These DIY Holiday Decorations are super cute and so easy to make! They make great Christmas projects for kids and this easy holiday decor will create a festive and cheerful home to celebrate the holiday!

We love all things holiday! Two of our favorite and most popular posts of all time are our DIY Peppermint Candy Bowl and our Peppermint Candy Spoons (serve these with some hot chocolate and they are de-licious and make a cute DIY gift!)

A collage image of Christmas decoration ideas

Easy DIY Christmas Decorations

I may be Jewish, but I love the Christmas holiday. I love going to my friends houses and helping them decorate their trees!

When I was in high school I loved going caroling with my drama and choir friends! I always got excited when I started hearing all of the Christmas music on the radio.

I wouldn’t miss the holiday specials – Rudolph the Red Noised Reindeer, How the Grinch Stole Christmas (not the Jim Carrey version), The Year Without a Santa Claus (love the Heat Miser), Charlie Brown Christmas, Frosty the Snowman – sigh and It’s a Wonderful Life (THE BEST!) – I love them all!!!!

That’s why I am always looking for cute and easy DIY holiday decorations – these are easy to do and fun for the whole family! Not too mention, they are cheap to make! Why get expensive store bought Christmas decorations, when you can make them with your kids!

While the Menorah Tree did not go over well with my family (for the record, I think it is a great option for the mixed faith family and totally embraces Hanukkah THE FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS!!!), however the Mensch on a Bench was a HUGE hit! (How about the Elf on a Shelf craze! Love that – check out my super fun Elf on a Shelf Ideas!)

I will be embracing my inner Santa’s little elf this year and returning to my youth (when we could make Christmas decorations in art class in elementary school) and creating some fun holiday crafts with my kids!

Jewish or Christian – Hanukkah or Christmas – it is all about getting fun and getting crafty!!! Whatever you celebrate – here are some really fun EASY DIY holiday decorations you can do with your kids (or probably in my case, with my friend Maria because my kids will get bored and want to play video games – Maria – you in?)

How to Make Easy DIY Holiday Decorations

How to make a candy cane sleighs 

These Candy Cane Sleighs with Candy Bars make amazing gifts to have on hand for your mail person, hairdresser, dogwalker, etc! They are one of our yearly projects.

Candy Cane Sleigh featured image

Snowman Front Door

This adorable snowman door from The Creative Stampers Spot (not to be mistaken with my Monster Door from my Easy Halloween Decorations That I Can Even Make) is super easy and soooooo cute!

snowman door

How to Make a Fireplace from Cardboard Boxes!

Don’t have a fireplace, but want to hand stockings from your fireplace mantel? Not a problem. Make a fireplace out of cardboard boxes! It may not keep you warm on a cold winter night, but it sure is cute!

This is also a really cute office decoration for the holidays! It would be great in a waiting room or even in an office! Embrace the holiday spirit and put up some stockings with all of your co-workers names!

Make a fireplace out of cardboard boxes

How to Make a Cubicle Fireplace from Cardboard Boxes!

This one cracks me up too! Make your computer into your own cubicle fireplace!

Make your computer into a fireplace

How to fold a napkin into a Christmas Tree

Wow your guests with these adorable Christmas tree napkins. Super easy and will sure make your dinner table look super cute! See how here from Publix!

How to fold a Christmas Tree Napkin

Snowman Table Setting

This is so clever! Use your plates to create an adorable snowman tablescape! (source in unknown….if you know the source, please email me or comment below so I can properly link and credit)

Snowman place stetting for a super cute holiday table

Mini Stocking Table Setting

Speaking of a cute holiday tablescape, look for these cute little stockings from the dollar store or you could get them here (affiliate) on Amazon!

mini stocking table settings

How to Make a Glitter Tree Card

Not sure about you, but my drawing skills stink! This is super easy to do and a great project for a homemade card with the kids! From Publix.Glitter Tree Card from Publix

How to make DIY Paper Evergreens

This one may require a little more craftiness – but it is for sure doable! From Martha Stewart.

How to make paper christmas trees

How to make a Candy Cane Flower Vase

This can be done with any type of candy – use your imagination, but we think it is perfect with candy canes! From Stonewall Kitchen

candy flower vase

Makeado Christmas Tree out of Card Board Boxes

A creative twist on the traditional tree, use cardboard boxes! Then, let your kids decorate it (maybe that will save the real Christmas Tree)  From

cardboard box christmas tree

How to make a Peppermint Candy Wreath

While this could take some time to put together – it will be worth the work! Super cute from Live Craft Eat!! Not up for making one? That’s okay, you can purchase one (affiliate) here

candy wreath

How to Make Snowman Milk Jugs

I go through jugs and jugs of milk every week – I could have an army of snowmen jugs from Free Fun Christmas! All you need is:

  • Milk Jugs
  • Chenille Stems
  • Pom-poms
  • Cardstock
  • Adhesive

snowman milk jugs

Candy Cane Centerpiece

Another cute Christmas Dinner Centerpiece – from Katie Brown Home Workshop

Candy cane vase

Easy Holiday Table Decoration

Love this super easy holiday table decoration.  This is quick and easy and the candles create a nice warm ambience (source unknown…if you know the source, please email me!)

Easy Christmas Table Decoration

Pallet Christmas Tree

How great is this corner Christmas tree made from PALLETS! (source unknown…if you know the source, please email me!)

Christmas tree made from pallets

Need some Easy DIY Holiday Gifts to have on hand, these are super cute and really easy to pull of!

Holiday Gifts

Not enough Easy DIY Christmas Decorations for you? I’ve got more! Check out some of these below!

more easy Christmas decorations

Do you have any great DIY holiday decoration? You know the drill….share ’em!!

Easy Holiday Decorations
Jennifer Fishkind

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Jenn is a mom to three beautiful boys, wife to an amazing husband, social influencer and blogger. I love all things easy recipes, easy crafts, all things hacks, traveling EVERYWHERE and feeding my Pinterest addiction!

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  1. Hello,
    I love your blog…I’m trying to buy the darling Dollar Store red and white cable stitch mini stockings (utensil holders). They are no longer available. Do you or anyone else anyone want to sell them?


  2. I have lined my yard with lighted milk jugs for years. I wish I could get my neighbors to join in, so the whole street would be lit!
    Instructions: Fill empty gallon milk jugs half full of water. Clip strings of lights to the top. They line up more uniformly if they are placed on a sidewalk. It’s easy to remove the labels by filling to the top of the label with hot water. Wait 5 min. for adhesive to soften. Then gently peel label off.
    After the holidays, let water melt if frozen. Pour water onto your grass or other yard plants. They will appreciate the drink and water won’t be wasted.
    How do I attach a photo?