Last-Minute Holiday DIYs

Posted by Jessica Dilger on Nov 25, 2021 7:45:00 AM

No time to shop? Make it yourself!

With the hustle and bustle of the holidays, sometimes decor takes a back seat to friends, family, gifts, and get-togethers. If you can carve out a few minutes for some last minute DIYs to make your space a cozy Christmas haven, these Do-It-Yourself bloggers have all the ideas to inspire you. 


Holiday DIYs



Cranberry floating candlesBetween her ability to make normal everyday items into art and her ease at showing others how to do the same. Vancouver, BC blogger Rita is for certain one to follow. We love her pine and cranberry floating candle, the modern take on DIY wrapping paper, and her simple winter wreath that can be used all throughout winter. 

A new modern take on wrapping paper

Check out her Instagram page for more DIYs and inspiration. 


Retro Vintage—Thistlewood Farms

thistlewoodfarms.comSimple, easy DIY Christmas tree board

KariAnne Wood is not only a published author and blogger but also a wife and mom who gained massive popularity just by being herself. We know you’ll love her vintage-inspired Christmas decor. You’ll find great inspiration in how she adds in little touches that tie in the entire room. 


Honorable mentions on her blog:

 “Christmas in July, 9 ways to reuse your christmas decor”  

14 DIY Christmas Gift Wrapping Ideas” 

Retro Vintage Colorful Christmas Decorating Ideas”

A simple sprig can be a holiday tree

Earthy Boho—Julia Terpstra 

Julia’s incorporation of plants adds an earthy and warm luxury to every space. While her page isn’t directed towards a step-by-step process of DIY, it makes it into our list because of her out-of-box thinking. 


Using everyday or sentimental items and repurposing them for the season makes her space (and will make yours) seamlessly warm and intricate. Julia’s home is anything but simple—in fact it’s enchanting, but is a great inspiration for finding ways to incorporate everything into the whimsical. 

Santa planters Christmas decor

Honorable mentions from her page: 

Julia’s fire boots in lieu of stockings to honor her family's fire fighting occupation, vintage Santa mugs made into planters, and mini terracotta pots as ornaments. 

And the fireman's boots were hung by the chimney with care

A Little Bit of Everything—A Hundred Affections Create an easy, spectacular view with greens, a wreath and a mirror

Writer, mom, and former English teacher Kate Landry’s goal is straightforward: To make homemaking easy. With her variety of cheap, easy and stylish DIYs (her requirements), and her family, home, and lifestyle blogs we know that you will find an ongoing love of her life and inspirations. 



Honorable mentions from her blog:

 30 DIY rustic Christmas decor ideas 

30 easy and classy Christmas wreaths” 

“30 DIY advent calendars”


Whether you love the traditional style to the earthy tones or maybe a mix of all of the above, we know these ladies are sure to inspire you! 


At the end of the day we hope your feet will be up, your heart will be full, and your home full of laughter. 


About the author

Jessica Dilger writes from “Shoo Fly Ranch,” a homesteaded acreage in southwest Washington state where she lives with her family, 30 or so chickens, 14 cows, two calves, and goats named Ben and Jerry.

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