Make snowman Christmas tree decorations with tips from this how-to video. You will need two styrofoam balls, some toothpicks, a white sock, plaid fabric, orange pipe cleaners, and more. Watch this video tutorial to learn what else you will need.
Christmas Decoration Snowman
It's time for the holidays, and you're full of Christmas cheer, all ready to make some homemade decorations. Well, get out your modeling sugar and check out these two video tutorials on how to make a snowman and Christmas tree with modeling sugar paste. These crafty Christmas ...more
Homemade Christmas decorations and crafts! Get tips for making snowmen for your Christmas tree or window in this free video series. Part 1 of 17 - How to Make paper snowmen decorations. Make paper snowmen decorations - Part 2 of 17. Click through to watch this video on expertv ...more
Christmastime means loads of fun outdoor activities in the snow: Making snow angels, rolling balls of snow to form snowmen, peeing our names in the snow (oh wait, maybe that's just us). Anyways, snowmen are a classic Christmas icon and are a blast to make. But if you live in ...more
Let's just say that this particular Frosty the Snowman won't disappear because it's getting too hot outside. Chances are, this Frosty will go the route of your child's mouth. Frosty the Snowman cookies help bring an iconic Christmas character to life. With a sugary sweet body ...more
This is a lovely craft project you can do with kids - make a bunch of acorns that you can use as fall or winter decorations. You will need: small foam balls, mod podge, brown acrylic paint, glitter and brown yarn for the cap.
The truth is we really don't like handmade presents. Yes, grandma, we thank you for your reindeer sweater whose nose lights up, but to be honest, nothing beats an iPad. But when it comes to Christmas cards, it's a whole other story. Make your Christmas cards personalized by m ...more
Want to play "Frosty the Snowman" on your guitar this holiday season? Learn how with this video tab from Mahalo, which presents a detailed breakdown of the song's component chords and strumming patterns. While this guitar lesson is suited to those who already have some knowled ...more
Oh Christmas tree, oh Christmas tree...how beautiful would a Christmas tree be, though, without any ornaments? If you've finally hit the tree lot and picked out the perfect grand fir, make sure it shines bright by decorating it with several of these intricate lacy snowflake de ...more
Watch this video to learn how to make a cute Christmas tree decoration with your children as a holiday activity.
In this video, learn how to make a Christmas paper lantern decoration perfect for the next holiday season! Include this festive addition to your next Christmas gathering and show off your do it yourself Xmas spirit to your guests! You can use any paper suitable to your tastes, ...more
Looking for something to do with all of those old books you have? If you have a bunch of old novels or textbooks collecting dust in your home, have a look at this video. In it, you will learn how to make a gorgeous Christmas tree decoration using old books, glue and sparkles! ...more
The holiday season wouldn't be the same without decorations. Ornaments and fancy lighting brightens up a neighborhood and helps spread the holiday cheer. While decorations and Christmas lights are fantastic, why not get a little more creative and some fun in the process? One ...more
These little snowman cupcakes look so well sculpted and precise they almost resemble polymer clay. Each snowman is covered in a glittery finish (which is totally edible, FYI) and wears a cute as a button festive scarf. Check out the video to get the how-to on these Christmas ...more
Most snowmen sadly melt even before Christmas even starts (and some turn yellow towards the bottom, but let's get into that later), but this cupcake snowman will stay firm and cute...until you stick it into your mouth, that is. Check out this cake decorating video to learn ho ...more
Out of time and out of choices for Christmas cards at your store? Fear not. Simply take a gander at this crafting video to learn how to craft a beautiful glittered snowflake decoration you can apply to cardstock to make a Christmas greeting card. This project is made using he ...more
Got a vase? How about a candle and some fake snow? Then you've got yourself a frosty good centerpiece for your holiday table. Check out this holiday decor video to learn how to put together a wintry scene. Join Lynn and Rob for tips on how to use festive candles to decorate y ...more
Okay, so maybe 50% of the reason Christmas is our favorite holiday is because of all the damn good comfort food! From warm chocolate mousse pies to hot chocolate to cupcakes with mountains of icing, Christmas really is a foodie's dream holiday. Make your Christmas more food-f ...more
For some, there's nothing more thrilling than carrying an armful of bags while wandering the mall; for others, there's nothing more annoying. No matter what category of shopper you fit into, the truth is that you aren't always in control of what you buy. One reason you spend ...more
The Origami Spiked Pentakis Dodecahedron is an excellent Paper Christmas Decoration Star made out of 15 paper squares. In spite of the large paper size I was defeated by the last module after nearly 2 hours (!) of trying to lock the last unit in place each time another one dis ...more
Throwing a holiday party soon? Then we're pretty sure your guests are more than used to the traditional Christmas cupcake shapes, like a snowman, Santa, and Christmas tree. Surprise your friends and family by creating these beautiful green glittered pinecone cupcakes. Sparkly ...more
Sure, you can buy one, but making an Advent calendar is a nice family project—and you can use better treats! You will need: a large piece of cardboard or poster board 24 small containers such as cardboard boxes and envelopes art supplies to decorate your calender (markers, pa ...more
Christmas is near, which means Christmas cookies. And if you love cars and cookies, this video will show you how to produce your own cookie cutters in the shape of your favorite Porsche. This technique could also apply to other vehicles, as well. The video has a German soundtr ...more
This origami video shows how to make a simple dove-like bird. I then go on to show you how to turn it into a hanging decoration. This would be great as a Christmas tree ornament or some other holiday decoration to represent peace. This simple project is a great holiday craft. ...more
You probably decorate your dining room table for Christmas, but what about Thanksgiving? We realize that the big turkey, mashed potatoes, and various other sides take up most of the room on the table, but that doesn't mean you can't add some non-edible flavor. Make your dinin ...more
We can't guarantee that these candy trees will still be there the next day if you happen to have a few candy-obsessed kids running around the house! As short or as long as they last, these candy trees are a gorgeous compliment to your holiday decor. When untouched, these trees ...more
Here in California, we Wonder How To writers don't get much snow. In fact, during the holidays we get excited just see frost on the windows and that it's cold enough that we can't wear shorts outside. Obviously during Christmas this is a bummer, because this means no snow ange ...more
This tutorial demonstrates how to make very cheap Christmas tree decoration using feathers and Christmas silver balls. Here a violet and pint feathers are used. The best way to buy feathers is to buy feather bows in which feathers will be fixed together using some wire or stri ...more
Coffee as a table decoration? You bet. You're probably used to having coffee in a cup as a hot drink or a cold latte, but coffee - rather, coffee beans - has so many uses than just for food. If you're in need of a quick holiday centerpiece, you need little more than coffee be ...more
Looking for a unique Christmas decoration? In this tutorial, see just how easy it is to make a wreath out of Christmas ball ornaments. This video makes it incredibly easy to do and you will be able to craft a beautiful hanger in no time. No other homes on the street will have ...more
This isn't your grandma's paper snowflake! Get creative and add a new dimension to your winter decorations. You will need two 8 by 8 inch pieces of white paper, a pair of scissors, a stapler, string, glitter, glue and iridescent cellophane. This is a fun holiday craft project. ...more
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In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to make a natural and inexpensive Christmas wreath. The materials required for this wreath are: some greenery, garden wire, pair of pliers, ball of string, scissors and ribbon. Begin by cutting the wire into 120 cm and bend it in half. ...more
Decorating for the holidays can be a lot of fun, but it can also be a lot of work if you let it get out of hand. Keep it simple and try and use as many things as you have around the garden, like tomato cages. When you combine tomato cages with a few other unlikely objects, an ...more
Wrapping a gift is great but adding a giant bow to the top of it makes the present that much more appealing. In this tutorial, learn how to make a huge bow to put on top of gifts.. you can also use the bow as a decoration for a wreath, Christmas tree, wall decoration, etc. Mak ...more
This tutorial shows you how to take several circles of recycled paper (from sixteen centimeters to four centimeters in diameter) into a lovely Christmas tree decoration. Fold each of them in half several times, cut a hole in the tip, then just stack and decorate! Video: .
Bring a little joy and festivity to this holiday season, check out this do-it-yourself video to see how to make a festive holiday wreath, perfect for creating that festive atmosphere around your house during Christmas. At home on your front door or in a hallway, this cheerful ...more
You can use ribbon as a tree decoration! This tutorial shows you how to take a spool of wide ribbon (use wired ribbon for best results) and use it to create a unique and eye catching holiday decoration for your Christmas tree.
Popcorn garland is a classic holiday decoration for your Christmas tree. Try these tips to make stringing your popcorn garland easier, and see alternative decorations to add sparkle to your garland.
In this tutorial, you will learn how to make the Gingerbread Man cookie character from the Shrek movies using polymer clay. This cute little guy makes a great Christmas ornament or decoration for a Shrek-themed party. So, follow along with this demonstration and learn how to ...more
This video will show you how to make an interesting 3D paper snowflake. You will need 6 pieces of paper, some scissors, glue and a stapler. First, make 6 squares which are the same size. After folding the squares across its diagonal axis into a triangle and folding it over aga ...more
'Tis the season for Christmas tree decorations and everybody's favorite board game— SCRABBLE! Okay, that was too ebullient on my part. I have to admit, as much as I love a good game of holiday Scrabble, I consider myself to be somewhat of a Christmas grinch. At least, when i ...more
Scrabble Bingo of the Day: * CAGANER [n] A caganer is a small figurine of a person defecating in place, pants humorously around the character's ankles. It's a traditional Christmas decoration in Catalonia, Spain and in neighboring areas, where it's placed within the nativity ...more
This learning how to make a raffia angel. Once completed they can be used for gifts or a decoration on a Christmas tree. Supplies needed are: pipe cleaner, glue sticks/glue gun, scissors, wire cutters, pliers and embellishments. Wrap raffia around twice. Tie off, and leave som ...more
Sue McMahon, Cookery Editor of Womens Weekly, shows how to decorate your Christmas cake, in this video. She begins by turning over a rich plum cake to have a smooth surface for the decoration. Next, she pours some brandy over the cake to moisten it. She uses apricot glaze and ...more
You can take a carton of plain glass (or plastic) Christmas ornaments and then add your own personal touch as a gift or holiday decoration. Fill the large globes with things like garlands or tinsel, and or add paint and glitter to others.
Greeting cards are getting more and more expensive these days, costing as much as $15 for four if you're getting the top quality ones from online boutiques. Stop spending precious moolah you could be using to purchase presents for your friends and family by making your own Chr ...more
Watch this tutorial to learn how to make a snowman balloon. This is a great design for the holidays and it can also be used as a Christmas ornament.
Scrabble Bingo of the Day: LUMINARIA [n] A votive candle set into a small, decorative paper bag weighted down with sand and placed in a row with others along a walkway, driveway, or rooftop as a holiday decoration. They are most popular in New Mexico and in neighboring southw ...more
These ornaments make a great embellishment to any Christmas gift or present, and are easy to make out of scrap fabric. You can also use them as a tree decoration! All you need, besides a few sewing notions, is some heavy cardstock.
Watch this video to learn how to make a cranberry and popcorn garland. It's a beautiful decoration made of natural ingredients, and after the holidays it can be placed outside for the birds to enjoy!
Spray the Styrofoam ball with a color that adheres to the scheme of the ribbon and ornaments. There will be white space when you make a Christmas ornament tree, and the color on the ball will help to conceal the space. Insert the rod into the base of your globe. This will giv ...more
Learn how to create an eye-catching Christmas card with a difference, as Corinne Bradd shows the easiest way to add dimension. The quirky three tiered tree design is sure to delight, and you can adapt the technique to make other seasonal favorites, such as an angel or snowman.
If you're tired of using the same old ornaments on your Christmas tree year after year, then it's time to experiment with borax snowflakes. It's not only a fun decoration to make, it's a great science project to try out with family and friends. All you need for to make DIY cry ...more
Cute Macrame Angel - decoration for Christmas Tree. Handmade ornament ideas. Can be used as a keychain. Video: . They look lovely on the Christmas tree, hanging in a window, on a door or in a row from the mantelpiece. This Macrame pattern is flexible in that you can make it di ...more
Chestnuts are roasting on an open fire, which can only mean one thing: Christmas is nearly here. It's the time of year we're supposed to spend with family and friends, but usually we spend it stressing out over what to buy everyone on our list without going over budget, or sho ...more
Perhaps the most important decoration of the holiday season is the Christmas tree. It's where all of the magic happens. If you're not into real Christmas trees, there's always some festive alternatives, but for those of us who can't live without a natural Christmas tree, choos ...more
Frosty the Snowman is a fairy tale they say, but this microscopic snowman is very real and just broke the record for the world's smallest snowman. (Though, it's not Guinness-official yet.) Created by the Western University Nanofabrication Facility in London, Ontario, this tin ...more
For the christmas incoming, how are you going to decorate your house or what kind of present would you like to make for your children. This video show you how to simply make a snowman from basic things: socks, rice.. Video: . Just a few minutes and the you'll have a very meani ...more
This is ideal for anyone wanting to save a few pennies or for any papercrafters, easy to make and can be filled with your own choices. Items You Will Need to Make the Crackers Tonic Cracker die Christmas paper Glue 1 joke/1 chocolate 1 cracker bang ribbon to tie the cracker b ...more