45+ Cheap Christmas Decorations for Your Home
These cheap home decor crafts will help you deck the halls in style this holiday season!
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If you love decorating for the holidays but don't want to go overboard with spending, then take a look at our collection of 45+ Cheap Christmas Decorations for Your Home. This list is full of DIY Christmas decorations that are perfect for adding the Christmas spirit to your home — and without breaking the budget, too. Learn how to make handmade Christmas decorations that are just as amazing as anything found in stores this holiday season, except without the expensive price tags.
From stunning wall hangings and holiday wreaths to homemade Christmas decorations for your mantel, you'll find some incredible craft projects for every room in the house. More importantly, no one will ever guess that you covered your home in budget-friendly DIY Christmas decorations! What's even better is that many of these projects use supplies you likely already have on hand at home, so there is no need to make a special trip for additional materials. Many of these beautiful decorations can be stored after the holidays and will be treasured for years to come.
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Wall Hangings for the Holidays
Deck the halls indeed when you make these beautiful wall hangings! From festive signs to whimsical banners, these crafts will definitely get you in the Christmas spirit. Consider making duplicates of these decorations for gifts for family and friends, too. You can't go wrong when you create these beautiful crafts!
- Gingerbread Noel Sign
Try your hand at crafting with wood to create a festive little decoration for any door. This design is just too cute!
- Sparkling Christmastime Frame
Making detailed Christmas frames couldn't be easier with this tutorial. You'll want to display this craft right away.
- Holiday Card Decor
Instead of messing up your walls with tape, use this smart technique to show off your Christmas cards in a whole new way. You could even leave this display up for a few weeks after Christmas.
- Believe Banner
Share good tidings with your guests through your Christmas home decor. Decorating your home has never been more fun.
- Craft Stick Snowflakes
Decorate your wall with these simple, yet adorable snowflake decorations. Kids can help make this craft, too.
- Tree Branch Star Decorations
Use materials you already have in your back yard to make these homemade Christmas decorations. This craft is the very definition of budget-friendly!
- Giant Coffee Filter Snowball Light
Light up the night with a few of these fun DIY Christmas decorations. Everyone will want to see this decoration.
- Fan Blade Christmas Sign
Upcycle an old fan blade when you create this Christmas craft. The craft can then be displayed on a wall or above the fireplace.
- Christmas Joy DIY Painted Signs
Add a rustic look to your home with this decoration. Consider making duplicates for other rooms in your home, too.
- Jolly Book Page DIY Banner
Share season's greetings in a new way with this banner. This craft is perfect for any home.
- Commemorative Snow Day Decoration
Celebrate the first snow day of the year with this craft. This project is one that kids can complete.
- Golden Star Door Decoration
Understated and beautiful as can be, this decoration is a tasteful addition to your home. The decoration is a great way to practice stenciling.
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Christmas Wreath Ideas
Greet your guests with a few DIY Christmas wreaths! These tutorials will help you create some gorgeous pieces of Christmas home decor that will have everyone talking. You're sure to find a wreath that is festive, fun, and thrifty. Keep these crafts in mind for holiday wreaths!
- Glittery Jingle Bell Wreath
Make a DIY Christmas wreath that's durable and welcomes everyone with a nice little ring. This unique craft is one to try.
- Winter Coffee Filter Wreath
Craft a stunning DIY Christmas wreath without spending too much this season. This project is definitely festive.
- Easy Boxwood Christmas Wreath
Incorporate natural elements in your holiday decor when you make this wreath. The craft could be displayed for weeks after the holidays.
- Beautiful DIY Cork Wreath
As far as homemade Christmas decorations go, this is one of the best! Reuse wine works to create a fabulous piece of Christmas home decor.
- Soft Needle Felted Christmas Wreath
Bright and colorful as can be, this is one decoration to try. The wreath will put a smile on your face.
- DIY Christmas Ribbon Wreath Tutorial
Add a Scandinavian-inspired look to your home with this wreath! This design is unique and is sure to stand out.
- Adorable Recycled Scarf Christmas Wreath
Don't toss that old scarf! You can use it to create this beautiful holiday wreath.
Handmade Christmas Ornaments
Your homemade Christmas decorations aren't complete until you've decorated the tree! These DIY Christmas ornaments will help you create your dream Christmas tree on a tight budget. Many of these projects are perfect for kids, too. Get creative and then get crafting with these ornaments.
- Acorn Nest Ornament
Perfect for a more rustic look, this DIY Christmas ornament is very detail-oriented. It would also make a great gift idea.
- DIY Striped Paper Ornament
These recyclable homemade Christmas ornaments can complement any style and color. This is a colorful addition to your tree.
- Glittery Ruffle Flower Ornament
Use your leftover felt to make a floral ornament ready to bloom with glitter. The creative design is just perfect.
- Holiday Folded Star Ornament
Create these easy, no-sew ornaments to add to your collection this season. You'll love creating this ornament.
- Darling Penguin Ornament
This is the perfect ornament to make with the family! If you love penguins, then this is the craft for you.
- Punched Tin Christmas Ornament
This homemade Christmas ornament is perfect for a serene look. The glow from your Christmas tree lights will create a look that everyone will adore.
- Perler Beads Gingerbread Man Ornament
Kids of all ages will want to create this ornament craft. The Perler beads give it a lightweight look.
- DIY Beaded Garland Ornaments
There are easy crafts, and then there is craft, which is super easy. These ornaments could be used as gift-toppers, too.
- Burlap Angel Ornament
Rustic and easy to make, this beautiful angel ornament is one to make. You'll love how this ornament will look when placed on your tree.
Are you looking for more kid-friendly Christmas crafts? Then you'll want to see our collection of 38 Really Easy Christmas Crafts for Kids
Outdoor Christmas Decorations
Your DIY Christmas decor shouldn't just look good indoors! Take the fun and festive spirit outside with the help of a few of these crafts. They're the perfect way to add a little Christmas spirit to your home before people even step inside. From flags to banners and more, these cheap home decor crafts for the outdoors will give your home a wonderful holiday look.
- Lantern for Winter Solstice
Make gorgeous homemade decorations that are also practical. Light the way to your home with these lanterns.
- Upcycled "Peace" DIY Wood Sign
Give your front porch a warm glow with a rustic sign. This decoration is completely customizable!
- Thrifty Christmas Yard Decorations
Perfect for eco-friendly crafters looking for a standout decoration, this project is also easy on the budget. Getting in the festive spirit has never been so easy!
- Pumpkin Snowmen
Don't waste your leftover pumpkins from Halloween! Turn them into festive, painted snowman decorations for the holidays.
- Thrifty Snowman Garden Flag
This cute, inexpensive craft is a great way to add a wintery feel to your front yard. Family and friends will love seeing this sign.
- Giant Ornaments Outdoor Decoration
This is one of the coolest DIY Christmas decorations out there! It's also a reader favorite.
- DIY Personalized Christmas Flag
Guests will love seeing this rustic Christmas craft right outside your front door. This sign could also make a great gift for everyone on your holiday shopping list.
- Frozen Nature DIY Outdoor Decor
Get the kids to help you create this craft! When the decoration is completely frozen, you can display the tiles by standing them upright on your front lawn — and away from the sidewalk.
Homemade Christmas Decorations for Your Mantel
Mantels are perfect for Christmas decor crafts, as they offer plenty of space and a sturdy surface for some big projects. You can display an assortment of snow globes, holiday-themed containers, and so much more on this feature of your home. If you want to make this aspect of your home even more festive, then consider placing holiday lights on the mantel. You'll love how these decorations look!
- Twinkly Waterless Snow Globe
Learn to make a snow globe without any mess with this craft. The kid-friendly craft is one everyone will love.
- Felt Ball Elf
Go for something more mischievous with these fun Christmas characters. The felt craft is too cute.
- Frosty the Friendly DIY Snow Globe
By reusing an old jar, you can create a fabulous DIY snow globe for your mantel. This craft can be put on display all winter
- Thrifty Glitzy Christmas Containers
Add a little glamour to your mantel with these fabulous recycled materials crafts. No one will ever guess how inexpensive these crafts are to make.
- Cute Epsom Salt Snowman Vase
Use this absolutely adorable homemade Christmas decoration to add a little Christmas spirit to your home this season. These vases will appear as though they were dipped in snow
- Glamorous Glitter Trees
Add some glitz and glam to your home with these simple homemade Christmas decorations. These glitter trees are just too pretty.
- Holiday Joy Mantel Decoration
Colorful and understated, this design is perfect for the mantel, a coffee table, or almost any other location in your home. It won't take long to make this decoration.
- Christmas Light Up Marquee
Brighten your home in a big way with this craft! Your fireplace will become the focal point of your next holiday get-together when you use this marquee.
- Noel Blanc
Sophisticated as can be, this holiday craft will look stunning in every home. You'll want to make it today!
Take your holiday decorations to the next level with personalized crafts! This collection of monogrammed Christmas crafts would make great gift ideas, too: 20 Projects to Make a Monogram Craft for Christmas
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