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38 Cheap and Adorable Christmas Decor Ideas

By: Maggie Kmiecik, Editor,

Craft Stick Snowflakes If you love decorating for the holidays, but don't want to go overboard with spending, take a look at our 38 Cheap and Adorable Christmas Decor Ideas. This list is full of DIY Christmas decorations perfect for adding that special touch of the Christmas spirit to your Christmas home decor for less. Learn how to make handmade Christmas decorations that are just as amazing as anything in stores this holiday season, except without the expensive price tags.

From stunning wall hangings, Christmas home decor for your door, handmade Christmas ornaments, outdoor Christmas decorations, to homemade Christmas decorations for your mantel, you'll find some incredible pieces for every room in the house. More importantly, no one would ever guess you covered your home in DIY Christmas decorations that were all super budget-friendly! All of your friends will ask which boutique or department store you got all your gorgeous decorations from, and you can amaze them with your thriftiness.


You know what else is cheap? MASON JARS! Download our free eBook, 7 Mason Jar Christmas Crafts & Christmas Gifts in a Jar, to get all these fantastic ideas. Learn how to make Christmas Mason jar crafts that look great and cost next to nothing to complete.



38 Cheap and Adorable Christmas Decor Ideas

38 Cheap and Adorable Christmas Decor Ideas

Table of Contents

Wall Hangings
Christmas Home Decor for Your Door
Handmade Christmas Ornaments
Outdoor Christmas Decorations
Homemade Christmas Decorations for Your Mantel




Wall Hangings

Giant Coffee Filter Snowball Light There are several ways to decorate for Christmas that involve glamorous crafts for decking the halls.

  1. Gingerbread Noel Sign - Try your hand at crafting with wood to create a festive little decoration for any door.
  2. Sparkling Christmastime Frame - Making detailed Christmas frames couldn't be easier with this tutorial.
  3. 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.
  4. Believe Banner - Share good tidings with your guests through your Christmas home decor.
  5. Craft Stick Snowflakes - Decorate your wall with this simple, yet adorable snowflake decorations.
  6. Tree Branch Star Decorations Use materials you already have in your back yard to make these homemade Christmas decorations.
  7. A Very Vintage Christmas Decoration - Go old-fashioned with this piece of Christmas home decor.
  8. PICTURED! Coffee Filter Snowball Light - Light up the night with a few of these fun DIY Christmas decorations.


Christmas Home Decor for Your Door

Simple Boxwood DIY Wreath

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.

  1. Golden Star Door Decoration - This craft star and stenciled sign will shine brightly in the light.
  2. Glittery Jingle Bell Wreath - Make a DIY Christmas wreath that's durable and welcomes everyone with a nice little ring.
  3. Commemorative Snow Day Decoration - Make a special winter day last forever by honoring it as one of you DIY Christmas decorations.
  4. Book Leaf Wreath - Create a gorgeous DIY Christmas wreath out of old book pages with this creative wreath craft.
  5. Winter Coffee Filter Wreath - Craft a stunning DIY Christmas wreath without spending too much this season.
  6. PICTURED! Simple Boxwood Wreath - This is one of the easiest wreath crafts around!
  7. Super Cute Snowman DIY Wreath - Let Frosty the Snowman greet your guests with the help of this adorable DIY Christmas wreath tutorial.
  8. 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.


Handmade Christmas Ornaments

Acorn Nest Ornament 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. 

  1. Glitter Ball Christmas Ornaments - Make old homemade Christmas ornaments look shiny and new with this tutorial.
  2. PICTURED! Acorn Nest Ornament - Perfect for a more rustic look, this DIY Christmas ornament is very detail-oriented.
  3. DIY Striped Paper Ornament - These recyclable homemade Christmas ornaments can complement any style and color.
  4. Glittery Ruffle Flower Ornament - Use your leftover felt to make a floral ornament ready to bloom with glitter.
  5. Holiday Folded Star Ornament- Create these easy, no-sew ornaments to add to your collection this season.
  6. Shimmering DIY Ornaments - Make a few of these DIY Christmas ornaments to sparkle on your tree this year.
  7. Darling Penguin Ornament - This is the perfect ornament to make with the family!
  8. Punched Tin Christmas Lantern - This homemade Christmas ornament is perfect for a more rustic look.


Outdoor Christmas Decorations

Thrifty Snowman Garden Flag

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 homemade Christmas decorations for the outdoors! They're the perfect way to add a little Christmas spirit to your home before people even step inside. 

  1. Lantern for Winter Solstice - Make gorgeous homemade decorations that are also practical.
  2. NEW! Upcycled "Peace" DIY Wood Sign - Give your front porch a warm glow with a rustic sign. Completely customizable!
  3. Thrifty Christmas Yard Decorations - Perfect for eco-friendly crafters looking for a standout decoration.
  4. Pumpkin Snowmen - Don't waste your leftover pumpkins from Halloween! Turn them into festive, painted snowman decorations for the holidays.
  5. PICTURED! Thrifty Snowman Garden Flag - This cute, inexpensive craft is a great way to add a wintery feel to your front yard.
  6. Giant Ornaments Outdoor Decorations - This is one of the coolest DIY Christmas decorations out there!


Homemade Christmas Decorations for Your Mantel

 Glamorous Glitter TreesMantels are perfect for Christmas decor crafts, as they offer plenty of space and a sturdy surface for some big projects.

  1. Felt Holiday Trees - Felt crafts are versatile and stand out with a variety of colors.
  2. Noel Blanc - This will make your Christmas home decor look very upscale and modern.
  3. Twinkly Waterless Snow Globe - Learn to make a snow globe without any mess.
  4. Felt Ball Elf - Go for something more mischievous with these fun Christmas characters.
  5. Thrifty Glitzy Christmas Containers- Add a little glamour to your mantel with these fabulous recycled materials crafts.
  6. Cute Epsom Salt Snowman Vase - Use this absolutely adorable homemade Christmas decoration to add a little Christmas spirit to your home this season.
  7. Frosty the Friendly DIY Snow Globe - Reusing an old jar you can create a fabulous DIY snow globe for your mantel.
  8. PICTURED! Glamorous Glitter Trees - Glam up your mantel with these simple homemade Christmas decorations.



Make even more easy, inexpensive Christmas decorations with projects from our free 8 Unique Christmas Decorations to Make eBook! Find awesome homemade Christmas ornaments to make, unique Christmas tree ideas, and more in this lovely collection.




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Make even more easy, inexpensive Christmas decorations with projects from our "8 Unique Christmas Decorations to Make" eBook! Find awesome Christmas ornaments to make, unique Christmas tree ideas, and more in this lovely collection.

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This is so much fun! There are a lot of ideas that I can choose from. Very cost effective and easy, too! I am so excited to redecorate my room.

Oh boy, does this book have M you amen on it or what? I prefer the word inexpensive but cheap works also. I just glanced thru to see if there were any projects worth doing and immediately hit the button to down load it to my iPad. I love not having to print out pages. This saves paper and ink. Thank you so much for sharing this great book, it will be used!


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