20 Festive Gifts to Make for Your Christmas Craft Fair

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It’s that time of year again! Here are 20 festive gift ideas to help get your creative cogs whirring. These innovative designs are sure to be a hit at any Christmas Craft Fair.

 

Untitled-11. How to Make Pom Pom Fairies on the Hobbycraft Blog

These sweet fairies are an imaginative take on the humble peg doll. Adorn with Silver Pipe Cleaner » halos to create a succession of Christmas angels.


Wood Slice Chalk Gift Tags by Stately Made at Scoutmob
2. Wood Slice Chalk Gift Tags by Stately Made at Scoutmob »

The festive season provides the perfect opportunity to try your hand at calligraphy. Why not use Black Chalkboard Paint » and a Uniball White Chalk Bullet Marker » in order to make these elegant gift tags reusable? 

 

Felt Christmas Stocking by Lia Griffith 3. Felt Christmas Stocking by Lia Griffith  »

These cute felt illustrations are effective and simple to make, adding interest to an otherwise traditional Christmas stocking.

 

How to Make a Vanity Gift Bag Set4. How to Make a Festive Vanity Gift Set on the Hobbycraft Blog  »

This tutorial from the Hobbycraft blog archives will show you how to create two desirable and functional vanity bags. Choose from a selection of festive fabrics in our Hobbycraft Fabric Range ».

 

Pom Pom Christmas Pudding by Christine Leech at Love Knitting 5. Pom Pom Christmas Pudding by Christine Leech at Love Knitting  »

Just look at this adorable Pom Pom Pud! Sure to be a sell out at any Christmas craft fair—use these Pom Pom Makers » to create your own.

 

Felt Holly Gift Tags by Chi Wei at One Dog Woof 6. Felt Holly Gift Tags by Chi Wei at One Dog Woof  »

We love the understated design of this gift tag by Chi Wei. Check our her blog to see 11 other posts from her ‘Christmas Homemade Gift Tags’ series.

 

How to Make a Snowman Jar

7. How to Make a Snowman Jar on the Hobbycraft Blog »

This chilly snowman jar could just be the perfect vessel to conceal Christmas treats! Follow the above tutorial from the Hobbycraft blog archives to find out how to create your own.

 

Sewn Felt Ornaments by Karen at Sew Many Ways8. Sewn Felt Ornaments by Karen at Sew Many Ways »

The outcome of this technique reflects the organic patterns found in nature around this time of year. We’re seeing pinecones, blueberries, and seed pods. Play with colour and size to create modern sets of Christmas ornaments.

Cork Reindeer by Ann at Make The Best of Things

9. Cork Reindeer by Ann at Make The Best of Things »

Cork is a fantastic material to use as a base for crafting figurines, which these Rudolph’s are making excellent use of. 

 

How to Make a Bright Pom Pom Stocking10. How to Make a Bright Pom Pom Stocking on the Hobbycraft Blog »

This alternative take on the traditional stocking adds some fluorescence and invites some fiesta to Christmas this year.

 

Upcycled Wooden Ruler Tree by Susan at Homeroad11. Upcycled Wooden Ruler Tree by Susan at Homeroad »

This rustic tree decoration rules, and serves as an important reminder at this time of year to find the charm in re-purposing what we already own.

 

Bird Seed Ornaments by Mavis Butterfield on eHow 12. Bird Seed Ornaments by Mavis Butterfield on eHow  »

Spread the festive cheer to the wildlife in your locality by creating these simple bird seed ornaments to sell at your craft fair. It won’t go unappreciated!

 

How to Make a Snowflake Mug Cosy

13. How to Make a Snowflake Mug Cosy on the Hobbycraft Blog »

Even mugs get chilly at this time of year, so follow the above knitting pattern from the Hobbycraft blog archives to create a series of mug cosies that will help keep the heat in.

 

Driftwood Star Ornament by Tina Baxter at Driftwood Dreaming 14. Driftwood Star Ornament by Tina Baxter at Driftwood Dreaming  »

We love the idea of using driftwood or twigs to create ornaments that celebrate the imperfections found within natural forms. 

 

Pine Cone Mystical Being Ornaments by Lucinda at Willodel15. Pine Cone Mystical Being Ornaments by Lucinda at Willodel »

These ornaments are full of whimsy, and look great fun to make! They also make great use of natural objects and fibres that you can find out in the autumnal landscape.

Tip! Check out these stunning felt folk figures by Illustrator Pheobe Wahl for more inspiration » 

 

Cinammon Vanilla Candles by Eileen at Yes Missy 16. Cinammon Vanilla Candles by Eileen at Yes Missy » 

These easy-to-make candles are so elegant, and will fill the air with everyone’s favourite autumnal scents.

 

Bay Leaf Garland by Kim Stoegbauer on DIY Network17. Bay Leaf Garland by Kim Stoegbauer on DIY Network »

Garlands add the finishing touches to any room, and the cool tones of this bay leaf inspired garland would fit comfortably within a space no matter the theme of festive decoration. 

 

Nutcracker Wooden Peg Ornaments by Kate's Creative Space18. Nutcracker Wooden Peg Ornaments by Kate’s Creative Space »

These Nutcracker soldiers are seriously smart, and are another great example of the imaginative figures it is possible to create using wooden pegs. It is the gold paint here that really elevates the design. Time to crack out the tiny paintbrushes!

 

How to Make Rustic Kraft Crackers19. How to Make Rustic Kraft Christmas Crackers on the Hobbycraft Blog »

It’s not Christmas without the crackers, and how much more fulfilling must it be to have creative control over what’s inside? Take inspiration from the above tutorial from the Hobbycraft blog archives and create unique packs of homemade crackers to sell at your craft fair.

Tip! Check out more DIY Christmas Cracker tutorials from the Hobbycraft blog archives:

 

 

 

Rustic Felt Christmas Tree Decoration by Katie at Little House of Four20. Rustic Felt Christmas Tree Decoration by Katie at Little House of Four »

You could create a whole forest of these felt firs. They’d make perfect table decorations whether at home or at the craft fair itself.

 

What will you be making for your Christmas craft fair this year? Let us know in the comments!

 

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