30 Magical Ways to Make Your Home Feel More Merry and Bright

Ready or not, it’s time to embrace the holiday spirit!


By Hometalk Highlights

Add Christmas cheer with a bright marquee holiday sign

Glam it up with sparkly letters and fluffy snowball pompoms.

Create your own winter wonderland in a glass cloche

Fill it with mini trees, houses, twinkly lights and faux snow.

Welcome guests with a cheeful painted holiday doormat

Whether you go freehand or make your own stencil, the options are endless.

Brew your own seasonal stovetop potpourri

Let it simmer for a few hours to fill your home with comforting aromas. 

Decorate your mantle with DIY felt Christmas stockings

Embellish them with faux fur, delicate jewels, pompoms, or whatever seasonal decorations make you smile.

Brighten your home with an adorable flower pot Christmas tree

Add mini ornaments and twinkly lights for extra sparkle.

Spice up your seasonal decor with a dried fruit and herb garland

String it together with thick jute rope for an extra rustic effect.

Craft your own sparkly snow globes in canning jars

Whether you go top down or bottom up, these water-less cuties are tons of fun.

Upcycle old license plates into a ruggedly charming Christmas tree

Definitely the coolest tree you’ll see this winter!

Make magical Christmas decor in a classy old glass lantern

You can make a nativity scene, winter village, or whatever makes you smile these season.

Transform old tiles into adorable decoupaged Christmas coasters

The perfect place to rest your mug this season. 

Deck your mantel with a festive-yet-nontraditional banner

Incorporate your own decor colors and vintage book pages into this classy garland.

Celebrate your love of lit with rustic book pages Christmas decorations

From the perfect tree topper to lots of little ornaments.

Add a whimsical touch to your mantel with this easy ornament garland

This looks gorgeous alongside colorful ribbons and bead strings.

Stencil your own fabric painted Christmas tea towel

Make your own festive decor or add it to a gift basket.

DIY a unique Christmas tree from stacked green mason jars

Spray them with faux snow for that freshly frosted look.

Get that gorgeous seasonal glow with DIY paper star lanterns

Just download the cutting files and get crafting!

Bring your home to life with a cozy Christmas village shelf

Arrange little houses, faux snow, mini trees, and, of course, twinkly lights!

Get creative with Christmas decor in a faux globe lantern

Give it a festive coat of paint and fill it with the knickknacks that make you smile.

String a rustic Christmas garland from decorated pallet wood

Write a festive greeting or glue on your favorite Christmas characters.

DIY an enchanted winter garden with glowing spheres

We all need some extra light this year!

Upcycle glass jars into gorgeous salt-encrusted winter decor

Pop in a tea light or fill them with winter greenery.