A fun collection of creative Christmas decorations and Holiday crafts to keep and give away as gifts
The Holidays are once again fast approaching and this being the year 2020, many of us are still limited in our outside activities. What better way to keep busy than with Christmas Crafts?
Each year, my friends and family get together for a crafting afternoon. We make a wide variety of things from Christmas Ornaments and cards to handmade gifts.
This list of holiday crafts and decorations has a little bit for everybody.
You will find a few farmhouse style decor ideas such as a deer head sign and a barnwood wreath as well as fun Scandinavian Christmas Gnomes and an old world style advent calendar.
Plus, there are also some Christmas craft ideas for the kids so don’t miss those projects.
Note: Don’t forget to bookmark this page! I add to this list every year as I find more creative ideas.
I hope you enjoy this fun collection of handmade Christmas decorations and craft ideas. It will be updated yearly so make sure and check back often.
Also, don’t miss these unique Christmas Ornament Ideas, DIY Christmas Holiday Wreaths and Creative DIY Gift Wrap and Tag Ideas
- Christmas Greenery
- Holiday themed Washi Tape
- Wreath Forms
- Glass Ornaments
- Wood Craft Ornaments
- Chalkboard Paint
Our Collection of Creative Handmade Christmas Decor and Crafts
1. Joy Faux Barn Wood Christmas Sign
This farmhouse style Christmas wreath would look perfect over the mantel
2. Paper & Washi Tape Christmas Trees
These super cute Washi Tape Trees are a great craft project for kids
3. How to Sew a Pom Pom Tree Skirt
Easy tutorial for sewing a tree skirt. No pattern required
4. Easy Alcohol Ink Christmas Ornaments
These ornaments look complicated but they are actually super easy to make with just glass ball ornaments and Alcohol Inks.
No two ornaments are ever alike!
Note …these also make a great DIY hostess or teacher’s gift
5. DIY Holiday Snow Globes
Who doesn’t love a cute snow globe? Learn how to make your own!
“An enchanting, whimsical world where snow can be conjured with a little shake”
6. How to Decorate a Christmas Tree like a Pro
This great tutorial shows you step by step how to decorate your tree
7. Origami Christmas Tree Craft
by Red Ted Art
These paper Christmas trees are fun for kids to make, too!
8. How to make a Primitive Peppermint Snowman Candle
Homemade candles are a must have for any Holiday home.
9. Christmas Wreath made with Ball Ornaments
Super easy way to make a unique and colorful wreath with shatterproof ball ornaments.
10. Felt Christmas Tree Centerpiece
This cute little forest of felt trees would look great on the mantel or the Christmas dinner table.
11. DIY Snow Globe Soap Pump Dispenser
Decorate your bathroom for the Holidays with this fun soap dispenser.
12. Wooden Christmas Tree Decor
This super cute wood Christmas tree decor look would dress up any entryway.
13. Polish Christmas Cookie Recipe
Pierniczki świąteczne, or Polish Christmas cookies, are not just for eating but they also make wonderful ornaments and edible gifts.
14. Handmade Sweater Christmas Stocking
Upcycle and repurpose your old, favorite sweaters into fun handmade Christmas Stockings to hang on the mantle.
15. Easy Christmas Wall Decoration
“May Your Days Be Merry & Bright”
All you have to do is frame this free printable and hang it for an easy Christmas decor.
16. Christmas Sugar Scrub Recipe
Sugar Scrubs made wonderful, quick DIY Christmas Gifts
17. DIY Frosted Candle Holder
by A Mom’s Take
Frosted glass makes a perfect decor not only for the Christmas holidays but for the whole Winter season.
18. Gingerbread Village Mantle Decor
This super cute Christmas Village is made with gingerbread and the houses double as candle holders!
19. Cranberry Evergreen Holiday Jars
by Mama Cheaps
Honestly, my absolute favorite Christmas decorations use all natural materials like cranberries and pine bows or needles.
20. Snowflake Stenciled Tea Towels
Dress up your kitchen with these fun snowflake tea towels. Change it up by stenciling with Christmas trees, Snowmen, Reindeer or Stars. (Great DIY Gift Idea!)
21. DIY Wood Christmas Stocking Hanger
by A Mom’s Take
Here is a great idea if you don’t happen to have a mantel to hang your Christmas Stockings. Simply take a wooden box, add some hangers and fill it with pinecones, burlap and Christmas ornaments
22. Cheerful Christmas Holiday Entry Decor
Make your home’s entry extra special and inviting for the Holidays
23. Christmas Gnomes
These fun Gnomes will make great gift tags or tree ornaments. They are also a perfect craft for kids, too. All you need is Holiday themed paper and some glue.
24. Faux Christmas Chalkboard
Add a farmhouse touch to your Holiday decor with these faux chalkboards.
25. DIY Coastal Glitter Christmas Trees
You don’t have to live at the beach to enjoy these glamorous Christmas tree decorations.
26. DIY Wool Christmas Wreath
These Wool Christmas Wreaths add a warm touch to your home decor.
27. Farmhouse Style Christmas Sign
Here is how you can make this fun Farmhouse Deer Christmas sign. The design is cut with a XActo Knife, too.
28. DIY Countdown Advent Calendar
You will be able to use this perpetual Advent Calendar year to year. Change the colors to match your home decor.
29. Scandinavian Gnomes
Place these adorable Gnomes on your mantel or hang them as ornaments!
30. DIY Wine Bottle Sleeve
Find out how easy it is to make your own Wine Bottle Gift Bags from an old sweater
31. Sea Glass DIY Christmas Tree
I love love love this beachy themed Christmas tree! What a unique idea
32. Easy DIY Christmas Reed Diffusers
Nothing puts you in the Christmas spirit like the scents of pine, cinnamon or gingerbread. Why not make your own diffusers to match the Holiday season? All you need are some jars, diffusers and essential oils.
33. Rustic Flannel Christmas Tree Craft
Take a simple foam tree and an old flannel shirt and you can make a rustic Christmas Tree in no time!
34. Homemade Twig Christmas Tree Wall Decor
Why spend a bunch of money on Holiday decorations when the homemade ones are always the most special?
This minimal, rustic Christmas tree looks wonderful decorated with homemade children’s ornaments and crafts.
35. Homemade Gingerbread Christmas Tree Decor
There is nothing quite like making your own gingerbread … the wonderful smells that fill your house! And you can get the kids involved in making these super cute gingerbread trees.
36. Salt Crystal Christmas Snowflakes
Now, here is a perfect kids Christmas craft idea … Salt Crystal Snowflakes! You can teach them science and paper crafts all at the same time.
37. DIY Mason Jar Holiday Table Centerpieces
Mason Jars are the quintessential DIY decor item and these will look lovely on your Christmas morning breakfast table.