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Cheap and Easy Holiday Décor Ideas

Photograph of a Homemade Christmas DecorationFestive decorations can make a Sunrise rental home feel cozy for the holidays. And the wonderful thing is that holiday décor doesn’t need to be difficult or pricey. Actually, with just a few essential materials and some creativity, you can create affordable and easy holiday décor items for your home. What is more, we have arranged a few of our favorite holiday décor do-it-yourself projects on a budget.

Flannel It Up

Several things can warm up cold winter nights like flannel sheets, blankets, and pillows. Simply swapping your regular sheets for a set made of warm flannel will give your home a new touch of relaxation. It would be best if you even tried placing flannel throw pillows around the house for an instant improvement. If storage space is a problem, try making or buying seasonal pillow covers. Pillow covers are easy to make and can be switched for new patterns once the holidays are finished.

Glass Jar Snow Globe

If you have huge glass jars in your kitchen, you can quickly switch them into holiday-themed decorations! Just place white sugar or flour at the bottom of the jar, then top with model village houses, trees, and accessories. Tie a nifty ribbon around the rim, and you’ve now got a beautiful glass jar snow globe for your home.

Holiday Lanterns

Decorative lanterns are an excellent year-round décor item. Get yours prepared for the holidays by filling them with strings of lights or shiny ornaments. Set a bright ribbon at the top for even more holiday spirit. You can pick different sizes of lanterns for a dramatic effect. You can also put some string light lanterns in a fireplace for quick mood lighting or group lanterns filled with ornaments adjoining an entryway.

Gingerbread House Advent

For an innovative manner to count down the days to Christmas, try making a gingerbread house advent for your shelf or mantel. You can buy or build simple little wooden or cardboard houses and then paint them to look like gingerbread. Or,  if you’re really stylish, make them out of real gingerbread! Just don’t forget to number them, and then put a small gift or treat underneath to make the holiday countdown twice as sweet.

Bird House Christmas Village

Another simple décor project uses small wooden birdhouses to create a charming Christmas village theme. With little unpainted birdhouses, decorate each one to look like a gorgeous holiday village. Add some imitation snow on each roof and some model village accessories for even more miniature appeal. Lastly, hang a string of lights above your village to provide your display a warm and holiday feel.

Colorful Holiday Garland

If you like working with fabrics, consider making an easy and festive felt garland for your home or Christmas tree. Using small strips of colorful felt, you simply tie them onto a long piece of twine and then attach them anywhere. Use felt strips in your theme color, or go bold with a full rainbow. Either way, you’ll have created a beautiful holiday decoration that you can use over and over again.

With so many cheap and easy holiday décor ideas, the toughest part may be selecting which one to do first! Are you in search of a new rental home for the holidays? Real Property Management Premier can help! Call us at 954-362-5235 or browse our listings.

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