20 Natural Christmas Decoration Ideas
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You love the winter wonderland brought on by the changing seasons, but it's not long before you begin to miss the vibrance of nature during the warmer seasons. The cure to this seasonal struggle? Bring some life into your Christmas decor!
We've compiled 20 of our favorite natural Christmas decoration ideas that are a breath of fresh air. There are so many beautiful ways to incorporate natural elements into your Christmas decor, like full and leafy DIY Christmas wreaths or woodsy pinecones dressed up like Christmas trees.
You can take inspiration from the beauty of the wilderness and turn your home into a woodland winter wonderland all your own, and the projects we've collected will help guide you on your DIY Christmas decor journey.
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Crafting with Pinecones
One of the easiest items to use in nature crafts is also one of the easiest to find; pinecones! Pinecones can be a blank canvas ripe for the picking, all you have to do is exercise a little Christmas creativity.
Have fun with your pine cones using your leftover felt.
You can hang mini Christmas trees on your Christmas tree!
This green craft idea creates a pleasant atmosphere in any room.
This stunning pine cone DIY wreath is the perfect winter craft.
Let this glittering angel watch over your tree this year.
Make your home sparkle this Christmas with this DIY wreath.
This snowman craft is a wonderful way to reuse those extra pine cones.
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DIY Natural Wreath Ideas
Nothing can beat a DIY wreath, especially when you use fresh, lush branches full of leafy greens. These stunning Christmas wreath crafts will help you learn how to make a fresh wreath for this holiday season (a skill you'll use time and time again!).
This beautiful wreath adds a pop of color with berries.
Don't let a fallen branch go to waste; make a cute little nature crafts with it.
This DIY wreath is perfect for all the green thumbs out there.
Be sure to save up some leaves during fall to make a wreath in winter.
This DIY wreath is the perfect way to add some rustic charm to your home.
Learn how to make a wreath and be friend to the environment with this fun craft.
Upgrade an old wreath with a pop of color with this recycled craft.
Create a stunning DIY wreath by recycling some coffee filters.
Natural Christmas Ornaments and Decorations
These natural Christmas decoration crafts use Mother Nature as their craft supply store. These projects are budget-friendly, low-waste, and end up becoming absolutely stunning holiday decor! Bring some of nature inside to decorate for Christmas.
The whole family will enjoy this easy way to make snowflakes.
This ice craft is totally free and looks absolutely amazing.
An acorn makes the perfect nest for adorable craft eggs.
Your nature crafts can be part of your Christmas table decorations too.
Light up the night with some DIY candle holders.
This handmade Christmas decoration is the perfect if you live by a beach.
Gather some of branches and create a beautiful DIY Christmas decoration.
Add a pop of color and an earthy feel to your home this winter.
Share some Christmas cheer with your feathered friends outside.
Give your succulents a festive makeover by planting them in these adorable minature sleighs!
Nature-Inspired Christmas Crafts
Going green with natural Christmas decoration crafts doesn't just mean working with what's outside. Sometimes you can recreate the beauty of nature with the crafting materials you have in your home!
Make a green craft that looks just like a real nature craft.
This green craft prooves not all wreaths need to be thrown out after the holidays.
This DIY wreath is the perfect ode to the Northern Woods.
You'll have glowing snowballs to spread throughout your house with this fun winter craft.
If you want your home to be full of decor inspired by nature, you should check out these 24 Gorgeous Christmas Poinsettia Crafts
Christmas Animal Crafts
Is there anything more Christmassy than a deer roaming around in the snow-coated woods? Some of the greatest natural Christmas decorations replicate the beauty of animals in nature. With these DIY Christmas decorations, your home can be filled with the whimsy of woodland creatures in winter.
This popular wreath takes a contemporary approach to nature crafts.
A frame like this will add a rustic feel to any homemade Christmas decorations.
Make an elegant homemade Christmas ornament for any animal lovers you know.
Sometimes, all a home needs is a little splash of color from a nature-inspired craft.
As far as animal crafts go, this is one of the cutest ones around. Hoo's with me?
Create one of Santa's four-legged friends with this fun handmade Christmas decoration.
Recycle one of your homemade Christmas ornaments and create this fun piece of artwork.
Which natural Christmas craft was your favorite? Let us know in the comments!
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