Christmas Craft Round Up: Handmade Holidays Showcase #2

It’s only Tuesday and I already miss the beautiful Christmas crafts and holiday decorating ideas from the Handmade Holidays series last week. The talented bloggers who showcased their Christmas crafts and decorations on Under the Table & Dreaming designed beautiful handmade Christmas topiaries, wreaths, garlands, and so much more. Last Friday, we showcased some of their designs, and today, because I want to see them all one more time, I’m going to share the remaining tutorials featured in Handmade Holidays (including five fabulous Christmas topiaries!). Enjoy!

Snowflake Wreath

Who knew simple materials (paper!) and dollar store items could be so pretty? Laura of Corner House shows how to make a Lighted Paper Snowflake Wreath & Mason Jar Snow Globes.

Make fruit & veggie wreath centerpieces

Create a festive tablescape with the holiday entertaining ideas from Lisa of Moore Minutes. Lisa's Fresh Holiday Vegetable & Fruit Wreaths are naturally beautiful.

Snowman party centerpiece

This Snowman Party Centerpiece is not just for Christmas -- you can display him all winter long. Amanda from Shindig Party to Go shares her easy tute.

Make fringed fabric topiary

Jewel tone beads dress up the Shabby Chic Ruffled Tree Topiary created by Jaime Lyn of Crafty Happy Scrappy. Check out her glamorous tree topper, too.

Make a candy topiary

Lor from Show Tell Share supersizes her holiday decorating with an extra-large Peppermint Candy Topiary made with a 6" ball of STYROFOAM Brand Foam.

Make a Christmas Topiary Tree

This Ornament & Garland Topiary designed by Cyndy from The Creative Exchange is so elegant, and easy to adapt to your own Christmas decorating scheme.

DIY Birch Bark Topiary Trees

Sarah, of Alderberry Hill, makes these beautiful Birch Bark Topiary Trees from birch bark she collects locally. White birch trees naturally shed their bark, so there is no need to pick the bark off the trees.

Make topiary trees & a dry erase board

"How much longer??" is easily answered with this colorful countdown calendar from Keri and her blog Pressed Down Shaken. The Beribboned Topiary Trees make it even more fun & festive.

Make your own Christmas ornaments

Your tree and home with sparkle with these Pottery-Barn inspired Snowflake Ornaments. Make your own with the tutorial from Jaime from That's My Letter.

make oversized Christmas kissing balls

Erin, who blogs at How to Nest for Less, adds a little holiday romance to her home with Oversized Mistletoe Kissing Balls. The best part -- she made them with holiday garlands from the dollar store.

DIY Christmas eggs

I love how Tonia from The Gunny Sack packaged her Christmas Eggs in repurposed egg cartons. Tonia has so many ideas for decorating these pretty and festive eggs.

I wish everyone a wonderful Thanksgiving with family and friends. Do you have a favorite Thanksgiving tradition? Do you savor a walk in the woods following the big meal? Does your family gather ‘round to watch football? Or, maybe Thanksgiving wouldn’t be the same without your aunt’s special stuffing? Tell us your Thanksgiving tradition and we’ll show our thanks by selecting someone to receive one of our craft aprons.

We’ll see you Friday with more Christmas inspiration and another giveaway!

Happy crafting!


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5 Responses to Christmas Craft Round Up: Handmade Holidays Showcase #2

  1. Sue O says:

    So many ideas,where does one start?

  2. Lisa says:

    I love the topiaries too, especially the peppermint candy one!
    This Thanksgiving we ate too much & unfortunately didn’t go for a walk afterwards. My husband watched a lot of football & I did a lot of cooking with my son. We ate in the dining room with my mother-in-laws good china. I only wished she was still here to enjoy it with us.

    • Sharon says:

      Great suggestions, Lisa. Thank you! I know we’ll feature ornaments in the coming weeks, and now I might also think about a woodlands theme for a few Christmas tutorials . . .

  3. Katiria says:

    My favorite is the peppermint topiaries

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