Holiday Themes Christmas and Easter

On this page you find Holiday Themes Christmas and Easter. Most of the time you collect applause with a homemade Christmas decoration.

DIY Christmas

When you putter with kids there are a few things indispensable. thin wire, scotch packaging tape, glue gun, ribbon and thread, double-sided tape, a stapler, of course, paper and cardboard, and I use my inkjet printer a lot, quite a lot.

Christmas Themes

Christmas ornaments

Used material: Paper cardboard with Christmas design, beads, doubled sided tape, stapler, lace, iron wire

Christmas Tree Branches

Originele kerstboom van takken original christmas tree of branches

Stipped branches and iron wire, paper ornaments and chacolate hangers, a string of 50 lights.

Christmas cards

Christmas cards

DIY Christmas Tree

DIY Christmas Tree

Cardboard, tin foil, colored square paper

Scissors, glue, tape


Wooden stick (1.80cm),  staple gun, screwdriver (to put holes for the lights)

Home made Christmas Cards

Home made Christmas Cards, you need some cards, stickers, Christmas ribbon, colored cardboard and a gold or silver liner.

We used also a “stans” I don’t know how to call this device in English

Christmas Card decoration
Christmas Card decoration

Christmas Window Stars

Cutting Christmas stars for on the window.  When you flod every papar different, and cut different, you get amazing results!

Christmas Star Paper
Christmas stars

Paper Christmas Tree

We have searched on Google images ( for paterns of Christmas Stars. And we fold a whole lot of different sized stars of which we build a… paper


Christmastree paper christmas tree

Star on treeFor the Christmas ornaments in the tree we used the aluminum wraps from the chocolate coins the children got from St. Nicolas


A Christmas tree

Wooden Christmas tree
Christmas tree

In this case, I did some preparatory work, using a Cordless Drill

afterwards the kids could start stringing, and that wasn’t easy!

On the table a pile of wooden sticks in severals sizes.

A real lesson for the children, to build the tree from large to small

we did it with thin wire, so they don’t have to use needles

Tip: when you have lots of time to fill up,

you can paint the tree as wel.

A Christmas theme for the birds

a Christmas piece for the birds
a Christmas piece for the birds

We went into the woods to find acorns and Christmas branches.

afterworths we melt some grease in a pan, mixed the seeds and put them in the acorns.

We filed up an flowerpot and a coconut husk and put it all together with tin wire.

Buddha looked at it with a satisfied smile.

Christmas tree ornament

Christmas tree ornament
Christmas tree ornament

For this we used cupcake tins, some colored cardboard, a ribbon and a bead. Just put holes at upper and down side and then baste the ribbon. You can adjust the colors to your taste.

Christmas piece for the side table

Christmas sidetable piece
Christmas sidetable piece

You can use your old ornaments, or whatever dove/necklace/ornament you got for a gift by post advertisement,

or the things your kid made at school.

A string of lights and some Christmas branches.

And, ofcourse, again indispensable, WIRE

Christmas Stars

The Stars are made from tetrapacks and red and green cartonboard.

Holiday Themes Christmas and Easter
Christmas stars

Easter Themes

Make & Paint a paper Butterfly

Easter butterfly egg carton
Butterfly from egg tray

During the Easter egg hunt you have lots of empty egg trays. Here is an idea what to do with it. Some paint, an egg tray, a hanger (not necessary but gives directly a hook) and some ribbon. You can add some beads and buttons to.

When you make a lot of paper butterfies you can use them as a homemade decoration for a birthdayparty

Photoframe from egg shells

Obvious an Eastertheme. Of course, at first, we are going to eat the boiled eggs. After this delicious meal, we are going to glue the eggshells on the cardboard. For the painting we used silver spray paint.

Photo frame from eggshells
Photo frame from eggshells

Put a picture in the middle and on top a passe partout from glitter paper.

And it’s better to let the kids spray outside (watch where the wind comes from)

Making your photoframes with children is fun ofcourse, but sometimes you don’t get the results you expected, in that case you can decide to buy one online.

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Loes Knetsch

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8 thoughts on “Holiday Themes Christmas and Easter”

  1. These are just such beautiful ideas! I love coming back to check out your site for creative inspiration Loes. You’re amazing!

    1. Thank you Jolie, on my To-do list is making a newsletter and a subscribers form, then I can keep you posted, see you around, greetings Loes

  2. It’s been quite some time since I cut out Christmas stars. Now that we are here with our grandchildren, I’ll have to show them how. This is a wonderful, resourceful site. Thanks, Loes.

  3. H Loes

    Thank you very much for such a resourceful site on “Holiday Themes for Christmas and Easter” for home made decoration, I love it. 🙂

    Your site really gives me a lot of ideas to plan for anyone who is planning a Christmas party and Easter. I especially love the Paper Christmas Tree!! 🙂

    Thanks for having a variety of Christmas party themes for every type holiday celebration. I am sure I will find the right party themes for my Christmas celebration.

    I appreciate your work on this site and thanks again. 🙂

  4. Hi Loes, I love your Christmas tree, so creative and unique, give us a good idea to new Christmas tree, save some trees on Christmas is always good, and will help kids to be more creative!

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