Tis’ the season for 50 of your closest family members to come over your home, eat your food and take over your living room.
You want to make your home as festive as possible but maybe you waited until the very last minute (like me) and all the cute decorations are sold out.
Leaving you with only two options, to buy the broken, discounted holiday decor or make your own.
If you’re making your own Christmas decorations this year, we’ve got you covered with 23 DIY Christmas decorations you can easily make before your in-laws come knocking.
23 DIY Christmas Decorations
1. DIY Cranberry Holly Winter Wreath
photo & tutorial credit: annsentitledlife.com
Your door is…well your door is the door to your home so you want to make it look extra festive.
That’s where this DIY cranberry holly wreath comes in. It’s easier to make than it looks and it will really add the special festive feel without having to brave the stores.
>> Get the tutorial here: annsentitledlife.com
2. DIY Mini Flocked Christmas Tree
photo & tutorial credit: harbourbreezehome.com
These mini flocked trees are so cute and make the perfect decor pieces all around your home.
You can even add them to your holiday tables as centerpieces! And don’t worry, they’re super easy to make and budget friendly.
>> Get the tutorial here: harbourbreezehome.com
3. Mason Jar Centerpieces
photo & tutorial credit: myturnforus.com
Mason jars are perfect for literally everything and most of us have them just laying around.
Grab those mason jars and get creative with this adorable mason jar centerpiece that will add a festive touch to any home.
>> Get the tutorial here: myturnforus.com
4. 3D Paper Christmas Star
photo & tutorial credit: thebestvinylcutters.com
These 3D Christmas stars are the perfect addition to your holiday decor and are so versatile which is my kind of decor!
Simply hang them up around the house or make a whole bunch and create your own mantle garland!
>> Get the tutorial here: thebestvinylcutters.com
5. DIY Christmas tree Pillow
photo & tutorial credit: gyctdesigns.com
This Christmas tree pillow is so cute and simple but it adds so much to your holiday decor!
Place these pillows around your home or make a whole bunch and turn it into a fun pillow fight game for the kids!
>> Get the tutorial here: gytcdesigns.com
6. Christmas Ornament Garland
photo & tutorial credit: jasperandwillow.com
Christmas ornaments are not just for hanging on the tree, they also make the most stunning garlands!
What I love about this garland is one, how easy it is to make but also how versatile it can be to match any colors you have in your home. And you can leave this garland up past the holidays as well!
>> Get the tutorial here: jasperandwillow.com
7. DIY Wood Slice Doe
photo & tutorial credit: theinspirationedit.com
Whether you’re looking for a last minute gift, stocking stuffer or are just obsessed with wooden ornaments (me), these wood slice doe’s are the perfect addition to your holiday decor.
They are so cute and so much fun! They’re also budget-friendly and easy and fun to make. You could also make a family of deer to represent your own family and hang them up near your stockings.
>> Get the tutorial here: theinspirationedit.com
8. Buffalo Check Christmas Card Holder
photo & tutorial credit: cookiescoffeeandcrafts.com
If you’re looking for an adorable way to display all of your holiday cards, this is it!
We all get those holiday cards throughout the month of December and our fridges are filled to the brim so why not display them and show them off when your guests come over!
It doesn’t get any more festive and innovative than this.
>> Get the tutorial here: cookiescoffeeandcrafts.com
9. Recycled Christmas Ornaments
photo & tutorial credit: curiousandgeeks.com
Here at Two Crafty Gals, we are all about recycling and repurposing which makes these recycled ornaments right up our ally.
Instead of throwing out those used K-cups, turn them into adorable and festive ornaments that can be easily displayed all over your home!
>> Get the tutorial here: curiousandgeeks.com
10. Easy Paper Ornaments
photo & tutorial credit: lifebeyondthekitchen.com
These paper ornaments not only make a stunning display on your holiday tree, but they’re also super easy to make when you’re in a pinch.
>> Get the tutorial here: lifebeyondthekitchen.com
11. Faux Barnwood Christmas Wreath Sign
photo & tutorial credit: creativegreenliving.com
If you’re in a pinch and really looking to make that old barn wood look to match your decor during the holidays, you can create your own!
Don’t worry, it’s not too complicated and it comes out looking stunning!
>> Get the tutorial here: creativegreenliving.com
12. DIY Floral Arrangement
photo & tutorial credit: supermomnocape.com
Floral arrangements can cost a pretty penny and around the holidays you want to save everywhere you can.
Learn how to create your very own Christmas floral arrangement that fits your festive style perfectly!
>> Get the tutorial here: supermomnocape.com
13. DIY Holiday Doormat
photo & tutorial credit: aylarianne.com
Doormats are the perfect way to welcome all of your guests to your home for the holidays so why not spice it up a bit and make your own personalized one!
>> Get the tutorial here: aylarianne.com
14. Personalized Holiday Gift Glasses
photo & tutorial credit: simplyprettylife.com
Party favors aren’t just for children’s birthday parties, they’re also really fun for adults to take home too.
If you’re having a smaller get together with close friends and relatives, surprise them with these adorable personalized holiday gift glasses that they can take home and remember your special night.
>> Get the tutorial here: simplyprettylife.com
15. Holiday Mason Jars
photo & tutorial credit: havingfunsaving.com
Mason jars are the best because we all have them just laying around and they’re versatile!
Turn those old mason jars into a cute candy jar to place on your holiday tables! Even get your kids involved and have them create their own cute little holiday characters.
>> Get the tutorial here: havingfunsaving.com
16. DIY Vintage Trailer Tabletop Christmas Tree
photo & tutorial credit: smartfundiy.com
Tabletop Christmas trees are adorable and oh so festive but this vintage trailer tabletop Christmas tree takes it to a whole new level of amazing!
>> Get the tutorial here: smartfundiy.com
17. DIY Wood Bead Christmas Stocking Tag
photo & tutorial credit: ourcraftymom.com
These wooden Christmas stocking tags are the perfect way to keep your holiday decor minimalist, clean and rustic while also adding an adorable personalized touch to your stockings.
>> Get the tutorial here: ourcraftymom.com
18. DIY Snow Globe
photo & tutorial credit: momfoodie.com
Snow globes are so much fun to play with but did you know they’re also super fun to make too?
You can easily personalize your own snow globe to fit your family and showcase it for all to see!
>> Get the tutorial here: momfoodie.com
19. DIY Mercury Glass Ornaments
photo & tutorial credit: therusticelk.com
These mercury glass ornaments are a stunning addition to any holiday tree and you could even make a fun garland out of them to hang on your mantel.
And as always, they’re super easy to make!
>> Get the tutorial here: therusticelk.com
20. Beaded Snowflake Ornament
photo & tutorial credit: honeyandlime.co
These beaded snowflake ornaments make the perfect addition to all of your holiday decor and are a super fun project to do with the kids.
>> Get the tutorial here: honeyandlime.co
21. Pom Pom Tree Skirt
photo & tutorial credit: swoodsonsays.com
Tree skirts ad a touch of elegance to all Christmas trees and they are the perfect addition this holiday season.
Learn how to create your own pom pom tree skirt perfect for any home!
>> Get the tutorial here: swoodsonsays.com
22. Burlap Christmas Tree
photo & tutorial credit: crayonsandcravings.com
If you love rustic decor and would like to add a rustic Christmas tree to your collection, this burlap tree is the perfect addition to your holiday decor.
>> Get the tutorial here: crayonsandcravings.com
23. Rustic Farmhouse Wreath
photo & tutorial credit: chickenscratchny.com
Wreaths come in all shapes and sizes but they’re especially fun to customize and make your very own.
Learn how to create your own rustic-looking wreath perfect to place on your door for the holiday season.
>> Get the tutorial here: chickenscratchny.com