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Eco-friendly Holiday Decoration

Decorating during the holidays should be a fun filled and enjoyable experience for all the members of the family. Instead of spending money on buying expensive decorations that may be harmful to the environment, here are a few easy and inexpensive decorating ideas that the environmental friendly as well.
 

Organic Orange Clove Twinklers
Holiday decorations are incomplete without candles. Here is a way to creatively light up your home using organic material.

Things you need:

  • An orange whole
  • Knife
  • Cloves
  • Beeswax candle

Procedure:

  • Use the knife to cut the orange so that it can be placed flat on the table.
  • Make a hole in the middle
  • Scoop out the orange so that the candle can be placed in it.
  • Embellish by pressing cloves into the orange skin.
  • Place the beeswax candle in the hole in the middle.

Bamboo, Cinnamon Stick, or Magnolia Leaf Twinklers

Things you need:

  • Bamboo
  • Cinnamon sticks
  • Magnolia leaves
  • Twine
  • Braided rope
  • Glass jar
  • Cranberries or ribbon
  • Glue
  • Rubber band
  • A candle larger than the jar you are using

Procedure:

  • Choose a candle that is about 2 inches taller than the jar.
  • The jar, bamboo, cinnamon or magnolia leaves should be of the same size.
  • Place the rubber band around the center of the jar.
  • Apply glue on one side of the bamboo, cinnamon stick or leaves and place these inside the rubber band with the glued side on the jar.
  • Cover the entire jar with bamboo, cinnamon sticks or leaves.
  • Tie the braided rope over the rubber band and tie in an appealing manner.
  • Place a festive bow over the knotted rope.
  • Place the candle in the jar.

Cranberry Holiday Beads:
Use these festive organic beads to decorate lamps, chandeliers, balconies and window during the holiday season.

Thing you need:

  • Strong thread
  • Whole cranberries
  • Needle that is about 1.5 inches long

Procedure:

  • Thread the needle.
  • Tie a large knot at the end of the thread.
  • Thread the cranberries on to the thread; ensure that the knot holds at the end.
  • Continue threading till you reach the length you want.
  • Tie a secure knot at the other end.

You can use mixture of pinecones, dried apricots or bay leaves to make this garland. Make a popcorn garland and use it to feed the birds.

These eco-friendly holiday decorations can be easily made at home without having to buy too many things. Use these great holiday decoration ideas to add to enhance the festive look of your home.

 

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