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Crafternoon, 1 December 2018

Kick off the festive season by hosting a Christmas Crafternoon on 1 December.

This December, get together with friends, enjoy some festive treats, and make your very own Christmas cards, wrapping paper and festive decorations.

You’ll be amazed at how stimulating, rewarding and downright enjoyable getting crafty with a bunch of friends can be. Especially when you’re doing it for a really good cause.

You don't need any special skills or previous crafting experience, because the Mind Crafternoon team is here to provide all the tips, pointers and practical support you could ever need.

Host a social get together with a difference with your very own Christmas Crafternoon on Saturday 1 December, and raise funds for Mind, the UK’s leading mental health charity.

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How does it work?

All you'd need to do is invite your guests, provide a few crafty materials and festive treats and tipples, and your guests will be happy to donate as they help cracking through the Christmas task list, checking off cards, wrapping and decorations. And as if that weren't enough, the donations you get will be supporting the work of Mind. 

To get started, sign up today and we'll send you your own Christmas Crafternoon kit. With its selection of crafty ideas and templates, invitations, balloons, banners and fundraising tips, your kit contains everything you need to get started.

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Crafts you'll be proud of

Your guests will love making origami star decorations, ornate paper wreaths, and personalised Christmas cards. 

All templates are easy to follow, fun to make, and will get you and your guests ready for Christmas.

To get your craft templates and more, sign up now.

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More information

If you're still looking for more ideas you can visit our online Craft Cupboard any time as you prepare for the day.

Visit the Craft Cupboard

If you've already held your Crafternoon - thank you! You can pay in your donations here.

Pay in your donations

If you can't make it on the first you can always pick another date in the festive season. Check out our Crafternon FAQs for more info.

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And if you have any questions at any stage as you prepare your Crafternoon, don't worry. the Mind Crafternoon team is always here to help.

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