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10 different DIY Christmas decoration with recycling

If you love easy Christmas crafts and recycling, you will love this nice step-by-step video tutorial! In this nice video craft tutorial you will find 10! different easy and fun Christmas/winter decor idea with upcycling: decoration from glass bottle and fleece – Santa Claus and Rudolph , Christmas ornament ball from newspaper , Rudolph flowerpot , light bulb decoration – Snowman, Xmas tree and Rudolph , Santa´s gift box from toilet paper roll , Newspaper christmas tree decoration , advent calendar from toilet paper rolls , Rudolph from wine cork , ping pong ball snowman AND Snowman and snowflake Christmas tree lights from ping pong balls!
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