Some of our greatest memories of the holidays from childhood center around the holidays. Making great Handmade Christmas Decorations like these will help you to build those same wonderful memories with your children this year. This list contains great easy crafts for kids as well as some more unique items mom or dad will have to assist with. Tons of upcycled items, and of course a few snowmen that carry on after the holidays are over.

20 Handmade Christmas Decorations


DIY Cookie Cutter Christmas Ornaments    (I found a great set of Wilton Mini cookie cutters which would be perfect for this!)

Recylced Paper Towel Holder Christmas Tree Plaque

Pipe Cleaner Snowflake

No Sew Tree Skirt

Cinnamon Ornaments   (here is some cinnamon)

Footprint Sleigh Art

Easy K-Cup Christmas Tree

Holiday Burlap Napkin Rings

Christmas Burlap Bell Wreath

Mason Jar Advent Wreath

Peppermint Candy Wreath

Cardboard Box NutCracker

Gift Wrapped Picture Frames   (Dollar Tree has picture frames for $1)

Upcycled Book Page Christmas Wreath

Glittered Canning Jar Ring Candle Holder

Easy Paper Christmas Tree

DIY Bottle Cap Snowman

Duck Tape Stars

DIY Pom Pom Snowman

Snowy Pinecone Candle Jars

These great handmade Christmas decorations are perfect for a fun filled crafting day with the kids. Not only will your holiday decor take on a fun new unique appearance, your kids will love getting involved to help make these happen. Most of these unique crafts are fairly inexpensive only requiring a few items outside what you likely already have in your craft cupboard. And if you need some new designs you can check out this book Crochet for Christmas: 29 Patterns for Handmade Holiday Decorations and Gifts or this FREE book Free DIY Christmas Decorations and Gift Ideas eBook.

If you love glitter, snowman, classic holiday colors, Christmas trees and tons of fun, then this list of fun ornaments to make with kids or on your own will be just perfect for you. There is something for everyone and everything on this list. Table decor, wall plaques, centerpieces, ornaments and even a few fun gift items all make this the perfect handmade ornament list.

Author: Kat

Kat is a married mom of three kids aged 19, 11, and 8 that lives close to Birmingham, AL. She loves cats, books, cooking, hockey, and watching movies. She is an admitted nerd, comic book lover, action figure & barbie doll collector, blackjack dealer, beginner croupier, and all around queen of the dorks. You can reach her at [email protected] to talk about product reviews, press trips, sponsorships, or brand messaging.


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