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Under the sea - coloring book pages for adults
It’s time for another super gorgeous pack of intricate coloring pages – this time they have the under the sea coloring pages for adults! So sharpen your coloring pens, or even better get your markers ready and have fun with coloring pages for adults! . . .
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DIY Paper plate rainbow fish- summer craft for kids
Inspired by the gorgeous picture book The Rainbow Fish, Arty Crafty Kids have created her very own ADORABLE paper plate rainbow fish craft.  The more observant of you will  notice that their rainbow fish is less rainbow and more purple,white and blue with a fleck of the essential silver. Well sometimes you just have to work with the materials you have to hand , but your finished paper plate fish will be gorgeous in any form! With lots of painting, cutting and sticking involved, this is a great summer craft for developing fine motor skills. Explore the creativity and simply go with the flow! . . .
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DIY Homemade bath salt - easy recipe

Today, we're sharing an easy recipe for homemade bath salts. Choose your favorite scent and a coordinating color, and you have a lovely homemade gift! Mother’s Day is just around the corner, and these homemade bath salts would be a perfect gift for mom. You can make this craft project really easy and just mix one big batch of any scent, or you can divide it up and make several different scents. She used peppermint oil, sweet orange oil and lavender. Then used food coloring to color each batch a coordinating color.  Watch this nice step-by-step bath salt tutorial and recipe and let's start crafting  fun and relaxing homemade baths salts!

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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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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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DIY Rocking paper plate crab  - summer craft for kids
These adorable homemade paper plate crabs can be gently rocked backwards and forwards and they also have pincers that actually open and close too. Hours of fun nip, nip, nipping the whole household! Paper plates make a great base for a lots of easy summer kids' crafts especially this adorable crab craft! We hope you will have lots fun with making this paper plate crab craft with your kids or class! These super cute rocking paper plate crabs provide lots of fun to play with and so easy to make you could craft your own cast of crabs in no time! This paper plate crab can  be  a great addition to your ocean/summer theme classroom decor! . . .
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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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DIY Shark hooded towel for kids  - sewing tutorial
With one more month of summer fun, we thought we needed something that screamed summer for your towel this month. Who’s ready for a cue the Jaws theme song…shark! It’s a Shark Hooded Towel! We totally love how this fun cute shark towel turned out! We can just picture a cute kid walking around the pool or the beach wearing this towel this summer. Read this detailed sewing tutorial and learn how to sew your very own shark hooded towel in minutes! This sewing project is relatively easy because towel cotton is a really easy fabric to sew with, so if your are a beginner in sewing this project is a perfect starter for you! . . .
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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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Adorable amigurumi mermaid dolls ( Ariel ) - free crochet pattern
This free mermaid crochet pattern is one of Kali's most popular paid amigurumi patterns that she has now made available for FREE! The friendly mermaid doll is a little under 12 inches tall and 4.5 inches wide (not including the arms and hair.) This is the perfect (Disney) amigurumi doll for little girls who dream of being a mermaid and swimming in the sea. For this mermaid, she recommends using size 4 worsted weight yarn in whatever color you prefer.  The beauty of this adorable amigurumi mermaid doll is that you are able to customize her in any way you would like! Enjoy crocheting your own cute amigurumi mermaid (Ariel) doll! . . .
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DIY Seashell candles
Vith this great video craft tutorial  you canlearn how to make these awesome seashell candles - all you need are a few tealights, seashells and an aluminium take-out container! It's a great addition for your wedding  or summer party, or it's also a nice cheap vintage /shabby chic decoration for your home. . . .
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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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DIY crochet (amigurumi) whale - free amigurumi pattern
Today we're sharing a free amigurumi pattern with you for a super cute crochet whale toy ! Adorable, isn't it? We love handmade amigurumi toys so much, because they have lots of personality and the kids will love them more than any expensive store bought toy! This adorable amigurumi whale toy should be easy peasy to crochet since it uses only basic crochet loops. Create a set of super cute whale amigurumis for your kids or grandkids they will love it! You can crochet the whales in any size and color they will be lovely in any form! . . .
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DIY Toliet paper tube jellyfish -  craft for kids
Turn a cardboard tube into a cute and colorful jellyfish craft for kids! You’ll just need an empty paper towel roll, some paint, and scissors. This (summerjellyfish art project is perfect for kindergarten, first grade and up. It makes a great addition to your ocean or sea life unit too! Read this step-by-step tutorial and turn an empty paper towel roll into a unique jellyfish craft. This simple art project provides lots of fine motor practice, and the finished toilet paper tube jellyfish would be perfect to add to an ocean scene with other sea animals like sunfish, sharks, or sea turtles. . . .
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DIY 3D Beach canvas wall decor ideas
Not everyone is able to go to a place with a beach that's why Makkocino decided to show you 3 easy 3D canvas wall decor ideas that will bring the summer feeling straight into your home! She will show you how to make a heart that is painted into sand, and how to make a beach and shell canvas! These summer decor ideas are super easy to make, you will only need some canvases, acrylic paint, a brush, sand, polymer clay and some sea shells! This canvas art is a perfect summer decor project for you even if you are a beginner in painting! Watch this nice video tutorial and learn how to paint these gorgeous summer /beach style mixed-media artworks! . . .
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DIY Crochet shark bag - fun free summer bag  pattern
Do you love crocheting and fun summer craft ideas? Whip up these fun summery shark bags! Whether you're California dreamin', or you actually have nice weather right now (you lucky duck, you), you'll definitely want to make one of these shark bags your next project. To make this free pattern even more fun, she's designed the bags in both an adult and a child size. The pictures for this shark bag tutorial feature the child sized shark bag (the blue shark), but the construction techniques are the same for the adult sized bag (the gray shark) as well. So follow along and make your own super fun, unique, summery shark bag! It's guaranteed to be a conversation piece. . . .
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DIY Ocean in a jar - summer craft idea for kids
Make mini aquarium sensory bottles so kids can tap on the aquarium wall without getting in trouble as they shake up some ocean animals, make some waves, and learn about the creatures of the sea. As kids shake up their miniature mason jar aquariums they can find and name ocean animals. Her kid’s picked out a variety of ocean animals like sea horses, fish, crabs, stingrays, sharks, and jellyfish to add to their mini aquariums. They love flipping the jar aquariums over and watching the waves crash and the animals swim. They helped make their own aquarium sensory bottle but you could always make one on your own so your kid could discover the sea animals inside. . . .
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DIY 10 minute funny jellyfish costume
If you are looking for a quick and easy last minute Halloween costume then this 10 minute Homemade Jellyfish Costume is just what you need.  This jellyfish costume came together in about 10 minutes and the best part is I can reuse everything used to make this costume! . . .
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Easy crochet turtle baby toys (free amigurumi pattern)
In this nice written and video! amigurumi tutorial  Vibemai ( a Danish blogger and crochet enthusiast) will teach to you how to crochet easily  these super adorable and baby safe amigurumi turtles! This crocheted / amigurumi turtle will be a wonderful  handmade gift for your kids (or grandkids). In this nice crochet /amigurumi blog you will find a free amigurumi turtle pattern alongside a nice detailed video crochet tutorial! This amigurumi turtle  is an absolutely easy crochet toy project: you can create one turtle easily even if you are a beginner in amigurumi /crocheting. This crocheted turlte doesn't require too much yarn, and it will look great in any color! . . .
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DIY Old jeans hexagon pillow - recycling craft
If you keep all your family’s old jeans to upcycle into useful things, and you love sewing this is the perfect sewing project for you! If you just love working with old denim you will love this creative repurposing idea! We love the different shades of indigo and the different styles. This upcycled jeans hexagon pillow will really show off the varieties of denim styling!  This denim jeans hexagon pillow is a perfect way to recycle unused clothes and it will add lots of interesting details to your home or your teen's room. This hexagon denim pillow is also nice way to spice up your ocean theme summer decor. So grab a few old denims and sew a gorgeous home decor piece with this nice detailed sewing tutorial! . . .
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Miniature kawaii crochet octopus - free amigurumi pattern
This simple amigurumi octopus is quite quick to crochet. Make yours with a plain face, or add a little takochu mouth. They’re stackable too, so you can make a whole tower of octopi! These super cute (kawaii) amigurumi octopuses can be crocheted as a funny gift for a best friend. With this brilliant free amigurumi pattern you can crochet a few funny miniature octopuses for your friends and family members for a special occasion! (Or you can use them as a fun summer decor!)   This free octopus pattern is a beginner one so if you aren't familiar with the amigurumi technique you can still easily crochet one! You can use any color and style yarn to crochet these kawaii octop . . .
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DIY rustic sailboat from a tree branch
This rustic style branch and textile sailboat is not just only a perfect house (or kids room) decor, but you can bring in some nature , which is always good! With this branch sailboat you can also add a little nostalgic feel to your (or the kids) room. This craft project is very easy, quick and  low budget - simple but beautiful! You just need a sturdy brach piece (or driftwood) and some leftover fabrics. You can use your hot glue gun (or any strong glue) to fix the twig, and simply pin the fabric piece with nails (if you haven't got eyelet screws at hand) . . .
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Mermaids ( sirens ) - polimer clay tutorial
Polymer clay is wonderful craft material! It's inexpensive, easy to find, and can be molded into anything you can dream of! In this nice step-by-step video tutorial you can learn the sculpting and finishing techniques with polymer clay thorough the creation of this super cute polimer clay mermaid.  Of course, you can use other materials to create the mermaid figurines: in can be an adorable cake topper / cake decoration from fondant , you can create cute home decors with them from air drying clay, or even you can use simple play-doh / plasticine / salt-dough to create some cute mermaids with the kids just for fun ! . . .
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DIY Adorable no-sew fleece octopus - softie for kids
The yarn octopus has long been a classic toy to make for children, and she’s transformed it into an even easier, and perhaps more cuddly, no-sew fleece octopus! With this nice step-by-step no-sew fleece octopus tutorial you can learn how to make this super adorable octopus from fleece or t-shirt fabric!  This is the perfect craft project for recycle some old t-shirts, fleece leftovers or any non-fraying fabric pieces! If you create the no-sew octopus' head with a tennis ball instead of Styrofoam ball itt can be a great toy for your dog as well! (Just to be sure to knot the strings well and use a sturdy fabric piece) . . .
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DIY Seashell heart door hanger - summer decor
Today we’re in a beachy mood! We love going to the beach, and collecting shells is our favorite part. They are like little works of nature's art with their swirly shapes and pearly colors. Show off your seashells' beauty by making a summery door hanger covered in shells! And what shape should it be? A heart, of course, because we love seashells! If you love them as much as we do, and want to make your own seashell heart door hanger, just follow these simple steps. . . .
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Deviled egg sailboats - fun party snack
Deviled Egg Sailboats are super fun and easy to make cool summer appetizers for any occassions or parties (whether be a birthday kid's party or a beach theme summer party). What a creative idea for a healthy snack or party! Use red, yellow, orange, and green peppers as for the sails, or you can use any other vegetables to spice up the deviled egg sailboats. These super cute and delicious hard boiled egg sailboats are perfect appetizers for kids ar for adults! You can use any delicious cremes to fill up the hard boiled egg halves (egg creme, tuna creme, cream cheese and onion creme etc..) . . .
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DIY Paper plate pirates - fun summer craft for kids
This awesome paper bowl pirate craft makes a fabulous addition to any pirate learning theme! Kids will have a blast designing their own one of a kind pirate with yarn hair, a silly beard, grumpy pirate facial features and even a groovy earring if they’d like. Using a paper bowl for the face gives the craft a cool 3D effect too. I heart crafty things have made a template for the pirate hat and patch to make the prep work for this awesome pirate craft a breeze. Don't forget to look for more fun pirate theme activities at the bottom of I heart crafty thing's page! . . .
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DIY paper plate puffer fish - summer kids craft idea
This paper plate puffer fish craft for kids is super cute and easy to make! This summer kids' craft  makes a perfect addition to your unit on fish, oceans, and sea life, or simply do it just for fun.  This art project for children also provides lots of cutting practice for little hands! We bet you already have paper plates around your house,so read this nice craft tutorial and get inspired to turn them into all sorts of crafts and art projects. Just like this fun puffer fish craft. We love how the edges of the paper plate look just like the little spikes on the puffer fish, and making those spikes provides lots of lots of scissor cutting practice too! She also incorporated some fun painting techniques into this summer craft project ! . . .
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How to make a clay pot lighthouse - garden decoration
Lighthouses are a popular decorating motif not only because of their nautical roots, but because they symbolize safe harbor and protection. This lighthouse made from terra cotta clay pots is surprisingly easy to assemble, and it even features a lantern on top to cast a warm glow. You can place it in the garden as a decoration, or use it as a centerpiece for a beach gathering. In this nice step-by-step written summer craft tutorial Jonathan Fong will show you how to make your own miniature garden lighthouse from clay pots in minutes! . . .
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23 different seashell summer craft ideas for kids
One of our favorite things to do at the beach is to find the most beautiful seashells in the sand! There are SO many cute summer craft ideas to make with them! She rounded up her favorite ones to make this summer with the kids. (In this nice collection you can find 23! different creative kids craft ideas with sea- and snail shells). Just click on the links below the photos to get more instructions. This is a great and fun way to preserve beach summer holiday memories and create nice decorations/keepsakes/gifts with the kids. . . .
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DIY jellyfish in a bottle - fun recycling craft for kids
Upcycle some common household trash into a super fun frugal summer toy: a floating jellyfish in the bottle! How to play: just let the kids turn he bottle upside down – they’ll be surprised to see the plastic bag jellyfish moves every time they turn the bottle! This will help exercise young kids hand and arm muscles as well when they flip, rotate or turn the bottle. They can also learn about the relationship between the direction of bottle and the movement of the jellyfish. For older kids, you can ask them questions about why the jellyfish always floats up to the water surface and what is the differences between the real jellyfish and the one in the bottle. You can make a few extra bottles for your child’s friends! . . .
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DIY Cute baby turtles using God's Eye weaving pattern
Looking for some fun and unique summer crafts to do with the kiddos?Today we are sharing this fun twist on a God's Eye weaving craft. (Remember collecting sticks and making those in summer camp?) But, instead of making the traditional 2 stick version, she recently made a fun 3 stick version, that also happens to look like a tiny baby turtle!  Aren't they cute?  It's such a fun and easy summer craft that's sure to please kids of all ages.  And if you liked this super cute God's eye weaved baby popsicle stick turtle activity, you can find more weaving crafts and more popsicle stick crafts on PinkStripeySocks's craft blog! . . .
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