First impressions matter! Spruce up your home’s curb appeal and welcome your guests in style. Here are a few of our favorite DIY updates for the holidays.

Two tomato cage Christmas trees standing side-by-side

Tomato Cage Christmas Trees
Give your tomato cages new life by flipping them upside down and covering with string lights or greenery (real or faux).

Photo credit: Our House on the Corner


Chalkboard Welcome Sign

Chalkboard Welcome Sign
Who knew a trip to the home improvement store could yield so many simple holiday DIY projects for your home’s entry? Check out this Home Depot blog post for instructions on how to make this chalkboard welcome sign plus more easy projects like festive house numbers made from nails and red yarn.

Photo credit: Home Depot

Moss-covered letters spelling "JOY"

Moss-Covered Letters
Inspired by similar letters from Garnet Hill, this DIY version gives you the look for less. Click through for Uncommon Designs for a shopping list and instructions on how to add some big time “joy” to your front door.

Photo credit: Uncommon Designs


5 mason jar luminarias lined up

Mason Jar Luminarias
We love this fresh take on the classic paper bag luminarias. All you need is a set of mason jars, Epsom salt and some small candles. Line them up on your front walk for a festive winter welcome.

Photo credit: The Inspired Room


Holiday doormat

Holiday Doormat
Grab a new doormat at Target or get creative and go for a little doorway DIY. Pick up an inexpensive bristly doormat, some gold spray paint, then add a smattering of triangle with white craft paint and a small paintbrush.

Photo credit: A Beautiful Mess


Gold wreath hanging with blue bow

Gold Wreath
Add a dash of metallic to your entry with this simple gold wreath. Hit the craft store for a foam wreath form, gold thumbtacks and a ribbon. Yes, you’ll be pushing in over 1,000 thumbtacks, but pop in A Christmas Story and watch while you work.

Photo credit: Canadian Family


 

Wrapped gifts sitting on a wooden chair

Wrapped Gifts
Add instant holiday spirit to your front porch with this easy and inexpensive DIY project. Simply wrap a selection of different sized boxes and stack by the front door or on a rocking chair or bench.

Photo credit: bhg.com

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