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Amigurumi snowman Christmas ornaments (free crochet patterns)
Between the hustle and bustle take time to enjoy a cup of coffee ( or hot cocoa ) and do a little crocheting : let's crochet cute snowman ornaments to pair with your Christmas decoration ! This crochet project is super easy and quick , it can be a perfect choice if you haven't got too much time or skill in crochet ! These cute snowman ornaments ( or keychains ) can be great ( Christmas ) gifts for your friends or kids. So head to amigurum.com and create this lovely little crochet ornament ( designed by the talented crocheter Ekaterina Ustinova )
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Cuddly amigurumi bear - free crochet pattern
Are you looking for a lovely handmade gift for your best friends or kids ? Do you love to crochet ? Don't look any further! This lovely amigurumi bear by Ekaterina Nikolaeva and Amiguroom is just perfect for every special occasion! Amigurumi is an easy to learn crochet technique from Japan, that allows you to create lovely toys and gifts. So don't hesitate: quickly grab this wonderful free pattern and learn the how-tos. This cuddly amigurumi bear is an absolutely easy crochet toy project: you can create it easily even if you are a beginner in amigurumi. This crocheted bear also doesn't require too much yarn , and it will look great in any color!
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Miniature posable snowman toy (free sewing pattern)
Do you love sewing ? Are you looking for a super cute soft plush toy for your kids ? Try this snowman softie ! This adorable snowman plush toy is a perfect Christmas gift or you can give them for any special occasion! At Masterclass.ru you will find the free sewing pattern and a nice step-by-step assembling and sewing tutorial ! You can add extra elements to your snowman plushies ,or sew / crochet a few accessories for them! Who can resist this sweet snowman face ?
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DIY Pom-pom Christmas cat ornament - fun Christmas craft for kids
Who loves cats ? We do! Cats are already super adorable and fluffy, which makes them perfect models for various cute crafts ! In this video tutorial Creative Mamy will show you how to make this super adorable little pompom cat ornament in no time. This cat craft ( with a little help ) is suitable for kids of all ages , and the outcome is so unbelievably cute! The kids will enjoy creating this super fluffy, easy and fun pompom cat ornament craft , and the finished cats are just perfect decorations for Christmas. ( You could use them as a mantelpiece or just hang them on a string and create the world's cutest Christmas garland with them )
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Grinch tree - whimsical Whoville Grinchmas ( Christmas ) tree
May I present you everyone's recent favorite christmas craft the : Grinch tree ( aka Grinchmas tree ) ! This whimsical christmas tree came directly from Whoville to bring smile on our faces! Isn't it soo fun and gorgeous? You will be surprised how easy is to make one! You can use pine tree branches or real living trees in your garden , it will look gorgeous in any form! You can use this Grinchmas tree ( Grinch tree ) to decorate your home at Christmas , or give miniature versions as cute whimsical Christmas gifts to your loved ones! You can decorate these alternative Christmas trees with any color ornaments that fits into your home!
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DIY Doughnut advent calendar from a tin baking mold (upcycling craft)
Creating your DIY advent wreath at home is a lovely way to pause, reflect and create meaning during this busy Christmas season! Surprise your friends and family this year and create a fun, whimsical Christmas decoration with the traditional warmth, by making a craft of a doughnut advent wreath with candles, which will beautify your home at Christmas. This simple tutorial by Pyyselbolaget will show you how to make an adorable and fun donut advent wreath to celebrate the Christmas season. Don't forget to customize the colors to fit your style!
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DIY Coffee filter Christmas tree - beautiful & frugal Christmas decoration
Take a look at Tutti Guardano Le Nuvole's tutorial and turn coffee filters into gorgeous DIY coffee filter Christmas trees that will last for years to come! What’s great is that even the kids can indulge in this coffee filter Christmas decor project , giving much more productivity to the holidays. Each of these DIY Coffee filter Christmas trees come up with breathtakingly pretty results that are not just engaging to craft , but also are wonderful choices to present to your friends and family. Get the step-by-step tutorial at tuttiguardanolenuvole.blogspot.com and create your own beautiful, coffee filter Christmas trees:
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DIY Chocolate graduation lei ( party necklace )
Chocolate made into a lei for graduation . How brilliant is it? A lei is a neck garland given as a gift in the Hawaiian and Polynesian cultures to show affection or mark important occasions. This DIY Chocolate graduation lei by Fun Squared is stuffed full with a variety of chocolate to please anyone's taste buds. DIY Chocolate ( or candy ) leis would make great necklaces for birthdays, graduations, or celebrating any other holiday or accomplishment . Chocolate ( or candy ) leis are so easy to make ( and also super delicious ) !
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DIY colorful sand decor - homemade rainbow salt
This fun rainbow salt jar by Flax And Twine will be one of your favorite craft project of all time! We love the process of making this gorgeous colorful decor sand and the way the colors looks next to each other!  This colorful salt sand project is absolutely suitable for kids of all ages (with a little help).Get the tutorial at flaxandtwine.com, create your own frugal decor sand in rainbow colors and choose a nice glass vase or bottle to display it:
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DIY handprint badger puppet - woodland craft for kids
Autumn is almost here so it's time for super cute woodland crafts such as this lovely badger puppet! These woodland handprint badger puppets by Kids Craft Room are so simple to make and a lot of fun to play with. Team them up with your favorite woodland animals story book or use them for imaginative play in a homemade puppet theater. These handprint badger puppets will provide lots of enjoyment for kids. This is a fun and simple handprint craft that makes a great rainy day project! ( Handprint crafts also make the perfect little keepsakes. You can always remember your child's handprint with these lovely badgers )
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Simple origami Christmas tree ornament - paper Christmas tree (video tutorial)
If your kids are eager to make their own DIY Christmas ornaments , these simple paper Christmas trees ( pine trees ) by Handimania are just perfect! This little green pine tree is one of the simplest origami projects , so it’s perfect for beginners as well ( and, it only takes a few minutes to make ) ! This origami pine tree / Christmas tree is also a great Christmas craft project for the classroom. You could use any kind of paper ( no need to stick with green either ). You can decorate the finished origami Christmas trees as you wish - the outcome will be surely wonderful! Watch the tutorial and let's start folding:
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DIY Sock Christmas gnomes - easy winter decor
his brilliant Christmas craft project has three of our favorite components to it: 1. A Norwegian / Skandinavian theme, 2. It's super easy to make , 3. It's an upcycling project , the main material comes from an old sock ! This cute little gnome can be made literally in seconds, without any special craft or machine sewing skills ! The sweater or sock Christmas gnomes can be perfect decors in your skandinavian/vintage style home or you can give them as gifts, because who doesn't love gnomes ? You can upcycle sweaters, t-shirts , socks and almost any unused old clothes to create the gnomes , with this step-by-step video tutorial it will be a piece of cake!
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Adorable DIY ladybug potato stamp - stamping for kids
Did you enjoy stamping with potatoes when you were a child? This time Melissa & Camille shows you how to make handmade potato ladybug stamps so you can share this fun activity with your kids Crafting with stamps is a fun way to keep kids active, and these adorable ladybug stamps are here just in time for the spring season. You can make your own stamps using a staple that can be found in just about every kitchen: potatoes! A potato and a little paint are really all you need to make your own handmade potato ladybug stamps for kids ,and in no time your kids can stamp their own adorable little ladybugs all over the place. Here is how you can get started making your own:
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DIY Origami Santa hat - easy paper craft for kids
Make your own origami Santa hat with Basteln mit Papier's easy to follow origami tutorial! This fun Santa craft sure to thrill children and adults alike! This cute origami Santa hat is perfect for creating an adorable Christmas gift card , OR fold some just for fun! This easy origami Santa hat is just a great DIY project for kids over the winter holidays. You only need one sheet of square paper for this origami Santa hat ( p referably it will have a red and a white side ). If you don't have any of this kind of origami paper , simply just use plain white printer paper and color in the red sections after it's folded.
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Cozy crochet winter beanie (free crochet pattern)
Fall is the perfect time to cuddle up with your yarn and crochet hooks and make something cozy. Today Beatrice has a simple and free slouch crochet hat (beanie hat) pattern for you all! This crochet hat pattern is great for beginners, and simple enough that a more experienced crocheter could whip up a hat in just a couple of hours. You can crochet this easy beanie hat in any color and size which mean you can customize and personalize this crochet hat pattern pretty easily – perfect for the  holiday gift giving!
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Little amigurumi seahorse keychain (free amigurumi pattern)
Are you looking for a lovely handmade gift for your best friends? Do you love to crochet ? Don't look any further! This lovely amigurumi seahorse by One Dog Woof is just perfect for every special occasion! Amigurumi is an easy to learn crochet technique from Japan, that allows you to create lovely toys and gifts. So don't hesitate: quickly grab this wonderful free pattern and learn the how-tos. This lovely little amigurumi seahorse is such a great gift for any special occasion, or you can use it as a lovely summer decor!
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Amigurumi witches - free amigurumi witch pattern (hungarian)
Today Eva shares with us this super adorable, little amigurumi witch who is perfect for the fall, Halloween, or as your little friend from favorite movies and musicals! Whether this little witch helps decorate your house or accompanies your little ones as they trick-or-treat , she is sure to bring a smile to people’s faces! at Eva's Doll Shop you will find the amigurumi witch pattern for free! Cool, isn't it? Be sure to follow along the detailed step-by-step amigurumi witch crochet tutorial and the assembling guide.
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DIY vintage spring egg decor with papermache and flowers
If you love vintage/skandinavian style gorgeous spring/Easter home decors you will love this super easy and inexpeansive craft project ! This papermache egg flower basket is super easy to make , and also very inexpensive, because you can use old newspapers and homemade papermache glue to make it ( flour+water ) ! If you would like to use a real flower arrangement or a potted flower to decorate you papermache egg, simply put a mason jar inside: this way water won't ruin the paper and you can enjoy your gorgeous spring decor for a long time! You can paint or decorate the papermache eggs as much as you want and use any kind of colorful spring flowers you love the most!
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Easy DIY unicorn hoodie ( free sewing tutorial )
If you looking for an easy to make last minute Halloween or dress up party costume ,this adorable DIY unicorn costume is a perfect choice for you! It's warm and comfortable, that can be hard sometimes when it comes to handmade Halloween costumes . This unicorn costume is cute, girly, whimsical, and colorful. You can create other characters than unicorns : it can be any my little pony character or a horse/donkey ( just change the base colors ) .
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Rose the amigurumi rabbit ( free amigurumi pattern )
Know a bunny lover? Crochet the perfect gift for them: Jess Huff's amigurumi bunny ! Whether you're gifting this lovely amigurumi bunny as a toy or as home decor, this free amigurumi pattern will thrill bunny fanatics. This cute crochet ( amigurumi ) bunny can be a perfect handmade gift or handmade toy for your kids and grandkids because this super adorable amigurumi bunny is just a perfect soft toy for both boys and girls! At https://jesshuff.com you will find this wonderful free amigurumi bunny pattern which will help you to create this adorable crocheted toy with lots of personality, and cuteness! With a little modification in the yarn size, you can create a whole super adorable amigurumi bunny family
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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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Easy crochet butterfly keychain - free crochet pattern
Who doesn't love gorgeous colorful butterflies ? If you are on a hunt for a beautiful gift for your friends ( which is also super easy and quick to crochet ) , you will love this butterfly pattern ! This crocheted butterfly keychain is a very fun way to accessorize your bags or you can gift it to your friends for a special occasion - either way: everyone will love it! With this nice step-by-step spring butterfly crochet tutorial , making one ( or two ) gorgeous buttefrly keychain from scrap yarns will be a piece of cake!
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DIY Hug in a mug - fun Valentine's gift idea
Are you looking for a fun and quick Valentine’s gift? Fun Squared has this hug in a mug Valentines gift idea for kids that is super simple and sweet. This mug is one of the easiest DIY gifts you can make plus: you can personalize as much as you want! This hug in a mug gift idea is a fun and simple present to put together, and is the perfect way to wish your loved ones a Happy Valentine’s Day ! Get the tutorial at fun-squared.com and create this sweet, budget-friendly gift ( and don't forget to print the free printable gift tags which makes this lovely mug gift very special! )
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DIY Satyr costume (faun costume) - mythology
Whether you're aiming to be scary, funny ( or a combination of the two ) this cool Satyr costume from Make It & Love It is a wonderful choice! The faun is a mythological half human–half goat creature in the Greek-Roman mythology. The goat man, more commonly affiliated with the Satyrs of Greek mythology or Fauns of Roman, is a bipedal creature with the legs and tail of a goat and the head, arms and torso of a man and is often depicted with goat's horns and pointed ears. These creatures, in turn, borrowed their appearance from the god Pan of the Greek pantheon. They were a symbol of fertility, and they were also capable of guiding humans in need.
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Mom - baby matching slippers ( baby shower gift )
Create with this super, free mom&baby matching slippers crochet pattern a pair of cozy slippers which can make a great creative gift for moms (and dads) for any occasion! Despite the look this cozy crochet slippers is a beginner / intermediate pattern so you can crochet them easily even if you are a beginner in crocheting ! Make cozy mom & baby matching room slippers from soft cotton yarn or super warm wool / acrylic yarn - it will be great in any form! These cozy indoor shoes can be  practical thorough the winter / autumn season or you can use hem in a baby & mom photo session!
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Simple paper strip sphere bunnies - Easter kids' craft
If you are on a hunt for a quick to do Easter craft idea, these cute little bunnies are certainly your thing. We love all the diversity simple paper strips offer when it comes to crafting (and these unnies prove that).  If you are in a need of a fun Easter craft idea for a classroom these are your thing as you can easily “thread” them on a string and make a fantastic Easter garland. You wouldn’t even need to limit yourself (well the kids) to sticking to ray or brown color for this paper craft project. Use pastels and have a nice variety of Easter bunnies. Naturally this is also a wonderful project to do with your kids at home.
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Pocket bunny - little crochet bunny ( free crochet pattern )
Spin a Yarn Crochet is back with another super cute pocket pet: a pocket bunny ! By following along Spin A Yarn Crochet's free crochet bunny pattern, you will be able to create this super cute crochet pocket bunny in no time! This adorable little bunny using the tapestry technique combined with Spin A Yarn Crochet's unique ragdoll style. If you are not familiar with tapestry crochet we advise to learn it first, but after that, this little crochet bunny will be a piece of cake! Create one little pocket bunny as a darling little Easter gift for your loved ones!
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