What would Christmas be without snow? A very sad and dreary one indeed. While you can't always have snow on Christmas (this is especially hard if you live in California), you can make the snow fall indoors - via winter wonderland Christmas decorations.
Make Christmas Decoration
No matter how big or small your Christmas tree might be, you can use this tutorial to make an attractive and festive holiday tree! You will need Christmas lights, wire and your favorite ornaments, tinsel, ribbon and other holiday decorations.
Traveling for Christmas? You don't have to forego holiday decorations just because you're celebrating from a hotel room! This tutorial shows you a few tips, like window decals and tabletop Christmas trees, that you can use to maintain the festive spirit while traveling.
Looking for a fun, simple project to do with your kids this winter season? This cheap and simple art project won't cost you a dime. Learn to make Christmas snowflakes with paper, and pretty soon you'll have great decorations to hang up on the windows.
Wreaths and poinsettias are traditional Christmas greenery used as home decorations during the holidays, but did you know you can use them in cake decorating as well? We're not talking nomming on a wreath (ew), but rather decorating cupcakes with wreath and poinsettia shapes. ...more
If it's your first Christmas, you might be wondering what the best way to decorate the tree is. While every tree and set of decorations will be different, this tutorial shows you a few basic principles (such as always put the Christmas lights on first) to decorating a lovely a ...more
Have a green Christmas this year! Instead of buying more mass produced holidy decorations, make your own! This short video shows you how to make your own Christmas garland of tiny stars using recycled paper. Any festive color will do for these stars!
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.
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.
It's the holiday season, which means that more likely than not your kitchen will soon be rife with the sweet, nostalgic wafts of cinnamon, nutmeg, sugar cookies, and gingerbread. If you're going to be baking this holiday season, why not amp up your Christmas cookies by learnin ...more
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
Due to the sour economy, folks have started cutting out or toning down unnessary expenditures. Miniaturize your Christmas tree - though not your Christmas spirit - by crafting this modular origami Christmas tree to adorn your home this holiday season. Festive and cute, it can ...more
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
Get creative this holiday season and make your own Christmas wreaths! Stop buying Christmas decorations when you can make these items the DIY way: Yourself! In this video, watch as one crafty person demonstrates how to make a homemade Christmas wreath with vines and other mate ...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
So, you've made the change to fluorescent light bulbs? What should you do with those old energy wasting bulbs? Decorate your tree with it! Learn how to turn lightbulbs into Christmas ornaments with GiannyL! Create beautiful Christmas ornaments and decorations with old recycle ...more
Roxy and Sarah take a trip to the craft supply store, and pick up material to make inexpensive Christmas presents at home. Kids can learn how to make a decorated cocoa jar to give to teachers, coaches, or neighbors. All you need is a glass jar, hot chocolate mix, marshmallows, ...more
Improve you crocheting skills by creating fun holiday decorations. This how to video is a tutorial that will show you how to crochet a Christmas wreath. Crochet small or large wreaths to decorate your house with.
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
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
Finally purchased a tree from the tree lot but in serious lack of pretty ornaments? Not a problem. You can make a bundle of these Finish 8-pointed star ornaments quickly, and they look quite impressive. The Finnish star ornament can be made in any size from tiny sized tree or ...more
You can make these stars out of wrapping paper scraps, designer paper or any other festive paper that catches your eye. Turn them into 3-D crafts that you can hang from your tree, attach as extras to gifts or use as decorations.
This craft shows you how to use the burnt brown bag technique with some embossing and decorating techniques in order to create a distrseed, vintage look. A great craft project for a steampunk Christmas look, or as faux vintage decorations.
This is an easy craft, though it does take some time. Start with a soft ball of florist foam, and then attach balsam boughs. Keep it watered, and it will last for several months in your house. Add ribbons and flowers for decoration!
Ashamed that you gave into the convenience of an artificial tree? Fool people into thinking you chopped it down yourself. You need an artificial tree, pinecones or sprigs of pine, and an aerosol can or satchel of pine or evergreen scent. Tip: Use natural decorations!
Freestanding lace ornament covers add elegance and tradition to your Christmas decorations. Wonderful as gifts for family as friends! Be sure to pay attention to all the necessary steps in this embroidery tutorial video. You need to start stocking up on these ornament covers f ...more
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!
These are step-by-step instructions on how to fold a Japanese paper ball (Kusudama). These are very cool origami decorations and can be hung all around the house, and these paper balls are also an excellent decorations or Christmas tree ornaments. This modular origami model re ...more
We didn't think it could get any better than cupcakes laden with buttercream icing until we saw these dark chocolate ganache-dipped cupcakes. Dripping in rich, velvety layers of ganache, these cupcakes are then topped with iced on Christmas shapes like trees and snowflakes for ...more
In this video we learn how to decorate your Christmas tree inexpensively. If you have a lot of different decorations, you can place them in your tree. You can use poinsettia flowers to place inside your tree next to each other to create a design or pattern throughout the tree. ...more
In this video, we learn how to make a gift Christmas jar with Stampin' Up! First, take any type of jar you want to collect money in. After this, rinse out the inside and remove the labels off of the bottle and measure them. Now, take a piece of card stock and cut it out to mak ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to make a Christmas style wreath bow. First, cut a piece of holiday ribbon and pin it into place. After this, make a bow out of the ribbon. Next, curl the ends of the ribbon and pin them into the wreath as well. Use your fingers to make curls and ...more
Save money on your Christmas decor this year by making your own Christmas ornaments! Create elegant decorations for almost no money at all by quilling Christmas snowflakes. All you need is a little bit of glue and plain printer paper. Attach a string to hang it up on your tre ...more
Here is another video by a woman named Angela on how to make a miniature Christmas log cake for a dollhouse. The first thing she does is roll out a sheet of brown clay with a pasta maker on a setting of 4. Then she rolls out a white sheet with smaller setting of 6. Use a razor ...more
Follow this video to view suggestions on how you can decorate a Christmas tree. It is best to start placing the lights first. Try to space them evenly and you can secure them in place by means of crafting wire. When you finish with the lights start decorating the Christmas tre ...more
Have you run out of ideas to decorate your Christmas tree? Well, here is a fantastic video on how to make big ribbon bows. The video shows how to make bow ribbons in a single color and in a double color. It is quite interesting to see a strip of ribbon change into a wonderful ...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
Scrabble Bingo of the Day: HELLEBORE [n] A hellebore is any of the approximately 20 plants from the genus Helleborus, many of which are poisonous. Hellebores are herbaceous perennial flowering plants from Eurasia related to the buttercup family, having showy flowers with peta ...more
With just eight little pieces of paper, each the size of tea bags, you can make a card embellishment to make your greeting cards more beautiful and elegant. This video series provides you with four different techniques for folding a card embellishment from tea bag bits of pape ...more
This video from Educational Art Institute shows us how to repurpose old CDs for use as Christmas ornaments. There are many different ways to do this. One idea is to use glue applied onto the CD in any pattern or design and add one or more colors of glitter. If you don't like t ...more
Six Minute Style host Susan Doherty is on location in Montana at the Nine Mile School house with Kurt Seer who shows how to create a 3 dimensional wreath mobile. He uses birch as his base. You can use any wood you choose. Make a square out of four branches. Knot, tie and twist ...more
Need some affordable Christmas decorations? This is an instructional video that gives step by step instructions on how to make a paper snowflake. Viewers will learn how to make easy to make decorations for the holidays. You will need scissors, plain white paper, a stapler and ...more
There’s no reason to pay big bucks for an Advent wreath when making one yourself is cheap and easy. You Will Need * Small wreath * 3 purple candles, pillar or tapered * Rose-colored candle, pillar or tapered * Tall white pillar candle * Floral candle holders * Decorations for ...more
Handmade Christmas decorations make a great family activity. Learn how to make popcorn Christmas garland to hang on the Christmas tree in this free holiday craft video. Part 1 of 16 - How to Make a popcorn Christmas garland. Make a popcorn Christmas garland - Part 2 of 16. Cli ...more
Learn how to make henna design Christmas ornaments and decorations from an expert in this free holiday crafts video series. Part 1 of 15 - How to Make henna design Christmas ornaments. Make henna design Christmas ornaments - Part 2 of 15. Click through to watch this video on e ...more
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
I finally got around to making the pentakis dodecahedron from the instructions in Math Craft admin Cory Poole's blog post. It's not tightened/straightened up yet because I just noticed that I have two black and white and two blue and green compound modules next to each other ( ...more
Looking to wish upon a lucky star? Why spend all night waiting for a shooting star to fly by when you can make one yourself? In this tutorial learn how to origami a wishing star out of paper. These stars are very cool and make great decoration for any occasion. You Will Need: ...more
Marble your home decorationsItems needed: Marobu easy marbling kit with 6 paints, a bucket of water and items to decorate.Make sure the water in the bucket is deep enough to submerse the jar. Add 6 or 7 drops of green, blue and black paint into the water. Stir. Put your hand i ...more
It's another Monday, which means it's once again time to highlight some of the recent community submissions posted to the Math Craft corkboard. Additionally, I thought we'd take a look at the process of stellation and make some stellated polyhedra out of paper.Rachel Mansur of ...more
If even the bats are intimidated by the clutter in your attic, it’s time to tackle the mess. Watch this video to learn how to clean out your attic. Step 1. Review Empty the contents of every box and bag in your attic. Put aside anything you can’t imagine you’ll ever again us ...more
During the darkness of the winter months some bright and spirited holiday decorations can really add holiday cheer to a home. This Christmas, try making this festive tree and light table piece because you can never have too many decorations. Step 1: Clean and dry baby food ja ...more
Face it, when it comes to the holiday season buying a Christmas tree can be a bit of a pain. Always going out and trying to find a tree that is just right, then lugging it back home and setting up the lights and decorations. While at the same time little pieces of pine needles ...more
In this video series, our expert will teach you how to make popcorn Christmas garland for your Christmas decorations this year. Get tips on what type of popcorn to use, how to thread the needle and where to stick the popcorn with the needle. Part 1 of 15 - How to Make popcorn ...more
In this video clip series, learn how to make beautiful Christmas decorations, gingerbread men, Stars of David, santa ornaments and much more. Make Christmas ornaments - Part 1 of 14. Click through to watch this video on expertvillage.com Make Christmas ornaments - Part 2 of 14 ...more
In this video series our expert shows you how to make a Christmas bracelet. Making jewelry can be fun and creative, and combining it with the Christmas holiday allows you to create a wonderful gift for family or friends. Get step-by-step instructions to picking the proper bead ...more
You've probably tried just about every method of hanging your holiday decorations: nails, thumbtacks, sticky hooks, and, in desperation, even tape. Each method can leave a host of complications when removed, though, from chipping paint to visible holes. Your holiday adornment ...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
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