From Halloween costumes to Christmas decorations and Hanukkah tables, we help you tap into your inner crafting genie. There’s no need to buy when you can make it yourself!
Halloween is creeping and crawling towards us, Diwali is just about to explode onto the scene. There are Hanukkah tables to decorate, and school Christmas-jumper-days to prepare for. If you’re short on decoration inspiration, then here are the websites you need to help you craft the best holiday season yet – while saving some cash, and possibly even the planet.
Pinterest it perfect
Pinterest, the social network equivalent of a pin-board, enables its 445 million users to share, categorise and collect images and ideas – a perfect muse if you’re ever stumped for inspiration. Over 60% of ‘Pinners’ (that’s Pinterest users, to you and me) say that it’s the place they head to when they decide to start a new project. So if you need to dress your home, child, or even pet for the holidays, then it’s a good place to begin. You’ll find everything from DIY Diwali bunting to free Hannukah party printables.
Ho Ho Ho and Halloween how to guides
If you are a DIY fanatic (or have one in your family), you may already know Instructables, a website devoted to user-created do-it-yourself projects. It’s a treasure trove of step-by-step instructions for creative projects of all kinds, and it lights up during the holidays. The Halloween hub is packed with ‘Instagrammable costumes, terrifying edibles and ghostly decorations’, while the Christmas projects are merry and multitudinous, too.