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A Year Of Craft Projects

Updated on November 24, 2015
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Let's Craft

Let's Craft

A year of crafting ideas and projects to do.

Fun craft projects for you to do from January through December.

All of the ideas and patterns are free. They are simple and quick projects that require very few and inexpensive materials to do the craft

Click on the link and it will take you to the desired pattern or idea..Have fun!

Capturing Time

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January

January Time Capsule

Start the New Year out with this fun project.

Create a time capsule. Design and create a time capsule.

Add mementos and treasures that you have collected throughout the year.

Example: Pictures you have taken of your children or grandchildren. Ticket stubs from an exciting event. A seashell from the trip to the beach. On News years eve, open the time capsule an reflect on the past year.

To Create Time Capsule, you will need a glass or plastic jar with a lid. Place a family picture inside the jar facing out..( it can be any picture that you like..remember it's your time capsule design it the way you would like) replace the lid..that's it..now all you need to do is fill it up as you see fit..

Crafting Pillar Candles

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February

February Dried Flower Candles

For the month of February

Why Valentine's Day and Romance of course.

The Dried Flower Candles are so pretty and romantic looking. They will look pretty as a center piece, for a romantic candlelight dinner . I can see them sitting pretty to light up and bring romance to any room.

Easy and quick to make with very few materials needed to create these beauties

Free Pattern Dried Flower Candles

Candles Made With Pressed Roses

Spring Wreath

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March

For the month of March. Let's make a pretty Spring Wreath to decorate our doors..or they will look just as pretty hanging on a wall.

Follow the link to get ideas: Spring Wreath

Then gather the supplies of your choice and let's get started

Lavender Linen Spray

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April

April Lavender Linen Spray

If you love lavender as much as I do, then you to will love this Lavender linen Spray.

Mmmm I can almost smell it now..

Reminds me of April Showers

By following the link provided you will learn step by step how to cut and dry your own Lavender, and then you will learn how to make the Linen Spray using your own home grown and dried Lavender (or the lavender can be purchased) Or you can make it with fresh Lavender.

The Directions are free: Lavender Linen Spray

Flower Pen

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May

May Flower Pens

April Showers bring May Flowers

These flower pens are easy and fun to make..I have made many flower pens and never tire of them.

They can be made as party favors, teachers gifts,or for your own use.I always have a flower pen sitting at my computer desk

Follow the Link for the free directions: Flower Pen

Make Your Own Rock Chalk

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June

June Chalk Rocks

Schools out..The kids are home ..you keep hearing them say "mommy I'm bored"

Why not do a fun project with the kiddos? Help them make these beautiful rocks. And when the project is completed , send them outdoors to try them out!

Use up those bits of broken sidewalk chalk and make Rock Chalk

Follow this link to find the tutorial: ROCK CHALK

Luminaries

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July

July Tin Can Luminaries

Light up your 4th of July party with these patriotic tin can Luminaries

With a little Red ,White And Blue Paint

Some your tin cans from your canned veggies, fruit or Soup

And a few other items and you are good to go..Make as many as you want

They are easy and inexpensive

Find out how to here : Tin can Luminaries

Cupcakes

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August

August Decorating Cupcakes

Something different for the month of August.

Lets learn how to decorate a cupcake with a sweet edible birds neat. Be sure to Watch the video below to see how its done.

Or how about learning to decorate other cupcakes

Visit the Tutorial on All About Cupcakes Step by Step

Project Cupcake

10 Minute Dish Towel Apron

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September

September - ten Minuter Apron

This pretty apron can be made in just ten minutes..Now that is fast crafting! All you need is the time and an adorable dish towel? Just in time to protect your clothing while cooking those up coming holiday meals and goodies. In fact while you are at it make one or two as a gift.


The easy and free instructions can be found here: Adorable Apron

Glitter Pumpkins

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October

October Glitter Pumpkins

What a pretty way to bring fall to your table or your fall decorating.

These pretty pumpkins will last longer than a cut pumpkin will . Although they are not scary they sure are pretty and sparkly. And can be glittered up in any color you choose.

Simple and easy to make : Glitter Pumpkins

Pumpkin Spice Mason Jar

Nothing says fall quite like the scent of pumpkin. Create your own Pumpkin Spice Candle in a mason jar.

The complete tutorial can be found at : She Uncovered


Spice and Clove

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November

November Knit and Crochet Pumpkin

These pumpkins are adorable.

Clove is a Crochet Pattern

Spice is a Knit Pattern

They are cute decorations that can be brought out and used each and every Autumn

The pattern is a free down load from Knit Picks : Clove and Spice

Sugar Cone Cornucopia
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Cornucopia

These cute little Cornucopias will look so cute as a decoration on your table . They are easy and fun to make This is a guide about making sugar cone cornucopias.

All you need are sugar cones, white frosting and your favorite candies. My favorite are colorful gum drops.

Reindeer Hot Chocolate

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December

Mason Jar Reindeer Hot Chocolate Mix

This is just one of the many projects that can be made using mason jars

Follow the link which will take you to the slide show of mason jar projects

Each mason jar comes with free patterns and directions;


A year of crafting ideas and projects to do.

Fun craft projects for you to do from January through December.

All of the ideas and patterns are free. They are simple and quick projects that require very few and inexpensive materials to do the craft

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    • Rachel L Alba profile image

      Rachel L Alba 3 years ago from Every Day Cooking and Baking

      What a nice hub to read. I love all your ideas. After the holidays are over I will be looking for something else to do. I'll look at these all over again.

      Blessings to you and yours.

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      Diana L Pierce 3 years ago from Potter County, Pa.

      Thanks for the good ideas. Voted up.

    • ChitrangadaSharan profile image

      Chitrangada Sharan 3 years ago from New Delhi, India

      All amazing craft ideas!

      A very well presented hub indeed. I will try some of these. Voted up!

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      Faythe Payne 3 years ago from USA

      thank you AnniAz2

    • Ann1Az2 profile image

      Ann1Az2 3 years ago from Orange, Texas

      I love the knitted spice pumpkin - what a clever idea! And the time capsule - I haven't done one of those since I was in school - many, many years ago. Well done and great ideas.

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