52 Spectacular DIY Christmas Decorations You Must Try This Year

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Now that Halloween is over, you have probably started to see holiday decorations all over your town. But that is not a bad thing! If you are like me, this is your favorite time of year too. I love the snow, the music, and of course, the food.

Christmas decorations are one of the best parts about this time of year. But we all know how expensive Christmas decorations can be, and as much as we want to buy every decoration we see, we need to hold ourselves back. But there is a fun way to save money and go all out on your decorations this year! The answer is DIY Christmas decorations. Cheap decorations that you can do yourself at home.

This list has 52 fun and festive crafts for you and your family to try this holiday season. These crafts are all DIY and some of them require very few simple materials.

So if you want to get in the holiday spirit, try out some of these DIY Christmas decorations in your home!

1. Turn an old lantern into a Christmas decoration for your porch by filling it with cheap ornaments

diy christmas decorations lanterns

via: dimplesandtangles

 

2. Roll up some fence and cover it with Christmas lights to make this stunning yard decoration

diy christmas decorations light balls

via: christmaslightsetc

 

3. Or try this light globe for your porch

diy christmas decorations light globe

via: curbly

 

4. If you don’t have a fireplace or do not want to put nails in it, try this DIY stocking hanger

diy christmas decorations stocking hanger

via: dukesandduchesses

 

5. Make your own wreath using wine corks

diy christmas decorations wine cork wreath

via: pinterest

 

6. These giant ornaments are the perfect way to spice up your porch

diy christmas decorations giant ornaments

via: hallmarkchannel

 

7. Decorate your yard with some PVC pipe candy canes

diy christmas decorations pvc pipe candy canes

via: diyshowoff

 

8. Have some old tires laying around? Turn them into snowmen

diy christmas decorations snowman tires

via: pinterest

 

9. You can also turn them into Christmas ornaments

diy christmas decorations ornaments

via: addicted2diy

 

10. Old logs can be made into snowmen by painting them or even cutting them!

This is great for both indoor and outdoor decor!

diy christmas decorations log snowmen 2 diy christmas decorations log snowmen

via: hip2save

 

11. You can also use frost paint to get a more rustic design

diy christmas decorations log snowmen 3

via: hubpages

 

12. These log snowmen are made for hanging on your door

diy christmas decorations log snowman 4

via: buttons

 

13. For Christmas dinner, try the snowman plate setting

diy christmas decorations plate setting

via: stagerlinda

 

14. Decorate your living room with this hanging Christmas tree made from sticks

diy christmas decorations stick tree

via: ueberallunirgendwo

 

15. Old bowling pins make great snowman decorations

diy christmas decorations bowling pins

via: pinterest

 

16. If you do not have any trees to decorate in your yard, you can turn a wood pallet into a Christmas tree

diy christmas decorations pallet tree

via: makingitinthemitten

 

17. Make some North Pole lights using PVC pipe and light bulbs

diy christmas decorations north pole lights

via: copelandchristmas

 

18. If you love candles, try these peppermint candle sticks

diy christmas decorations peppermint candle sticks

via: simplykierste | pinimg

 

19. Cheap pool noodles can make a colorful wreath for the mantle

diy christmas decorations pool noodle wreath

via: sweetpickinsfurniture

 

20. And so can cheap flip flops

diy christmas decorations flip-flop wreath

via: theflipflopdaisy

 

21. For a fun craft with your kids, make some painted Santa logs

This is actually very simple! You just need a diagonally cut log, some paint, and a cotton ball.

diy christmas decorations santa log

via: smartgirlsdiy

 

22. Old fish bowls stacked on top of each other turn into a decorative snowman.

diy christmas decorations fish bowl snowman

via: facebook

 

23. Try this adorable cartoon Christmas decorative piece

diy christmas decorations wood decor

via: keepingitsimplecrafts

 

24. Scrap wood and some paint and wood glue makes an awesome yard decoration

diy christmas decorations scrap wood tree

via: wildflowersandpistols

 

25. If you want something to impress your guests, this Christmas tree shelf will do just that

diy christmas decorations tree shelf

via: ana-white

 

26. Kitchen cabinets can be decorated with bows and ribbons

This simple hack makes your kitchen more festive.

diy christmas decorations cabinets

via: fitsby

 

27. This adorable lighted canvas would look great in any room

diy christmas decorations lighted canvas

via: rhapsodyinrooms

 

28. Prominently display your family photos with this beautiful picture wreath

diy christmas decorations photo wreath

via: thecraftingchicks

 

29. For a fun DIY project, turn an old picture frame into some Christmas decor

diy christmas decorations frame decoration

via: rstyle

 

30. Have some spare mason jars? Turn them into festive porch lights

diy christmas decorations mason jar lights

via: allthingsheartandhome

 

31. Make some over-sized ornaments for the house or your porch

diy christmas decorations over-sized ornament tutorial

via: homestoriesatoz

 

32. Paint some old window shutters to look like a snowman

diy christmas decorations snowman shutters

via: pinterest

 

33. Using cotton and stuffed penguins, you can turn your stairs into a penguin slide

diy christmas decorations penguin slide

via: davidkanigan

 

34. Wine glasses make great candle sticks

diy christmas decorations wine glass candle sticks

via: bokehamorephotography

 

35. You can also decorate your wine glass candle sticks like this

diy christmas decorations wine glass candle holder 2

via: thekeeperofthecheerios

 

36. Try a custom Santa tulle wreath for your door

diy christmas decorations santa tulle wreath

via: babyrabies

 

37. Display your Christmas cards with this decorative holder

diy christmas decorations card holder

via: gwennypenny

 

38. Hang some ornaments in your window for a simple decor idea

diy christmas decorations window ornament

via: verawedding

 

39. For a fun way to hang stockings, turn a wood pallet into a stocking holder

diy christmas decorations pallet stocking holder

via: kirklands

 

40. Recycle old plastic cups and make this awesome cup snowman

diy christmas decorations plastic cup snowman

via: wonderfuldiy

 

41. If you have the skill, make some wooden reindeer for your lawn

diy christmas decorations wooden reindeer

via: youtube

 

42. Use pine branches and a tomato cage to make a DIY Christmas tree so you don’t have to cut one down

diy christmas decorations tomato cage tree

via: twotwentyone

 

43. And if you want a smaller DIY tree for your house, make one with string and glue

diy christmas decorations string tree

via: youtube

 

44. Paint your lampshade with frost paint and decorate it like a snowman

diy christmas decorations frosted lamp shade

via: restyledjunk

 

45. Try this simple snowman candle holder

diy christmas decorations candle holder snowman

via: crafts-for-all-seasons

 

46. A Christmas planter is a great way to make your porch more festive

diy christmas decorations planter

via: twitter

 

47. Decorate your stairs or porch with a DIY burlap garland

diy christmas decorations burlap garland

via: createcraftlove

 

48. Use an old fence board as a canvas to paint your own decoration ideas

diy christmas decorations fence canvas

via: americanantiquities

 

49. Make a Frosty the Snowman candle to make your table holiday-ready

This is made by filling a small pot with wax, putting a candle inside, and putting it on a small saucer.

diy christmas decorations frosty candle

via: keepsakecandles

 

50. Terra cotta pots make awesome snowmen, Santas, or reindeer

diy christmas decorations terra cotta pot snowmen

via: craftown

 

51. If you want to go all out on your decorations this year, use a ladder and a few boards to make a Christmas village

diy christmas decorations tree village 2 diy christmas decorations tree village 1

via: countryandvictoriantimes

 

52. And on Christmas morning, you can decorate the presents to look like snowmen!

diy christmas decorations snowman presents

via: pinterest

 
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Which DIY Christmas Decorations idea do you love the most? Please share your thoughts in the comments below!

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