Ever since IKEA鈥檚聽Winter Holiday Collection made an appearance, it鈥檚 been pretty much impossible not to fall into a festive frame of mind. From the sparkling garlands to baking containers and bronze lighting, IKEA鈥檚 winter wonderland is full of festive essentials that are begging to be bought (and maybe tweaked just a bit to make the perfectly you-nique holiday hack). Whether you鈥檙e going for pastels, metallics or traditional shades of red, these nine IKEA pieces hold a variety of hacking options for whenever you decide it is acceptable to start buying holiday decorations.

1. Bronze Star Pendant Light ($20): IKEA finally hopped on the copper metallic craze, and now you鈥檒l want a whole constellation of these gorgeous pendant lights. While it doesn鈥檛 get much more fabulous than these stars, try covering up the exposed wire with colorful wooden beads or with a giant braided rope.

2. Diamond Decorations ($4): Do you have a little one coming this holiday season? No? That鈥檚 okay, because this DIY gem mobile definitely works outside the nursery. Swap out the paper gems for IKEA鈥檚 light ornaments to make this super quick and easy project, or just string them together to make a sparkly garland.

3. Slippers ($13): Stockings? Slippers? Who cares! They鈥檙e adorable and definitely belong on the mantle. A few DIY embellishments wouldn鈥檛 hurt鈥 maybe some fur along the top or perhaps a tassel or two?

4. Wooden Baubles ($10): The simplicity of these natural wood baubles is refreshing, but it could also be fun to throw some color blocking into the mix and just dip a few of these ornaments into paint.

5. Wrapping Paper ($3): Short on space this season? Skip the drama of hauling a messy tree up five flights of stairs and DIY a paper tree instead. Grab a couple rolls and mix up the color and patterns for a fun tree alternative. Don鈥檛 worry, you can still 鈥渉ang鈥 pretty lights on it.

6. Wine Glass ($3): That rich red color will look stunning on your tablescape this year. But wouldn鈥檛 it be fun to see what some DIY etching looks like on that red glass? Instead of place settings, you could make a personalized glass for everyone at the table. Yep, glass etching really is that easy.

7. Vinter Tin Containers ($6): These tins are amazing for giving away holiday goodies because no gift wrap is required. But if you can鈥檛 bring yourself to part with them, make them into a more permanent organization piece by adding a cute knob or funny plastic animal to the top and using them to store spices, tea or other dry ingredients.

8. Gold Ornaments ($10): 鈥淭aking down Christmas ornaments is the best,鈥 said no one EVER. Keep your ornaments up all year long without getting any judgmental looks by making this ornament and lightbulb chandelier.

9. Tray ($7): 鈥楾is the season to set up the holiday bar, whether that be a bar cart or just a snazzy tray. Load up this tray with all the holiday bar cart essentials, like pretty glassware and maybe a bottle or two of our personal favorite, the Jolly Brit mixer.

Can you come up with some more ways to hack IKEA鈥檚 holiday collection? Tell us what you think in the comments below!