19 DIY Projects To Do Before The Holidays

    Ready or not, the holidays are here. Make the most of the season with these DIY projects that will make this hectic time so much better.

    Holiday Decor:

    Mix it up this year with a DIY alternative to filling your living room with pine needles and sap.

    1. A Modern Xmas Tree

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    This DIY Xmas tree is cheaper than a the real thing and the reusable plywood frame can be decorated in a variety of ways.

    2. A Pallet Tree

    3. A Minimalist Tree

    4. A Holiday Wreath

    Prepare for Family Gatherings:

    Here are some easy furniture projects to get you ready to host: DIY dinning tables, extra seating and, of course, a drink cart!

    5. A Country Rustic DIY Table

    6. A Mid-Century Modern Table

    7. A DIY Sectional

    8. An Outdoor Sofa

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    Ana White shows how easy it is to make an outdoor sofa with just a few basic power tools.

    9. A Restoration Hardware-Inspired Table (Just 10x Cheaper)

    10. A Drink Cart

    DIY Gift Ideas:

    Easy ways to gift affordably and uniquely.

    11. Beers for Your Buddy

    12. An Art Table for the Kids

    13. A Centerpiece

    14. Cool Mugs

    15. Geometric Candles

    16. A Modern Toboggan

    17. A Toy Chest

    18. A Wood Cutting Board

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    Bob from I Like to Make Stuff shows how to turn hardwood scraps into beautiful cutting boards.

    19. A Wine Box

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    The Drunken Woodworker shows how to make quick and easy wine boxes.


    Here are three more projects to help you wrap up those gifts:

    A Crate Gift Box

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    Instead of wrapping your gifts in disposable paper, try these reusable crates.

    A Gift Wrap Caddy

    Gift Tags