DIY Christmas Decor

Our fellow Holiday Home’r, Kate, is hosting a Christmas Craft link party today…

…so I thought I’d blog about a few simple/inexpensive DIY Christmas decor ideas I put together for HGTV.com earlier this year. Click on any of the links below if you’d to read the full articles!

1. Snowflake Curtain

2. Mitten Advent Calendar Garland

3. Dining Chair Embellishment

4. Holiday Dining Room Ideas


Hope you’re having a happy holiday season and that we get to see more of your holiday-themed decor at Sarah’s Christmas tree linky party on Wednesday!

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Comments

  1. says

    Layla girl!!!! These are SOOOOO pretty. I remember when you embellished those little chandelier lampshades, too! 😀

  2. says

    I love them all! especially the moss and kraft paper gifts! Layla I saw you on the 700 club, I got all excited, I was like “I know her”, then I remembered I really don’t :)) But I know your blog and all your talents, you were wonderful on the show!! God bless all your endeavors!!!

  3. says

    So pretty and simple as always! Love your snowflake curtain. I was going to make some out of book pages, but did not get around to it!

  4. says

    Stuff like this gets the old creative juices flowing. How cool to come here get inspiration and see all these visually stunning photos and carry the ideas with us.. I love the wicker texture of your dinning chairs with the red velvet ribbon … and the white in the background.. The whole thing coming together with a nice graphic pop.. :)

  5. libbywilko says

    LOVE all these… wish Christmas was in winter here… hmm sometimes decorating for Christmas in Summer can be tricky !

  6. says

    Oh my gosh these are awesome holiday crafts. I love how your advent calendar doubles as a garland and your dining room table ideas are so cute and easy to personalize. Awesome! Happy Holidays!

  7. says

    I just had a thought about the cute mitten advent calendar. After Christmas you can donate the mittens to charity. No storing a decoration and some kids have warm hands!

  8. Sue Youmans says

    I cannot tell you what a pleasure it is to see red and green in your Christmas decor. All I seem to see these days is pink and blue. Absolutely gorgeous!

  9. Judy says

    I have the same dining chairs…love the way you added the red ribbon and ornamentation to the backs….thanks for that inspiration! Best to you and yours for the holidays. Judy

  10. says

    I love the snowflake curtains, simply beautiful, love it! and how very cute and clever to just ‘write’ on the tablecloth for placecards.

  11. Michelle says

    Layla – please share where you got those khaki-colored beautiful pillows with the white print. I love them!

  12. Brandy says

    Did the snowflakes as a garland on our staircase last year instead of greenary. Curtain is a great idea too. LOVE the wicker chairs, Do you have a source for them.
    Thanks