Perhaps handmade decorations appeals to you because you want to display your creativity. With creativity and some ideas, you can make your own handmade decorations. Here are several ideas of handmade decorations for you. Make a paper lantern. Speaking of lighting up, paper lanterns are very easy to make and give an intimate look to any indoor or outdoor space. Take a colored paper and fold it lengthwise. Start making cuts into the paper from the side of the fold, stopping about an inch away from the opposite end. Keep the cuts a couple of centimeters apart. Once you’ve reached the end of the paper, open the fold and roll it up so that the ends meet. Glue or staple the ends, and stick a thread on top to make a handle. Your basic paper lantern is ready.
Or you can make handmade decorations such flower paper. Paper flowers are a fantastic idea too, provided you have a little skill in the handicrafts department. Here’s an easy way, though. Take a long strip of colored paper and start rolling it in concentric circles, pulling each layer slightly inward to mimic the shape of petals. Use a drop of glue to seal the inner end as well as the outer end, and you have a very basic paper flower.