Oh I love Christmas.  My daughter has started playing Christmas music in the car and we’ve talking about what sort of Christmas theme we should have this year.  Part of what makes Christmas special is the thought and planning you put into it, and the effort that you to make and create things especially for Christmas.  Here are some of my favourite Christmas DIY projects.

christmas tree lights

DIY Christmas Cloche

Make your own Christmas scene under a simple glass cloche.  The key to this project is finding decorations that are small enough to fit under your cloche.  Read how I made this DIY Christmas Cloche

Christmas Cloche Pinnable

DIY Christmas Clay Tags

Christmas clay tags are an easy and fun project.  Make clay tags to tie onto gifts or use them as Christmas tree decorations.  Read how to make Christmas clay tagschristmas star clay tags

DIY Boxwood Wreath

A Christmas wreath hanging on your front door is a must at Christmas time.  You don’t have to spend a fortune on a wreath.  A simple boxwood wreath with a simple ribbon will do the trick.  Learn how to make a boxwood wreath.

How to make a Boxwood Wreath

Also check out my DIY Christmas Conifer wreath

Christmas Gift Wrapping Made Simple

Wrapping the presents to put under the tree is one of my favourite things to do at Christmas.  Beautifully wrapped presents are easy if you follow my simple formula – paper + ribbon + ornament.  Learn how to create beautiful Christmas wrapping the easy way.


For more gift wrapping tips watch these gift wrapping videos

DIY Glitter Christmas Baubles

Add some sparkle to your basic Christmas decorations with some glue and glitter.  This simple DIY takes store bought decorations to a new level.  See how to add glitter to your decorations.

Tips for Christmas Tree Lights

Fairy lights really make a Christmas tree, but getting them placed right can be tricky.  Follow our tips for hanging lights on your Christmas tree.

Christmas tree lights

DIY Christmas Pot Plants

Don’t forget to decorate the outside of your house too.  I bought some red tulle and tied it around the urn pots either side of my garage.  All the neighbours loved the festive spirit it brought the street.  Learn how to tie bows around a pot.

Christmas potted plants urns with red bows