Homemade Christmas Decorations

Making beautiful homemade Christmas decorations ensures that your home is full of holiday sparkle. From decorative holiday centerpieces to pretty Christmas wreaths to gorgeous mantels, these handmade holiday ideas transform Christmas from ho-hum to homey.

Decorate for Christmas with Color

Seasonal Focus

Christmas is more personal when your decorations are homemade. Get your home ready for the holidays with custom crafts designed to fit your home's style and personality. Narrowing down the options is easier when you design around a color scheme for a whole room or your entire home. Red and green are traditional choices for Christmas, but this year, try experimenting with different color palettes, like cool blue and sparkling white to make a winter wonderland scene.

See our ideas for pretty Christmas color schemes to inspire your handmade decorations:


Decorate the Living Area

Beautiful woodwork  and stone fireplace in Christmas living room

For most families, the living room is the ultimate Christmas gathering spot. It's where gifts are exchanged, Christmas movies are watched, and stories are told by a warm fire. Make the room as special as the holiday season with homemade decorations. With just a few hours and a bit of creativity, you can give your living room a whole new look for the Christmas season.

See our Christmas living room decorating ideas:


Set a Pretty Christmas Table

Ornately decorated dining room

Dining is an important part of Christmas celebrations. Make your guests feel welcome by adding special seasonal touches to your dining room table. Decorations are often small and easy to make, perfect for last-minute crafting or a project to do with the kids. Give your table a total Christmas makeover with holiday napkin rings, a pretty chair cover, personalized place cards, or a spectacular centerpiece.

See our ideas for colorful Christmas table decorations:


Make Fun Christmas Projects

Picture Frame Wreath

Whether you want to add some new color to existing decorations or start from scratch, homemade Christmas decorations add the perfect personal touch to any room. Spend an hour or a weekend working on fun Christmas projects, such as wreaths, advent calendars, snowmen figurines, and festive accent pillows.

See our ideas for fun and easy Christmas crafts you can make: