Christmas

Christmas

Make Christmas special with handmade gifts and cards for family and friends and festive decorations for home.

We’ve rounded up 10 Fun Christmas Cards to Make, as well as some Cute Gift Ideas for Teachers. Or, make some special ornaments to adorn your tree (or give as gifts), and we’ve got some great ideas to make the wrapping of that special gift, well, just that, something special!

If you have beads and some basic tools, you can be ready with a unique and personal gift in minutes. I made all of these projects with beginner-level beading skills...

Tubular Herringbone (sometimes called Ndebele) stitch creates sinuous beaded ropes that await your creativity to design bracelets, necklaces and more. It can be a fussy stitch to get started, but...

Starting with two size 11 seed beads per side, it’s easy to stitch a base of right angle weave in comfortable proportions for Gemstone Embellished Right Angle Weave Jewelry. The...

Peyote-Stitched Cellini Spiral looks really complicated, but it’s just a glorified peyote rope. The stitch is even count tubular peyote with a step up. It’s the change in bead sizes...

Bridal Pearl Earrings For her wedding, my daughter wanted "new" pearl earrings to coordinate with the "old" pearl strands she planned to wear around her neck and in her hair. It...

There is something about little handmade bird ornaments that suggest spring, but also are great for a Christmas ornament. I have a year-round tree, and now have a variety of...

Is there an artist on your gift list? Are you a maker looking for suggestions for your own Santa list? Out of ideas for gifts to make yourself? Sometimes it’s...

So, I'm a little partial about the cute dog part, but I think I'm darn cute! My owner has made me a cute holiday scarf, that is reversible. I'm a...