Plaid or tartan are traditional for Christmas, and I’ll bet everyone has a few such items at home. If you still have none and no decorations, it is high time to make some to instantly add festive spirit to your home. Today’s round-up is devoted to plaid and tartan decorations for Christmas, and I’ve got quite a few for you!
Make some plaid ornaments to hang on your tree – all you need is some styrofoam balls and plaid fabric. Wrap your ornament with fabric and secure it. Read the tutorial to find out how to do that. If there is any fabric left, you can also make garlands.
These ornaments are even more eye-catching as they use different types of fabric and red velvet which is the trend this year. The ornaments are not sewn, they are made from old shirts, and the contrast is emphasized by velvet ribbons. You don’t need a lot of time to make them. Just prepare some shirts, including plaid or tartan shirts.
If you love rustic decor and want to rock it this Christmas, this tutorial is for you! This rustic ornament is made of burlap and squared paper – it looks unusual and very noticeable. The piece consists of a burlap ornament and a checkered deer head. Read how it is made in the source.
Here’s another simple idea for making a checkered ornament – some wooden circles and checkered paper are the main supplies. Attach the smaller checkered paper circles to the wooden circles and add Mod Podge. Find more precise instructions in the source and use them to give your tree a rustic feel.
Green felt makes a lovely backdrop for plaid or tartan, so you may love these ornaments. Cut out some plaid pieces – deer, trees, stars, bells, etc. – and attach them to the green felt. These cute little ornaments can also be used as gift tags and key rings – very Christmassy!
Wrapping balls with plaid ribbons and then securing balls can be a little difficult and may take some time. If you don’t have one, this craft is for you. These styrofoam balls are covered with checked fabric and secured with straps – just a few minutes and voila!
These will take some time, but you won’t regret it! Check out these amazing buffalo plaid ornaments with snowflakes – what can be more wintery? Use embroidery hoops and buffalo check fabric, then attach the snowflake buttons. Read the entire tutorial to find out how to make these cuties!
Purple plaid? Yes, please! Shaped like trees, these Christmas ornaments look amazing and bold because of the bold colors, and cinnamon sticks are sure to add that Christmas smell. Find out how to make these cute tree shaped ornaments and decorate your tree with small trees.
Skirts are also necessary for Christmas trees. Cover the base to add even more chic to your tree. This tree skirt is made of plaid and satin. You have to sew it, so some skills are required. Make some matching ornaments with the same fabric for a cool and cozy Christmas tree look!
Garlands and wreaths
This tartan garland is a nice idea for any home. It can be used on tree decorations, mantelpiece, stairs, doors, and many other things including windows. The project involves a little sewing, but the result is well worth your time. Use different colors of plaid to make the garland cooler!
Make your Christmas heart warm with this cute and cozy plaid heart garland. Such an idea is not typical for Christmas, but it does add romance to the room. So if you want to celebrate or even propose with your love, she is ideal!
This lush Christmas wreath with evergreen plants, pine cones, gilded berries and other details makes a great Christmas decoration. This is basically a common styrofoam wreath wrapped in plaid fabric and then you can add whatever decor you want. Read on to find out how to make a piece like this for your front door.
For this wreath, rock different shades of plaid and tartan and make the decor cool. This piece is decorated with snow-covered branches and pine cones, or it can be personalized however you like – rock different decorating ideas. Such an item will make a nice traditional door decoration idea.
Add a touch of plaid to your festive table with a cool plaid table runner. This craft does not involve sewing so you can do it very easily and quickly. Read the instructions.
Candles add coziness to any room, so this craft is exactly what you need for the holidays. This is a checkered candle holder for multiple candles, and it can be easily made with plaid and some buttons – nothing difficult here!
Make an extra Christmas tree for each room of a cone and some plaid fabric. The idea is simple: just wrap the cone in plaid and add a silver pompom on top. Stand the tree on a table or mantelpiece, or use it somewhere as an extra small tree. Enjoy!
Wood is a great crafting material, and as Valentine's Day approaches, it's high time to think about what to do with it. Here are some cool woodwork for that romantic getaway, most of it for Valentine's Day decor, take a look!
These little houses with hearts aren't just awesome for Valentine's Day, they can be built all year round to show off where your heart is. These little moss leaves, combined with scraps of scrap wood from my IKEA Rast Bar Cart Hack, were a cute project! These cute houses make great home decor and are a cool surprise for your love.
Decorate your home with these cute heart curtain ties. What I like best is this delicate, blushing color - it looks so contrasting with the string and wood that are used for crafting. Make these simple wooden hearts and paint them in this soothing and romantic color, add string and decorate your curtains to give them a holiday feel.
This is a quick and adorable Valentine's Day craft that you can make for your home or give away as a cute gift. These easy DIY scrap wood valentines are a great way to use up scrap wood that you have tucked away, or they are very inexpensive to make with craft wood from the store! You can also adapt this project to your personal taste, so that you don't have to make your project as “rustic” as here!
Raise your hand when you want to prepare for Valentine's Day! If you don't have a lot of time to craft something for this vacation but still want something, great last minute crafts can be found here. This is the fastest, easiest Valentine's Day for your partner that you can ever imagine. It takes a maximum of 30 seconds and your partner will be happy. Get his hangers and get started!
What is a vinyl stencil? Well it's pretty easy. It's like a normal stencil, but sticky. So it will stick to the surface of anything you want to paint or decorate. Such a piece is a great idea for a Valentine's Day decoration and you can make as many hearts as you like using these stickers. Read how to make these signs and decorations easily and quickly.
I love this amazing modern Valentine's Day sign! It's a new string work of art for the vacation and it looks great! The shield consists of a piece of wood and some thread, the ends of the thread are gold-plated so that the shield looks very noticeable and bright. Read How To And Go!
Make a cool banner for Valentine's Day! This banner consists of burnt wooden discs and some colorful tassels. This cool decoration will instantly add mood to your home and is very easy to make. Read How It's Done and Enjoy!
Spice up wooden spoons for Valentine's Day! Add a touch of color and dainty little hearts to make them more holiday-like. These are safe to hand wash and not toxic at all. They can also become a cute Valentine's Day gift. They would be so cute packed in a little gift box along with some other kitchen items.