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How Country-Style Decorations Can Help You Survive Christmas

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All too often you hear of the Christmas that came and went in a flurry of wrapping paper, turkey dinners, and credit card receipts. If you’re looking to slow things down, enjoy the time you have with family, and try to eke out a holiday that doesn’t leave you feeling forlorn, country-style Christmas decorations just might be what you’re looking for. The possibility of making something for your home that you’ll love and appreciate is always a great tool for improving your enjoyment of things. And, the chance to wrangle some of your family members into helping you make them will increase your quality time together. Here are a few country-style decorations that just might save you from the whiplash of a mediocre over-marketing Christmas season.

1. Twine-Wrapped Christmas Balls

How Country-Style Decorations Can Help You Survive Christmas

Photo: Pinterest/Kim Grandin

These little babies require nothing but time, twine, glue, and of course, a Christmas ball to wrap. They say “country” and they look classic!

2. Cowboy Boot Stockings

How Country-Style Decorations Can Help You Survive Christmas

Photo: Pinterest/H Workman

This project would require a pattern and some handy sewing work, but regardless, it sure dresses up a mantle and it gives everyone the feeling that you truly thought of them. As a family project, each person could decorate their own boot!

3. Creative Country Gift Wrap & Decorations

How Country-Style Decorations Can Help You Survive Christmas

Photo: Pinterest/Janice Sharpe

Simple items for gift wrap such as basic brown paper that can be personalized, burlap accents, and even things from your own backyard (like cones, berries, and twigs) will give a gift a country-style look and the recipient a warm smile!

4. Hand-Tooled Leather Ornaments

How Country-Style Decorations Can Help You Survive Christmas

Photo: Pinterest/fancyewe.blogspot.com

These cute star ornaments are made from hand-tooled leather with bullet or western trinket accents! They have lace trim in this photo, but there’s nothing stopping you from using bandana material, twine, or burlap! The tools for this project can be easily picked up at a local hobby or craft supply store. And, who in Texas wouldn’t like stars like this to decorate with?!

5. Jean Material Stars

How Country-Style Decorations Can Help You Survive Christmas
Photo: Pinterest/dysfunctionaldesigns.blogspot.ca

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