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WOW with these 5 easy Christmas DIY ideas

Time to unleash those little creatives in us, spread the joy and get crafty with these 5 easy Christmas DIY ideas!

7 December 2016, 6:30pm
We're looking for ways to have an extra special Christmas this year, unleashing those little creatives in us that have spent long days at the office and doing something a little different in this last month of 2016. Here are 5 easy Christmas DIY ideas that you can do on your own, with your friends, family and of course with the little ones too! So collect these household items, light a scented candle (we've got you covered here), turn on everyone's favourite All I Want For Christmas by Mariah and let's feel the joy this holiday season!

DIY Mistletoe Prism

Thinking of that special someone? This mistletoe prism will do the trick ;)

Materials:
  • Cocktail Straws (12) (or cut regular straws in half!)
  • White thread
  • Needle
  • Scissors
  • Gold spray paint
  • Mistletoe
  • Winterberries
  • Ruler
  • Hot glue gun or super glue


WOW with Scented Wrapping Paper!

Next level gift-wrapping...

Materials:
  • Scissors
  • Paper
  • Glade® Timeless Joy Wax Melts or Spray Can
  • Craft foam (or sponge!)
  • Lint roller
  • Paint


Twinkling Wall Art

Gorgeous, Christmassy yet modern and a just the right amount of funky. Anyone can do this one and if you're having a Christmas party it's sure to make an impression.

Materials:
  • 10’ strand of mini white lights (approx.50)
  • ½" plywood cut to 2’ x 4’
  • Acrylic craft paint (light grey)
  • Acrylic craft paint (forest green)
  • Craft paint brushes
  • 2" finishing nails
  • Hammer
  • Pencil
  • Medium tip paint pen (gold)


Winter Welcome Wreath

This one is a little twist on tradition. Making your own wreath is a definite way to greet guests with a joy-filled hello!

Materials:
  • 14’’ macramé hoop
  • Super thick yarn (20 pieces)
  • Spruce
  • Gold wire
  • Winterberries
  • Wood beads
  • Gold paint
  • Paintbrush
  • Scissors
  • Wire cutters


and one for the kids...

Easy Winter Terrariums

Invite some friends over, gather the little ones, turn up the holiday music, and spread the joy by creating your own miniature winter wonderland scenes.

Materials:
  • Mason jars of all sizes
  • Craft imitation snow or cotton balls stretched apart
  • Miniature figurines/toys


All of these insanely crafty DIY ideas were inspired by Glade and their message to us all to feel joy. With their 6 beautiful limited edition candles, we can be inspired and uplifted during the holidays. To get in that joyful mindset and start these holidays off right, pick up one of Glade's winter collection candles which can be found at all leading retail outlets in Malta!


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