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    47 Fun And Easy Crafts And DIYs You Can Do At Home

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    1. A bestselling calligraphy book that'll help you improve your writing and learn the art form of fancy lettering. It's a beginner's guide and has 15 in-book writing projects, so you can get all the practice you need!

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    Add a set of brush pens to your cart, so you can start right away.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $9.15.

    2. A kombucha brewing kit, so you can enjoy a bottle every morning and save a few toonies in the long run. The kit comes with enough ingredients to make eight litres worth of kombucha and reviewers loved how easy it was to follow the instructions.

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    The kit comes with a four-litre glass brew jar, kombucha cultures, raw cane sugar, tea bags, temperature strips, a cotton cloth cover, an elastic band, a pipet straw, and a metal mesh strainer.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $56.99.

    3. A letter writing set that is so cute, you'll want to send snail mail instead of emails. There are eight different styles of paper and each come with a matching envelope and a sticker to seal the letter.

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    The set includes 36 pieces of writing paper, 18 envelopes, and 18 envelope seal stickers.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $12.99+ (available in two styles).

    4. A rustic-looking felt letter board that you can use as a stylish piece of home decor or as an Insta-worthy prop in your next social media photo session.

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    If you’re looking for letters in different colours, you can get a pack of 188 letters in nine different colours here.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $29.95+ (available in five colours/sizes).

    5. Or a cinema light box that'll give your space a more retro vibe. It comes with 100 letters and includes built-in letter storage in the back of the light box.

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    You'll need six AA batteries that you can get here.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $39.99.

    6. A travel-friendly photo printer that'll print all your favourite pictures from your phone in seconds. And if you download the Polaroid app, you can add fun stickers, filters, and borders to your photos before you print.

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    Plus, the photo paper has a sticky back, so you can easily turn your picture into a sticker!

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $129.97.

    7. And a hanging photo display, so you can create a collage on your wall. You can mount it in your bedroom and hang an assortment of pictures, postcards, and other mementos.

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    There are five twine cords and 40 removable clothespins in the set.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $22.49+ (available in three colours, and in larger sizes).

    8. A craft book that'll encourage you to recycle all those fur balls you were going to throw away and use them to make cute kitty crafts. (I’m actually serious!) Some reviewers bought it as a gag gift, but were pleasantly surprised by how fun the crafts were. There are 10 projects and each will take less than an hour to finish.

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $16.78 (also available for Kindle).

    9. A set of dimmable LED lights that'll transform a regular mirror into a star-worthy vanity mirror. They come with adhesive stickers and five brightness levels that you can adjust using the up and down buttons. And you won't have to worry about any pesky cords, because they come with a rechargeable battery!

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    Check out BuzzFeed's full review of the LED vanity lights (#3 on the list).

    Get it from Amazon Canada for $22.99.

    10. A set of colourful washi tape, so you can decorate and label literally everything in your life. You can write on them like you would with masking tape, but the adhesive won't leave behind a gooey residue when you're ready to remove it.

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    Add this adorable tape dispenser to your cart, so they have a place to organize and showcase their washi tape collection.

    Get a pack of 28 rolls on Amazon Canada for $24.99.

    11. Or a handy label maker that'll fit into the palm of your hand and help you organize all the jars and boxes in your home or office. It'll only take a few minutes to create a label and it prints any combination of letters, numbers, and symbols.

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    Check out BuzzFeed's full review of the DYMO Hand-Held Label Maker (#9 on the list).

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $19.99.

    12. An adult colouring book that'll unleash your inner artist. The pages are based off the iconic artwork of painter Bob Ross and feature some of his most famous quotes and catchphrases. You'll appreciate how relaxing this activity is, and it combines two things that you love: books and being creative.

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $22.95.

    13. The Tasty Ultimate cookbook, which will help you master the cooking basics and inspire you to learn new recipes. It's filled with useful techniques, cooking hacks, and 150 recipes that are sure to make your mouth water. Reviewers say it's a great cookbook for beginners and the recipes are easy to follow.

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $32.80 on hardcover (also available for Kindle).

    14. A bestselling guidebook that'll help your master the art of origami. It has 40 projects to learn and reviewers say the instructions were easy to follow, making it the perfect book for beginners of all ages.

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    You can find origami paper here.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $8.95 (also available for Kindle).

    15. A jar of Perler beads and a pack of pegboards, so you can make a bunch of cute bead crafts. You can use the pegboards to make your own designs, but you can also find lots of fun Perler bead patterns online to recreate.

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    The Perler beads come with ironing paper and instructions, but you'll need an iron to melt the beads together.

    Get the Perler beads on Amazon Canada for $42.73 and a pack of seven pegboards for $11.99.

    16. A container of chalkboard paint, so you can finally paint that DIY chalkboard wall that you've been thinking of doing for months. It'll turn any object into a chalk-friendly surface, and it's super easy to use.

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    To transform an object into a chalkboard surface, you'll have to apply the paint, let it dry, and then cover the entire surface in chalk. This helps condition and prep the surface for chalk before you can start writing on it, so add a box of chalk to your cart.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for 9.62+ (available in five colours).

    17. A classic-looking bullet journal that can be whatever you want it to be! It could be a sketchbook, diary, agenda, notebook, or a million other things.

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    You can totally make it your own! The inside is lined with a dotted grid to help you organize the page, making it easy to track goals and see progress. Add a set of fun stencils to you cart that'll help you design and organize each page.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $23.49+ (available in 18 colours).

    18. And a deck of random writing prompts that'll get your out of your head and cure your writer's block. There are 150 unique prompts and six different categories that'll encourage you to be more creative, thoughtful, and productive with your writing.

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $26.99.

    19. A fun cookbook that'll inspire you to make all the recipes your favourite celebrity chefs make on TV! This cookbook has over a 100 tasty recipes by Mary Berg, the winner of MasterChef Canada and host of Mary's Kitchen Crush. Reviewers loved how easy the recipes were to follow, especially for the amateur cook.

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $31.68 (also available for Kindle).

    20. A friendship bracelets kit, so you can create a collection of cute accessories. It comes with an easy-to-follow instruction booklet, and an assortment of colourful strings, felt charms, and beads to create ten custom bracelets.

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $11.36.

    21. A fun activity book that'll teach you how to sketch like a Pixar animator. It has 45 activities that'll prompt them to create characters from films like Toy Story, Cars, Brave, and Inside Out.

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    The book is inspired by the behind-the-scenes work of real Pixar animators, and will teach you how to use shape, colour, and design to create a visual story. Add a pack of drawing pencils or colouring pencils to your cart, so you can start sketching right away.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $15.55.

    22. A set of beautiful nail gems that'll help you create the perfect Sailor Moon-inspired manicure. There are different sizes of moon, star, and diamond shapes, so you can create customized looks for each nail.

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    They're super easy to apply. Just add a little nail glue before placing on your nail.

    Get a pack of 100 on Amazon Canada for $12.99.

    23. A three-dimensional DIY scrapbook box you can fill with photos and messages to create a thoughtful and personal gift. You can design and customize every inch of this card stock box, and even tuck a few small items into the smaller box at the center for an extra special surprise! It's the perfect crafty gift for a super crafty person.

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    The scrapbook box includes theme stickers, a ribbon, a roll of double-sided tape, a small dry flower, and eight sheets of paper.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $25.19.

    24. A retro scrapbook that looks exactly like the one Ellie made in Up. It comes with a few stickers and cards to decorate and 40 blank pages you can fill with your most cherished photographs and memories.

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $32.99.

    25. A cake pop maker that'll bake nine cake pops in five minutes flat. It heats up quickly and has a non-stick baking plate, which is super easy to clean.

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $30.58.

    26. A pack of random stickers to decorate your everyday items. Stick them on your laptop, water bottle, or skateboard to instantly add a little colour and personality!

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    Get a pack of 45 on Amazon Canada for $6.99.

    27. An embroidery kit that is perfect for the person who always wants to learn something new. Why not give them a fully-equipped starter set that'll help learn how to cross stitch? It comes with everything they'll need to practice, including 50 skeins of colourful embroidery floss to use.

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    The kit includes five embroidery hoops, 50 skeins of embroidery floss, 14 pieces of cotton cloth, 12 floss bobbins, 30 embroidery needles (in three different sizes), four cross stitch needles, a pair of scissors, a thimble, and an untwist tool. Add a handy embroidery reference book to your cart, that'll give them a little extra guidance.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $30.95.

    28. An activity book that'll teach you how to draw Japanese kawaii like a total pro. It breaks down each drawing step by step, so it's easy to create the cutest animals, food, plants, and more!

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    Reviewers loved how easy it was to follow and the variety of things to draw.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $22.43.

    29. A milk and cookie shot pan set that'll help you make a batch of Pinterest-worthy treats. It includes a pan and set of shot glasses to form the cookie. You can line the inside with melted chocolate, and once it's cool, you can fill it with a glass of milk.

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $34.28.

    30. A crafty book that'll inspire you to stay home and personalize your space. It's filled with 60 different DIY projects that'll transform every part of your house.

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    Get it from Amazon for $9.90+ (also available for Kindle).

    31. A roll of peel and stick wallpaper that'll transform your walls into a prettier version of a night sky. The gilded constellations add a nice contrast to the navy background and the wallpaper is self adhesive, so you can easily take it down whenever you're ready.

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $53.92.

    32. Or a roll of marble-printed contact paper that'll update your countertops and furniture on the cheap. The self-adhesive will stick without ruining the integrity of the surface it's covering. It's also waterproof, making it a perfect fix for kitchen countertops and tables.

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $16.85.

    33. A fun adult colouring book that’s filled with a bunch of hilarious and sassy quotes that you’ve probably said before. Each pattern is printed on a single side of thick card stock paper, so the colours won’t bleed through to the other side.

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    If you're thinking of getting this colouring book, check out this pack of pencil crayons to go with it.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $8.99.

    34. A Click and Grow countertop garden, that'll turn your kitchen into a personal vegetable plot. It's a super low maintenance garden and is spacious enough to fit up to nine plants. Now you can grow your favourite herbs and vegetables all year around and use fresh produce in your cooking that's completely free of harmful herbicides or pesticides.

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    It comes with three mini tomato, three basil, and three green lettuce plant pods, so they can start growing right away. It's also super easy to use. Just place the plant pods into the cavities, plug it in, fill it with water, and 🎶let it grow, let it grow! 🎶 Check out BuzzFeed's full review of the Click and Grow Counter Garden (#30 on the list).

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $295.95 (available in three colours)

    35. A knitting set, because you either love to knit or have always wanted to learn. The kit comes with straight and circular needles that are made with lightweight bamboo wood, and a container with other knitting essentials like needle point protectors, fabric scissors, a stitch ripper, and more!

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    The full set includes: 18 straight needles (different sizes), 18 circular needles (different sizes), a measuring tape, four needle point protectors, a pair of scissors, three cable switch knitting needles, two switch holders, a stitch ripper, a tweezer, two tapestry needles, ten safety pin stitch holders, 15 plastic circle stitch holders, and a thimble.

    If you're looking for some yarn, you can pick from 26 different colours here!

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $26.99.

    36. A KitchenAid stand mixer for the person who's watched every episode of Nailed It! on Netflix and has several baking recipes saved on Pinterest. The KitchenAid is the holy grail of cooking appliances and it comes with a flat beater, a dough hook, and a wire whip to do all the heavy lifting.

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    I personally own one and I'm constantly looking for ways to use it. My favourite thing about it is the dough hook because it cut my kneading time by more than half and makes baking homemade bread easier than ever. It's a little pricey, but it's absolutely worth it in the long run!

    Get the stand mixer on Amazon Canada for $369.99+ (available in 18 colours).

    37. A 1,000-piece puzzle that'll make you feel super accomplished once you finish it — and you might also want a black felt mat, so you can store it without losing any pieces. Completing a puzzle is a fun, but relaxing way to unwind after a long day.

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    Get the puzzle on Amazon Canada for $16.89 and the storage mat for $27.99.

    38. A gilded cover plate that'll instantly upgrade all the light switches in your home. It's made of super durable zinc, and the classic beading around the edge adds a vintage chic aesthetic.

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $16.99 (available in four colors and in a pack of three).

    39. A fancy Cricut cutting machine you can use to create anything from vinyl stickers and greeting cards, to custom designed shirts and home decor. The machine is a basically a 3D printer for crafting because it can perfectly cut any material into any shape or design you want.

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    All you have to do is upload a design using the Cricut app, insert your fabric or material, and print it.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $298.98+ (available in four colours).

    40. A magnetic poetry kit that'll inspire you to create positive and beautiful poems on your refrigerator door. There are over 200 tiles to use and reviewers say the kit is a great way to destress and spark creativity.

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $18.74.

    41. A pack of shiny gold polka dots to sprinkle on your bedroom walls like confetti. The decals won't damage your walls when you're ready to remove them, and they're double-sided, so you can use them on windows, too!

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    One pack includes 210 gold circles and eight gold hearts.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $19.97.

    42. A watercolouring set that'll make you feel like Vincent van Gogh. The kit comes with brushes, paint, and paper, so you'll have everything you need to create an entire book full of beautiful artwork.

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    The set includes three different-sized brush pens, a 30-page watercolor paper pad, and a 21-colour paint set.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $29.95.

    43. A comfy sweatshirt and a pack of iron-on letters that'll help you create a customized graphic shirt. The letters are super easy to apply and incredibly durable, so they won't fall off even after a few washes.

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    Get the sweatshirt on Amazon Canada for 12.99+ (available in sizes S-5XL and in 17 colours), and six sheets of iron-on letters for $14.99.

    44. An inspirational sketchbook that'll prompt you to draw something new every day. There’s a mix of simple and common everyday items (like a safety pin or a teacup) and more abstract concepts (like “the sound of girlish laughter”) that will challenge and entertain any drawing enthusiast.

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $21.83.

    45. A pack of fine-point pens you'll love writing and drawing with. The pens come in a range bright colours and can create a thin, clear line, so they'll work for any project. They also dry quickly, making them practically smudge proof.

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    Get a pack of ten pens on Amazon Canada for $7.64+ (also available in packs of 24).

    46. A candle making kit, so they can make a collection of ~wicked~ handmade soy candles. The kit comes with a step-by-step guide along with enough supplies to make three large candles and each will burn for up to 20 hours.

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    The kit includes one and a half pounds of soy wax, three bottles of fragrance (lemon, lavender, and chamomile), cotton wicks, stabilizers, a wax melting pitcher, and three large tin candle containers. Add a package of soy wax and candle wicks to your cart, so they can make more candles once they run out.

    Get it on Amazon Canada for $64.99.

    47. And finally, a how-to book filled with advice from Martha Stewart, who is not only the OG domestic goddess, but also every crafty person's idol. Her manual has tons of practical information and helpful tips on organizing, decorating, and gardening along with fun DIYs, gift ideas, and more.

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    Get it on Amazon Canada for $35.08 (also available for Kindle).

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