Love the fun look of vintage Christmas decorations but don't know where to find those treasures or just don't have the time to look? Never fear, you can make your own retro-inspired holiday decor.
Tiny House Putz
Love tiny houses? Check out these 3 Tiny Houses with Big Christmas Themes and don’t forget to notice the wreath on the door complete with a tiny throwback to the Putz houses of yore.
Use small containers as dioramas for holiday scenes. Charms, toys and tiny trimmings complete the look of these retro-inspired ornaments.
Beaded Tree Baubles
Beaded ornaments were a standby for crafters in years past. Try using new colors and materials, like a Hawaiian muumuu to update these blinged out tree baubles.
Snazzy Snowmen (and Snowladies)
Styrofoam balls have been used to make snowmen for years. Use fun colors and spiffy DIY accessories to put a modern spin on this old craft. Love the snow ladies? Try making this Boho Dreamcatcher Inspired Snowman Wreath.
Create a tree full of DIY pompom Santa ornaments. Red felt is the backing and the rest is a matter of strategic pompom stacking.
There is nothing a can of spray paint can’t fix, including an outdated '80s ceramic Christmas village. Also, think of new ways to display your Christmas village, like wired into the tree.
Ariel Garneau of PMQ for Two goes retro with her holiday decor using vinyl decals on glass ornaments.
Don’t forget the tree skirt! You have gone to all the trouble to decorate the tree; the skirt is the icing on the cake. Learn how to make your own no-sew felt tree skirt. (Source: Diynetwork)