Table decoration, small gift and indoor Christmas cracker all in one: There are great New Year’s Eve ideas to make yourself – even just before New Year’s Eve! This is how to make Christmas crackers in 5 easy steps!
Crackers (from the English Party Cracker or Christmas Cracker) make sure that it really cracks inside at the New Year’s Eve party. And it’s completely safe, doesn’t stink like firecrackers, and best of all: inside the Christmas crackers, small gifts as well as New Year surprises are waiting to fly out of the cracker with confetti and glitter. These party crackers are table decorations, surprise gifts and New Year’s good luck charms and indoor fireworks all in one!
Crackers are colourful cardboard tubes containing lucky charms and small gifts that you can decorate to your heart’s content and use as a decorative element. If you pull the ends, the pop candy opens with a bang, glitter and confetti provide a pretty indoor firework display and there’s also a surprise inside. You can make Christmas crackers in different sizes – and if you’re throwing a big New Year’s Eve party with lots of guests, you can also buy cost-effective ready-made cracker blanks to fill yourself at amazon*.
Making Christmas crackers is easy, quick and you can fill them with all kinds of original gifts as an added bonus. Everything you need to make Christmas crackers can be bought inexpensively at the DIY store – because usually all that’s missing in the household are the ignition strips or Christmas cracker sticks. And they are enormously important: without bang sticks, there is no real bang and that is half the fun, especially for children! 😉
Tip: Start collecting empty toilet rolls as early as you can! And you can also just cut empty kitchen rolls into three pieces and have new blanks in sizes of your choice to make Christmas crackers!
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Have fun with making Christmas crackers!
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