Friday, December 10, 2010

Off Beat Holiday Decor

Sure, you could easily decorate your whole house by getting sucked in at Target... how do I manage to leave the store $50 to $100 poorer every time... even when just buying toothpaste and deodorant??... but I love the charm of crafty decorations that aren't massed produced, nor able to be found in my neighbor's home.

Here are some of my favorite 'off-beat' Christmas decorations this season....

Holiday Pom-Pom Garland - Buy on Etsy HERE for $15

....or make your own with a tutorial HERE

Paper Wreath (from a dictionary) - Buy on Etsy HERE for $20

... or make your own, like Amy K's.... her tutorial HERE

Hand Painted Holiday Blocks - Buy on Etsy HERE and HERE for $21.95

Glitter Trees - Buy on Etsy HERE for $26

...or make your own, tutorial HERE!

Do you have any favorite DIY or custom made decorations?  Share links and ideas in the comments - I love inspiration!


  1. Awww, thanks for the shout out! I love that wreath, haha! HERE is the link to the yarn ball wreath tutorial that I used to make my door wreath. It is so cute!

    I am loving those pom pom garlands, too! So adorable!!

  2. I love your wreath too Amy, it's so perfect... thanks for the link I love DIYs... now I just need to get to craft store so I can start some projects :)

  3. I wish I could DIY anything! I don't have the time or skills (mostly missing the skills, haha)!

  4. Oh that dictionary wreath is just perfect! If I had any more doors to hang things from, I would be clicking away right now!

    And you are so right about Target -- I always spend at least $40 every time I meander in!

  5. Lisa - LOL... I'm sure you have plenty skills, but I totally get the lack of motivation.. I'm trying hard to muster up my own...

    Jamie - Thats funny about running out of doors. Hallways? Mirrors? kidding.... Target sucks you in, you go in for toilet paper and come out with a cute winter hat... never fails.


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