Follow Us on Facebook

Get updates from posted directly to your News Feed.

Free Offer
7 Easy Christmas Crafts

Christmas is the most wonderful time of the year, so why not celebrate with homemade Christmas craft ideas in this FREE eBook!

Bonus: Get our newsletter & special offers for free. We will not share or sell your email address. View our Privacy Policy


46 Christmas Crafts from Recycled Items


We can all stand to save money during the holiday season. With this list of crafts from recycled Items, you'll save your hard-earned cash and find tons of Christmas craft ideas. Inspiration can strike at any time, and you never know when you'll find material for future Christmas crafts.

For instance, you can make a Christmas tree out of old wine corks, coasters out of washers, and various recycled Christmas cards crafts. If you need ideas for your next gift exchange, try creating recycled Christmas gifts this year. They are a great way to save on craft materials and show you care. Many of these projects can be made with kids, so you can spend quality time together and make something cute at the same time. Happy crafting!

46 Christmas Crafts from Recycled Items

46 Christmas Crafts from Recycled Items

Table of Contents

Christmas Crafts from Recycled Items
Upcycled Decor
Recycled Christmas Gifts
Recycled Christmas Cards Crafts


Winter Coffee Filter Wreath


Looking for more Christmas craft ideas? Take a look at 4 Wreaths Made from Recycled Materials.



Christmas Crafts from Recycled ItemsNight Sky in a Bottle

With enough imagination and a little know how, you can create the most amazing free Christmas crafts from recycled materials. If you're not convinced, check out these projects for more Christmas craft ideas. From homemade Christmas ornaments to kids crafts to mini books and more, you'll love making these recycled crafts. These projects are great for anyone on a budget.

  1. 50 Cent Ornament Art
  2. Tissue Box House Ornament
  3. Toilet Roll Yule Log Ornament
  4. Recycled Penguins
  5. Coffee Filter Snowflakes
  6. Fun Filter Book
  7. Upcycled Plastic Cup Snowman Ornament
  8. Yogurt Bottle Snowmen
  9. Cardboard Cutout Snowman Ornaments
  10. Snowman Light Bulb Ornament
  11. Stunning DIY Lanterns
  12. Snowballs from Bedspreads
  13. Night Sky in a Bottle
  14. Wire Christmas Tree
  15. Cork and Paper Ball Ornament


Upcycled Decor

Winter Coffee Filter WreathDon't spend a fortune on brand new Christmas decorations. Instead, opt for DIY Christmas decorations like these upcycled decor projects. These free Christmas crafts are fabulous ways to decorate your home at an extremely low cost. Impress guests with your beautiful decorations.

  1. Refashioned Wine Bottle Candle Holders
  2. Winter Coffee Filter Wreath
  3. Wire Jingle Bell Door Hanger
  4. Snowflake Washer Coasters
  5. Anthro Inspired Snow Globes
  6. Faux Lighted Wine Bottle
  7. Super Simple Coffee Cardboard Recycled Wreath
  8. Wine Cork Mini Christmas Tree
  9. Brown Coffee Filters Wreath
  10. Giant Coffee Filters Snowball Light
  11. Recycled Fabric Napkin Rings from Saran Wrap Tubes
  12. Christmas in a Mason Jar Decoration
  13. Way Easy Wine Bottle Light


Recycled Christmas GiftsKnit Night Caps

The holiday season can get expensive, especially when it comes to gift-giving. In the end, what you give isn't as important as the sentiment behind the gift itself. Instead of spending big bucks on a generic purchase, take a look at these Christmas craft ideas. Each project is fun to create and shockingly inexpensive. Enjoy the spirit of the season without the financial stress.

  1. Quick and Easy Soda Can Earrings
  2. Candy Pick Hair Bows
  3. Paint Stick Soap Holder
  4. Thumbprint Reindeer Coffee Mug
  5. Christmas Candy Can
  6. Recycled Cereal Box Christmas Tote
  7. Stunning Lace DIY Necklace
  8. Knit Night Caps
  9. Washi Tape Wrapping
  10. Decorative Painted Wine Bottle






Recycled Christmas Cards Crafts

Christmas Card Letters

When the Christmas season is over, what do you do with all of your holiday cards? Most people just throw them away. This year, make recycled Christmas cards crafts instead. This is a great option for the frugal crafter because you don't have to invest in paper or cardstock. Just use what you've got and you'll love the results. Help the environment, cut clutter, and make something you can be proud of.

  1. Christmas Card and Recycled Plastic Lid Christmas Ornament
  2. Christmas Card Letters
  3. Classic Card Gift Box
  4. Homemade Photo Ornament from Christmas Cards
  5. Recycled Card Gift Tags
  6. Holiday Card Decor
  7. Recycled Greeting Card
  8. Recycled Card Ornament


5 Homemade Christmas Ornaments for Kids: Easy Christmas Ornament Crafts



For more Christmas craft ideas to do with the whole family, take a look at 5 Homemade Christmas Ornaments for Kids: Easy Christmas Ornament Crafts.


Your Recently Viewed Projects
Love these projects? Get MORE delivered to your Inbox – FREE Click Here!

All fields required.

Rate & Comment

I have not made this yet so I cannot rate it.
Cancel Reply to Comment

Newsletter Signup

Free Newsletter!

Subscribe to the Crafty Christmas Ideas newsletter for craft holiday projects, free Christmas crafts for kids, free projects, and DIY gift ideas.

Please Wait

Thanks for signing up

Sorry, we could not sign you up.

Something worth saving?

Register now for FREE to:

  • SAVE all your favorite projects
  • ADD personal notes
  • QUICKLY reference your projects


Connect with Us

Find us online

  • Facebook
  • Google Plus
  • Twitter
  • Pinterest
  • Blog
  • Email
  • RSS


© Copyright 2014 Prime Publishing, LLC. All rights reserved.


Images from other crafters

There are currently no images from other crafters.

Was This Helpful?YesNo