Winter Time Shepherd's Hook - just add a large jingle bell & bow! Great little outdoor decoration and easy way to add a splash of color to the landscape for the holidays. You could even add some tiny twinkle lights if you place it close to an outlet.
If you're new to painting, I would HIGHLY recommend visiting All Things Thrifty and read her post Painting Furniture 101. This is where I started and I am sooo thankful for this post to set me in the right direction. Check out her piano transformation here! it is TO DIE FOR!