130+ Easy & Fun Christmas Crafts to Make in 2024!

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It’s the most magical season of the year, making it the perfect opportunity to dive into your craft supplies and create some stunning Christmas crafts!

Whether you’re looking to add a personal touch to your decorations, keep kids of all ages busy, or simply make some unique handmade gifts for friends and family, we’ve got you covered with some of the best Christmas crafts that are sure to inspire your creativity!

From Christmas wreaths, festive mason jar crafts and creative table setting ideas to budget friendly projects, handmade gift ideas and so much more… you’ll be spoilt for choice with the ideas we’ve found for you below!

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1. DIY Christmas Ornaments

No Christmas tree is complete without ornaments.

But instead of buying generic ones from the store, why not make your own unique ornaments?
From recycled materials to salt dough, there are plenty of options for fun and affordable DIY ornaments for every skill level.
You can also get creative and personalize them with names or special dates.

Felt Embroidered Christmas Ornaments

Christmas tree decorated with felt embroidered ornaments in pink
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DIY Marbled Ornaments

Blue & White Marbled Ornaments
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Handmade Christmas Bells

Handmade Christmas bell ornaments
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Pretty Marble Acorn Ornaments

Green marble with an acorn cupule top
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Miniature Bobble Hat Garland

Mini bobble hat garland hanging on a white tree
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Felt Santa Claus Stuck In A Chimney Ornament

Felt santa stuck in a flower pot
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Farmhouse Twine Baubles

Three baubles handmade with natural and white twine
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Adorable Felt Coffee Cup

Felt Coffee Cup Hanging Decoration
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Glitter Painted Glass Ornaments

White, pink and silver painted ornaments
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Glitter Unicorn Baubles

Glass baubles filled with glitter and decorated in a unicorn theme
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Hand Painted Woodland Ornaments

Hand Painted Woodland Animal Baubles
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Iridescent Gold Splatter Painted Tree Ornaments

Pastel Iridescent baubles with gold splats
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Whimsical Pearl Christmas Baubles

Handmade pearl bauble hanging from tree
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Glitter Filled Ornaments

Bauble filled with rainbow glitter
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Glitter & Sequin Filled Baubles

Glass baubles filled with glitter and sequins
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2. Festive Mason Jar Crafts

Mason jars prove their usefulness year-round, but even more so during the festive season when they can be utilized for everything from the storing of cookies to crafting beautiful decorations.
Use fake snow to transform them into snow globes, or why not create pretty lanterns, or even festive centerpieces…

The possibilities are limitless, but one thing is certain: they’re the perfect way to sprinkle a bit of holiday magic into every corner of your room.

Silhouette Town Scene Mason Jar Lanterns

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DIY Anthropologie Style Mason Jar Snow Globe

A handmade snow globe that contains a snowy tree inside an upside down mason jar
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DIY Peppermint Candles

Two festive candle jars filled with peppermint scented wax
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DIY Mason Jar Votives

Red an Green painted mason jar candle votives
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Festive DIY Dry Snow Globes

Reindeer in a snowy forest scene dry snow globe
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Mini Mason Jar Hanging Tree Ornaments

Miniature painted mason jar hanging on a Christmas tree
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Small Flocked Tree In A DIY Mason Jar Pot

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3. Creative Table Setting Ideas

Impress your guests with a beautifully set table this festive season.
Create custom napkin rings, place cards, and centerpieces that showcase your creativity and holiday spirit.
With simple crafting supplies and your hot glue gun, you’ll be able to assemble festive decorations with your own personal touch that will make your table the highlight of any holiday meal.

Festive table decorated with candles and colorful yarn trees
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Festive Chintz Tablecloth With Flowers & Candles

Beautiful flowers on a Chintz tablecloth with Christmas plates
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Whimsical Table With Gingerbread House Centerpiece

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Traditional Farmhouse Table Setting

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Natural Greenery Table Runner With Pinecones and Gold Bells

Rustic Centrepiece decorated with pinecones and gold bells
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DIY Pine Cone Pom Pom Centerpiece 

Pine cones decorated with gold glitter and pom poms
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Festive Wrapping Paper Table Runner

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DIY Mossy Centerpiece With Apples

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Vintage Letters, Envelopes and Handmade Sheet Music Trees

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Tabletop Wreath in Traditional Green and Gold

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Creative Snowman Place Settings

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Christmas Tree Napkins

Step By Step photos on making an easy Christmas tree napkin
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4. Handmade Christmas Cards

Spread holiday cheer with handmade Christmas cards.

Use paper, stamps, and other craft supplies to design cards that your loved ones will cherish.
Making your own cards is one of those easy Christmas crafts that older kids especially enjoy.
Handmade cards can feature everything from traditional holiday themes to unique and personalized designs.
You can even find free printables online to make the process simpler.

Rainbow Ribbon Christmas Tree Card

Ribbon Christmas Tree Card
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Pop-Up Festive Gnome Card

Pop-Up bbFestive Gnome Card
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Embellished Christmas Card

Embellished Baubles Card
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Pretty Watercolor Paint Christmas Tree Card

Watercolour Christmas Card
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Bead & String Stitched Card

Handmade Beaded Christmas Card
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5. Pretty Christmas Wreaths

Wow guests as you welcome them to your home with your own Christmas wreath adorning your front door.
Use natural elements like pine cones, holly, and berries for a cozy festive look or go for a more modern feel with upcycled ribbons and ornaments.
A door wreath can be tailored to suit any style and is a wonderfully easy way to add festive decorations to the outside of your home.

Simple & Elegant Winter Wreath

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Little House Christmas Wreath

A unique square shaped wreath made using tree branches, handmade stars and a little white house
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Rustic Festive Swag With Gold Bells

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Dried Orange Slice Rustic Wreath

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DIY Rag Wreath

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Quick and Stunning Christmas Swag

A selection of gathered festive branches held together at the top with a red ribbon
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Mason Lid Christmas Tree Wreath

Mason jar lids in the shape of tree, each filled with gold and silver baubles and hung on a front door as a unique DIY wreath
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6. Budget-Friendly Projects

Holiday craft projects don’t have to be expensive!
In fact, DIY Christmas decorations made from inexpensive materials can be just as beautiful and charming, if not more so, than store-bought ones.

Think paper snowflakes, homemade candles, and simple garlands.
These DIY project ideas are perfect for those looking to celebrate the holidays…
>Without a hefty price tag.

Scented Gingerbread Ornaments

Gingerbread scented tree ornaments
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DIY Dried Citrus Tree Decorations

A dried citrus decoration hanging from a branch
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DIY Gold Glitter Pasta Garland

Pasta bow coated with gold glitter and tied with string
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Fabric Scrap Trees

Christmas tree ornament made with fabric scraps and cinnamon sticks
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DIY Twig Christmas Tree

Christmas tree made with twigs and decorated with colourful ornaments
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Cinnamon Stick Reindeers & Trees

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DIY Plastic Spoon Christmas Tree

Two Christmas trees upcycled from plastic spoons
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Festive Peanut Garland

Festive peanut garland
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Sparkly Thumbtack Bauble

Ornament made with thumbtacks hanging on a white tree
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Ribbon and Twig Christmas Trees

Christmas tree decoration made with ribbons and twigs
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DIY Burlap Bow

Large bow made with burlap
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Dried Orange Slices With Star Detail

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Paper Snowflake Ornaments

Bauble covered with white paper punched snowflakes
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Popsicle Stick Sleds

Sleigh made with popsicle sticks and bells
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Christmas Tree Cones

Christmas cones step by step
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Cinnamon Stick Candle Ornaments

Candle surrounded with cinnamon sticks held with burlap ribbon
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Frosty Pine Cones

Artificial snow covered pine cones
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Wooden Bead Wreath Hanging Ornaments

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7. Handmade Gift Ideas

Show your loved ones how much you care with thoughtful handmade gifts!

From cozy knitted scarves to personalized mugs, the possibilities are endless.
Crafting DIY gifts is not only easy on your wallet, but it also adds that personal touch you just can’t get from store-bought items.
Why not try making a cute Rudolf Pom Pom Coaster, some lavender-scented hand warmers, or a simple yet luxurious gingerbread body butter for your holiday gift ideas?

DIY Cranberry Soap

two blocks of cranberry soap in front of a bowl of cranberries
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Christmas Stove-Top Scents

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Gingerbread Body Butter

Jar of gingerbread body butter
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Lavender Scented Hand Warmers

6 pairs of hygge style festive hand warmers
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Festive Simmering Pot Mason Jar

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Coffee Body Scrub Gift

Jar overflowing with coffee bean body scrub
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DIY Rudolph Pom Pom Coaster

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Personalized Dog Bone Ornaments

Personalised dog bone tree ornaments
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Homemade Peppermint Lip Balm and Hand Scrub

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Dollar Tree Santa Belt Jar Filled With Candy

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Cocoa Filled Glass Baubles

Glass bauble filled with cocoa, marshmallows and chocolate chips
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8. Simple and Last-Minute Christmas Crafts

Feeling swamped by the holiday hustle? Don’t sweat it!

Grab some simple supplies from the nearest dollar store, and you’ll be whipping up these quick and easy projects in no time.

From stylish paper baubles to cozy cinnamon-scented tree ornaments, these crafty ideas are perfect for adding that personal flair to your festivities, even when you’re crunched for time.

Festive Floating Candles With Fresh Rosemary & Cranberries

Mason jar filled with water, rosemary, cranberries and a tea light candle
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Ribbon And Bead Christmas Trees

Little Christmas trees made with ribbons and beads
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French Sheet Music Mason Jar Votives

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Paper Ball Ornaments

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Scented Salt Dough Garland

Scented salt dough stars threaded with black & white string.
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Monogrammed Glitter Baubles

Red glitter ornament with Believe monogram on the front
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Mistletoe Felt Ornaments

Little felt mistletoe ornaments
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Cinnamon & Applesauce Ornaments

Cinnamon & applesauce heart ornaments
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Cinnamon Tree Decorations

Star and heart shape decorations made with cinnamon
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Felt Stars Topped With Gold & Pearl Beads

Little white felt stars with gold and pearl bead decorations

Wine Cork & Pinecone Christmas Trees

Mini trees made with pinecones and wine corks
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9. Snowman Crafts

Snowmen are a must-have for winter and Christmas decorations.
Create your own snowman family using easy crafts supplies like socks, buttons, and felt.
These adorable decorations will look great inside or outside your home, adding a magical touch to your holiday setup.

Easy DIY Wood Block Snowman

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Snowman Ornament With Sock Hats

Adorable glass snowman bauble with sock hat
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Painted Snowman Mason Jar Vase

A mason jar painted white with a cute snowman face
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10. Creative Christmas Gnomes

Gnomes have totally stolen the Christmas decoration spotlight recently, and honestly, it’s pretty clear why!
These adorable little guys, crafted from things like pinecones, socks, and felt, are just too much fun to make.
Plus, creating your own unique gnomes adds that special sprinkle of whimsy to your holiday decor…

DIY Pinecone & Wooden Bead Elves

Adorable pinecone elves made with felt
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Wood Block Gnomes

Three wooden block gnomes on a fireplace
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Festive Pom Pom Gnomes

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DIY Felt Gnomes

Handmade felt gnomes
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Farmhouse Style Gnome Tree Decorations

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11. Christmas Wood Crafts

If woodworking is your jam, Christmas is the perfect time to let your skills shine!
Imagine crafting festive signs or intricately carved ornaments – the possibilities are endless.
And why not get the whole family involved? It’s a great way to learn something new, have fun and create lasting memories together.

Wooden Christmas Tree Candle Holder

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DIY String Art Stocking Holders

HAndmade wooden blocks decorated with festive string designs and hooks to hold stockings
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Handmade Wood Slice ‘Joy’ Banner Ornament

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Wooden Bead Snowman Ornaments

Cute Snowmen made with three wooden beads
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Wooden ‘Days Until Christmas’ Sign With Red Truck Design

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Winter Woodland Sign

 

Rustic sign that says 'let it snow'
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DIY Christmas Advent Calendar Clock

Farmhouse style clock with 25 day countdown
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Rustic Christmas Sign WIth Reclaimed Wood

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Pretty Pallet Wood Trees With Fairy Lights

DIY Pallet wood trees painted red, green and white and decorated with fairy lights
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Festive Painted Wood Slices

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12. Handmade Gift Wrapping Ideas

Last year, we discovered the joy of crafting our own handmade gift wrapping.

It’s not just about adding your own personal touch to your presents, but it also allows you to get creative and let people know how much you care.

From using recycled materials to designing intricate patterns, the sky really is the limit!

Below, you’ll find a wonderful selection of handmade gift wrapping… you’re bound to find the most perfect, cute idea for all your gifts this year.

Air Dried Clay Gift Tags

a tray full of gift tags made with white air dried clay
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Mini Twig Tree Gift Toppers

Mini twigs glued in the shape of trees with red & green twine accents
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DIY Scandinavian Style Pattern Paper and Matching Tags

Scandinavian style wrapping paper
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Gingerbread Gift Toppers

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Knitted Treat Bags

Knitted bags tied with red ribbon and pine cones
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DIY Mini Star Garland Gift Wrap

three presents wrapped with mini star garlands
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DIY Holiday Gift Tags

handmade festive gift tags with a christmas tree sprig
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Craft Paper and Boxwood Wreath Gift Wrap

A small gift topped with a handmade boxwood wreath
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DIY Tree Stamped Wrapping Paper

Brown craft paper wrapped gifts with tree stamp decorations
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Red Berry Pom Pom Twig Gift Topper

Twig with red pom pom berries on a white gift
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DIY Potato Stamp Christmas Paper

wrapped presents stamped with different festive designs
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Knitted Ribbon With Pom Pom Topper

A small box sealed with a knitted ribbon and pom pom top
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13. Easy Christmas Crafts for Kids

Calling all little artists and crafters!

There’s nothing quite like getting crafty with the kids at Christmas to get you in the holiday spirit and these simple and fun projects are a great place to start!

From cute unicorns to simple salt dough ornaments coated in glitter….

These crafts are sure to spark your little elves creativity and help you create lasting memories together.

Unicorn Baubles

Adorable unicorn baubles
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Easy Paper Ice Cream Cone Ornaments

Paper Ice Cream Cone ornaments on a silver tree
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Adorable Penguin Ornaments

Penguin Baubles
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Cinnamon Stick Tree Ornaments

Little trees made with cinnamon sticks & buttons
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Hand painted Snowman Ornaments

Shiny red bauble painted by hand with snowmen
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Wooden Rudolph Ornaments

Rudolph themed wood slices
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Popsicle Stick Snowman Hats

A snowman hat made with popsicle sticks
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four christmas cookie cutter salt dough ornaments
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Snowy Scene in a Mason Jar Lid

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Popsicle Stick Christmas Tree Decorations

Easy christmas trees made with popsicle sticks
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Ombre Felt Tree Garland

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Cupcake Baubles

Purple homemade cupcake baubles with pompom and glitter
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Twiglet Trees With Sequin Embellishments

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Melted Crayon Baubles

Glass baubles filled with melted wax crayon
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Mini Gumball Ornaments

Handmade miniature gumball ornaments
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Glitter Salt Dough Photo Ornaments

Green, red and gold glitter salt dough photo ornaments
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DIY Snow Globe Ornaments

handmade snow globe tree decorations
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Pom pom Christmas Pudding

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Before You Go...

We hope these Holiday craft ideas will inspire you to embrace the joy of creating something beautiful with your own hands this festive season.

Whether you’re crafting with your kids, giving special handmade gifts, or adding personal touches to your decorations, the time, patience, and creativity you invest will make this holiday season extra special.

Happy Crafting!