Craft Ideas, How to Instructions, Projects, and Patterns

Crafting with Food


If you love food and you love crafting this is the perfect category.  We have put together some crafts made with food. Some of the projects in this category will make wonderful holiday gifts especially if you arrange them in a nice gift basket!


how to make and decorate a gingerbread houseGingerbread Houses

Step by step instructions for baking, assembling, and decorating your very own Gingerbread House.

How to make a jelly bean carrotJelly Bean Carrot

Easy and inexpensive, Jelly Bean Carrots make a great Easter gift.

ice cream clown craftIce Cream Clowns

Kids and adults will love this fun ice cream treat!

How to make chocolate pretzelsChocolate Dipped Pretzels

Learn to make your own gourmet chocolate dipped pretzel rods.

how to make popcorn garlandPopcorn & Cranberry Garland

Learn to make old-fashioned garland from cranberries and popcorn.  Great family activity!

how to make chocolate spoonsChocolate Spoons

Make gourmet chocolate spoons to give as gifts or enjoy yourself. They are the perfect addition to Holiday Gift Baskets. 

Pineapple turkey craftPineapple Turkey Centerpiece

Stitch a turkey head from felt and insert it into a pineapple body for a unique Thanksgiving centerpiece.

candy cane reindeer craftCandy Cane Reindeer

Candy Cane Reindeers are quick and easy to make.  Kids of all ages will love them. Great School activity!

how to make a gumdrop Christmas tree

Gumdrop Christmas Tree

Have fun making gumdrop Christmas trees to spice up your buffet table this holiday!  


s'mores recipe

Oven S'mores

If you don't have a campfire to make S'mores on or if it is too cold out, you can make S'mores in your oven with our original and simple recipe.

Craft Elf Original

how to make a gumdrop pumpkin

Gumdrop Pumpkin

Make our original Gumdrop Pumpkin as a centerpiece for your Halloween Party.

Craft Elf Original

how to make cocoa cones

Gourmet Cocoa Cones

Learn to make gourmet hot chocolate (cocoa) cones for a fraction of what gourmet shops charge.

How to make a gumdrop wreath

Gumdrop Wreath

Simple craft the kids can help you make.  Unique Christmas craft idea.

Make chocolate candy canes to give as Christmas gifts

Chocolate Dipped Candy Canes

Dip candy canes in chocolate and place in a holiday mug for an inexpensive Christmas gift.