DIY Holiday Light Bulb Ornaments

Can you believe we only have one more week until Christmas??  We have been making a few DIY crafts and gifts during these past weeks.  While rummaging through storage bins of holiday decorations, I stumbled upon these clear ornaments shaped like light bulbs and decided to use them to make sparkly light bulb decorations.  My daughter loves helping with anything to do with arts and crafts so she had a hand in making these.  I wanted to make something that did not require a lot of time (or stress or energy).  This is an easy and fun proje...more

WOODEN ORNAMENT TREE: A CRATE & BARREL HACK

 The other day I was turning the pages of the latest Crate & Barrel holiday catalog and I came upon the cutest ornament trees made of steel.  I loved it. But then I thought, this would be totally cool if it were made of wood and had a more rustic feel.  So I went back to my workshop and in about 2 hours created my very 1stCrate & Barrel hack.  And it was a lot cheaper.  I used the extra old flooring I had bought while out shopping for a previous project from my local 2nd hand retailer. The cost: Under $10Cost savings: $95 ...more
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