Ho ho ho! It’s Christmas time again folks and all the convivial joys of the festive season are set to begin in just a matter of weeks. We love a good festive time here at CoContest, and without a doubt, Christmas has to be our most cherished and revered. With Christmas comes a flurry of activity, tasks and duties, and one of the most time consuming is always the all important home decoration. Decorating your home in Christmas goods can be an expensive and draining activity, so this year, why not consider the alternative: DIY Christmas decorations.
In Part II of our four part series on Do It Yourself home projects, we’re taking a look this week at fabulous DIY Christmas decorations.
Take a wander through, get inspired and start getting your creative juices flowing for a fantastic DIY Christmas decorations at home.
Personalised monogram ornaments
We all love a good Christmas tree ornament, and some of the most beautiful and well constructed tend to be found in all the richly decorated department stores and malls. However, with a little know how, you can create something even more beautiful: a DIY Christmas decoration with a distinct personal touch. Take this fantastic DIY ornament here: a basic ornament adorned with puffy paint monogram and sprayed over with spray paint to create a unique gift, or addition to the home tree. See it all right here.
Vintage bell jar ornaments
If you like something a little more elaborate in your creative home projects, take this neat example on board: fabulous vintage inspired bell jars! Craft your own delightful Christmas scenes and contain them inside a few repurposed plastic wine cups. Some scissors and twine, glitter and glue, and you’re well on your way to DIY Christmas glory.
Painted animal ornaments
Sure to be a hit with the kids, spice your Christmas up with something a little more out of the ordinary: an array of amazing colourful toy animals! To make these DIY Christmas decorations, head on down to your local kids store, pick up a few basic toy animals, a little spray paint and gloss, and you’ve got yourself a neat addition to any tinsel, tree or festive setting. Take a closer look here.
Who knew there were so many ways to reuse dried fruit? Fruit is great to eat, whether dried or not, but it also makes a fantastic visual addition to the home. Come Christmas time, slice up all those refuse pieces of fruit, sugar them in water, then leave to dry and dehydrate, and you’ve got an excellent, striking array of visual ornaments that will work wonders in any part of the home. DIY Christmas decorations have never been easier! Take a look at how it’s done here.
Hand stamped clay ornaments