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20 Hacks for Holiday Entertaining

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I’m always trying to make things simpler, especially around the holidays. These incredible ideas for hacks make Christmas entertaining a breeze! For instance, are you planning a Christmas cookie exchange party? Check out the Aluminum Foil Cookie Swap Boxes, DIY Paper Plate Cookie Basket, Decorating Cookies with Kids, Cookie Cutter Fudge, and How to Make Chocolate Curls for Cakes and Cupcakes. Boys love hot chocolate, and it just got easier with the Frozen Whipped Cream Dollops! The Rosemary Lemon Concoction, Mini Gingerbread House, and Ornament Drinks will ensure you’ve got the best Christmas party on the block.

In need of some new Christmas decorations? See these DIY ideas: Barn Wood Star Decor, Starburst Twig Wreath, DIY Recycled Light Pendants, Faux Mercury Glass Vases, and Bow Wreath. Kids will have so much fun making and playing with the Homemade Slime for Cleaning…maybe you’ll be able to convince them to actually do some cleaning with it, too! The Wrapping Paper Organizer Tutorial, $5 Ribbon Organizer, and Smart Ornament Storage Ideas will help you stay organized this holiday season. There! The entire holiday season just became easier. Ho! Ho! Ho!


See Also

Aluminum Foil Cookie Swap Boxes Kids Party Craft Idea

1. Aluminum Foil Cookie Swap Boxes :: Aunt Peaches

2. Frozen Whipped Cream Dollops :: Tidbits

DIY Paper Plate Cookie Basket Party Craft Food Idea for Kids

3. DIY Paper Plate Cookie Basket :: It’s Always Autumn

Cookie Cutter Fudge Kids Party Food Idea

4. Cookie Cutter Fudge :: Betty Crocker

Kids Craft Wrapping Paper Organizer Tutorial Ideas

5. Wrapping Paper Organizer Tutorial :: 2 Little Hooligans, Inspired by Flea Market Style magazine

Barn Wood Star Decor Kids Party Ideas

6. Barn Wood Star Decor :: Beyond the Picket Fence

Starburst Twig Wreath Party Craft Idea for kids

7. Starburst Twig Wreath :: The Painted Hive

Party Food Ideas for kids How to Make Chocolate Curls for Cakes and Cupcakes

8. How to Make Chocolate Curls for Cakes and Cupcakes :: Winner Dinners

$5 Ribbon Organizer Craft Idea for Kids

9. $5 Ribbon Organizer :: Spunky Junky

easy-dining-table-decoration-idea party Ideas for kids

10. Easy Dining Table Décor :: Interior Designing Blog

DIY Recycled Light Pendants DIY Craft ideas for kids parties

11. DIY Recycled Light Pendants :: Interior Attack

Rosemary Lemon Concoction Party Food Ideas

13. Rosemary Lemon Concoction :: One More Moore, Inspired by Williams Sonoma

Kids Mini Gingerbread House Party Food Craft Ideas

14. Mini Gingerbread House :: Kelly Moore Bag

Ornament Drinks Kids Party Drink Ideas

15. Ornament Drinks :: A Subtle Revelry

Smart Ornament Storage Ideas Kids Craft Ideas

16. Smart Ornament Storage Ideas :: From Martha Stewart, via Too Stinkin Cute

Kids Craft Ideas Faux Mercury Glass Vases

17. Faux Mercury Glass Vases :: The Paper Mama

Decorating Cookies with Kids Party Food Ideas

18. Decorating Cookies with Kids :: Bake at 350

Bow Wreath DIY Craft idea for Kids

19. Bow Wreath :: Design Improvised

Homemade Slime for Cleaning Kids Party DIY Craft Idea

20. Homemade Slime for Cleaning :: Simply Living Smart

Create a memorable holiday with these craft and keepsake craft ideas gathered by the team at Spaceships and Laser Beams.

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Stephanie Keeping

Stephanie is in love with a boy named Sam. He has taught her that it’s okay to jump first and look later, to wear a dirty shirt to the park and to decide that today is a good day to take a nap in your rubber boots. She hangs out here blogging at Spaceships and Laser Beams and at our printable party shop on Etsy.