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Easy paper (ribbon) gift bags
This is a very nice DIY craft video tutorial : an easy Paper ( ribbon ) gift bag by Innova Crafts. With this video you can learn how to make these original paper bags for small gifts. Perfect for chritmas gifts or birthday gifts, but you can use them to wrap baby shower gifts too!
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DIY stackable easter egg gift box from toilet paper rolls
This brilliant and funny stackable easter egg / chick gift box is a perfect way to gift small sweets / jewelries for easter. And all you need is to create them some toilet paper tubes , a little bit of paint and glue! This stackable toilet paper roll easter ( matrjoska style ) gift box is a super fun and easy easter ( kids ) craft idea , and it doesn't require special craft materials! With this funny and detailed step-by-step craft video tutorial you can make them easily and it will bring smile to anyone face who will get it!
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DIY Suprise exploding box from paper
In this nice papercraft video tutorial she will show you how to make this super fun exploding suprise box in no time! It may look like a box from the outside, but once you open it up, everything inside just jumps open. Whoever you give this fun paper exploding box will be very surprised! This suprise box is a perfect gift for any ocassion ( birthdays, christmas, graduation parties or mother's day ) ! You can put small candies or money inside the box or glue in nice messages/quotes/pictures to make it more personal! You won't believe it how easy is to make it!
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Easy tissue paper pumpkin halloween party favors
These super cute tissue paper pumpkin party favors are super easy to make, and you can easily spice up your gifts/treats with it (even if you are not the best in wrapping presents)! Wrap up your favourite Halloween treats, and then open up the pumpkins like presents to get to the candy inside. Wouldn’t these make adorable favours at a Halloween party? If you don't need party farvors at moment, you can use this easy but brilliant craft tecnique to create nice autumn decors in minutes! (Imagine these cute pumpkins as a nice garland or bigger versions as an outdoor decor! )
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How to make square pillow gift boxes easily with a CD
A personalized gift for a dear one should also be wrapped properly. So in order to make the packaging truly personal, you should make yourself. This will make the whole gift -giving idea more fun and special and you will also be saving some extra dollars, by wrapping the present yourself. This video tutorial , will teach you how to make a small square-shaped gift box in which you can store a little surprise. You will only need: an old CD , triangle, a pair of scissors, paper or cardboard, pencils and a piece of fabric. Just add a cute ribbon to finish the pillow box and you can place your gift inside right away.
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Crochet stocking advent calendar
What can be more fun that finding little surpises every day till Chritmas? With this gorgeous vintage/rustis style crocheted advent calendar you can decorate your home at winter and suprise your kids with little gifts at the same time! If you are a beginner in crocheting that's not a problem because in this nice crochet blog you can find a complete, step-by step , picture documented free crochet tutorial&pattern for every! little crocheted stocking, plus as an extra you can also find here the base board's assembling tutorial.
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TP roll Christmas coundtdown calendar  ( advent calendar )
This toilet paper roll advent calendar is the perfect Christmas countdown! (Or countdown for any other occasion!) Not just only because it's super inexpensive (because you just need some tp rolls and a little colorful wrapping paper to make them), but also because it's perfect to suprise your kids with small lovely gifts! They will love to punch the pockets to get the small toys and sweets you put inside! You can tape the toliet paper rolls into any fun shape (imagine a nice house or Christmas tree calendar). You can adapt this great idea and make a "reward box": when your kid cleans up or helps you in housework you can reward him / her with one of these small suprises.
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DIY easy magic gift card - self coloring magic card
Self coloring gift cards ? True magic ! Watch this nice step-by-step video tutorial and learn how to make one magic gift card in minutes! This self-coloring magic slider card / magic card can be a perfect gift for almost any occasion and holiday ! Just adjust the magic slider card's frame color and motif to fit the occasion, and create a magical and super quick gift for your friends and family! You won't beleieve how easy is to make one self colouring magic card, and how fun is to use it!
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Easy and quick Valentine's day heart milk ice cubes
With Valentine’s Day quickly approaching,we are excited to share a couple Valentines hearts projects to celebrate the holiday with subtly and style. These milk Valentines hearts ice cubes are a sweet surprise for your man’s morning coffee or the kid’s tall glass of milk. As the hearts melt, the milk turns pink! To make the Valentines hearts milk ice cubes: you’ll need milk, red food dye, and a heart ice cube tray (or an empty plastic chocholate bonbon tray). These Valentines hearts ice cubes are a crazy easy way to make the morning special for those you love!
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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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2 different magical folding photo cube - fun handmade gift
In this nice step-by-step video tutorial you can learn how to make these unique, fun & magical photo gifts! This fun DIY photo gift can be a perfect choice for any special occasion whether it be a Valentine's day, birthday, Mother's day or you can gift them just for fun! These magical photo cubes are really unique, fun to make and use! You won't need special crafting materials or crafting skills to make them, just some colorful construction paper and a little glue ! Thanks to the free patterns and this nice video tutorial making a fun magical photo gift for your friends or family will be a piece of cake!
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Adorable DIY beehive kids room decor from toilet paper rolls
With this brilliant recycling craft idea / kids' room decor project you can upcycle some plastic and paper junk ( toilet paper rolls and Kinder Surprise plastic eggs ) , and decorate the kids room in a fun way at spring ! This adorable plastic egg and toilet paper roll beehive craft can be also a perfect toy to learn numbers! In this nice craft blog you will find a nice step-by-step tutorial on how to make a fun beehive kids' room decor from almost nothing! This tp roll beehive and plastic kinder suprise egg bee craft is so easy, even the smallest crafty hands can create one!
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5 Easy DIY Valentine's day gifts and room decor ideas
Love is all we need! This video tutoria l will help you to prove or show your love with easy DIY Valentine's day gifts and decorations. You'll find out how to make a paper heart garland, 3D Valentine's Card, fluffy pom-pom hearts , easy but awesome ring dish of polymer clay , cute sleep mask of felt, and true handmade wall art for those who are in love. These adorable, quick, inexpensive and easy Valwntine's day decor and gift ideas can be real life savers because they can be great last-minute projects as well! Of course you can use these great romantic gift and decor ideas to spice up your wedding as well, because they will look gorgeous in any size and color!
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10 Quick and easy DIY Valentine's day food ideas
In this brilliant step-by-step video tutorial you can learn how to make these easy, quick and inexpensive romantic foods for your loved ones in Valentine's day, in your anniversary or in any other day of the year just to show your love ! In this video you will find heart and flower shapes from and with fruits and vegetables , easy and quick romantic breakfast ideas ( such as a sausage heart with fried egg, heart shape bread with jam ) and much more! These super easy and quick romantic ( breakfast ) ideas are perfect last minute choices even if you are a totally beginner in the kitchen ! And the best of: you won't need special expensive ingredients to make them so you can make it every morning!
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DIY chocholate & bonbon heart cake - romantic gift
Valentine's Day - is the best day to show your endless love. But what do you do if your loved one loves ( and wants only ) ordinary store bought chocolate bonbons ? Dont be upset, still there is an easy & quick handmade Valentine's day gift option! Try this brilliant craft idea, and turn the store bought chocolates into a unique and fun chocolate bonbon "cake" ! This way you can use the boring chocolate bonbons/ bars and create something fun and special from your heart which can be a great hit whether it be a Valentine's day or an anniversary ! With this nice step-by-step video tutorial making a chocolate bonbon bouquet will be a piece of cake !
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DIY Printable Easter bunny boxes
This Easter craft project is a great one to make for (or with) the littles in your life – they can have a nice, chilled out craft session before they take their bunny boxes and rampage through the garden in search of chocolate eggs. These Easter favor bunny boxes also make great packaging for little Easter treats for your friends, workmates or anyone you’d like to spoil with sugar. If you’re a bunny fan like us, grab some cardboard and a pair of scissors and let’s get crafting! ( In this nice craft blog you will find the free printable Easter bunny box templates in 4 different color! )
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DIY Easter treats - bonbon holder bunnies from craft foam
Are you looking for an easy & super cute Easter favor idea? Try these craft foam bunny Ferrero Rocher favors! With this free printable bunny template you can make delicious and super quick Easter gifts for your whole family and your friends in minutes! Of course this fun Easter craft idea works well with other delicious (homemade) Easter treats and bonbons as well! You can create the Easter favor bunny wraps with any color ans style craft foams or (construction or scrapbook) papers, it will look gorgeous in any form!  This Easter craft is so easy even the kids can create some to gift their teachers or friends at Easter!
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DIY easy paper tulip chocolate bouquet (free printable)
If Mother’s Day is fast approaching, it’s about time to come up with a thoughtful handmade gift. A gift that’s handcrafted and from the heart is always well received. Even more so if it involves flowers and chocolate. Give mom flowers and chocolate in one pretty handmade bunch for a special occasion with this paper tulip bouquet by Frog Prince Paperie  which is stuffed with delicious dark chocolate! This isn’t a super quick project, but the finished chocolate bouquet is  so pretty we think they’re absolutely worth the time.
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DIY Accordion family photo box - creative gift idea
We just love family photo crafts, and this accordion photo box is no exception. This fun accordion family photo box is a perfect gift – think Father’s Day, or Grandparent’s day, or mom’s birthday – and it can also be a perfect memento to make after a fun summer trip. Or maybe fill it with pictures of baby’s first year. Really the reasons for making an accordion photo box are endless! By reading Sugar Bee Crafts's tutorial you not only will learn how to make the paper accordion photo box, but you’ll also learn a fun feature of Sugar Bee Crafts's favorite photo editing software:
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DIY Barbie doll cake (princess cake) - step-by-step tutorial
There is nothing like the look of joy on a Barbie-loving little girl’s face when she is presented with her very own Barbie Doll birthday cake. So delight your princess with a magical cake that's fairy easy to make especially with this nice step-by-step barbie cake video tutorial ! Of course you don't need to decorate your cake as much as Candy-Cake & more do, a simple buttercream frosting with a sprinkle of yummy candy flowers will do the trick for the skirt ! But still this cake decorating video absolute worth watching because you can learn lots of useful Barbie cake shaping and decorating tips from a pro!
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DIY Christmas cracker - new year's edition
We love crackers ! These super fun New Year's crackers are based on simple, traditional Christmas crackers . If you're not familiar with Christmas crackers , they're basically a paper-based bon-bon that two people pull apart, making a bang and revealing small gifts , jokes and paper crowns. Crackers are a lot of fun to make, and you can personalize them with handmade gifts for your friends. In this step-by-step video tutorial , you'll learn how to create your own New Year's crackers from scratch.
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DIY Shooting star party pinata -  fun party decor
With New Year's eve comes parties! And what says party more than a piñata ? This DIY shooting star piñata is great for new year's eve ,summer or really for any time of year. It’s a shooting star ,so it can easily be adapted for celebrating summer nights, graduations, birthdays, or make it in patriotic colors for Fourth of July. It’s a pull piñata ,so it’s great for indoors as well as out. Kids take turns choosing a curling ribbon to pull. So, you still get the element of anticipation to see who is going to be the lucky one to crack it open and you save dad from having to whack the thing to death to finally get it to open.Plus! You can keep the piñata and use it as decor later, or reuse it for another party. Just reattach more ribbon to the bottom and you’re gold.
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DIY Waterfall message card (flip card)
Follow along to learn how to create these awesome mini waterfall message cards step by step ( flip card ). This is a easy DIY craft tutorial that only requires materials you already have at home like glue, scissors, markers and paper. This fun Emoji card and Rainbow card are just some ideas you could make. I hope this video inspires you to try this project out to create a special mini card for yourself or someone you love this Valentines Day, Mother's Day, Father's Day , Christmas or any day you want to make someone happy. Download free template at Drawsocute.com. Happy Crafting!
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DIY Pop Out Surprise Box Toy
Watch this nice step-by-step tutorial by DrawSoCute to learn how to make this DIY pop out surprise box toy easily. This cute, fun craft project was inspired by Jack in the box toys . As a bonus: this v ideo tutorial comes with a free! printable template . ( Which can be found >>here<< ) We hope that this emoji and Pokemon Pikachu pokeball box designs inspire you to come up with your own fun toy boxes.
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4 Easy DIY Valentine's day decor
Kimberly has a fun Valentine’s Day Mantel to share with you today, created and updated with Martha Stewart craft supplies! Click on the link below to watch what Kimberly used to create these easy DIY Valentine's day decors and how you can incorporate these lovely last-minute Valentine's decors into your home! What do you think? We think it’s simple, but oh so fun!
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Amigurumi surprise egg with 4 different animals (free amigurumi patterns)
Are your kids obsessed with blind bags, surprise eggs , or whatever else you call those little toys that you don't know what you are getting until you open it? Create a crocheted version of those surprise toys by following along 5 Little Monsters free crochet patterns ! This lovely amigurumi surprise egg can be a wonderful handmade Easter gift for your kids ( or grandkids ) This amigurumi surprise egg is an absolutely easy crochet toy project: you can create a bunch easily even if you are a beginner in amigurumi. This crochet project doesn't require too much yarn, and it will look great in any color so you can easily personalize it!
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DIY Yarn dog keychain ( yarn puppy )
Who loves adorable little yarn creations ? We do! In this video tutorial, NataliDoma DIY 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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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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