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This craft category is a huge collection of Santa crafts, reindeer crafts & elf crafts! Easy Santa crafts  / reindeer crafts & elf crafts for kids, Christmas decorations with Santa/ reindeer and elves, Santa style gift wrapping ideas ,Santa style home decor ideas, Santa clothes and accessories with Santa Claus, outdoor Santa decorations,free Santa  sewing patterns, reindeer sewing patterns and elf plushie sewing patterns (soft toys), Santa / reindeer and elf crochet and knitting patterns , free Santa printables and a lot more Santa crafts, elf crafts and reindeer crafts!
Felt poinsettia flowers - flower pins
Are you looking for a super easy but still gorgeous Christmas decor? Try these adorable felt poinsettia flowers /  pins ! They are very easy to make and don’t take much time. She made pins to wear on a sweater, but these gorgeous felt flowers  would also be cute pinned on to a stocking or pillow, used as a gift topper, fridge magnet, or even a christmas tree ornament. You can make the felt poinsettia flowers in any size using felt yardage, or simply using the felt sheets you can get at the craft stores. There’s no need to be very specific in the measurements: you can make the felt Crhsitmas decor flowers in any size you wish! (And of course you can make spring flowers with this technique as well!)
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Balloon reindeer,polar bear & penguin - Christmas party decor
We just love balloons ! There is no faster, cheaper, fun and more unique party decoration than balloons . But simple balloons and Christmas doesn't really fit together, right? At least we always thought that. But with these super cute balloon animals we show you that's absolutely not impossible to decorate your Christmas party with cheap & simple balloons ! This balloon penguin, balloon reindeer and balloon polar bear by Minidrops will spice up your Christmas party without spending a fortune on decors ,or you can decorate the nursery room with them, either way: the kids will love them! For a working download link please choose the original ( untranslated ) link:
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Crochet Christmas elf ragdoll (free crochet pattern)
Playing with super cute huggable plushies are so comforting and fun! The perfect excuse to play with lovely plush toys ( regardless of your age ) is to crochet one! For example: crochet this lovely little Christmas elf ragdoll as a handmade gift for your friends and family members! This lovely amigurumi Christmas elf ragdoll will sure to bring a smile to any face! So follow along Passionate Crafter's free crochet pattern and create one! You can make this lovely huggable amigurumi Christmas elf ragdoll from any color and size yarn , the end result will be wonderful and it will surely bring great joy to the one who gets it.
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DIY Pipe cleaner Rudolph reindeer bottle topper - Christmas party craft
These homemade Christmas reindeer bottle toppers by Kids Craft Room are a great way to make any kids drink bottle super fun and festive. You can pop them on your mini milk bottles, water bottles or fizzy pop to turn an ordinary drink into something special for Christmas ! This festive pipe cleaner bottle topper is also perfect for decorating ( drinkable ) Christmas gifts. These adorable Rudolph reindeer bottle toppers are easily and cheaply made from pipe cleaners . We love that they’re fully removable so you can use them again and again!
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Little crochet elf - free amigurumi pattern
We love simple amigurumi projects and also we are aware that December is the busiest time for all crafters , so we brought to you this cute little crochet ( amigurumi ) elf doll by Dendennis that is small and simple - perfect as a last minute Christmas present or if you need to work up a whole bunch! These super cute amigurumi elves are not complicated to crochet , but do include some small details, which can be a bit fiddly to make. But if you have some patience and enjoy working on small details, it's right up your alley. Happy crocheting !
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Amigurumi elk ( moose ) - free crochet pattern
Nothing's cuter than a stuffed animal, and this little crochet amigurumi elk by Liudmila Pershina is no exception. This lovely elk pattern works up really quickly, and doesn’t take much yarn to make. Crochet a couple for all of the elk -lovers in your life. ( Little newborns really love handmade toys , especially when they are colorful, which makes this amigurumi toy a great gift for baby showers! Just a quick reminder to use caution when gifting homemade cuddlies to babies and toddlers: Unless you've thoroughly researched all of your materials ( stuffing too! ) for baby-safety, we recommend keeping your amigurumi out of reach of curious mouths. ) Head to Amiguroom and get the free pattern :
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DIY Origami Santa hat - easy paper craft for kids
Make your own origami Santa hat with Basteln mit Papier's easy to follow origami tutorial! This fun Santa craft sure to thrill children and adults alike! This cute origami Santa hat is perfect for creating an adorable Christmas gift card , OR fold some just for fun! This easy origami Santa hat is just a great DIY project for kids over the winter holidays. You only need one sheet of square paper for this origami Santa hat ( p referably it will have a red and a white side ). If you don't have any of this kind of origami paper , simply just use plain white printer paper and color in the red sections after it's folded.
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DIY Clay flower pot Santa - adorable Christmas decoration
We are so in love with this lovely little flower pot Santa craft by The Country Chic Cottage, and we think you will be as well! This DIY Clay flower pot Santa is a lovely and fun way to decorate though Christmas and it takes very little time to make, so you can actually create a bunch of them before the holidays. This adorable DIY Clay flower pot Santa is just perfect for decorating indoors, outdoors and they make awesome gifts. Note that: you can make this lovely terra cotta pot decoration in any size that you want.
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Easy Christmas crafts (styrofoam ball and lightbulb snowman)
In this nice Christmas craft video you can find 6! different, easy , inexpensive but still fun and gorgeous Christmas crafts / decors such as the adorable lightbulb and table tennis ball snowman , a melted snowman greeting card , a wool Christmas tree decor , a toilet paper tube wreath , and more! You can make these fun and low budget Christmas crafts with the kids because all of them are super easy! Our favourites are the styrofoam / table tennis ball snowman Christmas ornament and the lightbulb snowman. Which is your favourite?
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Santa hats with paper weaving from newspapers
This fun and whimsical Santa hat is made only from simple newspapers. Unbelievable, isn't it? Paper weaving is a perfect way to repurpose old paper junks and create gorgeous Christmas / winter decors at the same time! And this decor is almost cost's nothing to make! You can stuff this paper weaved Santa hat with numerous amount of different sweets/ treats ( like a cornucopia ) or simply use them as cute Christmas decors ! In this nice step-by-step video tutorial you can learn how to make one easily! This recycling craft project is a little bit time consuming but absolutely worth it!
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DIY Pom pom Santa Christmas ornament - yarn ornament
This DIY Pom pom Santa Christmas ornament is so cute and so easy to make: you could whip out a bunch of them as lovely gift toppers or as cute Christmas ornaments under an afternoon. Kids love to make pom poms , so this would be a fun one to do with them too. You can use a dinner fork or a homemade cardboard pom pom maker to create the pom poms ( if you haven't got a pom pom maker at hand. ) With this fun technique you can make little Christmas gnomes similar to Santa , just use colorful felt pieces instead of red.
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DIY Santa finger puppet - Christmas craft for kids (free printable)
We simply love jolly Santa crafts ! This fun finger puppet Santa craft by Kids Craft Room it’s super easy to make and oh so fun to play with! This jolly little paper Santa is such a fun interactive Christmas craft for kids and a great way to encourage imaginative play and story telling. You can use this paper finger puppet Santa in two ways: you can print the free Santa finger puppet template and color it in or you can trace around it onto colored card. Both methods make gorgeous Santa finger puppets that are fun to play with! Get the free printable Santa finger puppet template at kidscraftroom.com and let's get crafting:
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DIY Scandinavian nisse gnomes  - tomte (video tutorial)
This brilliant Christmas craft project has two of our favorite components to it: 1. A Norwegian / Skandinavian theme, 2. It's super easy to make ! This cute little gnome can be made literally in seconds, without any special craft or machine sewing skills ! The Christmas gnomes can be perfect decors in your skandinavian / vintage style home or you can give them as gifts, because who doesn't love gnomes ? If you haven't got felt at hand you can upcycle sweaters, t-shirts , socks and almost any unused old clothes to create the gnomes , with this step-by-step video tutorial it will be a piece of cake!
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DIY Fabric grocery bag with reindeer pattern - fun potato stamp craft
Did you enjoyed stamping with potatoes when you were a child? This time use potato stamps to make lovely fabric bags for your Christmas goodies! Crafting with stamps is a fun way to create simple patterns, and this bag is just perfect for the Christmas season . You can make your own stamps using a staple that can be found in just about every kitchen: potatoes! A potato and a little fabric paint are really all you need to make your own beautiful Christmas grocery bag. In this nice tutorial Sarah will show you how to make one:
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Rudolph reindeer paper puppet (free printable template)
It's time for a new fun and easy Christmas project :let’s make a super cute Rudolph reindeer paper puppets! What’s wonderful about these lovely reindeer paper puppets ( by Kids Craft Room ) is that they can doubles up as Christmas cards ! Construction paper is one of our favorite crafting material ( so many possibilities and quite frugal too! ),and we do love all kinds of paper creatures! With the festive time of the year approaching, it’s time to look into festive characters, making Rudolph the reindeer is certainly a must. Ready to make your little reindeer ? Clink on the link below and create one!
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Small amigurumi Santa & Rudolph the red nose reindeer (free crochet patterns)
Christmas is the most wonderful time of the year! And of course this Santa and his little helper : Rudolph the red nose reindeer ( designed by Éva from Éva's Doll Shop ) , can not be missed. This cheerful crocheted Santa and the little amigurumi Rudolph is just perfect as a festive little decoration , but kids may want to have him in their room watching while they sleep. This time Éva, in this detailed, step-by-step crochet tutorial will teach you how to make them in no time. Be sure to make one or two for the special little ones in your life today:
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DIY Clay pot reindeer - cute Christmas gift
Are you looking for a lovely handmade Christmas gift that doesn't cost you a fortune? Create these adorable clay pot reindeer with the kids! This lovely clay pot reindeer craft by Bargain Moose is such a perfect little Christmas craft project! You can fill them with chocolate or other treats and give them as gifts or you can use them as adorable Christmas decors. This DIY Clay pot reindeer is super inexpensive and easy to make. Plus they turn out so adorable that you may end up keeping one for yourself. Read Bargain Moose's step-by-step craft tutorial and get started with making your very own clay pot reindeer:
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Easy 3D paper strip reindeer craft for kids
Raise your hand if you love reindeer crafts ! We’ve got an extremely fun one for you: make a 3D construction paper reindeer! This 3D reindeer card is so fun to make, you’ll want to make all of Santa’s reindeer! It’s a super easy Christmas paper craft to make too, with simple to measure parts of this craft, it’s a great classroom art project idea – can’t you just see all the wonderful little deer ? These 3D paper reindeer are not only fun for the little ones, they are a fun project for all ages and also make for a wonderful DIY placeholder for a Christmas dinner table . Ready to make one ( or ten ) of your own? Let’s get crafting !
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DIY Trim the beard paper plate Santa craft
Are you looking for an educational Santa craft idea to enjoy with your toddlers and preschoolers this Christmas ? This DIY t rim the beard paper plate Santa craft by Kids Craft Room is super cute and gives kids lots of opportunity to develop their fine motor cutting skills and have fun ! We simply love this trim the beard paper plate Santa craft , it's so brilliant and simple to make. So grab those inexpensive paper plates and create this super fun DIY Trim the beard paper plate Santa craft by following along Kids Craft Room's step-by-step craft tutorial:
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Santa hat red velvet brownies
An another super simple and sweet recipe by Pretty Providence! A simple red velvet brownie shaped as triangle, decorated with a little butter cream and boom:a Santa hat! Can you imagine a more easier Christmas dessert? And this red velvet Santa hat brownie is not just super easy to make but also very delicious! Of course you can use any another cake (or cookie) recipe to create the base. These Santa hat triangle brownies would be perfect to take to a cookie exchange or any holiday gathering, because not only are they festive, they are scrumptious as well! get the recipe at prettyprovidence.com:
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Christmas cookie containers from empty Pringles cans
There’s not much better than Christmas cookies right?! ( Big cookie fans here. ) You can make them even better by packaging them up cute and taking them to a friend and this is a super fun way to do it. Make a cookie container from a Pringles can. It’s easy, it’s creative , it looks amazing and it’s a perfect fit for cookies ! Your friends and neighbors will love this gift ! How perfect and pretty does that Pringles cookie container look? And won’t your firends be surprised when they open it up and there’s cookies inside! ? And you can make this useful container in any style you want! You can use any other cardboard tubes to make a cookie container if you haven't got Pringles cans at hand.
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Santa hat cupcake with homemade icing
Its being to look at lot like Christmas in the kitchen! These Santa hat cupcakes are simple to make but look like a million bucks. In this nice craft blog you can find the instructions on how to make the Santa hat cupcakes, and step by step instructions on how to make a cupcake swirl as well! If your are looking for recipes to put these Santa hat cupcakes together you can also find here a few easy cupcake recipes! These Santa hat cupcakes can be a great hit in your Christmas party or you can give them as delicious gifts for your family members or collegues.
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Scandinavian crochet Santa gnome (free crochet pattern)
It’s almost December so it's time to start your holiday crocheting! This Scandinavian crochet Santa gnome is soo adorable and Chi Wei will share a free crochet pattern of him with us - so you won't need to rob a bank to crochet this year's Christmas decoration! This free amigurumi Santa ( or amigurumi Christmas gnome ) pattern is fairly simple, and it’s definitely possible to whip out one in an evening. They make great Christmas decorations , or this year make a little Santa amigurumi as a lovely gift for the kids ! We really love this cute little fella, the pattern is easy to follow and you will have a bunch of adorable amigurumi Santa ready in no time!
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Bell and winter wonderland diorama from plastic bottles
Are you looking for an easy Christmas / winter kids craft idea which involves recycling ? Try this brilliant craft idea, the plastic bottle Christmas bells and the winter wonderland plastic bottle scene ( diorama ) ! These cute little winter/Christmas decors are so easy to make even the smallest crafty hands can make some! And which can be more better than creating beautiful winter/Christmas decors and recycling some plastic junk at the same time? This plastic bottle Christmas decor can be also a nice group craft project in the school!
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