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.
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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
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
Learn how to make fabric Christmas decorations and ornaments to decorate your Christmas tree, with expert craft tips in this free holiday video series. Part 1 of 19 - How to Make fabric Christmas decorations. Make fabric Christmas decorations - Part 2 of 19. Click through to w ...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
Make some candy Christmas trees as decorations this holiday season! All you need is some Styrofoam cups and a collection of your favorite Christmas candies, like gumdrops or peppermints. You can use hot glue to attach the candies, or toothpicks if you want to eat them later.
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.
When you're baking your cookies this holiday season with the children, try something that's both beneficial to your family and your guests— cookies that also act as sweet party favors. Dani tells you what to do in order to transform your Christmas cookies into beautiful holida ...more
This video shows you how to make your own home made Christmas reindeer decorations. You need some floral fabric, scissors, a few feathers, and some artificial eyes. Draw a reindeer template on some cardboard, using a cookie cutter if you wish, and cut it out. Paint some glue t ...more
This is a fun and easy project you can do in an afternoon. Why spend money on expensive ornaments when you can go green to decorate your Christmas tree this year? All you need is some festive paper and thread.
Here are three different ways to make snowflakes. All you need is paper and scissors. Fold the paper as demonstrated and draw a snowflake design. Then cut! Good luck.
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
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
Christmas decorations aren't cheap. From outdoor lighting to fir trees, decorating for the holidays can break the bank. That's where ingenuity comes into play, like hacking battery-operated Christmas lights, modifying lighting patterns and building Christmas tree ornaments fro ...more
Christmas is The holiday of the year for many bakers, as the festive occasion offers more than enough excuses to bring out their best cookies, cakes, cupcakes, and yummy desserts. All red and green and Christmas-themed, of course. Christmas allows those creative juices to flow ...more
Don't spend all your hard-earned money on store-bought Christmas decorations this year. Spend it on cheap paper and make your own Christmas decorations, like this origami snowflake. This isn't simply cutting out a cute snowflake design with scissors— this is folding paper, or ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to craft quilled Christmas decorations. First, you will need to take paper and cut it into thin strips that are all the same size. After you do this, you will need to take a think stick and wrap the paper around it all in the same place. Once fin ...more
Christmas is the time to splurge— not just with presents and food— we're talking decorations. It's that time of year when verdurous fir trees take up half of your living room, when waving elf figurines silhouette your front windows, when Rudolph flies from the rooftops, Santa ...more
Learn how to clean up after Christmas and pack away Christmas decorations in this free home organization video series. Part 1 of 17 - How to Store Christmas decorations. Store Christmas decorations - Part 2 of 17. Click through to watch this video on expertvillage.com Store Ch ...more
In this tutorial, learn how to go green this holiday season. You will get some helpful tips and advice on how to turn your old, outdated or broken Christmas ornaments into brand new Holiday crafts! You can make new ornaments, decorations, wrapping and accessories out of these ...more
In this video, we learn how to craft orange-and-clove Christmas decorations. First, you will need to grab some oranges from a local supermarket, along with ribbon, and cloves. Now, grab the close and pierce it into the skin of the orange. This will release the smell of the ora ...more
Remember when you were just a wee little kid and there was nothing better to do on a snowy winter afternoon than cutting out paper snowflakes and unfolding them to see what beautiful shapes and designs would appear? This paper snowflake craft will bring back memories for some ...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
Broken glass Christmas ornaments? Evergreen wreath falling apart? Before you throw away or donate Christmas decorations you no longer need, see if you can reuse or recycle them for better use year-round or for next year's holiday season. Christmas ball ornaments can be used t ...more
Some people put up their holiday decorations as soon as Thanksgiving is over. Some wait until Christmas Eve. Right now, the only thing in my whole apartment that would tip you off is a tiny little fake tree on the counter. I've been planning on decorating all month, but I have ...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
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
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
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
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
'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
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
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
Before your guests enter the front door to your Christmas party and before they witness the beautiful swags of garland, lights, and the Christmas tree, the first thing they're going to see is your wreath. Make their first impression a good one by creating this easy rustic "No ...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
A video from http://www.donpower.me that shows how to draw a simple Christmas tree. This video is basically for kids. The presenter in this video, shows how using simple crayons a Christmas tree can be drawn in not time. The short duration of this video (0:59 seconds) is proo ...more
Want to be more like Carson Williams this Christmas? Well, that means having a highly decorated house, full of Christmas lights and other holiday decorations, but that's not all... having your Christmas lights synchronized with your favorite holiday jingle or Yuletide tune is ...more
Of all of the different Christmas decorations, the Christmas wreath is one of the most well-known and inviting. While you can find many different Christmas wreaths available online, there's something special about knowing that you made your own, and if you want to make an even ...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
Impress your friends by learning how to make pie crust decorations with this easy-to-follow cooking video. This pie decorating lesson is brought to you by Susan Reid on How2Heroes. Search How2Heroes on WonderHowTo for more cooking videos. Scraps of leftover chilled dough from ...more
Christmas is almost over— all of the presents are unwrapped, all of the prime ribs have been eaten, the whole family's drunk off eggnog— and soon it will be time to forget about Christmas until next year. Once the party's over, you're stuck with cleaning up all the shredded w ...more
Forget Christmas, it's all about Festivus these days. But what is Festivus? When is Festivus? On December 23rd, people around the world are standing up against Christmas and having a "Festivus for the rest of us"— a new holiday created by Frank Costanza on Seinfeld in 1997. ...more
Want to celebrate New Year's Eve, but haven't a clue how to do so? Maybe some of these New Year's Eve pa rty ideas will help you bring in 2011. These New Year's Eve ideas include things like cheap DIY decorations, cool 2011 party glasses, exotic jellyfish shooters, and even k ...more
"Twas the week before Christmas and all around the house, no decorations were outside, my wife called me a louse. The columns though pretty, were tall, white and bare, it soon became clear that candy canes should be there." Check out this holiday video to see how to make holi ...more
When decorating for the holidays, try using as many natural materials as you can. The choices are virtually endless, from the grocery store to the garden. Some of the most effective Christmas decorations you can make are garlands. You can hang Christmas garlands over windows, ...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.
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
If you need to decorate your house fast for the holidays, then supersized decor is the way to go. Yeah, you could buy those tacky big Christmas ornament balls fastened with big red ribbons at the store, but if you're looking for elegant Christmas decor then making it is the wa ...more
Make a Christmas Gift Card Holder Materials • (Elegant Eggplant) craft paper, cut 4 ¼” by 11” • “Whisper White” paper cut 1” by 7 ½” for belly band; remainder for making decorations • Sticky strips • “Sparkle and Shine” jumbo wheel, stamp pad and “Elegant Eggplant” ink • Ch ...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
Learn how to make a kissing ball for Christmas with these steps outlined in this video tutorial. A kissing ball is essentially a bunch of pine boughs in the shape of a ball decorated with red ribbon and pine cones that can be used as seasonal decorations. You need to cut the b ...more
Make every Christmas a personalized one. This tutorial shows you how to start with some basic clear glass ball ornaments, and then add a few different modifications, decorations and crafts to turn them into your own personal Christmas tree ornaments.