We had a few boxes of old, chipped gold ornaments that I wasn’t very fond of in the beginning, but once I wrapped them in old sheet music with Mod Podge, they had a whole new life.
6. Make it personal.
One of the beautiful things of DIYing decorations is it makes them an expression of your own family. Make your own ornaments from old photos, build a gingerbread house together, make those cheap plastic decorations become something special.