'Tis the season for parties and get-togethers, which means all of our DIY projects can go to very good use! Here are ten fabulous entertaining projects that will have your guests talking for weeks.
Garlands are one of the most fun DIY projects to tackle during the holidays. Don't you think? They're festive and versatile and pretty much anyone can make one. So, if you're looking for some garland inspiration for decorating your mantle or elsewhere this year, be sure to check out this list of creative ideas.
4. yarn bow garland...
Curbly recently had the great pleasure of creating a series of Mid-Century Modern holiday decorations for DIY Network, including everything from ornaments to stockings to wreaths. We're excited to share our final project with you, this awesome, modern floating centerpiece! Check it out!
Papier. Papel. Carta. Papper. Paper. No matter how you say it, it's our favorite material for turning out some creative and unique Christmas-time decor with a little folding, cutting, or gluing. Here are 15 ideas to get you started!
1. Origami Star, from Home by Linn
2. 6-Point Stars, by Kate's Creative Space
3. Paper Star Wreath, by Sinnenrausch
The first week of December is nearly gone and it is time to get into the Christmas spirit. You already have your tree and maybe even the lights, but ornaments? Well, that's another story. Am I right? If it looks like you'll be DIYing tree trinkets this year, you're going to need some inspiration. So here are twenty-five DIY ornament ideas to get you in the holiday (and crafting) spirit.
2. Cookie Cutter...
Yesterday, I shared a few of my favorite DIY gift wrap ideas. Well, you can't leave those gifts undressed and naked! Here are 35 gift tag and gift topper ideas that are sure to offer the perfect finishing touch to your holiday gifts this year. Enjoy!
1. Fabric Poppy Gift Topper
2. Pyramid Box with Tissue Paper Pom Pom
If store-bought wrapping paper just isn't doing it for you this year, here are over 30 DIY gift wrap ideas to inspire and delight! Happy crafting!
3. Celery Stamp Gift Wrap
6. Fringe Gift Wrap
10. Tinsel Bow...
They light up the night with their comforting glow. Their twinkle mesmerizes us, making us feel like we're 10 years old again. It's no wonder why people indulge in decorating with Christmas lights this time of year. Strung, wound or bunched up, here are 10+ ways to add twinkle lights to the places you love.
1. House to Home's mantel/table top design is a collection of letters, two of which are wrapped in twinkle lights. Can you see...
Holiday decor can be a little intimidating, especially holiday party decor, but it doesn't have to be. There are so many ideas out there that you can replicate for your own festive get-together. No need to reinvent the wheel on this one. Just take a peek at these 20 holiday party decor ideas and you'll be decking the halls faster than you can say 'HoHoHo'.
2. Gather guests...
I'll be honest, I prefer that my DIY projects and crafts be heavy on the modern side of things. Sometimes it's hard to find ideas that are easy to make, affordable, and super contemporary. BUT! It can be done! Even the most ubiquitous Christmas craft, the advent calendar, can be turned into an aesthetically pleasing design object. Here are 14 examples that are sure to fit in with modern homes of all types!
1. Craft Box Pin Board...
I love the Scandinavian duo Dos Family. I stopped by this week and spotted Isabella's wacky advent light post and just had to share it with you.
The days are counting down before December hits. Seven more days until December 1st. Do you have an advent calendar ready to go yet?
You still have a few days to get your advent calendars together for the Holiday season! Here is one to add to the ideas we rounded up already that doesn't take too much prep work, and is adorable beyond words to boot.
I've rounded up 12 homemade edible gift ideas for Christmas. I wanted to move away from the basic DIY S'mores kits and have included 3 interesting bakes, cordials/teas, jams and savory preserves. There something for everyone, all with a little twist. Carrot Cake Jam? You betcha!
These carefully curated kitchen gift ideas are bound to impress the foodie in you and/or your loved ones. Best of all? They're all under $20!