25+ Last Minute DIY Christmas Hacks

Nicole and Bianca CuteDIYprojects Blogger

Christmas can be a very hectic time. There are gifts to buy, food to prepare, and visitors, relatives, and friends to entertain. Thankfully, there are lots of ways with which you can simplify Christmas and make the holiday rush bearable. Check out the lifehacks and projects below.

25+ Last Minute DIY Christmas Hacks

 

1. Fold Napkins into Christmas Trees

Fold Napkins into Christmas Trees

Here’s a little project that can add a bit of festive flair to your dining table. With a two-sided napkin, learn how to make a christmas tree-shaped napkin fold with AngiesBitsandPieces. No other equipment necessary- just you and two and a half minutes of your time.

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2. Fun Homemade “Snow Slime”

Fun Homemade "Snow Slime"

If your kids want to play in the snow, but don’t like the extreme cold, then this snow slime recipe will let them join in on the winter fun. This snow “slime” is actually kind of similar to putty, but made to look like white, glittery, snow.

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3. Toilet Paper Roll Christmas Ornament

Toilet Paper Roll Christmas Ornament

The classic toilet paper roll ornament is a Christmas project that never goes old. For those who haven’t experienced the opportunity of making these easy ornaments in grade school (and those who want to recycle their toilet paper rolls), these instructions will have you making them in no time.

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4. Candyland Lights

Candyland Lights

Boring, old, Christmas lights are out, and these very yummy looking Candyland lights are in. Let your house become a Candy Wonderland at night with this project. With a bunch of no-heat LED lights, some cellophane, duct tape, and other household items, your house will definitely “sweeten” up the neighborhood with these decorations.

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5. Scarf Wreath

Scarf Wreath

Here’s an easy DIY wreath project. Get one of your old scarves (or one that you’re not planning on wearing this season), and wrap it around a wire wreath form. Fasten it with bobby pins, and decorate as you wish. For more instructions, check out the site below.

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6. Snow White Party Ideas

Snow White Party Ideas

Snow White fans unite! If your little princess is the fairest of them all, it’s just fitting that you give her a great Snow White-themed party for her birthday. Dwarf ring toss, wishing well coin toss game, and seven dwarfs cupcakes- all of these quirky ideas you can see at the guide linked below.

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7. Decorative Paint-Dipped Pinecoins

Decorative Paint-Dipped Pinecoins

The simplest items can be the most creative of accents. This project needs only two things: pinecones (if there are no open pinecones available, you can dry them out in the oven) and paint. These ornaments are long lasting, and can provide a subtle reminder of the past winter in the coming months.

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8. Easy, Everlasting, Snowflakes

Easy, Everlasting, Snowflakes

Make your own window “snowflakes” using a glue gun and a whole lot of creativity. Simply trace out a snowflake pattern on a piece of paper, tape it onto your window, and trace the pattern with the glue on the other side. Voila! Instant window ornaments that you can easily peel off.

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9. Heart Marshmallows

Heart Marshmallows

Nothing says “I love you” more than a steaming cup of hot cocoa in the winter. For those feeling particularly sweet this season, you can cap off those mugs of hot cocoa for your loved ones with these simple heart marshmallows which you can easily whip up in your kitchen.

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10. Santa’s “Footprints”

Santa's "Footprints"

Kids love Santa Claus, and they’ll love him even more when they see Old Saint Nick’s footprints on the floor. Just take an old boot or footprint cutout, and sprinkle baking powder/glitters over it. The kids will be screaming with glee if they know that Santa came for a visit while they were asleep.

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