Hama Bead Snowflakes

  Make It Shabby contributor EmmaJayne from EmmaJayne Designs is back! This week she shares her tutorial for hama bead gift tags – a great idea for gifting presents with, which then double up as tree decorations too!   Materials needed:   Hama beads (3 different colours – I used red, white and pink for this tutorial) […]

Make It! Felt Tree Stocking Decorations

  Add to your handmade Christmas decoration collection with our easy to follow felt Christmas tree pattern:   Materials   Felt Ribbon Buttons Paper Pencil/pen Pins Sewing needles Yarn 4 mm knitting needles Scissors   Instructions  Stocking: Draw out a stocking shape template on your paper. Pin to the felt and cut 2 pieces One […]

How to Transform Old Christmas Decorations

  There’s nothing like a Christmas tree to get you in the festive mood, but if your tree decorations are past their best and looking a little worse for wear why not give them a whole new look with spray paint? Alternatively, if you want to try a new Christmas style this year, it could […]

Pom-Pom Wreath Craft Tutorial

    This pom-pom wreath craft tutorial has been contributed by EmmaJayne of EmmaJayne-Designs.co.uk. An illustrator, graphic designer and blogger, you can find out more about EmmaJayne here!   Materials: Oasis 4 packs of pom poms Glue gun Glue sticks All the kit was bought from Hobby Craft, which is pretty reasonably priced, with each item […]

No-Knit Christmas Stocking Tutorial

  Turn something old into something new and upcycle an old jumper into a Christmas stocking or two!   Materials   Sweater/jumper – thrift stores are great for this project! Tissue paper/paper Pen/pencil Sewing machine (if not you can hand sew) Thread Scissors Sewing Needles Yarn in your colour choice (for the pom poms) Pom Pom […]