This is the Season to Decorate: Eco-Friendly Festive Decorating Ideas!

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As the holiday season approaches, it’s time to cozy up in your own spaces and add a chic festive touch with these eco-friendly and sustainable methods. After all, it’s the best way to spend cold evenings by transforming your home from drab to glam. Take these decorating ideas and bring the spirit of the season into your home!

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Painted pine cones
This holiday season, add more earthiness to your humble abode with shades of brown or the color to match your sofa – there was definitely a time when you matched your potpourri with the aesthetic of your living room. Now is your chance to look for woody pine cones and sticks in your local store or area. Make them elements that bring the merriment of winter with a touch of color – they are a very cost-effective decoration.

Candle jars
Remember those jam and cookie jars that have accumulated in your storage containers? It’s time to take them out. Find your local craft store and bring some candle wax for your activity. Melt the candle wax in a double boiler for about 10 minutes, then add your favorite fragrance oil, instant glue or wax wick to the bottom of the jar and finally pour in the wax. You can color it with chopped old crayons or dried petals from a flower in your garden.

Alternatively, this incredibly simple candle jar will make your dining table cozy. Like snow, add a layer of salt to the bottom of the jar. Place a tea light in the center and wrap a ribbon or other ornament around the jar. Here’s an easy way to up the ante with your homemade candle snowball creation.

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Denim And Fabric Ornaments
If you love to sew and want to use your skills to create eco-friendly decor for your home, keep in mind that Christmas is just around the corner and you may need those ornaments soon. Why buy a box of plastic ornaments when you can personalize your tree? Don’t throw away old worn jeans or thick fabric. This durable and versatile fabric is still in good condition to be used again. Cut two small triangles from your fabric and sew them together; fill them with stuffing and hand stitch buttons or stars over them. Finish by making a loop with thread and hanging these adorable ornaments from your tree.

Origami stars
Put on your origami hats and get creative for a cool holiday project to do with kids as a fun family activity! Use old magazine paper, cards or even paper bags to make the most of the paper’s unique patterns. This is also an excellent decoration for your Christmas tree. A pentagon can be transformed into a five-sided star in just a few steps. Finally, add some string to your stars and you’ve got yourself a cute decor.

DIY winter bouquet
Pick up some branches and take them home the next time you’re on your way home from work or an evening walk. Choose ones of different shapes and sizes; the more variety the better. Spray the branches white, silver, gold or any other desired color. To make your own winter bouquet, arrange the dried branches in a vase. Wrap some fairy lights around those branches if you want to create a nicely lit piece for your mantelpiece or windowsill.

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