It’s the most wonderful time of the year and it’s also the most expensive time of the year! I don’t know about you, but I pretty much want to throw my budget out the window every Christmas, every year.
With decorating, and presents, and Christmas treats and everything Christmas related, the costs can start to add up. Being the frugal person that I am, I have to stop for a minute and come up with more budget-friendly ways to celebrate the season.
One of these little tricks is finding DIY Christmas Decorations that are easy and inexpensive. Every year, I follow some simple DIY tutorials and add to my Christmas decor stash.
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These DIY Christmas Decorations are super fun and simple to try! And at the end of it, you’ll have a unique and gorgeous piece to display in your home.
17 Simple DIY Christmas Decorations to Add Holiday Cheer to your Home This Year
1. DIY Nativity Shadow box
These DIY Nativity shadow boxes from A Princess and her Pirates are to die for! They are super cute and easy to make!
2. DIY Personalized Letter to Santa Sign
I was shocked by how easily Christine from Where The Smiles Have Been converted a cheap wooden frame sign from a Target One Spot bin into the beauty that you see above.
3. Peanut Snowman Christmas Ornaments
These little peanut snowmen from The Flying Couponer are too adorable and cute to not try. They’re especially fun to create with kids and will make a great addition to your tree!
4. DIY Ribbon Christmas Trees
These DIY Ribbon Christmas Trees from Tikkido are super simple and fun to make. It will make a lovely addition to your mantel or even your table centerpiece!
5. Gingerbread Town Candle Holders
Here’s another amazing DIY Christmas Decor project from Tikkido. How gorgeous is this, right?! This would also make a beautiful display on a mantel or any counter-top really!
6. Wood Slice Christmas Trees
If rustic or farmhouse decor is what suits your fancy, then you’ll love these wood slice trees from Crafts By Amanda! These gorgeous pieces are unique and will certainly up your holiday flair in your rustic/farmhouse abode!
7. Snowy Pinecone Candle Jars
These winter luminaries are another fav of mine from Crafts by Amanda. They are so simple to make and will add the perfect touch to your holiday decor stash!
8. DIY Bookpage Ornament
These beautiful ornaments from Suburban Simplicity are super fun and simple to create. They can be added to a table centerpiece or be highlighted as accent pieces in your Christmas Decor setup. Either way, they’ll add a beautiful touch to your holiday display.
9. Flock a Real Christmas Tree
If you’ve decided to get a real Christmas tree this year and would love to bring that fresh snowfall look from the outdoors to inside your home, then you’ve got to try flocking your tree! Alex from Chasing Daisies explains exactly how to go about creating this look that represents the beautiful serenity of the outdoors as snow starts to fall.
10. Snowy Mason Jar Centerpieces
How gorgeous are these snowy mason jars from A Piece of Rainbow! These are really easy and fun to make and scream winter and the holidays!
11. Dollar Tree Christmas Ornaments
Add farmhouse flair to your home this holidays with these beautiful DIY ornaments from Thrifted Nest. You wouldn’t believe how incredibly simple these are to make and they’ll surely be a perfect addition to your Christmas Decor this year!
12. DIY Rustic Christmas Sign
This beautiful rustic sign from Money Savvy Living will add the perfect touch to your home this Christmas. Pair it with some some Christmas cups and you’ll have the ideal holiday combo.
13. Holiday Cards Christmas Village
This miniature Christmas village from What’s Up Fagans is super simple and cute to make. This is a project that you can always keep adding to!
14. Wood Slice Snowman Ornaments
If you’re looking for unique, handmade Christmas ornaments, these wood slice ornaments from In The Kids Kitchen is a must! They are long lasting and extremely easy and fun to make. You can use these at home but they also make great holiday gifts!
15. Hand Lettered Wood Slice Ornaments
Here is another great option to decorate wood slices for the holidays. The Soccer Mom Blog explains exactly how to decorate and hand letter wood slices to create these beauties.
16. Ugly Sweater Printable Wall Art
Add some holiday cheer to any wall (or shelf) in your home this year with these cute printables from The Soccer Mom Blog. All you need to do is download, print and add to a frame. Easy Peasy.
17. Deer Head Pillow
A new pillow is such a simple way to change up the look of your living space without doing too much. This Deer Head Pillow from Fleece Fun will spruce up any sitting area this holiday!
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There you go! These DIY Christmas Decorations are simple, beautiful and yet super affordable!
You can turn these projects into relaxing activities by cranking up the holiday music (or putting on your favorite Christmas Movies) and sipping on hot chocolate while you cut, fit and stick away.
If you do try any of these, I’d love to see them! Be sure to tag me on Instagram (and follow me too!).
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Enjoy and Happy Holidays!
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