How to Decorate for Christmas on a $3 Budget
Need some easy ways to decorate for Christmas (even on a $3 budget?)
I absolutely love the power of fresh greenery this time of year to fluff your home ~ I literally used a few pieces from our backyard along with a little ribbon (70% off through tonight at Michael's) and in about 10 minutes updated our hearth for the Christmas season.
I realized a few weeks ago that the greenery I'd been re-using the last few years was in pretty pitiful shape, and a few of the items I usually added to our mantle were damaged in packing last year so I knew I couldn't re-use those.
But before I settled for heading to the store and spending some moo-lah on new greenery and decor, it dawned on me that I had everything I needed right in our backyard.
I trimmed arborvitae, spruce, and boxwood to create the swag (I put it over a strand of white Christmas lights), then added some simple ribbon I found for $3 yesterday in Michael's 70% off sale.
(If you're lucky enough to have nandina or holly that would be even more festive! Nandina doesn't grow this far North, so I guess I need to find a holly bush or two to plant in our yard next.)
I also have a used some leftover Dollar Tree glass jars to create these simple votives with fresh cranberries and a small bit of ribbon. So simple (and penny pinched!) but it totally makes my day!
And see over HERE how to make that super cute JOY sign too. 🙂
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