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Christmas Crafts and Recipes

Today is round two of featuring Christmas inspiration from my fellow bloggers. On Tuesday I showcased trees and decor. Today is all about Christmas crafts and recipes!


When I saw these adorable Christmas pixies made by my friend Kerryanne at Shabby Art Boutique I was totally smitten! She shares the pattern and instruction for making your own whimsical pixies.

Christmas Pixies from Shabby Art Boutique


I also fell in love with the set of soft vintage Christmas printables that Serving Up Southern is offering. It’s not too late to print and display these in your home.

Vintage Christmas Printables by Serving Up Southern


Patti at Hearth and Vine shares her adorable Christmas treat bags. It’d be fun to fill these with potpourri or small candies and attach them to gifts.

Christmas Treat Bags from Hearth and Vine


Speaking of potpourri, here’s a simmering pot of good smells concocted by at Serving Up Southern.

Simmering Potpourri by Serving Up Southern


If you’re looking for a simple yet pretty festive craft, try your hand with glittered faux fruit by Designing Wilder.

Glittered Faux Fruit by Designing Wilder


One of my own favorite Christmas crafts is this little paper village I made a couple years ago. I include a pattern that you can download to make your own Christmas village.

Christmas Village made from construction paper and free holiday printable


Julie at My Wee Abode shares pretty watercolor Christmas printables on her blog. You could use these in so many ways.

Watercolor Christmas Printables by My Wee Abode


Got any old rulers laying around? Repurpose them into ruler Christmas trees! Instructions are over at Home Road.

Ruler Christmas Tree Ornament


And here’s another sweet little ornament from Maureen at Red Cottage Chronicles.

Repurposed Ruler Christmas Tree Ornament


Did you see the new Grinch movie? If you’re a fan, you might like this unique Grinch inspired stocking holder from Michelle James Designs. She shares how to make your own!

Grinch Inspired Stocking Holder from Michelle James Designs


Lovers of chalkboard art will enjoy this pretty NOEL sign from What Meegan Makes!

NOEL Chalkboard Art by What Meegan Makes


Looking for unique napkin rings? Debra shares how to make Santa napkin rings on her blog at Shoppe No. 5.

Santa Napkin Rings from Shoppe No. 5


The final project on this list of Christmas crafts is this adorable string art from Girl, Just DIY. Except Toni didn’t use string to create her artwork – she used wire! I think it would be so much fun to decorate this tree with little charms.

Christmas Tree Wire Art by Girl, Just DIY



Bring on the recipes! There are just a few, but I think you’ll find them appealing. First. I want to share my eggnog recipe that I’m making for a dessert option after Christmas dinner.

Homemade Eggnog with Bourbon


There’s also my wonderful Wintermint Ombre Cake that’s worth your time and energy!

Metal Cake Stand with Wintermint Cake


And my Christmas trifle! This dessert is super easy to make.

Christmas Trifle made with angel food cake, pudding, berries, and cream


I love serving my individual chocolate souffle with creme anglaise. Contrary to popular opinion, souffle really isn’t hard to make and it makes such a great impression.

Chocolate Souffle with Creme Anglais


When you just need a small bite of Christmas dessert, how about these cute Santa hat brownie bites by My Home and Travels?

Santa Hat Brownie Bites by My Home and Travels

I hope you’ve found some last minute Christmas crafts and recipes from this list.

Merry Christmas Blog Party


You’ll find more inspiration at the holiday link party at Shabbyfufu and Southern Hospitality. These ladies hosted a very festive party with links to loads of Christmas spirit!


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