Annual 12 Days of Christmas Holiday Ideas Tour 2019

It's here! Let the holidays begin with the kickoff of twelve days of festive and creative Christmas ideas during the fifth annual 12 Days of Christmas Holiday Ideas Tour 2019! Hundreds of budget-friendly holiday ideas and recipes will be shared throughout this event.

This is my second year participating and if you are not familiar with this annual blog hop, it’s a 4-week event where 50+ bloggers share Christmas ideas 3x a week. Scroll down to meet this year's Holiday Ideas Team.

The official Holiday Ideas Blog Hop starts on Monday, November 11th, with all sorts of Gift Guides! In the meantime, enjoy this round-up of the Best DIY Holiday Ideas from this year's hosts and get started on your DIY holiday projects!

Holiday Ideas Blog Hop Kickoff

Holiday Ideas Tour 2019

Holiday Ideas Blog Hop Hosts

Intelligent Domestications  ~  My Pinterventures  ~  Chicken Scratch 
An Alli Event Domestically Creative  ~  Rosewood and Grace  ~  SmartyPantsKitchen
From House To Home  ~  Happily Ever After, Etc Across the Blvd  ~  Farm Girl Reformed
Creative Cynchronicity  ~  Country Hill Cottage  ~  My Humble Home and Garden
  Polkadot Poplars  ~  Family Around the Table  ~  Domestic Deadline
Purple Hues and Me  ~  Glitter On A Dime  ~  Sparkle Living ~ Crafting Is My Therapy

As For Me and My Homestead  ~  Cookies, Coffee and Crafts  ~  The Aspiring Home
Practically Homemade  ~  The Fresh Cooky  ~  Simply Inspired Meals 
Love My Little Cottage  ~  Mom Home Guide  ~  Blogghetti
Nourish and Nestle  ~  My Family Thyme  ~  Simple Nature Decor
Interior Frugalista  ~  Elle Marie Home  ~  DIY Adulation  ~  Through My Front Porch
Weekend Craft Our Crafty Mom  ~  For the Love of Food  ~  Tikkido
Home on the Corner  ~  Adventures of a DIY Mom  ~  My Hubbard Home  ~  Hello Central Avenue
Harbour Breeze Home This Autoimmune Life  ~  Creative Ramblings
Radiant Pearl Living  ~  Super Mom - No Cape  ~  Little Vintage Cottage  ~  Christmas Tree Lane

50+ Best DIY Holiday Ideas

Holiday Signs

Best DIY Holiday Ideas - Rustic signs 1
Christmas Wreath Sign via Creative Ramblings
How to Make a Christmas Tree Farm Sign via Faeries and Fauna
How To Make Rustic Wood Christmas Signs via Interior Frugalista

Best DIY Holiday Ideas Signs 2
DIY Painted Window: Santa's Sweet Shoppe Bakery via Nourish and Nestle
Rustic Wood Burned Christmas Decor via As For Me and My Homestead
DIY Buffalo Plaid Cozy Little Cottage Sign via Love My Little Cottage

Miscellaneous Holiday Decor

Best DIY Holiday Ideas Decor 1
How To Make A Christmas Garland For Your Mantel via From House to Home
Painted Dollar Store Nutcracker Decorations via Hello Central Avenue
Gold Leaf Tabletop Christmas Trees via Sparkle Living

Best DIY Holiday Ideas Decor 2
O Christmas Tree You are Made of Clothespins via The Aspiring Home
Simple But Effective Christmas Decor via Christmas Tree Lane
How to Create a Hot Chocolate Bar via My Family Thyme

Holiday Wreaths

Best DIY Holiday Ideas Wreaths
DIY Horse Head Christmas Wreath via Across the Boulevard
3 DIY Pine Cone Wreath Ideas via Country Hill Cottage
DIY Christmas Buffalo Check Hoop Wreath via Domestically Creative

Best DIY Holiday Ideas - Wreaths 2
How to Make a Candy Cane Christmas Wreath via Farm Girl Reformed
DIY Mini Wreath for Kitchen Cabinets via Intelligent Domestications
Holiday Bleached Pinecone Wreath via Simple Nature Decor

Best DIY Holiday Ideas Wreath 3
Tips and How To Create A Magical Snowman Wreath via My Humble Home and Garden
How to Turn a Cheap Wreath into a DIY Flocked Wreath via Happily Ever After

Holiday Crafts

Best DIY Holiday Ideas Crafts 1
Mason Jar Christmas Centerpiece via Our Crafty Mom
DIY Christmas Display Box via Mom Home Guide
DIY Mason Jar Snow Globes via Creative Cynchronicity

Best DIY Holiday Ideas Crafts - Wood Christmas Tree Signs and rustic luminaries
Wooden Christmas Tree Shadowbox via Adventures of a DIY Mom
DIY Wood Slice Christmas Tree Sign via Harbour Breeze Home
Rustic Luminaries via My Hubbard Home

Ornaments and Trees

Best DIY Holiday Ideas Ornaments 1
Dollar Tree Rustic Mickey Ears Ornament via Elle Marie Home
Prairie Point Star Ornament Tutorial via Super Mom - No Cape
Prairie Point Christmas Ornaments via Chicken Scratch NY

Best DIY Holiday Ideas Ornaments 2
Snowman Wood Slice Ornament via My Pinterventures
Dollar Store Ornament Transformation via Purple Hues and Me
DIY “Glass” Dome Christmas Ornament via Rosewood and Grace

DIY Mini Pallet Ornament via Domestic Deadline
Vintage Ornament Box Dioramas via Little Vintage Cottage

Best DIY Holiday Ideas Ornaments 4
Scandinavian Buffalo Check Christmas Ornaments via Crafting Is My Therapy
Flocked Buffalo Check Christmas Tree via Weekend Craft

Holiday Games

Best DIY Holiday Ideas Games
Free Printable Christmas Scattergories Game via DIY Adulation
Gift Passing Game via Polkadot Poplars
Best Christmas Games For Large Groups via An Alli Event

Holiday Gift Ideas

Best DIY Holiday Ideas Gifts 1
Christmas Cookie Mason Jar Candles via Glitter on a Dime
Last Minute Gift-Orange, Cinnamon and Clove Simmer Pot via Home on the Corner

Best DIY Holiday Ideas Gifts 2
Shadow Box Ideas-Rolled Flowers Decor DIY Personalized Gift via Radiant Pearl Living
Merry Crafters Christmas Gift in a Jar via Cookies Coffee and Crafts

Holiday Recipes

Best DIY Holiday Ideas Recipes 1
Homemade Chai Tea Mix with Printable Gift Tags via Blogghetti
Gingerbread Hot Cocoa Mix via This Autoimmune Life
Cranberry Bliss Mimosa's via Practically Homemade

Best DIY Holiday Ideas Cookies
Mint Chocolate Thumbprints via Family Around the Table
Gingerbread Cookies – Our Family Tradition! via Simply Inspired Meals

Best DIY Holiday Ideas Recipes 3
The BEST Gingerbread House Recipe and Free Gingerbread House Templates via Tikkido
Eggnog Scones with Browned Butter White Chocolate Glaze via The Fresh Cooky
Christmas Cookie Pecan Sandies Recipe via Through My Front Porch

Hope you enjoyed these holiday ideas. Remember to check back on November 11th for Gift Guides!

2019 Best Holiday Ideas Tour




  1. Replies
    1. Right! I hope you enjoy the tour Virginia and entered the giveaway.

  2. Wow Marie this is a whole lot of fun inspiration for gift giving. I cannot believe how fast time is going. Thanksgiving in a few weeks and then the down hill slide into Christmas. Have a great weekend.

    1. I know right! For us because we celebrate Thanksgiving in October, it's full speed ahead to Christmas come November. I hope you enjoy the tour and be sure to enter the giveaway. Have a great weekend! xo

  3. Whew, Marie, I just finished entering the giveaway! That was a loooong one! I hope I win! Plus, I love all the ideas!

  4. Full of inspiration. Lots of great talent out there.
    Thank You for this wonderful giveaway opportunity.


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