Add a touch of homemade to your Christmas. Here are 21+ DIY Christmas Decor Ideas to make your home Merry and Bright this holiday season!
If you’re looking to add a touch of homemade Christmas decor to your holiday decorating this year, you’re in the right place! There are over 21 DIY Christmas Decor Ideas here ranging from table decor to ornaments to tree trimming. I hope you leave feeling inspired to create something!
21+ DIY Christmas Decor Ideas
Cinnamon Stick and Orange Slice Ornaments
These Cinnamon Stick and Orange Slice Ornaments make a beautiful natural addition to your tree decorating! There is something so nostalgic about dried oranges and cinnamon sticks. SEE HOW TO MAKE THEM HERE
Gingerbread Salt Dough Ornaments
These homemade scented Gingerbread Salt Dough Ornaments are SO simple to make! They’re great for tree trimming (and gift giving). Did I mention how amazing they smell?! SEE HOW TO MAKE THEM HERE
How to Make Dried Orange Slices
Learn how to Make Dried Orange Slices to use in crafts, potpourris, garlands and more! This is a slow, low-heat method that will take 3 – 6 hours, depending on how dry you want them, but it’s worth the wait. They’re such a gorgeous addition to Christmas decor. READ MORE HERE
DIY Orange and Cinnamon Stick Napkin Rings
These DIY Orange and Cinnamon Stick Napkin Rings make a beautiful natural addition to your holiday table. Make your own in just minutes with simple and inexpensive supplies. I love the look of natural DIY Christmas Decor! SEE HOW TO MAKE THEM HERE
Popcorn garlands are such a classic old-fashioned Christmas decoration! I’m not sure there is anything more nostalgic than seeing a Christmas tree wrapped in a handmade string of it. This DIY Christmas Decor craft is classic and so simple that you can have the kids create it! I like to make my garlands in 8 feet sections (I make a few garlands)…any longer and the string gets tangled. To make a garland it’s really as simple as using a needle to push thread through popped popcorn. I’m going to put together a quick tutorial soon, so stay tuned!
Wreaths, wreaths, wreaths!
I have so many Christmas wreath ideas I want to share with you here, so I’ll just link to my Christmas Wreath section and let you decide what kind of wreath you like! Nothing says Happy Holidays and Merry Christmas like a handmade wreath on your front door. Wreaths are the ultimate (and my most favourite) DIY Christmas Decor.
Fresh Evergreen Stair Garlands
Decorate your staircase with swooping fresh evergreen garlands! Add white twinkly lights, and plaid ribbons to finish off the look. This is such a lovely (and easy) way to decorate a staircase.
Simple DIY Chair Wreaths
One of my most favourite ways to decorate our eating space for the holidays is to hang tiny little evergreen wreaths from the chairs. It’s such a simple way to decorate and I absolutely LOVE how it looks. SEE MORE HERE
Cinnamon Star Ornaments
These Cinnamon Star Ornaments are a really simple craft that even the kids can make! They look pretty hanging on Christmas trees, on Christmas table place settings and even as gifts. SEE HOW TO MAKE THEM HERE
DIY Sleigh Ornaments with little wrapped gifts!
Make these cute Christmas Sleigh Ornaments to hang on your Christmas tree! The little wrapped gifts are the star of this ornament…wrap them in colours and patterns that match your holiday decor. SEE HOW TO MAKE THEM HERE
DIY Winter Wonderland Snow Globe Forest
This DIY Winter Wonderland Snow Globe Forest is a simple and cute addition to your holiday decorating! In just minutes make a little forest with Mason jars, bottle brush trees, woodland creatures and faux snow. These look so pretty on mantels and vignettes. SEE HOW TO MAKE THEM HERE
Bottle Brush Mason Jar Candles
These adorable Bottle Brush Mason Jar Candles are so pretty on holiday tables! Make them in just a few minutes and with a few simple supplies. SEE HOW TO MAKE THEM HERE
DIY Christmas Fairy Light Cloche
Add some twinkle to your home with this simple fairy light cloche! Fill a cloche with bottle brush trees and a string of fairy lights for an instant festive glow! So simple and pretty.
Add Small Christmas Trees to different rooms
If you want to add a little bit of Christmas to different rooms in your home, why not put up tiny Christmas trees? Keep the decorating simple and add a string of lights and garland. One year I added this tiny fresh tree to our bedroom and I LOVED having it there! Simple and festive.
Kitchen Counter ‘Snow Globes’
It’s all in the details! Have fun with your kitchen counter jars and add little festive figurines! So cute. This jar of flour with a miniature deer and bottle brush trees is my favourite…it’s like a little winter snow globe.
Decorate a tree with yarn garland
Dig into your yarn stash and decorate your tree with it! I love the look of this chunky yarn garland wrapped around my Christmas tree. It’s so pretty and practical too…you can use the yarn year after year, or even for a different project. SEE HOW TO STRING THE GARLAND HERE
Create Christmas Cloches
Cloches are so pretty and versatile! While they’re great for cookies, cakes and snacks, they’re also perfect as part of your Christmas decor. Create a little winter scene in them with bottle brush trees, or use them to hold Christmas cookies. Festive and practical!
Cinnamon Salt Ornaments
These Cinnamon Salt Tree Ornaments are so much fun for kids to make! This simple DIY Christmas Decor craft is quick and easy. SEE HOW TO MAKE THEM HERE
Silver Bell Christmas Ornaments
These Easy Silver Bells Wreath Ornaments are so simple to make! Create one in less than 5 minutes and for less than $5! Great for tree trimming. SEE HOW TO MAKE THEM HERE
DIY Mason Jar Christmas Candles
Make these Pretty Christmas Centrepieces in just minutes with mason jars, evergreen branches, ribbon and cranberries. Make a few jars and place them all together to create a simple and so pretty holiday table! These are such a simple and pretty DIY Christmas Decor idea! SEE HOW TO MAKE THEM HERE
Orange and Clove Pomanders
Orange and Clove Pomanders are so pretty and they smell great! What I love most about them is that they look nice fresh and after they’ve dried. Make a few and place them in a bowl on your kitchen table or counter as a beautiful holiday decoration. SEE HOW TO MAKE THEM HERE
Christmas Simmer Pot
With this Christmas Stovetop Potpourri, you are 5 minutes away from your home smelling like Christmas! A festive smell is the best holiday decoration! GET THE RECIPE HERE
I hope you found some inspiring homemade DIY Christmas Decor Ideas here! There is something so special about adding a touch of homemade to your holiday home!
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