There’s shopping to do, cooking to be done, and a whole house to decorate before Christmas arrives. There’s no denying it; it can be a stressful time of the year. This holiday season, save some time and money with these wonderfully simple Christmas decoration hacks from Lee’s Summit Honda.
Make a last-minute office supply Christmas tree
Whether you just couldn’t find time to get a real tree or you have an empty wall that will look out of place for your holiday party, you’re in luck. Use Post-It notes from your office to quickly throw together an undeniably cute Christmas tree wall decoration. You’re guests won’t even know you did it all last minute!
Decorate with what you have
You don’t have to spend a lot to fill your house with festive flair for Christmas. If you still have fall gourds around the house, paint them white for adorable snowman decorations. And when it comes to wreaths, skip the greenhouse and use trimming from your tree or from around your yard to make your own.
Cookie cutter ornaments
If your Christmas tree is looking a little bare or if you’re in need of last minute gift for a guest, Christmas themes cookie cutters make simple and fun Christmas tree ornaments. Just be sure to wash them after you’re done baking!
If finances are a source of stress for you during the Holiday season, we’re here to help. With some careful planning and thoughtful decision making, there are plenty of ways to save money during the Holidays. Use these tips from Lee’s Summit Honda to cut back on your spending this year.
Budget First, Spend Later
Before you even think about making your shopping list, plan out your budget. Take a look at your finances and decide how much you’re comfortable with spending. Then you can go from there and make up your shopping list based on your budget, rather than trying to find the money to afford everything on an unrealistic wish list.
Put Away Your Credit Cards
It’s easy to overspend when you rely on your credit cards. Do your future self a favor by keeping the credit cards out of the holiday shopping game if at all possible. Instead, pay in cash. This will keep you aware of what you’re spending and help you stay in budget.
If sending holiday cards is part of your tradition, consider sending E-cards instead this year. You’ll save a significant amount of money on cards and stamps but can still send a memorable, warm greeting to family and friends.
If you need a new vehicle to lug around all of those gifts, or you want to treat yourself for the holiday season, stop by Lee’s Summit Honda today.