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12 How to Sew Ruffles the Easy Way


Free ruffle patterns perfect for gift giving or decorating your home. These free patterns will help you to be sewing ruffles in no time at all. Ruffles are so feminine and so lovely!  These patterns make excellent homemade gifts from the heart that will stand the test time! {{wink}} The Tip Junkie Creative Community has 524 Gifts to Sew and Make with free patterns and pictured instructions to …

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10 Fun Ways to Celebrate Operating Room Nurse Day

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If you’ve ever had surgery or know someone who has then, TODAY is the day to celebrate and honor the nurses that work in the operating room! We are celebrating OPERATING ROOM NURSE DAY, and we want you to join us! Do you like celebrating year round? If you don’t like to wait for major national holidays to roll around, …

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17 Easy Crochet and Knitting Patterns for Kids

How to Crochet

Today I’m hooking you up with 17 easy crochet and knitting patterns all with pictured instructions on how to make the most lovely homemade gifts and wearable items for kids. Use these free patterns to create your own homemade gifts in fun styles.  These how to crochet and how to knit patterns include fingerless hair bows, boat shoes, mary janes, blankets, beanies, scarves, mermaid cocoon, …

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21 Best Organization Hacks {organize}


How to organize your home with the best ideas and pictured tutorials!  They include home organization stations, free printables on how to be organized, as well as how to declutter tips and tricks.  I’ve got you hooked up with organize tricks for every room and space in your house. We’ve taken away all the guess work on how to organize with these …

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15 Thoughtful Gifts to Make for Grandparents


Wondering what to make for grandparents this year for Christmas presents is no longer the question! Here are the best DIY gifts ideas for grandparents to make!  These home made gifts are perfect for grandma and grandpa and include pictured tutorials for a family tree, photo coasters, photo ornament, tea towel art, snow globe, mugs and handprint art. As always, the Tip Junkie Homemade Gifts site has …

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15 Best Gift Ideas to Make for Men

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What to make for men this year for Christmas presents is no longer the question! {I’ve got your back}  Here are the best gift ideas to make for your adult son, boyfriend, husband, Dad, father-in-law, or significant other!  These home made gifts are perfect for men and include pictured tutorials for a leather journal, necktie zip pouch, coffee cozy, laptop case, cord roll, bucket tote …

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19 DIY Tween and Teen Gifts


These Cool gifts to make for 10 to 17 years old {tweens and teens} are so great!  I just love these home made gifts that are perfect for tweens and teens and include money gift ideas, triplet tote, texting gloves, iphone charging station, BFF iphone cases, arm knit scarf, instagram frame, jewelry, vintage t-shirts and a spa pampering kit. Create a new Christmas tradition or do …

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14 Handmade Gifts for Kids

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Here are cool DIY Christmas gifts for kids. These home made gifts and toys are perfect for kids aged 2 to 9 years old and include pictured tutorials for a chalkboard laptop, Lego Pocket Pals pillow, a shark robe, gingerbread crayons, texting gloves and a Brave inspired arrow pouch. Create a new Christmas tradition or do a simple activitiy for kids with these awesome holiday crafts! Use these …

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17 DIY Groomsmen Gifts


If you’re tying the knot and wondering what to make for your groomsmen for a simple thank you then look no further! {I’ve got you back}  Here are 17 of the best gift ideas to make for your groomsmen!  These home made gifts are perfect for men and include pictured tutorials for a leather journal, leather wallet, photo album, coffee cozy, flask sleeve, cuff links, scrabble …

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20 Simple Felt Projects to Make


 Enjoy these free patterns to make with felt that will make perfect homemade gifts.   These felt tutorials include felt flowers, jewelry, heart felt patterns, felt iphone patterns, and even easy felt DIY projects. Tip Junkie has 167 felt patterns including over 314 free patterns all with pictured tutorials to learn or how to make.  You can always search there if you’’re looking for more crafts to make with step-by-step instructions. {wink}  Felt Projects   …

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21 DIY Gifts for Co-Workers and Neighbors {last minute}


Cheap Christmas gift ideas to make for neighbors and Work presents to make for co-workers and colleagues that are chic, cheap, and easy are here at your finger tips!  These fun things to make  and home made gifts are pictured tutorials for a coffee cozie, business card holder, ipad case, coffee scrub, reindeer root beer, cookie dough kit, fire starters and monogrammed tea towels.   …

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27 How to Beanie & Glove Tutorials

DIY Winter Beanie

How to make beanie designs, comfy glove patterns and crochet fingerless mittens complete with pictured instructions on how to make for homemade gifts. Use these free patterns to create your own winter beanie and gloves in a fun hip hop style.  These designs include crochet beanie hats, team hats and crochet fingerless gloves that are super fabulous.  You’ll love to wear them and they’ll keep you warm!  {{knuckle …

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13 DIY Business Card Holders {patterns & templates}

DIY Business Card Holder

Keep your business cards handy with a DIY Business Card Holder.  They make fantastic gifts for the professional man or woman as well as co-workers.  Plus, they are the perfect gift idea for Boss’s Day which falls on Wednesday, October 16th this year.  Whether it’s for your desk, pocket or gift you can make it yourself with these free patterns and templates …

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21 DIY Baby Bootie Patterns {sewing, crochet & knit}

TOMS Inspired Baby Shoes

Homemade baby booties for baby gifts  are easier than you think!  What better than a one of a kind handmade pair.  Here are 21 incredible free patterns all with pictured tutorials on how to make the perfect pair of baby booties including ruffled mary jane’s, TOMS inspired, moccasins, ballet, felt, little man, knit booties, crochet booties, t-shirt sandals, kimono, reversible and summer …

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12 Best Hostess Gift Tutorials

Christmas Apron

Hostess gift patterns are a must this holiday season so that you can bring a home made hostess or party present for your party host to your next social event.  These party present tutorials include an herb garden, spoon sets, monogrammed tea towel, glass bottle labels, apron, breakfast basket and a kitchen tablet holder.  These gifts are sure to sure the party hostess …

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