Wednesday, January 4, 2017

10 Hanukkah Crafts for Dazzling Hanukkah Decorations

This year, fill your home with dazzling Hanukkah decorations you made yourself. From dreidel garlands to a glasses-and-beads menorah, baskets of gelt to a Hanukkah centerpiece-these Hanukkah crafts will fill your home with unique Hanukkah decorations you will see nowhere else.

Hanukkah Crafts for Dazzling Hanukkah Decorations: #1 Paper Menorah Hanukkah Decorations


Create a stunning menorah with burning candles made of paper, in blue and white, silver and flames. It’s easy to make this Hanukkah craft, which can grace your coffee table, piano or hallway cadenza. See the easy step-by-step instructions with photos on HGTV. This paper menorah will also make an excellent Hanukkah card to give to friends and family.


Hanukkah Crafts for Dazzling Hanukkah Decorations: #2 Menorah of Glasses Hanukkah Decorations


An easy and beautiful way to fill your Hanukkah with holiday light is to create several menorahs. A menorah made from small wine or cherry glasses is the perfect Hanukkah craft because you can make it at the last minute, while still adding unique elegance to your Hanukkah decorations. Follow the easy step-by-step instructions from Martha Stewart, and place a Menorah at your window to decorate your home for Hanukkah both inside and out.


Hanukkah Crafts for Dazzling Hanukkah Decorations: #3 Hanging Menorah Hanukkah Decorations


It’s easy to create your own hanging menorah from cardboard and a stunning Hanukkah wrapping paper. Simply cut out the shape of a menorah from cardboard. Then fold your wrapping paper in half and use the cardboard menorah to cut out two wrapping paper menorahs. Next glue the Hanukkah wrapping paper onto the cardboard menorah, then tie a beautiful Hanukkah ribbon at the top-and you’re done. Create a few hanging menorahs and hang them over your Hanukkah table for a dazzling display of homemade Hanukkah decorations.


Hanukkah Crafts for Dazzling Hanukkah Decorations: #4 Baskets of Gilt Hanukkah Decorations


For a tasty, easy to make Hanukkah craft create baskets of gilt. Simply spray paint an old wicker basket with the color of your choice. Then fill the basket with a bounty of Hanukkah gilt and candy. For a fantastic selection of treats that is sure to fill your Hanukkah with laughter and joy, visit Chocolate Gelt. And create several baskets, each with different candy, to double the fun.


Hanukkah Crafts for Dazzling Hanukkah Decorations: #5 Menorah Flag Hanukkah Decorations


Cut a thick cloth into the size you want your flag to be, then hem the edges, making a two inch open hem at the top, to slip a stick through at the end of the project. Next, cut out the shape of a menorah from cardboard. The menorah should be big enough to fill your flag. In a well-ventilated area, spread the cloth on a work table with the cardboard menorah held in place with a little masking tape on the back. Spray paint the cloth around the menorah with the color of your choice or a metallic color of your choice. Once this paint is dry, take the original cardboard from which you cut out the menorah and place it over the cloth. Now spray paint the exposed menorah with a different color. Finally slip a stick through the top and tie a Hanukkah ribbon at both ends, to hand the flag with.


Hanukkah Crafts for Dazzling Hanukkah Decorations: #6 Hanging Dreidels Hanukkah Decorations


Hanging driedels are easy to make Hanukkah decorations. All you need is cardboard and a stunning Hannukah wrapping paper. Begin by drawing a large dreidel on the cardboard, then folding the cardboard in half and cutting out the dreidel. This way you will end up with two cardboard flat dreidels. Now cut out the shape of the dreidel from your stunning Hannukah wrapping paper. You’ll need a total of four wrapping paper dreidels. Smear glue on your cardboard dreidel and glue the wrapping paper to both sides.


Once you have coated both the cardboard dreidels, comes the fun part. Create a diagonal cut at the center of the first dreidel, going from the bottom up to the center. Next do the same thing to the second dreidel, but this time create the cut from the top down to the center. Now simply insert one dreidel into the other, forming the shape of an X. Tie a beautiful Hanukkah ribbon to the top of this 3 dimensional dreidel and hang it over you Hanukkah table.


Hanukkah Crafts for Dazzling Hanukkah Decorations: #7 Dazzling Hanukkah Centerpiece Decoration


Add unique elegance to your table with a dazzling Hanukkah centerpiece crafted from glass and silver wire. This silvery, blue centerpiece provides a pool for candles that seem to float at its center. It’s an easy Hanukkah craft and the full instructions and photos are easy to follow. Just visit HGTV for the step-by-step guide.


Hanukkah Crafts for Dazzling Hanukkah Decorations: #8 Paper Dreidels Garland Hanukkah Decoration


Hang a sophisticated, three dimensional dreidel garland over your mantelpiece for a beautiful Hanukkah decoration. This stunning Hanukkah crafts comes from Better Homes and Gardens for many years to come. The dreidels in this garland look like actual dreidels you could play with, and yet they are an illusion created from paper. Follow these simple step-by-step instructions from Better Homes and Gardens.


Hanukkah Crafts for Dazzling Hanukkah Decorations: #9 Homemade Hanukkah Candles


Create your own Hanukkah candles in the colors and shapes of your choice. Such Hanukkah candles can be personalized to your needs, and are sure to add unique charm to your Hanukkah decorations. Follow the simple step-by-step instructions from Martha Stewart.


Hanukkah Crafts for Dazzling Hanukkah Decorations: #10 Glittering Dreidels Garland Hanukkah Decoration


For a glittering garland of dreidels that you can festoon over your Hanukkah table and the backs of chairs, visit this delightful article by Sarah Ganly, and glimpse the other Hanukkah crafts anyone can make to fill Hanukkah with unique decorations you will find nowhere else.


Related Article: Where to find the best Menorah and Hanukkah candles.


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