Glam Holiday DIY and Display Ideas

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First off, let's start with another one of my ridiculously easy DIY's  that end up looking really lovely. I literally took a handful of rocks my kid had collected from around the yard, gave them a good washing in the utility tub, and then let them dry.  I spread them out on a plastic table cloth and then simply spray painted them gold with something like Krylon 1000 Premium Metallic Spray Paint, Gold
Regular rocks are always lovely for adding a natural touch to a display, but by painting them gold I now had something to give a little extra holiday glam.  I filled a vase with the gold rocks then topped it off with a few natural treasures from the yard, and volia! 
One other way to add some holiday glam very inexpensively is to hunt down vintage brass.  I collect it, I hoard it, and occasionally sell it.  There are all sorts of lovely pieces to be found from peacocks to pineapples, but I think brass deer or a rocking horse are perfect for the holidays. Display your brass with evergreen branches, piniecones, or even glass bulb ornaments to add to the festive look. 
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