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DIY dog food station with storage
Are you looking for a practical and decorative wooden furniture for your (messy eater) pet? If your answer is yes, this brilliant wooden DIY dog food station and storage box is a perfect woodcraft project for you! This easy to make dog food station keeps your dogs water and food dishes from being tossed around, and you can store a whole bag of dog food (or other dog acessories) in it. You can find a free plan in this nice website to make this stylish furniture, and of course you can adjust the sizes for your dog's size as much as you want! (If you have a very small dog or a cat you can create a small box or completelly leave out the storage part and build a fancy dog or cat feeder tray with legs!)
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Adorable teddy bear gift from a small towel (washcloth)
Are you looking for a cheap but still fun and useful homemade gift ? Try this super cute teddy bear washcloth ! This craft project is soo easy , you can make one in minutes even if you aren't the craftiest person in the world! The only things you will need is a small towel ( or washcloth ) and a few rubber bands ! This special teddy bear shaped towel gift is perfect for any ocassion and any age! It can be a perfect fathers day gift, a baby shower gift or a chirstmas present! Of course you can use any color to make the teddy bears that fits! ( Imagine a cute baby pink or blue teddy or a vivid color "gummy" bear ! )
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Grinch tree - whimsical Whoville Grinchmas ( Christmas ) tree
May I present you everyone's recent favorite christmas craft the : Grinch tree ( aka Grinchmas tree ) ! This whimsical christmas tree came directly from Whoville to bring smile on our faces! Isn't it soo fun and gorgeous? You will be surprised how easy is to make one! You can use pine tree branches or real living trees in your garden , it will look gorgeous in any form! You can use this Grinchmas tree ( Grinch tree ) to decorate your home at Christmas , or give miniature versions as cute whimsical Christmas gifts to your loved ones! You can decorate these alternative Christmas trees with any color ornaments that fits into your home!
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DIY holiday crayons - new life of broken small crayons
What a great craft project! If you have a few broken unusable crayons you can give them a new life in any shape and create the perfect chunky, multi-colored crayon for little hands! You can package them in little cellophane bags to drop into stockings and with these fun multi colored crayons you can teach the kids some of the basic drawing techniques. You can use ANY shape of silicon molds that fits into the holiday/season to make special multi colored and fun shaped crayons.
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DIY baby sock Christmas tree ornaments with sleepy mice
Oh those adorable tiny little first socks! If you would like to keep them forever but not in some dark corner of a drawer, give them a new life as cute decors that always helps you to remember those tiny baby feet!  This brilliant Christmas craft idea the DIY baby sock sleepy mouse is not just super adorable as a Christmas decor and a keepsake but also very easy to sew, especially because of this nice step-by-step tutorrial! Used baby sock ornaments sounds weird, I know, but it turned out so beautiful and adorable!  I’m really wishing that I saved all of the other kids’ socks now!
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DIY miniature notebooks (4 different design)
We love cute ( kawaii ) miniture crafts that can be made in minutes and creates huge impact! And this adorable miniture notebook is one of them! You can make one miniature book literally in minutes from a little craft foam and a few sheets of plain white paper ! Watch this nice step-by-step video tutorial on how to create your own cute miniture book keychain ! You can make these miniture notebooks as cute gifts for your friends and family as well, they will love them! You can write in cute messages about them or just leave it empty.
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Mini chocholate Valentines mailboxes - romantic gift idea
With Valentine’s Day coming up, two of our favorite things collide: adorable paper crafts and chocolate! Here’s a fun way to give the gift of chocolate in a creative way, with these adorable mini chocolate mailboxes. The best part is that you can use paper scraps and you don’t need a bunch of paper crafting tools to make them. And who doesn’t love a little extra chocolate? She made a fun little video tutorial to show you how simple the miniature valentine mailboxes are to make. You’ll have to try making them, they’re so simple and cute!
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Adorable soft doll with crocheted basket (sewing & crochet pattern)
This little Waldorf style soft doll is so adorable, we cant resist it! In this nice craft website you will find a free step-by-step doll making tutorial, a free sewing pattern and a free crochet pattern for the baby's basket as an extra! The fabric doll (and also the crocheted basket) is super easy to sew, you can make them in minutes from a little leftover fabric or from old unused clothes! Your kids will love this adorable little soft doll!  Handmade toys are always better than the store bought ones, because they has soo much personality, and you can choose the materials to sew from which is also a very nice thing!
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DIY Zip-itself triangle coin purse ( free sewing pattern )
This zip-itself coin purse is truly an amazing and creative handmade design!  zip-up to a tetrahedron shaped coin purse, unzip to a long ribbon. This zip-itself coin purse is made from 2 simple materials that you can get from the shop easily – ribbon and zipper. If you wish to line the zip-itself coin purse, then you need additional fabric strip or more ribbon, but we personally think that this zip-itself coin purse looks fine without the lining. Craft Passion is showing the hand sewing method in the tutorial page but you may opt to machine sew if you find it is faster and easier in this way.
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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 Vintage garden greenhouse from old windows - repurpose
Liz Marie's blog featured Holli's gorgeous garden greenhouse which is entirely made out of antique windows! How wonderful is it? A lot of planning need to create this gorgeous DIY vintage garden greenhouse, but it's absolutely worth the time and effort! And the best: this vintage /rustic greenhouse is absolutely low-budget because you can re-purpose some old thrown out windows! Visit Liz Marie Blog and get inspired to create your own greenhouse in large from windows and doors or in a miniature home decor version with picture frames! If you love gardening, woodworking and recycle this craft project will be your next favorite!
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Miniature amigurumi puppy - free crochet dog pattern
Besides being totally adorable, this crochet puppy pattern is completely free, so you can experiment with it without blowing your crochet budget. Grab some scrap yarn and start stitching! If you're stitching the miniature puppies as a toy for a young child, swap the safety eyes for crocheted or embroidered eyes instead. You can easily customize this amigurumi dog design to be any color you'd like, especially if you'd like a more realistic-looking puppyCrochet a little dog as a toy or as a cute little keychain! This free miniature amigurumi dig  is designed to sit perfectly in the palm of your hand.  If you're a beginner crocheter who is looking for a little bit of a challenge, this is a great pattern for you.
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Free adorable amigurumi kitten pattern - crochet cat
Who can resist a super cute (kawaii)cat? Especially if its crocheted? If you love super cute cats and crocheting, you will love this brilliant free little cat amigurumi pattern by Little Bear Crochets! How cute is it? Alongside the free written crochet pattern you will find and extra pictorial tutorial on how to assemble your very own adorable amigurumi cat.  This super cute crocheted kitten is easy-to-create and perfect to start with if you’re a beginner in amigurumi!  This super cute (kawaii) amigurumi cat can be crocheted as a funny gift for a best friend!
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DIY Painted mouse rocks - rock painting for kids
Summer is the perfect season for rock hunting! In this kids craft tutorial learn how to make sweet little painted mouse rocks, perfect for kids of all ages. Rock hunting groups are popping up faster than movie theater popcorn in cities around the country, and for good reason. Rock hunting is a fun way to get outside into nature, spend time with family, spread kindness, and unite communities. Don’t hide the rocks & pebbles in your mother’s kitchen cabinet: create cute painted rock mouse from them!
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DIY Small winking amigurumi owl - free crochet owl pattern
Know an owl lover? We've got the perfect gift idea for them: a crochet winking owl keychain! Whether you're gifting it as a toy or as home decor, this free amigurumi pattern will thrill owl fanatics. This cute crochet ( amigurumi ) owl  can be a perfect handmade gift or handmade toy for your kids / grandkids because, this super adorable amigurumi owl is a perfect soft toy for both boys and girls! In this great amigurumi blog you will find a wonderful free  amigurumi owl pattern which will help you to create this adorable crocheted toy! You can use any color and style yarn to crochet your own adorable amigurumi owls , they will look adorable and fun in any form!
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DIY Pet cactus buddies - rock painting for kids
Did you have a pet rock as a kid? She has seen some really fun adult version cactus rocks and thought it would be fun to make pet cactus rocks for kids. Kids will love to paint and pick out their pet cactus rock for this easy craft project! How much cuter can these pet cactus rocks be? And they are so easy to make too! This is a craft your kids will LOVE! This rock painting project is perfect for the smallest crafty hands as well and you can decorate the kids' room or your garden with the finished rock cactus buddies!  With a little colorful crepe paper you can add cute cactus flowers to your rock buddies. Alternate the rocks sizes to create a whole cactus rock family!
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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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Cute little amigurumi elephant in dress - free amigurumi pattern
In this free crochet tutorial, you can learn how to crochet this adorable miniature amigurumi elephant girl in a super cute crochet dress! (And also you can find here a super cute boy elephant version!) This sweet amigurumi elephant is sure to bring a smile to any face! This amigurumi cutie is a wonderful soft toy for kids.  At this nice crochet blog you will find the free amigurumi pattern of this super cute miniature crochet elephant and her dress accompanied with a nice detailed assembling tutorial. This amigurumi pattern is a beginner one, so if you are a beginner in amigurumis this elephant  is absolutely perfect to begin with!
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Cute little amigurumi cow with tag - free amigurumi pattern
Besides being totally adorable, this crochet cow pattern is completely free, so you can experiment with it without blowing your crochet budget. Grab some scrap yarn and start stitching! This adorable amigurumi cow is ready for cuddles from your favorite kiddo. If you're stitching this little cow as a toy for a young child, swap the safety eyes for crocheted or embroidered eyes instead. You can easily customize this amigurumi cow design to be any color you'd like, especially if you'd like a more realistic-looking amigurumi cowsCrochet a little cow as a toy or as a cute little display on the shelf. This free amigurumi cow  is designed to sit perfectly in the palm of your hand!
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Adorable little amigurumi scarecrow - free amigurumi pattern
Today Stephanie shares with us this  super adorable not-so-scary Scarecrow who is perfect for the fall, Halloween, or as your little friend from favorite movies and musicals (think Wizard of Oz and Wicked)!  Whether this little guy helps decorate your house or accompanies your little ones as they trick-or-treat, he is sure to bring a smile to people’s faces! In this brilliant amigurumi/crochet blog you will find the amigurumi scarecrow pattern for free! Cool, isn't it?  Be sure to follow along the detailed step-by-step amigurumi scarecrow crochet tutorial and the assembling guide.
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DIY Vintage bar cart (free woodworking plan)
Today's free woodworking plan is a vintage style DIY bar cart provided by Angela Marie Made! This DIY bar cart is a little more time consuming to build, but definitely worth it in the end, especially for the amount of savings! It costs less than $50 in building materials to build, whereas other similar bar carts retail around $150+. In Marie's site you will find the steps on how to built this DIY Bar Cart. This gorgeous DIY bar cart will look gorgeous in a  vintage style interior and it's also super handy at parties! This woodworking project is not as difficult as it seems, so if you are a beginner in woodworking with only basic tools that's fine too!
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Winter felt cork gnomes - wine cork craft for kids
DIY wine cork figures are one of those classic craft projects that will always be a great kids craft. Here is Whimsy Love's winter spin on this timeless DIY ! Wine cork gnomes are something that you can do together with the kids to really get in the C hristmas mood! You can display these cute felt wine cork gnomes as a part of your winter / Christmas decor. The best part is that these felt wine cork gnomes are so easy customize and make your own! Follow Nikki's step-by-step photo tutorial to help you assemble your own adorable felt wine cork gnomes:
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Little crochet pumpkins (free crochet pattern)
We simply LOVE cute and quick crochet patterns! Just look at this lovely little crochet pumpkin ! Isn't it super adorable? Get your hook and yarn out and let’s hook up these adorable pumpkins ! Autumn is our favorite time of the year. Every fall we like to decorate with pumpkins and of course we love crocheting so why not combine these two passions together! Eva would like to share this wonderful free crochet pumpkin pattern with you, so you can decorate and welcome in autumn. Get the pattern at horgolom.blogspot.com and create your very own adorable little crochet pumpkins !
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Perez - the tooth fairy mouse (free amigurumi pattern)
This super cute amigurumi mouse by Amour Fou is the most adorable tooth fairy alternative we've ever seen! Be completely prepared when your kids starts loosing their baby teeth : crochet this unusual tooth fairy toy , Perez the amigurumi tooth mouse to hold his / her tooth ! Besides being totally adorable, this crochet mouse pattern is completely free , so you can experiment with it without blowing your crochet budge t. If you're a beginner crocheter who is looking for a little bit of a challenge, Perez the tooth mouse is a great amigurumi pattern for you! ( And of course the kids will LOVE him! )
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Adorable sitting raven - step by step polimer clay tutorial
Use this step-by-step tutorial to make miniature figures in several scales using basic sculpting techniques and polymer clay, play-doh or air dry clay. This cute raven 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 raven is a beginner 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 sitting raven !
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DIY Halloween magic potion bottle decor - upcycling craft
This is one of those halloween upcycling craft projects that is truly fun to make! You simply don’t know how your magic potion bottles will come out, which is part of the fun! Aren’t these DIY Halloween magic potion bottles are divine? And it’s fun to create something for Halloween that is less frightful and more fantastical. It’s like having all my Merlin-Dumbledore-Gandalf dreams come true, right before your eyes!  Sadie Seasongoods will show you in this nice craft tutorial how to make your own magic potion bottles from simple glass bottles or spice rack bottles!
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Little amigurumi owl pattern (free crochet pattern)
Know an owl lover? We've got the perfect gift idea for them: a crochet winking owl keychain! Whether you're gifting it as a toy or as home decor, this free amigurumi pattern by I Crochet Things will thrill owl fanatics. This cute crochet ( amigurumi ) owl can be a perfect handmade gift or handmade toy for your kids / grandkids because, this super adorable amigurumi owl is a perfect soft toy for both boys and girls! In this great amigurumi blog you will find a wonderful free amigurumi owl pattern which will help you to create this adorable crocheted toy! You can use any color and style yarn to crochet your own adorable amigurumi owls , they will look adorable and fun in any form!
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DIY Crochet Minion baby booties (free crochet pattern)
We love Gru's Minons and we are sure you and ( your kids) are love them too!. That;s why we decided to share with you Doroteja's super adorable little Minion inspired baby shoes! This is a free crochet pattern available in two sizes: 0 – 6 months and 6 – 12 months!You can use the classic yellow and blue yarn color combination or you can go for crazy minions with purple yarn! Fun isn't it? These adorable minion crochet boots can be a great baby shower gift!
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Crochet bobbin Christmas gnome (free video tutorial)
In this free crochet video tutorial , you can learn how to crochet this adorable wooden bobbin amigurumi gnome! This sweet amigurumi gnome is sure to bring a smile to any face! This cr ocheted cutie is a wonderful Christmas decoration or toy for kids. This wooden bobbin amigurumi gnome is also perfect as a lovely Christmas gift. Follow this nice step-by-step video tutorial and learn how to crochet your own cute amigurumi gnome ornament. This amigurumi pattern is a beginner one, so if you are a beginner in amigurumis this crochet gnome is absolutely perfect to begin with!
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