DIY Your Way to Holiday Fabulous: Holiday Projects to Bring the Magic Home!

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When you have kids, the holidays are a special time. Not only will your kiddos likely get to spend time with friends and loved ones they don’t often see, they’ll probably also get the chance to get excited about a visit from Santa. One way you can help create a sense of specialness around the holidays is to decorate your home with all sorts of holiday décor. While you might be worried about how much holiday decorations might cost, you don’t actually have to spend a fortune to get festive. This holiday season, take the time to get your DIY on and craft your way to a wonderfully decorated home. Check out these DIY holiday projects ideas below!

Paper Plate Santas

Paper Plate Santas are perhaps the cutest, most kid-friendly holiday craft there is. Spend the afternoon painting and gluing with your kiddos. Then use these Santa’s to adorn your kiddos bedroom doors during the holiday season.

Painted Pinecone Garland

A holiday garland is a perfect way to spruce up a mantel, doorframe, or stair rail. This process for making this painted pinecone garland includes all of your kids' favorite steps. They will collect supplies from the outdoors, paint with glee, and watch their creations decorate their home.  

Holiday Luminaries

When you’re planning a special meal, like a holiday dinner, you might want to up your table decorating game to include some special candle holders. With just a little bit of work, these easy luminaries will set a festive mood.

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Button Wreath

These button wreathes are both cute and durable project for the holidays. Your little ones will enjoy selecting and gluing their buttons onto their background. They’ll also love seeing them pulled out year after year as a staple of your holiday decorating.

Car in a Jar Snow Globes

These snow globes might require a bit more parental support than easier holiday DIY’s but your kids will love the results. After you’ve finished up these snow globes your kids will enjoy seeing one of their everyday toys turned into holiday magic.

So, do you have any favorite holiday projects? Share in the comments! 

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DIY Your Way to Holiday Fabulous: Holiday Projects to Bring the Magic Home!

Julia Pelly has a master's degree in public health and works full time in the field of positive youth development. Julia loves hiking after work, swimming during the summer and taking long, cuddly afternoon naps with her two sons on the weekends. She is writing a memoir on pregnancy, motherhood, and sisterhood and lives in North Carolina, with her husband and two young boys. ... More

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