Must Try Christmas DIYs



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Christmas is such a wonderful time to try new crafts and fun recipes. The weather is often cold outside, so we have to keep ourselves busy inside somehow, right? From sweet treats to cheery holiday crafts, these are the BEST Must-Try Christmas DIYs! You will love these neat ideas (and be sure to show your kids too!).

Amazing Christmas Ideas

Must Try Christmas DIYs

1. Make Snowman Cookies 

Use white candy quick as well as some sprinkles to make these white nutter butter snowman cookies.

How to make the cutest snowman cookies ever!

2. Cupcake Snow Globes

Edible Snow Globe Cupcakes are used with gelatin to make the globes!

Edible Snow Globe Cupcakes used with gelatin to make the globes!

3. Homemade Christmas Ornaments 

How to make old-fashioned cinnamon scented ornaments

How to make cinnamon scented ornaments

4. How to make a Snowman Cheeseball 

Not only is this snowman adorable, but it’s also tasty too! A little shredded cheese help make this cute cheeseball really come to life!

How to make a Snowman Cheeseball

5. Pretzel Cabin

Do you enjoy creating gingerbread houses? Then you’ve got to try making a cabin out of pretzels! Source unknown/no longer available.

Decorated Pretzel Cabins

6. Candy Canes Made with Pool Noodles

I love the sneakiness of the clear fishing line for this project! Aren’t these pool noodle candy canes so colorful and fun?

How to make Pool Noodle Candy Canes!

7. How to melt peppermint candies to make Christmas Ornaments 

Melt some peppermint candies (or even some candy canes) using cookie cutters for this neat Christmas craft.

How to melt peppermint candies to make Christmas Ornaments

8. Cardboard Box Snowman

Use different wrapping paper for each person and make a present snowman on Christmas morning! Source unknown


9. Hand and Footprint Christmas Idea

Using a canvas, create reindeer, snowmen, elves, and even Santa with handprints. (source unknown)

Hand and Footprint Canvas Hanging Art for Christmas

10. Santa and His Reindeer Hand and Footprint Art

Give Santa a hand, or in this case two hands and a foot, and you’re halfway to a unique art project. Make a few simple lines with a black and red marker and you’ve finished the festive scene.

Give Santa a hand, or in this case two hands and a foot, and you're halfway to a unique art project. Make a few simple lines with a black and red marker and you've finished the festive scene.

11. DIY Snowman Wreath

Deco mesh is a great material to use for holiday wreaths. Check out this tutorial to see how you can create a snowman with white deco mesh.

Make a Snowman Wreath

12. How to make ornaments with playground balls

We got the balls from Walmart and created these awesome outdoor Christmas ornaments!

GIANT Christmas ornaments made with balls

13. Doily Christmas Tree

Make an adorable little Christmas tree using paper doilies. You will need 3 different size paper doilies, a wooden craft stick, wood spheres (balls), glue, and scissors:

How to Make a Christmas Tree out of paper doilies

14. Elf Donut Recipe

Do you do Elf on the Shelf? You’ve got to show your kids how to make these! If you don’t do Elf on the Shelf, be sure to make these on Christmas Eve so Santa can bring them back to his elves at the North Pole

Elf Donuts! Actually, They are Cheerios to leave with Santa's Cookies!

15. DIY Pool Noodle Christmas

A holiday wreath made with a pool noodle. I love the colorful ornaments they used on top!

DIY Wreath made with Pool Noodles for Christmas!

16. DIY Solar Candy Cane Lights

I have to try this! It looks easy to do and I love how it turns out.

 DIY Solar Candy Cane Lights

Watch how they are made:

17. Santa Meat and Cheese Board

Create a festive Christmas charcuterie board using meat and cheese to create Santa! Use a round plate or dish, olives, and a cherry tomato for the nose! Spotted on Pinterest (source unknown).

Santa Meat and Cheese Tray

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