Dec 22, 2017
Reindeer Balloons, Geometric Tree Skirts, Gift Wrapping Ideas, and More Last-Minute Holiday Crafts
By now your home should be decked to the max with cheer and Christmas decor. But for those of you who still have a little work to do, this list is full of last-minute projects you can nail before the big man arrives. We've got DIY decorations, ornaments, gift wrapping ideas, tablescape decor, and more, so click through to find the perfect project to do while rocking around your Christmas tree.
DIY Colorful Christmas Village: Your mom's little ceramic village never sparkled like this one does. It's not too late to get your glitter and putz houses out and make something beautiful. (via Studio DIY)
DIY Reindeer Balloons: Paper antlers and colorful ballons are all you need to make a festive party backdrop. You can also dress up your table sitch on the 25th, or just have some floating around the living room. You really don't need an excuse this time of year. (via A Subtle Revelry)
DIY Fluffy Placemats: A craft project that's pink and fluffy will definitely add pizzazz to any holiday meal. Just grab your scissors and fuzzy fabric. (via Bird's Party)
DIY Christmas Stocking: Start a new color palette for the holiday season with a funky and furry stocking for your mantel. (via Paper & Stitch)
DIY Pinecone Ornaments: You should definitely be collecting little pinecones so you can create handmade ornaments like these for your friends and family. Nothing says love like a cute Christmas craft. (via Handmade Charlotte)
DIY Gift Wrap Ideas: Kick it up a notch and use color-blocked wrapping paper with pom-pom gift toppers. Aunt Sue will appreciate the effort you went through to make her gifting experience extra special. (via A Kailo Chic Life)
DIY No-Sew MCM Tree Skirt: Your pastel tree deserves better than a red and green monstrosity from a big box store. Create a retro-chic tree skirt using felt and some hot glue. (via Melodrama)
DIY Friendly Ornament Garland: Don't leave any ornament out this year, because you've still got time to create the cheeriest little garland that ever was. (via Handmade Charlotte)
DIY Holly Berry Surprise Balls: People can't get enough of these mini gifts, so this year you should make a few for your tablescape. They'll wow the adults and children alike. (via The House That Lars Built)
DIY Cookie Trays: No one in the history of baked goods has ever turned down a cookie tray that came with a card and personalized topper. (via Design Eat Repeat)
DIY Abstract Gift Wrap: When you're in a hurry, you need a gift bag that will gloss over the fact that you're 20 minutes late to dinner. These vibrant DIY paper bags will do all the talking for you. (via Club Crafted)
DIY Felt Holiday Wreath: With only a few days left before Santa arrives, you have to make sure your wreath game is on point. A knotted felt wreath with splashes of color is how you win. (via The Tiny Funnel)
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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.