Have A Crafty Christmas

Handmade Christmas gifts draw on the popularity of craft and offer the opportunity to give unique and memorable presents. From making your own handmade Christmas decorations or Christmas cards to giving people the knowledge and tools to explore their own craft journey, craft can bring people together and is fun for all ages.

Our DIY kits encourage more sustainable use of materials and can often be personalised with the help of a little imagination. Explore this crafting trend with our selection of make your own Christmas ideas and turn this Christmas into a Crafty Christmas. 

Origami Decoration Kit by Ola Studio
Create beautiful handmade festive decorations with these Origami Decoration Kits by Ola. This kit contains everything you need to create 3D origami ornaments using Ola’s iconic pattered papers. The Benita pattern is inspired by the female designers of the Bauhaus; Anni Albers, Gunta Stolzl and Otti Berger. The geometric pattered papers come in two colours, navy and ochre. Each kit contains materials and instructions to make eight patterned decorations, as well as a link to Ola’s video tutorial which will walk you through the process, step by step. 

You’ll start by learning to make a sonobe module, a traditional Japanese origami pattern. The module is then put together to create two different decoration shapes – a pyramid and bauble – both of which will look beautiful either hung on your Christmas tree or adorning your home.

Once you’ve mastered the techniques, you’ll be able to use these skills year after year (we especially like repurpose used gift-wrap to save it from the recycling bin!)

Unleash your artistic side and create your own Christmas cards with this Screen Printing Kit. By making festive stencils out of card or freezer paper you can print your own designs and send unique and personal messages this Christmas.

Simple to use, this kit contains a screen, squeegee and water-based printing inks in black and white. It is ideal for creating your own t-shirt or tote bag designs or printing on to A4 paper. This screen is designed to print an area of 210 x 297mm (A4), but is also available in A3.  

Learn how to screen print with stencils on the OC&K Blog.

A4 Screen Printing Kit by Hunt The Moon

Lighting scented candles is a great way to create a cosy atmosphere when it’s dark and gloomy outside. What’s even more fun is making those candles yourself. This little DIY, Make Your Own Candle Kit is an enjoyable way to spend a relaxing few hours and is a perfect gift for candle lovers. Available in four scents: Christmas SpiceOrange BlossomRose Geranium and Fresh Fig.

Each kit contains everything you need to create two scented candles: Soy wax flakes, fragrance oil, glass jars and wicks, and the simple instruction leaflet explains exactly how to make your candles with ease. The small votive candles will burn for roughly 15hrs each. A thoughtful gift for any creative person.

All Parkminster products are made in their Sussex workshop. They source all of their ingredients and packing from UK suppliers and recycle or re-use all packaging and boxes.

Make Your Own Candle Kits by Parkminster

Candle rolling is a fun craft for the whole family, no need to melt wax, just simply roll and enjoy. The relaxing natural scent of beeswax and the gentle craft of candle rolling creates candles with a warm golden glow and a homely atmosphere perfect for Christmas. Each Beeswax Candle Rolling Kit contains all you need to make four candles: Four sheets of 100% natural beeswax in two sizes sustainably sourced in England, your sustainable hemp wicks pre-waxed in natural beeswax, instructions and safety card.

This kit is made out plastic-free ingredients, sourced and made in the UK. Completely biodegradable and all natural.

Beeswax Candle Rolling Kit by Pretty Bee Fresh

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