15 Beautiful DIY Holiday Decorations

The holidays are just around the corner. It’s almost time to dig out all the decorations and enjoy the fun memories the evoke. This year, try your hand at making some of these great pieces to add a personal touch to your home and make new memories! Make them for your own home or give them as gifts.

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Here are some tutorials for festive ideas to adorn your home this holiday season.


Ring in the start of the season with this super cute garland from Vicky Barone.

When cold winter weather has you stuck indoors, gather the kids and make this pretty snowflake curtain from Laura at Bugs and Fishes.

This holiday card frame from Lolly Jane is a fun and stylish way to display your holiday cards.

Looking for an alternative to the traditional wreath? These projects will get you out of your wreath rut.

This ornament wreath from Melissa at The Happy Homemaker is easy to make and so pretty!

Celebrate the gifting season with this bow wreath from Haeley at Design Improvised.

Jen from Tatertots and Jello shows us how to make this unique paper straw wreath.

This framed wreath from Courtney at A Diamond in the Stuff makes a great way to welcome visitors into your holiday home.

Christmas lights add a magical mood to any atmosphere. These creative ideas will sparkle up your home.

Jill at Create Craft Love will show you how to make this adorable lighted burlap garland.

Create an indoor winter wonderland with this shadow box from Popsugar.

Deonna from The Child at Heart shows you how to light up your home with joy (or the word of your choice) with this light marquis canvas.

They aren’t just for the tree. Here are some different ways to show off those lovely ornaments you don’t want hidden.

Real Simple suggests gathering ornaments under cloches for an elegant display.


Beth at Unskinny Boppy and Jennifer from Dimples and Tangles both prove that ornaments plus twinkle lights equal magic.


This idea from The Vintage Whites Market makes such a sweet and chic display.

Advent Calendars
Counting down the days until Christmas is such a delightful tradition for kids and adults alike. These ideas are a fun take on the classic calendar that you can make yourself and enjoy all month long.

Make this felt advent banner from Rebecca at The Crafted Sparrow, and enjoy a treat each day.

This envelope calendar from Better Homes and Gardens is a simple and sweet way to share gifts or messages with loved ones every day of December.


These decorations are easy to make, and you’ll have a new decoration that you made with your own creative hands! What will you make this holiday season?


  1. Julie Wood says:

    I love so many of these ideas! I like the Merry Christmas banner and the Joy marquee all lit up. I also made a wreath this year and really like the wreaths. So pretty.

  2. Elena says:

    These ideas are so cute. I like the idea of gathering ornaments under cloches for an elegant display.

  3. Elisabeth says:

    I definitely have to try the bow wreath next year!

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