Decorating during the
holidays should be a fun filled and enjoyable
experience for all the members of the family. Instead
of spending money on buying expensive decorations that
may be harmful to the environment, here are a few easy
and inexpensive decorating ideas that the
environmental friendly as well.
Organic Orange Clove Twinklers
Holiday decorations are incomplete without candles. Here is a
way to creatively light up your home using organic material.
Things you need:
An orange whole
Use the knife to cut the orange so that it
can be placed flat on the table.
Make a hole in the middle
Scoop out the orange so that the candle can
be placed in it.
Embellish by pressing cloves into the orange
Place the beeswax candle in the hole in the
Bamboo, Cinnamon Stick, or Magnolia Leaf
Things you need:
Cranberries or ribbon
A candle larger than the jar you are using
Choose a candle that is about 2 inches taller
than the jar.
The jar, bamboo, cinnamon or magnolia leaves
should be of the same size.
Place the rubber band around the center of
Apply glue on one side of the bamboo,
cinnamon stick or leaves and place these inside the rubber
band with the glued side on the jar.
Cover the entire jar with bamboo, cinnamon
sticks or leaves.
Tie the braided rope over the rubber band and
tie in an appealing manner.
Place a festive bow over the knotted rope.
Place the candle in the jar.
Cranberry Holiday Beads:
Use these festive organic beads to decorate lamps, chandeliers,
balconies and window during the holiday season.
Thing you need:
Needle that is about 1.5 inches long
Thread the needle.
Tie a large knot at the end of the thread.
Thread the cranberries on to the thread;
ensure that the knot holds at the end.
Continue threading till you reach the length
Tie a secure knot at the other end.
You can use mixture of pinecones, dried apricots
or bay leaves to make this garland. Make a popcorn garland and
use it to feed the birds.
These eco-friendly holiday decorations can be easily made at
home without having to buy too many things. Use these great
holiday decoration ideas to add to enhance the festive look of