Scraps
Christmas is the perfect time to show off your making skills, no matter what your craft. And while we love showing off scrappy, made-by-hand ornaments, the rest of the tree is also prime for DIY. Here are just a few creative ideas that'll have each branch looking extra jolly.
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We can't get enough of this design by Arounna Khounnoraj — it's cute, trendy and easy to knock out in a weekend. Plus, it's a great way to use all those yarn scraps you have lying around. Let's get punching!
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Beginner
Take your plant decor up a notch — literally. This hanging planter project turns really simple supplies (you only need 3 things!) into the coolest way to display your succulents, snake plants, and more. Follow along as Jo Gick from season 1 of NBC’s Making It shows you how it’s done.
Jo Gick
Beginner
Sew
Textile hangings are one of the best ways to make a major statement on your walls. The materials are inexpensive, and cloth pieces are a lot easier to manage than large, heavy framed art. Plus creating it yourself means you'll have a piece that's exactly right for your space: the ideal size, the perfect colors and completely one-of-a-kind!
Beginner
Picture this: You go to the fabric store, pick out the perfect materials for your next project, and come home only to realize that — doh — you already have great fabric you could have used tucked away in a forgotten corner of your sewing room.
Lindsay Conner
Show of hands: Anyone have a pile of random granny squares just sitting around? Thought so. Time for a stash-busting project!
Kathryn Vercillo
What happens when you combine the warm and fuzzy art of knitting and crochet with the gritty urban landscape? A phenomenon known as knitfiti, or yarn bombing!
Jessie Hemmons
Pop quiz: Old T-shirts are perfect for A) wearing to bed, B) turning into rags or C) making yarn? The answer is all of the above, but today we're talking about yarn.
Kathryn Vercillo
Pom-pom emergencies are real. Sometimes you need a yarn pom-pom pronto when you're knitting a hat, scarf, tea cozy or anything else that needs a little cheer.
Ashley Little
No need to spend big bucks decking out the tree this year — just raid your craft stash to create these festive handmade ornaments.
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