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Holiday DIY Ideas

Words: Laila Abughaida

Ornament Wreath:

Start off with a foam or straw wreath and an assortment of decorative glass ornaments in various sizes. To attach the ornaments, remove any hanging hooks and hot glue them to the wreath, starting with the largest ornaments then filling in any gaps with the smallest.

Mini Snow Globe Ornament:

Add a dab of hot glue to the bottom of a small toy plastic tree. Fit the tree into a large plastic clear ornament and push it in using a skewer. Next, use a funnel to add white glitter. Add more hot glue to the lid of the ornament to seal the lid tightly. Then tie with a bow using ribbon or twine on the top.

Wreath Snowman:

Wire three wreaths together, the smallest wreath on the top and the largest on the bottom, using two pieces of wire to connect each wreath. Add a hat at an angle on top of the smallest wreath. Wrap a scarf around where the small sized and medium sized wreath meet. Place boots on floor below wreath to look like feet. The wreath can be hung outside or inside.

Peppermint Sugar Scrub:

Take two cups of white granulated sugar and mix in a ⅓ cup of coconut oil. Add the oil slowly until you have a nice soft consistency that is not too heavy. Then add a few drops of peppermint essential oil. Once mixed together, divide the scrub into two equal parts in separate containers. Keep one part white and turn the other red by adding some raspberry juice. Pour the scrub into a jar, alternating between the red and white mixes. Decorate the jar as desired.

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