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7 Crafts You Simply Must Try this Festive Season

11 November 2019
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The holidays are almost here and we can’t wait to start crafting! Not only is crafting fun and relaxing, but it also guarantees some of the cutest creations and homemade gifts for family and friends. Here are seven crafts you simply must try this festive season!

1. Christmas Bulb Advent Calendar

These colourful bulbs aren’t just a pretty decoration, they’re also an advent calendar! Each bulb is big enough to fit some small sweets, which the kids can open up each day leading up to Christmas Day. This craft is a great way to amp up the anticipation for Christmas, and it’s also super fun and simple to make. Follow the full tutorial here.   

2. Pinecone Christmas Trees

Get the party started with these miniature pinecone trees made with old wine corks. There are only three simple steps to follow, so even the most beginner crafter can make these with ease! Be sure to make a couple of them as they look fantastic on top of fireplace mantels or floating shelves as little pine tree forests.

3. Glitter Ornament Balls

This craft is perfect for anyone who loves unicorns and kitty cats. But then again, who doesn't?! While you may need to shop around for all the decorative supplies, this adorable craft is worth the extra effort. Find the full tutorial here. You could also switch it up and make other glitter ball animals. Let your creative side come out to play!

4. Elf Photo Puppets

These puppets are too cute not to try – and they’re sure to bring big smiles to your children’s faces. Brads (otherwise known as paper fasteners) are placed at the top of each leg and arm to make all four limbs moveable. Now your little one can have fun playing with themselves as an elf! Click here to download the free elf template.

5. Homemade Snow Globes

Remember the fascination of shaking a snow globe as a kid? These stunning homemade snow globes are sure to bring up beautiful memories. And what makes this craft extra special is that you can include a sentimental photo of your kids and/or loved ones. Follow this helpful guide on how to make your own snow globe.

6. Mason Jar Lid Christmas Tree Door Hanger

This festive-inspired door hanger is so easy to make at home! You’ll only need five simple supplies to make it, including some mason jar lids, small ornament bulbs, wire, and glue. The look is also completed by a star ornament at the top and burlap bow at the bottom, making it a stunning addition to any entrance door. Here’s the full tutorial.

7. Christmas Stick Puppets

Looking for a fun and kiddie-friendly craft to try this festive season? These adorable stick puppets are just it. They’re easy to make thanks to this free printable, and the kids are sure to have a blast putting on a puppet show after making them.

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