensional paper Christmas trees are super easy to make and look great both with and without an electric tea light! What a fantastic paper craft for Christmas ! You can get the free printable template here
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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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Simple DIY cotton pad angel ornament - frugal Christmas decoration
Add a heavenly touch to your Christmas decorations with this cute little cotton pad angel Christmas ornament. Make them in different colors to gift or keep! We’re feeling all angelic today, and you’ll feel the same, when you see Easy Peasy And Fun's cute little cotton pad angel Christmas ornament craft ! This is such a pretty handmade ornament that you could show it to someone and they wouldn’t believe that you made it with simple cotton pads!
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DIY Dog marionette puppet - fun tp roll craft for kids
This tutorial by Easy Peasy And Fun will show you how to make a dog marionette puppet , a lovely recycled project that kids are going to love! Marionette puppets might look complicated but are in essence pretty easy to make and chances are, you have everything you need in your home. This fun puppet toy will grant hours of fun! This lovely paper dog puppet walks with simple controls, small enough for little hands, and also very great for dexterity practice! Get the tutorial , and let's get crafting:
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DIY Paper winter village - fun winter paper craft for kids
These beautiful paper winter villages by Krokotak are so much fun to make, and it's just the perfect winter or Christmas craft you can do with your kids ( and its also perfect for sprucing up your mantel or winter decor ) ! You can try to create some adorable winter villages with different colored papers in different patterns and motifs as well. Watch Krokotak's step by step tutorial on how to make these lovely little dimensional paper winter villages for winter and let the crafting fun begin:
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Easy DIY photo snow globe craft for kids - creative Christmas card
Kids love snow globes, a nd we love looking at pictures of our kids ! Today’s winter craft project combines both of those into an easy winter craft little kids will love to make. This little 3D family photo snow globe card by It's Always Autumn is a perfect classroom winter or Christmas craft for kids to make. Her template ( as usual ) makes this winter craft easy-peasy and you can be sure the parents will love receiving one of these super adorable Christmas cards. Not only does this winter snow globe card hold a special message inside, with a child’s photo at the center of the snow globe, this one takes “personal” to a whole new level.
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Easy and quick DIY bath bombs - last minute spa gift idea
There is something incredibly relaxing about a warm bath, and these homemade bath bombs take the relaxation up a notch! Interested in learning how to make DIY bath bombs ? Read this step-by-step bath bomb making tutorial by BornToDIY and learn the how-tos ! This easy step-by-step DIY tutorial makes bath bombs easy to make at home. We love making bath bombs in various scents when it comes to DIY gift giving ideas or easy crafts for teens to make and sell. Bath bombs are such a fun luxury and so simple ( and frugal ) to make! Made from nourishing epsom salt, alkalizing baking soda, and fizzing citric acid with nourishing coconut oil and essential oils. Get the diy bath bomb recipe and let's get crafting:
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How to paint tiles - tile painting tutorial (bathroom makeover)
Do you ever have a project that ended up being so much easier than you expected that you’re kicking yourself for procrastinating so long to do it? Painting ceramic tiles is one of those projects ! Many people believe that the only way to color a tile is to glaze it in a kiln, but you can actually paint tile yourself at home! If you do the right prep work, it’s a quick, easy task that will let you re-color your flooring or bathroom , or even add a decorative element to your floors, counters, or mantel. Learning how to choose the right supplies, prepare your tile for painting, and paint and seal your tile correctly will help you re-do your home quickly and inexpensively.
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Painting Rocks with Love: Painted Mandala Hearts – Sustain My Craft Habit
Rock painting rocks! We love rock painting crafts, and we instantly fell in love with Sustain My Craft Habit' s new rock painting design. With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, these lovely heart painted rocks give us the inspiration we needed to create fun little valentine's gifts. ( Just "lost" them around the house and wait until someone finds them. Isn't it super fun? ) These easy rock painting ideas , with mandala designs , are also a great way to relax, be artistic and make a perfect craft for Valentine’s Day. Or any day really! Get the tutorial and let's paint a rock:
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DIY Lawn flamingo costume & baby cactus costume ( Halloween costumes )
This DIY lawn flamingo and baby cactus costume by Studio DIY are perhaps the easiest and funniest costumes you’ve ever seen! Fun, colorful and instantly recognizable! Deciding on a costume for a party or Halloween is never easy. Buying or renting costumes can also be an expensive investment, especially if you go to a lot of themed parties. This super fun lawn flamingo and baby cactus costume is an easy and affordable way to stand out at any party!
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Easy DIY Deer makeup ( face painting tutorial / halloween makeup tutorial )
Can't think of a costume ? Look in your makeup bag ! Try this gorgeous and crazy-easy Halloween deer makeup by The Makeup Chair, that won't take you five hours to do. Makeup lovers know that a Halloween costume without a full face of makeup is simply just a thematic outfit. The transformation truly begins when the makeup brushes come out, which is why Halloween is one of the best holidays for the beauty-obsessed. So don't hesitate: pull out those makeup brushes and palettes and start practicing!
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Easy DIY mermaid makeup ( face painting tutorial / halloween makeup )
Can't think of a costume ? This Halloween , transform yourself into a magical mermaid! This Halloween mermaid makeup tutorial by RhiannonClaire is super easy to follow. All you need are fishnet tights and a simple makeup color palette. So, grab a pair of fishnet tights , watch the video tutorial for all the tips and tricks and turn yourself into the prettiest little mermaid just in time for Halloween.
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DIY Hot chocolate costume ( simple DIY halloween costume )
This DIY hot chocolate costume by Studio DIY is perhaps the easiest and funniest costume we’ve ever seen! Fun, colorful and instantly recognizable! Deciding on a costume for a party or Halloween is never easy. Buying or renting costumes can also be an expensive investment, especially if you go to a lot of themed parties. This super fun hot chocolate costume is an easy and affordable way to stand out at any party! You could decorate your hot cocoa costume with different sprinklers as well: imagine fun colorful candy sprinklers or candy hearts as an extra decoration! The possibilities are so fun!
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