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Playmais blocks allow you to create all sorts of objects, including Christmas ornaments. Playmais is so easy to use that kids will delight in watching their ideas come to life.
Spruce up your fireplace mantel or make a unique centrepiece with these tiny felt Christmas trees made of different size cones. Have fun choosing the felt colours and textures, and creating an entire forest of miniature trees.
Is your creative project missing a finishing touch? These sparkling stars mounted on pins or toothpicks will cap off any creation or sit proudly atop your beautifully decorated Christmas tree.
Decorate your windows by taking advantage of the natural daylight to brighten up the colourful bulbs in this light string. This is a perfect project to do with your kids. The cutting and colouring will help them develop their fine motor skills.
Make your own cardboard Christmas tree base that your kids can trim. Using this simple assembly technique, you can create a multitude of tiny trees that your little ones will be thrilled to decorate.
“Lending a helping hand,” “needing a hand,” “taking someone by the hand,” and, let’s not forget, “working hand in hand.” Take advantage of the holidays to gather the whole family together to work on a creative project. Make a lovely paper wreath made up of the hands of all your family members.
Creating a wall mosaic with empty frames or plates - Do-it-yourself workshop presented by Tania Trudel, contributor to the show À 4 épingles on MAtv.
Create a trendy wall design with geometric patterns - Do-it-yourself workshop presented by Tania Trudel, contributor to the show À 4 épingles on MAtv. Idea inspired by the blog L’an vert du décor.
Do-it-yourself workshop presented by Tania Trudel, contributor to the show À 4 épingles on MAtv - The workshop is inspired by the one featured on the blog Le petit spot créatif.
Scandinavian design lends itself well to painting wooden Christmas ornaments. The basic colour combinations and simple geometric shapes make this vintage style incredibly cozy. Try using easy-to-apply chalk paint and acrylic paint markers to create these Nordic motifs.
The advantage of wooden advent calendars is that you can reuse them year after year. Why not use scraps of your favourite wrapping paper to decorate the calendar? Hide special gifts, surprises or candies in each of the tiny wooden drawers ahead of time so that you’re ready for the countdown to Christmas on December 1!
Pébéo’s mirror effect leaves are really shiny and easier to use than traditional gilding leaves. They are also available in a variety of colours. A combination of white and gold will create a look that is both stylish and minimalist, and will freshen up your Christmas tree.
Vitrea markers are perfect for drawing decorative motifs on clear glass Christmas ball ornaments. The paint markers create a stained glass effect, combining colour and transparency, and their fine point is ideal for drawing more detailed motifs.
Colour your own clear glass Christmas ball ornaments by dipping them into your choice of glass paint. Use this simple technique to create a smooth coat of colour, which can either serve as the basis for a more complex decorative project or stand as a finished product, if you prefer a more minimalist look.
Here’s another great holiday decoration project to do with your kids. Prepare the initial phase of the project so that the kids can have fun painting the ball ornaments with gouache. Carefully wrapping some decorative yarn around the painted ornaments will add the perfect finishing touch.
Washi rice paper tape is so easy to use, you’ll want to make it a part of all the crafting projects you do with your kids. Have them stick bits of tape cut in a variety geometric shapes all over the surface of the ball ornaments and create fun and original patterns.
Kids always love finger painting. In addition to involving the whole family, this two-step project combines the fun and spontaneous side of finger painting with the more delicate and decorative finishing with marker.
Do-it-yourself workshop presented by Tania Trudel, contributor to the show À 4 épingles on MAtv.
Decorate your hangers with a lace stencil. - Do-it-yourself workshop presented by Tania Trudel, contributor to the show À 4 épingles on MAtv.
Create a banner of tiny decorative items. - Do-it-yourself workshop presented by Tania Trudel, contributor to the show À 4 épingles on MAtv.