Beat the heat this July by planning ahead for the coolest months of the year, and get started on your early Christmas spree by browsing the 7 Secrets of Holiday Crafting, Part 1 and Part 2! While you’re getting ready, you can fuel your creative fire by checking out the Christmas Crafting Guide for some preliminary DIY Christmas planning.
Ready to get started on an early Christmas?
Deck the Halls: DIY Christmas Decor
There’s so much more to Christmas decorating than paper chains. Spruce up your dinner table with a cranberry tree, or put your stockings in a twist with this Advent calendar. Cooking will be a cinch in this adorable Holiday Apron, and these Beaded Wine Charms render any vintage exquisite.
Check out these posts for even more DIY Christmas house-trimming ideas!
Oh, DIY Christmas Tree
Start off with the basics of what you’ll need for your tree, such as a cute quilted Christmas Tree Skirt. You could whip up a few smaller Christmas projects like the Silver Bell Tree, and then whip up an adorable Faux Candy Garland for your full-size tree.
There are endless possibilities for a DIY Christmas tree, such as these ones.
Christmas With The Kids
We’ve got plenty of Christmas projects for kids. Children will love making their mark with Five-Finger Snowman Ornaments, and they might stay away from the candy canes long enough to make the Elf Candy Cane Holder.
Here are some Christmas projects for kids of all ages:
Give What You Make With DIY Christmas Presents
Handmade Christmas gifts will leave lasting memories, and making gifts ensures that you’ll be able to craft exactly what your loved ones want. This elegant Slouchy Cowl is perfect for the winter months, and any comic book lover will relish the Comic Strip Bracelet.
Find all the gifts you’ll need in these posts!
What’s your favorite thing to make at Christmastime?