Large DIY Christmas box decor for the porch {or inside!} from Thrifty Decor Chick

Large DIY Christmas box decor for the porch {or inside!} from Thrifty Decor Chick


Hi there!! I was not setting up on sharing this undertaking just but…but I completed it up and beloved it SO substantially, I just had to. Experienced to. 

If you you should not like Christmas suggestions this early, look absent. Just occur again in a couple months! ) For all those of you that do, this was a super straightforward venture and I imagine it truly is just cute. 

I saw a thing comparable floating around Fb, but I could not come across a resource. I realized it would be actually simple to recreate so I did just that. This is a Great challenge if you have scrap wooden laying close to. 

I grabbed some scrap luan (I have utilised this stuff on this wall and this wall in our house) and slice it in three diverse sized bins: 
Using scrap wood to make large wood holiday present decor

I used spray paint in Christmasy hues — pink, environmentally friendly and black. You can make the hues function for your decor! 

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Give the boards a handful of coats of spray paint: 

Spray paint tips to avoid issues

I shared a few rapid spray painting strategies in this limited video clip: 

https://www.youtube.com/enjoy?v=fsM4sOhOqr8

Be guaranteed to examine that out if you might be not familiar with spray paint! Those ideas will stop challenges with drying and give you a great, easy surface area. You can also use a brush or roller to paint these. 

Soon after they dried, I employed gingham ribbon I found for 50 % off at Interest Foyer: 

black and white gingham ribbon
And “wrapped” each and every board like a current. You get where this is going? 🙂 (I identified identical gingham ribbon right here!)

I utilized hot glue to adhere the ribbon to the backs. No want to choose it down the back again, and no want to paint the back again!: 

How to make large wood present decor for holidays

No one will at any time see it! 🙂 

Just after the ribbon was on I dug as a result of my Christmas decor and located some cute touches for the middle of each “present” — greenery, berries, etcetera.: 

Decorating DIY wood Christmas "presents"

DIY wood presents using scrap wood

They turned out even superior than I had hoped! SO Lovable!: 

Large wood DIY Christmas presents for front porch

I do not know but where ours will stay, but they would be so lovely on the front porch! Our porch is rather well safeguarded — if you’d like to hold them outdoors a couple coats of polyurethane will assistance secure the wooden. 

They’d be sweet on a mantel, on an entry desk, even leaned from a kitchen backsplash!: 

DIY large wood Christmas presents


The color/decor/placement choices are countless! Now I want to make far more. I love them so!

I did not have the purple and environmentally friendly spray paint, so I experienced to buy that and the ribbon that was half off. All 3 products arrived in at beneath $13.

This kind of a very simple and low-cost holiday getaway undertaking — and so easily customized to the shades you enhance with this season!

Check out out this adorable Christmas snow globe art I produced last yr for an additional Christmas challenge you can finish up in advance of the vacations!


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