See handmade treats to give with style and good taste for Christmas.
The month of December is approaching and the Christmas spirit is starting to take shape. Thousands of people have already started preparations for the end of the year festivities. In addition to choosing the supper dishes and taking care of every detail of the decoration, it is also worth making Christmas souvenirs.
Creative and easy-to-make Christmas party ideas
Christmas is a perfect time to get creative, so consider putting some DIY ideas into practice (do it yourself). Just don’t forget one thing: Christmas party favors should play the role of bringing out good memories of the date.
The House and Party met pampering cheap and easy to make. Check out the ideas:
1– Santa Claus and Reindeer on an ice cream stick
Use brown cardboard to make a triangle. Then glue the piece to the ice cream stick and make details of the reindeer, such as the eyes, red nose and horns. The same tip goes for Santa Claus, but in this case you will need to use red and white cardboard, as well as a white candy tin. See the image below and get inspired.
2– Little Santa Claus
A child’s hand can serve as a base for making a good old man’s ornament. That’s right! Just mark the little hand on a piece of red cardboard paper and then cut out. The little fingers become Noel’s beard, except for the thumb, which is used to shape the hat. Use plastic eyes, glue and cotton to customize the work. Once ready, just tie a string and hang the ornament on the Christmas tree.
3– Handprint Tree
And speaking of little hands, here’s another idea that values the same technique: the handprint Christmas tree. This super cute and simple craft requires only paper towel roll, cardboard, paper plate, EVA with gold glitter, green cardstock and red and green pompoms.
Start the work by cutting out a triangle from cardboard. Cut two slits in the paper towel roll and secure the triangle. The next step is to glue the base of the roll to the paper plate with ribbons.
Mark the child’s hand 15 times on green cardboard. Cut each of the pieces and glue them, overlapping, on the cardboard triangle, as if they were the leaves of the tree. Decorate with pompoms and a star on the tip, made with EVA.
4– Santa Claus on the plastic plate
The little paper plate, painted with Santa’s face, is a graceful Christmas memento. To make this piece, all you need is red, skin tone and black inks. The beard of the good old man can be made with cotton pieces. It’s a great Christmas party idea for students.
5– 3D card with paper circles
Want to surprise this Christmas? So give away a beautiful 3D card. The three-dimensional effect is due to the circles, made with scrapbook paper, that decorate the Christmas tree.
6– 3D card with strips
And speaking of handmade Christmas card , here’s another tip that also values the 3D perspective: the ornamentation with strips of paper. Use strips of green cardstock to build a fun, stylish Christmas tree. Use green and red sequins to make your work even more beautiful.
7– Christmas tree with ice cream sticks
When it comes to Christmas party favors, ice cream sticks have a thousand and one uses. They can be used to make a mini tree shaped like a triangle and decorated with tiny pompoms. Don’t forget to use hot glue to attach a paper star to the top.
8– Reindeer Footprint
The child’s little hand turns into Santa Claus or tree. The little foot can give rise to a reindeer. Customize the small footprint, marked with brown paint, with plastic eyes and red pompom for the nose. Finally, draw the animal’s horns with a black pen.
9– Pompom goblins
A Christmas gift, which also serves to decorate the tree, is always welcome. These delicate goblins are made from felt pieces and small pompoms.
10– Elf of all paper
The elf, a typical Christmas character, also takes shape with a roll of toilet paper. To do this, just use acrylic paint to paint the clothes and draw the features on the cardboard. Use a piece of green cardboard to make the hat and decorate the tip of the accessory with a pompom. Felt scraps are used to customize the outfit.
11– Snowflake with ice cream sticks
Once again, ice cream sticks are used in Christmas crafts: now to make snowflakes. This fun ornament can be customized with glitter and pebbles.
12– 3D Reindeer
Simple to make, it only requires brown cardboard, plastic eyes and miniature red pompom. Each reindeer is mounted on a white card, taking into account the three-dimensional effect.
13– EVA Santa Claus
Looking for ideas for EVA Christmas party favors? Then consider this beautiful Santa Claus, made from pieces of white, green, red, flesh-colored and gold EVA. After marking the mold and cutting the pieces, use hot glue to fix.
14– Reindeer on felt
To assemble this souvenir is very simple, you just need to mark the pattern on the fabric and sew the pieces that make up the reindeer. See more felt Christmas ornaments with molds.
15– Christmas Slime
The Slime Fluffy has become a rage among children, youth and adults. How about adapting this game for Christmas? You can prepare the jelly in red color and store it in a glass jar, customized with Santa Claus’ clothes. Another tip is to put a brown jelly in a “fantasized” reindeer pot and a white mass in the snowman wrapper. Don’t be afraid to get creative!
16– Garnish with salt dough
In the United States it is very common to use salt dough to make Christmas ornaments. How about turning this tradition into souvenirs, which can be made together with the children?
The recipe takes 1 cup of salt, 2 cups of flour and 3/4 cup of water. Use a star-shaped cutter to shape the ornaments. Bake for two hours, until the dough is very dry. Decorate with little bells and ribbons.
17– Snowman with marshmallow
This charming snowman is made with a transparent Christmas ball, tinsel ribbon, mini marshmallows, black buttons and orange paper. A creative idea, different and super easy to do.
18– Mini Christmas tree with pine cone
Another option for a cheap Christmas party is the mini Christmas tree with pine cone. In addition to being super creative and themed, this miniature pine tree contributes to the Christmas decoration.
19– Pine Cone Goblins
Pine cones have a thousand and one uses in Christmas ornaments. They can be used to make little goblins with the children, just have glue, felt, wooden balls, colored pens and a lot of creativity.
20– Bell with bottle
Put into practice the techniques of recycling, through Christmas party favors with a pet bottle. An interesting tip is the bell made with the top of the plastic packaging, gold paint and a Christmas ball of the same color. Glue a beautiful ribbon to the piece to give it a personalized touch.
21– Snowman with brooch
How about betting on preachers dressed as snowman? These treats are themed and easy to make. All you need to do is finish with white paint and take care of the details, such as the pompom that represents the character’s nose and the little green cord, which takes on the function of a scarf.
22– Cork reindeer
There are countless ways to create Christmas memories without spending a lot of money, such as cork reindeer. To make this work, all you have to do is have some corks, mini red pompoms, plastic eyes and pipe cleaners at home to make the horn.
23– Emoji Christmas Balls
Communication via WhatsApp gave life to Emojis. These faces, which are the most successful in conversations through the app, serve as inspiration for a super creative Christmas ornament.
24– Santa’s Mason Jar
How about sweetening the lives of friends and family after supper? One way to do this is with this Mason Jar from Santa Claus. Decorate the glass bottle with buttons or the good old man’s belt. Then, put several sweets inside each package, such as red confections. The idea can also be adapted for goblin and snowman.
25– Pine with cinnamon stick
Even spices can be used to create Christmas party favors, such as cinnamon sticks. To make small Christmas trees, you’ll also need Canadian pine branches (even artificial), colored buds, and hot glue.
26– Peanut Snowmen
More than just cute: the peanut snowmen serve both to decorate the Christmas tree and also to give away.
27– Snowflakes with wool yarn
Pieces of cardboard, duct tape, yarn and safety pins are capable of shaping a beautiful Christmas star. Learn step by step how to make this ornament at home.
28– Artificial Sail Snowman
The LED artificial mini candle, widely used in decoration, can be transformed into a snowman or any other Christmas character.
29– Snowflakes with pegs
Do you have plenty of preachers in your house? Then use them to make snowflakes. The big secret is to disassemble the wooden parts and glue the parts upside down. Finishing is done by white paint and glitter.
30– Christmas ornament with photo
You can customize Christmas ornaments to give to family and friends. One suggestion is to include a photo of a special moment in the ornament.
31– Christmas cookies
Edible souvenirs are on the rise, as is the case with Christmas cookies. Prepare tasty cookies and decorate them with colorful sprinkles. Ah! Don’t forget to customize the packaging.
These Christmas tags follow a minimalist and recyclable proposal. To make them at home, all you need is cardboard, pages from an old book and sticks.
33– Sleds with ice cream sticks
Ice cream sticks, wood glue, bells and paint are the materials needed to make this super stylish treat.
34– Felt tree
Joining several felt squares, it is possible to create a small Christmas tree. Have a needle and thread to make the work.
35– Wood Slices
Have the woodworker cut wood slices. Then draw a snowflake with a pen and record it with a power tool. Punch a hole in each ornament and place a ribbon.