Decorating the house is one of the exciting activities to do during Christmas. It is fun to see the house filled with wonderful colors- mostly green and red and seeing the house with beautiful ornaments and wonderful decorations.
Decorating the house during holiday season should not be expensive to do. There are a lot of DIY home decorations available that can help you make your house feel the spirit of Christmas without costing you too much.
1Holiday Mantel and Table Centerpiece
Logs can be an inexpensive way to decorate your house this holidays. In here you will see how a simple log being decorated can turn into a masterpiece and a beautiful decoration at home. You can place it at the fireplace mantel or as a table centerpiece.
2No Sew Christmas Stockings
Christmas stockings can be made without the help of sewing machine. Making your own Christmas stockings can be fun and make you appreciate your Christmas decorations more. In here you will see how to make Christmas stockings effortless.
Turn your little corner into a JOY-ful one with this JOY sign. Doing this is pretty easy and you just need a scrap wood for the sign. Painting is much needed in this home décor and you’ll see more of its instructions on how to do it by clicking on the image source below.
4Felt Pinecone Owl Ornament
This is a great kid’s craft. You can find a tutorial on how to make this cute ornament here. There is also a printable PDF for the pattern of the owl. It’s up to you what color of felt you want that would make the owl more wonderful.
5Snowman from Cups
Recycled materials as a home decoration is a terrific idea. Aside from it will cost you less, it is also a great way to reused old materials. As for this one, you use cups to create a snowman. You just have to arrange the cups to make a circle. It is easy to make and the kids will love it.
Cheap pillow covers and sharpies can be turned into a wonderful decorative pillow. This DIY project is a great way in showing one’s creativity when it comes to decorating. Sharpie pillow is simple yet an elegant piece.
7Santa Hat Chair Covers
This is a pretty quick little project and can be done by a sewing machine although sewing is not that always needed here. The good thing about this Santa hat chair covers are they are washable.
8Christmas Tree Sharpie Dot Mug
Christmas tree mug can be a great gift this holidays or just a fancy decoration at home. You can see a video tutorial here that can help you in decorating mugs easily. Click on the image source below.
9Christmas Tree Centerpiece
Cones and garlands are a great way to make Christmas tree centerpiece. This one is actually easy to do. You just have to paint the cones according to the color you want then when it is dry, you can adhere the garlands to it.
This DIY craft is similar to the Joy sign. This one also started with scrap wood painted with green spray paint. Add some sticks to create a Christmas tree that will be placed on the board. Then add the work JOY to the board and paint it with red spray. When it is all dry, you can then display this simple Christmas décor.
Ice lanterns are easy to make and the swirls of it which is created by food coloring is lovely. You can make your own ice lantern too. You just need a large space on your freezer and some materials. You can get the instructions and the materials in making ice lanterns here by clicking the image source below.
12Santa Hat Door Hanging
This is also easy to make and a nice alternative to wreath. You’ll just need 4 materials in making it so there’ll be no sweat in making it. Santa Hat Door Hanging can be a new door decoration everyone can try this holiday season.
13Holiday Throw Pillow
Holiday pillows are also great way to bring Christmas inside the house. Having this one doesn’t require you to another set of Christmas- themed pillows because you can actually make one without requiring to sew. You can see the materials needed and instructions in making it here along with the printable templates for the throw pillow by clicking the image source below.
14Rope Reindeer Mailbox
Decorating is not only made inside the house. Decorating can be done outside too. Let your mailbox be a showstopper by transforming it to a reindeer. It won’t be that hard to decorate since you’ll be using rope in making the reindeer mailbox. The details in making this awesome decoration can be seen here by clicking the image source below.
15Christmas Tree made from Books
Turn your old books into a beautiful Christmas tree of literacy. You can see the sample picture of the Christmas tree made from books here. You can use LED lights as Christmas bulbs because they don’t get hot and work just fine on the books.
16Christmas Balls Window Decoration
Decorate your windows this Christmas easily and inexpensive. The materials you need in decorating can only cost you $7! In here you’ll see the instructions on how to decorate your window using Christmas balls by clicking the image source below. Ensure that the ornaments are tied up well and are not breakable.
This one is a great Christmas decoration inside the home. Just the sight of it is enough because of its wonderful design and color. In here you’ll see the detailed instructions on how to do it and a printable deer template as a guide in cutting the deer design. Click the image source below.
Appliances can also be decorated this Christmas. Just like the fridge that can be turn into a cute snowman. The decorations used in here are papers and a Santa hat. You can let your kids decorate the fridge into a wonderful snowman.
19Marbled Christmas Ornament
This is a simple yet elegant Christmas ornament where kids can involve in making them. The materials are easy to find and the instruction in making marbled Christmas ornament are easy to follow. For more dramatic swirl effect, let the paint drain for 30 minutes.
20Yarn Ball Wreath
This DIY ornament is fun to do and a great way to use old yarn. The green, red and violet of the yarn surrounded on the wreath is perfect this Christmas. The materials and the instructions in making this awesome Christmas decoration can be found here by clicking the image source below.
21Giant Craft Stick Snowflakes
This snowflakes decoration is actually made of popsicle sticks. Amazing, isn’t it? This is easy, inexpensive and fun to make and your kids can engage in making it. The popsicles are glued together to form a snowflake then painted in red or white. You can go here to see the detailed instructions on how to make this wonderful craft by clicking the image source below.
22Stemware Snow Globe
Turn your wine glasses into inexpensive snow globes. It is a unique Christmas home decoration where you can leave it as it is or put a candle on top of it. These are stunning and easy to make. To know how to make it, click the image source below.
23Gift Wrapped Front Door
In decorating a house for Christmas, the first one to decorate is the front door. This is where the guests and neighbor would first see as they take a glance of your house from the outside. Ever heard of gift wrapped front door? This is way more amazing than the usual wreath we used to place in our front door. To know more of this wonderful decoration, click the image source below.
24Oversized Berry and Holly Garland
The paper you can use for this decoration is seamless backdrop paper with the shade of green and red. They are efficient to use than the other type of paper. Doing this lovely Christmas decoration is easy. Just click the image source below for more information.
There has been a lot of snowman crafts but this one is the cutest and easiest to make. the materials needed for this Christmas decoration can be found at the comfort of your home and making it can only take you 10 minutes. To see more of this adorable decoration, click the image source below.
26Candy Cane Centerpiece
This centerpiece is literally sweet and add a touch of Christmas. This can be a Christmas- themed vase that can be a perfect centerpiece for tables. Doing this is actually easy. To know how to do this, click the image source below.
27Garnet Inspired Moss JOY Letters
This is a perfect Christmas decoration to your porch. The nature inspired things used in this decoration is perfect especially if the porch is surrounded with plants. To see the procedure in making this wonderful decoration, click the image source below.
This is an easy and quick Christmas project that only needs cork for the main material of the decoration. Will only take a few minutes in making this one and can be used then as on ornament or just a display on tables. To get a detailed instructions for this one, click the image source below.
This is a great craft where your kids can create their own Christmas tree where they can also make its own garland out of cotton balls. Click the image source below to see the steps in making this craft.
30Tin Can Snowman
Snowman made out of tin cans are a great project because it is easy to make. it doesn’t only recycled left over tin cans but it can be a fun project too. The materials needed for the tin can are easy to find and the instructions on how to make it can be found by clicking the image source below.
31Fabric Light Garland
This is a super easy project you can do this Christmas. The materials needed for this one is 100 colored lights and a white cotton fabric. You can also use other color of fabric to make it more colorful and festive. Click the image source below to see the details on making fabric light garland.
32Light Bulb Penguins
This is a cute light bulb ornament project found on Pinterest. It is actually easy to make because this Christmas decoration is more on painting that even kids can help in making these cute light bulb penguins.
33Holiday Holly Wall
This is a cute wall decoration that will add festive appearance this Christmas. There is a downloadable template for the leaves with the green stock cards. It is recommended to lay the leaves and berries on the floor below to determine how many leaves and berries you need. To know the instructions on how to make this wonderful Christmas decoration, click the image source below.
34Puzzle Piece Ornaments
Puzzle pieces can be reused as Christmas ornaments in the shape of candy cane and wreath. It is actually an easy project where your little ones can help in making it. You can paint the puzzle pieces in red, white or green depending on the colors you like.
Unused buttons can turn into a wonderful Christmas ornament with this easy project. You only need 3 things in doing snowflakes ornament- buttons, short pieces of wires and a glue gun. It won’t cost you a dime in doing this because all the materials needed can be found in your home.
36Cardboard Christmas Fireplace
If you don’t have a fireplace in your home, you can make a realistic version of it with cardboards. The project is more on cutting, molding and painting. It might take a time in doing this project but the result is awesome. To know the detailed instructions of cardboard Christmas fireplace, click the image source below.
Spray the branches with silver paint color. When it is already dry, spray it with glue then sprinkle silver glitters on it and let it dry. Create an icy effect on the sparkly branches by brushing white glue on the branch’s joint then press colorfill decorative accents on it.
38Button Tree Ornament
This is also a nice DIY craft for buttons. You only need 15 green buttons of different sizes for this one to make a Christmas tree button ornament. This is an easy project you and your kids can make.
39Twine Star Decoration
In making this Christmas decoration, start at one point of the star and wrap around the frame until you reach the opposite side. Keep the twine from slipping off by putting hot glue on the strands of the twine star decoration.
40Deer Fabric Sign
This is a fun project where you can embellish fabric in 10 minutes. You can use transfer sheets in making this fabric Christmas sign. You just have to trace your design on a tulip transfer fabric and cut them out using the scissor. Place it on the fabric and place a thin cloth over the design then heat dry it with iron. Press it firmly for 40 seconds and check if the design is transferred in the fabric and re- iron it if not. Know the other details in making it by clicking the image source below.
41Simple Christmas Advent Wreath
The simplicity of this wreath is simple as you put together the orange, nuts and the candles. You can make it as a garden theme where most of the items placed on it came from the yard.
42Christmas Card Bunting
This is a great way to recycle last year’s Christmas cards. You can create a collage by arranging the cards on the sheet of the cardboard.
43Pine Cone Christmas Tree
Simple things can be the most beautiful just like the pine cone Christmas tree. This is a great way to remind us that simple things gives great joy to everyone.
44Wrapping Paper Wreath
Wrapping paper wreath is a great way to used leftover wrapping papers. The materials needed are easy to find and would only take you an hour in making it. This is perfect to hang on front door of your house.
45Glittered Christmas Light Bulbs
Old style Christmas light bulbs can turn into a wonderful christmas decoration. You just simply paint the bulbs with mod podge then sprinkle with glitters. You can also use snowflakes stickers to put them in white bulbs.
46Wine Bottles Christmas Display
Turn your old wine bottles into gorgeous Christmas display with this project. You just have to spray a coat of primer on them. When it is dry, spray it with craft bond adhesive then roll it in Epsom salt. This wine bottle displays can be place on silver platter. You can put silver pics on the bottle to make it look more wonderful.
Handmade poinsettias are way better than the ones we used to buy on stores. This project involves cutting and sewing only.
48Glitter Candle Jar
This simple project is so gorgeous that everyone will love to have this to their home. It is actually pretty easy to do with the help of mod podge, glitters and paint brush.
These Christmas decoration ideas are easy to do and most of the materials used are from recycled and unused materials. This is a great way of saving money with the benefit of beautifying your home.