Crafting in general can be a daunting task, and Christmas crafting in particular can be its own variety of overwhelming. Whether you want to make a decoration to impress your guests or a gift that loved ones will cherish, it isn’t always easy to come up with a great idea. If you’ve found yourself in this indecisive position, try making any of these beginner craft ideas! Easy and quick Christmas crafts are the perfect way to ease yourself into the Christmas spirit.
Handmade Christmas ornaments are perhaps the best crafts for beginners. Ornaments are small, so they typically don’t take very long to make. Christmas trees are typically decorated with an abundance of ornaments, so if the ornament you make has any tiny flaws, those flaws can easily be hidden amongst the other ornaments on the tree. However, if you make a particularly glorious Christmas ornament, it is sure to stand out against the plain store-bought baubles covering the other branches.
This Little Beaded Angel is a beginner craft that the whole family can enjoy! Make this angels with your kids and the beads will reflect the Christmas lights beautifully.
No home is complete without Christmas decorations. Festive decor is vital to setting a warm and familial mood at Christmas. Indoor decorations and outdoor decorations alike are perfect for celebrating the Christmas holiday. While store-bought decor can be pretty pricey, DIY Christmas decorations are affordable and fun to make!
These Pumpkin Snowmen combine an easy Christmas craft with a great upcycling project. If you don’t carve pumpkins this Halloween and they still look good after Thanksgiving, don’t throw them out! Paint them white and make them into darling snowmen for your front porch.
Gifts can get expensive in a hurry, and no one wants to go near the mall as it gets closer and closer to the holiday. Instead of paying a fortune for a gift and getting stuck in long lines and bad traffic, try making your own gifts for loved ones. These homemade Christmas gifts are easy Christmas crafts that your friends and family will surely appreciate.
The “We Love You” Jar is an absolutely perfect Christmas gift from kids to parents. Grab a clear glass jar out of the recycle bin, fill the jar with everything you love about someone, and give it to them for Christmas! This is such a thoughtful homemade Christmas gift.
For more beginner craft ideas, check out this list of Easy Christmas Crafts!
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