30 Cute and Cozy DIY Christmas Decorations and Crafts

There’s nothing quite like a Christmas craft to get you in the festive spirit.

Grab a cup of cocoa, put on some holiday tunes, and lose yourself in the creative process.

Whether you’re searching for a quick DIY decoration or an intricate project, these cute and cozy crafts will have you brimming with ideas.

Best Christmas Decorations And Crafts. From easy-to-make Christmas ornaments to simple Christmas table decorations and even show-stopping DIY holiday wreaths, there's something here for every taste and skill set. #decorhomeideas

1. Budget Friendly Tinsel Garland Wreath

Add Some Sparkle with a Tinsel Wreath #Christmas #crafts #decorations #decorhomeideas

Bring a bit of sparkle to your front door with a tinsel wreath.

Don’t worry if you’re pressed for time — this project is fast, easy, and requires very few supplies.

In fact, you can make it and hang it in less than an hour.

via Miss Kris

2. Repurposed Simple Cut Pallet Tree

Another Spin on the Pallet Christmas Tree #Christmas #crafts #decorations #decorhomeideas

When you’re going for a rustic, homey Christmas theme, a pallet tree is the perfect decoration.

From the rough texture to the natural color, every element of a pallet contributes to its charm.

This fun tree requires a saw and a few minutes of your time. Since it’s made of sturdy wood, you can use it indoors or outdoors.

3. Tree Shaped Holiday Shelf

Christmas Tree Shelf #Christmas #crafts #decorations #decorhomeideas

Turn an empty wall into a holly-jolly display with this beautiful Christmas tree shelf.

The shallow shelves are the perfect spot to showcase Christmas cards, favorite family ornaments, or even a DIY Advent calendar.

Add a few hooks to the bottom, and this shelf doubles as a coat rack.

via Ana White

4. DIY Greenery Door Swag

Decorate Your Entrance with a DIY Swag #Christmas #crafts #decorations #decorhomeideas

Looking for an alternative to a traditional wreath?

This lovely DIY swag is colorful and right in keeping with the season.

Decorate your greenery with red ribbon and pinecones for a traditional look, or go for a modern vibe with alternative colors, tiny snowflake ornaments, or any small items that catch your eye.

via Fynes Designs

5. Add A Gift Bow To Your Door

DIY Christmas Craft to Wrap Up Your Front Door #Christmas #crafts #decorations #decorhomeideas

Dress your front door for the holidays by turning it into an enormous Christmas present.

Two lengths of fabric create the impression of a ribbon on a gift box — we love how the red color pops against the grey door.

An oversized bow seals the deal.

via Naptime Decorator

6. Oversized Stenciled Ornament

DIY Giant Embellished Ornament Decor #Christmas #crafts #decorations #decorhomeideas

If you love oversized decorations, this giant ornament makes a fun DIY project.

Use a small tabletop, as you see here, or cut out a circle from a sheet of foam board for a lightweight alternative.

Stenciled letters and a cheerful bows-and-bells topper turns your simple circle into a huge Christmas ball ornament.

via The Endearing Home

7. Candle Trio Pallet Box Centerpiece

DIY Pallet Wood Centerpiece Box Idea #Christmas #crafts #decorations #decorhomeideas

Whether you’re hosting Christmas dinner or simply looking for a way to spruce up the dining room table, this DIY centerpiece box is an easy solution.

It’s made from pallet wood; you can also use scraps you have on hand.

The long, narrow box is the perfect fit for candles, greenery, or a pile of shimmering Christmas ornaments.

via A Night Owl Blog

8. Backlit Holiday Sign Décor

DIY Twinkle Light Canvas #Christmas #crafts #decorations #decorhomeideas

You can never have too many Christmas lights — here, they’re integrated into a festive seasonal sign.

This project looks professional, but it’s exceptionally easy to make.

A stencil, two colors of paint, and a strand of lights turn a blank canvas into a custom work of art.

via A Pumpkin and a Princess

9. Wood Advent Calendar DIY Project

DIY Wood Clock Christmas Advent Calendar #Christmas #crafts #decorations #decorhomeideas

How adorable is this clock-style Christmas Advent calendar?

Each number represents a day of the month; just move the hand one spot every day until Christmas.

Use a wood slice, a round palette, or a repurposed clock to create a version that matches your decor.

via Thrifty and Chic

10. Festive Fur Letter Décor

Easy Fashion-Forward Faux Fur Letters #Christmas #crafts #decorations #decorhomeideas

Do your tastes trend toward all things fuzzy and glamorous?

You’ll adore these sweet letters. Spell out your favorite festive word using cardboard or wood letters from the craft store.

Then, add the faux fur of your choice. White fur is a classic — or, mix it up with bright colors or shimmering fur.

via Place Of My Taste

11. Make Your Own No Sew Tree Skirt

Easy No-Sew Skirt for Your Tree #Christmas #crafts #decorations #decorhomeideas

The Christmas tree skirt is a lifesaver in a busy household.

It dresses up the tree, covers the unsightly tree stand, and, most importantly, catches some of the needles that fall from the branches.

These lovely, no-sew skirts are a fun way to create a piece that feels personal and fabulous.

via A Beautiful Mess

12. Gathered Ribbon Mini Trees

Festive Burlap Ribbon Christmas Trees #Christmas #crafts #decorations #decorhomeideas

Rows of cascading burlap ribbon form the branches of these cute Christmas trees.

Making them is quick and easy, and when you’re done, you have a lovely decoration for a shelf, mantel, or windowsill.

Tiny golden stars add to the holiday vibe.

via Fynes Designs

13. Repurpose A Vintage Frame As Door Décor

Festive Frame for your Doorstep #Christmas #crafts #decorations #decorhomeideas

Switch out your usual wreath for a brilliant red frame decoration this Christmas.

This is a craft that’s easy enough for everyone in the family — just paint the frame and allow it to dry.

To decorate the frame, just suspend some lovely ornaments from the top using a colorful ribbon.

via A Diamond In The Stuff

14. Wrapped Balloon Yarn Snowman

Frosty the Yarn Ball Snowman #Christmas #crafts #decorations #decorhomeideas

Celebrate the onset of the winter holidays with this fun snowman project.

Each part of Frosty’s body is created using glue, yarn, and a balloon.

When the glue dries, just pop the balloon to reveal the snowman in his full glory.

via Muy Ingenioso

15. Glitter Dipped Gold Painted Vases

Gold Glittered Mason Jar Vases #Christmas #crafts #decorations #decorhomeideas

Do you love glam style?

Bring a pop of shine and sparkle to your decorations with these stunning DIY Mason jars.

If you don’t have jars, you can use thrifted glasses, vases, or other containers to achieve the same effect.

via Classy Clutter

16. Winter Tree Snow Globe Project

Mason Jar Snow Globe Tutorial #Christmas #crafts #decorations #decorhomeideas

Recreate the magic of a snow glow using a tiny Mason jar and some bottle-brush Christmas trees.

Using glycerin, this project helps you achieve a realistic, slow-motion snowfall.

This is a great project to do with kids — they can design their own winter scene and give the jars as gifts.

via Unblushing

17. Rustic Pallet Wood And Button Trees

Pallet Wood Christmas Trees #Christmas #crafts #decorations #decorhomeideas

Pallet wood Christmas trees never go out of style, especially if you love rustic style.

These cute versions feature whimsical stars and button ornaments.

For an extra vintage twist, use craft paper to create the look of old-fashioned wallpaper.

via Wild Flowers and Pistols

18. Family Photo Tree Décor

Personalize Your Tree with Photo Ornaments #Christmas #crafts #decorations #decorhomeideas

A photo ornament is a piece you’ll look forward to pulling out year after year.

This DIY ornament is surprisingly easy to create — you might be inspired to make one for all of your relatives.

Choose a ribbon bow that matches your theme, or go with classic Christmas colors for a timeless vibe.

via Fynes Designs

19. Greenery And Pinecone Spray Kissing Ball

Pine Cone DIY Kissing Ball #Christmas #crafts #decorations #decorhomeideas

Kissing balls have been around for centuries.

This natural version, which features pine cones and greenery, is a creative alternative to a sprig of mistletoe.

The design is completely flexible, so you can add your own personal twist for a decoration your whole family will love.

via Crafts Unleashed

20. Easy DIY Glittering Cone Trees

Quick and Cute DIY Glitter Christmas Tree #Christmas #crafts #decorations #decorhomeideas

These adorable glittering Christmas trees are easy to create, but they make a big impact.

Depending on your schedule, you can add glitter yourself or use sparkly craft paper for a similar effect.

The shimmering cones look lovely tucked into a mantel or shelf display.

via Balancing Home

21. Deer Stencil Glitter Art DIY

Rustic Meets Glam with Glitter Deer Art #Christmas #crafts #decorations #decorhomeideas

If your family members have dueling style preferences, this fun deer-head art piece works for everyone.

The silhouette ties in the rustic elements of your home, while the glittering gold finish satisfies your glamorous tastes.

Go for a striped background, or fill it with a Christmassy pattern.

via Hey Lauren Rene

22. Holiday Table Décor Chair Covers

Santa Hat Chair Covers #Christmas #crafts #decorations #decorhomeideas

Delight your kids on Christmas morning with these adorable Santa hat chair covers.

As long as you have a sewing machine and a couple of hours, you can make them yourself using a simple straight stitch.

If your little ones want to help out, the cheerful pom-poms make a fun kids’ craft.

23. Scrap Fabric No Sew Pillow

Simple No-Sew DIY Christmas Décor #Christmas #crafts #decorations #decorhomeideas

Your guests will never believe that you made this pillow — and you’ll never believe how easy it is to make.

The secret is a fusible web, which turns simple cut-out fabric trees into gorgeous appliques.

With so many color and shape options, you can design the perfect pillow for your living room or bedroom.

via On Sutton Place

24. Burlap Ribbon Holiday Bow

Simply Chic Burlap Tree Topper #Christmas #crafts #decorations #decorhomeideas

Do you want to step away from lighted stars and sparkling tree toppers?

Grab a length of burlap, and you can create a custom topper in seconds.

This stunning bow is a beautiful way to cap off a traditional or rustic Christmas tree.

via On Sutton Place

25. DIY Stenciled Letter Mason Jar Luminaries

Spell it Out with Frosted Luminaries #Christmas #crafts #decorations #decorhomeideas

If you’ve ever traveled in the American Southwest, you know that luminaries are an integral part of Christmas.

Create your own wherever you live with these creative frosted Mason jars.

Pop in a battery-operated candle for a safe, glowing decoration.

via The Budget Decorator

26. Wood Slice Chalkboard Holiday Sign

Spread a Cheery Message with a Chalkboard #Christmas #crafts #decorations #decorhomeideas

Invite guests to join in the Christmas fun by writing messages on a DIY chalkboard.

A wood slice is a fun and festive base for a DIY chalkboard; just paint the surface.

Finish off the piece with a colorful ribbon or a beaded hanging loop.

27. Mini Lit Starched Yarn Trees

String Craft Miniature Christmas Tree Ornaments #Christmas #crafts #decorations #decorhomeideas

Do you have yarn or string sitting in a drawer or closet?

Grab a bottle of liquid starch and turn your extra string into these delicate trees.

They look spectacular on their own, but for an extra-special effect, tuck a battery-powered tea light into the base.

via Homemade Gifts Made Easy

28. Illuminate A Holiday Scene

Sweet Little Winter Scene Lantern #Christmas #crafts #decorations #decorhomeideas

There’s something magical about a traditional wooden lantern.

This DIY craft project takes that inherent charm to the next level by adding a sweet winter scene inside the base.

A light in the top of the lantern illuminates your vignette.

29. Glam Marquee Tree Star

Turn a Star Marquee into a Tree-Topper #Christmas #crafts #decorations #decorhomeideas

If you love the glitz and glam of a lighted marquee, why not turn one into your Christmas tree topper?

This clever project takes a small star marquee and transforms it into a one-of-a-kind topper.

via The Girl Creative

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