How to Make Christmas Decorations Using Simple Household Items

Three Methods:A StarA WreathA Snowman in the Snow

It's that time of year again: Christmas is a great time to decorate, and a fun excuse for a craft project. This article will tell you how to make Christmas decorations using simple household supplies.

Method 1
A Star

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    Take your cardboard and scissors and carefully cut out a star shape. Sketch it out first if it is easier.
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    Pop a small hole in the top.
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    Once it is done you can paint it or stick some wool, string, or other decorations onto it.
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    Once it has dried, take your string or ribbon and pop it through the hole. Tie it loosely so you can hang it up later on.

Method 2
A Wreath

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    Take some wire or a large pipe cleaner and make it into a circle.
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    Take your ribbon and tie it in knots tightly, looped around the pipe cleaner.
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    Repeat step 2 until you reach the end of the wreath. You could tie a bow with a ribbon on the top by making a knot and then doing your bow.

Method 3
A Snowman in the Snow

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    Take some cardboard and cut three or two circles, each one smaller than the other.
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    Cut a large square out of the cardboard.
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    Paint the bottom quarter of the square white.
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    Paint the rest of the cardboard blue.
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    Paint your circles white, and then add some eyes and buttons and even a nose.
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    When it's all dried, place the circles in size order the largest on the bottom and the smallest on top of the middle.
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    Paint some small dots on the cardboard so it looks like snow.

Tips

  • Place some tissue/newspaper down before painting.

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