Festive DIY Christmas Ideas

There’s no better way to get into the Christmas spirit than by turning to crafty inspiration and creating homemade decorations to fill your home with festive cheer.

Luckily, we've got plenty of that Christmas craft inspiration here on Celebrations.com and with so many projects to choose from, you're sure to have supplies for one and all to try!

So pull out your craft bin and try some of these DIY Christmas ideas for creative and crafty ways to get ready for the Christmas season.


  • Make Your Own Holiday Cards

    Going to the drug store and picking up a box of holiday cards might seem like the easy thing to do, but it's definitely not personal. Give your greeting cards a personalized touch by featuring your kids and make your own at home. Follow our tips here for creating your own DIY holiday cards to mail to loved ones.

  • DIY Your Own Door Wreath Out of Ornaments

    Welcome guests at your front door by making this beautiful DIY Christmas ornament wreath. We’re certain you have a good number of Christmas ornaments from throughout the years. See how we turned them into a winter wreath that can stay on your door well beyond Christmas.

  • Turn Candy Canes Into Edible Art

    Candy canes are stocked in abundance during Christmas and we’ve found a way to turn them into edible works of art that can easily be given out as a DIY Christmas gift.

  • A Minty Way to Make a Wreath

    There’s something about peppermint that brings out a little nostalgia of Christmases past. Turn this familiar candy flavor from your childhood into a pretty Christmas wreath for your front door.

  • DIY Mason Jar Gift 

    Mason jars continue to take the crafting and DIY world by storm this holiday season. With their versatility, it’s the perfect item to use for a DIY Christmas present. Decorate your mason jar gift with our tips here and fill the jars with anything edible you know the recipient will love.

  • Crafty Way Display Your Holiday Cards

    As the season goes on, your mailbox will be stuffed with greeting cards from loved ones. But don’t stick them in a drawer and forget about them! Make this DIY Christmas card display with a repurposed picture frame and display these thoughtful notes as part of your Christmas décor.

  • DIY Christmas Cupcake Display Wreath

    Getting inspired by all of the Christmas wreath ideas out there, we decided it be fun to create a wreath out of cupcakes! OK, granted you can't hang this on your door, but it's a creative way to serve your Christmas cupcakes.

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