Filling your home with yuletide decorations doesn't have to put a stress on your wallet. In fact, much of your seasonal decor can be made using items that you might already have lying around! Get inspired by these quick and easy projects that will bring the holiday spirit to your home.
16 Inexpensive Ways to Decorate Your House for Christmas
Illuminated Wine Bottles
Evergreen Holiday Bouquet
Make your own unique stocking hangers using toys reminiscent of those found on the Christmas lists of little girls and boys. Designate each family member's stocking hanger using different colors or go with classic gold.
Birch Wood Reindeer
Simply Stunning Wreaths
Deviate from the traditional evergreen wreath to something a little more outside of the box. Try your hand at creating one of these Christmas wreaths using natural materials such as succulents, rosemary sprigs or red-hot chili peppers.
Paper Bag Luminaries
Safe and easy paper bag luminaries can be made in minutes with a decorative hole punch. Tea lights add a natural glow, but if you plan on displaying your luminaries for an extended amount of time, we recommend using battery-operated candles.
Gorgeous Succulent Centerpiece
Looking for a centerpiece that will last throughout the season? Try one that combines succulents, red berries, and roses. Learn how to create a centerpiece that puts hearty succulents in the spotlight.
Holiday Reindeer Mugs
Willow Twig Balls
Thin, curly willow twigs are easy to bend and bring to mind the beauty of the outdoors during winter. Fill a bowl or vase with willow twig balls that are versatile enough to fit well with the decor of any home.
Reclaimed Wood Card Stand
Display your holiday cards by making a reclaimed wood card stand. The toughest part of this uncomplicated DIY project is finding a rustic-looking wood beam, but you can also head to your local home goods store and purchase scrap wood and stain to mimic a reclaimed wood find.
Holiday Berry Bowl
Create a Christmas terrarium made of sustainable foliage. A traditional berry bowl layers woodland ferns and different types of mosses, and this tutorial shares how to pull off an updated design using readily available materials.
Foil Leaf Wreath
Make a Mistletoe Kissing Ball
Himmeli-Style Christmas Star Tree Topper
Bottle Brush Christmas Trees
Holiday Floral Arrangement
Take a $10 bouquet of flowers from ordinary to impressive with evergreen clippings, berries and other greenery from your yard. Learn how to expertly arrange them into a one-of-a-kind holiday floral arrangement.