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Homemade Decoration and Christmas Ideas

From Christmassy decorations to table layout ideas, have a look below for some low-cost ideas celebrate the festive season in style!

Decoration Ideas
Christmas decorations don't need to break the bank! Here are some lovely ideas to reuse items you may already have at home:


Bottlecap Snowman

To make these adorable snowmen, simply paint 3 bottlecaps white and glue them together. Give the snowmen a face and buttons with a marker pen and add a loop of ribbon to hang them to the Christmas tree!



Jigsaw Reindeer

Why not try painting unused jigsaw pieces to make this adorable reindeer decoration? You could also try painting them white and arranging them in a circle to make a snowflake.



Toilet Roll Wreaths

How about creating a fantastic wreath using some toilet roll tubes? It's super easy and just involves snipping the roll into half inch pieces, glueing together and painting/adding buttons (optional). You can have a look at a tutorial by clicking here.



Cork Reindeers

These cute reindeers are made using cork, toothpicks, glue and ribbon. They can be hung on the Christmas tree or will make lovely additions to the Christmas table!




When taking your Christmas decks down....

Don't forget that you can reuse Christmas cards to make fantastic homemade gift labels for next year! Simply cut the cards into gift tag shapes and include a hole at the top so that ribbon can be attached!



Jazz up your Christmas table with these easy ideas!


Snowman Table Layout

Inject some festive cheer into your table, by arranging the plates to make these fun snowman! It requires little effort and will be sure to make your guests smile!



Candy Cane Placeholder

Candy canes are a Christmas favourite but did you know that tying three together in a circle can make these fantastic placeholders? Also great as they can become an extra edible treat for your guests afterwards!




Christmas Table Centrepiece

Here's a lovely idea for a table decoration. Simply reuse a cake stand and some baubles to make this super easy and attractive festive centrepiece! It will be sure to impress on the Christmas table and takes next to no time to create!





And finally....

If you're planning a Christmassy get-together, don't forget to check out this Guide from BBC Good Food which will help you decide how much food to feed your guests.


After Christmas is done and dusted, have a look here for info on what to do with your Christmas Cards, wrapping paper and trees.


Stuck on what to buy that special someone this Christmas? Don't fret! Have a look here for some homemade gift ideas which are all inexpensive and easy to do at home!


Don't forget to have a look at the Recycle Devon Christmas Pinterest board for more creative ideas and top tips!