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Cheap and Easy Holiday Décor Ideas

Photograph of a Homemade Christmas DecorationFestive decorations can make a Marble Falls rental home feel cozy for the holidays. And the good thing is that holiday décor doesn’t need to be lavish or extravagant. In fact, with just a few materials and some creativity, you can make affordable and stress-free holiday décor items for your home. In what follows, we have collected a few of our favorite holiday décor do-it-yourself projects on a budget.

Flannel It Up

There are few things that can warm up cold winter nights like flannel sheets, blankets, and pillows. It will bring a fresh touch of coziness to your home by simply changing your regular sheets for a set made of warm flannel. For a quick improvement, you might even consider adding flannel throw pillows around the house. If storage space is a problem, think about making or buying seasonal pillow covers. Pillow covers are easy to make and can be converted into new patterns once the holidays are done.

Glass Jar Snow Globe

If you’ve got big glass jars in your kitchen, you can promptly transform them into holiday-themed decorations! Put some white sugar or flour on the bottom of the jar, then top with model village houses, trees, and accessories. Tie a colorful collar around the rim, and you’ve now got a beautiful glass jar snow globe for your home.

Holiday Lanterns

Decorative lanterns are a great year-round décor item. Create yours now for the holidays by filling them with strings of lights or shiny ornaments. Tie a bright ribbon at the top for even more holiday cheer. You can use different sizes of lanterns for a dramatic effect. You may even add a dozen string light lanterns in the fireplace for on-the-spot mood lighting or group lanterns filled with ornaments near an entryway.

Gingerbread House Advent

For an artistic means to count down the days to Christmas, try forming a gingerbread house advent for your shelf or mantel. You can buy or build simple little wooden or cardboard houses and then paint them to look like gingerbread. Or, if you’re really determined, make them out of real gingerbread. Bear in mind to number them, and then put a small gift or treat underneath to make the holiday countdown twice as sweet.

Bird House Christmas Village

Another popular and convenient décor project uses small wooden birdhouses to create a charming Christmas village display. Using tiny unpainted birdhouses, decorate each one to look like a cute holiday village. Just apply some imitation snow to each roof and some model village accessories for even more miniature expression. In conclusion, hang a string of lights above your village to give your display a warm and cheery feel.

Colorful Holiday Garland

If you feel more comfortable working with fabrics, consider making an attractive and suitable felt garland for your home or Christmas tree. Using small strips of colorful felt, you simply tie them onto a long piece of twine and then stick them anywhere. Use felt strips in your theme color, or go bold with a whole rainbow. Either way, you’ll have made a lovely holiday decoration that you can use over and over again.

With so many cheap and easy holiday décor ideas, the toughest part may be taking which one to do first! Are you looking for a new rental home for the holidays? Real Property Management Highland can help! Call us at 830-637-7880 or browse our listings.

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