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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 Wood bead floral wreath ( wood bead spring wreath )
Spring is the perfect time to try your hand at making gorgeous floral wreaths for your door. This time Kelli and Kristi from Lolly Jane share a step by step tutorial on how to make a gorgeous wood bead floral wreath for spring or a precious day ( such as your upcoming wedding ) ! Wreaths are a great way to bring the season into your home without going overboard. Wreaths are typically hung on the front door, but you can also hang them from walls ( you can even hang them over a fireplace mantle! ). Don't forget to customize the colors to fit your style!
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DIY Bee box - how to make a bug hotel (insect hotel)
Everyone knows that bees are in trouble. Habitat loss is largely to blame. So why not give our little pollinator friends a leg up with this simple bee box project by Cottage Life ? Your garden is home to hundreds of species of bees , including solitary mason bees , which pollinate up to threetimes more than their honey-producing relatives. They love to nest in dark, narrow tunnels, such as the bamboo tubes used in this design. Paint your bee boxes in bright, floral colors, and you’ve got a cozy home base for the local pollinators to nest in when they’re not sampling nearby flowers.
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DIY Cinder block bench - quick garden bench without special tools or skills
Relaxing at your cottage has never been more simple thanks to Adam Holman as he drums up this fun and easy DIY cinder block bench you can do the next time you’re at the cottage! Pro tips: choose the adhesive carefully! Landscaping block adhesive is perfect for this DIY bench project, however, if you are still weary of safety, you can use 4" c-clamps to reinforce the joint between the backrest and bench.
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DIY Working popsicle stick (craft stick) windmill
Want to raise creative and happy kids ? Time for some crafting ! We just love doing simple, frugal crafts which is why we love this windmill craft by NumaVIG so much! This fun windmill is very easy to make, and it's just perfect for keeping the little ones ( and yourself ) entertained for hours. ( This craft is perfect for a rainy day or any time you want to make a cool garden decor with the little ones ). Let them eat the popsicles while you create a cool windmill from the sticks! ( or simply use craft sticks : ) ) Watch the tutorial and let's get crafting :
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DIY Cactus coasters ( coaster cactus ) - fun wooden kitchen decor
It’s a cactus , MADE OF COASTERS ! ! How funny is it? We bet that YOU wanna learn how to make this coaster cactus too, right? Reality Daydream will teach you how to make your very own coaster cactus out of wood. You must make one of these for the cactus-lover in your life! Or for yourself if you too love cacti. Get the tutorial and let's get started:
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Amigurumi bear baby rattle (free amigurumi pattern)
Nothing's cuter than an adorable baby toy, and this little crochet amigurumi bear baby rattle is no exception. This lovely bear baby rattle pattern by Julia Deinega at Amiguroom Toys works up really quickly and doesn’t take much yarn to make. So grab your yarn basket and crochet a lovely bear rattle for your little ones. ( Babies really love handmade toys , especially when they are cute and entertaining, which makes this amigurumi bear rattle a great present ) Use 100% cotton yarn, and embroider the eyes!
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DIY Outdoor scrap wood planter
This easy DIY outdoor planter project by The Inspired Workshop will give you more plating space ( we ALL need that! ) and more style at the same time. Stylishly cure a lifetime of scrap wood hoarding by building this easy DIY scrap wood planter this weekend. This DIY wood planter is such a great & stylish addition to your garden or home! Read the step-by-step building tutorial and let get crafting:
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DIY Mixed media jewelry box
In this step-by-step craft tutorial , Erinnia Design will show you how to make a beautiful mixed media jewelry box out of a simple plywood box. With combining different hobby craft techniques ( such as decoupage , 3D painting, aging, or dry-brush ) you can create gorgeous decorations and trinkets. Follow Erinnia's tutorial, learn fun new craft techniques and create a gorgeous jewelry box.
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DIY Bottle bird feeder - automatic bird feeder
To encourage more birds to visit your yard put together a new automatic bird feeder ! This glass bottle bird feeder by HGTV is super simple to make, takes just a few items and costs almost nothing. This brilliant winter craft idea is not just a very nice helpful gift for our feathered garden friends in harsh winters but you can also gift these homemade bird feeders to your family members and this way you can give them the joy of observing and helping birds ! Let's get crafting:
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DIY Clay pot hanging automatic bird feeder
Today Garden Answer will show you how to build a hanging, automatic terracotta pot/clay pot bird feeder. Isn't it wonderful? And the best part is that it isn’t ridiculously hard to make if you have a few DIY tools on hand! With this nice video tutorial, you can get one self-dosing bird feeder that can help your little feathered friends to survive at winter, or this bird feeder can be a perfect gift for anyone in your family who loves to observe birds ( and squirrels ) ! And as an extra, you can upcycle some flowerpots which is nice!
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DIY Craft stick bird feeder -  popsickle stick craft for kids
Kids of all ages can make this lovely craft stick bird feeder by tCraft ! With a little preparation on saving some popsicle sticks from all of those delicious summer popsicles , you can make fun bird feeders in no time! With this great fall craft project, you can recycle popsicle sticks and help your garden's little feathered helpers at the same time! Also watching birds and squirrels eat is a very fun activity! With this recycled popsicle stick bird feeder, you can teach your kids how important is to protect and help nature at a very early age!
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DIY Tree house building blocks - handmade woodland play set
These handmade tree house blocks by Adventure In A Box open new opportunities for block play, allowing children to create natural-looking constructions and multi-leveled tree houses for fairies and forest creatures to settle in. Get the free cutting pattern , grab some wood scraps and create a whole set of gorgeous tree house blocks for your kids:
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How to modify a cutting board for more counter space
Remember when you wished for more counter space in your kitchen ? This time Jillee shows you how to create the extra counter space you have been dreaming about! Dealing with limited counter space can be frustrating, especially if you’re preparing two or three things at once. Jillee will show you how some simple modifications to a cutting board can create a safe, functional, and movable work surface that rests right on your stove top! Both you and your landlord will love this project because it doesn’t involve any permanent modifications to the kitchen itself. How brilliant is it? Get the tutorial, and let's get crafting:
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DIY Wood bead pumpkin - fall decor
Wooden beads as pumpkins ? What a brilliant idea! In this step-by-step tutorial Domestically Blissful will teach you how to make a gorgeous DIY Wood Bead Pumpkin , a cute neutral fall pumpkin decor for your home.
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DIY Wood block gnomes - simple & fun winter decor
If you’re looking for the world’s easiest winter decor/woodworking project , you have to check out these wood block gnomes by Ruffles & Rain Boots! These wood gnomes are perfect: they're super easy to make ( you don't need special or power tools ) , fun, and unique. These wooden gnomes are heavy enough to sit on a mantel, and bring some whimsy to your holiday decor. Get the step-by-step tutorial and create a few gnomes now:
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Wood bead Easter bunnies - Easter decor
Do you love adorable & simple Easter decors ? We do! Grab a few wooden beads & make these super cute wood bead Easter bunnies by The Craft Patch for a fun Easter craft or DIY Easter decoration ! These wood bead bunnies are quick and fun to make and you only need a few supplies, but there are so many fun things you can do with them. You can used the finished wood bead bunnies as napkin rings, candy jar toppers and much more! Jennifer will show you how to make these wooden bead bunnies and clever ways to use them.
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Easy DIY wood photo display
Do you want to display your most cherished photos in your room and will be able to swap out the photos easily whenever you feel like it? You will love this craft ! Jennifer came up with this little photo display for her daughters and it's just briliant. Simple, cute and only took a few minutes to make really, if you don’t count paint drying time. Get the tutorial and create your very own wood photo display , or whip up some for the upcoming Holidays.
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DIY Upholstered wood crate storage seat
Turn a basic wooden crate into an awesome upholstered storage seat ! This time Jennifer will show you how to make an upholstered lid to fit on a pre-made wooden crate , so that it becomes a handy storage seat. These DIY Upholstered wood crate storage seats are easy for kids to move around to whichever room they like, and they'll love being able to store books, toys or blankets inside.
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DIY Wood picture frame desktop organizer
Are you looking for a handmade gift idea for the upcoming holidays? This wood photo frame desktop organizer by The Craft Patch would be the perfect gift for kids to make for their grandparents or a favorite aunt or uncle. ( Or it would also be a perfect Mother’s Day or Father’s Day gift for a proud parent to put on their office desk. ) And the best part is: it doesn’t require any power tools or wood cutting! Get the tutorial and learn the how-tos:
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DIY Vertical planter with terra cotta pots
This fun vertical planter by The Craft Patch is just a perfect way to grow herbs or flowers in a small space or to add height to your porch decor. Get the step-by-step tutorial + the free building plans and create yours now:
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