I have a handmade basket that I fill and decorate for every season. For Christmas this year, I used some scrap fabric to make some festive trees to fill my basket (and home!) with holiday cheer!
Our Christmas decorations tend to be more folksy and crafty than elegant. But this year, I wanted to change our decorations to something more cohesive and pulled together. I also didn't want to spend a lot of money, so I've been making some new ornaments to decorate our home. This angel wing Christmas tree decoration fits in with my new decorating style, but is still inexpensive and easy to make.
I love decorating my mantle for each holiday. But hanging a Christmas wreath over our mantle always unearthed a bit of an eyesore. This year, some bargain plates and quick thinking finally solved this problem!
I am planning to change the color scheme and style of my Christmas decorating this year. This change up has sent me scouring for new materials to make some new decorations. Luckily, I found some inspiration in a leftover piece of faux tin tile and made this cute rustic glam ornament to decorate my tree!
A need for a new design element in my living room also helped me clean up my yard! I was searching for something new to decorate my mantle. Looking outside, I saw the perfect craft material for my latest project. Grabbing 15 twigs from my backyard, I made this simple rustic star. This star can be used as a rustic decoration, or embellished with lights, wire, or glitter to be the "star" of any room or occasion.
Sadly, I'm not very good at needlework. So I put my embroidery hoop to new use by creating a wall pocket wreath to display some cheery flowers in my home! This wall pocket wreath can be hung on the wall, on your front door, or can be placed on a mantle. Although I used a round hoop for my wall pocket, you can also use a rectangular picture frame.
I love all the jewelry chest makeovers that I see all over the web and wanted to do my own. However, when I went to the thrift store, the only option I could find was this weird Christmas-themed box. Yikes! I was a bit disappointed, but I decided to turn this old box into a romantic jewelry armoire. Using some paint, stencils, scrapbook paper, and some vintage postcards, I gave this old box a new look and a new purpose.
We love watching cardinals visit our backyard feeder during the winter months. So I couldn't resist making a cute cardinal ornament for our Christmas tree this year! Although this tutorial shows you how to make a cardinal, you could use a photo for reference to make a variety of birds for this ornament.
It's wonderful to display photos of friends and family in your home, especially during the holiday season. This cheery sign is a great way to incorporate your favorite photos into your Christmas decorating!