Decking out your abode for the season doesn’t have to be frightful … or punctual! If you’re a tad late to the game, no problem. We’ve got a few pretty easy DIYs that will come in handy while you’re simply enjoying your surroundings or prepping for a slew of eager party guests. Oh, and did we mention these ideas are also quite stunning?

For the table

Pick up a Polaroid camera! This is an ingenious, playful place card idea that also acts as a party favor for your guests.

For the Table

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The anti-wreath

If you’re not about pine and traditional holly, then look to this rustic version for a beautiful front door or mantle pick-me-up.

The Anti-Wreath

Source: Lauren Conrad

The water display

Even your water can wow.  Try infusing it with seasonal fruits in festive red hues.The Water Display

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For all the greetings

If you want to save your mantel for menorahs, wreaths, garlands, etc. then try this tidy and adorable way of showcasing those holiday cards.

For All the Greetings

Source: Country Living