If you agreed to host a last-minute New Year’s Eve party and are trying to DIY your decor as the clock strikes down, we have a few quick DIY-ideas that won’t take too long and will bring the cheer and celebration to your get-together!
Fill a balloon with confetti and pop it when the clock strikes 12!
Cover white votives with festive tinsel glitter with peekaboo numbers!
Use metallic ribbons to create a circular chain garland!
Add sparkle to your champagne with these glittery bottles!
Get the party popping with these DIY poppers!
The moment after the presents have been unwrapped, reality sets in. You have a living room full of paper scraps that will undoubtedly end up in the garbage. Not this year! This year you can reuse those glittering pieces of paper to make your life more colorful and make you feel better about reusing that pretty paper. Forget the packing peanuts! Shredded wrapping paper makes for colorful packing material.
Make a beautiful bow for future presents using strips of recycled wrapping paper.
If the paper isn’t too seasonal, use it to bring life to otherwise drab drawers.
If you’re careful, you can always reuse paper for future gifts. Waste not, want not, right?
Use your favorite wrapping paper to make a fun garland! If you have metallic wrapping paper around, it would make the perfect garland for New Year’s Eve.
The Festival of Lights is well underway, and we love the beautiful symbolism behind the 8-day event. Another component we love? The decorations the come with the holiday, specifically the menorah. While the traditional menorah is beautiful, we also love these updated versions that will fit in with any decor you have! From rustic to goofy, there’s one for every theme.
Have yourself a very rustic Christmas by adding one element that is sure to add charm to your tree. Burlap is all you need to give your home that shabby-chic feeling that’s so popular around the holiday season. It gives your space a comfort and warmth, as well as a slightly undone aesthetic that makes anyone feel at home. Add a touch of burlap to your seasonal decor in the way of wreaths, garlands, ornaments or even small burlap trees!
When it comes to decorating for the holidays, there’s definitely one type of decoration that transcends the winter festivities. We’re talking about lights, fairy lights in particular. You may know them as string lights or icicle lights, but they can definitely be used in your decor long after the tinsel has been put away. Make a beautiful fireplace centerpiece with fairy lights under glass hurricane vases!
Add them to your living room decor for a whimsical and relaxed vibe!
Combine your lights by using fairy lights on the wire that connects your pendant light!
Or create a cozy corner for playtime.
Pantone has spoken, and the color of the year is a far cry from last year’s Radiant Orchid! This year’s winning shade is described as “a naturally robust and earthy wine red color”, and has a fitting name to boot: Marsala. This beautiful color is a cross between a cool burgundy and a warm terracotta. We can’t wait to see how designers and decorators use this color in the coming year!
We love this color paired with a light blue for an unexpected contrast.
A perfect color to use in your winter wedding palette, this rich red screams to be seen against a snowscape.
Designer, Elie Saab, is right on trend with this beautiful ombre gown.
A romantic color for dresses, we’re expecting to see this color pop up throughout the holiday season!
Keep your loved ones warm with a cozy and creative gift this year! We updated a basic blanket with a smattering of luxurious fur pompoms to give an ordinary blanket a quirky edge. For added fun, attach the pompoms to the corners of a matching throw pillow for a comfy and cute set!What You’ll Need:
Large fur pompoms
Small fur pompoms
Needle and thread
1. Lay out your blanket. Place the large pompoms out first toward the edge of the blanket. Cut the elastic cord on the fur pompom.
2. Sew pompoms into the areas you chose. 3. Fill in the other spaces with the smaller pompoms. Cut the elastic cord. Sew in place.
We’re hoping you all have a fantastic Thanksgiving, and get to spend the evening with the people you love most! Happy Thanksgiving from M&J Trimming!
Looking for a unique DIY gift to make for a loved one this holiday season? Why not a clock? These clock DIYs are great for the chronically late and the decor obsessed! And there’s definitely a style here for everyone!
This celestial clock is great for any stargazers you know! You can always replace the moon image with any other. What about a fruit, or a basketball for the sports-obsessed?
Who knew a wooden platter could make such a cool, minimalist clock? This would look great in a kitchen!
This rustic clock DIY looks like a million bucks but will cost you a lot loss!
The stain adds a funky design element to this cool clock DIY!
Upgrade an inexpensive clock with a leather belt!
When it comes to adding decor elements to your home that are both stylish AND functional or adding an accent to your outfit that looks chic while also helping you get through the day, we look to the timepiece. Whether a clock or a watch, these timely pieces will never go out of style no matter how digital we become. Check out this inspirational items that will have you hoping someone asks you for the time!