It`s that time of year again when we have started
our Christmas cards ????
Then we start to think about how we are going to decorate the home.
I love bringing in the Christmas table as part of the theme &
The Christmas Cracker
is a great way when planning the colour theme & you can tailor make
the crackers as you wish .
You`ll find lots of different workshops below to help you with ideas
You`ll find a section on the Creative Expressions workshop site to use as a reference point
& here is a link to the different stockist of the `Craker Template` subject to availability
Creative Expressions Cracker Template
This section has been put together to help you get the most out of your
The template has been designed so you create your own decorative cracker with whatever medium you wish
There are many different ideas within this section to help you along the way.
So if you want a special keepsake to give someone there are full instructions on how to make the box to house the cracker
for the Cracker Box workshop
& below are a few ideas using the cracker box or just the cracker
Cracker Gallery of Ideas
A gift for a friend – maybe to have a gift voucher , money or a few little gifts inside
this design uses the wonderful – Fancy Pants Whimsical 12 x 12 D/Sided Papers
with lots of different Tips & Techniques to help
when making up the cracker
This cracker has been made with a coffee morning or tea party in mind
The cracker needn`t have lots of goodies inside, but could include a quote or even an invite – just use and fill as you see fit
To make this cracker , take a piece of wrapping paper.
Cut to size and stick the wrapping paper to a piece of light weight paper 160gsm
using with either a mount spray , double-sided adhesive sheet or just tape positioned in the correct places
to stick it down and then cut the cracker out following the template instructions
Great for Birth Gifts or Christenings
Giving vouchers or money at Christmas or just to have made up on the Christmas table
Or anniversaries when it`s hard to find personalized items
For the `Caught in Crystal` technique
Click below for a full workshop
This workshop shows how to reduce the size of the template & make mini crackers
To enhance the cracker, you can buy the cracker snaps very cheaply and add them
into your design when making the cracker up
Have fun when making your project.