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Easy Pine Cone Christmas Tree Ornament Craft for Kids

Easy & cute DIY pine cone tree crafts for kids - This Christmas tree craft is so simple even preschoolers can make it! Makes a great ornament for the holiday tree. These projects work well with big or small pine cones and make great Xmas gifts or package decorations. Perfect for children in kindergarten or any age.

Welcome to pine cone craft day on Feels Like Home! What a silly thing to have a day for, but I knew I wanted to share a whole bunch of pine cone crafts and, to avoid flooding my dear readers’ inboxes day after day with pine cone craft posts, I decided to try to post them all at once, within an hour, so that only one email would go out to readers containing all the crafts at once. These cute pine cone Christmas trees are the first of five quick little crafty projects that can be completed by kids or … Read more

Simple & Easy DIY Sequined Christmas Ornament Craft for Kids & Adults

How to make DIY sequin and pin styrofoam ball Christmas tree ornaments for kids and adults - These simple & easy handmade ornaments make a pretty addition to any homemade Xmas tree. Awesome, fun craft for children, tweens, and teens. Picture shows stripes, but ideas for other decorations and patterns with loose sequins and lots of bling.

We have on different occasions made lots of different projects with loose sequins, the most memorable being this sequined snowflake Grace and I made when she was 3 1/2. It was not especially pleasing to the eye, but she was proud of it, and we hung it on the Christmas tree until she peeled all the sequins off. Now that Grace is 11, we make more grown up ornaments that are more pleasing to the eye. This is one that I would be happy to hang, and not just because my child made it but because it actually looks nice. … Read more

Simple & Easy Christmas String Art Ornaments for Kids & Adults

Simple & easy Christmas string art for beginners - These pretty designs are made on wood slices using embroidery floss or string and make a perfectly sized Christmas ornament for the Xmas tree. Includes free printable templates and patterns for a star, angel, light, tree, snowflake, and more. Great for children, tweens, teens, and adults.

Christmas String Art for Beginners A couple of months ago, I shared my foibles at learning string art. There are lots of good tips for beginners in that post, so check it out especially if you’re new to the craft. Now that I’ve figured out string art (mostly), I am really into creating little projects, and I decided to do these simple and easy Christmas ornaments with my tween Girl Scout troop. We haven’t done them yet, but I did help both 11-year-old Grace and almost 8-year-old Allie each to make one, and they were both successful, so I have … Read more

18 Handmade Christmas Gifts You Can Make Now

Easy DIY handmade Christmas gifts for friends or family - These unique and beautiful ideas are mostly for women (Grandma, Mom, or sisters would love them!) could be sold or given as homemade gifts. Lots of cute, simple, and useful craft tutorials.

When Christmas rolls around this year, I’m going to be 39 weeks pregnant. Or else I’ll already have a newborn. In either case, I won’t be doing much crafting. I probably won’t be doing much at all at that point (aside from complaining and writing on my blog). So I’ve already started making Christmas gifts for this year. You don’t need to be hugely pregnant to start your homemade Christmas gifts now. If you’re hoping to save some money or give more personal gifts, make them. Here are some ideas I’ve found. They’re all relatively inexpensive, and you have plenty … Read more