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10 Holiday Decorations Made With Things You Already Have

10 Holiday Decorations Made With Things You Already Have
Photo:  Beyond The Picket Fence 

The holidays are hard on the wallet, thanks to all the gifts and decorations that we're expected to buy. But with a little bit of ingenuity, it is possible to decorate your home on a budget. Today we're sharing ten DIY decorating ideas that are cheap or even free using things you probably already have lying around the house.   

 

10 Holiday Decorations Made With Things You Already Have
Photo: Julep

1. Turn colored paper into a beautiful, contemporary Christmas tree garland. Check out the how-to here. [Photo: Julep]

 

10 Holiday Decorations Made With Things You Already Have
Photo: The Lily Pad Cottage

2. Grab some branches from the backyard to create this pretty centerpiece. All you'll need are a few small ornaments and some white paint. Check it out here. [Photo: The Lily Pad Cottage]

 

10 Holiday Decorations Made With Things You Already Have
Photo: Architecture Art Design

3. Wrap existing artwork to look like gifts... voila - instant holiday wall art! Found here. [Photo: Architecture Art Design]

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10 Holiday Decorations Made With Things You Already Have
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4. Turn sticks into lovely rustic ornaments using this tutorial. [Photo: The DIY Dreamer]

 

10 Holiday Decorations Made With Things You Already Have
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5. Thumb tacks are another great material that can be repurposed into holiday décor. Learn how to make this "joy" wall art project here. [Photo: At Home With H]

 

10 Holiday Decorations Made With Things You Already Have
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6. Give your Christmas tree a rustic chic vibe with these beautiful pine cone ornaments. Check out the tutorial here. [Photo: Make It - Love It]

 

10 Holiday Decorations Made With Things You Already Have
Photo: Alyssa & Carla

7. Wire is another versatile material that most people already have. Learn how to make this wire star ornament  here. [Photo: Alyssa & Carla]

 

10 Holiday Decorations Made With Things You Already Have
Photo: Cherished Bliss

8. This simple tree art is made with a pallet, but you could easily use any scrap wood and leftover latex paint you have lying around. Here's the tutorial. [Photo: Cherished Bliss]

 

10 Holiday Decorations Made With Things You Already Have
Photo: Fler

9. Paint snowflakes and other festive designs onto rocks using craft paint. Found here. [Photo: Fler]

 

10 Holiday Decorations Made With Things You Already Have
Photo:  Beyond The Picket Fence

10. Make a bold statement with this big red star made with just ribbon, screws and scrap wood. Get the tutorial here. [Photo:  Beyond The Picket Fence]

 

10 Holiday Decorations Made With Things You Already Have
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