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Snowflakes

Flatten a toilet roll or kitchen roll middle. Carefully cut into 1cm pieces across the roll. Paint each piece white, silver or gold inside and out.  When dry glue together in pairs at one end only. Glue 3 pairs together to form a snowflake. Hold with  clothes pegs while drying. Add a ribbon to one […]

May 11, 2014 · kathy · No Comments
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Lid Tree

Collect together 10 lids of same size and two smaller ones. Cut Xmas pictures to fit inside the larger lids. Glue lids to a backing card adding the smaller lids as the trunk. Add a star.

May 11, 2014 · kathy · No Comments
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How to make a fircone decoration

Use an open fircone and put glue into spaces. Push pieces of broken tinsel into the glue. Glue a piece of ribbon or tinsel to hang.

May 11, 2014 · kathy · No Comments
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How to Make – Nativity People

All figures are made from corks, champagne corks are best but any cork will do. For a larger Nativity set use small bottles (benecol/yakult type) and proceed in the same way. All figures: cut a small circle of flesh coloured paper for face. Draw on features. Make all figures in the same way, just change […]

October 29, 2013 · kathy · No Comments
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How to Make – Mini Boxes

Perfect for decorating the Christmas tree or as an advent calender You will need: templates of boxes (bottom of page) Thin card (cereal boxes are great coloured paper (xmas gift wrap, wallpaper etc) glue ribbon sequins, glitter etc to decorate To make: Trace or photocopy the templates then cut out in thin card. To cover […]

October 29, 2013 · kathy · No Comments
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How to Make – Lid Bauble

Use lids to create hanging baubles. Measure the lid and cut suitable pictures from old Christmas cards Glue a picture inside and another on the back Either glue ribbon or tinsel around the edge or pierce the top edge of the lid with a hot needle and thread a small button ont the ribbon before […]

October 29, 2013 · kathy · No Comments
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How to Make – Egg Decorations

Make a hole in the front of the egg to remove the contents. Wash thoroughly to remove all traces of egg. Draw an oval onto the egg then paint over it with PVA glue Leave to dry. Use sharp nail scissors to cut the egg on the drawn oval. Glue cord and lace around the […]

October 24, 2013 · kathy · No Comments
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How to Make – Cork Christmas Tree

You will need : 7 corks (one with plastic top if possible) green paint glue glitter sequins red paint Paint 6 corks green and leave to dry Glue dry corks together as picture using strong glue or glue gun Dip one side in glue then into glitter. Leave to dry then repeat on second side. […]

October 24, 2013 · kathy · No Comments
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How to Make – Origami Boxes

Cut 2 squares rom old greeting cards with the picture 1cm larger than the back. On the reverse of each square draw diagonal lines as shown. Fold the four points to the centre, then open flat. Fold the point nearest to you to the centre point of the fold to the rear. Repeat with all […]

October 23, 2013 · kathy · No Comments
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How to Make – Bauble

Draw two bauble shapes onto the printed side of a box. Carefully cut out and make sure they match when the printed sides are put together. Trim if necessary Use double-sided sticky tape to attach both shapes to the printed side of a foil crisp packet. Trim to shape. Draw a design onto the foil […]

October 23, 2013 · kathy · No Comments
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