29 Traditional Vintage Christmas Crafts


29 Traditional Vintage Christmas Crafts

Look back with these retro Christmas craft ideas and add some traditional Yuletide ideas to your home.

Traditional Vintage Christmas Crafts

Looking back with rose-tinted glasses to happy holidays of the past is almost an imperative part of the holidays. If you prefer adding Christmas crafts to your home that George Bailey would recognize, this list of vintage Christmas crafts is going to be your new favorite list of easy holiday crafts.

Featuring ideas for vintage Christmas gifts and vintage Christmas crafts, this throwback collection of yuletide creations is absolutely stunning. Whether you miss Christmas Eves of years past or are just into retro Christmas crafts, these 29 Traditional Vintage Christmas Crafts are sure to set the mood this December.
You can create a mix of these vintage DIY ornaments and vintage Christmas decorations to transform your everyday home into a traditional and vintage space this Christmas or add just a few to add sentimental touches to your already chic and eclectic home. Be sure to check out the final list of old fashioned gifts for friends who go wild for retro ideas.

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Vintage Christmas Ornaments

If you absolutely adore DIY Christmas ornaments, you probably yearn for the days when you made your own Christmas crafts as a kid or your mom crocheted cuties for your tree. These retro Christmas crafts allow you to make old school crafts for your brand new tree. Whether you crochet, decoupage, or just love general crafts, we have retro DIY ornament for you. The ornament ideas below feature a wide range of craft project ideas, ensuring there is something for just about any type of crafter. These crafts feature a wide range of vintage eras, as well. So, celebrate the 1960s or look back to 1945. We have a craft for every decade.

Decoupaged Darlings DIY Ornament

Nothing is more retro than decoupage, and it makes such a fun crafting project for the holiday season!

Initial Homemade Ornaments

Personalize your ornaments for each member of your family with these super sweet ones.

Festive Ice Skate Ornaments

It's so fun to ice skate during the holidays, so celebrate your love for the sport with this ornament.

Dated Angel Ornament

Commemorate an angelic date with this easily customizable craft that will adorn your tree so sweetly!

The Prettiest Fabric Ornaments

Use up that old fabric in such a beautiful way with this ornamental craft.

Handmade Silhouette Ornament

Create a period drama look for your tree while also highlighting the beauty of your family with these ornaments!

Christmas Star Crochet Ornament Pattern

Crocheting is such a fun hobby to work on while sitting by a fire, and you can create beautiful ornaments at the same time!

Polka Dot Mushroom Ornaments

If you're going for a natural theme for your Christmas decorating this year, you have to make these darling mushrooms.

Salt Dough Gingerbread Men Christmas Ornament Craft

Nothing says a classic Christmas like gingerbread, and they don't just have to be on your dessert table!

Vintage Christmas Ornaments

Shimmery and shiny, these little diamond ornaments will catch the light so beautifully.

Vintage Snowman Ornament

You can't celebrate Christmas without a few snowmen peeking out from the branches of your tree!

Vintage Christmas Decorations

Adding just one vintage craft idea to your Christmas home transforms your space into a winter wonderland. These vintage Christmas decorations harken back to your childhood, adding a simple and sentimental touch to your DIY home décor. Whether you want to learn how to make a wreath or charming homemade wall art, these vintage home décor ideas sprinkle some old school love into your home. These charming craft project ideas are perfect for homes of all sizes. Whether you need to fill a sprawling ranch home or a small space, we have options for you. If you're looking for a quick fix, consider a budget-friendly option like the recycled and printable options below.

Vintage Free Christmas Printables

This wall art couldn't be simpler than print and hang!

Paper DIY Christmas Tree

These little paper trees are so lovely they just may upstage your real one!

Darling DIY Dala Horse

Celebrate your Swedish heritage with the inclusion of these sweet horse to your decorating.

Bohemian Christmas Stocking

Add a touch of whimsy to your Christmas decor with these lovely stockings.

Petite DIY Wreath

Add even more evergreen elegance with this little wreath made of boxwoods.

George Bailey's Christmas Stocking

You can't have a proper Christmas celebration without a nod to your favorite holiday movie!

Thrifty Vintage Red Sled

This craft is as cheap as it is beautiful, which is unbelievable!

Sensational Christmas Glass Cloche

These would make such an elegant statement to your home this holiday season.

Vintage Christmas Mini Trees

Add a Christmas tree to every room of your house with these little trees!

Old Fashioned DIY Gifts

Give the gift of looking back by creating these unique Christmas gift ideas. The old fashioned DIY gifts on this list are all inspired by Christmas traditions of years past. One of the best ways to really make an impact while gift giving is creating something that is truly unique. Whether your trendy friends loves vintage ideas or you want to remind your sister of way back when, these charming Christmas gift crafts are sure to bring back fond memories. One of the best things about learning how to craft your own gift ideas is that you are able to crochet or craft some love into the final product. Who knows, maybe the afghan pattern you give to your daughter will become part of her vintage, holiday ideas.

Yuletide Bookmark Recycled Crafts

Celebrate the bookworm in your life with these lovely crafts!

Grandma's Knitted Slippers

Nothing says cozy like a pair of homemade slippers, and you can truly spoil someone in your life with these.

Blast From the Past Sketchbook

The artist in your life deserves something that shows you care, and this craft is the perfect opportunity for that.

Vintage Lamb Crochet Toddler Hat Pattern

Keep your little one warm and cozy with this darling little hat.

Vintage Spoon Pendants

Unexpectedly thoughtful, these pendants would be a perfect gift for someone special.

Vintage Christmas Candy Boxes

Celebrate the sweetest person in your life with some sweet confections.

Vintage Inspired DIY Barrette

This is a lovely stocking stuffing for your daughter or granddaughter.

Victorian Inspired Christmas Card

Send your warmest wishes in the most beautiful way with this homemade card.

Alaskan Winter Crochet Afghan

This afghan is so beautiful it may just be displayed all year round!

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