18 DIY Home Decorating Ideas for Christmas


These DIY Christmas crafts will help you to decorate your home this holiday season!  Impressive DIY Christmas decorating ideas for any holiday budget.  They’re perfect for a vintage, shabby chic, contemporary or a traditional home!  Many of these creative ideas can also be given as homemade Christmas gifts.  {{wink}}

DIY Home Decorating Ideas for Christmas 

There are 1269 Christmas Craft tutorials over on the Tip Junkie Creative Community if you’’re looking how to make even more holiday decorations with great pictured instructions.

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DIY Santa Yarn Letters {christmas crafts}

1.  DIY Santa Yarn Letters {christmas crafts} ~ Ho ho ho! These adorable Santa Yarn Letters would be perfect displayed on a mantle or as a table centerpiece. Paper mache letters are painted red, wrapped in red yarn and topped with fur trim. The great thing about making this yourself is that you can change the word to anything you desire. {{wink}}

2.  JOY Display ~ Joy-tastic!  The mixture of textures is fabulous.  Felt. Mod podge.  Yarn.  So unique and colorful!  It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas…

Santa Hat Chair Covers {Christmas DIY Decor}

3.  Santa Hat Chair Covers {Christmas DIY Decor} ~ These Santa chair covers are adorable! With the help of this tutorial you can make a set for your home. Your kids will love their new chair and you’ll love the festive decor you created! Great to use year after year!

Christmas Decorations for the Walls

DIY Christmas Mirror {Pottery Barn knock-off}

4.  DIY Christmas Mirror {Pottery Barn knock-off} ~ This DIY Christmas Mirror project is seriously impressive and with the help of this tutorial you can make one too! Using a distressing technique you’ll need a mirror, Muriatic Acid, spray paint and vinyl letters. It’s a really clever way to replicate the Pottery Barn mirror for a fraction of the cost!

Christmas Star

5.  Christmas Star ~ Make this beautiful Christmas Star in 15 minutes using old barn wood, screws and red ribbon.  

Candy Cane Wreath {DIY Christmas Wreath Tutorial}

6.  Candy Cane Wreath {DIY Christmas Wreath Tutorial} ~ There is still time to create this gorgeous candy cane wreath to adorn your door this Christmas.  The tutorial will show you how to create this festive Christmas by pinning squares of fabric into a foam wreath form.

Anthropologie Knock-off Wreath {diy christmas}

7.  Anthropologie Knock-off Wreath {diy christmas} ~  Create your own Anthropologie Knock-off Wreath with this simple tutorial! Pom poms were made with yarn and pinned to a straw wreath form. So simple and inexpensive! Hang it up with a pretty ribbon for a beautiful accent piece to your Christmas decor.

Five Gold Rings Christmas Wreath {christmas diy}

8.  Five Gold Rings Christmas Wreath {christmas diy} ~  On the fifth day of Christmas my true love gave to me, “Five Golden Rings”. How gorgeous is this garland wreath?! The five golden rings consist of a sequin wreath, clothespin wreath, mistletoe wreath, pinecone wreath and a jingle bell wreath. Attach the wreaths to a bead garland to string across a mantel, chalkboard or mirror.

Ballard Designs Knock-off Sign {diy christmas}

9.  Ballard Designs Knock-off Sign {diy christmas} ~ Create your own Ballard Designs Knock-Off Holiday sign from wood, vinyl letters and spray paint.  There’s no need to spend $69 when you can make it yourself for around $12.

Christmas Card Holder {DIY Christmas Decor}

10.  Christmas Card Holder {DIY Christmas Decor} ~  This is a great idea to not only organize all the Christmas cards you get in the mail, but also display them in style! 

Christmas Accessory Tutorials

Christmas Accessory Tutorial

11.  A Simple Christmas Bunting {Christmas DIY Decor} ~ Here is an adorably simple Christmas bunting tutorial that you still have time to whip up! Perfect to make before all those guest arrive on the big day. Made using pages from an old book that gives it a vintage feel! Simple yet holiday chic!

Twisted Felt Garland {Christmas Decorations}

12.  Twisted Felt Garland {Christmas Decorations} ~ This beautiful felt garland will look gorgeous on your mantel or hanging from your tree.  The Purl Bee will walk you through creating your own with just some wool felt.   You can even use the same tutorial to create a twisted felt necklace for your holiday outfits.

Wool Holiday Garland {Christmas DIY}

13.  Wool Holiday Garland {Christmas DIY} ~ This post features a great tutorial on how to make a garland that is sure to stand the test of time with style! Using wool, you will learn how to make a beautiful and festive garland! Perfect to help decorate for the holidays!

Baker's Twine Garland {diy christmas}

14.  Baker’s Twine Garland {diy christmas} ~  This beautiful Baker’s Twine Garland will set the scene in your living room this Christmas. It’s sized for stringing across your mantelpiece or staircase to bring some festive cheer. Using styrofoam balls and baker’s twine, you will learn how to make a beautiful and festive garland!

Christmas Trees 15.  DIY Christmas Trees ~ This post features fun to make and super stylish to display handmade trees!  Made easy with this great tutorial.

Holiday Home Decor Ideas

Fancy Twinkle Lights {DIY Christmas Lights}

16.  Fancy Twinkle Lights {DIY Christmas Lights} ~  This is a beautiful way to dress up your traditional Christmas Lights! Using tulle or lace cut into squares you’ll turn a strand of lights into a lovely set out as a lights display! Easy and inexpensive, yet beautiful and festive!

Winterized Dollar Store Vases

17.  Winterized Dollar Store Vases ~ Turn dollar store cylinder glass vases into festive winter vases by adding snow effects.  They are quite versatile which makes them perfect for decorating your home or giving them as gifts.

DIY Nativity

18.  A DIY Nativity ~ Come let us adore him!  Make this serene nativity with chip board and silhouette downloads.  Add spray paint and glitter to make it dazzle.

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