SHOPPING: CHRISTMAS KITS Decorations to make and display or gift to a crafty friend.
You don’t have to be a skilled seamstress or creative genius to enjoy a Christmas crafternoon. These homemade trinkets and easy-to-sew decorations will ll you with a warm glow and sense of achievement when you’re decking the halls!
Leather and wood
Get the pared-back, Scandi-inspired look with this kit from Modo Creative. Each kit contains geometric shapes, paint-dipped discs and feathers made from recycled lilac leather and wood, with waxed cord to string them on. All you need now is a spruce with a scattering of twinkling lights, a mug of gløgg and a roaring fire to get you in the festive mood.
Create magical, miniature Christmas scenes in these beautiful fillable glass baubles. Try tiny fir trees, a dusting of fake snow and a scatter of sequins, or hide secret messages, chocolates or gifts inside and let your loved ones discover them as they hang on the tree. Choose from shimmering muted gold, soft green and wintery blue to suit your colour scheme.
We think this handmade gingerbread family looks good enough to eat! This kit from Miss Shelly Designs is easy to make, and the decorations are perfect for a baking-themed Christmas tree. You can even add more materials if you want to make a whole troop of gingerbread folk. Hang them on branches alongside iced star biscuits, cookie cutters and candy canes.
Make and decorate your own set of crackers, then fill them with meaningful gifts and messages that will be treasured. There are six cracker blanks, six snaps and six silver paper hats in each pack. Decorate your crackers with bells, ribbons, pom-poms and foliage, and don’t forget to add those hilarious Christmas jokes!
Spell out your loved ones’ names or
add heartfelt festive messages to these ceramic star decorations from Stomp Stamps. Each kit includes everything you need to make five stars, each strung with red satin ribbon, as well as a set of miniature alphabet stamps for adding a personal touch. You could also use the stamps for homemade Christmas cards!
This craft kit from The Make Arcade includes easy-to-follow instructions, templates, felt, and everything else you need to make your polar pal. Once you’ve stitched Percy, pop him on your front door instead of a wreath to welcome your guests, or fix him to the wall to oversee your festivities. Either way, everyone is bound to fall in love with his cute little face.