• Brittany Michael

Deck the Halls with DIY Decor

Looking for a way to spice up some of your holiday decor? Gather the family and have a classic Christmas crafting session.

DIY is a great way to re-purpose some of the things you have around the house, and there's no better time than Christmas to get the family gathered around making crafts together. Some of these would make great gifts for family and friends! Keep reading to see some of the ideas we've collected from around the web.

Painted Book Stacks

Have some old books lying around? Check out this tutorial for re-purposing your old books into a unique décor item! You can make them Christmas or holiday themed by writing different sayings on the books: Let it snow, Merry Christmas, Happy Holidays, etc. Add a red ribbon and green paint for a festive pop!

Check out A Fresh-squeezed Life's Tutorial here!

Christmas Ornament Popsicle Stick Skis

These cute homemade ornaments are going to stick out this Christmas! Make a bunch and give them out as gifts.

Check out Clean & Scentsible's tutorial here!

Homemade Wreath

Making a homemade wreath is a great way to re-purpose ornaments, or other décor items, you are not using anymore. These also make gifts for your friends, family, and neighbors.

Check out Crazy Little Project's tutorial here!

Snowy Mason Jars

These Snowy Mason Jars are a festive way to turn a mundane household item into something festive and perfect for the holiday season. Put these out on the dinner table at Christmas dinner to impress your guests!

Check out A Pumpkin & a Princess' tutorial here!

Candy Cane Wreath

There are bound to be leftover candy canes from past Christmas seasons. This is a great way to use them up without throwing them out!

Check out Martha Stewart's tutorial here!

Scrabble Christmas Tree Ornaments

A family favourite game turned tree ornament. This cute ornament is the perfect way to customize your tree decorations!

Check out Crafts by Amanda's tutorial here!

Merry Christmas Garland

This is an easy and beautiful way to make a homemade décor item! Write anything you want on the garland to make it your own.

Check out Vicky Barone's tutorial here!

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