It’s the most wonderful time of the year!

1. Opt for a Christmas tree skirt alternative.

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2. Decorate with textured, organic materials such as burlap.

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3. Flock your tree for a guaranteed white Christmas.

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4. Customize a hanging note roll for the holidays.

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5. Put the focus on the fireplace.

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6. Craft your own mason jar snow globes.

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7. Attach a fresh garland to your banister.

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8. Add a few vintage touches, like this red toy truck.

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9. Hang wreaths off the backs of your dining chairs.

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10. Transform collectibles into a Christmas tree alternative.

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11. Upcycle winter sports equipment, like this pair of ice skates.

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12. Buy or DIY a pom pom snowball garland.

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13. Pair knitted stockings with personalized hangers.

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14. Arrange greenery in galvanized buckets.

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15. Use a cloche or cake stand to encapsulate a festive vignette.

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16. Create a tabletop “tree farm” using decorative trees of various sizes.

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17. Double down on the buffalo check.

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18. Build a hot cocoa bar the whole family will enjoy.

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19. Hang a variety of miniature wreaths from a branch.

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20. Style a seasonal three-tiered tray.

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21. Wrap your gifts in paper that complements your decor.

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22. Pile up logs in a non-working fireplace.

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23. Send letters to Santa using a fully functional mailbox.

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24. Quote your favorite holiday movie with a felt letterboard.

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25. And finally, give an antique tobacco basket a bit of Christmas cheer.

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