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How to Decorate with Pastels for Christmas!

How to Decorate with Pastels for Christmas!

Icy, Elegant Vibes

Do you ever feel like you are walking through a winter wonderland during the holidays? Color helps us perceive the world around us and when certain colors and finish come together they can truly tell a story. Just like the traditional colors of red and green are associated with Christmas, colors can evoke a variety of emotions and feelings. Which is why when it comes to the holidays you can use all kinds of colors and finishes to decorate your space. 

In today's blog, we are focusing in on an icy, pastel theme for your holiday handmade gifts and decor. We've created a variety of projects with some of our favorite FolkArt pastel colors and FolkArt specialty paints like Glitterific, Treasure Gold, and more! This theme is sure to make your home feel cool and icy with a touch of elegance and class. Then with pops of glitter added in you are sure to make a statement at your holiday festivities. We've got everything you need to make your holiday classy and beautiful! Keep reading to transform your holidays into something magical and stunning, you'll want to keep up through the new year.  

What you need!

Shop some of our most popular specialty paints and products to add character to your holiday traditions. From paint kits to glue to surfaces, you can get everything you need to make your home sparkle for Christmas. Shop below for everything you need to shine!

Village Contest

We are celebrating the most festive time of year with another craft challenge! Join the #PlaidHolidayVillage and win free Plaid products! You could have your creation featured on our channel, and even win one of five prize packs valued at over $50. 🎁

We want to see your DIY holiday villages. Whether you make something from scratch or upcycle an old piece, the only requirement is that you use Plaid products or tools to create your village building: think Apple Barrel Paint, FolkArt Paint, or Mod Podge. You can enter as many projects as you like, but you can only win one prize pack. Your village needs to include at least one building but can also have cars, trees, or characters! Have fun with it!  We cannot wait to see what you create this season! We will be sharing your creations in our “Villages” highlight on our profile, so check back often for inspiration! 🏠

To qualify for the prize drawing:
🎅 Make sure you are following @plaidcrafts
🎁 Tag us & use #PlaidHolidayVillage on each entry.
🎄 Tell us in the caption what Plaid Crafts tools or formulas you used on your village building.
🌟 Challenge ends at 11:59pm ET on December 14th, 2021. The winners will be announced on Friday, December 17th, via a post here on Instagram. Challenge open to residents of the US only. Profiles must be set to public for entries to be visible.

Handmade Elegance

Whether you are crafting handmade gifts or decor for your Christmas Eve party, getting an elegant look doesn't have to be expensive. We've taken simple thrift store finds or things from our closet cleanout and transformed them into some unique pieces that are great for all your holiday celebrations - even New Years

Click each project photo below to get a supply list and instructions.





Other Helpful Tips

Needing some gift wrapping ideas? Make your own! Splatter some paint and get messy with this fun and shimmering technique using FolkArt Treasure Gold!

Mix up your ##giftgiving with ##folkart Treasure Gold ##diygiftideas ##lastminutexmas ##diygiftwrapping ##paintsplatter ##metallicpaint ##plaidcrafts ##fyp

♬ Holidays (feat. Earth, Wind & Fire) - Meghan Trainor

Pull out your scissors and construction paper and your favorite Mod Podge Glitter formulas and create some handmade ornaments with your family!

How are you decorating your holiday this holiday? Are you following a theme? Are you going in a traditional direction or something a little more unique? Share your holiday handmade gifts and decor with us using #PlaidCraft!

Don't forget to join the #PlaidHolidayVillage challenge you could win some awesome prizes!!

Happy Crafting! 
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