Capture the magic of the season with stylish, glittering, DIY Christmas decorations you can keep and reuse for years to come.
Try a fresh palette
Foster sweet dreams
Give ’em some razzle-dazzle
Cover plain oversize Styrofoam candy canes in glitter, then wrap them in vibrant ribbons. The shape and scale add visual interest to the tree.
Make the house festive
Get the party started with these over-the-top disco-inspired ornaments. Spread good cheer by making a few extra to give as gifts.
Bedeck the ornaments
Dress up simple satin-covered balls (available at craft stores) with metallic trim, ribbon and rhinestone accents.
Set the mantel aglow
Create an ethereal scene by laying down a set of white mini lights, then covering them with several layers of metallic gold tulle. Put extra ornaments to good use by making a colorful swag to hang on the wall.
Sew your own stockings
Santa is certain to spot these one-of-a-kind creations, whether this faux-fur classic or the jester style. Customize them with bells, monograms and other embellishments.
Gather a choir of angels
Display a group of sweet homemade dolls, either on your holiday table or above the hearth.
Pretty up the staircase
Make your own sparkling icicles
These faux-crystal pipe-cleaner creations won’t melt, no matter how warm and cozy it is inside.
Use these ideas to give each present its own unique look.