5 Christmas Décor Ideas I Found on Pinterest

By Extra Petite; Pin here
By Extra Petite; Pin here

When it comes to decorating for Christmas, I am always on the lookout for ideas that are beautiful yet simple, and affordable to execute. From the living room to the dining room, I love to entertain my friends and family – and that includes creating a space filled with cheer and grace. For my latest décor inspiration, I sought ideas from the thousands of creative posts on Pinterest.

Here are a few of my favorite Christmas finds on Pinterest.

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Family Fun: Easy DIY Spring Decor

Winter has packed its bags and made way for Spring. Flowers have started to bloom as an early announcement of the coming season. If you think it’s time for the decor to change, we are right there with you. We have listed down a few easy DIY decor ideas your whole family can enjoy making.

Wooden Spring Sign for Dad

When it comes to creating challenging crafts that involve power tools, it’s best to let dad handle it. Give the man of the house the job of making this lovely wooden spring sign that you can display in your front porch or backyard. You can purchase a wooden board and some pre-cut wooden letters that spell out “spring”, or dad may want to show off his carpentry skills with wood and power tools by cutting out the letters from wooden boards. Liz from Hoosier Homemade posted this lovely DIY spring wooden craft along with instructions on how to make one.

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Top 5 Christmas Finds on Pinterest

Pinterest can be a great source for fun holiday decorating ideas. From handcrafted ornaments to adorn your artificial Christmas tree to tasty cooking ideas to warm you on a cold winter night, Pinterest offers creative, easy and unique ideas for all styles and budgets. Our top Christmas finds on Pinterest include ornaments to make with the kids, glittering Christmas ornaments and simple décor crafts to add to your pre-lit Christmas tree, wreath, garland and home.

1. Paper Bag Advent calendar

pinterest Advent Calendar

Create your own Advent calendar from individual brown paper bags. Number each bag for each day of Advent. Place a small gift or treat in each bag. String clothesline or ribbon — you may want to make two tiers depending on your space — and attach each bag to the clothesline with clothespins. As each day of Advent progresses, allow the kids to open one of the bags for a surprise. Continue reading “Top 5 Christmas Finds on Pinterest”

Top Christmas Trends of 2012

Christmas traditions are one of the most anticipated activities of the holiday season, but sometimes we all need to switch it up a little, start new traditions and have a little more creative fun when it comes to making our homes more festive. Keeping up with holiday trends is a great way to be inspired to start new projects that involve the whole family. Not to mention: a unique Christmas tree is sure to have all of your guests buzzing about your decor. To have your home ready by the time the first snow falls, check out these top Christmas trends of 2012.

Grand Fir Christmas Tree

Upside Down Trees

The classic triangle shape of a Christmas tree takes a whole new form with the trend of upside down Christmas trees, which actually began much sooner than its revival today. Upside down Christmas trees were actually a Catholic tradition that began in the Middle Ages, designed to indicate that the tree was not merely a floral decoration, but a symbol of Christianity. Continue reading “Top Christmas Trends of 2012”