One of my favorite parts of Christmas is decorating the Christmas tree. I just love vintage ornaments and I scour flea markets every holiday season to add to my Shiny Brite collection. We won't have the space for a big Christmas tree this year, so I decided to make some oversized ornaments from wood veneer to hang on the wall instead!
I'm almost done decorating around the house for the holidays, but I need one more thing that I can put on the mantle before I call it 'done'. As usual, I'm looking for something minimal and not overly Christmas-y, and I think I found the perfect project to fit that description - DIY porcelain tree luminaries.
We're excited to welcome Sibylle Roessler from Funkytime on the blog today! She's sharing a tutorial and free download for making your own stuffed elf Christmas ornaments.
These Elf Christmas ornaments will add a little bit of magic and color to any Christmas Tree this year. They are so easy to make, even adults can do them, but only with kids supervision of course! They're a perfect little project for a snowy Sunday afternoon.
We're big fans of the ol' alternative Christmas tree around here, including the tabletop variety (it's perfect for small spaces!), so we've rounded up our favorite DIY tree projects from the Curbly archives. Check 'em out and let us know which project is your fave!
By the time we're done with our holiday shopping, it's understandable that we're tempted to slap some wrapping paper around the presents, stick on a bow and tag and call it done, but, really, the wrapping part is a great time to let our creative side run amok. To help us
One of the best things about the holidays? The gifts! Not to sound all shallow, but I love pretty packaging. I sometimes love the packaging more than the actual gift. Have fun wrapping your presents this year with these darling printable gift tags!
When it comes to holiday projects, you can't beat easy and affordable DIYs, right? So, this year I wanted to make something that was both inexpensive and very straight forward: custom graphic copper cut outs . The entire project cost me $15 and is super easy to remove, without damaging your walls, when the holidays are over. Want to make your own?
Add a pop of seasonal cheer to a lonely side table with this easy DIY idea from Fellow Fellow!
Doesn't the holiday season seem rushed this year? With Thanksgiving falling so late, we a missed out on a whole precious week of decorating and shopping... so quick and easy is the name of the game. Here are ten festive (and free!) printables that will have your home looking fantastic in no time.
My DIY/design/craft/art obsession came very early in life. From Grandma's crocheting, Mom's sewing, Dad's handiwork, and my brother and sisters' artistic abilities. It was everywhere. If that sounds familiar, then the kids in your life will
Ornaments are a fun, easy way to get into the DIY holiday spirit. We've rounded up 24 of our faves, which can double as gift toppers if your tree is already full! Check 'em out below.
These festive ornament wreaths are all the rage right now, but this particular one is special... because you just might already have everything you need to make it right in your closet. See the gorgeous result after the jump.
Do you have a bell jar or two? Are you looking for ways to decorate them for Christmas? My answer to both these questions is, "yes." I figured I can't be the only one, so I decided to scrounge around
If you live in a small space, it can be tough to find a spot for a Christmas tree. In my urban apartment, it's impossible to display one, let alone make space to store it the other eleven months of the year. But this year, I was determined to find a small tabletop solution, and while I was at the craft store, it hit me: a reusable dowel rod tree that could be folded up and easily packed away flat. So, I grabbed my Dremel tools, and I was off.
If you're a DIYer at heart, chances are you spend almost as much time thinking about how you're going to package your holiday presents as you do determining the actual gifts. Right? So, to make things a little easier for you, here are 12 DIY ideas for gift tags and toppers for all those holiday presents you'll be wrapping this year.