29 Traditional Vintage Christmas Crafts
Look back with these retro Christmas craft ideas and add some traditional Yuletide ideas to your home.
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.
Love this? Sign up for more free crafts!
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.
Nothing is more retro than decoupage, and it makes such a fun crafting project for the holiday season!
Personalize your ornaments for each member of your family with these super sweet ones.
It's so fun to ice skate during the holidays, so celebrate your love for the sport with this ornament.
Commemorate an angelic date with this easily customizable craft that will adorn your tree so sweetly!
Use up that old fabric in such a beautiful way with this ornamental craft.
Create a period drama look for your tree while also highlighting the beauty of your family with these ornaments!
Crocheting is such a fun hobby to work on while sitting by a fire, and you can create beautiful ornaments at the same time!
If you're going for a natural theme for your Christmas decorating this year, you have to make these darling mushrooms.
Nothing says a classic Christmas like gingerbread, and they don't just have to be on your dessert table!
Shimmery and shiny, these little diamond ornaments will catch the light so beautifully.
You can't celebrate Christmas without a few snowmen peeking out from the branches of your tree!
Keep yourself entertained all season long with these10 Winter Coloring Pages for Adults: Printable PDFs
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.
This wall art couldn't be simpler than print and hang!
These little paper trees are so lovely they just may upstage your real one!
Celebrate your Swedish heritage with the inclusion of these sweet horse to your decorating.
Add a touch of whimsy to your Christmas decor with these lovely stockings.
Add even more evergreen elegance with this little wreath made of boxwoods.
You can't have a proper Christmas celebration without a nod to your favorite holiday movie!
This craft is as cheap as it is beautiful, which is unbelievable!
These would make such an elegant statement to your home this holiday season.
Add a Christmas tree to every room of your house with these little trees!
Add a touch of pop culture that your kids will love with these13 Disney-Inspired Christmas Decorations
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.
Celebrate the bookworm in your life with these lovely crafts!
Nothing says cozy like a pair of homemade slippers, and you can truly spoil someone in your life with these.
The artist in your life deserves something that shows you care, and this craft is the perfect opportunity for that.
Keep your little one warm and cozy with this darling little hat.
Unexpectedly thoughtful, these pendants would be a perfect gift for someone special.
Celebrate the sweetest person in your life with some sweet confections.
This is a lovely stocking stuffing for your daughter or granddaughter.
Send your warmest wishes in the most beautiful way with this homemade card.
This afghan is so beautiful it may just be displayed all year round!