25 Crafts to make for Christmas in July!


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25 Crafts to make for Christmas in July!

25 Crafts to make for Christmas in July!

     Christmas in July is a thing!  Lots of people have parties during July to set the Christmas celebrations in warmer climate!  Some go all out with parties, Santa Claus, food and gifts!  It's celebrated on July 12th, that's tomorrow--however, some celebrate on July 25th.  It's a fun way to make Christmas themed items and have them ready for the rush of the holiday season.  This takes away some of the stress of the holidays and gives a jump start that you will love at the end of the year.  Here's 25 fun craft ideas that will get you well prepared for Christmas!


Watercolor Gift Tags
Sit outdoors or on the beach and paint in the warm sunshine.  These tags will be perfect to stick on gifts during the holiday rush.
Watercolor gift tags

Happy Holidays Tote
Make a darling tote bag to fill with gifts for a teacher, friend or a present for under the tree.
Happy Holidays Iron On Design Tote for Christmas in July!

Build a Wood Manger
This is a great craft for the Summer time.  Using tools in the woodshop is so much better when it's not cold.  This project is perfect for an outdoor display or a Christmas story production.
Build a Wood Manger

Candy Cane Striped Gift Tags
Make these darling tags to wrap up the holidays before you get too busy to make your gifts cute!
Candy Cane Striped Gift Tags

Gathered Tree Skirt
Sew up a new tree skirt to adorn the base of the Christmas tree.  By getting ahead on this during the Summer, it makes it much easier to deck the halls during December!
Gathered Tree Skirt  Sew up a new tree skirt to adorn the base of the Christmas tree.

Gold Glitter Resin Tray
Make this stunning glittery tray, perfect for serving holiday goodies, during the warm months of the year.  Then it's ready to use when it's cold outside!
Gold Glitter Resin Tray

Wood Slat Sign with Felt Holly
Making Christmas decorations is the best during July.  Get them made and set aside for the holidays...make a few to give them as gifts!
Wood Slat Sign with Felt Holly

JOY Slat Porch Sign
Make a sign for the front porch while its nice and warm...and set it out in minutes after Halloween or Thanksgiving!
JOY Slat Porch Sign

Leather Gift Tags
Make some fun gift tags for wrapping up gifts during the rush of the holiday season.  These can be used as keychains after Christmas!
Leather Gift Tags

Let it Snow Tote Bag
Make a fun holiday tote bag with iron on vinyl, ready for the holiday season.  Use it to pack groceries at the store or fill it with goodies and use as a gift bag.
Let it Snow Tote Bag

Fur Cuff Stocking Upcycling
This is the best time of year to source Christmas items at the local thrift store or yard sale.  People will sell them for pennies!  I got these stockings for $1 each...but there was a problem with them...check out the details:
Fur Cuff Stocking Upcycling

Porcelain Nativity Set
Just like the stocking post above...Nativity sets are easy to find at thrift stores and yard sales.  Pick up a set or two and spray paint them white to look modern and chic.
Porcelain Nativity Set

Ralphie's Bunny Costume
Sewing can get very hectic around the holidays...spend a couple hours in July sewing for the Christmas season.  This Ralph, from the Christmas Story, inspired bunny suit is a fun one!
Ralphie's Bunny Costume

Momento Ornament
Make a simple ornament...or make several.  Fill them with momentos and memories of days past.
Momento Ornament

Gifts of the Magi
Make props or Christmas decorations of gold, frankincense and myrrh before the season gets full and much too busy.
Gifts of the Magi:  Make props or Christmas decorations of gold, frankincense and myrrh before the season gets full and much too busy.

Vintage Button Tree
Dig through grandma's button jar and find the perfect pieces to make this jeweled tree.  Hit thrift stores or yard sales, tis the season!
Vintage Button Tree

O Holy Night Nativity 
On one side of the board, a vinyl nativity...on the other side...maybe something patriotic!
O Holy Night Nativity

Marbled Ornaments
Every yard sale and thrift store has way too much Christmas ornaments and no one is buying them this time of year...except, you should!
Marbled Ornaments

Matchbox Advent Calendar
Take your time and this will be done for the first day of December!
Matchbox Advent Calendar

I Triple Dog Dare You Shirt
Make a bunch of Holiday themed shirts, maybe a size bigger, and stash them away for the Winter season.  Hoodies are cheap during the summertime!
I Triple Dog Dare You Shirt

Buffalo Plaid Wreath
Find the perfect fleece scarf during the off season at yard sales or thrift stores...perfect for hanging on the front door during Winter.
Buffalo Plaid Wreath

Christmas begins with Christ
Make a vinyl sign on paper...maybe make a sign for every holiday and season...just leave them stacked inside the frame and rotate them each month or so!
Christmas begins with Christ

Wisemen Still Seek Him Sign
Now is a great time to make wall signs for Christmas.  Pick another holiday for the other side of the wood, then you'll hit 2 holidays with one board!
Wisemen Still Seek Him Sign

Wood Nativity Set
Woodshop projects are so much nicer to do when your fingers aren't freezing!  Ask dad or grandpa to cut some shapes out of pine for you to paint--or the kids to paint!
Wood Nativity Set

Filigree Christmas Cards
Get a jump on the holidays by making your seasonal cards today!  Buy some paper and envelopes...you'll be so glad you did in December!
Filigree Christmas Cards



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