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18 Homemade Christmas Decor Ideas

By: Julia Litz, editor for

There's no better way to prepare for the holiday season than by making homemade Christmas crafts. Whether you're a craft expert or a total beginner, it's easy to find unexpected and adorable ideas for Christmas decorations. Make wreaths, table toppers and even tiny trees - the possibilities are endless when you get in a crafty mood during the holiday season. If you're looking for Christmas decorations to make, you're in luck! This list is full of fun ideas and tutorials for every Christmas crafter.

Christmas only comes once a year, but you can start preparing early and get in the holiday spirit long before December 25th. Ideas for Christmas decorations don't have to follow a traditional path and they don't have to be strictly red and green - use your imagination and add fun touches to your homemade Christmas crafts. Skip a trip to the store and make Christmas crafts at home - it's a great excuse to stay out of the cold.

18 Homemade Christmas Decor Ideas


Christmas Decorating Ideas

Holiday Balls Throw

Sure, a wreath here and an ornament there will get you in the holiday spirit. Think outside the box this holiday season and change the way you look at Christmas decoration ideas. Make a throw to spread over your couch or a tiny tree to place on your mantel. Homemade Christmas crafts can bring a new light and spirit to a boring space. A few handmade Christmas decorations can add a fresh spirit to even the drabbest atmosphere.


Homemade Christmas Crafts

Clay Pot Snowman

You probably think clay pots below in your garden, but you can actually use them for Christmas-themed projects. This is just one example of how creative you can get with homemade Christmas decor ideas. This isn't the only way to think outside the box when making crafts. Make a fun holiday-themed topiary that looks greet indoors or create a tree made entirely out of paper. There are so many fun ways to experiment with craft materials and the holiday season is the perfect time to get creative.


Ideas for Christmas Decorations

It seems that the Christmas season starts a little earlier each year. That means that anticipation for the holiday season can begins while you're still in short sleeves! Satisfy your urge to make homemade Christmas crafts by getting a head start on your projects. Look for more complicated Christmas decorations to make and start working on your skills. You never know - you might need to try a few times before you master the skills required to complete the project.

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