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This craft category is a huge collection of Christmas crafts ( DIY Christmas gifts & Christmas decorations)! DIY Christmas decoration ( indoor and outdoor Christmas decors, Christmas table settings, Christmas window decors, Christmas centerpieces, Christmas mantel decors), Santa crafts, Christmas greeting cards, homemade Christmas presents, gifts in a jar ideas, Christmas party snacks, gift wrapping ideas, DIY Christmas tree decorations, free Christmas printables, Christmas crafts for kids and many more Christmas crafts and homemade Christmas gifts!
Yarn ball christmas wreath
This is a gorgeous christmas wreath made from newspaper and a little yarn. Brilliant christmas craft idea and oh so easy to make! (And also cheap, because you don't need to use full yarn balls!)
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Inexpensive wreath base with toilet paper rolls - recycling
With this brilliant lifehacking craft idea you can create a sturdy wreath base from nothing! You just need some toilet paper rolls and a little tape to make this inexpensive wreath base. Unbelievably creative, yet simple and easy! This tp roll werath base can be a perfect addition to your christmas or easter decoration just decorate it with different decor elements such as: ribbons, pine branches, toys, faux grass or a fluffy scarf! This super cheap wreath base is a great way to repurpose some paper junk and made a gorgeous handmade decor at the same time!
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Amigurumi reindeer couple (free crochet pattern)
Nothing's cuter than a stuffed animal, and this little crochet amigurumi reindeer couple is no exception. This lovely reindeer couple pattern by Vera Izgrebina at AmiguroomToys works up really quickly and doesn’t take much yarn to make. So grab your yarn basket and crochet a lovely reindeer couple for all of the reindeer -lovers in your life. ( Kids really love handmade toys , especially when they are cuddly and colorful, which makes this amigurumi reindeer couple a great gift for any special occasion! )
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Easy DIY Nutella Christmas tree cake - party food
People come up with so many creative ideas and for sure the braided Nutella Christmas tree bread is one of them! Imagine how great would this look on the Christmas table when all your family and friends come around for holidays. A true feast of delicious food with awesome visual effects. This brilliant step-by-step baking video will give you the recipe for this easy DIY Nutella Christmas tree cake and you have to try it! You will be amazed, how easy s to make this gorgeous and oh so delicious Nutella Christmas tree cake !
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DIY 5 minute natural lip balm - homemade lip gloss
Did you know that you can make homemade lip balm in 5 minutes?! Plus you can customize your color and scent, I will never buy from a store again! If you are re-using your old EOS container add any leftover EOS balm in the DIY lip balm mixture and it will have an even silkier texture. Watch this nice step-by-step video tutorial on how to make your own lip balm/lip gloss in minutes from natural ingredients ! This recipe makes a firm balm so use less beeswax if you want to make a lip gloss
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Gingerbread houses from milk cartons
This is a very creative christmas craft idea: gingerbread houses out of milk cartons! If you woul'd like to upcycle some "junk", this craft idea is absolutelly perfect for you! Your kids will also enjoy the making of this village, but it they don't like gingerbread, it can be a "robot creator station" (with some foil and straws) or a cute princess tower (with pink paint and some bling).
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Crochet gingerbread boy and girl (free crochet pattern)
This time Maria shares with us a super cute free rag doll amigurumi pattern - again! This time she's even includes a video crochet tutorial with the free written pattern to help you along! These gingerbread boy and girl are cuddly-soft and perfect just in time for the holidays!  With a little modification in the yarn size you can create a whole super adorable amigurumi gingerbread family!
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Amigurumi elk ( moose ) - free crochet pattern
Nothing's cuter than a stuffed animal, and this little crochet amigurumi elk by Liudmila Pershina is no exception. This lovely elk pattern works up really quickly, and doesn’t take much yarn to make. Crochet a couple for all of the elk -lovers in your life. ( Little newborns really love handmade toys , especially when they are colorful, which makes this amigurumi toy a great gift for baby showers! Just a quick reminder to use caution when gifting homemade cuddlies to babies and toddlers: Unless you've thoroughly researched all of your materials ( stuffing too! ) for baby-safety, we recommend keeping your amigurumi out of reach of curious mouths. ) Head to Amiguroom and get the free pattern :
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Easy DIY dimensional paper star - Christmas craft for kids
Looking for an easy DIY Christmas decoration ? These pretty 3D paper stars are super easy to make and look stunning! These lovely little dimensional paper stars can be great Christmas tree ornaments , you can place them randomly on bookshelves or hang a bunch of them with clear string over a table top for a fancy holiday dinner OR make a bunch of tiny paper stars and fill a glass jar with them! Watch this video tutorial by Lina's Craft Club and create your very own cute paper stars with the kids !
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Crocheted snowflake garland - free crochet pattern
Christmas is just around the corner and we would like to share with you something special for your Christmas tree: a free gorgeous crochet snowflake garland! What's fits better to your home at Christmas / winter than beautiful delicate snowflakes ! With this detailed crochet tutorial you can crochet this beautiful crochet snowflake garland easily, even if you are a beginner in crocheting!
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Easy DIY origami money shirt tutorial (paper folding)
This step-by-step origami video tutorial will teach you how to make an origami shirt from money or rectangular paper ! This origami money shirt is super easy to make and it can be a great gift for dads or boyfriends ! So learn how to make the simplest of money origami - the dollar bill shirt ! This easy origami shirt is also awesome for decorating greetings cards ! Whether this is for your d ad, husband, boyfriend or colleague , they will appreciate the extra time and effort spent on a handmade greetings card. For this easy to make origami dollar bill shirt , you'll need - a dollar bill ! ( If you'd like to use origami paper instead, the dimensions don't matter, just make sure it's a long rectangle. )
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Wine cork penguin Christmas tree ornament - kids craft
Today we have a super quick but oh so cute DIY Christmas ornament for you – more specifically DIY Christmas cork ornaments! It may be early for some of you to start thinking  about Christmas, but these little wine cork penguin Christmas tree ornaments  make great fund raisers at school fairs and similar. If you have a production line set up, you can make them quickly, easily and cheaply! And you do need to start collecting those corks now! So, today RedTedArt shows you how to make an adorable  cork penguin ornament!
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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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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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Easy crochet angel ornament (free Hungarian crochet pattern)
Do you love to crochet? Would you like to make an adorable crochet Christmas tree ornament that you can give as a lovely gift to your loved ones at Christmas? Crochet these  easy  crochet angels by KreaMojza with wooden bead heads! Cute, isn't it? This Hungarian crochet pattern is not only completely free, but also very simple, so you can crochet it easily even as a beginner crocheter / amigurumi lover! As an extra  - with these wonderful crocheted angel Christmas tree decorations - comes a detailed ,photo illustrated crochet tutorial also for free!
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Easy Snowman Refrigerator Hack
Here's a really cool ( and cheap ) winter decoration! In this video craft tutorial you can learn how to hack your fridge into a snowman , with supplies you have lying around the house. All you need is a few minutes and maybe a little helper or two!
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DIY Rustic advent calendar with driftwood ( fabric bag advent calendar )
With all of the hustle and bustle of the holidays , it's not hard to lose track of time. Before you know it, it's Christmas ! Countdown to Christmas with this beautiful, rustic, DIY advent calendar by Craft And Creativity. Whether you want a grown-up or kiddie version, this advent calendar is just begging to be made. Not only is this a handy and exciting holiday decor , because of the anticipation it builds, but it's also a great kids' craft too. Not to mention that this Christmas calendar makes great Christmas decor you can use year after year. This version has a nostalgic feel, and the fabric bags are just brilliant, because bags are super versatile ( you can use any size, any color and any pattern to create your handmade advent calendar ).
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Easy Christmas crafts (styrofoam ball and lightbulb snowman)
In this nice Christmas craft video you can find 6! different, easy , inexpensive but still fun and gorgeous Christmas crafts / decors such as the adorable lightbulb and table tennis ball snowman , a melted snowman greeting card , a wool Christmas tree decor , a toilet paper tube wreath , and more! You can make these fun and low budget Christmas crafts with the kids because all of them are super easy! Our favourites are the styrofoam / table tennis ball snowman Christmas ornament and the lightbulb snowman. Which is your favourite?
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DIY baby sock Christmas tree ornaments with sleepy mice
Oh those adorable tiny little first socks! If you would like to keep them forever but not in some dark corner of a drawer, give them a new life as cute decors that always helps you to remember those tiny baby feet!  This brilliant Christmas craft idea the DIY baby sock sleepy mouse is not just super adorable as a Christmas decor and a keepsake but also very easy to sew, especially because of this nice step-by-step tutorrial! Used baby sock ornaments sounds weird, I know, but it turned out so beautiful and adorable!  I’m really wishing that I saved all of the other kids’ socks now!
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3D Paper snowflake ornament - easy DIY winter decor
This easy to make 3-Dimensional paper snowflake looks gorgeous hanging on a Christmas tree or in a window, and this beautiful paper ornament is also super fun to make! ( For kids or adults as well! ) This 3D paper snowflake can be a winter-time decor, or if you make it in fun vibrant colors it can be a great flower like spring decor as well! Karin used double-sided paper ( white/silver ) to make it and we think it was a good choice - these two colors make it look even more three-dimensional . If you make this easy paper ornament in small sizes it can be a great addition to your Christmas tree !
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Origami Santa Claus - Christmas craft for kids ( paper folding )
We love Santa crafts ! This easy origami Santa Claus by Origami Time is a great DIY project for the kids over the winter holidays. This lovely little Santa is one of the easiest origami Santa one can fold. It's just a few simple steps! Watch your kid's face light up as you transform a simple sheet of paper into a jolly little paper Santa , which can be great for creating Christmas cards or you can use them to decorate a Christmas bulletin board. This origami model is suitable for kids and everyone new to origami!
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DIY Christmas bulb advent calendar
This DIY christmas bulb advent calendar is super easy to make, especially if you have a craft cutting machine. You can make it from christmas wrapping papers , from an old book, or from colorful magazines.
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Orange peel Christmas votive - natural winter decor
These orange peel Christmas votives by Handimania are quick and easy to make, elegant, inexpensive, and of course, they smelling heavenly! Use the orange peel tea candle holders on your table or throughout your home. ( For maximum safety, you can use flameless tea candles with them. ) Watch this step-by-step video tutorial and learn how to make gorgeous and heavenly smelling orange peel votives. These orange peel votives are super inexpensive, their glow is simply beautiful, and they allow you to create a great atmosphere at home during long, dark, and cold evenings. The warmth of the flame activates essential oils from both the peel and cloves and that results in a fabulous scent.
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DIY Rocking Santa Christmas decor - recycling craft ( paper clay tutorial )
Transform an old ball , a plastic bottle , some tin foil and a bunch of newspaper ( or cardboard box ) into a g-o-r-g-e-o-u-s Christmas decoration with Creative Mom' step-by-step paper clay sculpting tutorial! Homemade ( or store bought ) paper clay can be molded and manipulated to make just about anything! There's plenty of time to make this jolly little Santa either for your own home or a craft show. We've always loved the delicate rich look of paper clay sculptures and this rocking Santa is truly unique! ( It simply ROCKS! )
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DIY Giant dimensional paper stars and snowflakes (with template)
This goreous 3 dimensional paper snowflake and star is not just a gorgeous way to decorate your home or the school at Christmas but it's also a very easy craft project and inexpensive as wel! You just need a little paper and >>>this free template<<<, and a little glue to make one. The dimensional paper snowflakes and stars will look gorgeous in any size and pattern, from small Chistmas tree ornaments to large Christmas party
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Cute crochet Christmas reindeer - free amigurumi pattern
Olga Askarova via AmigoroomToys gives you a super cute free Christmas-themed pattern : a crochet reindeer with Christmas sweate r! We hope you have enough time to get it before the holidays get there! We just love the crochet reindeer antlers and their lovely ( absolutely not ugly ) little Christmas sweaters ! Wouldn’t these crochet reindeer toys looks sweet on a bench with some Christmas accent pillows, or even set up on a mantel with some snow? They would make great cuddle buddies ,especially during the holidays! Pattern designer: Olga Askarova (Instagram @by_olik_ask)
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4 Easy & cute way to wrap Christmas gifts
Along with some instant gift wrap you can print and use, Mr Printables also has a few DIY gift wrap ideas without even having to print! This one is super simple and kids will love it. He thought those triangle flaps you end up with on each end of wrapped gifts just looked liked animal noses waiting to be smudged on with a little black paint, bringing it all to life. That’s all there is for this DIY animal gift wrap. It hardly needs a tutorial. Browse the images for reference and make your own versions!
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Amigurumi reindeer Christmas ornament (free crochet pattern)
The best things in life are free - like this lovely amigurumi reindeer Christmas ornament pattern by Ekaterina Ustinova and 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 Christmas ornament. So grab a few skeins of yarn and make this lovely amigurumi reindeer Christmas ornament today, and add a festive new d ecoration to your Christmas tree !
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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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