Saturday, November 5, 2022

Get Started with Your Christmas Crafting Today

A DIY Craft Review


A Santa toy train

Crafters Rejoice! It's holiday crafting time again. Let's review some crafty ideas.

Now that the Fall season has officially begun, thoughts of the upcoming holidays of Halloween, Thanksgiving and Christmas begin to sift into our minds. For crafters, this means that NOW is the time to begin planning for and starting on those Christmas crafts.  Whether you want to create clever Christmas décor, or plan on crafting holiday gifts for loved ones, it is never too early to begin.

Follow along for some kits and pattern ideas for your holiday crafting. 

Kit Ideas for Christmas Décor

Felt stocking kit with Santa and toys

Create your own Christmas stockings with this Santa with Toys stocking kit from Design Works. This felt applique kit comes complete with all supplies (except stuffing), plus pattern and directions. It can be found in the eBay store of House of Sylvestermouse

More stocking kits with Santa or a Snowman can be found here

Creative Patterns & Kits for Christmas Gifts

Christmas Bird Feeder

A kit to make your own Christmas bird feeder

A clever and unique gift for kids whose families enjoy bird feeders is this Christmas Bird Feeder DIY Kit, a fun and educational Christmas gift/project that will get your little ones to explore and care for nature. This seasonal kit is easy enough for toddlers and school-aged children to follow along.

This kit includes:

  • Wild Bird Seeds
  • Christmas Plastic Cookie Cutters (3)
  • Unflavored Gelatin (2)
  • Pre-Cut Twine (3)
  • Easy-to-Follow Instructions


This kit is gift-ready for Christmas. *Adult supervision recommended.

Macramé Christmas Tree DIY Kit

A Christmas Tree ornament craft kit

This is a complete DIY Macramé Christmas Tree Craft Kit, which helps you make a lovely Macramé Christmas Tree totally on your own with easy-to-follow step-by-step instruction. It also could be a perfect idea for Nursery wall décor and living room décor.

This DIY craft kit will be a lovely gift idea for the Macramé Beginner. 

*These kits include complete materials for you to make a macramé wall hanging by yourself: Friendly Cotton Cords, Wooden Ring and Beads, Basic Knot Sheet, Link to Tutorial video. Finished size is about 12.5” H x 8” W.

Clever Christmas Craft Kit for Kids

Holiday Snow Globes 

A craft kit for kids to create Snow Globes

These Kid-friendly Snow Globes are easy art projects for kids ages 6 years and up. It's a holiday craft kit that comes complete with all supplies needed to create 3 winter wonderland snow globes in Christmas themes. Kids can create these handmade holiday crafts for their own Christmas décor or to give as a gift. From Creativity for Kids, a company which offers fun and creative experiences today to nurture children’s confidence for life. 

*Christmas Crafting Review written by Wednesday Elf

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  1. Pat, you really do find some wonderful ways to spend time getting ready for the holidays. I can just imagine parents and children spending an afternoon and evening doing some of these crafts or grandparents too! What a wonderful way to make some great memories and spend quality time with the family! Thanks for your suggestions and review!

    1. Thank you, Olivia. That bird feeder kit I thought was especially clever and unique.

  2. I love all of the Christmas kits you have featured Elf, but I am especially drawn to the bird feeders this year. They look like the perfect project for our family crafting time this year, plus they would feed my mom's birds. Thank you for including my stocking kit. It is one of my favorites.

    1. That DIY bird feeder kit is such a clever and unique idea for a crafter. I was drawn to it too, Mouse. And I was glad to include your lovely stocking kit in my list of craft kits.

  3. These DIY Christmas crafts are a wonderful idea. I've never bought any of these type of things, but I think the way the world is right now, tasks like this can not only be fun, but also therapeutic. A good project before Christmas, but also makes creative gifts for Christmas day, or for when your a guest and want to bring a gift.

    1. Crafting IS therapeutic, Barbara. Very calming and enjoyable. Thanks for stopping by my list of Christmas crafts.

  4. Elf, I have always loved making special gifts by hand. I came by my love of crafting and “making” honestly from my mom, and these craft kits would be wonderful gifts, especially when paired with the gift of time, togetherness and help if the recipient is new to crafting or young enough to benefit from supervision.

    Like everyone else, it seems, I especially love the bird feeder kit. So clever, and a gift that keeps on giving as the recipient gets to watch the birds their handiwork attracts outside their window!

    1. Yes, I agree. That bird feeder kit is a most clever idea and a gift that keeps on giving. Thanks for your visit, Margaret.

  5. Am I too old for the Christmas Bird Feeder kit? I am one who has always preferred to purchase creative kits to gift the children in my life. I might have to borrow some youngsters this holiday season so I can make these bird feeders. Thanks for the great suggestions.

    1. Glad you liked my kit suggestions, Diana. Yep, that bird feeder kit is indeed a very clever and productive idea that would make a great gift for anyone.

  6. These are lovely crafting kits. While not previously a "crafty" person I find myself getting more into crafts these days and wanting to have a go! It is beautiful thing to make a special gift for loved ones and I think these kits would make great gifts in themselves too. I especially love the Christmas Bird Feeder kit and the Macramé Christmas Tree DIY Kit. Thank you for your review and recommendations!


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