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15 Under $15: DIY Holiday Decorations for Your Florida Home

by BROOKE GOLD HASSON | Nov 17, 2015

The holiday season is upon us! Between cooking, cleaning and shopping for gifts, it’s often hard to find the time or money to spend on holiday decorations.

Fortunately, decking your home for the holidays doesn’t have to be expensive or time consuming. We’ve rounded up 15 simple and stylish DIY decorations for under $15 to help inspire you this holiday season. 

Frosted Wine Bottles 

Frosted Wine Bottles
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POPSUGAR

Transform old wine bottles into chic frosted vases with white spray paint and Epsom salt. Top them off with a few branches and metallic ornaments to complete the look.

Cost: $15 

Star of David Plates

Star of David Plates
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West Elm

Create these elegant Star of David plates using affordable porcelain plates and a silver paint pen.

Cost: $8

Nature Ornaments 

Nature Ornaments
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Martha Stewart

Add a natural touch to your holiday décor by filling glass ball ornaments with festive greenery like holly, bayberry and evergreens.

Cost: $10 for 4

Paper Dreidel Garland 

Paper Driedel Garland
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Paging Supermom 

Cut and staple patterned paper into dreidel shapes and string them together with ribbon to create a classic dreidel garland. How adorable would these look draped across the mantle?

Cost: $5

Very Berry Wreath 

Very Berry Wreath
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The Creek Line House

Add faux berry garlands to a vine wreath to create a rustic accent piece to hang on the front door, window or wall.

Cost: $10

Gift Box Wreath 

GiftBoxWreath
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Martha Stewart

Wrap leftover jewelry or food boxes in wrapping paper and attach them to a flat wreath form with hot glue. Top it off with a large satin bow for an extra pop of color.

Cost: $15

Metallic Spoon Trees 

Metallic Spoon Trees
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hometalk

Transform plastic spoons into whimsical tree displays. How perfect would these look on a shelf or as a centerpiece on your dining table?

Cost: $10

Star of David Luminaries 

Star of David Luminaries
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Chai & Home

Got some old tin cans lying around the house? Convert them into festive luminaries using a hammer, nails and a little bit of spray paint. (Safety Tip: Opt for flameless candles instead of real candles) 

Cost: $10

No-Sew Stocking Pillow 

No-Sew Stocking Pillow
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320 Sycamore

Have an old pillow stored away? Give it new life by hot-gluing a few stocking (or mitten) ornaments and twine to it.

Cost: $6

Glitter Dreidels 

Glitter Dreidels
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Felt So Cute

Add some sparkle to your home! Coat wooden dreidels of varying sizes with glue and cover with glitter. Arrange in a clear glass vase or container. 

Cost: $15

Rustic Letters 

Rustic Letters
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homedit

Mix and match wooden letters (either store-bought or made from scrap wood) to spell out your favorite holiday sayings.

Cost: $15 

Nature Star Wreath 

Nature Star Wreath
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Avenue Lifestyle

Weave together tree branches, leaves and flowers to create a naturally elegant star wall display.

Cost: $10 

Colorful Pinecones 

Colorful Pinecones
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Better Homes and Gardens

Spray paint pinecones and display in a bowl or clear vase to add a festive pop of color to your home.

Cost: $9 

Rustic Sign 

Rustic Sign
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Blooming Homestead 

Turn a piece of scrap wood into a rustic sign. Cut to the desired dimensions, add a coat of wood stain and paint your favorite seasonal sayings in a creative way.

Cost: $10

Gelt Garland 

Gelt Garland
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Design Megillah

Give your mantle a gilded look by draping a garland made of gold coins across it. Who knew money could look this pretty?

Cost: $8