New Year's celebrations are primordialthe embodiment of miracles and mysteries. And this applies not only to children. Many adults are looking forward to the New Year with anticipation of the fulfillment of the most cherished desires. To create such an atmosphere in your home, you need very little - just decorate your home, as well as the New Year tree with all sorts of trinkets. They say that it is this ritual that helps all our dreams to come true. In particular, such an effect can be expected in the event that Christmas decorations will be performed by themselves. Of course, you might think that it's faster and more convenient to decorate a Christmas tree with purchased toys made of glass or with bright and beautiful garlands. With this you can not argue, this Christmas tree really will look chic and presentable. But where then will be present that notorious spirit of Christmas and all New Year's holidays? It is the touching New Year's toys, made with your own hands or small handles of your child, fill the festive atmosphere with warmth, comfort and magic. After a lapse of years, surely, both purchased balls and toys made by themselves will lose their impeccable appearance. But if you get rid of the glass balls without any regrets, then the jewelry that you once made with your child, throwing away from you just does not raise your hand. Such things are the most authentic memories of the times you spent together. Try to repair the damaged paper toy - to glue or repaint the damaged parts. And you will do this not because you are sorry to get rid of scraps of paper, but only because the jewelry made by your hands, contains a piece of soul and a fragment of your past life. By touching your creation, you will be able to re-experience all the experiences of past years, which sometimes happens to be so difficult to return. And so, let's try to think with you, what exactly from New Year's ornaments can be made by own hands. The easiest thing that everyone will be able to do is find old ornaments made by your children, repair them and decorate them with all sorts of ribbons, rhinestones and other decorative elements. If you chose a soft toy, you can stretch a small ribbon through the braid or tie it to the smallest of the details, and you will get a very nice toy for the New Year tree. Ornaments made of paper. Garlands Paper decoration, perhaps, is the most famous decoration, which is easy enough to make by yourself. In the New Year's decor without color paper can not do. It would seem that the most common material at hand, but it contains a lot of opportunities. From it to make toys under the power will be even the smallest children. Prepare the schemes of ordinary flags, snowmen, fir-trees, balls, bells for garlands and carving them, allow your baby to work. Let it promazhet zagotovochki glue and glue them to the base. Older children, already able to manage withscissors, suggest to make "English" garland. Here everything is quite simple: fold a colored strip of paper into an accordion and draw on the front side a silhouette corresponding to the New Year theme (it can be a snowman, a squirrel, a bell, a Christmas tree, etc.). An important condition is that the edge of the picture should touch the folds of the paper. The child will neatly cut out the silhouette and unfold the accordion. You will see, he will be delighted with the garland, which he made himself. Very delicate and unusual garlands made of corrugated paper are obtained. You just need to twist the paper, and then fasten the strips together. Make an unusual garland of colored napkins. To do this, make multi-colored flowers and plant them on the thread. With step-by-step photo instructions you can find out below. You need to fold the napkins into accordions, cut them outfrom them original petals, rounded on both sides, fix them in the middle with a stapler and spread the petals in such a way as shown in the photo. String the flowers on the thread and garland is ready. And in order for the theme to be New Year's, select the appropriate colors. It can be garlands of red and white or in tone, to all the decorations of your interior. Make an original garland made up of paper pom-poms. Prepare the paper of the color you need, cut out rectangles of the same shape from it and bend them as shown in the diagram. Next draw on the formed triangleA pattern that you can see in the photo and cut it out. Open the sheet, you should get a kind of snowflake. Connect her edges, so that in the end turned out a kind of pompom and fix it with glue. Make the desired number of pompoms, string them on the thread. For such purposes, you can choose a decorative golden or silver thread. You can finish the job by putting on the thread all kinds of beads, alternate paper pompons with different decorative elements. In such an uncomplicated way, we managed to make an unusual New Year's garland with our own hands. The next variation of making New Year's garlands is ideal for those housewives in the reserve who have the remains of dense fabrics in the form of felt, drape, etc. For such purposes, an unnecessary coat that you planned to throw out is perfect. In addition to the material, you should prepare a strong thread and a needle. The process itself, as you could guess, absolutelyuncomplicated. Cut the dense fabric into equal squares, their side should be about 5 cm. You can adjust the sizes depending on the size of the tree or your wishes. In this case, you can not adhere to the square shape, if you have conceived something different, believe me, the effect will not be worse. Finished molds thread on the thread and eventually make the knot stronger, so that the finished structure does not fall apart. In this process, you can also involve children: let them cut figurines and thread them on a string, and those who are younger - let them give you workpieces, alternating colors. But not only garlands can be made in this way. Below you can see an example of making such a toy, where all the flaps alternate with the beads and, as a result of the work, close in the ring. Also for making Christmas decorations, you canuse a very common technique of making all kinds of compositions by twisting sheets of paper, as you guessed, it is quilling. And a good example with step-by-step photos you can see below. New Year's Toys To make a standarda paper toy in the form of a ring with your own hands, you will need a piece of paper, as well as related tools to work with it. To begin with, make a paper ring that can be replaced already ready. Paint or paint it with all sorts of decorative materials. Then use a strip of colored paper that is wider than the diameter of the selected ring. Fold it with an accordion and glue it inside the base ring. It remains to add a few strokes at will, to give the toy its uniqueness and charm. The beauty of these toys is thatit is not difficult to make them, and it is not necessary to store the whole year. You can easily update the existing set of toys next year, having a great time with your favorite child. Gingerbread men Such people are ginger baked goods,which is decorated with glaze. You can bake cookies of any shape: Christmas trees, snowmen, snowflakes, etc. Try to make such a bakery at home, and your children will appreciate the spicy aroma that settled in the house for New Year's holidays, as well as the excellent taste that will please all members of your family. In addition, you can make a nice packing for waffles. Prepare a beautiful decorative paper and cut it into rectangles of the appropriate size. Each of the sweets wrap in a similar wrapper and fix it with all kinds of bright ribbons. This way you can make a lot of sweet Christmas decorations. Family photos for making Christmas decorations Using pictures to decorate toys, youYou can experience every year those happy moments that are imprinted on your family photos. To make such masterpieces, prepare bright and memorable pictures, colored paper, cardboard, PVA glue, well sharpened scissors, and also threads with a needle. Now, according to the size of the photo, cut 3 circles: two from colored paper and one from cardboard. In addition to the circle, you can use any other shape with abstract patterns along the edges. Cardboard basis must be pasted on both sides with colored paper, and on top paste the cut out fragments of your family photos. In addition, make all kinds of inscriptions, as well as pleasant New Year wishes. To make the New Year's toy look as original as possible, think of something of its own: interesting and unrepeatable. Try to make an original Santa Claus, who will be able to decorate your child's room. For the manufacture of such crafts, it is possible to use any improvised material. In the illustration below, you can see how to make Santa Claus or another character using a toilet paper base. Although you can just build a similar cylinder of cardboard. Separately make a hat, as shown in the photo. Use a red felt to do his coat and hat, beige - to make a face and nose, and with a white make a beard. All the details should be glued to the cardboard base. In addition, make a strap and Santa Claus is ready. As you can see in the photo, this way you can make other characters. Christmas balls with their own hands That balls are the most favorite and most used Christmas decorations. Variations in their manufacture at home are very diverse: from glass, paper, foam, and much more. Take note of the fact that balls of glass, unlike those made of foam, are fragile enough and can easily break. And the easiest way to make a New Year's ball is to decorate obsolete toys that are available in every home. For these purposes, you can use a reel of plastic beads, all kinds of tapes. Additionally, use sequins, sequins, etc. For such work from tools you will definitely need glue (it is best to use an adhesive gun), scissors, tweezers and so on. Ball decorated with beads or sequins To make such a decoration for youYou need a ball made of plastic or polystyrene, glue, tape for making a hook and the material itself, which we will decorate the ball (sequins or beads). Everything is done quite simply. Here it is necessary to take into account one nuance - the adhesive can corrode the foam, so it should be applied in a thin layer. Gradually, row by row the surface of the ball is filled with beads. This work should be done as carefully as possible. When the whole balloon is decorated, glue to it a decorative bow made of red satin, as well as a loop, on which we will hang it on the Christmas tree. Use hot glue in this work. In this simple way, you can make an original Christmas tree ball with your own hands. Exquisite ball by your own hands The second master class for making Christmas balls is complicated enough in execution, it requires you to have certain skills in creating all kinds of crafts, as well as working with textured paste or ground. Christmas decorations can be made from anyavailable materials. Your task will be much easier if under your hand there will be all kinds of bases made of plastic or polystyrene. Balls, which are offered in this master class, look very gentle due to the use of lace. You will get a kind of textile product without a fabric foundation. The first thing to do is to apply a white acrylic primer to the ball. It is better if it is several layers, each of which will be applied after the previous one has dried. Next, from the selected lace, select theelements, cut them and paste them on the plastic base with the help of PVA glue (it should be applied from the bottom and top of the part). Similarly, decorate the entire surface of the ball. After all the elements have dried, apply one layer of white acrylic paint to the ball. Then mix the dark-brown oil paint with the wax on the palette. Using a brush, apply the resulting mixture to a lace ball. Next, you need to identify the relief by rubbing the waxinto a three-dimensional surface. To do this, use a foam sponge or a small sponge. Blot the cloth in a solvent and use it to remove the excess wax, without touching the intermediate surface of the ball between the lace and its protruding parts. At the conclusion of the work, take a colorwax-spiderweb and rub it with your finger on the surface of the ball. So you give your product an old look. Now your ball is completely ready. Allow it to dry, and so that it can serve you as much as possible, cover it with alcohol varnish. Apply the varnish in two layers, giving each of them a good dry. This will wipe the Christmas tree toy with a damp cloth. Decorate your ball with ribbons, different in color, texture and size. Execute from them a small neat bow and hang on a golden decorative thread. Your original Christmas ball is completely ready. In fact, there are a huge variety of variations in the manufacture of decorative Christmas decorations. You just need to include your imagination and make some effort. And then all your desires will come true. The first of which was the production of a decorative New Year's toy. Do you still doubt the magic of New Year's toys?