Published at Monday, July 31st 2017. by roger in Christmas Season.
Set the kids up with their artwork and old cards and get them to cut their work down to a size that will fit neatly onto your card. If you are using a standard card size of 148mm x 105mm (A4 cut in half, then folded in half) a square of 90mmx90mm will fit nicely. Accuracy isnt important; it will add to the overall charm of the cards. Get a pile of these and keep the leftover pieces too - they can be used to create a collage.
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.
This also goes for kids, toddlers, guests, the Labrador Retriever of the house and the local Kitty. Keep wagging tails at bay. Explain how special the tree is to overly enthusiastic children. Theres no need to hover. Tell them to step back and take in the sight. They can soak up the steady glow sitting on the couch or curled up on the rug. Whether you choose hanging Pendulum Candle Holders or Christmas Tree Candle Clips, color candles or white candles, follow these eight tips and use common sense to keep your holiday safe. Your Christmas tree will radiate a mesmerizing glow that youll enjoy throughout the entire season.
To add the final touches, feel free to add other stickers or embellishments that you have on hand. Keep it simple as as we dont want to take the attention away from the kids artwork in itself. You can also add a border around the edge of the card. And there you have it, the cutest Christmas cards, and the most original, you will see because they are handmade by you and your kids. Those receiving these cards will love them. Remember to take photos of the kids making the cards and of the cards themselves to remind the kids of the fun you had.
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.
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.