Use What You Have Christmas Decor

Hang a simple wreath from your curtain rod with a plethora of colored ribbons and ornaments.

Use your leftover trimmings around the house in different containers.

Group extra ornaments {I’ve got some broken ones I cannot part with that I pile in an apothecary jar}.

Shop the garage–red ribbon, red balls and some red accents turn ordinary things into instant porch decor.

Group your collections and then add in a splash of holiday with berries or greenery or tiny wrapped gifts.


  1. Wow! I LOVE your ideas! I’m always finding new ways to use what I have–some work, some don’t. I especially love the porch scene, but although I have a porch, I don’t dare decorate it. My stuff would get stolen. Thanks for the ideas though!


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