One of the most fun traditions at Christmas is baking cookies and leaving them out with milk for Santa. Why not give Santa his own milk jug with this fun DIY holiday craft? It is very easy to put together and I did it for under $5. This DIY Santa Milk Jug will be a perfect part of your milk and cookie plate this Christmas.
DIY Santa Milk Jug
All you will need to create this fun DIY Santa Milk Jug is a small glass milk jug, a chalkboard tag, embellishments, and a hot glue gun. I found the milk jug, chalkboard tags, chalk pen, and some embellishments in the Target Dollar Spot this year. The burlap ribbon I used was found at Michael’s Craft Store last year during their after Christmas sales.
To begin, I washed out the milk jug to prepare it for decorating. Then cutting the burlap ribbon to size to wrap around the milk jug, I hot glued it together and to the jug.
I added a few embellishments, like the plaid reindeer and red and white twine, by hot gluing them to the burlap ribbon. I then wrote with a chalk pen “Milk for Santa” on the chalkboard tag, tying off with burlap twine. Pair with the adorable Santa Cookie Jar and you’re all set for Santa to arrive on Christmas Eve night!
TIP: A good hot glue gun is important. I feel like I am always short on space in my crafting supplies so I use the CCbetter Mini Hot Melt Glue Gun.
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Craft piece ideas to get you started:
- Wash out the glass milk jug.
- Cut the burlap ribbon to size to wrap around milk jug.
- Hot glue ends and burlap ribbon to the milk jug.
- Let dry.
- Add embellishments where you wish with a hot glue gun.
- Let dry.
- Use the chalk pen to write "Milk for Santa" on chalkboard tag.
- Tie around the top of the jug with burlap twine.
- Add milk and straw for Christmas Eve night and wait for Santa to arrive!