Handmade Christmas inspiration

Christmas is a time for giving, making delicious food and taking time over handmade crafts and presents. To celebrate launching our handmade Christmas competition (more details below) 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? Jbmumofone.com 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 heartandsew.co.uk 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 castleviewacademy.com 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 letsdosomethingcrafty.com talks you through making gift tags from paper party plates.

ideas for making wreaths

20+ Christmas wreaths kids can make 

Craftonsea.co.uk 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 thesparklenest.com are deceptively simple to make.

Christmas craft handmade tutorial

Three ways to wrap with bakers’ twine 

A quick and simple guide on how to incorporate bakers' twine into your Christmas wrapping, from papermashblog.com.

lantern homemade

How to make ice lanterns 

This unique idea from Chris at thinlyspread.co.uk is festive and beautiful.