Tag Archives: Christmas crafts

PLASTIC LID AND CD VOTIVE HOLDERS

Yes, it is yet another plastic lid project! If you have ever had the joy of discovering a new way to use something that you were going to throw-away, then you have experienced at least half of my joy in … Continue reading

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SALT CONTAINER- STORAGE CANISTER OR GIFT BOX

OK. I promised I would explain how to make the wonderfully sturdy salt container into something that can be reused over and over again either as a gift box or as a storage canister. The first step is to measure … Continue reading

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CYLINDRICAL PACKAGING

When you are looking at boxes as possibilities for permanent gift packaging, don’t overlook things like these salt and oats containers. These make great gift boxes for things like travel mugs and scarves. The oat container in this photo already … Continue reading

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GIFT BOXES UPDATE

Yes, I did make a few more gift boxes for the Christmas season. I keep a sharp lookout throughout the year for good boxes to make into gift boxes. Some of these I use for birthday boxes, but most of … Continue reading

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MORE MILK JUG GIFT BOX OPTIONS

I know that it may seem somewhat behind hand to blog about gift packaging after Christmas is over, but I promised that I would show you what I had been doing during December that I was too busy to blog … Continue reading

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UP-CYCLED SHAWL PIN

If you have enjoyed the revival of interest in crocheting and knitting like I have, you have probably seen shawl pins being sold alongside the yarn goods in your favorite craft store or magazine. If you have not seen them, … Continue reading

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UPCYCLED “POPCORN” GARLAND

I found this project in an old Trash to Treasure book some time ago and always wanted to try it because it looked like it would be a fun craft to do with children around Christmas time. It uses two … Continue reading

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