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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 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 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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Easy Christmas wood slice snowman ornament
The shape of a wood slice is just asking for it to be made into a snowman , and it’s one of the easiest things you can make! This fun Christmas craft by Easy Peasy And Fun would be perfect for large groups or other get-togethers to make together. The making of these cute wood slice snowman face Christmas tree ornaments doesn’t take many craft supplies and it’s pretty hard to mess up. You can create some with the kids as well! If you would like to make a whole snowman family use Google's search for " snowman face " you will find lots of different designs!
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Adorable felt bird with hat - needle felting tutorial
Needle felting is the perfect hobby craft a technique to create the world cutest decorations and gifts from cheap materials in minutes! With this nice needle felting tutorial you can learn how to make this super adorable little bird in no time!  This little needle felted bird looks so small and delicate! This little felt birdie can be a great autumn (fall) or winter decor or even a cute unique gift for a special occasion! Creating one needle felt bird is fun and relatively easy, so you can teach the technique of needle felting for your kids as well! Make a bunch of needle felt birdies and create a super kawaii (cute) fall (or spring) nest decor!
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Crochet Christmas gnomes - free amigurumi pattern
We are so in love with these little crocheted gnomes by Miss Neriss! You can crochet a regular gnome , a slightly taller one, and even a lady gnome in minutes! This free pattern is really simple, and it’s definitely possible to whip out one or two of these in an evening. They make great Christmas ornaments , or you could even attach a loop to the top of the hat and hang it in your Christmas tree. So, what will you need? A couple of shades of red, a grey, a brown, white and this free amigurumi pattern by Miss Neriss:
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Amigurumi Christmas gnomes ( free crochet pattern )
In this free crochet tutorial , you can learn how to crochet this adorable amigurumi gnome in amigurumi ! This sweet amigurumi gnome is sure to bring a smile to any face! This amigurumi cutie is a wonderful seasonal decoration or soft toy for kids. This amigurumi gnome is also perfect as a gift for a newborn if you crochet yours from cotton yarn and create it's eyes with embroidery. At this nice crochet blog you will find the free amigurumi pattern of this super cute amigurumi gnome. This amigurumi pattern is a beginner one, so if you are a beginner in amigurumis this amigurumi gnome is absolutely perfect to begin with!
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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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DIY Reversible scrap wood fall-winter decor (pumpkin and snowman)
Add these reversible scrap wood pumpkins to your fall decor and you can leave them up all the way through winter. You see Amanda added pumpkins on one side but snowmen on the other.We love every simple DIY decor that can last multiple seasons and that is easy to make as well!  Grab a few wooden boards from your scrap wood pile and  create something rustic yet cute for your home for autumn. Then make them reversible, so you will have a cute item for your winter decor / Christmas decor as well.
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Reversible wooden scarecrow-snowman sign
You can make your own DIY reversible scarecrow snowman sign, and it’s actually much easier than it looks! Grab your supplies and get professional results with Amanda's tips and tricks. She even has the templates for you so that all you have to do is trace! This reversible pallet scarecrow snowman is one of many adorable fall crafts on her blog for the upcoming fall and winter seasons. Another favorite project are the reversible scrap wood pumpkins, you’ll have the cutest house decor on the block whether you choose to make either one of these fall crafts!
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DIY Easy fall felt leaf wreath (winter-autumn decor)
If you are not an experienced fancy DIY wreath maker and feel like less is more – you will love this simple but still gorgeous felt leaf wreath by The Shabby Creek Cottage! Felt is one of our favorite craft material, because it’s so easy to work with, cheap as can be and you can make almost anything from it. This wreath is seriously simple and super cheap – like about $2 to make. Want to make your own felt leaf wreath ? Gina will show you how:
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