DIY affordable Christmas decorations

ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) – Who said decorating for Christmas should cost an arm and a leg? Do it your self projects are easy, affordable while receiving great compliments.

Shanda Di Antonio has a few ideas that can brighten your home with out breaking your pocket book. Wilth just a wire hanger, glue gun, and christmas ornaments, a beautiful Christmas Wreath can add style to your decor and most of these are already house hold items. Shanda also mentioned it the wreath would be a great addition to anyones christmas tree. For most, this adorable, festive wreath will cost nothing.

Another affordable project, under $20, are beautiful Christmas centerpeices. For this, the  things you will need are empty wine bottles, paint (color of your choice), decorative branches, mod-podge, and epson salt.

Just paint the wine bottle with your chosen color, add a second layer of mod-podge and roll it in the epson salt, to create a snowy look. This project should only take over night to dry and then accesorize the bottle with decrative branches. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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