BECOMING CRAZY is a great way to keep the family entertained over the Christmas holidays without spending a fortune.

I love taking a winter walk and collecting free materials, courtesy of Mother Nature, like foliage and pine cones.


Eight Inexpensive Christmas Craft Ideas – From Finding Nature’s Gifts To Deals On Kids Craft Kits

Plus, I have lots more tips for saving money on craft kits and art supplies.

GO FORAGE: Greenery like holly and ivy are perfect for making garlands to hang over the fireplace or to create an attractive centerpiece for the dinner table.

LET US SPRAY: The spray painted branches in silver, gold or white look stunning draped in fairy lights. Get more nature-based decorating inspiration from TikTok, YouTube, and Pinterest.

TOPPED WITH ZEST: Dried orange slices are a colorful addition to your garland. Cut the fruit into thin slices and place them on a baking sheet covered with baking paper. Bake 45 minutes at 140 ° C and let cool.

CLOVE IT: Make an Elizabethan-style pomander, or scent ball, by piercing the skin of an orange with a toothpick and squeezing neat rows of cloves into it.

TEAM: Hobbycraft has a three-for-two deal on kids’ craft sets online and in stores, including Galt Mega Mosaics for £ 10, Pressed Flower Art for £ 14, and So Bomb DIY Aroma Bath Bomb Factory for £ 22, as well. than many other options.

TO SAVE: £ 10 when you buy all three

STORE: Sign up at topcashback.co.uk and you can grab £ 10 when you spend over £ 10 online at The Range, which stocks heaps of arts and crafts supplies. The offer is only available to new TopCashback customers.

TO SAVE: £ 10

COLLECTION: Earn six percent when you shop at createandcraft. com via the link on TopCashback. Spend £ 50 and get a free club membership for additional discounts and perks.

TO SAVE: € 3 cashback if you spend € 50

FOR A BOOK: Can’t get enough of the stationery and craft aisle in Poundland. Get rainbow gems, gold lettering stickers, Crayola Wiggly eyes, and a bundle of ten glitter tubes, all for £ 1 a piece.

  • All prices on this page are correct at the time of going to press. Offers and offers are subject to availability.

The business of the day

Captain Morgan Sliced ​​Apple rum is part of Asda's two for £ 20 deal


Captain Morgan Sliced ​​Apple rum is part of Asda’s two for £ 20 deal

TOAST an offer of two for £ 20 on a range of beers and spirits at Asda. Includes Captain Morgan Sliced ​​Apple rum-based alcohol and Gordon’s White Peach distilled gin, each normally £ 13 for 70cl.

TO SAVE: £ 6

Inexpensive treat

This luxury 1.2kg mulled and iced wine gammon joint is £ 9.99 in Lidl stores from today


This luxury 1.2kg mulled and iced wine gammon joint is £ 9.99 in Lidl stores from today

FEED six to eight people for £ 9.99 with this Deluxe 1.2kg Mulled Wine Glazed Ham Joint at Lidl stores from today. Or get the option of baked demerara with sugar for the same price.

What’s up?

VIRGIN Media O2 customers can claim a free thin pie, donut or muffin between Monday and Thursday of this week and next from Greggs. Download the Priority app to get your code and you can claim a treat for each promotion day.

Best exchange

Matching Waitrose macaroons will set you back £ 5.50


Matching Waitrose macaroons will set you back £ 5.50
The Icelandic Macaroon Box is just £ 3


The Icelandic Macaroon Box is just £ 3

WANT fantasy? Try this box of 12 Waitrose’s Les Délices de Rose Collection of assorted macarons for £ 5.50. Or thaw and serve the Icelandic box of 12 deluxe macarons for just £ 3.

TO SAVE: £ 2.50

Léa’s little assistant

NHS staff can claim two £ 10 Uber trips to and from work on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, as well as a £ 10 meal or grocery delivery with Uber Eats. To claim, you will need to register for the app with your work email address and activate the offer by December 20.

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