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!
DIY Christmas Ideas
I love the hot chocolate setup below it. So festive and inviting!
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!
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
Here’s the same idea but using movies instead! There are so many great Christmas movies to watch in December.
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…
Fill them with Christmas candy, bows, and ornaments. Such a simple DIY Christmas decoration idea!
Use Chalk Pen Galvanized Buckets to create this gorgeous and easy DIY Christmas look.
Adorable and so easy!
Chocolate covered Oreos made to look like a snowman – this is too cute and a cheap idea as well.
Make the House Smell Like Christmas with this festive simmering tutorial.
So cute! Use plates, napkins, etc. to make a snowman at the table. Kids would love to sit there!
We decided to make a snowman out of plates ourselves! See it here:
10. How to Make Outdoor Christmas Tree Gnomes
Using easy to find supplies that you might already have on hand, including ribbon and garbage bags, make giant outdoor gnomes for Christmas! Here’s how they are made:
Colorful and creative Christmas table decor.
Cute Christmas gift for neighbors and friends!
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
14. Snowman Christmas Tree
Made by wrapping white tulle around a tree and adding a red scarf.
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!
What an awesome tradition for Christmas! Have each grandchild and family member put their handprints on the tree skirt. Source unknown.
They can decorate it over and over again! (source unknown)
18. Terra Cotta Pot Snowman
Use acrylic paint, Christmas tree embellishments (found at the craft store), and fabric! Let your imagination run wild. Source unknown.
19. 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)
They look unbelievably amazing, will make everyone smile, and they cost less than $3 each.
Shake up the gingerbread house decorating with this idea!
22. 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.
Watch how they are made!
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.
24. Turn a playhouse into a gingerbread house
Upcycle an old plastic outdoor playhouse into a fun holiday gingerbread house (source unknown).
25. Santa Faces Painted on Rocks
So cute! Paint little faces on rocks for a DIY Christmas craft. (source unknown).
26. Christmas Village on a Ladder
Paint a ladder and decorate it as a Christmas village. So festive and fun! Source Unknown.