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Wooden toy hauler - woodworking  project with free plan
The best toys aren't always the most difficult ones! For example this clever puzzle-ish DIY wooden car hauler truck is made from a single 2x4! Thanks to it's clever cutting design the wasted wood pieces from this project is absolutely minimal. This wooden toy hauler is not just a super fun toy it's also a fun and easy build, perfect for beginner woodworkers! Your  boys will have a lot of fun sanding, painting and assembling it! Also you can use a  wood burner to add extra details to this car set or you could drill holes for windows. Check out the authors other woodworking & toy projects, absolutely worth it!
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DIY Modern tassel wall hanging - stylish frugal home decor
We love how this monochrome design looks so chic and modernize a simple idea. The texture of the tassels still bring a summer vibe despite the lack of color, and though this DIY project could easily be done with more colors! This gorgeous but still frugal home decor can be made in literally minutes and add so much modern style to and empty wall!  You can make this DIY modern tassel wall hanging in any size and color that fits into your room and personality. (Even the kids can create one to spice up their room!) Sometimes the most stylish home decor ideas are the simplest ones! Just a small skein of yarn, a few wooden beads, a wooden rod and voilá' you have a gorgeous modern stylish decoration!
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DIY Modern photo wall hanging - creative home decor
Amy came up with this really simple modern wall hanging DIY in partnership with SnapBox to put her Instagram pictures on the wall in a cool and modern way, perfect for hanging up inspiration in a work space or just a casual way to display house memories. We love stylish modern  wall hangings especially if they serves a function while still being decorative. You can make this gorgeous photo wall hanging in any color and size that fits into your home and style, and if you haven't got air drying clay at hand you can substitute it with cardboard or wood pieces  instead.
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DIY Wood slice flower - easy natural spring decor
Grab five wood slices, glue them together in a radial arrangement with two center disks and make a woodland flower! These gorgeous natural wood slice flowers are super easy  to make and inexpensive! Create some wood slice flowers to decorate your home or your garden at spring/Easter, or use them as parts of other cute spring craft ideas! The will look adorable as single flower ornaments or you can create a whole wood slice flower spring garland with them!  You can paint the wood slice spring flowers with vibrant or pastel colors of acrylics paints or simply leave them in their natural beauty.
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Acrylic painting techniques - step by step video tutorials
Would you like to learn how to paint beautiful unique acrylic paintings in vibrant fun colors? Acrylic Painting Techniques 's art class video channel will teach you how to paint these gorgeous pictures in nice, easy to follow step-by-step video tutorials ! Her acrylic painting videos are very easy to follow even if your are a beginner in painting with acrylics , and the outcome is so beautiful you can gift them to your family members or hang on your wall! In this Youtube art channel you can find more than 40! different step-by-step painting tutorial with various landscape themes, seasonal paintings, flowers etc.
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Simple DIY barn door tutorial ( with free plan )
Today Anissa from House Seven will teach you how to make this gorgeous,stylish DIY vintage barn style sliding door! Believe or not, this sliding vintage/rustic style barn door is an easy woodworking project, you can create it easily even if your are a beginner in woodworking! You will need only basic tools to create the barn style wooden door (+ the sliding barn door hardware which can be found in your local hardware store or you can build your own). This nice DIY blog has a detailed barn style sliding door tutorial and a free downloadable and printable PDF plan!
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Tree of life pendant with a big stone - wire jewerly
In this nice step-by-step video tutorial you can learn how to make a wire wrapped tree of life pendant featuring a beautiful large stone. You will learn how to wire wrap a stone elegantly, as well as how to make the twisted tree of life roots, trunk, and branches. This gorgeous beaded wire jewelry can be a perfect gift for any occasion, because it will look gorgeous in any color and size! Wire jewelry and Life trees are one of our favorites from the palette of jewelry making crafts because it's so unique and also it's easy to make ! ( Or at least it won't require special expensive jewelry making materials to make! )
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DIY Pallet wood hose holder with planter (woodworking plan)
This DIY Pallet wood hose holder with planter is perfect for holding a hose, and when it’s not in use, it looks so pretty! As with any woodworking project, the supplies and instructions might seem complicated, but they really aren’t! Especially with the help of Diy Candy's nice step-by-step written tutorial! You can use any colorful spring flowers and plants to decorate your DIY Pallet wood hose holder box, or you can add an extra wood panel to the top and use it as a useful garden table!  This DIY pallet garden hose caddy is great way to hide a hose, but still have it accessible for when you are gardening.
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DIY Garden toad-stools from tyres and tree trunks
Learn how to make these super cute DIY garden stools using tree trunks and tyres! They look just like mushroom toadstools and are perfect for little bums!  This might be one of the best recycling outdoor projects you have seen yet! These fun and magical outdoor (or indoor) toadstool seats  are perfect and fun ways to decorate your garden (or the kids room) on a budget! You just need a tree stump , and old tyre , and a vinyl tablecloth to create the mushroom stools, and the kids will love it!  It can be a perfect element to a "magical forest" themed garden. You can put some other smaller toadstools from flower pots and coasters and other magical creatures next to it to create a whole magical world!
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DIY rustic wooden wheelbarrow garden planter (free plan)
This is a decorative rustic DIY wooden wheelbarrow planter for the garden made out of pallet wood ! It's a super easy woodworking project you can make in a day or so using basic woodworking tools. The advantage to rustic garden planter projects is that you really don’t need to stress out about any of this. If parts are a little off, don’t sweat it: it’s a rustic project! Got any rusty nails lying around? Use them! This DIY rustic wooden wheelbarrow garden planter is an another project that anyone can build with very little woodworking experience and limited tools. He used his miter saw, but you could just as easily use a circular saw or a jig saw. >> free plan can be found here <<
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Impossible nail-through-wood trick - funny DIY gift
In this nice step-by-step video tutorial you can learn how to make this super fun impossible nail-through-wood trick which can be a perfect gift for any occasion ! This fun DIY wooden gift can be a perfect choice for any special occasion whether it be a b irthdays, Christmas or you can gift them just for fun! You will be surprised how easy is to create this magical and fun impossible nail-through-wood trick ! You won't need special w oodworking tools: just a saw, a nail and some boiling water! Amazing isn't it? Make this impossible nail-through-wood trick as a nice home decor piece which can be the greatest hit at your next house party!
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DIY Toy airplanes from popsicle sticks and clothespins
Popsicle or craft stick and clothespin airplanes are an easy craft suitable for young children to make. They can be decorated and colored, enabling you to personalize the airplane in any way that you like.This popsickle stick and clothespin airplane is an easy craft you can make with the kids at home or in the art class. These little clothespin airplanes are great for holding school notes to remember, homework, or a favorite photo.
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DIY Wooden beer caddy - free woodworking plan
Ditch the cardboard six-pack and customize your own wood beer caddy to tow your brews in style. This six-pack carrier is complete with a wall-mounted bottle opener so you can enjoy a cold beer as soon as you reach your destination. Pick up some beer from your local bottle shop and enjoy your DIY wood beer caddy! If you've mastered the art of making DIY wooden beer caddies, make one for a friend. This easy woodworking project can be a perfect choice for beginners. Surprise you beloved husband / boyfriend or yourself on a hot summer day with this rustic wood beer caddy filled up with ice cold beer (or you can  fill it up with other drinks)
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DIY Succulent frame - wooden centerpiece with plants (free plan)
We love succulents and mason jars , so we gladly present this super cute $10 DIY succulent frame ! This woodworking project is super easy , frugal, and it will add lot of style to your home! ( and It also makes a great gift ! ) How fun is that? Once the paint is dry, you can sand the edges a bit to give it a distressed finish and add the succulents and mason jars. ( Of course you can use other flowers/plants as well! Imagine a large garden version of this super hanging succulent planter centerpiece ! This step-by-step video tutorial will teach you how to make your own stylish distressed wooden hanging succulent planter centerpiece !
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DIY Barn wood herringbone wall treatment
What do you get when you combine 2 sisters, 4 hours and some beautiful reclaimed barn wood ? A gorgeous DIY Barn wood herringbone accent wall ! Today Shanty2Chic will showing you how she transformed a boring blank wall into this awesome reclaimed wood herringbone accent wall. Gorgeous isn't it? This beautiful, rustic reclaimed barn wood accent wall was 4 hours work! Unbelievable isn't it? Watch this nice step-by-step video tutorial and learn how to create your own beautiful , stylish vintage wall decor with barn wood! ( Of course you can use this clever herringbone pattern to decorate other things as well : imagine a framed wooden herringbone pattern or a table with herringbone top! )
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DIY rustic seashell mobile (or wind chime)
If you have ever been to the beach, we are sure you have looked around for seashells. Maybe you have even collected a bucket full of them with the intention of making some craft with them. Maybe that bucket is still full of those same shells! Looking for shells is one of our favorite things to do at the beach and we are excited to share with you an easy way to decorate with the seashells and have a little piece of the beach with you in your home this summer! So create this gorgeous DIY seashell wall decor piece (which can be a great outdoor wind chime as well!)
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DIY Vintage garden greenhouse from old windows - repurpose
Liz Marie's blog featured Holli's gorgeous garden greenhouse which is entirely made out of antique windows! How wonderful is it? A lot of planning need to create this gorgeous DIY vintage garden greenhouse, but it's absolutely worth the time and effort! And the best: this vintage /rustic greenhouse is absolutely low-budget because you can re-purpose some old thrown out windows! Visit Liz Marie Blog and get inspired to create your own greenhouse in large from windows and doors or in a miniature home decor version with picture frames! If you love gardening, woodworking and recycle this craft project will be your next favorite!
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DIY Giant wooden garden Jenga game - fun party game
If you’re looking for an  amazing game for the backyard or lawn, this super fun (and easy to make) giant garden Jenga is a perfect craft project for you! You don't need special woodworking skills or tools to create this fun giant yard Jenga game just a (hand) saw and sandpaper. Not only is this brilliant giant garden party game an affordable foray into the world of power tools, but it's the same simple cut over and over. Beginner woodworkers, you'll love it. You may end up making more than one set of giant garden Jenga game because you will got so many requests from friends who want their own. Giant Jenga for everyone! If you're feeling artistic, you can paint the ends of your pieces or apply some stain.
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DIY wooden robot - wooden toy for kids (woodworking)
If you want to make a simple wooden toy with a minimum of tools or are looking for the first woodworking experience for older kids, try this robot! While this little robot lacks realism or fantastic articulation, he definitely possesses all the charm of a toy made with love. Why else would he be wearing his heart where everyone can see it? The final result isn’t an elaborate toy, but it’s made of natural materials and safe for babies and toddlers to handle and teeth on (of course, under reasonable parental supervision). What I really like about this DIY wooden robot is that it can be a good first project to try with older kids, introducing the joy of woodworking to them.
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DIY Giant lawn dominoes - fun family game (woodworking)
If you’re looking for an  amazing game for the backyard or lawn, this super fun (and easy to make) giant garden domino is a perfect craft project for you! You don't need special woodworking skills or tools to create this fun giant yard domino game just a (hand) saw and sandpaper. Not only is this brilliant giant garden party game an affordable foray into the world of power tools, but it's the same simple cut over and over. Beginner woodworkers, you'll love it. You may end up making more than one set of giant garden dominoes because you will got so many requests from friends who want their own. Giant dominoes for everyone!
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DIY Williams Sonoma inspired outdoor bench (free plan)
Every porch needs a DIY outdoor bench, at least that’s what Steve and Amy decided the other day. Actually Steve has had the concept for this bench in his head for awhile: he wanted to make something without screws and hardware - completely with adhesive! This DIY Williams Sonoma inspired wooden outdoor bench is modern, inexpensive and look so great! In this nice step-by-step furniture making tutorial you can learn how to make this awesome stylish bench (or table) from pine 2x4s! This woodworking project is fairly easy and you can even use up all your scrap wood laying around which is also a very nice thing!
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DIY Tractor wooden crate toy box - fun kids room decor
Do you have a few old wooden (fruit or milkcrate? Or you just need a practical, fun and relatively low budget toy storage solution in the kids' room? Try out this brilliant woodworking idea: the crate tractor! If you don't need a toy box you can create  a small wooden play tractor or garden decor with this brilliant idea as well! Paint the wooden crate tractor to a fun vibrant tractor-ish color (red,green,blue) or simply stain the crates with rustic wood stains for a vintage style wooden toy look! But be aware: use (water base) paints only that suitable for painting kids' furniture and toys!
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DIY Easy and frugal vintage style frame lantern
Are you looking for a vintage style living room decor idea to showcase precious family photos & memories? Today you are lucky because here is a video tutorial by Do It On A Dime that will teach you how to make this beautiful vintage style frame lantern. This vintage style frame lantern looks very classy that no one will think that they came from a dollar store. This gorgeous family photo luminary is absolutely perfect for your dining table or mantel or it can be  a great wedding decor as well!  This beautiful picture frame lantern will work wonderfully for events like showers, receptions and holidays! ( Or at any time of the year )
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DIY hanging potpourri autumn wall decor (dried orange and cinnamon)
Do you love natural potpourris and seasonal scents? Try this super quick, super easy , but still beautiful hangin wall fall decor with it's amazing smell! This rustic autumn leaf, dried orange slice and cinnamon stick potpourri backdrop is simple to make and only requires a few supplies. Go for a walk and collect a few gorgeous fall leaves with the kids or simply use silk leaves, and create your gorgeous rustic autumn hanging wall decor which will also smell heavenly thorough the fall season! Of course you can use any other (natural) craft materials and potpourris to create this gorgeous hanging wall decor and decorate your home , it will look gorgeous in any form!
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DIY Vintage bar cart (free woodworking plan)
Today's free woodworking plan is a vintage style DIY bar cart provided by Angela Marie Made! This DIY bar cart is a little more time consuming to build, but definitely worth it in the end, especially for the amount of savings! It costs less than $50 in building materials to build, whereas other similar bar carts retail around $150+. In Marie's site you will find the steps on how to built this DIY Bar Cart. This gorgeous DIY bar cart will look gorgeous in a  vintage style interior and it's also super handy at parties! This woodworking project is not as difficult as it seems, so if you are a beginner in woodworking with only basic tools that's fine too!
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DIY Rustic pumpkin stand - wooden fall decor
Decorate your mantel or porch with this easy DIY rustic pumpkin stand and fill the box with colorful decor or bags of candy for trick-or-treaters! Fall is one of our favorite season, because nature is so gorgeous this time of the year with all of those warm colors! We also love decorating with fall colors! This quick rustic wood pumpkin welcome stand is perfect for decorating for autumn both inside and outside! The best part about this wood pumpkin stand is it's the perfect project to use up scrap wood!
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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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Halloween garage door decor from cardboard with led lights
We love cheap but still gorgeous outdoor Halloween decors! This eerie Halloween scene covering your garage door will have a lot of impact! Rather than cutting it out of wood board you can use simple cheap cardboard as a substitute! Add some extra spook factor by lighting it from behind.This outdoor halloween decor took some work, but the result is well worth it. It will be a traffic stopper on your street! You could use this gorgeous cardboard or wooden board Halloween decor mounted on a large wall, or staked into your yard with lights behind it - it will be a great hit in any form!
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DIY wooden maple leaf silhouette wall art
Here's an another great fall sign project made of reclaimed lumber! This project could be made from old barn wood, or pallet wood or any old lumber, or some fence boards! This fall woodworking  project is pretty easy to make, since the only tool you need is a  jig saw.  (You could do this on the scroll saw too, but you don’t really need that much precision). This gorgeous wooden fall leaf wall art only took a few hours to make! Unbelievable isn't it? This detailed woodworking tutorial will teach you how to make your own beautiful DIY fall wall art from reclaimed wood!
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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 leaf window decor
Bring the warmth of the fall season to your home with this beautifu l fall leaf window decor by Artful Parent. This window decoration is a perfect way to feature the most beautiful leaves of autumn. Giving your home that warm fall charm will be super easy with this fun autumn window decor. Plus you can save money decorating with nature's free ( but most beautiful ) gifts! With this easy fall leaf window decor you can give your home a touch of woodland wonder and the kids will love it ( both making and collecting the leaves ) ! After you finishing this fall leaf art piece you can jump into a pile of leaves to celebrate!
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Easy dimensional fall paper tree craft for kids
Are you excited for the colors of fall to start making their appearance? This fall tree paper craft is a perfect way to celebrate the beginning of the fall season. The beautiful red, orange, yellow and green colors mixed with the paper circles that pop off the page help to create a stunning fall paper craft that you will want to put on display all season long.
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