Christmas and holiday decor are easy to love. It's fun to decorate your home for the holidays, but it's not fun spending the money on it. It sure seems like stores mark up all the holiday ornaments and decor.
Luckily, DIYEverywhere is here to save the day. Below are 6+ easy crafts you can do, regardless of your skill level. You'll save money and it's a fun bonding activity to do with family members.
Super easy pine luminaries
These pine luminaries are super easy to make and will add a bit of sparkle to your home this winter or any time of year. Get the full tutorial here.
Christmas star luminary (h/t Polka Dot Chair)
If pine isn't your jam, you can also try out star lights. Create these star lights with whatever pattern you prefer, add Christmas lights, and hang up for the most magical holiday mood.
Lighted garland (h/t Create Craft Love)
You can also make a garland using burlap, ribbon, and a string of lights. Try out velvet for that added element of luxury. This is an easy, cheap way to make your Christmas decor feel upscale.
Colored glass flower vase
Use this stunning DIY glass technique and save more than $100 (on the Pottery Barn version). All you need to do is put in your favorite holiday flowers: poinsettia, Christmas cactus or Christmas rose. Get the full tutorial here.
Light up canvas (h/t Child at Heart Blog)
If you are looking for that cornerstone fireplace mantle piece or wall hanging, look no further. This light up canvas effect is great for setting up the holiday spirit.
Tomato cage Christmas tree
Just wait until the lights on this DIY project go on. Get the full tutorial here.
Snow globe terrariums (h/t Pink Pistachio)
You simply can't go wrong with holiday terrariums. Make them grand and majestic by using large apothecary jars. Fill with snow (stretched out cotton) and white lights. Decorate with Christmas village pieces.
Christmas shadow box (h/t Crafty Lumberjacks)
Create an enchanted forest with this Christmas shadow box idea. This one uses fake snow, brushed trees, and copper wires. Gold detail adds that extra glam factor.
Lighted up candy canes (h/t DIY Show Off)
Christmas isn't complete with lighted up candy canes. This idea can be created using string lights and old PVC pipes. Paint up those pipes red and white, and don't forget to add ribbon!