Glitter Ornaments

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

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

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!

DIY Necklace

What you need:DIY Necklace
• Clear Gel Tacky Glue
• Scissors
• Fabric scraps ( 2-2 1/2” wide and 15” in length for roses and what ever you need for the necklace plus 5 inches)
• Lobster clasp
• Two jump rings

What you do:
For Flowers:

• Fold the fabric in half and roll a tight center, about 4 or 5 rolls.
• Glue and start to twist your fabric.
• Keep working your way around by adding a drop of glue and twisting every half turn or so.  Just try to keep it tight.
• Once you reach the desired width of your flower just cut the strip of fabric with 1-2” of fabric left.
• Add a drop of glue to the bottom, center of your flower.
• Fold the  fabric strip over the bottom of your flower to secure it.  Trim if needed.
• Once you have made all three flowers and they have been able to dry for 24 hours, you can finish your necklace.
• Take 3 pieces of fabric.
• Pin the ends together and pin it somewhere so you can braid it.
• Attach the clasp.
•  Flip your flowers upside down and glue them to the necklace.
• Let it dry overnight.

Knot Bracelet

What you need:knot bracelet
• 1.5 foot leather cord
• bracelet clasp

What you do:
• Fold cord in half and thread fold through clasp ring.
• While holding folded end in one hand, thread tail ends through loop.
•  Pull ends to secure cord to clasp ring.
• Lay cord with clasp at top of work.
• Holding one cord in each hand, wrap left cord over and around right cord; then thread left cord end through hole above wrap.
•  Pull to make a knot just below lobster clasp.
• Repeat previous step to make knots to the end of the bracelet.
• When desired length of bracelet is reached, make one last knot and trim ends.
• To wear bracelet, attach  clasp between cords above last knot.

Foil Icicles

What you need:
• Foil
• Scissors
• Glue
• Glitter
• Ornament hook

What you do:
• Cut a piece of foil that is about 6″ long and 4 1/2″ wide at the top narrowing to 3″ wide at the bottom.
• Squish the foil lengthwise, then roll between your palms; one end should be sharpish and the other end flatten between your fingers.
• Apply glue all over the icicle.
• Cover icicle with fine glitter and tap off.
• Pierce flattened end of icicle with sharp scissors and attach the ornament hook.
•  Fold over the foil and squish foil and hook end together.
• Display.

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

What you need:
• Wool roving or mock wool fiber
• 2 twelve inch black pipe cleaners
• 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.

Christmas Crafts

This year, create your own homemade gifts, holiday decorations, and Christmas stockings. With our easy Christmas crafts and fun-to-make projects for kids, you can give the holidays a personal touch. Our Christmas crafts for kids get them in on the fun with colorful ornaments, garlands, and more adorable ideas they’ll enjoy crafting.

Watercolor Ornaments

Felt Animal Ornaments

DIY Snow Globe

DIY Pomander Balls

Simple Tree Skirt

Felt Mistletoe

Reindeer food

Magic Reideer Food

Curled Christmas Trees

Paper Snowflakes

Button Wreath

Holiday Planter

Jingle Bell Wreath

Jingle Bells

Candy Cane Ornaments

Alphabranch Ornaments

Sheep Ornament

Magazine Christmas Tree

DIY Reindeer

DIY Bird Ornament

Winter Birds Cover

Winter Birds

Elf on the shelf

Elf on the Shelf

Soda can angels cover

Soda Can Angels

Reindeer art cover

Reindeer Art

Framed Pine Cones

Framed Pine Cones

Stencil Snowflakes cover

Stencil Snowflakes

Glitter ornament cover

Glitter Ornaments

DIY Snow Globe

What you need:
• Jar
• Distilled Water
• Glycerin
• Supper Glue
• Synthetic Trees

What you do:
• Adhere the figurine to the inside of the lid, and let the glue dry.
• Fill the jar almost to the top with distilled water.
• Add a pinch of glitter and a dash of glycerin to keep the glitter from falling too quickly.
• Screw on the lid tightly, being careful not to dislodge the figurine.
• Turn the jar over and back again — and let it snow.

Animal Ornaments

What you need:
• Light-colored felt, such as cream or eggshell
• Animal shaped cookie cutters
• Disappearing-ink pen
• Scissors
• Thread

What you do:
• Trace cookie cutters with a disappearing-ink pen on felt.
• Cut out twice.
• Lightly brush glue onto the back sides of colored-felt pieces.
• Sandwich the light-colored piece in between.
• Let dry flat.
• Hang from a length of silver thread, knotting at top.

Swirl Vase

What You Need:
• Glass vase
• Acrylic paint in different colors
• Paper towels

What you do:
• Choose one paint color of your choice and squeeze a few drops into the bottom of your vase.
• Twist and turn the vase so that the paint runs down the sides.
• Repeat this process with your other colors until the entire vase is covered.
• For a swirled look, do not let your paint dry between coats.
• Turn the vase upside down on a paper towel to let any excess paint run out.
• Let the vase dry completely for 24 hours.

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