22 Holiday Decor Hacks That’ll Make You Say “Why Didn’t I Know About These Sooner?”

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Posted on November 18, 2017, 18:16 GMT Natalie Brown BuzzFeed Staff Share On facebook Share On facebook Share Share On vk Share On vk Share Share On pinterest Share On pinterest Share On pinterest Share On pinterest Pin Share On lineapp Share On lineapp Share Share On twitter Share On twitter Share Share On email Share On email Share On sms Share On sms Share On whatsapp Share On whatsapp Share On more Share On more Share On more Share On more More Share On tumblr Share On tumblr Share On stumbleupon Share On stumbleupon Share On linkedin Share On linkedin Share On reddit Share On reddit Share On googleplus Share On googleplus Share On link Share On link Share On copy Share On copy Share On facebook Share On facebook Share Share On pinterest Share On pinterest Share On pinterest Share On pinterest Pin Share On email Share On email Share On link Share On link Share This Link Andrew Richard / BuzzFeed Share On facebook Share On facebook Share Share On pinterest Share On pinterest Share On pinterest Share On pinterest Pin 1. Stick an upside-down Command Hook on the back of your door to seamlessly hang a wreath. Share On facebook Share On facebook Share Share On pinterest Share On pinterest Share On pinterest Share On pinterest Pin Share On email Share On email Share On link Share On link Share This Link prettydubs.com , hardlyhousewives.

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Place a can beneath your candle in a hurricane vase — you’ll use less filler, and your candle will sit perfectly straight. Share On facebook Share On facebook Share Share On pinterest Share On pinterest Share On pinterest Share On pinterest Pin Share On email Share On email Share On link Share On link Share This Link naptimedecorator.blogspot.com , passionatepennypincher.com , thriftydecorchick.com Share On facebook Share On facebook Share Share On pinterest Share On pinterest Share On pinterest Share On pinterest Pin See more holiday decor on Thrifty Decor Chick and Passionate Penny Pincher .
Advertisement 3. And put a toilet paper roll in the middle of an apothecary jar to save filler there, too.

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Clean last year’s wax from your menorah by “baking” it at a very low temperature. No scraping required! Share On facebook Share On facebook Share Share On pinterest Share On pinterest Share On pinterest Share On pinterest Pin Share On email Share On email Share On link Share On link Share This Link landofhoneyblog.blogspot.com Share On facebook Share On facebook Share Share On pinterest Share On pinterest Share On pinterest Share On pinterest Pin Metal menorahs only, though.

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5. When you open a big box of decorations, take a picture of what’s inside so you can quickly remember how to put everything back. Share On facebook Share On facebook Share Share On pinterest Share On pinterest Share On pinterest Share On pinterest Pin Share On email Share On email Share On link Share On link Share This Link organizingmadefun.blogspot.com Share On facebook Share On facebook Share Share On pinterest Share On pinterest Share On pinterest Share On pinterest Pin You’ll thank yourself come January! From Organizing Made Fun .

6. For statement mantlepiece decor or a personalized gift, get an oversized family photo printed for less than $10.

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7. You can even print out your favorite ~holiday scene~ to set the mood.

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Advertisement 8. String together a sparkling gelt garland using plastic coins and your hot glue gun. Share On facebook Share On facebook Share Share On pinterest Share On pinterest Share On pinterest Share On pinterest Pin Share On email Share On email Share On link Share On link Share This Link designmegillah.com Share On facebook Share On facebook Share Share On pinterest Share On pinterest Share On pinterest Share On pinterest Pin From Design Megillah .
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Add more volume and fluff to an artificial tree by layering in two inexpensive wreaths. Share On facebook Share On facebook Share Share On pinterest Share On pinterest Share On pinterest Share On pinterest Pin Share On email Share On email Share On link Share On link Share This Link 3littlegreenwoods.

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10. And fluff up faux store-bought garland with floral wire and yard clippings — or evergreen boughs from wherever you buy your fresh trees. Share On facebook Share On facebook Share Share On pinterest Share On pinterest Share On pinterest Share On pinterest Pin Share On email Share On email Share On link Share On link Share This Link viewalongtheway.

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11. Tie ribbon to your cabinets to display your holiday cards somewhere you’ll actually see them. Share On facebook Share On facebook Share Share On pinterest Share On pinterest Share On pinterest Share On pinterest Pin Share On email Share On email Share On link Share On link Share This Link melissadark.blogspot.

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12. For a cheap and classy alternative to expensive tabletop trees, make a cone out of card stock and glue on some bead garland. Share On facebook Share On facebook Share Share On pinterest Share On pinterest Share On pinterest Share On pinterest Pin Share On email Share On email Share On link Share On link Share This Link iheartorganizing.com Share On facebook Share On facebook Share Share On pinterest Share On pinterest Share On pinterest Share On pinterest Pin From IHeart Organizing .
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Use mini Command Hooks on top of your door frames or mirrors to hang banners. Share On facebook Share On facebook Share Share On pinterest Share On pinterest Share On pinterest Share On pinterest Pin Share On email Share On email Share On link Share On link Share This Link fynesdesigns.

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Cleanup from big holiday meals is quick and easy when you’ve covered the tables with brown kraft paper. Share On facebook Share On facebook Share Share On pinterest Share On pinterest Share On pinterest Share On pinterest Pin Share On email Share On email Share On link Share On link Share This Link lemonthistle.com Share On facebook Share On facebook Share Share On pinterest Share On pinterest Share On pinterest Share On pinterest Pin Fancy centerpiece and calligraphy definitely optional. From Lemon Thistle .
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Carve out the insides of a pumpkin and stick in a short vase for a ~very fall~ centerpiece / mantle decoration / whatever you want to use it for. Share On facebook Share On facebook Share Share On pinterest Share On pinterest Share On pinterest Share On pinterest Pin Share On email Share On email Share On link Share On link Share This Link improvementscatalog.com Share On facebook Share On facebook Share Share On pinterest Share On pinterest Share On pinterest Share On pinterest Pin From Improvements Catalog .

16. And layer two vases together that are identical shapes, but different sizes, to make an illusion vase filled with gelt or mini dreidels. Share On facebook Share On facebook Share Share On pinterest Share On pinterest Share On pinterest Share On pinterest Pin Share On email Share On email Share On link Share On link Share This Link feltsocute.wordpress.com , designmegillah.

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17. Repurpose old sparkly necklaces or decorative bows as curtain tie-backs to add some sparkle and cheer. Share On facebook Share On facebook Share Share On pinterest Share On pinterest Share On pinterest Share On pinterest Pin Share On email Share On email Share On link Share On link Share This Link dishfunctionaldesigns.blogspot.

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Advertisement 18. If you’re hanging new shelves for your decorations, easily measure the distance between the two holes you need to drill with a piece of tape. Share On facebook Share On facebook Share Share On pinterest Share On pinterest Share On pinterest Share On pinterest Pin Share On email Share On email Share On link Share On link Share This Link iheartnaptime.

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19. Invert tomato cages and wrap them with lights to make faux-topiaries (faux-piaries?) with holiday spirit. Share On facebook Share On facebook Share Share On pinterest Share On pinterest Share On pinterest Share On pinterest Pin Share On email Share On email Share On link Share On link Share This Link 17apart.com Share On facebook Share On facebook Share Share On pinterest Share On pinterest Share On pinterest Share On pinterest Pin From 17 Apart .
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Use a paste of cornstarch and water to make removable wallpaper out of any fabric — and temporarily transform a room just for the holiday season. Share On facebook Share On facebook Share Share On pinterest Share On pinterest Share On pinterest Share On pinterest Pin Share On email Share On email Share On link Share On link Share This Link eastcoastcreativeblog.com Share On facebook Share On facebook Share Share On pinterest Share On pinterest Share On pinterest Share On pinterest Pin It’ll make your home feel like a ~magical holiday wonderland~.

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21. Tie strips of ribbons (in any color scheme) onto a string of lights for a drapey garland on the cheap. Share On facebook Share On facebook Share Share On pinterest Share On pinterest Share On pinterest Share On pinterest Pin Share On email Share On email Share On link Share On link Share This Link createcraftlove.com Share On facebook Share On facebook Share Share On pinterest Share On pinterest Share On pinterest Share On pinterest Pin From Create Craft Love .
22. Use hot glue to easily hang outdoor lights on brick or stone.

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