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Top 10 Favorite DIY Christmas Decoration Ideas

Is it ever too early to start decorating for Christmas? We don’t think so! These 10 DIY decoration ideas will put you in the Christmas spirit. So grab a cup of cocoa, the kids and start crafting.

Image courtesy of A Pumpkin and a Princess

Upcycle Old Mason Jars

Transform any stray Mason jars into cheap decorations worthy of your holiday table with a little something you can find in your medicine cabinet: epsom salt. The unsuspecting item turns the glass vessels into what looks like sparkling, snow-covered vases.

Get the tutorial at A Pumpkin and a Princess.

Image courtesy of A Beautiful Mess

Sew Your Own Tree Skirt

If you enjoy sewing, why not fashion your own tree skirt? You’ll not only get exactly what you want, but you’ll be creating what’s sure to become a family heirloom.

Get the tutorial at A Beautiful Mess.

Image courtesy of Squirrelly Minds

Trade a Traditional Runner for Garland

Instead of a table runner, break the rules with a white garland for your table this Christmas. Add personality with lights and colorful ornaments.

See more at Squirrelly Minds.

Image courtesy of Delineate Your Dwelling

Experiment With Gold Leaf

Add a touch of glam with gold leaf this year. The gilded craft supply is easier to work with than you might think, and quickly transforms a wide range of everyday objects—DIY ornaments, chargers, or vases—into extraordinary decor pieces..

See more at Delineate Your Dwelling.

Image courtesy of All For The Memories

Make an Advent Calendar for Your Pets

Get your favorite four-legged friend excited for Christmas with this pup-friendly advent calendar. Fill each bag with a special toy or treat and watch those tails wag!

See more at All For The Memories.

Image courtesy of Modern Glam

Hang Greens Around Your Entry

Give yourself a little holiday cheer by outfitting your entry in its holiday best. Pops of greenery and warm lights are really all you need! /p>

Get the tutorial at Modern Glam.

Image courtesy of Lark & Linen

Swap Out Your Bedding

An easy one! Just because no one will see it doesn’t mean you shouldn’t decorate it! Who wouldn’t want to cozy up for a long winter’s night in this festive bedroom?

Get more decorating ideas at Lark & Linen.

Image courtesy of Lovely Indeed

Bring Natural Elements Indoors

Save money on decorations by using things in your backyard – like pinecones. Don’t be shy with the glitter.

Get the tutorial at Lovely Indeed.

Image courtesy of A Beautiful Mess

Add DIY Flair to Your Holiday Table

Don’t invest in expensive seasonal napkins you’ll use once a year. Instead, purchase some cheap white linen or cotton napkins and simply iron on this free printable.

Get the printable at A Beautiful Mess.

Image courtesy of Girl Inspired

Don’t Forget Your Porch

Make the most of LA’s winter sun and the holiday season by setting up a seasonal vignette on your front porch. Just make sure it’s a covered area if you’re using indoor furnishings.

See more at Girl Inspired.

Erica Lockhart – DRE 01763313
Lorin Ruttenberg – DRE 01309588
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