Stacey Solomon’s Best Christmas Craft Ideas to Make Decorations With Your Kids
At one month of Christmas, we start to allow ourselves to feel a little festive.
But, without letting the global pandemic put the brakes on things, there is still little we can do in terms of a festive celebration.
Especially if you have kids, there aren’t any museums, ice rinks, restaurants, or play centers open to keep them entertained when they’re not in school.
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However, staying at home doesn’t have to mean being bored.
Why not decorate the place with some fabulous craft projects that you made with your child?
And who better to be inspired by than Loose Woman star Stacey Solomon.
The 31-year-old often shares tips and tricks with her 3.8 million Instagram followers and recently posted some fabulous party creations.
We’ll take a look …
Mini Christmas trees
Joe Swash’s girlfriend recently took to her Instagram Stories to showcase her latest creation; little Christmas tree decorations, and they are so simple yet effective.
The former X Factor competitor began by explaining: “The boys were making jars of reindeer giftsâ¦ I was making mini-trees to go near the decorations on the TVâ¦”
She then began to roll a green card into a cone shape, then cut out the bottom so that it was flat.
After that, Stacey took a white string and wrapped it around the cone, carefully, so that it was covered.
Once the cone was properly wrapped, the star began to decorate it. Captioning the pictures, she wrote: “I’m just gluing pom poms and a weird earring for the star.”
She then continued, âI glued a diffuser stick inside and tied it to a slice of wood to make a base. But you can just hold them up with anything â.
Using her famous ‘tap to tidy’ method, in which she shows off photos of her before and after work, Stacey shared the finished products, and don’t they look amazing? !
If you’re decorating your Christmas tree, why not take Stacey’s example and create a personalized one, with whatever message you think is appropriate inside.
To do this, Stacey poured different sparkly toppings into clear plexiglass balls that she had ordered online.
âI’ve been looking forward to this all day! I finally got there,â Stacey wrote as she shared her step-by-step creation session.
The mom of three then shared the source of her supplies: “I bought these clear fillable balls from Amazon, and they are so much fun!”
Having a bit of fun with her label designer, Stacey shared the black and white post that read: “Merry Christmas Susan.”
Susan is Stacey’s name for trolls, but you and your kids could name your family members instead!
Stacey’s also recently shared a different way of making a Christmas tree decoration, which is more natural in appearance.
She started making it by gluing a pine cone to a slice of wood, which she bought from Amazon in sets of 50.
She captioned the footage, writing, âMy happy placeâ¦, alongside a black heart emoji.
Next, the star glued tiny little self-adhesive faux pearls to the needles of the pine cones and covered them with white glitter.
After all this, she used the pendant from an old necklace, which was shaped like a star, and added it to the top of the tree.
This is a hack that actually took Stacey’s oldest son Zachary, 12, away from his games console.
Stacey shared this on Instagram, writing, âSo Zachy very rarely wants to create with me thanks to the PlayStationâ¦
“So when he asked if we could make our own snow globes, I bought the ingredients immediately before he changed his mindâ¦ and that’s what we did while Rex was napping.” .
Although Stacey did this a few months ago, so chose a fall theme, it’s easy to adapt for Christmas.
She showed images of Zach pouring golden glitter and metallic fall leaves into a glass jar containing a small pumpkin pattern.
Then they poured 3/4 water and 1/4 glycerin, then added the lid to the jar after coating the inside of it with super glue to make it waterproof.
They then wrapped the lid in twine and added a wooden name tag to the bottom of the jar that read “Zachary”.
Stacey then commented on the finished creation, writing: “Well done Zachy it’s beautiful”.
You can do this with any type of glitter or glitter, maybe red and green, or metallic ivy and holly leaves, but if they are heavier, be sure to add more glycerin to that they definitely float.