Have yourself a crafty little Christmas. We’ve gone all arts and crafts, and here’s the best bit – a lot of what you’ll need is right there in your veg box. Here are just a few Christmas craft ideas - from gifts to party table decorations, crafts for kids and homemade (even better, edible) gifts.
Handmade Christmas Decorations
Caramel Popcorn and Meringue Wreaths - there's something extra festive about decorations you can just pluck from the tree and nibble on. And if Brussel sprout baubles aren’t your thing, you can follow the link to discover how to make your very own edible wreaths. They’ll also make some lovely handmade Christmas gifts for the foodie in your life.
This looks very jolly hung around the room at Christmas. It’s a fantastic way to use the string that comes with your box and smells fantastic. Plus, it helps use your orange peel, and is easy peasy orange squeezey to make. Looks fantastic as a party table decoration. Make your own Christmas cards
Brussels sprouts are versatile little things. They even make great stamps. You only need one to make these festive Christmas cards.How to make your own paper stars
This is a great Christmas craft for kids. Here’s our guide to creating your very own origami paper stars right at home. (And there’s a handy video to make it even easier!).Brussel sprout paper printing
Just like our Christmas cards, Brussels come to the rescue by creating brilliant prints. Make your own crackers, napkin rings and even a bread basket out of brown paper bags from your deliveries and a trusty sprout.
Make your own Christmas Wreath
Wreaths are a brilliant festive way to bring the outside inside. For a foodie twist, this one’s made out of herbs. Left in a warm, dry place, the wreath will dry and you can use the herbs in your cooking. You can also use the same technique to make one with foraged foliage, or with whatever you please.