13 Ways To Upcycle Household Items For A Magical December

It's time to unleash your inner Northpole Elf and let your imagination take over. Transform your home this December, using stuff you already have! These fun-derful tips and tricks are brought to you by Northpole and Hallmark.

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1. Hope you didn't toss those Halloween pumpkin seeds! Leftovers can be dried and turned into pretty little trees.

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Add cinnamon sticks to the base for a sweet, aromatic touch.

2. Give new life to old jars in your cabinet by coating the inside with clear glue and adding some glitter.

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Add tea lights to the bottom and let them light up the room.

4. Turn all those vintage ornaments into a welcoming wreath.

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This is perfect for ones that are chipped or a little broken that you just can't seem to throw out.

8. Wrap up presents in brown paper, but add a special touch with a simple doily and special twine.

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This can also very easily be customized for the receiver.

11. Give an old ribbon a classy touch by turning it into a pearl garland.

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String it through the tree or around a mantle, and your friends will be saying "SnowMG" when they see it.