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53 DIY Holiday Decor Ideas

From Personalized Present Paper to Upcycled Tree Designs

— December 14, 2014 — Art & Design
These DIY holiday decor ideas are great projects to try this upcoming Christmas season. We're not too far away from this festive holiday and that leaves us excited for decorations, gifts and heartwarming family gatherings.

These holiday decor ideas give families a chance to bond while creating DIY crafts that celebrate the festive, winter season.

Standouts from this list include personalized present paper that is made using custom-printed photographs along with upcycled Christmas tree designs that are more sustainable than your run-of-the-mill tannenbaum.

Give one of these fun DIY projects a try this holiday and ensure that your home looks like a million bucks for a fraction of the price. In addition to being budget-friendly, these projects are fun for all ages.
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Alternative Confectionary Garlands
Alternative Confectionary Garlands
This DIY Jelly Bean Garland is a Sweet Decor Alternative
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Stitched State Ornaments
Stitched State Ornaments
These DIY Holiday Decorations are Shaped Like the American States
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Handmade Holiday Lids
Handmade Holiday Lids
The Proper Wheel DIY Nutcracker Jar Toppers Add a Christmas Flair to Caps
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Festive Paper Bag Stockings
Festive Paper Bag Stockings
These DIY Santa Stocking Party Favors are Fun and Easy to Make
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Villainous Christmas Wreaths
Villainous Christmas Wreaths
This Wrath of Khan Inspired Christmas Wreath is Easy to Make
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Fabric Countdown Chains
Fabric Countdown Chains
Michelle Penrod of Evelynkate Creates a Fun Reusable Product for Children
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Festive Holiday Plate Decor
Festive Holiday Plate Decor
These DIY Christmas Plate Collages Turn Simple Dishes into Wall Art
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Personified Holiday Packages
Personified Holiday Packages
The DIY Photo Wrapping Paper Makes Presents Even More Thoughtful
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Patched Christmas Decor
Patched Christmas Decor
Yule Love This Free People DIY Stocking Craft This Holiday Season
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Nutty Miniature Wreaths
Nutty Miniature Wreaths
This DIY Hazelnut Wreath Ornament is Perfect to Hang on any Christmas Tree
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Minimalist Coffee Straw Wreaths
Minimalist Coffee Straw Wreaths
This Holiday Wreath Will Add a Simple Geometric Touch to Any Room
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Festive Gift Accessorizers
Festive Gift Accessorizers
Holiday ScissorTape Makes Wrapping Christmas Presents Easy
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Festively Organic Wrapping Paper
Festively Organic Wrapping Paper
The DIY Nature Gift Wrap is Creative and Eco-Friendly
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Coiled Cardboard Candy Canes
Coiled Cardboard Candy Canes
This DIY Candy Cane Decoration is Made from Simple Toilet Paper Tubes
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DIY Christmas Cannons
DIY Christmas Cannons
Create Your Own Tinsel Explosions for Hours of Blastastic Fun
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Anime Christmas Crackers
Anime Christmas Crackers
This Christmas Craft Turns Plain Printer Paper into Holiday Crackers
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DIY Bullet Christmas Lights
DIY Bullet Christmas Lights
Shotgun Christmas Lights Get Any Gun Owner into the Christmas Spirit
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Customizable Holiday Greeting Designs
Customizable Holiday Greeting Designs
Use Christmas Card Stamps for DIY Christmas Card Decor
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DIY iPhone Christmas Cards
DIY iPhone Christmas Cards
Tech-Friendly Gift May Be the Most Expensive Card Ever
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DIY Festive Flying Machines
DIY Festive Flying Machines
The Cheese Thief Shows How to Make Balloon Baubles
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DIY Rainbow Reindeer Ornaments
DIY Rainbow Reindeer Ornaments
This DIY Chindi Reindeer is a Perfect Pal for Your Christmas Tree
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Urban Advent Calendars
Urban Advent Calendars
This DIY Paper Advent Calendar Kit Takes the Shape of a Vibrant City
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Crafty Snowflake Jars
Crafty Snowflake Jars
These DIY Mason Jar Snow Globes Offer Some Fun Holiday Decor Ideas
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Festive Holiday Tree Posters
Festive Holiday Tree Posters
This DIY Makeshift Christmas Tree is Ideal for Compact Living Spaces
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3D Advent Calendars
3D Advent Calendars
This DIY Advent Calendar Will Get You ExcitedAabout Christmas
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Kaleidoscopic DIY Ornaments
Kaleidoscopic DIY Ornaments
Field Guide Design on Etsy Offers a Fun and Crafty Way to Feel Festive
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Upcycled Festive Tannenbaums
Upcycled Festive Tannenbaums
A 'Makedo Kit' Will Help You Create a Cardboard Christmas Tree
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Alternative Tape Holiday Trees
Alternative Tape Holiday Trees
The Brit + Co. Washi Christmas Wall is Simple and Festive
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Alternative Gift Wrapping DIYs
Alternative Gift Wrapping DIYs
Wrap Your Sweaters Without the Gift Box
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DIY Present Paper
DIY Present Paper
This DIY Gift Wrapping is the Perfect Accent for a Great Gift
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DIY Advent Calendars
DIY Advent Calendars
This Easy to Make Craft Makes Counting Down to Christmas More Beautiful
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Spindly Yarn-Wrapped Trees
Spindly Yarn-Wrapped Trees
Urban Outfitters' Tiny Christmas Tree is a Cute Space-Saver
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DIY Sparkling Tree Bulbs
DIY Sparkling Tree Bulbs
The Glitter Ornament DIY is a Simple and Enjoyable Project
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Cartogram-Themed Ornaments
Cartogram-Themed Ornaments
Make Holiday Decorations with This MaryJanes and Galoshes Tutorial
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DIY Alcoholic Countdown Calendars
DIY Alcoholic Countdown Calendars
Beer Can Advent Calendars can be Accomplished in One Afternoon
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DIY Sci-Fi Christmas Decorations
DIY Sci-Fi Christmas Decorations
Build the Nerdy LEGO Death Star Ornament for Yourself
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Festive Felt Trees
Festive Felt Trees
This DIY Felt Christmas Tree is a Crafty Holiday Decor Alternative
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Techie Christmas Decor
Techie Christmas Decor
Holiday Wreath for Geeks is a DIY Christmas Craft
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DIY Light Bulb Decorations
DIY Light Bulb Decorations
These Upcycled Christmas Ornaments Use Old Bulbs
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DIY Christmas Village Decorations
DIY Christmas Village Decorations
Personalize Your December 25th with this Cute DIY Holiday Decor
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DIY Crochet Christmas Ornaments
DIY Crochet Christmas Ornaments
Woodland Creatures Add Charm To Your Holiday Tree Décor
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DIY Umbrella Wreaths
DIY Umbrella Wreaths
This Tropical Drink Accessory Decor by Family Chic is Unorthodox
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Beaded Snow Ornaments
Beaded Snow Ornaments
The DIY Snowflake Decoration is a Tricky and Stunning Christmas Decoration
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Upcycled Ornament Planters
Upcycled Ornament Planters
These Terrariums are Made From Old Unused Christmas Tree Decorations
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DIY Tie-Dyed Ornaments
DIY Tie-Dyed Ornaments
The Brit + Co. Stained Glass Holiday Hack is an Inexpensive Personalization
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Intergalactic Christmas Crafts
Intergalactic Christmas Crafts
Learn to Make the Geeky Festive Star Wars Paper Snowflakes
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Upcycled Pallet Christmas Trees
Upcycled Pallet Christmas Trees
This DIY Turns an Old Wooden Pallet into an Unusual Christmas Tree
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DIY Accessory Snowflake Ornaments
DIY Accessory Snowflake Ornaments
Mitten Christmas Tree Decorations are Made from Paper
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Frosted Holiday Mason Jars
Frosted Holiday Mason Jars
Make Your Season Bright with These DIY Christmas Decorations
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DIY Christmas Decor
DIY Christmas Decor
Simple Projects to Jazz Up Your Holiday Interiors
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DIY Sci-Fi Snowflakes
DIY Sci-Fi Snowflakes
These Star Wars Snowflakes Add an Intergalactic Feel to Your Holiday Decor
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DIY Cardboard Christmas Trees
DIY Cardboard Christmas Trees
Make a Fast and Festive Holiday Decoration With Some Simple Supplies
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DIY Origami Box Lights
DIY Origami Box Lights
Adorn Old Christmas Lights with Colorful Paper Boxes to Make Origami Lights
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