7 Best Simple Christmas DIY Decoration Ideas

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Join me for a week of Christmas decorating tips, ideas, styling ideas, and resources!  It is going to be an amazing week with loads of inspiration to help you create the most fun and festive season.  First up, try any of these 7 easy DIY Christmas decoration ideas for pretty and budget-friendly holiday decor!

Can you even believe we are already into November?!  These are definitely the most festive months of the year and I am already so excited to be adding Christmas decorations to our home.  In fact, today is all about some easy Christmas DIY decoration ideas you may want to try and now is the time to get started!  After all, who has time for DIY by the time December gets here?!

What is incredibly fun for all of you (and me too!) this week is that I am joining up with six of my blogging friends.  We have come up with 7 of our favorite kinds of Christmas inspiration to share with you for an entire week of Christmas home decor fun!

If you have ever wanted one resource with alllllllll the Christmas decorating ideas, this is IT!  Pin your favorites to remember later and start gathering all of your favorite festive holiday decor ideas to help you create the Christmas magic for your own home this holiday season.

graphic talking about a week-long blogging RFN event

Meet your Christmas Home Decor team!

I’ve had the awesome opportunity to spend time in person with all of these friends and I can guarantee you will enjoy everything they are sharing this holiday season!

vintage deer brass candlestick on a white mantel in front of a wall with brass horns hung up

7 Best Simple Christmas DIY Decoration Ideas

Christmas DIY Decoration Ideas #1: 

How to Make Foraged DIY Christmas Topiaries

Looking for cheap and sustainable Christmas Craft Ideas? You will love Rachel’s idea for using easily-foraged twigs and dried oranges to make Christmas Topiaries that are perfect for holiday decorating.

Last year was my first time to make dried oranges and I am totally hooked now!  With Rachel’s easy tutorial, you can make some gorgeous Christmas topiaries to use in a dining room, living room, or even as a pretty accent on a kitchen island!

image of DIY Christmas tree topiary

Christmas DIY Decoration Ideas #2:

How to make a bottle brush tree wreath

Who loves bottle brush trees?!  Even more, who (like me) has some extra bottle brush trees laying around once your Christmas decorating is complete?  Jennifer from Cottage on Bunker Hill is showing you how to put those to use and make a gorgeous Christmas holiday wreath.  This simple Christmas DIY decoration idea is quick and easy while making a statement in your home decor for the holiday season!

This bottle brush tree wreath is a easy and affordable winter DIY project. It costs about $20 to make but looks much more expensive…plus only will take about 15 minutes to make!

DIY of a Christmas wreath made out of various colors of small bottlebrush trees

Christmas DIY Decoration Ideas #3:

How to make easy vintage ornaments

Easy + vintage speaks my decor love language!  Do you like an old fashion Christmas too? If so, Kim from Cottage in the Mitten shares how to make easy vintage ornaments that will have multi-purposes this Christmas season!  Enjoy this easy tutorial and fun project for some vintage additions to your Christmas tree decorations!

DIY vintage ornament of a little girl dressed up for Christmas

Christmas DIY Decoration Ideas #4: 

How to make snowflakes with paper bags

Looking for budget-friendly ways to decorate for the holidays? Here’s an easy step-by-step tutorial explaining how to make snowflakes with paper bags and how to avoid the mistake Stacy from Bricks ‘n Blooms made!

Admittedly, I’ve tried to make paper bag snowflakes too and they weren’t as easy as I thought they would be.  I am excited to make the project a LOT easier with Stacy’s simple tutorial!

cozy Christmas space styled with a Christmas tree and snowflakes made out of paper bags

Christmas DIY Decoration Ideas #5: 

How to make easy Advent calendar gift boxes

My family looks forward to our easy DIY Advent boxes every Christmas to make it extra special! Try these simple Advent boxes for a way to personalize the Christmas holiday with your family. On THIS post, I share easy ways to make Advent special and memorable for all ages!

Celebrating Advent and making it special doesn’t have to be complicated or expensive.  These easy ideas are perfect for the whole family to enjoy as you are intentional about celebrating the reason for the Christmas season!

DIY advent boxes in a white metal cubby

Christmas DIY Decoration Ideas #6: 

How to make a simple Christmas card display frame

This holiday season, display your Christmas cards with a festive and handmade frame. In just 3 easy steps, you can create a beautiful and unique way to decoratively showcase your holiday greetings.  My friends AnnMarie and Anne from Simply 2 Moms are showing us a super simple and fun idea to help make holiday cards part of our festive Christmas decor!  Get their quick and easy tutorial HERE!

DIY frame with strips to clip Christmas cards with, making a beautiful Christmas card display

Christmas DIY Decoration Ideas #7: 

How to make DIY name tags for your Christmas table settings

Brendt wanted to make something different for the holidays and thought of a fun idea – DIY name tags! They look so cute on top of a Christmas napkin.  At the same time, everyone can take one home as a party favor.  You’ll love this simple little project from Brendt at She Gave It A Go.  Get all of the details HERE!

DIY table place setting with a small button and greenery at each place

How can I make my house look Christmassy on a budget?

All of these ideas are favorites of mine because they are simple and budget-friendly!  In the comments, I’d love to hear which ones you want to try this year!  Honestly, you can’t go wrong with any of these easy Christmas DIY decoration ideas!

Plus, we have six more days of Christmas inspiration headed your way!  Stay tuned for all of the fun!  Up next: Christmas Tree Decorating Ideas!!!  Trust me…these are all so good and helpful!

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