Create an Advent calendar
An advent calendar is one of the classic Christmas decorating ideas. Start by spraying an old frame with a metallic base, says By Stephanie Lynn. Create tags using an online template (see link) for these DIY Christmas decorations. Mix in gold, silver, and neutral ornaments to tie the whole calendar together.
Go for a bow wreath
Creating this simple, festive wreath from Design Improvised is easy and won’t drain your wallet! Get this look by simply hot gluing bows of various colors to a Styrofoam wreath. It only takes about 20 minutes to complete. Check out these 3 other cute, easy Christmas wreath ideas.
Craft a candy cane vase
Christmas decorating ideas plus edible details make a perfect pair. Put some simple odds and ends to good use for this easy craft from Living Well, Spending Less. Glue the candy canes to the can, tie with a red ribbon, and fill with artificial (or real) poinsettias. Did you know that candy canes were originally all white?