The Christmas experience remains incomplete unless and until you have some homemade decorations. Create the warm and inviting atmosphere with lovely decorative items hanging from the doors, windows or ceilings. Homemade hanging Christmas decorations are wonderful ways of embellishing the different parts of the house.
These add a completely different dimension to your house and everything looks awesome. Moreover, these can be easily made with things that are easily available at home. It also helps you to create unique designs and provides the perfect opportunity to showcase your talent. Have a look at the following suggestions and make some amazing homemade hanging Christmas decorations.
Create Christmas Wreaths
Christmas wreaths form an integral part of holiday decorations and these hanging Christmas decorations can be easily made at home. Plain grapevine can be used for making a simple wreath. Twist it to form a round shape and cover it up with red ribbons and decorate with hanging Christmas ornaments.
You can also insert a few pine leaves along its edges. To make it interesting, it can have some small birds or flowers pinned on the wreath. Styrofoam can also be used for covering the grapevine. This will allow you to easily pin up decorations on the wreath. Use these homemade hanging Christmas decorations for accentuating doors, windows and walls.
Another interesting method for creating hanging Christmas decorations is to make some garlands. These can be made with cotton balls, popcorn, red fruits such as strawberry or cranberry and colourful candies. Make garlands with the ingredient of your choice and hang it from the ceilings or drape it around the staircase and pillars.
You can also string a few bells together and keep it above the doorway. Let the wind blow through it and welcome guests with the inviting tune of Christmas bells. You can also make huge snowflakes with paper. Collect snowflake patterns and cut the papers according to the instructions. Unfold the paper and discover some awesome snowflakes that can be used for making decorative garlands.
Use Pine Cones For Creating Decorations
Pine cones can be creatively used for making hanging Christmas decorations. Paint the cones with colours that represent the festive theme. Use red, white and green colours for painting the cones. Alternatively hang different coloured pine cones from the trees at the backyard or from the porches and doorways. It will create a rustic effect that will surely cheer up your Christmas party.
Make Wall Hangings
Wall hangings enhance the ambience of any room. And if you are specially making these for the festive season, it will certainly add a different dimension to the rooms. You can make wall hangings with coloured fabrics. The glossy ones with metallic accents are perfect for creating exquisite wall hangings. Felt, burlap or velvet can be used for making the background for the wall hanging. You can either draw interesting patterns on it with fabric paints or create embroidered designs following the manuals and guides which are easily available on the internet or the local craft store.
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