DIY Festive Centerpiece: Branch out from conventional tablescapes by using an extra-long tree limb as a platform for displaying ornaments. Simply knot lengths of twine around the branch and hang it from a row of five or six ceiling hooks.
Poinsettia bloom, clipped (seal stem w/flame), face down in large plastic cup. Fill cup full w/distilled water (makes clearest ice). Put smaller cup w/rocks for weight in center and freeze. Thaw slightly to unmold and place votive candle inside.
Ice Balloon Lanterns are gorgeous outdoor decorative kids crafts that look so complex but are very simple to make. Kids will want to make as many as possible for homemade Christmas decoration crafts and more!