Christmas decoration – more simple ideas

I think these would be the last few of my very simple Christmas craft/decoration ideas as I want to move on to getting some Christmas presents ready before I run out of time.  So it’s going to be lots of planning in the next few days to work out what I’m going to make and for whom…

take a plain wreath, add  some poinsettias, pinecones and a bit of ribbon and you have your very own Christmas wreath

take a plain wreath, add some poinsettias, pinecones and a bit of ribbon and you have your very own Christmas wreath

I got the letters from a craft shop

I got the letters from a craft shop

dressed them up with jute string, a few artificial berries and some nice green chiffon ribbon... just nice for the season  Joy to the world!

dressed them up with jute string, a few artificial berries and some nice green chiffon ribbon… just nice for the season — Joy to the world!

upcycling unwanted publications I folded the pages to make the book look like a tree, then the messy bit came next - put some glue on the edge of the "tree" and dusted with glitters, then lastly added gold string and a button on the top

upcycling unwanted publications
I folded the pages to make the book look like a tree, then the messy bit came next – put some glue on the edge of the “tree” and dusted with glitters, then lastly added gold string tied into a bow and a button on the top — mini Christmas trees

I did this last year, my rustic way of dressing up the presents and with "upcycling" and "reuse" in mind --- toilet roll holders, newspaper, jute string...

I did this last year, my rustic way of dressing up the presents and with “upcycling” and “reuse” in mind — toilet roll holders as gift boxes, newspaper as gift wraps and made into adornments, jute string and a little bit of “normal” Christmas gift wrap to tie them all together and lastly, Christmas greeting cards recycled into gift tags…

sheet music pasted on heart-shaped cards - as gift tags or decorations

sheet music pasted on heart-shaped cards – as gift tags or simple decorations

Hope you like them! Bye for now.

4 thoughts on “Christmas decoration – more simple ideas

  1. Pingback: Gift Tags Recycle Project | Kittles Family Artworks

  2. I like these ideas. I shared this post with my wife on Facebook. I hope we can incorporate some of these this year. We have quite a bit of stuff that can be reused.

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