As we promised, the so expected second part of the “44 Affordable Holiday Decorating Tips is ready! Even though there is little time left until Christmas, these tips will help you burst your home with nice and Christmasy decorations! Don’t miss none of them!
23. Wrap your switch plates in wrapping paper
Make also a bow for a simple holiday flair!
24. Buy inexpensive wall decals
Use them in order to add a festive flair to your home.
25. Give your bathroom a simple festive look
Put ribbons around your soap dispensers or bows in the corner of your mirror or decorate your jar bathroom set!
26. Make your kitchen cozier
Fill mason jars with candy canes or hot coco mix and marshmallows!
27. Get festive with your towels!
Swap out your usual dish and hand towels in your kitchen and bathroom for those in more festive colors. Depending on the texture of your towels, you can stencil on a festive design.
28. Make your own felt mistletoe to hang around your home
29. Make Christmas ornaments out of scrabble tiles
30. Make your own festive coasters
Use blank 4×4 tile squares, cork and Mod Podge. Simply find festive photos or holiday scrapbook paper for the top and adhere it with Mod Podge. Glue cork on the bottom to keep your tables scratch-free.
31. Make a simple and cheap wreath out of rolled-up sheet music or vintage book pages
Don’t have sheet music? Print some from the Internet.
32. Use old light bulbs to make ornaments and centerpieces
Simply use spray paint or Mod Podge to add a splash of color and style.
33. Make your own napkin rings
They are perfect for a dinner party. Use ribbon with a burlap rosette on top.
34. Make your seating place tags from festive wine corks
If throwing a holiday dinner party, they are the perfect thing to impress your guests! Place the cork vertically and cut a slit in the top where you will insert a piece of card stock with your guests name. Add flair to the cork with a bit of glitter or ribbon.
35. Peppermint aroma all over the place
Glue peppermint candles to the outside of an unscented or vanilla candle. As the candle burns it
will give off a peppermint aroma.
36. Use a trendy woven basket instead of a tree skirt
If you have a live tree you may need to place the tree in a bucket inside of the basket to keep it alive.
37. Keep it simple: Wreaths in the windows
These decorations are all you need to make the outside of your home look prepared for the holidays.
38. Make your own coasters out of materials you can find in your own backyard
Cut a branch into one-half inch circular segments. Sand or stain the top to finish.
39. Make Christmas Eve luminaries for your walkway
Use empty milk jugs, tea candles and kitty litter!
40. Decorate your refrigerator or front door to look like a giant snowman
Magnets or paper cut-outs work well for the eyes, nose and buttons.
41. Find cheap ornaments and use them
Hunt around your local dollar store and thrift shop for bells, ornaments, vases and any other
items you can cheaply incorporate into centerpieces and wreathes.
42. Make your own inexpensive advent calendar with mini gift bags
You can purchase these at a party store and fill the calendar with notes or candy. Stamp each gift bag for each day and use a clothespin to adhere it to twine you have hanging on the wall.
43. Make cute holiday stencils and spray paint plain pint glasses, mason jars and candles
44. Wrap holiday cookie cutters in twine or ribbon for cute and cheap ornaments
Decorating your home for the holidays doesn’t have to mean going over your budget. By using tips
and tricks to help you decorate without overspending, you can enjoy your festive home even more!
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