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10 Fun and Colorful DIY Christmas Decorations that the Whole Family can Enjoy to Craft

7 November 2021
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The holidays are coming. Actually, in the Philippines, Christmas starts every year as early as the -ber months begin. It is usually a four-month Christmas celebration that begins in September and ends in December.

 

When it comes to the holiday spirit, Christmas is the best since it allows you to express your crafty side. There are several DIY Christmas decoration that may bring your home to life throughout the holiday season. Whether you're looking for the ideal area to hang holiday lights, fun projects, and candy canes to spruce up your living room mantel, or festive table settings to wow your friends.

 

So, if you don't still get those holiday vibes at home, you should now outset those artistic knack of yours and kickoff that festive mood through your home Christmas decorations.

 

DIY Christmas Tree Ideas and Decorations

Christmas trees are the most common symbol of Christmas all over the world. Whether in a shopping mall, a park, a hotel, or at home, you can always find this Christmas decoration no matter where you go during the holiday season.

 

In the pagan and Christian traditions of the winter holidays, evergreen trees and other evergreen plants have long been used to decorate one's home. Christmas was a time for Pagans to put up evergreen tree branches as decorations because it symbolized the impending return of spring.

 

On the other hand, it's well known that the Christmas tree represents both the birth and resurrection of Jesus Christ in the Christian faith. The crown of thorns worn by Christ on the cross is thought to represent the tree's branches and shrubbery, which also symbolizes immortality.

 

That is why it would be fantastic if you had a diverse and unique idea for creating your DIY Christmas tree at home.

 

1. Christmas Tree Made of Sweater

Fill your home with Christmas decor | Lumina Homes

Fill your home with Christmas decor | Lumina Homes

Do you have a pile of clothes or sweaters that you are already out of trend? You can use them in creating your unique DIY Christmas tree at home! You may reuse an old Christmas sweater in various ways, including making little tree ornaments out of them. You can also use some ribbons with bright prints on them and a bit of your quirkiness in creating them. For added family fun, you can also hang some wooden bead stars on this Christmas decoration.

 

2. A Spoonful Christmas Tree

Decorate your Lumina house and lot with creativity this year

Decorate your Lumina house and lot with creativity this year

Aside from being cute, this DIY Christmas tree idea is also environment-friendly. You would need paper mache in Christmas tree form, plastic spoons, spray paint, and hot glue for this project. It would be best if you cut the tops off first from the spoons. Then spray it with your desired paint color. Once dry, you can now start gluing them on the paper mache, starting from the bottom using some hot glue.

 

3. Christmas Card Tree

Use old greeting cards as Christmas decoration for your walls at home

Use old greeting cards as Christmas decoration for your walls at home

Most of us might get a large number of Christmas cards every year that we usually keep inside our pile of boxes. Now, you can recycle and customize these Christmas cards into a Christmas tree! This is relatively easy as you have to pick the nicest ones and put them up on your wall as Christmas decoration. Make sure to arrange them into a Christmas tree form for a festive effect.

 

Now that you're done building the spotlight of the holiday season, it is now the time to spruce up the Christmas decorations at your home. Here are some of the DIY ideas you must try while embellishing your home.

 

4. Bundt Door Bells

Place a bell instead of a wreath at the door of your house in Lumina

Place a bell instead of a wreath at the door of your house in Lumina

Some of us became interested in baking at home during the pandemic. At this point, you might already gather a pile of pans and molds in your kitchen. Good thing you can use them as DIY Christmas decorations!

 

How to make it: To make bell shapes, stack small molds and Bundt pans and attach them with epoxy. To make clappers, attach little ornaments with hot glue to the bottom of the vase. Attach a bow and white ribbon loops to the top for hanging. If desired, you can also add some fresh greenery as a design.

 

These small Bundt pans and mold "bells" are perfect to hang on your wall or front porch.

 

5. A Garland of Dried Oranges

Citrus garland outside or inside your Lumina house is a good idea

Citrus garland outside or inside your Lumina house is a good idea

Oranges are a beautiful addition to any holiday activities at your house, whether you're cooking, baking, or even decorating. Add some dried citrus oranges to make a stunning Christmas garland or wreath that you can hang wherever you choose and enjoy its great accent to your ornaments as well as its great smell inside your house.

 

6. Candy Canes Holder

Instead of mason jars, fill the table with candy canes holder as Christmas decoration

Instead of mason jars, fill the table with candy canes holder as Christmas decoration

A candy cane place card holder adds a festive touch to your party while also adding a touch of formality. Gluing three candy canes together at the top and spreading out the hooks allows you to build this adorable easel sign. This is an easy-peasy way to add that holiday vibe to your dining table or desk.

 

7. Wooden Spools Wreath

Go green by upcycling spools into a wreath as Christmas decoration

Go green by upcycling spools into a wreath as Christmas decoration

Pops of color are provided by old wooden spools wrapped in a variety of thread, baker's twine, ribbon, and rickrack. They also give the impression that there are a lot of crafts and partying going at the back of your front door, reflecting the creative knack of the dwellers.

 

8. Snowflake Ornaments Made of Lace

Fill your Lumina home with a winter vibe Christmas decor

Fill your Lumina home with a winter vibe Christmas decor

It's a fact that our country doesn't have a winter season. But you can still achieve that winter wonderland feeling through your Christmas decorations at home. Have you ever noticed how similar snowflakes and lace may seem to be? These lace ornaments are perfect if you want your Christmas decorations to have a snowy feel.

 

9. Poinsettia Coasters

Fill the noche buena table with Christmas decorations to make it more colorful

Fill the noche buena table with Christmas decorations to make it more colorful

Because poinsettias are the classic Christmas flower, why not use them to make coasters? This year, make a beautiful Christmas ornament with only a few simple supplies, including crepe paper, wooden coasters, scissors, glue, and a sponge brush. This created craft is also perfect in any season.

 

10. Coffee Filter Garland

Recycled garland for Christmas decor instead of balloons is a go green move

Recycled garland for Christmas decor instead of balloons is a go green move

This stylish Christmas ornament is perfect, especially for our coffee-lovers out there! If you know where to look, you can construct beautiful DIY Christmas decorations out of almost anything. Coffee filters are used to create this faux flower garland.

 

How to make it: First, staple the middle of a stack of 12 ruffled coffee filters, using a combination of white and natural-colored filters. Use a tiny nail to make a hole in the middle of each stack. Continue by cutting and knotting a strand of twine at least a foot longer than the garland's intended width. Keep tying knots and adding stacks to finish. You can also try using tissue paper if you don't have enough filters at home.

 

These Christmas decorations are just complementary this holiday season. Remember that the true holiday spirit is the time we allot to our loved ones and the special moments we spend with them. Enjoy decorating your home; Merry Christmas!

 

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