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09 November, 2018

15 Easy Ideas for Christmas

If you are like me and make a lot of your Christmas decorations, it's time to get in the holiday spirit and start crafting! I have a few ideas in the works right now so I thought that in the meantime, I would share some of my favorites from previous years. And if you know me, you know that they are all easy and inexpensive!



This one is perhaps my all-time favorite with a high-end look for next to no cost! And it's pretty and super-easy, too... my DOLLAR TREE SNOW VILLAGE!

For this one,  I took inexpensive, star-shaped dishes and turned them into EASY CHRISTMAS CANDLES. These came from Target's Dollar Spot, but any small appetizer dishes would do.

Here's a fun and easy way to create a little Christmas artwork for your wall or your door...my CHALKBOARD CHRISTMAS WREATH!

I actually keep this one going on my stove all during the holidays...my CHRISTMAS MORNING SIMMERING POTPOURRI. It just smells like Christmas!

Here's an easy and inexpensive way to add a farmhouse touch to your Christmas tree...my DIY GALVANIZED STAR ORNAMENTS. They are not what you think!

Much like my snow village, this DOLLAR STORE NATIVITY looks a lot more expensive than it is! Let's just say it's amazing what a little paint can do!

Pomegranates are appearing in my grocery store and that little opening at the top always just looks like it's begging for a candle to me! So I did just that and made these easy POMEGRANATE CANDLEHOLDERS...and it only took five minutes!

 These VINTAGE PAPER TREES combine scrapbooking paper and glittery stars for a unique Christmas decoration!

Save your glass jars and print out the graphic to create these FRENCH SHEET MUSIC CANDLES. You can't get any easier than that!

I am always cruising the tableware aisle in search of double-sided placemats and these fit the bill for making my CHRISTMAS PLACEMAT PILLOWS...another five minute craft and for under five dollars!

These MASON JAR CHRISTMAS CANDLES are festive and oh-so-pretty courtesy of fresh cranberries and boxwood cuttings...lots of impact for very little money!

More scrapbooking paper and a few fresh pine and juniper branches combine for this SHABBY CHRISTMAS CENTERPIECE! Add a few sparkly stars and a little bling and you are sure to impress!

Add a tiny tree ornament and some faux snow along with a festive ribbon to a salt shaker and you have an instant SNOW GLOBE...perfect!

A book of vintage sheet music at the  thrift store lead to the creation of ornaments, candles and even a wonderful wreath...an entire collection of SHEET MUSIC CHRISTMAS DECORATIONS!

And finally, if you like that farmhouse look, you may have discovered that it's hard to find that Christmas-y red so I made my own GRAIN SACK ORNAMENTS...so fun and easy to make!

I hope you found some inspiration among these ideas and stay tuned...I'll be starting to share my ideas for this year soon!

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1 comment:

  1. You have the best diy crafts for Christmas!! Can't wait to see your new one's for this year!

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