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Craft Your Way into the Christmas in July Spirit

With a few simple bits and pieces, you can get stuck into crafting activities that are fun and sure to boost the spirit of Christmas in July in your home. See some of our top, quick and easy ideas right here.

Not only the ideal excuse for a much-needed catch-up with family and friends, Christmas in July presents the perfect opportunity to dig into some fun craft activities too. And with the mid-year blues often biting at the heels of the kiddos, crafting activities for Christmas in July can boost their spirit, keep them entertained, and get them even more excited for Santa’s official arrival… which will be here again before we know it!

Our team at The Christmas Cart love the opportunity to get our crafting hands dirty, sticky, and covered in glitter and all sorts of craft pieces. But what we adore even more is sharing our love of craft for others to enjoy as well.

So, following are some of our favourite crafting activities that are guaranteed to boost the Christmas in July spirit and get everyone involved.


The Christmas Cart’s Top Crafting Activities to Boost Christmas in July Spirit

Simple, effective and on-trend for a Christmas celebrated at winter time, featuring stunning glimpses of glitter and snow, we have compiled these Christmas in July craft activities for people of all ages and abilities to get involved with.

#1 Snowy Lantern Swag

You can add some winter-themed festive cheer around the home with craft that incorporates gorgeous sprigs of winter florals. For some very easy crafting that will lift any Christmas in July spirit, we recommend a lantern swag as a versatile, eye-catching décor piece.

Floral swags can be draped from items such as lanterns (like you see in our example below), candlesticks, or décor birdcages, which will transform these pieces from plain to primped in no time at all!

This snowy lantern swag craft idea is made with a few basic craft pieces and is easy enough to master in an hour or two.

See how to make a snowy lantern swag and the basic tools and pieces you will need.

As the perfect accompaniment to our snowy lantern swag, take a look at our silver elf shelf sitting ornament. So cute and full of character, our elves make a cute addition to winter-themed Christmas décor.

#2 Nutcracker Teardrop Swag

Perhaps you just can’t stray from Traditional Christmas in July decorating – we don’t blame you. And we’ve got a Christmas in July crafting project for you to enlighten the festive spirit in your home.

Just as eye-catching as our Lantern Swag, this nutcracker teardrop swag will become a vital decoration in your home throughout July, December, and maybe even the entire year. We know what you’re thinking – it’s too pretty to pack away between the seasons.

If you’re celebrating a wintery Christmas in July, you could definitely tweak this Nutcracker Teardrop Swag to suit a Winter Wonderland. Simply opt for the Extra Large Blue Foam Nutcracker, and select some white and silver decorative baubles, decomesh, ribbons, and picks.

#3 Glitter Star Trays

Using just a few pieces, and some family-favourite crafting bits (glitter, paint and glue – need we say more!), these glitter star trays incorporate a popular symbol of traditional Christmas. Sparkly, simply crafted and versatile, it is hard to get a crafting Christmas in July project that will raise the spirit more than these.

See the full tutorial on how to make our glitter star trays.

For a presentation to impress, accompany your glitter star trays with some sequin or glitter baubles, a sparkly cone or bottle brush Christmas tree, or some gorgeous silver fern or leaf decorations. See plenty of inspiration in our silver and sage decorating ideas.

#4 DIY Christmas Bauble

As the perfect accompaniment for the very berry tea lights, make some equally cute very berry craft baubles. These baubles are also very easy to make and can be changed up with a variety of fillings if you (or the kids) favour something else placed inside the baubles instead.

Image source: Hello Glow, The Christmas Cart

See the tutorial for our favourite craft bauble ideas, including the incredible work from an amazingly talented Christmas crafter, Sue.

Get ready for all your crafting Christmas in July activities that will raise the spirit of Christmas in July in your home. See our full range of Christmas craft supplies and gorgeous Christmas décor in our convenient online shop at The Christmas Cart.

And for plenty more Christmas craft ideas and inspiration – take a look at our year-round accessible online articles and Inspiration Gallery.