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This craft category is a huge collection of Santa crafts, reindeer crafts & elf crafts! Easy Santa crafts  / reindeer crafts & elf crafts for kids, Christmas decorations with Santa/ reindeer and elves, Santa style gift wrapping ideas ,Santa style home decor ideas, Santa clothes and accessories with Santa Claus, outdoor Santa decorations,free Santa  sewing patterns, reindeer sewing patterns and elf plushie sewing patterns (soft toys), Santa / reindeer and elf crochet and knitting patterns , free Santa printables and a lot more Santa crafts, elf crafts and reindeer crafts!
Free printable christmas Playdough mats for kids
Playdough mats are fun for kids of all ages and encourage creativity, imagination, and help strengthen hand muscles. Kids will love these Christmas themed ones as they get ready for the Holiday season! At totschooling.net you will find a complete set of free printable Christmas playdough mats, which includes 10 fun activities: Making Santa's beard, making Rudolph's antlers, decorating a Christmas tree, a wreath, making a snowman, a gingerbread man, candy canes, decorating ornaments, presents and more!
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Adorable tiny reindeer (free amigurumi pattern)
Crochet your very own adorable cuddly amigurumi reindeer toy with following along @inna_chi_hm's nice free amigurumi pattern at Amiguroom Toys ! This super adorable amigurumi reindeer is such a cute friend for toddlers as well as a beautiful handmade Christmas gift for grownups. If you'd like to make this adorable crochet / amigurumi reindeer bigger ( for an absolutely giant reindeer ) simply use a thicker, heavier weight yarn. You can also make this lovely huggable amigurumi reindeer from any color and size yarn , the end result will be wonderful and it will surely bring great joy to the one who gets it.
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DIY Sock Christmas gnomes - easy winter decor
his brilliant Christmas craft project has three of our favorite components to it: 1. A Norwegian / Skandinavian theme, 2. It's super easy to make , 3. It's an upcycling project , the main material comes from an old sock ! This cute little gnome can be made literally in seconds, without any special craft or machine sewing skills ! The sweater or sock Christmas gnomes can be perfect decors in your skandinavian/vintage style home or you can give them as gifts, because who doesn't love gnomes ? You can upcycle sweaters, t-shirts , socks and almost any unused old clothes to create the gnomes , with this step-by-step video tutorial it will be a piece of cake!
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Whimsical wooden reindeers and a sleigh with simple shapes
For this year's outdoor Christmas decor make a Santa's sleigh with a few cute whimsical reindeeers completelly out of wooden scraps and amaze easily everyone in your street! You can make these adorable fun wooden reindeers even if you haven't got fancy and expensive woodworking euipments, because to make this gorgeous Christmas garden decor you just need  some leftower wood pieces and a simple jigsaw! If you haven't got special hole drills to make holes for the poles you can simply attach the reindeers' legs with long sturdy screwsand a little wood glue.
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Nyasha the tiny amigurumi deer (free amigurumi pattern)
The best things in life are free - like this lovely amigurumi reindeer pattern by Ekaterina Shokhina at Amiguroom Toys ! Like most of the people, you are likely to ask what exactly amigurumi is until you see the beautiful patterns and you instantly fall in love with it. Amigurumi is a Japanese crocheting technique of creating fun and beautiful stuffed animals using yarns , just like this lovely little reindeer. So grab a skein of brown yarn , make this lovely amigurumi reindeer today and create a darling ( Christmas ) gift for your loved ones.
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Small amigurumi Santa & Rudolph the red nose reindeer (free crochet patterns)
Christmas is the most wonderful time of the year! And of course this Santa and his little helper : Rudolph the red nose reindeer ( designed by Éva from Éva's Doll Shop ) , can not be missed. This cheerful crocheted Santa and the little amigurumi Rudolph is just perfect as a festive little decoration , but kids may want to have him in their room watching while they sleep. This time Éva, in this detailed, step-by-step crochet tutorial will teach you how to make them in no time. Be sure to make one or two for the special little ones in your life today:
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Simple DIY Christmas Santa gnome (video tutorial)
If you're in a hunt for a super fun, easy-to-make, and budget-friendly Christmas decoration - or just want to make a fun Christmas craft with the kids , try these super adorable, Scandinavian style Christmas Gnomes ! Christmas Gnomes are not just super cute decors, but they are also very easy to craft, which makes them perfect for decorating and also for disguising gifts! By following along Sarah Nenni-Daher's step-by-step video tutorial, you will be able to make a set of Christmas gnomes in no time! All you need is a little piece of ( felt ) fabric, yarn, and a wooden bead. Let's get crafting:
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Santa's Elves Yard Display
The elves are wooden skeletons with newspaper pressed and taped all around to form the shapes. Two coats of paper mache, bits of clay added, gesso, paint, and waterproofing and they are ready for display!
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DIY Plastic bottle Santa gift box with craft foam - Christmas gift
What an amazing idea to recycle plastic bottle into this festive Santa gift box ! It is always a great feeling when we are making the preparation for Christmas , especially if you can recycle something from trash into treasure to make something unique for the whole family. Start with an empty plastic bottle to create this fantastic homemade Christmas craft. A plastic bottle Santa gift box is an inexpensive way to decorate your home for the holidays or create fun gifts for the whole family ! This adorable gift box has been made with craft foam, it's fun to make and eco-friendly.
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Healthy DIY clementine wreath - Christmas gift
This year, why not share the citrus joy with your friends & neighbors? Give a healthy gift this Thanksgiving or Christmas with a festive clementine wreath. This clementine wreath by dreamflight6000 is super simple to put together and will make any lucky recipient thankful for your wonderful creativity! Create one and wish the ones you love a happy & healthy holiday season! To create your own healthy DIY clementine wreath , you'll need clementines ( or other round fruits / sweets ) and a few simple craft supplies you've probably already have at hand.
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Amigurumi Christmas gnomes ( free crochet pattern )
In this free crochet tutorial , you can learn how to crochet this adorable amigurumi gnome in amigurumi ! This sweet amigurumi gnome is sure to bring a smile to any face! This amigurumi cutie is a wonderful seasonal decoration or soft toy for kids. This amigurumi gnome is also perfect as a gift for a newborn if you crochet yours from cotton yarn and create it's eyes with embroidery. At this nice crochet blog you will find the free amigurumi pattern of this super cute amigurumi gnome. This amigurumi pattern is a beginner one, so if you are a beginner in amigurumis this amigurumi gnome is absolutely perfect to begin with!
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Holiday finger puppets
The pattern for the whole christmas themed finger puppet gang is available in her website as a free download. They're really quick and easy to make, and kids will love them!
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Miniature amigurumi Santa owl (free crochet pattern)
Know an owl lover? We've got the perfect gift idea for them: a crochet Santa owl keychain ! Whether you're gifting it as a toy or as home decor, this free amigurumi pattern by Double Treble Trinkets will thrill owl fanatics. This cute crochet ( amigurumi ) owl can be a perfect handmade gift for your kids / grandkids because, this super adorable amigurumi owl is a perfect for both boys and girls! In this great amigurumi blog you will find a wonderful free amigurumi Santa owl pattern which will help you to create this adorable crocheted toy ! You can use any color and style yarn to crochet your own adorable amigurumi owls ,they will look adorable and fun in any form!
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TP roll Christmas coundtdown calendar  ( advent calendar )
This toilet paper roll advent calendar is the perfect Christmas countdown! (Or countdown for any other occasion!) Not just only because it's super inexpensive (because you just need some tp rolls and a little colorful wrapping paper to make them), but also because it's perfect to suprise your kids with small lovely gifts! They will love to punch the pockets to get the small toys and sweets you put inside! You can tape the toliet paper rolls into any fun shape (imagine a nice house or Christmas tree calendar). You can adapt this great idea and make a "reward box": when your kid cleans up or helps you in housework you can reward him / her with one of these small suprises.
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Amigurumi gnome (free amigurumi pattern)
Playing with super cute huggable plushies are so comforting and fun! The perfect reason to play with lovely plush animals ( regardless of your age ) is to crochet one for yourself! ( Or to crochet one as a lovely handmade gift for your friends / family members. ) This time create this lovely amigurumi gnome from a skein of yarn by following Tatyana Lysenko's free crochet pattern. You can make this lovely huggable amigurumi gnome from any color and size yarn , the end result will be wonderful and it will surely bring great joy to the one who gets it.
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Amigurumi Christmas ornaments (Santa,reindeer&snowman) - free patterns
Do you know how to crochet and want to expand your knowledge a little bit? Learn the Japanese art of crocheting lovely stuffed animals and decorations: amigurumi ! With amigurumi , you will be able to crochet lovely, huggable crochet decorations such as these super cute amigurumi Christmas ornaments by AmourFou ! These lovely amigurumi Christmas ornaments is such a great amigurumi project, perfect as a lovely homemade decor piece or as a heartwarming gift for Christmas. So get the free amigurumi pattern at AmourFou now, and start crocheting :
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Christmas amigurumi owl (free amigurumi pattern)
There's nothing like crocheting toys for your kids that they'll love forever! Watch them play with your handmade creations all throughout their childhood. Stitch this lovely crocheted owl for your little ones to enjoy! Simply follow Yana Lisitsyna's great, easy-to-follow free amigurumi pattern and create this lovely amigurumi owl in no time! If you need a heartwarming gift for Christmas or want to make your favorite munchkin a handmade toy, this amigurumi owl makes a sweet little gift.
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Soft amigurumi reindeer (free crochet pattern)
Know a reindeer lover? We've got the perfect gift for them: a lovely and super soft crochet reindeer ! Whether you're gifting this amigurumi reindeer as a toy, or as a home decor, this little plushie will thrill reindeer fanatics. This cute crochet ( amigurumi ) reindeer can be a perfect handmade gift or handmade toy for your kids or grandkids, because this super adorable amigurumi reindeer is a perfect soft toy for both boys and girls! At Amiguroom Toys you will find Anastasia Dmitrieva's free amigurumi reindeer pattern which will help you to create this adorable crocheted toy with lots of interesting details, personality and cuteness! You can use any color, type and size yarn to crochet your own adorable amigurumi reindeer , but for the softest result use Himalaya Dolphin Baby!
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Adorable reindeers - paperweaving
With this nice christmas / winter craft tutorial you can make these adorable paper weaved reindeers. With paper weaving you can not just only create cheap home decorations but you can upcycle magazines and newspapers. If you new in paper weaving for the basic materials and technique look at this >>>basket weaving tutorial<<<.
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DIY Shoe organizer advent calendar
The lead-up to Christmas is half the fun of the holiday. Advent calendars help you count down the days, and sometimes reward you with a sweet treat! Instead of buying the same, store-bought version every year, try out this DIY Shoe organizer advent calendar by Elizabeth Joan Designs. You can reuse DIY Shoe organizer advent calendar over the years, and you'll be surprised at how creative you can get with it. Whether you want something totally Christmassy, or something a little more chic, this shoe organizer advent calendar is just the perfect way to make it.
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Santa hat brownie bites with strawberries
These Santa hat brownies by Erica's Sweet Tooth are so cute, and so so easy to make! We highly recommend you to bring these to any Christmas party because your friends and family will go crazy for them! (Who doesn't love chocolate and strawberries together? It's pure heaven! ) Did we mention how easy is to make this chocolate brownie and strawberry cake? This beautiful, delicious and impressive Christmas cupcake is a must do for this year!
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Paper plate Santa Claus - fun Santa craft for kids
Christmas is such a fun time of the year for crafting! If you're looking for a fun Christmas craft for your preschooler, this lovely little paper plate Santa by I Heart Crafty Things will be the perfect choice. Using a paper plate and some glue made this one so simple and adorable! This paper plate Santa craft is such a fun classroom project to make as one paper plate makes two crafts and you can use scrap materials for everything else. Making paper plate crafts in the classroom is always so much fun! Your c lass or kids will enjoy making these fun paper plate suns with you. Read the tutorial and learn the how to's:
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Santa hat chair covers - free sewing pattern
This Santa hat chair cover is a totally unnecessary, non-functional, can only be used a few-weeks-out-of-the-year, type of craft idea.. BUT don’t you dare Bah-Humbug this!  Because every time you take one little step into the kitchen (or dining room) you won’t be able to stop that smile from spreading across your face!  And you may find yourself humming ‘jingle bells‘ or ‘Rudolph‘ as you clean up after meals. These little Santa hat chair covers are made from felt so they hold their shape really well.  And sewing is minimal since hemming is not needed.  Truly, a pretty quick little Christmas sewing project!
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4 DIY winter - Christmas notebooks
In this video tutorial she will show you how to make winter inspired notebooks ( and a binder ). A cute DIY mitten notebook , snowman 3 in 1 notepad , snowy notebook decoration and a cozy knitted cover for your binder ! These super easy and lovely DIY notebooks can be perfect Christmas presents for your friends and family or you can whip up some for yourself! You can use old scarfs, knitted sweaters ( even socks ) to create the knitted cover , and for the others you can use any paper leftovers that can be found around you or simply buy one notebook base at the store and spice up a little with these fun notebook decorating ideas !
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Gingerbread girls - creative cookie packaging
With this super easy cookie packaging idea you can turn boring store bought cookies into fun homemade Christmas treats in minutes! Brilliant isn't it? To create these super cute gingerbread girl faces you will need a little celophane (or pre-packaged cookies), a white  (or any lighter color) sharpie, and a cute ribbon! You can create the gingerbread girls with almost every chocholate (chip) cookies or you can create other Christmas figures with vanilla ones (imagine a cute snowman from a sugar cookie or an adorable reindeer from a gingerbread cookie)! This easy dessert packagind idea can be perfect for almost everyone at Christmas from family members, to teachers everyone will love them!
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DIY Rudolph reindeer EOS gift card - Christmas gift idea
You can add a personal touch to your gift by combining a lovely Christmas card with a handy little EOS lip balm!  These super cute Rudolph reindeer EOS cards by The Crafting Chicks are perfect for the holiday seasons, plus they are super easy to make! You will find the free Rudolph reindeer EOS card printable at thecraftingchicks.com. Follow along the tutorial, cut out the cute Reindeer card and then you’ll have an adorable Christmas gift. Happy crafting!
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