There is no better time wasting site than Pinterest. If you are not already addicted, save yourself and forget I ever mentioned the place.
My current handmade favorites...
Excellent and easy outdoor idea:
Arm yourself with colorful cookie cutters, ribbon and a glue gun for this one:
Gorgeous for the window:
The mantle, using paper Christmas plates:
December 1st is Thursday. Get your decorating boots on and get to work!