10 Easy DIY Winter Home Decorations
If you want to decorate your home for the winter season, there are lots of ways you can transform your setting with cheerful decorations you make yourself. You don’t have to be an artist to make these DIY decorations, and you’ll love the way your home looks when it’s outfitted for the season. Here are 10 easy DIY winter home decorations to try right now.
1. Crafty Candles
If you are looking for a DIY idea that’s easy to make and also useful, a crafty candle decorated with cinnamon sticks is something you’ll enjoy making and smelling. Using craft glue, attach cinnamon sticks around a candle so that its sides are entirely covered. As the candle burns, you’ll also enjoy the lovely fragrance of cinnamon.
There are many beautiful garlands you can make this winter. You can make bright paper garlands or felt garlands, or you can try to make birch garlands. The curling thin bark of the birch tree can be used to make a rustic garland just as you’d make a paper garland. Cut your birch bark into papery strips and attach them loop by loop. Seal their ends using a glue gun. You’ll love this garland that can be displayed throughout the holidays and the entire winter season.
3. Terracotta Pots Snowman
Some paint and a couple terracotta pots are all you need to create some darling snowmen for your shelves or mantle. Paint your pots white and then decorate each with a face. You can attach a knitted hat to one and earmuffs to another. Attach some red and green ribbons for use as scarves.
4. Mason Jar Fir Trees
If you are looking for an eye-catching display for the mantle, a row of winter scenes in mason jars is a simple DIY craft. With faux snow and small bottlebrush trees, you can create wintery scenes in each jar. You can even add other elements using miniatures to create winter displays you can showcase year after year.
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5. Pinecone Clusters
When you attach pinecones to some ribbon and bunch them into one cluster, you have a beautiful winter decoration for your door, window, or even a wall. You might want to paint the edges of your pinecones with white to indicate snow or with gold leaf. Choose broad ribbon for a more eye-catching display.
6. Rustic Barn Wood Signs
If you enjoy painting, you can decorate some fun barn wood signs with phrases like “winter cheer,” “joy,” or “let it snow.” You can hang these signs around the interior of your home or employ them as outdoor displays. You can use paint colors that complement your home. Be sure to seal them if you plan to showcase them outdoors so they’ll last for years to come!
7. Winter Potpourri Centerpiece
Using a glass hurricane lamp or a tall glass vase, you can make an elegant potpourri centerpiece. Fill your glass hollow with cinnamon sticks, dried stars of anise, sprays of evergreen, dried berries, pinecones, and even dried fruit to create an enchanting display. Not only is this DIY craft pretty to behold, it smells fragrantly wonderful too!
8. Birch Branch Corner Display
You can create an appealing display in the corner of a room with a silver bucket and some logs of birch. Stand two or three thin birch logs in the bucket and then add other decorative touches like white tea lights, evergreen sprigs, and pinecones. You can even attach a rustic burlap ribbon to your bucket for a festive touch.
9. Frosty Snowman Fridge
Photo: Paul Altobelli
You can add some winter cheer to your refrigerator by treating it like a snowman form. Tape on eyes, nose, and a smile. You can also add a scarf and hat made from decorated card stock or foam board. If you have kids, this is a decorating idea they’ll love.
10. Winter Wreath
There are so many different ways to decorate a winter wreath. Using grapevine and sprigs of evergreen, you can make a wreath for your front door or to hang in a prominent place on your wall. Gather other supplies like pinecones, ribbons, and a garland of winter berries and you’ll have a lovely decoration you can use for winter seasons to come.
These DIY decorations will add seasonal to cheer to your home. What is more, you’ll have the satisfaction of knowing that you made them yourself. Moreover, these ideas are budget-friendly and you can make them with your kids or friends. What are your favorite DIY winter home decorations? Share your ideas with us, please.