Christmas is right around the corner. With the holiday season fast approaching, Christmas decors are already available in stores but these products can be quite expensive. So if you don’t want to break bank, you can always opt for a much cheaper option: do-it-yourself Christmas home decors! What are you waiting for? Continue reading to find out which designs you can easily do!
Advantages of DIY Christmas Home Decors
If you think making your own Christmas décor is a waste of time, think again. As a matter of fact, it has a lot of advantages.
- You can save money! Holiday home decors need not be expensive. Since you only use them once a year, you don’t have to spend that much money. You can buy cheap materials or use the ones that you already have! As cliché as this may sound but the possibilities are indeed endless.
- They tend to last longer depending on the materials used and since you will be the one making them, you’ll definitely know what it is made. Our goal is to be able to use these decors for more than one Christmas. As much possible, make use of sturdy materials so you can achieve that.
- Doing a DIY project with your loved ones will definitely make the holidays more meaningful. Imagine staring at all your finished products plastered all around the house, you’ll definitely be proud and overjoyed. You just made Christmas extra special.
There are still a lot of advantages when doing DIY decors but you get the picture. So, without further ado, these are the Christmas decors that you can make right inside the comfort of your own home.
Do-It-Yourself Christmas Decors
Candles are too easy to make! So, you don’t have to include this in your to-buy list and you can even make some colorful ones. Crayon candles are not just perfect for Christmas but for any other festive occasions such as birthdays, thanksgiving and more. All you have to do is get yourself different colors of crayons and peel them into strips. Afterwards, microwave the wax and voila! You can layer them onto a container and your crayon candles are done.
Truth be told, it won’t be Christmas without snow globes. Both adults and kids love them! Here’s an easy twist to the expensive store-bought snow globes. To make this DIY waterless snow globe, all you need is a used glass jar, glue, little Christmas toys you want to put inside and some artificial snow flakes. Put those altogether inside and flip the glass on display.
A bow wreath, that is! Very easy to do and all you need is lots and lots of bows. Just glue them all together forming a wreath. Another great thing about this is that you can use it any occasion throughout the year.
There are too many designs and styles that you can choose as ornaments! For this particular article, we will tell you about chalkboard ornaments. This is a unique design so you won’t probably see this anywhere else. Gather your materials: plastic bulbs and chalkboard paint. Start covering those bulbs using the paint. Feel free to create as many as you can with different colors. Once you’ve let it dry, you can now draw on the bulbs with whatever holiday art you want to do. As easy as 1 2 3!
Luminaries could easily glow up a dark room or alley in your house. Literally. You don’t have to buy Christmas lights anymore which can be expensive and hazardous. You’ll need empty glass jars and candles. The more colorful the jars are, the better! You can line them up in the driveway or garden to lighten up the festive season.
A Christmas tree represents the spirit of Christmas. Everyone has the same kind of tree with different tree ornaments. If you’re tired of the same old routine, you can definitely spice things up! One option is to go for a tree made out of books! This is match made in heaven for all the bookworms out there. You can make use of old books that you don’t read anymore and create a unique masterpiece in your house. Your family and guests will surely love it.
Decorations are a big deal as much as the food and gifts! These are only some of the Christmas home decors that you can do on your own or with your family. Remember, this shouldn’t be a stressful experience. Do not overthink and just make do with what you have and what you can do. But, of course, you can still buy the decorations if you want. This is only a suggestion and a guide to help make your Christmas celebration the best ever.
Ezra is a recent graduate from Mindanao State University with a degree of Entrepreneurial Marketing. Soon after she graduated, began researching and doing copywriting work for AllianceWood.com. The topics she mainly writes are about real estate, home improvements and interior design.