Archive for the ‘Countdown to Christmas Crafts’ Category

There is nothing better than receiving a hand-made item and the recipient will value the fact that you have made it with love and personalised it.  These Christmas tags are very easy to make and with a bit of imagination, you can probably use things you have lying around the house. Glue two decorative papers

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These look so delicious and are completely homemade.  This recipe is from “Radmegan,” Megan O. Andersen.  I think that these would make the perfect chocolate treat at Christmastime. Ingredients: 1 16-oz jar Peanut Butter, Smooth 1 2-lb bag high quality chocolate chips, milk or dark 1 1/2 cup powered sugar 2 tbsp butter, softened Cooking

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These curious ornaments will make a purr-fect addition to your Christmas tree this season. Materials wooden craft spoons acrylic paint white card stock glue pipe cleaners seed beads fine point permanent marker green tissue paper red beads or glitter string To make each one, first coat a wooden craft spoon with acrylic paint. Paint a

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Can you guess what this Christmas Bauble  has been made from? This sparkly ornament is made from common pushpins! Materials Polystyrene Foam Balls (from art and craft outlets such as Lincraft, Spotlight, Riot Art and Craft) Clear Pushpins Hanger (tinsel, pipe cleaner, curling ribbon, red ribbon etc) Instructions Insert clear push pins in a circle

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This countdown to Christmas craft is a very clever and creative use of plastic drink bottles.  You will require some painting skills to be able to pull this off though – courtesy of Craftberry Bush Believe it or not, these cute penguins started of as…. ….these.  Plastic drink bottles. Cut the bottles in half and

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This little elf sits perfectly on a shelf. Make this paper craft to use as a Christmas decoration or give as a gift! Courtesy of Disney Family Fun. Click picture above to download the PDF File of Instructions

A little warning: this gets addictive! Paper snowflakes are fun to make, especially as each one is different! They look fabulous stuck on a wall, strung together in front of a window or placed over contrasting coloured gift wrap as present toppers. You could also glue a small one on a dark-coloured card to make

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Kids will love helping to make these gorgeous Christmas tree biscuits. Using a simple to make biscuit dough, these trees are decorated with Jaffas as baubles and a little icing sugar. Ingredients: 250g butter, softened 3/4 cup caster sugar 1 egg 1 tsp vanilla extract 2 1/2 cups plain flour 100g dark chocolate, melted 1

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Twenty two Christmas colouring designs to download, print and colour using crayons, textas, watercolours, acrylics etc.  The young, little artists in the family will love these which I found on kidspot.com.au Here are a few of the designs   To turn these into a Christmas craft why not tear or cut out the finished coloured

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A little clever cutting can have an angel seemingly popping from the paper of this handmade card. This also works well with other Christmas motifs such as a Christmas tree or star. You’ll need: Plain coloured card Patterned paper Scalpel Cutting board Cardboard angel template (cut one out from your own drawing or a copied

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