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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!
Christmas village advent calendar ( free paper house cutting files )
Here comes a lovely & festive printable paper craf t: a wonderful set of enchanting little DIY paper houses perfect for your Christmas village ! These little paper houses by Delia Creates are simple in design which makes them great for personalizing however you want. Dress them up with snowy glitter on the roofs, paint on fine details, or choose a gradient of papers. There are lots of possibilities! If you don't need an advent calendar you can use these little paper houses as adorable Christmas ornaments or even as cute party treat boxes for your upcoming Christmas party !
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Little crochet Santa toy (free amigurumi pattern)
Crochet this cute and cuddly Saint Nick for the holiday season this year! So sweet! Dendennis will share this free crochet pattern with you - so you won't need to rob a bank to crochet this cute little Santa amigurumi toy! This free crochet Santa toy pattern is fairly simple, and it’s definitely possible to whip out one in an evening. This crochet Santa make great Christmas decoration , or make a little Santa toy as a lovely Christmas gift for the kids !
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DIY Cardboard fireplace
With this nice craft video tutorial you can make this cardboard fireplace easily. If you need a quick and cheap christmas decoration, this is the perfect idea for you!
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DIY Easy paper Rudolph bauble ornament
Paper Christmas ornaments are so fun to make! Maggy from Red Ted Art will teaches you how to make  some super adorable paper reindeer ornaments! With this free printable creating these super cute reindeer bauble Christmas ornaments will be a piece of cake!  You can use the finished paper reindeer ornaments as a cute Christmas tree additions OR you can use them to create super cute Christmas cards with the kids!
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Cute crochet (amigurumi) reindeer toy - free crochet pattern
Let us present you this super adorable amigurumi reindeer: Rudolph ! This free amigurumi reindeer pattern is not really a beginner one, but it's absolutely not that difficult as it seems! This crochet ( amigurumi ) Rudolph reindeer soft toy makes a great Christmas decoration , or you can crochet this Rudolph amigurumi reindeer as a lovely handmade Christmas gift for the kids ! If you crochet this amigurumi Reindeer as a soft toy for small kids please leave out the buttons and hand embroider the eyes instead! Pattern designer: Diana Patskun
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DIY Scandinavian nisse gnomes  - tomte (video tutorial)
This brilliant Christmas craft project has two of our favorite components to it: 1. A Norwegian / Skandinavian theme, 2. It's super easy to make ! This cute little gnome can be made literally in seconds, without any special craft or machine sewing skills ! The 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 ? If you haven't got felt at hand 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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DIY Paper cone Santa - fun Christmas craft for kids
When gearing up for the holidays, paper crafts are an easy way to catch a little bit of holiday spirit, and this adorable paper cone Santa Claus decoration by Paper Magic is just a perfect craft to make! These adorable little paper cone Santas can be used as Christmas decorations to hang around the house, or they can be turned into lovely Christmas tree ornaments. So, grab a mug of peppermint hot chocolate, put your feet up, and get ready to fall in love with a paper cone Santa Claus:
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Rudolph reindeer lollipop - quick Christmas party favor
These reindeer Rudolph lolly pops by True Couponing are pretty much fantastic crafts for kids . Kids can create these super cute Christmas party favors in minutes, and of course they will love to eat them too! These lolly pop reindeer are really easy to make. If your kids are older they can help with the cutting and assembling, but if they’re little, you can let them have the glory of making them. These guys make awesome Christmas party favors or gifts , and you could even send them to school as a class treat!
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DIY Felt & plastic bottle penguin - Christmas gift wrapping idea
Let us present you Creative Mamy's super easy and fun winter craft for kids : the adorable, felt plastic bottle penguin ! There are lots of ways to recycle plastic soda bottles , and turning them into adorable penguins is one of them. These water bottle penguins are SO CUTE and are really easy to make! A perfect winter craft for kids that uses simple materials you probably have at home. This project is definitely a winner for your little ones on a cold and dreary day! Plus: this adorable little plastic bottle penguin doubles up as a lovely gift bag which makes it even more perfect!
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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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Toilet paper roll gnomes - fun fall craft for kids
We LOVE gnomes ! And only one thing is better than gnomes : gnome crafts ! Here's in one fun gnome craft from Repeat Crafter Me: a toilet paper roll gnome ! Isn't it super adorable? This toilet paper roll gnome is a quick little fall craft you can do with your kids. Use the finished toilet paper roll gnomes for imaginative play or tie a string to the hat and make them into an adorable gnome ornament ( or garland ) ! ( These toilet paper roll gnomes are also perfect as Christmas decors! ). So don't hesitate, grab those toilet paper rolls ( or paper towel rolls ) and let's get crafting:
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Sleeping fluffy amigurumi deer (free amigurumi pattern)
Projects like these make us love the art of crochet and amigurumi so much! Just look at this cute reindeer ! Who can resist this cute little reindeer face? By following along Evgenia Korobinskaya's free amigurumi pattern at Amiguroom Toys you can create this super cute crochet reindeer in no time! But before you start learning the basics of amigurumi we must warn you: amigurumi is a very addictive hobby ( once you start creating lovely amigurumi toys , you won't be able to stop making them! ) So, don't hesitate: create a lovely fluffy amigurumi reindeer for your friends or family members now!
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Snowman/Reindeer/Elf Christmas Hats made from old sweaters
Upcycle some old sweaters and turn them into these adorable christmas themed hats! With the help of this nice website you can create the elf hat, the snowman hat and the Rudolph reindeer hat.
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Santa belt - gift wrap
She would like to show you how to make this Santa’s Belt Gift Wrap. You may adapt the Santa’s Belt method to wrap the others, just take off the buckle and add another layer of contrast band across. Again, use any festive season paper punch to punch out some embellishments to decorate. Add some ribbons elements to the gift wrap will further personalize look.
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Santa pants flower pots - fun Christmas decor
Santa Claus is coming.. to town! We bet that this song  will stuck in your head every time you see these DIY Christmas planters! A Santa pants basket in Michaels inspired this little cute Santa pants flower pot. Adorable, isn't it? Honestly, this Christmas craft is so easy, and these Santa pants flower pots look so great with two pretty poinsettia plants inside them. We love it! These DIY Santa pants flower pots  look great for outdoor holiday decor, or fabulous inside as a centerpiece OR you can give them as cute Christmas gifts (filled with treats)!
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DIY Felt reindeer Christmas gift bag from a tin can
Let us present you Creative Mamy's super easy and fun winter craft for kids : the adorable tin can reindeer ! There are lots of ways to recycle tin cans , and turning them into adorable reindeer is one of them. These tin can reindeer penguins are SO CUTE and are really easy to make! A perfect Christmas craft for kids that uses simple materials you probably have at home. This project is definitely a winner for your little ones on a cold and dreary day! Plus: this adorable little tin can Rudolph doubles up as a lovely gift bag which makes it even more perfect!
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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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Macrame gnomes (yarn gnomes) - fun winter yarn craft
This DIY Scandinavian-style gnome ( or Santa ) Christmas yarn ornament is so cute and easy to make: you could whip out a bunch of them as lovely gift toppers or as cute Christmas ornaments in an afternoon. Kids love to craft with yarn , so this would be a fun one to do with them too. With this fun macrame technique, you can make little Christmas gnomes in no time. Follow along NataliDoma DIY's step-by-step tutorial and create your very own little Scandinavian-style gnome Christmas tree ornaments :
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DIY Christmas gnome ornament - tomte ornament (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 gnome ornaments ! 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 adorning gifts! By following along Sarah Nenni-Daher's step-by-step video tutorial, you will be able to make a set of Christmas gnome ornaments 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 hat red velvet brownies
An another super simple and sweet recipe by Pretty Providence! A simple red velvet brownie shaped as triangle, decorated with a little butter cream and boom:a Santa hat! Can you imagine a more easier Christmas dessert? And this red velvet Santa hat brownie is not just super easy to make but also very delicious! Of course you can use any another cake (or cookie) recipe to create the base. These Santa hat triangle brownies would be perfect to take to a cookie exchange or any holiday gathering, because not only are they festive, they are scrumptious as well! get the recipe at prettyprovidence.com:
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33 different Christmas themed nail art - manicure tutorial
In this nice step-by-step video tutorial you can find not just only 1 but 33 ! different Christmas style nail art design from cute Christmas/winter figures and motifs ( reindeer, snowman, santa, snowflake, candy cane etc ) to elegant nonfigurative or Christmas themed motifs. If you haven't got special nail art equipment you can draw the patterns ( at leat the most of them ) with your nail polishes bursh or with a toothpick! These Christmas manicure ideas are easy to make and can be a nice addition to your holiday party outfit !
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Crochet newborn deer bonnet (free crochet pattern)
Look at this super sweet little DIY deer bonnet ! This cute crocheted hat by Spin A Yarn Crochet can be a great addition to a baby photo shoot or your can use it as a cozy autumn / winter baby hat . This pattern is free and the assembly is also super simple! Feel free to add some flowers or leaves ( crocheted or otherwise! ) to make your newborn bonnet even more darling! Get this lovely free newborn deer bonnet crochet pattern at spinayarncrochet.com:
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DIY plastic bottle Santa (Christmas decor)
Let us present you Creative Mamy's super easy and fun winter craft for kids : the adorable, felt plastic bottle Santa ! There are lots of ways to recycle plastic yogurt bottles , and turning them into adorable S antas is one of them. These plastic bottle Santas are SO CUTE and are really easy to make! A perfect Christmas craft for kids that uses simple materials you probably have at home. Plus: this adorable little plastic bottle Santa doubles up as a lovely gift bag which makes it even more perfect!
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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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Free printable christmas gift tags
These printable Christmas gift tags will hopefully help you wrap up Christmas. When the presents have been bought and handmade gifts made, wrap them up pretty and use these darling gift tags.
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Easy paper plate Santa craft for kids
Create festive Christmas crafts with the kids! Today we are sharing a fun looking Santa paper plate craft with you created by Andreja Vucajnk. Whether you’re crafting with a preschooler  or a school aged child at this Christmas, this Santa craft is fun for a wide range of age groups. Paper plates, paint and white glue are the kids best crafting friends! So pull out the paint and the paper plates and follow along Andreja's tutorial on how to make this fun Christmas paper plate craft: Santa!
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DIY Plastic bottle joy Christmas lantern (Santa,penguin & snowman)
In this nice step-by-step video tutorial Creative Mother shows you how she made this GORGEOUS Christmas decor e with using th ree plastic soda bottles , tin foil, hot glue, white air-dry clay and acrylic paint. This super adorable Christmas decor is very fun to make and you can use it a a lovely tea candle holder both indoor and outdoor! If you love upcycling, playing with clay and creating lovely and Santa crafts you will love this! The finished DIY Plastic bottle joy Christmas lantern couldn’t be more adorable!
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Miniature Rudolph reindeer toy (free amigurumi pattern)
Let us present you this super adorable little amigurumi reindeer: Rudolph ! This free amigurumi reindeer pattern by Dendennis is really simple, and it’s definitely possible to whip out one or two of these in an evening. They make great Christmas decorations , or you could even attach a loop to the top of the hat and hang it in your Christmas tree OR this year make a little Rudolph amigurumi reindeer as a lovely gift for the kids ! We really love this cute little fella, the pattern is really easy and you will have a bunch of adorable amigurumi Rudolph' ready in no time!
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