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DIY scented soy candles
Photo: Evermine

Merry & Bright

Combine freshly cut pine branches with this DIY soy candle for a winter-scented wedding favor or centerpiece.

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Hit the Slopes

For an easy guest book alternative, grab a pair of old skis or find a wooden pair for everyone to sign. If you two are avid skiiers, this will make a memorable addition to your home.

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A Classic DIY

Paper snowflakes are a simple and versatile craft to make around the holidays. Cut out snowflake patterns to use for garland or this unique table runner.

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DIY winter scene centerpiece
Photo: Lia Griffith

Let It Glow

For something more intricate, try this winter take on paper lanterns. This glowing winter scene adds elegance to any tablescape.

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Christmas Crafting

If you're hosting a bridal shower around Christmas, an ornament crafting station is a great activity to keep everyone entertained. You can even use this idea for the kids' table at your wedding reception.

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DIY hot chocolate bar
Photo: Aisle Society

Cocoa & Cocktails

And for the adults, create a stylish hot chocolate bar featuring some boozy options. Take it a step further by adding enamel mug favors for everyone to sip on during and after the wedding.

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Winter Wonderland

Send your guests home with these DIY snow globe ornaments, or hang them on a tree for a festive seating chart.

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DIY macrame holiday backdrop
Photo: Free People

Rustic Charm

If you prefer winter DIY ideas sans the typical snowflake themes and motifs, try creating this macrame backdrop for your photo booth.

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Seasonal Staples

Besides the traditional holiday wreaths, pinecones and cranberries scream winter. Incorporate these two to create this colorful winter decoration.

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DIY snow covered pinecones
Photo: Tidbits

Fresh Powder

Celebrate the winter wonderland (minus the freezing temps) with these snow covered pinecones. Gather them in a planter box for a centerpiece that glistens just like the new snowfall.

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Deerly Beloved

If you want a little more sparkle, deck the halls with DIY glitter deer head art. Use it to decorate the mantlepiece in your home or on your welcome table.

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Festive Details

For easy DIY ideas, get inspired by this tablescape to create some chic rustic d├ęcor. All you need are photo frames and tree branches to create a stylish backdrop (deer optional).

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DIY holiday gift baskets
Photo: Little Broken

Holiday Eats

'Tis the season for plenty of delicious treats. As bridesmaid gifts or holiday gifts, wrap up a few sweet snacks and mini champagne bottles for a fancy (and tasty) present.

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DIY maple syrup wedding favors
Photo: Lev Kuperman; via Ruffled

Bottle It Up

Take a cue from Buddy the Elf and send your guests home with one of the four main food groups: maple syrup. All you need are some adorable bottles and your favorite recipe.

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Environmentally Friendly

For an eco-friendly favor, send your guests home with evergreen tree seedlings. You can purchase burlap tree kits with step-by-step instructions for planting, or create your own seed pots out of common materials like newspapers.

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DIY winter wedding cake topper
Photo: J. Sorelle

Frosted to Perfection

Using a cake pop, you can create a custom cake topper like this one to match your theme.