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4 Natural DIY Holiday Decorations

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4 Natural DIY Holiday Decorations

It’s that time of year! We’re all getting ready to deck the halls with holiday decor. If you’re trying to have a more eco-friendly holiday, you probably want to forgo the cheap plastic and paper decorations that will likely be headed to the landfill after a season or two. Instead, why not decorate with some of these all natural options that you can compost come January?

1. Gourds

Gourds are gorgeous and versatile! A cluster of different shaped gourds on the porch or as a table centerpiece adds a touch of fall flair. I also love Martha Stewart’s gourd garland project. Sure, she lists it as Halloween decor, but that fall feel can absolutely last through December.

If you want to really up the wow factor, check out the carved squash centerpiece from Paper Plate and Plane. What a beautiful way to spruce up a centerpiece or mantle!

>>Next: Pine Cones

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Becky Striepe

Becky Striepe is a freelance writer and vegan crafter living in Atlanta, Georgia. Her life’s mission is to make green crafting and vegan food accessible to everyone! Like this article? You can follow Becky on Twitter or find her on Facebook!


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4:36AM PST on Dec 7, 2014

A colourful life doesn't cost much

4:11PM PST on Dec 5, 2014

Thank you

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9:19AM PST on Dec 5, 2012

Sticks,twigs and fallen leaves! What a beautiful way to decorate our house! fantastic ideas! Thanks.

5:01AM PST on Nov 27, 2012

Great ideas, thanks so much..

2:24PM PST on Nov 25, 2012

Fun!!..recycle an old basket or planter, by covering the outside with pinecones!!

11:31AM PST on Nov 25, 2012

:)) ...Thank you!

3:13PM PST on Nov 24, 2012

The simple beauty and inspiring miracle of nature. Nothing comes close. Thanks.

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