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123 Easy Christmas Crafts for Adults

Discover Christmas crafts for seniors and other crafts for the house right here.

By: Caley Walsh, Editor, FaveCrafts.com
Updated July 16, 2019
Easy Christmas Crafts for Adults

Get ready for holiday guests with this ultimate collection of easy Christmas crafts for adults. Decorate your home with these DIY Christmas ideas and create gifts to send home with your guests.

They're great Christmas crafts for adults and include holiday activities to do with the whole family! Seniors and young parents alike will adore these projects.

Find over 100 Christmas crafts for the house including DIY wreath ideas, homemade Christmas ornaments, table accents, and more. These easy Christmas crafts for adults are just what you need to decorate your home the stress-free way.

Easy Christmas Ornaments

Learn how to make Christmas ornaments with these sweet and simple ornament tutorials. Included below are painted glass ornaments, projects to make with the kids or grandkids, felt ornaments, crocheted ornaments, paper, fabric, and more.

Homemade Christmas Wreaths

Homemade wreath ideas can be used all year long, But, if we are being honest, wreaths look their most wonderful during the winter months, adorned with Christmassy accents and sprinked with snow. Learn how to make a wreath for Christmas with these gorgeous ideas.

  • A Silver Bells Welcome

    Named after the famous carol, this silver-themed wreath looks gorgeous on a sunny day.

  • Christmas Knitting Wreath

    Love knitting? Then you're going to want to make this knitting-themed Christmas decor ASAP.

  • Easy Ribbon Wreath

    This DIY wreath is made with two different colors of ribbon. The example uses red and white for a peppermint stripe, but you could easily use anything you have on hand.

  • Christmas Greetings Mitten Wreath

    Cozy and cute, this little ring of mittens is too cute to pass by. The mittens are made of foam, making them super quick to cut.

  • Christmas Reindeer Wreath

    Have Rudolph greet all of your holiday guests when you make this DIY.

  • Cardinal Christmas Wreath

    Prefer a woodland theme? This charming little cardinal to tweet hello instead. 

  • Christmas Bells Crochet Wreath

    Crocheters looking for a quick and cute decoration will adore this wreath that combines a traditional wreath with some yarn accents.

  • Country Themed Ornaments and Wreath

    Southern decor doesn't get enough love during the holidays. Say yee haw to the holidays with this charming idea.

  • Fairy Twinkle Wreath

    Add some sparkle to your doorway with this tinsel idea. Make it in red, green, or a glam gold.

  • Candy Cane Crochet Wreath

    Grab all the red and white yarn you can to work up this candy cane motif. This charming wreath comes with a printable pattern.

  • Easy Yarn Christmas Wreath

    Love the look of yarn but have no idea how to crochet or knit? No worries, this wreath will do!

  • Yarn Wreath with Berries

    This gorgeous homemade wreath comes from our friends from Lion Brand.

  • Individual Book Page Christmas Wreath

    Grab and old book and make this recycled craft in an afternoon. You could even use a copy of a Christmas Carol to be extra festive.

  • Peppermint Wreath

    This traditional wreath adorned with peppermints looks like it came right from the front door of Santa's workshop.

  • All Is Calm Winter Wreath

    Looking for a wreath you can leave up all winter? This little bird idea will do the trick.

  • Colorful Tissue Wreaths

    Skip traditional colors and be bright and bold with this stunning rainbow creation.

  • Spark-a-Doodle Wreath

    While this wreath looks super complicated, it actually uses a special type of yarn to accomplish it's look.

  • Peppermint Sweets Christmas Wreath

    You can't go wrong with a peppermint motif. Just keep an eye out for guests trying to take a bite.

  • Decorative Snowman Wreath

    With this wreath, a fun little Frosty face is the first hting your guests see. They better watch out though he's about to toss a snowball.

  • Easy Paper Wreath

    Looking for a cheap, last-minute piece of door decor? You can make this paper wreath with scraps of paper you have at home.

  • Holiday Pastel Ribbon Wreath

    Skip the usual bright red and green hues and make this simple pastel wreath instead. It looks lovely on any door.

  • Frosty the Snowman

    Snowbody can welcome guests in quite like Frosty! This simple painted craft is a classic cutie you'll pull out every year.

Christmas Houses to Make

If you're looking to add houses to your DIY Christmas village or you need ideas for your homemade gingerbread houses, this is the place for you.

DIY Gifts

There is nothing like learning how to make Christmas gifts. Homemade holiday gifts really say I love you, because you make them with your own hands.

  • Elf Hat Gift Bag and Tag

    This crazy easy gift bag is the perfect way to wrap a holiday gift. Consider baking some cookies and wrapping them up.

  • Quilted Christmas Treat Jar

    Recipes in a jar are a fun way to gift a treat over the holidays. Make your next mason jar recipe even more festive with this idea.

  • Deck the Tree Christmas Card

    This quick tutorial for personalizing old Christmas cards makes a big impact. Save money this year by gussying up dollar store cards.

  • Brand New Holiday Coasters

    These cute coasters use simple die cuts to make holiday designs. If you don't have a die cut, consider using gift wrap instead.

  • Ribbon Christmas Tree Bag

    Another simple and stunning way to make the prettiest gift that will sit under the tree. The best thing about this DIY? You can use it again next year.

  • Holiday Soap or Ornaments

    Holiday soaps are a creative way to give something practicall. All you need is some festive molds (or you could use old cookie cutters).

  • Mistletoe Printable Christmas Tags

    Perfect for a co-worker or gal pal, this little printable makes giving some cosmetics extra special.

  • Gift Packages with Crackle

    We're in love with this glam way to wrap handmade gifts. These are so pretty you could use them for decor too.

  • Santa and Presents Beaded Bookmark

    Bookworm friends and family will love this little bookmark. Gift it in a holiday-themed book for a festive gift.

  • Twinkling Keepsake Boxes

    These darling little keepsake boxes can be used to store jewelry or other trinkets.

  • Festive Advent Calendar Album

    Making your own advent calendar is an exciting way to give your family a gift all season long.

  • Christmas Tree Button Tote

    This little tote is perfect for carrying gifts to and from your holiday parties. Plus, you can use old mismatched buttons.

  • Holiday Apron Tutorial

    Keep clean and festive in the kitchen while making Christmas cookies with this charming apron pattern.

  • Cute Fabric Trimmed Towels

    Add some flair to your bathroom or kitchen with these simple trimmed towels. They make great gifts too!

  • Etched Santa Pitcher

    Make your egg nog extra festive when you mix it up and serve it in this etched Christmas craft idea.

  • Snowman Crystal Cup

    Serve holidays guests their morning coffee or a before-bed cocoa in this snowman cup.

Simple Christmas Centerpieces to Make

If you are throwing a Christmas party or hosting the yearly holiday dinner, you are going to want to make Christmas decor ideas that will truly stand out. Show off while the snow flies with these fabulous DIY home decor ideas for the holidays.

Christmas Tree Crafts

Christmas trees are an iconic staple of the holiday season, and they come in so many forms! Learn how to make a Christmas tree for your hope out of felt, paper, sweaters, and more. There are a variety of ways to incorporate more gorgeous Christmas trees into your holiday decorating. 

  • Ribbon and Jewel Topiary

    This gorgeous decor idea is perfect for a fancy and girly Christmas decor.

  • Felt Christmas Tree

    Simple and cheap to make, this cutie makes a great desk ornament or tree for small spaces.

  • Starburst Tree Silver Centerpiece

    This tree packs some serious WOW. Sparkling and brilliantly textured, it's the perfect modern take on the classic tabletop tree.

  • 3D Paper Christmas Trees

    These paper trees are absolutely darling. If you need a last minute way to add some cheer, make these lovely little evergreens.

  • Felt Sweater Christmas Trees

    These felt sweater trees are way too cute to skip. Set them up in your Christmas village or display them with your favorite woodland figurine.

Angel Craft Ideas

Angels are the most popular Christmas crafts we have here at FaveCrafts, and there are so many ways to incorporate them into your Christmas decorating. Learn how to make an angel tree topper, angel ornaments, tabletop decor, and more.

  • Peppermint Stripes Guardian Snow Angel

    Combine two Christmas characters to make this cutie for your tree! You could even use this as the topper for a snowman-themed tree.

  • Extra Glamorous Angel Tree Topper

    It might surprise you, but using a Barbie at the top of your tree actually looks darling. Turn a treasured toy into a tree topper with this idea.

  • Pottery Clay Angels

    These minamalist angels are perfect for crafters who prefer a subtle look. If the terra cotta look doesn't match your space, consider spraypainting the finished product.

  • Heavenly Angel Pillows

    These heavenly angel pillows are created by crocheting angelic little doily patterns.

  • Easy Angel Christmas Ornament

    Simply gorgeous, this itty bitty angel is actually made out of a handful of beads.

  • Ruffled Angel Statue

    This angel in white makes a lovely ornament or gift. If you prefer something bright, just pick a new ribbon color.

  • Holiday Angel Pin

    Looking for just a little bit of swag? Make this easy peasy plastic canvas craft.

DIY Christmas Garland

You can never have too much garland to make the house festive during the holiday season. Banisters, trees, mantels, and more benefit from the addition of some gorgeous garlands! Learn how to make your own garland with the tutorials below.

  • Beaded Holiday Garland

    Bead something beautiful with this garland! You can make a huge strand for your tree or something smaller to decorate your mantle space.

  • Crystal and Pearl Decor

    Sweet,s imple, and elegant, this pearl Christmas craft is a suble way to add some sparkle.

  • Christmas Lights Garland

    Made with felt, this simple garland is super easy to create and looks adorable in any home. You can easily find the right felt colors for your home.

More DIY Christmas Decor

  • Sparkling Christmas Joy

    Let JOY sparkle on your mantle with these easy peasy spray paint craft. We love that the example is displayed with some sparkling pine cones.

  • Sensational Christmas Glass Cloche

    Sweet and small, this DIY is a brilliant way to display your favorite figurines.

  • Joy-ful Chargers

    Recycle old plates to spread a joyful message. The example spells out joy but you could get creative and spell just about anything out.

  • Clay Pot Snowmen

    These clay pot cuties look too cute hanging on your tree or in your home. 

  • Christmas Deer

    This simple tutorial shows you how to transform a simple wooden deer into a silver decor piece you will love.

  • Clothespin Santa and Rudolph

    Transform clothespins into some of your favorite Yulteide characters with this adorable Christmas craft idea.

  • Christmas Sentiment Spheres

    Looking for something unique? You'll love these rustic balls that showcase your favorite holiday sayings. 

  • Green and Red Topiary Spires

    These topiaries are multi-use! Display them on your dinner table, showcase them on your mantle, or even use them atop a cake!

  • Holiday Mailbox

    This creative way to showoff Christmas cards and keep them safe is absolutely darling.

  • Holiday Candle Holders

    This happy holiday candle is made to resemble beautiful birch trees, giving you a bit of nature indoors.

What Christmas crafts have you made for your house?

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This is so not fair. I am sitting here with a goofy grin on my face, feeling as if I have hit the jackpot. I don't know where to begin but I could get lost all afternoon just looking at this collection of Christmas crafts. I am itching to start something! Most of the crafts I have made before are like knitted mittens, plastic canvas villages and so on

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