9 Easy DIY Christmas Ideas for Home Decor

by | DIY, Home

Holidays are the perfect time to enjoy some easy DIY Christmas ideas to use in your home decor. Keep reading for 9 simple, fun, and beautiful projects you can easily create for your home!

November 1st means something really fun has rolled around!  It’s the 10 Days of Christmas and we couldn’t be more excited to help you begin your preparations for the season!  Today, we are kicking things off with our favorite easy DIY Christmas ideas that you can create for your own home.

Bonus: we are sharing our favorites while you still have plenty of time to have fun creating!

For the next 10 days, you are in for so much Christmas fun with us!  We will be sharing everything from our favorite recipes to practical preparation tips to decorating each part of your home.  I couldn’t be more excited for this blogging series; in fact, we’ve been planning this since July!!!

Who is “we”?  Great question!


Meet the friends who will be inspiring you for the 10 Days of Christmas Prep this week:

I have had the honor of spending time with each of these amazing ladies and I’m proud to call them my personal friends!  I’ve seen peeks of what they will be sharing and I promise you won’t want to miss a single day!  

It is such an honor to spend time “decorating, DIYing, baking, cooking, and creating” this week with such kind and talented friends!


What can I craft for Christmas?

We have 9 really easy and fun projects linked up below for you.  Ranging from ornaments to table decor to crafts with the kids, there’s something for everyone!

Who knows?  You may end up taking some of these ideas and being inspired for a DIY that you come up with too!

Here is a quick list of what we are sharing today:

1. Easy Christmas DIY Wood Pallet Star Tree Topper

How can I decorate for Christmas with no money?

Looking for a rustic topper for your Christmas tree?  Stacy from Bricks N Blooms made the perfect easy DIY Christmas tree topper!  You can create this fun DIY Christmas idea for free with some pallet wood.  Make this budget-friendly wood pallet star tree topper in just a few hours.

2. Easy DIY Christmas Ideas for Wall Snowflake Art

What should I do for Christmas on a low budget?

Remember those gorgeous Pottery Barn wall snowflakes?  I also remember the price tag.  Yikes!

However, Jen from Cottage on Bunker Hill is sharing a much more budget-friendly way to get this beautiful look.  Here is a Pottery Barn inspired winter project. Instead, use an unfinished wood sign and small branches to create a snowflake.  

Get all the details here!

3. Easy DIY Christmas Idea for a Centerpiece or Gift

What are some DIY Christmas gifts?

Looking for a great centerpiece for your kitchen table?  Kim from Cottage in the Mitten is sharing a beautiful DIY idea to use for your kitchen or dining room centerpiece.

It would also make a wonderful DIY Christmas gift idea too!  Check out how simple it is to make this large DIY footed tray.

4. Easy DIY Christmas Ornaments

How can I decorate my Christmas on a tight budget?

Create your own beautiful Christmas ornaments!  Rachel from The Ponds Farmhouse is sharing a lovely DIY Christmas ornament idea that can save you money this season!  

These cute Angel and Cross Christmas Ornaments are made using hot glue and hand-painted with gold and white accents. They can be made in various sizes and used for gift tags as well as tree ornaments.

5. Find 5 Easy DIY Christmas Table Decor Ideas Here!

How can I decorate for Christmas cheaply?

Looking to make your table extra special this holiday, even on a budget?  I had fun creating some really easy and inexpensive table decor ideas, using simple items that were free or found at the grocery store or dollar shop!  Check out these 5 simple, beautiful, and budget-friendly Christmas table decor DIY Ideas!

6. A DIY Christmas Tradition Revisited: Gingerbread Houses!

How do you decorate a gingerbread house for Christmas?

Brendt from She Gave It a Go began decorating gingerbread houses as a Christmas tradition at a young age.  Now she & her husband host a DIY gingerbread house party every December for their children, nieces, and nephews.

Don’t you just love family traditions?  The tradition continues but with a new version of houses this year!  Check out this fun family DIY HERE!

7. Save some money with easy DIY Christmas gift ideas!

What homemade gifts can I make for Christmas?

Kelly from The Tattered Pew has a great idea that you can even do with the kids this season!  These easy homemade Christmas soaps for kids are the perfect gift if you want thoughtful and fun gifts for your friends and family this holiday season.

A family friendly project that will have you making soap like a pro in no time!  Get Kelly’s easy tutorial over on THIS post!

8. DIY Pallet Wood Christmas Tree

This is such a fun and creative idea to repurpose and reuse pallet wood. Don’t toss those pallet wood pieces—make this Christmas tree instead.

Karianne at Thistlewood Farms has outdone herself with this fun (and practically free!) DIY.  Her site is loaded down with inspiration!

9. Create a beautiful and simple fringed burlap tree!

How do you make a simple Christmas tree?

Simply 2 Moms has the perfect, simple tutorial on THIS post!  You’re going to love how easy and inexpensive it is to create this pretty DIY Burlap Christmas Tree to decorate your home for the holidays!

Not only are these trees easy to make, they look great throughout your home. Grab some burlap, felt, T-pins, tree form, and some hot glue and get started!

What is the easiest way to decorate for Christmas?

Well, I will always be honest.  The easiest way to decorate for Christmas is to spend a lot of money and buy the “whole look” from the store.  However, if you want a truly curated and beautiful Christmas home, you can use these ideas above.

Bonus: Creating is good for your mind and heart!  Invite a few friends and enjoy a fun and easy Christmas DIY creating party!

Are you ready to start creating?  We hope these simple DIY ideas will help you enjoy your holiday season even more!

Remember, stay tuned for all of the 10 Days of Christmas posts!  We have so much inspiration to share with you!  Pin your favorite ideas so you can easily find them throughout the season, too!

I’d love for you to follow me on social media!  You can find my home decor inspiration on Instagram, Pinterestand Facebook!  











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