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This craft category is a huge collection life hacks (creative problem solving ideas)! Life hacks around the house ( bathroom & kitchen cleaning solutions - cleaning life hacks, storage life hacks and cheap storage solutions ), creative problem solving and DIY solutions around the house ( how to repair broken items creatively), recycling ideas, cheap product alternatives, quick and easy life hacks for every problem, low cost life hacks, time saver life hacks ... any many more!  By tweaking little things, it can make your life much easier!
DIY Lace ballerina flats - shoe makeover idea
Your comfy balerina flats are a little bit worn out? Fix it up with this easy and brilliant shoe makeover idea by Mom Spark! Or of course you can sacrifice a par of brand new ballerinas on the altar of crafts to create gorgeous unique shoes to wear on you wedding day or any other special occasion! This shoe makeover idea is very quick, easy and also budget friendly. You can use this brilliant lace-decoupage technique on other shoes as well (imagine chic lace slip-ons or  gorgeous lace heels) . Visit Mom Spark and create your very own lovely lace ballerina: . . .
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DIY AfterSun sunburn relief gel with aloe
Spending time outside and enjoying summer is a good thing, but forgetting to wear sunscreen can result in a painful sunburn . It's almost as if nature gifted us the aloe-gel is just perfect for soothing our lobster-like skin. The gel inside the aloe plants leaves has cooling properties, plus it's an antiseptic that accelerates healing. You can go ahead and purchase pre-bottled aloe gel, but there's definitely some fun in extracting the gel from the leaf yourself ( if you have an aloe plant at home ) . This natural DIY After sun sunburn relief gel by Busy Creating Memories is affordable, easy, and don’t contain potentially harmful chemicals or other questionable ingredients. . . .
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DIY Upcycled shirt pocket sachet - Father's day gift idea
Dads are maybe a little bit difficult to shop for, but there's no way he won't appreciate a homemade Father's day gift. Make this lovely shirt pocket herbal sachet with Sadie Seasongoods' step-by-step tutorial and create a wonderful gift that Dad will not only like, but also use! Dried flowers and herbs tucked into flannel shirt pockets have a fragrance that will let him travel back in time.Whether it’s tucked in a drawer or a linen closet, or nestled in a car,this sweet shirt pocket herbal sachet just makes stuff smell better! . . .
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Easy DIY wooden hanger frame - quick picture frame alternative
Emma ( from A Beautiful Mess ) decided to try something different with the frames : she used wooden clothes hangers instead of a more traditional picture frame .We absolutely love this idea idea because it's super stylish, super unique and also a super frugal way to display your favorite pictures or family photos ! And as a bonus: you can change the pictures in the DIY wooden hanger frames quickly and easily if the season ( or your mood ) changes! ( This idea is also perfect for displaying your kid's drawings! ) Visit abeautifulmess.com and learn how to make unique picture frames out of simple wooden hangers : . . .
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17 Brilliant sewing hacks  you need in your life
We think you really need these simple sewing hacks in your life! Find out how to hide unexpected holes in your favorite jeans, make basic embroidery stitches and a lot more! 5 Minute Crafts has collected some of the most ingenious sewing hacks you’ve ever seen! We really wish that we had found these sooner! There are so many tricks and tips in this collection that will make sewing a breeze . You’ll save time and money, too! . . .
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DIY Lace heels ( shoe makeover tutorial )
Have you got a worn out but very comfy heels? Fix it up with this easy and brilliant makeover idea by Mom Spark! Or of course you can sacrifice a par of brand new heels on the altar of crafts  to create gorgeous unique shoes to wear on you wedding day or any other special occasion! This shoe makeover idea is very quick, easy and also budget friendly. You can use this brilliant lace-decoupage technique on other shoes as well (imagine a chic lace slip-on or a cute lace ballerina) . This lace heels will be a great hit in any party! . . .
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DIY Purse organizer ( free sewing pattern )
Can't find what you are looking for inside your bag ? You need a purse organizer! In this nice sewing tutorial Sew Can She will teach you how to make a DIY purse organizer with handles ( also called a "moving bag", aka a bag that holds all essentials to make it easy to move them from one bag to another ) . Keep all your essential items from getting lost in your handbag with this easy DIY purse organizer tutorial: . . .
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How to make a stencil at home easily
How to make a custom stencil for your DIY furniture painting project without costly gadgets or costly craft materials! believe us: you will love this DIY stencil making method! Its frugal and fairly easy to make in any size! You can create small stencils for small DIY craft projects with plastic sheets from the front of chocolate bonbon boxes or other product packages , so you could try this stencil making method without spending any money on it!  With this method you can choose your dream's stencil  pattern without spending tons of money on it and start to customize old boring furniture right now! . . .
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How to crochet doll hair for your amigurumi dolls (free pattern)
If  you just completed an adorable amigurumi doll and wondering how to crochet her hair with yarn perfectly, this detailed amigurumi doll hair tutorial will be your life saver!  She uses a brilliant and super easy  amigurumi doll hair cap method in this tutorial which is also suitable for beginner amigurumi enthusiasts.  You can use the color you want for your amigurumi doll's hair, crochet following the head directions in the next sized hook and then sew it to the head.  This nice amigirumi doll hair making method will eliminate the need to put so much yarn on her head in the attempt to cover the original head color. . . .
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DIY cardboard pom pom maker
Are you looking for a super easy, super inexpensive way to make perfect yarn pom poms? Try this brilliant homemade cardboard pom pom maker!  The best thing about this pom pom making technique is that is SO quick you can churn pom poms out in no time at all – no more cumbersome round disc. If your kids struggle with the part where a knot needs to be tied very tightly (that is the trickiest thing about this pom pom making method ),  help them in that area but overall this brilliant pom pom making method is really super easy! And as an extra ( because you will need only a little piece of sturdy cardboard to create the pompom maker) it's also a super frugal way to create pompoms in any size! . . .
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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 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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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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DIY Mobile race gaming steering wheel from cardboard
Do you love mobile racing games? You will love this brilliant frugal recycling craft idea! Watch this step-by-step video tutorial and learn how to make a racing steering wheel form simple cardboard boxes! This homemade gaming steering wheel work perfectly with every types of mobile phones and (carracing games! You can make a stand for the cardboard box steering wheel or just use the wheel itself, it will grant you hours of fun! (You can watch >> here << a few brilliant upgrades to this cardboard gaming steering wheel, which will make your gameplay more flawless) . . .
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How to make a tablet holder from cardboard
Watch this nice step-by-step video tutorial and learn how to make stylish unique tablet cases /tablet holders from simple craft materials such as cardboard,colorful (construction) paper, transparent self-adhesive foil and a rubber band! This tablet case/ tablet holder is not just very useful  if you often watch movies or videos in your tablet but also can be a brilliant unique personalized tablet accessory that fits perfectly, because you can make it in any size! (It can be a great case for mobile phones as well!) The 2 larger cardboard panel is your tablet's size (width&height), the 2 thin piece is 1-1- cm wide, and the last piece is a half of your tablet's size. . . .
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19 Food hacks that will blow your mind
There are a few video tutorials in life which are a must to watch! This brilliant food life hack compilation is absolutely one of them! These 19 food hacking ideas will blow your mind , you won't be the same parson after watching this! Save burnt cookies with a grater, make pancake /ketchup/chocolate dispenser from plastic bottles and cups, prepare fruits and vegetables in minutes with simple household items, make a hot sandwich with an iron, delicious ice creams from yogurt, and much much more! . . .
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39 New uses of everyday items - frugal tips&tricks
In this video compilation you can find 39! different frugal life hacking ideas with simple household items such as a toothpick,a clothespin,or a rubber band! This video absolute worth the time of viewing, because it will change your life! Stucked screws? Lost zipper handles? Soggy oily fried potatoes? They wont be a problem anymore! With these super easy, inexpensive, fun and clever life hacking ideas your whole life will be much easier and most of your everyday problems will be solved in a glance! Inexpensive everyday items such as wooden clothespins, wooden toothpicks, rubber bands, thread and clicps can be great tools for solving many annoying problems. . . .
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How to make a cardboard T-shirt folding machine - life hack
In this video he will show you a brilliant idea about how to make a clothes folding board at home! A hand made falding device is made to fold any clothes (including shirts, T-shirts, sweaters, trousers, linen and towels) fast and carefully. I really don't like to fold clothes, however, folding isn't as bad when you use a magic tool to help you get the fold right! In fact, it can actually be fun and the end result is a beautiful drawer of perfectly folded t-shirts! This life hack is absolutelly genious! You just need  some cardboard to make one t-shirt folding machine  for yourself or for the kids and teach them how to fold t-shirts in the quickest anf funniest way! . . .
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Barbie doll hair repair tutorial - easy and quick method
In this nice Barbie doll hair detangling and repair video tutorial Guppy shows you how she transformed this Barbie's hair from AWFUL to AWESOME! You'll never throw away an old Barbie again! Step by step instructions that are so easy to follow,i bet you have all of the materials at hand already! She has a Barbied doll hair  curling method for perfectionists and a super easy method for kids as well if you would like to re-design your Barbie dolls repaired hair! . . .
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Inexpensive wreath base with toilet paper rolls - recycling
With this brilliant lifehacking craft idea you can create a sturdy wreath base from nothing! You just need some toilet paper rolls  and a little tape to make this inexpensive wreath base. Unbelievably creative, yet simple and easy! This tp roll werath base can be a perfect addition to your christmas or easter decoration just decorate it with different decor elements such as: ribbons,pine branches,toys,faux grass or a fluffy scarf! This super cheap wreath base is a great way to repurpose some paper junk and made a gorgeous handmade decor at the same time! . . .
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The fastest and easiest way to make a Christmas wreath
I know what you're thinking: "Oh great, another Christmas ornament wreath tutorial". BUT this tutorial comes with a twist: this is the easiest and fastest way to make a festive Christmas wreath!  Thirty minutes, approximately $9.00 and voila! You've got yourself a pretty wreath!  These wreaths are SO easy and inexpensive to make.  All you'll need is a wire coat hanger, a glue gun, a Christmas garland, and some ornaments. You won't believe how easy this is to make! This would be a great project for a Christmas craft party. Seriously, no Martha Stewart level skills required, I imagine both avid and non-crafters would enjoy it. . . .
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How to make your own silicone molds easily
No need to buy expensive silicone molding putty! With this brilliant life hacking idea now you can make your own homemade silicone molds with a few easy steps! This idea is not just a life saver if you have a missing furniture decor element or a damaged (barocque) frame, but it's also very inexpesive and super easy to make! Maybe you already have all ingerdients at home! You will need 1 tube silicon (the big transparent one is fine too), cornstarch, a few drops of baby oil, and a few drops of acrylic paint. Make colorful, reusable silicone molds with easy to find items and cast anything you want! . . .
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How to carve a pumpkin - step by step guide
If you don't know yet how to carve a pumpkin, watch this super step-by step pumpkin carving video tutorial! You can find tons of free >>> pumpkin carving patterns <<< in the internet, or you can simply draw a funny/scary face to the pumkin by your hand. (Use erasable markers wich easily correct mistakes!) Don't throw away the pumkins seeds and the flesh, make delicious roasted pumpkin seeds or a yummy pumpkin pie with them! These carved pumpkins will be a perfect addition to your Halloween party or you can use them as simple fall decors. . . .
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How to carve pumpkins easily with a drill - halloween decor
With this brilliant clever idea you can carve pumpkins for the upcoming halloween event or for  your outdoor garden fall decor easily without any talent in pumpkin carving! The trick is a simple drill! This fall craft idea is perfect way to involve your  "not-soo-crafty" type husband into decorating your house, because which man doesn't love messy manly crafting projects with lots of crazyness? :) You can create your own gorgeous pumpkin patterns with changing the drill's sizes or simply follow the given pumpkin designs. . . .
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How to grow roses from rose bouquets with a potato
With this super fun gardening video tutorial you can learn how to propagate roses by cuttings and grow them easily in an ordinary potato! This trick is super easy: just stick a rose cutting in a potato and plant it to a planter or in your garden. Two months later, something really unique will grows! You can use fresh rose bouquets or also a live rose bushes to take cuttings. If you are a beginner in gardening this easy tip will make your life much easier! . . .
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Spiral potato chips easily with a stick - life hack
This brilliant food hack video tutorial will teach you how to make a spiral potato tornado snack in minutes with a single skewer! It's soo easy, you wont' believe it!  Using a potato and a simple kebab skewer you can make a spiral slice all the way along a potato. You could deep fry it, but I oven baked it at 160°C for about 25 minutes. This spiral potato tornado is a perfect party snack to any ocassion. You can suprise your friends or family with this homemade snack on movie nights or birthday parties! (Plus: this potato snack is much healthier than the pre packed ones! ) . . .
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DIY Packaging tape transfer - easy gifts in minutes
With this super video craft tutorial you can learn how to use Packaging (packing) Tape to Transfer images! (With this transfer tecnique you will get a non-reversed image). You can use these homemade, super simple and low budget personalised stickers to decorate almost anything from ceramic/glass (spice) containers to cars, the possibilities are endless! And this image transferring method is really a super easy one: you will need a scotch tape, a LASER JET print , some water and thet's it! We love this quick and easy technique for a non reversed image transfer that yields super detailed results! . . .
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How to make paper easily
Use your old newspapers and magazines to make beautiful handmade paper in any color using acrylic paints and easy to find supplies! It's not just a perfect way to recycle almost every type of paper junks but this beautiful and special, natural looking homemade paper is a perfect craft material for almost all craft projects! You won't believe how easy is to make paper at home! You can spice up the papers  (before it dries out completely) with flower petals or other decorations. . . .
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DIY Lavender wands
In this nice video flower craft tutorial you can learn how to make this beautiful, natural moth repellent vintage lavender wand! It's so easy ! You just need some fresh! lavender (with long stem),a nice satin ribbon and some free time! It's a little bit time consuming, but absolutelly worth it! This gorgeous lavender wand is not just only a perfect (and low budget) vintage / shabby chic home decor, you can also gift them in any ocassion! You can use them in your wardrobe to repell moths, or simply decorate you house with them all around the year. Allow the homemade lavender wands to dry completelly, and gently shake or rub it from time to time to renew it's scent. . . .
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Never tie your shoes again - ribbon fasteners
Really useful and cheap way of DIY Shoe Fasteners (or DIY Shoe Ties) that will let you never lace your shoes and never tie them again! It is very popular now to exchange ordinary shoelace for modern designed shoe fasteners. So she tried to make her own design with colorful hair ties (or scrunchies)! You will need to tie them once, and then just slip on your shoes. Because of hair ties are elastic and flexible - it is very comfortable to walk and run in your shoes. And what we like most of all - there are sooo many colors and designs of scrunchies, that you can make your shoes really unique! . . .
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DIY simple humane mousetrap from a plastic bottle
This is the best and easiest homemade humane mouse trap! (And it also very cheap, you just need some "junks" to create one: plastic bottle, wire hangers and a wooden board!) Easy to build, easy to bait, easy to release and best of all, it's humane and there's no springs or levers to wind up or load! The mouse cannot escape or chew his way out of this mouse trap. Mice are not harmed in any way during capture.  Mice can be released calmly and easily without fear of getting bitten even by the most "fearful of mice" person!! . . .
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DIY fabric accent sneakers
We simply love adding personal touch to our outfits! And this shoe makeover project by A Little Craft In Your Day is a super easy ( and frugal ) way to do this! Today Courtney and Tanner will show you how to spice up a pair of old / boring / cheap sneakers with a simple small piece of fabric . We think you are going to adore these DIY Fabric Accent Sneakers ! Of course you can use fabric scraps with various patterns ( imagine a romantic lace-pastel or a fun colorful sneaker with large geometric patterns! ) The variations are endless! . . .
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