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49 Cheap Homemade Christmas Crafts


Painted Holiday Soap BottlesFrom homemade Christmas ornaments to DIY Christmas decorations to budget-friendly gift ideas, there are so many ways to create more while spending less. Discover 46 Cheap Homemade Christmas Crafts and learn how to make the holidays a little less expensive. These easy Christmas crafts will help you get you through the worst stretches of winter.

From homemade Christmas ornaments to DIY Christmas decorations, there are so many ways to create more while spending less. Best of all, these easy crafts keep both you and your wallet happy this Christmas.

In this comprehensive collection of homemade Christmas crafts, you'll find ideas for kids, fun Christmas ornaments to make, and so much more. You'll even find homemade Christmas gifts to make and give to close friends. Homemade Christmas crafts are always the best way to make an impression and create an important holiday memory.

Save yourself a trip to a crowded store and brainstorm your own Christmas craft ideas at home. When the season is over, you'll have more money, great keepsakes, and a spirit of the holidays that will never cease.

49 Cheap Homemade Christmas Crafts

49 Cheap Homemade Christmas Crafts
Table of Contents

Homemade Christmas Ornaments

Christmas Craft Ideas for Snowmen

Christmas Wreath Ideas

Homemade Christmas Gifts

Cristmas Craft Ideas

BONUS! A New (Thrifty) Advent Calendar Craft


38 Cheap and Adorable Christmas Decor Ideas


If you can't get enough of these inexpensive Christmas craft ideas, you can't go wrong with the projects featured in 38 Cheap and Adorable Christmas Decor Ideas. Create your own homemade Christmas ornaments, wreaths, and so much more and discover why it's never been easier to craft for Christmas. Just because you aren't spending a lot of money doesn't mean you aren't producing quality homemade Christmas crafts, so embrace the best aspects of frugal crafting and get to work.



Homemade Christmas Ornaments

Whip up some Christmas spirit with our fabulous DIY Christmas ornaments below. Homemade Christmas ornaments add character and meaning to your Christmas tree.

Acorn Nest OrnamentAcorn Nest Ornament

Darling Penguin Ornament

Layered and Ripped Paper Ornament

Chenille Button Flower Ornaments

Adorable Painted Penguin Ornament

Beveled Glass Mod Podge Ornaments

Felt-Covered Christmas Ornaments

Five Fingers Snowman Ornament

Glittery Snowman Ornament

Pasta Angel Ornaments

50 Cent Ornament Art

Bottle Cap Snowman Ornament

Winter Hat Ornaments

Precious Christmas Ornament Keepsake and Hostess Gift


Christmas Craft Ideas for Snowmen

Let the winter wonderland outside your window inspire you to create beautiful crafts. These projects are a great way to pass the time when you're snowed in.

Adorable Mini Snow Globe NecklaceAdorable Mini Snow Globe Necklace

Snowy Candlestick Christmas Trees

Snowy Apple Candle Holders

Snowy Chimney Silverware Pockets

Paint Stick Snowmen

Play Dough Snowmen in Jars

Tin Can Snowman

Chic Mason Jar Snow Globes

NEW! Golf Ball Snowman Ornament


Recycled Crafts: 24 Table Top Christmas Trees


If you love budget-friendly Christmas crafts, you'll go crazy for our Recycled Crafts: 22 Table Top Christmas Trees. There's no reason to spend a ton of money on craft supplies or materials when you have so many great items right under your nose (or in your recycle bin). Use books, wood scraps, and so much more to to construct your own miniature trees - it's a great way to get into the holiday spirit when you don't have much space.




Christmas Wreath Ideas

Welcome guests into your home this holiday season by creating a gorgeous DIY Christmas wreath. All of these projects add a sophisticated touch to your home when you hang them on your front door.

Christmas Urn and WreathChristmas Urn and Wreath

Stunning Vintage Music Paper Wreath

Winter Willow Wreath

Vintage Cork Wreath

Jolly Ornament Wreath

Vintage Style Holiday Wreath

Very Vintage Tinsel Wreath

NEW! Red Hydrangea Christmas Wreath



Inexpensive Christmas Gifts

Buying gifts for all your friends and family can take a toll on your bank account. Save some money this year by making one of these inexpensive Christmas gifts. Keeping your wallet full and your loved ones happy is a win-win!

Ho-Ho-Ho Gift BagHo-Ho-Ho Gift Bag

Gift Card Wallets

Peppermint Twist Box

Printable Gift Tags

12 Days of Christmas Printable Tags

Cocoa Cozy

Christmas Wine Bottle Cover

Homemade Air Fresheners

Crepe Paper Flower Gift Topper

Cheery Christmas Gift Tags

NEW! Sweet Sleeping Baby Jesus Ornament


Free Craft Video:
How to Make a Glitter Paper Christmas Tree




Christmas Craft Ideas

Looking for even more Christmas craft ideas?  Don't worry, we've got plenty of budget-friendly, DIY Christmas crafts to help you make more decorations and gifts without spending a fortune. Take a look at our bonus projects below to fulfill all your Christmas crafting desires.

Noel BlancNoel Blanc

Lolly Chessie's Famous CP Christmas Trees

Simple Embroidered Stockings

Epsom Salt Luminaries

Glamorous Glitter Trees

NEW! Painted Holiday Soap Bottles





If you're looking for more cheap Christmas craft ideas, be sure to download our FREE eBook: 7 Thrifty Christmas Craft Ideas. You'll learn how to save money and get creative during the holiday season by making gifts, DIY decorations, and so much more.


BONUS! A New (Thrifty) Advent Calendar Craft

Recycled Newspaper Advent Calendar

Recycled Newspaper Advent Calendar
Sure, the news is important, but did you know that newspaper is also an awesome resource for crafting? Grab the latest addition and use it to create this fun advent calendar craft. Homemade Christmas crafts are a great way to save money and this project is no exception. The final piece can be placed on a table or mantel all season long.


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Buying gifts during the holidays can get pretty expensive, so these ideas will really help me save money when the winter rolls around!

So so cute!

Does anyone have directions on how to make an angel from a phone book?


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