How to Make Christmas Decorations

Instead of using prepackaged ho-ho-hum holiday decorations, craft your own decor to create a warm and cozy Christmas. With homemade ornaments for the tree, garland for the mantel, and outdoor decorations for the whole house, you're sure to find DIY Christmas decorations that fit your style and skill level.

Create Stunning Christmas Tree Decorations

Whether you prefer a traditional tree or like to experiment with unique colors and accents, start from the ground up. Handcrafted Christmas tree skirts, simple ornaments, easy-to-make garlands, and a uniquely-you Christmas tree topper will make your tree a welcome and warming sight to you and your holiday guests -- no matter when you decide to put it up or take it down.

See some of our homemade Christmas tree decorations:

Christmas Tree Ornaments to Make

Make Memorable Christmas Tree Toppers

Simple Mantel and Garland Decorations

Deck the halls -- and the mantel, the table, the living room, and the staircase -- with festive Christmas garland and decorations you and your family can make together. We have countless crafts that will add a special touch to your holiday home. Use natural items such as berries, evergreen, and pinecones for an earthy feel or paper, felt, fun cutouts, and more for a creative Christmas look throughout the house. Whatever you choose to make, you'll have a heartwarming hearth to gather around this holiday!

See some of our homemade mantel and garland ideas:

Beautiful Christmas Mantel Crafts

Easy Christmas Stockings

Ideas for a Christmas Staircase

Outdoor Christmas Decorations

Your house will be the prettiest on the block when you make our Christmas ideas and crafts come to life for your outdoor holiday decorations. Use evergreen wreaths, pretty accents, ribbons, creative wreaths, and other homemade decoration ideas to boost your Christmas curb appeal. Create fun holiday displays using lights, garland, and handmade decorations that will illuminate your style and personality. And, of course, welcome your guests with festive front door decorations.

See how to make some of our best outdoor Christmas decorations:

Outdoor Holiday Decorating Ideas

Christmas Wreaths for the Front Door

Outdoor Christmas Lights and Crafts

Front Door Decorating Ideas

DIY Felt Ornaments for Christmas

Use felt scraps to make pretty DIY Christmas ornaments. This cheap craft will look beautiful on your Christmas tree.

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