100 Cheap and Easy DIY Christmas Decorations

Add holiday cheer to your home on a budget with these DIY Christmas decorations. From DIY Christmas wreaths to DIY Christmas centerpieces, there are plenty of outdoor and indoor DIY Christmas decor ideas to choose from.
What you will need to make these DIY Christmas decorations:

  • Hot glue gun and glue sticks. A mini glue gun is all you will need. They are about $3 at Walmart, and the glue sticks are $1 a pack.
  • Mod Podge and foam brush
  • Scissors
  • Tape
  • Paintbrush
  • Wire cutters for the florals
  • Acrylic paint or spray paint – You can get small acrylic paint bottles for $0.50 at Walmart, but you will probably need a bigger $1 bottle if you are doing multiple projects.

Indoor DIY Christmas Decorations – Candles

Snowy Mason Jar from Deco Art

Peppermint Candle Tray (source unknown)

Snowy Pinecone Candle Jars from Crafts by Amanada

Natural Christmas Candle (source unknown)
Here’s how to preserve evergreen for decorating

Evergreen Candle Centerpiece (source unknown)

Cinnamon Stick Candles from Front Roe

Simple and Pretty Christmas Candle from A Pretty Life in the Suburbs

Easy Holiday Centerpiece from 33 Shades of Green

$10 Candy Cane Stripped Candle Centerpiece from Ann’s Bridal Bargains

Wine Glass Christmas Centerpiece from PopSugar

Dollar Tree Christmas Candles from Passionate Penny Pincher

Snowball  Candleholder from Just Another Hangup

Mercury Glass Votives from HGTV

Christmas Lanterns (source unknown)
You can get these super cute lanterns at IKEA for $3.99
and just add Christmas picks and ribbons for accents

Wine Glass Candle Centerpiece (source unknown)


Christmas Village Jars from The Idea Room

Santa Claus Can Centerpiece from Sew Many Ways

Quick Christmas Centerpiece from Good Housekeeping

Christmas Decorations in a Jar (source unknown)
apothecary jar, pinecones, ornaments, faux berries

Winter Vases from Taryn Whitetaker

Ornament DIY Christmas Centerpiece (source unknown)
round glass bowls or candle holders, ornaments, Christmas sprays, ribbon

Snowy Bottles Christmas Display from Cleverly Inspired

Joy Wine Glass Centerpiece (source unknown)
Wine Bottles, White Spray Paint, Vinyl Sticker Letters or Stencils, Red and Silver Berry Bushes

Candy Cane Centerpiece from Living Well Spending Less

Other Indoor Christmas Decorations

Make Your Own Garland for Less Than $5 from The Unoriginal Mom

Dollar Tree Snowy Village from Confessions of a Plate Addict

$3 DIY Dollar Spot Pillow from Happiness is Homemade

Lighted Burlap Garland from Create Craft Love

Giant Craft Stick Snowflakes from Crafty Nest

Snowman Door Decoration (source unknown)
construction paper, red striped gift paper
You can also add the same decoration to your fridge if it’s white.

 Pinecone Garland from The Sweetest Occasion

Plastic Spoon Mini Christmas Tree from One Project Closer

Gift Bow Cabinets (source unknown)
Christmas bows and coordinating ribbons, glue gun

Dining Room Chandelier Decorations from House of Noise

Wall Christmas Tree (source unknown)
garland, mini lights, small round ormaents, zip ties, mini lights adhesive clips

Christmas Tree in a Vase (source unknown)

Paper Snowflakes Hanging from Ceiling  from I Heart Organizing

Falling Snow (source unknown)
cotton balls, fishing line

Christmas Wreaths and Bow on Refrigerator from Home Stories A to Z

Outdoor DIY Christmas Decorations – Wreaths

Candy Cane Wreath from Rose Bakes

DIY Snowball Wreath from Daisy Mae Belle

DIY Berry Wreath from That’s What Che Said

Easy Gift Bow Christmas Wreath (source unknown)

DIY Poinsettia Wreath from V and Co

Burlap Christmas Wreath Tutorial from Love of Family and Home

Peppermint Wreath from Gwynn Wasson Designs

Pinecone Cluster Door Hanger from Brown Sugar Toast

DIY Yarn Christmas Wreath (source unknown)

Joy Wreath Tutorial from Renovated Faith

DIY Gift Box Christmas Wreath from Crafts Unleashed

Jingle Bell Wreath from The Humble Home and Garden

Snowflake Door Hanger from Staying Home Sawyer

Holly Berry Wreath from Polka Dot Chair

Santa Tulle Wreath from Baby Rabies

DIY Wrapping Paper Wreath from Centsational Girl

DIY Burlap Wreath from What’s Ur Home Story

Tinsel Garland Wreath from Prudent Penny Pincher

Other Outdoor Christmas Decorations

Plastic Pumpkin Snowman Decoration from Crafty Morning

Festive Porch Light from Thrifty Decor Chick

Burlap and Pinecone Hanging Decoration (source unknown)

Front Door Wrapped for the Holidays from Nap Time Decorator

Christmas Luminaries from Let’s Get Crafty

DIY Glitter Snow for Mason Jar Candles from The Inspired Room

Mason Jar Lights from  All Things Heart and Home

Terra Cotta Christmas Decoration from Plough Your Own Furrow

Ornaments and Garland in Window Box Planter from Just Grand

DIY Starburst Ornaments from Listotic

$5 Giant Star from Little Bit Funky