DIY Holiday Entertaining Ideas

By: Casey Gerber

December 3, 2014

We’ve scoured Pinterest for the best DIY holiday entertaining projects so that you don’t have to! You’ll definitely have a hoppin’ holiday party with these DIYs, and on any budget!

DECORATIONS

Metallic Bow Wreath

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Repurpose all of your extra stick-on bows to create this modern take on a wreath! They can be hung inside or outside. Instructions here.

Painted Pine Cone Place Card Holders 

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Hosting guests for a seated meal? These are perfect for place card holders. You can also use them as food labels if you’re just doing appetizers! Instructions here.

Lighting

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String lights are a great way to instantly make any space more charming. This doesn’t take much instruction – just hang lights, and lots of them!

No-Sew Paper Snowflake Garland

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This hanging snowflake decoration doesn’t require any sewing, and there are even stencils if you need help creating snowflake shapes! Instructions here.

Ornamental Frame

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A focal point for your living room, this mirror will definitely be a talking piece! Instructions here.

GLASSWARE

Gold Leaf Champagne Glass

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They are so simple, chic, and easy to make! It would be a fun craft for a few friends to come over and help with a few nights before your party! Instructions here.

Gold Sugar Rimmed Chutes

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Dainty, elegant, and sweet, too! Instructions here.

COCKTAILS

Pomegranate Spritzer 

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With only three ingredients, this classy cocktail is an easy way to add color and sophistication to your party! Recipe here.

Cranberry Rosemary White Sangria

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This festive twist on classic sangria will definitely be a crowd pleaser! Recipe here.

Simply Champagne

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Running out of time and need a quick cocktail? Simply add red berries to champagne! Cranberries, pomegranate seeds, or raspberries are all you need to spice up your drinks.

PARTY ACTIVITIES

DIY Photo Booth

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Make an easy polaroid-shaped framed with poster board, and set up your camera on a tripod. At the end of the night you’ll have hilarious photos of your guests throughout the night!

Have fun with these DIY ideas! Share your photos with us on social media with the hashtag #GetYourDesignOn!

xo,

Laurel & Wolf

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