Looking for great DIY Christmas Decorations and craft ideas to put up this Christmas, but don’t know where to start? We got you covered!
Here is a neat collection of over 60 of the BEST DIY Christmas décor and craft ideas for you to try this holiday season.
Table of Contents
- Best DIY Christmas Decorations
- DIY Snowman Logs via Lorilee…
- DIY Lighted PVC Pipe Candy Canes via DIY Show Off
- DIY Burlap Garland via Creative Craft Love
- Giant Ornament Balls via Hallmark
- Hanging Christmas Planter via Pinterest
- DIY Snowman Candle Holders via Crafts for All Seasons
- Plastic Hanger Snowflake
- DIY Wood Pallet Christmas Trees via Wild Flowers & Pistols
- DIY Christmas Light Globe via Curbly
- DIY Spindle Snowmen via Pinterest
- DIY 2×4 Wood Christmas Decorations via Keeping it Simple
- Easy Christmas Centerpieces via Pinterest
- How To Make Pinecone Christmas Trees via Scissors and Spoons
- DIY Snowman Hurricane Shade via Restyled Junk
- Homemade Snowman Wreath via Trendy Tree
- DIY Yarn Christmas Tree via Mopowak
- Terra Cotta Pot Snowmen via Crafttown
- Old Fence Christmas Decoration via Pinterest
- DIY Tomato Cage Christmas Trees via Two Twenty One
- Christmas Wine Glass Candle Holders via The Keeper of the Cheerios
- Christmas Village Tree made with a Ladder via Pinterest
- Santa Logs via Smart Girls DIY
- Stained Paint Stick Ornaments via Pinterest
- Flip Flop Snowman Wreath via Flip Flop Daisy
- DIY Reindeer Logs via Pinterest
- How to make Christmas Light Balls via Christmas Lights Etc
- DIY Stocking Hanger via Dukes & Duchesses
- Painted Snowman Pot Lids via Pinterest
- DIY Pool Noodle Wreath via Sweet Pickins Furniture
- DIY Christmas Lanterns via Dimples & Tangles
- DIY Peppermint Striped Candle Sticks via Simply Kierste
- Corner Pallet Tree via Pinterest
- Recycled Cardboard Reindeer via Good Housekeeping
- Handsaw Christmas Tree via Pinterest
- Sliding Staircase Penguins via Pinterest
- Reindeer Logs via Ebay
- PVC Pipe North Pole Lights via Copeland Christmas Blog
- Plastic Cup Snowman via Wonderful DIY
- Snowman Shutters via Pinterest
- DIY Oversized Ornaments via Home Stories A to Z
- DIY Pallet Stocking Holder via Pinterest
- DIY Log Snowmen via Hub Pages
- Knock-Off Crate & Barrel Ornament Trees via Domestically Speaking
- Giant Christmas Ornament Tires via Addicted to DIY
- Melted Snowman Decoration via Pinterest
- Lighted Wood Pallet Christmas Tree via Making it in the Mitten
- Christmas Village via Pinterest
- DIY Log Snowmen via Hip 2 Save
- Turn reclaimed wood into holiday decor via OurLoveStoryCreations / Etsy
- DIY Mason Jar Lights via All Things Heart & Home
- Christmas Candy Cane Stocking Holder via Connie Edwards
- Easy Christmas Ornament Decoration via Pinterest
- Easy Snowman Log Slice Decoration via Oh Buttons
- Snowman Hat Centerpiece via Pinterest
- Christmas Frame Wreath via Odds & Ends by Ali
- Bowling Pin Snowmen via Pinterest
- Snowman Place Setting via Stager Linda
- DIY Photo Wreath via The Crafting Chics
- Easy Christmas Light Garland via Pinterest
- Hanging Stick Christmas Tree via Uberall
- DIY Christmas Lighted Canvas via Rhapsody in Rooms
- Stack Apple Baskets and Lighted Garland via Linley House
- Santa Wine Bottles via Pinterest
- Easy Christmas Card Holder via Gwenny Penny
- Santa Tulle Wreath via Baby Rabies
- Christmas Present Cabinets via Pinterest
- DIY Christmas Wine Glass Candle Holders via Brokeh Amore Photography
- Holiday Pine Cone Centerpiece via Pinterest
- Frosty the Snowman Candle from Keepsake Candles
- Rustic Christmas Candles via The Blue Door Cottage
- Snowman Painting on a Fence via American Antiquities
- Snowman Present Stack via Pinterest
- Christmas Village Ladder via Pinterest
- Pallet Christmas Trees with Lights via Pinterest
- DIY Wooden Tree Wall Shelf via Ana White
- Snowman Pallet via Pinterest
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Best DIY Christmas Decorations
DIY Snowman Logs via Lorilee…
Stack a few rustic log slices together, then decorate them with ribbons and markers to create these adorable wooden snowmen
DIY Lighted PVC Pipe Candy Canes via DIY Show Off
Get creative! Paint some PVC pipes red and white this Christmas. Drill a few holes along the pipe to stuff festive lights inside.
DIY Burlap Garland via Creative Craft Love
This rustic Christmas garland is sure to spruce up your holiday decoration game! Just tie some red and green burlap strips to a string of festive lights.
Giant Ornament Balls via Hallmark
Nothing says Christmas quite like giant ornaments hanging in your front yard. Simply glue a plastic ball and a tin bucket together for a great yard decoration!
Hanging Christmas Planter via Pinterest
Put your flower arrangement skills to the test by assembling your finest ornaments, lights, and collecting pine needles for this gorgeous hanging Christmas planter.
DIY Snowman Candle Holders via Crafts for All Seasons
Turn an average glass fishbowl into the perfect decoration for winter. These snowman candle holders will emit a soft, cheery glow over the entire room!
Plastic Hanger Snowflake
Terry Modlin-Weems took 16 Plastic Hangers and connected them with zip ties to make this awesome snowflake decoration!
DIY Wood Pallet Christmas Trees via Wild Flowers & Pistols
Have some reclaimed wood or pallets you’re itching to put to use? Splash a little paint on them and turn these boards into a super cute Christmas tree decoration.
Wine Cork Wreath via Pinterest
Wine-lovers rejoice! This is the Christmas wreath for you. Glue all your old wine corks together to celebrate the holiday season your way.
DIY Christmas Light Globe via Curbly
Transform your rusty, wire hanging-baskets into glowing globes of art! All you need is a few zip ties, spray paint, and a beautiful strand of Christmas lights, and you’ll have a magnificent DIY Christmas Decoration.
DIY Spindle Snowmen via Pinterest
Repurpose old stairway spindles into these cute snowmen stand decorations. Go ham with the white paint, felt scarves, and buttons!
DIY 2×4 Wood Christmas Decorations via Keeping it Simple
It’s amazing what paint, vinyl pieces, and small blocks of wood can become! This adorable wooden decoration will surely put you and your neighbors in the holiday spirit.
Easy Christmas Centerpieces via Pinterest
Too many Christmas ornaments can spell a disastrously overcrowded tree…or inspire a great DIY project! Place these ornaments in an ornate vase, decorate with some curling ribbon, and voila.
How To Make Pinecone Christmas Trees via Scissors and Spoons
I love this idea! Use small pine cones, glue, acrylic glue, and small clay pots.
DIY Snowman Hurricane Shade via Restyled Junk
Last-minute holiday decorating has never been so easy with this snowman hurricane shade. It adds a warm, whimsical glow to any winter dining setting.
Homemade Snowman Wreath via Trendy Tree
Christmas, snowmen, and wreaths go hand-in-hand, so why not combine all three into one amazing DIY project? Keep in mind this wreath uses up a lot of white mesh.
DIY Yarn Christmas Tree via Mopowak
Create this simple Christmas tree decoration out of an extra spool of green yarn! Just glue the yarn around a large cone, let it set, and then decorate.
Terra Cotta Pot Snowmen via Crafttown
Take your old terra-cotta pots, add a fresh coat of white paint, Mod Podge, and scrapbook paper, and you have yourself these cute Christmas snowmen!
Old Fence Christmas Decoration via Pinterest
Transform an ugly section of your old garden fence and a few pieces of scrap-wood into this adorable, colorful Christmas decoration.
DIY Tomato Cage Christmas Trees via Two Twenty One
Tomato cages make excellent bases for faux Christmas trees, which you can build to whatever height you prefer. These trees will easily last you several Christmases – at least!
Christmas Wine Glass Candle Holders via The Keeper of the Cheerios
Paint over your boring wine glasses and turn them into these super fun, super festive candle holders! They make the perfect Christmas decoration (and who doesn’t love recycling?).
Christmas Village Tree made with a Ladder via Pinterest
Is your collection of Christmas villages beginning to stack up? Proudly show them off on this handy ladder display!
Fish Bowl Snowman Decoration via Loretta James
Use different-sized fish bowls to house a unique Christmas scene. Add Santa Claus figurines, little trees, bells, or a nativity scene, then stack them up to create a truly festive snowman decoration. Don’t forget the hat or scarf!
Santa Logs via Smart Girls DIY
Who knew painting a face on a log could be so cute? You won’t want to burn these little Santa babies on an open fire!
Stained Paint Stick Ornaments via Pinterest
I found this DIY Christmas Decoration on Pinterest without a source. Take a handful of stained paint sticks, sheet metal, and some ribbon, and you have yourself a rustic, holly jolly Christmas decoration!
Flip Flop Snowman Wreath via Flip Flop Daisy
If you don’t think flip flops and winter go together, think again! Say goodbye summer and hello Christmas with this unique burst of holiday cheer.
DIY Reindeer Logs via Pinterest
Move over, Rudolph! There are new reindeer in town, and they have giant googly eyes. This simple DIY project is a great for using up firewood.
How to make Christmas Light Balls via Christmas Lights Etc
This beautiful DIY Christmas project shows that a little wire and a few string lights can really go a long way!
DIY Stocking Hanger via Dukes & Duchesses
Whether or not you have a fireplace to hang your family’s stockings, this DIY stocking-hanger presents a fun alternative to traditional stocking spots.
Painted Snowman Pot Lids via Pinterest
With just a little paint, felt, and other embellishments, you can transform your dinky pot lids into cute snowman decorations!
DIY Pool Noodle Wreath via Sweet Pickins Furniture
With just a little paint, felt, and other embellishments, you can transform your dinky pot lids into cute snowman decorations!
DIY Christmas Lanterns via Dimples & Tangles
Rusty lanterns are nothing special to look at, but stuff them full of ornaments, smack tinsel and ribbons around them, and you have a gorgeous Christmas set piece!
Snowman Fan Blade via Pinterest
Sand down an old fan-blade and you just might find a cute little snowman underneath! Don’t forget his carrot nose and top hat.
DIY Peppermint Striped Candle Sticks via Simply Kierste
Tea candles without any candle holders can be pretty, but easy to lose. A hollowed-out, red and white candle stick is also adorable – and much easier to find.
Corner Pallet Tree via Pinterest
Take an odd corner jutting out, some wooden pallets, and a few strings of lights, and you’ll have yourself this easy DIY Christmas tree!
Recycled Cardboard Reindeer via Good Housekeeping
Recycling meets Rudolph in this eco-friendly holiday project. It’s a great way to use all those cardboard boxes you have from online Christmas shopping.
Handsaw Christmas Tree via Pinterest
Have a very metal Christmas by winding a chain around two rusty handsaws and sticking a star on top! It’s the perfect holiday decoration for your garage.
Sliding Staircase Penguins via Pinterest
Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow…penguins? Spruce up your stair banister by sticking snow-white fluff over it and let your stuffed penguins enjoy the ride.
Reindeer Logs via Ebay
Sawn-off logs make surprisingly great canvas. With so many great sticks and pine cones at your disposal, what better holiday creation is there to paint than reindeer?
PVC Pipe North Pole Lights via Copeland Christmas Blog
With a few PVC pipes, red spray paint, and bright light globes, you can bring the North Pole down to your neck of the woods this holiday season. This DIY Christmas Decoration can transform your outdoor decorations.
Plastic Cup Snowman via Wonderful DIY
Accidentally bought too many plastic cups for your Christmas celebration? Stack them up to make a snowman that will never melt.
Snowman Shutters via Pinterest
Shudder at the sheer ingenuity of turning bland window shutters into neat snow couples! Wrap a nice ribbon around the top to give them a cute top hat.
DIY Oversized Ornaments via Home Stories A to Z
Light globes, tuna cans, and eye hooks, oh my! Use these simple objects to create some fantastic oversized lawn ornaments.
DIY Pallet Stocking Holder via Pinterest
Decorate some extra pallets with snowflakes, snowmen, and other Christmas-y symbols, then use them to hang up your family’s stockings.
DIY Log Snowmen via Hub Pages
These rugged log snowmen will make the perfect winter décor for your rustic home! Just make sure the bark is still attached, and paint away.
Knock-Off Crate & Barrel Ornament Trees via Domestically Speaking
Do you adore the look of Crate & Barrel’s ornament trees, but find that they’re just outside of your budget? Why not make your own beautiful versions?
Giant Christmas Ornament Tires via Addicted to DIY
Just because your tires have worn down, doesn’t mean you have to be done with them! Instead, use them to create these giant Christmas ornament decorations.
Melted Snowman Decoration via Pinterest
Got some extra snowy fluff from your other DIY Christmas Decorations, but not enough to use in any huge projects? Make a melted snowman decoration to signal the end of winter.
Lighted Wood Pallet Christmas Tree via Making it in the Mitten
Tis the season for inexpensive DIY projects! This lighted wooden, pallet Christmas tree only costs $4 to make, but the results are priceless.
Christmas Village via Pinterest
If your Christmas village is an ever-growing work-in-progress, why not expand its display from a small table to a dedicated set-up around your Christmas tree?
DIY Log Snowmen via Hip 2 Save
If you’re looking to make some cheap (but super cute) Christmas decorations, then these painted log snowmen may just be the project you’re looking for!
Reclaimed Wood Gifts
Turn reclaimed wood into holiday decor via OurLoveStoryCreations / Etsy
DIY Mason Jar Lights via All Things Heart & Home
These mason jar lights are great for any occasion. Light them up for an early morning meditation or watch the lights glow at night like fireflies.
Christmas Candy Cane Stocking Holder via Connie Edwards
Transform your old coat-rack into a candy cane stocking holder this Christmas! Adding a splash of white paint and a few extra hooks can do wonders.
Easy Christmas Ornament Decoration via Pinterest
Have some extra ornaments that won’t fit on your tree? Why not hang them up in your window with some fancy ribbons? They’re an easy Christmas display.
Easy Snowman Log Slice Decoration via Oh Buttons
When you don’t have snow, but plenty of firewood, get creative in your Christmas decorating. Use your leftover round log pieces to create these cute snowmen!
Snowman Hat Centerpiece via Pinterest
Recycling and crafting can go hand-in-hand if you have the right supplies. Turn an old tin can into a lovely snowman hat centerpiece for your dinner table with this DIY Christmas Decoration.
Christmas Frame Wreath via Odds & Ends by Ali
Take an old frame, a few Christmas ornaments, and a red or green ribbon, and you have an easy wreath to hang on your front door for the holidays!
Bowling Pin Snowmen via Pinterest
Make bowling festive by turning the pins into freshly-painted snowmen! You can add cute little hats and other accessories onto them, too.
Snowman Place Setting via Stager Linda
You can’t host a winter dinner party and not have an exquisite table setting! Luckily, this clever snowman set-up has you covered.
DIY Photo Wreath via The Crafting Chics
There’s nothing like a wreath of adorable photos to bring your family a little closer for the holidays (literally).
Easy Christmas Light Garland via Pinterest
Glue a few red, white, and green balloons to some plastic cups, and string them all to some fancy tinsel. This will create unique Christmas light garlands!
Hanging Stick Christmas Tree via Uberall
Untraditional Christmas tree decorations are “in” this year, so gather up your finest sticks to make this delightful tree!
DIY Christmas Lighted Canvas via Rhapsody in Rooms
Kick off your holiday decorating session with this Christmas canvas. Paint some snowflakes on, then string some fairy lights around your festive creation.
Tire Snowmen via Pinterest
A stack of old tires can easily become adorable snowmen when given a fresh coat of white paint, some pom pom buttons, and a signature hat!
Stack Apple Baskets and Lighted Garland via Linley House
Make a simple farmhouse-style Christmas tree by stacking a few differently sized apple baskets together and stuffing lighted garlands in between!
Santa Wine Bottles via Pinterest
Why give plain wine as a Christmas present, when you can imbue them with a little more holiday spirit? Paint and bedazzle them to recreate jolly Saint Nick himself in this clever DIY Christmas Decoration.
Easy Christmas Card Holder via Gwenny Penny
A wreath made out of green clothespins to hold those adorable Christmas cards your family and friends send you? Yes, please!
Santa Tulle Wreath via Baby Rabies
Is that Santa Claus at your door? Nope, it’s just this simple Santa tulle wreath! Make sure to take into account the size of the Santa hat you use before making it.
Christmas Present Cabinets via Pinterest
Christmas has come to the kitchen! Tape some Red Polka Dotted Ribbon around your cupboards and hot glue some Glittery Red Bows top to wrap up your Christmas present.
DIY Christmas Wine Glass Candle Holders via Brokeh Amore Photography
Tiny ornaments inside an upside-down wine glass, plus a small candle, equals a festive decoration that will fill the room with soft light.
Holiday Pine Cone Centerpiece via Pinterest
Frost up pinecones and other Christmas plants, arrange them in a neat box with some candles, and you have a romantic holiday centerpiece that people will appreciate. This is one of my favorite DIY Christmas Decorations on the list.
Frosty the Snowman Candle from Keepsake Candles
Fill a small, black pot with some candle wax, carefully place it in the center of a dusted saucer, and boom! An adorable Frosty the Snowman candle is born.
Rustic Christmas Candles via The Blue Door Cottage
Tiny tea candles inside a painted scrap of wood can create pretty, rustic Christmas candles. Wrap some twine or holly around it to make it even more festive!
Snowman Painting on a Fence via American Antiquities
Salvage that old garden fence by making it a canvas for your winter art. Why not paint a smiling snowman with a large bow to ring in the holidays?
Snowman Present Stack via Pinterest
No snow, no problem! Just wrap your family’s Christmas gifts in white paper, stack them, and turn them into snowmen that won’t ever melt, one of the easiest DIY Christmas Decorations we’ve ever seen.
Christmas Village Ladder via Pinterest
An old ladder and a few stray boards can make a great stand for your collection of Christmas village buildings! Customize your village your way.
Pallet Christmas Trees with Lights via Pinterest
Transform your old pallets by adding red and green paint and throwing on some fairy lights. Now you have one heck of a Christmas tree!
DIY Wooden Tree Wall Shelf via Ana White
This simple DIY tree shelf is perfect as an advent calendar, displaying your family’s Christmas cards, or for hanging stockings. Featuring four shelves and hooks, store your décor here.
Snowman Pallet via Pinterest
Pallets are empty canvas just waiting to be used, and what better symbol of winter than snowmen? Be sure to try this great DIY Christmas Decoration.
We hope that you love these awesome, DIY Christmas decorations as much as we do. Feel free to check out some of our other fun Christmas ideas, too!
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48 comments on “60+ of the Best DIY Christmas Decorations”
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