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This craft category is a huge collection of creative repurposing / upcycling / recycling crafts which doesn't fit in our other repurposing / upcycling DIY categories. Repurposing used tyres ( toys from tyres ), upcycled broken and unused household items, upcycling crafts with broken china, chipped teacups and teapots, creative crafts for kids with popsicle sticks (crafts with craft sticks),crafts with wine corks, furniture remodeling and a lot more!
DIY Tin man costume for kids (The wizard of Oz)
Remember the lovely tin man from The wizard of Oz? Try this creative costume idea, and make a tin man costume for your kids! This fun and creative DIY costume can be perfect for the next Halloween or dress up party because surely it will be a great (or not the greatest) hit! You’ve probably figured it out by now, but the shoulder, elbow, and knee joints are covered with dryer vent flexible tubing.  And the fabric? It’s vinyl. So it’s stiff and mimics a “metal” look, while still being really comfortable and not one bit heavy, like real pieces of metal would be. . . .
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DIY Miniature paper straw easel
This picture of cute paper straw easels is instantly caught our eyes. These paper straw easels would look great at a party, wedding, baby shower or at a dinner party. Did you get inspired too? You can make a whole bunch of miniature easels in no time at all and all you need is paper straws, a glue gun and a pair of scissors.  Use your miniature easels to display a menu or your guest’s names at a table setting. You can use the easels at a buffet to inform about which dishes contain nuts/gluten/dairy or anything else the guests need to know. Or you can use them to display family photos or the kids' drawings! . . .
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Popsicle stick star ornaments - easy craft stick craft for kids
We love pom poms ! Homemade or shop bought, big or small, pom poms can add a fantastic splash of color and texture to all sorts of kids crafts . Adorable mini pom poms make these craft stick star ornaments come to life with a beautiful and zingy display of shape and color! These colorfu l pom pom popsicle stick stars will look amazing hanging on your Christmas tree o r as a bright and cheery bedroom or nursery display all year round. . . .
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Clothespin reindeer - easy Christmas craft for kids
Add a nice little detail to your Christmas cards or gifts by making a fun looking clothespin reindeer craft. Handmade gifts are the best and we do like to top them with sweet little details such as these clothespin reindeer . These DIY clothespin reindeer are a fun C hristmas crafty activity both for kids and grownups to make. This little clothespin craft is a super easy and quick one, perfect for an afternoon. Use the finished clothespin reindee r to decorate your Christmas tree, Christmas gifts, Christmas cards or just create some with the kids for fun in the classroom! . . .
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DIY Cookie cutter candles - easy Christmas gift idea
Not only are these little DIY Cookie cutter candles seriously cute, the cookie cutters can be used once cleaned to make tasty cookies! Or pop them out of the cookie-cutter molds for sweet mini candles that look so chic. And you can use old ends of candles to make these cute adornments that also make lovely homemade Christmas gifts . Once the wax has completely cooled, you can pop the candles out of the cookie cutters or leave as is. Just make sure to burn in a votive or on a candle holder to prevent the wax from getting all over the place! . . .
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Winter popsicle stick pals - winter yarn craft idea for kids
Craft stick yarn dolls for kids to make! This is the quickest and cutest little popsicle doll craft! Kids can make these easy craft stick yarn dolls with just 3 simple supplies! These homemade dolls are simply adorable – perfect for a doll house or for pretend play, and the process of making them is very fun and addictive. The process for making these popsicle stick dolls is really quick and easy, and great for helping kids develop fine-motor skills as well as wrapping and winding skills. And this project is also perfect for use up your scrap yarn stash! . . .
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Crochet wine cork ornament - snowman,mushroom, elf & Christmas tree
We’re getting so close to Christmas now and we are finally starting get into the festive mood, helped along splendidly by this little troop of winter wine cork cozies!DIY wine cork figures are one of those classic craft projects that will always be a great Christmas craft,especially if it involves crocheting! Here is MojiMoji's crochet spin on this timeless DIY! Crochet wine cork Christmas trees, snowmen and elves are something that you can do to really get in the Christmas mood! You can display these cute crocheted wine cork ornaments as a part of your winter / Christmas decor. This Christmas crochet project is also great for clearing your yarn scrap stash. . . .
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Wine cork angel Christmas tree ornament
We love this time of year – time to get all seasonal make some lovely Christmas crafts. And one Christmas craft we really like is making Christmas ornaments with the kids, we love to give these as small gifts each year too and they look great as little present adornments. Today we have a cute little angel craft. This time RedTedart will teach you how to create this super cute Christmas angel ornament from a simple wine cork with a little paint and paper! . . .
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Wine cork Santa bowling - Christmas craft for kids
Today we have a quirky little craft that can go two ways: either you make our cute little Santa craft and hang it up on your Christmas tree as an ornament. We love  DIY wine cork Christmas ornaments! Or you make at least 6 of these and create your very own little Santa Craft bowling game. Which will it be? RedTedArt will teach you how to make these super adorable Santa wine cork ornaments (or the Santa bowling game) in no time! This little easy Christmas craft can be a great project for kids of all ages! . . .
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Wine cork penguin Christmas tree ornament - kids craft
Today we have a super quick but oh so cute DIY Christmas ornament for you – more specifically DIY Christmas cork ornaments! It may be early for some of you to start thinking  about Christmas, but these little wine cork penguin Christmas tree ornaments  make great fund raisers at school fairs and similar. If you have a production line set up, you can make them quickly, easily and cheaply! And you do need to start collecting those corks now! So, today RedTedArt shows you how to make an adorable  cork penguin ornament! . . .
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Table tennis ball snowman Christmas ornament - craft for kids
We love Christmas! And all that Christmas brings. One of our favorite crafty activities at this time of year is making Christmas tree ornaments we also rather adore easy snowman crafts! We also think that homemade Christmas ornaments make for lovely little gifts to friends and family and look gorgeous as part of your gift wrap. So grab a few table tennis balls and create this cute little snowmen ornament with the kids. Perfect to add some color to the season! . . .
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DIY Wine cork snowman - easy Christmas craft for kids
We love Christmas! And all that Christmas brings. One of our favorite crafty activities at this time of year is making Christmas tree ornaments we also rather adore easy snowman crafts! We also think that homemade Christmas ornaments make for lovely little gifts to friends and family and look gorgeous as part of your gift wrap. So grab a few wine cork and create this cute little snowmen cork ornament with the kids. Perfect to add some color to the season! . . .
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DIY Paper lantern snowman - easy winter decoration
Who said Frosty the snowman has to be built out of snow? This paper lantern snowman can be a great last minute Christmas decor because its super quick and super easy to make! Even the kids can make their own cute paper lantern snowman. If you need a unique winter or Christmas decoration , or you just have a few rice paper lanterns from your last party make this cute paper lantern snowman! With this nice craft tutorial building your own snowman will be a piece of cake! Lovely, isn't it? . . .
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Easy DIY pinecone snowman - winter craft for kids
This adorable pine cone snowman is a fun & easy winter craft for kids of all ages. You can combine this craft with a nature hike to find the pine cones used in the activity. These adorable pine cone snowmen are super simple to make, and they will bring joy and nature to your home or to the school/nursery at fall! You can use the finished pine cone snowmen as cute winter or Christmas decor (hanged on a nice composition of dried branches or a Christmas tree) . The kids will love this super cute nature craft and the pine cone scavenger hunt! . . .
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DIY snowman winter decor with decoupage from an old suitcase
If you love decoupage and renovating old unused things you will love this brilliant craft idea! This stylish winter snowman toy storage suitcase combines the helping aspect of recycling and gorgeous appearance of decoupage technique. If you have an old suitcase (or a briefcase) this is the perfect chance to make something beautiful from them for winter / Christmas ! This lovely snowman suitcase with it's winter-ish  paint and decoupage design will be a wonderful accent piece for your Christmas decoration. . . .
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Easy DIY felt Christmas tree garland from clothespins
No Christmas season is complete without a fun & easy Christmas kids craft. This year make this ombre clothespin Christmas tree garland! You know you want to make this easy DIY felt & clothespin Christmas tree garland to hang from your mantel, your child’s room, or anywhere where you could use some Christmas cheer. Ready to make this toddler approved Christmas craft? Turn up the Christmas tunes and read this nice step-by-step craft tutorial on how to make it: . . .
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DIY Bow tie noodle Christmas wreath - easy dry pasta craft for kids
This shimmery wreath is perfect for homemade Christmas cards! This DIY Bow tie noodle Christmas wreath is also a perfect art project for kids to do around the holidays.This inexpensive , quick but still beautiful DIY Bow tie noodle Christmas wreath  is perfect for hanging on a Christmas tree as well (just glue together the pasta bows). Bust out a box of  bow tie pasta  and create a lovely Christmas card or decor for your home with the kids !Here’s a nice  step-by-step tutorial on how create this bow tie pasta Christmas wreath: . . .
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DIY Giant pinecone wall art from yardsticks
Today we would like to share with you this beautiful and easy to make pinecone star  from Emily (The Wicker House). This gorgeous  giant DIY pinecone star Christmas decoration can be a lovely addition to your  fireplace mantel this holiday season. This giant pinecone star decor is a super easy Christmas decor project (despite the look) thanks to an easy trick: a simple old yard stick! Read this nice step-by-step tutorial and create your own gorgeous giant pine cone star! . . .
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DIY Clothespin stars - easy wooden Christmas ornaments
Once a household necessity, clothespins are hardly used anymore. But when you take them apart and put them back together, they are something more…clothespin snowflakes! They’re so charming with those intricate cut-outs!  We love sharing easy and fun craft tutorials on Mindy and these beautiful clothespin stars are no exception! These rustic / vintage style stars make a beautiful addition to your Christmas decor and are so fun and easy to make. (Even the smallest crafty hands can create some in minutes!) You can make these clothespin stars in any size depending on what size of clothespins you decide to use. . . .
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DIY Concrete tea light holder with porcelain saucer
Concrete is a brilliant long lasting material that can be used for a wide variety of gorgeous and stylish DIY projects! We also love concrete because the finished products can be used outdoor which is also very nice thing! Today in this nice step-by-step tutorial ElsaRblog will teach you how to make  your own gorgeous winter / Christmas candle holder from concrete & a porcelain saucer. Of course this beautiful and stylish concrete tea light holder can be great home decors at any time of the year, or you can use them as fun garden party additions! . . .
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Clay pot Christmas angel ornament
Terra cotta clay flower pots are a great starting place for many crafts! This step-by-step craft guide is about making clay pot angels. With a simple small clay pot and a styrofoam ball (or wooden bead) you can make this lovely angel Christmas ornament / Christmas decor in no time! Kids can create some adorable clay pot angels as well because this is a fairly simple Christmas craft project!  You can use this adorable clay pot angel as a cute Christmas decor or you can gift them to your friends/ family members as a lovely handmade Christmas gift! . . .
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Santa pants flower pots - fun Christmas decor
Santa Claus is coming.. to town! We bet that this song  will stuck in your head every time you see these DIY Christmas planters! A Santa pants basket in Michaels inspired this little cute Santa pants flower pot. Adorable, isn't it? Honestly, this Christmas craft is so easy, and these Santa pants flower pots look so great with two pretty poinsettia plants inside them. We love it! These DIY Santa pants flower pots  look great for outdoor holiday decor, or fabulous inside as a centerpiece OR you can give them as cute Christmas gifts (filled with treats)! . . .
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Clay pot snowman - easy DIY Christmas decor
Whether your home is blessed with temperate winters or graced with blankets of snow, nothing signals the holiday spirit like a bright and cheerful snowman. If you’d like to adorn your house with a snowman who outlasts the thaw and can be counted upon to return year after year, then you’ll want to choose a medium more durable than snow. Using terra cotta planters, Homedepot shows you how to construct an ideal winter doorman for your porch or patio. Decorate your snowman in classic style, as they’ve done at homedepot.com, or use these instructions as a template for letting your creativity run wild. . . .
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DIY Vintage wine cork star - easy & frugal Christmas decor
Wondering what to do with all those spare corks you have hanging around? Why not make a gorgeous vintage style star to celebrate winter / Christmas? You only need about 30 minutes and a few supplies and the result is an adorable winter mantel decoration you can enjoy year after year. This winter / Christmas craft is super easy to make,and you can repurpose some old wine cork with it, which is also a very nice thing! You can paint the wine cork stars to vintage white or leave it in it's natural color, this frugal Christmas decor will look good in any form! . . .
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DIY Easy Halloween pumpkin wicker basket fall decor
I we find a simple upcycling fall craft project that relies on thrift store items, we get an extra charge of satisfaction!  And this Halloween-themed project is no exception! Get a few wicker basket / rattan paper plate holders  and create this super cute and oh-so-easy wicker basket jack-o-lantern Halloween decor! Brilliant, isn't it? Sadie Seasongoods will show you how to make your very own adorable fall /  halloween decor from a simple upcycled wicker basket in no time! . . .
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Vintage fall decor from plastic Halloween pumpkins
Pumpkins! You cannot have fall decor without pumpkins, just the way it is. Add in a leaf or two and you have what we call fall decorating perfection. Emily made this DIY pumpkin craft, simple project for fall and the cutout leaves make this really stand out. It is like carving pumpkins, but with craft ones… which means these will work year after year without having to do the work again. Also, no icky and gooey pumpkin guts to deal with for this one! . . .
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DIY Colorful pumpkin seed tree - fall craft for kids
Catherine from Fun-A-Day grabbed some paper and glue, along with a bowl full of dyed pumpkin seeds and created this gorgeous and oh-so-simple fall pumpkin seed tree! It’s a perfect time to celebrate autumn with a pretty and fun fall craft! This all pumpkin seed tree is vibrant and  gorgeous just like real trees. This fall pumpkin seed craft is crazy simple to throw together for an afternoon craft. Visit this step-by-step picture on how to make these pretty  fall pumpkin seed trees in no time!  spice up your autumn home decor or the classroom's decor with the kids, they will surely enjoy creating these colorful pumpkin seed trees! . . .
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DIY Unicorn wall hooks - kids room decor
We are huge fans of rainbows and unicorns!  Who doesn't love magical creatures, especially when they come in brilliant colors? We're excited to share a fun DIY today that combines the two with these fun DIY unicorn wall hooks. This gorgeous and fun unicorn wall hook can be a great useful decoration in the kids room and of course (with a little help) this DIY also can be a great fun kids' project! . . .
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Winter felt cork gnomes - wine cork craft for kids
DIY wine cork figures are one of those classic craft projects that will always be a great kids craft. Here is Nikki's winter spin on this timeless DIY! Wine cork gnomes are something that you can do together with the kids to really get in the Christmas mood! You can display these cute felt wine cork gnomes as a part of your winter / Christmas decor. The best part is that these felt wine cork gnomes are so easy customize and make your own!  Follow Nikki's step-by-step photo tutorial to help you assemble your own adorable felt wine cork gnomes! . . .
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Easy Lego Duplo knobs - fun kids furniture decor
Who hasn't looked at a big Lego Duplo brick and thought: wouldn't that make a great door pull? What? You've never done that? Well, to be honest, we really hadn't . But what a fun way to update the kids' playroom! Took some leftover Duplo bricks, add a bit of DIY magic and voilá' you've got a fun and colorful Lego door pull! For  kids with an obsession with Lego - there really is no other appropriate door handle. Here are the ultra-simple DIY steps: . . .
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DIY Mini frame pincushion - dollar store craft
If you love sewing and you have some rusty old needles and pins, you will love this brilliant upcycling craft idea!  This cute, functional mini frame pin cushion  has two additional feature: cleaning and sharpening!  She came up with this fun upcycling project using a dollar store miniature picture frame, steel wool and a little piece of cotton fabric. Brilliant isn't it? The frame hold the pins and the steel wool stuffing itself is great for cleaning and sharpening old (rusty) sewing needles and pins! And as an extra this craft project is super easy, super quick and perfect as a last minute gift for a sewing enthusiast! . . .
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DIY Easy and frugal vintage style frame lantern
Aiming for some elegant and posh (vintage/shabby chic style) living room or working space? Well, today you are lucky because here is a video that will teach you some easy do-it-yourself decoration that looks high-end. They looked very classy that no one will think that they came from a dollar store. This gorgeous family photo luminary is absolutely perfect for your dining table or mantel. Or it can be  a great wedding decor as well!  This beautiful picture frame lantern will work wonderfully for events like showers, receptions and holidays! Really…any time of the year! As well as the other great frugal DIY home decor ideas in this superb site! Check it out! . . .
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