Christmas Arts And Crafts Ideas



My First Origami Book


My First Origami Book


$15.32


With origami, the Japanese art of paper folding, you can turn ordinary pieces of paper into animals, decorations, toys and more? and this book teaches you how, as well as other ways of using paper creatively. There are five chapters, all packed full of ideas. Begin with Amazing Animals, from Freddie the hopping frog and a herd of cows to penguins and whales. In Flying Fun, find out how to make the classic paper airplane, plus other things that will fly, such as a helicopter and a heart kite. Top Toys shows you how to transform paper into a hat, a balloon and even a fortune teller. Make your bedroom beautiful with Dazzling Decorations? what about Christmas crackers for the holidays or some pretty paper flowers? Finally, use your newfound paper skills to create some Gorgeous Gifts and Cards? including a lovely Easter basket and a cute Russian doll card. All the projects have instructions and adorable artworks that are easy to follow, and each one has a grade, so that you can start with the easiest projects and, as your origami skills improve, move onto the more challenging ones.

Upcycle with Sizzix


Upcycle with Sizzix


$4.49


With the Sizzix die cutting machines, there are thousands of fun and useful applications. These machines cut shapes from paper or fabric, and they also emboss designs into paper. Uses include: Scrapbook or photo album designs and embellishmentsHandcrafted greeting cards and decorative envelopesInvitations & decorations for weddings, parties, events, etc. Frames, signs, banners, calendars, accents, and other home decorCustomize your next holiday: Christmas ornaments, Valentine’s cards, Halloween, Thanksgiving, or Easter decorations, Birthday Party, Baby Shower, and Wedding/Reception embellishmentsHome decor for kitchens, living rooms, gardens, home offices, and family roomsAdd some flair to quilts, blankets, hair pins/clips/ties, clothes, jackets, backpacks, purses or handbagsFor the kids: add a flourish to school projects, arts & crafts, dioramas, posters, etc. Decorative art, collages, papercrafting, and other crafts projectsUpcycle with Sizzix offers detailed instructions on how to use a Sizzix die cutting machine to create projects from recycled papers, fabrics, and other materials. Learn how to upcycle found materials in all sorts of crafty projects like collages, banners, gift-giving, and small home decor items, with a new project on nearly every page. Each project includes a detailed materials list and walks crafters through any special techniques that are needed. Packed with photos, illustrations and ideas, Upcycle with Sizzix will have crafters creating amazing elements in no time. And by using “found materials” including music sheet paper, magazine pages, leather, aluminum, old greeting cards, wrapping paper, and lightweight cardboard packaging, they’ll feel great about the green projects that are created.

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