Just in time for the holidays, how to make your own Christmas decor


  • Basket or box
  • Mason Jar
  • Candle
  • Branches (Fake and/or Real)
  • Gold or silver paint (Optional – to paint some of the branches)
  • Ribbon

Gift Basket

  • Basket or box
  • Cellophane wrap
  • Ribbon
  • Basket filler
  • Gift items

My gift items were themed for an “Italian Family Cooking Night” with wine, pasta, pasta sauce, a cookbook and a cheese tray. You can fill yours with anything they’ll love but here are some more basket ideas;

  • Movie Night: A popcorn tub, filled with, bags of popcorn, chocolates and candies, drinks, and a favourite movie on DVD
  • Spa Basket: Epsom salts, bath bomb, loofa, candles, and a cozy pair of slippers
  • Coffee Lover: Mug, biscotti, French press, different coffee flavours.

Get Creative!

Wall Décor

  • DIY Paper deer head can be found here (Yes you can make it yourself!)
  • Holiday leaves and decorations (These came from the dollar store and Michaels)
  • Hot glue gun