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Adorable handprint reindeer - fun Christmas craft for kids
If you’re on a hunt for a fun and easy Christmas craft for kids, look no further! Christmas is nearly here, and we’re ready to celebrate with tons of adorable handprint crafts , such as this lovely little reindeer card by Simple Everyday Mom. Your kids will love making handprint crafts , and since Rudolph , the red-nosed reindeer is one of the most iconic characters of the Christmas season , we know that you will love this craft. This simple Christmas craft is perfect for kids of all ages ( from toddlers to preschoolers to elementary-aged children ). It’s also super simple and uses common supplies: like card stock, glue, and craft punches.
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Wormy apples - fun healthy snack for kids
Make snack time the best time of day with these fun, healthy, wormy apples ! Eats Amazing's completely edible fun snacks for kids are just perfect for an after school snack, garden-themed party food or for serving up as a cute but gross food option at a Halloween party ! Feeding your kids healthy snacks is a great way of leading them toward a healthy future, and this wormy apple snack is just great for adults and kids alike!
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Bunny Easter egg gift box with air drying clay (or paper clay)
Use this step-by-step video tutorial to make super adorable bunny figures in several scales using basic sculpting techniques and polymer clay, play-doh or air dry clay. This cute bunny can be made from all kinds of clay which makes it useful as handmade gift , seasonal / holiday decoration or as delicious cake decoration / cake topper ! This polimer clay bunny treat box is a surprisingly easy polimer clay project so you can create one easily for yourself or for your friends, even is you are a beginner in polimer clay or fondant sculpting ! Let's sculpture a cute Easter bunny!
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Lavender flower painted mason jars - step by step painting tutorial
We love upcycling especially when it comes to mason jars! I bet that you have a few glass jars already at home, and maybe you have created  many gorgeous crafts with them, but as you will see, there’s still something new under the sun in the mason jar world! This gorgeous lavender painted mason jar is not just only a perfect stylish (spring/Easter) decor for your vintage style home, but it's also very easy to paint! With this great step-by step painting tutorial making these gorgeous lavender vases will be a piece of cake, even if you are a beginner in hand painting!
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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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DIY Needle felt pig in tulle skirt (step-by-step needle felting tutorial)
If you've ever wanted to try your hand at needle felting , this lovely little piggy with tulle skirt by Binc Bonc is the easiest and cutest starting point! Create your own snuffling friend with Binc Bonc's step-by-step needle felting tutorial. Use the felting needles to stab the wool to life. With these detailed step-by-step instructions , even total beginners will be addicted to this unique and fun craft in no time! This lovely little needle felted pig is the perfect gift for your loved ones:
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Easy DIY Marbled pumpkin - unique fall decor
With Halloween around the corner, there are all sorts of ways to decorate your home , but nothing beats unique and colorful pumpkins. When it came time to start decorating pumpkins this year, give them the indigo treatment! This step-by-step pumpkin painting tutorial by Alice & Lois will guide thorough the process.These gorgeous indigo painted pumpkins make the messy business of pumpkin carving a thing of the past! Head to aliceandlois.com and create your own little indigo pumpkins ! ( Photo:Sara Albers )
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Easy paper snowflake ballerinas - winter kids craft idea
These beautiful paper snowflake ballerinas are super easy to make, you can create some literally in minutes, and they can be gorgeous decors in your home at Christmas/winter. This can be a perfect last-minute Christmas decor or craft idea for your little girls because it doesn't require special crafting skills or any special hobby craft materials just plain white printer sheets (and this nice free ballerina and paper snowflake template from Kroktak!)
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Little amigurumi elk (free crochet pattern)
Projects like this make us love the art of crochet so much! Just look at this cute elk ! Who can resist him? By following along petit Cutie's free amigurumi pattern at AmiguroomToys.com, you will be able to create this super cute crochet elk in no time! But before you start learning the basics of amigurumi, we must warn you: amigurumi is a very addictive hobby ( you won't be able to stop making these lovely amigurumi toys ! ) So grab your hooks and create a lovely little amigurumi elk for your friends or family members, they will love it!
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DIY Unicorn costume
If you looking for an easy to make last minute halloween or dress up party costume, this DIY unicorn costume tutorial is a perfect choice for you! Its warm and comfortable, that can be hard sometimes when it comes to handmade Halloween costumes. This unicorn costume is cute, girly, whimsical, and colorful. You can create other characters than unicorns: it can be any my little pony character or a horse/donkey ( just change the base colors) .
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DIY Tinkerbell costume for kids (sewing tutorial)
If your girl is super CRAZY about fairies and Tinkerbell make this gorgeous Tinkerbell fairy costume for her with the help of this nice costume making tutorial ! The costume itself needs a little sewing experience, but you can change the sewn parts with normal clothes or a no-sewn tulle skirt. You can also use fleece or felt because it doesn't fray at the edges. And even if you already have a costume for this year Halloween consider creating one of these for your dress-up box . ( Everything purchased for this costumes was under $3 a yard! )
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DIY Sock puppet making kit - fun Christmas gift idea for kids
We LOVE making sock puppets and we bet that many children feel the same, so you can’t go wrong with a build a sock puppet kit as a fun Christmas gift idea ! This DIY sock puppet making kit by The Country Chic Cottage will grant hours of fun! This gift in a jar is perfect for the kids on your gift giving list. The kids will love opening this gift then getting creative and building their own sock puppets. You can find hundreds of sock puppet / sock softie ideas around the internet ( even you can find some of them here! ) so choose one, collect the ingredients, stuff them in a big mason jar and voilá' you have the perfect gift for those little creative hands!
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Easy DIY mason jar Easter gift with a chocolate bunny
These mason jar Easter gifts are so cute!  And we love that it’s not overkill for chocolate and candy. You can give them to your own kids, or they’d also make adorable gifts for grandkids, teachers and even coworkers and friends. These mason jar Easter gifts are  so simple to throw together and mason jars seem to make simple things look fancy. And when they’re empty, save the mason jar for the next fun craft project! This mason jar Easter gift  is such a fun idea if you plan to give Easter gifts to your kids! You can make this in jumbo version of you choose bigger jars or imagine a chocolate bunny family in a fish bowl or a glass vase!
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Easter egg bunny soft toy (free sewing pattern)
Spring came in, and it means you can start your Easter crafts now officially! If you love sewing this craft idea - the Easter egg bunny plush toy - can be  a great choice, even if you're just a beginner in sewing, because with this detailed masterclass tutorial  sewing one will be a piece of cake! The kids will love these adorable Easter egg shape little bunny plushies! And the best of this Easter craft idea: you can use up any scrap fabric to create the bunny softies because they will look gorgeous in any color and style!  And of course, you can make the fabric bunnies in any size! (  This rabbit is  14 cm tall - with ears. )
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Mr. and Mrs. dolls - wedding gift box (free sewing pattern)
Are you looking for the perfect handmade wedding party gift? Try this brilliant DIY project the Mr and Mrs dolls! With this unique wedding gift box you can gift a fun, personalized doll set accompanied with other small usual wedding presents (money,vouchers,tickets etc) In this nice craft blog you will find the free Mr and Mrs wedding doll patterns and (as usual) a step-by-step assembling tutorial. Of course you can personalize the dolls as much as you would like to or you can even add some other little things witch are closely related to the newlyweds.
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Adorable DIY winter scene with snowmen -  art project for kids
Get crafty creating this snowmen at night craft by printing circle sponges and making q-tip snowflakes! If your kids are in love with snowmen just like we , you will love this pretty and fun painting project! This painting technique is so easy even the smallest artistic hands can create these gorgeous snowmen in minutes! This circular sponge stamped snowman craft can be a great craft in the classroom at Christmas! The kids will love painting and decorating these lovely snowmen !
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DIY Tight rope walker circus costume (free sewing tutorial)
We love super pretty DIY costumes ! At first glance this DIY Tight rope walker circus costume may looks crazy, but it’s actually a pretty simple costume .To make this beautiful DIY Tight rope walker circus costume you can use ordinary clothes decorated with a few feathers, tissue paper and tulle. Read this nice step-by-step costume making tutorial and create a gorgeous DIY Tight rope walker circus costume for your little girl!
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DIY Easy hinged origami gift box - paper folding
Watch this great step-by-step video tutorial and learn how to make a modular origami hinged box with lids that open to the sides, this origami gift box would make a very neat wedding ring box ! Although this origami model requires a bit of measuring and marking thirds, it’s very simple when you’ve got the hang of it. The best paper to use would be thicker paper like construction paper , thin card maybe, but not really thin origami paper.
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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 Clothespin stars - easy wooden Christmas ornaments
When you take clothespins apart and put them back together, they are something more: clothespin snowflakes! These clothespin snowflakes by Robin ( All Things Heart And Home) are so beautiful 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 no time!) You can make these clothespin stars in any size depending on what size of clothespins you decide to use.
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Funny DIY Clark Kent (Superman) costume
For Halloween (or the upcoming dress-up party) dress up your (little) boy as a superhero! This DIY Clark Kent costume is SUPER quick to assemble, and doesn't requires special craft skills. We love that boys can wear this DIY Clark Kent (Superman) costume all the time, not just on Halloween, so that’s a huge bonus! The glasses were an old Happy Meal toy, but you can also find some online. (Or create one from a cardboard box). Such a simple and affordable costume, that is absolutely adorable.
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DIY Thumbtacks - bulletin board decoration (office decor)
We love DIY Thumbtacks ! This easy, quick and beautiful craft by Sadie Seasongoods brings more personality to your bulletin board ! Transform your office the easy way! This office decor project couldn’t be easier : it probably took 5 minutes to complete. Wouldn’t these lovely DIY thumbtacks make great gifts ? Because, who doesn’t love a little bling and charm? You can use any small decorations and craft bits to create fun DIY thumbtacks, such as : acrylic decorations, old buttons, wooden scrapbook decorations, plastic rhinestones, pebbles / stones, small seashells.... the possibilities are endless!
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Valentine's teddy bear softie painted with coffee (Free pattern)
How wonderful is to receive adorable handmade Valentine's gifts? And of course they are much better if you can give them especially if you create it with your own hands for your friends and relatives. With this brilliant step-by-step russian master class soft toy making tutorial you can learn how to make these super cute kawaiii little Valentine's teddy bears painted/stained with coffee! (Yes, your read it right, with coffee!) To make these cute little Valentine's teddy bear softies you will need: a white fabric, colored fabric of your choice,polyester filling, coffee, cinnamon, vanilla, PVA glue, acrylic paints, brushes, and a pencil. In this nice craft site you will find the free teddy bear sewing pattern as well!
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