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Healthy DIY clementine wreath - Christmas gift
This year, why not share the citrus joy with your friends & neighbors? Give a healthy gift this Thanksgiving or Christmas with a festive clementine wreath. This clementine wreath by dreamflight6000 is super simple to put together and will make any lucky recipient thankful for your wonderful creativity! Create one and wish the ones you love a happy & healthy holiday season! To create your own healthy DIY clementine wreath , you'll need clementines ( or other round fruits / sweets ) and a few simple craft supplies you've probably already have at hand.
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DIY Christmas yarn star ornament - easy Christmas yarn craft
Have you ever crafted yarn ornaments ? They are simple and so beautiful! This gorgeous, decorative, and frugal Christmas star ornament by Decora Recicla Imagina is so easy to make, you won't believe your eyes! Using yarn, glue, sewing pins and styrofoam trays, you can make unique and beautiful homemade Christmas ornaments in minutes! Of course, you can use any other shapes than stars : imagine a gorgeous yarn Christmas tree, a snowflake, or a snowman... the possibilities are endless!
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DIY Candy cane sugar scrub - Christmas gift idea
This DIY Candy cane sugar scrub by The Idea Room makes a sweet gift for the holidays, and they’re super easy to make at home! Sugar scrubs are a great way to add some moisture and soften up winter-dry skin. And who doesn’t need that this time of year? This DIY Candy cane sugar scrub is also a great way to relax during the Christmas season.Read this step-by-step tutorial by The Idea Room and create your very own DIY Candy cane sugar scrub today:
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DIY Easy winter paper snowflake window decor
One of our favorite Christmas traditions is cutting out paper snowflakes ! Sit around the dinner table and let's cut gorgeous snowflake designs together! Today It's Always Autumn shares a video tutorial to teach you how to cut your own beautiful snowflakes , as well as 6 templates so you can create the designs you see in the picture. Cutting paper snowflakes is a great indoor activity for kids : it’s quick, inexpensive, and easy enough for kids to do on their own, and the finished snowflakes are beautiful. These are what your snowflakes will look like if you use my printable templates:
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Easy origami paper star Christmas tree ornament (paper folding tutorial)
We love making handmade Christmas decorations ! These 5 pointed origami stars by Dreams Factory are easy to fold and make beautiful Christmas decorations. You can make them from magazines, scrapbook papers or sheet music , whatever you happen to have lying around. You can use these gorgeous and easy to fold origami stars to decorate your Christmas tree or they will look beautiful as a Christmas mantelpiece. Dreams Factory used vintage patterns but you could use bright Christmas colors as well! This vintage paper star ornament is a super easy paper craft project so you can whip up some easily even if you are a beginner in origami !
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DIY Green paper leaf garland - easy paper decor
Frame your furniture or spice up your party with this beautiful creative paper leaf garland ! This DIY paper leaf garland by The House That Lars Built is a beautiful home decor but also perfect for summer gatherings or even winter gatherings as it has that holiday air. Plus: this paper garland is easy-peasy to make! Add a punch of color with striking colored paper garlands that make ideal backdrops for any decor. With a wide variety of papers available, you can make countless hanging decorative crafts, setting the right mood inside the house just before a party.
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DIY Paper cut star - easy Christmas decor (free printable)
We love the ambiance that paper lanterns can create! Especially paper star lanterns ! These gorgeous DIY Paper cut stars by Papelisimo can instantly transform a ho-hum space into something truly magical. These DIY paper star lanterns make pretty decorations even without lights inside. You could make a golden star to put on your Christmas tree! At papelisimo.es you will find the free printable paper star template and a nice step-by-step video tutorial on how to make this gorgeous paper-cut star in no time! ( To make the video work, please choose the ORIGINAL LANGUAGE button below! )
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DIY Hot glue gun snowflake - hot glue gun Christmas craft
Did you know that you can use a hot glue gun and a few ( glittery ) glue sticks to make gorgeous snowflakes? Glue gun snowflakes are super pretty, and super fun to make! This is a fun winter decorating process that requires absolutely no clean up! Reuse the glue gun glue snowflakes year after year if you like! You can even dress up your Christmas tree or gift wrapping with them! You HAVE to try it out for yourself! It’s amazingly fun! Click >>here << for tons of gorgeous snowflake templates
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Homemade birdseed Christmas ornaments - bird feeding
This adorable birdseed ornament by By Mavis Butterfield at eHow is an inexpensive activity the whole family can enjoy making on a lazy weekend afternoon. The kids will have a blast making them, and the birds will enjoy eating them. The first version offered on EHow produces cookie-shaped ornaments kids especially love, but they really only work in cold climates where the birdseed ornaments remain frozen. In warmer climates, you can use the second version involves adorable pinecones ! Get the tutorial at ehow.com and let the fun begin:
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DIY Folded book Christmas tree - Christmas decoration from an old book
If you're in love with book pages and love making easy do-able homemade gifts and Christmas decor : this paperback book Christmas tree tutorial is for you. Upcycle your unwanted books ( or magazines ) into lovely rustic Christmas trees with DIY by Jane' step-by-step tutorial. You can make a small forest of these DIY folded book trees in different sizes, keep them simple or decorate how you wish. ( Magazines, with their colorful print make for attractive decorations without added baubles, glitter, or paint. )
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Easy DIY yarn ball ornament - how to make yarn balls
Looking for a super simple and gorgeous winter/ Christmas decoration? Here's a quick, simple and budget-friendly yarn decor you can try out for this Christmas season! Make festive yarn balls with Hooked On Sharing's simple instructions to add some flash to parties or your home decor. Although this yarn ball ornament takes a day to dry, these colorful yarn balls can be great last-minute Christmas decorations. Or, in vibrant or elegant colors, it can be also a great party decor for any special occasion! ( Yarn balls are colorful, versatile and suitable for so many holidays and occasions. ) Watch the video and learn how to make them:
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Orange peel Christmas votive - natural winter decor
These orange peel Christmas votives by Handimania are quick and easy to make, elegant, inexpensive, and of course, they smelling heavenly! Use the orange peel tea candle holders on your table or throughout your home. ( For maximum safety, you can use flameless tea candles with them. ) Watch this step-by-step video tutorial and learn how to make gorgeous and heavenly smelling orange peel votives. These orange peel votives are super inexpensive, their glow is simply beautiful, and they allow you to create a great atmosphere at home during long, dark, and cold evenings. The warmth of the flame activates essential oils from both the peel and cloves and that results in a fabulous scent.
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3D Paper snowflake ornament - easy DIY winter decor
This easy to make 3-Dimensional paper snowflake looks gorgeous hanging on a Christmas tree or in a window, and this beautiful paper ornament is also super fun to make! ( For kids or adults as well! ) This 3D paper snowflake can be a winter-time decor, or if you make it in fun vibrant colors it can be a great flower like spring decor as well! Karin used double-sided paper ( white/silver ) to make it and we think it was a good choice - these two colors make it look even more three-dimensional . If you make this easy paper ornament in small sizes it can be a great addition to your Christmas tree !
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Giant DIY craft stick snowflakes - popsicle stick craft
We can't wait to show you this brilliant popsicle stick craft! These snowflakes are fun, easy, and so inexpensive to make. The smallest snowflake is 12 inches across; the largest is 24 inches. You can glue some rhinestones at the tips of each white craft stick snowflake if you wish, to make it more gorgeous (if it's possible). You could also coat them in glitter or fake snow. And why stop with snowflakes? You could make stars, wreaths, or Christmas trees decked with lightweight ornaments. Hang them in your window, over a door instead of a wreath, or from the ceiling.
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DIY Twig skate Christmas tree ornament - nature craft
This winter weather brings out the kids in us! It makes things look pretty and shiny. Everything’s a treasure we want to collect and keep. You know. So why not use these nature found treasures and create some lovely twiggy skates ornaments ? Collect a few twigs , read Michele's step-by-step craft tutorial and create some fun twig skates with the kids ! These fun twig skates can be great Christmas tree ornaments, winter nature crafts for the kids or you can use them to decorate your Christmas gifts .
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DIY Gold leaf pinecone garland - easy winter decor
We’ve simply adore gold leaf! It makes everything so classy and awesome, even the simplest craft materials such as pinecones ! This DIY gold leaf pine cone garland is a lovely and chic way to decorate your mantel for Christmas ! While largely intended to jazz up your holiday decor , this gold leaf pinecone garland would be lovely to use throughout the winter months. So who’s ready to get your gold leaf on?
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DIY Scandinavian Santa gnome Christmas tree ornament
This DIY Scandinavian style Santa Christmas 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 Factory Direct Craft' step-by-step tutorial and create your very own little Scandinavian style Santa gnome Christmas tree ornaments :
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Snowman T-shirt - spice up your old tees
Are you looking  for a simple but adorable Christmas gift idea? With following along Brassy Apple's step-by-step tutorial you can learn how to spice up a plain white t-shirt for the winter season!   She made these lovely snowman tee’s for her kids but you can create one in adult size as well! They are quick, simple and adorable!  If case you don't like snowmen: you can make a Rudolph reindeer t-shirt with a brown tee, two black buttons ( for his eye) and one big red button (for his nose).
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Adorable penguins from plastic bottles
Let us present you Vila do Artesão's super easy and fun winter craft for kids : the adorable, felt plastic bottle penguin ! There are lots of ways to recycle plastic soda bottles , and turning them into adorable penguins is one of them. These water bottle penguins are SO CUTE and are really easy to make! A perfect winter craft for kids that uses simple materials you probably have at home. This project is definitely a winner for your little ones on a cold and dreary day! Plus: this adorable little plastic bottle penguin doubles up as a lovely gift bag which makes it even more perfect!
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