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Great Ideas — 28 Festive Christmas Projects

It’s my favorite time of the year!!

I am so excited to see so many Christmas and Holiday projects linked up this week.

Here are just a few of the amazing ideas this week — be sure to check out the rest of the wrap up, for even more holiday inspiration!

Christmas Chalkboard Printable @ Kiki & Company

Christmas Advent Calendar @ Cherished Bliss

Christmas Brunch & Printables @ Poofy Cheeks

Easy Elf Ideas @ She’s Kinda Crafty

Christmas Chalkboard Printable @ Second Chance to Dream

DIY Rudolph Sign @ The 36th Avenue

DIY Interchangeable Banner @ My Sister’s Suitcase

Christmas Hanging Plants @ Clean & Scentsible

Christmas Scallop Wreath @ Destination Craft

Rustic Noel Decor @ The Happy Scraps

Chalkboard Journals @ No. 2 Pencil

Cookie Exchange Printables @ How to Nest for Less

Hot Chocolate Station @ Burlap + Blue

Christmas Countdown @ Mom 4 Real

Repurposed Yardstick Christmas Tree @ Organized Clutter

Christmas Tree Advent Calendar @ Family Ever After

Very Merry Cupcake Kits @ A Pretty Life in the Suburbs

Pom Pom Ribbon Christmas Tree @ Cherished Bliss

Printer’s Drawer Advent Calendar @ Simply Chic Treasures


Screen-Printed Advent Calendar @ Mom’s Crafty Space

Burned Wood Ornament @ The 36th Avenue

Easy Christmas Teacup Candles @ Sew Country Chick

Simple Snowflake Neighbor Gift Idea @ Sassy Style Redesign

Upcycled Wood Christmas Decorations @ Bullfrogs and Bulldogs

Whimsical Painted Christmas Chairs @ Lake Girl Paints

25 Christmas Books @ Over The Big Moon

(we do this tradition at our house too – I love it)

Free Christmas Planner Printable @ Becoming Martha

DIY Light Up Marquee Star @ Burlap and Denim

These are just a few of the HOLIDAY ideas linked up this week —  be sure to check out the rest of this week’s awesome projects!

And enter this week’s giveaway for a $100 Michael’s Gift Card!


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There are SO many more holiday ideas and MORE great projects linked up this week. Come over and see the fabulous ideas.


Have a Happy Sunday!



  1. Thank you for the link to Kiki and Company! What a wonderful idea for an inexpensive gift!

  2. OMG! Thank you so so much Jen for featuring my Upcycled Wood Christmas decorations! I am jumping up and down right now :) Hope you had a great Thanksgiving!!

  3. Jen, Thanks so much for featuring my Silent Night Chalkboard Print! I really appreciate it. I truly enjoy your site, you are a wealth of information. Thanks for all your hard work. Barb

  4. I love white lights and shiny tinsel. I want a glittery bright tree.

  5. I use pom poms to make garland for the tree.

  6. I’m doing my own theme but I have gotten nearly everything at Michael’s, kind of doing like a Dr. Seuss theme. Lot’s of bright blues, purple, bright pink and lime green.

  7. I love the cedar lodge collection :)

  8. I like the colors in the frankincense theme. i love using the vintage looking glass ornaments.

  9. I like the Crystal Elegance Collection from Michaels!

  10. I like the Cedar Lodge collection!

  11. I love the cedar lodge collection!

  12. Christmas Ribbon makes my heart melt!

  13. I almost never have a theme in mind when I go to Michaels, I like to walk the aisles and get my ideas from what I see there. That way is always fresh and new.

  14. I love love love the Michaels cedar lodge collection!

  15. I like a classic look with silver and red ornaments

  16. I decorate different rooms in my house in different themes but I really like the Cedar Lodge collection at Michaels.

  17. So fun! Thanks so much for sharing all of these great features. I love the pom pom ribbon Christmas trees!

  18. Anne Steelman says:

    I love anything and everything snowmen! I can’t get enough of them!

  19. I love Michaels. Right now I have kind of hodge podge theme going on my tree. I like rustic decorations, but also have ornaments I’ve colledted from places we’ve visited. I need a new tree. I’ll be looking at Michaels.

  20. I Love the woodland theme….little mushrooms and forest animals!

  21. SHannon Cave Bailey says:

    I love the jingle and jolly with all the bright colors

  22. I love the wooden bird ornaments.

  23. Kari GIllette says:

    I love the cedar lodge pinecone ornaments!!

  24. I like the snowman theme

  25. I like the Jingle & Jolly theme!

  26. I would love to use the tubes of plastic ornaments to make an ornament wreath (not really a tree-trimming idea, but I’ve wanted to try it for a long time!).

  27. Erin Kaven says:

    I love the cedar lodge look. The decoupaged snowman is adorable. I need to get some Modge Podge.

  28. I love the book page snowman ornament. He would fit right in with the rest of my ornaments

  29. I love to trim our tree this year with Michael’s CELEBRATE IT™ SPARKLING CREATIONS® GLASS ORNAMENT SETS & TRIM KITS
    Thanks for a chance to win this prize! It will be a great blessing to us :)

  30. Tiffany Jeremay says:

    This year, I think I might decorate my tree in gold and cream, but I usually decorated with red and white in the past!

  31. I would like to use gold and red ribbon to decorate the tree. My husband is a proud Marine and red & gold would be the theme of our tree.

  32. I love the red and white theme for decorating a tree. It just seems bright and happy to me!

  33. Wendy Rupper says:

    I like the empty glass ornaments for the kids to decorate however they wish!

  34. This year I am planning a candy cane theme so I am so thankful for Michaels ribbon for making my tree red and white.

  35. I love Christmas. Crystal Elegance Ceramic Ornaments are a favorite. They are an awesome reminder of the star that shown over Bethlehem.

  36. Love the little balls (clear) that are filled with strips of music

  37. Love the Crystal Elegance Collection of Ornaments. So many beautiful things that could be used for decorating.

  38. loving everything in their cedar lodge collection–especially the birds and birdhouse ornaments!

  39. The Cedar Lodge collection is really cute!

  40. I love everything in the Cedar Lodge lookbook!! :)

  41. My favorite theme is snowflakes, white and silver.

  42. I could be at Michaels forever! Right now I love all their Christmas ribbon!

  43. I love all of the bright ornaments and just everything Christmas from Michaels!

  44. I would love to get some of their Christmas ribbon to trim my tree with. Thanks!

  45. I liked the cedar lodge ideas, my fav was round ball covered in music and things added to look like a snowman

  46. Mine isn’t a tree trimming idea, but I love their Lemax Christmas collection. We buy a new one every year to add to our village. They are wonderful!

  47. I really like all their more rustic ornaments

  48. Thanks so much, Jen for featuring my print. Such amazing talent featured. Have a happy Sunday.

  49. Danielle M. says:

    Cedar Lodge Bird and Branch Mantel Piece

  50. I like the Frankincense Collection of ornaments – very elegant. Thanks for the chance to win!

  51. Nice round up. :) I love so many of them…

  52. Sachia Logan says:

    Cedar Lodge Noel blocks for the tree

  53. jingle & jolly, bright & colorful.

  54. Erin Phelps says:

    The crystal elegance ornaments from Micheals are beautiful.

  55. Thank you so much for including my Very Merry Cupcake Kits in your round up Jen! Yay!
    Have a great week!

  56. my theme is candy themed with traditional green and red:)

  57. I especially love the Santa chair and the ‘Book a Day’ ideas! When my children were smaller, I read stories to them from an antique Christmas book I received from my husband’s grandmother. Such special and wonderful times. Thanks for doing what you do! I love the ideas I read about on your blog!

    Terri Miller

  58. Snowflakes and snowmen!

  59. I would love to use some of their jewelry making supplies to trim my tree

  60. Thank you so much for including my printables Jen! There are SO many awesome projects in this round-up!

  61. They always have beautiful ornaments that make a great addition to teachers gifts!

  62. Tiffin Clark says:

    I love a fun happy tree that is decorated with reds and bright lime greens. Super fun and happy! With a touch of whimsy to it and of course TONS of white lights.

  63. My favourites are penguins and snowmen because that’s what my daughter loves the most!

  64. Boxes and boxes of bulbs. They are such great starters for so many craft projects!

  65. WOW! Awesome features! I ordered the printable the Kiki and Co. How awesome is that?! So much talent and many great ideas! :)

  66. Glitter has to be the best Christmas crafting item from Michaels!

  67. First, thanks SO MUCH for this chance to win such an awesome prize! It would certainly help with my handmade Christmas. I really like the Celebrate It Jingle & Jolly™ Collection because they’re fun and a little whimsical. I would love to decorate around that theme.

  68. My favorite theme to decorate with during the holidays includes snowmen and snowflakes. I love Michael’s Crafts. I am in the store at least once a week.

  69. Thanks so much for including my Countdown to Christmas! All of these projects are super fabulous!!! Have a wonderful week, and Happy Thanksgiving!

  70. So many great ideas. I’m glad to be a part!
    Thanks so much,

  71. My favorite section of Michael’s is the scrapbooking section, especially the pretty papers and stickers and glitter and stamps….

  72. We love the kids ornament making kits

  73. I love Michael’s dollar section the most!

  74. So many fabulous ideas! I can’t wait to go through them all and get crafting! Thanks SO much for including my hanging basket in your features. Happy Sunday!


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