Top 100 DIY Christmas Crafts of 2013: DIY Christmas Ornaments, Homemade Christmas Decorations, DIY Christmas Gifts, and More


Top 100 DIY Christmas Crafts of 2013: DIY Christmas Ornaments, Homemade Christmas Decorations, DIY Christmas Gifts, and More

Pasta Angel Homemade Christmas OrnamentDrum roll, please. It's time for one of our favorite traditions here at AllFreeChristmasCrafts, the top 100 Christmas crafts of the year! We've made a list (and checked it twice) of the top projects you've loved all year long. Fun, right? This year we've got a wide collection, with everything from homemade Christmas decorations to deck your halls, DIY Christmas ornaments to jazz up your tree, homemade Christmas gift ideas for your friends and neighbors, and so much more!

If you've missed any of these projects throughout the course of the year, there's no need to worry. Now you can find all of our favorites in one convenient place. This list truly has something for everyone. Whether you're an experienced crafter or just starting out, you will be able to find the perfect homemade Christmas decoration for your taste and skill level. All of these DIY projects have been given the seal of approval by our trusty editors. Try a few out for yourself and see how easy it is to completely transform your living space for the holiday season.


Top 100 DIY Christmas Crafts of 2013: DIY Christmas Ornaments, Homemade Christmas Decorations, DIY Christmas Gifts, and More

Top 100 DIY Christmas Crafts of 2013: DIY Christmas Ornaments, Homemade Christmas Decorations, DIY Christmas Gifts, and More

Table of Contents

Homemade Christmas Decorations
DIY Christmas Ornaments
Christmas Characters
Homemade Christmas Gifts
Recycled Crafts
DIY Christmas Wreaths



DIY Christmas Ornaments

Decorating the Christmas tree has to be one of the best parts of Christmas. Handmade Christmas ornaments can make it even more special. There's nothing quite like hanging your very own ornament on the tree. They make it even more fun to hang up year after year, with each associated with a fun memory! So instead of buying more from ornaments from the store, create some gorgeous homemade Christmas ornaments! There's a variety of crafting skills used, from crochet to paper ornaments. Learn how to make an ornament with these fantastic tutorials:

  1. Frosted Glass Ornaments
  2. Snowballs for Sale Ornament
  3. Victorian Beaded Christmas Tree OrnamentFrosted Glass Ornaments
  4. Handmade Cinnamon Ornaments
  5. Beaded Wire Star Ornaments
  6. Hershey's Kiss Mouse Ornament
  7. Fusible Bead Christmas Ornaments
  8. Wax Dipped Pine Cone Ornaments
  9. Birdie Ornaments
  10. Beaded Christmas Tree Loop Ornament
  11. Simple Glitter Ornaments
  12. Sparkly Crochet Snowflake Ornament
  13. Spiral Christmas Tree Ornament
  14. 3D Paper Ball Ornaments
  15. Fabric Ornament Balls
  16. Sweet Sleeping Baby Jesus Ornament
  17. Floating Beads Ornament
  18. Yule Ball Ornament
  19. Cute and Quick Cupcake Ornaments


For even more of our favorite Christmas crafts, be sure to check out our list of Top 100 DIY Christmas Crafts of 2014: Homemade Christmas Ornaments, DIY Christmas Decorations, Christmas Gift Ideas, and More.


Homemade Christmas Decorations

These DIY Christmas crafts are here to help you get your house bright and festive. From table top Christmas trees to put on your mantel or table, to DIY candles to brighten up a corner, there are so many ways to get your house ready for the holidays. By creating the decoration yourself, you'll not only add a personal touch to your holiday decor, but save some money, too! We've got plenty of ideas for you, from Christmas crochet patterns to stunning centerpieces. Deck the halls like never before with these DIY Christmas decorations.

  1. Epsom Salt LuminariesBeachy Driftwood Tree
  2. Holiday Throw Blanket
  3. Fat Quarter Tree
  4. Plastic Bottle Christmas Tree
  5. Dollar Store Glass Hurricanes
  6. Lacy Paper Snowflake
  7. Ice Christmas Candles
  8. 50 Cent Ornament Art
  9. Christmas Wave Throw
  10. Patchwork Hand Tied Christmas Tree Skirt
  11. Gorgeous Christmas Candle Centerpiece
  12. Beaded Christmas Tree
  13. Beachy Driftwood Tree
  14. Festive Folded Book Page Tree
  15. DIY Pine Cone Garland
  16. Picot Loops Crochet Snowflake
  17. DIY Jingle Bell Garland
  18. Decorative Glass Christmas Trees
  19. Two Snow Babies in a Basket
  20. Classic Refashioned Centerpiece
  21. Candy Cane Christmas Candle Holder
  22. Simple Holly Themed Table Runner
  23. Light up the Night Glitter Mason Jars


If you're looking for even more can't-miss Christmas crafts, be sure to check out Winter Wonderland: How to Make 8 Snowflakes, Snow Crafts, and Snow Projects. This free eBook will have you dreaming of snowy ways to celebrate the season.


Christmas Characters

What would Christmas be without our favorite Christmas characters? Santa, snowmen, angels, and reindeer are all Christmas staples. From heavenly angels to Santa's four-legged friends, there's so many ways to make your favorite Christmas characters come to life. Make ho-ho-homemade Santa crafts or bring Frosty to life with these snowman crafts. These Christmas craft ideas are absolutely adorable and will help everyone in your family get in the Christmas spirit!

  1. Little Paperclip Angel
  2. Beautiful Snowflake AngelHeavenly Silver Beaded Angel Ornament
  3. Poinsettia Angel
  4. Elegant Winter Queen
  5. Tear Drop Beaded Angels
  6. Heavenly Silver Beaded Angel Ornament
  7. Lace Angels
  8. Pasta Angel Ornaments
  9. Ribbon Angel Christmas Ornament
  10. Sweet Pasta Angel
  11. Pine Cone Angel Ornament
  12. Cutest Snowman Pillow Ever
  13. Felt Snowman Ornament
  14. Creamer Bottle Snowman
  15. Wooden Snowman Snowflake
  16. Christmas Clay Pot Snowman
  17. Adorable Old Fashioned Snowman
  18. Snowman Pail Ornament
  19. Beaded Snowman Strand
  20. Bottle Cap Snowman Ornament
  21. 10 Minute Santa Ornament
  22. Christmas Sock Santa
  23. Rory the Reindeer
  24. Winter Sock Snowmen

DIY Christmas Wreaths

DIY wreaths are such a fantastic DIY decoration. Hang them on your front door to welcome your guests, or somewhere inside your house, where ever you need that festive touch. These DIY Christmas wreaths are absolutely stunning, and they use a variety of materials. From beads to pine cones, there's something here to please everybody. These DIY Christmas crafts are budget-friendly and beautiful. Red and Gold Holiday WreathCheck out some of the tutorials below:

  1. Shimmery Pine Cone Wreath
  2. Ruffled Organza Snow Wreath
  3. Light Up Frosted Glass Ball Wreath
  4. Red and Gold Holiday Wreath
  5. Mini Beaded Christmas Wreath
  6. Musical Christmas Wreath
  7. Neck Tie Wreath
  8. Quick Rag Wreath
  9. Candy Cane Wreath
  10. Winter Willow Wreath
  11. Simple Ruffled Wreath
  12. Satin Ribbon Poinsettia Wreath
  13. Tea Kitchen Wreath


Homemade Christmas Gifts

Beyond the food, decorations, and spending time with family, the true spirit of Christmas is giving. You don't have to spend a ton of money in order to show them how much you care. Not to mention spending a bunch of time in those long lines, to get a gift just like everyone else. These DIY gifts can help your present stand out from the crowd. There's something far more personal about creating your own homemade Christmas gifts. Check out some of these fantastic DIY Christmas gift ideas:Holiday Holly Jolly Jars

  1. Holiday Holly Jolly Jars
  2. Candy Christmas Train
  3. Snowflake Hostess Apron Pattern
  4. Christmas Treat  Jar
  5. Christmas Crochet Tote Bag
  6. Homemade Air Fresheners




Recycled Crafts

There's nothing as thrilling as creating a beautiful Christmas decoration or homemade Christmas ornament from materials you already have lying around the house. Recycled crafts are the perfect way to create those stunning decorations without the hefty price tag that often goes along with them. We've got plenty of ways to reuse old materials, from toilet paper roll crafts to Mason jar crafts. Check out these brilliant DIY Christmas crafts:  Cupcake Liner Cone Trees

  1. Toilet Paper Roll Wreath Ornaments
  2. Toilet Roll Glitter Angel Garland
  3. Toilet Paper Roll Tree Star
  4. Toilet Roll Snowflakes
  5. Cool Coffee Filter Snowflake Ornaments
  6. Thrifty CD Snowflake Ornament
  7. Mason Jar Lid Ornaments
  8. Folded Christmas Cards Ornament
  9. Scrabble Ornaments
  10. Giant Coffee Filter Snowball Light
  11. Junkmail Snowflake Luminaries
  12. Thrifty Christmas Yard Decorations
  13. Embossed Soda Can Snowicles
  14. Coffee Filter Christmas Trees
  15. Cupcake Liner Cone Tree

What were your favorite DIY Christmas crafts of 2013? Tell us in the comments section below!

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