Decorating your home with Christmas tree trimmings offers a multitude of benefits. First, it is a cost-effective way to add a festive touch to your space. Instead of purchasing new decorations each year, you can repurpose the trimmings from your tree, saving both money and the environment.
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hen I wrap a present for loved ones, I want the packaging to be as beautiful as the gift inside! A Christmas tree goes up a level when there are beautifully wrapped gifts tucked under the tree.
Decorating the Christmas tree is my favorite activity during the holiday season! The tradition of unwrapping each ornament and reminiscing about where we bought it or who made it is so special. There is something so comforting and nostalgic about decorating a Christmas tree with family memories.
Every year I hang Christmas garland from our wrap-around staircase in the foyer. Our entryway is one of my favorite rooms in our home because it is so grand and it really shows off during the holidays. Spending $20, I reimagined our Christmas garland staircase design with a simple DIY.
I am thrilled with the asymmetrical Christmas garland mantel DIY I created for this year! Just like every other holiday season, it can be a struggle to design the magical winter wonderland I have in my imagination without spending a fortune, but I do love the challenge.
Unique artwork throughout a home has the opportunity to tell a story and turn a house into a home. If I could buy custom paintings and hang them throughout my home I would, unfortunately, not have the budget to fill my walls with original artwork all at once. As I continue to slowly collect original art, I am excited to share this easy and affordable DIY to make art prints look painted with a simple technique.
Looking to expand your Christmas decorations without spending a fortune?! You are in the right place! Along with creating a beautiful and uniquely decorated home every Christmas, you will save tons of money purchasing these items secondhand.
Looking for an easy and affordable floral arrangement to display on your Thanksgiving table? Look no further than this beautiful pumpkin flower arrangement that is perfect for autumn!
This unique floral arrangement costs less than $20 and adds a festive touch to any tablescape.
These flowers aren’t just to set the table, they also make a great gift! In total, this project took about 30 minutes to create two arrangements.
Looking for an easy Halloween DIY that your family will love? This spooky Halloween photo filter DIY is the perfect craft that everyone will love! I first saw this creepy DIY at a friend’s house and I knew I had to create my own to display in our house.
Are you looking to add some festive fall flair to your home without breaking the bank? Hang a beautiful custom, autumn wreath on your door to welcome guests to your home! The Dollar Tree is a fantastic place to find affordable supplies to DIY your own wreath this fall.
As a lover of traditional style and designs, I have always been drawn to blue and white decor. It is no surprise then that I am attracted to blue and white Christmas decor! There are so many different ways to incorporate blue and white into the holidays and the history of this combo instantly creates a classic and traditional feeling.
Red and gold are classic Christmas colors that have been used for years around the holidays. For me, traditional red and gold Christmas decor creates a feeling of nostalgia and joy.
Red and gold Christmas trees feel timeless and look beautiful in any home. For inspiration with creating this look in your own home, check out the beautiful designs below that I love. These decorations are either easy to recreate on your own or are images that I recently saved on Instagram or Pinterest.
A few years ago, my aunt found a 9-foot, pre-lit Christmas tree on FB marketplace for a great deal. She loved the shape and size of the tree, but she really wanted a heavily flocked look on the branches. There are lots of tutorials online for DIY flocked Christmas trees so we decided to give it a go!
When it comes to Christmas lights, I prefer white lights outside and colorful lights on our Christmas tree. My favorite exterior holiday decor is the twinkling Christmas garland I hang around the top of our porch every year. Hanging the cedar garland and Christmas lights is really easy and I am breaking it all down for you in the tutorial below!
By the end of the summer, I am ready for fall and all of the fun traditions the season brings. The leaves on the trees are changing, farms are harvesting their crops, and using elements in nature is an easy way to decorate for fall on a budget.
My husband’s family has always had beautifully wrapped gifts with bows of ribbon adorning each package under the Christmas tree. A festive ribbon wrapped around both sides of the present and a simple bow on top is my favorite look. With this type of gift bow, the recipient can easily unravel the ribbon with a tug of one tail. I asked my mother-in-law for a tutorial on how to make these gift bows and I have been making them ever since!
Today I am sharing 6 ways to create less waste during the holidays. These simple changes helped me to use less and not sacrifice all of the beautiful decor that comes with the holidays.
The foyer in our house is very grand with vaulted ceilings and a winding staircase. It was one of my favorite features of our home when we first walked through it and I immediately envisioned it decked out for the holidays. Brand new garland from the store can cost a fortune, so this year I found creative ways to hang garland on the stairs for less than $20.
Christmas decor can be expensive to buy all at once and personally, I enjoy collecting meaningful decor throughout the years. I have compiled a list of easy and inexpensive decorations for the holidays while the collection grows.
Looking for a unique gift idea for your loved ones this Christmas? Check out these easy and affordable DIY gift ideas for the holiday season!
For the last 8 years, I have used the Shutterfly program to create our family yearbooks. It is rare that I print photos out anymore and these yearbooks are a great way to compile all of our memories and favorite photos each year.
Dried orange slice garland is all the rage this holiday season and I am loving this trend! I happily hopped on this bandwagon and made some dried orange slices of my own to decorate our home.
The dollhouse makeover is complete!
In the words of Pinkalicious (my daughter’s favorite show), “it’s pinkatastic!” This was such a fun project for me. I loved designing this house with my daughter in mind, you will quickly realize that she LOVES the color pink and everything girly. I can’t wait to give it to her on Christmas morning.
Let me take you through the full makeover of this sweet little dollhouse!