25 Religious Christmas Decorating Ideas: DIY Christmas Crafts

By: Jen Oskin, Editor,

Poinsettia Christmas Angel Craft Christmas is the most wonderful time of the year, regardless of whether you’re observing the holiday for religious reasons.

It’s an opportunity to spend quality time with loved ones. It’s a time to bask in the wonders of fresh fallen snow. It’s the season to sing merry Christmas carols and eat delicious baked goods.

For many families though, the most important part of Christmas is remembering the real reason for the season. With this collection of Religious Christmas Decorating Ideas: 25 DIY Christmas Crafts, let your faith inspire your Christmas home decor.  We have faith that you’ll adore the religious Christmas decorating ideas in this collection.


25 Religious Christmas Decorating Ideas: DIY Christmas Crafts

Religious Christmas Decorating Ideas:

25 DIY Christmas Crafts

Table of Contents:

Advent Calendar Ideas

Angel Crafts

Christmas Nativity Ideas

Religious DIY Christmas Decorations


Advent Calendar Ideas

Candy Cane Clothespin Advent Calendar

During Advent, it’s a common practice in Christian churches and homes to light a wreath with candles to anticipate the coming of Christ.  The Advent calendar ideas in this collection put a twist on the traditional Advent wreath and double as creative and beautiful DIY Christmas decorations. Whether you make a paper village or canvas board full of ornaments to mark the passage of the season, each of these calendars are an exciting way to countdown until Christmas.

1.) Advent Calendar Village
2). Candy Cane Clothespin Advent Calendar
3). Ornament Christmas Tree Advent Calendar
4). Printable Nativity Advent Chain
5). Recycled Book Pages Advent Calendar


Secret Doors Advent Calendar

Were you hoping for even more Advent calendar ideas? Check out 28 Fantastic Advent Calendars to Make for an even more extensive collection of projects.




Angel Crafts

Tissue Paper Angels

Sound the trumpets because these angel crafts are positively glorious. Angels make beautiful homemade christmas tree ornaments or Christmas tree toppers. No matter where you place them, these DIY Christmas decorations will make your home look radiant.

6). Faux Antique Angel Ornament
7). Poinsettia Christmas Angel Craft
8). Ribbon Angel Christmas Ornament
9). Tissue Paper Angels


Pasta Angel Homemade Ornament Learn how to make more angel crafts with this collection of How to Make an Angel for Christmas: 7 Angel Crafts.





Christmas Nativity Ideas

Christmas Nativity Scene

DIY nativities are an awesome Christmas craft for kids because they can learn the Christmas story as they create the nativity scene. Whether you only need to make one figure to add to your current nativity set or you want to make a whole new nativity, this collection of Christmas nativity ideas will guide you like the star of Bethlehem.

10). Christmas Nativity Scene
11). Clay Pot Nativity
12). Clothespin Nativity
13). Fabric Nativity Christmas Tree Ornament
14). Felt Nativity Banner
15). Tiny Handmade Baby Jesus
16). Tiny Handmade Mary and Joseph
17). Three Kings Christmas Decor


Religious DIY Christmas Decorations

Simple and Elegant Christmas Pillow

They say that a home is a reflection of who you are, so why not display your faith while decorating for Christmas? 'Sleep in heavenly peace' while resting your head on a throw pillow, or sing Christmas classics while hanging religious ornaments on your tree. From wooden signs to crochet crosses, these religious-themed DIY Christmas decorations would also make wonderful homemade christmas gift ideas.

18). Angel Light Switch Decoration
19). Baby Jesus Ornament
20). Dove of Peace Christmas Decoration
21). Simple and Elegant Christmas Pillow
22). Simply Elegant Crochet Cross
23). Star of Bethlehem Crochet Ornament
24). Sweet Sleeping Baby Jesus Ornament
25). Wooden Believe Sign





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