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Santa and his friends from paper plates

Whether you’re crafting with a toddler or a school aged child this Christmas, these iconic characters are fun for a wide range of age groups. Cotton balls and white glue are a toddler’s best crafting friend as they stick instantly without falling off! So pull out the crayons and the paper plates and she will show you how to make these fun Christmas paper plate characters.
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Paper Christmas ornaments are so fun to make! Maggy from Red Ted Art will teaches you how to make  some super adorable paper reindeer ornaments! With this free printable creating these super cute reindeer bauble Christmas ornaments will be a piece of cake!  You can use the finished paper reindeer ornaments as a cute Christmas tree additions OR you can use them to create super cute Christmas cards with the kids! . . .
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Paw print salt dough ornaments
Are you looking for an easy Christmas craft with pets that can be a gorgeous decoration and a sweet keepsake at the same time? Try these paw print salt dough ornaments! It’s such an awesome keepsake to be able to pull out each year to hang on the Christmas tree! You can make these paw print ornaments in any style you like to match your pup’s colouring and personality! You can make the paw print salt-dough ornaments in any size and with all kind of pets! (Even birds,reptiles and small mammals can help you to create some awsome ornaments and keepsakes just let them walk trough the fresh and soft dough) . . .
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Book angels with magazine hair - recycling origami
What happens to books, when we didn't need them anymore? Some go to the land-fill, some go to the recycle bin... And some become ANGELS! Join Yoko Komori Olson as she takes you step-by-step through the fun process of transforming books that were destined for the land-fill, or recycle bin, into beautiful decorative Christmas gifts! These cute book angels are super easy to make and even their hair is repurposed material: magazines! With this nice step-by-step video tutorial making of book angels will be a piece of cake, and you can find >>here << the video instructions on how to make their culry magazine hair . . .
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Cuddly Santa Claus pillow toy (free crochet pattern)
Crochet this cute and cuddly Saint Nick for the holiday season this year! So sweet! Ashleigh will share this free crochet pattern  with us - so you won't need to rob a bank to crochet this cute Santa pillow! This free crochet Santa (pillow or soft toy) pattern is fairly simple, and it’s definitely possible to whip out one in an evening. This crochet Santa make great Christmas decoration, or  make a little Santa pillow as a lovely gift for the kids! . . .
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French sheet music christmas candles
I love the vintage look of the tea candle holders and the warm little glow that they are adding to the Christmas decorations! And…they are easy and inexpensive to create.  . . .
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DIY Vintage yarn wrapped twig Christmas tree
This winter tree craft for kids using sticks and yarn is super cute and a great way to combine creativity with fine motor skill practice! We love creating with natural materials, so we couldn’t wait to share this super gorgeous and easy to make stick Christmas tree craft with you! You can us this vintage style decor as a stylish DIY winter home decoration OR you can make it in large size and use it as a Christmas tree! This branch Christmas tree is perfect for decorating in both inside and outside! . . .
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Burlap Christmas stockings
This easy to make sewn christmas stockings are great chritmas decorations, plus the tutorial is very nicely done so even if you are a beginner in sewing it will be a piece of cake! . . .
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DIY baby sock Christmas tree ornaments with sleepy mice
Oh those adorable tiny little first socks! If you would like to keep them forever but not in some dark corner of a drawer, give them a new life as cute decors that always helps you to remember those tiny baby feet!  This brilliant Christmas craft idea the DIY baby sock sleepy mouse is not just super adorable as a Christmas decor and a keepsake but also very easy to sew, especially because of this nice step-by-step tutorrial! Used baby sock ornaments sounds weird, I know, but it turned out so beautiful and adorable!  I’m really wishing that I saved all of the other kids’ socks now! . . .
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Adorable printable holiday envelopes
You can dress your cards, notes and pictures in envelopes with the likes of Santa, a reindeer and a jolly snowman. All you need to do is print them off and assemble. . . .
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Winter flannel wreath - Christmas decor with repurposed old clothes
We love this gorgoeus winter flanner wreath, not just because it's a real beauty but also because it's super inexpensive! (And you can reuse it in every year!) You can repurpose old clothes and fabric scraps to create this frugal wreath. With all the different plaid and flannel fabrics out there, the possibilities are quite endless. You can make a fabric wreath in any color or pattern that fits into your home! (It can be a cozy flannel wreath or a whimsical christmas fabric wreath or you can use tulle, this birlliant wreath making technique will work well with every type of textile. . . .
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Gingerbread lattice (woven) cookies - easy gift idea
If frosting gingerbread cookies is an annual tradition, it might be time to break it. Instead, try weaving pieces of dough into a lattice and then cutting the cookies from the woven strands. Look at it this way: The time you would’ve spent decorating your cookies is spent weaving and the result is a hundred times more impressive! You can use two different flovour / color dough to get a more unique pattern (chocholate and vanilla for example). You can gift these delicious and gorgeous lattice cookies to your loved ones in any special a occasion (this woven cookie can be a perfect christmas,valentine's day,mother's/father's day gift or a nice wedding table decor/gift!) . . .
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Tea Christmas trees - easy Christmas gift idea
Today’s easy and quick Christmas craft is a tea tree! This a stylish, quick Christmas craft project which can be a perfect (last-minute) Christmas gift for almost everyone, because its pretty ad healthy, and who doesn't love warm drinks in cold winter days? This Christmas gift project requires just a few items, the first of which are individually wrapped tea bags. That being said, the more attractive the wrapping is on the tea bags, the better. And to continue the Christmas tree theme you can add at least a few green tea bags into the mix, but this gorgeous  Christmas tea tree will look good in any color! . . .
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Creative cookie gift wrapping - the elf shoe
Use this nice christmas craft tutorial and the printable elf shoe template for a sweet holiday gift. Cookies are always perfect gifts and with this easy and nice idea you can create a unique gift with them. . . .
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Star shaped Christmas tree ornaments with beads and felt
This gorgeous star shaped vintage/shabby style Christmas tree ornament is not just unique and oh so beautiful but also very easy to make! you just need a little piece of (sturdy) felt, some nice pearl beads and a few hand stitches to create one! Of course you can use any other color beads and shapes to make these gorgeous felt Christmas tree ornaments, they will look beautiful in any form and size! You can decorate your vintage/skandinavian style home at winter with them or also you can gift them to your friends and family members at Christmas! . . .
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Foam cup snowmen - winter kids craft idea
How adorable are these snowmen made from foam (or plastic) cups? These foam cup snowmen are a great example and they are a fun christmas activity for the kids on a snowy afternoon when it’s too cold to play outside . . .
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Dimensional christmas ornaments greeting card
She would like  to share with you a quick and simple christmas greeting card . You can also use the same technique to create ornaments for your tree. You may use any symmetrical shape to make it. . . .
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Indoor snowman snowball toss game with plastic cups
If you looking for a fun, easy to make indoor winter kids game this snowman snowball toss is a perfect craft choice for you! You can upcycle some leftower plastic cups and your kids surely will enjoy this fun game. . . .
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DIY snowman led tea light Christmas ornaments
The dollar store tea lights aren’t going to win any awards by tricking people into thinking they have a real flame, but they are PERFECT for these little snowman Christmas tree ornaments. Did you ever think a fake plastic flame could substitute for a snowman nose? We know we didn’t! But it’s pretty much exactly what a carrot would look like! These tea light snowman ornaments are really easy to make and they look ADORABLE! You can buy most of the materials from the dollar store, so it’s a great inexpensive craft project. Switch up the colours to add even more personality to your snowman family! . . .
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Santa and his friends - christmas treat jars
We all love things that sparkle-especially glitter. Glitter at Christmas is extra magical. Put it on some cute jars and it makes a perfect little party favor or neighbor gift or project for the kids! Make these darling Christmas Treat Jars in any size you want and then fill them on up! . . .
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