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This craft category is a huge collection of DIY Vintage and shabby chic ( rustic ) crafts and rustic home decorating ideas! DIY vintage home decor, DIY shabby chic home decor, DIY rustic home decor, DIY vintage furniture ( free furniture plans ), furniture painting tips &tricks (chalk paint, distressed furniture), upcycled furniture, vintage garden decors, industrial home decors, country style home decors, Tilda sewing patterns, vintage gifts, decorating on a budget .. and many more about rustic,vintage and shabby chic!
Free crocheted flower medallion stool cover pattern
This crocheted flower medallion stool cover is soo gorgeous and it's oh so simple to whip up!  This gorgeous crocheted flower medallion stool will look gorgeous in your vintage/shabby style home but of course you can also use fun colorful yarns to create it as a nice flowery fairy stool for the kids or decorate your whimsical home with fun spring-ish colors!  In this nice crochet blog you will find the free crocheted flower medallion stool cover pattern in 2 different version! The only thing now is we need to find a great wooden stool to cover with this gorgeous flower medallion pattern! . . .
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DIY Upholstered tufted headboard tutorial
Today's craft video is a Tumblr inspired DIY Tufted headboard! In this DIY video, Nia Nicole will teach you how to make a gorgeous stylish tufted headboard & how to get the look for less. This DIY tufted headboard tutorial is helpful for the person who doesn't want to spend a ton of money on room decor! She will showing you how to make a tufted headboard at home easily. You can use this fun upholstering technique to spice up your other upholstered furniture as well, tufting will look gorgeous on poufs, chairs, armchairs and of course headboards! . . .
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DIY Vintage bar cart (free woodworking plan)
Today's free woodworking plan is a vintage style DIY bar cart provided by Angela Marie Made! This DIY bar cart is a little more time consuming to build, but definitely worth it in the end, especially for the amount of savings! It costs less than $50 in building materials to build, whereas other similar bar carts retail around $150+. In Marie's site you will find the steps on how to built this DIY Bar Cart. This gorgeous DIY bar cart will look gorgeous in a  vintage style interior and it's also super handy at parties! This woodworking project is not as difficult as it seems, so if you are a beginner in woodworking with only basic tools that's fine too! . . .
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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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Tin watering can redo - autumn decor with decoupage
If you love decoupage and old rusty metal garden decors redo's you will love this brilliant craft idea! This stylish vintage- antique decoupage watering can combines the helping aspect of recycling and gorgeous appearance of decoupage technique. If you have an old watering cans (or other metal housewares) this is the perfect chance to make something beautiful from them for fall! This lovely hand painted metal watering can with autumn-ish decoupage design will be a wonderful accent piece for your room's decoration. Remember that if you’re going to put this gorgeous decoupage watering can outside, you will need to use waterproof varnish! . . .
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DIY Denim fabric baskets - creative upcycling (free sewing pattern)
Do not throw away your old jeans, you can reuse them doing these cute bags! With this super upcycling craft tutorial you can sew them easily literally in minutes!  This stylish upcycled denim basket can be a perfect low-budget home decor, or a last minute gift. This cute denim basket is also perfect for organizing, or you can cover up ugly flower pots with them! This sewing project is absolutely a great choice if you are a beginner in sewing because its so easy to make! (Even you can create some with hand sewing if you haven't got sewing machine at home.) . . .
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DIY Gorgeous and easy crochet mason jar cover - free pattern
Repurpose/upcycle empty mason jars and tin cans for flowers, pencil cups, cutlery holders, craft supplies, combs/cosmetics or wherever you want some pretty organization! This free crochet pattern is very easy (made with only beginner crochet stitches). This crocheted jar/can cozy is a very nice (and low-budget) way to decorate your home! These mason jar/tin can cozies are changeable (and washable) so you can easily dress up your  jars/cans/bottles differently in any season/holidays if you wish! You can use any size and color yarn, the final products will be gorgeous! . . .
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Adorable easy whale plushie template - free soft toy sewing pattern
This is a very huggable and super easy whale to sew! This cute and free sewing pattern is suitable for almost any fabric. This cute whale is a perfect plushie sewing project for beginners! This adorable soft toy whale  can be your kids' or baby's best friends! This cute whale is a perfect hugging buddy and also functions as a cute nursery decor! In this nice blog you will find a free downloadable and printable whale toy sewing pattern  ("Download Schnittmuster" button) and a  nice detailed sewing and assembling tutorial ("Download Anleitung"  button). To make the download buttons work please choose the "original link" button below! . . .
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Easy crochet lace (granny) square  - video crochet tutorial
This crochet lace (granny) square is a delicate and versatile design that can be worked using any thread or yarn and any size crochet hook.  You could use this gorgeous and super easy square crochet lace piece to create larger crochet artworks such as vintage/shabby style blankets or pillows but it's also can be a great Christmas ornament or a decorative addition to a small lavender sachet!  This crochet project is absolute perfect for beginner crocheters because it's absolutely not as difficult as it seems! This video tutorial will teach you how to crochet your very own gorgeous granny square lace crochet pieces! . . .
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How to crochet a simple flower coaster - crochet for beginners
In this nice video tutorial you can learn how to crochet this gorgeous flower coaster in minutes! This crochet project is a perfect choice for absolute beginners because it's so easy and quick! (And the outcome is soo gorgeous! ) You can use a bunch of floral coasters to create pillows or blankets as well! Crochet some gorgeous flower coasters as a nice gift for your family members or friends they will love it! Or create some  crochet flower coasters in fun colors and decorate the kids' room with them!  If you crochet the coasters in beige or white it can be a great addition to your shabby/vintage style home decor! . . .
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DIY Vintage Tilda parrot plushie (sewing pattern)
Isn’t this super cute floral vintage parrot plush toy is so pretty? This huggable Tilda style parrot plushie can be  a great soft toy for kids and a superb sewing project for beginner plushie makers! The parrot toy's body pars are different soft vintage cotton floral Tilda style fabric pieces, so you can create them with small leftover fabric pieces as well!  This little floral parrot is completely machine stitched (apart from closing her stuffing gap and attaching wings and eyes) so is surprisingly fast and easy to make – only took a couple of hours to sew. This makes her a great sewing project for newbie softie stitchers! . . .
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DIY Rope nautical wreath - easy summer wreath tutorial
This rope nautical summer wreath can bring a little piece of beach and summer fun right inside your home! We have to admit, we LOVE this unique  summer wreath because it's super easy to make and looks so gorgeous , vintage and natural!  Pretty simple wreath but absolutely amazing! This summer nautical wreath can easily spice up your summer style home decor! You neighbors will be so jealous to your new gorgeous front door decor!  You could add some nautical fabric as a bow or hanger to this nice nautical rope summer wreath as well! . . .
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DIY Herringbone denim pillows - patchwork and recycling
Ashbee Design sharing a new denim pillow tutorial  with us today that combines chevron stripes, ombre color gradation and old jeans all into one! Talk about mixing trends! Photography just doesn't do justice to how rich a fabric these old denim pants became. It is soft yet strong. We just love this herringbone denim pillow! It really adds lots of style to any boring old sofa!  Although the denim pillow looks like it's difficult to piece together, it's really quite easy! Marji will walk you through the steps of crafting your own chevron fabric from scraps so you to can use it for projects! If you are a beginner in patchwork that's absolutely not a problem, read this nice step-by-step herringbone denim pillow tutorial and be a master patcher! . . .
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DIY Ragdoll spring bunny - free amigurumi Pattern
Do you love crocheting? Create a beautiful and adorable handmade toy: an amigurumi ragdoll spring bunny ! This cuddly crochet bunny is a great amigurumi pattern to work on, because it's so easy to crochet and the outcome is so wonderful! This super adorable amigurumi bunny can be an excellent gift for your kids or grandkids. This free spring bunny crochet pattern will guide you to make your own wonderful soft amigurumi toy. The difficulty of this  free rabbit amigurumi pattern is easy, so you can crochet one easily even if you are a beginner in amigurumi!  You can crochet this super cute amigurumi spring bunny as a gift for any occasion or you can make some for your kids . . .
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DIY Giant macramé rope lights - stylish home decor idea
This brilliant and stylish macrame hanging light tutorial could not be more simple.  We telling you that, these giant macrame rope lights will change your life! These macrame rope lights are not just beautiful and stylish but also very easy to make! Not to mention it's huge! I mean HUUGE. Not just the rope, the light bulbs too! The macrame knot for this project is as easy as can be. (This is a beginner macrame knot, so even if you aren't familiar with macrame you can make this light easily!) This hanging rope macrame light is a great way to be productive AND watch Netflix because once your hands get the memory down you can sort of go on autopilot. . . .
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DIY Rope wrapped nautical vintage candle holder - summer beach decor
Don’t you love candle glow? We sure do! So, if you are like us and love how lighting a candle can give a whole room instant ambiance then we have an insanely easy, inexpensive and very beach chic DIY for you!!!! Let’s make your own vintage (scandinavian) style /  beachy candle holders, like these gorgeous ones from Pottery Barn that will give our homes an organic, summery feel!  The cost of each glass starfish and rope candle holder was just a little over one dollar! That’s a whole lot of stye for very little money! And these oh, so pretty candle holders only took minutes to make! Can you imagine them down the center of a beach themed table or scattered across a mantel? These little candleholders have a big punch of easy, breezy, summery style! . . .
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Salt-dough starfish garland - frugal summer decor (craft for kids)
Salt dough is a great medium for making these realistic-looking starfish. She decided to hang them on a piece of jute to make a really cute garland for one of her boys' nautical-themed bedroom. They would also make great Christmas ornaments for a nautical tree, or you can use the salt-dough starfishes to decorate your home frugally at summer!  These super fun salt-dough starfishes are not just perfect summer home decors, but the salt-dough does not contain any chemicals so it's  also a perfect craft material for kids of all ages! Salt dough lends itself to all sorts of shape making, and once baked to thoroughly dry, the dough is hard and can last for years. The dough is also paintable which makes it all the more fun! . . .
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Adorable little amigurumi monkey - free crochet pattern
Crochet your very own adorable cuddly amigurumi monkey with  this nice free crochet toy pattern easily! This monkey  amigurumi toy is absolutely perfect for kids of all ages, and of course for adults as well! If you'd like to make this adorable crochet / amigurumi monkey  bigger for an absolutely giant monkey  use a thicker, heavier weight yarn and a 4 mm hook. This super adorable amigurumi monkey  is such a cute friend for toddlers as well as a beautiful handmade gift for grownups. This crocheted monkey  is so easy to make : this amigurumi project is absolutely suitable for beginner amigurumi crocheters! . . .
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DIY Summer party outdoor bar (free woodworking plan)
With this gorgeous vintage style outside bar running back and forth to the kitchen at a summer party won't be the part of your entertaining routine anymore. Which is so nice, because it' really quite a hassle, especially trying to keep your pets inside and those pesky summer bugs outside. But now they have everything we need! Nick from a Burst of beautiful designed this gorgeous vintage /scandinavian style garden furniture with a lots of space to spread out drinks and appetizers. Plus you could add a few potted plants and herbs for color. Our favorite part is the built-in ice bucket. It’s the perfect way to keep drinks cold and a great spot to keep a few cool treats for the kids. . . .
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DIY Metallic copper mason jars with blue patina
Read this brilliant written craft tutorial by Suburble and add a bit of antique glam to your mason jarsMason jars are such a popular vintage/rustic decor items these days. Not only are they cheap, but they’re super easy to personalize and slip into decor. So grab your mason jars, acrylic paints and create a few gorgeous metallic (copper) mason jars for yourself or as a beautiful gift! If you haven't got patinaageing paint you could use dry-brush technique instead to paint your mason jars! And of course this ageing painting technique will work well with other colors as well: imagine an antique gold-brown, or a pearl-white pastell combo! . . .
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DIY Vintage mason jar soap dispenser - upcycling craft
Give your kitchen or bathroom some style with mason jar soap dispensers! They’re inexpensive to make and brings the perfect vintage touch to your space. Follow these easy step-by-step instructions to learn how to make your own lovely vintage/shabby style soap dispenser with a single mason jar and a store bought liquid soap! This upcycling craft project will give you a great start to decorate your home in rustic / vintage style, and  it's easy to make and inexpensive as well! This mason jar soap dispenser also could be a great frugal spa gift for your loved ones!  Who loves mason jars as much as we do? . . .
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Pretty ruffle sleeve raglan tee (free sewing pattern)
Bell sleeves and ruffled sleeves making their way back into stores and we think they’re actually kind of pretty! So grab your favorite fabric and sew one pretty ruffle sleeve raglan tee for yourself! This gorgeous ruffle sleeve raglan tee is fun and a little romantic without being over the top. A step up from your normal T-shirt without being any less comfortable than a normal t-shirt. In this nice craft blog you will find a free ruffle sleeve raglan tee sewing pattern and a detailed written sewing tutorial as well! (So this sewing project can be a great choice even if you are a beginner in machine sewing! ) . . .
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Free amigurumi Tonton doll and Tilda bunny pattern
This beautiful and super adorable amigurumi doll and crochet Tilda bunny with summer dress can be excellent gifts for a girl. This brilliant crochet/amigurumi blog will give you an adorable Tonton style amigurumi doll and a Tilda bunny pattern for free!  The difficulty of this  free  amigurumi doll and amigurumi Tilda bunny pattern is medium ( it will take a couple of days to make it, and you will need at least a beginner crocheting/amigurumi skill to create one), but absolutely worth the time and effort! You can gift this amigurumi doll and Tilda bunny as a cute gift for any occasion or you can make some for your kids just for fun! . . .
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DIY No sew felt flowers with twigs - 3 different felt flower pattern
These DIY no sew felt flowers are the perfect homemade Mother’s Day gift – and the best part is, is that they’ll never wilt or die! This super simple colorful spring felt flower tutorial will add some much needed color to any home! In this nice step-by-step tutorial you can learn how to make these easy and colorful spring felt flowers! She put them on a twig stems, but you can use them for all sorts of spring crafts. These are super easy and fun to make! And talk about cheap: only a few pennies to make each felt flower – can’t beat that! You can vary the spring flower petal widths and lengths to make different types of flowers. . . .
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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 Finger knit rope trivet tutorial - Scandinavian kitchen
Trivets are so handy to have around! How beautiful would be a series of these scandinavian / vintage style finger knitted rope trivets in different sizes? To make the rope trivets bigger, just finger knit longer or shorter  strands than suggested in this DIY tutorial. We think this quick DIY finger knit rope trivet would hit the spot for an easy, yet beautiful project for the kids to make. We love this finger knitted trivet’s simplicity and natural feel that the rope lends this project. The best part is that you can make the trivet in a jiffy, under a half an hour, with only rope and tape (to keep the rope from fraying)! . . .
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DIY Crocheted stone necklace - jewelry making tutorial
We admit that we love collecting rocks and pebbles. Because they’re naturally pretty, and because eventually they are useful in so many ways, especially when it comes to crafting! So grab some of your keepsake rocks and create this beautiful crocheted necklace with a pebble pendant!  Gorgeous in't it?  And despite the look, this beautiful crocheted stone jewelry is super easy to crochet! This free pebble necklace crochet pattern is absolutely suitable for beginner crocheters as well! This stone necklace is a beautiful way to keepsake stones from your travels or from places special to you. . . .
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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 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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Free floral vintage little elephant toy sewing pattern
Isn’t this super cute floral vintage elephant plush toy is so pretty? This huggable Tilda style elephant plushie stands around 9″ tall and her tail is hand-twisted cotton twine. The elephant toy's under body and ear linings are a lovely soft pink wool blend felt and her eyes are two shiny black beads. This little floral elephant is completely machine stitched (apart from closing her stuffing gap and attaching ears and eyes) so is surprisingly fast and easy to make – her Flora only took a couple of hours to sew. This makes her a great sewing project for newbie softie stitchers! Free elephant soft toy pattern included! . . .
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DIY Vintage teapot pincushion - upcycling craft
If you love sewing and you need a shabby/vintage style (pet-safe) sewing supply storage, you will love this brilliant upcycling craft idea!  This cute, functional (shabby chic /vintage style) teapot pin cushion  has one additional feature: secrecy!( If you have a curious cat, the need to hide sewing notions- such as pins- is a very real thing. ) Sarah came up with this fun upcycling project using a thrifted teapot, fabric from a vintage pillowcase, and fiberfill. Brilliant isn't it? The teapot's lid hold the pins and the teapot itself is great for storage your sewing supplies! . . .
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DIY rustic seashell mobile (or wind chime)
If you have ever been to the beach, we are sure you have looked around for seashells. Maybe you have even collected a bucket full of them with the intention of making some craft with them. Maybe that bucket is still full of those same shells! Looking for shells is one of our favorite things to do at the beach and we are excited to share with you an easy way to decorate with the seashells and have a little piece of the beach with you in your home this summer! So create this gorgeous DIY seashell wall decor piece (which can be a great outdoor wind chime as well!) . . .
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