18 DIY Christmas Projects You’ll Want to Try This Year!

Christmas is just around the corner and it’s time to start thinking about decorations. Sure, you can buy Christmas decorations at a variety of department stores but what fun is that? The best way to make your Holidays more magical is to use handmade decorations! Making your own decorations is not only cost effective, but it’s also a lot of fun the whole family can enjoy. Here are 18 DIY Christmas projects that anyone can make.

1. Mason Jar Snowman

Mason Jar Snowman

Make this adorable snowman using a mason jar and a clear ornament. (Tutorial via Canary Street Crafts)


2. Sweater Christmas Ornaments

Sweater Christmas Ornaments

Repurpose your favorite old sweaters by turning them into cute Christmas tree ornaments! (Tutorial via Pillar Box Blue)


3. DIY Lighted Christmas Star

Lighted Christmas Star

This DIY lighted Christmas star is pretty easy to make and will look great indoors or outdoors. (Tutorial via The Navage Patch)

4. Recycled Laundry Scoop Christmas Scene

Recycled Laundry Scoop Christmas Scene

Turn plastic laundry scoops into festive winter scenes. They’ll look beautiful hanging from the tree or sitting on the mantle. (Tutorial via Organized31)


5. Bottle Cap Christmas Tree

Bottle Cap Christmas Tree

This bottle cap Christmas tree is fun to make and a cute Christmas craft that kids will love. (Tutorial via C.R.A.F.T.)



6. DIY Dollar Tree Ornament Wreath

Dollar Tree Ornament Wreath

Create a beautiful and festive Christmas ornament wreath using supplies from the Dollar Tree. (Tutorial via Destination Decoration)



7. Christmas Light Balls

Christmas Light Balls

Light up your yard with these stunning Christmas light balls that you can make yourself out of chicken wire! (Tutorial via Christmas Lights, etc)


8. Tire Snowman

Tire Snowman

Old tires don’t have to go to the landfill when they’re no longer useful for transportation. You can turn them into a snowman for your outdoor holiday decor! (Tutorial via ThriftyFun)


9. Pallet Christmas Tree

Pallet Christmas Tree

Turn used wood pallet into a Christmas tree. A great holiday project for beginners! (Tutorial via Buzzmills)


10. Reclaimed Wood and Ribbon Star Decoration

Reclaimed Wood and Ribbon Star Decoration

Make this gorgeous Christmas star in just 15 minutes using old barn wood, screws and red ribbon. (Tutorial via Beyond The Picket Fence)


11. Mini Christmas Trees

Yarn Christmas Tree

Create a mini Christmas tree using yarn and a foam cone. (Tutorial via A Beautiful Mess)


12. Winter Vases

Winter Vases

Turn dollar store cylinder glass vases into wonderful winter vases by adding white snow effects. (Tutorial via Taryn Whiteaker)


13. Giant Craft Stick Snowflakes

Giant craft stick snowflakes

These over-sized snowflakes are a fun way to decorate large spaces in your home for winter. (Tutorial via Crafty Nest)


14. Mason Jar Luminaries

Mason Jar Luminaries

These gorgeous luminaries make the perfect addition to any mantle or table scape and are sure to get you in the holiday spirit! (Tutorial via Ginger Snap Crafts)


15. Snowball Wreath

Snowball Wreath

This simple snowball wreath is easy to make and adorable, making it a great project to do with kids. (Tutorial via Daisy Mae Belle)


16. DIY Pallet Holiday Sign

Pallet Holiday Sign

Make an illuminated hand painted sign out of reclaimed pallet wood and twinkle lights. (Tutorial via Fresh Crush)


17. Christmas Ornament Chandelier

Christmas Ornament Chandelier

Create a gorgeous, modern holiday chandelier using only a variety of ornaments and simple fishing line. (Tutorial via Anyone Can Decorate)


18. DIY Joy Sign

Joy Sign

Decorate your home with this easy to make Joy sign where the “O” is a wreath. (Tutorial via Liz Marie Blog)

18 DIY Christmas Projects You’ll Want to Try This Year!

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