You know those moments when you see something and …….. ahhhhh…… “lightbulb moment.”
These Genius Christmas Ideas are some of mine!
Around Christmas time I seem to have many moments like this – because I am addicted to Pinterest and during silly season the hours clocked up looking for nice things just seems amplified somehow…
I have a Pinterest board themed to Christmas and everything Ho Ho Ho… follow here…
Here are all my ‘aaaaaaah’ moments rounded up – so we can go aaaaaah together!!
DiY Stencilled Gift Wrap – Stencil Stories
This is not only cheap and easy as pie – it also looks great!
I can see myself chucking a few of these into the micro while the kids eat breakfast and into their pockets before we leave the house! A little love in the morning!!
Chalkboard Serving Tray – Shanty 2 Chic
Completely clever! You could decorate the board with pictures too!
DiY Gift Card Snow Globes – One Charming Party
Brilliant! What a clever way to give a gift card! It completely personalizes it and adds muchos cuteness!!
Beautiful Whipped Cream – The sweetest Occasion
This is a no brainer – freeze whipped cream to add to your hot coco!!
Christmas Tree Napkins – Publix
Great easy and Wow!
Christmas Branch – Oaxacaborn
Use tree trimmings for great holiday decor
Candy Cane Place Card Holders – Industrious Justice
Clever Christmas Table idea and you can eat them for desert!
Money Balloons – Sugar and Charm
What a great way to Jazz up money giving – you could Christmas Theme it with red confetti!!
Peppermint Striped Candle Sticks – Simply Kierste
All you need is a pice of wood and a spade drill bit – if you are into woodwork this is insanely clever and easy!
Kisses Tree table decor (and desert) – It all started with Paint
The kids are going to love this idea!
Fork Pom Poms – Emma Owl
Yes you can! Easy, quick and they make the best reindeer noses!!
Mason Jar Cocktails – Something Turquoise
Now here’s one for the Grown Ups! I love the simplicity of this – and the fact that with a nice Glass Jar it makes a really cool – clever – gift!
Make your Own Bows – 100 Layer Cake
This looks so easy – and a great way to use up all those small bits of gift wrap! Includes step by step photos!
Giant Christmas Baubles – Smart School House
Seriously clever idea for some extra POP outside!! (or inside) and they are so easy and cheap to make!
Reindeer Rootbeer/ Beer – Life of a Modern Mom
Best gift for Dad ever!! Seriously easy – and cute!!
Washcloth Reindeers – Southern Cricut Lady
How’s this for a gift idea! I know two little ones who would LOVE this!
Bright Ideas for Christmas Decorations – Emma Owl
Ok, here are 35 real lightbulb moments! I will say no more – check it out!
Giant Paper Plate Lollipops – Smart School House
Another GIANT idea – so easy and so effective!
Santa Cheese Snack – Emma Owl
We made these a few years back and what a hit! – Easy too!!
ChalkBoard Packaging – Going Home to Roost
This is incredibly beautiful – so simple!
Snowman Christmas Table – Stager Linda
Clever way to decorate your table!
Pallet Wood Tree – Wildflowers and Pistols
Such a clever way to use up pallet wood!
PVC Lighted Candy Cane Ornaments – DIY Show Off
What a fun way to greet guests at the door!
If you can get your hands on some bed posts and other little furniture pieces then wow – these make great ornaments!
We love the holidays!
Hope you found some serious inspiration here!
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