In this beginner's rag rugging tutorial, author Elspeth Jackson shows you a simple way to create your own colourful fabric baubles for Christmas. You can use scraps of fabric, festive themed fabrics or even sweet wrappers to create these fun and hard-wearing Christmas decorations.
In this craft video tutorial, paper crafter and author Juliet Carr shows you how to make a really simple, homemade decoration for the holidays. Using a metallic card and some paper cutting and folding techniques, you can make your own shiny star to hang around your home or you could even make smaller versions to hang from the Christmas tree.
These origami gift boxes are a lovely idea for children to make for Thanksgiving, Christmas, Mother's Day, Father's Day, Easter or any time that they want to surprise friends or family with a homemade gift!