The Christmas holidays are just around the corner, and it’s time to deck up your abode for the festivities. Sure, you can go for store-bought décor, but where’s the fun in that?
Why not spend a cosy weekend at home and make you own one-of-a-kind decorations? Homemade decorations not only let you decorate your house without spending too much, but they also allow you showcase your creative side and spend some quality time with your family.
We’ve rounded up a few of our favourite DIYs from around the web to inspire you. Get those glue guns out and have fun with your family!
Felt Ball Wreath
Miniature felt ball wreaths can be used as Christmas tree ornaments, gifts, or decorations around the house. They are quite easy to make. All you need is a bundle of felt balls, some embroidery floss, a needle, scissors, and ribbon.
Office supplies can create some upscale-looking ornaments. Add a bit of bling to your Christmas tree with this DIY. Here is what you will need – some Styrofoam balls, a box of brass tacks, a paperclip and some string to hang the ornament. Simply wrap the string around the ball and secure it with glue. Add some brass tacks, and you’re done!
Decorating your home with tassel and Christmas tree garlands adds the natural warmth and feel of the season to it. They make your home look festive for the holidays. To make this garland, you will need – few tassels (you can make them at home with paper), cardboard, some crepe paper, scissors, a pen, a hole punch, a tape runner, some pom-poms and a hot glue gun.
Many times while doing laundry, a sock gets misplaced and you are left with an incomplete pair. It’s time to take out such socks and use them to make miniature snowmen. They are pretty easy to make. Here is what you will need -1 white sock, 1 coloured sock for a hat, some rice, a few rubber bands, a few colourful buttons, some ribbon, a glue gun, some paint and a few orange pom-poms to make the nose.
Ribbon and Holly Sprig Decorations
Another great way to glam up your home for Christmas is to beautify your chairs with a red ribbon and holly sprig decoration. This is a super easy DIY especially when you are short on time. All you need is a roll of Red coloured wide ribbon, some holly springs and scissors.
A Giant Star
This giant star made from yardsticks is perfect for hanging on your front door. And it is super easy to put this DIY together. All you need are a few yardsticks, a hot glue gun, a bottle of outdoor paint and a string of fairy lights.
Christmas Ornament Wreath
If you have Christmas tree ornaments left over from last year, you can use them to make a wreath. By glueing the ornaments onto a Styrofoam wreath, you can create a bright and vibrant Christmas wreath. To hang it on your front door, tie a colourful ribbon at the top.
Decorative Santa Cones
These decorative Santa cones are perfect to bring in the spirit of Christmas to your home. Take Styrofoam Cones and cover them with red velvet paper. Use bejewelled Santa belts to decorate them. Top it off with a fluffy cotton ball and voila; as.
Mason Jar Tealight Holder
This Mason jar tealight holder will elevate the ambience of your home. It will create a star like an effect in the room when the tealight is lit. For this DIY you will need some mason jars, round glass decorative elements, strong glue, some ribbon, a few tea lights and a brush to paint the glue on the jar.
Ribbon Christmas Tree
Nothing brings in the festive spirit of the holidays into your home like a Christmas tree does. To make this colourful Christmas tree you will need – a foam cone, red and blue ribbon rolls, a piece of felt, a box of all pins, a tree ornament, glue and scissors.
With a little bit of time, patience, hard-work and the right supplies, you can quickly turn your home into a winter wonderland and make every room look as festive as possible!