Decorate the house with what you have in the house
So the afternoon that our seven inches of snow fell, we realized we probably needed to take the forecast seriously. We did a little inventory and discovered that we have between us:
- Two pairs of gloves (one adult and one toddler size)
- Four hats
- One waterproof coat
- One pair of wellies (boots)
- One wind-up flashlight
- One cellphone to call for help if we needed it
- Plenty of ice cream and popcorn
I looked like staying inside was the best thing to do. However, we also have no cable tv and very limited internet. This meant I needed to get creative quick.
The house was looking sparse and, thankfully, I had stocked up on construction paper and glitter glue at the Dollar Tree (my new favorite place!) earlier in the week. Who knew there were so many things you can make with what’s in your recycling bin?
Toilet paper rolls
Ribbon from past years
We also discovered that empty boxes wrapped in festive paper make great decorations/desks/stacking toys.
Got any of your own do-it-yourself decorating favorites?