Halloween is almost here and our kids are loving all the fall festivities. One project that we’ve really enjoyed is painting pumpkins. It’s a great alternative to carving because they are just as fun to decorate, but the pumpkins don’t rot as quickly. With pumpkin carving, you need to wait until right before Halloween, so they can be kept as fresh as possible. Another fun idea is to use artificial pumpkins which can be used year after year! Continue reading “Painting Pumpkins For Fall” →
This week, I’m making DIY Christmas wreaths and ornament garlands from Christmas bulbs. What I love about this project is that it’s a great way to upcycle old bulb ornaments as well as create beautiful, but inexpensive festive wreaths and garlands. So gather your old Christmas decor or scour local garage sales and flea markets and make your own sparkly hanging Christmas ornament wreaths and garlands!
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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” →
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” →
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” →