10+ Christmas Photoshoot Ideas For Your 1 Year Old Baby

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There’s something special about a baby’s first Christmas. They’re so excited to celebrate and everything is new to them. It’s a magical time for them and their families. Seeing their little faces light up when they open their presents is priceless. It’s a time to create memories that will last a lifetime.

Christmas Photoshoot Ideas For Your 1 Year Old Baby

A Christmas photoshoot for your 1 year old baby is a great way to capture the joy and excitement of the holiday season. This type of shoot can be done in a studio or at your home, and it is a great way to capture the special bond between you and your child. Christmas photoshoots are also a great way to get some holiday memories to look back on in the future.

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How to Decorate Candle Holder/Stand from Plastic Spoons

Candle holders are heat-proof containers used to hold and display candles safely. They are almost always made of glass, metal or cast iron. Some are plain and purely functional, while others are decorative and used to improve the look of a home. Candle holders are also used as part of religious rituals.
Candle holders come in different shapes and sizes to hold differently sized candles. Some are shaped like tall glasses and are used to fully enclose a tall, wide candle such as a pillar candle. Others are simply plates, which are placed underneath the candle to protect the surface underneath, such as a wooden table. A votive holder is a small jar used to hold votive candles. Required Material:

  • Plastic Fork
  • Plastic Spoon
  • Waste CD
  • Waste bottle or cap
  • Glue
  • Paint and Brush
  • Decorating Mirror
  • Drawing Paper
  • Pen
  • Golden Pearl Step.1
  • First Paste Spoon to CD. Step.2
  • Now make the base of candle stand. Step.3
  • Time to Paint.

Recycled Craft: Snowflake foam hands (Tutorial)

Recently, to warm the winter window, and thought of her most favorite Christmas decorations, and most importantly easy as one-two-three.

These are the snowballs (or snowflakes) are obtained from the most ordinary household material.

Template for cutting out stars.

All we will need to operate – a pair of scissors and insulation for windows, which is a thin porous tape with an adhesive layer on one side (width 50 mm, thickness somewhere 1-2 mm). 10 m from the long piece of turns 12-15 snowflakes, if you are using a template full width of the tape (star inscribed in a circle of 50 mm).

Print out or draw a five-pointed star pattern and cut, it will help us to do all 12 elements of the same.

Cut off from the square piece of insulation and adhesive side lightly presses the paper sprocket pattern. Now it is very convenient to cut the desired workpiece (the most common scissors).

Like this. Blank, we need 12 pieces to one snowflake.

To speed up the work I have to cut multiple pieces. To do this, cut into several small squares (4-6, if more it will turn out not accurately).

And glue them to the pile. Adhesive layer to normal the next square and not very strong, and then to paste them back will be difficult. On the sticky side of the last square again glue pattern and cut.

The template I use all the time is the same, if not press down strongly it is easily detached.

Gently layers separated from each other and immediately obtain 6 parts.

Putting it as if it were Kusudama of 12 pentahedral element (1 + 5 + 5 + 1 ). Putting rays sticky side to each other. Nothing extra is not necessary, held for bonding so well.

It is difficult to show the assembly steps in the photos, but something like that.

There is almost all done, it is necessary to attach the last star.

The sticky side of the tape is inside all as a result of the build, so much you can not squeeze, and then slipnetsya.

I’m usually one ray is suspended on a thread and paste the tape to the ceiling, they are very light and well kept there.

Done very quickly, in the evening you can collect 10-12 pieces.

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DIY: 3D Paper Mushroom Tutorial

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1. From a sheet of white paper on the long side, cut two strips 8 cm wide, and from red paper – two strips of width by 6 cm (red paper must necessarily be two-sided). 2. Red and white stripes of glue pairwise (width allowance of 5 mm) and fold each blank three times in half (width). Pattern (full size) 3. Pattern mushroom attaches to the fold of the resulting “little book” (hat – on a red field, foot – on white) and draw. To make it easier to cut several layers stapled divergent corners of paper, then cut along the contour. 4. Get two piles, each with four mushrooms. 5. pile straighten, fold together and stapled to the leg and a hat. 6. It remains only to volumetric spread all the layers stick white peas, paste skewer and put our mushroom grow under the Christmas tree. The same principle can be made bright and juicy fruity.Tolko to uncover an interesting way to do applique “in the context of” closing its metal parenthesis. That pattern (full size):

Hydrangea Wreath with Burlap


For a long time I want to try to bleach and color burlap … all hands did not reach) Look, what a beautiful and gentle wreath can wring out of the vine and the branches or host miniature hydrangea flowers of colored burlap. Very original idea! Suitable for decoration of any interior. Enjoying a master class?

So, to create a delicate floral wreath we need the following materials:

*hessian (can be combined with another cotton cloth);
*vine or branch (the basis for the wreath can be and other scrap materials);
*Melt with hot glue;
*paint for fabric – on request;
*decoupage glue or Mod Podge glue PVA;
*stamp for scrapbooking in the form of flower;
*plastic measuring spoon.

Getting Started. From the vine and the branches are twisted hoop – the basis for our wreath

Now we take the burlap and cover it with an adhesive layer for decoupage Mod Podge or PVA glue. We wait until the drying treated burlap. With a stamp for scrapbooking cut out flowers. If not, cut the hydrangea flowers with scissors. With the help of a plastic measuring spoon attach the flowers form. Now cut out the leaves of burlap previously created a template from the paper. Glue the leaves to the wreath with hot glue Next, glue the flowers: The shutdown circuit note midway flowers.

DIY: Chocolate Gerbera Flower Bouquet

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Flowers and chocolates are two common choices for gifts. Then why not combine these two awesome things and make something even more awesome? Here is a nice DIY project to make a crepe paper chocolate gerbera flower bouquet. Isn’t that gorgeous? It’s very easy to make and all you need to do is just cutting the petals and wrapping the chocolates. You can make it as a table centerpiece for a wedding, or as a gift for Valentine’s Day, Mothers’ Day, Teacher’s day or any other occasions. It makes nice home decor too!

Here are the supplies you may need:

  • Crepe paper: pink, light pink or your desired colors
  • Chocolates or candies
  • Cellophane
  • Thread
  • Scissors
  • Glue
  • Wooden skewers
  • Tape


1. Place the chocolate on a piece of cellophane.

2. Wrap the chocolates with cellophane. 3. Cut a piece of rectangular crepe paper (size depends on the size of the chocolate). 4. Wrap the chocolate in the crepe paper piece. 5. Tie one end with thread. 6. Cut the outer layer into fringes as the petals. 7. Twist the fringes outward. 8. Cut the inner layer of crepe paper into fringes and twist them out. 9. Press the petals with your fingers to make them curly. 10. Insert the wooden skewers through the middle of the flowers. 11. Make more flowers with different colors of crepe paper. 12. Place the bouquet of flowers in a basket. Enjoy!

How to make color aromatic candles

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Candles have turned from the simple light source into an object of decoration. Original and beautiful candles can be made with your own hands. They serve as an excellent gift or a way to create a romantic mood.

Required Material:

• Colorless wax (you can rub ordinary candles on a greater);

• Wax crayons;

• Wicks for candles (you can buy at the store);

• Paper cups and stirring rod;

• Transparent glass cups for candles.

Take a transparent wax, pour in a little paper cup and put it in the microwave for about 45 seconds. During this time, the wax should melt if it did not happen — wait another 30 seconds. In the center of the glass cup place the wick and pour a little on the bottom of the molten wax. Add wax crayons. You can rub them on a grater or chop by hand. Previously you need to clear the paper of wax crayons. Mix one color at a time. Melt the wax. Thoroughly mix the solution to the wax has acquired a uniform color. Melted wax is poured into a colored candle tipped. So we will receive not just horizontal layers and the original uneven pattern. Before that, you can drop a little aromatic oil in the wax. Repeat this procedure until the candle is not yet been filled to the top. Now you can light homemade aromatic candles. Good for you

5-Minute Embossed Ornaments (Christmas Ornaments)

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 5-Minute Embossed Ornaments 


Simple homemade Christmas ornaments- Embossed Ornaments | Easy project for kids and adults with stunning results! We used household aluminum foil to make them.


  • Chipboard or Cereal box
  • Leaves or other shapes cut from chipboard– You can use something like this to create lovely shapes
  • Aluminum Foil
  • Jar lid
  • Scissors
  • Glue stick
  • Black paint like this
  • Paintbrush
  • Paper Towels


  • Step One Draw a circle on a piece of chipboard using your jar lid. Cut out the circle.
  • Step Two Using a glue stick cover one side of the circle with glue.
  • Step Three Pres your leaf or paper cut onto the circle.
  • Step Four Add more glue on top of the leaf/paper shape.
  • Step Five Cut out two pieces of aluminum foil, one slightly larger than your circle and one the same size as your circle.
  • Step Six Cover the back of the circle with glue and press the circle sized piece of foil onto it.
  • Step Seven Turn over the ornament and press the larger piece of foil onto the leaf. Trim that piece of foil to be roughly ¼” larger than the circle and fold the edges over.
  • Step Eight Emboss it! Using your finger press down on the front of the circle to reveal the leaf lines. You will need to really press to see the details. It’s amazing to watch them appear!
  • Step Nine Paint a layer of black paint over the top of the ornament. Then quickly wipe of the paint with a paper towel. It will make the foil look like it has patina. Apply more paint as desired and wipe off. If you have too much paint use a damp paper towel to wipe it off.
  • Step Ten When you are done poke a hole in the top with a large needle, thread with embroidery thread, and hang it from your tree!

I really like the surprise factor of this project, especially burnishing the foil with your finger to reveal the image underneath. I also loved the way the leaf ornaments look like vintage tin.


  • You will want to use FRESH leaves to get the best impressions. Leaves with some thickness are preferred but be sure remove any stems that are extra thick as they will poke a hole in your foil.
  • An alternative to leaves is using paper cut shapes. We used this snowflake paper cut stamp to make small snowflakes out of chipboard and then pressed those as well.

Embossed Yarn Ornaments

These are easy for kids to make and decorate!


  • Chipboard or Cereal box
  • Aluminum Foil
  • Jar lid
  • Scissors
  • Our favorite markers
  • Thin yarn or twine
  • Glue stick


  • Step One Draw a circle on a piece of chipboard using your jar lid. Cut out the circle.
  • Step Two Using a glue stick cover both sides of the circle with glue.
  • Step Three Cut an 18” length of yarn. Start wrapping your circle with the yarn to make patterned blocks.
  • Step Four When you are done wrapping add more glue on top of the yarn.
  • Step Five Cut out two pieces of aluminum foil, one slightly larger than your circle and one the same size as your circle.
  • Step Six Press the yarn wrapped circle down on the larger piece of foil then place the circle of foil on the back side of the circle.
  • Step Seven Trim the larger piece of foil to be roughly ¼” larger than the circle and fold the edges over.
  • Step Eight Emboss it! Using your finger press down on the front of the circle to reveal the yarn “lines.”
  • Step Nine Color in the pattern with sharpies! Use the yarn to guide your pen and stay within the lines.
  • Step Ten When you are done poke a hole in the top with a large needle, thread with embroidery thread, and hang it from your tree!


If you decide to make homemade Christmas ornaments this year consider trying a few finger embossed ones, either style or both! They make a lovely addition to a Christmas tree and embossing is a great way to explore the sense of touch.

How to make glass christmas candlestick – Step By Step

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To work you will need:
glasses, napkins to decoupage with Christmas motifs, glue for decoupage (PVA can be used)
two-step or other krekelyur KREAL krekelyurnaya couple, acrylic top coat, glitter, white or silver liner,
acrylic colors: black, ivory, blue,
brush with a foam tip,
glass cleaner, translucent gel pearl paint for decoupage.
Degreasing liquid glasses for glasses. Cut the cloth desired motif with a round object

Cut and separate the top layer of napkins

One of the lower layers of cloth glued to the glass, trying to avoid the formation of wrinkles. Liberally grease for decoupage glue or PVA glue, cloth must be completely saturated with it

With a sponge paint cloth translucent pearl gel. Because of this, our theme will be more pronounced, retain partial transparency

That’s how it should turn out

Cover the glass with acrylic lacquer. Now it is white in the picture, and after drying becomes transparent. Cover several layers, the surface must be absolutely smooth.

Gently and evenly applied 1 step other couples. After 15-20 minutes (must be a state of stickiness) is applied  №2.

sprinkle with glitter

Dry the hair dryer for the manifestation of cracks

Glue cloth with the motif starting from the center. Top varnish and glue for decoupage

Mix acrylic paint to achieve the desired shade. The toothpaste can be used as a white paint

Glass does not paint,

At the edge of the motif spend liner to give a three-dimensional glass effect

Draw along the edge of the glass liner

Liner distinguish the outlines of certain motifs

Sprinkle glitter liner

Do not forget about the glass stem)

That’s all)

How to Make Origami Snowman


Required Materials:

– Role of two different colors, preferably thick

– Cardboard

– Painting

– Scissors

– Glue


Step 1: This little pig is always performed with the same piece. That is; you will create 350 pieces of this type. You sufficient follow photos.

Step 2: Once you have made at least half of the pieces, it is time to put them together. Each row consists of 23 parts. Step 3: When you have reached the sixth row, you must reverse the way in which the pieces are placed. Step 4: Once you have added six more rows, you must create the ears. In this case, begins is five pieces, and then 4 ends 3. Step 5: Now just must draw on cardboard muzzle, eyes and pig wings. Cut them out and glue.