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Yarn wrapped cardboard hearts - Valentine's day craft
Love is in the air! Today we are going to show you how to make yarn wrapped hearts. This craft idea is great both for kids and grown ups, making it the one of the coolest Valentine’s day crafts ever! You can make the yarn wrapped hearts in any color and size that fits into your home and style, so it can be a nice inexpensive home decor as well! (Imagine them in pastell/white vintage style!) For this Valentine's day craft you will need: a little piece of cardboard, a heart template, and a little yarn in the color of your choice. The kids will love this easy, fun , inexpensive and quick valentine's day craft!
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Cozy crochet bunny hat with button eyes (free pattern)
This free crochet bunny hat pattern is easier than it looks and makes a darling Easter accessory for your favorite baby or toddler. Of course you can crochet this super adorable accessory as a cozy winter hat as well! If you’re looking for a sweet, handmade, non-candy Easter gift or you just know a baby that would look adorable as a little bunny rabbit, this free bunny hat pattern is perfect for you. It’s quite quick to whip up and the only stitches used on the main body of the hat and ears are a half double crochet, half double crochet decrease and a chain. The scalloped edging uses a slip stitch , single crochet, double crochet and a triple crochet.
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Paper plate yarn hearts - Valentine's day craft for kids
Today rachel from I Heart Crafty Things will teach you how to make these gorgeous and fun paper plate Valentines hearts. This wonderful heart paper plate sewing craft makes a perfect Valentine craft for preschoolers and it's also a lovely Valentine's day decoration or gift! All you need is some paper plates, scissors, a hole punch and some yarn and you are all set to make this simple heart sewing craft. The best part is the craft is adaptable for kids of all ages so you can make this one together as family. After everyone is finished making their heart, add some holes at the top, lace all of your paper plates together and you have a colorful and darling Valentine’s Day heart banner.
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How to make a rag rug from old t-shirt with a hula hoop
Comfy and soft, pretty and happy, can you believe it’s made from a pile of old t-shirts? If you like weaved fabric rugs but you have never done any weaving, crochet, or knitting before this is the perfect upcycling craft project for you! You will be surprised  how quick is to make one rag rug, and how fun and enjoyable the whole process is! You only need a few simple tools and materials to make a rag rug such as old-t shirts, a hula hoop (or a sturdy cardboard box piece), some yarn and patience. This kids' craft project is a perfect way to decorate your home (or the kids' room) on a budget and also a great way to repurpose old t-shirts!
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5 Easy DIY Valentine's day gifts and room decor ideas
Love is all we need! This video tutoria l will help you to prove or show your love with easy DIY Valentine's day gifts and decorations. You'll find out how to make a paper heart garland, 3D Valentine's Card, fluffy pom-pom hearts , easy but awesome ring dish of polymer clay , cute sleep mask of felt, and true handmade wall art for those who are in love. These adorable, quick, inexpensive and easy Valwntine's day decor and gift ideas can be real life savers because they can be great last-minute projects as well! Of course you can use these great romantic gift and decor ideas to spice up your wedding as well, because they will look gorgeous in any size and color!
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Crocheted amigurumi snail and mushrooms (free pattern)
Well this amigurumi pincushion (or spring) decor  is not the easiest crochet project in the world but it's so awesome worth every minute! In this nice step-by-step amigurumi (crochet) tutorial you will find a free amigurumi fairy mushroom, a snail and a few flower patterns to create your own miniature crocheted fairy/woodland scene! You can use real varnish covered snail shells to complete the crocheted snails or crochet one shell for them in a fun color! In the top of the tutorial page you will find a link for this amigurumi tutorial's firs part where you can learn how to create amigurumi grass base from a mason jar lid and a toadstool!
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DIY Easy fabric dolls with yarn hair
Do you love handmade toys and sewing ? Try this brilliant ( fabric scrap buster ) project: the fabric dolls ! To make these adorable dolls you will need: some leftover fabrics , yarn and a few hand stiches ! With this nice step-by-step video doll making tutorial creating one cute toy for your little girl will be a piece of cake! These adorable dolls will look gorgeous in any color and pattern, and you can use them as nice kids' room decors or even as Christmas angel ornaments ! This is a beginner sewing project so you can whip up some easily even if you haven't got a sewing machine at hand!
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DIY Natural style woven baskets
We simply love Tilda-vintage style gorgeous and inexpensive home decor projects!  This natural style unique and useful little woven basket is a perfect craft project for you if you love simple stylish storage solutions and sewing! You can wrap your old mason jars, plastic containers, and almost anything with this brilliant basket making technique. If you need a visual help on how to weave a basket you can watch >>> this <<< nice video tutorial as a guide. (It's not the same natural style woven basket but it uses the same weaving technique)
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Crocheted baby boots (free crochet pattern)
Oh those cute baby feet! They deserve an adorable cozy little boots, right? Try this crochet project and make one cozy baby boots for your kids or grandkids! In the outer craft site you will find a free crochet (picture) pattern and a nice assembling tutorial on how to make crocheted baby boots. This adorable little baby boots will look gorgeous in any color and size! And if you don't use wool yarn it will be washable which can be really handy! This crocheted baby boots can be a great indoor boots at all around the year not just at winter!
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Paper plate cat craft - cute kid craft idea
This paper plate cat craft is a great evergreen craft for any time of the year and the best part is it’s made out of a paper plate which you probably already have on hand. You won’t believe how simple it is to make too! In this nice step-by-step tutorial Rachel will show you how to make this simple paper plate cat with the kids! They will love this super easy, quick and fun kids' craft project! You can make the cats in any color, they will look fun in any form! It can be a great afternoon craft project after watching the Secret Life of pets movie or you can whip up some black cats and use them as a cute frugal Halloween decoration!
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Spring (yarn) Easter egg tutorial - fun Easter decor
In this video tutorial Donna Wolfe from Naztazia shows you how to make a fun, decorative egg out of string and simple school ( PVA ) glue for Easter , Spring , or any time of the year! You can use regular string, twine, crochet thread, yarn, or embroidery floss to make these colorful Easter eggs. This is a fun project for kids of all ages! Instead of thin crochet thread, she used embroidery floss to make these fun yarn Easter eggs. Embroidery floss comes in such beautiful and vibrant solid colors as well as multi-colors these days. This is a wonderful Easter craft project for adults ( big kids ) , as well as the children in your life.
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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 white crocheted flower boots (free crochet pattern)
Do you love crocheting and stylish cozy boots? Try this! Wearing these gorgeous cozy crocheted boots/slippers is like a yarn dream come true! You can create the crocheted boots with sturdy insoles or simply use an old flip-flop as sole!  They will look like expensive crochet UGG boots you can buy in a store, but you still don't need to rob a bank to crochet it! In fact this is a very easy crochet project with simple granny hexagons. (Free pattern can be found in the linked site.) Whether you wear them outside as spring/winter/autumn boots or inside as slippers, you’re going to have some incredibly warm, stylish and happy toes.
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DIY Easy Popom Easter bunny garland (free printable)
Looking for an easy and quick Easter craft for the kids? Or a super cute spring/Easter decoration? This adorable paper bunny garland by Minidrops will look sweet adorning your mantel throughout the spring! These cute paper bunnies with pompom tails are really easy to make: you just need a little colorful yarn and this super free printable Easter bunny template!  Even the smallest crafty hands can create some for the upcoming Easter party! Of course you can use these adorable little bunnies with yarn tails to create other gorgeous Spring decors /artworks as well! For a working download link please choose the original ( untranslated ) link below
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Hen and chick amigurumi ( free crochet pattern )
Mei Li from AmiguruMEI has made her return to Craft Passion with this free kawaii hen & chicks amigurumi pattern. The hen amigurumi, mama Tori, is made by using 2 strands of yarn and bigger hook so that she comes out in a bigger size. Whilst the chicks amigurumi is done by using a single strand of yarn with the same pattern. The comb is done by surface crochet of red/yellow yarn on the head after stuffing. All the details of the hen & chicks amigurumi features have turned them into such a cuteness overload chicken breed. Get the details on the pattern and tutorial at Craft Passion:
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DIY Spring crochet butterfly bookmark - free crochet pattern
Do you love butterflies and books? Are you looking for a funny gift for you "bookworm" friends? Try this gorgeous and adorable spring butterfly bookmark! This crocheted butterfly bookmark is  a very fun way to mark the last read page in your book or you can gift it to your friends in a special occasion - they will love it! With this nice step-by-step spring butterfly crochet tutorial, making one gorgeous bookmark with some colorful yarn will be a piece of cake! (Free written crochet pattern and  crochet diagram included.)
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Pompom bird keychain or fun spring decor from yarn
It’s birdie time! Meet Molly Moo Crafts's exotic summer flock with spectacular plumages – pom pom and bead birdies to add a pop of color to bedroom doors or playrooms. The twittering gals are so simple to make with cardboard circles or store bought pom pom makers. Aren’t they darling? To make these super adorable & colorful  pom pom birds  all you need is some colorful yarn , white and black yarn for the eyes, beads and buttons. For the beaks she just cut little pieces of felt and glued into the core of the pom poms, between the threads, with felt glue.
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DIY Easy finger knitted bunny - Easter craft for kids
If like us, you have falling in love with finger knitting and have already learnt how to finger knit and are looking for more finger knitting project ideas you may absolutely ADORE Red Ted Art's easy finger knitting bunny DIY ! Depending on your kids age and dexterity, this is either a together project ( they knit , you assemble ) or should be able to manage it all by themselves. She give a little pointer in this step-by-step finger knitting video tutorial on to how to finish it off more easily if you need to simplify the facial features! But we would say that is the only really tricky bit. So watch this nice step-by-step finger knitting video tutorial and learn how to make these adorable little bunnies !
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Crocheted plastic Easter egg covers (free amigurumi pattern)
Today we are sharing another fun Easter crochet project with you! Since Easter is just around the corner we wanted to share something that can be a great Easter gift for your kids or grandkids, so here's an easy Easter Crochet pattern! These adorable little crochet Easter egg covers ( bunny,chick and lamb ) are a really quick and easy amigurumi project and a fun addition to any Easter basket! The plastic Easter egg covers fit over a regular sized plastic egg, the kind you can buy a whole bunch of for a dollar or two. She thought it would be a fun way to make cheap plastic eggs a little cuter, and what a wonderful idea! (You can adjust the free plastic egg cover animals' amigurumi pattern if needed)
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Cute crochet chicken hat with yarn hair (free crochet pattern)
Celebrate Easter in adorable style with this baby chick crochet hat pattern! My Merry Messy Life was inspired by adorable little real baby chicks to make a super adorable hat that looks like them in sizes toddler through adult . Isn’t this crocheted chick hat with yarn hair is just adorable? The crazy hair really brings this chick together. At mymerrymessylife.com you will find the free chick hat crochet pattern in three sizes: toddler, child ,and adult. This is a very simple & quick crochet project  which is absolutely suitable for beginner crocheters:
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Adorable crochet (amigurumi) bee - free amigurumi pattern
These amigurumi bees are so incredibly adorable! They are such a quick and fun crochet project, perfect for beginners!  In addition to being pencil toppers, they would also be adorable keychains! We hope you’ll try making some amigurumi bees for yourself - it will be a fun crochet project, particularly for the spring!  If you’ve always wanted to try crocheting amigurumi, this is a fun project!  There are no limbs you need to attach, and the increases and decreases are very basic with no complex shaping! Each amigurumi bee took only 20-30 mins to make. Follow this nice detailed free amigurumi pattern and tutorial and create a few super cute kawaii amigurumi bee!
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Sweetheart bunny - free amigurumi pattern
Make this adorable amigurumi sweetheart bunny for your friends and family to show them your love at Easter or Valentine’s Day! (Or make one for yourself!) This little sweet crocheted bunny with her dainty heart and pretty bow will warm your heart! Alternatively, you can crochet a bow for your amigurumi bunny. Read this detailed step-by-step amigurumi bunny tutorial (and the free amigurumi bunny template) and learn how to crochet one super adorable sweetheart bunny toy! Hope this bunny adds some sweetness to your day!
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4 DIY friendship bracelets - easy stackable arm candy projects
Today, in this nice step-by-step video tutorial DIY Lover will teach you how to make these stylish, fun and easy DIY bracelets ! These gorgeous and super easy bracelets are perfect gifts for friends and family for any occasion! You can create the macrame, braided and beaded bracelets with creamy pastel summer colors or any colors of your choice, they will be beautiful in any form! Making these gorgeous bracelets is not as hard as it seems: if you getting familiar with the base knot or braid you can make them with closed eyes! Even if you are a beginner in jewelry making this video tutorial is a perfect start for you!
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How mo make a spring flower fairy doll - doll making tutorial
Watch this step-by-step tutorial and learn how to make gorgeous ( spring ) flower fairy dolls ! This easy DIY doll making tutorial will teach you how to make a fun and easy doll with the kids using a basic flower fairy doll technique. This includes using floral wire, a wooden bead , embroidery floss, and a silk flower. The supplies for this beautiful flower fairy dol l are absolutely inexpensive! Once you have mastered making a basic flower fairy there are a lot fun options and variations. You can use these beautiful fairies to decorate the kid's room , your home at spring or the classroom ! ( Or you can create a whole fairy doll play set for the kids as a gift ! )
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Octopus for a preemie - free crochet octopus pattern
There is a fantastic crochet group in Denmark, which encourages crocheters to make little octopuses for premature babies. Someone may be surprised to hear it, but research shows that the arms of the crocheted octopuses remind the little babies of the umbilical cord in their mommies’ bellies and make them feel safer. Here you can find a free English version of crocheted preemie octopus pattern by My Nomad Home which actually is an easy, one day project. Give something back to the society and make a few octopuses for these little babies, who have been born prematurely and  encourage other crocheters to do the same!
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DIY Easy (beginner) crochet flower - crochet rose bouquet
Donna Wolfe from Naztazia shows you to crochet a bouquet of flowers - roses specifically! Now you can have a rose flower that lasts forever. You can make the crocheted flowers with or without a stem and leaves. These crocheted roses can be gorgeous wedding decorations / accessories, centerpieces in a vase, or embellishments in your hat, scarf, blanket, purse, dress, skirt, top and more! You can give the crocheted roses as nice gifts for Mother's day or decorate your home with them at spring ! Watch this nice step-by-step beginner crochet tutorial and create your own gorgeous spring flowers !
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DIY Japanese book binding - how to make a sketchbook
In this video tutorial you can learn how to do a 4-hole Japanese binding. This is the basic traditional method of Japanese bookbinding ( or stab binding ). Stab bindings allow you to make books that are not possible with other bindings. For instance, in a pamphlet-stitch book, each leaf, or page, cannot have a different color. But in a stab-bound book , you can use scraps of different weights, textures and colors as long as they are the same size or can be cut to the same size. This is the perfect project for someone looking to try a scrapbook or family memento book!
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MooMoo cow amigurumi (free crochet pattern)
MooMoo cow amigurumi is saying a big HELLO to fellow Mindy and Craft Passion readers! We are glad to present you Craft Passion's newest design the huggable MooMoo Cow Amigurumi. This super adorable crocheted cow is about 12″ height in standing position and 9″ in sitting, it is the right size as huggable doll for kids. This free written amigurumi cow pattern has optional instruction to fill the limbs and bottom of the body with stuffing pellets to weight down the cow doll, it can sit and stand on it’s own.
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Amigurumi schnauzer dog with faux yarn fur (free pattern)
Meet Winchesterton the cutest amigurumi Schnauzer dog  This crocheted doggy wasn’t always this dapper looking, though. He went through an awkward phase while his fur was growing and all the other puppies laughed at him – but more on that later. In this nice amigurumi blog you can learn how to make the amigurumi Schnauzer dog's body from start to finish, without any fur. And of course you will find a free tutorial here as well on how to make and attach your very own handmade doggy fur from simple yarn so keep an eye out for that!
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Little crocheted sweetheart bears (free amigurumi pattern)
We are glad to present you Tarturumies ' newest amigurumi toy design the huggable sweetheart bears ! These super adorable crocheted little bears with a small heart patch is absolutely in the right size to be a perfect super adorable huggable doll for kids. This free written amigurumi bear pattern and the assembling tutorial will teach you how to crochet your own cute little ( MeToYou style ) teddy bear ! These super cute ( and easy to crochet ) amigurumi teddy bears can be great gifts for your friends and family members at Valentine's day or Christmas ( or you can crochet them just for fun ) !
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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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How to make a pompom panda - yarn animals
Let’s make a cute panda pompom ! If you’re not so familiar with making pompoms in a design, we recommend that you check out Pom Maker's eye pompom tutoria l first so you can learn the basic principals with an easier design. In this step-by-step video tutorial she’ll be making the panda with the Pom Maker, so check out her basic pompom post if you’re using your pompom maker for the first time. ( Of course you can make these super adorable panda pompoms without a store bought pompom maker : just create one pompom maker fro yourself from a simple sheet of sturdy cardboard! )
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