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Mindy is an enormous, hand-picked, quality checked, and categorized craft / DIY tutorial collection. Our mission is to help you discover the world's best free craft tutorials, patterns, and printables! We have fantastic crafts, helpful tips, and step-by-step tutorials from talented and passionate craft bloggers all around the world. Our library consists of thousands of in-depth craft tutorials and covers an immense variety of crafts and hobbies. Whether you want to see specific crafts or just collect a few fun ideas, our team will be here for you every step of the way! Browse through our craft tutorial collection and transform the everyday things around you into fun and useful things! Whether you’re looking to master a new-to-you hobby, improve your skills, or simply get inspired, Mindy is here to help.
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DIY Boho perler bead elastic bracelets - jewelry making trick
Nothing is better than getting crafty and finding new ways to use ordinary craft materials a little differently. These DIY boho-inspired Perler bead elastic bracelets by The Crafted Sparrow are the perfect example. Yes, these gorgeous bracelets were made with perler beads , but with a little twist. Follow The Crafted Sparrow's step-by-step tutorial and learn how to transform a favorite kid crafting item into fun jewelry perfect for anyone of any age:
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DIY Pineapple Necklace
With a few simple steps, you can make this super adorable pineapple necklace in minutes! In this jewelry making tutorial, The Crafted Sparrow will teach you how to make this lovely pineapple necklace out of polymer clay. This pineapple necklace is not just the perfect summer accessory but it's also a perfect gift for a special occasion. Create a matching pair and give it to your kids, to your mom, or your best friends - they'll love it! Of course, you can use this fun polymer clay pineapple charm to create other jewelry pieces: accessorize bracelets, create fun earrings, keychains, or hair clips - so many possibilities!
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Amigurumi ice cream tower (free amigurumi pattern)
Playing with super cute ( summer ) toys are so fun! The perfect reason to play with lovely soft toys ( regardless of your age ) is to crochet one for yourself! ( Or to crochet one as a lovely handmade gift for your little ones. ) This time create this lovely amigurumi ice cream tower from a few skeins of colorful cotton yarn by following Repeat Crafter Me's free crochet ice cream & ice cream cone pattern. You can create ice cream cones with one or more scoops of amigurumi ice cream in various , fun, summer ice cream colors. This fun amigurumi ice cream tower is just a perfect toy or kids' room decor for both smaller kids and teens , and the pattern itself is super easy & straightforward. Grab your yarn basket and crochet one ( or two ) amigurumi ice cream towers now:
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DIY Seashell terracotta pot - seashell planter with faux stone spray paint
With the summer rolling add a few beach-themed elements to your spaces! After you’ve had a relaxing day at the beach and your bikini is drying, we suggest you buckle down and dive into this wonderful DIY by Confessions Of A Serial Do-It-Yourselfer. This beautiful, simple and beach-worthy seashell planter will help you bring the beach back home. Seashell planters are a creative and unique way to show off your indoor or outdoor plants.Get the tutorial and let's get started:
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Easy paper plate watermelon  fan -  fun summer craft for kids
Keep the kids cool this summer with The Kindergarten Connection's fun paper plate watermelon fan craft! This papercraft is easy to make using only a few common materials you probably already have in your home or classroom. Your kids will enjoy some fun, summer crafting and you’ll love how frugal and easy it is! Get the tutorial and let's get started:
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DIY mermaid doll (faux flower mermaid doll) - summer craft for kids
It's mermaid time! Watch Emilie Lefler's step-by-step doll making tutorial and learn how to make a gorgeous mermaid dolls out of simple craft materials. This lovely little yarn and faux flower mermaid doll is a fun decoration for summer, and such a fun toy to play with! Once you have mastered making a basic wire doll body, there are a lot of fun options and variations, so let's get crafting!
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Flying amigurumi whale with balloons (free amigurumi pattern)
The best things in life are free - like this lovely amigurumi whale pattern by @natura_crochet at Amigurumi Space ! 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 flying whale. ) So grab a few skeins of yarn and create your very own, super adorable flying whale:
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Adorable amigurumi frog (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 one as a lovely handmade gift for your friends / family members. ) This time create this lovely amigurumi frog from a skein of yarn by following Victoria Makarevich's free crochet pattern. You can make this lovely huggable amigurumi frog 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 Rainbow shoes - fabric painting with the easy method (no dip tie-dye)
This easy tutorial by Fantasvale Art Lab will teach you how to make fabulous rainbow shoes ( without tie-dye ) . All you need is a pair of plain white canvas shoes, a water pray bottle, textile paint and a small sponge. Watch the tutorial and create a pair ( or two ) now:
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Crab puppet craft  - fun summer craft for kids
Do you have a crafty kid ? Nurture his creative spirit with this fun crap puppet craft by Kids' Craft Room. This paper crab puppet craft is super easy to make, plus you don't need special tools or skills to make one, which makes this fun craft perfect for kids of all ages ! With just a few inexpensive crafts supplies , you'll be giving your child the tools he needs to spark imagination and creative play. Read Kids' Craft Room's tutorial, get the supplies & the free template and craft on!
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DIY Rainbow platform sneakers - how to hide sole stains
Do your old platform sneakers need some smart shoe decoration job done? Look at this one! This time Studio DIY shares with us a super fun DIY shoe decorating project that is guaranteed to bring a jolt of color to your accessories closet ( and inspire a smile each time you glance down at your feet ). Get the tutorial, grab the supplies, and let's get decorating:
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DIY Fruit Perler bead keychain - fun summer craft for kids
In the spirit of embracing all things summer My Poppet has designed these fun fruit keyrings / keychains from Hama/Perler beads. These fun fruit keyrings are easy to make and make great gifts. Use them as keyrings , or cute handbag charms. If your kids are old enough to play with beads , this would be a fun activity to do together, just make sure you do the ironing! Get the free patterns and let the fun begin:
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DIY Easy ice cream stones - rock painting for kids
This time Projects With Kids shares with us a super cute ice cream painted rock tutorial! We love rock painting, and we love ice cream, so why not combine the two? In this kids' craft tutorial, you can learn how to make sweet little ice cream rocks. This rock painting craft is perfect for kids of all ages. Rock hunting groups are popular for a 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 ice cream rocks from them!
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DIY Yarn rainbow - simple yarn craft for kids
In this step-by-step video tutorial, NataliDoma DIY will show you how to make a gorgeous yarn rainbow in 10 minutes. This little rainbow craft is so simple you will master it in no time! This macrame rainbow is just perfect as a home decor , or you could use them as cute accessories ( as pendants, earrings, keychains, etc ) Play the video and learn the how-tos:
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