Christmas Craft Ideas and Projects

Christmas crafts are great ways for kids to spend time over their winter break, for unique holiday décor and gifts. Browse our Christmas craft ideas below for inspiration, tips and more. We have easy Christmas crafts for crafters of all levels, Christmas crafts for kids and more. Click on any project image for detailed instructions, including supply lists.

Shop Early with Our Digital Holiday Gift Catalog

Holiday Gift Catalog

With only 26 days between Black Friday and Christmas, the pressure to begin your holiday shopping starts early. And as a crafter, you need time to make handmade gifts, holiday cards and home décor. That’s why we worked hard to get our 2014 holiday gift catalog in your hands earlier this year by going digital! Our first ever, all-digital catalog makes it easier to find everything you need this holiday season. Not only can you shop on your tablet, iPad, smartphone {Read More}

DIY Gingerbread House & Birdhouse In One


I love this little DIY gingerbread house project for Christmas in July because it works now as a birdhouse AND it works later as a darling little flickering nightlight for Christmas.  I plan to do a whole little bird city with all the houses Consumer Crafts has available (See them all HERE).  Wouldn’t it be fun to have a birdhouse painting party with a bunch of friends or neighborhood children? It is a wonderful way to get out of the {Read More}

Easy Christmas Lanterns With DIY Vinyl Decals


You may think it’s nutty to start thinking about Christmas in July. But I think it’s genius. Some of my girlfriends and I were just talking about how if you started getting ready for Christmas in July, the month of December wouldn’t be such a hectic time. And handmade gifts wouldn’t be such a daunting task. Turning these lanterns into Christmas lighting with DIY vinyl decals was ridiculously easy. And these are the kinds of crafts that can be so rewarding. Five minutes, {Read More}

Christmas in July: Homemade Advent Calendar


Happy Christmas…in July! Actual Christmas will be here before we know it and one thing I’ve always wanted to do was to have an advent calendar for my family.  My children love counting down til Christmas (or any holiday) and I have never been able to bring myself to buy an expensive advent calendar.  So we typically either have a cheap one filled with cheap chocolate or do nothing.  So this year I wanted to get ahead of the game, {Read More}

20 Last Minute DIY Christmas Gift Ideas!


Need help coming up with some last minute Christmas gift ideas? Here are some fabulous, crafty DIY gift ideas that will make great presents for anyone left on your list! Check out these 20 great DIY Christmas gift ideas we rounded up! Chocolate Dip Gift by Tried & True Salt Dough Ornaments & Gift Tags by The Cheese Thief The 12 Dates of Christmas by Narrating Life Fun Handmade Bookends by Cheap Crafting DIY Painted Cork Coasters by The Thinking {Read More}

10 Handmade Gifts Under $10 + A Giveaway


Looking for a great gift that won’t break the bank? Handmade gifts are a great option when you want to give something that’s both meaningful and budget friendly. We challenged our talented design team to create a thoughtful and unique gift on the cheap. We absolutely love all the crafts they came up with! Here’s the collection of handmade gifts under $10 – enjoy! Chunky Paracord Kumihimo Bracelet Giant Gingerbread Candles “Joyful” Burlap Ornaments Hot Chocolate Gift Baskets DIY Rhinestone {Read More}

Holiday Crafts: DIY Glittery Moose Brooch


I hope faux taxidermy stays in fashion forever. I love it almost any way it comes – felt, paper, paper mache, cardboard, plushies… After my faux taxidermy ornaments last year, I’ve been wanting to make more mini taxidermy projects. In comes the idea to make a holiday crafts brooch (complete with glitter). Let’s get started! Supplies needed to make your own faux taxidermy brooch holiday crafts: Silhouette Cameo (and accessories) Moose Silhouette File Cardstock Glitter Pin Back Mod Podge Foam {Read More}

Last Minute Christmas Crafts: Santa Gift Pails


Are you rushing around trying to figure out a few last minute gifts for those on your list?  I have a great solution for you!  Decorate a small storage pail then add candy, cookies, or any small item to make these quick and easy Santa Christmas crafts.  These cute Christmas crafts take minutes to assemble but will make your recipient “Ho Ho Ho” in appreciation. Supplies needed to make your own Santa gift Christmas crafts: Small Storage Pail Square Rhinestone {Read More}

Last Minute Customizable DIY Gift Calendar


Need a quick last minute gift? Or maybe something inexpensive you can give to a large group? This last minute DIY gift calendar covers both! Supplies needed to make your own DIY gift calendar: 3.5″x5.5″ Tin (under two bucks!) White Cardstock Customizable Calendar printables (1, 2, 3) Magnets Easy, right? Cute, personal, and cheap…that’s my kind of gift! When you print out the calendar cards, you’ll notice that there’s a large blank section in the middle. You can, of course, {Read More}