These darling snowmen were created for less than $3 a piece. La Force Be With You has the full tutorial to create your own snowman from an old spindle. Aren’t repurpose projects the best?
DIY birdseed feeders are a treat for the birds and a great decoration to hang from your trees! They aren’t too complicated to make, all you need is some birdseed, and your favorite cookie cutters. Tie them with fun ribbon, for a seasonal touch! Find the full tutorial at Salt Water Kids.
Transform your porch or mantlepiece with this do-it-yourself ornament wreath. You can create this festive wreath in just under an hour! Don’t be afraid to experiment with bright colors like pinks, purples, and greens. Although they aren’t “Christmas colors” these are sure to make your front door pop.
Mason jar DIY projects are my favorite because of the versatility! Create an outdoor chandelier that is sure to wow any guest visiting your home this holiday season. Simply add some tiny twinkle lights, and tie some twine wire around the jar. Pull everything together with a burlap ribbon! Find the full tutorial at Hometalk.
Nothing says Christmas quite like a few snowmen (real or fake!) hidden around your yard. If snow is hard to come by in your neck of the woods, try this tutorial from FIY Guy. Would you believe me if I told you that these were created only from Terra Cotta pots?
A more rustic take on the classic holiday snowman, this idea from DIY Easy Crafts is a great do-it-yourself project for the weekend! While the tutorial is for a mini snowman, you can use larger pieces of log for a larger snowman. It would look incredible on your porch!
Put your extra ornaments to use with this beautiful light up nest from The Sun Chronicle. Hang these from the corners of your porch, the more the merrier!
These rustic snowmen are both adorable, and completely easy to make! Use reclaimed wood logs for the base of your Santa. Next, put your artistic skills to use and paint a hat and a beard on him. Cotton balls make a wonderful nose, and a colorful ribbon ties the whole project together. Smart Girls DIY has the do-it-yourself tutorial.
These snowball lanterns are one of my favorite outdoor decorations of the holiday season so far! Enlist the help of your kids to make snowballs from freshly fallen snow. Create a pyramid shape, while leaving a hole at the top for the heat to escape. Place a small tea light in the center of your snowball pyramid, and light it for a fun (and cheap!) way to light up your driveway this winter. Depending on the weather in your area, these can last for weeks!
I wasn’t lying when I said that mason jars were crazy versatle! If the previous mason jar chandelier didn’t tickle your fancy, try this instead! Decorate mason jars with white chlalkboard markers for an easy (and beautiful) mason jar lantern. Place these on the steps leading up to your porch! Find the tutorial here.
Transform your old tomato cages into light up Christmas trees perfect for framing your front door. String a set of Christmas lights through the tomato cage, and decorate with green tulle or ribbon. Use this tutorial video for help creating your own!
Is it really Christmas without a hanging Christmas sign? The options are endless, because these are so easy to make! Pick a line from a favorite Christmas carol, movie, or bible verse. Use a cricut machine to lay out the design of your sign. Or, if you don’t have one, use this tutorial for the printable version!