Handmade Holiday Decorations

 December 1, 2017
Posted by jenn

Get your friends together heat up the cider and craft up some amazing projects that will make the holidays pop in your home. We’ve picked out some of HGTV’s standouts from Handmade Holidays feature.

Fold a Mini Forest

Use a circle punch or scissors to cut card stock into various size circles, then accordion-fold the paper to create the look of swagging evergreen boughs. Stack the folded rings and attach to a small wood dowel or cut log slice to easily whip up a whole forest of firs.

Craft a Snowy Wreath

Add faux greenery, flowers, berry sprigs and glittered pinecones to a grapevine wreath then cover with faux snow to give your front door a cheery update during winter months. Learn how to make your own.

Glow It On

Our how-to explains how to create these illuminated grapevine sphere topiaries for your front porch. The waterproof lights ensure they’ll brighten up your entry even during stormy winter weather.

Help Kids Count Down to the Big Day

Our step-by-step instructions show you how to upcycle assorted old sweaters into cute mini mittens and toboggans you can fill with small trinkets and treats for a fun take on a traditional advent calendar.

Photo: Marian Parsons

No-Sew Felt Tree Skirt

This year, forgo the usual holiday colors and embrace kicky bright hues and swirling patterns inspired by traditional Scandinavian designs. Felt, yarn and fabric glue are all you need to make this colorful Christmas tree skirt.

Craft an Upholstered Banner

Cheerfully issue a Christmas greeting to all who enter your home with this DIY upholstered holiday banner. Swap out the letters to easily craft more banners for birthdays, Thanksgiving, Halloween, Easter or any other occasion worth celebrating.
Want more? Check out all 77 projects here.