Holiday Activities - At Home!

We are all playing our part in staying indoors to help keep our friends, family, and community safe. And as the weather is getting colder, and Christmas nearer, what better time to stay inside and get crafty!

If you’re looking for some easy, low-cost DIY activities to keep you and your family entertained this festive season, read below! 

Homemade Christmas Decor

Holiday decor can often be costly, and for something that’s only on show for a month or so a year, you may prefer to opt for the less expensive DIY route. It’s a great way to spend time with family, plus - homemade decorations always end up being the ones that mean the most. 

Like these adorable Wooden Bead Snowman Christmas tree ornaments. 

I love the Scandinavian feel of these Glass Floating Signs, you can pretty much do this with things you have laying around the house already. If you don’t happen to have extra photo frames laying around, head to your local thrift store. This project would look great with some antique-style frames! 

And Christmas decorating is never complete without a wreath! This Modern Hoop Wreath will be sure to make your front door stand out! And bonus, it only takes 10 minutes to make! 

Homemade Christmas Gifts and Stocking Stuffers

As we unfortunately are not be able to spend this Christmas with our usual friend and family groups, making homemade Christmas presents is a great way to show just how much you love and appreciate everyone. Here are a few ideas that will definitely leave your friends and family impressed. 

These homemade monogram mugs are a great stocking stuffer. And who doesn’t love an excuse to drink coffee!? 

Can anyone ever have too many tea towels? I don’t think so. These easy and affordable DIY tea towels are great for grandparents and other family members. Kids will love getting creative for this activity too.

Christmas Baking

Christmas is the best excuse in the book to indulge yourself in homemade baked goods and delicious warm drinks, and these recipes are no exception.

Is it really Christmas without some Homemade Ginger Bread Men? These gingerbread men are so tasty, and it makes a great activity for the whole household.  Whether you eat them all yourself or gift them to your loved ones. This recipe is a must-try! 

Hot Chocolate Bombs seem to be the new trend, and for good reason! Who doesn’t want more chocolate in their hot chocolate? These Snowman Hot Chocolate Bombs look fun to make and the end result is fantastic!

If I had to choose one sweet that perfectly captures the Christmas spirit, it would be a fruit cake.  

This Apricot Walnut Fruit Cake Recipe is perfect for the Christmas season. 

Christmas Photos

This year is a great time to do an at-home Christmas photoshoot. As many of us are trying to stay indoors, and won’t be heading to the mall for our annual Christmas photos, it’s a great time to up your photography game! These photos would be great for Christmas cards, or as gifts for grandparents and family. Check out this tutorial on how to take awesome Christmas photos at home like a pro! 

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