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This craft category is a huge collection of DIY food gifts, table setting ideas & drinking gifts! DIY food gifts & DIY drinking giftsgift wrapping ideas and free printables ( drink wrapping ideas, free printable cookie boxes, free printable party favor boxes), creative table setting ideas for every occasion and holiday ( DIY Christmas table settings, DIY wedding table settings, DIY Easter table setting), table setting crafts ( DIY napkin rings, place cards / sitting cards, DIY centerpieces, coasters, place mats...), ... and many other creative DIY food gift, DIY drinking gift & table setting ideas!
DIY Thumbprint butterfly mugs
We love Mother’s Day crafts that are keepsakes Mom or Grandma will treasure and be able to enjoy on a daily basis. These thumbprint butterfly mugs by thebestideasforkids.com are the perfect gift for your little one to create! They are such a sweet keepsake and thumbprints easily make the cutest little butterflies you’ve ever seen! You won’t believe how easy this mug painting tutorial is and it makes a great DIY gift. . . .
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DIY Egg carton tea cup Mother's day card craft with tea bags
Have a TEA-rrific mom? This fun egg carton tea cup Mothers day card craft is precious activity for the kids or makes a sweet invitation to a tea party ! This tea cup Mother’s day card craft is super easy to make, you can upcycle some egg cartons with it, and the most important: mothers ( and grandmothers ) will love it! Because who doesn't love tea and relaxing? This egg carton teacup card by Ashley is simple and easy, upcyling egg cartons and using scrapbook paper and pipe cleaners. . . .
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DIY Farmhouse style crochet coasters - free crochet pattern
We love crocheted coasters because if you make them with cotton yarn, they’re very absorbent, which is a good thing! And because we like things that are easy to clean ,these are definite winners over traditional wood coasters! This crochet coaster pattern by Michelle is super easy and works up quickly . You can use cotton yarn for this pattern because cotton is very absorbent, but of course any worsted weight yarn will work for this pattern as well. . . .
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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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Easy mini crochet Easter baskets - free crochet pattern
Aren’t these mini crochet Easter baskets cute ? Here’s a super fun, quick and easy crochet project for this Easter to make for the little ones. This mini Easter basket can fit about 6 mini chocolate eggs or 1 plastic egg ( fill it with jelly beans or more chocolates! ) . One basket is a breeze to make – it takes about 15-20 minutes to make, more or less depending on your speed and skill level. You could whip up a few baskets and they will make great gifts to surprise the little ones if you’re having a gathering of family and friends this Easter. . . .
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DIY Paper bonbon chocolate rose bouquet - video tutorial
This gorgeous crepe paper rose bouquet is not just only beautiful but it's also very delicious, because the rosebuds contains chocolate bonbons ( Ferrero Rochers )! Creative, isn't it? You can create this nice flower bouquet very easily: you just need a little crepe paper, delicious chocolate bonbons / sweets and a little wire. It can be a perfect gift for mother's day, Valentine's day or a perfect addition to your wedding / graduation party . You can create this crepe paper rose and chocolate bouquet in any color: try it in romantic red or in elegant white / pastels ! . . .
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Easy DIY Valentine's heart mug with Sharpies
If you have been in love with confetti glasses for many years: try these DIY confetti painted heart mugs . These DIY confetti painted heart mugs are perfect for Valentines day or maybe to show your love of coffee. This craft would make a cute and quick Valentines Day gift ,or just use them to show your love of coffee or hot chocolate. You can get creative with different patterns and colors. - the possibilities are endless! . . .
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DIY Hanging wine bottle and wine glass rack
Keep wine glasses and wine bottles on display and at easy reach with a handmade wine rack you can customize with any size or color! A great option for those needing alternative storage solutions or that host often! This hanging wine rack is the perfect addition to your kitchen or dining area. With this detailed step -by-step woodworking tutorial you can make this DIY Hanging wine bottle and wine glass rack in no time with only basic woodworking tools. Lovely as a gift or home decor, easy to make, and involves wine!  Who needs more? . . .
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DIY vintage style recipe card holder
Make gorgeous vintage style recipe card holders with Beth!  If you can't get wood plaques you can create this beautiful vintage recipe card holder from a simple old wooden photo frame (with glass plate) put recipes inside or outside of the frame! This DIY vintage style recipe card holder is a perfect (and practical) way to decorate your vintage /shabby kitchen. You add other things to your recipe holder (old photos, inspiring quotes etc...) therefore it can be a great present for any occasion! . . .
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DIY Chocolate dipped tea bag cookies - edible gift
Impress your friends the next time you have them over for tea with these chocolate dipped shortbread tea bag cookies. Although tea bag cookies are easy to make, they do require a bit of work. but they are just so cute that it’s completely worth it! Prepare the shortbread dough, shape the cookies to look like tea bags, bake them, dip them in chocolate, add bakers twine or kitchen thread and labels to complete the look. If you don’t have a tea bag cookie cutter, cut the dough into rectangles with a knife and cut the top corners off. A real tea bag is very useful to measure the size of the rectangles. . . .
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DIY 6 pocket treat holder - scrapbook
Everyone’s looking for a sweet treat that’s easy to make. Or thinking about wedding favors? Also a great idea! This 6 pocket treat holder is a perfect fit. Just grab some 6″x 6″ squares of Designer Series paper (you pick the theme) and get ready to start folding. This project is simple and fun, and the pockets are perfect for chocolate squares, tea bags or other little treats. . . .
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Adorable crochet marshmallow keychain (free pattern)
Winter is the most wonderful time of the year and coffee shops are making it even sweeter with their assortment of holiday beverages ! Between the hustle and bustle take time to enjoy a cup of coffee ( or hot cocoa ) and do a little crocheting: lets crochet some cute marshmallow keychains to pair with your delicious beverage! 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 ! This cute marshmallow keychain can be a great ( Christmas ) gift for your coffee or hot cocoa lover friends ( paired with a bag of coffee or hot cocoa ) . . . .
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DIY Shooting star party pinata -  fun party decor
With New Year's eve comes parties! And what says party more than a piñata ? This DIY shooting star piñata is great for new year's eve ,summer or really for any time of year. It’s a shooting star ,so it can easily be adapted for celebrating summer nights, graduations, birthdays, or make it in patriotic colors for Fourth of July. It’s a pull piñata ,so it’s great for indoors as well as out. Kids take turns choosing a curling ribbon to pull. So, you still get the element of anticipation to see who is going to be the lucky one to crack it open and you save dad from having to whack the thing to death to finally get it to open.Plus! You can keep the piñata and use it as decor later, or reuse it for another party. Just reattach more ribbon to the bottom and you’re gold. . . .
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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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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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Cookie necklace (cookie lei) - fun edible gift idea
Make a cookie lei necklace ! This super easy to make cookie necklace ( cookie lei ) is a fun gift for a birthday, graduation or back to school surprise . Just visit the bakery section of your grocery store, find some yummy treats ( muffins, cinnamon rolls, pastries, cookies, frosted cookies, cakes... ) - all would work for this cute necklace! Of course you can use any other small ( edible ) gift s to create this fun lei: imagine a fruit lei with healthy citruses, a salty party snack lei, or a small toy lei! What a fun way to gift someone special! This fun party gift is easily customizable therefore it's perfect for both him and her! . . .
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Pancake (breakfast) set - creative ( Christmas ) gift idea
This  breakfast / pancake set is a super simple last minute hostess or neighbor gift. You simply take a few staple breakfast items and place them all in a little box. Lucy used a little brown paper bag tied with some pretty red hemp cord and a simple tag all from canvas corp to put in some pre-made pancake mix. You can add a little instruction or recipe card if you wish. You can create  healthy - fitness breakfast boxes with cereal bars, dried fruits, oatmeal and tea or delicious chocolate heaven boxes with muffins, pancakes and other delicious sweets combined with coffee,  this fun Christmas gift will be a great hit in every form! This quick Christmas gift idea is perfect both for him and her! . . .
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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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DIY Rustic wood coasters - gift idea
We've got a fun little DIY (Christmas) gift idea for your today! These DIY wood coasters are the perfect, easy DIY gift and today Marie is going to show you how to make them! Sometimes simple DIY projects turns out to be the best! This woodworking project is absolutely suitable for beginners, because it doesn't require fancy woodworking tools or special skills. Only a simple saw, sandpaper and a little stain. Visit this great DIY blog and learn from Marie how to make your very own set of DIY wooden coasters! . . .
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Rudolph reindeer lollipop - quick Christmas party favor
These reindeer Rudolph lolly pops are pretty much fantastic crafts for kids. They create these super cute Christmas party favors in minutes, and when their five minute attention span is up, they’re happy with themselves and what they’ve created!  These lolly pop reindeer 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 making them. These guys make awesome Christmas party favors or treat ideas, and you could even send them to school as a class treat! . . .
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Caramel (or candy) wreath - sweet DIY gift idea
Make a candy wreath for the holidays with your favorite caramels / candies or mini chocolates ! This DIY Caramel (or candy) wreath  is sure to delight guests and “sweeten” your holidays! (And of course this edible wreath can be a great Christmas gift as well!) Display your candy wreath at room temperature and out of the reach of children. Enjoy your holiday wreath, one caramel at a time, leaving the wrappers behind. Your  DIY candy wreath will unravel and bloom with each caramel you eat! . . .
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Cute & easy DIY reindeer Christmas gift bag
It's almost December so we are already feel the start of that Christmas spirit. To kick off the season we thought that these little reindeer treats would be a cute addition to your table. This cute  DIY reindeer Christmas gift bag is super easy to make and lots of fun to do with the kids.  The reindeer Christmas gift bags are perfect for Christmas parties as cute party favors or class treats and look really cute as table toppers! . . .
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Crochet Santa mason jar cozy (free crochet pattern)
Be a jolly gift giver and cover jars of sweets this Christmas! This jar cozy is easy to crochet and can be used for treats for years to come. This cute and easy crocheted Santa mason jar cozy takes about an hour to work up and is super festive! Repurpose / upcycle empty mason jars and create fun Christmas gifts for the kids or your friends/family! This free crochet Santa mason jar cozy pattern is very easy (made with only beginner crochet stitches). This crocheted Santa jar cozy is a very fun (and low-budget) way to decorate your home at Christmas as well! These mason jar/tin can cozies are changeable (and washable) so you can easily dress up your jars/cans/bottles differently in any season/holidays if you wish! . . .
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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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Crochet Santa mason jar cozy (free crochet pattern)
This cute and easy crocheted Santa mason jar cozy takes about an hour to work up and is super festive!  Repurpose / upcycle empty mason jars and create fun Christmas gifts for the kids or your friends/family! This free crochet Santa mason jar cozy pattern is very easy (made with only beginner crochet stitches). This crocheted Santa jar cozy is a very fun (and low-budget) way to decorate your home at Christmas as well! These mason jar/tin can cozies are changeable (and washable) so you can easily dress up your  jars/cans/bottles differently in any season/holidays if you wish! . . .
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DIY Crochet Santa mason jar cozy (free crochet pattern)
This cute and easy crocheted Santa mason jar cozy takes about an hour to work up and is super festive! Repurpose / upcycle empty mason jars and create fun Christmas gifts for the kids or your friends/family! This free crochet Santa mason jar cozy pattern is very easy (made with only beginner crochet stitches). This crocheted Santa jar cozy is a very fun (and low-budget) way to decorate your home at Christmas as well! These mason jar/tin can cozies are changeable (and washable) so you can easily dress up your jars/cans/bottles differently in any season/holidays if you wish! . . .
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DIY Clay pot reindeer - cute Christmas gift
Are you looking for a Christmas gift that comes from the heart but doesn't cost a fortune? Why don't you and the kids put together some of these adorable clay pot reindeer. You can fill them with chocolate or other treats and give them as gifts to just about anybody. The DIY Clay pot reindeer are inexpensive to make, and easy too. Plus they turn out so adorable that you may end up keeping one for yourself. Here's what you're going to need to get started with making your very own clay pot reindeer: . . .
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Reindeer candy - adorable Christmas gift idea
Peter turned some M&M candies into Rudolph the red nosed reindeer with a note asking the kids to secretly leave them as gifts on someone’s doorstep. What a wonderful idea! Make some antlers out of pipe cleaners, stick some googly eyes and a red mini pom pom on the M&M’s (or other candy bars / chocolate bars)! Pretty cut, isn't it? If your kids are as excited about Christmas, Santa and his reindeer we are sure they will absolutely love this cute Christmas gift idea! . . .
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DIY Mason jar utensil caddy - upcycling craft
Mason jars are hot and with good reason: you will love how versatile they are! You can do so much with them, like making a gorgeous vintage style mason jar utensil caddy! We’ve seen many variations of DIY utensil caddys on Pinterest but none were clamped to a board similar to the hanging mason jar vases. Read this step-by-step upcycling tutorial and make your very own useful vintage utensil caddy from a few empty mason jars and a wooden board in no time! . . .
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5 Easy DIY Halloween party decorations from paper
Watch this fun Halloween craft video tutorial and learn how to make 5 DIY Halloween party hacks and crafts from simple household materials such as cardboard boxes, paper cups, paper plates, toilet paper rolls and other cheap materials!  These fun halloween party crafts makes horrific decorations and treats for your Halloween Party! And the kids will love to make them as well! Create a fun pumpkin candy monster, an ice cream brain witch, zombi puppets, bat utensil holders and paper plate UFO's with Box Yourself and Øistein Kristiansen . . .
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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 ideas, and you could even send them to school as a class treat! . . .
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DIY crochet color block placemat ( free crochet pattern )
Thanks for Rebecca from Little Monke'y Crochet for this  lovely free & easy  crochet placemat pattern! This free placemat crochet pattern  is absolutely an easy one so if you are beginner in crochet this project is a perfect choice for you as well! Spice up your table settings with fun colors or simply create a gorgeous pastel vintage style placemat for your country/vintage style home! You can even create crochet placemats with special holiday related colors! (Imagine a nice black-orange halloween placemat or an easter egg-pastel placemat. How fun it will be?) . . .
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