How To Deck The Halls DIY-Style This Holiday Season

If you can design your own kitchen this holiday season, you can surely decorate your tree with festive items that you make yourself. You don’t have to spend a small fortune on store-bought ornaments and garland. The prettiest sights you’ll see during the holiday season are lovingly crafted, handmade decorations that you will cherish for years to come.

If you’re looking for ideas and inspiration on how to deck the halls DIY-style this holiday season, read on, and have a very crafty Christmas this year!

Felt Ornaments

If your DIY Skills include basic sewing or using a hot glue gun, try your hand at making felt ornaments. Felt is colorful, affordable, and one of the easiest materials to work with. As an added bonus, felt ornaments are fun to make, fun to give, and absolutely adorable in every way! Check out this list of Fabulous and Festive DIY Felt Ornaments from Heathered Nest.

Marbled Ornaments

This easy DIY project looks simply stunning, and is relatively inexpensive to make. Start with plain ceramic or glass ornaments from your local craft store and the spray paint colors of your choosing to create one-of-a kind ornaments for your tree. For directions and an instructional video on how to make DIY Marbled Ornaments from Better Homes and Gardens, click here.

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Salt Dough Ornaments

Salt dough ornaments are a Christmas classic that can be made right in your own kitchen. All you need are simple ingredients from your kitchen pantry cabinet plus a little creativity. Mix two cups of all-purpose flour with a cup of salt in a large bowl, add a cup of water from your kitchen sink, and blend with a wooden spoon until a sticky dough forms. For 28 DIY Salt Dough Ornaments The Kids Will Love Making For Christmas from Country Living, click here.

Wood Bead Snowflakes

These simple ornaments feature unfinished wood beads shaped to form a snowflake with heavy-duty crafting wire. Wood Bead Snowflakes are perfect for a modern farmhouse home with rustic kitchen cabinets, or paint them gold for a touch of holiday sparkle! For step-by-step instructions from Better Homes and Gardens, click here.

Felt Garland

Felt garland is a unique addition to any Christmas tree and can be made in any color combo you like, not just red and green. This DIY project is time consuming but easy to make — the perfect project for those nights snuggled on the couch watching your favorite holiday movies. For instructions on how to make Felt Garland from Tell Love and Party, click here.

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