DIY Christmas Ideas

Merry Christmas! Well, Merry almost Christmas:)
The holidays will be here before we know it and I’ve already had a great time collecting beautiful inspirations for the season. Do you love DIY Christmas ideas? Oh good! You’ve come to the right place. Click the forward and back buttons below to see a bunch of gorgeous Christmas ideas to make this year!

Gorgeous DIY ideas for Christmas

DIY Christmas Ideas

 

1. Rustic chalkboard

I love the hot chocolate setup below it. So festive and inviting! 

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Rustic chalkboard with holiday sayings. Perfect! I love the hot chocolate setup below it.

2. Lighted Garland Around the Door

Don’t forget to decorate the inside of your front door! Many people put garland around the outside, but why not add a bit of zest to the inside as well? Now you can remind people of the holiday spirit as they come and go! 

Don’t forget to decorate the inside of your front door! Many people put garland around the outside, but why not add a bit of zest to the inside as well? Now you can remind people of the holiday spirit as they come and go!

3. Wrap Books to Open Each Night during December

Something great to do with your kids or grand kids for Christmas season. Buy 25 books, wrap them and place them near the tree with a fluffy blanket and stuffed toy to cuddle with. Every evening they get to take one of the books and open them and you spend some time reading to them and cuddling. Such a great idea!! via Teresa L Levesque

I AM SO DOING THIS! Something great to do with your kids or grand kids for Christmas season. Wrap these up and place them near the tree and...

Here’s the same idea but using movies instead! There are so many great Christmas movies to watch in December.

Here’s our version of this idea. It only includes 12 books, and I explain how we saved a lot of money on the books! After all, books can be very pricey…
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I AM SO DOING THIS! A great Christmas tradition idea to do with your kids or grand kids. Wrap these 12 things up, place them near the tree and... #christmas #tradition #christmastradition #giftgiving #craftsforkids #christmastree #adventcalendar #christmasbookadvent #christmasbookcountdown

I AM SO DOING THIS! Something great to do with your kids or grand kids for Christmas season. Wrap these up and place them near the tree and...

I think it would be neat to unwrap books during the week and unwrap movies on the weekends. My kids would LOVE this.

SewSara turned this idea into her Christmas Advent Calendar. Now this is a meaningful tradition to start…

I AM SO DOING THIS! Something great to do with your kids or grand kids for Christmas season. Wrap these up and place them near the tree and...

4. Apothecary jars

Fill them with Christmas candy, bows, and ornaments. Such a simple DIY Christmas decoration idea! 

Apothecary jars, candy, bows. Such a simple DIY Christmas decoration idea!

5. Buckets filled with lights and greenery on the stairs

Use Chalk Pen Galvanized Buckets to create this gorgeous and easy DIY Christmas look. 

Use Chalk Pen Galvanized Buckets to create this gorgeous and easy DIY Christmas look.

6. Santa cupcakes

Santa hat cupcakes with red and white frosting. So beautiful and festive. 

DIY Santa cupcakes! So beautiful and festive.

7. Snowman Oreos

Chocolate covered Oreos made to look like a snowman – this is too cute and a cheap idea as well.

Chocolate covered oreos - this is too cute and a cheap idea as well.

8. Simmering Potpourri Recipe

 Make the House Smell Like Christmas with this festive simmering tutorial. 

Homemade Holidays- Let's Make the House Smell Like Christmas

9. Snowman Place Setting

So cute! Use plates, napkins, etc. to make a snowman at the table. Kids would love to sit there!

So cute! I would never have thought of this!

We decided to make a snowman out of plates ourselves! See it here:

Snowman place setting. How to make a snowman with white plates

10. DIY Christmas Centerpieces

Colorful and creative Christmas table decor.

Colorful and creative Christmas table decor!

11. Homemade caramel in mason jars with apples

Cute Christmas gift for neighbors and friends!

Cute Christmas gift for neighbors and friends! Homemade caramel in mason jars with apples.

12. Snowman made out of Fish Bowls

A cute and simple idea. You can find the bowls at most Dollar stores

Snowman Bowl! A cute and simple idea. You can find the bowls at most Dollar stores.

We made a fish bowl snowman and you can see our step by step directions as well as tip to finding the materials here

Snowman made out of fish bowls

13. Snowman Christmas Tree

Made by wrapping white tulle around a tree and adding a red scarf. 

Snowman Christmas tree - I love this!

14. Snowman hot chocolate gift bag

Put a packed of hot chocolate in a clear treat bag, add some mini marshmallows, then add this paper snowman hat on top. Perfect gift for students or friends!

Perfect Gift for Students or Friends

15. Homemade handprint Christmas tree skirt

What an awesome tradition for Christmas! Have each grandchild and family member put their handprints on the tree skirt. Source unknown. 

What an awesome tradition for Christmas! Have each grandchild and family member put their handprints on the tree skirt.

16. Felt Christmas Tree for toddlers

They can decorate it over and over again! (source unknown)

DIY Toddler Christmas tree! Made with felt and fun kid-friendly ornaments.

17. Terra Cotta Pot Snowman

Use acrylic paint, Christmas tree embellishments (found at the craft store), and fabric! Let your imagination run wild. Source unknown.

How to make a terra cotta pot snowman!

18. Flameless Tea Light Snowman

These tea light snowman ornaments are really easy to make and they look ADORABLE! Turn on the tea light and the “flame” becomes the snowman’s carrot nose! Use scrapbooking stickers and embellishments from the craft store. To make the ear muffs, use sparkly pipe cleaners and pompoms. (source unknown)

These tea light snowman ornaments are really easy to make and they look ADORABLE! Turn on the tea light and the "flame" becomes the snowman's carrot nose!

19. DIY Ornament Wreath

Super simple and inexpensive Christmas wreath. Handmade Christmas wreaths are the best.

Super simple and inexpensive Christmas wreath. Handmade Christmas wreaths are the best.

20. Pretzel Wreath

Chocolate and pretzels shaped into a wreath! Make one for the house and more to give away. 

Chocolate and pretzels shaped into a wreath! Make one for the house and more to give away.

21. DIY Candy Garland

How to make a candy garland for Christmas with pool noodles, PVC pies, and other easy to find items. I can think of a few kids who would LOVE to have this in their house at Christmas! We can’t wait to give this craft a try.

How to make a candy garland for Christmas with pool noodles, PVC pies, and other easy to find items!

 

Watch how they are made!

22. Snowman marshmallows

Draw little faces on miniature marshmallows and watch them float around in hot cocoa. Do it time and time again throughout the cold months. They would make adorable gifts too.

Snowman marshmallows! Draw little faces on miniature marshmallows and watch them float around in hot cocoa.

23. Turn an playhouse into a gingerbread house

Upcycle an old plastic outdoor playhouse into a fun holiday gingerbread house (source unknown).

Turn an old plastic outdoor playhouse into a fun holiday gingerbread house

24. Snowman cookies

Adorable & easy to make! LOVE these! 

Snowman cookies. Adorable & easy to make! LOVE these!

25. Santa Faces Painted on Rocks

So cute! Paint little faces on rocks for a DIY Christmas craft. (source unknown).

Santa Faces Painted on Rocks

26. Christmas Village on a Ladder

Paint a ladder and decorate it as a Christmas village. So festive and fun! Source Unknown. 

Christmas Village on a Ladder

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