25 Christmas DIY favourites

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The festive season is upon us, and if you’re the creative type, you’ll love this time of year for putting your DIY skills into practice!

Pinterest is a haven of ideas for handmade decorations, gifts and more, but it can be overwhelming trawling through it all. Fear not – we’ve collated 25 of our favourite ideas to get you crafty for Christmas. 25 christmas favourites From stocking fillers to printables and activities you can do with the children, we’ve got you covered…  

 

Food & Drink

Whether you’re making these goodies for yourself or for a loved one, they are guaranteed to tingle the taste buds with festive cheers

Oreo Christmas Puddings

These cute little Oreo snacks will get the kids in the festive spirit!

 

Chocolate salami

A unique take on the classic Rocky Road type dessert!

 

Parmesan shortbreads

The perfect stocking filler or token gift for cheese lovers.

 

Gingerbread Christmas tree

Serve these gingerbread stacks with a mug of hot chocolate for a truly festive afternoon treat.

 

Limoncello

Who can resist this deliciously citrus Italian aperitif?

 

Cards & Gifts

Upcycle Christmas cards

Put all those little bits and bobs to good use on your homemade Christmas cards.

 

Christmas Eve Box

Fill these boxes with PJ’s, a Christmas movie and popcorn for a Christmas Eve treat for the family.

 

Bath bombs

Fizzy scented delights for pamper time – perfect!

 

Baileys Hot Chocolate stocking filler

Christmas = Baileys, so this stocking filler or small gift is a guaranteed winner.

 

Homemade soap

An impressive homemade gift for stocking fillers, secret santa or loved ones.

 

Decorations

Christmas DIY table centrepiece

Add some festive cheer to your Christmas table with this lovely DIY centrepiece.

 

Bauble wreath

We love this impressive bauble wreath!

 

Place names

Make sure everyone knows where to sit for Christmas dinner with pretty personalised place names.

 

Button wreath ornament

A really sweet way to add unique decorations to your Christmas tree.

 

Tin can lanterns

Cosy up your evenings in front of Christmas movies with these homemade tin can lanterns.

 

To do with the kids

Fingerprint Christmas cards

Finger painting is always popular with the little ones – get them being productive and making your cards!

 

Snowman pegs

Use these to peg up your Christmas cards!

 

Cardboard tube elves

Cute decorations that are easy to make with no special kit needed.

 

Paper plate elf

Another fun activity for the children – pop them on the wall in their room for the festive season!

 

Bow tie pasta garland

Who doesn’t love a garland? What a fab way to make something pretty.

   

Printables

Christmas joke tellers

Forget the traditional cracker jokes that have everyone cringing – make your own joke tellers!

   

Christmas tags

We love these pretty tags – customise with different colours and ribbons or string.

   

Christmas cheer print

Welcome guests by framing this print and placing it in your entrance hall.

   

Elf activity mat

If the littles are likely to get bored at the Christmas table, provide them with these great elf activity mats!

   

Festive finger puppet

Print these cute puppets and get the children to make a show!

We hope you’ve loved these ideas. What are your favourite DIY crafts for Christmas? Let us know in the comments!