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Christmas Home Tours On a Budget!

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Hi Friends!!  Have you been checking out all the Christmas home tours?  I know I get inspired and yet sometimes a bit envious of the amazing Christmas decor I see;) 

Since I have remodeled most of my house this past year, we had to figure out new places for our decor.  I thought I’d share a few pictures with you of what my house looks like all decked out for Christmas.

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Disclaimer….I am not an interior designer by nature so finding the perfect spot does not come easily to me. 

Also, I only buy maybe one new thing a year so almost all of our Christmas decorations are hand me downs, past gifts, thrift store finds or DIY Christmas decor.

So you really don’t need to spend a lot of money to decorate your house for Christmas!  I would love to have a 12 foot King of Christmas tree but I don’t need it so we make do with what we have while I enter raffles to try to win one!!

Another confession… I love lights!  I’m honestly amazed every year when I plug my lights in that they still work after all these years! 

I’ll try to show you daylight pics and then night shots with the lights on.  Photos are a little more tricky at night!

Ok, here we go… First up is my entryway, dining room and living room area. 

For the DIY decor, I’ll add my links so you can check out the tutorials if you’d like! I made these scrabble tiles out of scrap wood.  So easy and cheap!  Click here to read scrabble tile wall decor tutorial!

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The nativity scene is a fun sign or tile to make that is very budget-friendly!  Click here to read about applying vinyl to a large tile.

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Christmas home tours with flocked tree

If you’ve been following me for a while, you know I went crazy flocking things this year! 

This was a cute 4 foot tree from a thrift store that I SnoflockedClick here to watch my video tutorial on how easy it is to flock a tree!

Christmas home decor snoflocked tree
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Here the flocked Christmas tree is with a few of the DIY Christmas ornaments we made at my ornament making craft party!

craft party christmas

I grew up with garland wrapped around our staircases and hanging Hallmark ornaments in between every single spindle. 

That was my job during our 3 day decorating extravaganza!  They were hung on alternating red and green ribbons all the way up the stairs.

lighted Christmas banister with greenery

I have toned this tradition down a lot!  I wrap the garland around every 3-4 spindles and add an ornament at the same interval.  I flocked all of the garland this year too!

I love how this painted Nativity scene with lights came out.  It’s one of my favorites!  

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I also love painted mason jars with painted burlap on them.  Another easy and inexpensive decoration that can be used year-round!  Check out my tutorial on painting on burlap by clicking here!

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The JOY sign at the top of the staircase was an easy project out of foam board from the Dollar Tree and burlap. Hop on over to learn how I made the banister decoration for cheap.

Joy sign staircase decor
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On to my dining room.  Here is my favorite big build that I’ve done. 

My DIY farmhouse table!  Click here to read tutorial on how to make this from Ana White’s plans.

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Easy way to display Christmas cards.  Staple some twine over something and hang the cards with paper clips.

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The thrift store centerpiece and mason jar luminaries are more fun flocked creations!  Find the tutorial on how to make these easy DIY Christmas mason jar centerpieces here.

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This is the other side of our dining room – our mudroom wall with a DIY bench.  Can you spot more flocked items?? I made all of these Christmas pillows using my Cricut.

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I made this wood burlap sign and have different burlap signs that I can swap out.  You can get the FREE cut file for the red truck and tutorial on how to make it by clicking on the link.

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DIY farmhouse Christmas decor

Ok, I have a few more pictures than I thought!  So that I don’t slow down this post, please continue the Christmas home tours by clicking here so you can see my family room!

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Thank you for stopping by!!  Have a great holiday season!

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Petra Lux

Monday 2nd of December 2019

Thank you for inviting us unto your home. It is absolutely amazing, I love every inch of it, every craft you have done and all your added decorations. I love your staircase and how it overlooks your downstairs. Your young ones are so fortunate to grow up with such beauty surrounding them. Thank you for bringing it into our lives

Leap of Faith Crafting

Monday 2nd of December 2019

Thank you so much! We've lived in our house for 15 years so I'm always trying to change things up some!

Darlene Joy Gwilliam

Sunday 1st of December 2019

How lovely your home is!

Leap of Faith Crafting

Monday 2nd of December 2019

Thank you so much!

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