It’s that time of the year again – Christmas! Yes Christmas comes with all joy, buzz, gifts, lights in the windows, cards in the mail, dinners with friends and family loud shouts of Merry Christmas in the street. So what makes you know we are at that time of the year; the amazing decorations, pops of colours, the trees, the brightness in the city.
Many are saddened at Christmastime when they think about the extra money needed for decorations to make Christmas merry and bright! But, hey don’t be bothered get your craft ready and make this Christmas a season of colours and joy with the following amazing homemade Christmas decoration ideas;
Merry & bright Christmas decoration ideas:
Make your entrance a pop of colour: Make your entrance to door welcoming for guest and passersby and let them know it is the season of Christmas with.
Gift bow wreath: To achieve this homemade Christmas decoration, turn the store-bought bows to a merry wreath. Attach loop of floral wire around a 15” or 16” Styrofoam wreath. Then; hot glue bows to the frontal and side of the form. Make it merry and bright with red and white classic combo or mix in powder green for that wintry look.
Spice up your living room: Give your living room an amazing new look with homemade Christmas decoration makeover;
Hang your favourite friends and family names around your room: Turn your living room to a Hall of Friends & Family (HFF), as you hang your friends and favorite family members name all around the wall. To achieve this amazing homemade Christmas decoration, find a scrabble game or a letter board that you hardly use? Reuse the pieces in name ornaments held together with beads, wire, scrapbook paper and a drill.
Joy, love, peace and hope pillowcowers: Make old pillows look like a new designer originals with this homemade decoration ideas with different names embossed on them with thread and paint. Sew washable burlap into pillow covers, and stamp them with paint covered letters that will send an amazing merry and bright message to your guests;
you can use letters like L.O.V.E, H.O.PE, P.E.A.CE, H.A.P.P.I.N.E.S.S, J.O.Y, J.O.Y.F.U.L., F.R.U.I.T.F.U.L.N.E.S.S, F.R.I.E.N.D.L.Y, H.A.P.P.Y. Use different Christmas colours to accomplish a pop of colour and brightness for your the best party ideas.
Merry Christmas garland: Homemade Christmas decoration is not complete without the Merry Christmas Garland, which shows guest in your home that you are in that season of love, peace and joy. Create your own masterpiece with sheets of 81/2 by 11inch faux bois paper; then cut the letters freehand or use a stencil to create the letters you have in mind [M E R R Y – C H R I S T M A S]. Glue the cut letters onto a 21/3 inch ribbon and then hang with a cloth tape. Then, dress up your table with a votive holder wrapped in a satin ribbon (bond them together with hot glue) or added touch.
Scarf wreath: The idea behind the scarf wreath is to create a pop of color with your used scarf. This homemade Christmas decoration doesn’t get any easier: get a colorful scarf, wire frame. To accomplish this, create a wire wreath form and get a scarf long enough to go around the scarf. The longer your scarf, the larger the wreath we can make. If you have smaller scarfs, you can try pinning a few scarves together to enable you cover a really large form. Remember, all the scarf you use make the wreath is/are still useable as there were no gluing or cutting.
Alison Moore is author of this article, she works at decoration company.
December 28, 2016