Don’t just leave it up to the tree to impart the Christmas cheer around your home, a few extra decorations go a long way to showing your festive spirit. You don’t have to spend loads either, check out these easy DIY Christmas decorations.
Battery-powered lights give you instant Christmas cheer without the need for a power point. Set them up at the entry to greet your guests as they arrive. Wrap evergreen foliage over the wires of the lights to complete the look.
Take a seat
Make your Christmas table something special! Adorn chair backs with cute and creative garlands. Cut out holly leaves from shades of green felt. Punch two holes in leaf tops. String with matching paper straws to make a chair back swag. For berries, hot-glue wool felt balls to leaves. Pin or tie garlands to back of chairs.
Turn simple greenery from your garden into a gorgeous tabletop garland. Drape it down the centre of the table to create a stunning centrepiece. Repeat the garland around other furniture pieces in your home for a coordinated Christmas display.
Easy Advent Calendar
Make the build up to Christmas as exciting as the actual day. Fill 24 small envelopes with tiny toys or pieces of candy and seal with numbered stickers. Hang the envelopes across a shelf with miniature clothespins. Kids will love waking up to a new treat during the countdown to Christmas!