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Easy DIY Cement gnomes - adorable Christmas decor
We LOVE working with cement for several reasons: it’s inexpensive, it’s fun playing with mud, and the results are always unique. And there is only one thing we love much more than playing with cement : gnomes ! Whether you call them nisse, tomte or gnomes, these sweet little guys are simply adorable. This time will show you how to make this super adorable cement gnome in no time, out of old, unused clothes ( a pantyhose and a sock ) and cement. Isn't it wonderful? This cement gnome is so cute and surprisingly simple to create! Follow these instructions and make your own DIY Christmas gnome :
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DIY Tin can & socks pencil holders - fun upcycling craft
If you're looking for Completely Genius Trash-to-Treasure Crafts AND an idea on what to do with all your odd sock the sock and tin can pencil holders just might be for you. There can be a lot of stories behind your old socks and maybe you really don’t want to just throw them away. You don’t have to! because you can make different sock crafts from them: for example, this genius pencil holder which doesn't require any fancy craft materials just an ordinary tin can and a sock. You can customize this pencil holder as much as you wish ( in color or size ) either way: the outcome will be outstanding. You can use these sock and tin can pencil holders in your office or at home, it can be made by both kids of all ages or adults and it won't cost you a dime.
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Small Christmas stocking (free sewing pattern & tutorial)
Sew your stocking to fill with gifts on Christmas morning. This super easy to sew Christmas stocking by Miss Daisy Patterns is just a great evergreen Christmas decor , plus ( as usual ) Miss Daisy's sewing tutorial is very nicely done, so even if you are a beginner, this Christmas stocking will be a piece of cake! You can sew the stockings with any fabric you want. Get the free sewing pattern and let's get sewing :
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DIY tall Christmas gnomes (video tutorial)
Easy and fun DIY Christmas gnomes by Sarah Nenni-Daher for your holiday home decor ! So cute and simple to create! These adorable DIY Christmas gnomes are one of our all time favorite Christmas crafts. These fun Christmas gnomes ( or tomtes ) make adorable winter home decors, or in smaller sizes: Christmas ornaments or gift toppers. Watch this step-by-step video tutorial and learn how to make Swedish Christmas gnome ( tomte, nisse, or Scandinavian gnome ) in no time at all!
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DIY Christmas gnome with eyes (video tutorial)
This lovely little DIY Christmas gnome with its tiny, beady eyes is so cute, and so easy to make: you could whip out a bunch of them as lovely gift toppers, or as cute Christmas decors under an afternoon. Kids love to craft with fabric and felt, so this would be a fun one to do with them too. You could make a little Santa gnome , just use red fabric pieces instead of blue. Follow along with Sarah Nenni-Daher' step-by-step gnome making tutorial, and create your very own little Scandinavian style Christmas gnome decoration:
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Simple DIY Christmas gnome ornaments (video tutorial)
This lovely little DIY Christmas gnome ornament by Sarah Nenni-Daher is soooo cute, and so easy to make: you could whip out a bunch of them as lovely gift toppers, or as cute Christmas decors under an afternoon. Kids love to craft with fabric and felt, so this would be a fun one to do with them too. ( This craft is just perfect to upcycle those old unused clothes or socks! ) You could make a little Christmas gnome ornament out of almost every type of fabric, just a little glue, and a few clever tricks. Follow along with Sarah Nenni-Daher' step-by-step gnome ornament making tutorial, and create your very own little Scandinavian style Christmas gnome ornaments :
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Short Christmas gnome in winter hat (video tutorial)
Easy and fun DIY Christmas gnomes by Sarah Nenni-Daher for your holiday home decor ! So cute and simple to create! These adorable DIY Christmas gnomes are one of our all time favorite Christmas crafts. These fun Christmas gnomes ( or tomtes ) make adorable winter home decors, or in smaller sizes: Christmas ornaments or gift toppers. Watch this step-by-step video tutorial and learn how to make Swedish Christmas gnome ( tomte, nisse, or Scandinavian gnome ) in no time at all!
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DIY Big wood log Christmas gnome (video tutorial)
This brilliant Christmas craft project by Sarah Nenni-Daher has three of our favorite components to it: it has a Scandinavian theme, it's no-sew and it's super easy to make. This cute little Christmas log gnome can be made literally in seconds, without any special craft or sewing skills! These lovely log gnomes can be perfect Christmas or winter decors on your front porch, or you can give them as gifts, because who doesn't love gnomes ? You can upcycle sweaters, t-shirts, socks and almost any unused old clothes to create the gnomes , with this step-by-step video tutorial it will be a piece of cake!
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DIY Christmas gnome ornament - tomte ornament (video tutorial)
If you're in a hunt for a super fun, easy-to-make, and budget-friendly Christmas decoration - or just want to make a fun Christmas craft with the kids , try these super adorable, Scandinavian style Christmas gnome ornaments ! Christmas gnomes are not just super cute decors, but they are also very easy to craft, which makes them perfect for decorating and also for adorning gifts! By following along Sarah Nenni-Daher's step-by-step video tutorial, you will be able to make a set of Christmas gnome ornaments in no time! All you need is a little piece of ( felt ) fabric , yarn, and a wooden bead. Let's get crafting!
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DIY Valentine\'s gnomes - lovely Valentine\'s day gift
This brilliant Valentine's craft project by Isa has three of our favorite components to it: 1. A Norwegian / Scandinavian theme, 2. It's super easy to make , 3. It's an upcycling project ( the main material comes from a fuzzy sock ) ! This cute little gnome can be made literally in seconds, without any special craft or machine sewing skills! The sweater or sock Valentine's gnomes can be perfect little decors in your Scandinavian/vintage style home or you can give them as Valentine's gifts, because who doesn't love gnomes ? You can upcycle sweaters, t-shirts, socks or almost any unused old clothes to create gnomes, which ( with this step-by-step video tutorial ) will be a piece of cake! Click here for the free downloadable pattern
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DIY Draft stopper - how to make a draft stopper out of socks
Data shows that draft can waste a lot of your energy use! It's terrible to think about how much heat and money has gone out the window ( or under the door ) on a cold winter day. Maybe draft cost you a lot of money, but that can be solved easily: Jillee will show you how to make a super simple, super thrifty draft stopper out of socks ! Yes, socks ! And this is a brilliant bonus because you can also use those odd socks again! Of course, you can use ( or recycle ) other clothing than odd socks: warm winter leggings, thick tights, t-shirt or sweater sleeves, scarfs, fabric scraps... there are so many possibilities to experiment with!
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DIY Tin can Christmas gnome
With just a few supplies turn an ordinary tin can into a super cute Christmas gnome ! You can fill your tin can gnomes with delicious Christmas treats which makes this Christmas craft a perfect little DIY gift for your loved ones! These adorable gnome cans may seem difficult to make, but that's not true! This little tin can gnome craft i s surprisingly easy to make. Watch Creative Mamy's video tutorial, create one, and add a little pinch of whimsy to your winter decor!
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Adorable DIY Styrofoam bird - Christmas decor
Look at this cute winter bird! Isn't it super adorable? You can whip up a Christmas bird with the kids in no time with just a few simple craft materials such as odd socks , felt , and Styrofoam balls ! You can use the finished Christmas birds as ornaments or cute little decorations to decorate your home ( or Christmas tree ) in winter, or you can give them as Christmas gifts for your loved ones! Watch Creative Mamy's tutorial and create your now:
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DIY Christmas gnome jar ( mason jar gift box )
Turn mason jars into festive Christmas gift boxes ! It's always a great feeling when we're making preparations for Christmas , especially if we can recycle something from trash into treasure to make something unique for the whole family. Start with an empty mason jar and create this fantastic homemade Christmas gnome gift box with Creative Mamy's easy to follow video tutorial. A mason jar gnome gift box is an inexpensive way to decorate your home for the holidays or create fun gifts for the whole family!
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DIY Pikachu sock plushie ( with Free Pattern ) - Pokemon
Grab a pair of fluffy yellow socks , and let's get started making the most adorable Pikachu you've ever seen! If you and your children love plushie toys , Pokemons , and creative projects, you will love creating these super cute DIY sock plushies. Watch BudgetHobby's easy-to-follow video tutorial and learn the how-tos:
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DIY Among Us Crewmate sock plushie
With Maqaroon 's step-by-step sock plushie sewing tutorial you can learn how to sew this super adorable Among Us Crewmate plushie ! Socks are easy to manipulate due to it’s knitted property that is expandable and flexible. The heel and toe parts are best to be made into bum that could turn into head and butt for the sock toy. With the various types of socks available in the market, you will never get enough surprises of what a pair of socks would turn into! Watch the step-by-step suck plushie making video tutorial and create your very own Among Us Crewmate!
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Easy DIY Christmas gnome ornaments ( Christmas tree ornaments )
Making your adorable DIY Christmas gnome ornaments is easy-peasy: no master skills or expensive craft materials are required. ( This Christmas ornament is also a super quick craft, which makes this little gnome decor perfect for kids of all ages! ) This Christmas gnome ornament by Happy Hooligans is such a fun Christmas craft for kids to make in the classroom or at home ( especially on a snowy day ). Come, read Happy Hooligans ' step-by-step gnome ornament making tutorial and learn the how-tos:
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DIY Sock bear  - soft toy for kids (free sewing tutorial)
Please meet Mama Kass, the sock kangaroo , and Baby Kaden, the felt baby kangaroo ! Craft Passion today share with us a super cute and free sock kangaroo sewing pattern! The pattern on Craft Passion is a little lengthy but it is worth the read till the end. It has all the details you need to know on how to sew Mama Kass sock kangaroo and Baby Kaden felt kangaroo. Follow all the instructions well and you will be able to make one ( or a whole family of ) adorable sock plushies for your kids or for yourself!
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DIY Tin can owl pencil holder
This tin can owl pencil holder is colorful, adorable and is perfect for the fall season. Turn empty tin cans into pencil holders for your desk or hang them up on a shelf to admire. Click for the full, detailed, step-by-step tutorial on how to make this owl craft and more fun kid crafts to make:
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DIY curtain holder sock monkey (sewing tutorial) - sock plushie
With Moth Art's step-by-step sock plushie sewing tutorial you can learn how to sew this super adorable curtain holder sock monkey ! This is the perfect sewing project for recycle some old ( half-pair ) socks ! The color of the socks brings personality to the sock monkey , at times you will be surprised and get amused by how the sock monkey turns out. Watch the video tutorial and let's start sewing!
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Cute sock doll (sock doll sewing tutorial) - soft doll
We think this sock doll is probably just about the cutest thing on the planet! Create your little sock dolls by following Moth Art 's step-by-step sewing tutorial. Sock dolls make great decorations and they also make excellent presents for all those doll lovers out there. This little sock doll will look gorgeous in any color and style, so grab that odd sock we know you have, and let’s get crafty!
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DIY Sock owl (sock plushie sewing tutorial)
Look at this cute sock owl ! Isn't it super adorable? Plus it's super easy to make too: you can whip up one with the kids in no time! Use the finished sock owls as cute fall decorations, or simply give them as heartfelt gifts for your loved ones! These adorable little sock owls are so happy that fall is here and are so fun to make. Grab that odd sock we know you have, and let’s get crafty!
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DIY Yarn dog  - Yorkshire terrier ( yorkie ) from yarn
Who loves adorable little yarn creations ? We do! In this video tutorial, Moth Art will show you how to make this super adorable little yarn dog in no time. This dog craft ( with a little help ) is suitable for kids of all ages , and the outcome is so unbelievably cute! The kids will enjoy creating this super fluffy, easy and fun yarn dog craft , and the finished puppies are just perfect as keychains. ( You could use them as cute decorations or dollhouse accessories as well ).
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Cute sock doll with baby bottle ( sock doll sewing tutorial)
We simply love adorable sock creations ! Here is another wonderful free sock toy pattern by Moth Art which is a bit challenging to sew , but oh so cute! If you have mastered the sock toy sewing skill from the previous sock toy patterns , then probably you will find this not as tough as it looks. The color of the socks brings personality to this adorable little doll. Try different patterns & colors, and create your own super adorable doll collection!
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