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Grinch tree - whimsical Whoville Grinchmas ( Christmas ) tree
May I present you everyone's recent favourite 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 suprised 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 Chrsitmas gifts to your loves ones! You can decorate these alternative Chrsitmas trees with any color ornaments that fits into your home!
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DIY Cardboard cat scratcher - cardboard upcycling craft
Let’s make a DIY cardboard cat scratcher from the boxes you’ve got piling up in the garage! It's a known fact that ALL kitties ( small or big ) LOVE DIY creations, so go to your garage, grab a decent sized box from your cardboard box pile and create this DIY Cat scratcher now ! Dream A Little Bigger will show you how to make this cat scratcher in no time out of a simple cardboard box. This cat scratcher costs almost nothing, and your cat ( s ) will love it!
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DIY 3D flower pop-up card -  mother's day gift
We love simple papercrafts especially when it comes to flowers and greeting cards ! This beautiful pop-up flower card can be a great gift for any special occasion or you can use them as frugal wedding / spring party invitations ! Watch this nice step-by-step video tutorial where Aniko will teach you how to make this beautiful 3D flower pop-up card in no time! All you need is to make one 3D flower pop-up card are: some colorful papers, scissors, and a little glue! This spring craft project is suitable for kids of all ages, because it's super easy ! ( especially if you help them in cutting out the flower petals )
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Felt poinsettia flowers - flower pins
Are you looking for a super easy but still gorgeous Christmas decor? Try these adorable felt poinsettia flowers /  pins ! They are very easy to make and don’t take much time. She made pins to wear on a sweater, but these gorgeous felt flowers  would also be cute pinned on to a stocking or pillow, used as a gift topper, fridge magnet, or even a christmas tree ornament. You can make the felt poinsettia flowers in any size using felt yardage, or simply using the felt sheets you can get at the craft stores. There’s no need to be very specific in the measurements: you can make the felt Crhsitmas decor flowers in any size you wish! (And of course you can make spring flowers with this technique as well!)
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Soft little amigurumi mouse (free crochet pattern)
Do you love crocheting and adorable soft toys ? Crochet this super adorable, soft amigurumi mouse which can be a wonderful handmade gift for your kids ( or cats! ) . At Amigurumi Space you will find the free amigurumi mouse pattern which will be your guide through the creation of this lovely little amigurumi mouse. Crochet a little mouse as a toy or as a cute little display on the shelf. If you're a beginner crocheter who is looking for a little bit of a challenge, this amigurumi mouse by Asheperina Toys is a great pattern for you. Grab some yarn and start stitching!
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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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DIY Crepe paper rosebud bouquet - spring flower decor
In this nice video tutorial you can learn how to make this gorgeous DIY crepe paper rose bud bouquet ! This sweet paper rose ( bud ) bouquet can be a perfect decor in your home at springtime/Easter , you can decorate your wedding party with them frugally, or you can gift them for any special occasion ( such as mother's day ! ) Of course you can make these easy and quick crepe paper flowers in any other color than pink, they will look gorgeous in any form! You can adapt this nice paper flower making technique and create other gorgeous ( spring ) decorations such as: wreaths, centerpieces, garlands and even accessories!
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Easy DIY beaded clothespin butterfly - fun spring craft for kids
These beaded pipe cleaner butterflies by One Little Project are so pretty and so sparkly, and best of all, they’re really easy to make! ! You can make the beaded pipe cleaner butterflies in whatever colors you have on hand. There are lots of options! This pretty beaded pipe cleaner butterfly is super easy to make, and it’s likely you have all the materials required sitting in your craft cupboard already. This lovely beaded butterfly is just a perfect spring or Easter decoration or you can decorate your kid's room with these pretty butterflies.
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DIY Montessori sugar writing tray - fun learning toy for kids
If your toddler is really into learning and drawing letters, and loves to practice them over and over you will love this super easy , inexpensive DIY Montessori learning toy! She decided to use an old toy packaging box to make a tray to write their letters in sugar. This DIY Montessori toy allows your child to practice writing, improve their fine motor coordination, while having a tactile sensory experience. The writing tray is so easy to put together, and most likely you have all of the supplies already.
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DIY mason jar chick and Easter egg vases
Welcome Easter by making these adorable chick and Easter egg themed jars with your kids! Best of all, you can use them as cute decor in their rooms throughout the whole year. These chick and Easter egg mason jar vases (or treat jars) are sooooooo cute and you can make them literally in minutes! You can give them to your own kids, or they’d also make adorable gifts for grandkids, teachers and even coworkers and friends. They are so simple to throw together and mason jars seem to make simple things look fancy. And when they’re empty, you can use them as cute spring/ or kid's room decors! (Imagine a super cute chick pencil holder!)
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DIY holder for charging cell phone - from a lotion bottle
Do you hate the "mess" comes with charging cellphones? All the cords and mobile phones laying in the ground or in your perfectly organized table? With this quick, easy and cheap upcycling craft idea you can create  the perfect little holder for your cell phone while it’s being charged with a single (empty) plastic body lotion bottle! Simple, but brilliant! You can decorate your cell phone holder as much as you want: with fabrics , colorful papers / contact papers or paint! This cellphone charging station is not just only practical (because you can hang it on the plug) but its also keeps your cell phone cables organized in a decorative eco-friendly way!
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DIY Small winking amigurumi owl - free crochet owl pattern
Know an owl lover? We've got the perfect gift idea for them: a crochet winking owl keychain! Whether you're gifting it as a toy or as home decor, this free amigurumi pattern will thrill owl fanatics. This cute crochet ( amigurumi ) owl  can be a perfect handmade gift or handmade toy for your kids / grandkids because, this super adorable amigurumi owl is a perfect soft toy for both boys and girls! In this great amigurumi blog you will find a wonderful free  amigurumi owl pattern which will help you to create this adorable crocheted toy! You can use any color and style yarn to crochet your own adorable amigurumi owls , they will look adorable and fun in any form!
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DIY Magic zen meditation jars - relax snow globes
We thought we’d share a little meditation activity today for anyone looking for their moment of calm. These magic jars are so mesmerizing! The idea is that after you shake the jar, you just watch and wait…by the time all the glitter reaches the bottom ( about 1 minute) you will have found your happy place. The great magic of these “magic” medfitational jars is that your kids will be be teaching themselves the practice before you even get started in on an explanation.
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Paw print salt dough ornaments
Are you looking for an easy Christmas craft with pets that can be a gorgeous decoration and a sweet keepsake at the same time? Try these paw print salt dough ornaments! It’s such an awesome keepsake to be able to pull out each year to hang on the Christmas tree! You can make these paw print ornaments in any style you like to match your pup’s colouring and personality! You can make the paw print salt-dough ornaments in any size and with all kind of pets! (Even birds,reptiles and small mammals can help you to create some awsome ornaments and keepsakes just let them walk trough the fresh and soft dough)
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Cardboard art supply orgainzer
This fun and useful cardboard art supply organizer is not just only a low budget and super fun way to store your coloring stuff but it can be also a perfect gift for any ocassion! Watch this nice detailed craft video tutorial and learn how to make one in minutes! To create your own cardboard art supply organizer you will need: sturdy cardboard pieces, some wrapping paper and rubber bands. You can store pencils, sharpies, notebooks, drawing papers, pens and and other art supplies in it!
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Picture frame luminaries - sweet memories as decors
We are really excited to share these picture frame luminaries with you today! These gorgeous family photo luminaries are perfect for your dining table or mantel. They work wonderfully for events like showers, receptions and holidays! Really…any time of the year! You can use black frames to remember your loves ones who passed away or fun colors to decorate your home with your kid's happy photos! The trick is super easy: glue together 4 picture frames and put the image outside of the frame (on top of the glass).
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DIY coffee pod angels with Nespresso capsules - recycling
This video craft tutorial shows you how to make a ( christmas ) angel out of Nespresso coffee capsules. We hope you like this tutorial and are able to use it for your own creations! This coffee capsule angel can be a perfect accessory/jewelry a nice Chirtmas ornament or a perfect gift for any occasion! Recycling is not just a good thing because empty coffee capsules costs nothing but because it's also helps the Earth to be much cleaner and liveable which is a very nice thing! Make some gorgeous angel ornaments / jewelries out of coffee pods and suprise everyone with your creativity !
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Easy bead snowflake ornament - free beading pattern
We are so happy now, because we simply LOVE beading , especially when a pattern is so easy, quick and free ! This gorgeous beaded snowflake by SimpleBeads is absolutely one of our favorites! If you have some beautiful bugle beads that you've been wanting to use, but you have nothing else in your stash that coordinates with the unusual color, this snowflake pattern is perfect to use them up! And you can use the finished bead snowflakes as Christmas or winter ornaments! By making different kinds of snowflakes and also by using different colors of beads and bugles , you can create a truly fabulous beaded blizzard!
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DIY Bonbon tree - creative gift with Ferrero Rocher chocholate balls
Are you lookig for a gorgeous, unique, delicious but still easy gift that fits into almost every occasion and holiday ? Try this deliciouis Ferrero Rocher chocholate bonbon tree ! Of course you can use any other chocholate ball bonbons or other flavour desserts ( even gum balls ) to make one of these decorative and delicious gifts , it will be gorgeous in any form and color! This bonbon tree can be a nice christmas, birthday or wedding gift or you can make some for your upcoming party as a nice edible party decor.
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Beaded bracelets from old zippers
With this brilliant jewelry making idea you can recycle some old zippers and create a very unique and elegant jewelry at the same time! It's a super easy craft project, you can create these bracelets in minutes, even if you are a beginner in jewelry making! Create beautiful accessories for your friends or family members, or for yourself! This beaded zipper bracelet can be a perfect gift for any ocassion!
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DIY gingerbread house gift or cake boxes from cardboard
Which can be better to wrap your presents than a gorgeous gift/cake box that costs almost nothing? Thats why we love upcycling! This cute gingerbread house gift box has made from a simple cardboard box with a corrector pen! Brilliant idea, isn't it? You can use these adorable and magical gingerbread boxes to wrap your handmade presents/cakes or you can simply use them as gorgeous winter/christmas decors in your home. The cardboard box gingerbread houses will look good in any size, so you can create a whole winter wonderland village! (You could bake a few gingerbread man as villagers as well!)
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Crepe paper calla lily with chocholate
Today Ash And Crafts sharing with us a gorgeous crepe paper calla lily bouquet tutorial which incorporates our favorite food: chocolate! This beautiful crepe paper calla lily bouquet makes a great gift for the mothers in your life because its handmade, the flowers last forever, and the center is edible! If you are looking for a fun and thoughtful homemade gift idea consider creating a crepe paper calla lily bouquet which is perfect for many different occasions! Your chocolate flower bouquet can have as many "calla lilies" in it as you want: small and giant bouquets will look lovely equally.
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DIY Beautiful easy to make spring balloon flower from crepe paper
Are you looking for a quick, easy, frugal but still gorgeous spring/Easter or wedding decor ? Try this beautiful crepe paper balloon flower ! These gorgeous paper balloon flowers can be great decors in your home at spring/ Easter or you can make them as nice gifts for special occasions ( such as: mother's day, birthdays, graduation or wedding parties etc ). Watch this nice step-by-step video tutorial and learn how to make a beautiful balloon flower in minutes! You can make the paper flowers in any color and size, they will be gorgeous in any form! This spring craft project is so easy, even the smallest kids can create some!
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Spring flowers - beginner watercolor painting tutorials by Jay Lee
Today Jay Lee will to teach you how to paint gorgeous sophisticated watercolor spring flowers ! You can use this painting technique to make your own note cards, birthday cards, place settings, wedding paper goods, or art to hang in your home ! Jay Lee is a very talented, creative person who can knit up a storm and wield a watercolor-saturated brush like nobody’s business. In accordance with her watercolor know-how , she has created a whole bunch of watercolor painting tutorials for us to learn how to create gorgeous watercolor flowers. Watercolor is our favorite painting medium to work with because it’s so fluid and organic!
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DIY Mother and child heart necklace - Mother's day gift
Today we want to share with you MumInTheMadHouse's super fun video tutorial on how to make a matching mother and child heart necklace with polymer clay! A mother and child necklace is the perfect gift as it remind children that they are always in your heart and you love them no matter what. They had a piece of your heart and that is what the necklace represents. This heart necklace can be a great gift for Mother's day, Valentine's day or at any time of the year! Give it to your kids , to your mom/dad , to your best friends or for your loved ones, either way it will be a big hit!
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4 DIY winter - Christmas notebooks
In this video tutorial she will show you how to make winter inspired notebooks ( and a binder ). A cute DIY mitten notebook , snowman 3 in 1 notepad , snowy notebook decoration and a cozy knitted cover for your binder ! These super easy and lovely DIY notebooks can be perfect Christmas presents for your friends and family or you can whip up some for yourself! You can use old scarfs, knitted sweaters ( even socks ) to create the knitted cover , and for the others you can use any paper leftovers that can be found around you or simply buy one notebook base at the store and spice up a little with these fun notebook decorating ideas !
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DIY Pipe cleaner owl - fall craft for kids
It’s no secret we LOVE making pipe cleaner animals. They are quick, simple, and fun, and the kids love them! With just a pipe cleaner and some eyes, you can make these adorable little owls in minutes. Made from wire and fiber, pipe cleaners are bendable and flexible, can be bent, twisted, curled or wrapped to most shapes. This time Rachel from Lines Across is showing you how easy it is to create a lovely owl using a pack of pipe cleaners , glue and googly eyes:
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Grow your vegetables from kitchen scraps - recycle & gardening
In this nice step by-step video "Veggietorial" ( vegetable growing tutorial ) Veggietorials is going to show you how she started her organic container garden from kitchen scraps and cuttings! No green thumb required! Growing your own fruits and veggies helps you to feel more connected to your food. In many cases, we end up wasting a lot of food , which leads into having excessive scraps in the kitchen. This video tutorial will provide you with insights on some of the vegetables and fruits that can be regrown from scraps. These vegetables work like magic as they are given a new life. Some people may call it magic, but we consider their regrowth a gift from nature that we should be all thankful for.
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Gingerbread girls - creative cookie packaging
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 gingerbread girl faces you will need a little celophane (or pre-packaged cookies), a white  (or any lighter color) sharpie, and a cute ribbon! You can create the gingerbread girls with almost every chocholate (chip) cookies or you can create other Christmas figures with vanilla ones (imagine a cute snowman from a sugar cookie or an adorable reindeer from a gingerbread cookie)! This easy dessert packagind idea can be perfect for almost everyone at Christmas from family members, to teachers everyone will love them!
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Gorgeous 3D paper tulip card - Mother's day craft for kids
Whether you are looking to make a colorful spring kids craft or are on the hunt for a darling flower craft to make for a special Mother’s Day gift ,this darling paper tulip flower craft is perfect. The mixture of the tulips popping of the page in a 3D effect and the bright, vibrant colors makes this paper tulip flower craft a show stopper. The 3D paper tulip flowers pop off the page to make this craft visually interesting and beautiful!
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