If you’re looking for ways to make your Christmas unique, here are a few easy DIY ideas to personalise your Christmas decor…

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Make it prettier with paint

Using acrylic paint or leftover house paint, give store-bought Christmas baubles a personal touch by painting the name of loved ones, Christmas sayings, or words like ‘joy’ on the bauble, or simply add pretty patterns.

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Yesterday I shared a store-gift option for the holidays and today I wanted to share a DIY one. I’ll admit that this is partly driven by the fact that I’ve always wanted to try this. Another is, I feel like this is a sweet, affordable, and fun DIY option. I had paintbrushes and white paint on hand ($5 in total) and grabbed these ornament balls from @walmart – around $4 for a box of 8! I decided to personalize them with names of recipients. I decided to paint by hand rather than using an acrylic marker because I was afraid of breaking the ornaments ?. Painting snowflakes, ⛄️, or ? would be other great routes too! Do you give out DIY or personalized gifts during the holidays? We try to do a mix of both!

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Winning with wreaths

Make your own Christmas wreaths or add greenery and Christmas decorations to plain wreaths to give them a new and unique look. If you have a few wreaths, create a feature by displaying them as a collection.

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Hands up who loves a spot of Christmas crafting?! We've teamed up with @hobbycrafthq to create this very festive hanging branch and wreath installation. Head to the link in our profile for the step-by-step instructions, and to take a peek at the rest of @lisa.soeno's open-plan kitchen all decked out for Christmas. #ad #hobbycrafting #craftmas #craftmascountdown #instacrafts #handmadechristmas #christmascraft #craftersofinstagram #makingchristmas #christmasdiy #diychristmasdecor #hangingbranch #branchdecor #christmasbranch #scandinavianchristmas #scandichristmas #nordicchristmas #neutralchristmas #candlelit #christmastable #tablescape #christmaswreaths #wreathmaking #holidaywreath #wreathsofinstagram #rusticchristmas #rusticchristmasdecor #simplechristmasdecor #letterboard #christmasletterboard

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Reminisce a bit by turning family photos into Christmas decor.

Use craft glue to stick copies of family photos onto Christmas baubles, round woodcut slices or DIY cardboard cutout flat Christmas baubles. Add an optional wash of colour paint or glitter and seal with a clear varnish.

You could also personalise Christmas stockings, advent calendars, and wreaths with family photos.

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