Normally I make my Christmas crafts with clay pots. This year I am using up the overstock of jars because they aren’t just for canning. I make use of all parts, the lid, seal and jar. There are so many things I want to make however this time I’m making a Santa candy cane holder. This is the time of year I really begin to make my fall and winter crafts. A time to prepare for the seasons ahead and keep busy. Santa Candy Cane Holder Materials Mason jar or … Continue reading
It’s the time of year that I begin my Christmas crafts. Over the next few months, my family will be creating a few different and easy crafts for the holiday season. If you know me, then you know that there will be a snowman or two. To begin, I am creating a fishbowl snowman, with items I purchased at the dollar store. Fishbowl Snowman – Dollar Store Crafts Materials Needed: 2 glass bowls snowman hat decoration (I found mine at Dollar Tree) fake snow ribbon buttons googly eyes or gems … Continue reading
The past couple of years I have created our own DIY Advent calendars. I wasn’t really happy with the ones that I had made. This year my husband has been making different projects from popsicle sticks. While he was in the middle of creating a barn for our daughter for Christmas, I volunteered him to create a popsicle stick Advent calendar for this year. He stopped the barn and began making the calendar. I gave my husband a design idea and this is how he created and assembled the calendar. … Continue reading
I found 4 paintbrushes in a craft drawer that I had previously used for one of my daughter’s crafty birthday party. Since I don’t really have a use for them I decided to create a holiday decoration. My theme at Christmas time is usually snowmen. I decided to make 2 snowmen and 2 Santa, paintbrush ornaments just to change it up a little. Each year I try to begin my Christmas crafts in October so that I will have them done in time for decorating. I procrastinate a bit and … Continue reading
Each year we usually by an Advent Calendar with one of my daughter’s favourite characters on the box. Each day it is always the same surprise inside, a little tiny piece of chocolate. This year we decided that we would create a DIY calendar and put our own surprises and notes inside and make it a bit more fun. I have bags full of toilet paper rolls and an old picture frame in the closet that I had used for a photo booth for my daughter`s birthday, I decided to use … Continue reading
I love making gifts from clay pots, here are a few I made!