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22 Holiday Decor Hacks That'll Make You Say "Why Didn't I Know About These Sooner?"

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1. Stick an upside-down Command Hook on the back of your door to seamlessly hang a wreath.

2. Place a can beneath your candle in a hurricane vase — you'll use less filler, and your candle will sit perfectly straight.

3. And put a toilet paper roll in the middle of an apothecary jar to save filler there, too.


4. Clean last year's wax from your menorah by "baking" it at a very low temperature. No scraping required!

6. For statement mantlepiece decor or a personalized gift, get an oversized family photo printed for less than $10.

7. You can even print out your favorite ~holiday scene~ to set the mood.


9. Add more volume and fluff to an artificial tree by layering in two inexpensive wreaths.

10. And fluff up faux store-bought garland with floral wire and yard clippings — or evergreen boughs from wherever you buy your fresh trees.

Whether it's a hardware store or the local tree farm, they'll probably have a bin of boughs they cut so trees can fit in stands. From View Along The Way.

11. Tie ribbon to your cabinets to display your holiday cards somewhere you'll actually see them.


12. For a cheap and classy alternative to expensive tabletop trees, make a cone out of card stock and glue on some bead garland.

13. Use mini Command Hooks on top of your doorframes or mirrors to hang banners.


16. And layer two vases together that are identical shapes, but different sizes, to make an illusion vase filled with gelt or mini dreidels.

17. Repurpose old sparkly necklaces or decorative bows as curtain tie-backs to add some sparkle and cheer.

19. Invert tomato cages and wrap them with lights to make faux-topiaries (faux-piaries?) with holiday spirit.


20. Use a paste of cornstarch and water to make removable wallpaper out of any fabric — and temporarily transform a room just for the holiday season.