Holiday greeting cards sent to you by loved ones and friends are a great way to spruce up your home without breaking the bank. Decorating a mirror with cards may turn it from a plain mirror into a showpiece for a holiday corridor. As was just shown, this is an excellent use of window mirrors. Add some sparkle by hanging some fairy lights above the mirror.
Set up a Holiday Exhibit
Make use of every blank space you have to create a stunning holiday setting. You can make a gorgeous, lavish display that won’t break the bank by using seasonal fruits to decorate coffee tables, consoles, and even mantels. Vases overflowing with plums are an effortless touch that adds a lot of flair to any room. Clementines are seasonal fruit that can well with your color scheme.
Fill the holiday with fake gifts by wrapping dummy packages
The arrival of gifts instantly brightens the Christmas tree and other decorations. The crew at Ideal Home have spent years filming holiday sequences, so they are fully aware of the glaring accuracy of using phony gifts as props. Adding a touch of excitement to any small Christmas setting is easy with beautifully wrapped boxes. But watch, however, since if the kids open them too early, the surprise will be ruined and they’ll probably end up sobbing because of the lack of goodies inside.
Make use of the changing seasons by planting a hanging basket
Plant seasonal hanging baskets instead of a wreath for the front entrance. For instant curb appeal, try this Christmas hanging basket concept with evergreens for the winter. Even after the holiday lights have been taken down, the seasonal color added by baskets planted with appropriate plants may brighten up front yards.
Exhibit star decorations
When decorating on a tight budget, don’t overlook the power of simple paper decorations, particularly huge paper stars. Especially if you make the stars yourself out of reclaimed materials. The statement stars may be hung in the window to provide good joy.
Spread homemade crackers around the table
If you want to save money on crackers this year, why not make them yourself? To save costs and avoid unnecessary waste, which is especially important right now. In addition, visitors appreciate the additional effort that was put in when the tableware is handcrafted. Treat packaging may be as easy as placing an item inside a cardboard tube, wrapping it with colored paper and even linen pieces, and closing it with a ribbon. Inside jokes may be written by anybody; just Google “greatest cracker jokes.”
Get crafty and wrap some presents!
DIY gift wrapping is a great way to save money without sacrificing style. Gift wrapping paper with genuine hand-printed designs is a thoughtful way to impress the recipients. Create a holiday centerpiece by slicing a huge spud in two and meticulously scoring a design. Make the shape stand out by removing the potato from the exterior of the marked area. If you want to paint on this side, use the inside of a tin top as a canvas and spread the paint out thinly. Create your stamp on a piece of brown paper, or even better, the back of a recycled sheet of paper.
Making Christmas trees as placemats
Using little Christmas trees as placeholders makes for a wonderful holiday statement. Miniature artificial trees may be used to simulate this effect. Just clip some fir branches and set them around a tea light candle. It’s easy to prune away unwanted foliage from a genuine tree’s backside without anybody noticing. Personalize the ‘trees’ even further by decorating them with ornaments that would be lost on a larger evergreen.