Craft Ideas, How to Instructions, Projects, and Patterns

Holiday Crafts


Craft Elf offers a variety of holiday arts & crafts projects from easy kids crafts to intermediate crafts. Click on a holiday icon to see what we offer for that holiday. Whether it's Valentine's Day, St. Patrick's Day, Easter, Halloween, Thanksgiving or Christmas crafts you are looking for I'm confident you will find a project you like. All of our instructions are free and patterns are full size. We are constantly adding to our library of craft projects so check back often to see what is new.


Fourth of July

Craft Elf is your home for Patriotic craft ideas.  We have something for everyone from kids to adults including painting projects, easy kids crafts and recycling crafts.  Select from the ideas below and get crafting for your 4th of July barbeque.

Halloween craftsHalloween

Pick out some spooktacular Halloween craft projects to make today.  We offer ghosts, bats, pumpkins, spider webs and other easy kids crafts.  Ideas include projects from a variety of materials.

Thanksgiving CraftsThanksgiving

Family crafts are a great way to celebrate Thanksgivings so pick a couple to make with your family.  Projects include turkey crafts, Indian corn, Pilgrim hats, and ideas to make projects using fall leaves.

Christmas CraftsChristmas

Our Christmas tutorials will provide you with a variety of Christmas craft projects including snowman crafts, penguin crafts, gingerbread man projects and a manger.

Valentine's Day crafts

Valentine's Day Crafts

Stop by and see our Valentine craft projects.  If you are looking for a craft idea using construction paper or craft foam we have it for you.

St. Patrick's Day crafts

St. Patrick's Day

Shamrocks and Pots of Gold are just the beginning when you are looking for an easy craft project for St. Patrick's Day.

Easter Crafts

Easter Crafts

We offer a variety of easy kids Easter Crafts and intermediate Easter projects including full size patterns.  Take a look at our bunnies, baskets, chicks and wreath projects.