Cool Christmas Crafts

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas, which means festive lights, frosty snowmen, cookies for Santa and more decorations than you have space for! This Christmas stay budget-friendly while not having to sacrifice any holiday spirit.

Check out these neat craft ideas to spread the joy…

Elf Entrance

elf door

Santa’s little helpers deserve some recognition too it’s not easy making toys all year! Have fun creating this tiny entrance for elves with your family or friends.

Make room for the elves at Family Fun.

Cotton Ball Angel


Why spend tons of money on impersonal decorations when you can create your own customized recession-friendly pieces! This cute little angel is made with household items and puts a personal touch on the holiday season.

Create away at Better Budgeting.

Gingerbread Houses


The holidays would not be complete without these yummy pieces of culinary art. This one pictured is courtesy of the user SuperJunk on Flickr. You don’t have to be Betty Crocker to get creative and create something just like it!

More delicious pics in SuperJunks Flickr album.

Altoids Advent Calendar

Altoid Tree

This craft idea makes use of old Altoids boxes (that everyone holds onto because they are so nifty – don’t deny it!) and turns them in to a fun décor. It is simple to create, fun to keep around and everyone will admire your craftiness.

Turn tin into art at Sassy Crafter.

Christmas Tree Cake


It wouldn’t be the holidays without a delicious dessert for dinner. This cake decorator puts a unique spin on a classic cake with her creative Christmas tree design that almost looks too good to eat!

Bake to Impress at Cake Journal.