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Below you will find each book and each project listed, along with photos of the supplies needed. I have also included a table of contents for easy access. Once you find your book supplies tap on the image to go to the store and shop for each item. There are a few items purchased that are linked in blue writing. Some items came from stores where I could not link the image.
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Good luck! Again thank you for coming by Life on Summerhill, and I am glad you are joining me, all year long, making holiday decorations to decorate your home.
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MONTHLY HOLIDAY DIY DECORATIONS
Pom Pom Garland (January)
This do-it-yourself project is perfect for winter decorations and it works great for many other holidays too.
Doily Heart Garland (February)
This heart garland takes no time to make and it looks adorable paired with the pom pom garland. Hang it on your hutch, mantel, mirror, or anywhere in your home.
Indoor Herb Garden Planter (March)
As the temperatures warm up it is a great time to do some planting. Why not craft this planter for a precious herb garden. Here are the supplies you will need.
The galvanized planter came from Dollar Tree. Tap flower planter or you can check your local store.
DIY Farmhouse Flower Vase (April)
This is one of our more challenging projects to make, but if you don't want to make the frame, then grab these adorable apple juice jars and make an arrangement for the spring.
To purchase the Martinelli glass jars, check your local Whole Foods or tape Martinelli apple juice jars to purchase online.
If you are considering purchasing a brad nailer instead of the hammer and finish nails, here is the one I use. I have been surprised at how many projects I could use this nailer.
Mother's Day Printable (May)
A great gift idea for mom or to make for your home decor to celebrate Mother's day.
The precious frames came from Dollar Tree. Tap gold floating frames to purchase a set for your project or check your local store.
Antique Glass Bird Bath (June)
Our birdbath is made from vintage finds, but you can also shop online or in stores. Here are the items you will need except platters, vases, or candle holders.
President's Silhouette (July)
Silhouettes are so fun to decorate within your home. So why not have Washington, Jefferson, and Lincoln as your patriotic decor? Here are the supplies needed for this do-it-yourself summer project.
Now you need the silhouettes to cut out. To get access to my free resources simply tap president silhouettes and then go to the summer section under American patriotic presidents.
Dried Orange Slices (August)
There are so many different ways you can decorate your home for summer with dried orange slices. This DIY is great for other holidays too especially Christmas. So after the summer is over save your orange slices in a ziplock bag and store them in a dry cool space.
If you want your orange slices to come out a bright orange color, use a dehydrator. I have a dehydrator listed above. If you plan to use your oven, leave the dehydrator off your shopping list. The oven makes a beautiful amber color orange.
Wheat Wreath (September)
Another fun project to make, and it looks great hanging on your front door as well as inside your home.
I bought the dried wheat online. Tap dried wheat stalks to purchase some for your fall wreath.
Halloween Golden Jack-o'-Lanterns (October)
This Jack family will bring you so much joy during the month of October. They glow beautifully at night and make your home feel happy and warm. Here is what you need to shop for the lantern faces.
The largest Jack-o-lantern I purchased at Pottery Barn online. To shop tap metal Jack-o-lanterns.
Fall Paper Leaf Garland (November)
You can decorate with this autumn paper leaf garland in so many ways. Here are the supplies needed to do this project.
The berry garland I used in this DIY came from Dollar Tree. Simply tap fall berry garland to purchase online. And the lighter tan paper came from there too. Tap a roll of shipping paper to purchase.
Now all you need is the paper leaf template. Simply subscribe to Life on Summerhill to have access to all my freebies. This template is under the fall section.
Gnome Garland (December)
Add a touch of whimsey to your holiday decor with these adorable gnomes. Here is what you will need to make this decoration.
The book I used for the DIY is a small college handbook. Tap the hardback college handbook to find this book for the project or for good reading material. LOL!
CHRISTMAS GIFT WRAP IDEAS
Vintage Christmas Wrapping Idea with Retro Santa Stamp
- Brown wrapping paper
- Small wooden house (Dollar spot at Target)
Cinnamon Stick Christmas Gift
- Cinnamon sticks
- 1/2″ ribbon
- Sprig of rosemary or lavender
Bottle Brush Tree Christmas Gift
Jingle Bells Christmas Gift
- Dollar Tree jingle bells
- 1/2″ velvet ribbon
- Decorative wrapping paper with the color of the ribbon
- Rub n Buff
Card Holder Gift Wrap
- Wrapping paper
- Printable card from our Etsy shop (all our prints are wall art but can easily be printed smaller)
Cookie Cutter Christmas Gift
- Cookie cutter
- 1/2″ ribbon
Candy Cane Heart
Sprig with Monogram
- Large three inch cotton ribbon
- Letter stamps
- Ink pad
Christmas Yarn Hat
- Paper towel roll or toilet paper roll
- White yarn
- Cotton balls
- Felt balls
- Yarn needle
Christmas Tea Towel
- Christmas tea towel with all over design
- Jingle bell (I found mine at Dollar Tree. They sell out fast so pick them up early)
Cut Out Christmas Tree
- Christmas ornament (mine is a felt mouse from Etsy)
Yarn Pom Pom
- Pompom maker (unless you make your own like in my DIY)
Dried Orange Slices
- Dehydrator or oven (
- Oranges or mandarins
- Ribbon or yarn
Pinecone Christmas Gift Decoration
Torn Fabric Bow
- Thin cotton fabric (we used flour sack tea towels)
DIY Printer Wrapping Paper
- Printable wrapping paper (Subscribe to my newsletter to get access to the print library)
- Printable Christmas tags (More tags in our Etsy shop)
Stacked Gifts Wrap Idea
Mistletoe Gift Wrap
CHRISTMAS DIY HOME DECOR
- Red yarn
- White yarn
- Pink mini pom pom
- Floral wire
- Cotton balls
- Wood beads (I found these in the jewelry section at Michaels)
- Glue gun and glue
- 2 locking pliers
- Wire cutters
- Small book (one side is 3 inches and the binding is 1/2″)
- Toilet paper roll or paper towel roll
- 3/4″ insulted bushings
- 1 quart paint buckets (I found these plastic ones in the paint section at Home Depot)
- Gold spray paint
- Drill (I use Ryobi and love it)
- 1/8″ drill bit
- Jute rope
- Dark antique wax
- Wax brush
- Cloth to remove wax
- Glue gun (optional – I also use Ryobi glue gun and love it)
- Screws and nuts
- Leather strips or immitation leather (I had some leather left over from a project but you could also use an old leather belt)
- Ribbon decoration
- Metal ring to hang your bell wreath (I used a hook bracelet)
Dried Orange Garland
- Oven or dehydrator (I used my Kitchenaid convection toaster oven but you can use a regular larger oven)
- Fresh oranges (a firmer orange works better)
- Mandolin or serrated knife (Both worked great but the madelyn worked better for firmer oranges)
- Cutting board
- Baking pan (if you are drying in the oven)
- Parchment paper (if you are drying in the oven)
- Ziplock bag or mason jars for storage
Bottle Brush Trees
- 2″ x 2″ piece of wood or bottle cork
- Floral wire
- 2 vice grips or locking pliers
- Wire cutters
- Bi-fold door or doors (repurposed closet doors work great and save money)
- Black shiny spray paint
- Gold spray paint
- Kilz spray paint
- White spray paint
- Skin colored acrylic paint
- Blue acrylic paint for the eyes
- White acrylic paint
- White paint pen
- Two sheets of black felt
- 3″ wood rounds
- Large wood popsicle sticks
- Six gold buttons
- Gold chain (I found mine in the jewelry making area)
- 1 1/4″ dowel
- Painters tape
- Roll of craft paper
- Fleur de Lis to the top of the hat
- 1″ x 1″ wood for his shoulders (you will only need about 4 inches)
- Round wooden balls for hands (I found ones that had one flat side and are wider than the dowels at hobby lobby.)
- Hot glue gun and glue sticks
- Pencil with an unused eraser
- Craft paintbrush
- 1/2″ round sponge brush
- Wood glue
- Nail gun with 2″ nails
Wooden Dowel Christmas Tree
- Circular saw
- miter saw
- nail gun
- drill and drill bits 1/4″ and 1/8″
- tape measure
- wood glue
- sanding block
- 1 threaded metal rod 1/4″ x 36″ long
- 23 wood balls with hole all the way through 1″ x 3/8″ hole
- 5 wooden dowels 5/8″
- 1 wood dowel cap 1″ x 1/4″ hole (you can also use one of the other wooden balls if you don't want to buy a whole bag of these dowel caps)
- 2 hex nuts 1/4″
- 1/2″ plywood for the base (I used some leftover wood but this one linked is round. You will need to search for three different sizes)
- 14 small gingerbread-style ornaments I found my ornaments in the dollar section at Target. They are actually wooden kitchen toys for kids. I used a glue gun and glued some twine to the top.) (I have linked some other cute gingerbread ornaments.)
- 18 mini ball ornaments
- white 1″ grosgrain ribbon,
- pink and white twine for ornaments
Macrame Mason Jar Hangers
- Ball® mason jars anniversary edition half pint
- Macrame twine
- Pinecone greenery
- Gingerbread man ornament
- Bracelet that opens
- Fake Snow
- Battery operated tea light candles
Mason Jar Hanging Tree
- Tree branch
- Drill with 1/4″ drill bit
- Macramé cord
- Miniature Ball® mason jars
- Christmas greenery
- Christmas ornaments
- Ribbon (optional if making the bells)
- Bells (only if you want to add the bell ornament)
- Hook with screws on end for hanging the tree
- Ribbon at least 5 yards
- Floral wire
- Glue Gun
- Fresh green wreath swag (I got mine at Trader Joe's)
- String or twine
- Command hook
- Six pine cones (I got mine in my backyard. But if you don't have any pine cones, click the word Pine Cones to order some online.
Apple Candle Village
- Apples (I purchased a bag of jazz apples)
- Paper towels
- Small knife
- Paint (I used chalk paint, but acrylic should work too)
- Cup of water
Pom Pom Garland
- Cardboard (if you plan to make a form)
- Marker (if you plan to make a form)
Custom Christmas Doormat
- Blank coco coir solid doormat (mine is from Amazon, but I linked one from Target that is cheaper)
- Outdoor acrylic paint
- Stencil or vinyl design cut on Cricut or Silhouette vinyl cutter
- Small artist paint brush
- Xacto Knife
- Painters Tape
If you made it this far then congratulations! You have succeeded in making all the holiday decorations.
Thank you for joining me and I hope all these craft decorations brought you loads of joy and fun. If you enjoyed this e-book let me know. I would like to know if you would like for me to create another one next year.