Holiday Crafts

Holiday crafts to give as gifts or decorate your home.

Cupid's Arrow Pencil Valentines

Cupid’s Arrow Pencil Valentines

Kids will have fun handing these pencil valentines out instead of the usual cards, or to send them home as party favors.

Gray and white felt Christmas trees

Layered Felt Christmas Tree

These budget-friendly felt Christmas trees make fa-la-la-la-fabulous table toppers for the holidays.

Christmas stockings with tags on mantel

Christmas Stocking Tags

Personalize your family’s holiday stockings with simple stamped wooden name tags.

Elegant Christmas Centerpiece

Elegant Christmas Centerpiece

Save a buck … solve a problem … savor the moment with this simple and elegant Christmas centerpiece.

Chalkboard pumpkin with message

No-Carve Chalkboard Pumpkin Idea

it’s frightfully simple to leave a haunting message for trick-or-treaters this Halloween with this no carve chalkboard pumpkin idea.

Finished starched cheesecloth ghost

Floating Cheesecloth Ghost

Scare up this eerily easy floating cheesecloth ghost for a handmade Halloween centerpiece.

DIY Peppermint Lip Balm

DIY Peppermint Lip Balm

This simple DIY lip balm recipe can be found online or in health food stores. Our craft editor Vanessa Tsumura found the lip balm tubes online.

Fairy Garden

Winter Fairy Garden Teacups

Create a magical winter fairy garden with vintage teacups and found objects. They’re so easy, you could even make as favors for party guests.

Embroidered Christmas Ornaments

Quick Embroidered Christmas Ornaments

Timeless motifs mark these embroidered Christmas ornaments, which work up faster than you’d expect!

Glittery Poinsettia Vase Craft

Glittery Poinsettia Vase Craft

Embellish plain glassware with pretty poinsettias to create a vase craft that doubles as a candle holder.