Genius Christmas Ideas

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You know those moments when you see something and …….. ahhhhh…… “lightbulb moment.” These Genius Christmas Ideas are some of mine!

Around Christmas time I seem to have many moments like this – because I am addicted to Pinterest and during silly season the hours clocked up looking for nice things just seems amplified somehow…

Here are all my ‘aaaaaaah’ moments rounded up – so we can go aaaaaah together!!

DiY Stencilled Gift Wrap – Stencil Stories

This is not only cheap and easy as pie but it looks great!


Handwarmers – Rae Ann Kelly

I can see myself chucking a few of these into the micro while the kids eat breakfast and into their pockets before we leave the house! A little love in the morning!!


Chalkboard Serving Tray – Shanty 2 Chic

Completely clever! You could decorate the board with pictures too!


DiY Gift Card Snow Globes – One Charming Party

Brilliant! What a clever way to give a gift card! It completely personalizes it and adds muchos cuteness!!



Beautiful Whipped Cream – The sweetest Occasion

This is a no brainer – freeze whipped cream to add to your hot coco!!


Christmas Tree Napkins – Publix

Great easy and Wow!


Christmas Branch – Oaxacaborn

Use tree trimmings for great holiday decor


Candy Cane Place Card Holders – Industrious Justice

Clever Christmas Table idea and you can eat them for desert!


Money Balloons – Sugar and Charm

What a great way to Jazz up money giving – you could Christmas Theme it with red confetti!!


Peppermint Striped Candle Sticks – Simply Kierste

All you need is a pice of wood and a spade drill bit – if you are into woodwork this is insanely clever and easy!


Kisses Tree  table decor (and desert) – It all started with Paint

The kids are going to love this idea!


Fork Pom Poms – Emma Owl

Yes you can! Easy, quick and they make the best reindeer noses!!

How to make pom poms with a fork

Mason Jar Cocktails – Something Turquoise

Now here’s one for the Grown Ups! I love the simplicity of this – and the fact that with a nice Glass Jar it makes a really cool – clever – gift!


Make your Own Bows – 100 Layer Cake

This looks so easy – and a great way to use up all those small bits of gift wrap! Includes step by step photos!


Giant Christmas Baubles – Smart School House

Seriously clever idea for some extra POP outside!! (or inside) and they are so easy and cheap to make!


Reindeer Rootbeer/ Beer – Life of a Modern Mom

Best gift for Dad ever!! Seriously easy – and cute!!



 Washcloth Reindeers – Southern Cricut Lady

How’s this for a gift idea! I know two little ones who would LOVE this!


Bright Ideas for Christmas Decorations – Emma Owl

Ok, here are 35 real lightbulb moments! I will say no more – check it out!

35 Bright Christmas Ideas

Giant Paper Plate Lollipops – Smart School House

Another GIANT idea – so easy and so effective!


Santa Cheese Snack – Emma Owl

We made these a few years back and what a hit! – Easy too!!

Santa Cheese Christmas Snack for Kids - Babybel Cheese

ChalkBoard Packaging – Going Home to Roost

This is incredibly beautiful – so simple!


Snowman Christmas Table – Stager Linda

Clever way to decorate your table!


Pallet Wood Tree – Wildflowers and Pistols

Such a clever way to use up pallet wood!


PVC Lighted Candy Cane Ornaments – DIY Show Off

What a fun way to greet guests at the door!


Broken Furniture Ornaments – Debis Design Diary

If you can get your hands on some bed posts and other little furniture pieces then wow – these make great ornaments!


We love the holidays!

Hope you found some serious inspiration here!

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