29 DIY Christmas Decor Ideas for the Home

From ‘Curtain Christmas Fairy Lights’ to ‘DIY Sock Snowman Ornaments’ and ‘Mason Jar Christmas Lights’ to ‘Table Top Christmas Trees’ check out these awesome Christmas decor ideas that will give your home a bucket load of festive cheer! We’ve also made to sure to only include thorough tutorials which are easy to follow and that won’t take much time – as we all know things can get frantic over the holiday season.

1. Glitter Candles

Glitter Candles
Spruce up plain candle holders by applying mod podge and then sprinkling with glitter. Just create whatever pattern you want with the mod podge and the glitter will stick to that.
Tutorial Glitter Candles

2. Glitter Trees

Glitter Trees
Take a foam cone and then many different sheets of glitter card stock. Cut circles from the card stock and then glue to the cone – probably the simplest tree you’ll make.
Tutorial Glitter Trees

3. Snowman Jar

Snowman Jar
Turn a mason jar into an adorable snowman by applying mod podge to the outside and then wrapping white wool all the way around it. Use a foam ball for the head then add the trimmings you like.
Tutorial Snowman Jar

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4. Tinsel Wreath

Tinsel Wreath
For this sparkly decor idea you’ll wrap tinsel around a wreath form and then attach baubles in different colors.
Tutorial Tinsel Wreath

5. DIY Doily Baskets

DIY Doily Baskets
Make these pretty lacy baskets by covering a small bowl with plastic and dipping a doily in a mixture of water and pva glue. Set it over the bowl to take shape and once dry your basket is ready.
Tutorial DIY Doily Baskets

6. DIY Ping Pong Christmas Lights

DIY Ping Pong Christmas Lights
All you need for this is a load of ping pong balls and a set of LED lights. make slits in the ping pongs with a craft knife and pop over the bulbs.
Tutorial DIY Ping Pong Christmas Lights

7. DIY Santa Hat Cones

DIY Santa Hat Cones
A foam cone is covered with red paint and glitter to create these blingy Santa hats which will look great anywhere around the house.
Tutorial DIY Santa Hat Cones

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8. DIY Sock Snowman Ornament

DIY Sock Snowman Ornament
Make this super easy and super cute ornament with a clear bauble and fill them with cotton or cushion filling. Make a hat from an old sock and paint a face before hanging on the tree.
Tutorial DIY Sock Snowman Ornament

9. Table Top Christmas Trees

Table Top Christmas Trees
This tree id made by wrapping a paper cone with plastic wrap and dipping the yarn in PVA glue which will then be wrapped around this. Stick festive little balls on to embellish. Once dry your tree can be removed from the cone.
Tutorial Table Top Christmas Trees

10. Upcycle Old Jars into Festive Lanterns

Upcycle Old Jars into Festive Lanterns
Make these festive lanterns by downloading the template included in the tutorial and tracing onto your jar with a sharpie, apply mod podge and shake glitter over it. Add a tealight and watch the magic.
Tutorial Upcycle Old Jars into Festive Lanterns

11. Snowman Ornaments

Snowman Ornaments
Cherish their hand prints forever on these adorable snowmen baubles. Paint your child’s hand with white paint and let him to grab the bauble. Allow to dry add details to the snowman with washi tape for scarves and paint the face.
Tutorial Snowman Ornaments

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12. Curtain Christmas Fairy Lights

Curtain Christmas Fairy Lights
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13. Mason Jar Christmas Lights

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14. Aarikka Inspired Jingle Bell Elves

Aarikka Inspired Jingle Bell Elves
Wood beads are combined to make these adorable little elves which would look great as part of a Christmas village scene.
Tutorial Aarikka Inspired Jingle Bell Elves

15. Botanical Ornaments

Botanical Ornaments
Fill clear baubles with dried cedar and berries and finish with a red ribbon for this easy 2 minute ornament.
Tutorial Botanical Ornaments

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16. DIY Flameless Fire Pit

DIY Flameless Fire Pit
To make this cozy fire, you’ll need tree branches, string lights and rocks. You’ll cover the branches with lace to give them the white appearance and arrange them over the rocks and lights.
Tutorial DIY Flameless Fire Pit

17. DIY Ping Pong Ball Festive Lights

DIY Ping Pong Ball Festive Lights
Give LED lights a makeover with ping pong balls.
Tutorial DIY Ping Pong Ball Festive Lights

 

18. DIY Thumbtack Ornament

DIY Thumbtack Ornament
To recreate this idea you’ll need to purchase some decor-push pins and styrofoam balls. If it helps you could add glue to the balls to make sure the pins stay in.
Tutorial DIY Thumbtack Ornament

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19. DIY Underwater Festive Forest

DIY Underwater Festive Forest
Create an underwater forest scene by gluing plants to the lid of a mason jar and adding water. These would look great as centerpieces on your table.
Tutorial DIY Underwater Festive Forest

 

20. Easy Gem Icicle Ornaments

Easy Gem Icicle Ornaments
Glue gems onto wire to make these bejeweled ornaments. They would also work for adorning a gift tag on a special gift too.
Tutorial Easy Gem Icicle Ornaments

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21. Easy Upcycled Pallet Christmas Tree

Easy Upcycled Pallet Christmas Tree
Upcycle an old pallet to make this minimalist tree by sawing the pallet to form a tree  shape. Use a stencil to apply the message with paint.
Tutorial Easy Upcycled Pallet Christmas Tree

 

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22. Egg Carton Holiday Amaryllis Ornament

Egg Carton Holiday Amaryllis Ornament
Reuse your egg cartons to make these beautiful ornaments by painting them red.
Tutorial Egg Carton Holiday Amaryllis Ornament

 

23. Handmade Star Wire Ornament

Handmade Star Wire Ornament
Take a wooden board and hammer nails into it in the shape of a star. Weave your wire in and around the nails to make these delicate looking ornaments for your tree.
Tutorial Handmade Star Wire Ornament

 

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24. How to make Iced Branches

How to make Iced Branches
Bring the bling to your table with these twinkling iced branches. You’ll need branches, vase glass filler, glitter and tacky glue to make them.
Tutorial How to make Iced Branches

 

25. Make a Scandinavian Star Decoration with Twigs

Make a Scandinavian Star Decoration with Twigs
Gather twigs from your back yard to make these Scandinavian inspired star ornaments.
Tutorial Make a Scandinavian Star Decoration with Twigs

 

26. Metallic Paper Ball Ornaments

Metallic Paper Ball Ornaments
A 1″ hole punch is used to make circles from metallic paper to glue onto styrofoam balls in this festive project.
Tutorial Metallic Paper Ball Ornaments

27. Scrabble Tile Ornament

Scrabble Tile Ornament
Purchase scrabble tiles and glue onto card in the shapes you enjoy to make these cute scrabble ornaments.
Tutorial Scrabble Tile Ornament

 

28. Sequin Sparkles Ornament

Sequin Sparkles Ornament
Sequins are pinned to styrofoam balls to make these pretty and colorful ornaments that catch the light beautifully on your tree.
Tutorial Sequin Sparkles Ornament

 

29. Penguin Light Bulbs

Penguin Light Bulbs
Give used bulbs a new life by painting them like winter characters such as penguins. It makes a great craft to do with the kids on a cold winters day.
Tutorial Penguin Light Bulbs

 

30. Felt Ball Garland for Christmas

Felt Ball Garland for Christmas
For a cozy garland that will add warmth to your room, string felt balls in different colors together – they almost ressemble fuzzy Christmas lights when completed.
Tutorial Felt Ball Garland for Christmas

 

31. Handwritten Decorated Dollar Store Plates

Handwritten Decorated Dollar Store Plates
Transform plain dollar store plates into designer looking delph with the use of gold and silver markers which are used to create your festive designs.
Tutorial Handwritten Decorated Dollar Store Plates

 

32. Paper Cube String Lights

Paper Cube String Lights
For the origami fanatic this project will be right up their street and it will add a cool vibe to your decor.
Tutorial Paper Cube String Lights

 

33. Snowman Fridge Hack

Snowman Fridge Hack
Give your fridge a frosty the snowman makeover by cutting out cardboard circles in different sizes for the eyes and buttons and then paint them black. Cut a triangle for the nose, paint it orange then stick them to your fridge.
Tutorial Snowman Fridge Hack

 

34. DIY L.E.D. Deer Head

DIY L.E.D. Deer Head
Bring a modern twist to the festivities with this deer head made from an old picture frame and LED lights.
Tutorial DIY L.E.D. Deer Head

 

35. Willow Branch LED Pendant Lamp

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Make these fairy lit globes by dipping the jute in PVA glue which will then be wrapped around balls. Once dry you can burst the balls and add fairy lights.
Tutorial Willow Branch LED Pendant Lamp