By Michael Joseph

 

The number of things that you can create is endless so you just have to pick what you like and want to try and go for it! 

make Christmas candle holder covers
Photo and Design by Kara Paslay Design

The first are these adorable fabric covered candle holders.  You can use any type of fabric,  you can knit a cover, or simply use some  lace. Let your creative juices flow. It gives the house a warm cozy feeling in the middle of winter.

tin can laterns
Photo and Design by Design Sponge

These hanging coffee can lanterns are great for both indoors and outdoors. All you need is a hammer, some nails of different sizes, spray paint. votives, wire for hanfles and of course coffee cans.

Hammer any design you like from snowflakes to reindeers, spray paint, attach wire handle hang them up and enjoy.

 

paint swatch chandeleir
Photo by Jenna McKenzie

This paint shop chandelier is genius. All you need is paint swatches and an old lamp shade (preferably with a unique shape) and you’ve got yourself a brand new colorful and fun looking chandelier which will definitely catch everyone’s eye.

 

 

 

toilet paper roll oranaments
Photo form Flickr

 

These adorable toilet paper roll ornaments are great for hiding little Christmas surprises and candy for the kids. It’s great for adults too. Make the rolls fancy looking by sticking any designed paper around them, use a little ribbon and viola!! SURPRISE!!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

soda can art Santa

 

These easy-to-make soda can cutouts is an excellent way of teaching the kids about recycling in another way. They’re pretty, shiny and look great on the tree too. You don’t have to stick to Santa faces, you can make cut outs of any kind, shape or size.

 

 

 

 

tree branch bare lighted
Photo by Flickr Wonderwalker

This is a very romantic way of lighting up any room. Just find a fairly large tree branche. Wrap the Christmas lights around the branches and hey presto!… You have a beautiful lit up tree in your living room.

 

 

 

Christmas snowflake window designs
Photo by Goeffery Kehrig

 

Hang homemade snowflakes from the window frame or use suction cups. I found that hanging them was the best choice.. You can use as many colors as you want. This definitely brings a festive look into the house.

 

As you can see, all these ideas are pretty basic but look great in every way. Mix and match or make your own versions. Let us know what you made!

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