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Dec 01 2015
2 years ago
1:55 PM MDT

Rustic Santa Centerpiece (Easy Holiday Craft)

Dec 01, 2015 @ 1:55 PM MDT
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Rustic Santa Centerpiece from Branches

If you’re interested in a fun and frugal Christmas craft idea, check out this festive Santa centerpiece made from tree branches. I love that this idea provides a creative way to re-purpose wood – make a larger version using logs to display on your porch or by the Christmas tree. Since I had all these materials on hand, this project was free for me!

Rustic Santa Centerpiece

Inspired by: SmartGirlsDIY.com

For this craft you’ll need:

3 branches of different heights
red, white, and black craft paint
small paint brush
red craft poms
super glue or hot glue
holiday ribbon
rubber band
How to make a Log Santa Centerpiece Hip2Save

Directions: Cut branches at a slant on one end. Arrange and secure with a heavy rubber band. Paint the top 1/3 of the face red, and bottom 1/3 of the face white. Use black paint or a black sharpie to paint eyes, and glue a red pom for the nose. Lastly, tie ribbon over the rubber band. This is such a quick and simple project and I love how it looks on my table! It would be so fun to gather with friends and do this as a group!

Written by Lina for Hip2Save. Lina is a proud mom of 2 small kids who loves photography, all holidays, cooking, thrift store makeovers, bargain shopping, and DIY makeovers. Her goal is to create a beautiful life and stylish home on a dime! To see all of Lina’s recipes created just for Hip2Save, click here.

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