Love decorating for Christmas? If you are looking to make some of the best holiday decor around, think DIY Christmas decorations this year. Perfect for anyone on a budget and trying to save money or those in search of unique decorations that don’t look like everyone else’s, these cool homemade Christmas centerpieces, tabletop ideas, mantle decor projects and other creative crafts all belong in your home during this holiday season. If you don’t have much money, try out the dollar store crafts, which can really be made for only a few dollars.
1. Pinecone Garland
This pinecone garland looks great on stair rails, decorating the holiday mantle or wrapped around a chair. Plenty of other places in your home to put these, too! An easy Christmas craft idea made with pinecones, this looks great with most all decor. Add red velvet bows or white, any color to match your decor.
2. Winter Wonderland Evergreen Trees DIY
Little tiny Christmas trees are one of the best things to decorate with during the holidays. These cute mantle decor ideas would also look great on your holiday dining table, and I think you could probably add some little ornaments if you wanted to. My best friend has all white farmhouse decor, so she adds lots of green to her home during the holidays, and this idea is one of the best Christmas decorating ideas she has tried.
Easy Christmas Decor Ideas
3. DIY Ribbon Star
For a festive holiday craft to add to rustic farmhouse decor, learn how to make this holiday decoration, a DIY ribbon star. Celebrate the Christmas season with this easy rustic craft idea that should not take long to make.
4. Festive & Frugal Christmas Porch Decor
For a creative Christmas porch decor idea, look no further than these pinecone baskets. A simple DIY idea for holiday decorating outdoors.
DIY Christmas Decor Ideas
5. DIY Snow Globe Jars
Make a glittery Mason Jar Snow Globe for Christmas this year! This little Christmas craft is a great way to bring holiday cheer to your home in a big way quickly, easily, & for little money if you use what you already have. This would also be one of those DIY projects you can involve the kids on which is a fun way to hang out together while decorating the house for Christmas.
6. Reindeer Mailbox
Turn your mailbox into a rustic rope-covered reindeer with this easy, step-by-step tutorial. Give your mailbox a festive holiday makeover and make a playful curbside statement during the holidays. For finishing touches, add festive embellishments, like a red Santa Claus hat or knitted scarf, to give the reindeer a more playful look. During the day and night, your mailbox will be a showstopper.
7. Rustic Twig Christmas Ornaments
These ornaments really are very simple to make. They’re great to get the kids involved with too! Head out on a short nature walk to collect stick and then make these ornaments together. When creating an outdoor themed Christmas tree, what else can you do but bring some elements from nature indoors! Right? So take inspiration from nature and get started with this creative DIY tutorial from Simple As That Blog.
8. DIY Evergreen Christmas Centerpiece
Are you looking for a beautiful centerpiece for your Christmas table? This DIY Evergreen Christmas Centerpiece arrangement is designed to last if you keep it watered so you can enjoy it throughout the holiday season. Should you want, you could switch out the pinecones or ornaments for different holiday picks. You could even add fresh flowers. The best part is that the entire arrangement only costs $18. What a value for your money!
9. DIY Boxed Lights
Fill up that rustic box with ornaments, pinecones and Christmas lights for a quick and simple Christmas decorating idea. Take inspiration from this creative post from Unskinny Boppy and you’ll have an unconventional Christmas decoration that will be the envy of all. What a tastefully done junk vignette!
10. Moss Joy Letters
I absolutely love these. I love anything moss, and what better way say Christmas than having it hanging on you front door. They make me feel joyful just looking at them. I will definitely be making these this week. But premade mossy items are always so pricey. So glad to see an affordable DIY version.
11. Vintage Stripe Aged Galvanized Buckets
Do you want to spruce up your front porch for the Christmas season? Nothing can make me so much happier than a bit of DIY craftiness to celebrate the season. Creating something new and beautiful can be a great way to relax and get you into the holiday spirit! Check out this super easy Vintage Stripe Aged Galvanized Buckets from Uncommon Designs Online and you’ll definitely feel the need to try it.
12. Copper Splatter Painted Modern Christmas Trees
These copper splatter trees are the perfect combo of color, metallic, and modern and I just love them! They are another one of those crafts that look really complicated but are just so simple to do. Not only are they simple, but the supply list is minimal too! Just 3 supplies are all you need to make your very own modern splatter paint trees. And with a simple tutorial from A Kailo Chic Life, you will definitely never go wrong.
13. Classic Cuffed Stockings
Oh my goodness! Those stockings are perfect in every way! I’ve been searching for stockings in green and red that are cute and beautiful. I love the fabrics and the pom poms on the cuffs are just adorable. My crafting to-do list just keeps getting longer and just this evening I discovered I needed to make a stocking for someone. The good news is, I have everything I need on hand! And now that I have the pattern from Positively Splendid, I can easily get started.
14. Snowball Garland DIY
I love this Snowball Garland DIY! I think this looks whimsical and magical at the same time. With the materials already available at your home, you can easily recreate this ensemble to spruce up your holiday spirit. All you need is some twine and cotton balls and voila, you have an instant Christmas décor! This is without a doubt, one of the easiest DIYs to date.
15. Pom Poms and Bows Crochet Garland
16. Oversized Holly and Berries
17. Christmas Mason Jar Luminaries
18. Pine Cone Owl Ornaments
19. DIY Christmas Tree Glitter Sign
20. Gift Wrapped Front Door
21. Santa Hat Chair Covers
22. Repurposed Christmas Candle Holder Centerpieces
23. DIY Christmas Sign
24. Easy Christmas Wreaths
25. Hallway Twinkle Lights
26. Reclaimed Wood Christmas Tree
27. Santa Hat Door Hanging
28. Candy Cane Wreath
29. Ice Lanterns
30. DIY Cactus Christmas Stockings
31. DIY Christmas Kissing Ball
32. DIY Merry Christmas Garland
33. Holiday Door Mat
34. Pretty Burlap Garland