Nine handmade Christmas ideas

Christmas is a time for giving, making delicious food and taking time over handmade crafts and presents. We're featuring crafty bloggers who have inspired us.

Christmas wrapping

DIY Christmas wrapping 

Blogger Jo Middleton shares her favourite way to wrap Christmas presents.

Super simple toddler Christmas card

Super simple Christmas tree card 

Looking for an easy, fun Christmas craft for young children? makes super simple Christmas tree cards - perfect for toddlers who love to paint and get messy.

Gingerbread men Christmas tree

Gingerbread men Christmas tree decorations 

How do you decorate your Christmas tree? Julie from has created these cheerful gingerbread men to adorn hers.

Christmas hanging ornament felt tutorial

Felt Christmas pudding decoration 

Felt decorations are simple to make and quick too - Crystal McClean of shows us how to make a felt Christmas pudding in this easy to follow tutorial.

Christmas tutorial

How to make gift tags from paper plates 

Feel like making your gift tags a little funkier? Jess from talks you through making gift tags from paper party plates.

ideas for making wreaths

20+ Christmas wreaths kids can make have put together a list of more than 20 wreaths for you to make at home with children.

personalised Christmas ornaments

Handmade personalised clay ornaments 

These beautiful handmade clay ornaments by Rebecca at are deceptively simple to make.

lantern homemade

How to make ice lanterns 

This unique idea from Chris at is festive and beautiful.

Homemade cookies and hot chocolate
Cakes and bakes

Chocolate chip shortbread biscuits 

For Stephanie Couch, author of the blog 'A Cornish Mum', it wouldn't be Christmas without hot chocolate and home-made biscuits. Here's her chocolate chip shortbread recipe.