Advent Calendar Made from Repurposed Household Items

Clothes Pins

It’s not too late to have an advent calendar….especially one you can make yourself using things you probably already have at hand.  Check out this merry and bright Christmas advent calendar made by Jamie at Scattered Thoughts of a Crafty Mom.

Clothes Pins

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Hang Broken Furniture on the Tree? Why Not?!?!

Debi's Design Diary broken furniture

Sounds heavy, doesn’t it?  In all actuality, it’s not entire pieces of furniture that Debi from Debi’s Design Diary is hanging on her tree–she’s hanging pieces of furniture.  And boy, do they look great!

Debi's Design Diary broken furniture

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Personalizing Glass Ball Christmas Tree Ornaments

Little Bit Funky ornaments before

At this time of year, glass ball ornaments are easy to find.  You probably have some of your own, or can get some very easily.  If you’d like to do something fun to personalize your tree, Crystal from Little Bit Funky has a darling idea.

Little Bit Funky ornaments before

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Tossed Away Tree Top Gets a Second Chance

Thrifty Treasures tree top before

When Sara from Thrifty Treasures spotted this tree top that had been thrown out, she was more than happy to give it a new home.  “When your tree lights stop working, don’t toss it, make a smaller tree!” she suggests.

Thrifty Treasures tree top before

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All the Fun of a Christmas Tree with None of the Needles

Into Vintage vintage ornaments before

Remember the old window screen I showed you earlier today that got dressed up for Christmas?  Here’s  another one!  This one comes from Amy at Into Vintage.

Into Vintage vintage ornaments before

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Oh Joy! Mini Chalkboard Sign from an Old Screen

Old Window Screen

Over at Love Grows Wild, Ashley from Cherished Bliss shares an upcycling project that’s perfect for your holiday decor.  “I started out with an old window screen that I got from a rental we lived in, but you could just as easily make this work for a regular frame too,” she says.

Old Window Screen

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Grandma’s Kitchen Stool Refabbed

Red Tin Inn kitchen stool before

Doesn’t everyone’s grandma have a stool in her kitchen just like this one?  “This  actually was my grandmother’s stool,” says Sheryl at Red Tin Inn.  “My parents had stored it in a building, that they kept the pool chemicals in, and major rust had set in.”

Red Tin Inn kitchen stool before

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Deck the Halls with Dryer Vents

daisy mae belle dryer vent before

Have you bought a new appliance, recently?  Maybe a clothes dryer?  Hmmm?  Well, if you have any extra dryer vent tubing or some that you were about to throw away, this Christmas craft is for you!  Melissa from Daisy Mae Belle figured out how to make a wreath from dryer vent tubing!

daisy mae belle dryer vent before

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