It's less than a day before Christmas arrives. Bells are ringing, Santa's on his way, and people are happy to be with their families and friends. But together with the festive season is the urge to spend money not just on gifts, but also on expensive christmas decorations. Some of you might have bought big Christmas trees or pricey lights.
Even if the Christmas season has a lot to offer, there is absolutely nothing wrong with making your own Christmas decorations. Not only will you say money, but you will also be using your creativity to bring out the best out of seemingly basic materials.
Alright, you will need toilet paper rolls, scissors, a pencil, a ruler, and various colorful threads.
Get the toilet paper roll and make it flat by folding it. Next, make 2-centimeter divisions. After you've made the increments, cut them so you would now have about 5 small, paper rings.
This time, get the yarns and cut them by 35 centimeters. The sixth step will determine how many you should cut, but you can do the additional cuts later on.
Create a loop using the yarn and put it through the paper toilet roll.
Make sure that the yarn is tightly connected to the toilet roll by pulling it.
Now, let both ends of the yarn be in the same direction. They should also be away from the toilet roll.
Now comes the hard part. Make as many of the same loops as before in order to fill the toilet roll and turn it into this colorful decoration.
Now make the switch and pull the ends of each yarn to the other side. Now, they should be facing the opposite direction compared to Step 5.
Using another piece of yarn, tie the many ends together. Do not cut the thread because you will use it to hang the beanie.
Trim the ends in order to make it look more like a beanie.
Now you can make various colorful, small beanies and hang them in your Christmas tree. You can even use them as accessories for your bags or your mobile phones.
See, Christmas does not have to be expensive. Sometimes, all you need is time. And maybe some toilet rolls. Merry Christmas!
Isn't it just amazing how much can be done with a little bit of patience and creativity?