13 Festive DIY Ways to Hack Restoration Hardware’s Holiday Line
Restoration Hardware’s new holiday line is everything you’d expect: faux fur everything, golden accents, branches and a dozen ways to display string lights. Think rustic cabin with majorly glam touches. Whether you want to just personalize some ornaments for the tree or tackle a marquee light with your favorite holiday song lyrics, these 13 DIY projects will have have your home looking festive until March, when you finally force yourself to give up those furry accessories and sparkly lights.
1. DIY Gold Dipped Ornaments: Hack these clear and gold ornaments ($18-$30 on sale; regularly $24-38) by giving clear ball ornaments a glam makeover with some gold paint. The best part about clear glass is that you can switch out the decor on the inside, depending on the theme of the year. (via Home Made by Carmona)
2. DIY Paper Snowflakes: It doesn’t matter what age you are, paper snowflakes are always a fun winter craft. While these aren’t exactly RH’s jewel-encrusted ornaments ($9), they make delicate little decorating pieces that you can use as gift toppers. (via Giochi di Carta)
3. DIY Golden Branches: Holiday decorations that you can find in your yard are the best. Spray paint some twisty branches with gold and then wrap tiny lights into the branches to get a similar look of RH’s sparkling branch garland (from $45). (via Popsugar)
4. DIY Fairy Light Jars: RH really came up with some creative ways to display string lights, including under cloches and inside these snow globes (from $39). DIY your own little magical globes with some glass jars and battery-powered lights. (via Hometalk)
5. DIY Faux Fur Wine Bag: At first these faux fur wine bags ($12) look a little ridiculous. But then they start to grow on you and suddenly you wonder why you don’t have a furry wine bag yet. And it’ll be the perfect hostess gift to pair along with that bottle of wine. (via Tikkido)
6. DIY Mercury Glass Votives: This mercury glass DIY makes a big statement, whether you decorate your table with some candles or brighten up the windowsill. Wrap a bit of twine around the candles or just dip them in gold like RH’s gold dipped hurricane candles (from $79) for some rustic charm. (via Consumer Crafts)
7. DIY Faux Fur Chair Covers and Cushions: RH always has some seriously cozy faux fur pieces (from $69) that transition perfectly from Christmas to it’s-February-and-still-freezing decor. Whip up a few seat cushions for a holiday party — just don’t be surprised when you don’t put them away until spring. (via A Beautiful Mess)
9. DIY Mercury Glass Ornaments: Getting the mercury glass effect like these antique glass frame ornaments ($20) is fairly simple with spray paint and a spritz of rubbing alcohol. Plus, these plastic letters are completely drop-proof, for when the kids are helping decorate the tree. (via Ruffled)
10. DIY Wooden Star: A few of RH’s hanging starry lights (from $59) will really make your space feel festive. DIY a whole constellation look with weathered wood or paint the wood your holiday theme color and go for something a bit more punchy. (via Vosges Paris)
11. DIY Faux Fur Heart Pillow: No fancy fur coat to wear this season? Stay at home and cuddle up with this furry pillow instead, or hack some stockings you already have by adding fur to recreate RH’s luxe stockings ($24). (via The Merry Thought)
12. DIY Birch Vase: Twigs and branches play a prominent role in RH’s holiday line and their famous starlit trees (from $45). Dress up your tablescape with a couple of these DIY vases to get those silvery winter wonderland vibes. (via Julie Blanner)
13. DIY Fur Letters: Fur letters? Why not. The more fuzz, the merrier. Hack RH’s faux fur tree skirt ($69) to make these letters, or pick up a few IKEA sheepskins for a more affordable fur project. (via Place of My Taste)
Which is your favorite DIY project? Tell us what crafts you’re tackling this season in the comments below!