2017 Homemade Christmas DIY Decor Ideas

Festive up your home — both indoors and out — with our definitive list of easy-to-create Christmas decorations, crafts and centerpieces.

We gathered up Over 20 of the BEST DIY Christmas Decorations and Craft Ideas to share with you today! Everything from outdoor decoration, table settings, DIY holiday crafts, and home decor… we have you covered!

1. Make Ice Lanterns


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Get an assist from Mother Nature (or your freezer) to turn plastic cartons filled with water into magical ice lanterns to display either indoors or out. Make your own with our tips.

2. Reorganize the Bookshelf


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Wrap books with leftover wrapping paper for pretty spines, or swap in wintry prints and festive figurines. Lighting with led lights brightens the environment.

3. Craft a Snowy Wreath


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Add faux greenery, flowers, berry sprigs and glittered pinecones to a grapevine wreath then cover with faux snow to give your front door a cheery update during winter months.

4. Set a Casual Table


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Swap in folded tea towels for placemats and napkins. They work just as well — and they're often cheaper! Colorful tumblers can step in for vases too. 

5. Fake a Roaring Fireplace


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Apartment dwellers and urbanites: this project's for you. Get creative to craft a spot to hang your stockings and lend a little Christmas cheer to any room. This step-by-step instructions show you how to turn a canvas dropcloth, drapery hardware and chalkboard paint into this clever faux mantel wall hanging that you can simply roll up and store when the holidays are over.

6. Draw on Snowflakes


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Use a washable-paint marker to add fluttery flakes to a glass walls, walls and windows. Festive stockings — attached to a faux garland — and a tassel basket hold plenty of goodies.

7. Craft an Upholstered Banner


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Cheerfully issue a Christmas greeting to all who enter your home with this DIY upholstered holiday banner. Swap out the letters to easily craft more banners for birthdays, New Year, Easter or any other occasion worth celebrating. 

8. Hang Stockings on Cute Holders


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Before you start poking holes in your mantel, consider investing in a set of handy hooks instead. These galvanized houses would form a mini Christmas village when lined up in a row

9. Fold a Mini Forest


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Use a circle punch or scissors to cut card stock into various size circles, then accordion-fold the paper to create the look of swagging evergreen boughs. Stack the folded rings and attach to a small wood dowel or cut log slice to easily whip up a whole forest of firs.

10. Choose a Charlie Brown Tree


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Bigger isn't always better. A tiny tree brings plenty of cheer, and it's easier for kids to decorate. Just maybe put the more fragile ornaments somewhere else.
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