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Enjoy Meaningful Homemade Christmas Ornaments When You Make These Scroll Ornaments

For simple, inexpensive, and meaningful homemade Christmas ornaments, try this scroll ornament craft!

For homemade Christmas ornaments that are especially meaningful, consider this simple craft. I stumbled upon these beautiful scroll ornaments while I perused Facebook. I found the photo you see here on a friend’s page, and I knew I had to share it with all of you!

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Memorialize Your Life in One of These Homemade Keepsake Ornaments

Revisit your life’s special memories and make one or more of these homemade keepsake ornaments

If you have children, pets, or a sentimental heart, what could be more fun than homemade keepsake ornaments? Keepsake ornaments allow you to capture a moment in time and gives you the opportunity to revisit that memory every Christmas.

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Think Beyond Christmas and Try One of These Simple Homemade Snowman Crafts

Try one of these fun homemade snowman crafts that you won’t have to pack away when Christmas is over!

You know what’s great about homemade snowman crafts? You can enjoy them all winter long, from December to mid-March. At the end of December, I’ve noticed people start looking at you a little funny if you don’t put away your Christmas decorations. (True story: I once left my Christmas tree up until sometime in July. Granted, our tree was in our basement, but that’s really no excuse!)

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Create An Easy, Inexpensive Christmas Ornament Craft with a Heavenly Scent

How can you make a Christmas ornament craft with a sweet scent? Just use an orange, whole cloves, and ribbon!

With just an orange, whole cloves, and ribbon, you can create a beautifully fragrant Christmas ornament craft that’s easy enough for kids!

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Make Memories with Your Children with These Handmade Christmas Ornaments

What better way to rustle up Christmas cheer than with these handmade Christmas ornaments you can make with your children?

Handmade Christmas ornaments may be the best kind of craft you can work on with your child. First, what child doesn’t love Christmas ornaments? I know whenever my children have helped invite guests into our home around the Christmas holiday, they are eager to point to the ornaments on the tree they helped to make.

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Try Matchboxes for Fun Homemade Advent Calendars

If you need an Advent calendar, why not make one? Matchboxes are great building blocks for fun homemade Advent calendars!

Recently I have found myself drawn to homemade Advent calendars. Sure, you can buy one, and you can find beautiful ones in nearly any store and online. But I think creating an Advent calendar for your own family makes it really personal and even more special.

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Enjoy Making Homemade Christmas Gifts for Pets This Year

You love your pets, and now you can shower them with love with one of these homemade Christmas gifts for pets

We know you love to make gifts; why not create one of these special homemade Christmas gifts for pets that your dog or cat will love?

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Enjoy Making These Christmas Tree Crafts!

It isn’t Christmas without a tree or several, have fun making these Christmas tree crafts

Christmas doesn’t really seem like Christmas without trees, so let’s consider Christmas tree crafts. They make great gifts, tree ornaments, and/or great holiday d├ęcor. When I was growing up, it always seemed to me like the Christmas season had truly begun the minute my parents put up our tree. There is something about Christmas trees that just sings, “It’s Christmas time!”

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Your Front Door Will Be Unique with a Handmade Christmas Wreath

Why settle for store-bought when you can have a one-of-a-kind handmade Christmas wreath?

Sure, you could go buy a Christmas wreath if you need a new one or to replace an old one, but wouldn’t it be fun to make your own handmade Christmas wreath? Making your own wreath has many advantages.

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Recycled Christmas Cards: Turning Trash into Treasure!

Your recycled Christmas cards can be a valuable crafting resource to add beauty to your home

Reused or recycled Christmas cards can be a fantastic resource for a crafter. Every year our family receives Christmas cards from friends and family all over the country. They are a delight to receive, and every year I display them proudly. But when Christmas ends, what do you do with all those card?

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