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DIY round vintage gift box from tape tube - recycling craft
Create a gorgeous round gift or jewelry box from an empty tape ( cardboard ) roll ! Before you throw away those paper-towel or tape rolls , check out this super step-by-step video tutorial on how to make a beautiful vintage style gift box with recycled cardboard and scrapbook papers ! We admit it, we are hoarders when it comes to cardboard tubes. And we bet you also have a huge stash in your storage room! Toilet paper rolls, paper towel rolls, wrapping paper tubes, food-wrap rolls, poster tubes, mailing tubes all of them can be transformed into gorgeous gift, cookie or jewelry boxes for any occasion !
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DIY Easy hinged origami gift box - paper folding
Watch this great step-by-step video tutorial and learn how to make a modular origami hinged box with lids that open to the sides, this origami gift box would make a very neat wedding ring box ! Although this origami model requires a bit of measuring and marking thirds, it’s very simple when you’ve got the hang of it. The best paper to use would be thicker paper like construction paper , thin card maybe, but not really thin origami paper.
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How to make a paper vase sleeve - easy geometric home decor
Do you have an ugly old chipped vase ? Turn it into a gorgeous, modern, stylish home decor piece with a few folds and a single sheet of copy paper ! Brilliant recycling craft idea, isn't it? This geometric paper vase sleeve is super easy to make and its also very addictive! Once you understand the folds , you can't stop making them. You can use regular white copy/printer paper or construction paper to create your own gorgeous modern home decor pieces ! Of course you can recycle other materials to create the vase : such as plastic bottles, glass bottles, mason jars, or tin cans! Cover some mason jars with this paper origami vase cover and voilá' you have a chick and inexpensive office stationary holder !
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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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Pumpkin lollipops - easy Halloween party favors
The kids LOVE the idea of jack-o-lanterns , but they’re too little to cut anything out themselves. Which is why these pumpkin lolly pops are pretty much fantastic for them. They can draw half a dozen little faces on the pumpkins , and when their five minute attention span is up, they’re happy with themselves and what they’ve created! These lolly pop pumpkins are really easy to make ! If your kids are older they can help with the cutting and assembling, but if they’re little, you can let them have the glory of drawing the faces on the pumpkins. These guys make awesome Halloween party favors or treat idea s, and you could even send them to school as a class treat!
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DIY Snowman denim pocket Christmas decor - upcycling craft
Do you love repurposing? Are you looking for a super fun, easy and inexpensive winter / Christmas craft which can be a great addition to your (handmade) Christmas gifts? Try this adorable snowman denim pocket gift bag by Restyled Junk! Cute, isn't it? All you need is to make some is an old unusable denim and some paint! This upcycling craft project is super quick, easy and can be a nice creative activity at winter for the smallest kids as well! If you add a lovely ribbon to these cute denim jeans snowmen gift bags you can use them as  Christmas front door decor / winter wall art! Get the tutorial at restyledjunk.com:
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DIY Stackable box snowman - Christmas gift box & decor
Get some stackable boxes and create a lovely Christmas snowman decor with Cindy deRosier's step-by-step craft tutorial ! This stackable box snowman doubles up as a great Christmas present because you can fill it up with various sweets and gifts! ( And in the meantime it will look lovely in the middle of your Christmas decor ! ) Of course you can use various shapes and materials to create your snowman : this fun craft idea will work well with square boxes, mason jars, glass bowls and many more!
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DIY Triangle box advent calendar
All you need to make this easy advent calendar is this free triangle box template, cardstock, glue and a marker.  We recommend a fine felt tip pen since you can create much more detailed work, but a regular Sharpie works fine too.  This DIY Triangle box advent calendar project is really fun because it's quick and ends up looking really good and you can let loose with your  doodling creativity  Lastly, we think the kids will enjoy the treats I’ll be hiding in these boxes! 
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4 Easy & cute way to wrap Christmas gifts
Along with some instant gift wrap you can print and use, Mr Printables also has a few DIY gift wrap ideas without even having to print! This one is super simple and kids will love it. He thought those triangle flaps you end up with on each end of wrapped gifts just looked liked animal noses waiting to be smudged on with a little black paint, bringing it all to life. That’s all there is for this DIY animal gift wrap. It hardly needs a tutorial. Browse the images for reference and make your own versions!
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Easy DIY paper Christmas star gift box (free printable template)
Watch this nice step-by-step video tutoria l and learn how to make this gorgeous paper star gift box easily with simple household materials and colorful construction papers ! This beautiful star treat box can be a perfect way to wrap small presents/sweets for Christmas ( or other occasions ) in a stylish and gorgeous way! This paper gift box is a surprisingly easy paper folding project : you just need a piece of s crapbook or construction paper ,a ruler, the free template and that's it! With this step-by-step video tutorial creating your own beautiful DIY paper gift box will be a piece of cake! ( To make the video and template download button work please choose the ORIGINAL LANGUAGE button below! )
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Gingerbread men cookies - fun Christmas gift idea
With this super easy cookie packaging idea you can turn boring store bought cookies into fun homemade Christmas treats in minutes! Brilliant isn't it? To create these super cute snowman cookies you will need a little cellophane ( or pre-packaged cookies ),a few buttons, and a cute ribbon! You can create the c ookie snowmen with sugar cookies or you can create other Christmas figures with brown ones ( imagine a cute gingerbread man from a chocolate chip cookies or an adorable reindeer from a gingerbread cookie )! This easy dessert packaging idea can be perfect for almost everyone at Christmas from family members, to teachers everyone will love them!
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DIY gingerbread man garland - edible Christmas decor & gift
Do you love the heavenly scent of fresh gingerbread cookies ? Here’s a wonderful holiday project for your DIY pleasure using a basic gingerbread man recipe : a lovely and fun gingerbread men garland by Celebrate Creativity! If you’re not up for the challenge of building houses out of gingerbread ,this recipe is for you. All you need is a gingerbread man cookie cutter to make the shapes and use a straw to create the holes. String some bright ribbon and you’ve got a festive garland just waiting to be strung on your Christmas tree .
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DIY Plastic bottle penguins - winter craft for kids
Let us present you One Little Project'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 ( if you switch the cotton balls with small candy or gifts ) which makes it even more perfect!
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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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Love emoji cards with chocolate hearts - Valentine's day gift
We are always on the look out for cute and easy-to-make Valentines. Landee created these super cute free printable love emoji cards ( emoji Valentines)  which can be a great last minute Valentine's gift for your loved ones & classmates! The adorable heart eyes emoji and a little “text speak” makes the perfect combination for these tween-inspired Valentines. See Landee's tutorial on how to make some yourself:
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Easy DIY Easter bunny face toilet paper roll stamp
We love reusing things from the recycling container, because r ecycled crafts are the best crafts! This toilet roll Easter bunny stamp by Mum In The Madhouse is a grea t quick art activity to do with the kids. Turning toilet rolls into a bunny is such a simple thing, but kids love it! This easy to make toilet paper roll bunny stamp is perfect for decorating Easter cards or just playing with paint. Follow Mum In The Madhouse's step-by-step craft tutorial and create fun bunny stamps with the kids:
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DIY Upcycled tissue box storage baskets - easy home decor project
Are you looking for a fun upcycling idea for that empty Kleenex box? If you are always on the look for cheap DIY storage ideas for the home, you will love this fun upcycling project! This tissue box makeover will be your inexpensive DIY fix to your clutter problem. The nice thing about this DIY storage idea is that it’s not only limited to a small tissue box: any size of box could be upcycled ( a shoe box, diaper box, etc ) .
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Easy fall leaf silhouette card - autumn craft for kids
Making fall art can be simple! Since fall is all about the falling leaves , why not incorporate them into your crafts? The Best Ideas For Kids shares how to make fun and thoughtful hand-written fall cards out of colorful construction paper, yarn and other simple craft materials. These DIY fall leaf cards are a quick and easy way to send a personal note this fall. ( These cards could be used to for any fall occasion and they are made using the perfect fall colors! ) Your little artist can easily sit and make a whole collection of these beautiful fall cards in one sitting!
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Christmas village advent calendar ( free paper house cutting files )
Here comes a lovely & festive printable paper craf t: a wonderful set of enchanting little DIY paper houses perfect for your Christmas village ! These little paper houses by Delia Creates are simple in design which makes them great for personalizing however you want. Dress them up with snowy glitter on the roofs, paint on fine details, or choose a gradient of papers. There are lots of possibilities! If you don't need an advent calendar you can use these little paper houses as adorable Christmas ornaments or even as cute party treat boxes for your upcoming Christmas party !
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Tin can coffee advent calendar (advent calendar for adults)
One of our favorite traditions around Christmas is the advent calendar ! If you love coffee , you will LOVE this advent calendar idea by Sarah ( from Look What I Made ). Turn your coffee addiction into a festive Christmas decoration : make a coffee advent calendar ! For a coffee enthusiast this tin can coffee advent calendar is simply the most delicious way to pass the days until Christmas. Of course this fun idea absolutely works well with other things: you can use you empty ( tin ) boxes or even empty tin cans to create festive advent calendars filed with various sweets / toys or other fun or delicious treats.
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DIY Shoe organizer advent calendar
The lead-up to Christmas is half the fun of the holiday. Advent calendars help you count down the days, and sometimes reward you with a sweet treat! Instead of buying the same, store-bought version every year, try out this DIY Shoe organizer advent calendar by Elizabeth Joan Designs. You can reuse DIY Shoe organizer advent calendar over the years, and you'll be surprised at how creative you can get with it. Whether you want something totally Christmassy, or something a little more chic, this shoe organizer advent calendar is just the perfect way to make it.
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DIY Paper Christmas village advent calendar (free printable template)
For us, the countdown to Christmas day is as exciting as the event itself. We just love all the excitement! With this beautiful handmade a dvent calendar by Confettidea, the excitement starts now! What better way to start the countdown to Christmas than with a gorgeous handmade advent calendar. Homemade advent calendars are always the best, as you get to choose what you put inside them. Confettidea provides us a free printable template , so creating this gorgeous advent calendar village will be a piece of cake! You can use plain craft paper, upcycled Christmas wrapping paper, old book pages and even maps to make yours. So many possibilities!
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Easy DIY 3D paper star - Christmas decoration
We love the magic that Christmas decorations can create. Especially paper stars ! These easy DIY Paper stars by Elizabeth Joan Designs can instantly transform a ho-hum space into something truly magical. These DIY paper star lanterns make pretty decorations with cut out patterns or even without lights inside. ( You could make a gold star to put on your Christmas tree! ) Elizabeth will teach you how to make these super simple but also super gorgeous paper stars in no time with a few simple steps:
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DIY Christmas fruit wreath - healthy Christmas snack
Need a fun fruit platter idea for Christmas morning or a healthier display for a holiday party ? This edible orange cranberry wreath by Mom Endeavors is easy to put together and perfect for any Christmas food spreads ! This Healthy Christmas Snack, made from fruit, will delight your kiddos as well, and you will feel great knowing you are filling their tummies with the good stuff. Fruit is perfect for making Christmas treats. Bright in color and deliciously sweet, they can easily be transformed into something festive with a little bit of creativity.
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DIY mason jar snowman - Christmas gift wrapping idea
This lovely little mason jar snowmen by Red Ted Art is a super cute, quick and easy way to decorate a jar for Christmas , Christmas gifts , school jar decorating competitions or Christmas fairs. This upcycled mason jar snowmen ( filled with various small treats, toys, delicious cookie or hot cocoa ingredients ) makes a great last minute Christmas gift for best friends, teachers or for your family. It also can be a great Christmas / winter decoration because it's so cute! Watch this step-by-step video tutorial by Red Ted Art and learn how to make these fun little mason jar snowmen:
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DIY Pipe cleaner Rudolph reindeer bottle topper - Christmas party craft
These homemade Christmas reindeer bottle toppers by Kids Craft Room are a great way to make any kids drink bottle super fun and festive. You can pop them on your mini milk bottles, water bottles or fizzy pop to turn an ordinary drink into something special for Christmas ! This festive pipe cleaner bottle topper is also perfect for decorating ( drinkable ) Christmas gifts. These adorable Rudolph reindeer bottle toppers are easily and cheaply made from pipe cleaners . We love that they’re fully removable so you can use them again and again!
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DIY Paper rocket New Year's Eve decoration
These easy DIY New Year's Eve decorations have lots of glitter and sparkle to make sure you ring the New Year in right! You should gather your family and friends together and throw a big party to say farewell to this year. In order to make this night memorable, you can prepare these fabulous DIY paper rockets to dress up your party to make it sparkling. And the best : you can make these paper rockets with simple household items ! As usual, Esther has put together this easy to follow video for you:
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Easy DIY paper carrot easter baskets (free printable template)
These super cute paper carrot Easter baskets by Kids Craft Room only take a few minutes to make and the finished baskets filled with yummy Easter sweets or toys can be a wonderful ( last minute ) Easter gifts or Easter party treats! ( As usual ) Kids Craft Room will give you a free printable carrot basket template to make it really easy. So don't hesitate: get the free printable Easter basket template , follow the step-by-step tutorial and create a bunch of these lovely little paper carrot easter baskets now:
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Easy DIY paper Easter egg & bunny wreath - Easter decor
If you are on the hunt for a fun Easter wreath idea to make with your kids this year but don’t want to glue together all of those plastic eggs, this lovely paper Easter egg and bunny wreath by I Heart Crafty Things is just the perfect craft for you! This paper plate Easter egg wreath is beautiful and so simple for kids to create ( even preschoolers can help take part in making it ). get the tutorial at iheartcraftythings.com and let's get crafting:
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Easy DIY toilet paper roll bunny - fun Easter craft for kids
These paper roll bunnies by One little Project are so adorable! They look like mischievous little rabbits getting ready to jump. We simply LOVE their adorable, fuzzy little cotton tails! Seriously.. who car resist it? So cute! If you are up for a fun little Easter project , get the tutorial at onelittleproject.com and paint a few toilet paper roll bunnies with the kids :
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How to paint a tree with bubble wrap  (step-by-step painting tutorial)
This time Jay is showing you how to paint a gorgeous tree in bloom with a swinging boy simply with a bubble wrap. This gorgeous tree is really cool bubble wrap painting project for all ages and ( if you leave out the small painted details even a toddler can do completely on his own ) ! Bubble wrap is so much fun to explore! Feeling the various textures of the puffy bubble pouches and hearing the noise of popping them. Bubble wrap is great for creating interesting patterns and shapes with paint. Paint a beautiful tree in any color you want and use your artwork as handmade home decor :
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