Holiday Projects, Crafts and do-it-yourself cool stuff

by Fred Showker

DIY Holiday crafts There's really nothing better than hand-made art, and the holidays is the perfect time to get your hands dirty and make some cool stuff! Right! So, I'd like to get you fired up to make some art! You can get started on these:   Holidays Christmas Holiday Origami   Holidays Christmas Crafts Fun Kit   Holidays Make Your Own Greeting Cards   Holidays Claus Kids Christmas Coloring Book
And, I'll share full sized samples from each!

Make Your Own Greeting CardsDo it yourself Christmas

Create perfect pop-up and 3-D cards that tell Dad he's the greatest, wish Mom a happy birthday, and offer friends and family personalized keepsake greetings.
      Two origami experts explain simple techniques with illustrated instructions for a dozen charming cards. Includes 8 sheets of heavy cardstock plus directions for folding envelopes.
DIY christmas Full story : Steve Biddle and Megumi Biddle :: Make Your Own Greeting Cards

Do it yourself ChristmasClaus Kids Christmas Coloring Book

There's trouble brewing at the North Pole when the list of good children's names goes missing. How will Santa know where to deliver the toys?
      Rudy the reindeer and his elf friend Star set out to save the day, with help from Miss Perly the penguin, Mia the seal, and other animal pals from ClausKids.com.
DIY christmas Full story : John Kurtz : Claus Kids Christmas Coloring Book

Christmas Crafts Fun KitDo it yourself Christmas

Dozens of fun-to-do Christmas projects! The kit contains 28 easy origami projects, including 48 sheets of genuine origami paper; 60 paper snowflake patterns; over 100 ready-to-color stained glass paper ornaments;
      Full-Color Decorative Christmas Illustrations CD-ROM including 362 festive designs for your holiday projects; and crayons.
DIY christmas Full story : Dover - Christmas Crafts Fun Kit

Christmas Holiday OrigamiDo it yourself Christmas

With this handy how-to book, you can combine all the fun of paperfolding with the satisfaction of creating your own Christmas decorations. Clear directions and detailed diagrams show how to make more than 40 projects — from simple to complex.
      Perfect for home or classroom use and appropriate for paperfolders of all ages and ability, this easy-to-follow guide offers an entertaining way to welcome in the Christmas holidays.
DIY christmas Full story : John Montroll -- Christmas Holiday Origami

Enjoy full-size pages from these books ...

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There's nothing better than getting inspired to create a new design -- a lot of people will sluff these off as "kid's stuff" ... but all art leaves an impression. I hope you'll enjoy these! Don't forget ... we encourage you to share your discoveries with other readers. Just send and email, contribute your own article

Now, visit our other archival collections of holiday art

And, thanks for reading

Fred Showker

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