This is a page about recycled wrapping paper Christmas lamps. Using recycled wrapping paper, you can make mini lamp shades and create a unique lighted Christmas decoration.
This is a page about making mini denim Christmas stockings. Recycled fabric from denim jeans is perfect for making a lot of craft projects.
This is page features snowman craft ideas. Include some of these cute snowmen craft ideas in your holiday decorating plans.
This is a page about making a popsicle stick penguin. This project turn plain popsicle sticks into this adorable penguin decoration.
This is a page about making a pine cone snowman. Turn on your creativity and design a cute snowman decoration beginning with a pine cone. Let the whole family join in the fun.
This is a page about making a stuck-in-the-chimney Christmas decoration. You and the kids can make this whimsical Christmas decoration using recycled and inexpensive supplies.
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This candle is easy to make and makes a very attractive centerpiece. It looks like a candle inside of chunks of snow.
Cut the top off the milk carton, wash thoroughly, let dry.
This is a particularly nice candle for Christmas because the clear/white wax looks like snow and you can place short pieces of pine branches around the base immediately below the ribbon.
Source: I don't remember where the idea came from as I have been making these candles since I was a kid, and I am now retired.
By Clynn from Inglis, FL
I spiced up my dining room light by adding a homemade wreath to the bottom of it. It was simple and cheap and I think it looks nice and homey!
Simply cut a ring (I traced around a saucer and dinner dish) out of cardboard. I took a 15 foot fake evergreen garland (you could use real, but mine will be up for over a month so I went with artificial) that I bought at the Dollar Store and wrapped it as shown on the cardboard picture. Then I just tied 3 long evenly spaced ribbons around the wreath and held them all together at the top. I tied them together so they hung evenly and laced them through my light chains. I added little bows to the individual lights as an afterthought.
I was out and about, and I saw this beautiful Christmas tree. It had sections of metallic bead garland which had been cut into 8 inch or so pieces and hung on the tree.
All you need for your lighted holiday basket (that can be used year round) is a nice large basket, a 50 light strand of Christmas tree lights, plenty of assorted sizes of pine cones, sweet gum balls, magnolia pods, etc.
I wanted to decorate my guest bathroom in something cheery for my grandchildren when they come over! I wanted to do something they can relate to, a snowman in the bathroom! Here's how!
I saw a snow scene decoration similar to this in one of my December magazines and decided to replicate it since I already had most of the items on hand. Most of the supplies can be purchased at the dollar store, so it is economical to make.
This basket light is very easy to make. Buy a basket, small electric candle, an ornament of your choice and some greenery at your local craft store. Glue your candle into the basket and the remaining items. Makes a great Christmas gift.
We needed something to do today so I came up with a quick easy fun craft. Take a sheet of aluminum foil, however big you want it, roll it up into a "stick", then you can roll it even more between your hands to make it tighter.
These baby trees are adorable and made to fit anywhere, no matter how much space you have. It's a very easy project, all materials are pre-made.
Here's a Gingerbread Man Wreath that is made from a styrofoam wreath, ribbon, gingerbread man, candies, and glue.
Metallic paint adds glitz to pressed leaves that can be hung in a window or off an evergreen bough for the holidays.
We constantly have pineapples in our home, but during Christmas nothing escapes my decorating! I thought this was a cute little decoration for the table or possibly the table of an elderly or single person.
Cut wood at an angle. Paint with red acrylic paint, leaving the face part natural. Use fabric glue for the beard, red felt nose, and google eyes.
I wanted to paint on jars and fill with Christmas lights but knew I wouldn't be happy with my "art" so I used the acrylic window clings. Just moisten the cling, put it on the inside of your clean jar where you want your "art" to be.
Snowflake made from beads and pipe cleaners.
A decorative mailbox made from wood and posterboard.