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10 Ways to Have a Beautiful, Crazy, and Colourful Christmas

10 Ways to Have a Beautiful, Crazy, and Colourful Christmas

This will be our second Christmas away from family, so I want to make home feel like something exciting and important is about to happen. The end of the year is going to be about dreams, colour, light and scented hallucinogenic wonder.

So here I am wearing flannel, listening to Pink Martini’s holiday album and thinking about the ways I’m going to make this happen.

Here are TEN projects so far:

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1. This literal and sensorial orange garland

Orange Garland
From Free People












2. These advent calendar ideas on Oh Happy Day. I especially like this one:

From Straße Adventskalender

3. Look at these Christmas trees made out of pasta!

Handmade vintage inspired craft tutorial by ismoyo: pasta Christmas trees
From Ismoyo


4. Love these colourful candles and psychedelic reindeer.

From Nicety

5. You can make an easy peace wreath and help combat gloval upheaval with benevolent brain waves from the doorway.

peace wreath on a red door
From The Iowa Gardener














6. Send out cards like these! Watch Out Card Set



6. All you need is some melted white chocolate and green sprinkes for this one. Is this what Christmas in Italy looks like?

Christmas Strawberries!


7. You can make these kickass paper roses and go crazy decorating your Christmas presents.

Eco Friendly Holiday Ornament Upcycled Book Pages

8. If you hoard empty jars like I do, these Christmas snowglobes would be a cinch to make using trinkets from the charity shops.

From Dandy von Nutzen
































9. Lovers of exotic animals might want to try this project on for size.

From Curbly












10. Old fashioned bird ornaments with tinsel and cupcake liners from the lovely Aunt Peaches.

From Aunt Peaches