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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 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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DIY popsicle bird feeder
Embrace your inner Snow White and bring birds to your backyard with this adorable DIY popsicle bird feeder. Have your kids lend a hand with the craft. And once it’s hung, they’ll love watching for feathered friends. These directions may seem a little complicated but this craft project is really simple and fun to do. In fact you can create one popsicle stick bird feeder in less than an hour! While there are specific instructions included, there is no limit to the materials you can use to decorate your craft stick bird feeder. A natural wooden look is great but you can also use acrylic paint or even napkins and decoupage to decorate this small and fun bird feeder! Dont forget to seal it with bird friendly varnish! . . .
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DIY Tractor wooden crate toy box - fun kids room decor
Do you have a few old wooden (fruit or milkcrate? Or you just need a practical, fun and relatively low budget toy storage solution in the kids' room? Try out this brilliant woodworking idea: the crate tractor! If you don't need a toy box you can create  a small wooden play tractor or garden decor with this brilliant idea as well! Paint the wooden crate tractor to a fun vibrant tractor-ish color (red,green,blue) or simply stain the crates with rustic wood stains for a vintage style wooden toy look! But be aware: use (water base) paints only that suitable for painting kids' furniture and toys! . . .
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DIY Polymer clay crochet hook handle - how to repair hooks
Did you broke your favorite crochet hook? Or do you have some uncomfortable, non-ergonomic metallic or wooden crochet hooks? Spice them up with this super easy and brilliant craft/repair idea : the polimer clay handles! Polymer clay covered crochet hooks also can be great personalized gifts for any occasion to a crocheter! This polimer clay covered crochet hook is a fairly simple and fun craft (or repair) project with so many possibilities! You can even create personalized  ergonomic handles for your uncomfortable crochet hooks, just simply squash the polimer clay handle gently with your hand! . . .
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DIY Colored pencil jewelry - upcycling craft
We have become a little addicted to making (and wearing) colored pencil jewelry. These gorgeous colored pencil jewelries are really easy to make and only require a few basic tools. You don’t even need to buy any materials, simply chop a few centimeters from the end of your kids crayons! We think the results look great and you, or your child, will definitely stand out from the crowd wearing them! We think making beads out of colored pencils is a perfect way to repurpose too small pencils! Wouldn’t these pencil beads be fun for your elementary school-ers to string for a class project? It would also be a fun activity at an art-themed birthday party! Or it can be an excellent teacher appreciation gift! . . .
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DIY Sparkly clothespin dragonfly - summer craft idea for kids
Do you and your kids love to sit and observe insects outside during the summer? One of our favorites to observe is dragonflies. They are absolutely gorgeous don’t you think? If you are big fans of them like me you are going to love this sparkly clothespin dragonfly craft. It makes a fabulous insect craft for kids and summer kids craft. You can turn this darling clothespin dragonfly craft into fridge magnets by gluing magnets onto the back of the clothespins. Now you can display kids’ artwork, your to-do list, or important papers in style on your fridge. . . .
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DIY Craft stick fairy - popsicle stick craft for kids
Make one, make two or make a whole set of rainbow fairies with a few popsicle sticks (craft sticks)!  Who wouldn’t be excited by the idea of pretty little winged-creatures, fluttering around and spreading magic?!  With their magical powers and ability to fly, fairies are the perfect subject for creating stories. Depending on the age of your child, they can either write and illustrate their own fairy book or you can write their story as they dictate it (this is a great way to promote literacy skills for pre-school children) and get them to add illustrations on each page. Have fun creating and naming your craft stick fairies. This is a great way to develop imagination and learn new words along the way. . . .
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DIY paper plate puffer fish - summer kids craft idea
This paper plate puffer fish craft for kids is super cute and easy to make! This summer kids' craft  makes a perfect addition to your unit on fish, oceans, and sea life, or simply do it just for fun.  This art project for children also provides lots of cutting practice for little hands! We bet you already have paper plates around your house,so read this nice craft tutorial and get inspired to turn them into all sorts of crafts and art projects. Just like this fun puffer fish craft. We love how the edges of the paper plate look just like the little spikes on the puffer fish, and making those spikes provides lots of lots of scissor cutting practice too! She also incorporated some fun painting techniques into this summer craft project ! . . .
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DIY Rocking paper plate crab  - summer craft for kids
These adorable homemade paper plate crabs can be gently rocked backwards and forwards and they also have pincers that actually open and close too. Hours of fun nip, nip, nipping the whole household! Paper plates make a great base for a lots of easy summer kids' crafts especially this adorable crab craft! We hope you will have lots fun with making this paper plate crab craft with your kids or class! These super cute rocking paper plate crabs provide lots of fun to play with and so easy to make you could craft your own cast of crabs in no time! This paper plate crab can  be  a great addition to your ocean/summer theme classroom decor! . . .
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DIY Paper plate rainbow fish- summer craft for kids
Inspired by the gorgeous picture book The Rainbow Fish, Arty Crafty Kids have created her very own ADORABLE paper plate rainbow fish craft.  The more observant of you will  notice that their rainbow fish is less rainbow and more purple,white and blue with a fleck of the essential silver. Well sometimes you just have to work with the materials you have to hand , but your finished paper plate fish will be gorgeous in any form! With lots of painting, cutting and sticking involved, this is a great summer craft for developing fine motor skills. Explore the creativity and simply go with the flow! . . .
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DIY Clay flower pot garden grill & smoker
Turning your cottage into the ultimate weekend getaway has never been more simple thanks to Adam Holman, as he drums up some easy, quirky and fun DIY projects that you can do next time you’re at the cottage. Grab 2 large clay pots and create this DIY garden grill and smoker easily under a few minutes!  totally worth it! This DIY s' terra cotta pot grill and smoker can be a great addition to you garden party, birthday party or a fun way to set up as a fire pit at your garden! If you can't build a temporary fire pit in your garden or you just need an easily moveable but weatherproof grill/smoker solution this large clay pot grill is a perfect craft project for you! . . .
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DIY Crochet espadrilles with flip-flop soles (free pattern)
Hey beach babe! Learn how to make crochet espadrilles with flip flop soles in this free pattern and tutorial. These sandals are perfect for the pier, the beach or your rich uncle’s yacht! These crochet espadrilles with flip flop soles can be the perfect addition of your summer outfit! Don’t you think the woven look of espadrilles sandals just perfectly lends itself to some good old fashioned single crochet goodness?I She used ribbon for the ankle straps of her crochet espadrilles, but we think leather could look fantastic too. You can really customize the vibe of these crochet sandals depending on the color of yarn and ribbon you choose. . . .
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How to make a clay pot lighthouse - garden decoration
Lighthouses are a popular decorating motif not only because of their nautical roots, but because they symbolize safe harbor and protection. This lighthouse made from terra cotta clay pots is surprisingly easy to assemble, and it even features a lantern on top to cast a warm glow. You can place it in the garden as a decoration, or use it as a centerpiece for a beach gathering. In this nice step-by-step written summer craft tutorial Jonathan Fong will show you how to make your own miniature garden lighthouse from clay pots in minutes! . . .
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How to make a miniature teacup fairy garden
With this nice step-by-step written tutorial you can  learn how to make a magical teacup fairy garden for your home. Teacup fairy gardens are an adorable Mother’s Day gift, are the perfect craft for fairy-themed birthday parties, and look especially sweet displayed in a sunny windowTeacup fairy gardens may be small, but they bring immense magic to those who hold them. You can use this gorgeous miniature teacup fairy garden as a delightful addition to your kid's room. Isn’t it darling? We love how it makes us see the magic and believe in fairies…just like our kids! . . .
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DIY Glowing watering can made with fairy lights - garden decor
Today we have a beautiful garden DIY project to share with you. This glowing watering can with fairy lights is so beautiful and SO easy to make! Pick a special spot in your garden or yard (maybe even your fairy garden) where you’d like to hang these glowing lights pouring from a watering can. It’s gorgeous and unique! To make a glowing watering can with lights that look like they are pouring water, you will need the following supplies: watering can, (outdoor) fairy lights, shepard’s hook and a screwdriver. This magical DIY light pouring watering can may look difficult to make but it's a very easy and quick garden decor project with gorgeous outcome! . . .
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How to make a homemade butterfly feeder ( 2 different ways)
Besides bringing a magical beauty to any garden, butterflies help promote growth by pollinating flowers. You can attract more butterflies to your yard with these super easy to make and frugal DIY butterfly feeders – one made with a ceramic plate and one made with a mason jar – that also serve as attractive garden ornaments. Mother Nature would definitely approve. Dont forget to hot glue some colorful silk flowers on your butterfly feeders to help attract butterflies.  Fill the feeders with the sugar water butterfly food, and watch your beautiful garden butterflies as they enjoying it! . . .
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DIY Craft stick harmonica - sound science for kids
This DIY craft stick harmonica is fun to play, and you can adjust the pitch by moving the straws!  It’s a neat craft project, and a good one to make with a group because the materials are very inexpensive.  You can fit in a little sound science learning too! To play the popsicle stick harmonica, all you have to do is blow.   This DIY craft stick harmonica is not just a super fun music instrument to make but it also makes a really cool noise!  When you blow, the wide rubber band vibrates and makes a sound. . . .
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DIY Easy wine cork spring - summer wreath
We simply love this wine cork wreath! If you are a wino from way back and have tons of wine corks this super adorable wine cork summer-spring wreath is a perfect craft project for you! Melissa's instructions on this wreath are excellent and this cute home decor looks relatively easy (and inexpensive) to do. The best part? This can be a brilliant recycling (FREE) home decor project for you if you have all of the supplies lying around in your stash! So lets's drink wine and create a gorgeous summer-spring wine cork flower wreath - it's a win-win situation, isn't it? . . .
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DIY Easy garden bird bath with clay pots
Are you looking for a frugal, fun and functional garden decoration? If you arswer is yes, this cute terracotta (clay) pot bird bath is a perfect garden carft project for you! This clay pot birdbath is super easy to make , and your feathered little garden friends will absolutely love it! (Not just in summer our birds love to bath in our birdbath even in  autumn /winter!) You can use any plastic (orr terracotta) planters  to create this colorful birdbath just be aware: use only animal and kid friendly paints! (Or do not paint it at all) Because some paints may contain toxic harmful chemicals! (Remember:the birds will drink from it!) If you haven't got  clay pots just use any old bowl to create one. . . .
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DIY Vintage garden greenhouse from old windows - repurpose
Holli made this garden greenhouse entirely out of antique windows, & even made that cupola herself out of old windows. A lot of planning need to create this gorgeous DIY vintage garden greenhouse, but it's absolutely worth the time and effort! And the best: this vintage /rustic greenhouse is absolutely low-budget because you can repurpose some old thrown out windows! Look at these gorgeous photos and get inspired to create your own greenhouse in large with windows and doors or in a miniature home decor version with picture frames! If you love gardening, woodworking and recycle this craft project is a great choice for you! . . .
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