Looking to add a homemade touch to your holiday home this year? Here are 50 unique DIY Christmas decorations you are going to love! This easy decor is perfect even for a newbie crafter.
One of my favorite parts of the holiday season is decorating our home with DIY Christmas decorations. Getting a little crafty and adding some homemade pieces really seems to make our holiday decor more special. I’m sure you feel the same, and that is why you are here!
Today I’m going to share some beautiful DIY projects that anyone can make for their home this year. After all, ’tis the season to deck the halls with beautiful handmade holiday decor – right? Well, let’s get to it!
Scroll down for some do-it-yourself holiday decoration inspiration. From felt mistletoe to oversized Christmas candles, there is definitely something on this list of 50 ideas you will want to make!
DIY Christmas Decorations
Looking to add a homemade touch to your holiday home this year? Here are 50 DIY Christmas decor projects you are going to love!
Cut the front off of hollow cardboard letters and fill them with bling! It is like marquee letters that you don't have to plug in.
Learn how to make a Santa hat Christmas topiary display for your holiday table or mantel.
Christmas Shadow Box
Learn how to make a Christmas shadow box using dollar store supplies. Perfect for a holiday mantel or display.
Dress up your staircase with this oversized holly and berry garland! Everything is made from paper, so it is really lightweight. I love the way it turned out.
Candy Cane Centerpiece
Make a candy cane centerpiece vase that looks great on a Christmas dining table!
Frosted Christmas Luminaries
Use textured Epsom salt and Mod Podge to make these gorgeous mason jar Christmas luminaries! These are easy and so pretty for winter.
Farmhouse Christmas Sign
This unique plaid deer Christmas sign will fit in perfectly with your farmhouse holiday decor! This DIY Christmas sign is made in four EASY steps.
Pom Pom Christmas Wreath
Learn how to make pom pom wreath for Christmas! This is really pretty and perfect for beginning crafters who want to decorate for the holidays.
Get more DIY wreaths.
Giant Christmas Candles
I love these candles! They would look so cute as part of a holiday porch display. Can you believe they are made from mailing tubes?
This DIY nativity set is easy to make and easy to paint using wooden peg dolls! You don't need any painting skills, either.
Pom Pom Garland
Learn how to make a pom pom garland for Christmas - hang it on the mantel, your tree, or in a doorway. Perfect for beginning crafters!
Christmas Tree Candle Holders
Recycle glass soda bottles into these fun and modern Christmas candle holders made to look like trees! SO easy to make and customize.
Shiplap Ornament Display
Display small ornaments or jingle bells in the shape of a tree on this shiplap board holiday decoration.
Paper Bag Snowflakes
Carrie loved the huge snowflakes she purchased at Crate & Barrel so much that she wanted more. She decided to make them on her own, and you can too!
Farmhouse Christmas Tree
Use scrap 2 x 4s to make this small wooden Christmas tree, farmhouse style! Add your favorite Duck Tape pattern – we personally love the buffalo plaid. Such a festive and inexpensive holiday decor idea!
Candy Cane Mesh Wreath
Learn how to make a candy cane wreath with deco mesh for Christmas! This is a perfect decorating craft for beginners.
Learn how to make a simple Christmas banner using scrapbook paper and pom pom trim.
Peppermint Twist Pillow
Would you believe me if I told you the key to making this cute candy pillow is a paper plate? You have to see how this is made!
Snowman Mason Jar
A snowman mason jar is a quick and easy gift idea! This Christmas craft is also very budget friendly. We also have a Santa jar here.
Learn how to make a DIY gnome for Christmas! You're going to love this Scandinavian inspired craft idea for the holidays.
We also did some with flannel hats here.
Sheet Music Angel Wings
I love the idea of using sheet music to create these angel wings. Christmas carols would be awesome!
Christmas Card Tree
This Christmas card tree is a no-fuss way to display the holiday cards that arrive in your mailbox each day! It comes right off the wall when you’re done.
Felt Christmas Wreath
This felt Christmas wreath is perfect for using up those small scraps! Add to a piece of wood for some unique holiday wreath decor.
Christmas Apothecary Jars
Learn how to make these Christmas apothecary jars (they hold candy!) for your holiday mantel or decor.
Vintage style paper has been attached to these dimensional wood trees with Mod Podge. They will look great from every seat at the table.
Dollar Tree Candles
You can make a DIY Christmas candle using supplies from the dollar store! It's really easy, even if you're a beginning crafter.
This mistletoe craft is so fun and easy for Christmas! Learn how to make a mistletoe branch with felt and twigs. You can re-use it year after year.
If you want to give your front porch a little holiday love, this DIY doormat shaped like a Christmas ornament is so easy to make!
Learn how to make a pinecone wreath the easy way! This is a perfect project for the holidays, and goes with a variety of decor styles.
Ombre Christmas Tree Garland
These ombre clothespin Christmas trees look so cute when put together to create garland! Plus, this is easy enough that your kids can make it.
Wooden Christmas Tree
Add some rustic farmhouse flair to your holiday table with these wood trees. They are easily made with wood slices, a foam cone, and a hot glue gun.
Snow Globe Wreath
I am in love with this snow globe wreath! Such a cute snowy scene to hang on your door. A plastic sheet keeps everything held within.
Shag Tree Pillow
Take a premade plain pillow cover and dress it up for the holidays with yarn, some crafts sticks and a hot glue gun!
Star Christmas Light Covers
This holiday craft is a twist on standard lights – add plastic canvas star Christmas light covers to make them look super cool and modern!
Wine Cork Reindeer
Make a wine cork reindeer using this simple tutorial - perfect for turning into a Christmas ornament, decor, or place settings.
Christmas Felt Ball Garland
Don’t buy a felt ball garland for your Christmas tree or mantel when they are SO easy to make! Use felt balls and embroidery floss and you'll have one in minutes.
Mason Jar Christmas Candle
This is a quick idea for a Christmas decoration or as part of a centerpiece! Easy to make, and budget friendly.
This Scandinavian felt forest is made from scraps and looks cute enough to keep up year-round!
Christmas String Art
Learn how to make Christmas string art that looks like a tree! Use the included template for success; it's very easy.
Snow Globe Soap Pump
Make one of these clear soap filled snow globes that are not only cute, they have a use as well! Could be used for dish or hand soap.
Twig reindeer are so cute! You definitely need a few of these on the mantel. If you like deer, you should check out these other deer craft ideas.
Learn to make easy DIY Christmas magnets with wood pieces, paint, and stencils. These are so fun and make perfect gifts – especially for hostesses!
Learn how to create wood Christmas stockings than can be hung on the mantel or used as a planter outside. Perfect holiday mantel decor!
Wine Cork Snowman
Make the cutest cork snowman for your Christmas or winter decor! It's an easy craft for beginners.
Christmas Mesh Wreath
Learn how to make a deco mesh Christmas wreath the easiest way possible! This holiday decor project is perfect for beginners.
Merry & Bright Sign
Grab your Mod Podge for this super simple Christmas decor! This merry & bright sign uses a paint pen and fabric flowers.
Buffalo Check Plaid Pillow
These awesome DIY buffalo check plaid holiday pillow covers are made from a $3 Target Dollar Spot blanket, and they only take 10 minutes to make!
Unique Christmas Centerpiece
Learn how to make this unique Christmas centerpiece using recycled bottles and Christmas ornaments! So cute and whimsical – like something out of Whoville!
Fingerprint Christmas Tree Wall-Hanging
This super cute fingerprint Christmas tree wall hanging comes together in a matter of minutes. And it is also a perfect decoration for your youngster to gift to those special relatives that love a homemade gift.
Learn how to make a peace Christmas sign for your colorful holiday display or mantel.
Pom Pom Christmas Tree
This larger pom pom tree might be time consuming to make, but for me? Totally worth it! Celebrate Christmas with this bright and colorful craft idea.
5-Minute Christmas Wreath
You can make a beautiful Christmas wreath in five minutes – no exaggeration! Perfect for someone with no crafting skills to add to their holiday decor.
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