Welcome to Make It By Monday, GOOD's weekly DIY feature in which we curate, demystify, and add our own tips for craft projects from around the web (and our apartments). This week: What to make when you ran out of time to shop or wrap.
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This modern upcycled wreath from Unique LA uses old clothes you've got laying around to add a touch of holiday fancy to your day. Depending on what you've got available, try different color combinations, different shapes, and lots of different textures. Hang them from your ceiling for a modern twist on this classic door embellishment.
These glitter gift bags from The Sweetest Occasion can be given as gift bags, then reused by the recipient for any number of things.
This dyed wooden ball necklace from Sweet Paul makes a quick and easy last-minute gift. The dark blue seen here is a gorgeous color on its own, but you could also do one color, let it dry, then add another color on top for a colorful tie-dye look.
These paper bird cages from modmomdiy are one holiday decoration that will still look great long after the eggnog has spoiled in the refrigerator. A partridge for the holidays can easily be replaced with a rose-breasted grosbeak just in time for spring! I'm not the bird-owning type, but I could definitely get behind these paper birds.
These holiday photobooth props from Oh Happy Day can make a collection of holiday sweaters look that much more awesome in photos. Weave together a backdrop of colorful crepe paper strands, gather all the nephews and nieces, and get snapping with these free printable downloads.
My project this week is holiday wrapping! I stamped brown paper with red ink, added some yarn, and embellished with sewn paper ornaments.