It’s December 1st, and although Christmas music has been playing at the mall and radio for a month now, the holiday is just 25 days away! We are suckers for healthy and delicious meals, but nothing adds holiday cheer like some clever Christmas decorations.
- DIY Light Bulb Christmas Tree Ornament
You know what’s more awesome than awesome Christmas tree ornaments? Ornaments that you made yourself! And this one is just too cute to pass up. It’s a tiny Christmas tree inside a light bulb, c’mon!
2. Pinecone Owl Decorations DIY
I feel that if you are a Harry Potter fan and love adorable decorations, this one is a must! As with most decorations, you may need a glue gun or at least some super glue, but it’s totally worth it.
3. Sky Full of Stars
This will leave all your guests in complete awe as they enter your house. It’s a fantastic way to set the mood for one magical evening for kids and adults alike. Best part? It’s the easiest thing you’ll make.
4. Cozy DIY Christmas Sweater Candle Sleeves
A little sweater over your candle is a great way to add a little extra warmth and comfort to your Christmas dinner. And don’t be discouraged, this one is actually quite easy to make.
5. Christmas Tree Jars
Just follow the directions from the first DIY project to make another awesome decoration. This time use a jar and the effect is totally different!
6. DIY Christmas Scarf Wreath
Most DIY wreaths are difficult to make and often require buying a lot of supplies. Well, not here! All you need is a scarf, ribbon, some safety pins and possibly a hanger.
7. DIY Coffee Filter Snowflakes
Have some coffee filters and scissors? Then you have everything you need to make some unique snowflakes.
8. DIY Penguin Slide
If you are looking for something over-the-top and guaranteed to make your kids scream in amazement, this is it! While we couldn’t find the instructions for this one, just grab a few penguins, lot of cotton and you are ready to start!
9. Virtual Fireplace
I’m a sucker for a nice virtual fireplace, as it still adds to the mood and is super simple to do. But when I saw this idea, it instantly made me laugh and I’m sure it will do the same for your guests. I would modify it a little, taking away the keyboard and mouse and running an HD fireplace burning video on YouTube. This way you got the sounds of the fire crackling and some real looking fire!
10. DIY Fridge Snowman
Your fridge is the perfect spot to add some holiday spirit. No directions are needed for this one, it’s simple enough.
11. A Christmas Plate Setting
Get creative with your place setting. It adds to the dining experience and is a fantastic way to greet your dinner guests!
12. Message via Ornaments
A nice addition to a fireplace or table. You can add Christmas sayings or your family names and it’s incredibly simple to make. All you need is gold pots (or gold spray paint), some ornaments and a marker!
13. DIY Christmas Ornament Drink
Sip in (Christmas) style. If you are going all out and setting up for a dinner, don’t forget the drinks!
14. A Lantern Full of Joy DIY
Head to your local flea market and pick up an old lantern. Why? Because you will be making an awesome Christmas decoration out of it!
15. DIY Christmas Cheer Box
Get yourself a shadow box and make awesome art that you can hang on the wall or just set it on a shelf. It’s eye-catching and beautiful.
15. DIY Invisible Christmas Tree
If you want something truly eye catching and don’t want a typical Christmas tree, grab some jewelry string and build this one of a kind invisible tree.
16. Frosty Wine Bottle Centerpiece DIY
What’s a dinner table without a stunning center piece? These frosty wine bottles will look incredible on any Christmas table.
17. Christmas Candle Jar DIY
An incredible use of art and light to make one unforgettable Christmas decoration.
18. Corky Reindeer
All you need is some corks, paperclips and glue. You can figure out the rest yourself! These simple hand-made toys will bring cheer to all the kids in your home.
19. Hanging Outdoor Christmas Baskets
The outside of your house needs some loving too! This hanging basket is a beautiful and inviting decoration to light up your home.
20. Wingless Paper Lanterns
Get some paper bags, cut out your favorite design and insert a flameless candle that glows (like this one) and voila! What an incredible way to light the path to your home.
If you are looking at all of these and saying to yourself “These are fantastic, but I’ll be decorating last minute and won’t have time or the will for any of these”, then leave us a comment. We will find some fantastic last minute Christmas decorations that you can make.