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

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. Click here for our best FREE indoor decorating ideas for the holidays.

See our ideas for pretty Christmas color schemes to inspire your handmade decorations: A Handmade, Inexpensive Christmas

A Green Christmas

A Red-and-White Christmas

Cool Blue and White for the Holidays

Christmas Decorating with Sparkling White

Christmas Ideas for Every Room

Decorate the Living Area


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. Give your living room a whole new look with just a few hours and a bit of creativity.

See our Christmas living room decorating ideas:

Pretty Christmas Living Rooms

Christmas Garland and Swag Ideas

Quick & Easy Christmas Wall Decor

Crafts for a Beautiful Christmas Mantel

Decorate Your Staircase for Christmas

Set a Pretty Christmas Table

Red and White Natural Place Setting

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:

Festive Table Settings

Crafts for a Beautiful Christmas Table

Festive Christmas Napkin Ideas

Easy Christmas Centerpieces

Festive Holiday Chair Decorations

Make Fun Christmas Projects


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:

Fun-to-Make Christmas Crafts

Snowflake Crafts

Easy to Make Christmas Wreaths

Christmas Snowman Crafts

DIY Advent Calendars

Easy Handmade Christmas Gifts


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