Sunday, December 16, 2007

5 Candy Cane Wedding Décor Ideas

Candy Canes are the perfect way to decorate for a winter wedding.

If you are throwing a Christmas wedding, or know someone who is, then check out these great ideas for incorporating the look of candy canes into your wedding décor!

These candy cane decoration ideas also work for a dinner party or school party as well..finish reading...

Sunday, December 9, 2007

Christmas Cocktails Without Alcohol

It is always a great idea to serve some non alcoholic drinks at your Christmas cocktail party. After all you will most like having a few designated drivers on the guest list.

These simple non alcoholic cocktail recipes are a great way to treat your Christmas guests to a special drink with out the side effect for the alcohol. Just be sure to keep the non alcoholic drinks separate fromm the regular cocktails if you will be serving both this Christmas.

Here are some of my favorite non alcoholic drink recipes...finish reading...

Thursday, December 6, 2007

How to Paint Plaster Christmas Ornaments

Plaster ornaments are one of my favorite Christmas crafts to paint. You find these plaster ornaments by the box full at craft stores. So many people buy these plaster Christmas ornaments because they are only about a quarter a piece.

The problem with plaster Christmas ornaments is that they often are not easy to paint or the finished product simply does not look good.

Here are some of my best tips for painting plaster Christmas ornaments so they look professional. These painting tips will also work great for wood ornaments that are meant to be painted as well...finish reading...

Monday, December 3, 2007

Art Gifts Under $25 for the Artist: The Best Art Pen for Artists

Looking for a great Christmas gift for the artist or crafter in your life? Here is the pen and ink mechanical pen I love to use. It is from Art Pen and is really a great buy.

Whether you are a professional artist, student, or simply like to draw occasionally, this is a fun a long lasting product. I have had mine for about ten years and with proper care it has continued to work.

Click here to check out a video I made of the Art Pen.

I received my first Art Pen as a graduation gift for High school and it was perfect!

Friday, November 30, 2007

Snowman Christmas Ornament Made from Recycled Materials

This snowman Christmas decoration is made from a variety of recycled materials, including an old finger nail polish bottle! There is such a huge focus on eco frienldy lifestyles, I thought you might like a recycled Christmas craft for all ages.

This simple eco friendly Christmas craft incorporates many materials I bet you have aroudn the house as well, so your wallet can go a little further this CHRISTmas!

Try incorporating any of your leftover materials around the house to make your own Christmas snowman decoration for a table centerpiece! ....finish reading....

Merry Christmas Ya'll!!!!

Thursday, November 29, 2007

Silver Leaf Christmas Ornaments

These silver leaf Christmas ornaments are a fun craft for anyone who loves to decorate with leaves in their home.

You can create simple and affordable metal leaf Christmas ornaments and use them on your own tree or give them as a simple gift to a neighbor or fellow gardener!

Kids can also make these simple Christmas leaf ornaments as a special gift for mom or dad for Christmas as well! ..finish reading...

Wednesday, November 28, 2007

Holly Leaf Christmas Card Craft: Christmas Craft Video

Looking for a few good Christmas craft videos? Here is a fun Christmas craft video that shows you how to make a Holly Leaf Christmas card.

In the craft video I am using ink to paint the card, but of course, you can use water colors or any other kind of paints!

Click here to watch this Christmas craft video!

Free Christmas Gift Tags You Didn't Know You Had

You can use recycled paper materials from around the house to make cool Christmas Gift tags for your Christmas gifts this year.

This is a fun craft for kids to make. People really do notice the gift tags, so the kids will get tons of compliments.Free and found Christmas gift tags are a fun way to dress up your Christmas gifts for free. ...finish reading...

Thursday, November 8, 2007

Recycled Christmas Crafts: Christmas Wreaths Made from Christmas Gift Tags

Recycled Christmas crafts are a great way to make something pretty for Christmas.

You can make a simple and fun Christmas wreath using all those leftover gift tags you have each year.

I love creating recycled Christmas gifts and crafts.Instead of tossing all those used gift tags you can use them to create a colorful and fun Christmas wreath that will remind you of holidays gone by...finish reading...

Tuesday, November 6, 2007

My Favorite Eco Friendly Christmas Ornaments

You can find tons of eco friendly Christmas ornaments in a variety of places. Here are some ideas for go green Christmas ornaments that are eco friendly. Whether you recycled old Christmas ornaments to make new recycled Christmas ornaments or look for Christmas ornaments made from recycled materials, they are all great eco friendly options for decorating your Christmas tree!

So, I will try to give you some ideas for green Christmas ornaments you can make from old Christmas ornaments that have been damages, but lets take a look at some new pre made Christmas ornaments made from recycled materials first...finish reading...

Eco Friendly Christmas Gift Basket Ideas

Eco Friendly gift baskets make wonderful gifts for Christmas, birthdays, bridal showers, and even retirement parties. This year Christmas promises to be our most eco conscious Christmas of all times. It seems our gift choices should reflect this new interest in saving and preserving the environment.

While many eco friendly gift baskets found online can cost quite a pretty penny you can make your own eco friendly gift basket on a budget!
Here are some items that would be perfect in any eco friendly Christmas gift basket...Link...

Friday, November 2, 2007

Family Christmas Quilt Square Craft VIDEO

Here is a look at a simple silk painting Christmas craft. You can use silk paints to paint squares for a family Christmas quilt.

Silk painting crafts are very easy. If you have ever colored in the lines of a coloring books, then you can make this simple Christmas quilt craft.

You can expect to pay about $3 a yard for Hibachi Silk. The silk paints will cost about $3 a bottle. So, hope you enjoy the Christmas Craft Video. By the way, kids will love this simple Christmas craft!


By the way, welcome to Creative Christmas Crafts. You will find Christmas craft videos, eco friendly Christmas crafts, recycled Christmas crafts, and more!

Bare with me as I start uploading all my Christmas crafts and Christmas craft videos! Feel free to leave comments if there are any special Christmas crafts you would like to see.

Hand Painted Snowman Christmas Card VIDEO

Here is a video I made of a simple Christmas craft. You can watch me paint a simple Snowman Christmas Card Craft.

This Christmas craft video will show you the materials needed to paint your own Snowman Christmas card craft as well as tips for the fun details.

This is the first of many Christmas craft videos, so bare with me as I start posting them! I personally love snowman crafts, so I thought I would start with this one.

Christmas Snowman Card Craft Video