Christmas is a time when people come together and celebrate. Thus, you need to decorate your house for Christmas. There are DIY Christmas decorations that you can make at home at low or zero cost. You can make decorations from the unwanted things at home. The following DIY ideas are both for traditional and modern decorations.
Little Home-Made Christmas Tree
A Christmas tree is one of the decorations common in most homes during Christmas. You do not have to buy an expensive tree for Christmas, have a home-made Christmas tree to decorate the countertops or bookshelves around your home.
The items you need to make a Christmas tree
For you to make a Christmas tree, you will need:
1. Different colored yarns.
2. Hot glue.
3. Any corn shaped plastic/ box.
Steps of making the tree
1. Use the fork to make pompoms with the yarns.
2. Make sure the pompom is properly tied to prevent them from getting destroyed.
3. To make the pompoms, roll the yarn on the fork as many times as you want.
Besides, you can use different Christmas colors to make your tree more colorful.
Step 2: Use the hot glue to stick your pompoms on the corn shaped plastic/box. As you glue the pompoms, ensure you do not leave spaces between them.
With all the above steps, you will have a Christmas tree for less than $5. Make as many trees as you want.
Christmas Ornament Wreath
You do not need to buy an ornament wreath. There are different ways to make an ornament wreath at home. The easiest way is using a hanger or a flexible wire. An ornament can decorate the door or wall during Christmas.
Supplies needed to make an ornament wreath
1. A hanger/flexible round item.
2. Ornaments of different sizes.
3. Hot glue.
5. Glue sticks.
How to make a home-made ornament wreath
You need to understand that making an ornament wreath is not as easy as it looks. The secret behind a beautiful wreath is how you organize the whole project.
Step 1: Design your hanger or flexible wire into around shape.
Step 2: Add glue on top of your ornaments and fix them on the hanger. Make sure to organize your ornament for your final product.
Step 3: Make a flower with your ribbon, glue the ribbon on top of your ornament wreath.
When choosing your ornament and ribbon color, consider choosing a similar color to the home types of furniture.
Decorate the Dinner Table for Christmas
Christmas is the time to come together and enjoy special meals. Use simple DIY to decorate the dining place.
What you need to set up the dining room for Christmas
1. A long red table cloth.
2. Light garlands.
4. Small size red and green table cloth.
5. Bowls, plates, forks, and spoons.
How to set the dinner table
Step 1: Place the long red table cloth in the middle of the table.
Step 2: On top of the table cloth, place the light garland. Add some small size ornament to the garland.
Step 3: Take three bowls and place the ornament in the bowl. Arrange the bowls on the table.
Step 4: Arrange plates depending on the number of guests. You can fold the green table cloths as a Christmas tree, then place them on the plate.
Step 5: Wrap the spoons and forks with the red table cloth.
Step 6: Besides, you can add an ornament wreath to make your dining wall more beautiful.
Christmas should not be expensive. Use the available resources to make your holiday more colorful. Above are simple DIY to decorate your home at low or no cost.
Lily owns her home decor business. She designs her products herself and done it by hand. She also teaches classes about it, personally and virtually.