Doable Christmas Decorating From the Grocery Store

Don’t bite off more than you can chew over the holidays: Pick up the ingredients for these deliciously simple Christmas decorations at your local supermarket. Watch the video for the craft how-tos.

What You Need

  • two bags of fresh cranberries
    red-and-white baker’s twine
    scissors
    craft needle
    box of candy canes (you’ll need three canes per place setting)
    Velcro strips
    place cards
    marker
Three Easy Ideas
  1. Cranberry Garland

    Popcorn? Not this year! String a few berries here and there on baker’s twine that’s appropriately peppermint-colored.

  2. Candy Stand

    Upend canes and secure to make a place card holder that really earns its stripes.

  3. Sweet Centerpiece

    Raid the candy aisle for a display that would make Willy Wonka proud.<br/><br/>Find more easy <a target="_self" href="http://www.realsimple.com/holidays-entertaining/holidays/christmas/five-... decorating ideas</a> here.

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