A little bit of Christmas creativity with Ora and a giveaway…

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We have shared our love of Ora the round kitchen towel that is seriously multi purpose, and can be used for all sorts of things and not just cleaning up mess. We use it for a lot of different things and there is always a stack of it in our kitchen. 


We recently had fun creating a Christmassy craft at our toddler group with Ora, and thought we would share. If you are looking for something that you can create things with, it’s perfect and versatile. It’s easy to cut and sticks well with glue. This simple but pretty snowflake craft was fun to create and looks effective and if you are horribly uncrafty like me, still works, I promise. 

You will need 

Glue, the runny PVC stuff is best. 

Sequins or sparkly stickers

A stack of Ora round towels

Glitter glue


Black card

Fold the Ora towel into sixes like you would if you are cutting out a snowflake shape, into a sort of triangle and then cut holes along the folded edges and snip the tip. You can make patterns in the rounded edges too. Basically use your imagination and go wild. This bit is probably done by an adult. 

Then use the glitter glue and sparkly bits to decorate the snowflake and you can also use sparkly pens too, as you can see here. This is  fun and a bit messy, but the kids loved it (and you can use a damp Ora towel to clean up the mess afterwards) 

The stick the finished snow flake onto the black card so you can really see the sparkles…


See, I told you, easy, pretty, and a fabulous use for Ora, that doesn’t involve cleaning. You can buy Ora at Tesco, so it’s something you can get hold of to make your own crafty Christmassy Creations.

We also have 5 stacks of Ora to giveaway to our readers. 

To enter to win one, tell us what you would create for a Christmassy craft with your own stack of Ora, in the comments, then head over to Rafflecopter to complete your entry. 


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86 comments on “A little bit of Christmas creativity with Ora and a giveaway…
  1. I’d use it for making angel decorations to go on the tree
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  2. Sidrah Ahmed says:

    Paper hats

  3. I’d make snowflakes too, haven’t made those for years!

  4. Kelly Glen says:

    I would make Christmas hats for our cats

  5. emma walters says:

    snowflakes are a great idea or a snowy christmas scene πŸ™‚

  6. Ellie Wood says:

    We’d decorate santa beards

  7. Laura Banks says:

    id make snowflakes i used to do that at school

  8. Elaine Savage says:

    paper hats for my grandchildren!! Then they can clean up with them after dinner!

  9. Hayley F says:

    i would make stars and snowflakes for decorations x

  10. Barbara Knight says:

    I would get the children at our pre-school making snowflakes with loads of glue, glitter and sequins.

  11. Kim Styles says:

    we would make the snowflakes as our window is snowflake themed this year -even with snow flake laser lights going up and down the front of the house!

  12. Barbara Handley says:

    Probably snowflakes as I am not very crafty but my grandchildren enjoy making these and could help.

  13. Becky Duffy says:

    Snowflakes are a great idea, my daughter says she’d like to make Christmas dresses for her dolls too πŸ™‚

  14. purpleshoes says:

    paper snowflakes

  15. ValB says:

    A christmas tree from many triangles of folded paper sprayed green and joined at centre – bit like a fan

  16. Emma S says:

    Definitely snowflakes. I would hang them on the windows.

  17. Lillian Fisher says:

    Snowflakes for the windows or maybe a snowflake daisy chain.

  18. Anthony Harrington says:

    paper hats!

  19. Alica says:

    I used to love making snowflakes, I would love to have a go again!

  20. Beky Austerberry says:

    Snowflakes with silver and purple glitter

  21. yvonne cooke says:

    we love to make paperchains.x

  22. Lynsey Buchanan says:

    Snowflakes to decorate the windows

  23. Jules Eley says:

    My daughter and I like making snowflakes!

  24. Rachael ashmore says:

    We would make pretty glittery snowflakes ❄❄❄

  25. Jane says:

    I like to make a gift tags

  26. Kerry Locke says:

    Snow Angels

  27. Char says:

    I would make them into mini Christmas trees. We dont have a big tree (because the cats DESTROY it). So cute mini trees would be great fun to decorate together!

  28. I’d have a go at making some snowflakes too πŸ™‚
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  29. claire stewart says:

    Some snowflakes

  30. Emma Rawlinson says:


  31. Milly Youngman says:

    I’d definitely go for some pretty snowflake decorations too!

  32. Maggie Coates says:

    snowflakes by folding and cutting

  33. LAURA WHEATLEY says:

    bunting πŸ™‚

  34. Louise A says:

    I’d make seasonal doilies which I can use as placemats or put in bowls underneath fruit, nuts, sweeties etc

  35. Jane Lewis says:

    Christmas place mats, decorated then laminated

  36. Rich Tyler says:

    Snow Angels >:)

  37. Carly Belsey says:

    We would make New Year’s Eve party hats πŸ™‚

  38. Saran Benjamin says:

    I could dream of making something but in reality my hubby would guard it with his life so that no one could touch it. The closest I may get is to use it as a placemat ?

  39. Maria Jane Knight says:

    A beautiful skirt for the fairy on top of our tree!!!

  40. Patricia Avery says:

    Snowflakes. I’m not very creative I’m afraid πŸ™‚

  41. Kat Glynn says:

    I would make snowflakes, they look so nice in the window at Christmas

  42. Jo Carroll says:

    Snowflake paper dollies for the table would look very festive. x

  43. Paula Phillips says:

    Snowflakes and snowmen.

  44. Lisa Wilkinson says:

    I’d make some snowmen

  45. Michelle Hollingsbee says:

    I’d make some fake snow!

  46. Paula cheadle says:

    paper hats

  47. Lynne OConnor says:

    Snowflakes, they’re already half way there

  48. Karen R says:

    My dd would probably make snowflakes, and maybe use them for homemade Christmas cards with snowmen and things πŸ™‚

  49. amanda greensmith says:

    snowflakes and make them nice and glittery for the window x

  50. Jamie Millard says:

    santa faces

  51. Emma says:

    Snowflakes linked together to make a paperchain

  52. Ali Thorpe says:

    Snowflakes and snowmen.

  53. Kim Neville says:

    My son likes making different snowflake patterns

  54. Lisa Mauchline says:

    We’d maybe try making some Christmas wreaths

  55. Jacqueline Mclean says:

    I would make snowflakes

  56. Laura Corrall says:

    I would try and make a Christmas tree. Use the cone shape and stack it up and cut it into fours to make some ‘branches’. Because they are round we could make some perfect baubles too.

  57. Kat Allinson says:

    I would try to make snowflake Christmas tree decorations with my daughters

  58. Charlie Brunton says:

    I’d love to try and make little hats for my cats!

  59. Snowflakes decorations
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  60. Katie McGinley says:

    Paper hats

  61. claire little says:


  62. Sarah Wilson says:


  63. Sarah N says:

    Maybe some festive bunting

  64. KARL BOROWY says:

    lamb lamp shade

  65. Jo McPherson says:

    I’d make some lanterns

  66. Holly edmundson says:

    a fairy for the tree would look good with lots of glitter πŸ™‚ x

  67. Dawn F says:

    I have always loved making snowflakes.

  68. Linda Curtis says:

    i woul smake some snow drops to stick in the window

  69. Margaret Gallagher says:

    Snowflakes with my neices

  70. Liz Wilford says:

    Would love to try. πŸ™‚

  71. Jayne Townson says:

    We’d make some little snowmen for the Christmas tree. Wishing you a happy new year.

  72. gemma brown says:

    I’d probably make snow flakes too πŸ™‚

  73. Lesley Bain says:

    Maybe some cute Xmas hats, the Ora make a great hat shape πŸ™‚ x

  74. ellie spider says:

    I’d use it to make home made wrapping paper for gifts in giftbags – using some paint and potatos for prints

  75. Jade Hewlett says:

    Snowflakes or snowmen

  76. Sarah Rider says:

    I would leave it up to my 3 year olds imagination on what we make! We love crafting together.

  77. Diana says:

    Snowflakes! πŸ™‚

  78. Jason Tolliss says:

    A paper machete santa

  79. Deborah Mackenzie says:

    I would make origami name place tags

  80. Rebecca Parke says:

    Sparkly snowflakes

  81. Tammy Artherton says:

    perfect cones for slimming world chips

  82. George Wright says:

    Snowflakes are the best idea! I’d use them as place markers for a fun table!

  83. Tiffeny Brown says:

    I would create a paper chain of snowmen πŸ™‚ x

  84. sarah robertson says:

    I would put all of the arts and crafts on the table and let my 5 year olds son’s imagination run wild. He is so arty. We made our own wrapping paper and gift tags this year so perhaps decorations for the tree next year.

  85. Decorations for the Christmas tree.

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