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Write your own jokes with DIY Christmas Crackers!

Posted by Cat Morley from London, United Kingdom • Published See Cat Morley's 1114 projects »
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  • How to make a Christmas cracker. Christmas Crackers - Step 1
    Step 1

    Print the cracker template on to your card and cut around the edges.

  • How to make a Christmas cracker. Christmas Crackers - Step 2
    Step 2

    use a cutting knife to cut out the inner triangles.

  • How to make a Christmas cracker. Christmas Crackers - Step 3
    Step 3

    Fold the card over, in to the cracker shape, so that it dips in at the handles.

  • How to make a Christmas cracker. Christmas Crackers - Step 4
    Step 4

    Glue one of the outside flaps and stick together.

  • How to make a Christmas cracker. Christmas Crackers - Step 5
    Step 5

    Leave to dry, while making the rest of your crackers.

  • How to make a Christmas cracker. Christmas Crackers - Step 6
    Step 6

    Write your jokes and make your cracker prizes. We had lollipops with huge lips and moustaches on as our prizes.

  • How to make a Christmas cracker. Christmas Crackers - Step 7
    Step 7

    You can make crowns by cutting zig-zag strips out of gold and silver card.

  • How to make a Christmas cracker. Christmas Crackers - Step 9
    Step 8

    Use a stapler to join the two ends together at the top and bottom.

  • How to make a Christmas cracker. Christmas Crackers - Step 10
    Step 9

    Stick pretty gems around your crown for extra glam.

  • How to make a Christmas cracker. Christmas Crackers - Step 11
    Step 10

    Pop your prize and crown (if you can make it fit) inside the cracker, along with a cracker snap and tie each end with ribbon. Glue a giant gem on to your cracker and it's ready to be pulled.

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