Create Christmas Memories With Easy Handmade Decor Ideas
Wreaths, Ornaments, Advent Calendars, Garland, & Centerpieces
Looking for inspiration for DIY Christmas decoration ideas? If you love crafting projects or can’t find Christmas decorations that reflect your personal style, simply make them yourself! There are no rules, but plenty of inspiration and crafting supplies readily available. Read on for some ideas to get you started!
Handmade Christmas Decoration Ideas
Let your creativity rule here! Start with a simple garland, add fun ornaments that you love, and you have a custom designed garland for your staircase or mantle. If you’re feeling extra creative or need a project for the kids, personalize the ornaments with this ornament painting kit.
This is a great project for wreath enthusiasts, and it’s definitely easy enough for beginners. Using a grapevine sunburst wreath as your base, hot glue white eucalyptus, faux holly berries, and lamb’s ear in between the grapevines. For extra glamour, you can add gold leaf accents, or any craft supplies that catch your eye.
Fairly Lantern Lights DIY Christmas Decoration Ideas
These lanterns can be put together in just a couple of minutes, and they give off a wonderful warm glow to the room. Simply fill lanterns with fairy lights, then display them wherever you like. They look great in front of a fireplace and on the front porch.
For a fun and simple project for the kids, glue popsicle sticks into snowflake shapes, then paint and decorate them to their full dazzling potential. These look wonderful on an accent wall or hung from window frames.
Go twig hunting and make one-of-a-kind ornaments! With hot glue, shape them into stars or snowflakes, then decorate with twine for a rustic look. Don’t feel limited, though. If bright and festive is more your style, you can decorate them with these Christmas color pom poms, or whatever you like.
Easy Ornaments DIY Christmas Decoration Idea
If you’re bored with store-bought tree ornaments, just make your own! All you need are foam balls, some hot glue, and any decorations that inspire you. Check out these mini pinecones , bows and glitter ribbon. These are just a few options- there are countless ways to decorate your own ornaments!
To make a unique snowman wreath, start with 5” and 8” grapevine wreaths. Spray paint the wreaths white, then bind them together in a snowman shape with twine or craft wire. Add the finishing touches with this snowman hat, a repurposed scarf, and embellish with snowflake ornaments for extra wintery fun.
For a simple and elegant table centerpiece, this tutorial calls for paper doilies of varied patterns and sizes, 12” skewers, and foam board for your base. If you prefer a minimalist style, you can leave the base as it is, or decorate with faux holly branches, ornaments, and bows.
This DIY garland is perfect if you prefer to stick with a neutral color scheme, or simply love burlap. All you need is 4” burlap ribbon and a needle with a big eye to string hemp cord through the burlap. If you would like to add a bit of glamour, hot glue some glitter poinsettias and metallic painted pinecones.
What’s better than an advent calendar? One that you make yourself with specially chosen surprises! This advent calendar garland can be as simple or festive as you like. Start with any garland you like, then tie on numbered mini pails. Fill the pails with candy, stickers, and all sorts of surprises.
All of these tutorials are great ways to exercise your creativity and make decorations that are special to your family. You’ll be surprised at what you can create, you just have to take the first step!