Published on November 25, 2015

12 DIY Christmas craft decorations

Deck the halls of your house, condo or apartment with lots of festive cheer this year.

By Blair Smith, Marketing Manager, Evergreen


We guarantee your guests will rave about how great your taste is with these easy DIY Christmas decorations using materials you can find at home. Here are 12 of the best upcycled Christmas decoration ideas we’ve curated from some crafty bloggers. Your Christmas tree will thank you for making it look so good!


Pine cone owl ornaments



Gather up those pine cones for these cute little owl ornaments, inspired by Lia Griffith.


Pine cone holiday garland



Deck the halls or your tree with this pine cone garland, inspired by Seafield and Tribe.


Tree twig ornaments



Weave coloured twine with tree twigs to make these festive star twig ornaments, inspired by Happy Hooligans.


Tree bark stars



Use pieces of fallen tree bark to make these Scandinavian-styled Christmas decorations, inspired by Tara Dennis.


Bird seed decorations



These are bird-approved Christmas ornaments that you can use to decorate outdoors, inspired by Saltwater Kids.


Paper star ornaments



Mix up different types of paper to create a real stunning effect with these simple Origami paper star holiday ornaments, inspired by Homemade Gifts Made Easy.


Upcycled magazine decorations



Learn how to make the coiled magazine pages on Craft Stylish and turn them into Christmas ornaments, inspired by Saved By Love Creations.


Paper flower ornaments



These paper flower ornaments will add a colourful burst to any home at Christmas, inspired by How About Orange.


Modern retro paper ornaments



Create a bit of a retro vibe with these stunning modern paper ornaments that you can use on your Christmas tree or around your house, inspired by Design Sponge.


Paper snowflake decorations



These are some big snowflakes that you’ll definitely want to bring indoors this Christmas, inspired by Moms Best Network.


Salt dough cookie ornaments



These salt dough cookie ornaments aren’t good to eat, but they’re sure beautiful to look at, inspired by Simply Notable.


Edible gingerbread cookie ornaments



These gingerbread cookie ornaments look good on the Christmas tree but taste even better to eat, inspired by Sweetopia.


Do you have any great DIY eco-friendly Christmas decorating ideas? Please share them with us in the comments below. If you want to get more sustainable living and local food ideas and stories from Evergreen then sign up for the Evergreen Newsletter.