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Cheap and Easy Crafts Free eBook
Find a wide array of fun and easy crafts in this free eBook!
We know how hard it can be to find a good craft on a low budget. That's why we gathered up the wonderfully simple and thrifty crafts in this special eBook. In this eBook, you'll find amazing projects for candles and soap, crafting with kids, crochet patterns, craft gifts, recycled crafts, home decor, papier mache crafts, holiday crafts, Halloween crafts, knitting patterns, painting projects, organization, scrapbook pages, sewing projects, Thanksgiving crafts, unexpected craft ideas, Valentine's Day crafts, wearable crafts, wedding crafts, and woodcrafts. The projects in Cheap and Easy Crafts cover a wide range of crafting mediums, so there’s bound to be something for everyone. Check out this FREE ebook for all your affordable crafting needs. In this ebook you will find tips on creating quick and easy crafts.
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Cheap and Easy Crafts Table of Contents
If you are on a craft budget (and who isn't in the current economy?), have a look at this collection of 60 low-cost craft projects, sorted into categories such as needle craft, home decor, crafts for kids and more. We want you to know you can still enjoy your favorite hobbies without spending a lot of cash. With a few craft projects, you will have thrifty gifts for every occasion.
You can find more cheap craft projects, great activities for kids and extensive decorating ideas at www.FaveCrafts.com.
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Easter Egg Mobile (pg. 10) - This wonderful project to do with kids this Easter comes to us from the ever-creative Mama King of 4 Crazy Kings. Have the kids decorate egg shapes cut from clear contact paper to create Easter mobiles that let the sun shine through. Use whatever collage materials you have on hand such as sequins, glitter, paint and more.
Recycled Crayons (pg. 12) - This great, guest tutorial for how to recycle crayon bits into new crayons comes to us compliments of Sara of Kitty Baby Love. You can also find the little, kitty-shaped crayons (perfect for child-sized hands) for sale in her Etsy shop.
Scrap Yarn Crochet Slippers (pg. 16) - These easy slippers, perfect for beginners are very warm and very comfortable. I've been making them for years, and have many family and friends that request a pair at least once a year if not more. These slippers can be made so that they cover only the ankle or past the knee and any length between. Senior citizens like the warm up to just below their knees.
Arrow Stitch Crochet Afghan (pg. 19) - The simple arrow stitch in the crochet afghan pattern creates a lovely addition to any home. The rose and natural yarns in this afghan create a lovely palate of colors, but you can use any worsted weight yarn.
Recycled CD Letter Holder for Mom (pg. 21) - Help Mom stay organized with a personalized recycled mail station - showcase her favorite flowers and reuse an old CD. This project makes for a great mother's day gift or birthday present for a mom or another busy lady in your life.
"Quilted" Christmas Treat Jar (pg. 23) - Decorate a simple mason jar for those special Christmas treats. This quick and easy project will make your canned gifts look even more beautiful this holiday season.
10 Things to Do With Old Wine Bottles (pg. 26) - Instead of tossing those old wine bottles, use them in a variety of wine bottle craft projects. You can create lamps, decorative vases and hurricanes from old wine bottles and they make great gifts. Don’t forget to save the corks to create a homemade cork board.
Modern Wall Art (pg. 40) - All you need to make your own modern wall art are a few sheets of STYROFOAM™ Brand Foam and your favorite patterned scrapbook paper. You can mix and match whatever patterns and paper designs you like, your guests will be shocked that this project was so easy!
Painted Easter Egg Chick (pg. 42) - For a cute variation on traditional painted Easter eggs, paint one to look like a little baby chick with a bit of glitter.
Bunny Shirt for Kids (pg. 46) - Make the kids "hoppy" this spring with a T-shirt, painted with a cute bunny in glittery paint.
A Card for Dad (pg. 48) - This simple, painted card for Father's Day will be a hands-down favorite with Dad.
Papercrafted Blossoms Easter Eggs (pg. 50) - These alternatively decorated Easter Eggs truly showcase the beauty of sping with lovely papercrafted blossoms and bright, happy colors. Unlike regular dyed Easter eggs, you can enjoy these festive Easter decorations for many years.
Easter Bunny Sacks with Tissue Paper Ears (pg. 52) - With a simple painting pattern and floppy tissue paper "ears," turn inexpensive paper lunch sacks into Easter bunny bags. Use for decoration at an Easter brunch or egg-hunt.
Celebrate! Star Ornament (pg. 55) - Colorful fabric and ribbon scraps create a quick, festive ornament that is great for kids.
Bat Puppet Foam Project (pg. 62) - Grab the kids and print our free craft patterns to create this easy Halloween craft. It's quick and kids will love the final product. Halloween playtime has never been more fun!
Beaded Boo Bag (pg. 64) - This decorated boo bag is the perfect way to hand out candy to trick-or-treaters or to give to a child to carry around so she can collect her own.
Cotton Stripes Knit Dishcloth (pg. 66) - Create practical yet attractive striped dishcloths with this free dishcloth knitting pattern. This easy dishcloth is a great knitting pattern for beginners as you won't have to switch balls of yarn. The cotton yarn is easy to work and washable.
Double Knit Hat with Earflaps (pg. 69) - Keep your ears warm with this double knit hat with cute ear flaps. This is a great little project to use up some of your left over partial skeins.
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Filled with lots of great projects for crafters of all mediums, this free eBook is a great way to expand your crafting skills and fuel your creativity. With lots of great projects that are both simple and fun, Cheap and Easy Crafts is sure to keep you busy the whole year through!
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