DIY Christmas Gifts You Can Make with Your Kids

Handprint Christmas wreath

Over Mother’s Day weekend, my kids and I decided work on some DIY Christmas decorating projects together. Not only did these art projects give me a chance to share my love of crafting with them, but we also made keepsake Christmas decorations that any family member would love to receive and decorate with for the holidays. Continue reading “DIY Christmas Gifts You Can Make with Your Kids”

100 Pinterest Ideas for Upcycled Christmas Decorations

While the glitter of new ornaments and holiday decorations can add cheer to your home, there’s a certain charm that can be found in creating recycled Christmas decorations out of everyday items. Making ornaments through recycling can be a fun activity for the family, and can also help you transform your home’s clutter into decorative pieces with a personal touch.

In 2014, Tree Classics searched all over Pinterest to find 100 creative and unique ideas on recycling your old décor. This year, we present an updated list of recycling ideas from Pinterest so you can plan ahead, and even start decorating your home for Christmas in July using recycled objects you can find at home.

Christmas Card Tree

Instead of throwing away old Christmas cards, use them to create a mini Christmas tree to put on tabletops and dressers. Just cut them into circles of different sizes and stack them on a cardboard base using a kebab skewer. Continue reading “100 Pinterest Ideas for Upcycled Christmas Decorations”

5 Ideas for a Spring-themed DIY Scrapbook Project

As amazing as it is that you can now take out your mobile phone at a moment’s notice and capture slices of life as they happen, there’s still something to be said for having a physical copy of precious moments in-hand instead of allowing them to get be forgotten in your hard drive or an online album. If you have hundreds of photos on your phone or computer, printing out and preserving the best ones is an excellent way to make these captured memories more tangible.

With this in mind, Tree Classics gives you 5 easy scrapbook ideas for a beautiful spring-themed project. Continue reading “5 Ideas for a Spring-themed DIY Scrapbook Project”

Christmas Tree Topper Ideas

Adding a star or angel to the top of the tree has long been a tradition in Christmas decorating. These are still very popular and you can find many variations of these items when you’re collecting Christmas decorations. I have mixed it up over the years and even though I’ve had the traditional angel topper on my trees for years, I prefer to go for a more freestyle look now.

tree classics 007 Angel Tree Topper

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5 Labor Day Weekend Ideas to Help Ensure a Productive Holiday

As the sunny season bids farewell, Labor Day weekend allows for a last hurrah before summer ends and the colder autumn weather creeps in. As one of the last long weekends of the year, this is a great opportunity to catch up on anything that has been put off for the earlier part of the year. Whether it’s something as simple as reading a book from end to end, or as ambitious as a DIY room renovation, this post presents a few Labor Day weekend ideas to help you keep the long weekend productive and stress-free.

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