9 DIY Projects That Inspire Holiday Decorating & Entertaining

With the holidays right around the corner, you may be feeling the pressure to get all your Christmas shopping done, your holiday decorations down from the dusty attic and as many baking and family meal-time groceries checked off your grocery list as possible. Well, not to add any additional stress to your to-do list, but we find getting out the craft supplies and power tools is a great way to relieve some energy and personalize your home for holiday entertaining and get-togethers. Who doesn’t love a little drilling and cutting? To get your creative holiday juices flowing, below is a list of DIY Thanksgiving and Christmas projects compiled from several famous bloggers. Pin your favorites and have fun with it!

[4 DIY Thanksgiving Ideas:]

Idea 1. Branch Centerpiece

Branch Centerpiece

Source: Marty’s Musings

Tools Needed: drill1″ drill bit & wood chisel

Idea 2. DIY 2×4 Pumpkins

DIY 2x4 Pumpkins

Source: Su Soutter

Tools Needed: electric sander & handheld saw

Idea 3. DIY Pumpkin & Gourd Planters

DIY Pumpkin Planters

Source: DIY Network

Tools Needed: handheld jigsawdrill & drill bit

Idea 4. Give Thanks Sign

Give Thanks Sign
Source: Nikki, In Stitches

Tool Needed: handheld sander

[5 DIY Christmas Ideas:]

Idea 1. Christmas Crate

DIY Christmas Crate

Source: The Idea Room

Tools Needed: nail gun, drill & jigsaw

Idea 2. DIY Holiday Ladder

DIY Holiday Ladder

Source: Tatertots & Jello

Tools Needed: drill, drill bit & screw gun

Idea 3. 4×4 No Melt Snowman

4x4 No Melt Snowman

Source: So You Think You’re Crafty

Tools Needed: sander, miter saw, drill & drill bit

Idea 4. Wooden Shim Christmas Tree

Wooden Shim Christmas Tree

Source: By Stephanie Lynn

Tools Needed: miter saw, nail gun, hand saw & staple gun

Idea 5. DIY Wood Reindeer

DIY Wood Reindeer

Source: The 36th Avenue

Tools Needed: drill & sander

These are just a few DIY project ideas for your holiday decorating and entertaining – with your bright imagination I’m sure you could come up with more! So, if you ever need advice or help choosing which tool/s to rent for such an undertaking, let us know and we can set you up. Happy Holiday DIY-ing!

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