Holiday party decor DIY ideasHow is it December already, you guys?! I feel like this year has flown by and I can’t believe it’s already mine and my heartmate’s second Christmas in New York City. As much as I love the Holiday party season it can feel like a string of to-do lists and last-minute scrambles to get everything sorted in time, don’t you think? One thing that shouldn’t feel like a chore is making Holiday party decor, so I was thrilled to team up with to share my tips and ideas for hosting a Holiday party on a budget! All the tabletop and Holiday party decor DIY projects in the feature I created for their new Tips & Ideas site can be completed in a matter of minutes, and are super fun to make either with little ones or friends as you prep for your party. You can make many of the DIYs with pieces you are likely to already have around the home, too! These Holiday party decor DIYs are the perfect mini projects that will have maximum impact. The best part? You don’t have to spend hundreds of dollars to achieve a magical and festive look! So, dive in after the jump to get a sneak peek at the festive table look, before jumping over to see all the DIY how to’s, right here!

walmart-tips-tricks-holiday-party-on-budget-2I spray painted glass bottles with flat white spray paint as a way to quickly make these three centerpiece vases. I love the contrast between the flat white and the pop of red in the festive of my favorite parts of the Holiday party tabletop decor I made and styled for this project was these place setting name wreaths. They are a great way to add an element of surprise the Holiday table – check out the full how to I shared over on Walmart’s Tips & Ideas site!walmart-tips-tricks-holiday-party-on-budget-4Fact: napkins don’t have to be boring! Folding napkins into Holiday trees is a fun way to make something charming out of something otherwise ordinary and never tire of the classic red and white Holiday palette; it’s timeless and atmospheric, especially when paired with organic elements and flicking you enjoyed these sneak peeks, head on over to see all my Holiday party DIY projects and inspiration. Are you hosting any Holiday parties this season? Do you have any favorite DIY projects that you love to make for the table?walmart-tips-tricks-holiday-party-on-budget-7// Art direction, styling and photography by Will Taylor | Posted in partnership with Walmart; all views my own.


Will Taylor

Will lives in NYC and is an interior design author and content creator. He's been blogging about his love of design, style and travel since 2009. His #MakeYouSmileStyle approach to decorating and dressing has inspired over one million Instagram uploads to the hashtag from followers across the world.


  1. The wreath name idea is adorable Will! Totally doing this for Christmas this year!

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    Can’t believe this is Walmart stuff…?!? Impressive styling and set up! Feelin’ festive now! Haha

  3. Dearest Will,
    This is amaaaaaaaaazing. I want to come over for Christmas Dinner 🙂

    Keep up the good work!

    • @Carrie – Wow! That’s so lovely of you to say! I love the Christmas tree napkins as well – such an easy way to make a statement without having to buy anything!

  4. Stunning Will! If that’s budget decor, who wants high-end. I love how you have the red ribbon ears peeking over the chair and can be seen from across the table. Happy Holidays

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    • @Jonathan – Welcome along, delighted to have you reading! Thanks for the kind words. Just checked out your blog and those powdered cake donuts look amazing!

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Hey, I'm Will

Welcome to Bright.Bazaar, my make-you-smile style corner of the internet. I’ve been sharing my love of beautiful design, feel-good homes, everyday style, inspiring travel and, pretty much everything in between, since 2009. As well as working as a content creator, I write interior design books and edit a bi-weekly e-newsletter called Smile Mail. I live in New York City with my heartmate and can often be found listening to Madonna’s Confessions album and dreaming up my next home renovation project.