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Christmas Food Crafts


Candy Cane Doorknob Decoration
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These Candy Cane Doorknob Decorations are the perfect additions to any holiday decorations. Turn this Christmas food craft into a great decoration that you can hang on your front doors.

What You'll Need:

Pencil

Tracing paper

Scissors

7x9 inches white poster board

Felt: 7x9 inches white, 1x12 inches red

Ruler

Craft glue

18 inches green satin ribbon, 1/8 inch wide

5/8 inch jingle bells: red, white, green

Making Candy Cane Doorknob Decorations:

  1. Download the Candy Cane Doorknob Decoration.
  2. Using the stencil, trace and cut out 4 candy canes -- two from poster board and two from white felt.
  3. Lay the poster board canes on your work surface so the top curves face the center.
  4. Starting on the left side, glue one felt cane to each poster board cane.
  5. To make the stripes, cut the red felt into two 1/2 x 12-inch lengths. Then cut each length into four 2-inch lengths and one 4-inch length.
  6. Before gluing, place the stripes diagonally on the canes with the 4-inch lengths at the top curves. The ends of the stripes will overlap the edges of the canes. One at a time, glue the stripes onto the canes.
  7. Let dry, then turn over each cane. Trim any excess red felt so the ends are even with the edges of the white felt.
  8. To assemble the doorknob decoration, overlap the canes at the top and bottom to form a heart shape.
  9. Glue together the overlapping areas.
  10. Cut the ribbon so you have 3-, 4-, 5-, and 6-inch lengths.
  11. To attach the bells, insert one end of the 3-inch length of ribbon through the red bell loop. Bring the ends of the ribbon together and glue.
  12. Repeat using the 4-inch length of ribbon with the white bell and the 5-inch length with the green bell.
  13. Glue the ribbon ends to the back bottom of the canes.
  14. Tie the 6-inch length of ribbon into a bow, and glue it to the front bottom of the canes.

Next, learn to make Gingerbread Kid Ornaments. They are perfect to give and to keep.

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