Winter Craft Ideas and Projects

Cold, inclement weather keeping you stuck indoors? There’s no better way to spend your time than with winter crafts. We have the winter craft ideas and winter crafts for kids that keeps everyone entertained and flexing those creative muscles. Browse all our winter craft ideas below and click on any project image for detailed instructions.

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}

Valentine’s Day Decorations: Mix and Match Banner Bunting


I love the look of mix and matched materials to create holiday decor. For Valentine’s Day, I couldn’t decide on red or pink, so I decided using both would be a great compromise. Today, I’ll show you how to make your own Valentine’s Day decorations using a variety of materials. You can mix and match to use your favorite color combination and get a look you’ll love. Supplies needed to make your own Valentine’s Day decorations: White and Red Card {Read More}

Pom Pom Valentine Craft Monsters


If you’re looking for an easy Valentine’s Day craft to make with the kids then you’re in luck! Today I’m sharing a tutorial on how to make pom pom valentine craft monsters with heart antennas. These are great for kids to play with at home and easy enough to make in large quantities for classroom valentines. Supplies needed to make your own pom pom valentine craft monsters: Yarn (I used Caron in Watermelon Pink and Soft Pink) Pom Pom Maker Scissors Moveable {Read More}

You Rule! Printable Valentine Cards


Happy Monday!  Can you believe Valentine’s Day is next week?  Yay for the celebration of love!  I thought it would be fun to share fun DIY “You Rule!” printable valentine cards with you today.  It’s super simple using a few supplies you might even have on hand.  This would be a great project to get the kiddos to pitch in on the assembling!  Family fun in the making.  Let’s take a looksy… Supplies needed to make your own You Rule! {Read More}

Free Printables: Punny Mini-Figurine Valentines

Punny Mini-Figurine Valentines

If you have small children, you already know how crazy they are for Toob mini-figurines! My boys have a handful of sets and always find fun and creative ways to include the figurines in their daily play. We even take them on the road with this Mini Travel Playset! We’re always on the hunt for sugar-free Valentine’s Day gifts we can give our boys and their friends. I created several free printables, and I think this year’s themed Toob packs will {Read More}

Easy DIY Loom-Knit Boot Cuffs


I got a new pair of boots for Christmas.  I adore them!  So naturally, I have had my eye on some cute boot socks or boot cuffs to wear with them.  I don’t knit or crochet though, so I was thinking I might have to bite the bullet and BUY some… until it occurred to me, I bet I could knit some on my loom!  Yes, the classic kids’ craft, loom knitting.  And it worked out so well!  In about {Read More}