Christmas crafts how-to guides

Learn how to make traditional decorations for a greener Christmas with our how to video guides. These easy to make decorations will add natural textures and festive colour and scents to your home.

Get the little ones involved and follow our step-by-step guides:

A pine cone being used to make a mouse Christmas decoration

Pine cone Christmas decorations 

Want to get crafty this Christmas but need some inspiration? Look no further. We've got stacks ideas for how to turn a simple pine cone into woodland animals and festive decorations.

Visitors make paper chains near the Christmas tree at Attingham Park

Festive paper chain decorations 

Paper chain decorations are a classic Christmas decoration that even little hands can help to make.

Pine cone christmas decoration

Scented orange slice tree decorations 

These orange slice decorations with cloves smell incredibly festive and they’ll add a traditional feel to your tree. Plus, they’re easy-peasy for anyone to make.

Christmas tree biscuits at Upton House and Gardens

Christmas tree cookies 

Simple but effective, with few ingredients and bold decorations, these cookies will keep the whole family entertained and taste great.

Two women learning how to make seasonal decorations at a Christmas event at Killerton, Devon

Visit one of our Christmas craft events 

From cake decorating to wreath making, learn how to make unique gifts to give to loved ones or fill your home with handmade decorations this Christmas.