Football Team Inspired Christmas Crafts

Be inspired by your favourite team colours and create themed Christmas crackers, gift wrap and decorations.

We decided to use the colours of Manchester United as our inspiration, a bold red and white theme, and created 6 craft ideas for Christmas, parties and celebrations.

You could be inspired by several teams or even a league, to create the perfect themed look for the football crazy people in your life.

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OCT
2016
20

Crafty Christmas Nativity Ideas for Kids

Kids love to create, so why not engage them with the Christmas Story by helping them make their own Nativity scene.

Kids will enjoy creating the characters, designing the stable and learning about the birth of Jesus through crafting activities.

The finished Christmas Story crafts can encourage role play and story telling, igniting a child’s imagination.

Our Nativity craft ideas and kits are great for Sunday schools, educational use and clubs. They are also the perfect way to share a creative activity and spend an enjoyable time with family and friends.

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OCT
2016
19

12 Elegant and Opulent Christmas Craft Ideas

With Christmas approaching now is a great time to start gathering inspiration for your hand made Christmas crafts.

We have put together 12 elegant and opulent crafts, perfect for your Christmas celebrations, featuring baubles, crackers, Advent crafts and more.

Taking influence from the rich colours of India we used an indulgent palette of pinks, purples, oranges and gold.

More inspiration was taken from the colour and sophistication of the peacock, creating cracker and bauble ideas using shades of blue, green and silver.

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OCT
2016
12

Bauble Upcycling Ideas and Inspiration

Upcycling is a great way to make use of well loved pieces of old costume jewellery and transform them into something new.

Using old beads, chains and charms as embellishments, plastic, paper mache or polystyrene baubles can be crafted into beautiful eye catching ornaments ideal for an opulent Christmas decoration, home ornament or unique gift.

Local charity stores or secondhand shops are a good place to find extra jewellery and can also provide inspiration for your craft idea.

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4 Christmas Cracker Craft Ideas

Crackers bring joy to people of all ages and can be a fun addition at all dinner parties and celebrations.

Christmas crackers are a British tradition which dates back to the early 1850s in Victorian London. London confectioner Tom Smith began the tradition by adding a motto to his sugared almond bon-bons, he then sold them wrapped in a twisted paper package.

From these modest beginnings Tom Smith went on to establish a thriving cracker business selling the more recognisable modern cracker, complete with snap, hat and gift.

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OCT
2016
04

Crafty Chalkboard Bauble Ideas and Inspiration

We love these chalkboard baubles, great for creating unique personalised crafts for Christmas and all other occasions. They add a lovely touch to your Christmas tree or can bring delight as a gift!

Easy to decorate, so suitable for everyone, they can be a quick an easy way to add a touch of craft to your celebrations.

You can add sentiments, names or seasonal greetings using chalkboard markers or a liquid chalk pen, making them a wonderful personalised gift.

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10 Awesome Glass Bauble Craft Ideas

Glass baubles are great way to craft beautiful unique decorations or ornaments. They are available in so many different shapes and sizes and ideal for creating unique and charming crafts.
They are perfect as a decorative wedding piece or adorning a Christmas tree; even as a gift for someone special or a commemorative memento.
We have put together 10 glass bauble craft ideas for you to take a look at and be inspired to create your own glass bauble masterpiece!

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OCT
2015
26

How to Make Reindeer Food Parcels for Christmas Eve

Kids love the build up to Christmas, often more than the day itself! Part of this build up is the preparation for Christmas Eve and the arrival of Father Christmas and Rudolph. They’ll love making and then sprinkling the food for Rudolph and the other reindeer. They’ll be in awe when they come down the next morning to find the food is gone and the magic stars remain! This idea is great for a kids craft session. Of course, you could make these in advance as an alternative to party bags or to give as little Christmas gifts too. If you’re

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How To Make Crackers

It’s a firm belief here at the littlecraftybugs company that crackers are not just for Christmas. Crackers make a great alternative to gift and party bags for any event, including Weddings and birthday parties.

They are perfect for ‘paper gifts’ such as gift cards and tickets, instead of just a plain envelope. You could make a personalised cracker to hold your gift, tying it in with the ‘theme’ of the gift. For example, if you’ve bought someone tickets to see their favourite sports team play, tie the cracker colours in with the team’s colours. If you’ve bought tickets to the

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OCT
2015
26

Deck the Halls with Handmade Baubles…

It’s easy to make your own baubles this Christmas. Just choose from our festive range of baubles to decorate and get creative! There’s something for every Christmas tree, Scandi-style wooden ornaments, our popular two-part fillable plastic ornaments, easy to decorate paper mache baubles and beautiful glass baubles.

Our two-part fillable plastic baubles are designed be filled with sweet treats, gifts or an embellishment before being hung on the Christmas tree. They’re also

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