Fresh Ideas for the New Year

The ultimate guide for celebrating Halloween, Thanksgiving, and Christmas filled with innovative ideas for holiday decorating, party hosting, thoughtful gifting, and much more.
christmas tree decorations under fifty dollars
Becky Luigart-Stayner

Natural Tree

By simply gathering material from your yard in the weeks leading up to Christmas, you can create a sparkling tree with natural appeal.

On a tree that’s extremely budget-friendly, dried hydrangea blossoms, berried branches, and sweet gumballs make a layered, elegant display.

Start looking for hydrangea blossoms and gumballs in mid-October. A store-bought birdhouse was our only splurge, but you could save this money by purchasing a wooden one a crafts store and painting it yourself.

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