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Blogger traditions: Holiday crafts

DIY projects can be incredibly helpful over the holidays for everything from decor to gift giving. And these talented bloggers are sharing some of their best crafts for you to test out for yourself.

The gift of love

box of love

Many moms get all stoic over the holidays and insist they “don’t need anything.” Well, it’s the holiday season, and you certainly aren’t going to let them get away with that! But rather than giving them another set of kitchen towels or candlesticks that will just clutter up her space, create something she’ll treasure for the rest of her life. The lovely, talented ladies over at HowDoesShe offer a free download to help you put together a box of love. There truly is no better way to show your mom or another special person in your life just how much you care.

A Christmas wreath

craft wreath

Susan Kilbride over at Funtastic Unit Studies! spends most of her day coming up with creative ways for home-schooling moms to teach science to their little ones. But lesson plans certainly aren’t her only skill! You’ll see that for yourself when you check out her tutorial for creating a gorgeous Christmas wreath. What an attractive way to welcome your guests!

A personalized 3-D page

3d pop up page

Tanya Willis is the mastermind behind the beautiful paper creations at Inkydayz. This year she came up with an attractive personalized 3-D pop-up page. And thanks to her extensive experience as a professional crafter, she provides an excellent step-by-step guide so you can put one together for yourself. And for more great craft ideas, be sure to check out her tutorial and templates collection.

Bag it and tag it

personalized craft bag

Chances are you spend a lot of time trying to find the perfect gifts for each of your loved ones. But then you’re forced to slap on a plain, old, boring tag from the store. Fortunately this year, even your tag can have personality and pizzazz. Yvonne over at I have the time. Now what? came up with these ingenious personalized tags that will make even the wrapping on your present seem special. And if your tree needs a few more ornaments, check out her stunning swirled-paint light bulb ornaments.

Happy crafting!

More great Christmas projects

Homemade Christmas tree ornaments
Snowy pinecone ornaments
Blogger traditions: Christmas decor ideas

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