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This craft category is a huge collection of nature crafts! Various craft ideas with natural materials: woodworking ( free wood furniture plans - furniture making, wooden decorations & wood crafts), crafts with tree branches / trunks / autumn leaves,  seashells crafts and snail shell crafts, rocks crafts, easy nature crafts for kids ( rock painting, seashell crafts, fall leaf crafts), DIY live flower arrangements / bouquets & flower decorations ( flower crafts ), homemade natural cosmetic recipes, homemade cleaning products .. and many other creative nature craft ideas

If you are looking for specific natural material ( for example: seashells, or wood ) please choose a sub-category from the "paper crafts" main menu ( at the top of the page).
Rustic wood pumpkins – DIY fall decor
Fall is one of our favorite season, because nature is so gorgeous this time of the year with all of those warm colors! We also love decorating with fall colors! These quick rustic wood pumpkins are perfect for decorating for autumn both inside and outside! They are pretty simple to make and go together fairly quick.  The best part about these wood pumpkins is they are the perfect project to use up scrap wood! Megan has made 3 wood pumpkins completely out of scraps from her garage, and this time she will teach you in this nice step-by-step tutorial how to make yours! . . .
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DIY Easy fall tea candle holders with twigs
Fall is already upon us, which means it’s time for another DIY! We love this easy little project. It’s rustic and cozy with a hint of glam. These DIY twig votive candle holders are sure to bring some extra warmth to your holiday table.  Create a few twig votive candle holders  and decorate your home with them at autumn / winter or use these fun spray painted twigs to cover some old ugly planters! If you haven't got glass tea candle holders at hand you can use mason jars or even tin cans. We suggest keeping your twigs cut short to avoid any fire hazards by keeping the twigs out of reach of the flame. Please be safe while you make these for your home! . . .
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How to make beached pinecones
Pinecones are iconic natural items to use for seasonal decor. Instead of painting or bedazzling them with glitter this year, try giving them a softer, weathered look by bleaching them! Bleaching pinecones requires very few supplies and is an easy project. Even so, it does take some time. Stephanie started researching how she should tackle this process, because she came across many people who said it didn’t work for them. Don’t worry, for the sake of crafting science, Stephanie will guide you on how to successfully bleach pinecones to use in your holiday decor! . . .
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Fall pumpkin planter (free crochet pattern)
Repurpose / upcycle ugly pots into super cute fall decors with this fun free crocheted pumpkin flower pot pattern! This free crochet pattern the pumpkin pot cozy is very easy (made with only beginner crochet stitches) so this crochet project is absolute suitable for beginner crocheters as well! This crocheted pumpkin pot cozy is a very nice (and low-budget) way to decorate your home at fall (autumn)! These pumpkin pot cozies are changeable (and washable) so you can easily dress up your pots 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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DIY Halloween witch peg dolls with felt
DIY peg dolls are one of those classic craft projects that will always be a great kids craft. Here is Lia Griffith's Halloween spin on this timeless DIY! Witch peg dolls are something that you can do together with the kids to really get in the Halloween mood! You can display these cute felt peg doll witches as a part of your Halloween decor. The best part is that these felt peg doll witches  are so easy customize and make your own! You will need wool blend felt, paint and unfinished wood doll bodies to make these witch peg dolls (which can be replaced with a wine cork and a wood bead glued together!) Follow Lia's  step-by-step photo tutorial to help you assemble your Halloween witch dolls. . . .
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Acorn toadstools- fall nature craft for kids
Use some of the acorns that your children have collected and make these SUPER cute and easy acorn toadstools! The se super cute acorn toadstools can be great decors at fall, you can use them as cute jewelries, or  they will look beautiful as Christmas tree ornaments! This nature craft / mushroom craft is super easy, even the smallest crafty hands can create some in no time! And the collecting of the acorns also can be a great fall activity for the whole family! . . .
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Pine cone owl - easy fall nature craft for kids
These adorable pine cone owls are a fun autumn craft for kids of any age. You can combine this craft with a nature hike to find the pine cones, acorn cups and leaves used in the activity. These adorable pine cone owls are super simple to make, and they will bring joy and nature to your home or to the school/nursery at fall! You can use the finished pine cone owls as cute fall or Christmas decors (hanged on a nice composition of dried branches) . The kids will love this super cute nature craft and the pine cone scavenger hunt! . . .
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Pumpkin rocks - easy fall rock painting project for kids
To satisfy my autumn crave, paint a bunch of pumpkin rocks! (After all, plump and round little rocks are very much like miniature pumpkins. ) Autumn is the perfect season for rock hunting! In this rock painting tutorial you can learn how to make sweet little painted rock pumpkins. This rock craft is perfect for kids of all agesRock hunting is a fun way to get outside into nature, spend time with family, spread kindness, and unite communities. Don’t hide the rocks & pebbles in your mother’s kitchen cabinet: create cute painted rock pumpkins from them! . . .
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DIY Dried orange garland - easy fall decor
Have you every made a dried orange garland? The drying process takes some time, but overall its pretty easy to make and it's very pretty at the holidays!You can add cinnamon sticks  to your dried orange garland for a more autumn-is / Christmas-ish scent.  ( Or of course you can use any combination you’d like. ) To create this gorgeous dried orange fall garland  she used approximately 11 oranges, 18 cinnamon sticks and 250 bay leaves. A little time consuming but totally worth it and you will love the smell of oranges, bay leaves and cinnamon! What a fantastic nature craft to celebrate autumn!  . . .
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DIY Chocolate covered strawberry ghosts - halloween party snack
These chocolate covered strawberry ghosts will be the hit at your Halloween party! They’re cute and spooky all at the same time, and so simple to make. Who doesn’t love a chocolate covered strawberry?! We chocolate covered strawberries because they seem so fancy! ( chocolate covered strawberry is something that everyone will go for at a party. ) These strawberry ghosts are so easy to make and would be a fun dessert or snack to serve at your Halloween party this year! Plus these strawberry ghosts take hardly any time to make! And they much much healthier than pure candy party snacks! . . .
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DIY Rustic natural wood slice and burlap fall wreath
Sometimes there is nothing better than a fall craft project that is easy and simple and that you love in the end. That is the case with this beautiful wood and burlap natural fall wreath! If you are love to work with natural materials this super gorgeous, rustic wood slice  wreath is a perfect fall home decor project for you! Laura's instructions on this wreath are excellent and this rustic autumn porch decor looks relatively easy (and inexpensive) to do. The best part? You can collect the ingredients outside for free! We simply love fall and all the gorgeous craft materials which Mother Nature gives to us! . . .
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DIY Vanilla pumpkin spice sugar scrub - quick spa gift idea
This all-natural DIY vanilla pumpkin spice sugar scrub can actually be made in about FIVE minutes (which means it also makes a fantastic last-minute gift idea!). We simply love, LOVE, LOVE pumpkin spice! If you love great smelling exfoliators you will love this DIY vanilla pumpkin spice sugar scrub! This is seriously one of the best homemade sugar scrubs we've ever used and it makes for an awesome last minute gift for your friends or family at Christmas! The best part about this homemade pumpkin spice body scrub recipe? There’s no need for any crazy essential oils or pesky chemicals everything you need is right in your pantry! . . .
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DIY Oz paper bag scarecrow - fun fall craft for kids
Fall means scarecrows, and that means a fun fall craft for the kids! Amanda created this adorable paper bag scarecrow to celebrate the Lost In Oz series, but it also can be a great fall decor in your porch! Create this super cute  DIY paper bag scarecrow with the kids , they will love to make it and also to play with it! Kids can play with this lovely scarecrow puppet until you’re ready to watch the next episode of Lost In Oz! Or accompany this cute scarecrow with a few pumpkins and create a gorgeous fall garden porch decor with him! ( You can use old clothes instead of fabric, to make your DIY scarecrow more weatherproof!) This scarecrow craft is perfect for preschoolers and kids of all ages! . . .
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DIY autumn gnome decor with felt and pine cones (tomte)
Are you looking for a super easy, quick and super adorable  autumn or Christmas kids craft? Do you have a few nice pine cones? Try this cute felt and pine cone Christmas gnome (tomte)! These adorable pine cone gnome ornaments are perfect little gifts for Christmas, or you can make some to decorate your home at autumn/winter! This pine cone craft is so easy even the smallest crafty hands can make some for the next craft fair! Of course these little pine cone gnomes will look gorgeous in any Christmas-ish or fall colors! Create a whole gnome family and decorate the kids' room or the classroom with them at winter/fall! (To make the pattern download button work please choose the original language link below! . . .
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DIY leaf rubbing collage - fall craft for kids
Put a nice autumn leaf under your paper, use a crayon on its side and gently rub the color all over the paper, allowing the magic to happen!  One at a time, you can add leaf after leaf to create beautiful leaf rubbing collages. Simple as that! You can use the finished fall leaf collages as a nice natural looking wall decor which will add a hint of nature and a pop of color to your home or classroom at autumnKids of all ages will enjoy this quick and easy fall craft project! Go to Jen's site and read the whole tutorial on how to make rubbed leaf collages! (This rubbing art technique also works well with other textured items - imagine a nice coin collage!) . . .
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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 hanging potpourri autumn wall decor (dried orange and cinnamon)
Do you love natural potpourris and seasonal scents? Try this super quick, super easy , but still beautiful hangin wall fall decor with it's amazing smell! This rustic autumn leaf, dried orange slice and cinnamon stick potpourri backdrop is simple to make and only requires a few supplies. Go for a walk and collect a few gorgeous fall leaves with the kids or simply use silk leaves, and create your gorgeous rustic autumn hanging wall decor which will also smell heavenly thorough the fall season! Of course you can use any other (natural) craft materials and potpourris to create this gorgeous hanging wall decor and decorate your home , it will look gorgeous in any form! . . .
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DIY Rustic autumn leaf backdrop ( easy fall decor )
The season is changing, the air is getting crisp, and the leaves are falling. Time for some seasonal reinforcements, like this rustic autumn leaf backdropSimple to make and only requires a few supplies. Go  for a walk and collect a few gorgeous fall leaves with the kids or simply use silk leaves, and create your gorgeous rustic autumn hanging wall decor! Of course you can use any other craft materials to create this gorgeous fall decor (especially if you creating it with kids): such as colorful construction paper! (Silk) leaves are not just only beautiful and natural looking fall decors  but they are also inexpensive! . . .
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Four seasons transformation rock game for kids (rock painting)
Today's four seasons transformation rock game takes an interactive and hands-on approach to engaging children in seasonal change observations and discussions. With a simple turn of a pebble, kids can work through all four seasons, using the bright colors to identify and differentiate between summer, spring,autumn and winter. The activity all begins with a fun rock hunt, so head down to your local beach or pebble rich location and start collecting – you will need a minimum of 40 small, flat and smooth rocks! . . .
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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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Easy and quick DIY fall centerpiece with leaves and burlap
We love fall colors! We also love the leaves! So many beautiful natural colors and shapes - and the best: autumn leaves costs nothing! So this gorgeous DIY fall candle centerpiece is not just beautiful, easy to make and quick but also frugal and reusable! (Because if you don't need an autumn decor anymore you can just reuse the candles to decorate for other seasons and holidays as well) In this nice craft tutorial That's What Che Said will teach you how to make this beautiful fall centerpiece in no time! . . .
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DIY Easy hedgehog stones - rock painting for kids
This time Andreja shares with us a super cute hedgehog painted rock tutorial! We love stone painting and we love hedgehogs so these cute fellows are a must. Fall is the perfect season for rock hunting! In this kids craft tutorial learn how to make sweet little hedgehog rocks, perfect for kids of all ages. Rock hunting groups are popping up faster than movie theater popcorn in cities around the country, and for good reason. Rock hunting is a fun way to get outside into nature, spend time with family, spread kindness, and unite communities. Don’t hide the rocks & pebbles in your mother’s kitchen cabinet: create cute painted rock hedgehog from them! . . .
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Adorable felt bird with hat - needle felting tutorial
Needle felting is the perfect hobby craft a technique to create the world cutest decorations and gifts from cheap materials in minutes! With this nice needle felting tutorial you can learn how to make this super adorable little bird in no time!  This little needle felted bird looks so small and delicate! This little felt birdie can be a great autumn (fall) or winter decor or even a cute unique gift for a special occasion! Creating one needle felt bird is fun and relatively easy, so you can teach the technique of needle felting for your kids as well! Make a bunch of needle felt birdies and create a super kawaii (cute) fall (or spring) nest decor! . . .
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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 Williams Sonoma inspired outdoor bench (free plan)
Every porch needs a DIY outdoor bench, at least that’s what Steve and Amy decided the other day. Actually Steve has had the concept for this bench in his head for awhile: he wanted to make something without screws and hardware - completely with adhesive! This DIY Williams Sonoma inspired wooden outdoor bench is modern, inexpensive and look so great! In this nice step-by-step furniture making tutorial you can learn how to make this awesome stylish bench (or table) from pine 2x4s! This woodworking project is fairly easy and you can even use up all your scrap wood laying around which is also a very nice thing! . . .
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DIY cute sleeping succulent planter - fun and quick gift
Did you know having houseplants in your home makes you smarter? Science says it’s true, and who are we to argue with science? So today, let’s increase our brain power by making some ahh-dorable planters with living "hair"! Put one in every room and feel that gray matter grow!" You can create the planters with sleepy or  funny face expressions , or for a more personal look you can use a (printed out)  face from a family photo (glued to the planter) . It can be a perfect gift for any occasion or you can use it as a fun kids room decor! . . .
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DIY Pet cactus buddies - rock painting for kids
Did you have a pet rock as a kid? She has seen some really fun adult version cactus rocks and thought it would be fun to make pet cactus rocks for kids. Kids will love to paint and pick out their pet cactus rock for this easy craft project! How much cuter can these pet cactus rocks be? And they are so easy to make too! This is a craft your kids will LOVE! This rock painting project is perfect for the smallest crafty hands as well and you can decorate the kids' room or your garden with the finished rock cactus buddies!  With a little colorful crepe paper you can add cute cactus flowers to your rock buddies. Alternate the rocks sizes to create a whole cactus rock family! . . .
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DIY Easy paint brush storage rack - woodworking for beginners
We’ve got a super-simple build for you today! This paint brush storage rack will take you a grand total of 20 minutes to build and will use up 4 pieces of scrap wood from your pile.  Your drill holes can be larger and smaller to fit all of your paint brush collection.  If you drill every marking (or rather every other marking) this should give you space to hold 77 paint brushes. Change it up and create one to house pencil crayons, pencils and/or pens.  Make a larger one and store screwdrivers. SOOOO easy! You can whip up this paintbrush rack in no time even if you are a beginner in woodworking! This wooden paintbrush holder can be a great gift for your artistic friends and family members as well! . . .
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DIY Galaxy rock magnets - rock painting
Let the kids paint rocks as if they were pieces of the night sky and make space rock fridge magnets! These gorgeous galaxy rock magnets can be great Father's day gifts for the best dad in the universe, or if you have a grandmother or an aunt who loves the cosmos or if you simply want a bunch of out-of-this-world magnets, it works any time! We love how the rocks look as if they were shards that fell off the night sky. That is, if the sky was rock hard, as some ancient cultures believed. Create some super easy to paint galaxy rocks and amaze your friends and family members with your amazing rock painting skills! . . .
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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 Painted mouse rocks - rock painting for kids
Summer is the perfect season for rock hunting! In this kids craft tutorial learn how to make sweet little painted mouse rocks, perfect for kids of all ages. Rock hunting groups are popping up faster than movie theater popcorn in cities around the country, and for good reason. Rock hunting is a fun way to get outside into nature, spend time with family, spread kindness, and unite communities. Don’t hide the rocks & pebbles in your mother’s kitchen cabinet: create cute painted rock mouse from them! . . .
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