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Christmas crafts and projects

Looking for some holiday decorating ideas? Get inspired with this collection of Christmas crafts and projects from Mark Rayner and selected magazines including Australian Women's Weekly, Kiwi Gardener, Nadia, NZ Gardener, Woman's Day and Your Weekend. Merry Christmas!

Paper Christmas wreaths
Colours of Christmas

Create a circle of happiness this season. Wreaths are a classic decoration... more
Summery Christmas wreath
Zinnia pinecone wreath

Turn tradition on its head and make a summery Christmas wreath... more
Paint wallpaper to make designer gift wrap
Wrapped in style

Create elegantly adorned gifts in classic black and white... more
Festive lights
Festive lights

Rose Hughes gets into the Christmas spirit... more
Make a christmas advent calendar
The big build-up

Add an ornament every day for an advent calendar with a difference... more
Painting three ways.
This Christmas

This Christmas, add some cheer to your home with these crafty ideas... more
Make a wooden christmas tree
Pallet Christmas tree

Create a festive splash of colour - recycled Christmas tree... more
Make table coasters and placemats
Set the scene

Create a Christmas table with a lovingly handmade feel... more
Make christmas themed decorations
December delights

Have fun creating your own Christmas decor with Resene’s festive... more
Christmas DIY - make a Christmas tree
Deck your halls

Hang your stockings with pride this year - simple yet beautiful hangers... more
Make a santa sack for your christmas
Special delivery

Create a family tradition for your children or grandchildren... more
Spring projects - flowers, vege markers, painted pots
Christmas crafts

Make some festive cheer with these simple yet magical crafts... more
Christmas tree
DIY upcycled christmas tree

Rose Hughes turns an old pallet into evergreen festive trees... more
Make a santa sack for your christmas
Santa’s family

These super-cute figures can be used to create a Christmas scene... more
Make a felt fir tree for your Christmas table
Felted fir trees

Soft pastel Christmas trees will make a pretty statement on your table... more
Make a christmas star decoration
A snowy glow

Add a gentle warmth to your Christmas decoration... more
Christmas decorations
Woodland christmas decorations

Personalise your tree with adorable homemade woodland characters... more
Paint a bedroom headboard
Out of the woods

Relax into the festive season by fashioning festive candleholders... more
Make an wooden christmas tree
Christmas tree

Create this simple Christmas tree decoration to add festive cheer... more
Christmas tree table decoration
Christmas decoration

Create this simple outdoor table Christmas tree... view
Make a christmas nook
Winter wonderland

Create an adorable winter-themed nook with a snowy feel... more
Make a christmas star decoration
Simply starry

This cleverly understated take on the Christmas star... more
Christmas snowflakjes
Christmas snowflakes

Create snowflakes by arranging craft sticks painted... view
Christmas wrapping paper
Christmas wrapping paper

Use block-stamped organic-looking stars and an on-trend... view
Christmas wrapping paper
That's a wrap

Make your own Christmas wrapping creations.. more
Paint a christmas basket
Paint a Christmas basket

Create a Christmas centrepiece for the table... more
Christmas candle
Christmas candle

Make a terracotta pot & saucer into a festive Christmas candle holder... view

Christmas candleholder

Create this fabulous gold centrepiece for a Christmas dinner table... view
Making an advent calendar
Merry & light

In the spirit of Haven, make this advent calendar your own... more
Colourful plant pot gifts
Top of the pots

'Tis the season for gardening and for gifting... view
Festive foliage inspired tablecloth and christmas decoration
Festive foliage

Make a leaf-printed tablecloth and the perfect hand-painted decoration... more
Christmas terrarium project
Christmas terrarium

How to make your own Christmas Terrarium... more
Triangle Christmas tree
Triangle Christmas tree

How to make your own triangle Christmas tree... more
Christmas bunting project
Christmas bunting

How you can make your own Christmas bunting... more
Make a christmas sign
Christmas ‘Joy’ sign

Make your own stencil and sponge the background... more

Children's Christmas ideas

Christmas craft and project ideas for kids, from Mark Rayner and Parenting magazine.

Glittery Christmas cards
#109 Season's greetings

Make your very own glittery Christmas cards... more
Christmas plant pots
Pots of happiness

Create this cool Christmas or birthday gift using a few Resene testpots... more
make Chrstmas decorations
#87 Festive fun!

Create a Christmas decoration from a polystyrene ball, tinsel pipe... more
make a Christmas tree ornament
#68 Christmas cheer

Make your very own mini Christmas tree ornament... view
4 ways with garlands

Get in the Christmas spirit with these garland ideas... view
DIY Christmas cards
4 ways with DIY Christmas cards

Encourage your children to get into the Christmas spirit with these cards... view
Creative Christmas
Creative Christmas

Get creative this Christmas with a range of Christmas items.... view

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