The festive season is here! We here at TwoSpoons love to add a personal touch to our homes with some easy homemade decorations. Not only do we save money by not blowing all the Christmas budget on store bought decorations, it’s a great way to get into the festive spirit! So whether you’ve got some free time to spare, are looking for a fun activity to try out with your family, or you’re just out of ideas for decorating this year, why not check out our top five favourite DIY decoration this Christmas?
There’s something special about being able to use decorations year after year – they become tradition! Here at TwoSpoons, we’re always on the look out for more decorations we can add to our family traditions. This year, we’ve searched high and low for some easy decorations that you can make at home.
1. Woven Paper Balls Garland
A Christmas staple – garland! Check out this tutorial by How About Orange to make your own woven garland.
2. Folded Fir Tree
These folded paper fir trees are easy to make, which makes them the perfect craft for your kids! They're perfect for hanging and displaying on your table or mantle. Here's a tutorial we found on how to make them.
3. Scrap Ribbon Trees
These quick and easy decorations can be made with left over ribbon from wrapping Christmas presents! Use different shades of green and brown to make your own mini Christmas trees. Make them by following this tutorial by Fireflies and Mud Pies.
4. Christmas Tree Mason Jar
Although these decorations may require a trip to the shops, they're still easy and fun to make, and are sure to bright up any room! We found this tutorial by Mason Jar Crafts on how to make them.
5. Paper Christmas Lights Garland
Is there such a thing as too much garland around this time of year? These paper Christmas lights are a great and easy way to add festive cheer. Check out this tutorial by Stubbornly Crafty to make them.