Homemade Christmas Decorations and Christmas centerpieces

Christmas centerpieces on tables make for great ice-breakers. Matched with special gift hampers or Christmas gift baskets, centerpieces can make an extravagant Christmas decoration during holiday season. And the good part here is that you don’t have to spend too much on this Christmas decoration. Why spend if you can make your own homemade Christmas centerpieces? Take a walk in your yard, the near-by woods, your local craft shop, or your own personal study to source materials for these lovely items of decoration. Below is our list of homemade Christmas decorations and homemade Christmas centerpieces.

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40 Homemade Christmas Decorations And Centerpiece:

1. Greeneries Christmas Centerpiece

You Need

  • Evergreen twigs
  • Pinecones
  • Acrylic paints
  • Sturdy paper plates
  • Candle holders
  • Pillar candles
  • Fake snow (spray variety)
  • Hot glue

How to Make Greenery Centerpiece

  1. Collect pine cones and evergreen twigs
  2. Glue them in place.
  3. Spray the cones with the fake snow.
  4. Cut the pillar in half and place in the candle holder
  5. Voila! There you have an ornamental Christmas centerpiece!

2. More Greeneries Christmas Centerpiece

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3. Tissue Paper Christmas Décor for Dining table

You Need

  • White tissue paper
  • 5” decoration ribbon
  • 11” tall box with a separate lid
  • Scotch tape
  • Shiny and glimmery gift wrap

How to make Homemade Centerpiece

  • Carefully wrap the box and lid with the shiny gift wrap ensuring that the edges are secure. They are to remain separate.
  • Wrap the whole box with the ribbon. Do the same with the lid.
  • Put the box near the candles which make part of the center piece. Crumple the white tissue paper and put it in between the candles and the box to get a snowy effect.

 

Other Inexpensive Christmas Decoration Centerpieces

  • Put apples, grapes, nuts, berries, lemons, oranges in a bowl or in a decorative basket and decorate with ribbons and colored tinsel. Fruit gift basket can also be a great Christmas party favors, at the same time, a nice christmas centerpiece.
  • Buy wood or plastic fruit, dip in egg white then roll them in colored glitter. Allow to dry then place in a basket lined with tissue paper for any table in the house.
  • Arrange cinnamon sticks, pinecones, dried flowers, nuts, greenery and decorate with ribbons in a salad bowl.
  • Decorate a teddy bear with lace, ribbons, stars and garland and place him on the bookshelf or the books the family will be reading during Christmas.
  • Look for a branch from an evergreen and decorate with spray paint, tinsel, and cherries. Place on the mantle-piece above the fire place.

4. Easy Christmas Center Piece

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You can see an easy Christmas center piece, that is made out of Christmas candy, Glass jar and plastic flowers. Spray acrylic and tie a red ribbon around it. Yes you have done. You can visit miswestliving.com for more detailed explanation

5. Christmas Centerpiece with Candle

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6. Beautiful Christmas Centerpiece

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Home Christmas Decorations

  1. Embroidery Hoop Ornament:

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Mini embroidery hoops can also be used to create lovely Christmas homemade ornaments. The lattice design on this ornament makes it look like a pie. Feel free to go for ribbons that match the color scheme of your tree or decoration.

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  1. Christmas Stocking:

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Give your tattered blankets or quilts a new lease of life by transforming them into stockings. Click on the link to download the template for the stocking.

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  1. Popsicle Sleds:

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These mini sleds are so cute that we can’t take our eyes off it. It would be real fun to take a ride on one of these. You can either use these sleds for table or mantel decoration or hang it from the tree as ornaments.

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  1. Star Ornament:

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Show off your favorite holiday tunes by making this star Christmas tree ornament. You just need to cut out the star shape from a cardboard and music note and stick both of them, leaving half an inch space on all sides. The tiny bow in the middle is adding the perfect accent.

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  1. Felt Christmas Tree Ornament:

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These felt tree Christmas ornaments would make an excellent craft not just for the kids, but the whole family. You’ll need a bit of patience for cutting the felt strips, but you won’t even realize it when you’re with your family.

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  1. Poinsettia Wreath:

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Plaid and gingham ribbon, combined with the faux poinsettia flower can give you a beautiful wreath as seen in the picture. Don’t forget to add the berries, pinecones and leaves. They’re enhancing the beauty of the wreath.

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  1. Snowman Wreath:

This winter inspired snowman wreath will give a welcoming and the much needed festive touch to your door. And we’re cent percent sure that children will love it. It’s pretty easy too, as you just need to combine twine wreaths of three different sizes.

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  1. Snowball Wreath:

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This one’s definitely looking very beautiful. To decorate your door with this beautiful wreath, you’ll need Styrofoam balls, Styrofoam wreath form, decoupage medium, brush, fake snow, glue gun and ribbon.

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  1. Cornucopia Ornament:

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Cornucopias are not restricted to Thanksgiving. You can use it for Christmas too, provided the products put inside the cornucopias are related to holidays. Here’s a mini cornucopia, which you can use to decorate our Christmas tree. It’s a lovely way to show your gratitude to the almighty.

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  1. Recycled Cardboard Reindeer:

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If you have a flair for art and craft, you can try your hands at making this cardboard reindeer. The template is already there, you just need to trace, cut, affix and decorate. Not very difficult, if you ask us.

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  1. Crate And Barrel Ornament Trees:

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Don’t have enough place for a full blown Christmas tree? No worries, you can create and place this excessively beautiful and creative crate and barrel ornament tree. We won’t say it’s the easiest homemade Christmas decoration, but you can surely make it with basic carpentry skills.

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  1. Holiday Card Holder:

Here’s another creative and unique homemade Christmas decoration. It’s basically a mini wreath, which you can use for displaying your holiday cards or family photos. The Christmassy colors further accentuate the beauty of this décor.

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  1. Ornament Wreath:

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Those who want to give a modern touch to their décor should definitely try their hands at making this wire and ornament wreath.

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  1. Confetti Ornament:

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Since Christmas is the season for an abundant of treats, how about taking inspiration from it for your decoration as well? Clear, plastic ornaments are filled with sprinkles and then placed on the dining table. If you want, you can even hang them on trees.

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  1. Santa Tulle Wreath:

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This one looks so adorable that we couldn’t help ourselves from including it. It’s definitely one of our favorite homemade Christmas decorations and we’re sure you’ll love it too. Click on the click for the completely tutorial on how to make this Santa tulle wreath.

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  1. DIY Wooden Tree Wall Shelf:

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Alright, this one’s a bit difficult DIY decoration and people who’re experienced in creating shelves and more should only venture it. It will take a bit of your time, but the result will tell you that it’s totally worth it.

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  1. Candle Centerpiece:

This homemade Christmas centerpiece is so easy to make that even a child can create it. Just a handful of materials are required, such as small ornaments, wine glasses and pillar candles.

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  1. Berry Wreath:

This is one of the classiest homemade Christmas decorations in our opinion. The combination of red and gray is looking absolutely stunning. And it’s a no hassle craft, as it comes together in less than an hour.

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  1. Felt Coffee Cup Ornament:

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This is one of the most unique homemade Christmas decorations in our opinion. You just need to cut some colorful felt and do simple sewing to make these ornaments.

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  1. Scrap Ribbon Trees:

This is a pure example of recycling or upcycling. Just cut some strips from the worn out cloth you have in your house and make a Christmas tree ornament out of it by tying each strip from the branch. Easy, isn’t it?

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  1. Washi Tape Trees:

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It’s really amazing what a handful of cardboard cones and a few rolls of washi tapes can give you. See these trees for example, which are made with just wash tapes in different patterns and cardboard cones.

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  1. Christmas Wreath Ornament:

This simple wreath ornament will also double as a bracelet after the holidays. Isn’t that an incredible idea? You just need to add beads of two different sizes from a ribbon and tie the ends together.

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  1. Vintage Horseshow Ribbon Wreath:

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If you want to give you a vintage touch to your holiday decoration, create this wreath made with vintage horseshow ribbons. But before that, you need to have these ribbons.

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  1. Marbled Ornaments:

If you have some good painting skills, put them to good use by creating these glittery marble ornaments. Instead of acrylic paint, you can use nail polish to create these wondrous ornaments.

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  1. Rustic Wooden Nativity Ornament:

Add a rustic touch to your Christmas tree by dressing it up with this wooden nativity ornament. You’ll need old school wooden clothespins, wooden pegs, wooden star, metallic wire, jute or ribbon, and hot glue gun for creating this ornament.

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  1. Ornament Tree:

Add a bit of glitz and color to your decoration by creating this ultra glamorous ornament tree. Ensure that you use metal or glass ornaments for this craft. It’s only then your decoration will stand out.

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  1. Tin Can Snowman:

This adorable project will double as both craft and decoration. Tell the kids of your house to create this cute snowman. You can paint the tin yourself and let them do the decoration part. Once it’s done, you can put it on display.

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  1. Tomato Cage Christmas Tree:

These tomato cage Christmas trees, perfect for outdoor decoration, are incredibly easy to make and cost a fraction of what it’s generally priced in the market. Just ensure that you use three tiered tomato cage for this homemade Christmas decoration.

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  1. Peanut Ornaments:

These are one of the quirky homemade Christmas decorations we’ve ever seen and hats off to the creator. The ornament has been made very creatively, with the peanuts made to wear mufflers and beanie caps.

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  1. Wrapping Paper Christmas Tree:

How beautiful is this alternate Christmas tree? Would you believe if we say it’s made using wrapping papers? Don’t believe us? Check out the tutorial yourself?

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  1. Sweater Trees:

Give a cozy and calm feeling to your house by decorating your house with these sweater Christmas trees. Believe it or not, these Christmas trees are incredibly easy to make. You just have to draw tall and skinny triangles on cardboard and cut them out. Hot glue the sweater pieces to the tree and you’re done.

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  1. Jingle All The Way Paycheck:

How beautiful is this “Jingle all the way” frame? Just fill the frame with jingle bells in the colors of your choice and stick your favorite Christmas phrase on the glass. You’re done.

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  1. Family Photo Wreath:

This is one of the most unique looking homemade Christmas decorations. It’s thoroughly creative and will definitely tug the string of everyone’s hearts. Use red decorative items if you’re going for black and white photos.

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  1. Sequin Ornaments:

Add a glamorous quotient to your Christmas tree by hanging these sequin ornaments, which look no less than disco balls. You just need to cover the ornament with sequin laces of your favorite color.

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So these we 40 best homemade Christmas decorations and homemade Christmas centerpiece. Which of these homemade Christmas decorations did you like the most? Let us know in the comment section below.

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