If you're looking for the best DIY Christmas projects, this post is your one-stop shop for all sorts of homemade Christmas crafts you can DIY!
Best DIY Christmas Projects to Keep Crafters Busy
1. DIY Wine Bottle Accent Lights
How many parties do you host every year? I’m pretty sure every feast you had has left you with a couple of empty wine bottles lying around. Those scraps will be perfect for this easy lighting project.
2. DIY Christmas Wreaths
Share the Christmas spirit before anyone even steps inside your home. Adorn your front door with any of these 13 beautiful Christmas wreaths you can make yourself.
3. DIY Christmas Lanterns
Brighten up your home by decorating with Christmas lanterns. Set the mood and let everyone feel the holiday glow outdoors and even indoors. You don’t even have to hang all of them.
4. DIY Christmas Tree Topper Ideas
The store-bought Christmas star is a thing of the past! It’s time to get creative and make your own DIY Christmas tree topper. Make it stand out!
5. DIY Christmas Stockings
Can you imagine your Christmas decor without the stockings? I'm sure you can’t. Every year my children would hang theirs, and every year, I keep on looking for amazing DIY Christmas stocking tutorials to top the previous year.
6. Rustic Homemade Christmas Decorations
Do you want to go for a rustic look this Christmas? Well, you’re in luck. You’ll have 30 breathtaking homemade Christmas decor ideas that will give your home the rustic charm you’re looking for.
What Is Rustic? It is a style that denotes simplicity, rural, plain, or countryside.
7. DIY Christmas Ornaments
Tree decorating becomes much more special when you and your family spend time making the ornaments. Get the chance to pick your favorite from this list of 23 DIY homemade Christmas ornaments.
8. Simple Christmas Ornaments You Can Sew
If you have a lot of scrap fabric lying around, then you can make use of them by turning them into DIY ornaments. Take inspiration from this list of 51 easy breezy Christmas ornaments you can sew this holiday.
9. Christmas Decorations For The Minimalist
Don’t really want to go over-the-top? Then, you can probably get into the minimalist trend with these 11 minimalist Christmas decor ideas. It can be your new go-to decor for Christmas because less is more!
10. Christmas Dollar Tree Ideas
I also have something for those who are budget-conscious: 12 exciting dollar store Christmas tree decorating ideas. Your decorations don’t have to be sparse when all it takes is a little craftiness and a trip to the nearest dollar store!
11. Amazing Advent Calendar Ideas
We have here 17 fantastic ways to make advent calendars with the same happy effect. It gets you more excited about the holidays with each flap, or in this case, envelope you open.
12. Stunning Christmas Garden Decor Ideas
Some of the best DIY Christmas projects using native plants are here. You can surely decorate your garden for Christmas, but have you checked to see if there are plants in your garden you can use for natural decor? If you don’t, then better get started so you’ll have the must-have Christmas garden plants for next year.
13. Amazing Decorative Christmas Pillows
My friend Bailey always said, “If you can’t decide what motif to go with on your Christmas decor, start by sewing your own Christmas pillow!” And I do believe her. She’s been basing her Christmas decor on her pillows and I have to tell you, it’s always been amazing.
14. Easy Homemade Stocking Stuffer Ideas
Something small, useful, and budget-friendly, that’s what this list is all about. Get ready to fill those stockings with these 15 stocking stuffing ideas you’ll love to make and they’ll love to receive!
15. Christmas Decorations Tips That Will Change Everything
Moving furniture around is DIY interior decorating in my book. That’s why I made sure I have festive furniture ideas for the holiday. And I didn’t stop there, I made sure my kitchen is celebration-ready too. If you follow even just these 5 tips on Christmas decorating and designing, you can never go wrong.
16. Ways to Make Your Home Smell Like Christmas
The aesthetics are great, but what if you can set the bar higher by making your home smell like Christmas? Help yourself to some of the best DIY Christmas projects to keep your home smelling warm and cheery in time for Christmas.
17. Awesome Crochet Blanket Gift Ideas
If you can crochet in time for Christmas, then better get started on one or a couple of these crochet blanket ideas. Anyone will love to receive a gift they can snuggle up in.
18. Gift Ideas Out of Your Sheep’s Wool
Did you know there are a lot of gift ideas you can make out of sheep’s wool? From cute tiny felted sheep to scented wool dryer balls, the choices are endless.
19. Super Cool DIY Christmas Gifts for Teens
When I was a teen, I would love any cute and usable gift. But this gift list right here would be the perfect one for me and every teen in your life for that matter.
20. Manly Christmas Gift Ideas for Your Boyfriend
It would be hard to make your own knife or probably craft a gadget for the man who loses his keys all the time. So there’s really no harm in giving him a few manly things you can buy. And for those instances when you can’t think of what to get him, instead of a coin toss, why not take a quiz.
21. Homemade Christmas Gift Ideas for Women
22. Homemade Gift Ideas for Teachers
Never forget your children’s teachers. They shape the minds of your young ones and take care of them when they’re in school. I love these 15 Christmas gift ideas, but if you ask me, if I could gift them with more patience, I probably would.
23. Gift Ideas For Homesteaders
Homesteaders are all about self-sufficiency and living off the land. So they’ll surely appreciate any of these 19 gifts you made yourself. Mason jars, canning kits, and fire starters are always welcome. At least that’s what my friend Riley said. She was even kind enough to paint me a picture of what a homesteader’s Christmas looks like.
24. Weird DIY Christmas Gifts for Friends
There are just some friends or even family members that can sure use a good laugh. So for those people on your list, give them something fun and weird. They’ll either love you or hate you for it, but hey, it’s the thought that counts right?
25. DIY Christmas Gifts for Everyone On Your List
There is your family, your friend,s and then everyone else. Just kidding! But seriously, you have classmates, officemates, that sweet old lady across the street. You better have something everyone will love, and I’m proud to say, this list has it all!
26. Last-Minute Gift Ideas for Christmas
Just when you thought you had gifts for everyone, Uncle Johnny arrives with his family and you’re not prepared. That’s when these 10 last minute gift ideas come in handy; you can really whip them up in a couple of minutes.
27. DIY Ugly Christmas Sweaters
Make your ugly Christmas sweater extra ugly this year by making your own. And you don’t have to settle on one design, you can choose from 12 designs to keep the Christmas spirit going.
Want more? Well just have to keep this list of the best DIY Christmas projects growing with this added cork reindeer DIY Christmas crafts:
From creative homemade gifts to Christmas decor ideas, we have some of the best DIY Christmas projects for you to work on this cold, stay-home season. Whether you want some simple Christmas crafts to make or creative DIY Christmas gifts, we hope you found the best DIY Christmas projects for you. Get crafting now and have a happy holiday!
What are the best DIY Christmas projects from this roundup for you, so far? Let us know what you think about them in the comments section below!
Editor’s Note: This post was originally published on December 12, 2016, and has been updated for quality and relevancy.