As Christmastime approaches, so does the season of "ugly sweater" parties. Instead of buying a disappointing sweater you'll only wear once, let your creativity flow and make one yourself. It's simpler than you may think!
We've rounded up some of the most popular DIY ugly Christmas sweaters on Pinterest that will inspire you to take out the glue gun and whip up something especially impressive. From bad to worse, these festive sweaters certainly live up to their “ugly” name.
1. Become an actual Christmas tree
2. Wear cheeky holiday ties
3. Wear a large Rudolph face
4. Rock the classic Christmas tree sweater
This easy, affordable Christmas sweater wears its ugliness with pride. Take an old sweater, some garland, a mini tree skirt, holiday lights and a hot glue gun to make this Christmas tree come to life. Get the tutorial here. See the Pin.
5. Try matching couples' sweaters
Team up with your significant other to make a matched set. This duo reindeer sweater has been a huge hit on Pinterest for being hilarious and easy to recreate. We promise, you don’t have to be a master seamstress! Get the tutorial here. See the Pin.
6. Go wild with decorations!
This article was originally published Dec. 5, 2014 on TODAY.com.