Making your own Christmas decorations can be green and fun.
By Cris Carl, Hometalk
There are plenty of good reasons these days to explore holiday decorations that are both "green" and cheap. Avid crafter Michael Aldrich, of Greenfield, MA said "green, home-made holiday decorations are a lot more special than anything you can find in a store. You get to recycle, use your creativity and you end up with something people will cherish." Aldrich offered up his top 10 picks for decorations that are easy on the earth and your wallet.
1. Frozen holiday wreaths: "Most people have a Bundt or Jell-O-mold pan. If not, you can probably pick one up easily at a thrift store," said Aldrich. Aldrich said all you have to do is put about an inch of water on the bottom of the pan and freeze it. Then, layer your choice of holly leaves, berries, bittersweet, small pine cones, etc. and pour more water over the mixture and freeze again. Once the layer of natural items is frozen, pour another inch of water on top and freeze again. Once everything isRead More »from 10 Green and Cheap Holiday Decorations