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Mason Jar Lanterns
Okay, I have made some of these, and I seriously love them! As a self proclaimed candle hoarder (I just love the glow-y atmosphere they give an quiet evening at home) any reason to stop buying the giant scented candles and just burn a few plan votives is a huge win! my bank account loves me and I still get to enjoy night time candles.
Find the tutorial on how to make these on Mason Jar Crafts Love.
Mason Jar Lid Ornaments
Lets start this holiday DIY list off in the most adorable way, with mason jar lid Christmas tree lid ornaments! These super cute little baubles not only recycle any of those pesky lids you may have floating around your house as well as any scraps of holiday fabric from old flannel pajamas, or worn out plaid shirts. Your tree will look as cozy as you feel snuggled up near the fire.
Find the tutorial on how to make these on Home Talk.
Target Blanket Pillow Set
Looking for a subtle way to bring the holiday and/or winter season into your abode? these easy to make flannel blanket pillows will give your space a rustic and warm feeling even when the weather outside may be just the opposite. And would you believe it, you can make these two pillows out of one fleece blanket (Happiness is Homemade found theirs at Target!)
Find the tutorial on how to make these on Happiness is Homemade.
Giant Xmas Bulb Pillows
Okay seriously, I’m not even a huge pink fan and I nearly fell out of my seat when I found these AH-Maz-ing giant Christmas bulb pillows! The whimsy of them just sparked my inner child, I couldn’t stop grinning and just had to share them with you!
Find the tutorial on how to make these on Studio DIY.
Classic Greenery Garland
Wanting to “Spruce” up your mantal this holiday!? Yes that was a pun and yes that was completely intended. This lovely pine garland bedecked with ribbon, holiday lights, pinecones, and rustic ornaments is the perfect way to give your hearth a little holiday spice!
Find the tutorial on how to make this on The Craft Patch Blog.
Minimalist Pine & Eucalyptus Bulbs
Not everyone is about nicknacks filling every corner of their home around the holidays, if you are one that feels better in a clean clutter free environment but still wishing for a little holiday spirit, we found this gorgeous glass ornament DIY that keeps life simple with just a small sprig of spruce or a bit of eucalyptus for the perfect amount of holiday color!
Find the tutorial on how to make these on Vtwonem.
Ombre Felt Wreaths
Wreaths are awesome, but wouldn’t it be such a kick if you could keep them and not have to throw out a dead ring of pine boughs in January? Enter the easy to make and Oh-So-Chic felt ombre wreaths. I am in love with these, I want to make a million of them just because! And the best part, if you keep them in a generic color pallet you could easily use them for a full season and not just for the Christmas holiday!
Find the tutorial on how to make these on the Burlap and Blue.
Talk about DIY-ing with what you’ve got! These super cute twig ornaments can be sourced right out of your backyard or your neighborhood! And with a little hot glue and minimal adornments they will turn your home into an enchantingly rustic get away!
Find the tutorial on how to make these on the Simple As That Blog.
Yarn Tassel Garland
As Hipster as it may be, I do love a good tassel garland; and this sweet teal and burgundy beaded tassel garland hit the sweet spot! Simple and easily adjusted to whatever size you may need you can deck the halls… the tree… the mantel… your office… whatever might need a little holiday cheer!
Find the tutorial on how to make one or five of these thanks to Lia Griffith
Christmas Scent For Your Home
Ahhhhhhhh! Breath it in, the scent of the holidays! Do you smell that? (Sorry you are going to have to pretend as at the time of this article the internet has yet to provide us with digital smells) But you know what I mean, that cozy homemade smell, a spicy and sweet scent that you catch whiffs of as you wind your way through the pine fresh perfume of a Christmas tree farm… well even if you don’t know what I mean you can give your home that exact smell without needing to grow your own Douglas Fir farm.
Find the tutorial on how warm your home with this Holiday scent on Half Baked Harvest.
Hot Glue Snowflake Window Clings
Window clings are great, but sometimes those Dollar Store window stickers aren’t quite the style you are looking for. Did you know that with the use of a hot glue gun and some wax paper you can create homemade snowflake window clings of your very own?! So cool right?!
Find the tutorial on how to make these on We Lived Happily Ever After
Tomato Cage Faux Tree
No room for a tree this year? I know the feeling, in fact I put a whole post together a few years ago about alternative Christmas trees for that very reason. But this tomato cage and faux pine bough garland mini tree is the perfect way to add a little festive cheer into even the tightest of living spaces.
Find the tutorial on how to make these on the Liz Marie Blog.
Reindeer Stocking Hangers
I nearly didn’t include these in here because I kind of wanted to keep them to myself… but as they were already all over Pinterest I guess the secret is already out. Rustic wooden blocks and glittery red reindeer give these stocking hangers a fun lodge vibe that is perfect for the holiday season.
Find the tutorial on how to make these on Southern Revivals.
Curtain Rod Stocking Hanger
Adding hooks to your mantle may not be possible, and those hefty stocking hangers don’t come cheap… so if you have quite a few stockings that need hanging in front of the fire perhaps this ingenious curtain rod stocking hanger is just the ticket for you!
Find the tutorial on how to make this on Maison de Pax.
Ornament Place Card Holders
Having a formal Holiday dinner party? Introduce a little fun and whimsy to the evening by dressing up everyones seat with these simple to make holiday ornament place card holders.
Find the tutorial on how to make these on the Redhead Can Decorate.
Paper Snowflake Runner
Do you have kids? Or are you a kid that is just playing at being an adult? This paper snowflake table runner has me wistfully dreaming about all those winter days I spent cutting out all kinds of paper snowflakes and never knowing what to do with them after that.
Find the tutorial on how to make this on You Are My Fave.
Balloon Ornament Centerpieces
I LOVE THESE!!! Have I mentioned enough that I’m really just a child masquerading as an adult? These balloon ornaments turned centerpieces make me grin about as much as I did as a kid waking up on Christmas day! Making these for you next Holiday party is a must!
Find the tutorial on how to make these on Oh Happy Day.
Light Up Wreath Trio
Holy Christmas Balls it gets so dark this time of year, So why not welcome holiday guests or maybe just yourself home with a warmly glowing wreath or three? Think it’ll be too tough? Think again, with battery operated pre-lit wreaths there’s no hassle with chords or outlets.
Find the tutorial on how to make these on Decor And The Dog.
Winter Porch Pots
If you are a bit like me, you are looking at the bare pots on your porch that once housed bright and cheery flowers or herbs and wishing you had something to fill them with for the next few months. House of Hawthornes has a great winter combination that will liven up those pots while the snow if flying. With seasonal greenery and branches this patio pot decor will be great until the spring thaw.
Find the tutorial on how to make these on House of Hawthornes.
Actual Snowball Lanterns
GAH! I tried to contain myself, but these IRL snowball walkway lanterns have me looking forward to the first snowfall! With little to no items needing to be purchased you can create adorable glowing igloo-like lanterns with just a pack of tea lights and the snow on your front lawn!
Find the tutorial on how to make these on Little Green Fingers.