Wednesday, December 16, 2009

Make These by Yourself This Christms!

Christmas comes nearer and nearer,do you want to have a different or relatively special Christmas this year?Why not make some ornament or gifts by your hand? The following guides may give your some good ideas:

Christmas Tree Ornament

Spruce up your tree with a homemade Christmas ornament!

Christmas Tree Ornament

What you need:

  • - 3 Popsicle sticks

  • - Green glitter

  • - Glue

  • - Green thread

  • - Scissors

Steps:

    1. Assemble your popsicle sticks in the shape of a triangle.

    2. Glue the triangle together.

    3. Sprinkle some green glitter with your fingers overtop of the triangle so it looks like a tree.

    4. Cut 20 cm of green thread. Loop the thread around your triangle and tie a knot with both ends of the thread. Hang the finished product on your Christmas tree.

Tips:

To add more color to your Christmas tree ornament, paint the popsicle sticks green or color them with a green marker. Make sure the sticks are dry before you glue them together. You can also add stickers and different colors of glitter to make your ornament sparkle!

Christmas Picture Frame

Give a friend a homemade frame for the holidays!

Christmas Picture Frame

What you need:

  • - 4 Popsicle sticks

  • - Photo

  • - Glue

  • - Stickers

  • - Scissors

  • - Glitter

Steps:

    1. Assemble your popsicle sticks in the shape of a square.

    2. Glue the square together.

    3. Decorate the square frame with stickers or glitter.

    4. Turn the decorated side over and glue your photo to the back of the frame. Cut out any parts of the picture sticking out.

    5. Hang it up on the wall with a thumb tack or nail.

Tips:

If you don't have a photo to insert in your frame, draw a sketch or picture to glue onto the frame.

Christmas Jewelry Box

Store your things in this one-of-a-kind jewelry box!

Christmas Jewelry Box

What you need:

  • - 50-60 Popsicle sticks

  • - Glue

  • - Stickers

  • - Glitter

Steps:

    1. For the body of the jewelry box, glue together four popsicle sticks to form a square. Repeat this step five times.

    2. Glue each square on top of the other to create a hollow shell. This will be the body of the box.

    3. For the base of the jewelry box, line up 10 popsicle sticks vertically.

    4. Glue one horizontal stick across the top and one across the bottom to hold the vertical sticks together.

    5. Line up the body of the jewelry box to the base and glue them together.

    6. Repeat steps 3 and 4 to make a cover for the jewelry box. When you'e all done, add stickers and glitter to personalize the box!

Making these home-made things can be very interesting and pleasant, some memorable scenes may be captured by your family.To share this happy moments with your friends and your family,you may want to make a slideshow,and share this slideshow on Youtube,Metacafe,Facebook,Myspace and or your blogs with the help of Leawo PowerPoint to Video or burn the slideshow onto DVD with Moyea PPT to DVD Burner to send the DVD copies to others for their watching on TV or treasuring up.

May you have a wonderful Christmas!

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