Simple and Affordable DIY Christmas Decor Roundup

Hey friend!  It’s time to talk about getting through what’s left of the holidays during that end of year budget crunch.  When considering your Christmas budget, you don’t have to forgo the decor (Click here for more on creating a holiday budget).  There are plenty of simple and affordable options that can really add to the Christmas spirit without blowing your budget. Especially when you make them yourself.  Or you can even kill two birds with one stone and make these great DIY Christmas decor projects part of a family activity night.  Turn up the Christmas music and get started on this awesome roundup of Christmas Decor projects!


When doing Christmas on a budget, you don't have to forgo the decorations. Check out these simple and affordable DIY Christmas Decor Projects that won't blow your budget!

DIY Dollar Tree Snow Village

by: Confessions of a Plate Addict

What a great idea to purchase those cheap little figurines from the Dollar Tree and totally transform them with just a little paint and glitter!  Enlist the kids’ help to transform these pieces and display them on a mantel, side table, or even as a main dinner table centerpiece.  Check out the complete tutorial here.

DIY Dollar Tree Christmas Village


DIY Woodland Sign

by: Marie of Bloomingstead for Live Laugh Rowe

I LOVE this project!  It’s so simple yet has so much character.  This would be perfect for indoors and out. Display this on your mantel or just lean it against a wall inside or even outside the front door!  Link to the full tutorial here.

Make this fabulous DIY Winter Woodland Sign for the upcoming holidays! Tutorial by Blooming Homestead for #diy #woodland


Metallic Ornament Wreath

by: The Homeless Finch

This is certainly one of the most beautiful ornament wreaths I’ve seen yet and the tutorial itself is top notch as well.  Check out the full tutorial here.

Metallic Ornament Wreath


DIY Monogram Ornament

by: Couponing to Disney

This project looks so easy and the results are beautiful.  What a great way to give elegance to a budget friendly set of ornaments.  See the full tutorial here.



Jingle All The Way Jingle Bell Frame

by: Kerri Bradford

This project is so creative and cute and Kerri even provides you with the printable lettering needed to apply to the glass. Get the full tutorial here.



Rustic Wood Candle Holders

by: Marty’s Musings

This project is about as simple as it gets.  Especially if you have someone else to handle the cutting and drilling. But what a big bang for your buck.  Some branches from the yard and a couple tealights?  Your cost for this one is as close to zero as you can get but it’s so natural and beautiful.  This one is definitely on my list.  The detailed tutorial is here.



Cranberry Orange Stovetop Potpourri

by: Mommy Gaga

This project is both beautiful and functional.  These jars of stovetop potpourri will look beautiful on the kitchen counter for the holidays and I can attest to the awesome aroma that fills the house when you simmer the contents on a cold day.  They make great gifts too!  Check out the full tutorial here.



I can’t wait to get started on these great Christmas Decor projects.  If you know me, you know I”m all about the low cost DIY.  You can’t beat budget friendly home decor all year long really.   It’s easy to create something that looks like it cost hundreds for just a couple of bucks with a little imagination and a little time.  And the satisfaction with seeing the finished product that YOU created just can’t be beat.

Do you have a favorite Christmas Decor project that you’d like to share? Perfect!  Feel free to comment below with your link or contact me to feature it!

Well friend, have a FABULOUS Christmas and let’s get together again come New Year’s to talk about planning for the year ahead.

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!


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