One of my favorite evenings in December, is when all the family gathers together to trim the tree. We play Christmas music, or watch our favorite Christmas movie, drink hot chocolate, and we usually try out some new holiday recipe in the kitchen. Beginning traditions, like an Advent calendar, and starting those Christmas cards, make it a great family night, creating memories!
by Amy Moss
This project combines three of my favourite things: Papercraft, holiday decorating and candy! Create some really cute mini holiday decorations with these candy shaped hexagon boxes. Settle in with some festive holiday music and a glass of bubbly and get your craft on!
Here are some ideas for what you can do with these cuties!
- Attach some twine to the back to create cute hanging decorations
- I’ve used gold, but you can use any other accent color or metallic you would like. Try an assortment of candy colors! Or use red for a more traditional Christmas theme.
- Could be used as holiday gift boxes for miniature treasures or treats!
- If you wish to make gift boxes suitable for larger gifts, use a photocopier to enlarge the template to the desired size.
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I was excited to work with Zazzle because besides their holiday card selection they have a really cool selection of customizable gifts that are really affordable. I decided to get a head start on my holiday shopping and test out a few custom gift ideas I’ve had in mind. First, I designed a cute tote for my friend that’s perfect for trips to the farmer’s market. Then, I used a few of our favorite photos from our recent trip to Australia to create unique iPhone cases, luggage tags, and mugs for Paul. Designing my own gifts was addicting – it was fun seeing my ideas come to life! I like that I can put anything I want on the items, it would be a great gift for grandparents or kids. Last night I started a Pinterest board to help me keep track of great gift ideas. What’s your favorite thing to give during the holiday season?