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 Candle Arrangement

    Cranberries floating around a candle in a glass hurricane mimic the look of a wreath. Add holly leaves, berries, and evergreen branches to the Christmas craft to finish the table decoration.

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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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    Cranberry Topiaries

    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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    Cranberry-Inspired Christmas Table

    Holly sprigs, fresh evergreens, and vivid cranberries are a classic combination for a holiday table. Use a variety of cranberry strands and single berries to make these Christmas table decorations.

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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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    Cranberry-Covered Christmas Ornament Balls

    Let naturally bright red cranberries add dimension and texture to the Christmas tree with these easy-to-create ornaments. This craft idea is perfect for using the holiday fruit in your decorating.

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    Cranberry-Wrapped Candle

    Assemble a pretty Christmas centerpiece in no time with a pillar candle and fresh cranberries. This Christmas crafts idea is a quick and easy way to add holiday spirit to your home.

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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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    Fun and Festive Christmas Color Schemes

    Break out of the red and green rut with pretty Christmas color schemes that will wow your guests. From pink and green to silver and gold, we show you how to get your holiday decor looking merry and bright for the season.
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