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Easy DIY Christmas Wall Art – And, Holiday Decor Tour

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Here’s how to make Easy DIY Christmas Wall Art with gift wrap and a quick holiday tour of our home.

Hi, friends. I’m “wrapping up” this years Christmas crafts with this quick and easy DIY Christmas wall art using gift wrap. I love this project. It’s a fun way to get creative with items you already have on hand. But, if you don’t have everything you need, you can buy them for pretty cheap and use the extra to wrap your actual gifts. Win!

Watch the 3-minute Gift Wrapped Pictures video (below) to see how I wrapped my frames and my tips for doing it. Then I have 2 more easy and stylish ways to use gift wrap to decorate. After that, I have a few pictures of our Christmas tree and mantle this year. I hope these projects and pictures spark some creative ideas for you to use in your home. 🙂

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Here’s What You’ll Need

Tips for this Easy DIY Christmas Wall Art project: Be sure to use a thick gift wrap that won’t rip easily when wrapping it around frames. You’ll also want to make sure that the back doesn’t have any inks or print that may ruin the art work or frame you’re wrapping.

I like to hide the folded corners on the top and bottom of the frames, since you can usually always see the sides. Pinch your fingers along all corners to make crisp lines.
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How cute is that Santa? I found him at Target. The gift twine is from Hobby Lobby.
Gift Wrapped Pictures - Easy DIY Christmas Wall Art with gift wrap tips and video to help you decorate for Christmas. #AbbottsAtHome #ChristmasDecor #ChristmasDecorations #ChristmasCrafts #DIYChristmas
This is the first year that I’ve really brought together a cohesive look in our Dining Room Christmas decorations. I’m really happy about how this turned out. The gift wrapped pictures work with the $20 DIY Barn Star Quilt I made. And, that Red Truck Farmhouse Christmas Village under it looks adorable. Then the table centerpiece is just a simple large dough bowl filled with pine cones. I’m all heart-eyes over this Dining Room, guys.
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Here’s another look at our Dining Room decorated for Christmas. 🙂

2 More Ways to Decorate with Christmas Gift Wrap

Here are 2 more quick and easy examples of how I use Christmas gift wrapping paper to make cheap Christmas Wall Art and Decor. The first is another Easy DIY Christmas Wall Art project, just replacing the art in a Frame with gift wrap. It looks best in frames that have a Matte too. Can you tell I’m loving vintage style Christmas gift wrap, right now?

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Replace a framed and matted piece of art with pretty Christmas wrapping paper for a super easy update.

Easy DIY Christmas Wall Art Ideas - replace art in frames with Vintage Christmas Gift Wrap for a quick, pretty Christmas decor update. #AbbottsAtHome #ChristmasProjects #ChristmasIdeas #ChristmasDecor #Christmas

The second is an update a lighted glass vase. This vase has pretty ornaments and lights inside but you could see the battery compartment on the bottom and the top was kinda boring. I wanted to make it match the room better and have a bit more style. So, I wrapped it 2/3rd’s up in Christmas gift wrap, then hung 2 jingle bell ornaments on the top. Easy and cute.

Wrap old Christmas decor with Christmas Wrapping Paper for a quick makeover.
Wrap a glass vase in gift wrap to give it Christmas Style that matches your decor.
Modern Farmhouse Christmas decorations. Christmas decorating in a home with pops of color.
In my Living Room, I topped my DIY Farmhouse Console Table with some fun Christmas decor that seemed to go together. Wrapping that glass vase in red made it fit right in with that Santa.

I highly recommend looking at your Christmas gift wrap and tree decorations with new eyes to see if it can be used in a different way to make your own custom Christmas decorations. This year, I used ornaments and Christmas crafting supplies that I mostly already had to make small Christmas table scenes and even a bigger Red Truck Christmas Village. And, I didn’t spend very much to do either. Yay!

Quick Tour of Christmas in our Living Room, This Year

And, finally, here’s a look at my Christmas Tree and Christmas Mantle Decorations, this year. I usually buy a few more ornaments each year to add to the tree. The more ornaments, the merrier right?? Well, at least that’s what I think. I also think the more lights the better. 🙂

Red and White Modern Farmhouse Christmas Tree decorations
Can you tell I love lots of ornaments?! I save money by just adding a few new ornaments, every year. And, of course, making some of my own DIY Christmas ornaments too. 🙂
White Farmhouse Living Room with pops of color, decorated for Christmas. Shiplap Fireplace.
I went with greenery on the mantle this year. Can you believe I found that lit greenery for $20 at ACE Hardware. Score!! I built that pretty red DIY Christmas Tree Stand. Adding a bottom to it makes it a great place to store my ornaments when Christmas is over.
Red and White Modern Farmhouse Christmas Tree decorations
You can find the story behind that Shiplap Fireplace in a previous post. Let’s just say, I really like it, but it’s not exactly what I expected.
Christmas Bird Decor on a White Mantle
These birds are a favorite of mine. Target has been selling 5 or 6 new versions of these every year for the last few years. So, I try to buy 1 or 2 each year. But, I think my collection is done. I’ll run out of room for anything else. 😉
Christmas Bird Decor on a White Mantle
Side Note: Using lots of white or light colored paint in my house has really helped my decor and furniture stand out. And, rooms feel so much bigger.

Looking for more Easy DIY Christmas Wall Art, Christmas Tree or Christmas Mantle inspiration? Here’s how I decorated our Living Room for Christmas, last year.


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6 thoughts on “Easy DIY Christmas Wall Art – And, Holiday Decor Tour”

  1. So cute, and super smart! Thanks for sharing at Tuesday Turn About… the party returns from the Christmas break this Tuesday, 1/7. Hope to see you there, and Happy New Year!

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