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Christmas craft ideas for all the family

DIY Christmas Decorations: Get a Head Start on Your Holiday Crafting

Christmas is a wonderful time of the year when families come together to celebrate the festive season.

Decorating your home for Christmas is one of the best ways to create a warm and welcoming atmosphere, and DIY Christmas decorations are a great way to add a personal touch to your home décor.

And if you think it’s too early to make a start, you’re wrong! Doing this early is a great way to get prepared and you could even make one festive craft per month in the run up to Christmas. And let’s not forget, it’s a great way to bond with your family too!

Here are some of our favourite DIY Christmas decoration ideas to get you started.

Homemade ornaments: You can create your own unique ornaments by using materials such as felt, paper, and clay. This could include cutting out snowflakes, snowmen or trees, add glitter, and use paint on personalised touches.

Wreaths: A wreath is a great way to add a festive touch to your front door. You can make your own wreath using natural materials such as pinecones, holly, and berries and they can be hung inside or outside all year round.

Stockings: Handmade Christmas stockings are a popular way of adding a special touch to your holiday décor. There are plenty of affordable materials available that you can use, including felt, fabric and even old sweaters or socks!

Tree toppers: Instead of using a store-bought tree topper, create your own using materials such as ribbon, paper, or even twigs. You can make a simple star or create a unique design that matches your overall decor.

DIY garlands: Garlands are a simple and effective way to add cheer to any room in your home. You can use a variety of materials such as paper, fabric, or even popcorn.

Mason jar centrepieces: Fill mason jars with pinecones, holly, or other festive items to create a beautiful central point for your table.

Advent calendar: Make your own Advent calendar using paper bags, envelopes, or small boxes. Fill each day with a small gift or a special treat (it doesn’t have to be chocolate but could be toys, crackers, make up or anything else you fancy).

These are just a few ideas to get you started with your DIY Christmas decorations. Remember to have fun and get creative, and your home will be ready for the end of year celebrations!