Are you feeling crafty as the holidays are nearing the final stretch? If so, here’s a roundup of Gardenista‘s own DIY holiday projects. “Simple” and “easy” and “dirt cheap” are good descriptors. Everything the editors have made—from a privet berry garland to tiny wall swags to gilt-tipped greenery—has turned out lovely and incorporates many natural resources.
Above: Justine made an advent wreath. See how at DIY: Simple Advent Wreaths Made from Foraged Flora.
Above: To recreate Alexa’s personal take on a traditional Scandinavian wreath, see DIY Video: A Scandi-Inspired Holiday Wreath.
Above: We recreated this simple and sparkly project from A Merry Mishap, to see how, go to DIY: Rope Light Strand
Above: In Brooklyn, Erin—the newest Gardenista contributor—turned a tiny apartment festive with wall swags fashioned from foraged greenery. To make your own, see DIY: Holiday Decor for Small Spaces. Photograph by Erin Boyle.