Cheap Holiday Decor Idea


My house is a bit smaller than the last one we lived in. We don’t have stairs, a walk-out basement, or a fireplace. So I had to get a little more creative with decorating. Not only that, I had such a low budget. I mean super small.

Thankfully, I gathered and sifted through my holiday boxes (collecting dust in the attic) to come up with ideas. I came across ornaments, old star tree toppers and plush toys, which worked. However, I needed a little more. So here’s what I did, and what you should do too:

Find an 8×10 frame – thrift stores carry them for around $1/piece. I bought this white frame at Walmart for only $4. I then printed off a picture I created in a photo app (Merry & Bright) with Christmas colors – go red and green! Afterwards, I cut the paper to size to fit the frame.

That’s it! 

The bookshelf that was located in my living room was moved to our front entry hallway. So I used the top of it to decorate the entryway. Nothing fancy in the least, but it gets the job done.

Want to print it off for yourself? Simply right-click on the image below and save to your desktop.


What are ways that you’ve saved money while decorating for the holidays? We want to hear from you! Let us know in the comments below!


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