With the start of holiday season comes a plethora of events to prepare for. Among them, Christmas takes the cake for being the most eagerly awaited occasion, and as such, everyone desires to make it extraordinary. Nonetheless, tight budgets and imperfect decoration can detract from the fun. Therefore, we must exercise our creativity to overcome these hurdles.
Lamps of Many Sizes
While some might make a case for the enticing aroma of Christmas morning meals or the moment of gift exchange as the top highlights of the day, it is undeniable that the primary focal point throughout the celebration will be the Christmas tree, capturing your attention from start to finish.
There are a plethora of distinctive adornments that can embellish your beloved tree, along with some useful tactics! One tactic is to hang two sets of fairy lights that have varying lamp sizes, so that every portion of the tree is accentuated.
Instant Gift Wrapping
It’s perfectly normal to acknowledge that most of us tend to forget about doing Christmas shopping sometimes. Given the hectic preparations going on, it’s not surprising if you overlook the task of purchasing gifts for your dear ones.
Wrapping gifts can be quite challenging, particularly for those who lack experience and are short on time. Without the luxury of fancy wrapping paper to conceal your less-than-perfect wrapping skills, consider this alternative method: wrap the gift in standard paper, cut out a Christmas tree shape on one half, and bend it outward.
Making Decorative Snowflakes
Creating paper snowflakes is one of the most traditional and popular decorations. Not only do they complement the theme excellently, but they are also incredibly simple to make. Instead of following the same old pattern, why not add some creativity by making decorative snowflakes with glue?
This enjoyable idea for a DIY can encourage kids’ creativity by allowing you to freely design and color it with any shape and detail you desire. It guarantees to capture the interest of children.
Using Leftover Wrapping Paper
Oh, the person who has a lot of leftover gift-wrapping material. It’s quite common to purchase more wrapping paper than necessary when unsure of the amount needed. Therefore, many individuals end up with an excess of gift-wrapping supplies once they finished wrapping their presents.
There’s nothing stopping you from trying something new and innovative with wrapping paper. These cone-shaped trees made from it can serve as excellent abstract decorative items for your surroundings. You can easily learn how to make them by following a few uncomplicated steps provided here.
The Right Way
A lot of individuals avoid putting decorations on their walls entirely as they are afraid of damaging their costly wallpaper or causing bits of paint to fall off when attempting to remove them.
For years, we have been grappling with whether or not to compromise on our decoration, but we have now discovered a clever workaround to make the most of the situation. Instead of directly attaching paper decorations to the walls, we recommend placing a strip of adhesive tape first and then applying some glue on top of it. This way, your wallpaper won’t be severely damaged by the decor.
Concealing the Base
There are individuals who don’t prefer an authentic Christmas tree as part of their decoration. This could be due to their environmental concerns or just a preference for not having tree debris all over their living space. Nevertheless, an alternative is to choose an artificial tree that appears just as delightful.
The only potential problem is the slender central supporting pole that can be a little distracting. To obscure the base, you can place your tree in an elegant cardboard box. You get a score of two for decoration and five for innovation.
Dinner Sets in Festive Mood
Do you think that you don’t have crockery that is appropriate for Christmas? You might be mistaken, as you simply haven’t searched for it in the proper location. Enhancing everything with a bit of sparkle is a fundamental element of the Christmas spirit, so why not try it out on those unused glasses that have remained in your cabinet for a long time?
By utilizing a couple of distinctive markers and possessing fundamental crafting abilities, you can provide ornaments to your glasses that everyone appreciates during the festive season. Employ a Sharpie marker to adorn your glasses and make them more vibrant and eye-catching for the dinner table.
We are accustomed to using tree skirts as they serve a dual purpose of being comfortable and practical by keeping the floor clean from Christmas decorations and needles. However, there is no necessity to purchase a specific one as there may be a suitable alternative available at home.
Take a peek inside your wardrobe! A lovely circular skirt can serve as an ideal cover for the base of your Christmas tree, as it already comes with a hole in the middle. If you prefer a fuller look, you may consider placing an additional blanket underneath. However, if you’re simply looking to enhance the visual appeal, there’s no requirement to add anything else.
Fairy Lights Turbulence
The primary reason for putting up fairy lights is to draw everyone’s attention to the twinkling dim lights illuminating the night. However, all efforts go in vain when the green electric cable runs all over the place to connect to the power source.
To prevent drawing attention to this, consider concealing it behind the Christmas tree. However, if that option is not available, try using a can of gold spray paint to incorporate the cable into the holiday decoration. This will make it inconspicuous to others.
Salt Dough Ornaments
You don’t have to spend a lot of money to purchase craft supplies as you can beautifully decorate your Christmas tree by creating your own decorations. This is also a child-friendly DIY project that leaves a pleasing outcome.
Consider using salt dough to create decorations. The texture of this material is comparable to clay, and you will discover that it is very simple to manipulate. To facilitate your effort, here is a formula for producing white salt dough.
Environment Friendly Bows
You don’t need to spend a lot of money on Christmas decorations and we’re here to remind you of that. Even if you can’t afford fancy wreaths and bows from the store, you can still make your own. It’s a simple and inexpensive process that can be adapted for different seasons by altering the details.
We discovered a fantastic do-it-yourself trick for creating bows using jute strips. This decoration adds a cozy and rural atmosphere to your home reminiscent of charming prairie homes.
Reflect, Shine, and Shimmer
When it comes to enhancing your Christmas tree decorations, incorporating reflective elements can take it to the next level. This will give the appearance of a more radiant tree, making the fairy lights appear even more impressive.
Here’s a suggestion to try if you’re looking for a way to make a statement with a tree when people enter your house (in a figurative sense). Explore using mirrors of various contours to discover which one creates the optimal effect.
Mini Christmas Tree
Depending on individual taste, Christmas trees can be enjoyable, showy, and excessively extravagant. Despite the decorations used, a small Christmas tree remains charming. Do you get overly enthusiastic about Christmas and wish to display your festive mood?
It’s not sufficient to have a big tree, so consider obtaining a small one for your desk instead. Just snap off some branches from a fig tree and carefully arrange them in a vase. Voila! You’ve now got your very own little Christmas tree to decorate.
Hang the Wreath
Wreaths are an essential feature of Christmas. They come in various forms, from newly made ones crafted from finely pruned bushes and leaves to long-lasting plastic ones. It’s customary for every household to display one on their door leading up to the significant occasion.
If there is no hook already attached to your door, hanging wreaths can become quite bothersome. It would be unreasonable to assume that you would drill a screw into your door for this purpose. Instead, you can use a command hook and place it upside-down on the back of the door to hang a wreath perfectly without any hassle.
Clever Candle Trick
Candles are an excellent way to create a cozy and rustic ambiance in your home, but the higher quality ones tend to be more expensive. Additionally, the issue of uneven melting can be frustrating and result in a candle that cannot sit upright.
I have a suggestion that can be helpful. You can easily solve the issue by putting your candle in a hurricane vase and placing a can underneath it. By doing this, you can reduce the amount of filler used and keep the candle seated straightly and securely.
Saving More Filler
Using fillers can help enhance the appearance of your crystal and glass jars and make them look more elaborate. If you find yourself low on fillers on some days and need to fill up your apothecary jar, there is a clever trick that can come in handy.
Arrange the filler materials in the jar and fill it halfway. Insert an empty tissue paper roll in the center and then add more filler material until the jar is completely filled. With this method, the jar will appear as if it has enough shimmering decorations.
Holiday Screen Prints
Do you want to adorn your home with some lovely pictures? Absolutely! Is there a special image that you’d like to grace your walls during this joyful time? It truly enhances the atmosphere, doesn’t it?
Instead of investing more money on purchasing a physical framed photograph, opt for an affordable and effortless option- print out your preferred vacation picture and drape it from a wooden rod. You can experiment with this technique by creating a composition with several small pictures, resulting in a stunning collage.
Revamping the Garlands
On that note of fluffing up faux trees, artificial garlands aren’t the best decorations on the planet but they get the job done. If you’re not satisfied with how thin and unimpressive your faux garlands look, try out this smart hack.
Use yard clipping and floral wire to add volume to the garlands. Alternatively, you can look at the stores from which you get fresh trees and pick out some evergreens for the job.
Showing Off Cards
Holiday cards are positively adorable, and they make one heck of a cute and unique decoration. When there is a decent amount of holiday cards in storage, don’t just sit them out. Rather, give them a place to shine by hanging them up.
Display your cards by attaching them to tied up ribbons around the house. Put them up somewhere where you’ll actually notice them. 100 percent guaranteed to put a smile on yours or anyone else’s face.
Affordable Tabletop Trees
There’s this perception that all nice Christmas decorations are somewhat expensive, and this annoys us. Something doesn’t have to be expensive to show off your holiday spirit; you could do that just as well with a unique DIY project that flaunts your artistic sense too.
For a classy yet inexpensive alternative to pricey, fancy tabletop trees, use your card stocks to make a cone and bedazzle it with bead garlands glued onto the body. Try this with your kids, if you have any, and awaken their creative nerves.
Clean-Up Made Easy
Many people find cleaning up therapeutic; all the organizing and sorting can be rather pleasing. However, the majority of us don’t, and we’d do possibly anything to avoid it. How frustrating it is after you’ve laid down a huge meal, everyone’s enjoyed it, but now you’re left to clean everything – brush off crumbs, wipe the table, etc.
Avoid this altogether by lining your table with brown kraft paper before setting the meals out. After everyone’s done, simply pick them up and discard the bits and chunks.
Ultimate Fall DIY Centrepiece
Pumpkins aren’t only for the fall; they’re perfect for winter and the festivities. While they’re the star of the show in the spooky event of the year, Halloween, they can be used as a great centerpiece when Christmas is around.
During Halloween, we try to make it as ghoulish as possible, but this time, we try to make it elegant. Hollow out the insides of a pumpkin and place a vase in there; you’ve got the perfect fall-inspired mantle decor/centerpiece.
Customizable Illusion Vases
Sometimes, you have to think outside of the box to come up with something that blows everyone’s minds. Kind of like an illusion; which gives us the idea of an illusion vase. Find two vases that have different sizes but are of identical shape and layer them.
Place flowers in the smaller one and fill the larger one with mini dreidels or gelt. Your guests will look multiple times before even beginning to understand what you’ve done.
Adding Sparkle to Curtains
Curtains are such an underrated part of the whole interior aesthetic that it should be a crime. When styled and picked properly, drapes can add big points to the looks of a house.
You may have special drapes to hang up for the holiday season, or you may be going with your old ones, but there’s nothing wrong with adding fun elements to it. Reuse your old decorative bows or sparkly necklaces as curtain tie-backs. It can be simple and elegant, or it can be shiny enough to blind someone.
Tomato Cage to Topiaries
Repurposing is a big part of today’s “hack” guide because it’s convenient, costs no money, and is plain genius. Who would have thought you could turn tomato cages into artificial topiaries and actually make them look decent? Flip your tomato cage over and decorate it by wrapping small fairy lights around it.
No one will know what you did, but it’s definitely aligning with the holiday spirit. Fairy lights of multiple colors can easily take something as simple as a tomato cage and turn it into a glorious shelf piece.
One With All the Candy
Perks if you got the Friends reference! What’s better than Christmas tree decorations? Edible Christmas tree decor, of course. For many of us, this remains a fond childhood memory and now you get to recreate that.
However, since we’re looking at a bit craftier tips for today, here’s a modernized version of the candies where you have to melt hard candy and use cookie cutters to form festive shapes. Check out the detailed instructions here.
Making Cups Festive
Cups probably aren’t the most creative things on the planet, but they’re super practical. With that being said, when Christmas is knocking at the door, we are obsessed with making everything give off the ultimate holiday vibe.
Give your cup an awesome festival makeover with this hack. Buy a nice pair of festive socks, cut them out to fit the cup, sew around the edges, and voila! You have a cup that’s as much Christmas ready as your tree.
Instant Removable Wallpaper
The holiday season has approached and the wallpaper/color in the room is doing nothing to add to the holiday vibe? We’ve all been there and gotten over the idea super quick. It’s not practical to change your room’s wallpaper into something super bright and fun just for a holiday, and putting up new wallpaper isn’t any better either.
However, if there is a fabric that you like, make a mixture of water and corn-starch to turn it into a removable wallpaper instantly.
That’s a Unique Garland
There’s a wide variety of garlands available in the market to suit any holiday theme, but on a budget, they might not be the best option. Why not make your own garland out of ribbons? It’s possible and we approve of the looks.
Cut out strips of ribbons in any color you want and tie them together onto a string of fairy lights. You now have a DIY garland that’s cute enough to be draped anywhere in the house.
Holding the Lights in Place
Outdoor lights are all sparkly and magical until you have to attach them to the wall. Tape just doesn’t cut it and the string will often get loose, causing it to move of its own free will.
Using glue to tape the lights down when they’re being unruly is a smart hack indeed. Apply hot glue to the light side’s socket and stick it where needed. Hold it like that for a few seconds till the glue dries completely and you’re done!
Fake but Real
Faking enthusiasm for your faux Christmas tree for too long? Of course, you want it to look better and not some cheap plastic tree that you picked up at a local supermarket. Give your artificial Christmas tree the look of a real one by making it stand atop a real tree trunk.
Check out your local tree service for a tree stump and carve a hole in the middle to fit the faux’s base. Easily incorporate the goodness of nature with your interior decor.
How to Hang Banners?
Just like wreaths, banners are an absolute annoyance to hang up. However, they’re quite festive and show purpose, so we’ll give them a pass. Banners are perfect for any occasion, not just the holidays.
Available in many colors, patterns, designs, and writings; they’re an affordable way to spruce up the house. Hang them using the same way as wreaths – get mini commander hooks on your mirrors or the top of your door frame.
It’s a Snowy Miracle
Art supplies are so yesterday! Normal coffee filters can be transformed into delicate snowflakes decorations for your home. For this heart-warming holiday season, make yourself a cup of coffee and keep the filter paper. Flatten it out and fold a few of them.
Bring out a pair of scissors and cut them into any snowflake pattern you like. Your innovative paper creations will come out symmetrical and perfectly round each time – but there will be no two alike!
Tie it Up
Red fabric captures the essence of the holiday season, and red bows are everything we love captured into one giant knot for this time. Deck the doors with this artful idea of DIY bows. We prefer a mixture of dark and light red organza, but you can pick out any festive fabric that you like.
Cut-up bed sheets too! Wrap the fabric around the desired door and affix them in place with staples. Your guests will be pleasantly surprised with the stunningly bright decor.
Festival of Scents
Why should only a master chef’s home smell of the unforgettable aroma of the most delicious festive foods? You can do it too, and it’s super simple. Fill a pot with juicy oranges and lush cranberries – don’t forget the fragrant herbs and spices like nutmeg, cinnamon, and cloves.
Have any other ingredients that you adore? Drop that right in. Let the combination simmer away on the stove, filling the sense with a spiced potpourri. Don’t blame us if everyone on the streets knocks to take a sniff!
Minty Fresh and Crunchy
A short and sweet twist on table settings; these adorable little candy-cane place holders are everything you need to make your dinner time the best (and most Instagram friendly). Candy canes are a necessity in this season, so most people stock up on them.
Glue together two pieces of upside-down canes and place food labels or name cards inside the two front “hooks.” Your holiday dinner table will be like a photo out of Pinterest.
Very Own Personalized Wreath
The most impressive statement-piece wreaths are shockingly expensive, but this shouldn’t curb your holiday excitement by leaving your front door bland. No need to splurge on a wreath when you can DIY a nice one with two old/new ones.
All you have to do is nestle a smaller wreath inside a bigger faux one, use a pretty, decorative ribbon to tie it, and hang as one unit. Will anyone ever be able to tell? Perhaps not.
Fluffy Christmas Tree
It’s safe to say that artificial Christmas trees don’t even come close to the original ones, unless they’re super expensive. However, since they’re feasible for a lot of homes, they’ve quickly gained popularity.
One of the common complaints with these faux trees is how skinny and underwhelming they look. No fear! Layer two artificial, inexpensive wreaths and give your faux tree the desired volume and fluff. It’ll definitely look much more presentable.
Pine Cone Bug Repellent
Did you know that pine cones can be used to keep your home secure from all the pesky bugs? During the holiday season, with all the amazing aroma of food filling the air, it’s easy to attract a lot of unwanted guests.
The best part is, you can simply hang them as decor to drive bugs away. Clean the pine cones and dry them. You can do this by cooking them in the oven at 200 degrees for half an hour. This also prevents excess moisture from entering the home.
Top of the Tree
A topper is what completes the Christmas tree. Thanks to a wide array of customized options available in the market, these toppers define the entirety of one’s Christmas decorations, so can’t skimp out on this step. Finding a tree topper that matches all your requirements isn’t easy.
Too heavy and it burdens the branches; too tall and it hits the ceiling, and the design is one more concern. Make a personalized pipe cleaner topper that’s lightweight, simple, cheap, and fully unique!
Remembering Where Everything Went
The toughest part of any holiday is undoubtedly the post clean-up session. All the reusable decor needs to be taken out and stored in boxes for the next time.
There’s this common phenomenon when you take something out of a box, use it, and by the time you want to put everything back, it seems like the box has shrunk! Don’t panic. Before taking the decorations out, simply snap a photo of the entire box and use it as a reference for when you need to put it all back.
Stair Slide for Penguins
When it comes to decorating for the holidays most people focus on the front entrance of their homes, living rooms, or whichever room they will be hosting guests in. One area of the home, however, is often neglected – the stairwell.
As one of the most used parts of a home, the stairwell should be part of any holiday decoration plan. This person turned their stair’s handrail into a slide for a family of penguins and their friends. Using dolls, fake snow, and fairy lights, this person created a playful winter wonderland.
An Impressive Centerpiece
Everyone wants to have a perfectly Instagram-worthy house for the holidays, and a big component of that is having a beautiful centerpiece in the middle of your perfectly set table. Thankfully, it’s not actually that difficult to make.
Find some fancy branches and spray-paint them in fun and festive colors — for Halloween go with black and orange (or more subdued autumnal colors), and for Christmas, you can go all out with red and gold to show off your holiday spirit.
Salt Dough Hands and Feet
Salt dough is one of the easiest and least expensive crafts to make. The non-toxic ingredients mean you don’t have to worry about your little ones getting hands-on with this dough.
Once the dough has been prepared, gently press the child’s hand or foot into the dough to create an imprint. When finished, bake according to your salt dough recipe’s instructions. Once cool, add paint. These ornaments will help capture those precious moments long after your child has grown.
Another way to celebrate the holidays with your family is by creating a wreath made of paper cutouts of hands. Using a pencil, trace the hands on green construction paper and then carefully cut them out.
Cut out a ring-shaped piece of paper, which will be the base of the wreath. Layer and glue the cut out hands around the wreath base, making sure to cover it while keeping the circular shape. At this point, you can add additional decorations like sequins, other paper cutouts, or bows.
All Aboard the DIY Express
From elaborate model train sets to popular films like The Polar Express, many people associate trains with the holiday season. Now, thanks to this clever DIY hack, you can surprise your loved ones with a train full of presents.
Start by painting several milk cartons in festive colors, then add additional train accessories like wheels and lights. Not only is this train a fun way to store gifts, but the boxes can be reused for future purposes.
Gingerbread House Party
Building a gingerbread house is one of the most memorable parts of the holiday season. This edible engineering activity can be a great way for families and friends to bond. One of the downsides to this activity, however, is that it can get messy.
This holiday hack shows us that gingerbread house construction doesn’t have to turn into a sticky disaster if you organize your workstation properly. This person gave each builder their own section equipped with frosting “cement” and access to all of the candy decorating supplies.
From Pool to Table
Decorating costs during the holidays can quickly add up, making it hard to find space in your budget for centerpieces. This clever holiday decorating hack shows that pool noodles are not just for aquatic activities – they can help you create a beautiful centerpiece for very little money.
Simply cut the pool length-wise so that the base is flat. Using wire, attach ornaments, fake flowers, lights, and other decorations until the noodle is completely covered. This decoration hack has gone viral because of how easy and inexpensive it is to make.
A Bright Idea
Recycling is always important, especially around the holiday season when so many things can be repurposed into holiday decorations. This interesting hack shows us that lightbulbs don’t have to be thrown out once they burn out.
This person took a variety of differently shaped light bulbs and transformed them into adorable ornaments using paint and other crafting materials. These lightbulb ornaments can be made using simple or more elaborate designs. This flexibility ensures that people of all ages and artistic abilities will have fun making them.
DIY Snow Globe
For many people, snow globes carry a special significance. Whether a souvenir from a memorable trip or a gift from a loved one, seeing a snow globe on a mantel can fill you with a certain type of joy.
Simply glue the desired item to the underside of a mason jar lid. Fill the mason jar with water, a drop of glycerin, and glitter. Once the glue has completely dried, carefully screw the lid with the glued item onto the jar. Seal tightly and enjoy!
Clever Ornament Storage Solutions
One of the most exciting parts about decorating for the holidays is choosing the ornaments to adorn your Christmas tree. Some holiday decorators choose to stick with a specific color scheme, while others reuse the ornaments that have sentimental value.
Whichever ornaments you choose, one thing is true – storing these precious baubles can be difficult. Many ornaments are made out of thin glass, metal, or other fragile materials. This holiday hack allows you to safely store your ornaments so that they’ll be the highlight of the holidays for years to come.
There’s nothing quite like looking outside of your window to see the season’s first snowflakes fall. While not everyone has the luxury of seeing this firsthand, painting your own snowflakes on your window can be the next best thing.
This hack allows you to be reminded of the holiday season, every time you look outside of your window. Using acrylic paint, or other easily removable glass-safe paint, add messages or pictures to your window. Not confident in your artistic abilities? Holiday-themed stencils are readily available and easy to use.
The Cutest Cup of Cocoa
While flashy and expensive gifts are always popular, many would argue that some of the best gifts are actually homemade. This adorably easy gift will leave the recipient smiling while keeping them warm.
Fill a triangular-shaped bag with basic ingredients for hot cocoa, making sure to layer the ingredients to resemble a reindeer. Tie the bag shut and add a brown pipe cleaner to serve as the bag’s “antlers”. Add googly eyes and a red pompom for the reindeer’s nose. We’re sure the recipient will think of your kindness with every sip of cocoa.
While many holiday decorations tend to include bold colors or lots of glitter, this holiday decoration offers a refreshing twist on traditional holiday decor. Using a piece of driftwood or a branch, add natural rope to hang neutral-colored ornaments.
Ornaments made from natural materials like wood, glass, and cotton give this piece of decor a more rustic appeal. For an added touch, string thin fairy lights between the wood and ornaments. This nature-inspired decoration looks so beautiful that you may want to keep it up even after the holiday season.
Hot Cocoa Bar
Even if you’re spending the holiday season in a tropical location, nothing says “holiday season” like a cup of hot chocolate. This warm and chocolatey drink is the perfect way to welcome the winter season.
This holiday season party hack will be a hit with guests as they customize their own cup of hot chocolate. Guests can choose from a variety of toppings, syrups, and flavors. The best part of this hack is that it can be customized according to your own preferences. Guests will love this interactive and customizable beverage bar.
Clever Card Tree
Exchanging greeting cards during the holiday season is a time-honored holiday tradition. One of the biggest challenges with receiving cards, however, is deciding where to store them. While some people place these sentimental notes in shoe boxes or drawers, this holiday decorator chose to incorporate them into their Christmas decorations.
Show off your collection of holiday greeting cards by arranging them into the shape of a Christmas tree. Guests will love seeing their touching messages displayed in such a creative way.
Stemware Snow Globe
Elegant holiday decorations don’t have to be expensive. These DIY decorations can be created using simple stemware and ornaments, or other items. Simply fill the wine glass or other type of stemware with your desired decorations, and carefully flip it upside down on a base.
The base of the stemware can be used to support a candle, giving the decoration a sophisticated look that is perfect for dinner parties. This holiday hack is also a great way to use mismatched or extra stemware you may have laying around the house.
Cleaning Wax Off the Menorah
Over the years, Menorahs may have lost popularity in certain homes during Hanukkah, but it still remains one of the most religiously significant bits of the festival. All the candles look incredibly nice standing on any shelf. Cleaning one is a whole different story.
All the bits of melted and cooled wax dispersed around the body – quite annoying. Make your life easier by placing the menorah face down on a baking tray and putting it in the oven at a very low temperature. No scraping needed!
Vase Cookie Stamp
Cookies can be considered as an indispensable part of the holidays (if you ask us, it should be like that every day of the year!) Whether you’re gifting cookies to family and friends, or filling sheets of cookies for your daily cravings, make them a bit fancier to complete the overall vibe.
Find a crystal vase with a neat design and use the base as a stamp for the cookie design. You’ll leave everyone wondering where you got it. Plus, it’s simply fun to do, so why not?
Secure the Gingerbread House!
It’s all fun and games until the gingerbread house starts collapsing and the kids start crying their heads off. Or maybe you’re crying because you’re an adult and still fail to assemble a proper gingerbread house. Kind of ruins the entire day, right?
Prevent a massive collapse (and mess) by building the yummy house around a big goldfish box. The shape is great, and the rigid cardboard will make sure building the scrumptious house is a total breeze.
Hang from the Chandelier
Wreaths, wreaths, wreaths! We absolutely can’t get enough of them during the holiday season and we know you can’t either.
If you’ve already hung some up on the front (and back) door and now wish to bring the sparkle inside, try hanging the ornaments from your dining room light attachments; or better yet, the chandelier! Use a ribbon to tie the ornaments in place at varying heights to make a distinct decor piece that will entertain you all season long.
Adorable Pumpkin Bowls
Pumpkins are such multipurpose veggies (read ornamental pieces) that we’re confused why they’re only Halloween essentials. They’re just as amazing for Christmas or Hanukkah decor and here’s a fun way to utilize them.
Create bowls by carving out small pumpkins that can be held within the palms of your hand and use it to serve dip, soup, or maybe as an ice chest! These could also be a splendid addition to your Thanksgiving dinner next year, so make sure to try it out.
Get a Perfect Roof Line
Ever wondered how your neighbors managed to perfectly align their Christmas decorations on the roof without them falling away or flying off? Look no further. This one, though, might be difficult to create perfectly with stuff you have at home.
Thankfully, you can just buy a roof ridge clip system which you can get at most online mass sellers like Amazon for a pretty reasonable price. They’re perfectly designed to hold your lights in place. Plus, if you’re careful, you can save them for next year, too!