Thursday, 17 December 2009

Christmas craft

If anyone is still in the mood for Christmas crafts, there are a lot of tutorials and templates being posted in blogland. Here are a few I've favourited:

- 3D globe ornament made from recycled magazine pages at How About Orange.
- Another paper ball ornament from Design*Sponge
- Gingerbread houses made from milk cartons at Maya*Made
- Advent calendar made from cardboard tubes at Maya*Made (a bit late for this year, but maybe next year)
- Paper pieced patchwork ornaments at Petite Purls
- Circular Christmas Cloth Napkins at Craft Sanity
- Dragon Boat wrapped thread ornaments at Craft Sanity (video also here)
- Kiwiana gift tags at Simone Quentin de Manson
- Paper bow from recycled gift wrap at Momfetti
- Felt mitten ornament pattern from Oliver + S
- Easy Christmas Card ideas from Kids Craft Weekly (I've saved this to use with my class next year)
- Embroidered felt tree ornament from ghostmyst (she made these for last year's swap and then generously provided a tutorial)
- Crochet star ornaments from Odd Pear
- Simple knitted mini stocking ornaments from Little Cotton Rabbits

I don't think I'll get through all of these this year, but I'm going to try some of the simple ornament ideas in the next couple of days. I'll let you know how I get on...


I wanna be creative said...

Thanks so much for the list, am downloading the Kiwiana gift tags as I type! The others will go on my (alas not happening) to do list!

VeganCraftastic said...

Thanks for posting the list, there are lots of cool ideas!

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Blendy (Belinda Too) said...

awesome links thanks! I'll use some for my Brownie group :) I must must must be in your ornament swap next year if you run it again! Your bibs and tag blankets look familiar - i must have seen you at Craft 2.0 earlier in the year?

Louise said...

Blendy - I'm a brownie leader too! Must be us crafty people that get sucked into it...
I've sold once at Craft2.0, in October 2008. Now I sell primarily through my felt shop.