Easy DIY Winter Home Decorations When You’re Feeling Crafty

Winter home decorations normally come down after the holidays because people are getting ready for the spring! Many people are not aware that winter lasts until March 20th! This means that you have plenty of time to still have tons of fun creating decorations for your home during the cold winter season! We encourage you to take advantage of the countless winter decoration ideas out there and tap into your creative side to make all kinds of awesome doodahs! If you are feeling crafty, then follow along with Select Surfaces for a DIY guide with all kinds of really neat winter decor ideas!

Winter Wreath


Most winter wreaths in the very beginning of time were made from holly because people from back then believed holly bring protection to their home and ward off negative spirits. Winter wreaths were created for spiritual purposes during Roman times but today, they are placed around the home just to show seasonal cheer. Winter wreaths are a very fun way to get the family and kids together during the cold winter season. There are many different ways to create a winter wreath. You can make the winter wreath from almost any material that you would like. You can use toilet paper, plants, yarn, pieces of clothing, roses, and so much more. Learn how to make a winter wreath with the experts. There are many winter home decorations that stem from a creative imagination so do not be afraid to think out of the box.

Hot Cocoa Bar

Hot cocoa bars are not as common as you would think. A cocoa bar is basically like a table somewhere in the home and you fill it with all kinds of yummy treats and foods that goes well with hot cocoa. I like to set my hot cocoa bar near the fireplace next to the tv in the living room. This makes for a really cozy and warm hang out spot where you can lay back on the couch, watch some Netflix while sipping hot cocoa with marshmallows and eating pastries! Some cool items to place on your hot cocoa bar are as follow:

  • Chocolate Chips
  • Peanut Butter
  • Hot Cocoa Packets
  • Cookies
  • Pastries ( My all-time favorites are brownies and cheese danish)
  • Candy Canes
  • Toffee Bits
  • Cinnamon
  • Pretzel rods
  • Walnuts, Almonds, Cashews and Other Nuts
  • Ovation Chocolate Sticks
  • Flavored syrup
  • Chocolate syrup
  • Whipped Cream
  • Mugs
  • Sprinkles
  • To Go Coffee Cups
  • Straws
  • Spirits

Winter Tablescapes

This winter decoration idea is one of my favorites because if you are really into arts and crafts, you can definitely get crazy with your ideas and bringing this awesome trend to life! Winter tablescapes is basically a table with some kind of thematic layout relative to a season, a holiday, or some kind of celebration. Have you ever seen the movie Beetlejuice? Remember the table with the small town layout? That is a perfect example of a tablescape! In this case, because it is winter, we will stick with the winter wonderland theme. You’ll have to think about the colors you want to use and the detail as it is very important in creating the overall theme and sticking with it. I personally like the winter blue, silver, white, and gold for this particular winter home decoration. It looks very wintery and like snow is ready to fall from the sky. You can take some of the following ideas below to help create your ideal winter tablescape!

  • White Candles With Silver Or Gold Decor
  • Christmas Tree Ornaments (White, Gold, Winter Blue, Or Silver)
  • Lamps
  • Flowers or Plants
  • Animal Figures
  • Vases With Ribbon Around It
  • Tiny Christmas Trees
  • Mason Jars Filled With Treats
  • Spirits
  • Plates, Silver Ware, Glasses, Napkins Etc.

There are so many different items and objects that you can place on your table. We encourage you to get very crafty and go crazy!

Winter Signs With Winter Sayings

For this one, you may need to make a quick trip to Hobby Lobby or Walmart! Take advantage of the painting canvas deals because they are year round! You will also need pastels, pencils, markers, or paint. This all depends on how you are wanting to decorate the painting canvas! Now choose your favorite winter sayings by searching through Google and paint away!

Winter Porch Decor

On your way home from work have you seen your neighbor’s porch filled with awesome winter home decorations? You can add reindeer, snowmen, Christmas trees, winter wreaths, winter mats, and other ornaments around the front porch.

Natural Garlands

Natural garlands can be a cord or wreath that is placed around the house with ornaments for winter home decoration purposes. You can place it on your dinner table, on shelves, or around your kitchen countertops. Natural garlands are made up of leaves and flowers but this can vary. You can find garlands at Lowes or you can make one at home!

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