Christmas crafts: Quick and easy gifts to make this festive season

Give the shops a miss and craft some simple Christmas gifts instead. They're fun to make, and totally unique too. Here you will find plenty of ideas on how to make traditional and rustic gifts for your friends and family this festive season.

Find ideas to make beautiful homemade Christmas gifts for friends and family with our easy step-by-step how to craft guides.

Make your own Christmas cards and wrapping paper

Rather than buying bundles of gift cards and wrapping paper, why not create your own countryside-inspired festive designs and send your family and friends hand-crafted greetings this Christmas?


Make a stylish pyramid card


Use woodblock printing for a mistletoe and holly card


How to make a leaf print card


Create your own wrapping paper and gift tags


Bake some spiced Christmas biscuits

Hang tempting treats from the tree with this super-simple recipe from BBC Good Food, perfect for making with kids.


Make a wooden tic tac toe set

Whatever your age, everyone loves a game of noughts and crosses – and this traditional Tic-Tac-Toe game is ideal to play at a festive gathering. Click through to make your own set.


Craft a rustic Christmas bauble

Create this simple but beautiful gift for a loved one by following our easy guide to making your own tree decorations.


Make simple festive candles

Keep cosy on the stormiest of days by lighting homemade candles – make them in advance to present as gifts at Christmas.


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