Christmas Cranberry Crafts
Christmas is the perfect time to get crafting, and our beautiful cranberry-bedecked ideas spread festive spirit all around your home. We love using the iconic fruit of the holiday season in our crafts for Christmas! Its bright red color and seasonal appeal work perfectly in Christmas craft ideas, such as centerpieces, table settings, and more.
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Cranberry and Holly Silverware Wrap
Create your own holiday table decoration with our simple Christmas craft idea using cranberries. Simply loop green grosgrain ribbon around your silverware, then deck out the bundle using holly leaves, pinecones, and cranberries.
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Make beautiful cranberry topiaries for an elegant Christmas craft idea. Using half toothpicks, skewer fresh cranberries to various sizes of foam balls, available at local crafts stores. Cover the foam completely with berries. Rest the balls on top of shapely glass, silver, or mercury glass candlesticks to create statuesque topiaries.
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Cranberry Monogram Craft
Personalize your mantel with this Christmas craft: cranberry initials. Cut out a cardboard letter of your choice (or purchase a precut letter from a crafts store) and glue cranberries to the surface. Accent the monogram with instant snow for winter flair.
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Winter Wool Goody Bags
Create fun goody bags by cinching up felt circles and tying them with ribbon. Glue pinecones and berries to the ribbon ends for a festive look.
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Floating Candle Display with Cranberries
Make an amazing Christmas table display with cranberries and water. Place a silk rosebud in the bottom of a vase (place small weights inside the bloom), then slowly fill the vessel halfway with water. Gently place a handful of cranberries on top of the water, then add a floating votive to the center to finish the Christmas craft.
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Cranberry Mod Trees
Whip up a forest of these miniature trees in an afternoon of holiday crafting. Use pearl-head pins to attach cranberries to a foam cone -- start at the top, then spiral the fruits around the cone down to the base.
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Simple Cranberry Garland
String fresh berries into a simple garland using a needle and monofilament line. Intersperse wooden beads for variation in texture and to stretch your supply of fresh cranberries. Drape the Christmas garland into loose swags from small nails or hooks in the mantel.
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