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VIntage jewelry tree made by aunt.

Making a Costume Jewelry Christmas TreePerhaps you have seen one of these at a craft show, but it was too costly. You can make your own Christmas tree wall hanging, using your old costume jewelry or pieces from yard sales and thrifty stores. This is a page about making a costume jewelry Christmas tree.

 

Yo Yo Christmas Trees

Making Yo Yo Christmas TreesThis is a page about making yo yo Christmas trees. Christmas fabric yo yos can be used to make a variety of Christmas tree craft projects.

 

Bleach Bottle Santa

Making a Bleach Bottle SantaThis is a page about making a bleach bottle Santa. Clean plastic bleach and detergent bottles are great to use in craft projects. Make this cute Santa for the holidays.

 

Peppermint Candy Bowls - edge view of larger crimped bowl

Making a Peppermint Candy BowlThis is a page about making a peppermint candy bowl. Hard peppermint candies are first on your supply list for making these pretty edible candy bowls.

 

Clay Pot Angels

Making Clay Pot AngelsThis page is about making clay pot angels. Terra cotta clay flower pots are a great starting place for many crafts.

 

Plastic Canvas Snowflakes

Making Plastic Canvas SnowflakesThis page contains tips for making plastic canvas snowflakes. Plastic canvas is a versatile material that can be cut into all kinds of shapes, including snowflakes.

 

Photo of a pink sparkle ball Christmas Decoration.

Making Sparkleball DecorationsSparkle balls are lighted holiday decorations you can make quickly and economically at home. This page contains information for making sparkleball decorations.

 

Paint Roller Snowmen

Paint Roller SnowmenThis is a page about making paint roller snowmen. Use paint roller covers to create a cute and fun to make holiday decoration.

 

three fabric pinecone decorations

Making Folded Fabric PineconesThis is a page about making folded fabric pinecones. A fun way to use up fabric scrapes can be making these faux pine cones to add to a wreath or other holiday decorations.

 

hand decorating tree

Making an Artificial Christmas TreeThis is a page about making an artificial Christmas tree. Artificial trees can be quite expensive. With some creativity you can make your own tree and save a lot of money.

 

Felt Christmas Tree With Ornaments

Making a Felt Christmas TreeThis is a page about making a felt Christmas tree. Make your little one this cute felt tree so that she or he too can help decorate for the holidays.

 

Wooden Spoon Deer

Wooden Spoon Reindeer CraftThis is a page about making a wooden spoon reindeer. Make a really cute holiday decoration using wooden spoons.

 

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Paper Plate Snow Globe

Making a Paper Plate Snow GlobeThis page is about making a paper plater snow globe. A simple, inexpensive craft that can be customized to display a favorite holiday scene.

 

Mr. and Mrs. SantaMade From Reader's Digest Magazines

Mr. and Mrs. Santa Made from Reader's Digest...This is a page about Mr. and Mrs. Santa made from Reader's Digest magazines. Cute decorations can be made by folding the pages of magazines.

 

large tire snowman in desert yard

Making a Tire SnowmanThis is a page about making a tire snowman. Old tires can be repurposed to make a fun snowman for an outdoor holiday decoration.

 

Recycled Christmas Card Slippers

Recycled Christmas Card Slipper CraftRecycle your old Christmas cards into these cute little slipper decorations. This is a page about making a recycled Christmas card slipper craft.

 

Finished Styrofoam Snowman

Making a Styrofoam SnowmanThis is a page about making a Styrofoam snowman. Snowmen and women are popular holiday decorations. Make some cute tabletop ones of your own easily using Styrofoam balls.

 

Making 3D Paper Snowflakes

Making 3D Paper SnowflakesThis is a page about making 3D paper snowflakes. Try making this dimensional alternative to the traditional paper snowflake to decorate for the holidays or entertain the kids on a cold wintry day.

 

Fabric door bells.

Making Fabric Door BellsThis is a page about making fabric door bells. Using new or scrap fabric you can make these pretty bell shaped door decorations for the holidays.

 

Wreath hanging on house.

Making a Christmas Wreath With a Hula HoopThis is a page about making a Christmas wreath with a Hula Hoop. Using a Hula Hoop as the form, you can make a large outdoor wreath for the holidays.

 

A mouse made from two Hershey's Kisses.

Making Hershey's Kiss MiceThis is a page about making Hershey's Kiss mice. In just a few minutes you can make these really cute mice using Hershey's Kisses.

 

A finished popsicle stick snowflake, painted white.

Making a Popsicle Stick SnowflakeThis is a page about making a Popsicle stick snowflake. Popsicle sticks or craft sticks are perfect for making these decorative snowflake designs.

 

A beautiful Christmas tree made from toothpicks.

Making a Toothpick Christmas TreeThis is a page about making a toothpick Christmas tree. Make a spiky toothpick Christmas tree decoration for you home.

 

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.

 

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Yo Yo Christmas TreeCovering a Styrofoam or paper cone with seasonal fabric yo yos is a fun way to make a Christmas tree decoration to grace your table or to brighten up a room for the holidays. This is a page about yo yo Christmas tree.

 

Glass block gift wrapped as a package.

Glass Block Christmas DecorationThis is a page about glass block Christmas decorations. Glass blocks can be made into beautiful Christmas decorations.

 

fabric Christmas decorations: rocking horse, stocking and hearts

Easy Christmas Decoration Sewing...This is a page about easy Christmas decoration sewing projects. There are a wide variety of easy holiday decorations that you can make using a sewing machine or by hand sewing.

 

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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.

 

sleigh with snowflakes

Making a Fingerprint Santa's SleighThis is a page about making a fingerprint Santa's sleigh. Thumbprint or fingerprint craft projects are fun to do with young children. Make this cute Christmas themed picture and either frame and hang or use it in other creative ways this season.

 

Making a Christmas Tree Skirt, Photo of a homemade tree skirt.

Making a Christmas Tree SkirtThis is a page about making a Christmas tree skirt. Whether you have an artificial or a real tree, a festive skirt is a great way to cover the base of your tree. There are many different materials that can to be used or re-purposed to make a unique skirt.

 

Christmas Angel Crafts

Homemade Christmas Angel CraftsThis is a page about homemade Christmas angel crafts. Angels are a popular craft motif no matter what your crafting medium.

 

Tomato cage made into a light decorated Christmas Tree

Christmas Crafts Using Tomato CagesThis is a page about Christmas crafts using tomato cages. The tomato cage is not just for the garden. You can create some fun Christmas crafts using them.

 

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.

 

A Christmas tree made from bottle caps.

Making a Bottle Cap Christmas TreeThis is a page about making a bottle cap Christmas tree. Decorating the underside of bottle caps with holiday paper is the first step in making a cute Christmas tree that can also serve as a fridge magnet.

 

paving stone snowman

Making a Paving Stone SnowmanThis is a page about paving stone snowman. Using paving stones from your local garden center or big box store you can make a cute snowman home or garden decoration.

 

Nativity Scene Craft Ideas

Nativity Scene Craft IdeasThis page is about nativity scene crafts. This popular decoration for the Christmas holiday can be created at home.

 

Nativity made from clay pots.

Making a Clay Pot NativityThis is a page about making a clay pot Nativity. Clay pots can be decorated and painted to make a homemade Nativity scene.

 

Neck tie Christmas wreath idea.

Neck Tie Christmas WreathThis is a page about making a neck tie Christmas wreath. Looking for a unique Christmas wreath making idea. What about one made from neck ties? Repurposing men's neck ties is a fun crafting experience. This is a page about making a neck tie Christmas wreath.

 

A Christmas decoration made from white packing peanuts.

Christmas Decorations Using Packing PeanutsCreate icicles indoors for the holidays. You just need a needle and thread and foam peanuts. This is a page about making Christmas decorations using packing peanuts.

 

Three medicine bottle carolers.

How to Make Medicine Bottle CarolersGet creative with empty medicine bottles and make as many of these cute carolers as you like. This is a page about how to make medicine bottle carolers.

 

tan and brown rag wreath

Making a Rag WreathThis is a page about making a rag wreath. A rag wreath is an excellent recycled decoration for Christmas.

 

snow glass block

Making a Snow Theme Lighted Glass BlockThis is a page about making a snow theme lighted glass block. Decorative glass blocks can be used to make unique decorations for Christmas and other occasions.

 

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Vanity Lightbulb Snowman - finished ornament

Recycled Vanity Lightbulb SnowmanRecycle those globe vanity lightbulbs into a cute snowman or other character. This page shows you how. This is a page about recycled vanity lightbulb snowman.

 

Crochet Angel

Making a Crochet AngelA crochet angel can be used as a special gift or decoration and can be made for the holidays or anytime. This page is about making a crochet angel.

 

Yo Yo Christmas Garland

Making a Yo Yo Christmas GarlandThis page is about making a yo yo Christmas garland. Yo yo quilt pieces can be incorporated into a special garland for the holidays.

 

Tootsie Pop Santa

Making a Tootsie Pop SantaThis is a page about making a Tootsie Pop Santa. Tootsie Pops can be easily decorated by you and your children to make a cute tasty Santa.

 

Angel made from a recycled green pop bottle.

Making a Pop Bottle AngelThis is a page about making a pop bottle angel. Looking for a simple recycled Christmas craft. Try making a pop bottle angel. This craft uses easy to find materials, some of which you probably already have. Let the kids loose on this one and you may end up with a choir of Christmas angels.

 

finished reindeer 1

Rudolph Craft IdeasThis is a page about Rudolph craft ideas. Rudolph is one of the icons of Christmas. Include a reindeer craft on your holiday craft project list.

 

Santa gourds.

Homemade Christmas DecorationsThis is a page about homemade Christmas decorations. Making your own Christmas decorations is fun. Not only will you start a family tradition, but you can also create many unique decorations.

 

old window decorated with snowmen painted on the panes

Making a "Let It Snow" Window FrameThis is a page about making a "let it snow" window frame. Old windows can be reused to make unique crafts for your home. Paint on a winter motif and you have an original holiday decoration.

 

Felt Christmas Treat Holders

Making Felt Candy Cane HoldersThis is a page about making felt candy cane holders. This easy craft project holds a candy candy and can be made as a Christmas tree, or another iconic holiday object.

 

Propagating Plants Inside a Christmas Ornament Bulb - finished project

Propagating Plants Inside a Christmas Ornament BulbMake these cute and inexpensive ornament bulb propagation planters to give as gifts or simply to decorate your desk, bathroom, or home.

 

Poured Paint Christmas Bulb - finished bulb, reassembled and ribbon hanger added

Poured Paint Christmas BulbA friend gave me ten of these silver Christmas bulbs that someone had decorated with a writing paint, so I decided to upcycle them using the "paint pour" technique.

 

The finished tree craft.

Pine Needle Christmas TreeThis is a craft my son thought of on his own and had our family do individually; it was a lot of fun! We collected pine needles, drew our own Christmas trees then decorated it!

 

Christmas Dino Decoration - finished dino decoration on the mantel next to two potted plants

Christmas Dino DecorationHere is a cute dinosaur with a Christmas hat you can make with supplies from home. You can change the reptile/animal to your child's liking and add a Christmas hat. This dino would be a nice decorative piece to add in your home if you like your kid's artwork displayed.

 

Colorful gingerbread people decorating a wall.

Gingerbread People Wall DecorationsHere is an inexpensive/free way you can decorate your home for the holidays. You can cut out gingerbread people from cardboard, shipping boxes or craft paper then decorate! Hang the gingerbread people individually with tape or as a garland.

 

Reindeer Candle - finished candle

Reindeer CandleEver received a candle with no scent, but you hated to toss it? Here is an idea for making it into a holiday candle.

 

Holiday Tag Garland

Holiday Tag GarlandHoliday tags strung together to make a garland.

 

A decorative candle made from styrofoam.

Decorative Styrofoam Holiday CandleRecycle white styrofoam egg cartons to make a large candle centerpiece. Cut off the lid and closure flap from each egg carton. Only the cup portions are used to make the candle.

 

A finished Christmas treat cup.

Christmas Tree Treat CupsA quick and super cute decoration for your Christmas Tree. Especially great for any home with young children.

 

The completed advent calendar on the wall.

Wall Tree Activity AdventThis advent is simple to throw together using Ikea's wall tree, and cardstock. Our family likes to do activity-based advents like this one and when I saw IKEA was selling this decoration, I knew I had to make it into an advent calendar.

 

Starburst Pipe Cleaner Tree Topper - closeup of the topper

Starburst Pipe Cleaner Tree TopperThis is an easy and inexpensive way to create a retro tree topper that's also fun to make. All you need is a package of silver pipe cleaners and that's all there is to it. If you want to change up your colors from year to year, this is also a great way to coordinate your topper to match your tree.

 

Christmas Wreath - bows and other items glued in place

Christmas WreathAfter cleaning and organizing my crafts, I found a few items I could use to make a Christmas wreath. I purchased a wreath and some bows at an after Christmas sale and then added my craft items to make a wreath.

 

Christmas Egg Carton Wreath - attach bow and display

Making a Christmas Egg Carton WreathStart saving your paper egg cartons. You can use them to make a pretty Christmas wreath. We can show you how.

 

Making a Duct Tape Poinsettia - finished flower

Making a Duct Tape PoinsettiaIf you like crafting with duct tape, try this pretty holiday poinsettia project. You will need duct tape, paper, and a stick. They are perfect for decorating or to use on packages. The instructions for this craft follow.

 

Paper Plate Framed Christmas Decoration - framed artwork hanging on fireplace

Making a Paper Plate Framed Christmas DecorationFrame a piece of your child's artwork with a cut out paper plate rim. Add paper cutouts, snowflakes, whatever you like to create a great kid inspired Christmas decoration. Make several unique ones.

 

Hershey Kiss-mas Trees - on the mantle

Making Hershey Kiss-mas TreesColorfully wrapped Christmas Hershey Kisses become the stands for cardstock trees. Use them to decorate for the holidays and enjoy a chocolate treat later.

 

Three  burlap bags on a string, to use as an Advent calendar.

Burlap Bag Advent CalendarMake your own custom Advent calendar for your Christmas countdown. Using homemade burlap bags, fill the daily bags with candy or a special message.

 

Stick and Yarn Snowflake Decoration - finished snowflake hanging on the wall

DIY Stick and Yarn Snowflake DecorationThis stick and yarn snowflake decoration is fun to make and can be displayed indoors or out. It uses any kind of sticks you have available; the original project was made using the handles from plastic spoons, but craft sticks or twigs would also work. Instructions follow.

 

Coconut Fiber Christmas Tree - finished tree with angel and blue lights

Making a Coconut Fiber Christmas TreeFiber from the inside of a coconut husk was used to create this rejuvenated faux Christmas tree. The greenery was cut back and the fiber used to replace it to make an island Christmas tree.

 

Santa Vase And Lamp - greenery added to bottle to use as a vase, displayed with a sign saying Happy Holidays and some Christmas ornaments

Making a Santa Vase And LampSpray paint long neck wine bottles. Use black tape and glitter or gem tape to make Santa's characteristic belt buckle. Complete the look with feather boa strands. Add foliage or a solar light for either a vase or a lamp.

 

Rainbow Christmas Countdown - countdown hanging on a brick fireplace

Rainbow Christmas CountdownUse rainbow colored construction paper to make a cute Christmas countdown chain. Hang it in a central spot in your home using a pipe cleaner and have the kids tear off a link everyday until Christmas.

 

Pine Cone Vase - vase surrounded by greenery and red ornaments and filled with faux berry srays

DIY Pine Cone VaseBuy or gather some small pine cones. Then glue them to the outside of a recycled can; spray paint and fill with flowers and foliage for a lovely pine cone vase to display in your home for the holidays.

 

Christmas Flower Crown - finish adding flowers and leaves around to the end of the base, tie off with the ribbon and cut off excess

Making a Christmas Flower CrownThis Tahitian craft uses banana leaves, fresh flowers, and plant leaves to make a beautiful crown traditionally worn there for Christmas. If you don't have the fresh plants used here, substitute ribbon for the base and use faux flowers. The steps to complete this project can be found below.

 

Moss Trim Picture Frame Wreath

DIY Moss Trim Picture Frame WreathCover a picture frame with sheet moss from your local craft store, then add ornaments, and a large bow to make a moss trimmed picture frame wreath. We can show you how.

 

Noel Q-Tip Painting  - border and letters glued down

Making a Noel Q-Tip PaintingWork with your kids to make this noel painting. The background is painted using a Q-tip in place of a brush. Then the letters are cut from scrapbook paper. These artworks can be given as gifts to grandparents and friends, or hung in your home.

 

Wreath Chandelier - pretty Christmas chandelier

Making a Christmas Wreath ChandelierMake a wreath from faux greenery; then add ribbons, poinsettias, lights, and ornaments. Suspend from the ceiling as a wreath chandelier for the holidays.

 

Christmas Silhouette
Candle Holders - different colored jars with lights inside

Making Christmas Silhouette Candle HoldersFreehand or use printed out silhouette images to create these pretty Christmas candle holders. Once a candle is lit the image will show. The list of supplies and step by step instructions follow. Make several in different colors.

 

Drinking Glass Candle Holders - snowpeople with lit candles

Painted Drinking Glass Candle HoldersStemmed glasses from a thrift store, such as Habitat for Humanity, can be inverted and painted to look like snowmen. Place a tea light on the base and enjoy your drinking glass candle holders.

 

Recycled Bottle Gold Leaf Candlestick Holders - two red bottles with gold leaf elements

Recycled Bottle Gold Leaf Candlestick HoldersGold painted burlap leaves are arrayed around these painted beer bottles. Add a coat of glitter gel before and after attaching the leaves and a final coat of varnish. They are ready for your candles to add light to your holiday decor.

 

Faux Christmas Stained Glass Candleholder - painted glass jar candle holder - bow tied around the top of the jar

Making a Faux Christmas Stained Glass CandleholderThis recycled jar project results in a beautiful faux Christmas stained glass candleholder. Draw you pattern on the jar with a permanent marker and paint using paint mixed with Elmer's glue. Add your candle and you are done.

 

Coconut Fiber Christmas Angels - finished angel

Making Coconut Fiber Christmas AngelsUsing the fiber that comes from coconut trees you can create these Christmas angels. Follow the steps found below to make a choir of angles for the holidays.

 

Pasta Jar Snowman Luminaries - three snowmen

Making Pasta Jar Snowman LuminariesDecorate recycled pasta jars with pom poms, felt, buttons, and craft snow to resemble snowmen. Add an LED tea light to use them as luminaries. Great decorations for Christmas and throughout the snowy season.

 

Christmas Tree Place Card Holders - two Christmas tree placecard holders

Making Christmas Tree Place Card HoldersGather some pinecones or pull out some that you purchased at the craft store and get ready to make these cute Christmas tree place card holders for your holiday parties. Personalize their appearance or replicate the ones featured in this project.

 

Crochet Chain Wrapped Foam Tree Trio - all three trees with mini packages

Crochet Chain Wrapped Foam Tree TrioMake crochet chains using decorative yarn and then wrap around foam tree forms. Add bells or other embellishments to make this foam tree trio.

 

Paper Plate Ornament - ready to hang

Making a Paper Plate OrnamentThis simple craft uses a round paper plate as a Christmas ornament, with a hanger at the top. They can be decorated with crayons, pens, paint, stickers; just let your children's imagination be your guide

 

Baby Succulent Christmas Tree

Making a Baby Succulent Christmas TreeThe instructions for making this baby succulent Christmas tree include how to make the tree form used. This project is perfect for creating a living bit of holiday decor for your home or to give as a gift.

 

Recycled Plastic Bottle Christmas Balls - finished balls hanging on a lighted piece of garland

Making Recycled Plastic Bottle Christmas BallsUse washi tape and recycled plastic bottles to make these colorful Christmas balls. Everything you need to know to make this project can be found on this page.

 

Oversized Bow Pinecone Ornament for Door  - ready to hang on door knobs or anywhere

Oversized Bow Pinecone OrnamentThis simple door ornament is perfect for last minute seasonal decorating. Learn how to make an oversized bow pinecone ornament for your door.

 

Mini Gift Wreath - wreath hanging

Making a Mini Gift WreathMake a pretty Christmas wreath for your door out of mini boxes, wrapping paper and holiday decorations. This idea could be customized for other holidays too.

 

Christmas Tree Candle Holder - two glass trees decorated with strips of gems and topped with tea lights

DIY Christmas Tree Candle HolderThis craft uses tall narrow stemware as the base of a candle holder. These are painted and decorated with gems but any color or decorations could be used.

 

Recycled Bottle Holly Leaf Candlestick Holder - two blue bottles with holly leaves painted on to use as candleholders

Recycled Bottle Holly Leaf Candlestick HolderRecycled bottle crafts are not only popular, but also good for the planet. Use some tall neck beer or soda bottles and your sketching and painting skills to make these festive holly leaf candlestick holders.

 

Ripped Fabric Wrapped Faux  Candy Canes - closeup of canes in the window showing some of the fabric color

Ripped Fabric Wrapped Faux Candy CanesRip up seasonal fabric and wrap it around outdoor faux candy cane decorations. This treatment can rejuvenate older discolored canes or make store bought canes more unique. Display them inside if the weather is too wintry or wet outdoors.

 

Recycled Christmas Card Coasters - decoupaged card front coasters

Making Recycled Christmas Card CoastersRecycle Christmas cards into useful coasters. The supplies and instructions for making these pretty coasters can be found on this page. They would make nice gifts.

 

Using Winter Scarf As Wreath Cover

Making Winter Scarf Covered WreathsThis project is simple and no sew. All you need is a wreath form and a winter scarf. Wrap the scarf around the form and you are done. Optional embellishments can be ribbons, pinecones, greenery, etc.

 

Christmas Tree Banner - garland before banner added

Making a Christmas Tree BannerThis "Merry Christmas" banner is made from multiple colorful paper Christmas trees. It can be personalized or modified for different holidays.

 

Designing  Two For One  - snowman and snowwoman candles with greenery, berries, and lights in the foreground

Designing Two for One CandlesBy painting two different designs on the opposite sides of round pillar candles, one candle can be used for two separate occasions. These are fun to make and less costly than buying multiple candles for different holidays or events.

 

Spiral Miniature Christmas Tree Decoration - finished tree closeup

Making a Spiral Pipe Cleaner Mini Christmas TreeThis cute mini Christmas tree is made using a pipe cleaner, pom poms, a cork, and a bit of craft sheet foam. Set them around the house as tiny spots of holiday cheer. The kids can use them to decorate a doll's house or Lego house. There are surely more ideas for putting them to use in your holiday decorating and gift giving activities.

 

Christmas Ornaments Wreath - closeup against white background

Making a Christmas Ornaments WreathString some pretty shatterproof ornaments onto copper wire. Add a twisted ribbon laced around the ornaments and finish with a bow. This easy to make wreath is perfect to hang indoors or out. Made with sale items from the previous Christmas season it is also very economical and of course reusable.

 

Closeup of unique Christmas arrangement

Making a Recycled Christmas BouquetRather than discarding excess, old, or broken Christmas decorations use them to create lovely Christmas bouquets. The possibilities are as vast as your supplies and imagination. Some examples are pictured on this page.

 

Recycled Snowman Candy Containers - finished containers

Recycled Snowman Candy ContainersPaint and decorate a variety of recycled plastic containers to make snowmen candy containers. The kids and grown kids will love them and the treats inside.

 

Let It Snow Paper Plate Craft - finished tree plate

Making a Let It Snow Paper Plate CraftLet the kids get into the swing of preparing for Christmas by making this fun "Let It Snow" paper plate craft. The supplies list, photos, and steps needed to create your own version of the craft can be found on this page.

 

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Poured Paint Christmas Bulb - finished bulb, reassembled and ribbon hanger added

Poured Paint Christmas BulbA friend gave me ten of these silver Christmas bulbs that someone had decorated with a writing paint, so I decided to upcycle them using the "paint pour" technique.

 

Fancy Paper Snowflake - closeup of finished snowflake

Fancy Paper SnowflakeI've always loved to cut out paper snowflakes and hang them in the window during Christmas. (I've even used them to separate layers of cookies in a cookie tin.) It's so much fun to slowly and carefully unfold the snowflake to see the end result. All you need is printer paper, a pencil, and sharp scissors with a fine point.

 

Mini Gift Wreath - wreath hanging

Mini Gift WreathI love anything tiny. Smaller versions of things amaze me. So today, I made a wreath using mini packages.

 

Starburst Pipe Cleaner Tree Topper - closeup of the topper

Starburst Pipe Cleaner Tree TopperThis is an easy and inexpensive way to create a retro tree topper that's also fun to make. All you need is a package of silver pipe cleaners and that's all there is to it. If you want to change up your colors from year to year, this is also a great way to coordinate your topper to match your tree.

 

The completed advent calendar on the wall.

Wall Tree Activity AdventThis advent is simple to throw together using Ikea's wall tree, and cardstock. Our family likes to do activity-based advents like this one and when I saw IKEA was selling this decoration, I knew I had to make it into an advent calendar.

 

Christmas Dino Decoration - finished dino decoration on the mantel next to two potted plants

Christmas Dino DecorationHere is a cute dinosaur with a Christmas hat you can make with supplies from home. You can change the reptile/animal to your child's liking and add a Christmas hat. This dino would be a nice decorative piece to add in your home if you like your kid's artwork displayed.

 

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Felt Christmas Tree With Ornaments

Felt Christmas Tree With OrnamentsA felt Christmas tree is a cute decoration and perfect for the little ones in your life. Learn how to make your own in this step by step video.

 

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.

 

A headband that looks like reindeer antlers and ears with a decorative bell.

Christmas Reindeer HeadbandMake these adorable Christmas headbands for a festive air to any holiday party. Learn how to make them in this short video.

 

A bowl made of melted peppermint starlight candies, filled with M&Ms

Peppermint Candy BowlsUse this festive candy bowl as a colorful centerpiece for your holiday table or give it as a gift with your own sweet treats. Learn how to make it in this short video.

 

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.

 

A planter made out of candy canes and a tin can.

Candy Cane PlanterHere is a cute planter made from candy canes and a recycled tin can. Learn how to make it in this short video.

 

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The finished tree craft.

Pine Needle Christmas TreeThis is a craft my son thought of on his own and had our family do individually; it was a lot of fun! We collected pine needles, drew our own Christmas trees then decorated it!

 

Colorful gingerbread people decorating a wall.

Gingerbread People Wall DecorationsHere is an inexpensive/free way you can decorate your home for the holidays. You can cut out gingerbread people from cardboard, shipping boxes or craft paper then decorate! Hang the gingerbread people individually with tape or as a garland.

 

Reindeer Candle - finished candle

Reindeer CandleEver received a candle with no scent, but you hated to toss it? Here is an idea for making it into a holiday candle.

 

Propagating Plants Inside a Christmas Ornament Bulb - finished project

Propagating Plants Inside a Christmas Ornament BulbMake these cute and inexpensive ornament bulb propagation planters to give as gifts or simply to decorate your desk, bathroom, or home.

 

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Making a Christmas Ornament Display Stand?I could swear I've seen a handmade ornament display. My little 40 inch tree is full of rust. I have had it since I was 13 yrs old; I'm 55 now. I hate to let it go, but it keeps going crooked. Anyway I'm thinking I could make a display stand and put those specific ornaments on it.

 

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Making Gift Tags and Ornaments from Christmas Cards?How do you make gift tags and ornaments from the front of Christmas cards?

 

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Making a Christmas Angel?I know I asked this before about the little angel with the muffler. I am going to try and make her as close as I can. I just wish I could see her legs and the body. Can anyone help with some ideas?

 

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Making a Toothpick Christmas Tree?Can I just do the spray snow and not the paint on the tree?

 

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Making Ice Cream Cone Christmas Trees?How can I put icing (like sugar cookie icing) on the outside of an ice cream cone to make it look like a Christmas tree with popcorn decorations?

 

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Making a Jewelry Christmas Tree?What type of glue do you use to attach the jewelry to the fabric? I want something that I know will stick, but I don't want it to be noticeable. Thanks for your time and consideration.

 

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