Try some DIY this festive season

Picture: cfabbridesigns.com SNOW GLOBES: Make your own in a few simple steps.

In the spirit of saving money, but still having the most beautiful and festive Christmas, we have compiled a list of fun DIY Christmas decorations for you to make with your family.

Picture: cfabbridesigns.com SNOW GLOBES: Make your own in a few simple steps.

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SNOW GLOBES: Make your own in a few simple steps.

Step 1. Cut out a circle of cardboard the size of the top of the glass and stick your favourite Christmas action figure on it.

Step 2. Place confetti in the glass.

Step 3. Glue the top of the glass to the cardboard with the action figure inside and viola!

Picture: betterdecoratingbible.com WINTER PENGUIN: Make your own winter penguin with a lightbulb.

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WINTER PENGUIN: Make your own winter penguin with a lightbulb.

Step 1. Paint a light bulb to look like a penguin.

Step 2. Tie a ribbon to the silver side of the light bulb and hang it on your tree.

Picture: displaysforsmallacademiclibraries.files.wordpress.com A TREE OF ANOTHER SORT: No money for a Christmas tree? Raid that library and make your own.

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A TREE OF ANOTHER SORT: No money for a Christmas tree? Raid that library and make your own.

Step 1. Place larger books in a circular formation at the bottom with the top edges touching each other.

Step 2. Continue to place the books on top of each other, with the next layer being placed on the gaps of the previous layer.

Step 3. Wrap books with Christmas lights.

Picture: kuwans.com A WHITE CHRISTMAS: Make even the hottest Christmas a white, snowy one.

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A WHITE CHRISTMAS: Make even the hottest Christmas a white, snowy one.

Step 1. Cut out circular shapes from paper.

Step 2. Cut out shapes within those circles to make patterns.

Step 3. Hang them all from the ceiling using thin fishing wire.

Picture: styleandthensome.wordpress.com DELICIOUS DECORATION: A baking treat that will please your eyes and your taste buds.

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DELICIOUS DECORATION: A baking treat that will please your eyes and your taste buds.

Step 1. Bake star shaped cookies.

Step 2. Ice the bigger cookies first and place the smaller ones on top of them.

Step 3. Top the cookie tree with edible silver balls.

Happy DIY’ing!

  AUTHOR
Racine Edwardes

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