18 Easy and Festive DIY Holiday Projects You Must Try

18 Easy and Festive DIY Holiday Projects You Must Try

Christmas is just around the corner and it’s time to start thinking about decorations. Sure, you can buy Christmas decorations and ornaments at a variety of department stores but what fun is that? The best way to make your Holidays more magical is to use handmade decorations! Making your own decorations is not only cost effective, but it’s also a lot of fun that the whole family can enjoy.

Here is a round-up of some great DIY holiday projects that we’ve found across the web.

1. Mason Jar Snowman

mason jar snowman

Make this adorable snowman using a mason jar and a clear ornament. (Tutorial via Canary Street Crafts)

2. Sweater Christmas Ornaments

Upcycled Sweater Christmas Ornaments

Repurpose your favorite old sweaters by turning them into cute Christmas tree ornaments! (Tutorial via Pillar Box Blue)

3. DIY Lighted Christmas Star

Lighted Christmas Star

A simple and inexpensive project that will be a great addition to any home during the holidays. (Tutorial via The Navage Patch)

4. Recycled Laundry Scoop Christmas Scene

Recycled Laundry Scoop Christmas Scene

Turn plastic laundry scoops into festive winter scenes. They’ll look beautiful hanging from the tree or sitting on the mantle. (Tutorial via Organized31)

5. DIY Bottle Cap Christmas Art

Bottle Cap Christmas Art

All you need is paint, bottle caps, ribbon, rhinestones, and a hot glue gun! (Tutorial via C.R.A.F.T.)

6. Dollar Store Christmas Ornament Wreath

Dollar Store Christmas Ornament Wreath

Use a Styrofoam floral wreath, ornaments, hot glue, and ribbon to create this festive wreath. (Tutorial via Destination Decoration)

7. Christmas Light Balls

Christmas Light Balls

These Outdoor Giant Christmas Light Balls are sure to WOW your neighbors! For this project, you’ll need chicken wire, small wire cutters, a measuring tape, gloves, and LED mini lights. (Tutorial via Christmas Lights, etc)

8. Snowman Made with Old Tires

Snowman Made with Old Tires

What a great idea to make snowmen without snow, especially in places where it doesn’t snow at all! (Image from: Organics.org)

9. Pallet Christmas Tree

Pallet Christmas Tree

Make a Christmas Tree from reclaimed pallets. Add lights and ornaments to make your tree more festive. (Tutorial via Buzzmills)

10. Christmas Star

Christmas Star

Make this gorgeous Christmas Star in just 15 minutes using old barn wood, screws and red ribbon. (Tutorial via Beyond The Picket Fence)

11. DIY Christmas Button Wreath

Christmas Button Wreath

Create this simple DIY wreath ornament for your tree. If you don’t want an all red wreath, you can use a combination of different colored buttons. (Tutorial via Hopeful Honey)

12. Winter Vases

Winter Vases

Turn dollar store cylinder glass vases into wonderful winter vases by adding white snow effects. (Tutorial via Design, diningand + Diapers)

13. Giant Craft Stick Snowflakes

giant craft stick snowflakes

Make these giant-sized snowflakes to add fullness to your walls. (Tutorial via Crafty Nest)

14. White Christmas Mason Jar Luminaries

White Christmas Mason Jar Luminaries

They’ll add a nice cozy ambiance anywhere you place them. (Tutorial via Ginger Snap Crafts)

15. Snowball Christmas Ornaments


Create snowballs using toilet paper decoupaged onto inexpensive plastic Dollar Store ornaments! (Tutorial via The Everyday Home)

16. Lighted Pallet Sign for Christmas

Lighted Pallet Sign for Christmas

Make an illuminated hand painted sign out of reclaimed pallet wood and twinkle lights. (Tutorial via Fresh Crush)

17. Christmas Ornament Chandelier

Christmas Ornament Chandelier

This Christmas ornament and mason jar chandelier is so sparkly and pretty! (Tutorial via Anyone Can Decorate)

18. DIY Joy Sign

Joy Sign

Decorate for the Holidays with this easy to make Joy sign where the “O” is a wreath. (Tutorial via Liz Marie Blog)

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