Bright Christmas lights, the smell of burning firewood, gingerbread and warm ciders; the winter holidays are truly the most wonderful time of the year. Celebrate the season and spread good cheer to family, friends and neighbors by hosting a celebration with the warmest of welcomes—festive holiday décor.

Deck the halls, from the front door to underneath the tree, with these affordable do-it-yourself projects from Good Housekeeping:

Holiday Wreath: A handmade wreath is always a good way to express your style while giving the front door a festive feel. This wreath is truly evergreen thanks to the felt sprigs and pom-pom berries. Learn how to make this wreath and check out other great ideas – you are sure to find one you love!

Fun Tree Décor: All made of felt, these pinecones, twisty icicles, ruffled two-tone garland, and a scalloped tree skirt all complement the beautiful metallic ornaments that multiply the twinkle from string lights. Learn how to make these tree decorations here!

The Perfect Setting: It’s never been easier to turn your table in to a winter wonderland with these felt cut-outs. Felt trees glued onto candle holders and snowflake cutouts sprinkled on the table will help create the perfect table setting for your guests. Learn how to make these cut-outs here.

Every holiday hostess knows it’s the simple things that make a great party, and homemade décor is the perfect way to add your own festive touch. So, get out your scissors and glue, have some fun and enjoy this holiday season!

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