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.

Gift Packing Ideas: Five Ways to Package Edible Gifts

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It is that time of year again!  Gift giving season is upon us.  We have 5 gift packing ideas on how to package edible gifts for you today.  A few supplies will have you packaging up small or large amounts of delicious treats for  neighbors, friends, and more. 5 Gift Packing Ideas for Edible Treats: Gift packing ideas #1: Mason Jars. First we have a pretty mason jar holding a few cookies or maybe even your homemade fudge.  For this one you {Read More}

DIY Gift Tags: Candy Cane Clay Words

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These fun clay word DIY gift tags are a cute way to dress up your presents for holiday gift giving!  You can make your tag in any color you want to match your wrapping paper, and spell any name or word you want.  Keep reading to learn how easy (and addictive) this simple gift wrap idea is to make. Supplies needed to make your own clay DIY gift tags: Sculpey Sampler Pack Clay Tool Set Baker’s Twine Step one. Cut {Read More}

5 Vintage-Inspired Gift Wrapping Ideas

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One of the best things about the winter holiday season is the amount of presents to wrap. I wish I could wrap this many presents all year! Each gift wrap is an opportunity to create mini art. This year, I came up with five easy, vintage-inspired Christmas gift wrapping ideas. Vintage gift wrapping ideas #1: Stenciled kraft wrapping paper. This one is easy! Just randomly paint stenciled numbers on long piece of kraft paper and finish by wrapping lots of red {Read More}

DIY Reindeer Food Burlap Sacks

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Hi Friends! One of the traditions I have been doing with my boys is making reindeer food for Santa’s reindeer to enjoy on Christmas Eve. We sprinkle a little on the ground on Christmas Eve and leave out milk and cookies for Santa.  They love it and even help in the making of the reindeer food.  I was looking on Pinterest and I saw the cutest reindeer washcloth.  She had made a reindeer out of soap and washcloths. You can view her {Read More}

Last Minute Gift Idea: Snowman Mason Jar Gift

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Are you looking for a quick and easy gift giving project to make?  This snowman mason jar gift is simple and fun to make, and you can customize it with different color “scarves” or add other accessories to it. Neighbors, teachers, friends – anyone on your list would enjoy these cute little jars! Supplies needed to make your own snowman mason jar gift: Silver Mercury Glass Mason Jar. 4 Inch Styrofoam Ball. Solid Black Eyes – 9 mm. Carrot Nose. {Read More}

Orange Gingerbread Sugar Scrub Recipe

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Sugar scrub cubes are the perfect, one-time-use scrub that makes exfoliating your hands, feet or even your body a breeze!  These also make the perfect inexpensive, yet impressive gift!  Place a few of these in a cute little jar and you have a wonderful holiday gift to give this year!  Or you can make them and “gift” them to yourself because after you make and try these, you might not want to give them away!  Either way, this orange gingerbread {Read More}

Last Minute Gift Idea: Sailor Knot Bracelet DIY

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I love making intricate handmade gifts for my family and friends during the holidays but sometimes, as most of you can relate, there just aren’t enough hours in the day. I hardly have time to brush my teeth much less make gifts that take hours to complete. That’s what I love about this sailor knot bracelet DIY! Once you get the hang of how to create the knot, the whole bracelet can be made in under 20 minutes! A gorgeous and {Read More}

DIY NOEL Letter Decor

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This year my Christmas decor is a winter wonderland inspired theme. Living in central California means we can only wish for a white Christmas, which unfortunately never happens. But, I’m perfectly fine with decorating my home with a snowy white theme instead. This holiday season I used 90% white decorations with a hint of frosted green accents. While putting together a cabinet display I knew I wanted to add holiday letters to the setup. These faux fur paper mache DIY {Read More}

Homemade Clay Ornaments: Easy, Quick & Embossed

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For the last few years, I’ve lived in a small apartment that doesn’t have much room for a Christmas tree. Does this deter me from making ornaments every year? Definitely not. Making ornaments is one of my favorite Christmas traditions! Today I have a great homemade clay ornaments project that is easy enough for kids but can also be customized for experienced artists. The main part of this tutorial is creating these embossed ornaments. But as you see below, you can {Read More}