Christmas is that time of year which brings a cheerful holiday. It is a season when decoration, gift sharing and crafting is done at its best which costs a good amount of money because most of the items which people buy from the stores are expensive but with skills and DIY creativity, everything gets easy and within budget.
Give your home a festive look with dollar store Christmas décor DIY ideas. If you are a diehard crafter and have DIY skills then you might have been waiting for Christmas because there is no better time to put some love in your own one of a kind creation whether you are keeping them or planning to gift.
Here are the ideas:
DIY Dollar Tree Joy Plates:
The red touches amongst white and blue are a perfect color combination for the holidays. The idea is quick and easy and can be made by anyone in the house. It will give a perfect festive look on the wall of your house.
Battery Powered Tea Light Snowman:
The dollar store tea lights are perfect for the little snowman ornaments. You can get battery operated candles with flames for this idea which looks real as long as you are few feet away from it.
DIY Candle Stick Holders:
The DIY holders or candy dishes are too easy to make which will save you a lot of time and money. Simply glue the candle stick to the glass candle holder and top them off with ribbon, fill with candies, candles and whatever you want.
DIY Fish Bowl Snowman:
Create a festive and gorgeous snowy scene in each fish bowl by arranging 3 different size bowls with snow scenes inside to form a snowman.
DIY Plastic Spoon Christmas Tree:
The plastic spoons which are rarely used are needed for this idea. Apart from the spoons, all you need is some glue and creative skills to arrange the spoons in a dazzling Christmas tree. If you are inventive or creative enough then there are endless tree designs that you can form with your spoons.
Handmade Deer Snow Globe Ornament:
Made from plastic wine glasses and decorated with a deer inside and a big bow on top, the DIY globe ornament is the easiest and the best décor idea for this season.
Flecked Pine Cone Topiary Trees:
Spray paint the pine cone trees with three coats of gold and then cover them up with snow. Add some red berries and birds to each of the trees with wires rather than glue. You can also use candle holder make over on top of the holders. Store the tree in a light box.
The dollar store always has red berries which you can use to add a splash of color to flower arrangements. You can also use them to create beautiful Christmas wreaths. Using berry sprigs you can use as many as you want to make the wreath as thick as you want.
DIY Giant Christmas Ornaments:
Using the play balls of kids and a cake pan from dollar store create these beautiful giant ornaments by painting the balls to match the home decoration theme. The giant ornaments are a perfect for both outdoor and indoor decoration for the holiday season.
Mini Gum Ball Machine Christmas Ornaments:
Simply turn a small clear ornament in to an adorable gum ball machine and fill it with beads in the color of your choice to add some sweetness to the holiday tree.
DIY Décor Craft with Candles:
Get a collection of wine glass, sugar box and few kitschy holiday figurines or plastic ornaments for making these beautiful holiday dioramas. You can take help of your friend or a family member for this project and display the finished decoration over the mantel or a holiday table topped with dollar store candles.
The cylindrical clear vases will look gorgeous once you add snow effects and turn them in to winter vases. With a brush and snow Tex, they are too easy to make. You simply have to create the snowy effect in your desired patterns and then fill them with ornaments, pine cones and other items of your choice.
Some of the ideas like this one do not require you to do much because you only need to buy plastic snowflakes from a dollar store and use fishing wires to hang them from the curtain rod.
Pine Cone Santa Ornament:
Use pine cones for the holiday decoration by creating Santa pine cone ornament for your Christmas tree. Use red felt, cones, wooden balls, small pompoms, buttons, needle, thread, glue and scissors for making this DIY project.
Textured Aquarium Stone Candle Cube:
The DIY idea will take only a few minute to prepare and will leave a festive glow in the home. Your guests will love the prism like light which will jazz up the holiday décor. Candles will set up the tone and make an ordinary look go extraordinary. The lighting will set the mood. This is a simple craft which also makes up a wonderful gift option.
Framed Reindeer Silhouette:
Get the gold and red sparkly reindeer from the dollar store and turn them in to gorgeous hanging prints when you frame them. The end result will mesmerize you and impress your guests with the crafting skills. The idea is cheap and easy to make. It will be a perfect idea to hang it near the tree, over the mantel or give away as a gift.
North Pole Street Light:
The inexpensive and easy Christmas idea is one of those that will become favorites of everyone. To create this idea, you will need some fake snow for the base, a small North Pole sign to hang the light and a solar light. You can also use it as a cordless night light or as an alternative to a candle as it turns on at dusk, just like a real street light.
Candy Filled Ornament:
Create a candy ornament for the Christmas tree or use it as a gift. All you need for this idea are some M&M candies and clear ornaments. You can use candies of your choice as well but make sure that the candies are small enough to fit in. once you fill in, replace the top and tie it with a bow and twine for hanging on the tree.
Metallic and Lime Ornament Cluster Wreath:
If you are inspired by all the colorful versions then create this colorful wreath using lime and metallic ornaments and hang them in the bedroom. All you need is 4 tubes of silver and gold ornaments, 1 wooden wreath and green ornaments. Overall you might need around 100 ornaments.
Glitter Candle Sticks:
The inexpensive candle sticks will look as if you just bought them from a high end department store when you simply add a bit of glitter. Simply coat them in either silver or gold or you can also use some red glitter and they will be perfect to attract your guests and complement the holiday home décor. Your kids will surely love to help in this project as it is very easy. Just paint them with glue and add the glitter.
Dollar Store Snow Village:
The DIY idea will need a bit of investment in both time and cash but the end result will be worth when you will display it as the centerpiece for the other elements in the decoration. You just have to buy the small snow villages from the dollar store and enhance them with fake snow.
DIY No – Sew Ruffle Ribbon Christmas Tree Cones:
All you have to do is to get some kitchen funnels and stack them to form a christmas tree using a Styrofoam ball on the tip and hot glued the next smallest on top. Spray paint the base of the tree to give it a little needed lift. To decorate the tree you can use fabric or felt, beads, pine cones and feathers.
Door Hanging Pine Swag Basket:
Show off some swag with this latest décor idea and impress your guests with your skills simply by using berry pick, pine cones, leftover picks and tie a large bow around it. Use a basket instead of a wreath.
Up Cycled Sparkly Christmas Tree made with Gold Beads:
If you have some gold beads then the chances are that you own everything that you might need for this Christmas tree and if not then everything is readily available at an affordable price in the dollar store.
Hand Written Christmas Plates:
Get some inexpensive white colored plates and add your own holiday message using paint markets or sharpies to turn them in to beautiful accents for the dinner table. The idea also makes a wonderful gift for friends and family as they are very cheap and easy to create. You can also ask your kids to make some of them by making Christmas pictures.
Picture Frame Luminaries:
Picture frames are the oldest but still in use décor idea which is seeing new trend every year. This year luminate your picture frames for the holiday decorating using tea light candles. The DIY idea is a perfect gifting option.
Green and Glossy Porch Rail Garland:
If you love creativity then use this idea to enhance the Christmas décor beauty in the house. For this idea you will need a plastic baseball bat.
Snowman Hat Center Pieces:
Get a dollar store plates to form the base of this snowman hat and then glue a large tin to it and decorate the hat with small Christmas tree of plastic and ribbon to display the most beautiful Christmas hat as the center piece.
Jingle Bells Napkin Ring:
Imagine how your holiday dinner table will look and sound with the golden jingle bells around you on the napkin as a ring? Melodious, isn’t it! Get some jingle bells from the dollar store and paint them if you get silver colored bells and then simply attach them to the gold ribbon and the lovely setting for the Christmas dinner is good to be displayed.
Framed DIY Ornament Wreath:
The décor of Christmas is all about how much creative you are with your ideas. The DIY project will just need you to hang few ornaments from an old frame and use them as a door wreath. Get an old frame, pain it to match the color of the door and other home décor and lay down some ornaments and hang them using a staple gun with a matching ribbon. You can also create a bow on top.
Get some glass stones from a dollar store for creating the tiny Christmas magnets. You can decorate and display them on fridge’s door, mirrors or can even gift them as a giveaway or thanksgiving.
Candy Cane Christmas Wreath:
Create a delicious wreath using a candy cane and display it on the door or you can also use it as a center piece. The only thing to be kept in mind is the sticking part which depends on whether you wish to eat the candy cane later or not. Use a snowflake and a ribbon for hanging it.
Tooth Pick Snowballs:
The cheapest décor idea in the list because there is nothing as cheap as a pack of toothpick. Get hundreds of them to create a unique snowball ornament using Styrofoam balls and sticking in the toothpicks. You can either create a design or simply cover the entire ball to get a vintage look.
DIY Advent Calendar:
Advent calendars are the best, fun and decorative way to add the excitement and anticipation to the Christmas season. You just have to make one using a cardboard, decorative ornaments and paper tags.
Wooden Snowman Spoon:
Cheap wooden spoons are the best décor options for this DIY idea. You can add them with a baking basket if you are making some for gifting. Paint the spoon and draw faces on it with sharpies, add ribbon to make it a little more special.
Here ends the list. Try them out and mix them with your ideas to create more DIY projects because there are endless possibilities when it comes to Christmas decoration.