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Crafts that will turn your home into a Winter Wonderland this Christmas

Posted on 1st December 2021 in News & Views

This Christmas season get everyone involved in decorating the tree and your home without spending a fortune, these Christmas crafts are accessible and a great way to get everyone in the holiday spirit.

We suggest creating these crafts with your favourite Christmas playlist on in the background.

  1. Pinecone Tree – These pinecone trees are a perfect way to incorporate nature into your Christmas decorations this year, forage for pinecones in your garden or local park and paint them a deep green. Then decorate the ‘trees’ with a variety of glitter and white paint to give them an extra wintery look. Finally, finish the trees with a paper star and use them as a centre piece for the dining table or mantlepiece.
  2. Reindeer Popsicle Stick Faces – Add Rudolph, Prancer and Vixen to your Christmas tree using left over ice cream sticks! These adorable faces will light up every tree and can be achieved with just a few household items. You will need three clean popsicle sticks, some glue, googly eyes, red felt and some string so you can hang the reindeer from your Christmas tree, alternatively you could swap popsicle sticks for twigs. This easy craft is a great way for everyone to get involved and create their own personalised ornament to hang from the tree.
  3. Santa Advent Calendar – Skip the overpriced supermarket advent calendars this year and encourage your children to fill in Santa’s beard before the big day! Create an outline of Santa’s face and number his beard 1-24, then for each day throughout December stick a cotton ball on the corresponding number and by Christmas day you’ll have a full faced Santa looking straight back at you!
  4. Handprint Santa and Reindeer – Make use of spare coloured paper in this five-minute craft, simply cut a variety of circle sizes and then drawn an outline around your hand and cut it out. You can use these to either be Rudolph’s antlers or Santa’s beard. These crafts will look perfect on the fridge in the lead up to Christmas.
  5. DIY Coasters – These wintery themed coasters will be great way to set the tone at any Christmas soirée. Made using white pipe cleaners, these coasters can easily be made into snowflake shapes. These are guaranteed to add an extra piece of Christmas flare and will be a talking point of any party.
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