Snow Globe Ornaments, Gift Boxes, Paper Candles, and More Weekend Craft Projects
Hello, December! It's finally our favorite time of year, because the Christmas countdown can officially begin. If you were waiting, now's the time to don your ugly festive sweaters and kick your crafting into the highest gear. Get your glue gun and glitter supplies ready and roll up your sleeves. Then scroll through for these weekend DIYs because no one, and we mean no one, does Christmas better than you.
DIY Gift Box Holiday Decor: It doesn't get much better than gifts pulling double duty as decor. If you think you won't be able to part with any of these pretty presents once you see your village complete, wrap some empty boxes so everyone wins. (via Brit + Co)
DIY Snow Globe Cups: Let it snow! This holiday craft brings together our love of festive cocktails and everything winter white without leaving the comfort of home. (via Val Event Gal)
DIY Paper Candles: Although they're meant to sit on the branches of your tree, these clever creations will look just as good on top of your mantel or gathered together on a bookshelf. (via The House That Lars Built)
DIY Ornament Cocktail Stirrers: All those little ornaments that don't fit on the tree are the starting point for making jolly bar accessories. One note of warning: Make sure you grab some food-safe sealant before plopping these into your Prosecco. (via Lydi Out Loud)
Printable Gift Card Gift Box: We all know the struggle of giving gift cards. They're so tiny and slim that the chances of them getting lost in the shuffle are well, huge. How about making this cute gift box DIY instead? It'll guarantee your thoughtfulness gets delivered safe and sound. (via Persia Lou)
DIY Large Reindeer Decor: If you've ever dreamt of making giant pastel reindeer balloons, then dream no longer. They're so easy to make you could craft an entire herd of reindeer just in time for Santa's arrival. (via A Kailo Chic Life)
DIY Last Minute Ornaments: No one likes getting caught empty-handed during a gift exchange. Instead, arm yourself with a box of clear ornaments and stuff them with tinsel or confetti. Add a bow and a note that says "Happy Holidays" for handy presents on-the-go. (via Bash Studio)
DIY Vintage Car Christmas Tree Marquee: This retro festive mantel decor is a classic beauty. If you were ever looking for an excuse to learn how to use power tools like a jigsaw and a drill, this would be it. (via A Beautiful Mess)
DIY Metallic Eggnog Cups: Add some flair to a traditional punch bowl set with metallic paint. Use different colors on each cup so your guests can keep track of their nog, even after a few rounds. (via Design Improvised)
DIY Faux Gingerbread House: If it breaks your heart to throw away a gingerbread house that you slaved over, try this diet-friendly DIY. Made up of a wood base, ornaments, and practically sugar-free decor, you'll be able to pull out this sweet little home year after year. (via Morena's Corner)
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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.