Transform your home into a winter wonderland with these crafty decoration ideas

 

 

1. Gather a load of pinecones and paint the tips white for a super-easy table centrepiece

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2. Make a doily 'snowflake' garland. Sprinkle with glitter for extra sparkle

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Sainsbury’s time-saver: Red & Green Check Reindeer ​Bunting

 

 

3. Or, thread the doilies onto a string of fairy lights instead

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4. Tie twigs around a candle holder with red ribbon. Works well with cinnamon sticks too

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5. Dry orange slices in the oven (at a very low temperature) to make rustic decorations - works well with lime and lemon too

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6. Fairy lights in glass containers - absolutely no artistry required here but it works!

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7. Papier-mâché old book, or newspaper, pages onto Christmas baubles

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Book Print Baubles

Image: Jeanne Oliver for The Barn, Via: www.fleamarketstylemag.blogspot.co.uk

 

Sainsbury’s time-saver: Sainsbury's Silver Baubles

 

 

8. Recycle last year’s Christmas cards to make a festive garland

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Sainsbury’s time-saver: Red & Green Check Reindeer ​Bunting

 

 

9. Papier-mâché and paint an old light bulb to make a penguin tree ornament

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10. Transform the fridge into a snowman

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11. Or the front door…

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12. Make your own advent calendar with matchboxes containing treats

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Sainsbury’s time-saver: Stocking advent garland

 

 

13. Turn old tin cans into Christmas lanterns using a nail and hammer

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14. Turn old song sheets into vintage-style paper chains. If you haven’t got any lying about the house, print some off from the internet

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15. Transform spare buttons into a colourful Christmas bauble card

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16. Use off-cuts from the Christmas tree for simple festive touches around the house

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17. Spray paint pasta bows and tie them with metallic string

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