Browsing Category : Christmas Crafts

Gingerbread House Recipe


One of our favorite holiday traditions is decorating gingerbread houses with friends and family! Every year we get together and make these fun houses, some years we’ve done trains, trees, and oversized gingerbread men (better for younger kids). But no matter what style we’re making, this tradition is one of our favorites and we look forward to it every year…

DIY: Cookies in a Jar Gift idea


Good morning! Every year we like to exchange small gifts with our neighbors, and one of our most highly requested repeat gifts was for these Cookie in a Jar gifts! Everyone loved the ones we made last year and asked for more. But I wanted to change them up just a little bit so here’s our updated Cookie in a…

DIY: Pipe Cleaner Candy Canes


Hello readers! I have a great holiday project for younger kiddos today. Although I have to admit my 9 year old and her friend had a great time making these too! They’re pipe cleaner candy canes, and they’re so easy to make! They’re a great way to keep kiddos busy during break, and decorate your tree in the process!  …

DIY: Hot Cocoa Reindeer Gifts


Good morning everyone! I have a super cute and easy gift idea for you this holiday season! These are a great project for kids to give to their friends and teachers!   Supplies: Mini Marshmallows Hot Cocoa dry mix Plastic frosting bags & baggie ties (I found these in the baking isle of Walmart.) Google eyes Red pom-poms Glue Pipe…

DIY Christmas Pillow Buddies!


Good morning everyone! I always love to create handmade gifts this time of year. I think they’re not only fun, but they’re unique and make special gifts for those you love! Today’s tutorial is for a cute handmade pillow complete with a sweet little buddy! They’re super soft and cuddly, making them a perfect gift for Christmas!   So let’s…

DIY Christmas Candles


Hi readers! I have a super fun and cute DIY project for you today. These sweet little candles look good enough to eat, and they make great Christmas gifts for friends and family. I don’t know about you but I love doing fun crafty things for the holidays, and these were fun, and my kiddos even helped decorate them!  …

Christmas Extravaganza Day 14: The ADVENTure of Christmas


Hello Festive Holiday Readers! I have a super awesome giveaway for you today! I’ve given this book away before around this time of year, and I was so excited to have Lisa Whelchel offer it again for you! In her book, The ADVENTure of Christmas Lisa Whelchel has created 25 activities that bring our holiday back to its true meaning:…

Winter Craft: Sparkling Winter Snowflakes


This week I am participating in the iHomeschool Network 5-day blog hop and my topic is Winter Crafts for Kids!   Today I have a super fun and easy sparkly snowflake craft for you! These are really easy to make and and are a fun wintery decoration to add to your windows during the cold winter season!   Supplies: Tacky…

The Ultimate Guide to Christian Christmas Crafts!


Good morning everyone! I *H*E*A*R*T* Christmas and am so excited to be part of the iHomeschool Network Christmas Blog Hop! We have some great Christmas posts for you each day in December!     Today I’m sharing some great Christian Craft ideas to help keep Jesus the focus of your holiday season! So grab a cup of some warm cocoa…

FREE Printable Advent Calendar


Well, I’m just going to keep adding to the fun today with a brand new Free Advent Ornament Printable for you all! I did one a couple years ago and everyone loved it, but I think it needed a facelift! So without any further ado…I created a fun Advent banner! –> Click here to download the 2012 Advent Ornaments! <–…