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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 Clothespin monsters - fun Halloween craft for kids
Who loves Halloween crafts ? Halloween is in the air, and that means doing fun, seasonal crafts with your kids! This time The Craft Train will show you how to make cute little monsters out of a few simple craft materials. This clothespin craft is super easy, inexpensive and fun, so we bet that the kids will love it! This little clothespin monster craft can be a great addition to your Halloween cards, Halloween treat bags, or you could turn them into magnets for the fridge... either way, kids will love transforming flat clothespins into friendly Halloween monsters ! . . .
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DIY yarn pumpkins - easy fall decor
Looking for super simple and gorgeous fall decors ? Here's a quick, simple and budget-friendly yarn craft you can try out for this fall. Although it takes a day to dry, these colorful yarn ball pumpkins can be great autumn decorations. With varying their size, these fun yarn pumpkins can be great for a table centerpiece or even a fall mantle, because they’re beautiful on their own, or in a group! Grab your yarn stash and whip up a cute string of festive fall decor or mantelpiece with this yarn pumpkin tutorial that Handmade Treasures created for you: . . .
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Easy DIY Concrete pumpkin - fall decor
It's time to start decorating for fall with pumpkins ! Concrete pumpkins are the perfect, long-lasting fall decorations for your home & garden ! This time Fashionblonde will show you a super easy and quick way to make them with very little supplies or expense and without any plastic mold. You will be surprised how easy is to make one with a few simple tricks! This little fall craft project is pretty much the do-it-yourself-ers dream! Cement pumpkins are a fun and easy project to do that will stand the test of time, and assure that your pumpkins don't get kicked over on Halloween. Watch the video tutorial and learn how to make your very own cute concrete fall decorations . . .
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DIY Wood slice photo frame - rustic home decor for fall
Give your home a natural boost with this wood slice craft! This time SustainMyCraftHabit and Lemon Thistle share a step by step tutorial on how to make the perfect home decor for fall: a beautiful, rustic wood slice photo frame! This fall craft is super simple to make, and the outcome is just simply gorgeous! ( Nature crafts are always the best! ) Isn't it fun that simple wood slices add so much charm to almost anything?! There is just something so unique and versatile about these cute little pieces of nature , whether real or faux that are perfect for any home decor project. Wood slices add such warmth and rustic charm to any decor! . . .
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DIY Scarecrow ornament - fun fall craft for kids
Fall means scarecrows , and that means a fun fall craft for the kids ! There’s not a project more fun than making an adorable scarecrow ! We are excited to share Craft Klatch's scarecrow ornament with you as it’s a wonderful project to make as well as a lovely homemade fall decor. This little scarecrow ornament will make the most wonderful fall decoration in the classroom or your home.There are many ways you can go about decorating your scarecrow ornament , the possibilities are endless! This lovely scarecrow ornament will brighten up the room it will be placed in, and lift the mood on the gloomiest of days. . . .
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DIY Scarecrow pizza pan and clothespin wreath (fall wreath making tutorial)
Did you know that pizza pans can be great wreaths ? There are so many fun pizza pan wreaths around the internet, but this one by The Keeper Of The Cheerios is one of our favorites! This super easy, pizza pan and clothespin scarecrow looks adorable with or without the clothespins, but the clothespins add more detail, size, and color to this lovely scarecrow wreath. Of course, you can use other round materials to create this adorable fall craft: such as mason jar lids, pans, and plates, round boxes or paper plates - the possibilities are endless! Don't forget to check out The Keeper Of The Cheerios' other fun pan wreaths ! . . .
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32 Simple & fun DIY paper toys for kids ( paper crafts for kids)
Looking for cool paper toys to keep your kids busy and creatively engaged? Then we have the perfect collection of paper crafts for kids that will be an absolute hit at home! Try these super simple paper toys created by 5 Minute Crafts and explore the versatility of paper! These paper toys are just perfect for kids of all ages. This time 5 Minute Crafts collected 32 easy to make paper toys for you and your kids: from simple no-prep crafts that take minutes to make ( and are perfect for the classroom ) , to engaging paper crafts that both you and your kids or students will fall in love with. Let the fun begin! . . .
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DIY Boho crochet sandals from flip flops (free crochet pattern)
Learn how to turn cheap foam flip-flops into fabulous boho crochet sandals! Follow Whistle And Ivy's free crochet pattern and make yourself a cute new crochet flip flops in just a few minutes. We bet that this beautiful, boho, breathable cotton crochet sandals will be your favorite summer crochet pattern ! Upgrade your summer style with these boho crochet sandals using simple, cheap flip flops ! So grab some yarn, follow Whistle And Ivy's free crochet pattern and make a brand new pair of boho-inspired crochet sandals. Perfect for the beach , this lovely and comfy crochet sandals might become your favorite summer accessory! . . .
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DIY Breathable cotton summer sandals with flip-flop soles (free crochet pattern)
This beautiful, lacy, breathable cotton crochet sandals with little scallop edging by Sewrella is one of our favorite summer crochet pattern ! Upgrade your summer style with these boho crochet sandals with flip flop soles ! Cheap flip flops and one ball of yarn is all you need for this free pattern. So grab some yarn, follow Sewrella's free crochet pattern and make a brand new pair of boho-inspired crochet sandals. Perfect for the beach , this lovely and comfy crochet sandals might become your favorite summer accessory! . . .
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DIY Self propelled boat - fun summer toy for kids
Toy boats are fun to make! Add to this a little experiment to study the mechanics of movement , and you've got this - a DIY Self-propelled boat ! This time Red Ted Art will teach you how to make this lovely little, self-propelled boat out of household trash: margarine boxes, yogurt cups, and popsicle sticks! This self-propelled boat is super fun to make and oh-so-fun to play with! . . .
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DIY Beach inspired pallet art with a seahorse - summer decor
Bring the feel of the beach to your home! This colorful seahorse beach pallet art by Darice will be a fun addition to your summer patio decor. Visit blog.darice.com and learn how easy it is to turn a pallet into a beautiful DIY beach art for summer! This simple and stylish artwork will help you bring the beach back home with you so that you can spend the whole season surrounded by waves and nautical goodness! . . .
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Easy DIY Cork Pirate ship - fun summer craft for kids
We L-O-V-E super fun kids crafts and this lovely little pirate ship by Red Ted Art is no exception! These D IY corks boats are ridiculously easy quick to do and yet are so cute and fun and really float well. All you need are a few wine corks , some paper and toothpicks. This little DIY pirate ship is not only fun to play with, but will also look lovely sitting on your windowsill or as centerpiece at your child’s next birthday. You could even make a fleet of tiny cork sailboats for a bath time regatta. Get the step-by-step tutorial at redtedart.com and start creating some: . . .
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DIY Shelf from an old drawer ( drawer shelf ) - vintage home decor
Turning an old, unused item into a pretty, functional piece is our favorite pastime! Creating a designer look on a limited budget can seem like an impossible task, but it doesn't have to be! For example, this beautiful drawer shelf DIY by Confessions Of A Serial Do-It-Yourselfer is the ultimate repurpose that is inexpensive, handy, stylish, and will add a little vintage touch to your home. This DIY drawer shelf is perfectly functional enough to hold necessities, or pretty enough to display your treasures. Get the tutorial at confessionsofaserialdiyer.com and create one drawer shelf today: . . .
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DIY Nautical rope anchor wall art - summer decor
You can easily make your own nautical DIY anchor art with Darice's step-by-step tutorial. Angie created an anchor but you can actually do any nautical or ocean themed shape that you love. The rope gives this wall art a beachy feel that will look great in a bathroom or even at a beach house. Take 30 minutes or so and make your own version for your home today! . . .
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Rustic DIY cactus sign - boho summer decor (free template)
This DIY Cactus Sign by The Crafted Sparrow is such a gorgeous, fun, and easy foam project ! Yes, we said foam ! Looks like real wood right? If you LOVE those rustic wooden signs , but don't want to spend the money, this wonderful tutorial is just perfect for you! This darling faux wood ( foam ) cactus sign is a super easy project, it comes with a free downloadable/printable template , and it will add some boho summer vibe to your living room! . . .
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DIY Styrofoam egg cactus - fun & quick summer decor
When Easter is over it’s time to start freshening up your summer decor ! If you'd like to add a bit of fun cactus decor to your home, but don't have a greenhouse near you, how about making some adorable DIY Styrofoam egg cacti by The Crafted Sparrow? Those leftover foam eggs from your last Easter decoration are just perfect for this fun cactus decor ! Isn't it super cool? This adorable little DIY Styrofoam egg cactus is just perfect for decorating your home at summer on budget, and it's also an be a fun gift ! You could attach a little faux or paper flower to the top for an adorable blooming cactus ! . . .
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DIY Sunburst driftwood mirror - summer home decor
We LOVE driftwood ! And we love to use driftwood many different ways! ( Some things are just meant to be used as decorations! ) There are so many wonderful ways in which you can turn driftwood into amazing decorations for your home. Each piece of driftwood is unique, shaped by nature and the elements. This time make a gorgeous sunburst driftwood mirror with Sustain My Craft Habit's step-by-step tutorial! ( Driftwood projects are often used in coastal themed rooms, but that doesn't have to be the case! ) . . .
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DIY Seashell candles - summer decor
Are you on a hunt for a fun summer seashell craft which can turn your collected seaside treasures into beautiful summer decorations ? Turn seashells into beautiful candles with this easy DIY by HandmadeHome! These homemade seashell candles can add a beach-inspired touch to your home. They are perfect for summer table settings and add a whimsical, romantic element to your home. They’re super easy to make and only take about 15 minutes! Watch the video tutorial and learn the how-tos: . . .
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DIY Mix'n match articulated snake educational toy - popsickle stick craft for kids
We are super excited to share Kids Craft Room's snake craft with you! This mix ‘N match articulated snake craft is such fun for you to make and kids will love to play with it! ( And as a bonus: your kids can use the snakes to learn math and colors , or even shapes! ) Your kids will enjoy mixing and matching the brightly colored segments to make a unique snake every time they play. You can add different shape/color or math logic to the body parts ( imagine it as a fun domino ) ! With each snake section being cleverly interchangeable kids can have lots of fun swapping the colors to make new snake designs and they’ll be developing their fine motor skills and hand eye co-ordination too. . . .
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DIY Farmhouse style serving tray from a cutting board - upcycling craft
Want to create something decorative but also functional for entertaining guests ? Make your own stylish and unique farmhouse style tray from a tired old cutting board by following along Sadie Seasongoods' step-by-step tutorial. Trays are an elegant addition to any living situation. For example: this DIY farmhouse style tray is just the perfect tray to set out on a coffee table for coasters, drinks and snack bowls. And bonus points: it’ll keep your guests from leaving drink glasses on your furniture! . . .
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DIY Deck post cap faux cactus - summer decor (upcycling craft)
Did you know that even wooden deck post caps ( and furniture legs ) can be fun, boho summer decors ? This time Sadie Seasongoods will teach you how to upcycle those old wood pieces into a wonderful summer decor: a faux cactus ! We know that these faux wooden cacti don’t truly replace real living plants , but they’re awfully cute and a cinch to maintain. If real cactus plants are a no-go in your house, ( because of the kids or overly curious animals ) fake cactus is just perfect! . . .
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DIY Popsicle stick coasters and napkin holder - frugal kitchen decor
We love popsicle sticks for their crafting versatility. While the popsicle stick crafts are certainly one of the most popular craft tools for children, do not think that they are just for kids! These DIY popsicle stick coasters and napkin holders are fast and easy to make using simple craft stick ( or used popsicle sticks ) , and make the perfect DIY gift or kitchen decor! This time DIY Gifts and Crafts Ideas will teach you how to make them alongside a gorgeous pumpkin seed flower. Let's get crafting! . . .
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Gorgeous DIY pistachio shell necklace (jewelry making tutorial)
Use pistachio shells to make this gorgeous necklace ! Not only is this idea perfect for upcycling empty shells , but it also looks natural and unique ( especially when don’t put any color on the shells ). By adding some paint, pistachio shells turn into such beautiful ornaments for creating jewelry. CraftyFingers decided to go with the ombrè gradient look, but you can get creative and explore different colors! And if you love your pistachio shell necklace , take it a step further and make a matching bracelet, earrings or anklet! . . .
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DIY Pistachio shell tea candle holder - thrifty home decor
This step-by-step video tutorial by Gifts and Crafts Ideas shows how to make gorgeous flower shaped tea candle holders out of recycled pistachio shells. These pistachio shell flower tea candle holders are simply gorgeous, super easy to make and it costs practically nothing. What a great way to upcycle something that you usually throw out! The finished pistachio shell flower candle holders are the perfect addition to any shabby chic or rustic decor. Glue them on a cute spring or fall sign as a flower or just use them as a tea candle holder to make a great last minute gift for Mother's Day. . . .
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Fingerprint art glass magnets - Mother's day gift idea
Are you looking for a lovely keepsake gift ( for Mother's day ) ? Create fun little fridge magnets with fingerprints ! This fingerprint magnet by Rhythms Of Play is an easy craft idea that kids and adults can make in no time, and it's super fun to paint too! Invite your children to use their tiny fingerprints to make various lovely fingerprint art magnets. The finished fingerprint magnets can be a great homemade gift for Mother's day , Father's day , birthdays or even Christmas! Get the tutorial at rhythmsofplay.com and let's paint: . . .
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DIY Button flower Mother's day card
Create a pretty handmade card with a bunch of colorful buttons ! Button crafts are perfect for kids and adults as well! In this step-by-step tutorial, The Best Ideas For Kids will show you how to use buttons to create this beautiful and simple button flower card. If you're looking for an adorable handmade card for Mother's day , this button art flower card is just perfect. Kids of all ages will love making these button flower cards! . . .
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DIY toilet paper roll sheep - fun Easter craft for kids
We love toilet paper roll crafts because they are so easy to do and it’s a great way to recycle materials that you already have on hand! These paper roll sheep by One Little Project are just the cutest and they are so easy to make. This lovely sheep craft is a great way to celebrate Easter , even if you are doing this craft to pass the time on a rainy spring day! Get the step-by-step tutorial at onelittleproject.com and let's get crafting: . . .
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Easy DIY popsickle stick Easter basket - Easter craft for kids
Are you looking for fun ways to recycle empty paper roll tubes ? This time, for Easter, make these super cute baskets by The Joy Of Sharing using paper roll tube and craft sticks. This lovely little popsickle stick Easter basket is a super quick and easy Easter craft idea for toddlers and preschoolers. Fill the finished craft stick Easter baskets with candies for Easter gifts or fill them with mini eggs for a fun Easter egg hunt. Get the tutorial at thejoysharing.com and let's get crafting: . . .
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Amigurumi toadstool house and cork gnomes (free crochet patterns)
There's nothing like crocheting toys for your kids that they'll love forever! Watch them play with your handmade creations all throughout their childhood. Stitch this lovely crocheted toadstool gnome house and this super adorable, tiny cork gnome family by Annaboo's House for your little ones to enjoy! Simply follow Sarah's great, easy-to-follow free amigurumi patterns and create this lovely amigurumi gnome family toy set in no time! If you want to make your favorite munchkin a super fun handmade toy this amigurumi toadstool gnome house and the little cork gnomes makes a sweet little gift. . . .
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DIY Popsicle stick bee - fun spring craft for kids
Looking for fun DIY spring crafts your kids can make in under an hour? Create a fun little popsickle stick bumblebee with the kids using materials you already have at home! This time Kids Craft Room will teach you how to make this adorable little popsickle stick bumblebee in no time! ( An hour or less is all you need to get this popsickle stick bumblebee done, so - for your bored little ones - this craft is perfect indeed! ) Get the step-by-step tutorial at Kids Craft Room and let's get started: . . .
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DIY Plastic Easter egg wreath - quick Easter decor
Decorating for Easter is not nearly as difficult as many believe. For example, this DIY Plastic Easter egg wreath by Crazy Little Projects is pretty and super easy to make. Make your front door look festive for spring with this colorful and creative plastic egg wreath. You won't have to worry about using silk flowers, and this design is simple enough for children to make! Best of all, making your own Easter egg wreath gives you complete control over the final look. ( Instead of plastic Easter eggs you could use Styrofoam eggs or real blown-out eggs ! ) . . .
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DIY Driftwood clock - rustic home decor
If you've already got a perfectly water-worn, sun-bleached piece of driftwood turn it into a gorgeous, one-of-a-kind, rustic driftwood clock with Sustain My Craft Habit's step-by-step craft tutorial ! Clock kits are readily available and come in a variety of sizes and styles, so you can easily choose the perfect one for your driftwood piece. ( Make sure to consider the size of your driftwood to ensure they’ll fit well together. ) You can mark the numbers with little gold dots on the clock face if you miss them, or be creative! Get the tutorial at sustainmycrafthabit.com and create your very own rustic driftwood clock today: . . .
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