How to Make Christmas Crackers

Make it snappy! Discover how to make Christmas crackers and set Christmas dinner off with a bang. We all know how easy it is to pick up a ready-made box from any supermarket – however, If you really want to add some wow-factor to your dinner party this year, nothing beats homemade.

Crackers are easy and great fun to put together plus you can match them exactly to the table theme of your choice – and. with a huge amount of mini personalised treats to pop in, I’m sure that much less will go to waste. Let’s get making!…

You Will Need Craft Essentials How to Make

1. Cut your chosen paper so that it’s three times the length and enough to cover the tube entirely.

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2. Secure in the middle with tape then trim the ends so that it’s roughly three times the length of the tube.

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3.  Scrunch and twist one end and tie with twine or ribbon.

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4. Insert your chosen gift into the other end then repeat the twisting and tying process.

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Decoration Time . . .

There are lots of different things you can use to decorate your crackers. On the below crackers I’ve used ribbons and twine to to add a splash of colour and then papercraft toppers.

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