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Coffee pod elf girls - adorable recycling Christmas craft for kids

These super cute winter girls / elves are made from simple empty coffee pods! Creative, isn't it? With this brilliant craft idea you can upcycle some metalic junks and create adorable Christmas tree ornaments / winter decors at the same time! The coffee pod girls / elves are perfect winter crafts for the smalest crafty hands and  also perfect little gifts for the family members! You can decorate the empty coffee pod elves with any decor elements that you already have at hand or use other upcycled materials to make them more unique and cute! (Old clothes,yarn and fabric scraps, buttons,pipe cleaners etc)
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Believe in yourself adult coluring pages
Coloring (for kids and adults) it is a great way of switching off and doing something creative that you can do anywhere.  Today Mum In The Madhouse shares with us a fantastic selection of free, believe in yourself coloring book pages. Each one is slightly more intricate and challenging.  They are perfect for doing with your kids, so you can share them out between you all! Decorate your home or your office (at springtime) with these gorgeous motivational artworks, it will surely brighten up your cloudy days! get the free templates at muminthemadhouse.com: . . .
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Easy DIY felt flower bookmarks - felt craft for kids
If you need a pretty DIY Mother’s Day gift or a beautiful ( and easy to make ) bookmark, we've got you covered with this gorgeous felt flower bookmark by Jessica. If you’re constantly loosing regular bookmarks and you still read old school, non-e-reader style books ( just like us ) here's a great, custom way of marking your page which is pretty and won’t fall out or get lost! This felt project is super easy, even the kids can create some. This pretty felt flower bookmark is also a perfect gift for any occasion! . . .
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DIY Scrap wood picture frame - Mother's day gift idea
Are you ready to learn how to make a picture frame from scrap wood ? Follow along with The Country Chic Cottage's step-by-step tutorial and create one! Making picture frames has never been easier and you can add them to just about every room of your home. You can actually make your own picture frame or even make up a big batch of these to give as lovely, personalized gifts. So don't hesitate, grab your craft supplies and start turning that pile of scrap wood into something amazing: . . .
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DIY Flower fairy dress up doll (with cnageable outfits)
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Color harmonies - the wonder of nature ( color picker )
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Printable lollipop butterflies and flowers
Here is a free printable Valentine if you need a quick and easy Valentine's day gift. Download the Butterfly or the flower Valentine print on colored card-stock, cut out, make slits for sucker, add some decorations (cut out shapes of paper, stickers, glitter, etc.), insert sucker and then add some wiggly eyes to the top of the sucker. Add a piece of tape to the back to keep the sucker securely in place. You can make it from any decorative srcapbook paper or you can upcycle leftower christmas wrapping papers to decorate it. . . .
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DIY 3D Hyacinth flower mothers day card - paper craft for kids
Are you looking for a simple and gorgeous Mother’s Day card idea to make this year for Mom or Grandma ? This hyacinth flower bard by iheartcraftythings.com which is super simple to make with the help of their free flower template. The best part: these paper flowers won’t wither after a few days so Mom and Grandma can keep this beautiful Mother’s Day card as a keepsake for years to come. . . .
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Dotted flowers - spring nail art
Look at this gorgeous nail art design! If you believe or not this dotted wild flower manicure is very easy to make, you can create it in seconds! We love this purple-ish  nail polish shade but you can use any color which fits with your outfit or ocassion. This flowery nail art design is perfect for a normal spring /summer day or you can use it as a party / wedding manicure. If you havent got dotter tool that's not a problem: simply use the nail polish brush or a toothpick to create the  dots. . . .
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DIY Handprint flower Mother's day card
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3D Butterfly card - easy spring craft for kids
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DIY fun light bulb birds with feathers - recycle craft
We bet you never throw away light bulbs and always waiting for inspiration to use them up .. like today, when we  decided to share this brilliant recycling craft idea with you! So grab a few old light bulbs and create these lovely light bulb birds. These beautiful light bulb birds are so colorful and look great hanging from the ceiling! Learn to decoupage light bulb birds with tissue paper with the help of Crafts by Amanda's written tutorial. The light bulb birds are not just only perfect ways to upcycle some household trash, but they also  can be gorgeous decors in your home or garden at springtime! The kids will love to create a few fun colorful light bulb birds with you! . . .
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DIY Eternal terrarium from a light bulb - recycling craft
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Bottle cap snowman - easy winter craft for kids
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DIY Tin can snowmen pencil holders - winter craft for kids
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DIY Crystal pouring watering can - creative recycling
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DIY Word building activity travel kit - learning toy for kids
If your family loves long summer road trips let’s face it… the kids often get bored! Create a quick and fun learning activity to keep them entertained and busy for the upcoming long drive. This word building activity travel kit is perfect for toddlers and preschoolers for those long car rides and you can customize it with sight words, color words, word families, or whatever your child is currently learning. This word building travel kit is super quick learning activity craft, you can whip up one literally in minutes, and the kids will love it (not to mention its not just fun to play but also perfect for learning words and colors which is always a very nice addition) . . .
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Wire angels - Christmas ornaments with wires
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DIY Fun mason jar lid owls - recycling craft for kids
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How to make a fork bracelet - recycling - jewelry
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Adorable kitchen grater owls - upcycling fall craft
We love upcycling crafts because it's inexpensive, helps the environment and also good for us! This super adorable fall decor owl was made with a few metal trash! Isn't it super cute? And it's (despite the look) also super easy to make! You just need and old grater, some jar lids, a spring and that's all! This cute grater owl can be the greatest hit in your fall decor, everyone will love it! You can use the owls indoor or outdoor, a little rust won't hurt them! . . .
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DIY easy geometric paper vase sleeve - modern 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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Cute table organizer from tin cans
With the help of this nice craft tutorial, you can make this adorable and easy to make table organizer from some upcycled tin cans. . . .
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Bunny Easter egg gift box with air drying clay (or paper clay)
Use this step-by-step video tutorial to make super adorable bunny figures in several scales using basic sculpting techniques and polymer clay, play-doh or air dry clay. This cute bunny can be made from all kinds of clay which makes it useful as handmade gift ,seasonal / holiday decoration or as delicious cake decoration / cake topper ! This polimer clay bunny treat box is a surprisingly easy polimer clay project so you can create one easily for yourself or for your friends, even is you are a beginner in polimer clay or fondant sculpting ! Let's sculpture a cute Easter bunny! . . .
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