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December 12, 2005

These are some swags I made for our porch where we keep our firewood. For each swag I took two branches from our old artificial Christmas tree. I laid them on top of each other, with one slightly higher. To hold them together I tore a piece of duct tape in half widthwise so it was narrow and then taped them together. I then hot glued on the pinecones which I got from my neighbor. For the bows I used an old jumper dress that I cut strips out of. I also painted the tips of the pinecones with a little bit of white paint after they were all assembled.

I think they're a little Martha Stewartish and even better because they were completely free to make:) My local thrift store sells the trees for $6. So maybe if you don't have a tree to work with you can pick one up for cheap.

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By Mom 2_5 from IL

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Instead of trashing those broken Christmas decorations, try to create something useful and meaningful. The leaves were a total waste because of being dirty and very old. Some of the Christmas balls were broken and not good for hanging.

I washed all the plastic leaves with soap and hung them to dry. I've fixed the broken Christmas balls. I got an old pot and put styrofoam inside. Then I arranged the leaves according to my style. With the help of glue stick, I fixed the Christmas balls on all the leaves.

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Now these discarded materials have become useful and help decorated my home.

By Jane Jauriguescriba from Lachine, QC

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Make empty colored bottles more useful especially this Christmas season. Recycle plastic bottles and create simple decorations to beautify your homes.

Supplies:

  • 5 300 ml empty bottles
  • piece of decorative tinsel string
  • 1 Christmas sock
  • hot glue

Steps:

  1. Glue bottles bottom to bottom until you form a star.
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  3. Now, stick one end of the tinsel into one of the bottle's opening.
  4. Apply hot glue in every opening and stick tinsel into it.
  5. Lastly, glue Christmas sock into the front of your bottle star.
  6. It's done.
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November 20, 2012

How can we make Christmas decors using recycled papers? I would like ideas and instructions. Thank you.

By Joel

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