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Fun festive gift and decoration ideas you can make at home

Capture the magic of the season of giving – by making your own great gifts, decorations, cards and more in the comfort of your home. Beautiful greeting cards, bespoke tote bags and stylish decorations, there’s so much you can create with just a Canon printer, printable templates and creative paper. Here’s how to inspire delight in yourself and others this festive season.

A table is filled with Christmas-themed paper crafted decorations and gifts.
Imagine what you can make yourself this winter season at home

Print your own greetings cards

Give that extra personal touch to your cards by printing your own. You’ll need our Double-sided matte paper and your favourite design from Canon’s inspiration-filled Creative Park website or app*.

Steps to print cards

Personalised presents: T-shirts, tote bags, cushions and more

Bring a big smile to a loved one’s face with a thoughtful gift featuring their name on it. Once you have your gift made of textile – such as a plain T-shirt, cushion or bag – you’ll need a compatible** Canon PIXMA printer, iron-on transfers for light or dark fabric, and this helpful how-to-guide.

Steps to print on T-shirt

Transform your space into a winter wonderland

Brighten and beautify your home – and yourself – with a feast of festive decoration and accessories ideas. Use Restickable photo paper to transform your favourite shots into shareable gifts or cool decorations, and have fun with Printable nail stickers***, which you can customise into snowflakes art with the Canon Nail Sticker Creator app. If you or your loved ones are keen for more of a challenge, check out this stylish peace sign, this 2D door wreath, and these perpetual calendars for the new year. Home-made Christmas tree decorations are a tradition in many households, so give it a go with these beautiful and easy to make star ornaments.

Steps to print Christmas ornament

Surprise yourself and others with what you can make this festive season.

* Compatible printers with Creative Park app.

** Light Fabric Iron-on Transfers LF-101 compatibility: PRO-100/PRO-100S, TS series (except TS31xx series/TS20x series), TR series (except TR45xx series), MG77xx series/MG75xx series/MG68xx series/MG67xx series/MG57xx series/MG56xx series/MG36xx series, iX68xx series Dark Fabric Iron-on Transfers DF-101 compatibility: PRO-100/PRO-100S, TS series (except TS31xx series/TS20x series), TR series (except TR45xx series), G series (except GM40xx series/GM20xx series), MG77xx series/MG75xx series/MG67xx series, iP87xx series/iX68xx series

*** Compatible printers for Nail Sticker Printing.

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