When you are planning a holiday party for your office, community, or just with friends, you want to have several ideas for making Christmas ornaments that everyone will love for the holidays. When it comes to Christmas ornament crafts for adults, there are a few options that are particularly religion neutral. Commonly, craft ideas that involve snowflakes are over-played. Here are a few suggestions for Christmas ornament crafts that most adults will want to keep up all year long.
Pomanders Are Easy To Make
At one time, having an orange was extremely exotic. Over time, they lost their sense of uniqueness. In the late 1800’s, with the invention of the railroads, having a Christmas orange was a special occasion. You were overjoyed to find one in your Christmas stocking. Most people felt that it was a waste to eat them. For this reason, they use them as decoration and slowly incorporated them into recipes. For example, a common cookie at the time involved orange zest, or small pieces of orange peel.
Other people preserved their oranges by poking cloves all over the surface and decorative patterns. They would later take ribbons to hang the oranges all over their home. Today, they are commonly used for centerpiece decorations. The smell is amazing.
How to do it: To do this project with your guests, you only need to have several hundred whole cloves and dozens of oranges. You can easily find whole cloves at Middle Eastern or other south east or west Asian stores.
Tassels Add Victorian Era Flair
Tassels are an extremely easy project to accomplish. As far as Christmas ornament crafts for adults, they are very stylish. You can use several different kinds of yarn or embroidery floss. Although it is an extremely easy thing to make, it seems like everyone on the internet tries to make it complicated. My family in the Middle East makes them as part of an old family tradition.
How to do it: In general, it is easier to watch this project online for the first time than to read the directions. It is very simple and easy to understand when you see it visually. If you try to read directions, it will just make you crazy. However, this one is great for using yarn scraps. It is also a good way to a cycle or recycle.
Origami Christmas Ornament Crafts
Without a doubt, people love paper crafts. Having several different kinds of examples and supplies for making origami Christmas ornament crafts will steal the show. Again, you’ll need to have very clear directions on how to make the projects. You’ll also need to have several different sets of directions and copies of the same project.
How to do it: Adults love to work on difficult tasks for crafting projects in groups. For this reason, they might all of prescience reading the same thing at the same time. Having photos available or finished examples is also helpful.