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Mistletoe sun catcher

Mistletoe sun catcher against a blue sky

Mistletoe is such a pretty plant. We usually buy a bunch in December to hang inside our home – the perfect thing to grab a Christmas kiss under! This year we couldn’t find any to bring indoors so we decided to make our own mistletoe sun catcher.

Mistletoe sun catcher craft for kids

Mistletoe sun catcher craft for kids

We used: cellophane wrappers from sweets, contact paper and white card.

First I drew a piece of mistletoe on a sheet of white card.

Mistletoe sun catcher template

I cut out the mistletoe using my scalpel and cutting mat but you could do this with scissors. I covered one side with a piece of contact paper then my daughter snipped the cellophane pieces and covered the contact paper with green pieces. When she had finished I covered the other side with more contact paper and cut around the mistletoe.

Mistletoe sun catcher craft

The weather has been beautiful lately, perfect blue skies but bitingly cold – just how I like winter to be.

handmade Mistletoe sun catcher against a blue sky

Our mistletoe sun catcher looks beautiful against the winter sky and will hopefully continue to bring us pleasure on the grey days too.




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    January 8, 2017 at 4:47 pm

    This is such a cute Christmas craft and so easy and doable for little ones. Going to bookmark this for next year

    Laura x

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    Mellissa Williams
    January 8, 2017 at 5:03 pm

    This is a great little craft activity to make with kids. Let’s hope we get the sun now in January.

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    Rachel - Doodle and Stitch
    January 12, 2017 at 3:53 pm

    This is a really cute idea!

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