5 Best DIY Ugly Holiday Sweaters

DIY Snow Globe Costume

Are you attending an ugly sweater Christmas party and you only have a closet full of beautiful cashmere? Have no fear, for these awesome DIY ideas are here.

1. Snow Globe Sweater via Be Different Act Normal

DIY Snow Globe Costume

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Not only is this super easy, it doesn’t require buying or ruining any clothes. All you need is a plain sweater, cotton balls, construction paper, a clear trash bag and some string.

2. Menorah Sweater via Pinterest

DIY Menorah Sweater

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It’s awesome. It’s original. It’s easy, and it also doesn’t require destroying your sweater or buying a new one. All you’ll need is a blue sweater, safety pins, and silver garland.

3. Garland Bolero with Poinsettia Pin via Pinterest

DIY Garland Bolero Sweater

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Eyelash sweaters are hot this year, so why not take the trend to the extreme at your next holiday party? Add ornaments and a faux flower pin to take it to the next level of ugliness.

4. A Christmas Story Sweater via Ugly Sweater Store

Ugly A Christmas Story Sweater

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Slap on a sconce and a barbie leg and you’re good to go. You can also buy one here.

5. Tulle Christmas Tree Dress via Sloppy Elegance.

DIY Christmas Tree Tulle Dress

image via Sloppy Elegance

For a fabulous alternative to the ugly Christmas sweater, look no further than this homemade tulle confection. Nailed it! See the full tutorial here.

What are you wearing to your next ugly sweater party? Do tell!

xo BB


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    12/17/2013 at 11:15 pm

    Hysterical…love it and will be rocking the garland bolero this holiday season!

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