12 Festive DIYs to Celebrate Christmas in July
If you're one of those people who rejoices when they see Christmas items on sale in June, we get it. Who wouldn't want to celebrate the merry holiday more than once a year? Lucky for you, Christmas in July is here to satisfy all those festive cravings. Get into the spirit on the 25th of July with a papier-mâché cactus, a silly pineapple, or fun pom-poms. When you're done, stash it all away until it's time to decorate for real. (Or keep it out; we won't judge!)
DIY Star Letterboard: Stars are timeless. Make one tomorrow and no one will know it was inspired by Saint Nick. (via Brit + Co)
DIY Batik Christmas Stockings: If you're working on any new projects — dyeing, shibori, tie-dye — throw in some Christmas stockings while you're testing out the trend. (via Brit + Co)
DIY Pom-Pom Ladder Tree: You can never have enough pom-poms (true fact), and you probably have a ladder hanging around somewhere. Put the two together for this abstract tannenbaum. (via Brit + Co)
DIY No-Sew Pizza Tree Skirt: Spend an hour or so cutting pizza toppings and catching up on your shows. (Use this as a Halloween cape and get double the fun out of it!) (via Brit + Co)
DIY Christmas Cactus: Been meaning to add a cactus to your plant collection? This is your chance! (via Brit + Co)
DIY Pineapple Tree: Before it becomes part of your summer luau, dress your pineapple up with mini LEDs and ornaments. (via Brit + Co)
DIY Fringe Christmas Tree: Cramped for space? Grab some leftover fringe and make this groovy mid-century-mod wall hanging. (via Brit + Co)
DIY Ombre Christmas Tree: Summer is the time to spray paint. No more worrying about snowfall if you leave this fun project outside while it dries. (via Brit + Co)
DIY Punny Christmas Ornaments: Punch your decor up with some puns and get ready for the giggles to roll in. (via Brit + Co)
DIY Edible Snow Globe: Start testing new recipes now. Not only do you have time to perfect your craft, you'll have lots of yummy leftovers for ice cream sandwiches! (via Brit + Co)
DIY Taco Ornaments: It's always taco time in our minds, so it's never too early to start making Christmas gifts like these cute ornaments. (via Brit + Co)
DIY Pom-Pom Wreath: They're going to be a hot trend again this year, so why not make yours now and enjoy it for a bit longer? (via Brit + Co)
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Ariel loves color, bold design, and eclectic decor. She goes by many names including "color decor wizard” and is also the voice behind PMQ for two (www.pmqfortwo.com) where she creates interiors and decor that are renter-friendly and creative.