DIY Christmas Ideas
Give a homemade Christmas gift that your friend or family member will love. We have food gifts, cheap gifts, easy gifts, and personal Christmas gifts that ensure a happy holiday.
Holiday Decorations: Make Easy, Glittery Paper Bells
Make these festive holiday paper bell decorations with just five supplies!
Easy Snowflake Wreath: Only 5 Supplies!
Create a pretty snowflake wreath with felt and a few cheap supplies. This craft will look great on your holiday door!
Cute Snowman Crafts: Make a Snowman Family
Use cheap supplies to make fun snowmen crafts. Each snowman requires just a few supplies and can be made in minutes.you'll need: Wooden balls in graduated sizes, wooden spools, checkers and many flower pots , small pompoms, felt scraps, scissors, a round hole paper punch and a hot glue gun and glue sticks. Start with two wooden balls of different sizes. Glue them together with hot glue . Cut a strip of felt paper scarf making about a quarter inch wide and about 8 inches long. Test the length of the scarf by tying it around the neck. Remove the scarf. Cut it to the best length and trim a knot in the end. Then reattach the scarf to cover the seam. For nose, use a small triangle of felt. Fold it over and glue it in place. To make the snowman's eyes and buttons, use the hole punch to cut tiny felt circle. You may need to trim the fuss from the dots to make them easier to work with.
Cheap Candle Craft
Discover the secret household ingredient you can use to turn pillar candles into display-ready centerpieces.you how to get an easy frosted look on pillar candles using kosher salt . What you'll need to get started, kosher salt , pillar candles, spray adhesive and a large dish. First, spray the candle with adhesive on all sides. Set up a cardboard box to shield your workspace from any overspray. Then roll the candle in the dish of kosher salt , turning and pressing it into the salt to coat evenly. Arrange several candles on the platter that's been lined with rock salt
Cheap Napkin Ring Craft
Update a plain-Jane napkin ring with a few natural elements and ribbon scraps. This cheap craft works great as a statement piece for your next party.Hi, I'm Eddie Ross, East Coast Editor for Better Homes and Gardens. And today I'm gonna show you how to make some simple decorative napkin rings that you
Pretty Christmas Garland: Make It with Cupcake Liners!
Use up mismatched cupcake liners in a creative way -- as Christmas garland! This incredibly easy holiday craft (you'll just need liners, a stapler, and some glue dots) will pretty-up any Christmas door or entryway.
Pretty Christmas Garland: Make It with Paper!
With a little bit of time and just a handful of supplies, you can make a pretty Christmas garland that costs just pennies. This holiday decoration will make your mantle extra merry.a round paper punch, red cardstock, white floral wire and a hot glue gun . Trace the leaf template onto both vellum and cardstock and cut them out. Using the scoring template from bhg.com, which has been traced onto cardboard and cut out, score each leaf several times using a bone folder. Do this on a cushioned surface such as a cutting mat. Gently, fold the leaf along the score line. Repeat the process to make several more leaves. Using a hot glue gun , attach the stems of the leaves to a piece of string, alternating vellum and cardstock leaves. Using a paper punch, make several circles from red cardstock. Cut three pieces of white floral wire, fold each strand in half and twist it. Sandwich a piece of wire between two red circles and hot glue gun together. Twist three of the wire strands together to make a cluster. Repeat the process to make several more clusters. Using a hot glue gun , attach the berries to the box of every third or fourth leaf on the garland. Finally, hang your garland.
Fresh Christmas Centerpiece Idea
Add some natural elements to your Christmas centerpieces. We'll show you how to combine cranberries and fresh-cut amaryllis for an easy holiday centerpiece you'll love.Fresh Christmas Centerpiece. Here's what you'll need: scissors, cranberries, tall glass vase, amaryllis stem, pine branch, and ribbon. Pour in cranberries. Add water. Cut amaryllis stem and place in the vase. Tie ribbon
Cheap Holiday Decorating Ideas
Keep costs down this Christmas with our cheap holiday decorating ideas. You don’t have to spend a lot to get a beautifully decorated holiday home.5 cheap holiday decorating ideas. Idea 1. Attached a holiday shape to a pillow. Wrap with red and white yarn. Idea 2. First paint canvases red.
Homemade Christmas Ornament
Make a pretty homemade Christmas ornament using old sheet music and a few cheap supplies. The result is a holiday craft you can make with the kids or enjoy on your home tree.Sheet music pinwheel ornament. Here's what you'll need: sheet music , hole punch, clothespins, wooden bead, silver cord, decorative brad and a glue stick. Accordion-fold sheet music . Cut folded sheet music in half. Punch a hole in the center. Thread silver cord through the hole and tie the knot, leaving excess cord. Glue