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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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DIY Wood triangle Santa mobile - Christmas decoration
This little wooden Santa , alone makes a cute decoration for your Christmas tree . Or you can add a star to the top and bottom and make a lovely Christmas window decoration or mobile with it. Other than a bit of drying time, he is quickly made. Make a few adorable wooden Santa mobile and then you have a little something to take along as a gift if you are invited somewhere during the holidays. The pattern is simple. It is just one piece to cut out and paint. Embellish your Santa according to your taste or to what you may have. You can add beads, buttons and small decorating elements to his hat or to the front of him.
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DIY Scandinavian Santa gnome Christmas tree ornament
This DIY Scandinavian style Santa Christmas ornament is so cute and so easy to make: you could whip out a bunch of them as lovely gift toppers or as cute Christmas ornaments under an afternoon. Kids love to craft with yarn and felt, so this would be a fun one to do with them too. With this fun technique you can make little Christmas gnomes similar to Santa , just use colorful felt pieces instead of red. Follow along Factory Direct Craft' step-by-step tutorial and create your very own little Scandinavian style Santa gnome Christmas tree ornaments :
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Christmas elf boot napkin - napkin folding tutorial ( origami )
Christmas elves left their boots on your table! At least that's what it will look like when you make these elf boot napkins. Follow along this fun Christmas elf boots napkin folding tutorial by Basteln mit Papier and add a whimsical touch to your Christmas table ! This step-by-step folding tutorial will improve both of your napkin folding and dining etiquette skills! Let's get folding festive Elf boots !
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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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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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Scandinavian crochet Santa gnome (free crochet pattern)
It’s almost December so it's time to start your holiday crocheting! This Scandinavian crochet Santa gnome is soo adorable and Chi Wei will share a free crochet pattern of him with us - so you won't need to rob a bank to crochet this year's Christmas decoration! This free amigurumi Santa ( or amigurumi Christmas gnome ) pattern is fairly simple, and it’s definitely possible to whip out one in an evening. They make great Christmas decorations , or this year make a little Santa amigurumi as a lovely gift for the kids ! We really love this cute little fella, the pattern is easy to follow and you will have a bunch of adorable amigurumi Santa ready in no time!
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Cuddly Santa Claus pillow toy (free crochet pattern)
Crochet this cute and cuddly Saint Nick for the holiday season this year! So sweet! Ashleigh will share this free crochet pattern  with us - so you won't need to rob a bank to crochet this cute Santa pillow! This free crochet Santa (pillow or soft 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 pillow as a lovely gift for the kids!
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Crochet Santa mason jar cozy (free crochet pattern)
This cute and easy crocheted Santa mason jar cozy takes about an hour to work up and is super festive! Repurpose / upcycle empty mason jars and create fun Christmas gifts for the kids or your friends/family! This free crochet Santa mason jar cozy pattern is very easy ( made with only beginner crochet stitches ). This crocheted Santa jar cozy is a very fun ( and low-budget ) way to decorate your home at Christmas as well! These mason jar/tin can cozies are changeable ( and washable ) so you can easily dress up your jars/cans/bottles differently in any season/holidays if you wish!
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DIY Whimsical Santa toy (free sewing pattern & tutorial)
Winter is almost here and this means you can start your Christmas crafts now officially! If you love sewing this craft idea - the Santa plush toy - can be  a great craft choice for you, even if you're beginner in sewing, because with this detailed masterclass tutorial  sewing one will be a piece of cake! The kids will love this adorable Santa plushie! And of course you can use this fun and lovely fabric Santa  toy to decorate your home at Christmas! Unique handmade decorations are always the best! ( This Christmas sewing project is perfect for scrapbusting ! )
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Tilda style Santa toy (free sewing pattern & tutorial)
Look at this gorgeous & super adorable skandinavian / Tilda style Santa doll ! Hes soo adorable and unique! This Tilda style Santa doll can be a perfect Christmas gift / soft toy for kids, or you can use it to decorate your home at Christmas / winter. In this nice craft website you will find the free Santa toy sewing pattern accompanied with a detailed sewing tutorial - which will help you to create this cute T ilda style Santa and his clothes from scrap fabrics ! This pattern is not really suitable for beginners in sewing ( because of the small details ) .
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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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DIY Paper strip Rudolph reindeer Christmas ornament for kids
It's time for a new fun and easy Christmas project : let’s make a super cute paper ball reindeer craft! What’s wonderful about these lovely reindeer paper balls is that you can turn them into the most adorable Christmas garland ever! Construction paper is one of our favorite crafting material (so many possibilities and quite frugal too!), and we do love all kinds of paper ball creatures! With the festive time of the year approaching, it’s time to look into festive characters, making Rudolph the reindeer is certainly a must. Ready to make your little reindeer? Clink on the link below and create one!
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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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Crochet Mrs Claus doll pillow (free crochet pattern)
She’s the sweetest lady with a sweet white apron and jingle bell accessories. What’s not to love? She’s about the same size as Santa (he can be find as a free pattern in this nice crochet blog as well!) and has lots of beautiful yarn hair to match his beard. Such a sweet couple! Crochet this cute Mrs Claus doll pillow for the holiday season this year!  Ashleigh will share this free crochet pattern  with us - so you won't need to rob a bank to crochet this cute Mrs Claus doll pillow ! This free crochet Mrs Claus doll (pillow or soft toy) pattern is fairly simple, and it’s definitely possible to whip out one in an evening. This crochet Santa makes great Christmas decoration, or a lovely gift for the kids!
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Rudolph reindeer paper puppet (free printable template)
It's time for a new fun and easy Christmas project :let’s make a super cute Rudolph reindeer paper puppets! What’s wonderful about these lovely reindeer paper puppets ( by Kids Craft Room ) is that they can doubles up as Christmas cards ! Construction paper is one of our favorite crafting material ( so many possibilities and quite frugal too! ),and we do love all kinds of paper creatures! With the festive time of the year approaching, it’s time to look into festive characters, making Rudolph the reindeer is certainly a must. Ready to make your little reindeer ? Clink on the link below and create one!
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Easy DIY burlap reindeer ornament - Christmas craft for kids
With the festive time of the year approaching, it’s time to look into festive characters, making Rudolph the reindeer is certainly a must. Ready to make your little reindeer?  This year Kids Craft Room is sharing this cute burlap reindeer ornament craft with us. We can't resist this super cute burlap Rudolf ,he is just so darn cute! These burlap reindeer ornaments are super simple to make and no-sew too which is always a bonus for me especially during the bust festive holidays!
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DIY fabric Santa advent calendar
We are super excited to share this lovely DIY fabric Santa advent calendar with you! An advent calendar is a wonderful way to extend the fun of Christmas over the whole month. And what better way to introduce the tradition of counting down the days until Christmas than with a super cute homemade Santa advent calendar ! Sewing your own advent calendar is also the perfect way to create a new family heirloom that will last for years and become a firm favorite part of children's’ festive rituals! This free sewing tutorial , designed by Mike , is one of our favorite festive sewing projects from the The Crafty Gentleman archives. Read on to find out how to sew your own DIY Santa advent calendar :
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Mr. and Mrs.Santa Claus - free crochet patterns (Christmas ragdolls)
Crochet Santa Claus is coming to town! Perfect for having your Christmas decoration be a reflection of your love of crochet , this lovely couple by Passionate Crafter is fun to make and will add a lovely charm to your Christmas decor. Mr. Santa Claus is cute and cuddly and of course, he loves Christmas ! He also has a weakness for all kinds of toys and for Mrs. Claus! Now you can make your own crochet Santa Claus and his beloved wife with Passionate Crafter's easy-to-follow, free crochet tutorial:
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DIY Santa and reindeer stick puppet - fun Christmas craft for kids
Looking for simple, fun and adorable crafts to do with your kids this Christmas ? Get into the Christmas spirit by making these adorable and fun p aper puppets with your kids. These paper puppets by I Heart Crafty Things are not only adorable but really fun to make and perfect for a cold winter day. These lovely Santa and reindeer puppets even make perfect Christmas decorations for your Christmas tree ( just leave out the craft stick and attach a string to it's back! ) Head to iheartcraftythings.com and learn how to make them:
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DIY Trim the beard paper plate Santa craft
Are you looking for an educational Santa craft idea to enjoy with your toddlers and preschoolers this Christmas ? This DIY t rim the beard paper plate Santa craft by Kids Craft Room is super cute and gives kids lots of opportunity to develop their fine motor cutting skills and have fun ! We simply love this trim the beard paper plate Santa craft , it's so brilliant and simple to make. So grab those inexpensive paper plates and create this super fun DIY Trim the beard paper plate Santa craft by following along Kids Craft Room's step-by-step craft tutorial:
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DIY Rocking paper plate Santa - fun Christmas craft for kids
Why make a regular paper plate Santa when you can make one that doubles up as a toy ? This fun little rocking paper plate Santa craft by Easy Peasy And Fun isn’t just for making : once done you can push it and it will rock left and right and even slightly forward or backward, depending on how you push it. Fun, isn't it? Or you can use the finished paper plate Santas as an ornament : just hang it on a string. This fun little Santa craft makes a pretty cute classroom or home decoration ! Besides of it's super fun and adorable, It’s also super easy ! Ready to make one? Let’s get Christmas crafting :
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DIY Pom pom Santa Christmas ornament - yarn ornament
This DIY Pom pom Santa Christmas ornament is so cute and so easy to make: you could whip out a bunch of them as lovely gift toppers or as cute Christmas ornaments under an afternoon. Kids love to make pom poms , so this would be a fun one to do with them too. You can use a dinner fork or a homemade cardboard pom pom maker to create the pom poms ( if you haven't got a pom pom maker at hand. ) With this fun technique you can make little Christmas gnomes similar to Santa , just use colorful felt pieces instead of red.
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DIY Clay flower pot Santa - adorable Christmas decoration
We are so in love with this lovely little flower pot Santa craft by The Country Chic Cottage, and we think you will be as well! This DIY Clay flower pot Santa is a lovely and fun way to decorate though Christmas and it takes very little time to make, so you can actually create a bunch of them before the holidays. This adorable DIY Clay flower pot Santa is just perfect for decorating indoors, outdoors and they make awesome gifts. Note that: you can make this lovely terra cotta pot decoration in any size that you want.
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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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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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DIY Toilet paper roll Santa, snowman, reindeer and elf - Christmas craft for kids
If you’re looking for easy Christmas crafts for kids then you’ll love these Christmas toilet paper roll crafts by The Best Ideas For Kids! Kids love to create crafts with toilet paper rolls and the best part is that toilet paper rolls can be recycled into a fun Christmas craft activity. The Best Ideas For Kids will show you how to turn your toilet paper rolls into 4 different Christmas characters:
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DIY Craft stick Santa - fun Christmas craft for kids
Time for another jolly craft by Easy Peasy And Fun! Today Andreja will teach you how to make a super fun craft stick Santa craft. This little craft stick Santa can be a wonderful Christmas decoration for your home, or ( if you add some thread to the back ) this can make a wonderful Christmas tree ornament as well! And they're simple enough for toddlers and preschoolers to make!
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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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Origami Santa Claus - fun paper craft for kids (paper folding)
We love Santa crafts ! This easy origami Santa Claus by Paper World is a great DIY project for the kids over the winter holidays. This lovely little Santa has got to be 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 preschoolers and everyone new to origami!
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DIY Origami Santa hat - easy paper craft for kids
Make your own origami Santa hat with Basteln mit Papier's easy to follow origami tutorial! This fun Santa craft sure to thrill children and adults alike! This cute origami Santa hat is perfect for creating an adorable Christmas gift card , OR fold some just for fun! This easy origami Santa hat is just a great DIY project for kids over the winter holidays. You only need one sheet of square paper for this origami Santa hat ( p referably it will have a red and a white side ). If you don't have any of this kind of origami paper , simply just use plain white printer paper and color in the red sections after it's folded.
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DIY Jumping paper cup elf - fun Christmas craft for kids
This jumping paper cup elf puppet craft by Kids Craft Room is so much fun to make and play with! By following along Kids Craft Room's easy to follow tutorial, kids will be able to make these easy and fun jumping elf puppets that leap up and down when you pull the string! Such a cute interactive Christmas craft ! Hang your finished paper cup elf puppets on a hook or door handle and when you pull the strings out to the side it will jump up along the strings and when you bring your hands together again it will jump back down! So fun!
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