Decking the halls doesn't have to blow your budget. Here are five simple ideas to spruce up your home with a use-what-you-have approach.
Give cabinets a festive feel - jolly fast. Dress up kitchen cupboards with patterned wrapping paper (don't worry - it's a cinch to remove after the New Year). Just cut the paper to fit glass cabinet doors, as well as the back wall space between shelves, and use double-sided tape to affix.
Spin yarn into a wreath with pop appeal. To craft this door adornment, wrap Styrofoam balls (in two different sizes) and a Styrofoam wreath form with colored yarn. Then use a glue gun to affix the balls onto the form, as shown.
(Balls, from $2.99 for six-pack, and wreath form, $3.99; joann.com. Aerosol waterproofing spray, $8.95; buffalogapoutfitters.com)
Make a plain-paper town merry. Transform a ready-made, unadorned card-stock village by customizing the buildings with wrapping paper. Finish off the scene with tinsel wreaths, tabletop trees, andRead More »from Clever Christmas Decorating on a Dime