Card Holder

Card holder cover

What you need:card holder
• Clothespins
• Red and white paint
• Paint brush

What you do:
• Take the clothespins apart and paint the wooden pieces white or red.
• Let them dry.
• Paint snow flakes.
• Allow to dry completely and then put back together.
• Display your Christmas cards.

Glitter Ornaments

Glitter ornament cover

What you need:Glitter Ornament
• Clear Glass Ornament
• Glitter
• Floor Wax

What you do:
• Pour a little bit into the ornament, and swirl it around.
• Pour the excess back into the bottle.
• Pour in your glitter and swirl it around the same way as you did with the floor cleaner.
• Let it dry for a little while before putting the cap back on.
• Display.

Stencil Snowflakes

Stencil Snowflakes cover

What you need:Stencil Snowflakes
Paper snowflakes
• Spray bottle with water
• Sponge
• White toothpaste
• Bowl

What you do:
• Spray the window or mirror with water.
• Attach the paper snowflakes to the surface.
• In the bowl mix toothpaste with a little bit of water (the mixture should be about the consistency of sour cream).
• With the sponge, apply the toothpaste mixture to the paper snowflake and the glass around it.
• Apply the toothpaste mixture using an up-and-down dabbing motion.
• Let it dry a little.
• Pull the paper snowflake straight off the glass.
• Let the “paint” dry.

Tip: Easily removed with warm water.

Framed Pine Cones

Framed Pine Cones

What you need:Pinecone Art
• Pine cones
• Tacky glue
• Ribbon
• Frame
• Scissors

What you do:
•  With the  frame on the table, arrange your pine cones and stagger the height.
• Measure how much ribbon you’ll need to reach the frame and then add 2″. cut a piece of ribbon for each pine cone.
• Glue one end of each strip of ribbon to a pine cone.
• Flip frame over so that the back of the frame is up.
• Make sure all pine cones are in place and place the ribbon under the frame.
• Run a small strip of tacky glue along the back of the frame where each end of the ribbon wraps around.
• Fold the ribbon ends over the adhesive and display!

Reindeer Art

Reindeer art cover

What you need:Reindeer art
• Canvas
• Acrylic Paint
• Feet
• Brush
• Sharpie

What you do:
• Brush  paint onto the  foot and press the foot gently on to the canvas.
• Let it dry.
• Draw or paint the antlers.
• Draw the eyes.
• Paint the nose.

Soda Can Angels

Soda can angels cover

What you need:soda can angels
• Soda cans
• Acrylic paint
• Coffee filters
• Tacky glue
• Scissors
• Pipe cleaner
• Tape

What you do:
•Pull off the tab of the can.
• Using a skin color acrylic paint , paint the top of the can.
• Color the can any color you like.
• Let it dry.
• Carefully push down on the middle of the can so the top faces you.
•Use coffee filter  to make  the wings and tape them to the back of your angel.
• Use pipe cleaner  to make a halo. Glue it to the can.

Elf on the Shelf

Elf on the shelf

What you need:Elf on the shelf
• Sock
• Jingle  Bell
• Googly eyes
• Tacky glue
• String
• Stuffing
• Ribbon
• A rubber band

What you do:
•  Fill  the toe of your sock with stuffing to create your elf’s body and head.
• Tie off and secure the body and with a string.
• Tie the top of the sock.
• Glue the  jingle bell to the tip of the sock.
• To form the elf’s nose, use your fingertips to grasp a small bunch of stuffing about halfway down from the top of the sock. Wrap a rubber band around the base of the bunch to secure it.
• Glue on the eyes.
• Decorate with a ribbon.

Winter Birds

Winter Birds Cover

What you need:Winter Birds
• Canvas
• Blue watercolor
• Brush
• Small branch
• Rocks
• Black sharpie
• Small pompoms
• Tacky glue

What you do:
• Color the canvas blue.
• Let it dry.
• Glue the branch to the canvas.
• Let it dry.
• Glue the rocks above the branch (these are going to be your birds).
• Let them dry.
• Draw the birds’ legs and the eyes with the sharpie.
• Glue the pompoms for snow.
• Display.

Bird Ornament

diy bird ornament

What you need:
•small Styrofoam ball
• roving or loosing spun wool yarn
• small eye screws
• glue for Styrofoam
• feathers
• scraps of felt in white and yellow
• tacky glue
• sharpie
•needlefelting needle
• scissors

What you do:
• Cover the Styrofoam ball with the wool.
•  Using the needle felting needle felt stab the roving into the Styrofoam ball until it is felted in place.
•Attach the hanger – Put a dab of foam glue on the end of the eye screw.
• Screw into the Styrofoam ball.
• Let dry.
• Add feathers.
• Add the eyes – Cut circles from the white felt and make a black dot with a sharpie.
• Glue the circles on top of the feather.
•Add the beak – Cut a triangle from the orange or yellow felt.
• Glue in place under the eyes.
• Display.

DIY Reindeer

Reindeer

What you need:
• Air-dry clay
• Small eye screw
• Acrylic paint
• Baby flat clothespins
• Super glue

What you do:
•Make a body of your reindeer using air-dry clay.
• Attach the hanger and let it dry.
• Paint the clothespins and the body.
• Let them dry.
• Paint the eyes.
• Glue together the reindeer parts.
• Let it dry.
• Display.

Felt Elf

Felt Elf

What you need:
• 2″ Styrofoam ball
• Serrated knife
• Roving or lightly spun yarn
• Needlefelting needle
• 1″ Wooden bead or ball with a flat side
• Fabric glue
• Tacky glue
• White felt
• Red, green or any color you want felt
• Acrylic paint
• Brush

What you do:
• Using the serrated knife, cut a small part of the bottom off the styrofoam ball to create a flat base for it to sit on.
• Needle felt the wool around the ball.
•  Make the hat – Cut a quarter circle from the red felt.
•  Fold into a cone and glue together with fabric glue.
• Make the ears – Cut two pointed ears from the twhite felt.
• Glue the hat and ears on the wooden bead.
• Paint the face on the wooden bead.
• Make the feet – Cut two rectangles of the red felt that cover the bottom of the ball and stick out about 3/4″.
• Round off one end. Roll the rounded end up.
• Assemble the elf – Glue the feet to the bottom of the ball.
• Then the wooden ball to the top.
• Let dry.
• Display.

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Sheep Ornament

Sheep Ornament Cover

What you need:
• Wool roving or mock wool fiber
• 2 twelve inch black pipe cleaners
•Scissors
• Ribbon (for hanging)

What you do:
• Bend pipe cleaner to form head and body of sheep.


• Twist ends of pipe cleaner as shown.


• Cut pipe cleaner in two halves.
• Bend each length of pipe cleaner tightly around body of sheep to form front and back legs.


• Bend legs downward; trim ends of legs evenly.
• Pull wool roving into three 12” lengths.
• Separate one length of wool roving lengthwise in half to form two pieces.
• Beginning at end of one back leg, wrap one piece of wool roving tightly around one leg, around body above back legs, and then around remaining back leg.
• Pull off excess wool roving.
• Smooth end of wool roving on leg.
• Repeat for front legs using remaining piece of wool roving.
• Separate one length of wool roving lengthwise into an approximate three-quarter piece; discard unused piece.
• Wrap piece of wool roving tightly around neck and head of sheep; continue wrapping piece loosely around front legs.
• Smooth end of wool roving on legs.
• Using remaining length of wool roving wrap wool loosely around body of sheep.
• Smooth end of wool roving onto body.
• For hanger, thread 8” of ribbon through wool roving at top of sheep and knot ends of ribbon together.