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DIY Holiday Décor to Match your Floors

DIY-Holiday-Decor-to-Match-Your-Floors DIY Holiday Decor to Match Your Floors
We may not be dashing through the snow or roasting chestnuts on an open fire yet, but the holiday season has definitely arrived! This means it’s time to start thinking about decking the halls to bring that holiday cheer in to your home.

Decorating the house for the holidays is a great way to get the whole family together and into the holiday spirit. However, finding the perfect holiday décor for your home can be time consuming and sometimes costly, which can put a damper on your holidays.

Why deal with the headache of the holiday rush at the mall when you can make your own holiday decorations! Forget cheesy holiday décor that cheapens the look of your home. Make decorations that accent your home’s design and leave your holiday guests in awe. You can have decorations that match your style, and even your floor!

Whether you’re a craft fanatic or a first time DIYer, we’re here to help you give your home a unique holiday look. From hardwood to carpet, we picked out 5 DIY holiday décor projects that will look perfect against your flooring.
  1. Faux Fireplace
  2. Advent Calendar
  3. Holiday Throw Pillows
  4. Festive Sign
  5. Holiday Centerpiece

Faux Fireplace

Here in Phoenix not many people get to enjoy the warmth of a crackling fire, but is it really the holidays without one?

This faux fireplace may not radiate heat, but it will give your home that holiday feel. Plus, you’ll have somewhere to hang your stockings this year!

This one-of-a-kind DIY décor will go perfectly with your hardwood floor, and your guests will be left wondering how you came up with the idea. This holiday project is super simple and all you need is a burlap drop cloth, chalkboard paint, and chalk to get started.

Go to HGTV.com to get the step-by-step instructions for this crafty project.

Advent Calendar

Everyone loves to count down to the big day, and advent calendars are a festive way to add anticipation to the upcoming holiday season. Forget those chocolate advent calendars and make this year’s a part of your holiday décor!

Creating this décor piece is easier than you think, and you get to decide how it’s going to look!

If you have hardwood floors, you can use wood as your base for the calendar and then stain it to match the color of your floors. With carpet and tile floor, try painting the wood to match your floor color or choose ornaments that are similar in color to your floor. You will be surprised on how great it will look!

Home Depot has a great step-by-step guide to get your started, but don’t stop there. Be creative and think outside the box! How are you going to make it your own unique piece?

Holiday Throw Pillows

Themed throw pillows are a simple and low key way to decorate your home for the holidays, but holiday pillows can be quite costly, especially since you only use them a few months out of the year. However, with a quick trip to the craft store you can make your own themed pillows!

Just follow a few simple steps, and you’ll have a set of holiday pillows without even having to pull out your sewing machine. Go to Style Me Pretty Living to get the full details on this project.

Also, what’s great about this DIY project is that it will be easy to integrate into your room’s design.  A white pillow will go with just about any color scheme, but you could also step outside of the box and match the pillows to the color of your floor.

Fun Tip: You can also take this idea and apply it to other holidays. All you have to do is switch out the pillow cover!

Festive Sign

A festive sign is the perfect holiday touch for any room in the house, from the entry-way to the living room. There are plenty of décor options to choose from at just about any store, but why not just create your own?

By using leftover crafting supplies and other items from around your house, you can create a unique piece without spending a lot of money. All you need is some wood, paint, and a holiday stencil of your choice to get started. You won’t believe how simple this project is!

Live Laugh Rowe has a great step-by-step guide to help walk you through the creative process and help give you an idea on where to start.

Want to step out of your comfort zone? Try using a leftover ceramic floor tile to create your holiday sign! This perfect design match will make your DIY sign pop on your wall or shelf.

Holiday Centerpiece

If you don’t want to spend any more money on holiday decorations this year, try using items you have around the house. You can create a centerpiece out of just about anything!

Wine bottles are the perfect canvas for a holiday centerpiece. You can paint them or glue fabric or other items on them. You could spell out a festive word on the bottle or dress up the bottles with different trinkets. Go to undecor2decor to find some great tips on how to get started.

Don’t have any wine bottles? Try using mason jars! Country Living has over 30 different ways you can use mason jars in your DIY holiday projects. Bet you didn’t know that you could make a snow globe or an ornament using a mason jar?

Get to Work

DIY projects don’t have to be scary! If you are worried about taking on a project on your own have a family member or friend help you. The more the merrier.

If you’re still wary about taking on one of these projects, start small and go from there. Scrounge Pinterest for some more DIY ideas and start planning your holiday decorations. The holidays will be here before you know it, so you better get moving!