12 DIYs of Christmas: Add some Holiday Cheer to your Small Apartment or Living Space with these Festive DIY projects for a Beautiful Bohemian Christmas
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It’s that time of year again! How does it always sneak up so fast?! And why do we always decide to move house right before it?! We’re officially crazy… but Christmas is a great excuse for DIY craft projects and glitter glue …as if I ever needed one?!
This Christmas, after moving back into Mum’s to save money for our narrowboat, we just wont have the space for the big 6 foot Norwegian Spruce Christmas tree we rocked in the Creepy cottage or Townhouse, so I have been looking for some inspiration for alternative festive decorations and projects that don’t eat up your living space. And there are some lovely ways to add a little festive cheer to even the smallest spaces. Bonus, if you don’t live in shoebox like we do at the mo and have a large home, even better.. you can just make even more of them!
Here are some of my absolute favourite festive DIYs for a beautiful Bohemian Christmas with links to the original tutorials.
I just adore this clever DIY Twig and Tree Brach Peace Wreath project by artist Laura over at Dishfunctional Designs. In a world gone commercial and just plain ol’ crazy, it’s the perfect reminder of the old-time meaning of Christmas. Her entire blog is full of amazing DIY projects and ideas so head over there now for this tutorial and a bunch more awesome-sauce. Plus there are cats.
Pom Pom garlands like these used in Fenton & Fenton’s Christmas display and Cox & Cox
PHOTO CREDIT: Fenton & Fenton
PHOTO CREDIT: COX & COX
The bright colours of these luxurious little pom pom garlands add instant festive cheer and they are so quick & easy to make. Especially if you use the hand wrap method, see a lovely clear tutorial of that by danamadeit by clicking here…. or for making them in bulk, this genius tutorial by Flax & Twine here . That Christmas tree made from branches would also be a great and relatively simple DIY project.
DIY God’s Eye Ornaments by Erica at Honestly WTF
If you haven’t come across this site yet, you are seriously missing out.Honestly WTF is stacked full of uh-mazing DIY projects and home inspo and these bold and beautiful mandala God’s Eye decorations are perfect for adding a boho inspired festive touch to your home. Hang a whole bunch together in a corner as a feature if you are limited on space or if you do have room for a tree make some mini ones as Bohemian tree ornaments.
DIY Geode and Crystal Tree Ornaments by SoulMakes
These stunning Bohemian Festive decorations look gorgeous and are a doddle to make — check out SoulMakes blog for the tutorial — it’s so simple yet so so effective. I would love to see these draped all over rustic twigs and branches in a chunky ass glass vase and lit up with some warm fairy lights. Be sure to check out the rest of the SoulMakes blog too — it’s full of the most beautiful photography and you can shop with them at SoulMakes.com.
Pinterest is full of beautiful gold and glitter dipped feathers as Wedding Decor but over at A Bubbly Life, crafter Laurel has made this gorgeous Gold Glitter Dipped Feather Chandelier using feathers and an upcycled tree branch which is just perfect for the Holiday season. Tbh, I would like this up all year round it’s so pretty! Head on over to the A Bubbly Life blog for the tutorial. Bonus: She also sells DIY kits!! Awesome.
Pom Pom Pinecones by One Little Project at a Time
How adorable are these pom pom pinecone ornaments by Debbie over atOne Little Project?! So so cute and so simple to make using her wonderful tutorial here. I love these so much. Perfect to suspend in bulk from a light fitting as a chandelier, make a garland with, add colour to a wreath or just pop a big pile in a bowl as a coffee table centrepiece.
Space Saving Washi Tape Christmas Tree and more at Lushome
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