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4 Natural DIY Holiday Decorations

natural holiday wreath

4. Sticks and Twigs

Sticks and twigs add a lovely, rustic feel to holiday decor. You can weave them into lovely wreaths, like the one pictured above or keep it more simple, arranging them in a vase with pretty, colored pebbles and marbles in the bottom. I really like the wreath in the photo, because rather than the ribbons and holiday trappings you’d expect, they embellished it with Spanish moss and air plants.

To up the festive feel even more, stick pretty ornaments onto the ends of your sticks to create sweet little ornament trees!

Have you guys been making any fun, natural decorations? I’d love to hear your ideas in the comments!

Related:
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Image Credits:
Gourds. Creative Commons photo by a2gemma
Pine Cones. Creative Commons photo by Pink Sherbet Photography
Fall Leaves. Creative Commons photo via US Fish and Wildlife Service – Midwest Region
Wreath. Creative Commons photo by Turtlemom Nancy

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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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2:07AM PST on Feb 25, 2013

Thanks

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.

2:10AM PST on Dec 21, 2011

Thank you

8:58PM PST on Dec 20, 2011

Thanks.

5:23AM PST on Dec 11, 2010

Thanks for the great ideas

7:22PM PST on Dec 10, 2010

DIY homemade is always more cost effective, ecological, & ever appreciated. Thanks for the info....

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