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  • SantasGuidetoEasyChristmasCraftsforKidseBook

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    SantasGuidetoEasyChristmasCraftsforKidseBook

    Copyright2009byPrimePublishingLLC

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    Trademarksarepropertyoftheirrespectiveholders.Whenused,trademarksareforthebenefitofthetrademarkowneronly.

    PublishedbyPrimePublishingLLC,3400DundeeRoad,Northbrook,IL60062www.primecp.com

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    LetterfromtheEditors

    HappyHolidaysCrafters,

    TheholidayseasonisinfullswingandeveryonesgettinginthespiritwithgreatChristmascrafts.HomemadeChristmasdecorationsandgiftswillbepopularthisyearasoureconomyisstillbouncingbackfromtherecession.Withyourenthusiasmforcrafting,yourkidswillwanttogetinonthefuntoo!OurteamatFaveCraftshasputtogethersomefestiveChristmascraftsforkidsthatcometoushighlyrecommendedbySantahimself.

    HelpyourkidsmakeaspecialcardforGrandmaandGrandpa,orcreateabeautifulgarlandthatwilllookgreatinadoorwayoronthetree.WhenitcomestoChristmasdecorationsandgifts,letyourkidshelpthisyearandyoullbesurprisedhowspiritedyourhomewillfeel.

    MerryChristmas!

    YoucanfindmoreChristmascraftideas,freeknittingpatterns,craftprojectsandextensivedecoratingideasatwww.FaveCrafts.com.

    OureBooks,likeallourcraftprojects,areabsolutelyFREEtomembersofourcraftingcommunity.Pleasefeelfreetosharewithfamilyandfriendsandaskthemtosignupatourwebsiteforourfreeemailnewsletter.

    HappyCrafting,

    TheEditorsofFaveCrafts

    www.FaveCrafts.com

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    ChristmasCraftsforKidsTableofContents

    Santas Favorite Ornaments .................... 5

    EasyIcicleOrnamentsforKids.......................5

    FestiveIceSkateOrnaments..........................6

    FeltCheerOrnaments....................................8

    ReindeerOrnament.....................................10

    TieredChristmasTreeOrnament................11

    CandyOrnaments........................................12

    MiniStockingOrnament..............................14

    Cards and Gifts from the Kids .............. 16

    DecoupageFrame........................................16

    SpecialHolidayPocketbook.........................17

    GingerbreadCandyCups..............................19

    CuteBeadedIcicleSwirls.............................20

    GumdropCardHolders................................21

    CandyCaneCard..........................................22

    FrostytheSnowmanStand..........................23

    HolidayFoamFrame....................................24

    Easy to Make Decorations ...................... 25

    FeltChristmasTree......................................25

    SparkleNameStockings...............................26

    ClothespinSantaandRudolph....................27

    QuickGlitterPineCones..............................30

    ElfCandyCaneHolder.................................31

    ChristmasLightsGarland.............................33

    EasyRibbonWreath....................................34

    APairofPineconePlaceSettings................35

    FoamChristmasTree...................................36

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    SantasFavoriteOrnaments

    EasyIcicleOrnamentsforKids

    By:MandyCourtforMaKCCreations

    TheseeasybeadedicicleornamentsareafunandeasycraftforthekidstodothisChristmas.UsecolorfulsequinsandmetallicbeadstomaketheseeasyChristmasornaments.

    Materials:

    Metallic,crystaloropaquebeadsinassortedshapesandsizes

    Metallicpipecleaners Largesequinsofanyshape(Starsin

    Picture)

    Steps:

    1. Threadonelargesequinontothepipecleaner.Foldupabout1/4ofthepipecleanertomakeaknot(sothesequindoesnotslideoff).

    2. Threadonbeadsindesiredpatternuntilyoureachyourdesiredlength.Besuretoleaveabout3ofpipecleaneratthe

    toptomakealoop.

    3. Bendpipecleanerovertojustreachthelastbead.Twisttheendtoholdinplace.Nowyoushouldhavealooptohangyouricicleonthetree.

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    FestiveIceSkateOrnamentsBy:TheNewImageGroup

    MakeaneasyChristmascraftusingfeltandpaperclips.ThesefestiveiceskateornamentsarequickandeasygiftstomakeandwilllookgreatonyourChristmastree.TrythiseasyhomemadeChristmascraftwiththekids.

    Materials:

    Scissors JumboPaperClip CraftGlue 36"of1/8"Ribbon SafetyNeedle SmallSingleHolePunch 19x12SoftFeltSheet FiberFill(optional) Sequins(optional) Glitter(optional) PomPoms(optional)

    Pattern

    Steps:

    1. UsingtheSkateTemplate,cutouttheskatefromyour9x12SoftFeltSheet.

    2. Foldskateshapeinhalf.Slidepaperclip,opensideintobottomoftheskate,

    intothebottomfold.

    3. Gluethesideedgesoftheskatetogether.Donotglueallthewaytothetop.Leaveabout3/4"opensoyouareabletofolddownthetopofyourskate.TIP:Makesuretoavoidgluingthepaperclip.

    4. Placeheavyobjectontheskateuntildry.

    5. Punchholeswithasmallsingleholepunchonrightsideofskatewhereyouhaveglued.

    6. Cut12"oftheribbon.Threadyoursafetyneedleandstartlacingyourskatefromthebottomofthetoeand

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    uptothetopoftheskate.

    7. Cutanother12"ofribbonandbeginlacingyourskate.Startatthetoeusingbothendsofyourribbon(similartolacingupyourshoes).

    8. Doubleknotyourribbonatthetopandtieintoabow.Useasmalldotofgluetokeepyourbowinplace.

    9. Folddownthetopportionoftheskate.Punchasingleholeinthetopleftcorner.Thiswillbethroughfourlayersoffelt.

    10. Pushtheremainingpieceofribbonthroughtheholeforthehanger.Tieinabow.

    OptionalEmbellishments:

    Youcanusefiberfilltostuffyourskatetoaddextradimensiontoit.

    Also,embellishwithglitter,sequins,orpompomstopersonalizeeachdifferentskate.

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    FeltCheerOrnaments

    By:AlleeMarderosianforilovetocreate.com

    Colorfulfeltandholidaystencilsmakehomemadeornamentseasyandfuntocreate.ThewholefamilycanhelpcreatetheseeasyfeltChristmasornaments.

    Materials:

    TulipMultiSurfaceStencil

    OrnamentsSnowflakes

    Tulip3DFashionPaint

    65000White65130TrueRed

    TulipGlamItUp!FashionArtTweezers

    Aleene'sOriginalTackyGlue TulipSoftFabricPaint

    BI15790CrimsonRedBI15799HolidayGreen

    TulipCordlessHeatSettingTool

    TulipGlamItUp!IronOnCrystals23123300ClearPack

    Ruler Papertowels Ribbon:gold,red,silver,blue Wedgemakeupsponge Chalk Thincording:gold,silver Paperplate/foil Scissors Felt:red,green,lightblue,darkblue Largecuporcircularobject4

    diameter

    Instructions:

    1. Placecircularobjectonfeltandusechalktotracetwocircles.Cutout.Repeatonothercolorsoffeltifdesired.

    2. Measureandusechalktomarka4longby1widestripondarkercoloroffelt.Cutout.

    3. Cutdesiredlengthofcordingforornamentloop.SqueezeOriginalTackyGluearoundedgeofonecircle,thencreatealoopwithcordingandpressintoglueontopedgeofcircle.Pressmatchingcircleontopofcordingandglue,aligningedgesofcirclesandsandwichingcordinginbetweencircles.

    4. Gluethedarkfeltstripacrosscenteroftopcircle.Letdry,thentrimedgesofstriptoalignwithcircle.Refertophoto.

    5. Choosedesiredholidaystencilandremovefrompackaging.Peelfrombackingandpressstencilontofeltstriponornament.Runafingeralongallstenciledgestosealfrompaintseepage.

    6. SqueezeapuddleofSoftFabricPaintontopaperplateorfoil.Dabflatendof

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    makeupspongeintopaint,tappingoffexcessonacleanareaofplateorfoil.Dabintostencilopenings.Refertophotoforcolorplacement.Removestencilandletdry.

    7. Startflowof3DFashionPaintonapapertowel,applyinganevenpressureonbottleforasmoothline.UsingTrueRedSlickforredandgreenornamentandWhiteSlickforblueornament,writeoutdesiredwordingonornaments.Refertophoto.Letdry.

    8. UseFashionArtTweezerstoplacecrystalswheredesiredonornaments.AdherecrystalstoornamentswithCordlessHeatSettingTool,followingpackageinstructions.

    9. Useribbontotiebowstoornamentloops.

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    ReindeerOrnament

    By:CousinCorporationofAmerica

    HaveRudolphtherednosedreindeerhangingfromyourChristmastreethisyear.Thiseasyornamentisgreatforkidstohelpoutwith.EasyChristmascraftsarealwaysfunforthewholefamily.

    Materials:

    2wiggleeyes(15mmovalusedonsample)

    16large(18mm)brownstarflakebeads 1small(10mm)redpompom 112inchpieceofgoldtinselstem(or

    pipecleaner) Scissors Ruler Craftglue

    Steps:

    1. Cutthe12inchtinselstemintothreepieces.One8inchpieceandtwo2inchpieces.Setthetwo2inchpiecesasidefornow.

    2. Slip16starflakebeadsontothe8inchtinselstemandslidethemtothecenter.(Seephoto)

    3. Twisttheendsofthetinselstemtogethertoformacircle.Theextratinselstemwillbecometheantlers.Twistthe2piecesoftinselstem(cutinStep1)aroundtheantlers.Shapethemasshown.(Seephoto)

    4. Gluearedpompomtothebottomcenterofthecircletomakethenose.

    5. Glue2wiggleeyesclosetogetheratthetopofthecircletofinishtheface.Copyright2009CousinCorporationofAmerica

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    TieredChristmasTreeOrnamentBy:MandyCourtforMaKCCreations

    GetoutthescrapbookpaperandcreatefunandeasyChristmasornamentswithyourkids.ThiseasykidsChristmascraftsrequiresjustafewsimplematerialstogetstartedandtheresultisalovelythreetieredChristmastreetohanginawindoworonyourtree.

    Materials:

    Scrapbookpaper Gluestick Ponybeads Ribbon GlitterGlue GlitterPensorMarkers Paperclips

    Steps:

    1. Cutthreecircles(small,medium,large)fromyourscrapbookpaperusingthecircletemplate.

    2. Cutoutofeachcirclethequartersectionasmarked

    3. Addadditionaldecorationsasdesiredoneachcircleusingglitterglueorglitter

    pens.Letdry.

    4. Usingthegluestick,gluealongonstraightedge.

    5. Pulltheotherstraightedgetooverlapthegluemakingacone.Placeapaperclipalongthegluededgetoholdinplaceuntilthegluedries.

    6. Cutapieceofribbonabout10long.Foldinhalf.Tieaponybeadontothelooseend(theponybeadistokeeptheconesfromslidingofftheribbonoroutofplace).Threadtheribbonthroughtheholeinthetopofthelargestcone(iftheholeistoosmallmakeasmallcutsotheribbonwillthreadthrough.

    7. Tieanotherponybeadabout1abovethelargecone.Threadtheribbonthroughthewholeofthemediumcone.

    8. Tieanotherponybeadonabout1abovethemediumconeandthreadonthesmallestcone.

    9. Optional.Cutslitsintheloweredgeofeachconeandcurltheslittedpaperupwardsusingapencil.

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    CandyOrnamentsBy:DecoArt

    SwirledpeppermintmintsandholidaylollipopsbecomeuniqueChristmasornamentswiththisproject.Findoutthecleverideafortheornamentbase!

    Materials:

    DecoArtProductsRequiredPatioPaint

    DCP14CloudWhite DCP25CitrusGreen DCP42Fuchsia DCP43HollyBerryRed DCP46MistletoeGreen

    CraftTwinkles

    DCT4ChristmasGreen DCT5ChristmasRed

    SnowTex

    DAS9SnowTex

    GlamourDust

    DAS37GlamourDustCrystal

    Supplies

    #8flatbrush Smallroundspongepouncer Cellophane 1/8"ribbon,assortedcolors Two5/16"x8"wooddowels Lowtemphotgluegunandgluesticks Scissors Craftknife Pencil 3"standardterracottasaucers

    Steps:Letdrybetweensteps.

    Peppermint

    1. PaintsaucerCloudWhitewith#8flatbrush.

    2. Usepencil(orfreehand)swirlsonCloudWhitesaucer.AlternatelypaintlargeswirlsectionsofHollyBerryRedandMistletoeGreen,leavingnarrowCloudWhitestripebetweeneach.

    3. ApplyChristmasGreenandChristmasRedCraftTwinklesonmatchingcolorstripes.

    4. Wrapwithcellophane.Tieribbonateachside.

    5. Thread8"pieceofribbonthroughonebow.Knottosecureforhanger.

    Lollipops

    1. PaintonesaucerCloudWhiteandanothersaucerHollyBerryRed.

    2. Cutdowelrodusingcraftknifeinto5"lengths.BasecoatonedowellengthHollyBerryRedandtheotherCitrus

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    Green.

    3. Use#8flatbrushandMistletoeGreentopaintsmallChristmastreeshapeincenterofCloudWhitesaucerandstripesaroundrim.Paintbucketundertree,border,andlollipopstick,HollyBerryRed.

    4. AddChristmasGreenCraftTwinklestotree.

    5. UsepouncerCloudWhitetostampdotsonredsaucer.Whendry,applyFuchsiaandCitrusGreenoversomeofCloudWhitedots.

    6. Whilepaintiswet,sprinklewithGlamourDust.

    7. Positionandadheresticksonreversesideofsaucers.

    8. Wraplollipopswithcellophane.Tiewithribbon.

    9. Thread7"pieceofribbonthroughcellophaneandaroundsticksattoptoformhanger.

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    MiniStockingOrnament

    By:TheNewImageGroup

    NoonebelongsontheChristmastreemorethanSantadoes!ThesetinyredSantabootsareadorableamidstChristmasgreenery.

    Materials:

    Scissors FabricGlue 6"of3/8"WideGrosgrainRibbon 19x12RedSoftFeltSheet 19x12WhiteStickItFeltSheet MiniStockingOrnamentTemplate

    OptionalSupplies:StickItFeltStickers

    Steps:

    1. UsingtheStockingTemplate,cutoutthefollowingshapes:WhiteStickItFeltSheet,2TopstotheStocking,RedSoft

    FeltSheet,2StockingPieces

    2. Applyathinlineofgluetoallsides(exceptthetop)ofoneofyourstockingpieces.

    3. Placeremainingstockingpieceontopofgluedpiece.Pushyourfingerlightlyalongthegluelinetomakesureitisasecurefit.

    4. Fold6"pieceofribboninhalf.

    5. Gluetothebackcornerofyourstocking

    6. Removeadhesivebackingfromonestockingtoppieceandplaceoverback

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    ofstocking.

    7. Repeatstep6forthefront.

    OptionalSteps:AddyournameoranyotherfunfestivedecorationswithourStickItFeltStickers.

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    CardsandGiftsfromtheKids

    DecoupageFrame

    By:MaryLyon

    ThisisaneasyChristmascraftthatwillmakeyourroomsfestiveinaninstantusingyourveryownphotosandframes.FollowthesequickandeasyinstructionstomakebeautifulChristmascrafts.

    Materials:

    PictureFrame Wrappingpaper ModgePodgeorsimilartypeglue HotGlueGun HotGluesticks

    Steps:

    1. Useanoldwoodenpictureframeoronethatyoucanpickupatayardsale.Removetheglassandputitasideinasafeplace.

    2. CutuppiecesofgentlyusedorleftoverChristmaswrap.PlaceonframeandbrushontheModgePodge.Continuethisuntiltheentireframeiscovered.

    3. Youcanalsocutoutshapes(likethecandycanes)fromthewrapandgluethoseontoo.

    4. Aftertheframedries,takeasmallornamentortoyandhotglueittooneofthecorners.

    5. Finishitoffbyputtingyourfavoriteholidayphotoinside.

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    SpecialHolidayPocketbook

    By:LaurieD'AmbrosioforGlueDots.com

    ThiskidsChristmascraftwillbecherishedbygrandparentsandrelativesalike.Letthekidsmakethisspecialcraftincludingaphoto,uniqueornamentandacoupleoffreeticketsforBIGhugs!

    Materials:

    CraftGlueDots MiniGlueDots 1"GlueLines 5x7"photomat 24x36"sheetoftexturedpaper 1/2"wideflattrim 1"wideholidayribbon Gingerbreadbuttons;JesseJames Smallred,flatbuttons Greenembroideryfloss Decoratorchalks Holidayconfetti Cottonballs Wirenippersoroldnailclippers

    Solidgreencardstock

    Steps:

    1. Usethebackingcardboardfromthephotomattotrace5rectanglesnexttoeachotheracrossthebottomofyourpaper.

    2. Cutthepaperintoonelongstrip.(tomakeanaccordionfold,foldthestriponthelinesinoppositedirections.)

    3. PlaceGlueLinesonthreesidesofthephotomatandattachoneendofthefoldedstriptothephotomat.FoldbackthelastsectionandsecureitwithGlueLinestocreateastiffbackforthebook.

    4. UseGlueLinestoaddtrimtothematframe.Cuttheshanks(loops)offthebackofthebuttonsanduseMiniGlueDotstoadherethemtothetopofthetrim.

    5. Usethecottonballtoaddredchalktothepages.

    6. Cutgreencardstock1"largerthantheitemyouwanttoputinthebook.PlaceGlueLinesonthreesidesandaddtothebooktomakeapocket.

    7. UseMiniGlueDotstoaddconfettitooneortwoofthepockets.

    8. TieapieceofembroideryflosstotheredbuttonsandgluethemtothepocketusingMiniGlueDots.

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    9. AddtheCDtooneofthepagesandmarkwheretheslitsfortheribbonshouldbe.Usescissorstosnipaholefortheribbon.Cuta12"pieceofribbonfortheCD.ThreadtheribbonthroughtheholesandtieontheCD.

    10. SecuretheribbontothebackofthebookwithaMiniGlueDots,soitdoesn'tslipout.

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    GingerbreadCandyCups

    byDecoArt.com

    Kidscanhelpcreatethesegingerbreadmentoholdcandytreatsatyourholidayparties.

    Materials:

    DecoArtProductsRequiredPatioPaint

    DCP14CloudWhite DCP21WroughtIronBlack DCP24ClearCoat DCP42Fuchsia

    Supplies

    #12flatbrush #0linerbrush Brownchenillestems Lowtemphotgluegunandgluesticks 1.9"standardterracottapots

    Steps:Letdrybetweensteps.

    1. CoatpotswithClearCoat.

    2. UselinerbrushandCloudWhitetopaintwavylinesforfrostingandmouthsonbothpots.

    3. UselinerbrushandWroughtIronBlacktopainteyesononepot.Usebrushhandleendtodotonbuttonsontheotherpot.

    4. UselinerbrushandFuchsiatopaintcandynose.

    5. Withlinerbrush,highlighteyeswithCloudWhiteandoutlinenosewithWroughtIronBlack.

    6. Bendchenillestemlooselyatcentertoformsmallloop(forhanger).Bendeachendtoformloopsforarms.Twistendsatcenter.(Thisshouldresemblethreeleafclover.)

    7. Positionchenilleloopsonbodywithhangerloopatbackandsecurewithhotglue.(Refertophoto.)Immediatelyaddmoreglueandpresstwopartsofbodytogether.Holdwithpressureforminuteortwountilgluecoolsandsets.

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    CuteBeadedIcicleSwirls

    By:CousinCorporationofAmerica

    ThesebeautifullydecoratedicicleswirlswouldlookbrillianthangingonyourChristmastree.They'reeasytomakeandyoucanreusethemyearafteryear.Allyouneedaresomesequins,tinselandbeads.Theyalsomakeforgreatgiftwrappers.

    Materials:

    12inchpieceofmetallictinselstem(orpipecleaner)

    Alargeroundsequin 306mmplasticfacetedbeads Scissors Ruler

    Steps:

    1. Cuta6inchpieceoftinselstem.Straightenitwithyourfingers.(Seephoto)

    2. Sliptheendofthestemintotheholeonthesequin,andthenbendthestemtoholdthesequinon.(Seephoto)

    3. Stringon15facetedbeads.Stackthemnexttothesequinatthebottom.(Seephoto)

    4. Wrapthestemaroundapencil(oryourfinger)toformtheswirl.(Seephoto)

    5. Curlthetopofthestemwithyourfingerstoformthehookatthetopofthestem.Thiscanbeusedtohangyourfinishedornament.

    Copyright2009CousinCorporationofAmerica

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    GumdropCardHolders

    By:DecoArt

    Addsomewhimsytoyourholidayswithterracottapotsturnedintogumdropplacecardorphotoholders.Theseareperfectforaholidaypartyormeal,orusetodisplayphotos.

    Materials:

    DecoArtProductsRequiredPatioPaint

    DCP25CitrusGreen DCP28FiestaYellow DCP43HollyBerryRed

    SnowTex

    DAS9SnowTex

    GlamourDust

    DAS37GlamourDustCrystal

    PaletteKnife

    DT02PaletteKnife

    Supplies

    #12flatbrush One3/4"woodbeadforeachholder One12"pieceof24gaugecraftwirefor

    eachgumdrop Lowtemphotgluegunandgluesticks 1.9"standardterracottapots

    Steps:Letdrybetweensteps.

    1. UsepaletteknifetocoatinvertedpotswithSnowTex.

    2. PaintwoodbeadswithHollyBerryRed,CitrusGreen,andFiestaYellowand#12flatbrush.

    3. Whilepaintiswet,sprinklewithCrystalGlamourDust.

    4. Foreachholder,threadoneendofwirethroughbeadandtwisttosecure.Threadotherendofbeadthroughpotholefromtheinside.Securewithlowtemphotglue.Usefingerstocurlwireasdesired.

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    CandyCaneCardBy:StephanieBarnardForAMACO

    ForgetstoreboughtgreetingcardsthisyearandcreateyourownChristmascardusingpolymerclayandstampart.

    Materials:

    FIMOSoftPolymerClay#0White,#202MetallicRed

    AMACOPastaMachine KrylonWebbingSprayWhite AllNightMediaAlphabetandTexture

    Stamps TsukinekoVersaMarkInkPad PlaidBurgundyAcrylicPaint OffrayGreenRibbon DMDPaperReflectionsCardstock:

    Green,Red,andWhite BeaconAdhesiveGemTacGlue

    Steps:

    1. CANDYCANES:Conditionclay.Rollouttwo1/8"by5"longcoilsfromFIMOSoftMetallicRed.Maketwo1/8"by5"longcoilsfromWhiteclay.Placecoilstogether,pinchingtheWhitecoilandRedcoiltogetheratoneend.Carefullywrapthetwocoilsaroundeachother.

    Bendintocandycaneshapeandtrimends.

    2. TITLE:RunWhiteFIMOSoftthroughthethickestsettingonthepastamachine,ortoapproximately1/8"thickness.StampChristmasintoclayusingalphabetstamps.Trimexcessclay.Usingasmallstraw,makeholesinthecorners.

    3. Bakeclayaccordingtodirectionsonpackages.Letcool.

    4. PaintChristmastitlewithacrylicpaint,makingsurepaintdoesnotgetintoletterindentions.Letdry.

    5. TietwobowsoutoftheGreenOffrayribbonandgluetothecandycanes.AddGreenribbontoChristmastitle.

    6. StampGreencardstockwithtexturestampandVersaMarkInk.

    7. SprayRedcardstockwithWhiteWebbingSprayperdirectionsoncan.Letdry.

    8. Gluecandycanestogreenstampedcardstock,mattwithwhitecardstock,webbedredcardstock,andgreenstampedcardstockasshown.Adheretoredcard.

    9. GlueChristmastitletowhitecardstock,mattwithwebbedredcardstockandgreenstampedcardstockasshown.Adheretoredcard.

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    FrostytheSnowmanStand

    By:TheNewImageGroup

    Frosty goes splat in this delicate and artful holiday display. We love his tiny scarf! This makes for a great holiday gift for someone who loves snowmen. Decorate any room with this cute little guy.

    Materials:

    Frosty'sLastStandTemplate Scissors BlackMarker Twigs FabricGlue 19x12WhiteQuickStickFeltSheet 19x12TangerineSoftFeltSheet 19x12WhiteSoftFeltSheet 121/2"DollHead/Knob

    Steps:

    1. CutoutFrosty'sLastStandTemplatepieces.

    2. Arrangetemplatepiecesoncorrespondingfeltandcutout:9x12WhiteSoftFelt:PuddleShape,9x12WhiteQuickStickFelt:OvalShape,

    9x12TangerineSoftFelt:CarrotNose,Scarf

    3. RemoveadhesivebackingfromQuickStickfeltandcover21/2"dollhead/knob.Cutoffanyexcesssoitwilllayflat.

    4. Gluesnowmanheadtothemiddleofthepuddleshape.

    5. Fringeendsofyourscarfpiece.WraparoundSnowmanhead.Glueendsintoplace.

    6. TucktwigsunderthescarfforyouSnowman'sarms.

    7. GluecarrotontomiddleofSnowman'sface.

    8. UsingyourBlackMarkerdrawoneyesandbuttonsforembellishment.

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    HolidayFoamFrame

    By:DecoArt

    Usingfoammaterialsandpaintsyoucancreateafunlookingholidayframe.Presentyourfavoritememoriesinthisframe.Theseframesmakeforgreatkidscrafts.

    Materials:

    DecoArtProductsRequired FoamPaint

    o FP01White 4"x6"redfunframe,DariceFoamies

    #102248 Fourlimegreen6"foamcraftsticks,

    DariceFoamies#104088 Lotempgluegunandgluesticks Scissors

    Steps:

    1. Cutthreecraftsticksinto7/8"sections,atangle,tomakediamondleafshapes.

    2. Refertophotoforplacementandglueremainingfoamstickacrossbottomborderofframe.Glueleafshapesingroupsofthreearoundtopandsidesofframe.

    3. UseWhiteFoamPainttodotonberriesatcenterofeachleafcluster.Write"Holidayjoy"oncraftstickatbottom.Letdry.

    HelpfulTips:

    Removealllabelsortagsfromproductsbeforebeginning.

    Coverworkareawithwaxedpaper.

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    EasytoMakeDecorations

    FeltChristmasTreeBy:TheNewImageGroup

    LetyourkidsdesigntheirownChristmastreeusingcoloredfelts.ThisfunChristmascraftforkidsisdecorativeandeasy.

    Materials:

    Scissors 112x18PirateEZFeltSheet ScrapPiecesofStickItFeltSheets

    Pattern

    Steps:

    1. DrawtwoidenticaltreeformsonEZFeltordownloadatemplatehereandplaceonEZFelttocutout.

    2. Cutouttreesfrompattern.

    3. Cutthecorrespondingslitsoneachtree.Onetreewillhaveaslitgoingfromthetopofthetreetothecenterpoint.Ontheother,theslitgoesfromthebottomofthetreetothecenterpoint.

    4. CutoutornamentshapesfromyourremnantpiecesofStickItFeltandplaceonbothsidesoftreeshapes.

    5. Slipthetwotreestogether.

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    SparkleNameStockings

    By:AlleeMarderosianforilovetocreate.com

    UseironondesignsandpainttodecorateplainChristmasstockingsthisholidayseason.BecreativeandaddabitofsparkletoyourChristmasdecoratingwiththiseasystockingcraft.

    Materials:

    Tulip3DFashionPaint

    65000White65038Black65042FluorescentGreen65079Silver65083Blue65140DeepTurquoise

    TulipGlamItUp!IronOnFashionDesigns

    PenguinPenguinsSantaHatSnowflakeTree

    Pressingcloth Papertowels Cardboard Iron Stockings Scissors

    Instructions:

    1. Preheatirontowoolsetting.

    2. SelectIronOnFashionDesignandremovefrompackaging.Forlargerdesigns,ifdesired,cutoutelementsofdesigntoplaceindifferentareasonstocking.Peelbackingfromdesignandpositionwheredesiredonfabric,plasticsideup.

    3. Coverdesignwithathincloth.Pressandholdironoverdesignfor30seconds.Letcool,thenremoveplastic.

    4. Turnstockinginsideoutthenironoverdesignareafor15to20seconds.Letcool.

    5. Insertapieceofcardboardintostockingtopreventpaintseepage.StartflowofBlackSlick3DFashionPaint(ordesiredcolor)onapapertowel,applyinganevenpressureonbottleforasmoothline.

    6. CreatenameattopofstockingwithBlackSlickordesiredcolor.Letdry.

    7. Useother3DFashionPaintcolorstoembellishIronOnFashionDesignsandtocreatefunholidayscenesandsayings.Refertophoto.Letdry,removecardboardandenjoy!

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    ClothespinSantaandRudolphBy:TheNewImageGroup

    ThesearesuchcuteChristmascrafts.Usingclothespins,googleeyesandfeltyoucanhavecutelittlefriends.Thesemakeforgreatgiftsfortheholidayseasonaswellasdecorations.

    Materials:

    21"DollHeads/Knobs WoodPaint(Brown,Red) 19x12WhiteSoftFeltSheet 19x12RedSoftFeltSheet 19x12CocoaSoftFeltSheet 41"Clothespins Paintbrush CraftGlue 21/8"DiameterGoogleEyes 23/8"DiameterGoogleEyes 11"SquareBlock 13/4"Spool

    Steps:

    1. Paintyourpieces:Withthebrownpaint,paintthe13/4"Spool,11"DollHead/Knobandthe41"Clothespins.Withredpaint,paintthe11"SquareBlock

    2. MakingSanta:Takeunpainted1"DollHead/Knob(thiswillbeSanta'sface)andglue1/8"googleeyestoit.Usingredpaint,paintontinycirclesforhisrosycheeks.

    3. FromWhiteSoftFelt,cutout:WavyRickRackpiecefrom12"sideoffeltforbodyandhattrim,small1/2"longpieceformoustache,1"x3/4"Beardpieceandthesmallballfortopofhat.

    4. FromRedSoftFelt,cutout:SmallSemiCircletocreateSantasHat.Oursis2"longby1"tall.

    5. GluemoustacheandbeardtoSanta'sface.

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    6. GlueoneendofrickrackpiecetobackofSantasbody.Applyglueandwrapalongtop.Trimremainderoff.

    7. RepeatpreviousstepforbottompartofSanta.

    8. GlueSanta'sheadtobody.

    9. ToconstructSanta'shat:Glueremainingrickrackpieceontothecircularportionofthehat.

    10. Bringhattogetheralongflatsideandglueinplace.

    11. Gluewhiteballontopofhat.

    12. GluehatontoSanta'shead.

    13. MakingRudolph:Cutoutthefollowing

    piecesfromSoftFeltSheets:Cocoa:Antlers(Oursmeasureabout1"x11/4")andRed:1/2"DiameterCircle

    14. Glue41"Clothespinsto3/4"Spool.Makesurethatitwillstandcorrectlybeforelettingsetinplace.

    15. Glue23/8"DiametergoogleeyesandrednoseontoBrown1"DollHead/Knob.

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    16. GlueantlerstotopofRudolph'shead.

    17. Onceclothespinshavedried,glue

    finishedheadtospool.

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    QuickGlitterPineCones

    By:MandyCourtforMaKCCreations

    ThiskidsChristmascraftisacreativewaytousethepineconesfromyourfrontlawnforaprettydecoration.Thekidswillloveplayingwithglitter,andyourChristmasdecorwillsparkle.

    Materials:

    Pineconesinvariousshapesandsizes Sprayadhesive Glitterinassortedcolors Ziplockbags Ribbonsorpipecleaners HotGluegun

    Steps:

    1. Coverworkingareawithnewspaper.

    2. Putacoupleoftablespoonsofglitterinaziplockbag.Thebiggerthepinecone,themoreglitteryouwillneed.

    3. Sprayadhesivealloverpinecone,beingsuretogetinbetweenthecracks.

    4. Placepineconeintheziplockbagwiththeglitterandseal.Makesureitissealedtightly.

    5. Letyourlittleoneshaketotheirheartscontentoruntilthepineconeiscoveredinglitter.

    6. Removepineconeandsetasidetodrycompletely.

    7. Repeatasmanytimesasdesired.

    8. Whendry,attacharibbonwiththeglueguntohangontheChristmastreeorfoldapipecleanerinhalfandgluethecenterofthepipecleanertothebottomofthepinecone.

    9. Usethepipecleanertofastentothetreebranch.(seepicture)

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    ElfCandyCaneHolder

    ByRobinTarnoffforGlueDots.com

    KidscancreateaholidaycandycaneholderwithfoammaterialsandGlueDots.ThecandycaneholderprojectisperfectforaHodgePodgeCraftsevent.IfyouareaMomorDadplanningaparty,oraschoolorlocalparkdistrictlookingforideaswithsomeleftovercrafts,thecandycaneholdercraftprojectisperfect.

    Materials:

    1"GlueLines MiniGlueDots CraftGlueDots 1photocube(MCSIndustries,3x3") Craftfoaminred,green,white,pink,

    lightbrown,blackandfleshcolors Scissors Pencil 1/8"holepunch;1/4"holepunch Faceandhatpattern(downloadand

    print)

    Steps:

    1. Takephotocubeboxapartandinsertonehalfintotheotherleavingthetopopen.SecurethesideswithCraftGlueDots.

    2. Cutgreencraftfoam141/2"x1"forthearms.

    3. Cutredcraftfoam33/4"x15"forthebody.

    4. Cut4stripsofwhitefoam,1/4"x4"forthehat.

    5. Usingthisprintablepattern,cutoutthehead,hat,fringe,gloves,cheeks,mouth,nose,bowtieandbowtiecenterfromthevariousfoamcolors.

    6. Cutorpunch2,1/8"circlesfromblackfoamfortheeyesand1/4"circlesfromthewhiteandgreenfoamforthebuttons.

    7. Toassemble,apply1"GlueLinesaroundthephotocubeatthetopmiddleandbottom.

    8. Thencoverallfoursidesofthephotocubebywrappingthelargeredcraftfoamaroundthephotocube.(wheretheendsmeetwillbethebackoftheelf.)

    9. Use1"GlueLinestoattachthewhitefoamstripstothehat.(Cutoffexcesswhitefoamtofitthehatpattern.)

    10. Tocreatetheface,attachtheeyes,cheeks,noseandsmileusingMiniGlueDots.

    11. CreatethehairbycuttingstripsofbrownfoamandattachingwithMini

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    GlueDots.

    12. Using1"GlueLines,attachthehattothefaceandthefacetothebackofthephotocubesothefaceisfacingtothefrontoftheelf'sbody.

    13. ApplyGlueLinesaroundthetopedgeoftheoutsideoftheboxandsecurethearmssotheywraparoundtothefront.AttachtheglovestothearmsusingCraftGlueDots.NowattachthebuttonstothebodyfrontusingMiniGlueDots.

    14. FinishthehatoffwithfringeandattachtothebackofthehatusingMiniGlueDots.

    15. AssemblethebowtiebyaddingthegreencircletothecenterusingCraftGlueDotsandsecurethebowtieundertheelf'sface.

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    ChristmasLightsGarland

    By:TheNewImageGroup

    MakesomeprettyChristmaslightsthatyoudon'thavetoplugin.ThiseasyChristmascraftisfunforthekidsandaneasyChristmascrafttomake.

    Materials:

    Scissors SingleHolePunch 130"of3/4"SilverRibbon Pencil 19x12YellowStickItFeltSheet 49x12GlimmerFeltSheets(4

    DifferentColors)Pattern

    Steps:

    1. Cutout4BulbShapesoneach9x12SheetofGlimmerFelt.

    2. Cutout16BulbBottomsfrom9x12YellowStickItFeltSheet.

    3. MarkonyourBulbBottomswithpencilwheretheholeswillbepunched.

    4. RemoveadhesivebackingonStickItFeltandaffixtobottomofbulb.

    5. Usingthesingleholepunch,punchholeswhereyouhavemarked.

    6. Arrangeyourgarlandinalternatingcolorsonaflatsurface.

    7. Onceyouhavedeterminedyourarrangement,beginstringingthebulbstogether,tyingabowatbothends.

    8. FinishedGarlandwillbeabout80"

    Long.

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    EasyRibbonWreath

    By:MaryLyon

    ForeasyChristmascraftsthisyear,here'sawaytorecycleyouroldartificialgreenwreathtomakeaprettyribbonadornedChristmasorValentine'sdecoration.Embellishthiswreathanywayyouwantandbecreativewithcolors.

    Materials:

    Artificialwreath Thickribbon,forwrapping StaplerandStaples PipeCleaners Beadedgarlandorother

    embellishments

    Steps:

    1. Startwithonecolorribbonandyourartificialwreath.

    2. Secureoneendtothewreathandwraptheribbonaroundtheentirething.Stapletheendoftheribbontothebackofthewreath.

    3. Takeanothercoordinatingribbonandwrapitaroundthewreath.Staplethatendtothebackofthewreath.

    4. Thenusingthebeadedgarland,wrapitaroundthewreathandtieitbackwithpipecleaners.

    5. Forideasonotheritemstoembellishyourwreathwith,checkoutthetutorialonHomemadeChristmasWreathEmbellishments.

    6. Furtherembellishthewreathwithpipecleanersshapedintoheartsandsticktheminbetweentheribbon;tiedtogetherpiecesofcandywithpipecleanerandstickthoseinbetweentheribbonsalso.

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    APairofPineconePlaceSettings

    By:TheNewImageGroup

    Getfestivethisholidayseasonandsetyourtablewithapairofpineconeplacesettings.Feltsheetsgivethemagreatlookandfeel.Thistutorialisperfectforstepbystepinstructions.

    Materials:

    Scissors FabricGlue 19x12WhiteStickItFeltSheet 19x12CocoaSoftFeltSheet 2HenEgg21/2"(73.5mm)

    Steps:

    1. Cutoutfromboth9x12WhiteStickItFeltSheetand9x12CocoaSoftFeltSheet:

    2. Cutsheetinhalfandcutoutabout3/4"diametercircles.Theseareyourpineconeshellsandlookgreatwithfreehandcutouts.

    3. MakingtheCocoaPinecone:Placeglueonbackofcircle.

    4. Startatthetopoftheeggandworkyourwaydown.Makesuretooverlapeachrow.

    5. MakingtheWhitePinecone:Removetheadhesivebackingonacircle.Startatthetopoftheeggandworkyourwaydown.Makesuretooverlapeachrow.

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    FoamChristmasTree

    By:DecoArt

    TrythisfunfoamChristmastreetodecorateyourhousethisholidayseasoninafunway!Thekidswillhaveablastmakingthisgoofyfoamtree.

    Materials:

    FoamPainto FPG02PinkGlittero FPG03LimeGlittero FP04Redo FPG05GoldGlittero FP06Greeno FP07Purpleo FP09Black

    Magneticstrips(optional) Craftknife Rulerorstraightedge 1/4"ribboninassortedcolors Scissors PapertowelsFoamglueorlowtemp

    hotgluegunandgluesticks Largefoamsheets:limegreen,

    turquoise,brightgreen,fuchsia Regularroamsheets:yellow,fuchsia

    Foamshapes:roundornament ;candycanes;smallandlargehearts;smallandlargecircles

    LargeStyrofoamsheet

    Steps:

    1. UsestraightedgeandcraftknifetocutoutdesiredsizetreeshapefromStyrofoamsheet.(Oursis36"tall.)

    2. Cutpiecesoflimegreen,turquoise,andbrightgreenfoamslightlylargerthanStyrofoam.Cutoutstarfromyellowfoamandtreebasefromfuchsiafoam.(Refertophotoforplacement)Positionandadherewithfoamglueorlowtemphotglue.

    3. RemoveprotectivesealsfromunderFoamPaintcaps.Replacecaps.

    4. UseGoldGlittertomakeswirlonstar,PinkGlitterforlinesonbase,andGreenGlittertooutlinetreesections.

    5. Usedesiredfoampaintcolorstoembellishandpersonalizefoamshapesandornaments .Letdry.

    6. Positionandadheregarland ,ornaments,candycanes,etc.Letalldry.

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