Four cute Christmas DIY ideas on Pinterest

Four cute Christmas DIY ideas on Pinterest

Get DIY-ing this festive season with these Pinterest projects that are sure to brighten your home.

By Hannah Doody | 18th December 2014

Pinterest may induce several hours of obsessive scrolling among its users, but we have discovered that it’s not just a great time waster! This social image-sharing network is packed full of Christmas inspo from cute table settings to healthy treats for the table. So, why buy when you can DIY? Get crafty with these Pinterest DIYs that are easy, super stylish and guaranteed to jazz up your home this silly season.

Collage Christmas Tree

This collage Christmas tree from UrbanOutfitters.com is a fun and quirky way to add some festive flair to your home. Get creative with photos, decorations and other bits and pieces lying around that you think may look great collaged into your tree – keep in mind that flat objects will work best!

What you’ll need:
•    Photos
•    String lights
•    Ornaments
•    Magazines
•    Twine
•    Double-sided tape
•    Thumbtacks
•    Scissors
•    Gift wrap bows
•    Anything else you would like to add to your tree!

Mini rosemary wreath place settings

Check out Dutch homewares blog Welke.nl for lots of cute DIY ideas like these mini Christmas wreath place settings. Ok, so the site is all in Dutch, but many of these super cute craft ideas are so simple, you could probably make them with your eyes closed! You could even stick these mini wreaths to the front of a homemade Christmas card, or make them a little wider and use them as napkin rings!

What you’ll need:
•    Sprigs of rosemary (as many as the amount of place settings at your table)
•    Scissors
•    Twine
•    Card
•    Black felt-tip pen

DIY Christmas tree and rosemary wreaths

Collage Christmas Tree from Urban Outfitters; Rosemary wreaths from Welke.

Glitter dipped feather mobile

Gold tones are always stylish at Christmas and this feather mobile from ABubblyLife.com will be a feature at any modern Christmas lunch. Suspend above your table and add neutral crockery with gold accents for a beautiful and chic Christmas dining setting.

What you’ll need:
•    10 white feathers
•    Tree branch (approximately 1 metre long)
•    Gold spray paint
•    Rust-Oleum gold glitter spray paint
•    Scissors
•    Fishing wire

Superfood chocolate bark

This superfood chocolate bark from MyFussyEater.com is made from 70% cocoa dark chocolate and topped with pistachios, goji berries and dessicated coconut. This guilt-free snack is packed with antioxidants, looks impressive to pull out on the dining table and can even be packaged up in a jar or box for a cute edible gift!

What you’ll need:
•    200g 70% cocoa dark chocolate
•    ¼ tsp vanilla extract
•    2 tbsp pistachios (shelled and halved)
•    2 tbsp goji berries
•    1 tbsp desiccated coconut

DIY feather mobile and chocolate bark

Feather mobile from A Bubbly Life; Superfood chocolate bark from My Fussy Eater.

 

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Article by Hannah Doody

Hannah is a former journalist at Style Magazines. When she is not exploring new parts of the world, you will find her at music festivals, or on her eternal quest for the best breakfast in Brisbane.

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