More Books to Help You Master the Holidays

Among these titles, we have ideas for knitters, crocheters, papercrafters, gingerbread house builders, fans of holiday Hallmark movies, cooks, and other kinds of crafters. Click on the book cover or title to be taken directly to the library's catalog to check for availability and/or place your holds.

 

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Christmas at home : holiday decorating, crafts, recipes.

The popular country lifestyle magazine offers 200 ideas for decking the halls and feasting during the holidays, including table settings, wreaths and no-sew stockings and recipes like Turkey Roulade with Sausage-Cornbread Filling, Brown Butter Mashed Potatoes and Red Velvet Snowballs. (Atlas Pub.)

 

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Countdown to a cozy Christmas cookbook : an unofficial cookbook for fans of Hallmark movies / Holly Carpenter.

‘Tis the season for cozy comforts, delicious holiday treats, and having a good cry while watching your favorite Christmas movies from the Hallmark Channel! The Countdown to a Cozy Christmas Cookbook: An Unofficial Cookbook for Fans of Hallmark Movies brings you 100 recipes inspired by America’s most adored Christmas films, from Northpole to The Christmas TrainA Royal Christmas, and many more! (Simon and Schuster)

 

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Easy gingerbread houses / Lisa Turner Anderson.

Building a fabulous gingerbread house is quick and easy using the patterns and ideas found in Easy Gingerbread Houses. There’s no need for the messy and time-consuming tasks of mixing dough, rolling it out, baking it, and waiting for it to harden. All of the houses in this book are made using graham crackers, cookies, cereal, ice cream cones, frostings, and candy treats. (Gibbs-Smith)

 

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Homemade holiday : craft your way through more than 40 festive projects / Sophie Pester.

Save time and money with the festive craft projects in Homemade Holiday. Clear, step-by-step instructions guide readers to create fresh flower garlands, bake edible gift tags, make homemade bath salts, and paint authentic tree ornaments. With last-minute ideas and lots of inspiration, this book will help you wrap up gift-giving and decorating for the holiday season. (Penguin Putnam)

 

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My little crocheted Christmas : 25 projects to make the season bright / Doerthe Eisterlehner.

These fun projects will add a little crocheted warmth to everyone's Christmas. Detailed instructions and full-color photos of heart-shaped gingerbread ornaments, mouse quartet, tabletop nativity set, finger puppets, more. (Dover Pub.)

 

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Paper Christmas : 16 papercrafting projects for the festive season / Emily Dawe.

Craft your own Christmas with 16 festive papercraft projects ranging from simple yet effective bunting to intricate snowflake tree decorations, bell jar Christmas trees, and an advent calendar village. Give your holiday season the homemade touch, from wrapping paper to tree decorations, using very few materials and innovative techniques, such as printing with shaving foam and creating stunning greeting cards using gold embossing ink. (Random House)

 

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Pompom Noël : 33 festive pompoms to make for Christmas / Alistair Macdonald.

Enter a winter wonderland of fluffy festive fun, filled with the magic of pompoms! Pompoms are easy to make, have oodles of charm and will appeal to young and old alike. Over 30 lovely projects are inside to decorate your merry home, adorn your gifts and give as presents to loved ones on the special day. Starting with a simple know-how chapter on how to make your pompoms, filled with techniques and handy tips, you'll get straight into making your designs and immerse yourself in holiday spirit right away. (Random House)

 

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Taste of Home Christmas.

More than 350 recipes, easy crafts, decorating ideas, yuletide hints and kitchen timesavers help you turn homemade holidays into lifelong memories. (Simon and Schuster)

 

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Taste of Home handmade Christmas.

Showcases an array of seasonal homemade gift ideas that are creative, easy and fun - and guaranteed to make anyone’s holiday merry and bright. (Atlas Pub.)

 

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Tiny Christmas toys to knit / Sachiyo Ishii.

Who doesn't love Christmas! This gorgeous little knitting book by the ever-popular Sachiyo Ishii contains irresistibly cute knitted Christmas toys for knitters of all abilities. These lovely mini knits range from a polar bear, angel, penguin and robin to a Christmas pudding, bauble, snowman and Santa with his sack - and many more cute and quirky Christmas ideas, all bursting with character. (Random House)