CHRIST­MAS TIPS

Get crafty this De­cem­ber with Anni’s top five ideas for hand­made dec­o­ra­tions

ELLE Decoration (UK) - - Style | Colour -

1 Use spray paint Give old or­na­ments new life with a coat of me­tal­lic colour, which will also add sparkle. Ice the tips of ev­er­greens and pine cones with snow spray for a fes­tive feel. 2 Start for­ag­ing Fill a shal­low glass vase with nuts, pine cones, berries and cin­na­mon sticks and dis­play on rough of­f­cuts of wood to cre­ate a rus­tic cen­tre­piece. 3 Bake bis­cuits Edi­ble or­na­ments smell and look fan­tas­tic. I hang them with rib­bon for a sweet, pretty treat. 4 Dis­play the ev­ery­day Vin­tage cookie cut­ters, old iron keys, and pieces of jew­ellery look beau­ti­ful hung from the tree. 5 Make it per­sonal Sim­ple pa­per tags can be per­son­alised with Po­laroids or black-and-white pho­tos of loved ones. Stamp the names of fam­ily and guests on them and use as place cards. ED

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