With the holidays quickly approaching – and many of us spending the holidays safely at home – it’s time to start spreading some Christmas cheer. Despite this challenging year, the holidays are a time to give thanks for the good things in our lives. Whether you’re decorating outside or in, here are ten homemade Christmas decorations that will put you in the Christmas spirit.
1. JOY Wreath Wooden Sign
Spread some holiday joy with this adorable handmade wooden sign. Use it to display your favorite wreath, place it on your front porch, and voila! Instant Christmas cheer the entire neighborhood will appreciate.
2. Candy Cane Wreath
Speaking of wreaths to adorn your DIY wooden sign, here’s a sweet twist on the classic Christmas wreath. And the best part? The entire family can get involved in making these homemade Christmas decorations. Set the Zoom homework aside, pick up a foam ring, some candy canes and peppermints, and let your creative juices flow. This is an easy way to add some sweetness to your holiday décor.
3. Giant Pool Noodle Wreath
If you’re looking for something a little bolder in the wreath department, here’s a project that makes a statement. Using pool noodles, duct tape, and some traditional round ornaments, you can create a wreath of any size. This colorful and fun wreath is the perfect addition to both outside and indoor holiday décor.
4. Wood Pallet Christmas Tree
If you want to do some repurposing this holiday season, why not turn a wood pallet into something festive? These handmade Christmas decorations make a perfect addition to your lawn, patio, or inside your home. Let your creativity lead the way!
5. Giant Outdoor Christmas Ornaments
Why not add a little whimsy to your outdoor décor? These giant handmade Christmas ornaments are fun to make, and they’ll add a unique flair to your home. Make sure you save the directions because your neighbors will want to know where you found these fun and funky decorations!
6. Pool Noodle Giant Lollipops
Transform your yard into Sugar Plum Fairy’s dreamland with these easy and cute giant lollipops! They’re incredibly easy – made from pool noodles, tape, wooden dowels, PVC pipe, and plastic wrap. Make them in any color, embellish with bows and sparkles, and create a holiday dreamland in your own front yard.
7. Candy Sleighs
Everyone needs unique, inexpensive gifts for teachers, co-workers, neighbors, family, and friends. These adorable candy sleighs are simple to assemble, using all your sugary favorites. Get the kids involved, too!
8. DIY Christmas Candles
Add some warmth on those cold winter nights with these easy and inexpensive candles. These handmade Christmas decorations use supplies lying around your home or inexpensive items from dollar stores. Perfect for adding some holiday flair to any size candle or candle holder.
9. Creative Centerpieces
Even though many of us will be skipping the large family meal this holiday season, a festive centerpiece still adds a special touch to any holiday. No matter your style, you can find creative ideas to add interest to any room in your home. Combine these looks with your DIY Christmas candles for an added personalized touch.
10. Easy Sock Gnomes
You’ll want to enlist the whole family for this project! Besides being super cute additions to your Christmas décor, these handmade gnomes also make great gifts for family and friends. Using socks, fabric, faux fur, and a handful of craft supplies, you can make every gnome unique.
If homemade Christmas decorations aren’t enough – and you want more DIY projects to keep you busy all year long – check out more ideas here!
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