A Christmas Showcase: Creative Homemade Arts and Crafts [PICS]

Nothing takes you back to the past like Christmas does – the cakes, the dinners, the reunions, the Christmas trees and the presents. And nothing makes Christmas more traditional than homemade decorations, crafts and gifts done by hand with your family and relatives. What makes it special is that what you are making cannot be bought from the store shelves. Well, at least that’s the concept of it.

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Here is a list of some pretty amazing crafts and creations we’ve found; some of them can be bought (let’s face it, not all of us are gifted in arts and crafts) or can serve as inspiration for your own custom-made creations. There are three sections: card designs, snowflake designs and some kickass gingerbread creations you don’t want to miss.

Creative Christmas Card Designs

Greeting cards are easy and fun to design. All you need is some paper, colored pens and creativity to put together a unique Christmas card. For geeks, well maybe these card designs can help.

Darth Vader. (Image Source: Etsy)

Darth Vader

Storm Trooper. (Image Source: Etsy)

Storm Trooper

Dotted Christmas Tree. (Image Source: Etsy)

Dotted Christmas Tree

CSS Happy New Year. (Image Source: Code Cards)

CSS New Year

QR Code Card. (Image Source: Etsy)

QR Code Card

Star Wars Inspired Christmas Card. (Image Source: Etsy)

Star Wars Christmas Card

Geek Santa Emoticon. (Image Source: Zazzle)

Geek Santa Emoticon

8-Bit Snowy Night. (Image Source: Etsy)

8-Bit Snowy Night

Volkswagen Christmas Card. (Image Source: Gecko&Fly)

Volkswagen Christmas

Cute Robot. (Image Source: Etsy)

Cute Robot

Snowman Typography. (Image Source: Etsy)

Snowman Typography

Music Sheet Tree. (Image Source: Etsy)

Music Sheet Tree

8bit Designs. (Image Source: Wazala)

8bit Cards

Cutout Cards. (Image Source: Behance)

Cutout Card

Cristmas Tree Card. (Image Source: Behance)

Craft Card

Multilevel. (Image Source: Behance)

Multilevel Card

Typography Christmas Tree. (Image Source: Beast Pieces)

Typography Christmas Tree

New Years Wine Card. (Image Source: Behance)

Wine Card

Popout Design. (Image Source: Behance)

Popout Card

Handmade Craft Card. (Image Source: Typepad)

Handmade Craft

Christmas Card GHB. (Image Source: mercurydevelopment.com/)

Christmas Card GHB

Creative Snowflake Cutouts

Here are some really creative and genius snowflake designs which you can DIY with the help of these instructions. Some of them also come with templates that you can print, fold and cut out yourself.

Doing this requires a pair of scissors and some steady hands you don’t have until you enter adulthood so kids please ask an adult for help before you start doing this.

Darth Vader Snowflake. (Image Source: Flickr)


Musical Symbols. (Image Source: deviantART)

Musical Symbols

C3P0. (Image Source: deviantART)


Deathly Hallows. (Image Source: deviantART)

Deathly Hallows

Wolverine Snowflake. (Image Source: Blogspot)


Futurama. (Image Source: deviantART)


Transformers (Image Source: deviantART)


Batman. (Image Source: Geeks are Sexy)


Guitar. (Image Source: deviantART)


Harry Potter. (Image Source: deviantART)

Harry Potter

Hogwarts Castle. (Image Source: deviantART)

Hogwarts Castle

Hogwarts Seal. (Image Source: deviantART)

Hogwarts Seal

Hippogriff. (Image Source: deviantART)


Autobots. (Image Source: Blogspot)


Decepticon. (Image Source: Blogspot)


Pinkie Pie. (Image Source: deviantART)

Pinkie Pie

Pokemon Snowflake. (Image Source: deviantART)


Transformers. (Image Source: deviantART)


Star Wars. (Image Source: deviantART)

Star Wars

Tinkerbell. (Image Source: deviantART)


Treble. (Image Source: deviantART)


Voldemort. (Image Source: deviantART)


Yoda (Image Source: Cut Out + Keep)


Awesome Gingerbread Creations

Moms and grandmothers, you’re up! Some of these gingerbread creations are massive and complex; others give unbelievable attention to detail but that’s not going to stop you from showering your kids and relatives with equally awesome creations of your own now, would it?

Wayne Manor – Batman. (Image Source: Flickr)

Wayne Manor Batman

Millennium Falcon – Star Wars. (Image Source: YouTube)

Millenium Falcon Star Wars

Super Mario Nintendo DS. (Image Source: Flickr)

Super Mario Nintendo DS

AT-AT Walker. (Image Source: Twitter)

AT-AT Walker

Angry Birds. (Image Source: Flickr)

Angry Birds

Windows Laptop. (Image Source: MediaTinker)

Windows Laptop

Motherboard. (Image Source: MediaTinker)


Laptop. (Image Source: Blogspot)


DSLR. (Image Source: Flickr)


Hobbit House. (Image Source: TravelPod)

Hobbit House

Cameras. (Image Source: Photojojo)


House With Lights. (Image Source: deviantART)

Gingerbread House With Lights

Sweet Tooth. (Image Source: deviantART)

Sweet Tooth Gingerbread

Blue Icing House. (Image Source: deviantART)

Icing Gingerbread House

Fenway Park. (Image Source: About.com)

Fenway Park

Spooky Mansion. (Image Source: deviantART)

Spooky Mansion

Mystery House. (Image Source: deviantART)

Mystery House

Palace. (Image Source: Behance)


Pirate Ship. (Image Source: deviantART)

Pirate Ship

Haunted House. (Image Source: deviantART)

Haunted House

Empire State Building. (Image Source: Flickr)

Empire State Building

Whitehouse. (Image Source: Blogspot)


Mansion. (Image Source: deviantART)


Livesized Gingerbread House. (Image Source: Behance)

Livesized Gingerbread House

Disney’s Tangled. (Image Source: deviantART)


Tea House. (Image Source: deviantART)

Tea House

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