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Thanksgiving is over and now winter is on it’s way, and that means it’s time to start decorating for Christmas. Whether you’re hosting a big holiday event, or just want to add a little Christmas cheer to your home during the season, here are 7 clever, crafty or just Christmas-y ideas to get you inspired:

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Want to welcome the holidays into your home, but not quite ready to commit to a full sized tree? Check out this sweet and simple trio of mini trees, or…

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Craft your own adorable felt trees!

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These little fir tree ornaments also make for a subtle but seasonal decoration.

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Feeling crafty but want to keep things simple? Try this cute, rustic stick ornament DIY!

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Or, for a more involved rustic look, use an old door to create a makeshift mantel!

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Adorable AND edible? Impress everyone at your next holiday gathering with these deliciously wintery snowy pine cone snacks!

Christmas Inspiration via Abbey Carpet of SF
For a more sustainable celebration,  wrap gifts with a reusable cloth and gathering flowers, herbs, or leaves to embellish with! You can find more zero-waste holiday ideas here.

This winter, we’re in love with bare branches! Here are some creative way we’ve seen branches incorporated into home decor:

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Sweet and simple, bare branches add a lovely natural element to any holiday display.

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This display is still wintry but uses a fun purple color to mix things up. The geometric ornaments are a great addition.

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A horizontally suspended branch makes a striking centerpiece for the holiday table.

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Here’s another great horizontal branch; the pom poms add a touch of whimsy, perfect for a kid’s space.

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You can even use a branch to create a warm, rustic lamp.

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Want to avoid a bulky tree this year? Decorate a branch instead to recreate this minimal look.

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This silver branch sconce adds some wintry elegance to any home.

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The red berries on these branches look great with the green recycled glass vases.

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Birch is the perfect wood for winter decorating. We’re in love with these birch stump side tables.

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It looks gorgeous in a simple frame.

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Or worked into a decorative centerpiece with simple white candles and pine cones.

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Want to bring something totally unique to your holiday table? Check out these glasses, molded from oak branches.