How to make a felt ruffle door wreath

Give the welcoming door wreath, that traditional festive decoration, a bright, modern look. The ruffles are easily made from folded circles of felt pinned in place on a polystyrene base, and then decorated with a machine-stitched mistletoe embellishment. Easy to make ribbon bows add a luxurious touch.

Prepping for Christmas – 5 DIY Christmas tree decorations

Sarah Matthews paper star decorations

Although we love buying Christmas tree decorations (maybe even a bit too much…) it’s always nice to have a few homemade ones on the tree. A handmade Christmas is the best kinda Christmas, which is why we’ve been collecting up some of our fave DIY decorations over on our All Things Christmas Pinterest board. We’ve… Continue reading

DIY Christmas decorations: Origami star tutorial

It’s time to put up the tree and make DIY Christmas decorations! Here’s a simple origami Christmas star tutorial for the whole family that you can whip up using paper scraps or last year’s Christmas gift wrap.

How to make needle-felted Christmas trees

Make a trio of mini needle felt christmas tree decorations by Gretel Parker. They’ve even teeny baubles and tiny tinsel making them the perfect festive table centrepiece…

DIY Origami Christmas tree

DIY origami christmas tree

How to make an origami Christmas tree. Even the smallest of dwellings requires a Christmas tree. This one is made from pretty Japanese papers in green, silver and gold and is very straightforward to make based on a simple folded fan shape. You could just as easily make yours from giftwrap, or go for an all… Continue reading

Mollie’s 12 days of makes: Day 3 Anastasia Telegey’s penguin feltie

Mollie's 12 days of makes day 3 felt decorations

Day 3 of Mollie’s 12 days of makes is now over. If you missed out, subscribe to our newsletter you’ll be able to re-download all the patterns for one last time! Sign up through the box on the right-hand sidebar or at the bottom of the page. It’s day three of Mollie’s 12 days of makes and today we’re giving you… Continue reading

Brilliant baubles DIY

Hobbycraft Bauble ornament hanging DIY

This year, Hobbycraft is inviting us to inject a pop of brilliant colour into our family festivities with this wonderfully fun and bright bauble chandelier – it will add a festive touch to any home, and is guaranteed to cheer up even the gloomiest of winter days. All you need to get started is a… Continue reading

Paper gem printables

Our friends over at BerinMade have kindly given us this special paper gem printable to share with Mollie Makes readers. All you need to make these festive decorations is a printer, thick paper, a hole punch, glue, stickers and twine. Use them to deck the halls or your tree!

Kitsch Christmas decorations*

Eek! It’s the first of December and officially OK to play cheesy Christmas songs and decorate the tree in vintage decorations. So, in celebration of all things kitsch this Christmas we’re featuring five shops who do kitschy things for Christmas. Find the quirkiest Christmas decorations and more in these stores… Liv & Dom Liv & Dom… Continue reading

NEW Mollie Makes Christmas 3

Introducing the new Mollie Makes Christmas with over 110 festive projects and ideas that’ll inspire you to gift and style the season the handmade way.