Published at Thursday, December 07th 2017. by roger in Christmas Season.
Using the kids artwork, paintings and drawings from throughout the year will both involve them and use up all of that paper you have lying around. Paintings and collages can easily be turned into cute cards. Even worksheets with their colouring and writing on it can be used. Including the kids in your cardmaking does need some planning, so gather your materials and tools ahead of time. There is no surer way of boring the kids by running around trying to find those scissors when they are ready to go.
If the receiver is quite important for you, you should pack the cookies as a formal Christmas gift. The package is not really needed if the they are for family members. Photos gift idea Giving some photos of your travel, house or flowers in your garden is really interesting homemade Christmas gift idea. If possible, you can make the photos with beautiful frames.
Indoor and outdoor Christmas decorations can also add elegance and holiday cheer to your home. From outdoor lights and simple lawn decorations to indoor small decor pieces, you can easily update your Christmas decorations with a few new pieces. Choose places in your home to add a holiday splash, like bookshelves, coffee tables, dressers, end tables and shelves. Small decorations to adorn these places include holiday candles, nutcracker statues, holiday figurines, nativity sets and garlands. You can also get some great holiday throw pillows for a couch or chairs.
The main focal point of the holiday season in any home is normally the Christmas tree, so updating your Christmas decorations for your tree can really bring a whole new life to holiday season. Sparkly new lights, a few new Christmas ornaments, and a new tree topper are just some ideas of how you can update your Christmas tree. Whether you use an artificial tree or a real tree, ornaments are often the most talked about Christmas decoration each year. Another idea is to purchase a beautiful tree skirt that matches the rest of your holiday decor to really showcase your tree.
So if youre new to candy making start with some simple home made candy recipes, and start well before Christmas so that you can have some time to perfect your technique. And if youre out to make a great Christmas gift why not make that special person a complete candy gift basket and demonstrate your candy making prowess. Make a selection of candies, find a lovely wicker basket and some cellophane, buy a nice bottle of wine or 3 and pack all those candies and other goodies into a gift basket. Very few people would be unhappy to get a Christmas gift like that.
Look at the candles and holders once they are on the tree - Make sure you have positioned the candles so they are 100% clear of anything that could catch fire. This includes another limb, other candles, garlands, tinsel or nearby Christmas ornaments. Pay special attention to higher branches. Are they hanging over the candle in such a way that they could catch fire when the candle is lit? If so, you must move the candle.