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.

Homemade Gifts for Kids: Sock Puppet in a Jar


Do you have any kids on your gift giving list this holiday season?  Show them how much you care by giving them this build a sock puppet gift in a jar.  These are super inexpensive homemade gifts for kids that will entertain them as well as give them three fun sock puppets to play with later. Supplies needed to make sock puppet homemade gifts for kids: Sock Puppet Kit Wide Mouth Quart Mason Jar Kraft Paper Tags Ribbon The sock puppet kit {Read More}

DIY Christmas Decor: Jingle Bell Christmas Tree


Nothing says “Christmas” quite as much as jingle bells! Here’s an easy tutorial on how to make your own DIY Christmas decor jingle bell tree that would be perfect for a mantle or tablescape. It only requires three basic supplies and plenty of patience! Supplies needed to make your own jingle bell tree DIY Christmas decor: Jingle Bells – Matte Silver/Gold (13 packs) Durafoam Cone –  9.85 inches Silver Fern Greening Pins (2 packs) Step One. Open and separate all the jingle bells {Read More}

An Easy DIY Advent Wreath


When it comes to Christmas, I love to draw it out. Extend all of that holly jolliness, I say! And this is why I love Advent calendars. It’s a whole month of Christmas anticipation! The Advent calendar I designed this month is slightly unorthodox. Not only does it NOT contain candy (I know – say wha….!?!?), but it is also a wreath – a DIY Advent wreath. Yep. Breakin’ all the rules. Instead of candy with this DIY Advent wreath, these {Read More}

Salted Caramel Chocolate Spoon Recipe


This year I am looking for a few fun and SIMPLE ideas to give to friends and neighbors for holiday gifts.  Oh and they also need to be inexpensive without feeling “cheap.”  I love hot cocoa so this year I came up with this really tasty and delicious salted caramel chocolate spoon recipe!  These make a perfect gift on their own, or you can pair it with hot cocoa mix for an even tastier gift.  Either way, you can’t go {Read More}

Snowman Crafts for Kids: Bookmarks & Ornaments


I usually get roped into coming up with a craft for the Christmas party at the Elementary school. People think I am “crafty.” I am not sure where they get that.   And right during the holiday season? Because I don’t have a million other things on my plate… These snowman crafts are perfect for a classroom project! It is really easy for kids of any age, and the materials come in bulk, and are inexpensive. I made two alternatives {Read More}

Cross Stitch Alphabet for Personalized Christmas Ornaments


I might not have gotten everything on my bucket list done this year–but I did do one thing.  I had a baby (#3 in 3 years), and if that isn’t an accomplishment, ladies and gentleman, than I don’t know what is! Are you like me–is your absolute favorite place to mark accomplishments and milestone the Christmas tree?  Every year I love to create beautiful ornaments for our tree that will help me remember what we did/accomplished/lived through that year.  And {Read More}

Wine Glass DIY Snow Globe Craft


I love snow globes! Ever since I was a child I have been fascinated with them. Today’s project made me really happy! This DIY snow globe craft is a great project for kids, since you can customize the globes however you like, and since they are made with inexpensive plastic wine glasses, they won’t break the bank. Supplies needed to make your own DIY snow globe craft: 5 oz. Clear Plastic Wine Glasses Artificial Snow Wooden Doll Pin Head Seasonal {Read More}

Christmas Card DIY: Embossed Ornaments & Cutout Tree


I love sending and receiving cards for Christmas. What I love even more are handmade cards – they just feel a little more special.  Today, I have two Christmas card DIY designs to show you, one with pretty hanging ornaments and the other is a gorgeous rhinestone embellished Christmas tree. They’re both pretty simple to create but make a big impact. Follow along as I show you how to make your own! Supplies needed to make your own ornament Christmas {Read More}

Holiday Card Ideas: Metal Accents & Plantable Star


I’ve got two fun and unique handmade holiday card ideas to show you today – rustic metal accent cards and a plantable star card. They’re both fun to make and are sure to make an impression on the recipient! First up are these rustic holiday card ideas with metal accents. Supplies needed to make these metal accent holiday card ideas: 2 inch Rusted Metal Trees. Assorted Rusted Metal Stars. Metal Snowflakes – 1 1/2 inch. Natural Brown Cards – “Kraft” (only $1.00 {Read More}