The Pin Junkie: Christmas Crafts, Gifts, & Recipes

Christmas Crafts, Gifts, & Recipes

Christmas Crafts Gifts Recipes
Christmas Crafts, Gifts and Recipes

Only 22 days until Christmas!  Are you ready?  Here's a great collection of gifts, crafts, and recipes that are fun, easy and cost very little.  Just click on the picture to get the info you'll need to make it yourself!  Happy crafting!

Paper Santa advent calendar is fun for kids to make
and countdown the days until Christmas.
Easy DIY Santa advent calendar

Easy to make fabric bags are great for
wrapping gifts and are re-usable.
easy sew fabric gift bags

Reindeer bottles are quick and easy to make 
and make a great gift.
Christmas reindeer bottles

Traditional sugar cookies with a twist.
Christmas sugar swirl cookies

Christmas sugar swirl cookies

Reindeer Hershey bars are easy 
for kids to make and makes a great gift.
Christmas reindeer Hershey bar

Or make a snowman Hershey bar.
Christmas snowman Hershey bar

Felt snowman ornaments look nice on a tree 
or on a wrapped gift.
DIY felt snowman Christmas ornaments

You can also make felt gingerbread ornaments.
DIY felt gingerbread men Christmas ornaments

Decorate a bag of microwave popcorn 
for a quick and inexpensive gift.
easy snowman popcorn gift

Big, beautiful snowflakes are easy and fun to make.
how to make paper snowflakes

This cute little reindeer holds small treats!
Christmas reindeer treat holder

White chocolate chip cranberry cookies! 
white chocolate chip cranberry cookies

Make some for yourself and give some as gifts.
white chocolate chip cranberry cookies

Ideas for re-using old Christmas cards.
uses for old Christmas cards 

A batch of this instant hot cocoa mix 
makes a great gift.
Make your own instant hot cocoa mix

The combination of sweet chocolate 
and salty pretzels is irresistible!
Christmas pretzel treats


  1. It's Deonna from the Child at Heart blog! Thank you so much for linking up at the Merriest Blog Hop! I can't wait to see all of your holiday ideas this month! This is such a great list for when you have to do multiple gifts. I was a teacher and was always having to make 25 of something :)

  2. LOVE these projects! I'm a new follower stopping by from Fluster Muster's Creative Muster. :-)

  3. So many great ideas, love this post. Thanks for linking up at the Thursday Favorite Things Blog Hop.
    Hugs from your newest follower.

  4. Such a great collection, I love the reindeer bottles I know someone who would love those! Thanks for sharing.

  5. some very cute ideas, thank you for this. ( Over from Fall into the Holidays, come visit

  6. oh my gosh I love the felt snowmen ornaments!! (visiting again from Family Friday)

  7. Nice round up. Thanks for the inspiration! Linda

  8. Wow, what a great collection of Christmas projects, a definite keeper.

    I saw your project on the Craft Frenzy Friday where I am also partying with my
    Quilled Christmas Tree
    Santa Gift Card Tutorial
    I'd love it if you stopped by.
    Hugs, Antonella :-)

  9. So many fun and creative ideas and food too! Thanks for sharing with SYC.

  10. What wonderful ideas! There are so many things that my lil miss and I could make. She is such an arts and crafts lover! Thank you so much for sharing this with This Momma's Meandering Mondays! Have a great week!

  11. Love those reindeer bottles! Such neat ideas. Visiting from #LOBS!

  12. What a cute collection you have here! :)

  13. I love these! I have a blog ( and look forward to featuring some of your ideas and sending folks your way for instructions and to discover the other great ideas you have to offer!

  14. Thanks so much for sharing with Adorned From Above’s Link Party. Have a great week.
    Debi and Charly @ Adorned From Above

  15. Awesome choices :) Pinning so I can make quite a few of them! Thanks for linking up to Momma's Meandering Monday!

  16. These ideas are very creative, thanks for sharing them! I enjoy the holiday season a lot and I have been looking for some fun activities that my girlfriend and I can do together. I also have been searching for some gifts for her; she mentioned a dress from Sabo Skirt which looked pretty nice but I need to get her a couple more things as well.

  17. What a great collection of goodies! Thanks for sharing via Mommy Monday!