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This craft category is a huge collection of handmade cards, DIY gift wrapping ideas & free printables! Handmade cards & free printable cards for all holidays and occasions ( free printable Christmas cards, handmade birthday cards, mother's day cards, father's day cards, valentine's day cards ), gift wrapping on a budget, creative gift wrapping ideas, free printable gift boxes, handmade invitation cards ( wedding invitations, Halloween invitations, birthday party invitations ), easy cards for kids, free printable gift tags .. and many other paper craft ideas about cards, gifts & gift wrapping!
Easy DIY Easter fingerprint card (bunny and chick) - craft for kids
Check out these adorable Easter bunnies and chicks that you can make using your fingerprint! It’s a fun little craft for you and your kids to do, and you can make some seriously precious Easter cards or decorations using your art. This cute Easter card ( or spring keepsake painting ) by Heather (Chickabug) is perfect for the kids to do at Easter ,even you can whip up a few homemade gift tags for the presents with this nice fingerprinting technique ! This super cute Easter craft is very easy to do and super cheap to make! All you need is a white piece of paper, paint ,and a black sharpie ( and of course little crafty fingers ) !
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DI)Y 3D paper heart (free printable template)
How to make a paper heart / 3D paper heart? ( Or pepakura heart ? ) . Whatever it calls, this 3D heart is perfect for your Valentine’s Day ,your proposal day, or your wedding day ! This 3D paper heart ( despite it's look ) is a really simple craft comes with an easy to follow free ( pepakura / 3D folding ) template . It’s so easy to make your own paper heart, from very simple materials. All you need is some paper, scissors, and glue.
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DIY Mother's day paper plate puppet craft
This Mother's day, don't forget to give your mother a big hug ! When it comes to giving your mom the perfect gift for Mother's day, it's the thought that counts, which makes this lovely paper plate puppet craft by The Joy Sharing a perfect Mother's day gift! Every mom loves a gift comes from the heart! This paper plate mother-child hug puppet craft is a simple craft , and it will make you smile every time you animate the hug. This paper plate Mother's day puppet craft is just the perfect gift to tell your mom just how special she is!
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DIY Owl baby painting - fun fall craft for kids
Fluffy baby owls are so cute! These wise birds are incredibly popular right now, so why not make this super cute baby owl-painting with your children and watch the delight on their faces? These sponge painted baby owls are easy to make and an absolute joy as well, so why not get underway and make these delightful birds that will add color and creativity to your household? Follow along I Heart Crafty Things' step-by-step owl painting tutorial and create your very own super cute baby owl painting :
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DIY Egg carton tea cup Mother's day card craft with tea bags
This fun egg carton tea cup Mothers day card craft by FrugalCouponLiving is precious activity for the kids or makes a sweet invitation to a tea party ! This tea cup Mother’s day card craft is super easy to make, you can up-cycle some egg cartons with it, and the most important: mothers ( and grandmothers ) will love it! Because who doesn't love tea and relaxing? This egg carton teacup card by Ashley is a simple and fun way up-cycle egg cartons and turn them into something precious.
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DIY gorgeous spring flower lantern (or gift box) - free pattern
For you upcoming wedding or spring party create a delicate paper flower lantern which can be used practically as well as aesthetically. The House That Lars Built came up with a gorgeous paper flower lantern that you can place an electric tea light in. She also added some delicate florals on it and voila : a perfect spring party decor was born! We love inexpensive , easy, but still gorgeous party and home decors ! These floral paper lanterns are one of the most beautiful paper decors we seen so far, and it's almost costs nothing! You just need a sheet of construction paper and a hobby knife to create one. Isn't it gorgeous?
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Milk carton shaped treat boxes ( with free template )
She used a scalloped rectangle die to create a window in the front of this beautiful milk carton shaped container, then stamped a simple design on each! These cookie or treat boxes are an easily mass produced craft project and a great way to present a homemade treat. And if baking isn’t your thing, handmade milk carton shaped treat containers are perfect for packaging something storebought, too. Show off your crafty, creative skills, even if the contents aren’t homemade!
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DIY Suprise exploding box from paper
In this nice papercraft video tutorial she will show you how to make this super fun exploding suprise box in no time! It may look like a box from the outside, but once you open it up, everything inside just jumps open. Whoever you give this fun paper exploding box will be very surprised! This suprise box is a perfect gift for any ocassion ( birthdays, christmas, graduation parties or mother's day ) ! You can put small candies or money inside the box or glue in nice messages/quotes/pictures to make it more personal! You won't believe it how easy is to make it!
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Mini chocholate Valentines mailboxes - romantic gift idea
With Valentine’s Day coming up, two of our favorite things collide: adorable paper crafts and chocolate! Here’s a fun way to give the gift of chocolate in a creative way, with these adorable mini chocolate mailboxes. The best part is that you can use paper scraps and you don’t need a bunch of paper crafting tools to make them. And who doesn’t love a little extra chocolate? She made a fun little video tutorial to show you how simple the miniature valentine mailboxes are to make. You’ll have to try making them, they’re so simple and cute!
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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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DIY peeking paper Easter bunny card with ribbon bow
Look at this adorable peeking bunny card ! This bunny card is a very easy Easter kids craft project: all you need is to create some is a few sheets of colorful paper! This cute peeking Easter bunny card is a super quick, easy and low budget Easter craft project for the kids!  This adorable Easter card will look gorgeous in any color and style: you can use colorful construction paper, scrapbook paper or even Christmas leftover wrapping paper to create some! You can use these adorable, quick & easy paper craft cards as nice Easter gifts or it can be a perfect  frugal classroom/home decor!
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DIY stackable easter egg gift box from toilet paper rolls
This brilliant and funny stackable easter egg / chick gift box is a perfect way to gift small sweets / jewelries for easter. And all you need is to create them some toilet paper tubes , a little bit of paint and glue! This stackable toilet paper roll easter ( matrjoska style ) gift box is a super fun and easy easter ( kids ) craft idea , and it doesn't require special craft materials! With this funny and detailed step-by-step craft video tutorial you can make them easily and it will bring smile to anyone face who will get it!
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4 Easy & cute way to wrap Christmas gifts
Along with some instant gift wrap you can print and use, Mr Printables also has a few DIY gift wrap ideas without even having to print! This one is super simple and kids will love it. He thought those triangle flaps you end up with on each end of wrapped gifts just looked liked animal noses waiting to be smudged on with a little black paint, bringing it all to life. That’s all there is for this DIY animal gift wrap. It hardly needs a tutorial. Browse the images for reference and make your own versions!
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DIY Accordion family photo box - creative gift idea
We just love family photo crafts, and this accordion photo box is no exception. This fun accordion family photo box is a perfect gift – think Father’s Day, or Grandparent’s day, or mom’s birthday – and it can also be a perfect memento to make after a fun summer trip. Or maybe fill it with pictures of baby’s first year. Really the reasons for making an accordion photo box are endless! By reading Sugar Bee Crafts's tutorial you not only will learn how to make the paper accordion photo box, but you’ll also learn a fun feature of Sugar Bee Crafts's favorite photo editing software:
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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 Hatching chick card - Easter card craft for kids
Rain or shine, you'll love this absolutely adorable Easter craft by Kids Craft Room! This Easter chick card is such a great craft to use as an instant activity if kids are bored, as a temporary distraction, or as an Easter craft project for kids with short attention spans. It's great to have such fun kids crafts in the stash for slow moments after school, on weekends, or on spring holidays! We’re sure you and the kids will love them too.
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DIY easy magic gift card - self coloring magic card
Self coloring gift cards ? True magic ! Watch this nice step-by-step video tutorial and learn how to make one magic gift card in minutes! This self-coloring magic slider card / magic card can be a perfect gift for almost any occasion and holiday ! Just adjust the magic slider card's frame color and motif to fit the occasion, and create a magical and super quick gift for your friends and family! You won't beleieve how easy is to make one self colouring magic card, and how fun is to use it!
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DIY Balerina silhouette - watercolor painting for kids
There are so many fun ways you can craft with ballerina silhouettes! Express elegance and beauty through brush strokes with this lovely watercolor balerina painting by The Best Ideas For Kids! The Best Ideas For Kids used coffee filters to decorate the ballerina’s tutus but you can use cupcake liners, craft tulle or even tissue paper! You can frame the finished dancing balerina artwork and use it as a lovely nursery or kids room decor or just have fun making these gorgeous watercolor ballerinas ! Get the free printable ballerina silhouettes and the step-by-step painting tutorial at thebestideasforkids.com and let's get painting :
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Valentine printable coloring page bookmarks (free printable)
Fun free Valentine printable coloring page bookmarks are a great gift for classmates to help kids be creative & encourage reading too! Personalized & cute! Are you gearing up for Valentine’s Day?  Here are some beautiful free Valentine's bookmarks for your little artists! With Valentine's day upon us what better way to start the season off than to encourage kids to develop a love and thirst for reading that will last a lifetime? This cute and colorful Valentine's cay coloring page bookmark is the perfect way to bring fun and excitement to your children’s reading activities whatever their age.
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Easy DIY handprint Christmas cards (Santa, reindeer & elf)
If you love handprint crafts we have the perfect ones for Christmas ! These Christmas Handprint Cards by The Best Ideas For Kids are the cutest handmade Christmas cards for kids to make. These handprint cards are really easy to make and everyone is will love them, because who could resist such a fun little Christmas card which doubles up as a lovely keepsake ? The kids will love making their own handprint Santa , handprint reindeer and handprint elf ! Head to thebestideasforkids.com and learn how to make them:
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DIY Paper circle hen and chick - quick and fun Easter card
We love Easy Peasy And Fun's crafts because they are so wonderful and easy to make! And this lovely Easter card is no exception! This paper circle hen and chick craft is the simplest Easter card or craft you can make with your kids. If making this craft in larger groups we really recommend you get two circle punches, one big and one small to make the process faster ( and more fun as kids love punching circles ). Get the step-by-step tutorial at easypeasyandfun.com and let's get crafting:
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Easter egg (chick and bunny) pocket cards
This fun easter card is not just a super cute (and quick) easter gift but it's also very unique, because you can use the bunny , the chick and the easter eggg separatelly thanks to the clever pocket design. It's not just a fun way to greet someone but its also a nice easter home decor! And of course, you can find the free printable easter card template  in this nice craft blog. Happy crafting!
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DIY Dimensional paper tulip in a heart card
This tulip in a heart card by Easy Peasy And Fun is the cutest handmade card your kids can make, either for Valentine’s day or mother’s day. This time Andreja will show you how to make this beautiful Valentine card from a few sheets of simple craft paper in no time! Homemade cards are not only a joy to create but they are also super special for the recipient to open up. This 3D paper tulip in a heart card is colorful, sweet and unbelievably easy to create. Get the free template and the step-by-step tutorial at easypeasyandfun.com and create yours today:
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Easy Christmas crafts (styrofoam ball and lightbulb snowman)
In this nice Christmas craft video you can find 6! different, easy , inexpensive but still fun and gorgeous Christmas crafts / decors such as the adorable lightbulb and table tennis ball snowman , a melted snowman greeting card , a wool Christmas tree decor , a toilet paper tube wreath , and more! You can make these fun and low budget Christmas crafts with the kids because all of them are super easy! Our favourites are the styrofoam / table tennis ball snowman Christmas ornament and the lightbulb snowman. Which is your favourite?
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DIY Carrot nibbling Easter bunny card - adorable Easter card idea
Look at these super adorable carrot nibbling bunny cards ! Can a handmade Easter card be more cuter? These carrot nibbling Easter bunny cards by Kids Craft Room are super adorable, super quick, and easy to make ! ( Kids Craft Room will give you the printable template of this lovely little Easter card for free! ) These are our favorite Easter cards of the season so far! So adorable! Get the free bunny card template at kidscraftroom.com and let's get crafting:
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Cute Christmas gift tags ( free printable Christmas gift tags)
Look at these gift tags ! Aren't the super adorable? These designs by Clementine Creative are North Pole inspired and feature characters and elements like a polar bear, penguin, mittens, Christmas stockings , and a cup of hot chocolate. All of these cute gift tags were hand-drawn by Carmia and designed with love. ( The gift tag template is free to download and print! ) These adorable gift tags will give your gift the finishing touch that shows you care.
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DIY Papa bear & Mama bear card - Mother's and Father's day cards
Do you call your momMama bear ” or your dadPapa bear ”? Follow along The Best Ideas For Kids' step-by-step card making tutorial and give them a super adorable handmade bear card for Mother’s day or Father’s day ! ( Or you can make this lovely Mama bear or Papa bear card any time of the year! ) These bears are adorable, and kids will love making them. Get The Best Ideas For Kids' the free bear card template and let's get crafting:
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Easy DIY paper carrot easter baskets (free printable template)
These super cute paper carrot Easter baskets by Kids Craft Room only take a few minutes to make and the finished baskets filled with yummy Easter sweets or toys can be a wonderful ( last minute ) Easter gifts or Easter party treats! ( As usual ) Kids Craft Room will give you a free printable carrot basket template to make it really easy. So don't hesitate: get the free printable Easter basket template , follow the step-by-step tutorial and create a bunch of these lovely little paper carrot easter baskets now:
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