From party favours to place settings, personalized cards and handmade gifts, this is the perfect time for crafting enthusiasts to create their own holiday magic for get-togethers with family and friends.

With this in mind here are the top DIY tips from the crafting experts at Stampin Up!, specialists in custom craft kits and coordinating accessories that make it easier than ever to create stunning decorations at home:

  1. Traditional custom invitations

Forego the mass Facebook invite and opt for a classic personalized invitation card which you can customize with sequins, foil stars and other festive embellishments using the To You & Yours Shaker Cards Project Kit.

  1. DIY Wreath

5.2Nothing welcomes the spirit of the season into a home better than a beautiful handmade wreath.  Using the Season to Season Wreath Project Kit you can create a breathtaking wreath with materials like printed wreath leaves, pressed wood feathers, subtle stripes satin ribbon and three interchangeable themed banners that you can use to celebrate other autumn holidays as well.

  1. Heartfelt homemade gifts

5.3Homemade festive cookies and treats are a great way to show someone you care, but they become even more heartfelt when packaged in handmade gift wrapping and boxes with a personalized hand-stamped tag.  With the Oh What Fun Tag Project Kit you can make 30 tags to customize your wrapped treats, desserts and gifts for that added personal touch.


  1. Personalized greeting cards

5.1According to Sara Douglass, Interim CEO at Stampin’ Up!, there are countless options for those looking to put a personal touch on their holiday cheer with handmade greeting cards.  “You can choose the stamp set, the colour palette, and the eye-catching accessories as you create a unique, customized card that reflects your personal taste, style, and greeting.”


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