Making our own Christmas holiday decorations is a tradition in our homes. Whether it be an ornament, decorating a wreath or something to brighten the inside of our house. This year's DYI homemade Christmas decoration idea is so easy and can be used in so many places in the house. We adorned a strand of white Christmas lights with knotted pieces of Christmas ribbon and burlap. You can use it as a Christmas mantel decoration, use this on your Christmas tree or in our case we used it in our kitchen to light up the shelf above our cabinets! We made this decoration for a recent baby shower using pink tulle so just adapted it for the holidays! Red, green and white tulle would work for the holiday season!
We used wire ribbon and wired burlap that were both 1.5 inches wide. We cut strips of 7 inches of each ribbon before we started. To do our 100 light strand, we used 25 ft of the ribbon and 30 yards of the burlap. The burlap really adds to the look of these Christmas crafts to make but it is a bit harder to tie. There are so many great ribbons in the craft stores right now that you could use any combination of colors and textures! Once your ribbons are cut, grab your lights and maybe turn on a holiday movie and start knotting them along the strand. We put one knot of burlap and one knot of the ribbon between each light... all told it took about 2 hours! But it came out so pretty!
Look at how pretty this Christmas holiday decoration looks with and without even lighting it up!
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