Decorate with Leftover Christmas Ornaments: 6 Genius Ideas to Try
Add holiday cheer to your home without breaking the bank. Here’s how to decorate for Christmas with ornaments you’re not using.
Make a shining wreath
This standout wreath is just a foam base with ribbons and ornaments wrapped around it. Blogger Madigan Made got the supplies at a dollar store.
Create a framed Christmas portrait
Courtesy 52 Mantels
This project is only two steps. 1. Buy shadowbox. 2. Fill with small ornaments. For additional ways to style the frame, check out 52 Mantels.
Display a holiday bulb bouquet
This beautiful centerpiece is guaranteed to get compliments. Visit Apartment Therapy for full directions.
Hang them from a chandelier
Courtesy Vanilla Joy
This is an incredibly simple way to add major drama to a room. Tie ornaments to pieces of curled ribbon, then hang from a chandelier or other light fixture. For more photos, visit Vanilla Joy.
Drape a garland of ornaments on the mantel
Courtesy Centsational Girl
To create this eye-catching garland, thread ornaments of varying colors and sizes along a length of thin wire. Visit Centsational Girl for detailed instructions.
Display an adorable design
So cute! This project really lets your design skills shine. Start with an old window screen. Outline your design with string, or go freehand if you’re feeling confident. Hang ornaments in varying shapes and sizes to create your vision. Need more holiday inspiration? You can even make your own ornaments to create a bunch of cheap Christmas decorations that will make your home glow with holiday cheer.