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5 Things You Didn't Know You Could Make with Christmas Cookie Cutters

Isn't it a shame that Christmas cookie cutters are used only once a year? While you have the collection out, make sure you get the most out it with these fun holiday projects. 

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Photography by: Raymond Hom

Ornaments and Frames

Christmas cookie cutters can be used for so much more than a batch of cookies, though! Make homemade ornaments that will last all season, and give your a decor a real handmade touch. With just a few inexpensive pantry ingredients and crafting supplies, you can create and decorate beautiful Salt-Dough Ornaments to adorn your tree. If you have older ornaments you no longer use, or a handful of inexpensive ones, use them to create adorable cookie-cutter photo frames.

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Nifty Napkin Rings

Create beautiful seasonal napkin rings by rolling up linen napkins and folding them through your Christmas cookie cutters. Give each person at your table a different shape to make your tablescape feel really unique.

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Cookie-Cutter Cards

You can also use your Christmas cookie cutters for more than just dough. With craft items you already have lying around the house, you can create cute holiday greeting cards and gift tags. Simply trace around the outside of your favorite shapes!

Make the Cookie-Cutter Cards

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Cookie-Cutter Candles

 

Turn your cutters into molds. You can make stars or other shapes to arrange on a platter. And even place them in shallow dishes of water for an even lighter effect.

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Get Started and Find Your Favorites

Christmas cookie cutters come in all sorts of shapes, from yuletide favorites such as gingerbread men and Santa to reindeer and snowflakes.

 

Find your favorite seasonal shapes, and let's get started! Feel like you're missing a few essential shapes? Shop cookie cutters from the Martha Stewart Collection, exclusively at Macy's (Christmas shapes available in-store only.)

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