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    19 Insanely Easy DIY Projects That Are Perfect For Beginners

    It's a new year, why not learn a new skill?

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    1. Arm Knitted Scarf

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    Come on, you don't even need needles for this!

    2. iPad Sleeve

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    Some cushy fabric, a couple of seams and you've got a cozy cover for that brand new iPad!

    3. Leather Necklace

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    It's way easier than you think to make eye-catching jewelry you can wear with just about anything.

    4. Newbie Knit Headband

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    Learn how to knit. Keep you ears warm. It's a win/win situation!

    5. 7 Embroidery Stitches

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    7 basic embroidery stitches will take you pretty far when it comes to embellishing clothing and accessories or whipping up some fun decor.

    6. Embroidered Notebooks

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    Use those new embroidering skills to make taking notes and pulling together to-do lists way more fun.

    7. Wire Bow Ring

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    Wire wrap your way to a sweet little bow ring, and maybe a matching necklace too.

    8. Fabric Scrap "Mug Rugs"

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    You don't have to tackle a whole quilt just yet. Test out your quilting skills with some easy mug rugs first.

    9. Upcycled Jewel Box Clutch

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    give broken necklaces and mismatched earrings a new home with a pretty little upcycled box clutch.

    10. Wire Wrapped Pearls

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    Add wire wrapping skills to your DIY toolbox with these pretty little pearl earrings.

    11. Crochet Greetings

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    Make those thank you notes a little more fancy with a little bit of beginner friendly crochet.

    12. Painted Napkins

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    You're just two steps away from setting your dinner table with a set of cooler-than-average napkins.

    13. Pillow Covers

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    Brighten up your living room area with quick envelope pillow covers.

    14. Marbled Pendants

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    There are so many fun ways you can use clay to make jewelry, including these lovely little marbled pendants.

    15. Memo Boards

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    Keep organized with a functional memo board made out of a drop cloth!

    16. Bitty Booties

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    A pair of adorable little fortune cookie booties are a great way to practice your knit stitches.

    17. Easy Quilts

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    Piles of leftover fabric scraps are a great excuse to test our your quilting skills

    18. Statement Rings

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    Make a serious statement with glitter, glaze and an ice cube tray!

    19. Leather Coin Pouches

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    An easy-to-make way to keep all your change in one place.

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