So you know that you can save a lot of money by making homemade Christmas gifts and delicious Christmas recipes. But did you know that your Christmas decorations do not have to break your bank either? Wondering how! By making Christmas decorations yourself. And believe us, it isn’t as difficult as it seems. With a little bit of creativity and a handful of materials, you can create several gorgeous Christmas decorations at the fraction of your budget. Below we’ve shortlisted the most gorgeous Christmas decoration to make at home. Take a look.

Gorgeous Christmas Decorations To Make

  1. Tealight Snowman Ornaments:

These tealight snowman ornaments are perfect for young ones to make during Christmas kids’ party. Alternatively, you can make kids do this craft at home while you’re preparing for the Christmas feast. It will keep them occupied.

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  1. Jingle Bell Pinecone Ornament:

If you want to add some sophistication and elegance to your white or flocked Christmas tree, make these lovely pine cone and jingle bell baubles. All you need to do is paint the tips of the pinecone and combine it with a jingle bell. Your ornament is ready!

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  1. Coffee Filter Garland:

How about making these coffee filter garlands for your mantelpiece? We think it would make a lovely replacement for the traditional popcorn garland. Just stack 12 ruffled coffee filters, by coloring it in your choice and staple the center. We totally love how the color of the garland is matched with the theme color scheme of the décor.

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  1. Homemade Bird Seed Ornament:

If you want to attract beautiful birds like goldfinches and blue jay to your yard, hang this lovely bird seed ornament on your tree. Metal cookie cutter in the shape of a bird is the most important material for creating this ornament. And the method is rather easy.

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  1. Ice Lanterns:

Fortunately, mother nature can also help you create a Christmas decoration for your home or yard. Fill the plastic containers with water and freeze it to create this wonderful display for your walkways. All you need to do is place a pillar candle inside the ice lantern.

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  1. Ornament Pinatas:

Make your Christmas decoration extra glamorous and spunky with these big, shiny and colorful ornaments. You just need to wrap tinsel garlands over pinatas and hang it from a ribbon or twine. Chalkboard will also be needed for this project.

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  1. Paper Ball Ornament:

Want something simple and sober for your Christmas tree? Then these paper ball ornaments will surely fit the bill. You can make them by using leftover scrapbook paper strips and looping them together. Even the arrangement of this ornament looks unique.

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  1. Wreath Snowman:

A snowman without snow! Sounds terrific for those who are not blessed with snowfall in their region. You’ll need three evergreen wreaths in different sizes, a wooden support and a scarf or muffler to make this non-melting snowman. You can even use faux instead of a fresh wreath for this decoration.

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  1. Photo Ornaments:

In the era of social era, photo ornaments are taking the world by storm. It doesn’t just look unique, but also captures the memories in the best way possible. What more! You can use these ornaments not just to decorate your Christmas tree, but also gift to your near and dear ones.

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  1. Chalk Christmas Sign:

Welcome your guests with this unique Christmas sign made using the chalkboard. You need to trace a reindeer silhouette on a piece of ply, cut it out and apply two coats of chalkboard paint on it. You can even add screw eyes for added effect. And don’t forget to write Holiday greetings.

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  1. Clock Advent Calendar:

Christmas Decorations To Make

Count down to Christmas with this unique and one of a kind DIY advent calendar. It’s one of the most popular Christmas decorations to make and we totally understand why. The snowflake in the middle is looking absolutely outstanding. And it’s going well with the overall theme as well.

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  1. Mason Jar Votive:

If you have some spare votive jars, upcycle them by creating these colorful and beautiful mason jar votive. They will lighten up your house on cold and fuzzy winter nights of the holiday season. The votives are decorated with jingle bells here, but you can dress it up anyway you like.

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  1. Painted Gold Leaf Ornament:

Just a couple of gold leaf paper can give you a super elegant ornaments. You just need to apply the paper to plain ornaments in a single color of your choice. Try contrasting colors for maximum effect.

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  1. Jolly Garland:

Christmas Decorations To Make

This JOLLY garland, made with bright berries and artificial greenery will give you a merry and bright mantel. And since it’s made using artificial greens, you can be rest assured that it will last you seasons after seasons.

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  1. Disney Princess Ornament:

If there are little daughters in your house, you can make them feel even more special during the holidays by making this lovely Snow White ornament with them. It’s extremely easy and fun to make and won’t even take much of your time.

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  1. Scrabble Ornament:

If there’s an old Scrabble game, which you’re sure you’ll never play, then upcycle it into an ornament for your Christmas tree. You need to arrange the word pieces on a beaded wire, as shown in the picture.

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  1. Christmas Tree Skirt:

Christmas Decorations To Make

Don’t you just hate the unsightly green colored plastic tree stands? We definitely do! So cover the stand with this felt, red and white tree skirt. It can be made easily if you know even a little bit of sewing or stitching.

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  1. Scarf Wreath:

It just cannot get easier than it. It really never will. You just need a wire wreath frame or a Styrofoam wreath frame, a colorful scarf as shown in the picture and just 10 minutes of your precious time to create this wreath. The best part is that you can use this wreath after the holidays too.

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  1. Paper Christmas Lights Garland:

Christmas Decorations To Make

Just a few stripes of colored stock paper can help you create this lovely paper Christmas light garland. We’d suggest you pick primary colors for the paper lights to make the stand out.

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  1. Skates And Stockings Ornaments:

So what if you cannot go ice skating during Christmas. You can, at least, make skate ornaments to hang on your Christmas tree. The crisscross embroidery is giving the appearance of laces and the chain stitch bow is keeping the pair of skates together. We must say it’s looking magnificent.

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  1. Custom Vintage Christmas Lights:

Don’t like fake Christmas lights? No problem, you can create your very own custom vintage Christmas lights. Just coat the plain Christmas lights in festive colored hues and arrange it on a metallic garland. It’s ready to be hung in your home.

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  1. Peppermint Mason Jar Candles:

This is one of our most favorite Christmas decoration to make. The peppermint smell of this candle will refresh the senses of your guests. And it’s an excellent way to make use of the excess mason jars lying in your house too.

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  1. Snow Globe Terrariums:

If snow globes are a bit childish for you, you can create snow globe terrariums as its alternative. And it won’t even take much of your time, just 10 minutes will give you beautiful jars evoking the stunning holiday scenes filled with twinkling lights.

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  1. Copper Dove:

Christmas Decorations To Make

Spread some love and peace this Christmas by hanging this copper, gilded dove ornament on your Christmas tree. And we’d like to repeat that it’s way easier to make than it looks.

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  1. Popsicle Stick and Twigs Christmas Tree Ornaments:

Christmas Decorations To Make

Popsicle and twig are two of the least expensive and most accessible materials to gather for a DIY decoration. Just stack the twigs together on a popsicle stick to give it a shape of a Christmas tree. Embellish it with metallic stars and you’re sorted.

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  1. Christmas Stockings From Quilt:

Christmas Decorations To Make

If there’s a couple of quilts stored in your wardrobe or closet, you can bring them to use this Christmas by making stockings out of them. It will give out vintage vibes and will even be treasured for several more holidays to come.

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  1. Tartan Tree Skirt:

Christmas Decorations To Make

Plaid is a staple during Christmas, especially in the countryside. So it makes more than sense to surround your Christmas tree with a plaid tree skirt. Sewing skills and a sewing machine are must for this DIY.

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  1. Burlap Wreath:

Christmas Decorations To Make

Don’t you think this neutral burlap wreath looks absolutely stunning? It’s simply perfect for those who enjoy rustic décor during Christmas. The sparkling snowflakes, pine leaves, and pinecones are creating a wonderful visual.

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  1. Tinsel Letter Garland:

Ignite your Christmas spirit by molding or shaping the tinsels into any holiday message of your choice and displaying it on the tree or any corner of your house. It will spread your house with holiday cheer.

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  1. Confetti Ornaments:

Here’s another easy and colorful ornament you can prepare at home. You just need to dip glue laden ornaments in colorful confetti and they’re done. Hang it on a white Christmas tree for an even bigger impact.

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These were the best Christmas decorations to make in our opinion. Share your likes and dislikes with us by commenting below.

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