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Painting Christmas Tree LightbulbsDoes anyone know how to paint on Christmas light bulbs? I have an assignment and that is to paint on Christmas tree light bulbs for Christmas decorations. Thank you.


Baby Food Jar Christmas Tree

Making a Baby Food Jar Christmas TreeThis is a page about making a baby food jar Christmas tree. Simply and easily create a delightful holiday display by reusing baby food jars to make a Christmas tree.


Photo of paper snowflakes.

Making Paper SnowflakesThis is a page about making paper snowflakes. Paper snowflakes are beautiful and simple decorations. Adorn your windows with paper snowflakes this year to get in the Christmas spirit.


Crochet Christmas Tree Decoration

Crocheted Christmas Tree DecorationThis page is about crochet Christmas tree decoration. A fun, table tree can be crocheted for the holidays.


Girl with a paper chain garland.

Making a Paper Chain GarlandThis page is about making a paper chain garland. Making a paper chain garland is a kid-friendly Christmas craft. They can also be used to count down to Christmas.


Crocheting a Stocking

Crocheting a StockingThis is a page about crocheting a stocking. A crocheted stocking is a great holiday craft. You can easily personalize them for friends and family too.



Evergreen garland with berries and glass Christmas ornaments.

Making an Evergreen GarlandThis is a page about making an evergreen garland. You can make your own evergreen garland by collecting or buying your own boughs and adding as many additional embellishments as you like. These lovely Christmas decorations add a traditional touch to the holidays.


An up close photo of a reindeer.

Making "Reindeer Food"This is a page about making "Reindeer Food". Making "Reindeer Food" is a fun activity to do with your kids. This sparkly treat can be sprinkled on your lawn on Christmas eve to feed Santa's reindeer.


coffee can snowman

Making a Coffee Can SnowmanThis is a page about making a coffee can snowman. Recycled crafts are great fun to make and a good alternative to expensive decorations. Coffee cans are a popular container to reuse and recycle. They can be a great creative starting point for making a cute Christmas snowman.


Someone making a cranberry and popcorn garland.

Making a Cranberry GarlandThis is a page about making a cranberry garland. Cranberries are not just for eating during the holidays. Those bright red berries are perfect for stringing together to use as garland.


Kids making popcorn garland.

Making a Popcorn GarlandThis is a page about making a popcorn garland. Popcorn garland is a simple and inexpensive decoration for your tree. It is also a great kid-friendly craft.


Christmas Wreath

Making a Christmas WreathThis is a page about making a Christmas wreath. Rather than buying your Christmas wreath this year try making one. It can become a family tradition and they also make a thoughtful gift. Let your imagination go and create a unique wreath for this year and beyond.


Craft: Santa and Friends Candy JarsMake plain candy jars into Santa and friends. Simple, affordable fun!


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Free Pattern for Hanging Santa Decoration?I have been looking for a site that has a free pattern for a half body of Santa Claus, that is used to hang up. Does anyone have any ideas where to find it? Thank you for your help.


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Pattern for Hanging Metal Christmas DecorationsI would like to know if someone has a pattern for the metal crosses that look like they are made of flashing and painted with different color dots that you hang with a wire. I would love to make some for Christmas.


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Craft Project: Decorative Styrofoam Holiday Candle?Does anyone have any directions that are shown in a picture demonstrating how you cut the egg carton, for the Decorative Styrofoam Holiday Candle project? And any other pictures showing how to make it?


Fabric Christmas TreesI love the fabric, handmade Christmas trees. I buy them at thrift stores. I decided to make some, but I can't find a pattern. Does anyone have the directions? There are 2 kinds; one looks like stacked stars and the other is shaped like a tree, 3 points on each section.


decorated outdoor ice wreath

Link: Ice WreathsI just came across this idea and simply must share the link! What an awesome wreath with instructions and also shows other Christmas ice wreath ideas!


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6 Pack Ring Lighted Christmas Ball Can anyone give me the directions for making a hanging lighted Christmas ball from the 6 pack plastic rings?


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How Many Days Till Christmas ChainYour kids will soon (if nor already!) start with the "how many days until..." litany. Have them make a paper chain using construction paper or even leftover wrapping paper with 25 links on it.


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Painting Santa On Old BottlesI am looking for a pattern to paint Santa Claus on an old wine bottle or glass soda bottle. If anyone has any ideas where I can find that I'd appreciate it.



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Coffee Can SantaI am looking for a cute pattern to make the coffee can santas and snowmen.


A candy cane place card

Candy Cane Place CardsThis should take no more than fifteen minutes and anyone can be enlisted to make the name cards. It takes little time and effort, but really adds something to your table.


finished snowman

Glove SnowmenThese adorable snowmen are made from a little knit glove. They are so cute and easy to make!


Three candy cane decorations made from red and white pom poms.

Pom Pom Candy CanesTry this quick and easy craft to add color to your home for the holidays. It's also a perfect way to keep your kids occupied for a while.


Purse shaped wallhanging.

Crocheted Purse WallhangingYou can hang this from a tree, on a door, on a wall, from a car mirror or more. From loop, crochet a chain of 50. Join for a loop. Chain 3, and make a double crochet in that stitch and each of the rest of the loop.


tree with candy canes in ribbon slots

Candy Cane TreeThis is very easy and should take an hour or less to make.


finished mouse

Hershey's Kiss MiceThese cute little mice are easy to make and are a perfect little gift for someone special! You can even attach a loop of fishing line and turn them into an ornament. :)


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Yo yo Garland

Yo Yo Christmas GarlandThis video leads you though the steps to making a yo yo garland.


Paper Doily Christmas Tree

Paper Doily Christmas TreeLacy paper doilies are glued in layers to create this delicate snowy tree. Learn how to make it in this short video.


Hershey's Kiss MiceThese cute little mice are easy to make and are a perfect little gift for someone special!



Paper Poinsettias Wreath

Paper Poinsettias WreathThis paper wreath with poinsettias is a beautiful way to celebrate the holidays. Find out how to make it in this short video.



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Making a Magnolia Leaf Wreath?I am making a large magnolia leaf wreath. Is there a spray sealant I can use to put on the leaves to keep them from turning brown? The wreath will be hung up high in the church's sanctuary all through Advent.


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Keeping Cut Evergreen Branches Fresh LongerI need to make multiple evergreen swags. I would like to cut them around November 21st and deliver them the first week in December. If I put them in water would that help?


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Ideas for Using Old Christmas Light BulbsI would like some ideas to use very old Christmas light bulbs. I have several of them.Thank you.


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Making a Santa Window DecorationHow can I make a Santa looking at a window on a window?


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Costume Jewelry Christmas TreeI am looking for instructions for a Christmas tree made out of old jewelry.


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Instructions For Paper SnowflakesI would like to know how to make cutout paper snowflakes. Would someone please share the instructions with me?


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